All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘World of Warcraft’

Leeroy Jenkins Is 10 Years Old Today

Oh my god, he just ran in. One of the most famous videos on the internet turns 10 today. On May 11, 2005, a video was uploaded to a World of Warcraft fansite called Warcraft movies. It showed a guild preparing for battle, discussing the strategy they would soon use in combat. About a minute and a half into the …

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World of Warcraft-Obsessed Couple Convicted of Child Abuse

Officials in Orange County, California say that one couple’s World of Warcraft obsession contributed to their horrible treatment of two children. Lester and Petra Huffmire, both 41, were convicted of two felony counts of child abuse, two misdemeanor counts of false imprisonment, and one misdemeanor count of contributing to delinquency of a minor. They were sentenced to five years and …

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Curt Schilling Cuts Mansion Asking Price by $500K

Financially strapped former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has dropped the price of his Medfield, Massachusetts home by $500,000. Originally on the market for $3 million, real estate agent Robin Wish said Monday that the 26-acre property is now available for $2.5 million. The online listing for the estate reads “Stunning Price Drop – A great opportunity!” The home features …

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Blizzard’s ‘Heroes of the Storm’ Previewed, Beta Sign-Ups Live

Blizzard Entertainment, one of the most popular video game publishers in the world, is holding its annual BlizzCon event this weekend. The publisher is known for making big announcements at the events, and this year is no exception. Blizzard has finally taken the wraps off its new MOBA game, previously codenamed Blizzard All-Stars. The title is now Heroes of the …

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Warlords Of Draenor Is Your Next World Of Warcraft Expansion

In a year from now, we’ll be approaching the 10th anniversary of World of Warcraft. For such an event, you would expect Blizzard to maybe announce a new MMO, but the venerated game developer has decided to stick to its guns and release another expansion for its almost decade old game. At BlizzCon 2013, Blizzard announced that the next expansion …

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‘Warcraft’ Movie Coming Christmas 2015

Last week, rumors surfaced that Colin Farrell had been cast in a leading role for Warcraft. Today, Legendary Pictures (the production company behind the Christopher Nolan Batman movies and this summer’s Pacific Rim) announced that Warcraft will be hitting U.S. theaters in a little over two years. The release date for the flick is now officially December 18, 2015. Warcraft …

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Colin Farrell Rumored For ‘World of Warcraft’ Movie Role

Though no video game movie has yet pleased critics, massive hits such as Grand Theft Auto V and box office success such as the Resident Evil movie franchise will ensure movie studios keep going back to video games for source material. Now, Legendary Pictures is in pre-production on a movie version of perhaps the most-played game of all time. Deadline …

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World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Officially Released

The fourth expansion for the wildly popular MMO World of Warcraft is now available in North America, Europe, Australia, and select South American countries. The expansion chronicles the discovery of a new continent in Azeroth. Players can take on the role of a character of the Pandaren race, fight as the new monk class, and explore the new continent as …

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Change Your Password: Blizzard’s Battle.net Service Was Hacked

Nothing is secure in today’s digital world. You can implement the most powerful security that money can buy, and somebody will still find a way around it. Blizzard probably thought they had some of the best security in the world, but hackers made short work of it this week. Blizzard’s Mike Morhaime announced late last night that Blizzard and it’s …

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Pandas Invade World Of Warcraft On September 25

I seriously thought the folks at Blizzard had gone insane when they announced the latest expansion to World of Warcraft. The idea of an ancient China landscape littered with anthropomorphic pandas seemed like a joke at first. For better or worse, it’s real and it’s coming out on September 25. Blizzard announced today that WoW players will be able to …

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Diablo III Breaks Records and Becomes the Fastest-Selling PC Title Ever

Perhaps it’s last year’s strong titles that brought more players into the hobby, or maybe players are simply starved for a great gaming experience, but the last couple of months have seen huge sales numbers and multiple broken records for the video game industry. Mass Effect 3 sold millions of copies worldwide and the Xbox Live Arcade has seen two …

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Diablo 3 Launch Will Feature Many Global Events

After a long wait, the time for Diablo 3 is almost here and Blizzard has announced several, global launch events for the release Diablo III which kick off on the evening of May 14. for retail partners in the US, Europe, and Asia. In the US, the official launch event will be hosted by Blizzard and GameStop at The Great …

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