All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘WoW’

The First Successful Penis Transplant Has Occurred

It took nine hours, but a team of surgeons from Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital in South Africa have completed the world’s first successful penile transplant. Well, the team pulled it off in December of 2014. But it’s now being deemed “successful” because a “long-term result was achieved.” The first attempt at a penile transplant happened back in 2006 in …

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Man Texts Probation Officer Looking to Buy Pot

On average, Americans send and receive over 40 text messages every day. With all of that texting, one is bound to screw up every once in a while and text the wrong person. Let’s just call this the most unlucky instance of that. WALB is Albany, Georgia says that Alvin Cross Jr. has been sentenced to a couple years in …

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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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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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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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Burger King Rolls Out The Hands Free Whopper

So yeah, this actually exists. At least according the Burger King-branded website, HandsFreeWhopper.com. So what would you do if you could eat a Whopper while your hands were free to pursue other activities? It should be noted that while the outcry of “Burger King is making it easier for us to be fat and lazy” is out there, the fast …

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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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Kate Upton Cat Daddy Gifs Are Life-Affirming

The Kate Upton Cat Daddy dance is taking the Internet by storm, albeit with a delayed reaction. Upton’s provocative dance hit the web two days ago, and her momentum continues to build. Of course, YouTube’s pulling of the video played a part in that. Granted, the video has been reinstated, but the damage, or at least the reignition of the …

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Gaming Beats Dating Websites When it Comes To Love

The stereotype that gamers are all male “neck-beards” who never leave their parent’s basement – and so can never get laid, is already outdated. But could gamers have surpassed their non-gaming counterparts when it comes to seeking love? Online University compiled some statistics that points out gamers might be having better luck finding partners than those using traditional dating websites. …

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WoW: Mists of Pandaria Beta Invites Going Out Soon

I can’t believe that World of Warcraft is already almost 8-years-old and still going strong. I guess it speaks to the loyalty the fan base has displayed over the years. While other MMOs like The Old Republic may be taking away some of its subscribers, its new expansion, Mists of Pandaria, should bring back players into the world of Azeroth …

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WoW Producer Admits Star Wars Has Hurt Subscriptions

It is rare for a dominant game developer to acknowledge the competition. It is even rarer when that developer is Blizzard, who has controlled the MMORPG market since its debut seven years ago. At World of Warcraft’s peak, it boasted 12 million subscribers, that was a year and a half ago. At the end of last year, the company claimed …

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Blizzard Announces 600 Layoffs, WoW Team Not Impacted

Earlier today Blizzard announced that it had laid off 900 employees from various departments. Blizzard then clarified by saying “Constant evaluation of teams and processes is necessary for the long-term health of any business. Over the last several years, we’ve grown our organization tremendously and made large investments in our infrastructure in order to better serve our global community. However, …

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