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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

‘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.…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

BlizzCon 2012 Has Been Canceled

You might want to sit down for this news, especially if you’re a fan of Blizzard. BlizzCon 2012 has been canceled. Citing a jam-packed schedule on their blog, Blizzard has opted out of holding their annual convention of all things…

Online Gaming Revenue To Hit $5 Billion

Americans who play online games like "World of Warcraft" and "EverQuest" generated $2.8 billion in subscription revenue in 2009, and are on track to pay an annual $5 billion in game subscriptions by 2015, according to a new report by market research firm Pike & Fischer.