Tag Archives: world-of-warcraft

Blizzard Wins Legal Battle Against Bot Manufacturer

If you’re into MMORPGs and more specifically, World of Warcraft, then you’ve surely heard of or used Glider, a program that automatically levels your character for you. Blizzard took the makers of Glider to court and just won the first round of the legal battle. MDY Industries, the maker of Glider, will have to pay out $6 million to Blizzard ...

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World of Warcraft Terror Plots Uncovered?

Boing Boing Gadgets has an interesting write-up on how Blizzard’s World of Warcraft is being used as a tool for practicing terrorism on our home turf. In this case, a particular raid is modified to reflect an attack on the White House. [T]wo World of Warcraft players discuss a raid on the “White Keep” inside the “Stonetalon Mountains.” The major ...

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Blizzard To Store UI Settings For World of Warcraft

Rash and I are finished with World of Warcraft but there’s still around 10 million people who are still grinding hard. Anyone who’s played the game and used UI add-ons like threat meters, CTMod, etc. know that it’s a pain in the ass logging on from another computer due to the issue of UI settings being localized. When Blizzard launches ...

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New Olympic Event: WoW Treadmill Race

You don’t have to look far to find acts of extreme dorkiness on the internet. The folks of Mana Energy Potion have hooked up treadmills to their PCs, indirectly promoting a new Olympic event, one that all gamers can appreciate regardless of athletic finesse. The event I speak of is of course the Azeroth cross country track competition. One virtual ...

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A Real Mooncloth Bag!

Any avid World of Warcraft player knows that getting your hands on a Mooncloth bag means BIG storage space, which is necessary when you’re grinding 100s of Primal Waters like a big douche. If you are said douche or you have a girlfriend who plays WoW, you need to head on over to Etsy immediately. You should probably bring $180 ...

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Win A Chance To Beta Test Wrath Of The Lich King

Can’t wait to play the upcoming expansion Wrath Of The Lich King for World Of Warcraft? Blizzard understands and has offered a chance win an invitation to the upcoming Wrath of the Lich King beta on their website. Unlike the Burning Crusade beta invite process, Blizzard wants to limit their invitations. Only players who have expressed active interest in participating ...

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The Onion: World of World of Warcraft

‘Warcraft’ Sequel Lets Gamers Play A Character Playing ‘Warcraft’ The Onion covers the latest Blizzard game, World of World of Warcraft. In this exciting new sequel, you’ll be able to play as an avatar playing World of Warcraft. You can get on the phone with your ISP when your ‘net connection goes down, microwave Hot Pockets and help your character ...

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Leaked Screenshots from World of Warcraft WotLK Alpha

Seemingly verified through insider information, sources have confirmed that these screenshots have been leaked from the alpha testing phase of the World of Warcraft’s newest expansion, Wrath of the Lich King. The new expansion will add a new class, the first hero class, the Death Knight, to the WoW world, as well as a new profession called Inscription, new ...

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WoW Shaman Cake: Does William Shatner Like Chocolate?

Back in November, Blizzard released a slew of celebrity World Of Warcraft commercials, one of which starred William Shatner as the nature grasping Shaman. Oh sure, we’ve seen our share of gamer themed cakes, but this super-chocolaty cake showcases the Shaman symbol from the popular MMO. I don’t think Star Trek ever had a sweets-themed episode, but Shatner’s slight belly ...

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Blizzard Takes Pranking To A New Level, Thinks You’re An April Fool

Blizzard went all out this year for their April Fool’s day festivities, and I am loving it! Blizzard has released four April Fools’ themed pranks on their official website. Have you heard about the new face-melting Bard hero class in World of Warcraft which integrates Guitar Hero-like gameplay to the MMO? Or how about that Blizzard will be giving WoW ...

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