With people around the world being advised to stay home to practice social distancing and to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, many are no doubt taking this opportunity to play games that they might not have otherwise have the time for. If you are a World of Warcraft player who has retired, now might be a good time to get back into the game.
Ahead of BlizzCon 2019, there was a leak suggesting that Blizzard would be announcing a new World of Warcraft expansion, one that could possibly take players back to Icecrown and maybe encounter the Lich King again. It turns out that the rumors were sort of right as Blizzard has since taken the wraps off the Shadowlands expansion.
As some of you might know, Blizzard recently launched World of Warcraft Classic. In case you are not in the know, basically this is the original or “vanilla” version of the game that was first launched more than 10 years ago. This was due to popular request in which for a brief period of time, there was a bit of a legal tussle between Blizzard and some members of the […]
Blizzard’s World of Warcraft is not a new game by any means, and its graphics are kind of dated. Granted, Blizzard has made efforts with every expansion to improve on the graphics of the game, but admittedly it still does not look like many of the modern games that have been released in recent years.
Blizzard’s World of Warcraft MMORPG is one of the longest-running MMOs around at the moment, with its success being one of the things that many other MMOs have been trying to emulate. However, many years ago, we had heard that a potential sequel was in the works dubbed “Titan”, but that did not realize. Instead, “Titan” was scrapped and repurposed which ultimately became Overwatch.
Over the years, Blizzard has made various changes and updates to World of Warcraft. These changes are huge and varied, and as such, the game today is very different from the game from back in the day when it first launched. As such, gamers who are looking forward to playing World of Warcraft Classic have been warned that some features of the upcoming game should not be mistaken as bugs.
Over the past couple of years, Blizzard has acknowledged the popularity of the vanilla version of World of Warcraft, where they have agreed to launch new and separate servers dedicated to the original version of the game. Dubbed World of Warcraft Classic, Blizzard did promise a launch in the summer of 2019, and it looks like the company has delivered.
For those who haven’t been following the World of Warcraft story to date, in the Battle for Azeroth expansion, it basically saw current Horde Warchief Sylvanas Windrunner go a bit crazy with her power, eliminating many of her enemies in brutal manner in the process. Safe to say, not all members of the Horde agree with her methods, leading to the ousting one at least one of her high-ranking generals, […]
Did you know that Blizzard’s MMORPG World of Warcraft is 15 years old? These are the kind of milestones that pretty much all MMORPGs aspire to, and while there have been some controversies with regards to how Blizzard has approached the game and its storyline, it is still a game played by many around the world.
DirectX 12 was launched alongside Windows 10 in 2015 and it would have been a pretty big deal had it been supported on Windows 7 at that time. Four years have passed and a lot has changed since then. However, Microsoft has finally decided to take feedback into account that called on the company to enable DirectX12 Windows 7 support. It has done that but there’s a catch.
Blizzard has an online store in which gamers can buy select World of Warcraft mounts for real-life money. The shop also sells a variety of in-game cosmetics. However it seems that Blizzard has decided to retire some of the mounts and items and pets from that online store, and will be selling them off in a $50 bundle.
As expected when Blizzard released the World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth expansion, players were quick to complete the initial round of endgame content that Blizzard had initially made available. Also as expected, many players had gripes about the initial release of the game which Blizzard planned to fix in an upcoming patch.
Blizzard was primarily known as a company who developed games for the PC. However over the years the company has diversified their offerings where games such as Overwatch and Diablo have expanded to consoles. They have also expanded to mobile where titles such as Hearthstone remains incredibly popular, and where Diablo Immortal will be launching as well.
Blizzard’s World of Warcraft MMORPG was launched after Warcraft 3, and so pretty much all the events of the MMORPG more or less take place after Warcraft 3, which helped set the tone and introduced us to the journey where Arthas, a righteous paladin and through a series of actions and decisions, ended up being the Lich King.