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World Of Warcraft Mount ‘Shu-Zen, The Divine Sentinel’ Available From Blizzard Store
In World of Warcraft, there are many ways to get new mounts in the game. You can either buy them from in-game vendors, or play specific classes that have their own mounts, earn them via drops from raid bosses, earn them through achievements, or the more straightforward approach, buy them from Blizzard.

World Of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth Expansion Open For Pre-Order
Announced at BlizzCon last year, Blizzard did not mention when their new World of Warcraft expansion “Battle for Azeroth” would be released. However given Blizzard’s release schedule and based on previous releases, it was safe to assume that a release in 2018 is in the cards, but when exactly was not revealed until now.

World Of Warcraft Expansion Introduces A Bunch Of HD Model Updates
Over the years with the release of every expansion, Blizzard has made technical improvements to World of Warcraft, where they have tried to update the textures and character models as much as possible. However for the most part, the changes have mostly been to models that are frequently used or seen, but the upcoming Battle for Azeroth expansion will change that.

Blizzard’s Games Were Vulnerable To Hijacking Exploit
Given that pretty much all games these days seem to require an always-on internet connection, which also means that gamers might be more susceptible to hacks. That could have been the case for gamers who enjoy Blizzard’s games because according to Google researcher Tavis Ormandy, Blizzard’s games were recently discovered to contain a hijacking exploit.

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Blizzard Introduces Level Scaling Across World Of Warcraft
When Blizzard launched the Legion expansion for World of Warcraft, one of the features they introduced is level scaling. Basically what this meant is that gamers can choose whichever area they want to quest in and it will scale according to their level, although this was only limited to those who were of a certain level already and it only applied to the new zones.

Blizzard Incentivizes Using An Authenticator With Battle.net Account
Two-factor authentication is one of the better ways of securing your account. This is because in addition to your username and password, an additional code which is typically generated on the spot, helps to provide that added layer of security. We’ve seen this apply to various online services, such as Blizzard’s Battle.net.

World Of Warcraft To Phase Out Raid Sets In Upcoming Expansion
Raid armor sets in MMORPGs serve a variety of purposes: one of which is to make players look “cool” where if you see someone walking around in a full raid set, you know that they’ve probably worked really hard to get it. The second reason is also for raid set bonuses, where developers usually encourage players to get multiple items of a set to get extra perks.

World Of Warcraft Classic Could Take A While To Launch
Following the legal issues with the fan-run vanilla World of Warcraft servers last year and Blizzard’s radio silence following the meeting with the developers, the company certainly surprised us all when they officially announced World of Warcraft Classic servers at BlizzCon 2017 that took place over the weekend.

Blizzard Officially Announces World Of Warcraft Classic Server
Blizzard’s MMORPG World of Warcraft is a pretty old game, but yet it seems to be chugging along just fine. However it looks like in an attempt to try and bring back old players into the game, Blizzard at BlizzCon 2017 over the weekend has officially announced the World of Warcraft Classic server.

World Of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth Expansion Announced
Back in 2015, Blizzard announced the Legion expansion for World of Warcraft, and now two years later, gamers who are still hankering for more World of Warcraft content will be pleased to learn that the game’s latest expansion has been announced in the form of World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth.

Blizzard Shuts Down Another Fan-Run Legacy World Of Warcraft Server
Recently we reported that a fan-run server for legacy World of Warcraft had gone live where it featured the second World of Warcraft expansion, the Burning Crusade.  We’re not sure why the developers thought that they could get away with it, especially after seeing previous efforts get shut down, but perhaps it had something to do with four years worth of work being done on it.

World Of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Gets Its Own Legacy Server
If there is one thing that veteran World of Warcraft players love to complain about, it would be how easy Blizzard is making the game these days, especially for newbies who are playing it for the first time. However can you really blame Blizzard? After all with subscribers on the decline, they’re trying to make it as accessible as possible.

World Of Warcraft ‘Tomb Of Sargeras’ Trailer Released
By now we’re pretty sure that most World of Warcraft gamers have already burned through the Legion content that Blizzard has released until now. So if you’re hankering for more content, you’ll be pleased to learn that the upcoming Patch 7.2 will be released on the 28th of March, and with that Blizzard has also launched the Tomb of Sargeras trailer.

Blizzard Bans World Of Warcraft Players For Monetizing Dungeon Runs
There are certain things that you can and cannot do within World of Warcraft’s economy without violating Blizzard’s terms of service. Apparently it seems that offering up dungeon runs or raid carriers in exchange for real-life money is one of them, as quite a few top World of Warcraft players have unfortunately found out for themselves.

Blizzard Games Will Soon Stop Supporting Windows XP And Vista
Windows XP and Windows Vista are two of Microsoft’s older operating systems that are surprisingly still being used in some parts of the world. Now if for whatever reason you haven’t upgraded to at least Windows 8.1 yet, you might be interested to learn that Blizzard has announced on its forums that they’ll no longer be supporting these older platforms.

Blizzard Announces Valentine’s Day Event For World Of Warcraft
Every year without fail Blizzard launches a special event in the World of Warcraft when it comes to Valentine’s Day, and 2017 is no exception as Blizzard has announced that the event is now live. It will run from the 7th of February, which was two days ago, and will run up until the 21st of February, which is a week after Valentine’s Day has ended.

World Of Warcraft Cooking Show Launched In South Korea
If you’ve played World of Warcraft or any MMORPG for that matter, you know that cooking is usually one of the skills/professions that are offered to gamers. While it does have benefits for the character, like more critical strike, more stamina, and so on, it is also just a fun thing for gamers to do who don’t necessarily want to raid all day.

Legacy World Of Warcraft Server To Shut Down (Again)
It seems that Nostalrius’ negotiations with Blizzard regarding creating an official legacy server did not go well because if you might recall, last December Nostalrius basically gave the code to the servers to the Elysium Project where they would run the servers instead. We speculated it wouldn’t last long as Blizzard would probably be all over it.

Players Discover Secret Cow Level In World Of Warcraft
The Secret Cow Level in Diablo has been a running joke for the longest time ever, and as you might recall, Blizzard recently announced that to celebrate the franchise’s 20th anniversary, they would be introducing Diablo-themed events across their games, and World of Warcraft is one of them.

Blizzard Celebrates Diablo’s 20th Anniversary Across Their Games
While RPGs have been around way before computer games existed, it’s safe to say that with the introduction of Diablo, Blizzard pretty much changed the landscape of the action-RPG scene. For those who were too young to have played the original Diablo, you might be interested to learn that the franchise is now 20 years old.