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BlizzCon ‘Warcraft’ Film Panel Reveals Cast And First Posters

Warcraft Film at BlizzCon

BlizzCon, the fan convention for the World of Warcraft video game by Blizzard Entertainment Inc., kicked off Friday. News about the Warcraft film has been slow coming. The cast and characters were finally announced at a BlizzCon panel on Friday, building hype for the film that had been announced as early as 2006. According to… Read more »

Robin Williams World Of Warcraft Memorial Planned

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The death of Robin Williams was so translucently tragic that people of all ages were stopped in their tracks when they heard he was actually gone. The Oscar-winning actor and tour-de-force comedian was one of the very few talents in Hollywood, or across the world for that matter, who managed to appeal to every demographic…. Read more »

NSA Infiltrates World Of Warcraft And Second Life

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The NSA is accused of infiltrating games like Wold of Warcraft and Second Life to spy on gamers. A new leak, provided by Edward Snowden, suggests the NSA, CIA, and the UK’s GCHQ sent undercover agents into several online worlds to gather players’ information. The 2008 report titled “Exploiting Terrorist Use of Games & Virtual… Read more »

Colin Farrell Really Loves The ‘World Of Warcraft’ Script

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Colin Farrell reportedly loves the script for Duncan Jones’ World of Warcraft movie. The long-awaited adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment’s hit video game is apparently on the way to the big screen at some point in the near future. Although he didn’t reveal too many details about the project, Farrell said the script for the WoW… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft’ Free-To-Play Rumors Addressed By Blizzard

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Is Blizzard Entertainment’s popular MMORPG World of Warcraft heading into the realm of free-to-play? According to the company, fans shouldn’t hold their breath. During this weekend’s BlizzCon, production designer J. Allen Brack addressed rumors that Blizzard was seriously considering transforming WoW from a subscription-based adventure into one that was free for everyone. Brack explained that… Read more »

BlizzCon 2013 Draws Huge Crowds On Opening Day

BlizzCon Day One Announcements

BlizzCon 2013 drew a huge crowd on its opening day as fans of Blizzard descended on the Anaheim Convention Center, sporting epic cosplay costumes and waiting on news of the game maker’s latest developments. They weren’t disappointed. Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime took the stage on Friday to kick off the 7th BlizzCon fan event, telling… Read more »

Paula Patton In Talks For A Lead Role In The ‘World Of Warcraft’ Movie

World Of Warcraft Movie To Star Paula Patton

Paula Patton is reportedly in talks for the lead role in the long-awaited World of Warcraft movie that’s in the works at Legendary Pictures. Robin Thicke’s main squeeze is presently in the running for a major role in Duncan Jones’ big-budget adaptation of the popular video game. Although Patton read for the part, Deadline reports… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft’ May Soon Be Getting In-Game Micro-Transactions

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Blizzard has already experimented with out-of-game micro-transactions with World of Warcraft. We’ve seen in-game items like pets and mounts go on sale via the game’s website, but the famed MMO developer may be looking into adding in-game micro-transactions as well. Players began to suspect that Blizzard was planning to go the in-game micro-transaction route after… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft’ Auction House Hack Puts Accounts At Risk

World of Warcraft Auction House hack

Blizzard today confirmed that some World of Warcraft accounts could be at risk after a growing number of users began reporting unauthorized log-in attempts from the Battle.net website and the company’s “Mobile Armory” app, which allows users to access the Auction House on the go. Early this morning, reports began surfacing that the World of… Read more »

The Inquisitr Gaming MMO Update For January 2013

January 2013 MMO Update

The new year has arrived and online gamers are once again faced with the dilemma of which MMOS to play. There are so many great games to choose from and whittling down the list can be a difficult and painful decision. Players must decide if they will focus on just one game or play several… Read more »

The Inquisitr’s First Annual Video Game Awards

The Inquisitr's First Annual Video Game Awards Winners

Today, Monday, December 17, 2012 is a special occasion for gamers everywhere. Today is the day we announce The Inquisitr’s First Annual Video Game Awards and everyone here is excited. Yet our joy is tinged with sadness over the tragedy that shocked our nation and the world on Friday in Newtown, Connecticut. A troubled young… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria’ Review: Part Four

Exploring The New WOW Expansion

Welcome to part four of The Inquisitr’s in-game review of World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria. Before we begin our latest look at the new WoW expansion, please indulge your humble author and permit me to brag just a little. Yes, my fellow gamers, you are looking at a screenshot of your favorite writer on… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria’ Review: Part Three

My New Pandarian Monk Enjoys The View

OK Blizzard, I surrender. As we begin part three of The Inquisitr‘s hands-on review of World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria, I must concede that WoW is still unquestionably the best MMO in existence. Believe me, fellow gamers, I tried my best to find a better game. I played every new MMO that came out… Read more »

‘WOW Mists Of Pandaria’ Review: Part Two

WOW Mists Of Pandaria Review Part 2

Welcome to part two of The Inquisitr’s hands-on review of the World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria expansion. In part one of our review, we explored the Mists of Pandaria launch. After spending the last two days leveling my 85 Orc hunter, I decided to take a break from playing my main character and roll… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria’ Launches Tonight

Mists Of Pandaria Launches Tonight

I am so excited. The new World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria expansion launches tonight at Midnight, PDT. I have a tasty supply of my favorite snacks on hand and the soda is chilling in the fridge. My self-built gaming computer is tweaked to perfection and I have already selected a full nights worth of… Read more »

Monday Guild Wars 2 Update: Annoying Problems Continue

Problems still Plaging Guild Wars 2

I am starting to feel like a broken record. Instead of telling gamers about all the great things in Guild Wars 2, I have the sad duty to report daily on the problems affecting the game. We are more than a week into the official launch, and I must inform our readers that most of… Read more »

Gamers Prepare for World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria Launch

WOW Gets Ready For Mists Of Pandaria Expansion

World Of Warcraft’s nine million players are furiously preparing for the September 25, 2012 launch of Mists Of Pandaria. They are running every dungeon they can to get that last important weapon or piece of armor. They are doing their 25 daily quests in order to save as much gold as possible to buy new… Read more »

‘Guild Wars 2’ Still Plagued With Issues; Direct Sales On Hold

Issues Still Making Life Difficult For Guild Wars 2 Players

The developer team at ArenaNet must be at their wits end. Guild Wars 2 has over a million pre-order customers, and copies of the game are flying out of retail outlets. During early access launch, Guild Wars 2 welcomed as many as 400,000 concurrent players, but a week later, the game is still plagued with… Read more »

Blizzard Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With Special Webpage

Blizzard Celebrates A Major Milestone With A Web Feature

Blizzard is pulling out all the stops to celebrate its 20th anniversary in the gaming industry. To share their joy with all the loyal Blizzard gamers, on August 9, 2012, they added a special feature to the Blizzard website to commemorate the event. There is even a page with a year by year timeline of… Read more »

Star Wars The Old Republic Struggles To Regain Its Mojo

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Gamers have known for months that Star Wars: The Old Republic (SW: TOR) is in trouble. Those of us who have played SW:TOR from the beginning have seen more of our friends and guild mates disappear from the game every day. Over the last seven months, since the game launched in December, 2011, many guilds… Read more »

World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria Begins September 25, 2012

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Well, gamers and fans of World Of Warcraft; the wait is almost over. If you were among the well informed gamers who read our series, The Hottest MMORPGS To Play This Summer, you may have wondered why we included Mists of Pandaria as a summertime game. Did we know something or were we just guessing,… Read more »