Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: World of Warcraft

BlizzCon 2013 set for November, tickets to go on sale April 24, 27

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Blizzard’s two-day festival of all things Craft (and Diablo) is set to once again take over the Anaheim Convention Center this November. For those looking to attend, Blizzard has announced that tickets for BlizzCon will be sold in two batches, on April 24 at 7 p.m. and 27 at 10 a.m. (Pacific). There will also be a limited number of tickets to a dinner prior to the show in support of the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, which will go on sale May 1 at 7 p.m.

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WoW: Mists of Pandaria – The Thunder King trailer released

Blizzard has released a new trailer for the upcoming 5.2 content update for Mists of Pandaria, The Thunder King. Emperor Lei Shen, the titular Thunder King, has returned to Pandaria with some Zandalari allies and is out for revenge. Players will be able to stop him once and for all in the new Throne of Thunder raid, which is just one of the many new additions being added with the 5.2 update.

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Landfall update now live for World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

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Blizzard has launched Landfall, the first content update for World of Warcraft’s newest expansion, Mists of Pandaria. The changes and additions, detailed below, include new daily quests in Krasarang Wilds, a greater look into Pandaren lore, new factions with new …

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Blizzard reveals World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria intro cinema

Blizzard has revealed the opening cinema to the upcoming latest World of Warcraft expansion, Mists of Pandaria, at Gamescom 2012. A slew of new screenshots were also released, showing some of the new locales, items, and actions that are in store.

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World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria to launch in September

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Blizzard’s fourth expansion for their long-running MMORPG, World of Warcraft, will hit store shelves and launch online on September 25. Mists of Pandaria will include an entirely new continent, Pandaria, as well as its inhabitants as a new playable race, the Pandaren. Other additions include the Monk class, an increased level cap (90), challenge modes for the expansion’s five-player dungeons, a new type of co-op PvE trials called scenarios, and a new pet battle system.

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Blizzard announces GamesCom 2012 playables, debuts, and events

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Attendees of this year’s GamesCom in Cologne, Germany will be able to get a peek at several upcoming Blizzard releases. The House of –Craft has announced that they will be showcasing Mists of Pandaria, the fourth expansion for World of Warcraft, the upcoming StarCraft II add-on Heart of the Swarm, and the recently released Diablo III. Other slated events include pro gamers duking it out and signing sessions with employees.

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Blizzard raises nearly $2 million for charity, gamers get adorable pet

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Blizzard has sent word that their Cenarion Hatchling charity project for the ongoing earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan has gone over like orcbusters. Ha! See what I did there? No? Ga-nevermind. As of July 31, World of Warcraft players have purchased over $1.9 million worth of Cenarion Hatchlings through a special program in which Blizzard donated 100% of the proceeds to charity.

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World of Warcraft – Rage of the Firelands update released, new trial and Battle Chest announced

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A slew of World of Warcraft news today, with a little something for everyone, vets and newcomers. Not only has new content update been released, but there’s also a revamped trial, a new Battle Chest, and free content. More details can be found below.

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BlizzCon 2011 ticket info announced

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Blizzard has announced that tickets for the sixth annual BlizzCon convention will go on sale in two batches, starting on Saturday, May 21. For those who don’t get in the first time around, the second batch will go on sale on Wednesday, May 25. Tickets are $175 and will be available at BlizzCon.com.

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