Posts Tagged ‘World of Warcraft’

Get WoW Free With Your Movie Ticket

The Warcraft movie launches in theaters somewhere between May 26th and June 10th, depending on your country, and you might find yourself leaving the theater thinking “boy that was a great film, if only they’d adapt it into a video game.” Well, Blizzard has you covered, and prepared for this moment by releasing World of […]

Warcraft Legacy Server Survey To Be Presented To Blizzard

Nostalrius isn’t the first, nor will it be the last World of Warcraft private server to meet the wrath of Blizzard’s legal team, but the shuttering of this service has undoubtedly opened a can of worms that I don’t think many people anticipated. Between a petition receiving over two hundred thousand signatures, a press that […]

World of Warcraft Drops Legion Expansion August 30th

Blizzard Entertainment has announced the full release of World of Warcraft’s latest expansion, Legion, will arrive on August 30th. The expansion will run you $49.99 with the digital deluxe at $69.99 and the collector’s edition at $89.99. The special editions come with exclusive pets and other goodies, along with an instant level 100 boost for […]

Jagex Product Manager Weighs In On Classic Servers

The recent shuttering of Nostalrius, one of World of Warcraft’s biggest private servers, has been rippling throughout the gaming news and leaking into the regular press. Part of the discussion has turned to both the feasibility and potential that legacy servers can offer MMO developers. Here at MMO Fallout, we’ve pretty heavily covered the ongoing […]

[Community] The Demand For Legacy Servers

Free servers are the MMO equivalent of regular game piracy, they’re likely never going to fully go away and developers have different approaches on how to deal with them. The gaming community is split on how private servers should be regarded, and there are plenty of legitimate and illegitimate reasons for their existence. If Nostalrius […]

Blizzard Threatens Private Server, Refuses Demands For Classic Server

Blizzard Entertainment is in the news today over its legal threats against one of the most popular classic server emulators available (or at least that was available). The server group, known as Nostalrius, played host to over one hundred fifty thousand active players and nearly one million accounts, shut down its servers after receiving a letter […]

Activision Blizzard Releases Quarterly Report, Hearthstone Up, WoW Down

Activision Blizzard released their third quarter revenue statements this week, and the news is all around great for the developer. Chief among the announcement is the news that the publisher is set to acquire Candy Crush developer King for $5.9 billion in equity value. Net revenues for the quarter amounted to $990 million up from […]

World of Warcraft’s Next Expansion Is Legion

At Gamescom today, Blizzard announced the next expansion to their underground hit World of Warcraft. Set to go into beta this year, Legion introduces the brand new Demon Hunter class for Night Elves and Blood Elves, promising a unique experience along the lines of the Death Knight. Legion brings back the hordes of the Burning […]

World of Warcraft Drops To 5.6 Million Subscribers

Activision Blizzard has officially posted their second quarter results for 2015, and the results are in the title of this article. While revenues grew year over year, to $1.04 billion from $970 million in the second quarter 2014, World of Warcraft once again saw a drop in subscriber figures: Down to 5.6 million from the 7.1 […]

World of Warcraft Reclaiming Inactive Character Names

Given that World of Warcraft passed one hundred million accounts last year, it isn’t a huge reach to assume that character names are getting hard to come by. Actual character names, ones without a following of numbers or flanked by xXx. In response to this issue, Blizzard has announced that with patch 6.2, and with […]

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