Weekly Blizzard Roundup: Dragons of the Nexus Event, Overwatch Black Friday Sale
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This week's Weekly Blizzard Roundup includes the Dragons of Nexus event in Heroes of the Storm and the Overwatch Black Friday Sale and Overwatch Free Weekend.Dragons of the Nexus EventThe Dragons of the Nexus event has started in the Nexus with the release of Alexstrasza. Log in to receive the Stained Glass Alexstrasza and Hanzo Portrait and complete the quest chain to earn even more portraits!Continue reading »Wowhead News

Blizzard Gear Shop - Upcoming Flash Sales and Last Chance at BlizzCon 2017 Merch
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The Blizzard Gear Shop has announced special flash sales and daily deals for Thanksgiving week.Flash Sale by franchise every dayDaily Deal by franchise that will be active for 24 hrsOf particular note: on Wednesday, November 22nd, all World of Warcraft apparel merchandise will be 30% off. This includes the Illidan Hoodie, Ugly Christmas Sweater, and Sargeras Shirt.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Imonar the Soul Hunter, Pantheon Trinkets Overview, Blue Posts, WoW History
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Shield of Fury Temporarily Disabled & Battle.net Currency Conversion Kobolds and Catacombs - Week 1 Reveal Schedule Antorus - Imonar the Soul Hunter Today we are looking at Imonar the Soul Hunter, one of the new bosses in Antorus, the Burning Throne. tbody>tr" data-default-sort-slug="name" data-default-sort-order="asc"> Name Points MMO-Champion

WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-Up: Bot Shutdown, Farming Classes, Scaling, ...
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WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-UpWelcome to the fifteenth edition of the WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-up!If you're new to this series or want to re-visit past posts, you can check out the previous articles right here on wowhead.comMy name is Gumdrops and I’m the lead moderator for the /r/woweconomy subreddit and the accompanying Discord server. I am also the Support Manager & User Evangelist for TradeSkillMaster, the Auction House addon suite for World of Warcraft.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft lead doesn’t want to talk about Classic, but confirms ...
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Right out of the gate in the recent World of Warcraft Q&A, Game Director Ion Hazzikostas said that WoW Classic wasn’t going to be the focal point of discussion, as the team is only “at the beginnings of this process.” However, he did confirm that Blizzard isn’t looking to monkey around with too many changes. “We know Vanilla means Vanilla,” [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

World of Warcraft published a new upload: BlizzCon 2017 - ICYMI: World of ...
Nov 18, 2017

In case you missed it, BlizzCon 2017 was EPIC for World of Warcraft, and it’s not too late to see it all! Check out the highlights here, then go to BlizzCon.com to see the Announcements, Panels, Community Content, and more, and claim all your BlizzCon faction Horde and Alliance faction Mount! The BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket will be on sale until November 28, and you’ll be able to enjoy this year’s Virtual Ticket videos through January 2018! ...Youtube - wow

Speculation on the Expansion Launch Date for Battle for Azeroth
Nov 18, 2017

Battle for Azeroth was just revealed and people are curious when it will launch. When the expansion-related novel Before the Storm was delayed, we wondered if it was tied to the expansion. Here's a look at the content schedule throughout Legion and our educated guesses on a timeline for Battle for Azeroth.Note: this is just speculation, nothing is official. We're putting on our tinfoil hats!Continue reading »Wowhead News

Surprisingly, Titan Quest has received a new expansion
Nov 18, 2017

In this new digital age we live in, seemingly any game can get new content. While it was strange to see Age of Empires II HD get some new expansions, I never thought I'd see the day when Titan Quest got some recognition. It was crazy enough that a remastered version was released last year, but now there is a full blown extra act and new skills to master. Titan Quest: Ragnarok takes players through northern Europe on a quest to thwart something. ...Destuctoid

"I had gotten in a fight with an NPC and had won the fight with only 1 HP ...
Nov 17, 2017
Eonar Antorus Raid Boss Preview with FatbossTV
Nov 17, 2017

Antorus the Burning Throne, Legion's 5th raid, opens on November 28th. In preparation for the upcoming raid, FatbossTV created early previews of all the bosses. Closer to the launch of Antorus, Fatboss will be creating in-depth video guides, as well as written raid strategy guides published on Wowhead.Today's boss preview is Essence of Eonar.During the Essence of Eonar encounter, players will have to protect Eonar's soul from waves of the Legion pouring in from all directions.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft celebrates its 13th anniversary with legacy bosses
Nov 17, 2017

I still remember watching a group of my friends pick up World of Warcraft, playing it together on day one. It took me a few months to create my first Orc Warlock, but it was clear from the start when copies were selling out and everyone was talking about it that it would be a hit. That was 13 years ago. WoW has changed, waxed, and waned considerably since then in flux, but it's still around, and nearly ready to host its seventh expansion presumably next year. ...Destuctoid

Yes, you’ll be able to get (most) Artifact appearances after Legion
Nov 17, 2017

I’ve been wondering about Artifact appearances in Battle for Azeroth, especially considering our Artifacts are getting an epic sendoff and there’s a whole new kind of Artifact in the next expansion. Are we still going to be able to go back and complete certain appearances that we just haven’t finished either due to luck, time, or other...Blizzard Watch

Review: Hearthstone: Innkeeper's Tavern Cookbook
Nov 17, 2017

My wife and I love cooking. Baking...it's a slow work in progress (and many pro bakers would tell you it's a lifelong process), but we dabble, and are getting better every year. It helps if you're spurred into action by video game themed material, including the Hearthstone: Innkeeper's Tavern Cookbook, a follow-up to the World of Warcraft Official Cookbook by the same author. Read more...Destuctoid

Massively Overthinking: Are modern games too cheap?
Nov 17, 2017

This week’s Massively Overthinking topic is a submission from reader and commenter camelotcrusade, who takes the industry’s current fight over monetization in a different direction from lockboxes. “Are modern games too cheap?” he asks, probably slowly reaching into a can of worms with a wicked gleam in his eye. “When you think about it, many other things we buy have [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

WoW’s 13th anniversary brings back classic world bosses, unique transmog gear
Nov 17, 2017

World of Warcraft released on November 23, 2004, which means it’s coming up on its official foray into its teenage years. Because of this, Blizzard is celebrating once again with an in-game event to honor our little baby MMO growing up. This time around? Classic world bosses have reappeared around Azeroth! Those classic bosses include...Blizzard Watch

Tespa Great Collegiate Dungeon Race 2017 Recap
Nov 17, 2017

Tespa Great Collegiate Dungeon Race 2017The finals for the second Tespa Great Collegiate Dungeon Race were held over the weekend, pitting the top university teams against each other for a share in $20,000 of scholarship money. Check out our recap for an overview of the final two days of the broadcast. FormatAll matches were a Best of Three series, except for the Grand Final which was a Best of Five series.Continue reading »Wowhead News

What’s your fantasy tier appearance?
Nov 17, 2017

Recently we learned that tier sets will not have tier bonuses in Battle for Azeroth, and they won’t really exist as we’ve known them for the past 13 years. In yesterday’s Live Developer Q&A, Ion Hazzikostas clarified that Blizzard won’t be getting rid of unique models for “tier” sets, but rather they will be able...Blizzard Watch

World of Warcraft - Ion Hazzikostas Live Battle for Azeroth Q&A Recap
Nov 17, 2017

On Thursday afternoon, World of Warcraft Game Director Ion Hazzikostas and Community Manager Josh Allen took part in the latest "live Q&A". This time, questions were focused on the upcoming Battle of Azeroth expansion, clarification on several Blizzcon reveals and more. There wasn't a lot of new information, but there are some keen takeaways worth noting as well as some things that were given further clarification by Hazzikostas.mmorpg - wow

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Nov 17, 2017
Wowhead's Month of Gratitude Giveaway (Part 2)
Nov 17, 2017

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Armor and Tier Visual Design Philosophy in Battle for Azeroth
Nov 17, 2017

During the November 16th Q&A, Ion Hazzikostas clarified how raid sets will look in Battle for Azeroth, and then discussed the changing philosophy behind the art of tier sets in general.A few days ago, we learned that tier set bonuses for each class were not continuing in Battle for Azeroth. This led players to wonder if class-specific tier art would continue as well. At the Q&A, we learned there will not be raid sets themed after each class, as we've come to expect each tier.Continue reading »Wowhead News

"Going for the first kill of Archimonde in Mount Hyjal... I disconnect. I ...
Nov 17, 2017
"Going for the first kill of Archimonde in Mount Hyjal... I disconnect. I ...
Nov 17, 2017
World of Warcraft published a new upload: Live Developer Q&A with Ion ...
Nov 17, 2017

We sat down with Game Director Ion Hazzikostas to answer many of your questions on the BlizzCon 2017 announcements, the new Antorus raid dungeon, patch 7.3.5, and any other Legion-related questions.Youtube - wow

Moira and latest Mercy changes now live in Overwatch with latest patch notes
Nov 16, 2017

First announced at BlizzCon 2017, new Support hero Moira is now live in Overwatch on both consoles and PC. Moira is an agent of Talon who plays somewhat akin to a Discipline Priest in WoW. This patch also includes the buff to Ana’s Biotic Rifle damage and — surprise — the latest updates to Mercy....Blizzard Watch

What does WoW character creation need?
Nov 16, 2017

I’ve always liked WoW’s character models, but truthfully WoW is really lacking compared to other MMOs. The character update that came with Warlords of Draenor definitely helped bring personality and realness to the characters, however, they could use so much more. Right now bodies are all uniform across each race’s gender and you have set...Blizzard Watch

Justice League's Steppenwolf Explained
Nov 16, 2017

We break down everything you need to know about the main villain in the new DCEU epic.The Justice League is finally coming together on the big screen. But this team's first enemy in the DCEU isn't the Legion of Doom or Brainiac or another A-List villain. Instead, they're going up against the bloodthirsty New God Steppenwolf. Given his relatively lesser-known status, we don't blame you if you're not familiar with the film's main villain. ...IGN.com

Log into the game to celebrate 13 years of World of Warcraft with us! 🎉 🎁 ...
Nov 16, 2017
We're live with Game Director Ion Hazzikostas with the latest #Legion ...
Nov 16, 2017
Liveblog of the November 16 Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas
Nov 16, 2017

Game Director Ion Hazzikostas is back with another developer Q&A and answering questions about the Antorus raid, Patch 7.3.5, the announced features at BlizzCon 2017 and more! We'll be liveblogging all the answers from the Q&A and highlighting any important questions and answers from the stream.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Today's Q&A with Game Director Ion Hazzikostas is live in 10 minutes! 🎥 ...
Nov 16, 2017
Today's Q&A with Game Director Ion Hazzikostas is live in 15 minutes! 🎥 ...
Nov 16, 2017
Developer Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas
Nov 16, 2017

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We're live with Ion Hazzikostas in 45 minutes! 🎥 https:--t.co-VYsvd2KQsf ...
Nov 16, 2017
Blizzard learned from the mistakes of Artifacts to make the Heart of Azeroth
Nov 16, 2017

As they plan a new expansion, the World of Warcraft developers look at the current expansion’s systems. They ask themselves what worked, what didn’t and how they can use those answers to make the next expansion better. It’s one of the things which produces the signature Blizzard shine and brings me back to their games again...Blizzard Watch

Bossland gives up on WoW’s Honorbuddy cheat following Blizzard’s 2017 court ...
Nov 16, 2017

If you weren’t convinced that Blizzard defeated Bossland in its string of lawsuits already, you will be today. As The Nosy Gamer noticed, Bossland announced today that it’s ending sales for multiple hack, bot, and cheat programs that affected Blizzard games, including Honorbuddy (for World of Warcraft) and Hearthbuddy (for Hearthstone), though it looks as if Demonbuddy (Diablo III) will [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. ...Massively Overpowered

Why doesn’t WoW have its own player toxicity strike team?
Nov 16, 2017

Overwatch has gotten a bit of a reputation for toxicity. It’s so bad that the developers recently organized an anti-toxicity strike team to combat the growing problem and find ways to make the game’s community better for everyone. This is just the latest in taking measures against toxicity, with improved reporting functions added earlier this...Blizzard Watch

Wowhead Weekly #138 - Post-BlizzCon News
Nov 16, 2017

Wowhead Weekly #138 covered all the post BlizzCon 2017 announcements! Wowhead Weekly is a World of Warcraft podcast with Wowhead Site Manager Perculia and Video Manager TradeChat where all the recent Blizzard news and Wowhead developments are discussed. You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel to see every episode. We also livestream each episode Wednesday afternoons, starting at 3pm EST, on twitch.tv/wowhead.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft is bringing back old world bosses for its 13th anniversary
Nov 16, 2017

Do you have fond memories of fighting the Dragons of Nightmare in World of Warcraft back when they were relevant? Or even when they were no longer relevant, but still present? Because it appears that for the game’s 13th anniversary, you’ll have a chance to do that all over again, taking on the old bosses to pick up some level [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

WoW Live Developer Q&A today will cover patch 7.3.5, Antorus, and BlizzCon
Nov 16, 2017

We’ll be getting another Live Developer Q&A today with Game Director Ion Hazzikostas. He’ll be discussing a variety of Legion questions including the upcoming raid and patch 7.3.5, as well as questions about the announcements from BlizzCon. Since BlizzCon featured some announcements for patch 7.3.5 it will probably be limited to those specific features. Hopefully...Blizzard Watch

Call Of Duty: WW2 Tops The Charts In Australia And New Zealand
Nov 16, 2017

Unsurprisingly, Call of Duty: WWII continues to dominate the sales charts in Australia and New Zealand. The IGEA today released its list of best-sellers on all platforms for the week ended November 12, and just like last week, Call of Duty: WWII was on top. It was the best-seller on the All-Platforms charts, while also topping the platform-specific charts for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. ...Gamespot's Video Game New

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth sets a world record for its diorama
Nov 16, 2017

Turns out that World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth is already setting records well before it releases. How? Well, it had a very nice diorama at BlizzCon. A very nice, very big diorama, one that featured a huge number of attendee characters individually printed in 3-D and arranged on the sprawling battleground between the Horde and the Alliance. And said [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

WoW's 13th Anniversary - New Timewarped Badge Loot
Nov 16, 2017

In addition to old world bosses for WoW's 13th Anniversary, there are new Timewarped Badge items for sale!Historian Llore and Historian Ju'pa have special new items for sale:Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses - 0 Timewarped BadgeCelebration Wand - Quilboar - 5 Timewarped BadgeCelebration Wand - Trogg - 5 Timewarped BadgeTranquil Mechanical Yeti Costume - 0 Timewarped BadgeItems from past anniversaries:Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft - Remember Kazzak Invading Stormwind? Yeah...He's Back ...
Nov 16, 2017

In celebration of the thirteenth anniversary of the launch of World of Warcraft, Blizzard has raided the Old Bosses' Home to trot out a number of old favorites for players to take on. These old geezers ain't toothless either. Each of them has been updated to Legion's level for the event and can drop iLevel 900 gear.mmorpg - wow

We identified and fixed a bug with Mercenary Mode earlier today, and the ...
Nov 16, 2017
WoW's 13th Anniversary - Green Dragons, Lord Kazzak, and Azuregos Boss Loot ...
Nov 16, 2017

WoW's 13th Anniversary has a quest The Originals, to defeat Blasted Lands Lord Kazzak, Azuregos, and the four Green Dragons for 5 Timewarped Badge and a chance at ilvl 900 loot!Event OverviewThere's the usual achievement WoW's 13th Anniversary, and gift, Celebration Package, providing 13% experience and reputation gains.There is a new item for sale for 200 Timewarped Badge - Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses!Continue reading »Wowhead News

WoW Live Developer Q&A tomorrow will cover patch 7.3.5, Antorus, and BlizzCon
Nov 16, 2017

We’ll be getting another Live Developer Q&A this Thursday with Game Director Ion Hazzikostas. He’ll be discussing a variety of Legion questions including the upcoming raid and patch 7.3.5, as well as questions about the announcements from BlizzCon. Since BlizzCon featured some announcements for patch 7.3.5 it will probably be limited to those specific features....Blizzard Watch

WoW's 13th Anniversary - Green Dragons, Lord Kazzak, and Azuregos Bosses
Nov 16, 2017

WoW's 13th Anniversary has a quest The Originals, to defeat Blasted Lands Lord Kazzak, Azuregos, and the four Green Dragons for 5 Timewarped Badge and a chance at ilvl 900 loot!Long ago, great terrors walked our lands, and drove even the smallest to flights of heroism. I speak, of course, about Lord Kazzak, Azuregos, and the Dragons of Nightmare. Legends have it that so sought after were their treasures, that armies would camp overnight to hunt them down.Continue reading »Wowhead News

WoW's 13th Anniversary Event - Old World Bosses
Nov 16, 2017

WoW's 13th Anniversary Event WoW's 13th Anniversary is live in the EU! It appears the Dragons of Nightmare and potentially other bosses have returned with item level 900 loot! tbody>tr"> Level Type Slot Name Model Viewer 900NeckNeck Dragonheart NMMO-Champion

This week in WoW History: Cataclysm Timewalking, Elemental Invasion, ...
Nov 15, 2017

Hey everyone, and welcome to another bit of WoW History! Every week, we look down at important events that happened in WoW (or Blizzard!) for that week.This week we have a lot of varied topics! A world first, a new raid, and even some WoW Beta! Let's dig in deep!2016November 18th, 2016The World First for Mythic Helya was claimed! This time it was Method who claimed the first on the ruler of Helheim.Continue reading »Wowhead News

MMOChampionWoW published a new upload: Patch 7.3 - Breaking of the Pantheon
Nov 15, 2017
Traditional ‘tier’ sets are not planned for World of Warcraft: Battle for ...
Nov 15, 2017

If you’ve never played World of Warcraft, you may be unfamiliar with the concept if not the visuals of tier sets. Tiered armor is the ultimate class-specific reward from each given raid level, so the upcoming Antorus raid awards Tier 21 armor for those lucky enough to get the necessary drops. Wearing several pieces of tier armor also awards set [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

What the heck is happening with Vol’jin in Battle for Azeroth?
Nov 15, 2017

Vol’jin’s death at the beginning of Legion was devastating on a number of levels. Not only did the Horde lose its then-Warchief, but he was also killed by a lowly minion — not exactly the epic death Varian received. Many players were upset over this, mostly because it seemed like Vol’jin’s story wasn’t over. And...Blizzard Watch

Blizzard Entertainment published a new upload: BlizzCon 2017 - ICYMI: StarCraft
Nov 15, 2017

In case you missed it, BlizzCon 2017 was EPIC for StarCraft II, and it’s not too late to see it all! Check out the highlights here, then go to BlizzCon.com to see the Panels, Community Content, the awesome WCS Finals, and more, and claim all THREE BlizzCon goodie skins for your workers! The BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket will be on sale until November 28, and you’ll be able to enjoy this year’s Virtual Ticket videos through January 2018! ...Youtube - Blizzard

Obtainable Artifact Appearances in Battle for Azeroth
Nov 15, 2017

WarcraftDevs has clarified on Twitter what artifact appearances are obtainable in Battle for Azeroth. As expected, all of them are except for the Mage Tower and Mythic +15:A new piece of information revealed was that the color variants for the Mage Tower can be acquired after Legion. So you can run your rated battlegrounds, get the heroic Kil'jaeden kill, and clear all Legion dungeons at your own pace:Continue reading »Wowhead News

Can World of Warcraft Classic Servers Really Let You Go Home Again?
Nov 15, 2017

Contemplating the Azeroth of days gone by in the wake of a major announcement.There was once a quiet little tavern in the Park District in Stormwind where a small band of soldiers, sorcerers, scavengers, and scamps would meet to lighten their loads long into the night. ...IGN.com

World of Warcraft Ditching Classic Feature in Next Expansion
Nov 15, 2017

Blizzard has more customization it wants to feature through the game's new Azurite system.In order to provide more players with more flexibility, Blizzard has opted to do away with traditional raid class sets in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth. ...IGN.com

Battle for Azeroth will not have traditional raid tier sets
Nov 15, 2017

Tier sets have been a staple of World of Warcraft raiding since the game first introduced players to raiding, all the way back with Molten Core. With Antorus, we’ll be seeing the arrival of the twenty-first raid tier set — which will apparently also be the last traditional tier set we see. This news comes...Blizzard Watch

Perfect Ten: What to expect when you play World of Warcraft Classic
Nov 15, 2017

Are you ready to play the most anticipated MMORPG from 2004? It turns out that, yes, many of you are. The frenzy over World of Warcraft Classic is probably nowhere near its zenith yet, as the announcement of the server has sparked enormous amounts of conversation among the community. While we most likely have a while to go before Blizzard’s [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

All Artifact appearances—with the exception of the Mage Tower and Mythic ...
Nov 15, 2017
Converted Podcast Interview with BlizzCon 2017 Cosplay Winner KazulGFox
Nov 15, 2017

BlizzCon 2017 Cosplay Winner KazulGFox and FrosteeFox were interviewed by the Converted Podcast and discussed the process of creating Hogger:Here are some of the interesting details:The Cosplay winner gets $3500 or $2500 and an in-game tribute. KazulGFox is going for the tribute option and is hoping there is a costume toy to turn you into Hogger!People found Hogger's stage walk hilarious and in character, but it was an accident.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft Classic CMs talk class balance while the forums melt down
Nov 15, 2017

It’s a really weird and interesting time to be a World of Warcraft fan. While the announcement of WoW Classic has revitalized discussion about the launch version of the MMO, it seems just about nobody can agree on what Blizzard should do when it implements the legacy servers. For their part, WoW’s devs are still sifting through ideas. Two of [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

How did Blizzard’s Hallow’s End events treat you?
Nov 15, 2017

Yesterday officially concluded the last of Blizzard’s Hallow’s End event, with Heroes of the Storm’s celebration ending a decent bit after both World of Warcraft and Overwatch’s. If you’re me, this meant you spent a ton of Shards crafting all the Hallow’s End stuff you didn’t earn from Loot Chests. In the end, I got pretty...Blizzard Watch

World of Warcraft - Official Classic Server Forums Aflame in Class Balance ...
Nov 15, 2017

The World of Warcraft classic server forums are on fire with several threads being closed due to toxicity. The flames erupted after one of the WoW community team members opened a discussion about the possibility that classes would perhaps undergo some type of balance tweaking for the upcoming classic version of the game. Community manager Ythisens stated his personal opinion that the discussion of class balance in WoW classic was a worthy discussion.mmorpg - wow

Justice League Review
Nov 15, 2017

It’s messy and flawed but still offers enough entertainment value thanks to its likable characters.The best aspects of Justice League are the chemistry between its cast and the film’s individual depiction of each superhero. Unlike in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, these characters, Batman included, are decidedly heroic instead of unlikable and impersonal. ...IGN.com

New Antorus Story Quest and In-Game Cinematic Available - Visions of Fear
Nov 15, 2017

A short quest series building up to the opening of the Antorus raid is now available along with a brief in-game cinematic: The Speaker Listens and Visions of Fear.In this quest series, you'll meet Magni at the Krokul Hovel and experience another vision from within Antorus. ...Wowhead News

Tier Sets in BfA, Developer Interviews, Hotfixes Nov 14, Blue Posts, Lineage 2
Nov 15, 2017

Season 12 Haedrig's Gift Build Suggestions Year of the Mammoth World Championship Tickets Now On Sale + Last Call Players Traditional Tier Set Bonuses Removed in Battle for Azeroth Gameinformer released an interview with Ion Hazzikostas today that stated raid sets with bonuses will be phased out for Battle for Azeroth. ...MMO-Champion

Class Balance Discussion for Classic WoW Servers
Nov 15, 2017

Blizzard Community Managers Ythisens and Ornyx joined in a lively discussion on class/spec balance for upcoming Classic WoW servers. Some players are in favor of keeping an accurate classic experience, while other players would prefer some class balance to offset the "hybrid tax" and improve unplayable specs.By weighing in on the discussion, Ythisens and Ornyx revealed just how early Classic WoW development is--questions such as class balance are still up in the air.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Battle for Azeroth Not Currently Planned to Have Traditional Tier Sets
Nov 15, 2017

Gameinformer interviewed Ion Hazzikostas at Blizzcon 2017 and published an article noting that Tier Sets are not currently planned to continue into Battle for Azeroth.In an article posted today, Gameinformer notes that Ion Hazzikostas mentioned that traditional tier sets are not currently planned to be in Battle for Azeroth. In place, gear will be more heavily themed from the place where it drops.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Battle for Azeroth Not Currently Planned to Have Tier Sets
Nov 15, 2017

Gameinformer interviewed Ion Hazzikostas at Blizzcon 2017 and published an article noting that Tier Sets are not currently planned to continue into Battle for Azeroth.In an article posted today, Gameinformer notes that Ion Hazzikostas mentioned that traditional tier sets are not currently planned to be in Battle for Azeroth. In place, gear will be more heavily themed from the place where it drops.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft - Raid Sets Being Discontinued. Will Cosmetic Appearances ...
Nov 15, 2017

When the next World of Warcraft expansion launches, it's simply not going to be your mama's WoW. In an interview with Game Informer, Game Director Ion Hazzikostas said that traditional raid sets are headed out the door because of the feeling that they tend to lock players in and limit their choices when it comes to acquiring gear.mmorpg - wow

Blizzard wins Guinness world record for Battle for Lordaeron diorama
Nov 14, 2017

Blizzard announced the next World of Warcraft expansion, Battle for Azeroth, at BlizzCon with incredible style. After showing the usual features trailer, Jay Allen Brack paused and told the audience there was one more surprise for us: the full, pre-rendered cinematic for the expansion. The cinematic showed the epic confrontation between the Horde and Alliance at...Blizzard Watch

Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes for November 14 - World PvP Changes
Nov 14, 2017

The hotfixes for November 14th include the World PvP Changes announced yesterday and allows some toys in dungeons.BlizzardNovember 14ItemsPlayers can now use the following toys in dungeons: Sandbox Tiger, Darkmoon Seesaw, Love Boat, and Fishing Chair.Player vs PlayerAll non-tank specs now receive 40% less damage from players in World PvP.Draught of Souls's Fel-Crazed Rage damage reduced by 70% against players.Kil'jaeden's Burning Wish damage reduced by 60% against players.Continue reading »Wowhead News

We've just updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest, including a ...
Nov 14, 2017
Rocket League Out Now On Switch With Cross-Play And Nintendo-Themed Cars
Nov 14, 2017

Rocket League has been a hit on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, and now the game is officially out on Nintendo Switch. The soccer-with-cars game is offered exclusively for the Switch through the Nintendo Eshop and costs $20. It also features cross-play with Xbox One and PC (one of the first Switch games to do so, following Minecraft). You can see the game in action on the Switch in our livestream above.Rocket League's Switch edition includes all modes from the other versions, including local anGamespot's Video Game New

World PVP gets some much-appreciated tuning with today’s maintenance
Nov 14, 2017

The PVP system received one of its biggest overhauls ever in World of Warcraft’s Legion expansion, and part of those changes involved specific stat allocations and talents in PVP situations. However, the former only applied in instanced PVP, while world PVP gave players the talents but kept all other stats unchanged. This was an intentional...Blizzard Watch

Today’s Live Show: Battle for Azeroth, Tristram’s Darkening & more at 3pm ...
Nov 14, 2017

Join us today at 3PM Central / 1PM Pacific for a live recording of the Blizzard Watch podcast! We’ll be discussing news and more from around all of Blizzard’s games, as well as answering reader questions and emails. Can’t make the live show? No worries! Check back later this week and the podcast will be...Blizzard Watch

Pit Lord Vilemus, Nithogg, Battleground Bonus Event, Deep Six
Nov 14, 2017

Season 12 Haedrig's Gift Build Suggestions Year of the Mammoth World Championship Tickets Now On Sale + Last Call Players World Boss - Pit Lord Vilemus Pit Lord Vilemus is up this week, rewarding item level 930 loot! World Boss - Nithogg Scourge of the Skies is up this week, sending players to kill Nithogg! He is also another option for Warriors to get the Skull of Nithogg for their hidden artifact appearance. ...MMO-Champion

Pit Lord Vilemus, Nithogg, Battleground Bonus Event, Deepwind Dunk
Nov 14, 2017

Season 12 Haedrig's Gift Build Suggestions Year of the Mammoth World Championship Tickets Now On Sale + Last Call Players World Boss - Pit Lord Vilemus Pit Lord Vilemus is up this week, rewarding item level 930 loot! World Boss - Nithogg Scourge of the Skies is up this week, sending players to kill Nithogg! He is also another option for Warriors to get the Skull of Nithogg for their hidden artifact appearance. ...MMO-Champion

New Events in WoW for November 14: Artifact Knowledge 52, Battleground ...
Nov 14, 2017

New World of Warcraft Legion Events for the week of November 14 includes another increase in Artifact Knowledge, Battleground Bonus Event, Deep Six Brawl, new Mythic+ Affixes and new World Bosses. For the day-to-day updates on Emissary quests, Xurios, Mythic+ Affixes, Violet Hold Mythic and more, please visit the Today in Broken Isles section of Wowhead's front page.Artifact Knowledge 52Artifact Knowledge has gone up once again and players will receive more AP per drop.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Battle for Azeroth prequel novel Before the Storm gets June 2018 release date
Nov 14, 2017

If you’ve been waiting for news on when Before the Storm, the prequel novel to Battle for Azeroth, will be released you need wait no longer. However, you will need to wait a bit longer for the actual book. Amazon has updated the release date on their pre-order page for the book. Turns out it’s a bit of...Blizzard Watch

Interview with ABC's Alec at the 2017 Arena World Championship
Nov 14, 2017

After the conclusion of the 2017 Arena World Championship, Dderserei had the opportunity to interview Alec, the captain of the winning team ABC. Alec is a veteran of the World of Warcraft PvP scene and is one of the most notable Mages in the world. Check out the 2017 Arena World Championship Recap to learn about key matches at BlizzCon!Q: Firstly congatulations on your win and continuing the EU tradition of winning BlizzCon, it must feel pretty amazing!A:Continue reading »Wowhead News

WoW Live Developer Q&A this Thursday will cover patch 7.3.5, Antorus, and ...
Nov 14, 2017

We’ll be getting another Live Developer Q&A this Thursday with Game Director Ion Hazzikostas. He’ll be discussing a variety of Legion questions including the upcoming raid and patch 7.3.5, as well as questions about the announcements from BlizzCon. Since BlizzCon featured some announcements for patch 7.3.5 it will probably be limited to those specific features....Blizzard Watch

Doom (Nintendo Switch) Review Roundup
Nov 14, 2017

Doom was one of 2016's surprise gaming hits and the thought of being able to take the fast-paced, demon-demolishing title on the go was unheard of. But it's 2017, and Doom on Nintendo's hybrid console, the Switch, is finally here.Doom is out now on Switch in addition to its 2016 platforms. Check out the first 13 minutes of campaign gameplay on Switch here, or our livestream here. And for you serious Doom fans, the Switch version has been confirmed to be receiving the Unto the Evil DLC, Snapmap, Gamespot's Video Game New

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World of Warcraft - Big Changes Coming to World PvP With Today's Maintenance
Nov 14, 2017

If you're a fan of World of Warcraft's version of world PvP, then you may want to sit up and take note. After today's maintenance, a significant update to world PvP is coming. Several legendary items that have been a source of frustration are being nerfed to "reduce the initial burst damage dealt by players...giving the player being attacked more opportunity to react". In addition, non-tank specs will take 40% less damage while engaged in world PvP.mmorpg - wow

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The Daily Grind: Where do you stand on WoW’s proposed new PvP system?
Nov 14, 2017

Buried in the World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth reveals earlier this month was the huge PvP news that eventually, PvP servers, like the dying one I’ve been stuck on for half of forever, will be quietly converted into PvE servers. Instead of being constantly subjected to lowbie ganking while out questing in the world, PvP server players will join [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

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Upcoming World PvP Changes, Dev Q&A Thursday
Nov 14, 2017

Season 12 Haedrig's Gift Build Suggestions What Happened in Hearthstone? Taking a Look Back at November 6 - 12 Upcoming World PvP Changes - 11/13/2017 Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums) With this week’s maintenance, we’ll be applying some hotfixes intended to slow down damage in world PvP: Non-tank specializations now take 40% less damage from enemy players while engaged in world PvPWe have reduced the PvP effectivenessMMO-Champion

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Upcoming Changes to World PvP in This Week's Maintenance
Nov 14, 2017

Starting tomorrow on US realms and Wednesday on EU realms, some new World PvP Hotfixes will be applied to reduced the damage in World PvP situations including the burst damage from legendaries and trinkets.With this week's maintenance, we'll be applying some hotfixes intended to slow down damage in world PvP:Continue reading »Wowhead News

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The 4-piece bonus works as described— Run Through has a chance to grant a ...
Nov 14, 2017
We're making some changes to world PvP with this week's maintenance. ...
Nov 14, 2017
Join us on Twitch this Thursday for a post-BlizzCon live developer Q&A! You ...
Nov 14, 2017
BlizzCon 2017 - Method's Interview with Steve Burke and Chris Robinson
Nov 13, 2017

Method was able to interview Senior Game Design Steve Burke and Senior Art Director Chris Robinson at BlizzCon 2017.For more BlizzCon 2017 interviews, check out our BlizzCon 2017 Interview Roundup.SummaryHere is a brief summary of each question, but you should watch the video for the full context.Q: Does the team track popular weapon appearances and use that to plan future art elements?Steve: Track is a difficult word.Continue reading »Wowhead News

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Class utility changes in Battle for Azeroth pose a hurdle for WoW’s class devs
Nov 13, 2017

One of the big questions that comes with every new World of Warcraft expansion is what’s going to happen to your favorite class and/or spec. Expansions typically come with the expectation of major revamps — some more major than others — and Legion was an even more extreme case than most. Now, with Battle for Azeroth,...Blizzard Watch

Happy birthday, Wrath of the Lich King and Warlords of Draenor!
Nov 13, 2017

The older we get, the faster time seems to pass by. It’s a nearly universal experience that remains no less impossible despite the seemingly intensifying beat to which time’s arrow marches. What does any of this have to do with Blizzard? Well, today marks the third and ninth birthdays of Warlords of Draenor and Wrath...Blizzard Watch

Live Developer Q&A On November 16th - Antorus and Patch 7.3.5
Nov 13, 2017

BlizzCon 2017 raised lots of questions, and you'll get to ask some of them at an upcoming Developer Q&A this Thursday, November 16th. The Q&A will cover Antorus, Patch 7.3.5, and more Legion topics.BlizzardJoin us live on Twitch.tv/Warcraft Thursday, November 16, as we sit down with Game Director Ion Hazzikostas for our next live developer Q&A.Continue reading »Wowhead News

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Call of Duty: WWII players have mistakenly been earning double XP since launch
Nov 14, 2017

If you've been playing Call of Duty: WWII since it launched you may have noticed a sudden drop off in the amount of experience you've been earning. You aren't going crazy, Sledgehammer Games mistakenly launched the game with double XP bonuses turned on. They've since rectified the mistake. The past few days played host to the game's first official double XP weekend, which is when players noticed something was off. ...Destuctoid

Justice League Reviews: Read Critics' First Reactions
Nov 13, 2017

The first reviews to the upcoming Justice League are in! The social media embargo on the film expired Friday and, though full reviews won't be out until closer to release, critics have plenty of say about the film on Twitter.The general consensus of critics seems to be that the film isn't perfect, by any means. ...Gamespot's Video Game New

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Wrath of the Lich King and Warlords of Draenor Launch Anniversaries
Nov 13, 2017

Today marks the anniversary of two WoW expansions: Wrath of the Lich King and Warlords of Draenor. Wrath turns nine and Warlords turns three! We thought it would be fun to compare both expansions and what features were available at launch.Don't forget Northrend Timewalking Dungeon Event is still going on for a day so you can relive some Wrath nostalgia.Wrath of the Lich King launched on November 13th, 2008.Continue reading »Wowhead News

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🎉 It's a double birthday today - Wrath of the Lich King turns 9 and ...
Nov 13, 2017
Do you want Battle for Azeroth to have major class changes?
Nov 13, 2017

In more than one interview, Blizzard has come across as having little plans in the way of major class overhauls come Battle for Azeroth. Rather than the sorts of major sweeping changes we saw with Legion, Blizzard’s intent seems to be on fine-tuning said changes. Sure, some classes may receive changes that feel bigger than...Blizzard Watch