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A new series celebrating the little things that make games great.
Flavour text, I love you.
And Blizzard is doing a Ragnaros statue!
Won't be able to get there on footman.
The night elf on the shelf.
A simple remake wouldn't have taken Arthas long.
The Opening of the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj!
Statements mention "several new games" in development.
"I am championing the rights of the people."
"Let your essence congeal with Lokholar!"
And now the crusade is over, what will they do?
"You might feel it hasn't been treated with the respect it deserves..."
UPDATE: More details revealed.
"Fans of World of Warcraft around the world we hear you."
But there will be no Diablo announcements this year.
"We need to act now."
Bigger name change rejected, new logo erected.
Believe it or nautical.
"We absolutely want you to feel overpowered but…"
Remember when it launched with Diablo 20 years ago?
Time to get those Overwatch Rooster loot box skins!
The legacy continues!
"It's time for us to release our source code..."
"I won't lie - it's going to be really hard stepping away."
It's not gone down the Draenor yet!
Can't wait for Durotan leg.
"That is for sure."
May prove Gul'dan after all.
"I know it often can seem like we don't listen."
It's good to see you again!
"We have been discussing classic servers for years..."
Things seem to be working fine now.
Equipment stats nullified for battles, Honor system completely reworked. And Prestige.
"There are other metrics that are better indicators of the overall business."
UPDATE: Teaser footage released.
As WOW's subscriber numbers tumble, can Blizzard stop the slide?
Lost 1.5m subscribers since March.
UPDATE: Now with additional video speculation. Whither BlizzCon?
Director says it's nearly finished, and talks about a trilogy.
See all 360 degrees of Stormwind from aboard a gryphon.
And of the 60-person team that built it.
He must work out.
"You thought that we are unbeatable..."
A video that became a meme that became legend.
Is the WOW Token working?
Problem with elf and safety?
30 days for £15 or auctioned off at 35K gold.
Handy web-tracker plots graph in real-time.
Buy 30 days of game-time for $20 or 30,000 gold.
Play for free, if you have enough gold.
That was an Epic item?!
A bronze replica of the statue at Blizzard HQ, it seems.
A guild leader and raid leader returns.
For the first time in years.
Ever wondered who that Hearthstone character is?
He's having a Riot.
So parents have more control.
UPDATE: It came from a fake version of Curse Client.
To avoid coming out the same day as Star Wars.
"It's not something we're currently considering."
World of Warcraft suffers slight subscriber dip.
Time travel, Grom Hellscream and Kil'Jaeden?
From the archive: A world apart.
Hellscream when he finds out.
To combat "less-than-optimal play experience" for those on less popular realms.
To help prevent addiction and potential government intervention.
"Re-envisioning what we want the game to be."
Dedicated, professional and putting in upwards of 25 hours a week, Enigma's a tribe without a home.
Now down to pre-2007 numbers.
"Tremendous opportunity" costs $8.2 billion.
But controversial levelling, charm buffs just for Asian regions "at the outset".
Player concern over potential pay to win advantage.
And what do we make of the shared-world games and MOBAs that have risen up to replace them?
Blizzard issues security warning after World of Warcraft suffers increase in unauthorised account logins
Web and mobile auction house taken offline for emergency maintenance.
Skylanders: Giants is the best-selling game in the west... if you count the figurines.
$500 charity dinner tickets up for grabs, too.
Diablo 3 and WOW expansions? Blizzard All-Stars?
Plus: 12 million Diablo 3 sales, 9.6m WOW subs and "disappointment" at Wii U launch.
A $48 million lawsuit waiting to happen.
But what the snot is it?
Rise through the ranks to unlock rewards.
Players catch it all on camera.
"Maine needs a State Senator that lives in the real world."
No refunds allowed.
Penned by the man behind Blood Diamond and The Mighty.
GNU creator says it's "unethical", but that pros outweigh the cons.
Project has a new, unknown helmsman, apparently.
World of MapCraft a full set of zoom-able "slippy maps".
In a modern day city, a bank robbery is about to go down.
Subs dip "has to at least be attributable to SWTOR".
"The world is evolving towards that little handheld device."
Auto level 80, free Cataclysm, faction/realm swap, game time.
From the archive: If you come at the king, you best not miss.
Tackle raids or Battlegrounds.
A unified nickname for players on Battle.net.
Deathwing death! Class changes! New things!
Build your hero the new way.
You must be Thralled.
Down 1.7 million since October 2010.
12-month subs also guarantee WOW beta.
Original WOW hardware up for grabs.
"Safe, secure" alternative to 3rd parties.
Mythic founder senses shift away from F2P.
Grohl to serenade Warcrafters next month.
"Within a couple of weeks."
Blizzard's Tom Chilton tells us all about it.
Taking the fight to Deathwing.
For the first time in recent memory.
Thrall questline, Firelands raid pictured.
Deathwing raid, Transmogrifier headline.
SteelSeries Legendary Ed. out next month.
World of Warcraft fans do their bit.
Bigger-than-Firelands update coming 2011.
No it's not April.
Coop Norway de-lists 51 titles, inc. COD.
Group with friends from any server.
Ragnaros! Tier 12! Season 10! Dragonwrath!
And subs get Burning Crusade for free.
"If we could make the right game changes."
WOW and Titan teams discuss ideas.
New quests, raids, armour incoming.
Eurogamer investigates Daily Mail report.
Cataclysm dungeons nerfed?
12 million pre-Cataclysm, 11.4 million now.
Black Ops First Strike passes 3 million.
Daily quest details revealed.
Preview the upcoming update's raids.
Firelands, encounter journal, new quests due.
Witness the Rise of the Zandalari.
"It's a total ball," says Paul Sams.
Keeps falling off to-do list.
Happy 20th, Blizzard.
Morhaim and Pearce say thank you.
Blizzard aims for smaller, more frequent patches.
Back as five-man, level 85 affairs.
And Star Wars: The Old Republic "is the first talkie".
A replica Naxxramas?!
Merchants threatened with PayPal ban.
But popular mod allowed to live on.
Creator has a thing or two to say.
Plus: Just Dance 2 outsells Cataclysm.
Patch 4.06 sends mixed messages.
Get some skills, basically.
In a month. PC gaming is dead.
Win all this stuff!
Eurogamer's first/last ever cosplay contest.
Punch rats for real.
Average playtime up, says WOW stat-crunch.
Blizzard does a Deathwing on record books.
Golden Sun eclipsed.
That's great, it starts with an earthquake.
First 15 mins of Goblin commanding.
Cataclysm isn't just an expansion pack - it's a fundamental change to how MMOs are operated.
First 15 mins of beastie questing.
Original 40-man WOW raid downsized.
Blizzard "not super proud" of it.
Blizzard's considering it.
Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street and Dave Kosak on the launch of the new old WOW.
Rivals and analysts answer.
"Playing games is a hobby."
Sony: "We are looking at it closely."
Will it make you say wow?
WOW cheap as chips for Christmas.
Plus: Tame raid boss Chromaggus.
Will you be there?
We're "two separate entities" - Blizz.
F2P or you'll be "skating up hill" - Cryptic.
Next game will go in "different directions".
"It keeps on growing," says Pardo.
Next-gen MMO dark till at least 2012.
New dungeon, new raid, enhanced maps also.
Download in advance of launch.
Diablo III's final class and PVP plans revealed.
Blizzard lays out its demands.
Blizzard helped craft €90 dream machine.
Who is Deathwing?
Get a Virtual Ticket for a pony.
Raimi to make Wizard of Oz flick instead.
World domination continues.
No sign of SCII: Heart of the Swarm.
The re-creation of Azeroth begins in Dec.
COD destroyed by "Kotick's own hubris".
Nearly two years after Western release.
Insists it marketed both appropriately.
Blizzard says it'll be ready when it's ready.
"Perhaps even over-self-assured."
Blizzard answers Real ID questions.
"We will always appreciate the feedback."
Blizzard's Real ID may be a misstep, but at least it's thinking about community, when many rivals aren't.
Storm of protest over Battle.net Real ID.
Who will spill the beans?
More is less is more.
We meet the men tearing WOW to pieces: world guru Alex Afrasiabi and systems legend Greg Street.
But Paths of the Titans has been binned.
"If not, then we'll hold on to it." - Pearce.
Will require extra subscription when live.
Going for $150 in early June. Two batches.
Linked Battle.net, WOW accounts required.
More of a macro-transaction, really.
Blizzard overhauling across the board.
Blizzard appears to be suggesting so.
Doesn't clash with Eurogamer Expo.
A regular topic at HQ, says Brack.
Blizzard behemoth not untouchable.
Has 11.5m subs. SCII closed beta in Feb.
Blizzard planning "premium" Armory service.
Raimi may find something else to do first.
Sources say fine agreed, Lich King soon.
Blizzard helps with manhunt.
New Icecrown Citadel opening staggered.
Fight end boss Arthas at last.
MMO "completed" in Taiwan.
From the archive: Key events from WOW's first five years.
"You just don't know how it's going to do."
Blizzard's 2010 is StarCraft II and Cataclysm.
LVCC thinks so, Blizzard not so sure.
Merging accounts essential from today.
Item sales will be purely optional, though.
What does that mean for Cataclysm?
Buy yourself a sidekick for nine quid.
Ordered to stop taking money and accounts.
As race-change feature goes live.
You've a month to merge accounts.
Rumours of Lich King focus look unlikely.
WOW expansion scooped by PC Gamer.
Update 3.2.2 is alive and kicking.
Plus, Blizzard talks cancelled sci-fi RPG.
$30 a pop. Race change coming soon.
Competitors hoping for WOW to decline should be careful what they wish for.
The re-making of World of Warcraft.
Deathwing, is that you?
And more endgame than ever before.
Goblin them up.
Goblins, Worgen, level cap at 85, more.
WOW Cataclysm! Diablo III Monk!