"Our focus was not to try and make WoW feel like a console game."
"We felt like that's not the right message."
"We wanted to do it right."
And Blizzard is doing a Ragnaros statue!
Won't be able to get there on footman.
The Opening of the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj!
Statements mention "several new games" in development.
"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.
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.
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.
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?
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."
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.
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.
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."
For the first time in recent memory.
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.
Eurogamer investigates Daily Mail report.
Cataclysm dungeons nerfed?
12 million pre-Cataclysm, 11.4 million now.
Black Ops First Strike passes 3 million.
Firelands, encounter journal, new quests due.
"It's a total ball," says Paul Sams.
Keeps falling off to-do list.
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.
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.
Original 40-man WOW raid downsized.
Blizzard "not super proud" of it.
Blizzard's considering it.
"Playing games is a hobby."
Sony: "We are looking at it closely."
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.
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."
Storm of protest over Battle.net Real ID.
Who will spill the beans?
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.
"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.
And more endgame than ever before.
Goblins, Worgen, level cap at 85, more.