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  • Ezra Chatterton Gets A Phoenix

    Ezra Chatterton Gets A Phoenix

    Last week, we discussed Ezra Chatterton and his World of Warcraft wishes. The boy got all he could ever ask for and the dudes in Blizzard really hooked him up with some cool gear. Now Blzzard is going one step further and is giving Ezra his very own Phoenix flying mount. Yeah, this kid went and got a friggin’ phoenix to fly around on without having to run some instance 600 times. So… Read More

  • Blizzard Makes A Wish Come True

    Blizzard Makes A Wish Come True


    Ezra creates his own world at Blizzard’s studios Normally I’d hate on Blizzard for the constant downtime that occurs when a patch is rolled out in World of Warcraft, but after reading this article, I have a newfound change of heart. 10-year-old Ezra Chatterton has a life-threatening brain tumor which gives him massive headaches and has required major surgery. The Make-A-Wish… Read More

  • World of Warcraft Patch 2.1.0 Out Now

    World of Warcraft Patch 2.1.0 Out Now

    Just as I was talking to my friend about rolling a new Horde character on Burning Blade, out comes this new WoW patch. Dubbed “The Black Temple”, this 256MB patch will allow players to enter, well The Black Temple! Players can fight Illidan the Betrayer before realizing they have plenty of other goodies associated with this patch to check out. There’s a new PVP arena, new… Read More

  • NPD's Online Gaming Survey: 42 Percent of Online Gamers are Girls; Wii Owners Most Likely to Play Online

    NPD's Online Gaming Survey: 42 Percent of Online Gamers are Girls; Wii Owners Most Likely to Play Online

    The NPD Group tracks all sorts of data related to video games and a report due out later today breaks down just exactly the online gaming world looks like. There’s two big shockers right off the bat: a majority of online gamers are console owners (whaaa?) and that girl gamers—excuse me, grrrl gamers—account for 42 percent of all online gamers. I call bravo sierra. Read More

  • WoW Visa Credit Card Offers Gamers Free Game Time

    WoW Visa Credit Card Offers Gamers Free Game Time

    Oh boy, credit card debt and World of Warcraft, a powerful combination to be sure. Now thanks to Visa, you can get your very own WoW credit card in one of 13 designs. The game-related rewards for using the card include one free month upon first use and 1 percent of every dollar you spend will be converted to free game time that’s credited to your account. (What isn’t specified is… Read More

  • Hackers Said To Increasingly Target Gamers For Their Lunch Money

    Hackers Said To Increasingly Target Gamers For Their Lunch Money

    OK, gamers, now it’s your turn to have your lives turned upside down by hackers. Now that today’s video game consoles are pretty much always connected to the Internet, highly paid analysts are predicting that hackers will increasingly target the systems to cause damage or mischief. Right now, there’s a growing number of hacks aimed at stealing user names and passwords of… Read More

  • Dude Discovers WoW Girlfriend Is A Dude

    Dude Discovers WoW Girlfriend Is A Dude

    Sometimes dealing with a relationship can be tough. Poor John Harrison, who is a 20-year-old college sophomore, found out recently that his in-game World of Warcraft “girlfriend” was actually a 27-year-old who lives at home with his parents and works used to work at Burger King. For months, John was truly in love with an elf known as Chelxai whom he met through his guild. After… Read More

  • This WoW Thing Is Big With the Kids

    http://www.g4tv.com/lv/15576 Minesweeper MMO? Excel MMO? Cats? What wonders will the folks in the gaming industry offer us next? G4 took MMO mania to its next logical level. Clip: Excel the MMO [Kotaku] Read More

  • Blizzard, DC Comics Team Up For WoW Action Figures

    Blizzard, DC Comics Team Up For WoW Action Figures

    With World of Warcraft soaring past 8 million users, it was only a matter of time before more action figures were concocted up by a marketing team at Blizzard. Through a partnership with DC Unlimited (DC Comics), figures will be available sometime in Q3, with the debut at next week’s Toy Fair in NYC (CG will be there). Says DC, the debut figurines will be between 5 to 8 inches and made… Read More

  • Napster Dude Working On WoW Social Networking Site

    Napster Dude Working On WoW Social Networking Site

    Back when pirating music was in vogue, a guy named Shawn Fanning made a little program called Napster. It enabled P2P file sharing and piracy to skyrocket in less than a year. So after Shawn sold Napster, got some cash, and got sued, he apparently sat down and got really into this game you may have heard of: World of Warcraft. Fanning is now working on a social networking site called… Read More