wrath of the lich king

  • It really was “Echoes of Doom” in World of Warcraft yesterday

    Blizzard named yesterday’s gigantic World of Warcraft patch “Echoes of Doom.” How prescient. Right, so Blizzard “dropped” patch 3.0.2 yesterday. Servers were done for a good 24 hours while the company’s elves did their magic. The full patch notes, as always, are available online. Among other things, Stormwind now has a harbor and my Hunter, Fredfresno, has a… Read More

  • World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King system requirements now out

    http://gamevideos.1up.com/swf/gamevideos11.swf?embedded=1&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&src=http://gamevideos.1up.com/video/videoListXML%3Fid%3D20981%26adPlay%3Dtrue The following are requirements for Windows machines with Mac specs after the jump. You have a month to prepare for the Lich King, nerds. PC System Requirements OS: Windows XP (Service Pack 3), Windows Vista (Service… Read More

  • A reason to live: World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King out on November 13

    World of Warcraft players, prepare to take November 13 off from work or school, for that’s the day that Wrath of the Lich King goes on sale. The $40 price tag is about what I expected. We’ve covered the game here and there, mainly some of the bigger features (because we all know the level of minutia we could get into when talking WoW), but this is it. And if the game itself… Read More

  • Four years on, World of Warcraft continues to see growth

    Despite being some four years old, the userbase of Blizzard’s World of Warcraft continues to grow, if only at a so-so rate. One of the game’s lead designers said as much at the Games Convention, allaying fears (well, message board banter) that maybe, just maybe, interest in the game had peaked. The game had some 10 million subscribers as of last January. Now, that may not be… Read More

  • Video: World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King opening cinematic revealed

    http://gamevideos.1up.com//swf/gamevideos11.swf?embedded=1&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&src=http://gamevideos.1up.com/video/videoListXML%3Fid%3D20981%26ordinal%3D%26adPlay%3Dfalse This is the opening cinematic to World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, the upcoming expansion pack that will ruin countless lives. (I’d say it would ruin mine, but you can’t ruin *nothing*… Read More

  • Blizzard Unveils Second Expansion For World of Warcraft

    The Borean Tundra awaits you Damn you Blizzard. I’m still struggling to get to 70 (I’m 65 and have a life) and now you pull THIS on me? You’re just evil. Seems Blizzard has unveiled a preview of the second World of Warcraft expansion: Wrath of the Lich King! WLK brings a lot of crazy new features that will put Burning Crusade to shame. You’ll now be able to hit level… Read More