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Blizzard launches book-publishing label

Blizzard Entertainment today announced the creation of a book-publishing label, Blizzard Publishing, dedicated to developing and releasing new Blizzard publications and reissuing out-of-print titles in the company’s Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo settings. These releases will either come directly and through ongoing global partnerships. Blizzard has plans to make several of their publishing arm’s upcoming releases available in multiple formats, including print, audiobook, and e-book. The first books published under the Blizzard Publishing label include two sets of...

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All Loot, No Group – Group Finding Tools Hurt World of Warcraft

I still actively play World of Warcraft. No, I don’t mean that I just log into my garrison a few times a week to collect gold and send out followers. I love pets, but that’s not why I log on. There are many more I have to farm, but don’t have the energy to put into hunting them down. I love exploring the beautiful worlds, but that’s not why I log on. I’ve seen almost every inch...

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Blizzard Announces Children Book Series – World of Warcraft: Traveler

Blizzard announced this morning that they are partnering with Scholastic to create a new series of children’s books based on World of Warcraft. The series, titled World of Warcraft: Traveler, will follow Aramar Thorne, the 12 year old son of the great explorer, Captain Greydon Thorne. Due to a series of unfortunate events, Aram finds himself far from home, only equipped with his father’s magical compass and his sketchbook to help him on his way. His unlikely companion...

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World of Warcraft: Legion – Game Systems Panel

Article By: Tamsin Skye Heineman Blizzard revealed some bombshell news today for World of Warcraft: Legion during their panel at Blizzcon. Changes include items, classes, professions, and a full cosmetic unlock system. They’re even adding an option to hide your shoulder slot item. Mainly of note is the ability to unlock an items appearance into a collection simply by owning it. They revealed that they will go back and unlock the appearance of every quest reward you ever...

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World of Warcraft: Upcoming Changes [Blizzcon 2015]

Article By: Tamsin Skye Heineman Today at Blizzcon, Blizzard revealed some upcoming changes for World of Warcraft based around player feedback. There are some very nice changes coming that I think will make a lot of players very pleased. Here it is in text form from Blizzard themselves. The images from the panel are included at the bottom of this post. Classes The goal of the class changes was to keep classes fun, stop the PvP CC...

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Vol’jin: Shadows of the Horde Novel On The Way

Fresh from our review of Christie Golden’s fantastic Jaina Proudmoore story, we’re happy to announce that the next physical Warcraft novel is on the way. This time, author Michael A. Stackpole is tackling a story focused on Vol’jin, leader of the Darkspear trolls. Considering the inclusion of Vol’jin and other disgruntled Horde members in the Tides of War book, this does seem like a natural progression for readers.

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Warcraft Pet Battle System – First Impressions

The magical words appared in World of Warcraft announcing Mists of Pandaria had launched! Sadly I watched as my guild mates ran off to make Pandaren monks, however I figured I’d go check out the action around Stormwind. I was delighted to learn that Battle Pet Trainers would train my character even though I don’t have the expansion! What followed has almost been an hour of awesome collecting action!

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Unboxing Mists of Pandaria Regular Edition

Stuck at work, missed the midnight launch, and want to know what you’ll be getting with your MoP box when you rush into the game store later on today? We’ve got you covered! I just picked up my standard edition of the game and here are some images from the unboxing.

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Warcraft Players – Impress Your Guild With New Lore

As has been noted before I’m currently reading World of Warcraft – Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War by Christie Golden and I’m loving it. Though it’s definitely a book you’ll want to pick up ASAP if you want to be the nerdy one like me that can impress your guild mates with how much you know about Theramore’s Fall.

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World of Warcraft Theramore’s Fall Scenario Now Live

For those geared up and leveled up enough to take on the challenge, Theramore’s Fall is now available to all level 85′s leading up to the Mists of Pandaria expansion launch! After launch, you’ll be able to que up for Scenarios at level 90 in Mists of Pandaria, which is what the Theramore’s Fall level requirement will convert to after this week. These are small instances that group three adventurers together. So how is the first released...

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Mists of Pandaria’s Pet Battle System Details

Though it is very much a Pokémon system for WOW, I’m very eager to get into the Mists of Pandaria Pet Battle System. For those unfamiliar with the concept, the pet battle system takes your collectable yet non-combat companions and turns them into characters you can level up, teach skills to, and even hunt in the wild to add to your collection! So instead of just buying or finding pets as item drops, you can now encounter...

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Blizzard Recommends Changing Battle.net Password After Breach

Due to a recent breach on Blizzard’s internal network the company is recommending users change their Battle.net account passwords. The actual password info accessed was scrambled, and this recommendation is just a precaution. It seems no personal information was accessed says Blizzard. Blizzard also notes that secret question answers may have been accessed as well as mobile authenticators. Automated propts are planned to inform users of change their secret questions and update their authenticator software. After the...

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