World of Warcraft

BLIZZCON SPECIAL REPORT: Opening ceremonies recap.

The stage is set, the lights are up, and its time for Blizzcon, blizzards nexus for news and e-sports tournaments. It all starts with the opening ceremonies. We open this year with a video about Starcraft, lots of talk from developers about how much they love the series, and how it spawned a e-sport around it. This is really a love story to Legacy of the Void, showing us that the community and the devs made the...

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Blizzcon info on Legion leaks

Article By: Tamsin Skye Heineman Some juicy information has been leaked today ahead of Blizzcon detailing the pre-order bonuses for Legion, the next expansion for World of Warcraft along with its release date. It was leaked through Blizzard’s own website. The expansion will raise the level cap to 110, introduce a new class called the Demon Hunter and add a new continent to Azeroth named The Broken Isles. The image reads “Expected game release on or before...

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Heroes of The Storm | Review

Written By: Fionna Fox Have you ever wanted to see a Zerged out Kerrigan throw down with Thrall? How about Tasadar and the Witchdoctor from Diablo 3? All possible with blizzards new MOBA game, Heroes of the Storm. Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games have recently become as common as grains of sand on a beach but Blizzards entry is looking to differentiate itself by creating a unique niche inside of a very crowded environment. Heroes appeals to a...

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BrokenCast Ep3 – “A Legion of Zombies”

On this week’s Episode of BrokenCast Rae Michelle Richards, Andrea Ritsu and Dee sit down to talk about the Resident Evil franchise. They discuss in-depth what made the original Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2 so great as well as speculate about what CapCom may do with the recently revealed Resident Evil 2 Remake and how fans may have beaten them to the punch. In the second segment of the podcast the BrokenCast crew discuss the recently...

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Introducing BrokenCast Our Brand New Podcast

BrokenJoysticks has been providing our readers with quality written content for the past three years and after 3,000 written articles we’ve decided to branch out into the realm of podcasts. We plan to produce a brand new hour long podcast every week! Join host Rae Michelle Richards as she discusses some important issues within the MMO community with a diverse cast of guests. In our first episode our panel takes on accessibility options in Masive Multiplayer games...

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Super Mario Bros. Inducted Into the World Video Game Hall of Fame

With Nintendo set to release Mario Maker, a long-awaited game for the Wii U which allows users to custom design and share levels for the Super Mario Bros. series coming in a few months, the classic NES title from 1985 has been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. A committee of journalists, scholars and video game industry members has inducted Super Mario Bros. into the new World Video Game Hall of Fame in the...

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World Of Warcraft – Warlord Of Draenor Expansion Announced

For the launch of Blizzcon 2013 today, it was revealed that World of Warcraft’s newest expansion would be Warlord of Draenor! I know what you’re thinking, you’ve already been to Outland. However this seems to be the Draenor of the past, focusing on the world rather than a revised Outland. How this time traveling story unravels is still something we’re waiting to hear full details on. So what does the new expansion hold? Read on to see...

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Siege of Orgrimmar Coming Soon To WoW

As many of you know, I was a huge fan of the Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War novel by Christie Golden. Unsurprisingly the events in that book and seemingly the following title Vol’jin Shadows of the Horde (I haven’t read it yet but it does seem to fit the current WoW story) fit into actual World of Warcraft lore. Odds are if you’re reading this, you’re already a big WoW fan anyway, but if you’ve been out...

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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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World of Warcraft – Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War

It should be no surprise that Christie Golden’s latest World of Warcraft book is a masterpiece. Perfect not only as fantasy fiction, but more so as a piece of literature itself. I’ll get more into that later. Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War is a defining moment in the lore Warcraft fans have come to know and love. After the Cataclysm had drawn so many together in a noble cause to save their world, that time has no...

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WoW’s Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War Now In Paperback

The latest World of Warcraft novel by Christie Golden is an absolute treat, and now you can purchase it in travel size! Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War is now available as a paperback novel. Our upcoming review will go into detail on just how awesome this book is, but I can safely say it’s definitely worth a read. I’m sure fantasy fans in general can enjoy it as a stand alone, but Warcraft fans especially will want...

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BlizzPlanet’s Tides of War Interview With Christie Golden

April 30th will see the paperback release of Christie Golden’s World of Warcraft: Tides of War novel so to celebrate I wanted to share this interview I came across on YouTube tonight. I’ve been reading and enjoying the hardcover release myself and will have a review coming down the road. Being a fan of Christie Golden’s writing for quite a number of years now it’s refreshing to hear an interview like this. If nothing else give the...

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Blizzard Teases WoW Patch 5.2 In Holiday Message

World of Warcraft players have been enjoying Mists of Pandaria since its launch his past fall and have been waiting for the next batch of new content. Blizzard has now teased about patch 5.2 in their annual holiday message to players. Actually, message is probably not accurate because it is more of a teaser image. Along with the image Blizzard announced that 5.2 will go live on the Public Test Realm in early January before becoming widely...

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The World of Warcraft Killer

Have you been playing World of Warcraft recently? Do you have the latest expansion Mists of Pandaria? Are you sitting there reading this and getting mad? Then you’ve probably hit the Mists of Pandaria hacker today on World of Warcraft. So, here’s the story by Dual Shockers: A level one player managed to hack the game to get to fly around the city and start killing innocent bystanders that just happened to be at the Alliance capitol city: Stormwind. Why...

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