Month: May 2013

BASHIOK CLARIFIES PET BATTLE XP HOTFIX

Overnight, Blizzard rolled out a hotfix on all servers nerfing the obscenely high XP people were gaining from winning pet battles. You can no longer level characters to 89 in a matter of hours by hanging around capital cities battling level 1 pets. Bashiok explains how and why they implemented the nerf. Bashiok We’re in ….  Read More

THE HISTORY AND ORIGINS OF THE MOGU, KNOW YOUR LORE

The World of Warcraft is an expansive universe. You’re playing the game, you’re fighting the bosses, you know the how — but do you know the why? Each week, Matthew Rossi and Anne Stickney make sure you Know Your Lore by covering the history of the story behind World of Warcraft. Of all the creatures ….  Read More

FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF HEARTHSTONE, HEROES OF WARCRAFT

Yesterday at PAX East 2013, Blizzard unveiled their first free-to-play game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. The upcoming title is a digital, collectible card game akin to Magic: The Gathering Online, but designed to be easy to learn and accessible to a larger audience. The game is currently being demonstrated on the showroom floor at PAX, ….  Read More

WORLD OF WARCRAFT PATCH 5.3 PTR PATCH NOTES

Hot off the presses tonight is the patch 5.3 PTR Patch Notes. Right off the bat to quell any rumors — there is no indication of when the PTR will be active (other than soon), or when this patch is going to drop. Some of the highlights of this patch thus far include: Gold Rush, ….  Read More