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We've reached the end of 2014, and 2014 held a special milestone for World of Warcraft: the 10th anniversary celebration. The game has built a rich history in the last ten years. Not just its in-game lore, but the history of the game itself and the community around it. WoW Insider's WoW Archivist h...

December 31st 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard has just announced a World of Warcraft 10-year anniversary celebration at BlizzCon 2014. While the event is to be held outside of the Anaheim Convention Center the evening of November 7, it's strictly outdoors -- meaning you don't need a BlizzCon ticket to attend. If you happen to be in th...

October 31st 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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As Anne pointed out in today's Queue, we are wishing the inimitable Chris Metzen a happy birthday today, and it's a pleasant coincidence that Blizzard is also wishing WoW its official happy birthday today, as well. Nine years is a long time for any one game to be going strong--though, of course, we...

November 22nd 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Festivities for World of Warcraft's 9th Anniversary begin today! During this two-week event, players can log on and take advantage of a 9% boost to experience and reputation gain for all characters. In addition, logging on during this time period will grant you a Feat of Strength. Players logging...

November 18th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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World of Warcraft's eighth anniversary arrives after a rough year for the franchise. Cataclysm, the expansion that redesigned much of the old world and trumpeted the return of archvillain Deathwing, also saw subscriber numbers drop from their highest point, reached during the Wrath of the Lich Ki...

November 23rd 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments

World of Warcraft is eight years old. Coincidentally, that's also the same age as one of my nephews, and it's really odd to think that when the kid was just a baby, I was taking my first baby steps in Azeroth. Eight years is an incredible amount of time, and Blizzard has put together the tribut...

November 19th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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When the World of Warcraft Anniversary mini-site was unveiled last November, one of its features was a photo-mosaic dubbed the Battlecry which would unlock little art goodies each time a certain milestone was reached. The Battlecry mosaic called for player submissions to submit their pictures with...

January 6th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Alpha-build UI Five years ago today, Blizzard unleashed the World of Warcraft, a scourge that went on to ruin countless lives and make venture capitalists around the globe throw millions at any monkey with an MMO idea. The game has sold beyond 8.6 million units in the US and that's not even accoun...

November 23rd 2009 at 2:58pm 0 Comments
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The celebrations have started in Europe and Oceania, anyway! Players in these regions have started to receive their Onyxian Whelps in the mail, along with a letter welcoming them to a new year in Azeroth and a feat of strength upon logging in. This probably means that those of us in the United Stat...

November 21st 2009 at 6:45pm 0 Comments