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If you're a speedy reader, you've got a few minutes to get yourselves down to Xfire. We'll be taking part in a live chat with them starting at 1800 CEST/12:00pm ET (that's in a few minutes!). To sign up for the event and join in, add Chatteox to your Xfire friends and you'll get an invite to the ch...

June 29th 2008 at 11:55am 0 Comments
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2:09: Chilton comes up to talk about Northrend's new battleground Tital isle located off the southern coast of Dragonblight Attack/Defend gameplay, but a bit different since it's instanced. You play half the game on defense and half the game on offense, switching mid-fight. This battleg...

June 29th 2008 at 7:35am 0 Comments
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1:55: Time to talk Arenas. Design ideals for these are: Keep it simple Still leave room to innovate (keep it simple, but add some new twists) Dynamic points of interest (read: moving objects) Unique starting areas/events. Might put starting teams close to each other. Room to gro...

June 29th 2008 at 7:35am 0 Comments
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1:46: Siege vehicles! Chilton covers five different types, all usable for both factions: The Demolisher: baseline vehicle. Has both short and long-range attacks and a ram attack. Can carry a driver and three passengers. (The passengers are exposed, can be targeted and attacked -- but it also...

June 29th 2008 at 7:35am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/pc_games/Wrath_revelations_from_WWI_08_Dungeons_and_Raids_panel'; At the Worldwide Invitational, the Dungeons and Raids panel is about to begin. We'll be bringing you updates on the anatomy of dungeons and raids straight from Blizzard's mouths, and of course any...

June 29th 2008 at 4:45am 0 Comments
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With mere hours to go before the Worldwide Invitational, the splash screen has changed. This time the file, named Ice5andahalf.jpg, shows the 5 runes even brighter, and adds a 6th rune - a winking smiley face. You think Blizzard's having fun with this yet? It's also worth noting that the lines aro...

June 28th 2008 at 3:30am 0 Comments
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Mark "Turpster" Turpin is in Paris for the Blizzard Worldwide Invitational and has logged the first video of his misadventures. Join him as he takes a bus ride with Blizzard reps, gets his first look at the Convention hall and explores the oddities of Parisian hotel bathrooms. Cover your eyes, chil...

June 27th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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What does it mean when Blizzard teases us so? Well, it could mean many things. This very type of teaser has been used for several other announcements in the past, so your guess is as good as ours. If we had to wager an educated guess, we would say that a closed beta start date and release date is a...

June 23rd 2008 at 7:06am 0 Comments
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As we noted last week, Blizzard is planning to sell more tickets to the World Wide Invitational 2008 in Paris, France. We now know the exact date: Thursday, May 29th. If you're planning to be in the area on June 28th-29th, here's your chance to catch all the contests and dev panels that are sure to...

May 26th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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If you wanted to head to the City of Lights this summer to check out the World Wide Invitational this year, but missed the first round of tickets, you're in luck. Blizzard has announced that they will be selling another round on the official WWI website some time next week. If you're still interest...

May 23rd 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Not to be out done by the recent flurry of convention announcements, The Blizzard World Wide Invitational 2008 is throwing out an announcement or two of its own. Today, they are officially announcing a Machinma contest. There will be two categories, one for movies, and one for TV Commercials for Wo...

May 14th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments