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There's already been a flurry of opinions expressed on the reveal that Blizzard does not plan to allow flying in Draenor until patch 6.1 -- a bit of a departure from previous expansions, where flying was allowed at max level (except for Cataclysm). Several threads in the WoW forums have already tho...

November 14th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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A wild post has appeared on the EU forums, detailing the ground rules for an upcoming "Ask the Developers" opportunity relating to the PvP changes on the patch 5.3 PTR. It's currently locked, but on April 9th the thread will go live for 48 hours, during which time players are encouraged to post a...

April 2nd 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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I don't know how many of you frequent the official Story Forum. It can be an intimidating place. Beware, all ye who may mention the words "Lordaeron," "Sylvanas," or "Southshore;" and these days add "Sunreaver" and "Dalaran" to the list of ten-foot-pole topics. I still visit the Story Forum regul...

March 29th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Today marks the launch of patch 5.2, and along with it comes a new raid to conquer. We have confirmation of the Throne of Thunder raid schedule, and staggered release of raid difficulties. As it stands right now, Normal Throne of Thunder launches today, with Heroic ToT and the first wing of LFR...

March 5th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Do you ever wish you could play WoW with the blues? If you're on the PTR, tomorrow's your opportunity to do so. Several Blizzard employees will be on the PTR tomorrow afternoon, queuing for random battlegrounds as part of stress testing for the 5.2 patch. If you've ever wanted to test your mett...

February 28th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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"Why do the blues only seem to comment on silly threads and never in a thread that has substance, provides meaningful insight, or merits actual discussion? This seems a complete waste of time and valuable resources." This was part of the opening post on a thread in the US forums, discussing...

January 2nd 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

Niko returns this week with WoW Insider's news recap, where we look back at the hottest news of the past week. This week's topics include: New Mists of Pandaria Battlegrounds: Silvershard Mine Encrypted Text: Lifestyle of the Pandaria rogue A closer look at the hunter rare tames in M...

August 3rd 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The pet battle quests in the current MoP build are largely incomplete and due for extensive updates in the next build, according to Cory "Mumper" Stockton. One significant change is making the tamer battles account-wide and therefore only completable on one character. This does not apply to the...

July 24th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Many readers have been asking in The Queue if an account that is upgraded to Mists of Pandaria will be required for participating in pet battles. Cory Stockton, aka Mumper, answered that question recently: No! Mumper The feature will go live with the box release date of MoP. It wil...

July 24th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

If you look really, really close, you might notice that's not Panser of TradeChat. Your weekly roundup this week is once again brought to you by Niko, whose rapier wit and incredible eloquence will catch you up on this week's hottest news. Blizzard raises over $330,000 for St. Jude Children'...

July 13th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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One of the most anticipated features of Mists of Pandaria is the fact that many things are going account-wide, including mounts. But this change will not affect all mounts, as Mike Sacco clarified recently in The Queue. "Gold sink" mounts, so called because of the large amount of gold needed to a...

June 25th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Join us every weekday evening as Today in WoW runs down all the WoW news that you could possibly want. From comments from Blizzard's blues to the latest datamining info -- we've got you covered. Don't forget to check out The Daily Quest and our Weekly Podcast Roundup to find out what else is goi...

April 2nd 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments