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Proc weapons, proc trinkets, these are some of my favorite items over the existence of World of Warcraft. The end of Dragon Soul weapons from Deathwing were amazing. Were they unbalanced? Yeah. Yeah, they were, let's be honest. They were even more unbalanced than the various proc trinkets from Sieg...

May 30th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Every week, WoW Insider brings you Encrypted Text for assassination, combat and subtlety rogues. Chase Christian will be your guide to the world of shadows every Wednesday. Feel free to email me with any questions or article suggestions you'd like to see covered here. You don't have to be good a...

April 3rd 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The Creative Assembly has decided to include the likeness of one of their fans, named James, in the upcoming Total War: Rome 2. James visited the studio last year the day after the game was announced, and unfortunately passed away from a bout with liver cancer just recently. The Creative Assembly...

March 21st 2013 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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I don't think I'm ever going to understand why some people have what seems to be an outright phobia about bright colors. There are people who look down on WildStar and World of Warcraft and Free Realms because the games are colorful, stylized, and uniquely designed. I can't understand it, but I c...

February 26th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Environment Artist Evan Liaw recently had some fun with the Unreal engine, and used it to create a Pokecenter from Nintendo's Pokemon series with a realistic twist.Head over to Liaw's site to see more pictures of the fantastic interpretation of the Pokemon clinic. We can't tell if we're more or le...

January 13th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments

I don't know about you, but I sure am feeling validated after watching John Seely Brown explain why he'd rather hire a WoW leader over a generic MBA. While his bold claim might sound cheesy to those of us in the know, his logic presents the same, sound argument we've been making for ages. Essent...

August 8th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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With competition like the Samsung Galaxy S II showing us just how thin a phone can be, the iPhone 4 isn't quite looking as svelte as it once did. How's an Apple-loving gadget fiend supposed to stay faithful in a time like this? Why, by holding their handset next to something much, much thicker. E...

July 26th 2011 at 8:23pm 0 Comments
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Having a gadget encased in ice is always a cool stunt (pun intended), but Fractal took one step further by using blocks of ice cut out of a Swedish river, and then have them shipped all the way to Computex in Taiwan. Apparently that's how Scandinavians roll. As for the actual products, frequent d...

June 2nd 2011 at 1:31pm 0 Comments
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You've already seen Android activations mapped around the globe over time, now how about some Google search volumes? Using WebGL and different color crayons for each language, the coders at Mountain View have put together the above Search Globe, which presents a single day's worth of Google queries...

May 6th 2011 at 7:55pm 0 Comments