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We've already previewed the first 8 new, rare hunter pet taming challenges that are coming in patch 4.2, but Blizzard was not yet done adding to the list! Two new hunter taming challenges have appeared on the PTR -- Skarr and Karkin. Skarr is an obsidian black cat with glowing eyes and what appe...

June 9th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The newest Dev Watercooler column gives King Crab a break and instead lets us peek into the mind of Dave "Fargo" Kosak, lead quest designer for World of Warcraft. You might remember Fargo from Flintlocke's Guide to Azeroth and GameSpy days. Fargo's Dev Watercooler is all about experiencing World...

June 8th 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday, I found Ahnka, the spirit tiger roaming the Regrowth looking for trouble. The stalwart hunters at the Petopia forums have found all of the new tameable hunter pets coming in patch 4.2 to the new daily questing hubs, The Molten Front and The Regrowth. The eight new pets include two spi...

June 2nd 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Patch 4.2 is bringing one of the most ambitious daily quest hubs ever to World of Warcraft, as players dive into Ragnaros' fiery domain. Before players enter the Firelands, however, there is work to be done in the Regrowth, an area of Mount Hyjal under siege by Ragnaros' minions and the Druids of...

June 1st 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Patch 4.2 introduces two brand new daily quest hubs to Cataclysm called The Molten Front and The Regrowth. Yesterday, Blizzard updated the public test realm to include a new tidbit of information about eight new unique and rare creatures that would provide unique challenges to tame them by savvy...

June 1st 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The Ask the Devs question and answer series continues with Round 8, where Blizzard devs answered user-submitted questions about patch 4.2's raid content, the Firelands. Players are anxiously awaiting the next tier of raid content, and Blizzard has had a lot to answer for due to the changing natur...

May 25th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Once you've sufficiently advanced the Firelands storyline to the point that you can enter the Molten Front, the Regrowth portion of patch 4.2's daily quests breaks into two types of quests. The first type is a small daily quest chain. You do some gathering, and then you use what you've gathered t...

May 24th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Players eager to jump into even more new content coming with patch 4.2 -- specifically, the new Hyjal daily questing zones -- have just been hit with some more information and clarification on the requirements for doing this content. The Flameward Hippogryph, the flying mount that players can ea...

May 4th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard has just released the next installment in its series of patch 4.2 previews. First, it was the video teasers, then the raid, and most recently, the legendary staff. Now it's previewing the Regrowth and Molten Front daily quest hubs. After reading through the entire preview, I'm very exci...

April 28th 2011 at 9:15pm 0 Comments