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In the latest Mists of Pandaria beta patch, Wowhead has uncovered some quite interesting new client strings that might herald a change in the way you choose which Arena or Battleground to fight in. ERR_PVP_BLACKLIST_CAP = "You have already blacklisted the maximum number of maps." ERR_PVP...

May 13th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Want to crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentation of their women? Blood Sport investigates the entirety of all-things arena for gladiators and challengers alike. C. Christian Moore, multiple rank 1 gladiator, examines the latest arena strategy, trends, composition...

March 23rd 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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I said it before, and I'll say it again: the new Arena maps suck. The gimmick-laden maps of the Ring of Valor and Dalaran Sewers are great fun in a Takeshi's Castle sort of way but are a bad idea in serious Arena play. You would've thought Blizzard learned their lesson with the cyclone effect in th...

March 7th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Old news if you paid attention to our liveblog of the PvP panel at BlizzCon (or if you read through Zach's great analysis of the news we got there), but Blizzard is adding two new Arena spaces to the game, and they've created an official page to show off the new designs and mechanics in each.The Ri...

November 6th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Any discussion about World of Warcraft PvP nowadays inevitably involves Arenas. With the onset of Season 4 and its new rules and requirements, Arena play is getting more intense than ever. Of course, as the competition heats up, the cries of an imbalanced contest grow louder than ever. Blizzard see...

June 29th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Ask and ye shall receive. Readers have been requesting an action video for quite some time, however not many PVP movies kick buttocks like this one does!Kung let us know that he's back with the sequel to his popular Ring of Valor series. The previous movie focused on tigers, decaying scourge, and ar...

June 25th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Some days I surprise myself and enjoy a PvP movie. I know. I was totally shocked too! Kung and friends used the empty arena in Orgrimmar to arrange epic showdowns between tigers, decaying scourge, and arena matches. These clever guys managed to pull this off on an official server, Maelstrom, so they...

February 24th 2008 at 12:10pm 0 Comments