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Blizzard's charity auctions of retired server blades seemed to go pretty well, with each blade going for several hundred dollars on eBay (and all of that money going to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital). Most of them ended before the holidays, which is unfortunate for those of us who misse...

January 18th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We posted about this a week ago, but a reminder can't hurt now that the auctions have actually gone live. If you're attending BlizzCon this year and have the chance to visit Hall A, you'll see one of the original World of Warcraft HP server blades that Blizzard is auctioning this year to benefit...

October 20th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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What do you do when you upgrade your MMO's servers and end up with a bunch of hardware you don't need any longer? If you said, "Hold the world's geekiest garage sale," then you're absolutely right. Recently Blizzard upgraded its fleet of World of Warcraft servers and has decided that instead of...

October 13th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments