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Pretty much anything in the world will start the World of Warcraft free-to-play rumors these days, but this set of rumors had a bit of basis in reality, at least. Datamining uncovered references to a "Veteran Edition" for players, which prompted speculation that it would be a preferred account sta...

January 16th 2015 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Update: We've gotten an official announcement from Blizzard saying that Veteran Edition is coming with patch 6.1 as a way for players who have ever had a subscription to log on, chat (with restrictions) and play (also with restrictions) even after their subscription has lapsed. This version of the...

January 15th 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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World of Warcraft dataminers, while diving into the piles of information for the upcoming Patch 6.1, may have found game-changing evidence that the title is preparing a new free-to-play option. The data files include several references to a "Veteran Edition," in a similar fashion to the already-ex...

January 12th 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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So your friends have been talking about World of Warcraft, and you've finally decided to jump in and give the game a try. But when we're talking about a massively multiplayer game with five expansion packs to date, just where does a new player get started? Trust us, it's not as difficult as it seem...

August 18th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard has instituted a spawning system in StarCraft 2, granting free access to gameplay features when moochers party up with players who have purchased the game. When you jump into multiplayer, you play the most current version of the game owned by at least one person in the party. If you have...

June 4th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The World of Warcraft Starter Edition is Blizzard's free to play option for WoW. While it is a good way to get to know the game, don't go running out to tell all your friends to play with you for free until you know a few things about this edition. In order to avoid pronoun trouble, your friend i...

November 8th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The last time we wrote about Diablo III's starter edition, the circumstances were pretty painful and we were pretty ornery. Its original release was glitchy, and for a time, digital purchasers of D3 were limited to the starter edition despite paying full price for the game. Now, though, Blizzard...

August 15th 2012 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Now you can get your hands on the Diablo 3 Starter Edition without borrowing a disc from someone else – we're speaking to the approximately one person who is interested in Diablo 3 and hasn't played it yet.All you have to do is log into your Battle.net account and sign up through "Your Game A...

August 14th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Diablo 3's Starter Edition gives hesitant players a free trial of the game, available for a limited audience for 30 days following its launch tomorrow. The Starter Edition will first be accessible with a Guest Pass key, which can be found in all boxed versions of Diablo 3, and without a Guest Pass...

May 14th 2012 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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The Diablo 3 beta servers have been temporarily taken offline, after users discovered a glitch allowing free access to anyone with a Battle.net account. Community manager "Nethaera" said an update on the outages will be issued at approximately 11am PDT (2pm EDT). The beta is currently "unavailable...

April 18th 2012 at 12:15pm 0 Comments