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They may not be slavering corpses, but the developers of The War Z share one thing in common with the undead denizens of their game: Persistence. Despite seemingly endless controversy, the open-world zombie survival game has reportedly passed 2.8 million sales. From the beginning, players accused...

January 15th 2015 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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A couple of days ago, Massively reported that The War Z looked as though the trademark for its name would be suspended by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, forcing the game to choose another title. The game's creator, Sergey Titov, is disputing the suspension, however. Corresponding with Kot...

December 26th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The team at Hammerpoint Interactive isn't having the merriest Christmas, at least if their holiday happiness hinges on the development of embattled zombie MMO The War Z. The troubled game will likely be forced to change its name due to a trademark suspension handed down by the United States Paten...

December 24th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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With Paramount Pictures set to finally release its film adaptation of World War Z next year (starring the ever-dreamy Brad Pitt), it's now filing trademarks for lots of associated products. In addition to filings for various undead merchandise (Halloween costumes!), the company has also filed two t...

July 17th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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With Blood Moon dropping tomorrow, it should be an exciting day for Champions Online players. Until then, however, you can watch this brand new trailer detailing all the new content available with the patch. We're pretty pleased with everything we saw, especially the level of zombies shuffling abou...

October 27th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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This was the point where things got interesting for me. One lasting memory of the event I have is a one-line message I saw in the Trade channel while in Ironforge. It read simply, "Stay out of Stormwind, it's infected." I did the only thing a sane person would do in that situation and hopped on the...

November 9th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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So let's be clear here – I loves me some zombies. A childhood brush with Ray Harryhausen means that I still get chills when I think abut armoured skeletons eviscerating hapless Argonauts. Later encounters, first with ridiculously over-wrought Victorian Gothic Horror literature, and later with...

November 9th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Last Saturday on the WoW Insider Show (which you can hear right here, with an embedded mp3 post coming in just a bit), we voiced an opinion about the Scourge Invasion world event that's getting a little lost in the mix: not everyone is having lots of fun with zombies. While I personally love zombie...

October 27th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments