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So you went to Blizzard's Worldwide Invitational and received a card with a mysterious code for an in-game item (which we later discovered was a miniature version of Diablo's Archangel Tyrael, to be added in patch 2.4.3)... but are now at a loss at how to pick up your adorable new companion? The ne...

July 15th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

This is the tale of a machinimator and one of the most epic World of Warcraft machinimas made today. The Demise is a story of forbidden love that will bring tears to your eyes as you realize what happened. Created by Surgee, for Blizzard's Worldwide Invitational machinima contest, he painstakingly r...

July 15th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Baron Soosdon asked me to hold off on showing the last of his Worldwide Invitational machinima contest entries, Final Warcraft VI, until he "remastered" it. Apparently he fine tuned some things that he previously rushed on to meet the deadline. Of course, he had a little help from his friends -- P...

July 14th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're even moderately interested in Arenas, I hope you caught the live stream of MLG Orlando yesterday, hosted by GotFrag TV. The stream quality was much better than the one from the Worldwide Invitational, and it was truly entertaining, um... television. A lot of video entertainment is availab...

July 13th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Few World of Warcraft machinimas stand the test of time. Here Without You is a great example at over three years old, yet still manages to touch us today. The Demise may have just been recently released, but the story is incredibly emotional and will hopefully resonate for years to come. It revolves...

July 13th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

(Viewers be warned that this will probably offend some of you. For regular readers, on a scale from Tunasushi to The V-Day Riot of '08, The Bountiful Chest will be somewhere in between.)As a female, what happens in this video is a regular occurance. Well, besides the end part. However, Blizzard must...

July 12th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

During Blizzard's recent Worldwide Invitational in France, a World of Warcraft machinima contest took place. While Olibith swept most of the prizes, some of the non-winning videos were quite good. Baron Soosdon took second place in the commercial contest with his machinima of the BS-1337 Nuclear Roc...

July 10th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

What happens when you give a machinimator a camera and send them off to an event like Blizzard's Worldwide Invitational? They come back with a video report ... starring their avatar. Go figure!Despite the absence of a flesh and blood Baron Soosdon, it was interesting to see the convention from the e...

July 8th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

We tried to hold out for Azerothian Super Villains - Episode 6, but it wasn't released in time for us to blog it this morning. In the meantime, we have a mystery machinimator on our hands! Ram, the creator of The Frozen Chronicles, registered for Vimeo in May, has no Warcraftmovies account, and bare...

July 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Totem Talk, the column for shamans, was hit right between the eyes with news from the Worldwide this weekend. Matthew Rossi, our intrepid columnist, tries to make sense of it all this week.Okay, I know we're behind on the Kara gear articles, but this weekend's news from the Worldwide Invitational wa...

July 3rd 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

For those of you that have complained about Baron Soosdon's music videos that have no plot and are merely a bunch of color filters, this may be a breath of fresh air. The Scarlet Thorn, one of Baron's entries in Blizzard's Worldwide Invitational machinima contest, centers around Lady Sylvanas. While...

July 2nd 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Where can the world's biggest World of Warcraft fans go to talk with Blizzard devs, hear news about upcoming games, and dress up like Murlocs? Paris' Worldwide Invitational 2008, of course -- that's where WoW Insider was last weekend, and we've got a ton of news about everything WoW from the event...

July 1st 2008 at 7:25pm 0 Comments