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If you're one of the many players who don't like to spend real cash on virtual items (like Blizzard's recently added cosmetic helms), you'll be glad to know that patch 5.4's Timeless Isle is packed with cool cosmetic items that won't cost you anything but time. And by time, we mean grinding -- thou...

July 30th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If World of Warcraft had but one holiday, it would be Patch Day: the glorious Tuesday (or Wednesday) in which the WoW servers go down for maintenance but come back online brimming with new, unexplored content. If you're new to World of Warcraft, or MMOs in general, you may not entirely understand a...

May 20th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Building on their previews from last week, Blizzard has released sneak peeks at two more tier 12 sets: shaman and warlock. The warlock set is pretty clearly based on Firelands boss Beth'tilac, the gargantuan fire spider queen; the shaman set is a little more general but you can definitely see inf...

May 13th 2011 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Wowhead's new news site has datamined the new patch 4.2 PTR client and come up with, well, a whole heck of a lot of stuff. There are over 800 new items in this patch alone. So far we've seen: Some tier set names, including Immolation for paladins and Elementium Dragon for death knights; the...

May 4th 2011 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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An updated version of the patch 4.0.6 patch notes from the PTR has been unveiled. This includes the recent shaman and warlock changes that have been discussed, as well as many additional changes across the board to heroics. Some highlights include: Baron Ashbury: Sadly, in his hubris he has f...

January 11th 2011 at 9:02pm 0 Comments
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Taking place tomorrow from 4:00 p.m. PST / 7:00 p.m. EST until 6:30 p.m. PST / 9:30 p.m. EST is another chance for you to engage in PvP combat with Blizzard employees on the U.S. PTR. The Community Team and Quality Assurance team will queue up via the Random Battleground Finder and fight the pleabe...

February 26th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Spoilers. The word strikes fear into the hearts of many a fan, whether it involves books, television, or video games. Some people are fanatical about not learning information before it's officially released. Others love nothing more than to run around and spoil things for the general public who wo...

February 22nd 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The dungeon finder has really changed what players get excited about the most in the World of Warcraft. It's a strange world when one of the most anticipated updates to the game is the ability to tell Arthas to shut his yap. No, we don't mean kill him in Icecrown, we really do mean telling him to s...

February 19th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The official Patch 3.3.3 patch notes have just been posted to the official site, so we're likely to see the PTR incredibly soon, if it isn't up right now. You can find the patch notes in full below. Do note, however, that this is Patch 3.3.3 and not Patch 3.3.5. This will not include the Ruby Sanct...

February 19th 2010 at 5:20pm 0 Comments
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You know how it goes. Blizzard nerfs Paladins, Paladins shake their heads in disbelief, then break out the pitchforks and scream bloody murder for a bit, beg Blizzard not to push through with the changes, and eventually run home and cry into My Little Pony sheets and staining pink underwear. Sure e...

October 28th 2009 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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A quick note to let all you curious beta testers out there know that the Public Test Realm (PTR) for Patch 3.3 is now available for download. As you can see from the picture above, the patch is a big one - just under 1.4 GB. If you don't have a super fast cable modem, you might want to consider dow...

October 1st 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome back to The Queue, WoW.com's daily Q&A column where the WoW.com team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Adam Holisky will be your host today.People responded quite well to the Patches of Yesteryear column that I started up yesterday, so I thought for today's Queue I'd u...

July 8th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments