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World of Warcraft once again tops 10 million subscribers

The last time we checked in on Blizzard's wildly successful online roleplaying game World of Warcraft, the MMO was bleeding players and subscriber numbers had fallen to 7.7 million. Thanks to the newly-launched Warlords of Draenor expansion, however, the game's fortunes have turned around. Accor...

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Watch Blizzard's absolutely lore-ful WoW 10-year retrospective

First unveiled at Blizzcon, Blizzard's hour-long World of Warcraft "documentary" celebrates the MMO's upcoming tenth anniversary on November 23. Yup, 10 years, billions of dollars, millions of subscribers, 90 levels, 5 expansion sets and 1 awesome South Park episode. [Image: Comedy Central]...

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Warcraft reaches max level in adorableness with Funko toys

Funko's Pop! Vinyl series of collectibles is recruiting heroes, villains and creatures alike for its second run of figures based on Blizzard's Warcraft universe, Toy News International reports. The series will include three standard, 3.75-inch tall figures: the Horde's former warchief, Thrall (a...

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Duncan Jones: Filming on Warcraft is now complete

Though it won't hit theaters until March of 2016, director (and David Bowie progeny) Duncan Jones has announced that filming on the World of Warcraft movie adaptation is now complete. "Final day on Warcraft now officially... wrapped!! Off to bed for 3 hours before a meeting in the AM. Goodnight/...

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World of Warcraft movie slips to March 2016

The already long-in-development World of Warcraft film has been delayed. "Release date for WARCRAFT from @Legendary Pictures released by @UniversalPics is moving from December 18, 2015, to March 11, 2016," reads a tweet from the official World of Warcraft Twitter account. No reason is given for ...

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Conan O'Brien tries to understand World of Warcraft

What happens when a guy, who has practically no experience with World of Warcraft, attends Blizzcon? If it's anything like Conan O'Brien's trip, the ignorance will result in hilarity – like how O'Brien discovered the oxygen is really thin in Azeroth or that all life in the realm must have a...

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Blizzard files 'Heroes of the Storm' trademark application

On September 24, Diablo creator Blizzard Entertainment filed an application to trademark the phrase "Heroes of the Storm" with the United States Patent And Trademark Office. It's unclear what Blizzard plans to use this trademark for, though the application specifies that the mark is for use in c...

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Warcraft movie comes to theaters December 18, 2015

Warcraft is due in theaters on December 18, 2015, from Legendary and Universal Pictures, the official World of Warcraft account tweeted today. The film is based on Blizzard's longstanding Warcraft universe, directed by Duncan Jones. Jones is the director of Moon and Source Code, and he happens t...

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World of Warcraft lost 600,000 subscribers over Q2 2013

Activision Blizzard announced that World of Warcraft's subscriber base has shrunk to 7.7 million users, down from the 8.3 million subscribers it reported three months ago. Last quarter's report revealed that World of Warcraft lost 14 percent of its players between January and March, as 1.3 milli...

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World of Warcraft subscribers drop by 1.3 million in three months

World of Warcraft's subscriber base is down to 8.3 million as of March 31, representing a 14 percent drop in the past three months. In the previous-quarter financials, Activision-Blizzard said the MMO had 9.6 million subscribers, but 1.3 million have since said so long to Azeroth. "Though the ma...

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