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Report: Paula Patton, Colin Farrell offered Warcraft movie roles

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol co-star Paula Patton and Daredevil villain Colin Farrell have been offered lead roles in the upcoming film adaptation of Blizzard's Warcraft series, Deadline reports. Warcraft production company Legendary Pictures previously signed on Source Code director...

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Blizzcon virtual tickets on sale

Don't fret if you missed out on tickets for Blizzcon 2013, because it's the future(!) and you can still attend virtually. A virtual ticket, going for $40, grants access to streams of all the panels and events taking place at Anaheim on November 8 and 9, meaning you can watch every Diablo, Warcraft,...

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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...

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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...

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Blizzcon tickets available April 24 and 27

Blizzcon won't be returning to the Anaheim Convention Center until this November, but tickets will go on sale (and inevitably sell out) this month. Specifically, tickets will be available in two batches, with the first going on sale April 24 at 7pm Pacific. The second batch is set for April 27 at...

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Blizzcon is back in action Nov. 8, 9 in Anaheim

Blizzcon is back with a vengeance this year, scheduled for Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The convention took a vacation last year, making Blizzcon 2013 a super-special occasion. This year's show will feature all the trappings of...

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Video to board games: WoW Trivial Pursuit, Skylanders Monopoly, more

USAopoly has a lineup of new board games for the American International Toy Fair in New York City on February 10, including the following ones based on video game franchsies: Monopoly: Skylanders, Risk: Mass Effect Galaxy at War Edition, Risk: Plants vs. Zombies, Yahtzee: Pac-Man Collector's...

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World of Warcraft subscribers dip to 9.6 million, up from Cataclysm low

When the Mists of Pandaria expansion launched for World of Warcraft, Activision Blizzard reported more than 10 million players, up from 9.1 million after Cataclysm. In today's financial call, Activision reported World of Warcraft had 9.6 million subscribers. It's like a roller coaster, kind of....

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Warcraft movie to be helmed by Source Code director Duncan Jones

The film adaptation of Blizzard's Warcraft universe, simply titled Warcraft, is moving ahead with director Duncan Jones, The Hollywood Reporter says. Jones, whose previous work includes Moon and Source Code, is an award-winning English director and the son of music icon David Bowie. Joystiq has...

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Twitter-based MMORPG accused of stealing artwork

Tweeria is a web-based role-playing game that advertises itself as the "laziest MMORPG ever." It uses Twitter to passively power and level up a virtual character set in a fantasy-based world, and has now been accused of stealing art from the World of Warcraft collectible card game. Mike Sacco, a...

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