The Saturday Stream Challenges Heroes Of The Storm [All Done!]

"Is challenged by" might have been a more appropriate turn of phrase to use in the headline, but I figured if I wrote it that way and believed hard enough it would come true. Anyway, let's play Blizzard's MOBA! » 3/07/15 7:19pm 3/07/15 7:19pm

World of Warcraft Will Start Selling Subscription Time For Gold

World of Warcraft will soon introduce a whole new economy, allowing players both to spend in-game gold on real-life game time and to exchange real-life money for tokens that can be sold for in-game gold. » 3/02/15 1:19pm 3/02/15 1:19pm

Now You Can Make Your Own Damn Warcraft IV

So you want a fourth Warcraft RTS? Join the club. And although Blizzard doesn't seem to plan on making Warcraft IV any time soon, it just got way easier for some enterprising fan to do it themselves. » 2/03/15 10:44am 2/03/15 10:44am

Cute Dota Characters Make for a So-So Game

China seems to have a big thing for Warcraft. World of Warcraft is still going strong, and now one of China's best mobile games, Dota Legend, is based off the original Defense of the Ancients mod. » 1/16/15 4:00am 1/16/15 4:00am

One Man Recreated The Blizzcon Warcraft Trailer With Gorgeous Art

Last November, Blizzcon attendees were treated to a very special surprise - a trailer for Duncan Jones' Warcraft movie, that no one but them got to see. Harumph. Good job artist Yanmo Zhang was there though, because he decided to recreate the whole thing shot for shot with some incredible art. » 1/07/15 7:30am 1/07/15 7:30am

Fans Remaking Warcraft III Using Star Craft II

WarCraft: Armies Of Azeroth is a StarCraft II mod that's looking to essentially remake Blizzard's classic Warcraft III. Which doesn't really need remaking (WARCRAFT II KINDA DOES), but hey, nicer visuals are always welcome. » 1/05/15 9:30pm 1/05/15 9:30pm

Heroes Of The Storm Welcomes Warcraft's Mightiest Sorceress

Along with some holiday-themed outfits and the introduction of timed stimpack buffs, the latest update for Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm does frost mages everywhere proud. You show 'em, Jaina. » 12/02/14 1:30pm 12/02/14 1:30pm

World of Warcraft's New Dude Blood Elves Literally Have No Butts

Pretty much every race on World of Warcraft's colorful roster has received a modern makeover at this point. Every race, that is, except blood elves. Soon that will change. But I'm gonna level with you here: the new dude blood elves literally don't have butts. What's up with that? » 11/25/14 5:30pm 11/25/14 5:30pm

The Missing Feature World of Warcraft Fans Won't Forget

There is one piece of Warcraft lore that won't go away, no matter how much Blizzard tries (or doesn't try) to bury it. People have waited for its arrival, breath bated, fists balled, for more than half a decade—half of WoW's lifespan. It is... a dance studio. » 11/20/14 8:00pm 11/20/14 8:00pm

Some WoW Players Finding New Graphics Turn Old Friends Into Strangers

Over the past many months, Blizzard has been going through the painstaking process of redoing old World of Warcraft avatars, using graphical overhauls to help them get with the times. Some players, however, aren't happy that their characters of ten years don't look like themselves. I asked Blizzard what they plan to… » 11/12/14 9:30pm 11/12/14 9:30pm

Blizzard Talks About The Future Of Warcraft

World of Warcraft's latest expansion, Warlords of Draenor, is only a couple days away. It's a momentous occasion for sure, but more WoW is, well, more WoW. We're used to it. What about after that? Will we ever see Warcraft IV? Or even a World of Warcraft 2? I asked Blizzard. » 11/11/14 7:05pm 11/11/14 7:05pm

With Overwatch, Blizzard Is Trying To Do Women Characters Better

Blizzard lore/story/sunglasses guy Chris Metzen and his daughter were watching a cinematic scene from World of Warcraft. There were swords, spells, dragons—the usual. His daughter, however, couldn't help but ask of the women characters, "Why are they all in swimsuits?" » 11/08/14 4:00pm 11/08/14 4:00pm

17 Things The World Saw Since Blizzard's Last New Franchise 17 Years Ago

Blizzard announced Overwatch today, it's first new franchise in more than 17 years. Children born when Starcraft came out (yeah Starcraft was their last new game) will graduating high school soon. If that wasn't enough for you, here are 17 big things in the world/gaming that have happened since 1997. » 11/07/14 5:27pm 11/07/14 5:27pm

Funko's new Warcraft toys include the cutest Lil' Earth-Shatterer

Pop! Vinyl's slow war of attrition with my wallet continues with a second run of figures based on World of Warcraft - and this time, the legends of Azeroth come backed by the cutest fallen Aspect of Earth you ever did see. D'aaaw! » 10/25/14 12:59pm 10/25/14 12:59pm

Please, Blizzard, Make Another Warcraft RTS

Blizzard gave Warcraft fans one hell of a nostalgia trip earlier this month when it debuted the cinematic trailer for Warlords of Draenor. But much like the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion that Blizzard was teasing, the video only took gamers so far down memory lane: » 8/25/14 6:30pm 8/25/14 6:30pm

'World of Warcraft II' Is Actually A Thing That Could Happen

Here at Kotaku, we try to avoid writing stories based on vague statements from developers about things they've got planned in the future, but this is too interesting not to share: turns out Blizzard is constantly thinking about the idea of World of Warcraft II. » 8/15/14 12:30pm 8/15/14 12:30pm