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

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

League of Legends Champions In WarCraft III. That's A Full Circle.

Modding League of Legends characters back into WarCraft III? Cokemonkey proves that even after more than 10 years, the WarCraft III World Editor, grandfather of all MOBA games, is still great, and has absolutely no trouble handling League champions—in particular, Orianna, The Lady of Clockwork. » 12/02/13 9:20am 12/02/13 9:20am

Your Girlfriend or DotA? An Online Love Story.

It could be a complete fabrication. Or it could be a true story. Regardless, a love story is making the rounds online in China. It's not just any love story. It deals with addiction, DotA » 4/10/12 6:00am 4/10/12 6:00am, and one decisive match.

Warcraft III-Inspired Heroes of Newerth Goes Free-To-Play

Multiplayer, action role-playing game Heroes of Newerth is now free-to-play, with developer reorganizing the Warcraft III Defense of the Ancients inspired game to include three types of accounts, developer S2 Games tells Kotaku. » 7/29/11 8:00am 7/29/11 8:00am

Blizzard Says Valve's DOTA Trademark "Doesn't Seem The Right Thing To…

Defence of the Ancients Allstars was a Warcraft III mod. Now, Valve is trying to trademark the name. That doesn't sit very well with Blizzard, the developers of Warcraft III. » 10/25/10 7:30am 10/25/10 7:30am

Trash-Talking Warcraft III Gamer Gets Fingers Broken In Revenge Beating

A Canadian high schooler playing Warcraft III gloated a little too much over a recent victory, and his opponents found that so unsporting they decided to do something even more unsporting: track him down at lunch and beat his ass. » 10/22/10 8:30pm 10/22/10 8:30pm

New Defense of the Ancients Trademark Points To Valve

Rumors that Valve is planning on doing more with ultra-popular Warcraft III mod Defense of the Ancients All-Stars—or DotA—feel a lot less rumor-like now. The Half-Life developer recently trademarked "DOTA" for future use. » 8/11/10 7:40pm 8/11/10 7:40pm

Blizzard Bans 320,000 Cheaters From Warcraft, Diablo

Blizzard, the company behind the Warcraft and Diablo franchises, does not screw around when it swings the banhammer, booting 320,000 online accounts tonight from some of its most popular games. » 4/21/10 4:30am 4/21/10 4:30am

Relax, Warcraft III Just Got Patched

Warcraft III, a PC (and Mac!) game released almost eight years ago, just got a couple of new, official patches. Now that's some post-release support. » 3/16/10 3:00am 3/16/10 3:00am

World of Warcraft Turns 5: How Blizzard Built A Nation

World of Warcraft was launched five years ago today, and Kotaku is celebrating all week long, starting with a look at the Warcraft franchise's fifteen-year history with key members of Blizzard's development team. » 11/23/09 5:40pm 11/23/09 5:40pm

League of Legends Review: Free, Addictive, Worthy

What started as a modification of Warcraft III by a group of fans has turned into an ambitious free-to-play PC strategy title packed with a surprising amount of tactics in an easy to pick-up-and-play package. » 11/04/09 3:00pm 11/04/09 3:00pm

Valve Snaps Up Defense of the Ancients Dev

Valve has made a hire that should perk up the ears of the Warcraft III mod community, as "IceFrog," the current developer of ultra popular Defense of the Ancients Allstars, has found gainful employment at the house of Half-Life. » 10/05/09 3:40pm 10/05/09 3:40pm

League Of Legends Won't Cost You A Dime

Riot Games announces today that its upcoming Warcraft III mod turned full game League of Legends will be free-to-play, with a premium retail edition available for those that would rather pay. » 7/14/09 3:20pm 7/14/09 3:20pm

Korean Player Getting Over $470,000 To Play WarCraft III

Professional gaming is big in Korea. How big? Over four hundred thousand smackeroos big. Player Jae Ho 'Moon' Jang has signed a contract for US$473,037 to play WarCraft III. » 3/12/09 10:00pm 3/12/09 10:00pm

Halo Wars Gets Korean TV Show

Korean gamers don't just love playing, but watching others play games, too! Korean network MBC Game has been broadcasting real-time-strategy game StarCraft matches for year. So broadcasting RTS Halo Wars makes sense. » 3/06/09 3:00am 3/06/09 3:00am

From Warcraft Obsession to Game Creation

What do you get when you take one of the world's most popular player-made Warcraft III mods and break it out into its own game? League of Legends: Clash of Fates. » 2/11/09 2:30pm 2/11/09 2:30pm

Blizzard Bans 350,000 Dirty, Cheating Battle.netters

Microsoft isn't the only one swinging the account crushing banhammer just before the holiday rush. Blizzard has suspended an impressive 350,000 accounts identified as using "third-party hacks" in both StarCraft » 11/11/08 7:40pm 11/11/08 7:40pm and . According to folks at Blizzard, this is on top of an additional 7,700 accounts getting the…