Witness The Death Of The Lich King

World of Warcraft patch 3.3.2 brings with it the final wings of the Icecrown Citadel, and with it the final confrontation with Arthas of Menethil, the Lich King. Witness his final moments here, but be warned: spoilers abound. » 2/02/10 12:40pm 2/02/10 12:40pm

The Lich King Would Like A Word With You

I wasn't sure how I felt about a rap song about World of Warcraft's Lich King at first. Then he beat the crap out of Edward Cullen, and I decided I could live with it. » 2/01/10 5:20pm 2/01/10 5:20pm

Modern Warfare 2 Is Amazon's "Biggest Selling Pre-order" Video Game

Amazon.com, hearing your cries for more Modern Warfare 2 coverage, brings word today that Infinity Ward's newly released first-person shooter is the online retailer's "biggest selling pre-order video game of all time." Yes, it's selling a lot! » 11/10/09 9:20pm 11/10/09 9:20pm

Five Uses For This Wrath of the Lich King Art Book

The Cinematic Art of World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King is an art book any WoW fan would be proud to have in their home. Here are some fashionable suggestions about what to do with it when you get it. » 2/27/09 9:20pm 2/27/09 9:20pm

The Lich King Hero Classes That Might Have Been

In the latest episode of Blizzard's Blizzcast, World of Warcraft lead game designer, Jeffrey Kaplan reveals that the Death Knight was one of three out of twenty-nine hero classes considered for the recent expansion. » 1/30/09 1:40pm 1/30/09 1:40pm

WoW Patch 3.0.8 Brings Important Changes To Clams

The first patch since The Wrath of the Lich King has just hit Blizzard's World of Warcraft, bringing fixes, class changes, and perhaps most importantly - a complete revamp of the clam system. » 1/20/09 4:20pm 1/20/09 4:20pm

WoW Reaches 11.5 Million...Wait, We're Counting Halves Now?

Two months after announcing the jump to 11 million subscribers, Blizzard has decided to start incrementing its milestones, announcing that the tally is now up to 11.5. » 12/23/08 10:20am 12/23/08 10:20am

Death Knight Changes In The Works

The World of Warcraft website has been updated with the Public Test Realm notes for patch 3.0.8, with massive changes on the way for the hordes of recently-created Death Knights. » 12/12/08 12:20pm 12/12/08 12:20pm

Jinx Unleashes Talking Murlocs And New WoW Tees

World of Warcraft merchandisers supreme Jinx have unleashed their new winter line just in time for Christmas, complete with the return of the talking, hand-humping murloc plushies. » 12/09/08 1:40pm 12/09/08 1:40pm

Wrath Of The Lich King Review: We Come From The Land Of The Ice And Snow

Last month, the World of Azeroth got a great deal larger as Blizzard released the second expansion for World of Warcraft, Wrath of the Lich King. » 12/05/08 2:30pm 12/05/08 2:30pm

Lich King Is EB Games' Biggest-Selling Launch Ever

Doubt anyone - EB Games included - could have guessed the launch of the WoW expansion Wrath of the Lich King would be the retailer's biggest ever. » 12/01/08 2:00am 12/01/08 2:00am

WoW Gets Mob Endorsement

Tonight on Unlikely Juxtaposition Theatre.. Silvio from HBO's The Sopranos » 11/20/08 3:20pm 11/20/08 3:20pm endorses . Two great tastes that taste.. a bit odd together. Like Ziti Al Forno and Ogre Mead. Silvio Dante (Steven Van Zandt) may be used to pimping of the more traditional nature but he has been able to adapt his skillset to help Blizzard…

WotLK Helps Swedes Join MMO Fainting Craze

How can a European guild have possibly defeated all three of Wrath of the Lich King's major PVE raids » 11/17/08 1:20pm 11/17/08 1:20pm in the span of three days? It's simple - dedication. The kind of dedication that leads a 15-year-old Swedish boy to play the game until he goes into convulsions and passes out. That's exactly what a teen in Laholm,…

Lich King Raids Already Defeated

Well now that was fast. World of Warcraft's latest expansion hasn't even been out for a full week, and already the three new 25-man raids have been soundly trounced. The nameless European super-guild formed by the union of Nihilum and SK Gaming completed Naxxramas, Eye of Eternity, and Obsidian Sanctum, all by… » 11/17/08 12:20pm 11/17/08 12:20pm

Blizzard High Fives Wrath of the Lich King Upgraders

Upgrading from regular old World of Warcraft » 11/13/08 4:40pm 11/13/08 4:40pm to the newly released expansion is likely reward enough for fans of the MMO. But Blizzard obviously appreciates its fans enough to go to the lengths to give them a bit of an Easter Egg following the upgrade process in the form of a gorilla and shark high-fiving in front of…

The Other East Coast Lich King Launch


While perhaps not as glamorous as the posh New York City Best Buy launch Jim attended last night, the other end of the East Coast was representing last night at the Mansell GameStop in Roswell, Georgia for the World of Warcraft Wrath of the Lich King midnight launch. There were chicken wings, and pizza, and...more… » 11/13/08 2:00pm 11/13/08 2:00pm

New York City Feels Lich King's Wrath

What happens when you throw a launch event for a game with 11 million subscribers in the biggest city in America? You get a spectacle of epic proportions. Spike TV was there. Geoff Keighley was there. Just about everyone from Blizzard was there. Midnight launch events for video games tend to be hit or miss these days.… » 11/13/08 12:00pm 11/13/08 12:00pm

San Francisco Lich King Launch Gets Ugly

The Powell Street GameStop started its World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King » 11/13/08 2:07am 11/13/08 2:07am launch party at 8 pm sharp — but many fans lined up outside the store as early as 6 am. "I'm not a nerd," said one chair-sitting fan. "Really - I just came here to laugh at people." There were plenty of people to laugh at - some 500…

Look Ma, I'm A Death Knight!

Merely an hour after returning triumphantly home from the World of Warcraft Wrath of the Lich King launch at my local GameStop, and I'm already under the thrall of the Lich King himself. This is my new Death Knight, Quality, my old Paladin having given his life so that she could have a relatively good name. She joins… » 11/13/08 1:20am 11/13/08 1:20am

Pssst... Still Need A Wrath of the Lich King Collector's Edition?

Because Target.com may still have some. While most collector's editions can be found clogging shelves months or years after their ship date, World of Warcraft » 11/12/08 6:30pm 11/12/08 6:30pm's limited boxes tend to move quickly, selling to collectors. The expansion is no different, with the CE becoming . For stragglers, reader Joshua tips us off…