Category: MMO

Paula Patton, Colin Farrell in World of Warcraft Movie?

Posted on September 25th, by raymond padilla in MMO, Movies, PC Gaming. 2 comments

Legendary Pictures’ Warcraft movie, based on Blizzard’s World of Warcraft MMO, should be getting some star power from Colin Farrell and Paula Patton. According to Deadline, Farrell has been offered a lead role and Patton is in advanced negotiations for a lead role. Other rumored casting choices include, “Paul Dano, fresh from the weekend openers Prisoners; Travis Fimmel, a revelation as the star of the History Channel series Vikings; Anson Mount, who stars in the AMC series Hell on Wheels; and Star Trek‘s Anton Yelchin.”… continued


Star Wars: The Old Republic Free-To-Play Next Week

Posted on November 8th, by raymond padilla in MMO, PC Gaming. 2 comments

Star Wars: The Old Republic will be a free-to-play game starting November 15, 2012. While the game, developed by BioWare and published by EA, was generally well reviewed, it hasn’t reached nearly as many customers as the publisher had hoped for. Many pundits believed that EA expected the game to be its World of Warcraft. The Old Republic has had some success, but not that kind of success.

According to the developer, players will be able to reach level 50 without paying a cent. It will be interesting … continued


World of Warcraft Mega Bloks Available Now

Posted on August 2nd, by raymond padilla in MMO, PC Gaming. No Comments

Blizzard has announced that World of Warcraft Mega Bloks toys are available now. I wrote about these sweet toys back in April and have been psyched for their release. For those of you not familiar with Mega Bloks, they’re toys that you assemble, similar to LEGO. Now you can reconstruct and deconstruct the Lich King whenever you feel like it!

A number of WoW Mega Bloks sets are available, including:

  • Deathwing’s Stormwind Assault
  • Colton
  • Ironoak
  • Ragerock
  • Valoren
  • Flying Machine
  • Goblin Trike
  • Swift Wyvern
  • Swift Griffon
  • Barrens Chase
  • Sindragosa and
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The Elder Scrolls Online Coming to Mac and PC

Posted on May 3rd, by raymond padilla in MMO, PC Gaming. 1 Comment

Bethesda Softworks has officially announced the much-rumored MMO The Elder Scrolls Online. The game will be available for Mac and PC. Development is being handled by ZeniMax Online Studios and headed up by Matt Firor. In today’s press release, Firor said…

Blizzard and Mega Bloks Reveal Toy Info and Images

Posted on April 2nd, by raymond padilla in MMO, PC Gaming. 1 Comment

Mega Bloks WoW Blizzard and Mega Bloks Reveal Toy Info and Images

World of Warcraft and toys — what more do you need, really?!? Blizzard and Mega Bloks have revealed new information and teased all sorts of images on their upcoming lines of toys. Set for release this summer, the WoW Mega Bloks kick off with a sweet deathwing’s stormwind assault set, faction packs, cool vehicles, collectible mounts, and more. My early favorites include the goblin zeppelin and the lich king set, both pictured below.

Mega Bloks goblin zeppelin Blizzard and Mega Bloks Reveal Toy Info and Images

Mega Bloks lich king Blizzard and Mega Bloks Reveal Toy Info and Images

When you have a chance, check out the two sites I linked to above. Any of you … continued

Sony Online Entertainment Rebrands Fan Faire as SOE Live

Posted on March 28th, by raymond padilla in MMO, PC Gaming, Videogames. 2 comments

Sony Online Entertainment has rebranded its annual fan event; gone is the old SOE Fan Faire moniker, to make way for SOE Live! This year’s event will take place from October 18 to October 21 at Bally’s in Las Vegas. Why the name change? Here’s a clip from the press release that explains…

MapleStory Players Love Obama, Worry About Unemployment

Posted on March 28th, by raymond padilla in MMO, PC Gaming. 2 comments

Nexon conducted an interesting poll and discovered interesting facts about the political leanings of MapleStory players. Apparently the majority of MapleStory players back President Barack Obama, are most concerned about unemployment, and classify themselves as independent. Check out this excerpt from…

Blizzard Auctioning WoW Server Blades for Charity

Posted on October 14th, by raymond padilla in MMO, PC Gaming, Today's Specials. 4 comments

Blizzard has announced an awesome charity auction that will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Starting October 17, 2011 gamers will get a chance to win retired World of Warcraft server blades. The server blades were done up commemorative style and signed by members of the WoW team in order to make them some of the coolest pieces of videogame-nerd art the world has ever seen. Here’s a clip from the press release:

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. announced a series of special charity auctions featuring server-blade hardware that was originally

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Foo Fighters Closing Out Blizzcon 2011

Posted on September 28th, by raymond padilla in MMO, Music, PC Gaming. 1 Comment

Blizzard has announced that the Foo Fighters will be the musical guests at Blizzcon 2012. The all-things-Blizzard fan-festival usually ends with a star-studded performance. Past guests include Ozzy Osbourne, Tenacious D, Jay Mohr, and Level 10 60 70 80Elite Tauren Chieftain. Here’s a clip from the…

Star Wars: The Old Republic Launching on December 20, 2011

Posted on September 26th, by raymond padilla in MMO, PC Gaming, Today's Specials. No Comments

BioWare and LucasArts have announced that the highly-anticipated MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic will arrive on December 20, 2011. The launch date is fascinating. Major game releases typically stop in early December. A lot of my industry friends are thinking, “Sorry family. I’m abandoning you this Christmas.” Others are surprised that the game is coming out for the holidays, simply because MMOs are typically “me” purchases and not gifts.

I think it’s a brilliant time to launch an MMO. A lot of people have time off at the end … continued