World of Warcraft: All Races Will Be Available For Free Even Without Future Expansions

Get some free Samurai worgen action.

The other day Blizzard Entertainment announced that with the release of patch 5.0.4, all the races of Azeroth will be playable by everyone “no matter which version or expansion of World of Warcraft they own” This means that the pandaren who will available in the upcoming expansion World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria will become available to everyone to play regardless whether you own that particular expansion or any of the others.

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Diablo III Starter Edition is Available

Everyone loves glowing staves.

Blizzard Entertainment have finally sorted out their Diablo III systems enough that people can now try out the Starter Edition for free. It is basically a demo and is available through Battle.net. With the Starter Edition you can fight up to the Skeleton King boss in Act I and get to level 13 all without having to purchase Diablo III.

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World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Opening Cinematic

I love that smile.

Blizzard entertainment have released the opening cinematic for World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria the other day during Gamescom. The video shows the Alliance and Horde becoming shipwrecked and what happens next. The cinematic is similar to what happens when you first play as one of the Pandaren in their starter zone.

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World of Warcraft Patch 5.0.4 Notes and Release Date

Soon you will be able to kill cute vermin like this. You monster.

Blizzard Entertainment will be releasing the World of Warcraft 5.0.4 patch on the 28th August. Which also happens to be the release date for Guild Wars 2 and a day to mark down on your calendars if you’re a fan of either one of these games.

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World of Warcraft Mega Bloks Figures are Now Available in Shops. Also Seven Pictures of the Figures

Looks better than they do in-game.

Mega Bloks (sort of like LEGO) and Blizzard Entertainment have announced that various figures based on the World of Warcraft have arrived in shops. The Mega Bloks World of Warcraft figures includes figures such as Goblin Zeppelin Ambush, Swift Gryphon, Deathwing’s Stormwind Assault and ten more.

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World of Warcraft Has Lost Over a Million Subscribers Since May 2012

One forlorn looking Pandaren and what the servers will look like one day.

No one can say that World of Warcraft isn’t the master of subscription based MMORPGs but the games number to fluctuate and this is one of those times again. The most recent subscriptions numbers for World of Warcraft were released yesterday in the Activision Blizzard earnings report for the second quarter of 2012.

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World of Warcraft: Mists Of Pandaria Pre-Purchase and Release Date Now Available

What the expansion will be like.

Blizzard has today revealed the release date for the new expansion for World of Warcraft, Mists of Pandaria. Details on the various collector’s edition have been made available which will be available with the regular versions. Mists of Pandaria will be released on the 25th September for the PC and Mac, and will cost around £29.99 whether from shops or via digital download.

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