Director man Sam Raimi has revealed the 'Saving Private Ryan' and 'The Patriot' screenwriter, Robert Rodat, is going to be crafting "an original story" for Warcraft. Raimi says they'll be "really faithful" to the game lore, he wants it "accurate and true" to Azeroth's inhabitants. So gold farmers confirmed? It will feel like a "'World of WarCraft' adventure." Read more at Strategy Informer
Due to the Chinese regulatory authorities, it may be harder for foreign companies such as Blizzard to operate and even distribute game updates in China. NetEase which currently operates the Chinese version of World of Warcraft and saw its stock fall 5 percent after the announcement. This new came only weeks after World of Warcraft finally restarted for Chinese players, also due to Chinese government regulation problems. Read more at Gamasutra.
12th October 2009 - WoW Battle.net Conversion Coming!
In preparation for the launch of new Battle.net features, on November 11, 2009, all current World of Warcraft players will be required to merge their World of Warcraft accounts with a Battle.net account in order to log in to the game. Read it here
The World of Warcraft: Cataclysm website has been updated with new information about the vast ocean known as the Abyssal Maw, one of the many new dungeons you will be able to explore in the upcoming expansion. Check out the Abyssal Maw page now.
Blizzard Entertainment reveals the third expansion for its popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game at BlizzCon gaming festival. See the trailer and more at the Official Cataclysm Website.