In case you are one of those people that only checks your email every so often, you might want to be doing so just a little more. If you're a WoW player and have signed up for the Wrath of the Lich King beta, you'll be happy to hear that invites are finally being sent.
Remember that patch for World of Warcraft I mentioned a little while ago? This was the one which lowered not only the cost of obtaining your first mount, but also the level requirement as well. Well this patch has finally hit the live servers, making low-level characters everywhere very excited.
The gaming community has a tendency to get a bad reputation, especially when it comes to the mainstream media. Thankfully, the LA Times has a story about a married couple playing WoW together and it's actually positive.
The story is about Brad and Cynthia Murdock who are happily married and play WoW together. She actually started playing with him, so instead of grumbling she tried out the game.
We were hoping to hear some kind of announcement regarding the status of the Wrath of the Lich King Beta during Blizzard's WWI. There was little information to be had at the event, however, they have just announced that they are now taking applications for the beta.
Anyone who frequents the world of Azeroth is likely familiar with the danger of your account being hacked. Those that would do harm against your account have a variety of methods, most of which cannot be completely defended against. Common sense about passwords and not downloading unfamiliar add-ons helps a lot, however, if you're still worried about your account being accessed by someone else, then you might want to get your hands on the Blizzard Authenticator.
It seems that the merger between Activision and Blizzard is already beginning to bear fruit. So how does one combine two of the largest titles from each company into something cool for the masses? You release a World of Warcraft song for Guitar Hero.
If you had a chance to play an ad-supported version of World of Warcraft, rather than shelling out $15 per month, would you go for it? Well apparently that's the way Blizzard had originally intended to make the game.
I still haven't kicked my WoW habit, and with the looming Wrath of the Lich King expansion coming later this year, it doesn't look like I'll be kicking it any time soon. Blizzard is still releasing new patches fairly often, and the latest one that has been announced brings about a major change to mounts that should make leveling new characters go even faster.
There are plenty of reasons for WoW addicts to keep coming back for more. There are always new raids to run and better loots to acquire. However rumor has it that Blizzard may be implementing something else to help distract you from the real world. Achievements.