Latest World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Stories

2011-01-11 06:25:00

Blizzard reports that its game "World of Warcraft: Cataclysm" sold a record 4.7 million copies during the expansion's first month of being released. The company said that the figures are based on internal company records and information from distribution partners. Cataclysm shipped early December to dozens of countries and was available in advanced through retail copies for online, download-exclusive purchase. Blizzard also called Cataclysm "the fastest-selling PC game of all...

2010-12-14 07:25:00

Activision Blizzard Inc., formerly Activision Inc., sold more than 3 million copies of its latest "World of Warcraft" expansion game on its first day on the market. The company told Reuters on Monday that "World of Warcraft: Cataclysm," which launched on December 7, sold 3.3 million copies on its first day, surpassing the record set by its previous release -- "World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King" -- in November 2008. The massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) has some...

2010-12-06 13:35:00

World of Warcraft (WoW) is about to release another expansion for the game known as Cataclysm, which will be available December 7. The new name implies that the expansion re-makes the world in which the game is set and rips up the geography of many familiar places. It also introduces two new races to the game and increases the level cap, along with many other changes. Shops around the world are getting ready to stay open at midnight on December 6 as eager gamers get ready to get their...

2010-11-30 10:09:00

AMARILLO, Texas, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has announced its plans for chain-wide midnight release parties for the new World of Warcraft: Cataclysm video game. Fans are encouraged to join their local Hastings for a midnight release party on Monday, December 6. Festivities for the night will begin at 10:00 pm and will end after the video game goes on sale at Midnight. Fans enjoying the...

2010-08-23 20:00:00

SHANGHAI, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and NetEase.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTES) today announced that World of Warcraft(R): Wrath of the Lich King(TM), the second expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's award-winning subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), will launch in mainland China on August 31, 2010. "We appreciate the continued passion and support that Chinese players have shown for World of Warcraft, and we're working...

2008-11-20 14:25:00

World of Warcraft fans lined up outside stores around the world this month to get the game's second expansion pack "World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King." The massively-multiplayer online (MMO) game by Blizzard has about 11 million people worldwide registered as players, paying around $15 a month to explore the fantasy role-playing universe of Azeroth. Fans of the game have been eager for the second expansion pack, which gives players access to the forbidding continent of Northrend where...

2008-11-06 18:00:12

Ding! Calling all races of Azeroth! GameStop (NYSE:GME), the world's largest video game and entertainment software retailer, today announced that it will host a collection of "Lunar Game Fests" at approximately 3,500 GameStop stores, celebrating the midnight release of Blizzard Entertainment(R)'s World of Warcraft(R): Wrath of the Lich King(TM) on Thursday, November 13, 2008. Wrath of the Lich King is the second expansion to the world's most popular massively multiplayer online role-playing...

2008-09-16 12:20:00

World of Warcraft's (WoW) second online expansion pack is going on sale November 13. The expansion, titled "ËœThe Wrath of the Lich King' includes a new continent for high-level players plus new professions and an army of new enemies to battle. It also gives players the chance to take on a new type of character known as a Death Knight. WoW players must already own the first expansion pack for the game to get at the extras. World of Warcraft is among the most popular of all online...

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