New World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, gets a release date

Warlords of Draenor, the latest expansion for Activision Blizzard's World of Warcraft, is to be released on November 13. Announced at last week's Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, the expansion introduces the new continent of Draenor to explore, allows game characters to become more powerful and lets players build their own fortresses. The expansion lets…

Micro-transactions may be headed to World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft, the world-beating massively multiplayer online role playing game developed by Blizzard, may be getting micro-transactions. Battle.net community manager Zarhym confirmed the developers were experimenting with adding power-up items to the game that could be bought with real…

Hot stuff: Record store guide, runaway train pics and more

Top stories from Tech Digest and our pals The World of Warcraft theme park – yes it actually exists Great video of weatherman getting pelted with snowballs The runaway train that ended up smashing into a block of flats QPR's…

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria to land on 25 September

Blizzard have announced that Mists of Pandaria, the long-awaited fourth expansion pack for giant MMO World of Warcraft, will launch on September 25th. The expansion pack adds the new Pandaren playable race, a new continent to explore, new character classes,…

Build your own World of Warcraft with new Mega Bloks toys

You've already sunk hundreds of hours into levelling up your orcs and dwarves in the World of Warcraft MMORPG. Now prepare to lose countless more hours building that very same Warcraft world from the ground up with a new range…

World of Warcraft is now free to play (until level 20)

If you've failed to try the slightly sadomasochistic delights of World of Warcraft, the world's most popular massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG), you've just been offered a new incentive to do so. Blizzard's title is now free…

Activision Blizzard boss Kotick looking to buy Myspace?

Activision Blizzard boss Bobby Kotick is said to be part of an investor consortium in talks with News Corporation about buying a controlling stake in the ailing MySpace social network. The New York Post (itself owned by News Corp.) is…

World of Warcraft Cataclysm hitting stores on December 7th

Cataclysm, the long awaited third expansion pack to Blizzard's uber-popular World of Warcraft MMORPG finally has a release date. Hardcore XP grinders will be able to re-discover the forever-altered realm of Azeroth from December 7th. As well drastically re-shaping familiar…