Elysium Project – Nostalrius: The Vanilla World of Warcraft Private Server Returns


You think Blizzard went the wrong direction with World of Warcraft and you would like to experience the good old days again? Or are you one of those that came a bit too late but that were always curious how gameplay might have been back in the days when World of Warcraft started? Or did you already play on a classic private server to get back to this experience but they shut your favorite server down? No matter who you are, there is a really great news for you. A while ago, there were hints that Blizzard showed interest to … Continue reading Elysium Project – Nostalrius: The Vanilla World of Warcraft Private Server Returns

World of Warcraft Down To 5.6 Million Subscribers


Just before the announcement of the next World of Warcraft expansion name, the number of active subscribers declined heavily during the second quarter of 2015. This is a decline of 1.5 million active players when you compare it with the first quarter of 2015 where World of Warcraft had 7.1 million subscribers. There was usually always a decline of subscribers before a new expansion as most players went through all the content, but what makes this news so dramatic is that it is almost an all-time low as the game is back to numbers of the time when World of … Continue reading World of Warcraft Down To 5.6 Million Subscribers

Sixth World of Warcraft Expansion To Be Announced Very Soon


It was a tradition of my blog to write news about new World of Warcraft expansions, it’s that time again. Blizzard will announce the sixth World of Warcraft expansion very soon according to a message posted by Blizzard on Twitter. World of Warcraft was released in 2004 and Blizzard added new content through patches and expansions to keep people interested in the game. Here is the game and expansion history… 2004 – November, World of Warcraft main game release 2007 – January, Burning Crusade expansion release 2008 – November, Wrath of the Lich King expansion release 2010 – December, Cataclysm … Continue reading Sixth World of Warcraft Expansion To Be Announced Very Soon

Darker Nights Might Find The Way Back To World of Warcraft


A user on Reddit noticed something on the PTR testrealm of World of Warcraft. It seems that Blizzard does currently test darker nights in World of Warcraft. Check out the comparison uploaded by the Reddit user. If you a newer to game, dark nights were standard in the old days of World of Warcraft. The game changed from daytime mood to nighttime ambiance back then but Blizzard decided to remove this awesome feature. Most people couldn’t understand that, because the feature really did contribute to the game atmosphere. It’s not clear if the nighttime feature will get a comeback. Blizzard … Continue reading Darker Nights Might Find The Way Back To World of Warcraft

Blizzard Introduced WoW Token, Another Feature That Will Make World of Warcraft Worse


It’s no secret that the massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft is worsening since some time. Blizzard transformed a game with depth into a game that even you grandma would understand and love. In other words, the game is losing complexity and gets streamlined. It’s obvious, they did at least try to attract more players, people who would otherwise never touch such a game. This is something we see happening regularly in the game industry, especially when investors are in the boat. It’s not about creating or maintain great games anymore, it’s about maximization of profits. However, once … Continue reading Blizzard Introduced WoW Token, Another Feature That Will Make World of Warcraft Worse