Holding Out For a Hero (or Heroine)

I woke up this morning to find many of the high-profile community members within my twitter circle, expressing disdain and disappointment at Blizzard Entertainment's Rob Pardo, for statements quoted in a recent Polygon article that questioned the lack of 'socially relevant content' in games, e.g. the lack of female protagonists and the sexualization of female characters.

World of Artcraft: Class Accessories

The latest in a string of Artcraft blogs by World of Warcraft artists shows that new 'class accessories' are being worked on, which will allow players to greater customize the appearance of their characters. While still in the concept phase, the idea is a good one and the initial designs look promising.

World of Warcraft Crash Courses

World of Warcraft players who purchase in-game character boosts are now being offered helpful advice on how to play their fresh level 90s, in official 'crash course' videos released by Blizzard themselves. 

The 2-3 minute long videos, made by Community Manager Lore, are designed to be a brief introduction to each of the eleven classes available, giving players the tools they need in order to start enjoying content right away. Each video focuses on the simplest of class specializations and features an overview of important abilities that should be used.

Talk Azeroth Episode 34: DPSing Warlords

Talk Azeroth episode 34 is here! Join Olivia D. Grace this week as she finishes off her talk about holy trinity changes coming to the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor. She's talked about Healers, she's talked about Tanks, now it's time for the Damage Dealers.

Introducing Wowhead's Design Revamp!

Today the Wowhead team is proud to present our front-page design revamp! We've all wanted this for a while and we're thrilled to finally share it with you.

Each expansion, we evaluate how we present our site's content and if we can do anything better. For Mists of Pandaria, we refined the layout of Wowhead News to better serve our community—we streamlined the design, added some features to the sidebar and changed the domain.

BlizzCon Ticket Buying Tips

This year's BlizzCon tickets will go on sale in two batches: 7pm PT (10pm ET) on Wednesday, May 7th and 10am PT (1pm ET) on Saturday, May 10th. Blizzard has made some changes this year so make sure you're prepared with their buying tips!

Talk Azeroth Episode 33: Tanking Warlords

Talk Azeroth Episode 33 is live! Join Olivia D. Grace as she runs you through the tanking changes coming to World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor, what it means for tanks right now and what it will mean for tanks in the new expansion.