A recent press release from Activision Blizzard Chief Executive Officer, Bobby Kotick, has shown that World of Warcraft still sits on the MMORPG game throne. The press release follows the Q1 2013 earnings results which saw profit margins that were "better than expected".
?Our first quarter performance was driven by continued consumer interest in all of our key franchises. Blizzard Entertainment?s StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm was the #1 PC game for the quarter. Additionally, during the quarter, Blizzard?s World of Warcraft remained the #1 subscription based MMORPG in the world with more than eight million subscribers although the game saw declines of approximately 1.3 million subscribers, mainly from the East, but in the West as well."
With the release of the Playstation 3 version of Diablo III on the horizon, things could get a lot better for Blizzard in the coming months. Although the recent game-breaking bug that allowed players to exploit trillions of gold probably hasn't done a very good job of convincing current players to purchase the game on a second platform.
Hearthstone Goes Mobile
Two weeks afte Canadian release the rest of the world finally have the opportunity to get their hands on the iOS version of the critically-acclaimed MMOTCG from Blizzard, Hearthstone.
Eight of The Most Memorable MMO Dungeons Ever Designed
Dungeons are a staple of the MMO genre; large-scale challenges requiring co-operation and co-ordination between anywhere from five to a few hundred players to adequately complete. Of course, not all are created equal, and some stand head and shoulders above their peers. Today, I'd like to tip my hat to those few legends, those instances that'll stick with us for years to come as shining examples of how to do dungeons right.
Ten Of The Best MMORPG Songs Ever Heard
In many ways, an MMO is only as good as its music. Many of the best and most memorable moments in an MMO invariably have a song associated with them; a piece of music which brings the memories flooding back the moment it reaches one's ears. Today, I'd like to pay homage to some of those songs - and some of those moments. Here, for your listening pleasure (and in no particular order, I assure you) is a list of some of the best songs ever heard in an MMO.
Curse Of Naxxramas: A Hearthstone Adventure
We saw some huge announcements at this years PAX East but few bigger than the information revealed for the first Adventure Mode in Hearthstone, the Curse of Naxxramas.
Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas, Ghost Recon Phantoms and more! | The Daily XP April 11th
Your Daily MMO and MMORPG News for Friday, April 11th. Today Ayodele discusses Ghost Recon Phantoms, Hearthstone and Electronic Arts.
The Crew Launch Date, NevenTale on Kickstarter and more! | The Daily XP April 8th
Your Daily MMO and MMORPG News for Tuesday April 8th. Today Nicole discusses Heroes of the Storm, Turtle Beach, The Crew and NevenTale.
Heroes Of The Storm Headsets Incoming
Earlier today Blizzard and Turtle Beach, leaders in branded audio in the video-games industry, announced a multi-year licensing agreement to develop PC peripherals for the upcoming MOBA, Heroes of the Storm.
Hearthstone on iPad, GTA Online's High Life, Kitty Cat's and more! | The Daily XP April 3rd
Your Daily MMO and MMORPG News for Thursday April 3rd. Today Ashley discusses GTA Online, Hearthstone and SMITE.
Hearthstone Mobile Deployment Begins
Blizzard have announced that the critically acclaimed MMOTCG Hearthstone has begun its deployment on mobile platforms, specifically on iOS devices.
Diablo 3 CD Key Giveaway
MMO Attack and AllKeyShop have teamed up to offer our fans a chance to win a a CD Key for Diablo 3.