No one can deny that World of Warcraft is the biggest, most popular game to come out since, well, ever. Boasting 12 million players and still going strong since its premiere in 2004, a combination of incredible, intense gameplay, comraderie building with guilds, and awesome-lo ...more
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In this tutorial, we learn how to clear your World of Warcraft cache. First, you will go to your computer, then the local disk (C:), then users. From here, go to the public folder, then click on 'games', and then 'Word of Warcraft'. Once here, you will need to delete the 'cach ...more
I'm not sure if who follows World of Warcraft, but recently they went into Alpha testing (for friends & family of the company), which means the release is coming fairly soon. I've got a few friends inside the company so I'm hoping to get started on it soon. Once the NDA is l ...more
The Earthen Ring Quartermaster is as elusive as a long-beaked echidna, so how do you find him in World of WarCraft: Cataclysm? Provisioner Arok is snuggled deep within Vashj'ir zone, in the Shimmering Expanse, resting in the Earthen Ring's respite— Silver Tide Hollow (under w ...more
Ian Beckman of Azerothian Super Villains fame introduces the third installment of How 2 Machinima. This series of tutorials is aimed to introduce both the fundamentals and advanced techniques of WoW machinima-making. Use Adobe Premiere to model machinima and create proper mach ...more
This video demonstrates how to set up your computer to play WoW with a Wii remote. The video walks you through downloading the correct programs to your computer, connecting the Wii remote to your computer, and playing WoW with the Wii remote.
MMO Champion member ramsesakama has recreated the Kalimdor region from WoW in Minecraft. Here are some highlights (hit the link for the full thread).
Addons can make your game much, much easier. This tutorial focuses on the SnowfallKeypress addon, which can make the keybindings much easier. It's a good addon for anyone who plays WoW, whether you're a passionate gamer or just a casual player.
To earn this achievement, immediately run to a mine after you spot one and land. This video shows you a level 80 rogue earning it. It's not hard, but you'll definitely be in danger of tripping a land mine or two!
Chimaeron is one of the final bosses in Blackwing Descent, and one of the harder ones to beat. This video gives you some insight in how this boss works so you can defeat him, instead of suffering yet another TPK.
This is the final achievement when you're doing the heroic, Shadowfang Keep. You will probably have to try a couple times to get this, since you have to kill twelve ghouls in a fairly technical manner. Make sure you have at least two healers.
This Easter Egg isn't new, it's found in the Wrath of the Lich King expansion. Deep in the sewers of Daloran, you can find a reptilian creche surrounded by mysterious glowing ooze... it's just a matter of time before they become martial arts masters!
This hack is currently undetected on the Blizzard servers! You can get a program called XYZ that will let you hack the game to let your avatar fly - though be careful, if you cast a spell, you'll disconnect from the servers.
UncleTom of Azerothian Super Villains fame introduces the first episode of How 2 Machinima. This series of tutorials is aimed to introduce both the fundamentals and advanced techniques of WoW machinimaking. In this episode you'll learn about the basics of WoW Model Viewer.
This is a little trick that I found out long ago to be able to level a battle pet super fast, I can do one in about 45 minutes using this from lvl 1-25. Video: .
World of Warcraft has been on top of the world for seven years. No other MMO has come close to challenging its dominance of the genre, and it has generated billions of dollars for Blizzard. They have spent a lot of money adding more and more content, to the extent where the fu ...more
The world of mobile gaming is flush with MMORPGs that entice players with console-quality graphics and gameplay, intense co-op dungeons similar to World of Warcraft, and epic loot that'll give you a leg up over your competition. While there are games like Order & Chaos that ne ...more
Is the Hunter your favorite class? This video is for you, then! This tutorial shows you a few useful macros (like how to transfer aggro to your pet) you'll definitely want to set up when you're playing a Hunter in World of Warcraft: Cataclsym.
News : World of Warcraft Lens on Snapchat Lets You Transform into Orc or Elf & Do Battle in Augmented Reality
To promote Battle of Azeroth, the latest expansion for the World of Warcraft franchise, Blizzard Entertainment has conjured a Shoppable AR Lens that is now available in Snapchat's app carousel. The experience, initially launched via Snapcode on Aug. 8, begins in the front-fac ...more
There aren't very many good reasons to choose an Alliance character in World of Warcraft, am I right? If you're watching this video you probably agree, since as the headline indicates this video will show you how to get the "Alliance-only" pet Withers
Blackwing Descent is one of the awesome new raids in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, and one of the first gigantic bosses you'll find there is the Omnotron Defense System. Watch this video for a guide to killing it's big robot-spawning butt quickly and easily.
Are you looking for World of Warcraft costume ideas for Halloween? Take a look at this makeup tutorial to find out what steps you'll need if you want to look like a Night Elf with different kinds of makeup. You'll need either purple or blue colors most likely.
This video is your guide to beating the last two bosses in Blackwing Descent, Onyxia and Nefarion. Watch this video to get the setup and strategy that are sure to take these bosses down. Your raid will succeed if you watch this World of Warcraft video.
Cho'Gall is the last and toughest boss to kill when you're playing the Bastion of Twilight instance on World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. Here are some great tips and tricks you can use when you and your guild are taking him on.
ProjectKinectMagicMirror combines augmented reality and CT-scan imagery to create a virtual "X-ray machine." Another amazing Microsoft Kinect hack to add to the vault. The ingenuity is infectious... Get inspired. Make-your-own. Video: . More Kinect Hacks: Hacked Kinect Captur ...more
Working with the characters from World of Warcraft in 3DS Max has become as popular hobby for machinima enthusiasts. This video features an accomplished 3D artist going over some tips for working with the Lady Alexatraza character from Wow, focusing on how to modify the fabric ...more
With all that computer typing and finger clicking to blow up people on World of Warcraft that you do, your wrists and fingers probably ache like the dickens. Pamper these prized parts by watching this short video on how to perform wrist curls with a barbell. Start with light ...more
Ratcom shows us how to get the Friend or Fowl achievment in World of Warcraft (WoW). This RoosterTeeth achievement walkthrough will get you the Friend or Fowl achievement without having to search all over.
Today I am posting a double feature the first guide on the video shows you how to disable the Xbox controller guide button stats on the PC so you can use it as an extra button. The second guide shows you how to play the Alpha version of World of Warcraft. Video: .
Blizzard Entertainment, the wildly successful video game developer that brought us World of Warcraft and StarCraft, has finally released their popular trading card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft to the Android platform. If you've never heard of it, Hearthstone is an off ...more
Using motion capture is one of the easiest and most effective ways to animate the motions of a bipedal character who is proportional to a normal human. When the character is not in proportion, like the World of Warcraft low-poly models in this video, it gets a little more comp ...more
Rigging low poly character models with vertices and physique is one of the most important parts of animating a character in 3DS MAX. This four-part video series will show you how to vertex rig a World of Warcraft low-poly character model, allowing you to use them in your hybri ...more
The silent film era ended long before anyone had conceived of something like machinima, so your machinima movie had better have some talking! This movie will teach you how to use morph target in 3DS MAX to give your imported World of Warcraft characters facial expressions and ...more
Alpha channels are powerful tools for creating low-space 3D images, but 3DS Max cannot work with them properly. This is a major problem if you are working with World of Warcraft characters since they are largely constructed of alphas. This video will teach you how to work with ...more
Causing World of Warcraft characters to do what you want them to do in your machinima film can be a major challenge. Motion capture is one useful tool that you can use to solve the problem. This video will teach you the basics of using the Biped plugin for 3DS Max to animate W ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to play the auction house market to make gold in World of Warcraft. The first way to make money is to play the world of bets so you can sell things that people need for a 300-500% income on what you are selling. After this, you will make hundreds ...more
Since Angry Birds is apparently an "indie game", here's an interesting tidbit. Changsa, China's Window of the World theme park recently added an especially zeitgeisty activity to their collection of diverse attractions: a real-life Angry Birds game, which allows participants ...more
Perfect World International, also called PWI, is a hit new MMORPG in the vein of World of Warcraft or Silk Road. It's also currently able to be exploited using the free game hacking tool, Cheat Engine. This tutorial shows you how to use Cheat Engine to hack your copy of Perfec ...more
It's here! Thank you Amazon release date delivery! ^_^ What's in the normal package? 4 guest passes: Two for Star Craft 2 and two for World of Warcraft (10 day pass) A 3 page b/w manual. This is really cheap. way to be stingy there Blizzard! it's basically the warranty infor ...more
Does a fishing rod seem like a boring thing to hold to you? Would you rather it be a lightsaber? Well now it can be, at least for the WoW characters that you are making a machinima with in After Effects. This video will teach you how to create a lightsaber in After Effects and ...more
Since the release of Microsoft's Kinect, there's been no shortage of useful and fun hacks. In the past, we've seen the Kinect modded for things like x-ray vision, World of WarCraft gameplay, air guitar and 3D video. And now there's even a use for all of you MineCraft gamers! ...more
Have you ever wanted to modify the 3D images from your favorite video games yourself? This video is here to help! It will teach you how to import and rig a 3D character (in this case a Bloodelf from World of Warcraft) in 3D Studio MAX. Now you can edit the character however yo ...more
Like the press covering film and many other specialized fields, video game journalists use all sorts of jargon to convey to their knowledgable readers as much information about a game as quickly as possible. For non or newbie gamers, this can be extremely confusing. Those of ...more
Nintendo's Wii Remote came close, but never has a video game peripheral garnered such adoration from the hacker community than the Kinect. Since the release of Microsoft's controller-free gaming device last November, there has literally been thousands of fun and useful projec ...more
Snapchat continues to deepen its roster of clients adopting its Shoppable AR Lens, with clothing giant Levi's and Disney becoming the latest brands to try on the e-commerce platform for size. Accessible via a Snapcode posted on Twitter and on display in the Disney Springs Lev ...more
It looks like Snapchat is becoming the MTV of augmented reality. On Thursday, Ariana Grande, with her new album Sweetner, joined Drake and Nicki Minaj and other artists who are pushing new releases through Snapchat's Shoppable AR e-commerce platform. Available in the Snapcha ...more
These days, when people say "gaming", you think of Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Even the Wii. How could you not, with games like Black Ops, Gran Turismo 5 and Wii Sports in every retail store known to man? But if you're the type of gamer who sits in front of the computer screen ...more
For more than a decade, free-to-play games with microtransactions (also called In-App Purchase or IAP) by which players can pay real money for in-game content have been the industry standard for online success in Asia. Mainstream American gamers have long resisted these "freem ...more
Hard drive space is one of the cheapest things you can add to your computer. But people take it for granted, thus game developers have given up any efforts in keeping games compact. With all of its expansion packs, World of Warcraft takes up more than 60 GB of hard drive space ...more
Dating sites are getting more and more culture specific, and this week's brand new girl + guy site offers a very specific service. Cute girls are paid to play video games. Gamer dudes pay to play with them. GameCrush is already so popular, the server is currently down due to ...more
News : Kickstarter Game System Uses iOS & Android Devices to Merge Tabletop Gaming with Augmented Reality
The fortunes of ARKit and ARCore are still in the hands of developers, who have been increasing the number of mobile augmented reality apps on the market, but perhaps not as fast as companies like Apple might have expected. But one new product is looking to literally kickstart ...more
Hearthstone, Blizzard's online card game, combines strategy with a fun spin on the World of Warcraft lore to create a unique experience. With the latest expansion (The Witchwood) on the horizon, you'll want to make sure your collection is ready for when the set drops in April. ...more
The knee-jerk reactions to Magic Leap's long-awaited augmented reality device, the Magic Leap One: Creator Edition, range from pent-up joy to side-eyed skepticism. That's what happens when you launch the hype train several years before even delivering even a tiny peek at the p ...more
Video games were blamed in the death of Chris Staniforth last May, but now things have gotten worse as video games take the blame for a more recent tragedy... Ten days ago, a man who'd lost his mind committed an atrocity, perpetrating more evil in one day than most can even f ...more
The UK print media has been yellower than the middle traffic light for a long time now. The News of the World scandal has cast that into particularly sharp relief of late. The Sun, one of the biggest newspapers in the United Kingdom, demonstrated it again last week when they r ...more
Anybody who spends most of their day on the internet should know all about lulz. Lulz are most often jokes made at the expense of web users, as popularized on 4Chan. Today, a consortium of hackers called LulzSec is attempting (and in some cases succeeding) in efforts to shut d ...more
Sticking with our theme of XBLA games with uninspiring names, we have Outland. This game shares its name with an unrelated sci-fi cult film from 1981, unrelated comic strip from the '90s, and unrelated region in World of Warcraft. Didn't exactly try hard to build name recognit ...more
...a FarmVille addict, that is. Poor Kira is just one of many who pours way too much time and money into their virtual Facebook homesteads. Zynga’s FarmVille is the most popular of the many Facebook web games. In fact, it attracts more than 75 million players monthly. Wired ...more
Fans of Titanfall now have a great alternative to play on their iPhones whenever they're out and about. Titanfall: Assault has arrived as a soft launch for iOS devices. A hybrid between card-based and real-time strategy genres, the game will pit you against other players with ...more