World of Warcraft

Gamers Had The Bank Holiday Weekend From Hell

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Tech

Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and Battle.net were all hit with major disruption this weekend as hackers launched their single largest attack on the g...

Robin Williams Memorial To Be Built Inside 'World Of Warcraft'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Tech

There have already been thousands of heartbreaking tributes to the late actor Robin Williams since his death. Now the world of games is adding its ...

US Feared 'Virtual Bin Laden' Could Preach Online For 'Hundreds Of Years'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

American intelligence feared that terrorists might create a 'virtual Osama Bin Laden' avatar to preach from beyond the grave for 'hundreds of years'. ...

UK Spied On 'Warcraft'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Tech

UK surveillance agencies spied on communities inside games including 'World Of Warcraft' in an effort to keep tabs on potential terrorist cells. Ag...

Exit The Mainframe, Why I've Turned Off And Tuned Out Of Facebook

Harry Deansway | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Comedy
Harry Deansway

So last week I pulled a big lever that deactivated my personal Facebook account. I took the red pill and unplugged myself from the matrix. Sure I'm going to miss staring vacantly at my news feed eight hours a day as amusing pictures of cats and unamusing pictures of peoples babies hone into view.

Mass World Of Warcraft Slaughter: Hackers Wipe Out Whole Cities

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Tech

A mass slaughter of World of Warcraft players has devastated the popular online roleplaying game. Hackers were somehow able to gain control of the ...

Breivik Thought He Had '5% Chance Of Survival' During Bombing

Posted 19.04.2012 | UK

Anders Breivik has agreed to a request from his own lawyers to drop a far-right salute, after families of his 77 victims urged the self-confessed Norw...

Does the Secret to the Norwegian Massacre Lie in an Online Computer Game?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Tech
Dr Raj Persaud

On the opening day of the trial, one focus of the prosecution was the revelation that Anders Breivik played World of Warcraft, an online immersive virtual reality game, apparently almost "full-time" for a year.

Why Warcraft is Peaceful

Rollo Ross | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK Tech
Rollo Ross

Today at the trial of Anders Behring Breivik, it was suggested by the prosecution that the Norwegian killer was influenced in his psychotic fantasy by playing "World of Warcraft" -the most famous MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game).

Anders Breivik Played World Of Warcraft 'Full-Time' For A Year

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Tech

Anders Breivik played World of Warcraft "full-time" for a year, which the prosecution described as a violent game at his trial in a Norwegian court. ...

An Introduction to Star Wars: The Old Republic

Sam Sheppard | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Tech
Sam Sheppard

I have been fighting on behalf of the Sith Empire for a week now, and in that time I have come to appreciate certain things. Without wanting to catch too much backlash for this, I have to say that those things almost all fall into the "I am glad this isn't like WoW", or "I am glad this is the same as WoW" categories.

Why 2011 is a Gaming Completionist's Nightmare

Sam Sheppard | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Tech
Sam Sheppard

Today, game developers are pushed to find increasingly inventive ways to give this extreme breed of gamer something to work towards. The latest weapon in the developer's arsenal is the concept of "achievements".

World Of Warcraft Subscriber Slump

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Almost a million people have stopped paying for World of Warcraft in the last three months. The sharp drop in subscribers was revealed by Activisio...

World Of Morecraft

Jake Hanrahan | Posted 11.11.2011 | UK Tech
Jake Hanrahan

I know this is a game that many claim to be addicted to, but I wasn't. Addiction isn't the word. Oxycotton is addictive; World of Warcraft is more obsessive than anything else.