How World of Warcraft has evolved from videogame to Pop Culture icon

This Sunday, November 23rd, is the 10th Anniversary of the release of World of Warcraft. Its impact on video games cannot be understated - but its impact on wider popular culture itself can't be either. So how did a fledgling MMORPG from 2004 become still relevant to the pop culture world of today? » 11/21/14 5:44pm 11/21/14 5:44pm

So. Much. Armor: A Collection Of Glorious BlizzCon Cosplay!

BlizzCon was this past weekend in Anaheim, and fans of Blizzard's games and other game franchises descended on SoCal to celebrate their greatest heroes and inspirations. Which involved a LOT of incredible armor and painstaking recreations of weapons. Check out some of our favorites from BlizzCon below. » 11/10/14 3:12pm 11/10/14 3:12pm

The Battle Begins In The First Two Warcraft Movie Posters

This weekend at Blizzcon, we finally learned about the cast of Duncan Jones' upcoming epic fantasy based on the hit MMORPG. But now the first two posters for the film have also arrived — they may be teasers, but they definitely herald a great deal of conflict to come between the Alliance and the Horde. » 11/10/14 10:48am 11/10/14 10:48am

Meet Warcraft's Lords of War in this animated webseries

World of Warcraft's fifth expansion pack, Warlords of Draenor, is out in a couple of months - and Blizzard have been counting down the weeks to release with a lavish, gorgeously drawn web series looking at some of the big characters players will fight alongside and against. Come meet the Warlords of Draenor! » 9/26/14 7:01pm 9/26/14 7:01pm

I'm A Man Who Plays As A Woman In Games, And I'm Definitely Not Alone

I self-identify as a straight male-bodied dude, but recently I've taken to playing as a female-bodied character in many games. It's not something the majority of people do, but it's also not uncommon. Oddly, however, men play as women far more than women play as men. Let's break down why people choose the avatars they… » 5/16/14 3:27pm 5/16/14 3:27pm

​10 Misunderstood Heroes (Who Are Misunderstood For a Reason)

Everybody loves an amoral protagonist, or an anti-hero — but sometimes, a hero really does his or her best to be good and decent, and yet everybody always expects the worst. We love to identify with misunderstood heroes, whom everybody suspects of evilness — but here are 10 heroes who are misunderstood for good reason. » 11/07/13 10:31am 11/07/13 10:31am

Are some of Star Wars's most beloved aliens returning for Episode VII?

Tom Hiddleston explains why Loki is slightly different from King Henry V. Duncan Jones has some more intriguing names in mind for World of Warcraft. Alex Winter offers a Bill & Ted 3 update, while director Francis Lawrence talks Catching Fire. And a classic dystopian novel gets adapted. Spoilers ahoy! » 9/24/13 6:00am 9/24/13 6:00am

Watch this absolutely gorgeous animated Warcraft webseries

Over the last week Blizzard have been releasing segments of a new World of Warcraft animated comic called The Burdens of Shaohao, featuring the breathtakingly beautiful artwork of concept artist Laurel Austin. Dive in and learn about the last Emperor of the Pandaren, and how he saved Pandaria from certain destruction. » 8/09/13 7:34pm 8/09/13 7:34pm