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12th Mosaic Tile Unlocked and New Blizzard Contest
2010/01/29 at 7:32 PM
Blizzard just released a few new tidbits! For one, the
, and along with it a new piece of artwork (this time of an
In addition, they've also announced a
, in conjuction with
! Just go to the PrintWarcraft site, sign up for an account and create sample poster—then use the "Enter the Contest" button to enter to win a $10 gift code!
The complete rules for the contest can be found here:
New Account Security Page
2010/01/29 at 1:54 PM
asked us to spread the word about a new section of their website dedicated to
. On it you can find Blizzard's commitment to security, a checklist to help you keep your account and computer safe, a list of ways you can be hacked, a help page if you've already been hacked, and links to where you can get authenticators.
You can view all this information on the Official
Battle.net Account Security
11th Mosaic Tile Unlocked: Picture of Thrall
2010/01/28 at 3:28 PM
Warcraft Battlecry Mosaic
is chugging along, which we mentioned a few days ago
, and has reached another milestone.
pictures collected the new tile was unlocked along with a piece of artwork- this time it is a drawing done by Chris Metzen of the Horde's most renowned leader, Thrall, it was originally sold at the 2008 Worldwide Invitational Red Cross charity auction. You can see the art
We still have
pictures left to go to complete this mosaic, so why don't you head over to the official
Battlecry Mosaic site
and upload one?
You've Seen CES Coverage—Now See the OTHER Convention Footage
2010/01/27 at 4:52 PM
So ZAM has been posting coverage of the
convention this yeah, but those who have attended (and some who haven't) know that on that particular weekend in Las Vegas, there are
conventions—CES, and the
Adult Entertainment Expo
. So basically the whole weekend is a celebration of the two things that 18-34 year old males like best.
So of course,
Mike B aka Fony
couldn't resist the temptation to pay the AEE a little visit. For those of you who are interested (which I suspect is more of you than would otherwise let on), you can find the video here:
Please note: While the video is strictly PG, it's still probably not the kind of thing you want to be watching at work.
New Mount: Invincible Charger
2010/01/27 at 2:37 PM
Blizzard has just released a preview for a new mount being introduced in
was once Arthas' warhorse before becoming the Lich King and once he gained his powers he rose it from the dead making it his perfect steed.
To obtain this mount you must conquer Icecrown Citadel and face the Lich King on
difficulty. Only one will drop from
The Lich King (Icecrown)
on heroic mode, much like how
drops from the heroic version of
Update: Blizzard posted an FAQ which you can read after the break.
Season 8 Armor Sets Preview
2010/01/27 at 2:04 PM
Arena Season 8
approaching a lot of people have been curious about what the new
Gladiator sets are going to look like.
With that in mind Blizzard has decided to release a preview of armor sets.
The Lich King is Still Alive...
2010/01/26 at 3:04 PM
caught this a little while ago, but I couldn't help it. I'm sure there's many other YouTube connoisseurs out there who have come to love and appreciate the hilarious Warcraft
machinima videos of Mike Spiff Booth
), but I wanted to draw attention to his latest video release!
What better machinima could exist than one combining two of the most evil and sinister villains in recent gaming history, our beloved (yeah, right)
More info after the break!
Building the Gunship Battle
2010/01/26 at 2:12 PM
Blizzard just released a new article on the creation behind the
. They talk about how they designed it and how they were going for "controlled chaos" throughout the encounter.
As this is my favourite encounter of all time, I highly suggest you should give it a read on the
BFF Report Episode 15: Mass Effect 2!
2010/01/26 at 2:09 AM
I know, another off-topic post—but I can't be the only person who's incredibly excited about
Mass Effect 2
Mass Effect 2 is an upcoming RPG from
, makers of Knights of the Old Republic (and the upcoming MMO, The Old Republic), as well as Dragon Age: Origins (the last game I pulled an all nighter on).
So I know it's not WoW, but no self-respecting RPG fan would miss our friend Fony taking us through a sneak peek!
Suspected 3.3.2 Patch Notes Posted
2010/01/25 at 7:27 PM
has discovered the patch notes for the upcoming 3.3.2 patch on the
official Korean site
It has some noticeable changes in it for druids, shaman, warlocks, and warriors as well as some nice fixes to help make some of the dungeons run smoother.
As we indicated
, we will NOT be seeing the patch this week -- but on
February 2, 2010
The team over at WoW.com was able to translate most of it, but as translations are never perfect, some of the wording might be slightly off. You can read the translated patch notes after the break!
was kind enough and went through and fixed up some of the unclear translations for us.
10th Mosaic Tile Unlocked: Invincible Music
2010/01/23 at 11:45 AM
It has been
since the last tile was unlocked in the Warcraft
. Blizzard has finally reached the half way mark with
images collected, and with this a new tile was unlocked in the mosaic.
Along with this, instead of a piece of art being unlocked, a
piece of music
was selected as the goodie for this milestone. This one is titled "Invincible", which is the name of the Lich King's steed (see the 3D model on the right).
An ode to one who has fallen. Time and events have left it unclear whether the song refers to the former prince of Lordaeron or his beloved steed.
While we are over half way done there is still
pictures left to be collected, so head on over to the official
BFF Report Returns With Star Trek Online
2010/01/22 at 3:23 PM
So Mike B (aka Fony) is back with an episode of the
which may be of interest to you!
All those of you who have been excited about the upcoming MMO Star Trek Online have heard that we're giving away
over at ZAM.com for our
for all the details.
Well our friend Mike B of the BFF report has got some gameplay coverage and commentary, for those of you who want to see!
Remember, we have just a few beta keys left, so
head on over and pick them up
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