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Big News Of The WeekEdit

Goody Sacks Are Sacks Of GoodEdit

We’re now less than two months away from the start of Blizzard’s nearly-annual blowout in Anaheim, and this week they revealed some of what attendees and purchasers of the television coverage of the event will be getting in their swagger bagger. Everyone who attends this year’s BlizzCon or purchases the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket will receive an exclusive set of murlocalyptic in-game items for World of Warcraft and StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. World of Warcraft players will be joined by Deathy, a murloc companion decked out as Deathwing and doing his best to strike fear into the hearts of Azeroth’s crustacean population. You’ll also be able to display your tidal pride in StarCraft II with a Murloc Marine character portrait and a pair of deep-sea decals to emblazon on your units, each with a different terran, protoss, and zerg design.

Rumors And ScuttlebuttEdit

Our Long International Nightmare Is OverEdit

This week in a truly wonderful post, Zarhym said, “With the release of the next beta patch, we plan to re-enable the ability for players to use third-party addons. Many of the core user interface features are now implemented in the beta test and functional, so we feel it’s a good time to open up the field for developing and testing UI modifications.” Oh Thank Goodness

Sure, Lead Content Designer Mumper had previously said, “note that all guild achievements start on Cataclysm launch, so anything you have now will not matter, it must be done with your guild after launch.” But on Wednesday, responding to a question specifically about the guild achievement We Are Legendary (for constructing all the legendary items in the game), Mumper said, “We are making a exception for this guild achievement. Any legendary items you have already earned will count.” Sometimes, WoW Players Kick Butt In Real Life

This past week, we learned that professional mixed martial arts fighter Joe Lauzon is a World Of Warcraft player, and he even went so far as talking about the game in interviews leading up to his match with Gabe Ruediger at UFC 118 two days ago.

Rapid Fire Rumors And Scuttlebutt

Coming in the imminent patch to the Cataclysm beta:

  • Goblin Big-Wheel
  • Dual Talent Specialization Cost Reduced to 100g
  • More!

How did we miss this? Orange County Choppers Alliance and Horde bikes.

Blizzard Wants More Aussies And Kiwis In The Cataclsym Beta

There’s a Dr. Horrible stage show??

Town CryerEdit

Wherein we provide the best advice we can muster to you!

Drop Of The WeekEdit

Feed Your Eyes What You Fed Your Ears