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Would Legacy Servers Really Detract from Warcraft’s Current Game?

UPDATE [8:32AM PST 27 April 2016]: The petition, currently at 241K signatures, was delivered by former World of Warcraft developer Mike Kern directly to Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime via email […]

Still Not Seeing the Big Deal With $10 Skins in Hearthstone

Hearthstone has some new stuff coming out in the form of new heroes, the first of which is the former lord of Ironforge himself, Magni Bronzebeard: Magni is a cosmetic […]

Sorry R Kelly, Blizzard doesn’t believe I can fly

[UPDATE: June 10, 2015]: So okay, we can fly…soon. Blizzard devs have since taken all the feedback on this heated debate and crafted an excellent compromise to ground questing/exploration that […]

eSports’ Television Debut: Why It Matters

  Note: Republished from eSportGO. The scene was not unique. It’s one that has happened many times before and for a variety of competitive video game titles. It’s the type […]

Media Watchdogs, Brands & Community: Continuing the PR-Media Relations Conversation

In the interest of full disclosure, I have received of a lot of feedback (mostly positive) on my previous entry in which I discussed the current state of affairs in […]

A New Roast: Starbucks’ Post-recession Paradoxical Renewal Blend

Note: The following is an excerpt from a discussion I authored that proposes to introduce the concept of paradoxical thinking in a business environment. It’s a little deeper than my […]

In Memoriam: Leonard Nimoy, 1931-2015

Not much to say save for the fact the geek world lost an icon today. Leonard Nimoy seemed to live a life similar to the iconic character he played, stressing […]

The Reality of PR & Media Relations; or, addressing the awkward elephant in the room

So I recently took it upon myself to develop a communications strategy for a company, which shall remain nameless. The project was fully volunteered, but at the same time most […]

In Memoriam: Joystiq, Massively & WoW Insider…You’ve given me more than you know…

The recent shocking, but not surprising announcement of  AOL shutting down online gaming publications Massively, Joystiq and WoW Insider stopped me today. Like, literally stopped me. I think it was quite […]

Iron-branded; or, adventuring through the beautiful lands of Draenor in Warcraft’s latest knock-out expansion

Ten years. Ten wonderful years of ups, downs, achievements, boss kills, epic story and the endless cycle of loot-hunting. I’ve happily been a member of the World of Warcraft community […]

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