Patch 8.3 Visions of N’Zoth brings Old God Assaults and Horrific Visions to test players
We've been wondering for a while what World of Warcraft's patch 8.3 would be about, especially after the end of the War Campaign in patch 8.2.5, and now we know.
Ion Hazzikostas talks about patch 8.2 and learning from Battle for Azeroth’s mistakes
We will likely be getting the patch 8.2 PTR soon (patent pending) according to a new interview PC Gamer just published with Ion Hazzikostas, the game director of World of Warcraft. That's big enough on its own, but the interview covers a lot of ground: also Ion talks about lessons learned from Battle for Azeroth, how the Heart of Azeroth will change in patch 8.2, how Blizzard designs big open world content zones in the wake of the Timeless Isle and Argus, and a lot more.
If you’ve been chasing T’paartos’ look, rejoice, for you will finally be able to hide your chest armor
During the Q&A on March 21, Ion Hazzikostas answered a question about transmog that, had I not been lying on my back in intense pain and thus not watching the Q&A at that time, would have immediately put a big dumb smile on my face.
Ion Hazzikostas on the Battle for Dazar’alor and more coming WoW content
After the World of Warcraft What's Next panel, Game Director Ion Hazzikostas took 10 minutes out of his busy schedule to talk (briefly) with BlizzCon hosts Michelle Morrow and Alex Albrecht about the upcoming patch, Tides of Vengeance.
Ion Hazzikostas interview discusses Battle for Azeroth’s launch and the need for ongoing refinement
Now that we're finally past the launch of Battle for Azeroth and patch 8.1 is on the PTR for testing, Ion Hazzikostas sat down with Forbes Magazine and did an interview post-mortem on the launch and how Blizzard feels it went.
Blizzard is trying to balance Azerite Armor, but we’re not sure it’s possible
Just to be frank, I've had difficulties with Azerite Armor pieces.
Knowing why Blizzard broke questing addons doesn’t make the decision any better
Warcraft Game Director Ion Hazzikostas and Community Manager Josh Allen did a Q&A today to address everything from balance hotfixes, scaling issues, and Azerite gear being locked to whoever looted it.
Blizzard delivers promised bandaid fixes for leveling
Patch 8.0 brought together several changes to player stats, mob scaling, and sharding (the technical wizardry used to separate players).
No, Blood Trolls are not going to be an Allied Race
There was an IGN stream at this year's E3 with World of Warcraft Production Director John Hight, and a slip of the tongue made there has gained so much traction that Ion Hazzikostas had to deny it on last Thursday's live Q&A on the Warcraft Twitch channel.
Latest Battle for Azeroth alpha build puts many abilities on the global cooldown
In last week's Battle for Azeroth alpha update, several players noticed that combat felt a bit...