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Blizzard trademark 'Council of Glades' in New Zealand

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Trademark trawlsters have found Blizzard Entertainment has filed for 'Council of Glades' in New Zealand - that bit next to Australia - the bit on the right. It certainly sounds all Druid-like and World of Warcrafty.

Perhaps we'll find out at this year's BlizzCon which is scheduled November 6-7 at the Anaheim Convention Center, the mecca for Blizzardites. The trademark covers everything 'computer video game' imaginable.

Director reveals World of Warcraft film pushed to June 2016

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The upcoming film for Blizzard's World of Warcraft has some "good news and bad news" from director Duncan Jones. It will no longer be coming in March 2016, but instead will take an extra 3 months and release in June 2016.

It just wouldn't really be an authentic Blizzard release if there weren't some kind of delay. Obviously this extra time will be spent on the Murloc musical number in the second act. It will change lives.

Blizzard releases Warcraft 3 assets to the Starcraft 2 modding community

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Blizzard has handed the assets from classic RTS Warcraft 3 over to the Starcraft 2 Arcade modding community, giving them access to “over three thousand new materials” including models, sounds and other doodads.

With access to all that data, surely a modern, fan-built version of Warcraft 3 on the new and improved Starcraft engine isn't too far away?

First set image from Warcraft movie released

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Hollywood's Empire magazine has a lone image of director Duncan Jones working on the set of the Warcraft movie adaptation. It appears that it could be the set of the Stormwind throne room.

Filming for Warcraft is taking place in Vancouver and it's expected to open in theatres around March 2016. Blizzard delayed the film because of a clash with the new Star Wars: Episode VII.

Source Code director signs on for Legendary Pictures' Warcraft adaptation

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Blizzard's Warcraft will be brought to the silver screen by Duncan Jones, who has directed sci-fi films Moon and Source Code. He accepts the challenge of making a "proper MOVIE of a video game."

Charles Leavitt has penned the script for Warcraft, which is being kept very secret. Filming should begin in late 2013 for 2015 release. It's rumoured Johnny Depp might be involved.

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