World of Warcraft Summary

9.3
excellent

World of Warcraft Review

All in all, World of Warcraft is an impressive game that shouldn’t be missing from your games collection. Buy it, install it and prepare for a high quality experience that will make you to forget the daily routine.

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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.

Blizzard adds faction-swapping Mercenary Mode to World of Warcraft's PVP Battlegrounds

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Blizzard is working on a new feature for the next World of Warcraft patch that will allow players to play as a mercenary for the opposing faction in the game's player-versus-player battlegrounds.

Mercenary Mode will add a new NPC in Stormshield for the Alliance and Warspear for the Horde, who will allow you to betray your fellow warriors by hopping into battle disguised as the enemy. The new feature is designed to reduce queues for unrated Battlegrounds, while maintaining the illusion of Horde versus Alliance warfare.

First footage from the Warcraft movie leaks online

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Inevitably, footage from the Warcraft movie has leaked on the internet (seriously, they do realise that absolutely everyone has some kind of recording device designed to make an expensive movie look blurry and terrible?), giving us a look at the world and culture of the warlike orcs.

The clip, shown to fans at this week, sees Toby Kebbell's Durotan leading his band of warriors from their homeworld through a portal to Azeroth created by Gul'dan the warlock, who is clearly to be trusted because he constantly chants about death and fuels his magic by draining the life-force of thousands of slaves.

Virtual reality teaser for the Wacraft movie lets you take an aerial tour of Stormwind

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Legendary Pictures has release a neat little virtual reality teaser for next year's Warcraft movie, allowing players to take an aerial tour of the city of Stormwind, home to the human race.

It's been knocked up by Industrial Light and Magic xLAB, and it's a reminder of just how far the franchise has come since players first took a low-poly tour around the city on griffon-back, circa 2005.

World of Warcraft's Patch 6.2 drops on June 23, adds new Tanaan Jungle zone and the Hellfire Citadel raid

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Patch 6.2 is coming to World of Warcraft next week, and it's bringing with it a whole new zone to explore, a new raid in the Hellfire Citadel to repeatedly wipe in, and a bunch of other new features.

Tricksy orc shaman Gul'Dan has constructed a stronghold in the Tanaan Jungle, surrounded by hellfire and corrupted by the demon armies of the Burning Legion. Your job is to infiltrate and cleanse it.

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