War. Racism. Global warming. Donald Trump. There are so many reasons to fear the future, but there are also a few reasons to continue getting out of bed in the morning for the next 12 months— they all just happen to be pop culture events. We’ve been discussing 2016’s best movies, TV shows and more in depth, but here…
We all thought it. We watched the first Warcraft trailer and thought, “Oh no, that’s a lot of CGI.” Immediately, the nightmare scenario popped into our heads: the possibility that this amazing video game had been turned into a sterile mess, without a shred of drama or humanity.
World of Warcraft and the official Shrek origin story (aka the Warcraft movie) are separate. Mostly. However, the movie has gotten Blizzard thinking about older Warcraft games—and how they could bring them back.
Again, I absolutely hate posting teasers for trailer in principle, but 1) this is the first footage of Duncan Jones’ infinitely anticipated Warcraft movie that anyone has seen and 2) it’s amazing. Seriously, I give no craps about anything Warcraft and I’m absolutely salivating for this movie now—after only 15 seconds…
The Burning Legion is back in the next expansion for World of Warcraft, which will raise the level cap to 110 and add a new hero class, Demon Hunter, to the longrunning MMORPG. It’s called World of Warcraft: Legion, and it’s packed full of Warcraft lore from obvious to archaic.
Almost every single video game movie ever has sucked. It’s just inevitable when you take a medium that’s so personal and expand it into a less engaging experience. Duncan Jones, director of probably the biggest video game movie of all time Warcraft, knows this and thinks he’s fixed it.
Once again, Comic-Con was a massive Thunderdome in which entertainment properties entered...and only some of them left. Studios and creators battled to create buzz for their projects, and some triumphed. Here are the biggest winners and losers of Comic-Con 2015.
For nearly 11 years, World of Warcraft gamers have soared over the Alliance Capital of Stormwind on their flying steeds, but now you can get a sneak peek of a similar scenario for Duncan Jones’ Warcraft movie for yourself, as well as a fantastic first look at the location re-imagined for the big screen.
It might not be out until next year, but Warcraft is out in full force on the floor of Comic-Con 2015. WETA Workshop have set up a booth showing off some of their remarkable props work on the film—and we’ve got footage of all the awesomeness right here!
All will burn, beneath the shadow of his wings! Deathwing might be old hat to players of World of Warcraft these days, but this new statue by Sideshow celebrates the mad dragon in all his fiery, glowy brilliance. Even if you're not a WoW fan, you can admire the glorious dragon goodness going on.
Last November, Blizzcon attendees were treated to a very special surprise - a trailer for Duncan Jones' Warcraft movie, that no one but them got to see. Harumph. Good job artist Yanmo Zhang was there though, because he decided to recreate the whole thing shot for shot with some incredible art.
Video Games! You've heard of them. But what you might not be so aware of is 'eSports' - the growing genre of highly competitive multiplayer gaming. But are eSports really on a level where we should be seeing digital athletes at the Olympics? Rob Pardo, formerly of Blizzard, thinks so.
This Sunday, November 23rd, is the 10th Anniversary of the release of World of Warcraft. Its impact on video games cannot be understated - but its impact on wider popular culture itself can't be either. So how did a fledgling MMORPG from 2004 become still relevant to the pop culture world of today?
Look, I get getting angry if your cab didn't get you where you wanted, but this is a little extreme, no?
Pop! Vinyl's slow war of attrition with my wallet continues with a second run of figures based on World of Warcraft - and this time, the legends of Azeroth come backed by the cutest fallen Aspect of Earth you ever did see. D'aaaw!
World of Warcraft's fifth expansion pack, Warlords of Draenor, is out in a couple of months - and Blizzard have been counting down the weeks to release with a lavish, gorgeously drawn web series looking at some of the big characters players will fight alongside and against. Come meet the Warlords of Draenor!
If you're a World of Warcraft fan, there's nothing sweeter than a treasure chest laden with Loot - and now enterprising Etsy user GeekofManyTrades has brought a little of that loot lust to the real world with these lovely wooden treasure chests inspired by the ones from the game.
Warlords of Draenor, World of Warcraft's new expansion, takes players to back in time to an alternate reality. No wait, alternate timeline. Maybe? Either way some fans are a bit confused - except for youtuber Scott Leyes, who's taken to parody by recreating a pivotal scene from The Day of The Doctor.