There’s a reason why the Warcraft franchise eventually became defined by the sequel World of Warcraft. It’s because Blizzard Entertainment, the makers of the game, had thoroughly crafted a story of incredible scale and proportions—an entire world built on generations of characters, conflicts, and big freaking weapons.…
The Warcraft movie is nearly here, and if you don’t know your Gul’dans from your Garonas, everything in the trailers probably looks monstrously confusing. Don’t worry, we’re here to help! Here’s what you need to know about the weird world of Azeroth before you start your journey (into a movie theater).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
World of Warcraft is a lot of things to a lot of people - engrossing RPG, all-encompassing addiction, Space-Goat Music Video Simulator - but according to a new study by Swedish academics, it's also become a vital tool in dynamically teaching young children new languages.
The Internet has changed the way that we all live our lives. It's also invented a whole host of ways to suck all of your time away. Here are some of the best.
"John Lennon's family and friends today": What do they look like? According to Yahoo! (taking a page from the Washington Post) they look like a World of Warcraft orc or monster or something. No wonder the Beatles broke up!