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New World of Warcraft Expansion Revealed on August 6th, Complete Blizzard gamescom 2015 Schedule
2015/07/29 at 12:02 PM
Blizzard has announced that the new World of Warcraft expansion will be revealed on August 6th, on the gamescom live stream! There will be a followup World of Warcraft developer chat on the expansion on Sunday, August 9th. What do you think will be revealed?\r
If you're taking a break from WoW and are thinking about returning with this announcement, check out our Patch 6.2 Survival Guide and our Boosted Level 90 Player Essentials.\r
Join us Thursday, August 6 at 9 a.m. PDT for a special World of Warcraft event streamed live from gamescom 2015 in Cologne, Germany\u2014where we\u2019ll be unveiling the next chapter of the World of Warcraft saga. . . .\r
Tune in again Sunday, August 9 at 8:00 a.m. PDT for a World of Warcraft developer chat before the show ends, and find out more about what\u2019s in store.\r
Stay tuned to our dedicated gamescom page for further details on the live stream. Those who are able to join us in person at gamescom can visit us at the Blizzard booth in hall 7.1. We hope to see you there!
First Look at Orgrim from Warcraft Film, Blizzard's Selfie Scavenger Hunt
2015/05/18 at 9:33 AM
Wired has an exclusive first look at Orgrim, played by Robert Kazinsky, from the upcoming Warcraft film!\r
Some insights into how the character was created:\r
Orgrim\u2019s likeness comes from the masterminds at Industrial Light and Magic, who took concept art from Blizzard Entertainment\u2014creators of the massive World of Warcraft videogame franchise on which Jones\u2019 film is based\u2014and merged it with photographs and scans of Kazinsky to create the orc.\r
Is this what you'd expect Orgrim to look like? Warcraft is live in theaters June 10, 2016.
Warlords of Draenor: Wowhead interviews Blizzard developers
2014/04/12 at 3:55 PM
Wowhead's Perculia interviewed Lead Class Designer Kris Zierhut and Game Designer Steve Burke on Warlords of Draenor.
Topics discussed include:
Bad Luck Protection and the prevention of looting duplicate items
Engineering tinkers as sellable items and the impact on raidint
Garrisons and how they're tied to overall gameplay - your Garrison can be attacked by NPCs, and you get rewards for defending it
Followers\u2014interesting ways to recruit them, specialize in different types of rewards.
Raid cooldowns Incentivizing Proving Grounds Challenge Modes Strengths and weaknesses of Timeless Isle
You can listen to the audio below. Obviously, as it's a convention, there is some background noise for which we apologise. Edit: transcript is now up too! We have tried to be as exact as possible, but due to the poor audio quality at points, there are a few summarized bits.
Hit the break for the Transcript!
Introducing Wowhead Class Guides
2014/03/28 at 4:21 PM
Class information is a crucial resource for boosted 90 players and alts. Here at Wowhead we try to build tools and present data in the best possible way to help players, and since class gameplay lends itself well to guides, we've launched a new Class Guide section!
Click here to check out our new class guides!
These guides are in the style of our popular guides written by Wowhead staff, such as our holiday and patch guides. We've asked a number of raiders and bloggers, many of which were familiar faces at WoW Insider, to write guides aimed towards beginners. We've aimed for brevity, to give you just the core facts you need to get started, without bogging you down with hugely detailed strategies.
The guides include everything you need to get started:
Spells: core abilities, rotations and priority systems, self buffs, utility, CC and more
Talents: basic builds and optimal choices for different situations
Glyphs: the most popular choices and options for different contexts
Stats\/Reforging: your main pr
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