Demon Invasion Preview: Stand Against the Legion - Thu, 09 Jun 2016 18:52:10 -0500 Legion Invasion Testing is now in progress for beta testers, running until 2pm PDT on Friday, June 10th. The stress test realm is buggy, as to be expected, but here's what we've found completing the invasions and fighting the Burning Legion. The Legion pre patch has several other events; for more information check out our Legion Pre Patch Preview.
There are six zones you can encounter an invasion in.
In this featurette, you'll see Doomhammer up close, Precisely Calibrated Boomstick and some of the 260+ swords used in filming, including King Llane's sword and Lothar's. Replicas of some movie weapons can be purchased from the Blizzard Gear Shop.
Let's compare some of the movie weapons to their in-game versions:
Notable items include some which grant massive Artifact Power gains like The Valewalker's Blessing and Mana-Injected Chronarch Power Core. A talent-swapping consumable has also been added in for players under 101: Tome of the Clear Mind.
New music added this build includes Highmountain and Sanctum of Karazhan!
We are continuing our series of movie image reveals with Durotan's battle axe today--which looks quite similar to Replica Blood Guard's Cleaver and Betrayer of Humanity. Check out our Warcraft Movie Hub for more film coverage and a link to buy tickets.
In the unfinished Warcraft Adventures game, Thrall was sent by Drek'thar to find Axe of Durotan . He finds the axe frozen in a block of ice in a cave in Alterac Mountains.
The Warcraft Movie premiere in Hollywood takes place tonight, June 6th! We'll be on the red carpet as press and attending a special event for Blizzard influencers. A red carpet livestream will start at 5:30 pm PDT:
Blizzard Entertainment and Facebook Team up to Connect Friends and Empower Streamers - Mon, 06 Jun 2016 09:55:17 -0500 Blizzard has issued a press statement that Blizzard and Facebook are teaming up. This partnership will include Facebook login for all Blizzard games, as well as incorporating Facebook's Live API for streaming functionality. While these changes will affect WoW, the article strongly emphasizes Overwatch, Blizzard's newest game with over 7 million players. These features will be completely optional as well for players.
Perc and Panser will be attending the Warcraft movie premiere tomorrow, June 6th, at the historic Chinese Theater. We'll be attending a reception with other Blizzard influencers, and have also secured special press access for the red carpet thanks to Legendary!
This means we'll have the opportunity to ask the stars a few questions as they proceed into the theater.
Deadline reports that the estimated earnings for Warcraft through the second weekend would be $69.1 million. It continues to perform strongly in Europe, with projected high earnings in China next week:
Wowhead's Legion Beta Key Giveaway: Week 4 - Fri, 03 Jun 2016 21:24:52 -0500 The Legion returns on August 30th: are you prepared? The fine folks at Blizzard Entertainment have graciously given Wowhead tons of Legion beta keys to give away and we want you to join in on the fun.
We have thousands of Legion beta keys to give away, spread out over many weeks! This week we have 750!
Each week, enter to win a Legion beta key by completing in-game achievements, which we'll track here on Wowhead. We'll keep things interesting by picking new achievements each week.
New login screen and Legion music! There are dozens of new music files, which you can listen to on Wowhead, ranging from Dalaran to the Emerald Nightmare to an updated version of Totems of the Grizzlemaw.
World Quests require Friendly with Broken Isles factions. Completing the quest to unlock them also rewards Flight Master's Whistle.
We are continuing our series of movie image reveals with Doomhammer today. Check out our Warcraft Movie Hub for more film coverage and a link to buy tickets.
This weapon was wielded by Orgrim Doomhammer during the First and Second War, later passed down to his close friend Thrall. You can find Thrall wielding Doomhammer throughout all of the expansions. While the weapon has a simple appearance, more details have been added to it over the years.
Stormwind Keep is an integral part of every player's experience. As an Alliance player, you're completing major quests there...while as a Horde player, you're sneaking in to attack the Alliance players!
Warcraft Movie: Atiesh, Greatstaff of the Guardian Preview - Tue, 31 May 2016 09:59:37 -0500 Over this week and next, we’ve partnered with Legendary to reveal a series of images and videos about Warcraft! Up today is Medivh’s staff, Atiesh, Greatstaff of the Guardian. Check out our Warcraft Movie Hub for more film coverage and a link to buy tickets.
In early World of Warcraft, casters could acquire Atiesh, Greatstaff of the Guardian as part of a legendary questline. This weapon was wielded by all of the Guardians.
Chris Metzen on Warcraft Set, Demon Hunter Armor In Dressing Room, Kinndy Sparkshine in Legion - Sun, 29 May 2016 13:14:44 -0500 For today's news, we have some Legion updates as well as movie features. Our Legion Dressing Room now supports special armor variations for Demon Hunters, Kinndy Sparkshine from Tides of War has a tribute in Legion Dalaran, and Chris Metzen has a cameo in the film as a perfume vendor! Check out our Warcraft Movie Hub for our past film coverage and a link to buy tickets.
New Site Feature: Demon Hunter Armor Variations
Demon Hunters are known by their blindfolds and tattoos.