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Warcraft: The Beginning Review

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Warcraft is the long-running real-time strategy game franchise turned into an MMORPG themepark experience as developed by Blizzard Entertainment. The franchise revolves around the war between members of the Alliance of Humans, Dwarves and Elves against the Horde armies comprising of Orcs, Trolls and other monsters. This movie, Warcraft: The Beginning, details the plot of the Orc incursion into Azeroth through the Dark Portal while also going through the Human armies own concerns with their guardian hero. The adventures of the Kirin Tor mage, Khadgar, are the primary focus of this film. As a bit of a warning, you would be best to think of this film as an alternative retelling of the events in Warcraft and treating it as … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Overwatch World Cup: Voting Now Live

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Vote now you scrubs! Aussie Aussie Aussie! — Overwatch World Cup: Voting Now Live   Last week, Blizzard announced the Overwatch World Cup, an international exhibition pitting teams from multiple nations and regions against one another in a battle for global glory. We’re one step closer to finding out which players will be representing their country or region as voting is now live at www.playoverwatch.com/worldcup.   Eligible voters can check the list of ranked players and their character preferences before selecting a total of four players they would like to have represent Australia and New Zealand in the Overwatch World Cup. After the voting is complete, a designated team captain will consult with Blizzard on the final six-player rosters, and … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Welcome to the Overwatch Summer Games!

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This actually looks pretty fun! Loving this community support too! — Welcome to the Overwatch Summer Games!   Crack your knuckles, stretch those hamstrings, and turn up the volume—the Summer Games have begun, and are live right now on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One! For the next three weeks, we’re celebrating the spirit of competition in true Overwatch fashion. Earn special seasonal Loot Boxes, collect over 100 new cosmetic items, and hit the field with your friends in our latest brawl: Lúcioball! We’ve got a brand new trailer for the Summer Games content, so be sure to check it out:   For all the details about the Overwatch Summer Games, please check out the Official Overwatch blog here. Let … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: World of Warcraft Harbingers Episode One, New Audio Drama and a New Comic!

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This looks like something interesting for Warcraft fans. — World of Warcraft Harbingers Episode One, New Audio Drama and a New Comic!   Harbingers is an exciting series of animated shorts bringing to life the tales of several key figures in the lead-up to the Burning Legion’s invasion, and today, on a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Blizzard unveiled the first episode of the series called Harbingers: the Story of Gul’dan! In this new animated short, step inside the mind of Gul’dan and learn more of his story, directly from the warlock himself.   You can watch Harbingers: the Story of Gul’dan here   We are pleased to announce an upcoming audio drama called “The Tomb of Sargeras”, written by … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: World of Warcraft: Legion Pre-Expansion Patch Now Live!

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Can we please have Vanilla servers back, or at least servers that run until the end of TBC. Heck, even servers that maintain classic mechanics while having all the new content would be workable. — World of Warcraft: Legion Pre-Expansion Patch Now Live!   The World of Warcraft: Legion pre-expansion patch is now live! Get ready for the Legion’s arrival by exploring some of the new content and features, including class mechanic changes, a brand new transmogrification collection system, and the incoming Demon Invasions! For an overview about the Legion pre-expansion patch, check out the survival guide video below.         For an in-depth look into the new content, please check out the extensive patch notes on the … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Overwatch’s New Hero, Ana, is Now Available on PC

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Ana has been out for a few days now. I played with her a lot on the PTR, and she seems pretty versatile. Really good for stopping enemy ults too! — Overwatch’s New Hero, Ana, is Now Available on PC   New Overwatch hero, Ana Amari, has been available for testing on the Public Test Region (PTR) since her official reveal last week. We are excited to announce that she is now live and playable for all Overwatch PC players, and comes at no additional cost.   Ana is a sniper support, and uses her versatile arsenal to affect heroes all over the battlefield. Her Biotic Rifle rounds and Biotic Grenades heal allies and damage or weaken enemies. Her sidearm’s … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Blizzard at San Diego Comic-Con – WoW: Legion, Overwatch, and more!

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Here is Blizzards news on their upcoming Comic-Con appearance. Also, we’ve been using Ana on the Overwatch PTR. She’s amazingly versatile! — Blizzard at San Diego Comic-Con – WoW: Legion, Overwatch, and more!   Blizzard Entertainment has just released a trailer for Harbingers, a new World of Warcraft: Legion animated series that chronicles the followers of Illidan Stormrage. The first full episode of Harbingers will debut at the Warcraft: Road to Legion panel being held at San Diego Comic-Con on July 21 PST. Attendees at the event will also learn more about the upcoming World of Warcraft: Legion expansion from Dave Kosak (Narrative Designer, World of Warcraft), Chris Robinson (Senior Art Director, World of Warcraft), Matt Samia (Senior Creative Director of Brand Marketing), and James Waugh (Director … Continue reading

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