Blizzard has announced that it is raising the prices of cards in many African, European and Middle Eastern countries in Hearthstone: Heroes Of Warcraft, and naturally players haven’t been happy with the price increases. Explaining the price increases, Blizzard wrote on their website:
The latest expansion for Blizzard’s trading card game, Hearthstone, is due to launch this week. Mean Streets of Gadgetza will be available to download from December 1 according to the company’s own Twitter account.
“We are fortunate enough to have all of the original source code and assets to everything we’ve done in the past. But actually, it turns out, it’s really hard to access that stuff, unlock it, and figure out how it all works. Because we’re old, we’ve forgotten. We had some dedicated folks that were passionate about the idea, dig up the Warcraft 1 assets and code. They got it working and they got it running in a window. And I played it. Warcraft: Orcs & Humans was awesome for its time. I promise you, in today’s world, by today’s standards, it’s just not that fun anymore.”
Universal Pictures recently released a series of new character videos for the upcoming Warcraft film. You can check out the new videos, featuring some more footage of the film below. These offer a little more insight into the characters for the world of the film, based on the hit video game franchise.
As odd as it sounds, Warcraft 3 is receiving its first update in a long time. Blizzard officially announced that Warcraft 3, first released in 2002, is getting a new update. In addition, Patch 1.27 is going to be available worldwide on Tuesday, March 15. You can check out the announcement video below.
Blizzard has many different franchises under their wing of varying genres. One that hasn’t been touched in a while is the Warcraft franchise, not to be confused with World of Warcraft. At Gamescom, the producer of Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void revealed to IGN that after the game is finished, a team could be compiled to revisit the Warcraft RTS franchise: