It has not yet been unveiled just how the other
races will be able to combat the awesome power of Mr. Blocky. All
that is certain is that if a player is unlucky enough to be battling
Mr. Blocky, he or
she should be prepared to lose MANY lives.
Warcraft III immerses players in a
compelling, dynamic 3D world of incredible depth and detail.
Wandering monsters roam a landscape filled with neutral towns,
strongholds, and temples, while stunning environmental effects bring
the world to life.
Players will guide their elite forces through
adventures, battles, quests, and non-player-character interactions.
The war over Azeroth rages on, and players must adapt to the
surprises that lie in store for them and devise strategies to defeat
The four distinct playable races that populate
Warcraft III are Orcs, Humans, Night Elves, and Undead. Each
race is armed with unique units, magical abilities, and weapons of
war to take into battle as they renew their struggle for dominance.
Additionally, WarCraft III introduces Heroes to the Warcraft
universe for the first time. Heroes are powerful units that can
advance in experience level, utilize additional skills and spells,
and employ auras that affect nearby troops when leading them into
The game will include a robust campaign editor
for creating custom 3D maps and complete missions, with scripts for
units, spells, and event triggers. Expanded multiplayer options will
allow for multiple game types, including cooperative play and
Since its debut in 1994, the number-one selling
Warcraft series has won industry acclaim and has shattered
sales records worldwide with nearly 5 million copies sold*. In 1996,
Blizzard followed the well-received Warcraft: Orcs and Humans™
with the critically acclaimed Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness™,
which won multiple Game of the Year awards and is still considered
by many critics to be one of the best games ever made.
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos is currently
slated to release in 2002 for Windows® 95/98/2000/NT and Macintosh®
formats. The game will be available for approximately $55 at
retailers nationwide and will also be offered directly from Blizzard
at (800) 953-SNOW and www.blizzard.com.
Best known for blockbuster hits including the
Diablo® series, Blizzard Entertainment ® (www.blizzard.com),
(a division of Vivendi Universal Interactive, Inc.) is a premier
developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for
creating many of the industry's most critically acclaimed games.
Blizzard's track record includes four consecutive number-one selling
games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's free
Internet gaming service Battle.net ® reigns as the largest in the
world with millions of active users.
*Based on units shipped