Warcraft III needs no introduction. It's one of the best real-time strategy games ever made, and revolutionized the genre back in 2002. Not only did it offer phenomenal combat and tactics, but it also told a touching story from all points of view. However, it's been over a decade since we've seen a return to the franchise. While Blizzard Entertainment isn't working on a new game in the series, the team is remastering Warcraft III for modern devices.
Today, during BlizzCon 2018, the remastered Warcraft III: Reforged was announced. Aside from providing cinematic trailers which detailed the story once more, the gameplay footage which showcases high-definition visuals and other enhancements blew gamers away. While Diablo 4 and Warcraft IV remain a mystery, Warcraft III will suffice until then. Hopefully the sting of Diablo Immortal will be assuaged by the Warcraft III: Reforged announcement.
A special "Spoils of War" edition will be available for preorder on Battle.net. According to a report by GameSpot, "buying it will entitle you to content in other Blizzard games, including Diablo III, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and World of Warcraft." It'll probably cost a lot more too.
We'll keep you posted as soon as we know more about the project. While we would've loved to see a new game in the franchise, Warcraft III is a classic that never gets old. Are you excited about this Warcraft III remaster? Let us know.
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I never thought they would announce it. Its not Warcraft 4, but this is fine! I wish they had added Naga and draenor or even blood elves as a race though... but I understand that balancing makes it harder.
that would be cool... while remastering, expand it a bit.
Doesn't look very good, to be honest. Of course it's better than playing the original but it looks like a lazy or pointless remaster. Pass.
IDK, I admire the effort, but I feel like they could have made it even better. I know they wanted to try and keep the nostalgia and still keep it the same game, but some elements feel really old. Like the UI for example, and the grass. I mean look at how much detail Uther and Mal'Ganis have.
Brings almost zero value over the original imo. The original already works well on modern PCs and still looks good enough, and is a pleasure to play.
@fdruid. Well, they can always update it later so it's not really too much of a deal breaker imo. Especially when 4K becames mainstream, although I imagine by then most people will be wearing pairs of thick magnifying glasses by then lol.
2018. The only thing bothers me is the feedback after getting hit. Arrow disappears, melee attack has 0 weight.
They could have spent the time on Warcraft 4, and the crowd was rather upset about the uh.. "Diablo announcement" if you can call it that
Don't you guys have phones?
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