Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne News (PC)

First set image from Warcraft movie released

Posted: 28.04.2014 by Technet2k

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Hollywood's Empire magazine has a lone image of director Duncan Jones working on the set of the Warcraft movie adaptation. It appears that it could be the set of the Stormwind throne room.

Filming for Warcraft is taking place in Vancouver and it's expected to open in theatres around March 2016. Blizzard delayed the film because of a clash with the new Star Wars: Episode VII.

Source Code director signs on for Legendary Pictures' Warcraft adaptation

Posted: 31.01.2013 by Technet2k

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Blizzard's Warcraft will be brought to the silver screen by Duncan Jones, who has directed sci-fi films Moon and Source Code. He accepts the challenge of making a "proper MOVIE of a video game."

Charles Leavitt has penned the script for Warcraft, which is being kept very secret. Filming should begin in late 2013 for 2015 release. It's rumoured Johnny Depp might be involved.

Blizzard acquired 'Project Blackstone' domain November 26th

Posted: 30.11.2012 by Technet2k

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A web domain for 'Project Blackstone' was once owned by a Texas resident but they let it expire last year, according to WHOIS records, but now Blizzard has snapped it up this week.

There are no webpage connections to the domain as of yet; Blizzard are just sitting on it. There's little to no reference to 'Blackstone' in any lore created by the studio.

Blizzard seek to wrestle control of 'Heroes of Warcraft' domain

Posted: 20.11.2012 by Technet2k

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Warcraft creators Blizzard Entertainment aren't happy that the domain is currently outside their control. Last month the studio registered for some reason.

Speculation has the studio looking to revive the iconic PC RTS series Warcraft. Blizzard has filed a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum in an attempt to be 'given' the domain.

Blizzard "seeks to prevent registration" of DOTA trademark by Valve

Posted: 10.02.2012 by Technet2k

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Warcraft creator Blizzard is challenging Valve's bid to register DOTA as their own trademark, arguing it's been "used exclusively by Blizzard and its fan community" for over 7 years.

It's "firmly associated" with Blizzard in the minds of consumers, to "signify a highly popular scenario" for Warcraft III. Valve trying to usurp "seven years of goodwill".