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Monday, December 19, 2005
 

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Warcraft II: Tides Of Darkness Tenth Anniversary
7:55 AM | Cord Kruse | 4 comments

On Friday Blizzard Entertainment announced the ten year anniversary of Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness. The second in the Warcraft real time strategy series, Tides gave Blizzard its first number one bestseller and helped to establish the company as one of the most respected game developers in the industry.

Here are some of the game's features which were milestones for Blizzard :

- online play for up to eight players
- our first pre-rendered intro cinematic
- sea and air units in addition to land-based units
- highly detailed SVGA (640x480) graphics
- full 3D sound
- advanced AI and fog of war
- simultaneous command of up to 9 units
- a user-friendly map editor
The Warcraft saga has continued with the successful Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its expansion The Frozen Throne, as well as the world wide mega hit MMORPG World of Warcraft. Check out the links below for a walk down a lane called Memory in the fabled land of Azeroth.

10 Years of Warcraft II
Warcraft II Awards
Blizzard Entertainment


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