E3: Blizzard Demos World Of Warcraft For OS X
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Following the announcement yesterday that the company would be bringing World of Warcraft to the Mac, Blizzard Entertainment showed off for the first time ever the game running on Mac OS X at its booth at the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Our man on the scene, IMG's Lucian Fong, reports that the game was running on two Power Macs.
At the show the company also unveiled several new gameplay elements of the game, including a game's fifth new playbale race, the Night Elves. In addition, the company announced brand new classes, forms of transportation, and amazing new lands to explore. And finally, Blizzard also showed off for the first time the game's powerful and fully customizable interface, alling players to adjust the appearance and features of the interface to suit their preferences and style of play.
According to Blizzard, beta testing is expected to begin in Q3 (sometime between August and October), and it will be done in stages. There's no word yet on when it will be officialy released. For more information on World of Warcraft, head to its official web site through the link provided below.
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