Do you read or watch tie-in media?
Easily lost amidst the excitement of the Shadowlands release last week was the publication of Exploring Azeroth: The Eastern Kingdoms, a fun book that sends our favorite Rogue couple traveling through the Eastern Kingdoms.
Blizzard has said in the past that the name of their game studio is "Blizzard Entertainment" and not "Blizzard Games" because they see themselves as not just making games, but creating franchises that can cross into different kinds of media.
How do you prefer the lore of a game relate to the player experience? How much of it should come from outside the game itself?
Games approach their storytelling in different ways for different reasons.
My friends, I have a confession I need to own up to: I am a lore nerd.
This may seem like a strange topic from me, but it's something I think about all the time.
If you love Blizzard games, you probably love them for a variety of reasons.
Over the weekend, a tie-in novel for the next World of Warcraft expansion appeared on Amazon.
Considering the sheer scope and breadth of the Warcraft universe, I'm often surprised by the selection of Warcraft novels.
My Christmas presents this year were pretty much all books -- which is exactly what I wanted -- surrounding various video game series I've been enjoying playing.