Warcraft 3 Reforged
It's not a secret that the launch for Warcraft 3 Reforged didn't go as smoothly as it could have.
What's old is new again as more and more game studios dive into their past catalogs for their next big hits.
Let's compare the not yet released Diablo 2: Resurrected with last year's Warcraft 3 Reforged -- why is the latter game seen as less than a successful remaster while the former has everyone abuzz with excitement?
I've been thinking about how Diablo 2: Resurrected will be on practically every console, and how that's pretty awesome, but it also has me feeling greedy.
Lately, I've been noticing a trend of games being released with some pretty significant problems.
Whenever I hear rumors about a Diablo 2 remaster — much less the idea that Blizzard has been hiding it from us and plans to release it late this year — I think about the disastrous path that led to making the game, and how the people who made the game don't think a remaster will ever happen.
Despite Blizzard's reputation for publishing polished products — and Warcraft 3 Reforged's release delay — the game has hasn't been well received.
Warcraft 3: Reforged brings back long-lost demo missions showing Darkspear Islands, Sen’jin’s death, and underground volcano Murlocs
Warcraft 3: Reforged may not have launched without issue, but one of the genuinely enjoyable surprises it came with was the inclusion of three missions that players of the original Warcraft 3 would likely never have experienced.
A complete remaster of the original Warcraft 3 launches later today, so here's a primer on what you can expect when you begin playing at 3 p.m.
In case you hadn't heard, Blizzard has announced that Warcraft 3: Reforged will be coming out later than 2019 -- specifically, January 28th of 2020.