August 21, 2008

WOTLK Wrath of the Lich King Cinematic Trailer (VIDEO)

Here is the cinematic trailer for Wrath of the Lich King finally released today. It was delivered on the WOW site and now everyone's hunting it down..

WOTLK Wrath of the Lich King Cinematic Trailer (VIDEO)

We all know that World of Warcraft''s Wrath of the Lich King expansion is coming with some killer stuff, and that includes the game's brand new Achievement system. What we don't know yet is what happened behind the scenes and how it all came to be. Fortunately, lead game designer Jeffrey Kaplan had a conversation with MTV Multiplayer recently and told us all a little something about it as the WOTLK cinematic trailer video hit the internet.

Kaplan says that originally, the people over at Blizzard didn't want to call the Wrath of the Lich King system Achievements because Xbox 360 and Steam were already using the name. They came up with all sorts of alternatives like Goals, Accomplishments, and other titles, but at the end of it all, it came back down to Achievements.

“We sort of came around to the conclusion that all players call them Achievements," He added. That realization made them settle on the name finally, leading to the release of the WOTLK Cinematic trailer today.

Next was brainstorming on how to go about it. Kaplan recounts that the core concept of designing their WOTLK Achievements was “we wanted to focus on getting the user interface in a good presentable form and things that other Achievement systems haven’t done a good job of...”

WOTLK Wrath of the Lich King Cinematic Trailer (VIDEO)

Posted at August 21, 2008 10:02 AM

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Posted by: WOW power leveling at September 6, 2008 10:38 PM

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Posted by: wow power leveling 1-80 70-80 at September 6, 2008 10:40 PM

I would so love to get into this bolg

Posted by: wrath of the lich king power leveling at September 6, 2008 10:41 PM

WOW, that’s right. This looks so cool. I want to play this right now.

Posted by: death knight power leveling 55 to 80 at September 6, 2008 10:43 PM

anyone know the name of the song playing in the trailer toward the beginning? Thx

Posted by: Diana at October 15, 2008 4:30 AM