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World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor coming in November

World of Warcraft Warlords of Draenor
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With some spectacular cinematic sequences, Blizzard has revealed the launch date for World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor .

Nobody does cinematics like Blizzard, and it showed off some really great stuff during today's livestream. The biggest of them all can be seen above, and it ends with what you've all been waiting for: November 13, 2014 is the day it all comes to life.

With that out of the way, here's something else to enjoy: The origin of Kargath, the ruler of the Shattered Hand, and one seriously hardcore orc. As designer Chris Metzen put it, "The age of the whimsical panda is over. Warcraft of old is back."

Getting away from the cinematics, here's a bit of in-game action featuring new zones, garrisons and character models that will appear in the expansion.

More information can be had at warlords.com .

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.