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Posted: May 4th 2009 4:20PM AlamoeJones said

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wof? more like "wooof" hahaha

Posted: May 4th 2009 4:27PM Boruk said

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so if they start playing Warhammer...will they be on our servers we have now?..the increased influx would be sweet

Posted: May 4th 2009 4:50PM Holgranth said

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Uhm NO Chinese games have to be sensored by the government and I'd bet BIG money that since they STILL won't let Wrath release WAR would have to be completely transformed to be acceptable to the Communists.

Its all censorship wearing the blanket of protectionism.
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Posted: May 4th 2009 6:10PM engrey said

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the reason they could not release wrath was because skeletons where shown and thats a no-no in Chinese culture. However a lot of the gold selling companies work with the US client off US servers.
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Posted: May 4th 2009 5:38PM Gaugamela said

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The coloring of the thing in the back is a bit different from the one in WAR. It wouldn't surprise me if they made a WoW clone.
WAR would have to be seriously more edited to be launched in China... They have truckloads of undead for example.

Posted: May 4th 2009 5:40PM TheJackman said

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Yeah its warhammer but the bad news is that all the war is taken out and all toons are turned into dogs and all blood remove and all maps replace by hello kitty friendly maps!

Posted: May 4th 2009 8:07PM (Unverified) said

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Wow, Asia just plain sucks as a whole. None of the countries can do anything right when it comes to MMO's.

Posted: May 4th 2009 7:26PM (Unverified) said

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The Chinese make no pretension that it isn't censorship. Its a communist nation, they don't worry about pandering to the squeaky wheels, they just line em up and shoot em. Something to be learned from every culture i guess.

Posted: May 5th 2009 1:59AM Miffy said

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Well WAR isn't even Warhammer it's some kiddy version so it would fit right in in China and it doesn't even have gore, instead it has colourful spell effects cause they basically made a generic WoW clone.

I hate all these generic WoW clones man, we have WoW so make something new cause I don't wanna play the same shit over and over.

Posted: May 5th 2009 3:56AM (Unverified) said

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It is quite clear there was MORE to it than a simple no of the Chinese authorities when WotLK was postponed.

Clearly having a disctributor in the hands of your biggest competitor (EA) was NOT the right path to go for Blizzard.

The "obstruction" was clearly too obvious and so they HAD to change the server handling to a new company who already owned the rights to D2 and Starcraft.

IF the "new" game is nothing more than the Chinese version of Warhammer it shows how perversive the attitude of EA really is (was).

It may cost Blizzard some millions of Chinese customers, but in the long run you can't possibly depend on some second hand blackmail from your direct competitor. And as eastern subs are not even controlled or verified with stock noted companies, everyone can invent sub numbers on the fly.

It is also proof what kind of company EA really is and I must say Mark Jacobs is just the right man working for those crooks.

Now if they (EA + Mythic) only would make decent mmorpg's it wouldn't be all that bad, but even that is too much asked.

Sad when gaming companies battle like that : they should create NEW innovative games instead of money hungry copies.

Posted: May 5th 2009 10:35AM Gaugamela said

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Yes, lets all jump to conclusions and immediately assume that the evil EA corporation was behind the problems with WotLK in China because the9, who is on the verge of facing bankruptcy is desperately trying to get another game that brings players to it.
And lets ignore that the share of EA in the9 is small.
Oh, and lets throw a couple more insults to Mark Jacobs and EA shall we?
And lets forget the fact that EA is going to release (another) very decent MMO soon, produced by Bioware called Star Wars: TOR.

Lets all just freakin bash WAR, burn Mark Jacobs in a pire and bomb the EA HQs shall we?
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Posted: May 13th 2009 8:30AM (Unverified) said

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Of course we'll bash EA, they're just too easy!

Besides, EA aren't nearly as bad as Activision are. In fact, and I thought I'd never say this, EA are improving since years ago.
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Posted: May 5th 2009 6:23PM (Unverified) said

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The little gate thing in the picture does look like the chaos runes / gates from War.

Posted: May 6th 2009 3:42AM (Unverified) said

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Didn't you hear? The gaming community is chock-full of angry, rebellious teens who spend their online time bashing corporations because of their success. They know nothing of free enterprise. They only understand "CORPORATION BAD. MOMMY AND DADDY BUYING ME CAR, GOOD."

Posted: May 21st 2009 5:00AM (Unverified) said

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