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Blizzard Entertainment unveiled "Warcraft III: Reforged," a reimagining of the real-time strategy game that "laid the foundation for Azeroth's most epic stories." A remake "in the truest sense," "Warcraft III: Reforged" sees the original "Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos" and its expnasion "The Frozen Throne" rebuilt from the ground up, with a thorough visual overhaul, a suite of contemporary social and matchmaking features via Blizzard Battle.net, and a pledge of support for its thriving community of creators-starting with an upgraded World Editor.
Warcraft III. (28) Warcraft III included a "World Editor,"
I want to pursue a career in designing such worlds." Echoing these thoughts, 17-year-old Abu Dhabi resident Darcy Mehdi adds, "I'm enjoying Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos .
Qualities that made 'StarCraft,' 'Warcraft III' and 'Diablo II' the titans of their day."
The second and third editions, Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness and Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, further stoked fascination and imagination in its players, as did the best-selling novels and other popular merchandise.
Considering that it was Warcraft III and Starcraft mods that basically kickstarted the whole MOBA genre, it's fitting that Blizzard's entry is such a comprehensive and entertaining one.
Top players have career earnings of over $1.1m - with the most lucrative game being Dota (Defence of the Ancients) 2 - followed by Starcraft: Brood War, Starcraft II, Warcraft III and League of Legends.
Even in entertainment, the negative effects of online gaming addiction has been tackled in films like "RPG Metanoia"; or songs like "Dota O Ako," which is about a couple having problems in their relationship because of the boyfriend's seeming preoccupation with Dota, a custom scenario for the game Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne.
The League of Legends (LoL) is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Riot Games for Microsoft Windows, inspired by the popular Defense of the Ancients map for Warcraft III. LoL has a huge following with over 32 million registrations and averages 12 million players worldwide per day.
Out of the box it supports a number of popular sources of distraction; Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Youtube, Hotmail/MSN, Wikipedia, Ebay, CollegeHumor, AddictingGames, Reddit, FailBlog, StumbleUpon, and Warcraft III are supported by default, and you can enter a list of additional websites to block.