Blizzard ponders World of Warcraft for iPad
MMO to go mobile?
Blizzard has hinted it may bring World of Warcraft to smartphones and tablets, saying it believes a developer would be "foolish" not to be planning such a move.
"We're certainly looking into it," said senior WoW producer John Lagrave in an interview with Eurogamer.
"We won't do it until we think it's decent. But it's interesting and the world is evolving towards that little handheld device [the smartphone]. It would be foolish for any game developer to not be looking at that and we're not foolish!"
Any game designed for an iPhone, say, would also run on the iPad. So developing for smartphones also means developing for tablets.
Lagrave would not confirm speculation that WoW's pet battle system - set to feature in the upcoming game Mists of Pandaria - was designed with mobile play in mind. He insisted that while mobile gaming was of interest to Blizzard, the company's "bread and butter" is PCs and Macs.
As it stands, World of Warcraft is only available on iOS devices through a WoW Mobile Armoury app, which gives users a view of character sheets, the ability to manage guilds and use the Auction House. ®
Re: Class selection
Two buttons? What will mages do with the spare?
May explain why Blizzard have been dumbing down the game over the past few years.
I'm the one wiping in a raid because the main tank is playing on his iPad tonight.
Re: Two buttons?
As someone who has every class geared to high hell I won't argue with the Mage, and DK part but I'd say rogues a tad easier(well at least assassination rogue) than any paladin build.
As for huntard joke it wasn't due to hunters being easy to play. Actually being good as a hunter is not easy, and never was. It all originated in the fact 90% of hunters back in the older expansions would need roll on ANYTHING they could equip, and claim it had necessary stats for their class. Strength 2 handed sword they needed it, and would argue they needed it cause strength improved their physical DPS (even though they should NEVER have to do it), +healing cloth gear they needed it to improve their mend pet skill, cloth hell they could equip it so it must be for hunters.
I've seen the same thing done in other classes, and till DK's were added it was extremely heavy concentration of retardation in the hunter gene pool. After DK's came it seems they attracted a large pool of the retarded hunters which I'm guessing cause DK's can equip almost any item in game, which old school huntards loved to do.
I remember WoW being rather performance-hungry. Do fondleslabs have that much processing power nowadays? I must be behind the times...
Re: Two buttons?
This "hunter joke" is only common amongst players who never left Karazhan because raiding was "hard".
Easiest classes to play: