Warcraft is a franchise of video games, novels created by Blizzard Entertainment. The franchise has released five series : Warcraft: Orcs & Humans, Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, World of Warcraft, and Hearthstone.
The first three versions are made in the real-time strategy genre. Here opposing players are commanding virtual armies in battle against each other.
The fourth, World of Warcraft is an MMORPG. That means the players control their character and interact with each other in that virtual world. The last game from the series, Hearthstone, is a digital collectible card games.
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans was launched on MS-DOS on November 23, 1994. After that, in 1996 it has found its way to the Macintosh. Warcraft wasn’t the first real-time strategy game, but it convinced gamers that the concept would have a future.
Moreover, in 1999, Warcraft II Battle.net Edition has appeared, replacing the MS-DOS version with the Windows one. Both games helped Blizzard to establish a top-tier development game studio.
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans is going to take you back to the original battle for Azeroth. It will be hard to choose a side and raise an army of humans or raise an army of orcs capable of ruin their enemies.
On the other hand, Warcraft II Battle.net Edition will take the battle to the high seas with an arrange of naval units. It will introduce you to the competition between the Alliance and the Horde, increasing the battle between humans and orcs with elves, trolls, dwarves and many more.
Consequently, anticipating the upcoming 25th anniversary of the first and original Warcraft games, Blizzard has concluded a partnership with GOG.com, to release the original game Warcraft: Orcs & Humans, and Warcraft II Battle.net Edition in GOG.com marketplace.
The version is optimized to run on today’s operating systems, and the price is $14.99 for both the games, or individually – $5.99 for Orcs & Humans, and $9.99 for Warcraft II.
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