BlizzCon 2016 In-Game Cinematics: The Cutscenes of Legion Panel Transcript

This is a full transcript of the BlizzCon 2016 In-Game Cinematics: The Cutscenes of Legion Panel. Among the panelists were the following game developers:

  • Geordie Swainbank (senior machinima artist, lightning lead)
  • Yeon-Ho Lee (senior animation artist)
  • Jason Hill (associate project director)
  • Jessica Dru Johnson (Cinematics artist)
  • Chris Evans (Supervisor, Cinematics)
  • Sherman Ohms (Senior In-Game Artist, Cinematics)
  • Terran Gregory (Project Director, Cinematics)

Blizzard Legends Publishing Label Announced

IRVINE, Calif. — Blizzard Entertainment today announced the creation of a book-publishing label, Blizzard Publishing, dedicated to developing and releasing new Blizzard publications and reissuing out-of-print titles in the company’s Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® settings, directly and through ongoing global partnerships. Each of Blizzard’s game universes has been inhabited by millions of players worldwide, and Blizzard Publishing will help maintain the lore and legacy of the company’s earliest novels and manga while also providing a variety of new ways for people to engage with Blizzard’s rich worlds and characters. Several of Blizzard Publishing’s upcoming releases will be available in multiple formats, such as print, audiobook, and e-book.

BlizzCon 2016 World of Warcraft Q&A Panel Transcript

This is a full transcript of the BlizzCon 2016 World of Warcraft: Legion Q&A panel. The special-guest panel moderator was WoWHead livestreamer TradeChat. Among the panelists onstage were:

  • J. Allen Brack (executive producer)
  • Ion Hazzikostas (game director)
  • Matt Goss (lead game designer)
  • Alex Afrasiabi (creative director)
  • Chris Robinson (senior art director)

BlizzCon 2016 World of Warcraft: Legion Design Retrospective Panel Transcript

This is a full transcript of the BlizzCon 2016 World of Warcraft: Legion Design Retrospective Panel. The following were the panelists discussing details of the Legion expansion development:

  • Jeremy Feasel (senior game designer)
  • Jonathan LeCraft (senior game designer, Demon Hunter)
  • Owen Landgren (senior game designer, Artifacts)
  • Brian Holinka (senior game designer, PVP)
  • Paul Kubit (senior game designer, Professions)

Legion Design Retrospective

Blizzplanet Migrating to Disqus. Livefyre Announced Closing Doors

This is something I was planning to do after I had finished the StarCraft II: Future for the Future panel transcript.

Recently, I got a notification that Livefyre is closing doors as a free-community service soon. Adobe, Inc. acquired Livefyre to create Adobe Experience Manager, integrating Livefyre as the core backend.

Blizzplanet used Disqus many years ago. Thus, some of our old visitors have access to it. Otherwise, you can either create a Disqus account to post, or you can use your Facebook/Twitter login to post in our Disqus comments section.

BlizzCon 2016 Opening Ceremony Transcript

BlizzCon 2016 Opening Ceremony was held by Blizzard Entertainment CEO Mike Morhaime who discussed the 25th Anniversary of the company, and the 20th Anniversary of Diablo.

 

Narrator: Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome President and CEO of Blizzard Entertainment Mike Morhaime!

Morhaime: Alliance and Horde. Terran, Protoss, and Zerg. Heroes of Sanctuary. Heroes of the Storm. Heroes of Overwatch. Fellow gamers and friends. Welcome to BlizzCon 2016. Can you believe this is our 10th BlizzCon together.

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