NEW YORK, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DK Publishing announced today the upcoming release of the World of Warcraft®: Ultimate Visual Guide, an in-depth companion to Blizzard Entertainment's acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), World of Warcraft.
Arriving in stores in October 2013, this book serves as a definitive guide to the enthralling fantasy universe featured in World of Warcraft and its four expansions. With this guide, players will explore the far reaches of Azeroth, becoming versed in its rich history, uncovering back stories of key heroes and villains, and discovering fascinating details about key locations.
Created in close collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft: Ultimate Visual Guide gives readers a treasure trove of game knowledge, including series lore and a look at behind-the-scenes development.
"We're pleased to be working with DK to bring World of Warcraft players this beautifully illustrated companion to the game," said Paul Sams, chief operating officer of Blizzard Entertainment. "DK's put together an extensive collection of awesome images and cool behind-the-scenes details that should satisfy anyone interested in exploring WoW's history."
Within the guide, gamers can expect to find:
- Loads of gorgeous official full-color artwork from World of Warcraft
- Behind-the-scenes information on the making of World of Warcraft
- A fascinating overview of the characters, lore, locations, and events of World of Warcraft and its expansions
- Images from DC Comics' World of Warcraft comic book series
About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment's track record includes sixteen #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's online-gaming service, Battle.net®, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.
DK is the bestselling and award-winning publisher known for informing, entertaining, and educating global audiences through beautifully designed content. DK also publishes the Eyewitness series for children and Eyewitness Travel Guides. BradyGames, Alpha Books, and Rough Guides are also available from DK, a division of Penguin Group. http://us.dk.com
SOURCE DK Publishing