The Pandaria Song

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria has been the bear-butt of jokes and a source of outrage for the World of Warcraft scene ever since its announcement. What was Blizzard thinking, and how did the fans react? Justin Kardi ponders these events… IN SONG FORM.

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LucasArts-
LucasArts-

I was a fan of wow but this game is not following the new generation of online games

StarSfrife
StarSfrife

Anyone who thinks Mists of Pandaria is a disappointment or that Blizzard "sold out" clearly just hasn't played the game. I've been a huge fan of WoW ever since Vanilla, and so far MoP is Blizzard's best expansion yet.

lannyboy334
lannyboy334

Heh heh, everyone is saying this is Blizzard directly giving the finger to their fans.  They ought to think that because it IS, they couldn't cater to anyone in Cataclysm, they don't give a crap what the community thinks anymore, obviously, and why should they?  Its a statement of "lets start from ground zero and build public opinion from there".  But I am pretty well done defending Blizzard, still love their games and play them consistently but with the disappointment of Diablo 3 and how long it has taken to roll out the next SC 2 "expansion" my fanboydom has been punched in the jewels.

LucasArts-
LucasArts-

well he is saying smth make sense In fact Blizzard lost a lot of money a lot of fans because they didn't make difference from the old versions smth new for their fans .,

The second fact that Blizzard didn't support their game with dialogs and players are somehow sick of reading their missions !!!!they made a new theme for WOW I was looking forward to play this game after it release but not anymore 

dorotadrozd
dorotadrozd

So when will Dreamworks sue Activision for blatantly stealing their IP?

tim1935
tim1935

Very well done!  Video made me smile.

Subterfuge
Subterfuge

Say what you will about Blizzard and this ridiculous expansion, but they can still make some badass cutscenes. They should just start making animated movies.

Brakkyn
Brakkyn

All I see is a bunch of pointless posts filled with the ever-present "haters", for lack of a better term.  The fact you still come on the Internet to leave a post about just how much you don't like WoW and Blizzard and quit umpteen years ago only proves that stick in your backside is still there.  CRIPES.  Move on. 

ahpuck
ahpuck

 After thinking about it for a couple of minutes, I decided I hate the video more than I hate Mists of Pandaria. Godawful song.

Ometh
Ometh

I've said it before and I'll say it again. Warcraft 4 is the only thing that could possibly restore this franchise. 

bojan_sokol
bojan_sokol

video not working for me, tried several refreshes

AlmityGuitarist
AlmityGuitarist

Also can't wait for the Crazed Gnome Mech race expansion where they do such bold things like *gasp* raise the level cap 5 more levels! FIVE MORE LEVELS! CAN YOU NOT FEEL THE ELATION?!?!

AlmityGuitarist
AlmityGuitarist

Props to him for not ripping on it as hard as he obviously wanted to.

jmefford
jmefford

Preach it. Once upon a time Blizzard was a great self-made company that made wonderfully innovative and enjoyable games, but those days were gone quite some time ago. The pandas are almost a comical confirmation of that fact. You sold out Blizzard, I hope at least you're enjoying all that money. 

 

armodillo17
armodillo17

I have never played WoW and don't plan to, but I have one question. What up with the dancing Panda's? Was that just done for this video or does that actually happen in the game?

ScouseLemon
ScouseLemon

I couldn't give a flying chi kicking ***k about the panda's.  The expansion is good though and it's re-lit a few old flames for me. I'll carry on playing it until I've seen and done everything that's grabbed my attention again.

ivanmallia
ivanmallia

contrary to all these comments, it's still going strong... Servers full again with queing times and it still isn't free after 7+ years. :D

corte005
corte005

this game is a piece of shit

Alex_Crazy
Alex_Crazy

I agree with the song, so long WoW

Bozanimal
Bozanimal

This is one of those videos that either goes on to become a meme, much beloved by its respective community, or it falls completely flat. In this case I think it missed the mark, despite being quite a catchy tune.

Naughtyforsaken
Naughtyforsaken

Come on guys...

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VvYGAVvphU

 

Haha i love Francis!!!!

 

Anyway is it only acceptable to have anorexic women in Guild wars 2?  Or a disturbing race of 12 year old girls in Terra who Kevin Van Ord called "HYPER CUTE" in his review?  What the hell is wrong with Pandaren? They like Beer, eating, chilling out and kicking ass!!!

 

MMOs are all about community.  There were people in the wow community that wanted to see Pandaren and Blizzard communicates with its community.  They almost made Pandaren a race in burning crusade which came out before Kung fu panda.  This is subjective of course but i believe blizzard loves the wow Community, its the main source of income for both Blizzard and Activision. :) 

 

Also do you mean to tell me that there were no developers on Kung Fu that Played Warcraft 3 and knew about Chen Stormstout?  Some of Blizzards art predates the Dreamwork rip off.  But then again there's also Panda Kahn from TMNT which predates all of this...  great expac, love my build,  having fun!

 

 

tommynj
tommynj

Worst expansion ever, sorry I ever bought it.

Kayweg
Kayweg

LOL.....Pandastic.

I never really concerned myself much with WoW or it's community, as i've never been a part of it.

But geeez, first they have to put up with that pandoria nonsense and now they're getting mocked on top of that by that song.

I DO feel for the WoW veterans who can only stand by and watch what is becoming of their game.

I'd be gutted !

 

JIMDOG4442002
JIMDOG4442002

The most fruitiest song for a fruity game lol

RPG_Fan_I_Am
RPG_Fan_I_Am

I keep reading the messages like GS made this video or support it, but I feel like they just now discovered it and decided to share it. This video is pretty old, I mean if you listen to him he says people are leaving WoW for stars and the soon to be released GW2. Meaning GW2 wasn't even released when he made it. Also means he had the same conclusion as everyone else but The game did sell like a million copies or so the first week out. Thats not cata good, but a million sales in roughly a week is still good. Anyway now that my trolling is done I can go back to watching TV....

StarSfrife
StarSfrife

 @lannyboy334 Diablo III was great; if you thought it was a disappointment, then Diablo III just clearly wasn't for you.  And the next Starcraft 2 expansion, Heart of the Swarm, is already in beta. Blizzard built Starcraft 2 for eSports, and will release it accordingly. 

Naughtyforsaken
Naughtyforsaken

 @dorotadrozd Blizz should sue Dreamworks.  Then they would have the mo for dumping resources into updating character models.

gondule
gondule

 @dorotadrozd never because Blizzard has had Pandaren way before that shitty movie.

Earmites
Earmites

 @Subterfuge You mean the cut scene that had a panda stopping a fight between an orc and a human?  The cutscene that basically says "hey guys...let's not fight" in an MMO designed and named WARcraft?

 

Yeah nothing made me roll my eyes harder than watching that craptastic new cinematic from Blizzard.

x-TwilighT-x
x-TwilighT-x

 @jmefford Once upon a time blizzard was silicon and synapse, and released a slew of terrible games.

Have you played the expansion? I am not a wow player, however looking into the back story the new expansion provides, along with the new art, and scenery in general it is actually some of the best work on the game.

Jarek_Cyphus
Jarek_Cyphus

 @armodillo17 Yes.  They have a slew of horrendous emotes that are sufficient to make any post-pubescent gamer balk at this expansion and seek greener pastures among the plethora of MMOGs out there right now.

LucasArts-
LucasArts-

 @StarSfrife  @lannyboy334 not really only him is disappointed about WOW MOP .., If U read the comments under WOW MOP game play video .., U will see that most of WOW's fans has the same point I was a fan of wow but this game is not following the new generation of online games    

Subterfuge
Subterfuge

 @EarmitesI didn't say the writing in their cinematics is good, I said they look amazing-and always have.

_el_Greco_
_el_Greco_

 @x-TwilighT-x  @jmefford Blizzard's days as Silicon and Synapse were great.  The "slew of terrible games" they made were actually ports for other people's games at the time.  And to be honest, the majority of those titles were pretty good.  Their own games however, were great.  Lost Vikings and Blackthorne were fantastic.

Jarek_Cyphus
Jarek_Cyphus

 @x-TwilighT-x  @jmefford I hope you realize that isn't saying much.  The only thing WoW ever did for MMORPGs is homogenize the formulas every other game was using at the time.  It has since continued that trend.  With that trend came a recurrent pandering to a very indolent, immature audience.  MoP only shows how much they catered to them.  It's nothing special.  If nothing else, it at least showed gamers with half a brain that Blizzard wasn't quite the "superb" developer they claimed it to be.  That tanked the day they went public with Activision. 

x-TwilighT-x
x-TwilighT-x

 @_el_Greco_  @jmefford You named the only 2 good games they released. Which yes, were their prime originals. RPM Racing however wasn't a port. It was not so good. Rock N' Roll racing was much better.

gondule
gondule

 @Jarek_Cyphus  @x-TwilighT-x  @jmefford So all the people I knew since the April Fools joke back in 02 that said "Fuck man I thought that was going to be the race for WC3" and also the people who played Vanilla WoW and were like "Man I wish Pandaren were in the game" Are now irrelevant because you can't stand them? Grow up, either don't play or stop bitching its really that simple.