'World of Warcraft' to get a guide collection aimed toward youngsters

'World of Warcraft' to get a book series aimed at kids

World of Warcraft has been round for greater than a decade, fleshing out the world of Azeroth with new lands, tales and characters. Its subscriber base is slowly shrinking, however the Warcraft model continues to evolve via video games like Hearthstone and an upcoming function-size film. Now, developer Blizzard is teaming up with Scholastic for a brand new guide collection aimed toward eight to 12-yr-olds. It is referred to as World of Warcraft: Traveler and the primary novel might be launching within the US, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand this November. The second instalment is due in 2017.

'World of Warcraft' to get a book series aimed at kids

Warcraft literature is nothing new. Through the years there have been numerous novels, comedian books and manga exploring Azeroth. Traveler ought to be slightly totally different, nevertheless, given it is concentrating on a youthful readership. It is being written by Greg Weisman, a novelist, comedian guide and TV author who labored on Gargoyles, The Spectacular Spider-Man and Star Wars Rebels. The books will comply with Aram, a 12-yr-previous boy washed ashore with little greater than a sketchbook and a magical compass. He has to seek out his method again residence, adventuring and making buddies alongside the best way.

By concentrating on youthful readers, Blizzard is increasing the Warcraft model and attracting a era which may not have tried its video games earlier than. That is might show essential if the developer is to maintain each World of Warcraft and future tasks set within the Warcraft universe.