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Mists of Pandaria Opening Cinematic Revealed

A couple hours ago Blizzard released the Mists of Pandaria opening cinematic that was presented at gamescon 2012.

Official Blizzard Quote:

You've ended Deathwing's destructive rampage and saved the dragonflights from extinction. Now you must unlock the mysteries of the lost continent and discover the dark secrets of Pandaria's past. Explore ancient kingdoms hidden since before the Sundering, plunder vast treasures from the depths of the forgotten vaults, and rise to defend Pandaria from the shadow of a long buried evil - before it's too late.

We are pleased to present the opening cinematic for Mists of Pandaria as presented at gamescom 2012. Whether you’re Horde or Alliance, there is one question we all must consider: “Why do we fight?”

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#1 Minpojke

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:14 PM


#2 Saradave

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:15 PM

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#3 Sammylol

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:16 PM

The narration made this amazing, but the comedic value topped it.

#4 Sanaubia

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:22 PM

never seen something this bad

#5 Ayrasaurus

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:27 PM

I liked it not gonna lie.
Didn't feel like wow though felt more like a video for a fighting game.

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#6 Slimson

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:30 PM

maybe its a clue: monks will be retardedly op upon release

nah srsly it sucked

#7 Sanaubia

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:31 PM

can't watch that without this playing in my head

#8 snikkix

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:33 PM

Looks like Kung Fu panda.


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#9 wtfbro

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:43 PM

View PostSanaubia, on 16 August 2012 - 04:22 PM, said:

never seen something this bad
i once saw a cat with bane's mask

#10 jonadefty_3724427

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:49 PM

It wasn't too bad to be honest, I feel like half of you are complaining just to complain.

#11 Xelic

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:51 PM

View Postjonadefty_3724427, on 16 August 2012 - 04:49 PM, said:

It wasn't too bad to be honest, I feel like half of you are complaining just to complain.
Or because it wasn't really epic compared to the TBC and WotLK cinematic's. :>

#12 pzg

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:12 PM

pretty nice.mop on the beta don;t live up to this tho. also that orc is ripped. roids?

#13 Udderly

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:39 PM

You guys seriously just write in to bitch. Is there anything you won't complain about? My two year old complains a small fraction as much as many of these posters

#14 Justwoo

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:13 PM

pretty kewl
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#15 CreepStatus

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:59 PM

i thought it was pretty sick... but yeah really was quite as epic as previous cinamatics =/

#16 Libyanator

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:59 PM

I don't know about you guys, but i felt like it was trying to portray some type of immature comedy when the human passed the spear to the orc, it was a little depressing.

Definitely not something like TBC/Wotlk but you cant blame the business for trying to appeal to a younger target audience i guess.

Other than that however, it did look incredibly impressive tbh.
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#17 Jokerplex

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 07:40 PM

He passed it to him so they could fight together, as the human already had a weapon.

not to say you go fight him

#18 Claynz

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 07:45 PM

WOTLK still the most epic one !
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#19 Hyrmine

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 09:12 PM

View PostJokerplex, on 16 August 2012 - 07:40 PM, said:

He passed it to him so they could fight together, as the human already had a weapon.

not to say you go fight him
That's not what he meant..
The scene was supposed to be funny, indicating that the monk was so strong that they stood there with their jaws dropped and even wanting to fight together.

It kinda makes sense to make it somewhat funny. If I remember all these Jackie Chan movies they also always had funny fight scenes so I guess they just tried to copy that.

#20 crisise4

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 09:31 PM

The whole passing the spear to the horde was a hint at horde and alliance fighting together at some point this expansion imo look at the legendary quest line!