As you may remember, World of Warcraft became a worldwide sensation after its release. Despite its worse days, millions of people still play it today and whether we like it or not, it’s a great money-making machine. Nevertheless, Blizzard did not skip the topic of promotion and advertising of its game, and the specs on this task can be congratulated for excellent ideas.
As you may remember, World of Warcraft became a worldwide sensation after its release. Despite its worse days, millions of people still play it today and whether we like it or not, it is a great money-making machine. Nevertheless, Blizzard did not skip the topic of promotion and advertising of its game, and the specs on this task can be congratulated on excellent ideas. One of them is certainly the use of celebrities. Soon after the premiere it turned out that its big fans and passionate players are such people as Mila Kunis and Vin Diesel. We don’t know how much truth in it and how much propaganda, but the effect is there. Blizzard went further with the celebrity theme – they decided to use the images of many celebrities, creating their counterparts, special characters in the game itself. Here they are!
This gentleman we know mostly through the series A-Teamwhere he starred as Sergeant Bosco Albert ‘B.A.’Baracus. The series was one of the most popular series of the 1980s in the US, breaking popularity records and eventually becoming one of the icons of mass culture with easily recognizable music and very distinctive, expressive main characters (which could also include the accompanying car). The series was first broadcast in Poland in the 1990s on Polonia 1 and its local stations, then on Polsat television.
In the game World of Warcraft he was given the character Night Elf and, of course, appeared in a short promotional video.
He’s the one who kicks the biggest bad guys in the world with a half-twist and takes them down with one finger. You know this actor from countless movies, TV series and jokes and recently also from a commercial of one of Polish banks.
The ideal character for Chuck Norris is Hunter. Millions of people play World of Warcraft, just because Chuck lets them live Here is a commercial featuring him.
Heavy metal music legend Longtime member of the band Black Sabbath. Whether you like this genre of music or not, you must have heard of him.
In World of Warcraft he received a character of Warlock, and a commercial in which he appeared, promoted the addon Wrath of the Lich King.
Aubrey Plaza is a serialized comedic actress, best known for Parks and Recreation. She brought a great sense of humor to World of Warcraft. In the game she plays the role of a horrible Orc.
Actor and stuntman recognized, among others, for his height (81 cm). His greatest popularity is the role of Mini-Me in the series of films about Austin Powers. In World of Warcraft, he is the Mage.
This Canadian actor is best known for playing the role of Captain Enterprise – James T. Kirk – in the Star Trek: The Original Series and in the next seven feature films of the series Star Trek.
He was one of the first celebrities to appear in World of Warcraftand his character was Shaman.
Jean Claude Van Damme
Certainly the most famous actor coming from Belgium, with an impressive number of roles in action movies.
In the game he plays the role of the Mage. Interesting fact is that the commercial is only in French, because it was prepared to promote the game on that market
Spanish actor and producer of film, theater and television. At Christmas 2007 in Spain was the face of the advertising campaign for the video game World of Warcrafton a par with Jean-Claude Van Damme at France. His character is a Paladin. Of course, the commercial is in Spanish.
Steven Van Zandt
A real orchestra man – musician, songwriter, arranger, music producer, actor and radio disc jockey. His greatest popularity came from playing in Bruce Springsteen’s band E Street Bandin which he plays guitar and mandolin, and the role of Silvia Dante in the television series The Sopranos Family.
Recently deceased actor, Robin Williamswho was known for his great love of video games, also lived to see his role in World of Warcraft. The producer, urged gently by fans, decided to introduce several elements to his game, thanks to which a tribute was paid to the great talent of Williams. Players are constantly discovering something new. A recent reference was found to his role in Alladin, but there are also references to Mork, Mrs. Doubtfire and Toys.