It’s all fun in games in the PC version of classic Warhammer tabletop game Mordheim until somebody loses a limb—or their life.
Holy shit that’s a lot of rats.
Tabletop game maker Games Workshop has announced that the world of its long-running Warhammer Fantasy Battles game is coming to an end, to be replaced by a new setting. With its departure, we have to say goodbye to some over-the-top heroes and villains that made Warhammer so great—and here’s nine of the best.
The Total War series is getting an infusion of orcs and magic with the long-rumored Total War: Warhammer. Creative Assembly’s latest strategy game has been confirmed, though we don’t have a release date (or even year) quite yet.
People have been expecting this for over two years now, but Creative Assembly and Sega have finally gone and announced a Total War: WARHAMMER game. In about the most anticlimactic way possible.
If you don't remember it from the last time we showed you, Lord Inquisitor is a fan-made Warhammer 40K short film that promises to be a lot better than anything Games Workshop has managed officially.
In the wilds of the Czech Republic, a massive group of Warhammer fans have gathered, dressed up and gone to war. Not on the tabletop. On a "real" battlefield.
This is what a 700-piece Warhammer 40K (also known as Warhammer $40K) set looks like, all painted carefully by hand. The owner of the collection, a Korean Warhammer enthusiast, probably went through lots of pain to complete this set, but it's definitely worth all the time and money. It looks incredible.
Adrian Smith is a veteran artist who's had the privelege to work not just for Games Workshop - on stuff like Warhammer 40K - but in video games as well, for companies like THQ, EA, Ubisoft and Blizzard.
Warhammer Online, due for a shutdown in mid-December, has gone free-to-play as a "parting gift" to those who had an account in good standing as of Thursday. "We will be adding new NPCs to the game in order to power up your characters," Mythic promises.
British artist Dan Morison has worked in advertising, music video and film, with clients ranging from Xbox to Nike to Guinness.
After five years of operation, the MMO branch of Games Workshop’s popular fantasy universe will be closing down. The news comes via a letter to players from producer Carrie Gouskos:
And no, it's not Vigil's Dark Millenium, sorry. From Quebec-based developer Behaviour Interactive comes Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade, a "wholly new MMORPG persistent war experience" set in Games Workshop's Warhammer 40K universe, arriving in 2015.
I tried to sit down and watch Ultramarines, Games Workshops' official animated Warhammer 40K film, a few years ago. Made it maybe 15 minutes in. It was awful. Like bad 90's PC game cinematics.
Warhammer Quest, for iOS, is out today. By all accounts, it's fantastic.
There's dressing up as your favorite game or TV character, then there's assembling a massive suit of Warhammer 40K armor. Like, say, this massive suit of Warhammer 40K armor.