World of Warcraft's Shiny New HD Tauren in Motion

Courtesy of Blizzard, here's a look at what the Tauren will look, move and act like in World of Warcraft's new expansion-slash-graphical-update, Warlords of Draenor.

In a post on the game's blog titled "Running of the Bulls," several developers working on the updated character models for Warlords of Draenor came out to discuss the Male Tauren, whose new look was first revealed at Blizzard's most recent Blizzcon—the difference being that now, instead of just stills, we get to look at some animations.

It's readily apparent how much more detailed yet how familiar the new model on the right looks, but you need some emotes to really appreciate the difference.

From the swaying braids to the lip movements and facial expressions, it just looks so much more pleasing to the eye.

Lovely.

Check out the blog post for a writeup of the technical nitty-gritty behind these animations, and a few more videos which show off how the animators work.

Artcraft - Running of the Bulls [WoW Development Blog]

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