WoW: Mists of Pandaria trailer is cinematic

Blizzard is showcasing the latest cinematic trailer for World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria at Gamescom 2012 in Cologne, Germany. 

The long-awaited expansion pack boasts some pretty sweet CGI battle scenes, depicting two players who seem to be stranded on the mysterious island nation of Pandaria.

Blizzard’s World of Warcraft is probably one of the most popular MMORPG video game in history. The online version of the popular franchise was first announced in September of 2001 and went live on November 23, 2004, marking the the 10th anniversary of the Warcraft property.

As you may recall, the very first video game set in the Warcraft realm launched in 1994 and was titled Warcraft: Orcs & Humans.

Since the launch of World of Warcraft online, the game has been updated with three expansion packs, including The Burning Crusade (January 16, 2007), Wrath of the Lich King (November 2008) and Cataclysm (December 7, 2010).

The fourth expansion pack – Mists of Pandaria – is slated to roll out on September 25, 2012. Pandaria will be available for Windows and Mac gamers on DVD for $39.99, or as a digital download at the same price.