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WAR: Choppa and Dwarf Slayer ready tomorrow

Tuesday, 17th March 2009 23:00 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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The Choppa and Dwarf Slayer will officially be playable in Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning on March 18.

Both classes were expected to included at launch, along with the Knight of the Blazing Sun and Black Guard.

Get happy folks. Now you can die a heroic dwarfen death, or revel in bashing heads as an orc.

Press release is below.

The Call to Arms has sounded, and the Realms of Order and Destruction have welcomed two new combatants to the frontlines of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (WAR) – the head-bashin’ Orc Choppa and oath-sworn Dwarf Slayer. Playable from the 18th March, these new careers are brutal, unrelenting fighters who will stop at nothing to claim victory over their opponents on the Realm vs. Realm battlefields of WAR.

The tattooed Slayer is the manifestation of the Dwarfs’ obsession with honour, seeking only a heroic and honourable death in combat. However, dying quietly is simply not in his nature. In WAR, the Slayer is a ruthless and terrifying fighter, throwing himself into battle with no regard for his own well-being. He is a force to be reckoned with and relies on his ever-escalating rage to power each swing of his dual axes.

The ornery and savage Choppa is an offensive juggernaut that embodies the love of a good fight found in every Orc. He has a one-track mind that is dead set on wreaking havoc on enemy lines and bashin’ heads! Driven by an inexplicably strong bloodlust, the Choppa is a whirlwind of destruction on the battlefield with a …debatable sense of self-preservation.

These two new careers come to reinforce the plethora of updates and changes that have stepped into the Age of Reckoning:

• The recently added Knight of the Blazing Sun and Black Guard tank careers
• New easy, medium, and hard PQs designed for different group sizes and skill levels
• Increased experience gain in Tiers 3 and 4
• New Influence rewards earned in Open RvR
• A new Domination system to determine Tier 4 zone control
• Frequent, fun and rewarding live events
• New and improved Guild rewards
• Improvements to overall performance and server stability
• Official European WAR Forums

For more information on the Dwarf Slayer and Orc Choppa careers, visit: www.war-europe.com.

Based on the popular tabletop war game from Games Workshop, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning features revolutionary Realm vs. Realm conflict that will provide players with an engaging battleground for years to come.

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  1. Grimrita

    You know I do feel sorry for WAR. It has alot to offer for those really into pvp – but without a well populated server – you cant do much pvp or public quests.

    Its about time they offered a free trial to increase those numbers because this should rival WoW for those bored of the traditional ‘go and kill 10 bears and bring me back their claws’ rubbish.

    But boy, arent MMOs just so stale?

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