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BradyGames' Official World of Warcraft®: Mists of Pandaria Strategy Guide Revealed

Conquer the wonders of Pandaria with BradyGames’ weighty 400-page strategy tome, debuting September 25th, 2012 in both Signature Series and Limited Edition formats

Indianapolis, IN – September 17, 2012 - BradyGames, masters of the official strategy guide, today announced that September 25th will see the launch of its Official Strategy Guide for Blizzard Entertainment’s Mists of Pandaria, the latest and hugely anticipated expansion to World of Warcraft®, the world’s leading subscription-based MMORPG.

Spread across 400 lavishly designed pages, the Official World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Strategy Guide represents one of BradyGames’ biggest strategy guides to date, offering beginner-friendly gaming knowledge to ease new players into the land of Pandaria, while providing exhaustive insight into every aspect of the game for master players.

Developed with input from World of Warcraft developer and publisher Blizzard Entertainment, the Official World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Strategy Guide walks players through every region of Pandaria. From picturesque new starter zones to perilous high-level dungeons, BradyGames’ thoroughly researched guide reveals insider tips and tricks for every new quest, raid, gameplay mode and player-versus-player challenge, making it the ultimate resource for new players and seasoned World of Warcraft veterans alike.

The Official World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Strategy Guide will launch as both an exhaustive Signature Series edition, with an RRP of $24.99, as well as a deluxe, Limited Edition for $36.99. The latter boasts a striking hardcover design, featuring an exclusive piece of collector’s art, along with an additional 32 pages of detailed pre-production artwork and an excerpt from the upcoming novel, World of Warcraft: Tides of War.

Within the guide, gamers can expect to find:

  • IN-DEPTH CLASS AND RACE GUIDES, providing detailed analysis of all 11 classes and 13 races, including the brand new monk class and pandaren race – learn their unique strengths and weaknesses and how to use them to their full potential as you reach the new level 90 cap.
  • DETAILED MAPS of every region on the island of Pandaria, so players will never find themselves lost while exploring this new frontier.
  • EXHAUSTIVE NEW CONTENT GUIDES explore every new feature in the expansion, detailing the changes to guilds, raids, dungeons, achievements, scenarios, PVP, and much more.
  • STUNNING ARTWORK and DEVELOPER INSIGHT make every Signature Series guide a must-have collector’s item for World of Warcraft enthusiasts.


To request a review copy of BradyGames’ World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Signature Series and Limited Edition strategy guides, or if you need any further information, please contact Lauren Helms at lauren.helms@bradygames.com.

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About Blizzard Entertainment

Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment’s track record includes fourteen #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company’s online-gaming service, Battle.net®, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.


About BradyGames
Headquartered in Indianapolis, BradyGames creates high-quality video game strategy content for a wide range of games on all platforms and works with industry partners including Blizzard Entertainment, Activision, Rockstar, 2K Games, Capcom USA, Inc, Microsoft, Sony, and Warner Bros., among others.

BradyGames understands what gamers – both casual and hardcore – want and need from strategy guides and apps, and each product is custom-tailored to the look and feel of the game title. Every guide features in-depth content, detailed screen captures and quick reference and strategy tips.

BradyGames is an imprint of Dorling Kindersley within the Penguin division of Pearson plc. (NYSE: PSO)