Ogle Blizzard HQ's Epic Mount

World of Warcraft developer Blizzard moved into its new Irvine, California digs in late 2007, 240,000 square feet worth of space in which to develop more Starcraft, Diablo and WarCraft. This year, Blizzard headquarters added some lovely Orc art.

The bronze Warcraft statue measures some twelve feet in height. It moved onto the Blizzard campus in February of this year, but installation of the beast is still ongoing, thanks, apparently, to some lighting changes. The 12-foot-tall version is just one of 3,000 Orc on wolf mount statues. The rest were given to Blizzard employees during the move, but the take-home versions are much, much smaller.

Blizzard's Orc statue is set in the centre of an eight point compass, which highlights the company's development tenets.

  • Learn and Grow
  • Gameplay First
  • Lead Responsibly
  • Play Nice, Play Fair
  • Think Globally
  • Every Voice Matters
  • Commit To Quality
  • Embrace Your Inner Geek


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