Saturday, February 11, 2012

Dark Angels on the way......




Well, the most reliable of the rumor prognosticators on Warseer, 75Hastings69, has confirmed that Dark Angels are in fact in process and being stamped out on the Games Workshop machines.  You can read the thread here.

And you can keep up on all the Warseer rumor threads here.

So here is what Hastings said:

Since I know it to be an indisputable already on sprues fact it really has ceased to be a rumour ...... well for me at least 

He also took a bit to boasting (we shall see, but I expect deservedly so!)...

My posts aren't so much rumours as facts

So we shall see what comes of this.  Shall we see Dark Angels in March? I think so.  It makes sense, and I for one, will be happy to see the First Legion get a much needed make-over.  Dark Angels have always been one of the Big Four (Ultramarines, Blood Angels, Space Wolves and DA), and they deserve a new codex.  They don't even need that many new models, but I expect we see at least 4 new kits. 

This has also sparked an interesting discussion about the GW policy that they don't reveal ANYTHING in advance.  They have shut down all announcements and internal leaks (as much as possible it seems).  And is this good for business?  Well, it certainly keeps the speculation going and discussions and rumors keep the future releases at the forefront of gaming forums and blogs. 

Stay tuned for more as it becomes available.

Alec

4 comments:

Poxy Proxy Predator said...

Can't recall if you've covered or not but there is a rumor that the clamp down is due to the contract that GW have with the studio that's making The Hobbit.

Son of Dorn said...

Smells funny to me. Why would FW release updated rules for DA to take Mortis dreads in regular games if a new release is less than a month out? Could be true, but it leaves me wondering. Kinda like how the fake 6th rules didn't have target priority in them when the new FW books reference it... Well, we'll know for sure in a month. :)

the unrealistic artist said...

Maybe GW are taking their cue from Apple? (In)Famously secretive, they let the rumour mill do all the marketing for them and don't make a single announcement until exactly when 'they' want to. Very different industry's obviously but it hasn't done Apple any harm at all...
www.theunrealisticartist.com

Son of Dorn said...

If sales are up by 40% then it seems to be working.

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