Robin Williams to Live On as Character in 'World of Warcraft' Virtual World
By Greg Gilman
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Robin Williams will live on in
The Associated Press reports that Blizzard Entertainment
revealed at an event Thursday for the interactive role-playing
game's new expansion, "Warlords of Draenor," that game designers
would create a character in honor of the comedian and actor who
died of an apparent suicide earlier this week.
"We haven't decided, but it will most likely be a character
inspired by him or some of his favorite roles of the past," lead
game designer Ion Hazzikostas said.
"All of us are massive Robin Williams fans," Hazzikostas
added. "We love and appreciate his work. We grew up watching his
movies and stand-up. We knew he was an avid 'WoW' player, which
was awesome. We have a number of pop culture references and
things that reflect great figures of our time here and there.
We're just thinking about the appropriate and right way to do
Blizzard's plans came in response to a Change.org petition
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