Its Official: Mist of Pandaria is the next World of Warcraft (WoW) Expansion

Two months ago, I blogged about the rumor going around in WoW communities that there is a WoW Expansion in the works and it will be named as Mist of Pandaria. And today its official, Mist of Pandaria is the next World of Warcraft expansion. So what can I say?

Wow! Pandaren! Pure awesomeness! Exciting!!!

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Blizzard confirmed the news at BlizzCon 2011 being held today and tomorrow at the Anaheim Convention Center at Anaheim, California.

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So what do we expect from Mist of Pandaria. According to the news releases here are some highlights:

  • Pandaren, a New Playable Race, can be Horde or Alliance
  • Monk, a New Playable Class whose adept in martial arts. Can be DPS, healer, or tank.
  • Level Cap Increased to 90
  • New Zones: Jade Forest, Kun-Lai Summit, Wandering Isle and other exotic areas
  • Dungeon “Challenge” Modes
  • Pet Battles: Challenge other playersโ€™ companion pets with your own collection in a new tactical mini-game (Pokemon-mode as Spiderham explained it to me)
  • New Talent System

And a lot more of course ๐Ÿ˜€

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Want to see more???
Here is a video of World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Preview

To know more visit and blizzard press release.

For more World of Warcraft posts, kindly visit my free wow mount post and other wow posts.

November 7 is declared a Regular Holiday

Just a week after the October 28 to November 1 break, comes another long holiday weekend as November 7, 2011 a Monday is declared a regular holiday in the Philippines.

Malacanang posted the news via Official Gazette. The post states that PNoy signed Proclamation No. 276 declaring November 7, a holiday in celebration of Eidul Adha, one of the two greatest feasts of Islam.

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According to the proclamation, the exact date of Eidul Adha was on November 6, 2011 but National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) recommended that the observance of Eidul Adha be on November 7, 2011 and the Eidul Adha prayer be held on November 6, 2011.

I am happy and will not complain about this holiday ๐Ÿ™‚ . Any long weekend holiday is always a welcome break for me ๐Ÿ™‚

For more details on this Proclamation No. 276, kindly visit or read the Official Gazette.

For the complete list of holidays in the Philippines 2011, kindly read these posts.