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[Updated] Blizzard Working on Diablo 4 - May have Had a BlizzCon Announcement In Mind?

Update: Blizzard has denied the story and Jason Schrier who reported the original has said there may be some confusion on timing on when the video about Diablo 4 was going to run. You can read more…

November 5, 2018 | 06:34 EST

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Diablo Immortal's Frosty Reception And A Chat With The Red Shirt Dontinquire

Diablo Immortal was announced at Blizzcon's Opening Ceremony. Since then, it's reception can be charitably described as lukewarm at best. A foray into mobile gaming for Blizzard Entertainment's…

November 3, 2018 | 05:04 EDT

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Overwatch LEGO Now Available To Order, New NERF Products & More On The Way

The Overwatch LEGO sets that were leaked a couple of weeks ago by Target are now available to purchase on LEGO's website and some sweet new licensed merch has popped up at GameStop according to a…

November 2, 2018 | 09:50 EDT


Orphea is Heroes of the Storm's First Original Character and 2019 Updates Announced

Heroes of the Storm borrows characters from Blizzard's different franchises, but this time the game is going to do something a little different - introduce a brand new, wholly original character to…

November 2, 2018 | 06:05 EDT

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New Hearthstone Expansion Confirmed: Rastakhan's Rumble Arrives December 4

It seems that the leak that popped up earlier today is true: Rastakhan's Rumble is the next expansion for Hearthstone and it's set to arrive on December 4, 2018. Rastakhan's Rumble is a troll-…

November 2, 2018 | 05:52 EDT

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Demon-Hunting Comes To Mobile With Diablo Immortal

Diablo fans have wanted an MMORPG for a long time and now we're getting one... sort of. Blizzard Entertainment has partnered with NetEase to create Diablo Immortal, a massively multiplayer online…

November 2, 2018 | 05:06 EDT

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Warcraft 3 Reforged Revealed At BlizzCon, Coming In 2019

The Warcraft series may be best-known for World of Warcraft, the most well-known MMO of all time, but it started with a series of real-time strategy games. After much anticipation and speculation, a…

November 2, 2018 | 04:47 EDT

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Overwatch Reunion Cinematic Introduces Hero 29 Ashe (And Maybe One More)

Blizzcon traditionally means a new Overwatch cinematic, and with that new cinematic (titled Reunion) comes a new hero: Ashe, the leader of the Deadlock gang. We also got to see what's in that oblong…

November 2, 2018 | 04:36 EDT

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Prep For Blizzcon By Pre-Downloading The Overwatch World Cup Viewer

Blizzcon is less than a day away and the finals of the Overwatch World Cup will be a part of it. Players can prepare to watch the cup in advance thanks to the announcement that the Overwatch World…

November 1, 2018 | 05:30 EDT

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[Updated] "Diablo Reign of Terror" Merch Found On Blizzard Store

Update: A Blizzard employee told GameSpot that the "Diablo Reign of Terror" merchandise was not a leak of a new game, but rather a name for the product line. Still, this raises questions. Blizzard…

October 12, 2018 | 01:58 EDT

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Here Are Your Final 8 Teams For The 2018 Overwatch World Cup

The last games of the 2018 Overwatch World Cup qualifying matches have wrapped up and the Round of 8 teams have been decided according to a news post on the Overwatch League's website. The Overwatch…

September 24, 2018 | 05:15 EDT

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Sombra's New Demon Hunter Overwatch Skin Revealed In Blizzcon Kickoff Show

Blizzcon 2018 is creeping up ever closer on us and a new Sombra skin has been revealed on the Blizzcon All-Access Kickoff show according to a news post on Blizzard's website. The skin's existence…

September 12, 2018 | 10:10 EDT

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BlizzCon 2017: World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Announced

Today at BlizzCon, Blizzard Entertainment announced the seventh expansion for their MMO: World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth.
 “Conflict is at…

November 3, 2017 | 06:36 EDT

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BlizzCon 2017: Overwatch Gets New Hero, Map, and Animated Short

It’s the time of year again where Blizzard Entertainment hosts its own gaming convention to promote and market its small but significant roster of games. Overwatch players have a lot to look forward…

November 3, 2017 | 05:16 EDT

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The Overwatch World Cup 2017 Match Schedules Announced

The Overwatch World Cup is taking place today at Blizzcon 2017 as shown by the schedule released on the event's official website. Much like other professional sports, the Overwatch World Cup features…

November 3, 2017 | 10:39 EDT


All the Overwatch News From BlizzCon

BlizzCon has been kind to Overwatch fans. The popular first person shooter game is getting some big support by Blizzard in the form of a new league and gameplay modes, as well as a brand new…

November 5, 2016 | 01:45 EDT


Here's What's Next for World of Warcraft

The recently released Legion expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's popular MMO World of Warcraft has been a wonderful return to form for aging game, and during this year's Blizzcon, Blizzard's…

November 5, 2016 | 10:00 EDT


Blizzcon Reveals Necromancer Class, Diablo 1 Remade in Diablo 3

Fairly big news for Diablo fans came from Blizzcon's opening ceremony this year. The first is that the original Diablo will be recreated in Diablo 3. Said to be a free event, the announcement says to…

November 4, 2016 | 09:06 EDT


Hearthstone Expansion Teased By Blizzard

Blizzcon, the annual celebration of all Blizzard titles, is starting next week on the 4th of November and we are already being fed teases about the potential contents of the next Hearthstone…

October 26, 2016 | 06:46 EDT

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BlizzCon 2015: HearthStone League of Explorers Panel

Ben Brode in typical loud fashion kicks off the panel with the trailer for The League of Explorers, the new HearthStone Adventure beginning next week with 45 new cards.…

November 6, 2015 | 08:46 EST

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[Updated] Overwatch: New Heroes And Special Editions Revealed

Today at BlizzCon 2015 the last three heroes, along with gameplay, were revealed for Overwatch. On top of the new hero reveals, the special editions of Overwatch available for purchase were revealed…

November 6, 2015 | 07:30 EST

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BlizzCon 2015: Heroes of the Storm Panel

The panel began with the Heroes team breaking down the design process for bringing a a hero into the Nexus for Heroes of the Storm. The Heroes of the Storm team develops and tests a new character…

November 6, 2015 | 07:23 EST

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Starcraft II: Nova Covert Ops Coming in 2016

At BlizzCon today, Blizzard's Mike Morhaime announced StarCraft 2: Nova Covert Ops. Nova Covert Ops is a 3 mission pack coming to StarCraft II in the Spring of 2016.…

November 6, 2015 | 05:23 EST

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Heroes of the Storm Announces New Map, Three Heroes, New Game Mode

BlizzCon has just revealed a plethora of information for Heroes of the Storm, including one specific hero that is bound to raise some eyebrows.…

November 6, 2015 | 04:37 EST

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New HearthStone Adventure Is The League of Explorers

Today at BlizzCon, HearthStone game director Eric Dodds announced the The League of Explorers as next Adventure for HearthStone!
 After some…

November 6, 2015 | 04:07 EST

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Microsoft To Stream Blizzcon Opening Ceremony On Xbox One

In a surprising move on Microsoft's part, reported on the Xbox website Major Nelson, the software and hardware giant has recently announced that they will be making the opening ceremony of Blizzard's…

October 11, 2015 | 07:27 EDT


BlizzCon StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Campaign Overview Panel

The StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void campaign overview panel at Blizzcon began with James Waugh, Lead Director of Story Development detailing how the story evolved over the trilogy and what the real…

November 15, 2014 | 11:40 EST


BlizzCon World of Warcraft Panel: Items, Class Changes and More!

With the impending release of the World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor expansion, members of the development team hosted a panel at BlizzCon to talk about the numerous changes to the Classes,…

November 13, 2014 | 12:44 EST


BlizzCon Heroes of the Storm Panel: Overview

The Heroes of the Storm panel Friday afternoon at BlizzCon was set up to go more in-depth on the announcements during the opening ceremonies and to let players know the game's progress.  A large…

November 10, 2014 | 12:01 EST

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BlizzCon Opening Ceremonies Part 3: Overwatch

The final speaker of the BlizzCon opening ceremonies was Chris Metzen, Senior VP at Blizzard/Activision. With nervous anticipation he introduced the first brand-new IP in 17 years: Overwatch. …

November 7, 2014 | 08:16 EST


BlizzCon Opening Ceremonies Part 2: Hearthstone & StarCraft II

After the announcements for Heroes of the Storm and World of Warcraft, production director for Hearthstone, Jason Chayes, was called up to the stage at BlizzCon 2014.  The first unveiling for…

November 7, 2014 | 07:47 EST

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BlizzCon Opening Ceremonies Part 1: World of Warcraft and Heroes of the Storm

This year's BlizzCon marks the convention's 8th year operating and its opening ceremonies didn't fail to impress. Beginning the day was President & CEO Mike Morhaime who spoke about World of…

November 7, 2014 | 05:39 EST


Heroes of the Storm Invites Newbies to the Nexus

If you're anything like me, you're chomping at the bits for an invite to Blizzard's new MOBA offering, Heroes of the Storm. And while invites are still hard to come by in this early phase, those…

October 22, 2014 | 09:05 EDT


Diablo III: Reaper of Souls looks to recoup previous mistakes

There really is no doubt that Blizzard's Diablo III was really, a failure. It did not work on launch, had issues with DRM all through out and the Real Money Auction house simply detracted from the…

November 10, 2013 | 09:00 EST