Blizzard Entertainment News


World of Warcraft upcoming 6.1 patch adding S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2015 1:00pm PST

World of Warcraft's 6.1 patch is hitting the PTR servers and set to hit the rest of the world soon. But first, LET ME TAKE A SELFIE!


"Must admit the upcoming twitter integration sets off warning bells. Waiting to see how intrusive ..."

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Hearthstone brings out the nerfs for Undertaker

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2015 10:05am PST

The Undertaker's reign of terror in Hearthstone has ended, thanks to a nerf issued by Blizzard this morning.


"I would say "about time" but Naxxramas is probably relatively new compared to how long it's ..."

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Shack Giveaway: Heroes of the Storm beta keys

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 23, 2015 12:00pm PST

For those that find the Heroes of the Storm Founders Pack a little too expensive, Shacknews is here to help, because we are giving away Heroes of the Storm beta keys today.


"Ok, it took a while, but ALL 500 KEYS HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED! Thank you all for reading Shacknews."

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Heroes of the Storm Founders Pack bundles heroes, gold, and closed beta access

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 1:15pm PST

Those that have yet to receive access to Heroes of the Storm will now have a more expensive option to take, though the Founders Pack will also include a slew of in-game goodies.


Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes - Chatty's favorite combinations

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 15, 2015 12:00pm PST

You've seen some of the Shacknews staff's favorite card combinations from Hearthstone's new Goblins vs. Gnomes expansion. That appears to be nothing compared to some of the devious ideas that the Chatty community has come up with.


Diablo 3 patch 2.1.2 adds Ancient items to PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 13, 2015 2:30pm PST

The newest patch for Diablo 3 has added a little something extra for loot hunters across PC and next-gen consoles.


"DH is a little weird with the forced cooldown on sentries, but you can drop 2 instantly.... ..."

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PSA: Heroes of the Storm closed beta begins today [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 13, 2015 6:00am PST

Following a brief maintenance period, Blizzard is launching the closed beta for Heroes of the Storm with new features, leagues, and a new Hero in the form of the mighty Shaman, Thrall.


"He is. And Thrall appears to be a bit op at the moment. Or at least people have figured out ..."

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Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes class combos to look out for (part 1)

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 17, 2014 12:00pm PST

With Goblins vs. Gnomes out now, Shacknews begins examining some class-specific combos to look out for.


PSA: Hearthstone now available on Android

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 15, 2014 4:30pm PST

The wait is over for Android tablet owners. Hearthstone is out now.


"It's currently only available to people in Canada, Australia and New Zealand; but they said a ..."

- Younanomous see all 2 comments

Shack Reels: Top 10 Warcraft characters

By Shack Staff, Dec 10, 2014 3:00pm PST

Blizzard has constructed a rich mythos over the past couple of decades, so let's take a look at 10 of the best characters from the Warcraft universe.


"Solid list! I would have liked to see Grom on there but I'm not sure who would get bumped off to ..."

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Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes - a card pack breakdown

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 08, 2014 3:00pm PST

Shacknews wasted no time in opening a handful of Hearthstone: Goblins vs. Gnomes card packs. Watch our breakdown of each individual card.


PSA: Hearthstone 'Goblins vs. Gnomes' cards now available in Arena

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 04, 2014 12:28pm PST

Can't wait for Monday's Hearthstone expansion. You can now get Goblins vs. Gnomes cards right now in Arena mode and Blizzard will even spot you your first Arena run for no charge.


"I just played the free arena round with some new cards... Wow, this is going to be a completely ..."

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Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes goes live on December 8

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 02, 2014 2:12pm PST

The next big expansion for Hearthstone goes live in less than a week.


"Awesome! I love free packs. Supposedly you can get another one if you try the Android version too."

- Junktown see all 18 comments

Hearthstone issues nerfs to Gadgetzan Auctioneer, Soulfire, and Flare

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 02, 2014 10:25am PST

He's got the best deals anywhere! But they're going to cost a little more now.


"Soulfire change is kind of surprising. Doesn't feel like it was the problem with the deck. "

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Heroes of the Storm update adds Jaina and Christmas skins

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 02, 2014 10:05am PST

The newest technical alpha update for Heroes of the Storm is adding a new heroine, along with a few new extra additions.


"Jaina is really fun! Unfortunately, they haven't removed Murky from the game yet. Looking ..."

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