Blizzard Entertainment News


Could Heroes of the Storm be getting a dragon?

By John Keefer, May 03, 2016 1:45pm PDT

Possibly, or is it a new battleground?


"The dragon could just be someone's ult. Maybe Kel'thuzad? Seems like it's very similar to ..."

- BlackCat9 see all 10 comments

Overwatch open beta will not have competitive play

By John Keefer, May 03, 2016 8:15am PDT

Blizzard wants to make it better before releasing it into the wild.


Blizzard finally discusses shutting down vanilla World of Warcraft server Nostalrius

By John Keefer, Apr 26, 2016 7:35am PDT

Protecting its IP rights is paramount, but Blizzard understands the need.


"Also, this is why no developer, anywhere, ever wants to deploy old code to fix a problem. You ..."

- BlackCat9 see all 15 comments

PAX East 2016: The Overwatch 'monster truck' got into a car accident last night

By Daniel Perez, Apr 23, 2016 5:15am PDT

We guess that payload's not going anywhere.


"I don't knows funnier. The fact this happened. The whole silly Soldier 76 thing. Or the fact ..."

- Joshua Hawkins see all 32 comments

New Overwatch digital comic targets vigilante Jesse McCree

By John Keefer, Apr 22, 2016 12:50pm PDT

Blizzard continues to promote in-game character backstories with extra content.


Hearthstone announces big changes are coming to classic cards

By Daniel Perez, Apr 20, 2016 10:45am PDT

Prepare to do some deck building as Blizzard is nerfing some of the more popular classic cards.


"I thought they said they were going to Nerf/change 20+ cards from classic? Is it bad I want more ..."

- Fiisher see all 43 comments

Heroes of the Storm patched to 1.19, introduces Tracer and various fixes

By David Craddock, Apr 19, 2016 5:00pm PDT

Did you pre-purchase a digital edition of Overwatch? Tracer is ready to meet your acquaintance.


"is she any good? I can't wait to play more overwatch. might play her in this for now"

- antisocialjacobuu see all 2 comments

Heroes of the Storm Tracer Hero Gameplay Video

By Daniel Perez, Apr 19, 2016 3:45pm PDT

We spend some time Blinking around Heroes of the Storm as Tracer, who is now available for all players to play as.


"I'm pretty certain that her name is Tracer, so "the tracer" doesn't sound right"

- RikiTiki2 see all 2 comments

Ex-World of WarCraft dev: Blizzard should open servers for Vanilla WoW

By David Craddock, Apr 19, 2016 1:30pm PDT

Blizzard's got the time and resources to upkeep servers for the version of World of WarCraft that launched over 11 years ago. So, why not? 


"Is the same Mark Kern that was removed from the CEO spot at Red5?"

- Amusatron see all 3 comments

World of Warcraft: Legion releasing on August 30

By Daniel Perez, Apr 18, 2016 10:44am PDT

World of Warcraft's sixth expansion will be ready to play later this Summer.


"Lol really? That will have been 14 months or something since any new content has been added to ..."

- ashkie see all 10 comments

PSA: Overwatch beta open to more players this weekend

By David Craddock, Apr 15, 2016 12:30pm PDT

Wanna play some Overwatch? Blizzard's running one more beta for the next 36 hours.


"So far so fun. The number of character classes is a bit overwhelming though. "

- AluminumMallard see all 4 comments

Heroes of the Storm adds Azomodan Lard of the Slam skin to store

By John Keefer, Apr 13, 2016 10:35am PDT

After being a special for Heroes of the Dorm attendees, the skin is now available to all.


World of Warcraft testing Mythic+ Challenge Mode dungeons

By John Keefer, Apr 11, 2016 8:45am PDT

Looks like they will be similar to the Diablo 3 greater rifts with keystones for various dungeon modifiers.


Warcraft: The Beginning Film Gets New Promotional Posters

By John Keefer, Apr 08, 2016 9:50am PDT

Eight new posters show off the various characters from Warcraft lore that will star in the movie.


Blizzard shuts down fan-hosted server 'Nostalrius' running vanilla World of Warcraft

By David Craddock, Apr 07, 2016 2:40pm PDT

Over 800,000 fans prepare to move on after Blizzard flexes its legal muscle.


"My whole point is that the reason they're playing there is because they like that one better."

- Herman Toothrot see all 65 comments