Blizzard Entertainment News


Heroes of the Storm 2.0 to Kick Off With Special Class Bundles

By John Keefer, Apr 20, 2017 2:45pm PDT

Log in after the update launches and receive a 100 gems to unlock a pack of 20 heroes for free.


"Nice! I love the game but haven't really played it in a year. I briefly tried it on my new i7 ..."

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Overwatch to Tweak Win Conditions on Assault Maps Yet Again

By John Keefer, Apr 20, 2017 9:30am PDT

The goal is to avoid ties, but the latest update just added more confusion.


"If the Mercy would have stayed on point they could have won, but she left to heal their tanks at ..."

- WombatFromHell see all 6 comments

PSA: Overwatch's Uprising Expansion is Live, Certain Features Disabled Due to Technical Issues

By David Craddock, Apr 11, 2017 12:40pm PDT

The update contains more skins, items, and a brand-new PvE mode.


"D.Va selfie highlight intro is hilarious https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSB1BTNQU44"

- Izakhar see all 5 comments

StarCraft Dev Moves On To Another Project Inside Blizzard

By John Keefer, Apr 10, 2017 11:00am PDT

Lead game play designer David Kim wants to 'branch out' a bit.


"Same their modern games do nothing for me. I've tried them all. Starcraft 2 was food, but after ..."

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Overwatch Goes Deeper Into Its Story With Omnic Terrorist Attack

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2017 3:15pm PDT

A new comic called 'Uprising' is set seven years earlier in the King's Row area of London.


"Blizzard really has built a world that could stand on its own, perhaps as an RPG, if the shooter ..."

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Blizzard Wins $8.6 Million in Case Against Cheat Maker Bossland

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2017 8:50am PDT

The German company plans to keep fighting in court via appeals.


Heroes of the Storm Fans Find Evidence of New Character From Overwatch

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2017 7:45am PDT

They seem certain that Genji will be the next reveal for Blizzard's MOBA.


"oh i see, it was sort of quoted in an interview. couldve been worded better. interesting to ..."

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Overwatch Is Teasing A New Event for Next Week

By John Keefer, Apr 03, 2017 11:00am PDT

But wait. How exactly does Bastion celebrate Easter?


Hearthstone's 'Journey to Un'Goro' Coming Next Week

By John Keefer, Mar 31, 2017 11:40am PDT

'Year of the Mammoth' Celebration will get players extra goodies just by logging in each day from now until the expansion is released.


"The game considers Yogg to be casting those spells. The quest requires you to play them."

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Hearthstone Streamers Banned From Global Games

By John Keefer, Mar 31, 2017 8:15am PDT

Apparently 'inappropriate and unsportsmanlike comments' aren't a good idea in Blizzard's eyes.


"Good for blizzard seeing through this. Streamers are more focused on promoting themselves then ..."

- GBurke59 see all 5 comments

World of Warcraft 7.2 Patch Will Take Servers Down For 8 Hours

By John Keefer, Mar 27, 2017 12:30pm PDT

You'll need to stop playing from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. PT so you can get your new content.


Battle.net Is Dead, Long Live Battle.net

By John Keefer, Mar 24, 2017 12:15pm PDT

The game launcher is now dubbed just Blizzard, and the Battle.net logo is gone.


"But isn't that for the new king? (Old) King is dead, long live the (New) King!"

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Overwatch Patch Adds Orisa, Makes Other Heroes Less 'Difficult'

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2017 11:05am PDT

Nerfs to Bastion and Ana and buffs to Junkrat and Sombra all focus on making the character a bit easier to play.


"He identifies as an Apache Attack Helicopter, I'll have you know."

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Report: StarCraft Remastered May Be Coming This Summer

By John Keefer, Mar 15, 2017 8:10am PDT

Blizzard is tight-lipped about everything, so we probably won't know anything until we get an announcement.


"Cheers, I will of course follow this with interest. Doesn't seem any more substantial than the ..."

- MamiyaOtaru see all 7 comments

Overwatch's New Hero Orisa Is Going Live Next Week

By John Keefer, Mar 14, 2017 9:40am PDT

Behind-the-scenes video gives some background on the new tank's development.