Blizzard News


Heroes of the Storm gets its 50th Hero, StarCraft melee warrior Dehaka

By Daniel Perez, Mar 16, 2016 8:47am PDT

Those going up against Dehaka won't know what hit them. Literally.


"No but it's basically a variant of Falstad's ability. Seems a bit arbitrary but global map ..."

- Zek see all 12 comments

StarCraft 2's 'Nova Covert Ops' sneaks into March

By Steve Watts, Mar 15, 2016 11:05am PDT

Watch out, she's right behind you!


Blizzard Has Released a Patch For Diablo 2 For The First Time in a Half-Decade

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 11, 2016 1:05pm PST

This shows how sad it is when companies can't even patch brand-new games.


"Be nice if they just revisit WC with a new game instead of a patch. "

- daggot see all 2 comments

Overwatch release date announced

By Daniel Perez, Mar 07, 2016 6:25am PST

We have no doubt this is the official release date for Overwatch.


"That was a great game and SMNC was fun too but Uber let it die....."

- DandySlayer see all 20 comments

World of Warcraft: Legion system requirements revealed

By Daniel Perez, Feb 18, 2016 6:48am PST

It looks like you won't need to have quite an outrageous system in order to join the Legion.


"I would assume anyone going to play legion would already know if their PC could run wow, and ..."

- bolneze see all 6 comments

Don't use Hearthstone hacks if you value your privacy and Bitcoin [Update]

By Daniel Perez, Feb 10, 2016 7:01am PST

You might think you're getting away with something, but what's actually happening is far worse than earning more gold and dust.


"Usually the tell of a bot is that they don't resign when obvious lethal is on board. 99% of ..."

- thecatinthehat see all 12 comments

PSA: New Overwatch closed beta round kicks off today

By Daniel Perez, Feb 09, 2016 9:09am PST

Overwatch is back!


"I got in! also I just made a steak from your guide for the first time a few days ago, fucking ..."

- shackwack see all 10 comments

Hearthstone's Ben Brode on New Heroes, Druid Nerfs, and Why Standard is Solution 'For Now'

By Steve Watts and Ozzie Mejia, Feb 08, 2016 11:00am PST

We talk with Hearthstone lead designer Ben Brode about the new Standard and Wild formats, the changes they'll need to make to existing classes, and why their approach to the basic sets may change sometime in the future. 


10 Hearthstone Staples About to Go Missing from Standard

By Steve Watts and Ozzie Mejia, Feb 02, 2016 12:00pm PST

Hearthstone's upcoming format change means all the cards from Naxxramas and Goblins vs Gnomes will be eliminated from tournament play. We take a look at the ten expiring cards that will hurt the most.


"I agree, the adventures were/are a lot of fun. I feel bad for anyone who put all the effort ..."

- dextius see all 4 comments

Hearthstone splitting into 'Standard' and 'Wild' formats, adding more deck slots

By Steve Watts, Feb 02, 2016 10:20am PST

Blizzard has announced some big changes coming to Hearthstone formats later this spring, in an effort to make the game less intimidating to new players.


"Problem is there's only so high you can climb with that deck. I top out at 12 with that while I ..."

- Serpico74 see all 27 comments

Li-Ming casts a spell on Heroes of the Storm starting tomorrow

By Daniel Perez, Feb 01, 2016 12:46pm PST

No one will be safe from her magic missiles and Arcane Orb.


"Forget the weeny wizard, I think the real news is Rehgar is going to kick all the asses now. "

- nurglich see all 8 comments

Heroes of the Storm college tournament returns on ESPN

By Daniel Perez, Jan 28, 2016 8:41am PST

The Heroes of the Dorm will once again be going on this year, and Blizzard has partnered with ESPN for all its coverage.


"Last year, they only showed an hour of the semi-finals, which was like two and a half matches. ..."

- BlackCat9 see all 6 comments

Overwatch beta re-launching in February with new game mode

By Daniel Perez, Jan 21, 2016 11:19am PST

Blizzard has confirmed the next Closed Beta for Overwatch will launch next month.


"Didn't stop tf/tf2. I imagine it could be balanced by making the flag drop if she uses her ..."

- RikiTiki2 see all 14 comments

Heroes of the Storm will get duo of new Diablo-inspired characters

By Daniel Perez, Jan 21, 2016 6:59am PST

Two new heroes have been revealed for the popular MOBA, both of which are inspired by the Diablo universe.


"Maybe make the abilities like Twisted Fate in League of Legends, where activating the basic ..."

- the_burd see all 38 comments

Heroes of the Storm takes a walk on the worgen side with Greymane today

By Daniel Perez, Jan 12, 2016 1:32pm PST

Walk like a wooooorgen.