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Diablo 3 auction house closure detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 14, 2014 1:45pm PDT

In an effort to prepare Diablo 3 players for the closure of the auction on March 18, Blizzard has updated its FAQ to answer some lingering questions.


"Unenchanted magical and rates are not bound. These can be traded."

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Heroes of the Storm details weekly free hero rotation

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 13, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Heroes of the Storm players will get five free characters to choose from every week, with earned experience unlocking a sixth free slot and in-game gold, which can be used to permanently pick up heroes.


World of Warcraft 'Draenor' expansion coming by December 20

By Steve Watts, Mar 12, 2014 5:00pm PDT

Blizzard's pre-order page for the Warlords of Draenor expansion to WoW promises that it will be available "on or before" December 20.


"Blizzard sure is working on a lot of things that aren't Legacy of the Void......sigh..... I mean ..."

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Diablo 3 PC on sale for $20; Crusader shown off

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 12, 2014 10:30am PDT

Diablo III may not have been quite what everyone wanted at launch, but after two years of patching, including a big revamp of loot recently, it's in pretty decent shape all right. With the expansion Reaper of Souls launching in a few weeks, now's probably the best time to bu...


"Awesome! Thanks for the heads up. Scored my copy at Target for $20. Thanks again! ;)"

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Heroes of the Storm welcomes StarCraft 2's Tychus

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2014 9:30am PDT

StarCraft II's Tychus Findlay is the latest character from the Blizzard library to join the Heroes of the Storm roster.


Play Hearthstone to get a shiny horse in WoW

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 12, 2014 7:00am PDT

Blizzard's collectible card game Hearthstone officially launched yesterday as free-to-play, with a little free-to-pony touch on top. Playing only a few Hearthstone matches will net you a special flying horse mount to gallivant around atop in World of Warcraft.


"I'm about done with the game sadly.. I'm not good at it.. not sure what it is.. I've done the ..."

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PSA: Hearthstone has officially launched

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 11, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Hearthstone has exited open beta and has officially launched today!


"Ah that patch only just hit in EU maintenance. That's okay then!"

- Nehvrook see all 7 comments

Shack PSA: World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor pre-orders now open

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 10, 2014 2:00pm PDT

World of Warcraft players can now pre-order the Warlords of Draenor expansion. Those that pay for the expansion in full will also get an immediate level 90 boost for any of their characters.


"Maybe they figure that the people left are really committed. Just checked Reaper of Souls and ..."

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Watch a full 15-minute Heroes of the Storm match

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 04, 2014 10:30am PST

Blizzard has posted a full game of Heroes of the Storm, showing off the new MOBA in a more competitive environment.


"I think that Arthas was so overpowered in the Blizzcon build mainly because 2 or 3 of his ..."

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Diablo 3 gets 50% XP boost until March 24

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 04, 2014 8:30am PST

Diablo 3 players on PC and Mac will get a 50% XP boost from now until March 24, the day before Reaper of Souls is released.


"I found D3 to be fun. Sure, RARELY ever found any legendaries, but it was still fun. Fast ..."

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Diablo 3 lead designer calls Adventure Mode 'primary feature' in Reaper of Souls

By Steve Watts, Mar 03, 2014 2:30pm PST

Diablo 3 lead designer Keven Martens talks about the focus on the new Adventure Mode, and how it corrects some issues with the original release.


"what? i have to beat the game to play extra content? you will rue the day developers!"

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Heroes of the Storm set to begin 'Technical Alpha'

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 03, 2014 2:00pm PST

Heroes of the Storm is about to undergo a "Technical Alpha," giving a select few players an opportunity to go hands-on with Blizzard's MOBA for the first time.


"So are they completely overhauling the engine now instead of it being only a Starcraft 2 mod?"

- razlebol see all 2 comments

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls pre-orders give you 'Wings'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 25, 2014 3:00pm PST

Those that pre-order Diablo 3's Reaper of Souls expansion early are about to get some Wings. Early adopters will get the cosmetic Wings of Valor, as well as Valla the Demon Hunter for the upcoming Heroes of the Storm.


"Getting rid of the auction house and targeting drops has made the loot game vastly more fun than ..."

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Diablo 3 patch 2.0.1 out now with Loot 2.0

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 25, 2014 2:00pm PST

Blizzard is preparing for Reaper of Souls by deploying Diablo 3's new 2.0.1 patch later today, which will usher in Loot 2.0 after Blizzard ushered out the Diablo 3 Auction House.


"So, does this make it actually worth a purchase? Or should I stick to Torchlight 2?"

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World of Warcraft's $60 insta-90 price meant to maintain value of leveling, says Blizzard

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2014 12:00pm PST

Blizzard's Ion Hazzikostas says that the $60 price point for the instant 90 upgrade in World of Warcraft is intended to keep leveling from being devalued.


"so part of me is totally aghast at this. but the part of me that had a level 70 fire mage ..."

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