Blizzard News


StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void enters Closed Beta on March 31st

By Steven Wong, Mar 18, 2015 12:26pm PDT

StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void will start its closed beta on March 31st, giving participants the chance to try out the new units and experience the two-player cooperative Archon mode. 


"But given how different the single player units are to the MP units they can be developed ..."

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World of Warcraft will allow players to buy game time using in-game gold

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2015 11:22am PST

With this change, World of Warcraft can now be accessed without having to spend a single penny.


"No kidding ^^^ WOW may be the most successful game of all time if you think of what it has done ..."

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World of Warcraft patch 6.1 unleashes selfies on Feb. 24

By Daniel Perez, Feb 18, 2015 7:15am PST

World of Warcraft's latest major patch will be hitting next Tuesday, so make sure you prepare for the selfie explosion!


"I'm bummed that there's really no incentive for me to PvP long term now. I've done it to get 620 ..."

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Heroes of the Storm celebrates Valentine's Day with limited bundle

By Daniel Perez, Feb 13, 2015 12:05pm PST

Valentine's Day is nearly upon us, which is why Blizzard has decided to make a special bundle available for a limited time.


"To my fellow HotS players, I enjoy hurting and killing you very much. <3<3"

- BlackCat9 see all 4 comments

Opinion: How Heroes of the Storm and Infinite Crisis Shakes Up the MOBA World

By Nathaniel Hohl, Jan 30, 2015 1:00pm PST

Despite (or perhaps because of) their popularity, Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games like League of Legends and DOTA 2 have gained a reputation for being difficult to learn, which is exacerbated by an often toxic player community. However, Heroes of the S...


"Just got the Beta thanks to Shacknews key giveaway. I'm normally not a MOBA player due to many ..."

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World of Warcraft may be going free-to-play

By Daniel Perez, Jan 15, 2015 8:45am PST

A new Veteran Edition of World of Warcraft has been unearthed, which may hint at a free-to-play future for the popular MMO.


"Yeah, but that feeling lasts about 20 minutes before I've figured out how it all works again."

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Blizzard's Overwatch may need name change due to copyright issues

By Daniel Perez, Jan 12, 2015 11:40am PST

It appears Blizzard didn't watch the trademark for Overwatch as another company may have already swooped it up.


2014 Game of the Year 8: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

By Steve Watts, Dec 30, 2014 10:00am PST

Blizzard's addictive take on collectible card games consumed countless hours of our life this year, earning it a spot in our top ten.


"Google is paying 75$ per hour! Just work for few hours & spend more time with friends and ..."

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PSA: Hearthstone 'Goblins vs. Gnomes' expansion is out now

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 08, 2014 12:28pm PST

Expansion cards were available on a trial basis late last week, but now they can be yours.


"I was really hoping they would at least give a date for the android version today. It's the ..."

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Hearthstone's Goblins vs Gnomes: Winners, Losers, and Oddballs

By Steve Watts, Dec 04, 2014 12:00pm PST

We take a look at some of the cards revealed so far in Hearthstone's upcoming Goblins vs Gnomes expansion, and pass judgment on which ones are likely to come out ahead, sputter out completely, or just have interesting impacts on the meta-game.


"About the recombobulator, you say "Alternatively, you could play a card with a Deathrattle ..."

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StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void details revealed

By Steven Wong, Nov 07, 2014 12:00pm PST

Blizzard revealed first details and a cinematic trailer for StarCraft: Legacy of the Void at Blizzcon 2014.


"Yep. That seems really easy to abuse. The tempests new ability won't make it to launch either I bet "

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Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm Closed Beta coming in early 2015

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 07, 2014 12:00pm PST

Blizzard's upcoming MOBA, Heroes of the Storm is set to enter closed beta in early 2015.


'Several thousand' Hearthstone bots receive Blizzard's banhammer

By Daniel Perez, Oct 28, 2014 6:35am PDT

Blizzard has taken some aggressive measures against bots playing in Hearthstone.


"I think it's WOW gold. And levelling services. Just log in and it'll come up in the spam box. If ..."

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Hearthstone Has a Bot Problem, Here's What You Can Do

By Steve Watts, Oct 22, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Bots have infiltrated Hearthstone, frustrating players and compromising the game's integrity. Here's how you can tell if your opponent is less-than-human, and how to beat their cold, calculating strategies.


Hearthstone for iPhone and Android phones delayed to early 2015

By Daniel Perez, Oct 22, 2014 7:30am PDT

Those looking to take their Hearthstone addiction while on the go will have to wait just a bit longer as Blizzard has announced the game will release in early 2015.