Blizzard News


Heroes of the Storm lead Hero designer discusses Samuro's entry into the Nexus

By Daniel Perez, Oct 14, 2016 1:00pm PDT

In our interview with Kent-Erik Hagman, we learn how difficult it was to bring Samuro the Blademaster into Heroes of the Storm, the challenges his Heroic Ability 'Illusion Maser' created, and more.


Overwatch Has Reached 20 Million Registered Players

By Brittany Vincent, Oct 12, 2016 5:33am PDT

There's an impressive amount of people wo play Overwatch, it turns out. 


"It's definitely a game that comes with emotional swings. It's on a level that I probably haven't ..."

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Here Are All of Overwatch's 'Halloween Terror' Skins, Costumes, Voice Lines, Emotes, and More

By Daniel Perez, Oct 11, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Blizzard has released a new special event for Overwatch called Halloween Terror, and with it, players can expect a number of new skins, voice lines, emotes, victory poses, and the first PvE Brawl.


Overwatch Halloween update now live [Updated]

By Daniel Perez, Oct 11, 2016 4:55am PDT

There's some credible evidence Blizzard could be releasing special Halloween-themed loot boxes later today, which will give us new skins, costumes, voice lines, emotes, and more!


"Can't wait. Been playing Overwatch at a rate of about a level a day lately. Gimme those sweet, ..."

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Heroes of the Storm gets weekly Brawl game mode later this month

By Daniel Perez, Oct 04, 2016 11:15am PDT

Heroes Brawl is a new game mode for Heroes of the Storm, although it won't seem all that new to fans of other Blizzard games.


Blizzard's Battle.net servers are down effecting Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, and more

By Daniel Perez, Sep 20, 2016 1:38pm PDT

Battle.net is currently experiencing a serious DDoS attack as players are unable to access a wide variety of its games.


"steer clear? just keep in mind there will be connection problems, thats all"

- senor135 see all 6 comments

Making of an Adventure: Hearthstone's 'One Night in Karazhan'

By Steve Watts, Sep 20, 2016 10:00am PDT

With access from Blizzard, we take a special inside look at the making of Hearthstone's latest single-player Adventure, One Night in Karazhan.


"Being a Hearthstone-lite player.... This was a really intriguing read. I'm glad we get to dive ..."

- Joshua Hawkins see all 4 comments

Heroes of the Storm designer discusses Machines of War, Activision, Peons and more

By Daniel Perez, Sep 19, 2016 1:00pm PDT

In our interview with Heroes of the Storm game designer Jade Martin, we learn what makes Machines of War such a special update and what the chances would be for Warcraft's Peon to become a Hero.


"I just wish I had more time to play, but I'm definitely a fan of the game."

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How to Change your Battle.Net Battletag

By Josh Hawkins, Sep 16, 2016 2:40pm PDT

Want to change your Battletag? We’ll show you how.


Heroes of the Storm's 'Machines of War' update now available with new Hero Alarak

By Daniel Perez, Sep 14, 2016 9:45am PDT

The first wave of Machines of War is now available in Heroes of the Storm, and with it, StarCraft's Alarak has entered the Nexus.


"Completely agree, John de Lancie KILLED it with that performance, he clearly enjoyed playing ..."

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Overwatch's latest patch tweaks Mercy's Resurrection, Eichenwalde map

By Daniel Perez, Sep 14, 2016 8:10am PDT

The latest Overwatch patch brings some changes to Mercy's Resurrection ability and tweaks to the Eichenwalde map.


"I'd also like POTG to even incorporate dual members, like a Lucio that hits a great sound ..."

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Hearthstone removing more Arena cards in upcoming patch

By Steve Watts, Sep 08, 2016 11:15am PDT

Blizzard aims to make Arena more balanced by removing some strong cards from dominant classes, and weak cards from down-and-out ones.


"Hard to do that when some classes rely on high synergy. You can't buff those cards without ..."

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Overwatch servers down as Blizzard's Battle.net suffers from DDoS Attack

By Daniel Perez, Aug 23, 2016 6:52am PDT

Overwatch's Summer Games promotion is ending today, but it might be difficult for players to enjoy its final hours due to an ongoing DDoS attack.


"I thought about it! But then I didn't realize it was the 22nd already :("

- Stammigein see all 13 comments

Heroes of the Storm's 'Machines of War' update includes new Heroes, Battlegrounds, and more

By Daniel Perez, Aug 16, 2016 1:17pm PDT

One of the new Heroes happens to be Overwatch's Zarya as well as a pretty important character from the StarCraft universe.


"I'm throwing money at my monitor but I don't have that Kerrigan skin yet!"

- walker270 see all 6 comments

Here are all of Hearthstone's 'One Night in Karazhan' cards

By Shack Staff, Aug 06, 2016 7:00am PDT

Read all about Hearthstone's next single-player adventure and see the full card line-up!


"Card reviews are incoming! Offhand I'd say Hunter is getting some of the best."

- SporkyReeve see all 6 comments