Blizzard News


New Heroes of the Storm patch includes Kharazim, new battleground, and much more

By Daniel Perez, Aug 12, 2015 7:07am PDT

The upcoming patch for Heroes of the Storm will be a large one as we can expect Kharazim, the new Infernal Shrines map, and much, much more.


Hearthstone generates $20 million a month becoming most successful digital CCG

By Daniel Perez, Aug 11, 2015 8:55am PDT

In the world of digital collectible-card games, it appears Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is the game to beat.


"Not surprised at all. The game is growing popularity by the month. I think in January they made ..."

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New Diablo project revealed via Blizzard job posting

By Daniel Perez, Aug 10, 2015 8:35am PDT

A new unannounced Diablo project is currently underway, according to a job posting on Blizzard's careers website.


"Doesn't really matter. Expansion doesn't function without base game, and the console version ..."

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Heroes of the Storm getting patched up by Starcraft 2's Medic as new Hero

By Daniel Perez, Aug 07, 2015 9:39am PDT

Blizzard has announced a new Hero in Heroes of the Storm: the Medic from Starcraft 2.


"OMG. Just saw the video from the link above. Yeeeeah. That'll wreck some strategy especially ..."

- daggot see all 5 comments

New World of Warcraft expansion Legion announced

By Daniel Perez, Aug 06, 2015 9:56am PDT

Blizzard has announced a new expansion for World of Warcraft that includes a new continent, a new Demon Hunter class, and more.


"I need a Serious Combat make over if they're ever going to get me back. The Tab target stuff is ..."

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StarCraft 2 Prologue: Whispers of Oblivion Impressions: The End Begins

By Steven Wong, Aug 05, 2015 2:30pm PDT

Shacknews plays through StarCraft 2: Whispers of Oblivion and joins Zeratul in his quest to defeat the powerful Amon before he can bring about the destruction of all life in the galaxy. Saving the galaxy might be a tall order, but with a small army of Protoss behin...


Overwatch beta release date teased with Battle.net launch

By Daniel Perez, Aug 05, 2015 9:00am PDT

The launch of the Overwatch beta was teased by Blizzard today as the company has now included the game within the Battle.net launcher.


"I want to play this, but if they make the F2P model the same as HotS that'll really blow."

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New World of Warcraft expansion will be announced at Gamescom next week

By Daniel Perez, Jul 29, 2015 10:47am PDT

Blizzard will be announcing the next expansion for World of Warcraft in a live stream event at Gamescom next week.


"Hopefully they innovate in this expansion. People won't play it if it has the same boring fight ..."

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Blizzard celebrates StarCraft 2's fifth anniversary with virtual and physical swag

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2015 12:22pm PDT

StarCraft 2 is five years old today, and Blizzard has some special treats for fans of the game to enjoy both in-game and in the real world.


"Swag = secretly we are gay. Dunno which is worse: Swag or Bae. Cool tho about the added ..."

- k1ld0r see all 2 comments

Diablo 3 patch 2.3 trailer highlights The Ruins of Sescheron

By Daniel Perez, Jul 23, 2015 7:22am PDT

Blizzard has released a new trailer for Diablo 3's upcoming patch 2.3 that focuses on the Adventure Mode exclusive, The Ruins of Sescheron.


"Well they said they wanted S3 to go about 4 months and normally suff is on the ptr for 2-4 ..."

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Watch Blizzard's special Hearthstone announcement here!

By Daniel Perez, Jul 22, 2015 12:05pm PDT

Blizzard is expected to make a special announcement for its hit CCG game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. So let's pull up a chair by the hearth to find out what they have planned for the game.


"also stats! and more fucking deck slots! so many cool things they could do"

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Battle Detected: Shacknews examines tomorrow's Hearthstone announcement

By Steve Watts, Jul 21, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Hearthstone is gearing up for a big announcement tomorrow afternoon. Here's what we're hoping to see out of it.


Heroes of the Storm Eternal Conflict now available with new character, battleground, and more

By Daniel Perez, Jun 30, 2015 10:20am PDT

Blizzard has released the Eternal Conflict expansion for Heroes of the Storm. Find out what you can expect the next time you log into the game.


Diablo 3 patch 2.3.0 includes new zone, new cube, and more

By Daniel Perez, Jun 24, 2015 9:28am PDT

Blizzard is offering quite the selection of improvements to Diablo 3 in patch 2.3.0, so let's find out what we can all expect when it eventually becomes available.


Heroes of the Storm Eternal Conflict now available to try in Public Test Realm

By Daniel Perez, Jun 24, 2015 8:14am PDT

Blizzard has made Heroes of the Storm Eternal Conflict available to try out before it launches next week on its Public Test Realm.