BlizzCon 2010 News


Daily Filter: October 26, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Oct 26, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


StarCraft 2 BlizzCon 2010 Interview: Lead Producer Chris Sigaty

By Brian Leahy, Oct 25, 2010 4:30pm PDT

At BlizzCon 2010, I sat down with StarCraft II lead producer Chris Sigaty to talk about Heart of the Swarm, custom maps, cross-region play,...


"But I see the L4D concept as a parody though. I feel that something that doesn't get mentioned ..."

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Diablo 3 Demon Hunter Hands-on Preview

By Brian Leahy, Oct 25, 2010 12:40pm PDT

The fifth and final Diablo III character class was revealed at BlizzCon 2010 and is the Demon Hunter. I got a chance to play through an early part...


"If you wait until this game is somewhere near close to launch you'll be able to get a very ..."

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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Will be Sold Digitally with Pre-Loading

By Brian Leahy, Oct 23, 2010 12:00pm PDT

For the first time in World of Warcraft's history, an expansion will be sold digitally day-and-date with the retail release with the December 7...


"I wish fucking consoles would jump on this bandwagon. they are my only source of physical ..."

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StarCraft 2 BlizzCon Custom Maps Preview

By Brian Leahy, Oct 23, 2010 11:00am PDT

As Alice reported earlier, Blizzard has announced four in-house custom maps for StarCraft II at BlizzCon 2010. They are Blizzard DOTA, Starjeweled,...


"Hmm, Blizzard All-Stars map in Starcraft 2 would be cool. bunch of units from diablo, starcraft ..."

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Diablo 3 PvP Arena Hands-on Preview

By Brian Leahy, Oct 23, 2010 10:00am PDT

At BlizzCon 2010, Blizzard announced that at least part of the player-versus-player experience in Diablo III will take place in a team arena. I got...


"Hey awesome stuff i can not wait for this games release! I too am a Diablo3/video game blogger ..."

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StarCraft 2 DotA, Left 4 Dead, Bejeweled and Iron Chef Custom Map Homages Unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 1:59pm PDT

The new StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty custom maps on show at BlizzCon that clearly reference Left 4 Dead, Bejeweled, DotA and television show Iron...


"You bring up a good point, the list of viewable custom maps in SC2 really needs some attention. ..."

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Diablo 3 PvP Arena Battles Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 1:26pm PDT

As well as revealing at BlizzCon that Diablo 3's fifth and final class is the Demon Hunter, Blizzard has announced that the action-RPG sequel will...


"I would guess a definitive no, based on where PC games has headed lately."

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Diablo 3's Final Class Revealed: Demon Hunter

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 12:58pm PDT

The fifth and final Diablo 3 class has


"I'm actually not sure why people are so surprised by this. I associate this terrible ..."

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New StarCraft 2 Custom Maps on Show at BlizzCon, Referencing Left 4 Dead and DotA

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 10:40am PDT

Four new Blizzard-made StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty custom maps are on show at BlizzCon 2010. The new maps drop references to video game and pop...


Headed to Blizzcon? Here's What the Buttons and Other NVIDIA Contests Are About

By Garnett Lee, Oct 22, 2010 8:40am PDT

As they often do at trade shows, NVIDIA plans contests at Blizzcon that will have attendees looking for each other and clues for a chance to win...


"Haha, sounds like a great contests ideas. And hell yes! Go Brian!"

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3DMark 11 'High Temple' Benchmark Test Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 21, 2010 8:00am PDT

Futuremark has revealed another of the high-tech tests in its PC benchmarking suite 3DM


"Get people to stop playing facebook games, and maybe we will think about putting out another ..."

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BlizzCon 2010 StarCraft 2 Invitational Tournament Players Revealed

By Brian Leahy, Oct 19, 2010 2:20pm PDT

Blizzard has announced the 16 players that will be competing in the BlizzCon 2010 StarCraft II Invitational Tournament, which will take place at...


"Huk is cool but he's nowhere near as good as Idra and neither is Select. They will most likely ..."

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BlizzCon 2010 Concert: Tenacious D with New Songs

By Brian Leahy, Oct 11, 2010 12:20pm PDT

The closing concert at BlizzCon 2010 will be headlined by Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass), which will take the stage at the end of the...


"I wouldn't go as far as calling myself a fan, but I've enjoyed some of their work. The musical ..."

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BlizzCon 2010 Event Schedule Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 06, 2010 5:40am PDT

A trio of Diablo 3 developer panels, talks on Blizzard's much-celebrated cinematics and assorted tournaments are amongst the festivities featured...


".... and fagotry ensues.; Sorry Pa, cant do nuffin bout all these homos, guess they just like ..."

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