BlizzCon 2011 News

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Daily Filter: October 24, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Oct 24, 2011 8:45pm PDT

Today's Filter features a live-action commercial for Battlefield 3, new Shank 2 screenshots, and much more!

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StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm multiplayer detailed

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 24, 2011 12:30pm PDT

New details about StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm's multiplayer and races were recently revealed at BlizzCon 2011.

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"The idea of Super-Units in Starcraft is fucking dumb beyond comprehension. Leave that shit to ..."

- Disarray see all 45 comments

Diablo 3 Collector's Edition detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 24, 2011 6:00am PDT

Blizzard unveiled the Diablo III Collector's Edition during BlizzCon, packed full of goodies including the soundtrack, an artbook, in-game bonuses for WoW, SC2 and D3, and a soulstone-shaped thumbdrive.

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"That's just a crop of the biggest version of that picture I could find at the time. Blizzard's ..."

- Alice O'Connor see all 27 comments

BlizzCon 2011 'swag bag' gallery

By Xav de Matos, Oct 22, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Wondering what part of the ticket price for the two day event could net you? Shacknews snapped some photos of the big bag of swag, which includes a special edition authenticator, cards for the World of Warcraft collectable card game, and a mini Tyrael sta

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"I thought that g.lee was the source for racing games but it seems that he only likes the big hits. "

- RuffasBluetain see all 7 comments

Daily Filter: October 21, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Oct 21, 2011 8:00pm PDT

Today's Filter features three character vignettes for The Lord of the Rings: War in the North, a multiplayer trailer for Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, and much more!

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Blizzard DOTA unveiled at BlizzCon 2011

By Garnett Lee, Oct 21, 2011 3:15pm PDT

We knew Blizzard had a DotA custom game in the works for Starcraft II. At BlizzCon 2011 the publisher took the wraps off Blizzard DOTA with a great video, screens, and the first details on the game.

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""The basic idea is that ... gods... in a transdimensional pocket universe ... (pull) in heroes ..."

- AirElijah see all 75 comments

BlizzCon 2011 'show floor' gallery

By Xav de Matos, Oct 21, 2011 2:15pm PDT

BlizzCon 2011 is happening right now. Can't be there? Check out the Shacknews gallery of the ongoing event right now!

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"I went to Blizzcon 2010, and I guess that was my last WOW Hurrah since I quit 7months ago. It's ..."

- saturn96 see all 5 comments

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria announced

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 21, 2011 12:15pm PDT

Blizzard has just announced the next expansion pack for its World of Warcraft MMO. Titled "Mists of Pandaria," the expansion pack introduces a new continent, and a new monk class. Also, there's pandas.

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"Look how few posts there are for this thread, I'm thinking the WoW enthusiasm is burning out."

- abrasion see all 143 comments

Diablo 3 free for annual WoW subscribers

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 21, 2011 11:30am PDT

At BlizzCon today, Blizzard announced plans on rewarding World of Warcraft subscribers with quite an enticing bonus: a free copy of Diablo 3 when it releases.

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"When you don't like something, you certainly go out of your way to bash it into the ground. ..."

- dante2010 see all 53 comments

Daily Filter: September 6, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Sep 06, 2011 8:00pm PDT

Today's Filter features a Madden NFL 12 launch trailer, a survivor trailer for Resistance 3, new screenshots for Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, and much more!

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BlizzCon hosting GSL pro StarCraft 2 final

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 13, 2011 6:45am PDT

The October finals of GOMtv's excellent professional Global StarCraft II League will be hosted at BlizzCon this year, in addition to Blizzard's regular fixture the Global Battle.net Invitational.

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"awww... you guys get to enjoy the stupid off-hours shit Americans normally deal with.. it must ..."

- DeFile see all 14 comments

PSA: BlizzCon 2011 tickets on sale tonight at 7pm

By Xav de Matos, May 25, 2011 4:45pm PDT

The second batch of BlizzCon 2011 tickets go on sale tonight at 7pm PT. On Saturday, 200 "exclusive" tickets for a pre-BlizzCon dinner to benefit Children's Hospital of Orange County go on sale for $500.

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"Forgot all about Blizzcon Tickets going on sale, going last year was enough for me. Other than a ..."

- saturn96 see all 3 comments

BlizzCon 2011 tickets on sale May 21 and 25

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 13, 2011 6:00am PDT

The $175 tickets for Diablo and Warcraft developer Blizzard's next fan convention will go on sale in two batches on May 21 and 25.

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"Stay at the Hilton. It's as simple as taking the elevator to the lobby, and walking across the ..."

- saturn96 see all 15 comments

BlizzCon 2011 Raiding Anaheim Convention Center October 21 and 22

By Xav de Matos, Feb 07, 2011 7:45am PST

Blizzard has announced its sixth annual event comprised of pure, unadulterated nerd-joy will happen from October 21 to October 22, 2011....

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"Same for me. It just isn't worth the time investment to go again. PAX is closer and a lot more ..."

- Total Exodus see all 12 comments