BlizzCon 2014 News


Hearthstone engineer talks eSports and Spectator mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 11, 2014 12:15pm PST

The second part of our interview with Hearthstone software engineer takes a look at a few more cards to look out for in Goblins vs. Gnomes, as well as Hearthstone's rise in the eSports scene.


StarCraft 2 lead artist discusses Legacy of the Void's art design

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2014 11:00am PST

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void is primed to complete the SC2 story and lead artist Allen Dilling walks Shacknews through some of the game's art design.


Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes: Hands-on at BlizzCon 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 08, 2014 10:00am PST

Blizzard is ready to unleash 120 new cards onto Hearthstone next month. Shacknews went hands-on and what we saw has us raising a few eyebrows.


"I was thrown by that description, too, but the real description pops up whenever you mouse over ..."

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Overwatch: Hands-on at BlizzCon 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 08, 2014 8:00am PST

Blizzard debuted an all-new IP during yesterday's BlizzCon opening ceremonies. Shortly afterwards, Shacknews went hands-on.


"I think I'm waiting to see how well Heroes of the Storm works coming out of alpha and into beta ..."

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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.


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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Hearthstone gets 'Goblins vs Gnomes' expansion in December

By Daniel Perez, Nov 07, 2014 11:32am PST

Blizzard announced during its Blizzcon event the first expansion for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft called Goblins vs Gnomes.


"The arena reward was my concern. That is good to hear. Thanks for the update."

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World of Warcraft documentary premiering Saturday at Blizzcon

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 10:30am PST

Blizzard will debut the documentary World of Warcraft: Looking for Group this Saturday, live from BlizzCon and watchable from the event stream.


BlizzCon 2014 dated for November, tickets go on sale for $199

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2014 1:00pm PDT

BlizzCon is returning for yet another year. The eighth convention will take place on November 7 and 8 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern California.


"We should probably start practicing if we're going to enter as a pro HotS team this year."

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