BlizzCon News


The Best Cosplay from BlizzCon 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 08, 2017 3:30pm PST

Shacknews takes a look back at a memorable BlizzCon weekend with a special cosplay montage.


World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Expansion and Cinematic Unveiled at BlizzCon 2017

By Charles Singletary, Nov 03, 2017 12:25pm PDT

A new cinematic and collection of new features were revealed for the upcoming expansion to WOW.


"Yup same old boring conflict.... they could've added a 3rd faction that wants peace in the world ..."

- DandySlayer see all 12 comments

World of WarCraft Classic Servers Will Bring Vanilla Flavor to Players

By Charles Singletary, Nov 03, 2017 12:10pm PDT

Blizzard is hard at work on a classic server option for WOW.


"Personally, I hated the new zones. It turned questing into a theme park where you just rushed ..."

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New Overwatch Hero Moira Announced

By Charles Singletary, Nov 03, 2017 11:48am PDT

There's a new support healer joining the battle in Overwatch.


There Be Dragons of the Nexus Coming to Heroes of the Storm in 2018

By Asif Khan, Nov 03, 2017 11:45am PDT

Hanzo mains rejoice! HOTS announced a new free update at BlizzCon 2017!


StarCraft 2 Goes Free-2-Play Later This Month

By Charles Singletary, Nov 03, 2017 11:27am PDT

BlizzCon 2017 starts off with a bang! StarCraft 2 will be free-to-play later this month and include a new co-op commander.


"I didn't even notice Void was out until months after its release."

- MacemanInTW see all 8 comments

Blizzcon 2016: Heroes Of The Storm New Heroes, Matchmaking fixes and More!

By Greg Burke, Nov 08, 2016 12:30pm PST

Greg Burke is back from Blizzcon with a great interview about Heroes of the Storm!


"Great questions! Glad they worked hard to improve MM. It's such a crucial part of a good MOBA ..."

- Dontdrop see all 4 comments

Watch the Chattycast become con men at 1:30 PM ET / 10:30 AM PT

By Steve Watts, Nov 03, 2016 10:00am PDT

QuakeCon, BlizzCon, MineCon, Chattycastcon.


'Weird Al' Yankovic is BlizzCon 2016's musical guest

By David Craddock, Oct 27, 2016 3:37pm PDT

Blizzard's CEO is 'super excited' to host the musical artist for BlizzCon's 10th anniversary.


"Well...all my life I've been walking around like an asshole thinking Al is Canadian. Mud on my ..."

- focusdaily see all 4 comments

Overwatch may be headed to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One [Update]

By Daniel Perez, Nov 05, 2015 7:57am PST

On the eve of Blizzcon, we're seeing a lot of proof that hints at Overwatch making its way to consoles.


"That's really all there is. It's an exceptional Star Wars fa├žade without anything interesting. ..."

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Blizzard holding first Heroes of the Storm tournament at BlizzCon 2015

By Daniel Perez, May 14, 2015 9:00am PDT

Blizzard has announced it will be holding a tournament for Heroes of the Storm during this year's Blizzcon with over $1.2 million in cash and prizes up for grabs.


"This game is in open beta next week if anybody didn't know. I'd definitely recommend it to any ..."

- Zek see all 2 comments

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 "

- Horn see all 13 comments

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."

- skankcore see all 17 comments

PSA: BlizzCon tickets go on sale today

By John Keefer, Apr 24, 2013 5:30pm PDT

Now's the time to make sure you have room on your credit card, because the first batch of tickets for this year's BlizzCon goes on sale tomorrow evening at $175 a pop. Of course, if you need more time to clear that balance, another group of tickets will go on sale on April 2...


BlizzCon tickets go on sale April 24 in two batches

By John Keefer, Apr 04, 2013 9:30am PDT

BlizzCon, Blizzard's annual showcase for its games, is coming to Anaheim, California, on November 8, with tickets going on sale in two batches beginning April 24. They aren't cheap, though, going for $175 a pop for the two-day event.


"I went in 2008, 2009, and 2010 and 2008 was the best on in terms of having so many people from ..."

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