Blizzard Entertainment News


Print Out Your Ticket To Overwatch's Blizzard World

By Charles Singletary, Jan 16, 2018 10:25pm PST

The hybrid map/amusement park will be coming to life for Overwatch players in less than a week!


Hearthstone: 4 Decks to Watch at the HCT World Championship

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 15, 2018 12:30pm PST

With the HCT World Championship kicking off this weekend, Shacknews has some intriguing decks to watch out for.


"Oh and I don't think the mirrors are boring because you can find the most epic defile clears. ..."

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Hearthstone: Kobolds & Catacombs - 9 Class Cards to Craft Right Now

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 11, 2018 3:00pm PST

The new Hearthstone meta has taken shape, so we follow up our neutral card feature with a look at which class cards are worth crafting.


"I thought really hard about Elven Minstrel. I agree that I might have erred here."

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Overwatch League Partners With Twitch In Two-Year Broadcast Deal

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 09, 2018 1:00pm PST

Twitch fans now have a guaranteed way to watch the first two Overwatch League seasons.


"I'm definitely an outlier here because outside the Starcraft 2 scene, which I also don’t watch ..."

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A Guide to the 12 Overwatch League Teams

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 09, 2018 12:40pm PST

Ahead of January's Overwatch League launch date, Shacknews is collecting information on the league's 12 teams, names, and rosters as they come in. (Update: All the teams and rosters are in!)


Hearthstone: Kobolds & Catacombs - 5 Neutral Cards to Craft Right Now

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 08, 2018 12:00pm PST

The new Hearthstone meta has taken shape, so now it's time to look at which cards players should craft to stay competitive.


Hearthstone Offers 3 Free Kobolds & Catacombs Packs for Daily Quest Bug

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 04, 2018 1:30pm PST

Whether you bumped into the daily quest bug or not, three free Kobolds & Catacombs packs await all Hearthstone players today.


"I'm having a lot of fun with Elemental Mage. Especially using Ruby Spellstone and Leyline ..."

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Heroes of the Storm Burns a Trail for Blaze

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 02, 2018 10:55am PST

The heat is on, as this member of Raynor's Raiders joins the Nexus.


"This looks fun. But, I was really expecting the FB to be a melee specialist. Not sure how ..."

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Overwatch Developer Update Includes 27th Hero, Competitive Tweaks, and More

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 02, 2018 10:22am PST

The Overwatch team is going back to work and game director Jeff Kaplan is laying out what players can expect in 2018.


Overwatch Game Director Sits in Front of Holiday Fire, Racks Up Massive Twitch Audience

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 24, 2017 12:55pm PST

There's no announcement. There's no special reveal. It's just Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan sitting in front of a holiday fire. And he's still managed to fascinate tens of thousands of Twitch viewers.


"Lol he just left and twitch chat is going completely insane. "

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Blizzard Partners with Fiesta Bowl for Overwatch Collegiate Championship

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 21, 2017 10:40am PST

The Fiesta Bowl Overwatch Collegiate National Championship event will mark the first partnership between a game publisher and a college football bowl organization.


2018 Hearthstone Esports Season Adds Masters and Challengers Programs

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 12, 2017 2:00pm PST

With the 2017 Hearthstone season coming to a close, Blizzard is laying out plans for next year's Hearthstone season, which includes rewarding consistently good players and opening doors for potential new pros to enter the scene.


Overwatch Winter Wonderland Goes on a 5v1 Yeti Hunt

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 07, 2017 2:15pm PST

It'll take more than one Mei to find the dangerous yeti (also known as Winston).


Hearthstone's Kobolds & Catacombs Goes Live, Twitch Challenge Now Open

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 07, 2017 10:27am PST

Hearthstone's seventh expansion is now live, as Twitch throws down a challenge to anyone brave enough to tackle Dungeon Run and tackle it fast.


Hearthstone: How to Claim Kobolds & Catacombs Free Items

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 07, 2017 9:00am PST

The new Hearthstone expansion will go live later on Thursday. Here's a guide to claim all of the free stuff that comes along with it.