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StarCraft II

Finally, some StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void info


Sign up for the beta now
Nov 10
// Chris Carter
Last weekend at BlizzCon 2014, we finally got some more information on StarCraft II's second quasi-expansion -- the Protoss flavored Legacy of the Void. It will finish the saga started in the core game, and involves all of th...
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Hearthstone

Hearthstone expansion Goblins vs Gnomes coming this December


120+ new cards for PC, Mac, and iPad
Nov 07
// Jordan Devore
This trailer for Goblins vs Gnomes, an expansion for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft hitting next month, sure is fun. I like it when videogame trailers are basically just songs. The expansion will add more than 120 cards, in...

Blizzard announces first new franchise in 17 years, Overwatch

Nov 07 // Steven Hansen
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Is it an aquarium building sim? No, it is a shooter game
Over at Blizzcon today, Blizzard has announced Overwatch. This is named similarly to Insomniac's original name for Fuse, which was Overstrike, and is also a cartoonish, team-based first-person shooter.  There is a fighti...


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BlizzCon

BlizzCon 2014 dates announced, tickets on sale soon


Panels, game demos, tournaments, and more
Apr 22
// Jordan Devore
BlizzCon will be back this year at roughly the same time, Blizzard has announced. This eighth show is set for the Anaheim Convention Center from Friday, November 7 to November 8, 2014. Tickets aren't on sale yet, but they wil...
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BlizzCon

BlizzCon's 2013 Cosplay is in as fine a form as ever


A year later, a year better
Nov 12
// Abel Girmay
With the end of another major convention, comes the obligatory cosplay showcase video. In true fan form, the costumes continue to amaze. Cosplay stars Jessica Nigiri, Monika Lee, and Vanessa Vancleef also make an appearance....
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Warcraft movie

Warcraft movie a 'dark, dirty, and gritty' origin story


Just how I like my coffee
Nov 11
// Steven Hansen
Some new details on the December 2015 Warcraft film have come out of Blizzcon. According to Joystiq, it will be an origin story told from both the human and orc perspectives as both sides spiral into large scale warfare. A mi...
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Warcraft

Blizzard looking to update Warcraft 1 & 2 for modern PCs


'...we'd love to replay those games for sure'
Nov 11
// Jordan Devore
At BlizzCon 2013, World of Warcraft production director J. Allen Brack responded to a fan request for the company to make Warcraft: Orcs & Humans and Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness compatible with modern PCs. "So, we actu...
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Diablo III PS4

Blizzard brandishes first footage of Diablo III for PS4


Ultimate Evil Edition unveiled at BlizzCon 2013
Nov 09
// Kyle MacGregor
The PlayStation 4 version of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls is on display at BlizzCon in Anaheim this weekend. The console's Ultimate Evil Edition comes equipped with the forthcoming expansion along with some exclusiv...
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Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft headed to Android/iPhone


Even more ways to play on the go
Nov 09
// Wesley Ruscher
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Blizzard's upcoming digital card game, is now making its way to Android and iPhone devices in the second half of next year, according to the company's chief creative officer Rob Pardo. The new...
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Well this cosplay just won BlizzCon


Yeah that happened
Nov 08
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
So, remember that World of Warcraft episode of South Park? Well after all these years, someone did a cosplay based on the main antagonist from that episode. Simply amazing. Above photo comes curtosy of Chloe Dykstra. Here's another photo of the cosplay from GameFront.
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Character models and animations are finally getting a visual update
Confirmed at BlizzCon 2013, the fifth expansion for World of Warcraft is called Warlords of Draenor as a recent trademark listing indicated. If you're hoping to jump right back into the action, here's the good news: you'll b...

Sign up for Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm beta now

Nov 08 // Jordan Devore
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It'll only take a few seconds
The StarCraft, Warcraft, and Diablo mash-up game Heroes of the Storm is being shown off this week at BlizzCon 2013 but, in the mean time, let's all sign up for the beta. To do so, head over to the Games & Codes section o...

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Blizzcon

Watch the Blizzcon opening ceremony for free at 11AM PST


Blizzard games!
Nov 08
// Joshua Derocher
Blizzcon 2013 starts today, and you'll be able to watch the opening ceremony on Blizzard's live stream for free. The ceremony starts at 11:00AM Pacific Standard Time, and you'll be able to watch it on the Blizzcon site. The r...
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Five pairs up for grabs
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Shadowiii, Tristrix, KymikoLoco, Shockwave3000, and BillyTheK1dd!] BlizzCon 2013 is just one week away! Next Friday, November 8, Blizzard fans the world over will descend upon the Anaheim Co...

BlizzCon in a Bbox photo
Throw your own BlizzCon viewing party courtesy of your friends at Dtoid
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Cryoxene, Bigbear40s, HammerShark, Swishiee, Benny Disco, Occams electric toothbrush, OpiumHerz, TheCiderMan, Verxl, GirlyKittyBoy, ninjapresident, jadaris, AngeliquePretty, and Natalie Kipp...

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Diablo

Yep, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls is a lock for PS4


Playable on PC and PS4 at BlizzCon
Oct 17
// Jordan Devore
While the return of Blizzard All-Stars (now known as Heroes of the Storm) has me most anticipating BlizzCon 2013, there's another announcement today that can be considered good news. Blizzard has confirmed that the Reaper of ...
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Heroes of the Storm showing at BlizzCon, teaser released


Formerly Blizzard All-Stars
Oct 17
// Dale North
Blizzard wants you to set aside whatever you think you knew about Blizzard All-Stars. This newly released video -- with its new name, Heroes of the Storm -- shows off what they have brewing for BlizzCon, set to go dow November 8 and 9, 2013.  Two HotS games?  Here's a new webpage to keep your eye on.
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BlizzCon

BlizzCon tickets go on sale April 24 and April 27


BlizzCon takes place Novmeber 8-9
Apr 04
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
The only thing that sells out faster than San Diego Comic-Con tickets are BlizzCon tickets. You'll have two days this month to try and snag tickets, with the first set of going on sale April 24 at 7PM Pacific, and the other o...
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BlizzCon

BlizzCon is back on, returns this November


Rejoice!
Feb 20
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Rejoice, Blizzard fans! After taking a break in 2012, BlizzCon is back on this year, and taking place from November 8 to November 9 at the Anaheim Convention Center down in Anaheim, California. That's about all the real info ...
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Office Chat: Tara wanted to drink margaritas at BlizzCon


Jan 26
// Conrad Zimmerman
I predict that this will be our most popular episode of Office Chat to date. There's just something about this one which really grabs your attention. I think it's probably Dale's eyes. They're like oceans I could get lost in...
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The DTOID Show: LEGO Minecraft, Blizzcon, & Xbox 720?!


Jan 25
// Max Scoville
Hey gang! We're back with our usual tri-weekly revelry, and today the news is all hot and stinky. Er. Exciting. For starters, Blizzcon is cancelled. Blizzard is gonna have a big pro-gaming tournament in Asia, but no. No nigh...
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Blizzard has declared that there will be no Blizzcon this year, meaning that World of Warcraft fans have lost the one thing in real life they were planning to do this year. Haha, insulting nerd humor! The convention will retu...

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Blizzard apologizes for slur-filled BlizzCon video


Oct 28
// Jordan Devore
Following musician George 'Corpseater' Fisher's use of anti-gay language at BlizzCon 2011, Blizzard president Mike Morhaime has issued an apology. "It was shortsighted and insensitive to use the video at all, even in censored...
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My amazing adventures at BlizzCon 2011


Oct 27
// Chad Concelmo
I only had a few hours to spend at BlizzCon 2011 this past weekend, and I wanted to do as much fun stuff as possible in that very limited amount of time. I had already played StarCraft II and Diablo III (and don't regularly ...
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Blizzard under fire for homophobic Blizzcon video


Oct 27
// Jim Sterling
Blizzard has come under fire for featuring an interview with Cannibal Corpse frontman George Fisher during Blizzcon's closing concert. The video rolled partway through an Level 90 Epic Tauren Chieftain performance, in w...
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The DTOID Show: New releases, Skyrim, and BlizzCon 2011


Oct 24
// Tara Long
Good evening, children! Let's all gather around Auntie Tara's arms as she tells you the tale of a far-off land - a peaceful, pungent place where elves and trolls and all manner of basement dwellers roam free from the persecu...
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BlizzCon 2011: I heard you like Pokemon in your MMOs...


Oct 23
// Taylor Boatright
The next World of Warcraft expansion, Mists of Pandaria, and many of its new features were announced this weekend. I sat in on some of the BlizzCon panels, where many of these additions were explained in detail. These include...
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BlizzCon 2011 in five* minutes or less


Oct 23
// Tara Long
Okay, so maybe it's technically more like eight or nine minutes. Either way, if you're ever wondered what fighting the crowds at BlizzCon is actually like, then look no further because we've managed to pack about 12 hours of...
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BlizzCon 11 photos, part deux it again


Oct 23
// Tony Ponce
The parade of hi-res orgasm fuel continues with the second day of BlizzCon 11 photos. I can't pretend that I'm all too familiar with Blizzard's repertoire, but I can appreciate like-minded geeks coming together to make any ol...
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As soon as I found out that I'd be talking to a couple of the guys from Diablo III at BlizzCon this year, I was determined to find out whether or not the highly-anticipated RPG would, in fact, ever make it to conso...


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