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...
The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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 be able to instantly boost a single character to level 90; that goes for new and returning players. The level cap has been bumped up to 100, and the expansion also brings "revamped" character models and animations for some of the playable races. That's the good stuff right there.
The other feature I'm liking the sound of is the ability to construct strongholds, called Garrisons. You'll get to set one up, recruiting NPC allies for your cause. Warlords of Draenor also promises changes to questing that will "encourage exploration and add unpredictability" as well as the expected inclusion of new Zones, Dungeons, Raids, etc.
The game's subscriber base may be on the decline, but this does sound lovely. I can't get enough of Grom Hellscream.
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 of your Battle.net account, and then click on the drop-down for Beta Profile Settings. You'll be taken to a page that has checkboxes for beta tests you're interested in including Heroes of the Storm.
Having eagerly followed this thing since it was called Blizzard All-Stars, I'm dying to get into the beta -- or at least see what form the game has taken in its newest iteration. There's a sneak-peek video above and a cinematic trailer as well, viewable below.
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.
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BlizzCon 2013 is just one week away! Next Friday, November 8, Blizzard fans the world over will descend upon the Anaheim Convention Center to get some hands-on time with the latest games, attend panels, and high five other Diablo, Warcraft, and StarCraft fans. Fun!
Tickets sadly sold out long ago, but thankfully Dtoid has you covered! We've got five pairs to hand out, and all you have to do to win a set is leave a comment on this thread! You have until this Sunday, November 3rd at 11:59pm Pacific to enter, and you MUST check your Dtoid PMs soon after that because we'll need to ship the tickets by Monday afternoon. Travel is not included, so please only enter if you're able to make it to California on short notice!
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Have you ever wanted to throw an awesome BlizzCon viewing party for all your friends, but just didn't have the tools you needed to get the job done? Well this year, Destructoid and Blizzard have you covered!
Dtoid has proudly partnered with our friends at Blizzard to bring you "BlizzCon in a Box"! Included in this party pack is a virtual ticket to see all of BlizzCon from the comfort of your own home, as well as stickers, buttons, temporary tattoos, drink cozies, some papercraft toys, all the in-game goodies given out during the actual event, and more!
Hit the jump for all the details and pics of some of the prizes. To win one of these awesome boxes for yourself, we want you to create something inspired from a Blizzard game! Draw us some fan art, write a sonnet, record a tribute song -- the possibilities are endless, so use your imagination!
We know not everyone is a Picasso, Poe, or Jimmy Page, so effort and creativity will be rewarded just as much as the end result! You have until this Friday, October 25 at 11:59pm Pacific to enter, and the contest is open to all North American residents. Limit one entry per person.
We've got 20 prize packs to give away, so good luck, and have fun!
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 ...
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.
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...
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 ...