Last year’s BlizzCon was one of the higlights of the cosplay calendar. BlizzCon 2017 was no different.
StarCraft fans who have always wanted to visit Joeyray’s Bar got their wish at Blizzcon 2017. It’s the perfect place to sling back a drink, gaze at a photo of Kerrigan, and wonder what might have been. Don’t take too long, though! There’s a line of other folks also hoping to have a seat at Jim Raynor’s post-heartbreak…
Two new heroes will join the Heroes of the Storm roster: Alexstrasza from World of Warcraft and Hanzo from Overwatch. They’re coming to Heroes of the Storm in the coming weeks, and both characters made their debut on the show floor at Blizzcon 2017.
Here’s Blizzcon 2017's Hearthstone Tavern band, striking up a tune for the gathered attendees. Watch the video below to hear the song and get a view of the rest of the tavern crowd tonight, shortly after the conclusion of the evening’s Overwatch World Cup matches:
Sean “Day9”Plott holds court for a small but devoted audience at Blizzcon 2017’s “StarCraft 2 - What’s Next” panel. Day9 just compared the game’s new Protoss skins, to be included in the War Chest, to Overwatch. You know, Overwatch? That other game everyone’s playing downstairs in the expo hall, right now?
During today’s Blizzcon 2017 keynote, Blizzard announced Battle for Azeroth, the seventh expansion pack for World of Warcraft, rekindling the war between the Alliance and Horde.
Overwatch is getting a new hero and she looks rad as hell. Moira is a powerful support healer that mixes DPS and healing.
Overwatch’s newest upcoming map is a crazy theme park full of World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Starcraft and other Blizzard games’ lore. So Blizzard can advertise its other games to you while you’re playing Overwatch. Yay!
Hearthstone’s next expansion is Kobolds and Catacombs. The expansion will release next month. It will add new cards to add to your collection and feature a new single player mode called “Dungeon Run.” Just please don’t take candle.
Sick of all those Hanzo mains wrecking your Overwatch competitive ranking? Well, now you can’t dodge them in Heroes of the Storm. A new breed of Hanzo main is about to emerge.
StarCraft II is going free-to-play, Blizzard announced today during the BlizzCon 2017 keynote. On November 14, you’ll be able to download the Wings of Liberty campaign without paying a cent, getting access to both single- and multiplayer for free.
Blizzard’s annual celebration doesn’t just attract the studio’s biggest fans, it also attracts some of the biggest cosplayers, some of whom were even there in an official capacity.
If you’ve ever wanted to see some of the world’s best cosplayers crash and burn with some cheesy Overwatch-themed pick-up lines, well, here you go.
Overwatch’s new “Arcade” mode wants to make you a better team player. Announced at BlizzCon last week, the mode features five ways to play Overwatch that will make you a versatile teammate in a way that maining Bastion will not, ever.
Shortly before BlizzCon, the people behind recently shut down World of Warcraft legacy server Nostalrius put Blizzard on notice. “If Blizzard doesn’t make an announcement to honour their own core values, be sure that we will,” they wrote. BlizzCon’s come and gone, and Nostalrius is coming back.
South Korea’s Ballistix are the new World Champions of Heroes of the Storm after defeating Europe’s Fnatic HotS 3-1 in a best-of-five series at BlizzCon 2016. They had beat Fnatic 2-o in a series from earlier in the tournament. The win was worth $300,000 in prize money.
After more than a decade of expansion cycles, Blizzard is changing their approach to World of Warcraft. Step one? Take players to a new planet.
Sombra is basically the Overwatch version of the DDOS script kiddies who bring down services like Steam and PSN. She takes shit you rely on, she breaks it, and then she disappears. In the right hands, I think she’s gonna be devastating.