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Blizzard Will Not Be Holding A Physical BlizzCon In 2021
Blizzard Entertainment dropped a bit of a surprise announcement today as there will be no BlizzCon 2021 happening this year At least, not in the physical sense Those of you hoping for a return to Anaheim this year will have to wait until 2022, as the company revealed today they will not be holding an[...]
Blizzard Officially Announces BlizzConline For February 2021
Blizzard Entertainment revealed today that their next convention will be called BlizzConline and will happen in 2021 The move is being done so that, while the company can't officially hold BlizzCon in Anaheim, California this year due to COVID-19, they will at least be able to give the fans some form of participation as they[...]
Photo Gallery: BlizzCon 2019
This afternoon, Blizzard Entertainment finally made the call to cancel BlizzCon 2020 due to the concerns of COVID-19 this year The word came down on social media and through the company's website, where Blizzard's executive producer of BlizzCon, Saralyn Smith, addressed the situation Here's her statement for you to read as it's clear they will[...]
Photo Gallery: BlizzCon 2019
Blizzard posted an open letter to their fans today regarding their upcoming plans for BlizzCon 2020, basically saying its too early to tell While the coronavirus has forced many to cancel their plans up until August 2020, there are many events that are still holding out hope that the year will have a significant change[...]
Photo Gallery: BlizzCon 2019
A little late to the dance, but we finally got a moment to sit down and look over all the pictures from BlizzCon 2019 Whenever I had the chance during the convention between appointments and demos, I pilled out the good camera and snapped a few shots of the action, the displays, the cosplay, and[...]
Reflecting On Our Demo Of "Diablo IV" During BlizzCon 2019
The one demo that's been sticking with me since BlizzCon 2019 was when we got a chance to test out the single-player aspect of Diablo IV Blizzard did their best to give us the grandest of presentations possible when they announced this one They went all out, and in a way, they had to Last[...]
We Played "Overwatch 2" At BlizzCon 2019 & Have Some Thoughts
It's been a couple of weeks since we attended BlizzCon 2019, but I wanted to take some time to reflect on the demos I played like Overwatch 2 Rather than rushing in with my thoughts from the event and getting buried under the 3,000 other people rushing to post their thoughts, I kicked back for[...]
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As we play a bit of catchup to our time at BlizzCon 2019, we had a chance to chat with actress Angela Sarafyan of Westworld fame at the event Sarafyan is a huge World Of Warcraft fan and player, but this turned out to be her first time ever visiting BlizzCon Not to mention the[...]
"Diablo IV" Lilith Has Arrived in New Premium Statue from Blizzard
Diablo IV was recently announced at the BlizzCon this past weekend Along with a couple of other exciting announcements like overwatch 2 I know a lot of fans have been finally looking forward to Diablo IV and nothing better to celebrate than with Blizzard Collectibles and their newest Lilith premium statue The statue stands 24.5 inches tall and[...]
"Diablo Immortal" Director Explains Lack Of BlizzCon 2019 Promotion
One of the games missing from all the promotion of BlizzCon this week was Diablo Immortal And many wondered why it wasn't on stage The explanation came shortly after the con ended, as Director Wyatt Cheng posted a notice on Reddit letting people know what was up Turns out it was on the floor all[...]
"Hearthstone" Teases A "Battle For Azeroth" Event For BlizzCon
Blizzard has put out a new teaser today that points to a big announcement coming at BlizzCon 2019. Credit: Blizzard The video shows off Madame Lazul going over her cards and speaking of change on the horizon Speaking of an uncertain fate as a conflict between two sides continues Which certainly sounds like they're going to be[...]
"Overwatch 2" Is
Credit: Blizzard Heroes never die! They get sequels, though, and Overwatch looks like it's about to get one. Blizzard is apparently going to unveil the latest iteration of Overwatch at the upcoming BlizzCon It's called Overwatch 2 (how novel!) and it might be right around the corner If this is true, the deluge of new info about[...]
From The Rumor Mill: BlizzCon Will Have A Few Major "Diablo" Reveals
After last year's presentation at BlizzCon, the Diablo team is probably going to be put under the biggest microscope by fans this year Fans were not having anything related to Diablo Immortal and took to social media to let the company know how angry they were And if you put aside all of Blizzard's most[...]
The "StarCraft II" War Chest: BlizzCon 2019 Is Officially Live
Blizzard has officially brought back the StarCraft II War Chest for BlizzCon 2019, complete with new skins and new ways to earn freebies until the World Championship Series Finals The Terrans, Protoss, and Zerg each have their own War Chest available for purchase, or you can get all three with the Warchest Complete Bundle There's[...]
BlizzCon 2019 Will Host The "Hearthstone" Global Finals
Big news this weekend out of Blizzard as they have announced the Hearthstone Global Finals will officially take place at BlizzCon 2019 The company will be holding the event this November where eight players will compete at the Anaheim Convention Center for a $500k prize pool, the trophy, and the title of Hearthstone World Champion[...]
Tickets to BlizzCon 2019 Go on Sale May 4th
Blizzard Entertainment is returning with BlizzCon 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center November 1st and 2nd this year Tickets to BlizzCon 2019 will go on sale in two waves, the first on may 4th, the second on May 8th. This year, the con is changing things up a bit with more active hall space at the[...]
Not So Shocking: South Korea Wins Third Overwatch World Cup
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30 AMAZING Cosplay Photos from BlizzCon by DTJAAAAM
Blizzard's annual BlizzCon is happening right now at the Anaheim Convention Center, and the cosplay is ON POINT. Here's a gallery of 30 incredible cosplay photos from our friend photographer DTJAAAAM, aka David Ngo: #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ BlizzCon continues[...]
Hearthstone Announces Rastakhan's Rumble During BlizzCon
After a bit of a technical hiccup during the BlizzCon opening ceremony, Hearthstone announced a new expansion coming in December Rastakhan's Rumble will be coming to the game on December 4th as the last addition to the Year of the Raven that will add a few new elements to the game and change a few[...]
Blizzard Releases Details About Warcraft III Reforged at BlizzCon
During BlizzCon's opening ceremony, the Classic Games division unveiled a number of details surrounding the upcoming release of Warcraft III Reforged The company showed off some new trailers and footage that highlighted the new art and animations, the 62 single-player missions, a refreshed user interface, the overhauled World Editor, and the incorporation of Battle.net integration[...]
Blizzard Announces Diablo Immortal for Mobile at BlizzCon
During the Diablo portion of BlizzCon's opening ceremony, the company announced that they were releasing a new mobile game called Diablo Immortal The game is a mobile MMO Action RPG that will be free to download on iOS and Android devices, and we're guessing like a lot of mobile games, will have microtransactions to fuel the fire[...]
Destiny 2: Warmind
If you happened to be on Battle.net this afternoon during the BlizzCon opening Ceremony, you might have seen a nice surprise from Destiny 2 From now until November 18th, Blizzard and Bungie are making the primary version of Destiny 2 free to download and play That is quite the deal for a game still getting[...]
Overwatch
The Overwatch team made it sound like nothing awesome was going to happen at this year's BlizzCon, and we should have known better While we didn't get any new maps or features, we did get a new animated short called "Reunion" starring McCree, and the introduction of the 29th hero, Ashe Ashe is basically a[...]
Blizzard Introduces Orphea in Heroes of the Storm at Blizzcon
During BlizzCon today, the company introduced a brand new hero to Heroes of the Storm, featuring a new dead magic user called Orphea. Orphea is the Heir of the Raven Court and daughter of the Raven Lord, whom you'll see her battle int he reveal trailer below Her magic looks pretty awesome as a type of[...]
Overwatch main logo
Yesterday, Blizzard released the latest Overwatch Developer Update video as a prelude to BlizzCon, but we didn't get as much as we hoped The latest developer update has Jeff Kaplan going over some cool things that are being added to the game, such as hero buffs and a new camera option (which we'll discuss in[...]
Diablo III
It looks like we may be getting a Diablo game reveal at BlizzCon this year if you believe the rumor mill But this one has a bit of steam behind it Social media is a buzz today as several people have discovered a panel at BlizzCon 2018 called "Diablo: What's Next", scheduled for Friday, November[...]
Overwatch
As is customary, a new Overwatch skin is coming as part of the BlizzCon Virtual ticket, this time Sombra getting a Diablo-inspired Demon Hunter skin. Some of my favorite Overwatch skins are those that mix the worlds of other Blizzard properties into the game of heroes Doomfist's Blackhand and Torbjorn's Magnus are excellent, with plenty of[...]
RT Docs Tackles Cosplay: An Interview With Jessica Nigri
The latest subject to be added to their library is Jessica Nigri, probably one of the most famous cosplayers on the planet as they discuss her life story while she builds her costume for this past year's BlizzCon We had a chance to chat with Nigri about Becoming Jessica Nigri and her experience filming it. Jessica Nigri credit//Rooster[...]
40 Of BlizzCon's Saturday Cosplay Highlights
BlizzCon 2017 in the record books, and the doors are closed at the Anaheim Convention Center Throughout the weekend there's been Blizzard, Disney, and Cosplay everywhere we turn.  We've been finding some pretty epic cosplay throughout the  weekend, and one of our favorite cosplay photographers, David Ngo, better known as DTJAAAAM was on the scene. He's been shooting[...]