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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 […]

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Overwatch Won't Have a Ton Of Surprises at BlizzCon 2018

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 […]

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From The Rumor Mill: Will We Get a Diablo Reveal at BlizzCon?

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 […]

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Sombra is Getting a Diablo-Themed Overwatch Skin in BlizzCon Virtual Ticket

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 […]

RT Docs Tackles Cosplay: An Interview With Jessica Nigri

Rooster Teeth has been putting together some amazing documentary pieces in their RT Docs series, ranging from watching the Funhaus crew try out professional wrestling to Geoff Ramsey exploring the culture of tattoos. The latest subject to be added to their library is Jessica Nigri, probably one of the most famous cosplayers on the planet as they […]

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 […]

Oh What Could Have Been: The 'Overwatch' Rejected Heroes

Over the weekend at Blizzcon, Jeff Kaplan and art director Arnold Tsang helped present some of the scrapped heroes from Overwatch, including one we're super jealous isn't in the game. Check out this Jetpack Cat concept art! Holy crap! Would that be fun to run around and shoot people as! You can also see some other designs […]

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BlizzCon's Friday Cosplay Highlights

BlizzCon 2017 is under way once again at the Anaheim Convention Center just a single griffon-tram stop away from the front gates of Disneyland. Blizzard, Disney, and Cosplay everywhere we turn.  We've been finding some pretty epic cosplay as the weekend rolls along, and one of our favorite cosplay photographers, David Ngo, better known as […]

Hearthstone: Kobolds And Catacombs Brings New Cards And A Dungeon Run

At Blizzcon today, Blizzard announced a new expansion for their virtual TCG, Hearthstone which will bring 135 new cards to the game and a single player dungeon run mode, which should keep you decently busy. Venture into the dark, winding dungeons deep beneath Azeroth in search of ancient, legendary treasures in Kobolds & Catacombs, the upcoming expansion […]

'Heroes Of The Storm' Gets Some New Additions At BlizzCon

Some interesting news coming out of BlizzCon as Heroes Of The Storm will be getting some additional content and a few changes. The biggest of the bunch to come out is that the game will be getting two new characters in the form of Hanzo from Overwatch and Alexstraza from World Of Warcraft to join […]

Check Out The Next 'Overwatch' Map: Blizzard World

A little something from the Overwatch developers as they have created a new hybrid map that will probably spark the interest of many Blizzard fans. The new map is called "Blizzard World", and it will be a hybrid between payload and assault. The entire park features rides and attractions catered to Blizzard fans as there […]

Blizzard Reveals The Next 'Overwatch' Hero: Moira

Blizzard just wrapped up their opening ceremony at BlizzCon and in the process, introduced a ton of material they'll be discussing this weekend. The big announcement coming out of Overwatch was the addition of a brand new hero in Moira. Blizzard sent out an extremely brief bio describing her as a "life-draining geneticist" who, as per […]

For Honor & Glory: Check Out Reinhardt's New 'Overwatch' Video

As part of their BlizzCon opening ceremonies, the Overwatch crew presented a brand new animated short featuring Reinhardt. You might wanna grab the tissue box as this one is deeply moving and puts a bit of perspective on the character's history before joining Overwatch. It also proves that through his drinking, attitude, and battle tactics; […]

Overwatch Releases First Look At New Map Oasis

It was announced at Blizzcon back in November, but now we get our first look at the new map for Overwatch. The city is called Oasis, an incredibly advanced city in the Arabian Desert. The city was built by researchers and academics from around the region as a place of scientific progress – a monument […]

Behind The Scenes At Blizzcon For An ESports Team

Last month was Blizzcon 2016 and the finals for the Esports events based around games like World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Overwatch and Hearthstone. But one of the biggest was the MOBA, Heroes of The Storm. Blizzard had cameras following four of the teams competing in the tournament as they went through bootcamp, opening week and […]

The Amazing Cosplay From Blizzcon 2016

One of the most amazing things at Blizzcon is the cosplayers. The quality of the costumes are at such a high level that it shows the love the people wearing the costumes have for the characters. Though the contest has always been a highlight of the show, I had special interest as for the first […]

The 3 Finalist For The Blizzcon 2016 Movie Contest

Part of Blizzcon is the fan participation. This comes in the form of a cosplay contest, a talent contest, and art contest and a short film contest. Here are the three finalist from this years film contest: Final Boss, The Upgraded Vikings and The Conflict of Warchieves. The Upgraded Vikings took first place.

Blizzcon 2016 – Shaking Up The E-Sports World

For two days the Anaheim Convention Center becomes as close to Azeroth as you can get on Earth. Blizzcon rolls into town and the largest gathering of World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Diablo and Heroes of the Storm kicks off. The 10th Blizzcon wrapped up last night with a live concert by Weird Al […]

Big Things Coming To World Of Warcraft… Big Things

Okay… Blizzard just roled out a LOT of upcoming news for World of Warcraft. They just dropped patch 7.1 and we already know what's coming with 7.1.5 and 7.2… and where they are going after that. I'm going to hit the highlights here. 7.1.5 With 7.1.5 we get the return of the Brawler's Guild with […]

25 Years Of Blizzard Entertainment – A Retrospective

Blizzard is celebrating a few things right now. It's their 10th Blizzcon, it's the 20th anniversary of Diablo… and the 25th anniversary of Blizzard. The company has put together a video retrospective of their growth over the quarter of a century.