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BlizzCon 2014 date has been announced, along with ticket prices

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The favorite time of the year for Starcraft, Diablo and Warcraft universe fans is most definitely BlizzCon. This year’s event will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center during November 7-8, Blizzard announced earlier. Tickets will be available for purchase in two batches with the first one starting on May 7th, while the second will follow shortly after, on May ...

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Warlords of Draenor will not cause performance issues

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The latest World of Warcraft expansion, currently in its Alpha phase will bring with it lots of changes to the game. The new character models that are implemented for Warlords of Draenor particularly seem to stand out from the crowd. Blizzard has already revealed new models for three of Wow’s races: orc male, gnome male, dwarf, both male and female. ...

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Starcraft 2 kicks off its second season of ranked play for 2014

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A new season has begun for all Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm players climbing their way up the ladder. Bonus pools and standings have been reset, and 2014 Season 1 milestones have also been awarded. The new season doesn’t bring any big changes to the game, however Blizzard did make a free name change available on all accounts. So ...

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Blizzard introduces four new characters to Heroes of the Storm

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Following today’s announcement that revealed the first Hearhstone Adventure, Curse of Naxxramas, Blizzard Entertainment gave its fans yet another piece of good news at Pax East. This time, in regards to their upcoming MOBA Heroes of the Storm, currently in its Technical Alpha phase . At Pax the company stated that “As we mentioned previously, we’re working hard to create heroes ...

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Curse of Naxxramas, A Hearthstone Adventure announced at Pax East

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Blizzard has just revealed details at Pax East regarding the first single player Adventure Mode for their popular CCG, Hearthstone. Curse of Naxxramas: A Hearthstone Adventure will feature new cards, new game board, bosses and class-specific challenges among other things. The name has a special meaning to World of Warcraft players, but I will make a short summary for those ...

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Azeroth Choppers webseries starting out next week

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Well, that just happened.  A World of Warcraft and American Chopper collaboration isn’t exactly the kind of thing you’d expect to hear about on a daily basis. To say that the announcement surprised pretty much everyone would be putting it mildly. Azeroth Choppers is an upcoming webseries that has two teams of bike experts competing to see which one of ...

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Blizzard registers new trademark under the name “ Overwatch ”

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Word on the street is that Blizzard Entertainment recently filed “ Overwatch ” under gaming-related services. The word itself originates in U.S. military doctrine and is explained by Wikipedia as follows: “In modern warfare, overwatch is the state of one small unit or military vehicle supporting another unit, while they are executing fire and movement tactics. An overwatching, or supporting ...

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World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Alpha has begun

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The latest expansion for World of Warcraft has just entered its Alpha testing phase. In a recent post on Battle.net the company states that “today we’ve entered the Alpha phase of our expansion testing. As part of this, we’ll begin using public servers to host the data, which means you may begin seeing some datamined information show up in the ...

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Then and now

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment’s free-to-play CCG (collectible card game) was finally released on March 11 after being in open beta since late January 2014. The game is all about 1v1 online battles in a turn-based fashion that features many of the beloved characters and spells from the Warcraft Universe. There are a total of nine classes, each having ...

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