Category: Hearthstone

The opening ceremony for blizzcon has concluded, here’s a summary of everything new that was announced:

  • Brightpaw the Mana Kitty, will be this year’s charity ingame WoW pet on the blizzard store
  • Diablo will get a patch 2.4
  • Starcraft 2 will get mission packs, they will provide new stories and missions for the players to play.
    • The first is “Nova Covert Ops”
    • It will have 3 new missions
  • The trailer for the Warcraft movie was shown

  • Heroes of the Storm will get a new game mode next year: The Arena
    • The heroes you play will be randomly chosen (you can choose from 3 random heroes)
    • You could have 5 of the same hero on your team (e.g. 5 illidans)
    • It’s a small, single objective battleground
  • Heroes of the storm new heroes: Genn Greymane, Lunara, Cho’gall (played by 2 players)
    • Cho’gall will be given to blizzcon attendees, those with virtual tickets and a few players on battle.net
    • The rest will have to earn Cho’gall through a quest.
      • You will have to play 2 games with someone who does have cho’gall to get him.
      • If you as cho’gall owner play 4 games with someone who doesn’t have him, you’ll get gold in Heroes.
  • Heroes of the storm new battleground: Towers of Doom
  • Hearthstone is going to get a new adventure: The League of Explorers
    • You will have to defeat challenges for every wing. Completing each wing will give you a legendary card.
    • A new mechanic will be introduced “Discover”. This will present you 3 random cards from which you get to choose 1. It will be appropriate for your deck.
    • It will release later this month! Infact, it starts on Thursday!
  • Overwatch gains 3 new heroes: D.VA, Mei and Genji
  • Overwatch gains 1 new map: Hollywood
  • Overwatch will need to be bought. You’ll get all heroes and maps with it.
  • There will be a special edition: Overwatch Origins
    • This will have 5 different hero skins.
    • This will lprovide ingame bonuses like other collector’s edition games. WoW ingame pet, HS cardback, etc. (Tracer hero for Heroes of the Storm)
  • Origins edition will also be brought to XBOX One and PS4.
  • You can buy at buyoverwatch.com it will give you a pre-purchase widowmaker skin.
  • Overwatch will launch in the spring of 2016.
  • WoW Legion:
    • Gul’dan’s mission was to tear a hole in reality
    • Illidan will help the Alliance and Horde to defeat The Burning Legion
    • The intro cinematic for Legion was shown
    • Will launch summer 2016
    • You can pre-order it now.

Both The Grand Tournament and Patch 6.2.2 (with flying) have gotten release dates!

Patch 6.2.2 Arriving September 2

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Patch 6.2.2 arrives Wednesday, September 2. Once live, players with the Draenor Pathfinder achievement will be able to take to the skies of Draenor.  Learn more about earning this achievement in our blog post – Draenor Pathfinder: Prepare for Flying.

The Grand Tournament Arrives August 24!

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The Grand Tournament Arrives August 24!

Saddle up your steed, sharpen your steel, and prepare to take your place at the merriest of all contests—The Grand Tournament officially arrives on August 24. This is one celebration of special extravagance you won’t want to miss, so GET IN HERE!

An impressive 132 cards featuring the finest of Azeroth’s knights and champions will be waiting for you to craft, win, or purchase, along with a few festive surprises along the way. Joust your way to victory on an all-new game board, or rally your minions to victory with an all-new game mechanic: Inspire.

We’ve shown off some of the fun themes of The Grand Tournament, such as jousting, Inspire, and of course, partaking in a grand celebration. Check them out below!

Hero PowersGet Inspired

A Grand Celebration!Honor! Valor! Knighthood!The Joust

The Tournament Card Back!

The Grand Tournament card packs will be available to purchase via the in-game Shop on August 24 in the Americas and Europe regions for Windows and Mac PCs, iOS and Android tablets, and mobile phones, and pre-purchased card bundles can be opened upon the official release of The Grand Tournament as well.  The Grand Tournament will raise its banners in Asia on August 25.

Don’t forget! The pre-purchase period for The Grand Tournament ends when the expansion goes live, so don’t miss out on a treasure trove of card packs at a discounted price as well the festive card back that’s included along with it.

THE GATES ARE OPEN...August 24th!

Join us in celebrating the release of The Grand Tournament on August 24!

Gamescom brought a lot of new content previews for most of the Blizzard games! Here’s an overview of all the announcements:
Hearthstone – More cards, the joust mechanic and more rewards for ranked play
Heroes of the Storm – 3 new heroes and 1 battleground
Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void – Allied Commanders preview
Overwatch – New hero Lúcio

In the next 4 days there are going to be livestream previews/announcements each day on http://www.blizzgc.com/

Here’s an overview of the biggest ones:
Thurs 17:45 WoW
Fri 17:00 HotS
Fri 18:00 HS
Sat 18:00 SC2
Sun 17:00 WoW

While there has been a lack of World of Warcraft news, the next Hearthstone adventure has been given a release date! Next week Thursday for the US and Friday for EU!

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Blackrock Mountain Explodes into Action on April 2!

Are you brave (or insane) enough to face the ancient evils lurking within Blackrock Mountain? Soon the fabled mountain will open, allowing adventurers the opportunity to journey inside and conquer fiery elementals, fierce dragons, and other hot-tempered foes!


Blackrock Mountain introduces 31 new cards that are too hot to handle, all obtained by emerging victorious in epic battles against some of the mountain’s most iconic villains. Throughout the course of this Adventure, you’ll harness the power of some of Azeroth’s mightiest denizens and unlock powerful new synergies through a whole flight of Dragon-type minion cards. You’ll also get an all-new game board, new music, and a host of legendary encounters—plus, each of Hearthstone’s nine classes will have the opportunity to add two brand-new class cards to their collection.Delving into Blackrock DepthsThe Towering Heights of Blackrock Spire    

The Gooey Center of Molten Core  — The Dragons of Blackwing Lair

The Horrors of the Hidden Laboratory  

Blackrock Mountain goes live on Windows®, Mac®, iPad®, and Android™ tablets on April 2 PDT in the Americas region (which will fall on April 3 for Southeast Asia and Oceania) and rolls out on April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China, beginning with the release of the first wing—Blackrock Depths. Pre-purchase this new Adventure for $24.99 using real money, iTunes® balance, or Google Play™ balance, and you’ll also add the red-hot Molten Core card back to your collection. The pre-purchase period ends when Blackrock Mountain goes live, so don’t miss out!

Sharpen your blades, practice your incantations, and prepare to do battle in Blackrock Mountain: A Hearthstone Adventure, starting April 2!

blizzcon logoIt’s been a long day full of panels and excitement here’s an overview of our coverage of day 1 of blizzcon!