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Posts tagged “Blizzcon 2016”

Nostalrius Sharing WoW Legacy Bootleg Server Code

That's BlizzCon 2016 come and gone, with announcements including a new Overwatch character, another Hearthstone expansion, Diablo throwbacks, and other odds and ends... with no mention of reviving old versions of World of Warcraft [official site]. Blizzard made clear that they would have nothing to announce, that they were still discussing it internally, but some folks have grown impatient. The folks behind Nostalrius, an unofficial…

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Blizzcon Gets First Overwatch World Cup Winners With Clean Sweep Grand Finals

This weekend saw the finals of the Overwatch [official site] World Cup at Blizzcon. I told you about that one on Friday, if memory serves? Ah yes! Good good. It was essentially an exhibition match with a title at stake. I've been catching up with the action this morning over my porridge and I have to say, the final itself was pretty lopsided. I won't…

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Blizzcon Roundup: World Of Warcraft, StarCraft II And Heroes Of The Storm

There’s a lot going on at Blizzcon 2016 – new Diablo classes, Hearthstone cards and long-rumoured Overwatch characters for a start. If Blizzard keeps making games, how large could Blizzcon become in the future? Could it grow too large for Anaheim, California, perhaps? At this rate it’s only a matter of time before it engulfs the whole of the US West Coast. But for now:…

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Blizzard Finally Reveal Sombra For Overwatch

It felt like Blizzard had been teasing its next Overwatch [official site] character, Sombra, for longer than the Internet had even existed. While very few of us today can remember living in a world before Blizzard started teasing Sombra, the day has for Blizzard confirm that, yes, the next Overwatch character will be expert hacker Sombra.

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Mean Streets Of Gadgetzan Announced For Hearthstone

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft [official site] is in a bit of an interesting spot right now. It feels like a lot of its regular players are starting to, dare I say it, get bored of this arm of Blizzard’s money-printing machine. But today, as part Blizzard’s tenth annual Californian BlizzCon convention, the game saw Mean Streets of Gadgetzan – its fourth expansion – officially unveiled.

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Necromancers And Diablo 1 Remake Coming To Diablo 3

Update: Yikes! Blizzard has confirmed The Darkening of Tristram will be an event taking place in Diablo III in January, and will return annually (side note: holiday events seem to be all the rage right now) as an anniversary-themed homage. The event will be home to some exclusive loot, including the soulstone from the original Diablo along with the Butcher's clever and Wirt's leg. Keen…

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Overwatch Hero: Sombra’s Skills Revealed In Animation

The newest hero of Overwatch [official site], a Mexican hacker called Sombra, has finally been revealed at Blizzcon 2016 after a long-winded ARG and lots of speculation. Her skills are frighteningly disruptive, including the ability to go invisible, temporarily stop enemies from using their own abilities and destroy enemies barriers and shields. Come and look at all the skills in detail, as well as a…

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Beelzebabble: Diablo 4 Rumours Abound

Update: David Brevik has since tweeted that he's not involved in any Diablo projects at the moment. That's why you should never listen to gossip. Alice is away today, so I'm posting a rumour. She'll be SO MAD when she gets back! Anyway, rumours are circulating that Blizzard might be about to announce Diablo 4 at next month's Blizzcon. Each rumour on its own is…

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Overwatch World Cup: You Can Vote For Your Country’s Team Now, Except It’s Not Really A Vote

Overwatch is getting its own World Cup, we learned last week, and it’s got a populist twist. Blizzard told us that when the time came, you would be able to vote for the players in your country’s team. Well, that voting process has now started. You can pick four players to represent your nation at BlizzCon in November by logging into Battle.net and going here.…

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Overwatch To Get World Cup But United States, China And Others Will Qualify For ‘Top 16’ Automatically

A wise ice nerd once said “Our world is worth fighting for.” But the world is also worth fighting against, if Blizzard are to be believed. The developers have recently announced that their team shooter Overwatch [official site] will be getting a World Cup competition and that the finals will be held at BlizzCon in November. But almost a third of the teams won’t even…

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