Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas Released

"Naxxramas is a floating necropolis, home to a host of undead bosses
ready to challenge worthy opponents eager to test their card-slinging mettle."

Do you dare venture forth, and challenge the accursed flesh waiting for you? Blizzard has unleashed the first wing of Curse of Naxxramas, the first expansion for Hearthstone. This unholy update features 30 new cards, a dozen boss battles, Class Challenges, new card backs and more!

StarCraft II: 2014 Season 3 Begins

Three months since it started, Season 2 has ended. Season 3 of ranked StarCraft II has begun.

Bonus pools and standings have been reset. 2014 Season 2 milestones have been awarded. As per usual, this new season introduces new maps to the "1v1, 2v2, 3v3, and 4v4 ladder map pools." The maps are all community-created – Blizzard gives their official look, and TeamLiquid gives a comprehensive breakdown.

Heroes of the Storm Talent System Detailed

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Heroes of the Storm may still be in alpha but that hasn't stopped the game from garnering a significant amount of attention from the MOBA community. Blizzard has implemented a number of systems into HotS that sets it apart from the standard MOBA crowd.

Warlords of Draenor: Beta Begins!

Warlords of Draenor, the highly-anticipated World of Warcraft expansion, has just hit beta! Invites are first going to "WoW veterans," ruffling the feathers of the uninvited decade-plus players.

Want better odds of getting into the beta? Our sister site, Wowhead, is running a giveaway! Completing in-game achievements enters you to win one of our 2,000 keys. Check out the post for more details.

So why might you want a beta key? Let's check out what's coming up in Warlords of Draenor!

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Patch 2.1.0 Preview

General consensus is that Reaper of Souls, the recent Diablo III expansion, gave new life to a troubled game. Blizzard is looking to keep up that momentum with Patch 2.1.0. From the looks of it, they've done that and more.

Holding Out For a Hero (or Heroine)

I woke up this morning to find many of the high-profile community members within my twitter circle, expressing disdain and disappointment at Blizzard Entertainment's Rob Pardo, for statements quoted in a recent Polygon article that questioned the lack of 'socially relevant content' in games, e.g. the lack of female protagonists and the sexualization of female characters.

Diablo III Reaper of Souls Gameplay Trailer

In just one week, Diablo III fans will begin their hunt for Malthael, The Angel of Death, in the game's upcoming expansion, Reaper of Souls. The first-ever expansion for the game introduces a new Act V campaign, the playable Crusader class, powerful new skills for all classes and new dungeons and game modes that are sure to keep your loot bags filled to the brim. With the Reaper of Souls launch just on the horizon, Blizzard has released a brand new gameplay trailer to commemorate the event.

Just when you thought evil was defeated, death itself rises up to challenge you!

Blizzard Reveals Reaper of Souls Collector's Items

Blizzard Entertainment gave us a look at the Collector's Edition items for the upcoming Diablo III expansion, Reaper of Souls. Inside this epic CE box comes enough treasure to give even the loot-filled monsters of the Diablo universe a run for their money.

12 Days of Gaming: Ten Heroes Brawling

If there is one developer that has defined my gaming experience best over the last 20 years it's Blizzard Entertainment. Not only have I been a  fan of the Warcraft franchise since the original RTS title was released in 1994, but they have also delivered two additional franchises that have captivated my attention on and off again across multiple titles, expansions, genres and platforms.

In fact the only game or game-world that has even come close to holding my interest to the same extend is League of Legends, if not in sheer number of years than at least in time spent in game. Unlike the unbridled affection I have for the immense depth of character of the three expertly crafted Blizzard franchises, League of Legends holds my attention primarily because of the engrossing MOBA game-play it offers.

So at the very first mention of Blizzard developing its own MOBA (or online team brawler as they prefer to call it), as well as the rebranding and continued development of the project, I am not ashamed to admit that I am more than a little excited.

BlizzCon 2013 Round-Up!

BlizzCon 2013 is over and this year’s event will be remembered for many reasons. Not only did Blizzard announce details of the next World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, but information was also released on future plans for the immensely popular Hearthstone, due to go into open beta next month.