Events

More BlizzCon tickets on sale July 5 Another round of ticket sales have been added for BlizzCon. This final and unprecedented third round will happen on July 5 at 7pm PDT. The tickets are sold by Universe, just like the rest, and will go for $199 plus taxes. The convention this year will be held November 3 and 4. Blizzard usually only...

Overwatch Golden Loot Box guarantees a legendary with Twitch Prime Those who watch the streaming service Twitch regularly — perhaps to watch our live podcast — are likely already aware of their partnership with Amazon. Users who link their Twitch account with an Amazon Prime account get access to all kinds of cool stuff — games, skins, and other goodies are frequently available. Called Twitch...




Diablo 3’s Rise of the Necromancer releases June 27, will cost $15 After what has felt like an eternity of waiting, Blizzard Entertainment has announced Diablo 3’s Rise of the Necromancer content pack will release June 27 for $15 on PC, PlayStation 4, and XBox One. Blizzard posted a short “sizzle reel” for the Necromancer — which you can watch below — along with the release-date announcement....

First impressions of Malthael plus new hero rotations Malthael has been bringing death to the Nexus for a week now, so we’ve had plenty of time to gather up our impressions… and they aren’t great. Competitive player Cattlepillar had this to say about the Nexus newcomer: it feels like literally half of malthaels talents should be baseline, his kit feels so poorly designed...

Tomb of Sargeras opening June 20 Reminder! If you’ve been waiting for the Tomb of Sargeras to drop so you can get your raid on, wait no longer — the Tomb will go live Tuesday, June 20. With this official Raid Preview & Schedule post, Blizzard spills the beans on not only when each difficulty and wing of LFR will come...

Malthael’s Bargain event live with Diablo 3 rewards in Heroes of the Storm With Heroes of the Storm running so many back-to-back events, it’s easy to forget about one. However, this week in Heroes, Malthael’s Bargain has kicked off along with the release of Malthael himself. The event will run until June 26 and requires you to play 15 games as a Diablo hero with a friend. The...




Overwatch’s Horizon Lunar Colony map coming June 20 Gorillas. In. Space. They'll be coming to Overwatch June 20.

Diablo 3 Season 10 ends June 23, Necromancer may be on the way Season 10 of Diablo 3 will be coming to a close June 23, followed by an unusual delay before season 11. When the season ends, your seasonal characters, their gear, experience, paragon experience, blood shards, and just about everything else will roll over to your non-seasonal character roster. If you’ve yet to achieve your season...



Heroes of the Storm summer event likely to start June 27 We’ve already seen previews of the insanely cool summer-themed skins, sprays, and mounts coming to Heroes of the Storm, but we may also know when we can get our hands on sexy-stud-in-the-sun Tychus thanks to datamining. Keep in mind, this information comes from Reddit and is unconfirmed for now, but it looks like the summer event for...

Earn Diablo 3 rewards in Heroes of the Storm during Malthael’s Bargain event Malthael is the next hero to arrive in Heroes of the Storm. Accompanying his arrival is the next Heroes of the Storm in-game event: Malthael’s Bargain, a crossover with Diablo 3. Between June 12 and June 26, if you play 15 games with a friend in VS AI, Quick Match, Ranked, or Unranked as a Diablo hero, you’ll earn rewards in...

Diablo 3 Necromancer gets a beta experience boost and new cinematic intro In what Blizzard is calling a “server slam” (AKA a stress test), the Diablo 3 Necromancer beta is receiving a short-term, 100% boost to both experience and Blood Shard gains. The boost went live on May 30th and will only last until June 2nd, but it makes it the perfect time for beta invitees to hop...

Legion PVP Season 3 ends June 13 In case you missed the news, Legion PVP Season 3 will come to an end Tuesday, June 13. That’s not just important to players currently engaged in the hunt for Gladiator and Cruel Gladiator titles, it has implications for other things. If Season 3 ends on the 13 and the usual two week wait for...

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Southshore vs. Tarren Mill returns as PVP Brawl this week You remember the chaos of Southshore vs. Tarren Mill, both from vanilla and later released as part of World of Warcraft’s 10-year anniversary event. Now it’s back in brawl form. Before there were battlegrounds, players made their own, and the two most famous examples of player generated World PVP were the occasional Alliance raids on...

We’re waiting for the next hero with the latest rotation and sales You may be too late to pick up your Heroes of the Storm mega bundle (if you hadn’t already), but you can still grab a Welcome Bundle, which gives you 800 gems, some great loot chests (with a guaranteed hero), a 7-day stimpack, and a zebra mount. It’s a great deal for $4.99, and, after...

Heroes of the Storm Anniversary event kicks off May 30 It’s anniversary season for all of Blizzard’s games with Heroes of the Storm’s second anniversary celebration running from May 30 to June 12. It’s competing with Overwatch’s first anniversary event, which also runs until June 12. And I have to admit, Overwatch’s anniversary sounds a lot more exciting. In Heroes, a new daily quest to play one quick...

Overwatch celebrates its first anniversary with big event Overwatch officially launched on May 24th 2016. To celebrate the achievements of the past year the Overwatch team has prepared an epic event for the fans. They’ve been teasing this event for a little while, giving us a small taste of all the cool stuff we’ll be seeing. The Overwatch Anniversary event is now officially live,...