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The essential beginner’s strategy guide to Hearthstone (and The Grand Tournament)

Want to play the hit game Hearthstone, but don't quite know where to begin? Check out our essential guide for beginners, which covers all the basic tips and tricks you need to get started.

New heroes are entering the fray in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Blizzard has announced that new heroes will be joining Hearthstone. Only cosmetic, these new characters will replace the existing classes with new portraits, voiceover, and animations.

Blizzard’s mash-up MOBA Heroes of the Storm has been released

If you've been playing the game in any of its various beta forms, it may seem that Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm has been out for some time now, but that wasn't technically the case. Now the game has been officially released.

Archer, Cowboy, Medic, and Robo-monk: Check out Blizzard’s Overwatch in action

Blizzard has released a number of new Overwatch gameplay videos over the last week or so, featuring complete matches from the perspective of a single character, giving you a much clearer sense of how they will actually operate.
Movies & TV

Leeroy Jenkins might make an appearance in the Warcraft movie

Gary Whitta, who wrote the original screenplays for the upcoming Warcraft film, revealed that his drafts contained a brief cameo from everyone's favorite reckless paladin/meme celebrity: Leeroy Jenkins.

Blizzard is hoping to find the fun again with exciting changes to Diablo III and StarCraft II

Blizzard designers at GDC told us how they hope to lure back their more causal fans with some exciting changes incoming to both Diablo III and StarCraft II.

Warcraft movie slips back to summer 2016

Warcraft, the film adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment's blockbuster fantasy game franchise, has been pushed back from its planned release date of March 11, 2016, to a summer release on June 10.

U.S. sanctions bar Crimean gamers from World of Warcraft

In compliance with western sanctions against the disputed Crimean peninsula, Blizzard has suspended access to, the online framework behind its games like StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, and World of Warcraft.

Hearthstone’s next adventure heads to Blackrock Mountain and mobile phones

Blizzard has announced that the next Adventure for Hearthstone will be called Blackrock Mountain, translating another one of the seminal game's famous raids into a solo adventure.

Blizzard plays to its base by rewarding veteran World of Warcraft players

Blizzard Entertainment is rewarding the most loyal World of Warcraft players by sending out a small replica of its HQ orc statue to players with accounts older than ten years.

Do men and women need different gaming leagues? eSports policy sparks outrage, new rules

The South Korea-based International e-Sports Federation has reversed its controversial policy of hosting gaming tournaments segregated by gender, opening up all games to all comers.

“Reaper of Recipes” contest rewards best Diablo-themed recipe

Blizzard and Eat Game Live partner for the "Reaper of Recipes" challenge to find the best Diablo-themed recipe. Winners receive a hefty package of Diablo goodies.