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World of Warcraft will see three more updates after 10.2 in the lead-up to The War Within

The fallout from BlizzCon's reveal of World of Warcraft: The War Within isn't complete without a post-show Q&A of curated questions for some of...
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Vague Patch Notes: BlizzCon 2023 wasn’t a disaster, but it needed to be better

The last live BlizzCon in 2019 was not a great show, but it was fundamentally a hype festival for Blizzard just like they've all...

Massively Overthinking: Did BlizzCon do what it needed to do?

Given the last couple of years, which have been inarguably rocky for both the company and its games, Blizzard needed a big win at...

The Soapbox: Will Diablo IV’s Vessel of Hatred be a sufficient answer for Path of Exile 2?

Everyone loves a good enrage timer, right? It puts pressure on everyone involved in a raid or boss fight to pull their weight and...
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The Overwatch League appears to be dead after six seasons

The Overwatch League appears to have lived up to its nickname, as it's yet another Overwatch L in light of the news that it...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 444: The return of BlizzCon

Justin and Bree discuss BlizzCon 2023, World of Warcraft The War Within expansion, the Worldsoul Saga, WoW Classic Cataclysm, WoW Classic's Season of Discovery aka don't call it Classic Plus, with a few bits about Overwatch 2, Hearthstone, and Diablo IV, plus adventures in Warcraft Rumble and My Time at Sandrock.

Blizzard president confirms a focus on mobile and live service games, briefly discusses studio’s ‘new era’

The tide of change is continuing to slip its way across the shores of Blizzard, which is the general tone of a BlizzCon interview...

Blizzard suggests World of Warcraft is ‘pretty well positioned’ for a console port

World of Warcraft coming to consoles almost seems like a no-brainer, considering MMORPGs being playable on a gamepad is hardly beyond the pale -...

Casually Classic: BlizzCon took WoW Classic into the ‘plus’ era

While the three-expansion revelation of World of Warcraft's Worldsoul Saga stole the show at BlizzCon this past weekend, I was even more excited --...

World of Warcraft will develop ‘Saga’ expansions in parallel, addresses War Within’s headstart controversy

Even after hearing everything that Blizzard had to say about World of Warcraft's Worldsoul Saga in general and next year's The War Within expansion...

WoW Classic won’t be keeping Wrath Classic realms, debates what to do with Season of Discovery characters

The reverberations from all of WoW Classic's announcements at this past weekend's BlizzCon continue to be felt across the MMO community. And for every...

BlizzCon 2023: Overwatch 2 previews competitive updates, Clash game mode, and upcoming heroes

The "What's Next" panels continue to spill forth from this year's BlizzCon as Overwatch 2 talked up its next several seasons' worth of updates,...

BlizzCon 2023: Diablo IV compares its Vessel of Hatred expansion to a bacon BBQ burger

What's Next for Diablo IV? More than just the game's first expansion, as the OARPG's panel took a look at its next couple of...

BlizzCon 2023: World of Warcraft’s War Within systems deep dive

If you were entranced by all of the promises unveiled as part of World of Warcraft: The War Within's reveal at BlizzCon on Friday,...

BlizzCon 2023: Warcraft Rumble deploys pocket-sized fun

Out of all of the games and announcements emerging from BlizzCon this weekend, only one had to do with a product actually going live...

BlizzCon 2023: Hearthstone expansion Showdown in the Badlands launches November 14

During this afternoon's Opening Ceremony at BlizzCon, the Hearthstone team unveiled a new content drop, catch-up packs, and a new co-op mode - all...

BlizzCon 2023: WoW Classic panel reveals Cataclysm, Hardcore, and Season of Discovery

Despite shouts of "Classic Plus!" coming from the crowd at BlizzCon, Blizzard resolutely pushed forward the more predictable path for World of Warcraft Classic:...
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BlizzCon 2023: Everything we learned about The War Within in World of Warcraft’s What’s Next panel

This year's opening ceremony for BlizzCon did not feature the usual kickoff of a new major World of Warcraft reveal followed by a lengthy...

BlizzCon 2023: Overwatch 2’s new hero, Mauga, has goofy guns that were at one point bigger than Tracer

During the Opening Ceremony at BlizzCon this afternoon, Blizzard's Overwatch 2 team was the first game out of the blocks to introduce the new...
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BlizzCon 2023: World of Warcraft’s next expansion is The War Within, first in the Worldsoul Saga expansion trilogy

The next World of Warcraft expansion has indeed been announced as The War Within, with players descending into the heart of Azeroth itself, engaging...