Blizzard’s sometimes-annual convention in Anaheim. Official site: BlizzCon

BlizzCon 2023: WoW Classic is getting Cataclysm in 2024 and Season of Discovery in Vanilla

Yes, World of Warcraft fans, WoW Classic is indeed going ahead to the next expansion in the game's history. WoW Classic: Cataclysm has been...

BlizzCon 2023: Diablo IV announces its first expansion, Vessel of Hatred

We've been told that Diablo IV will be getting an expansion for some time now, and now we finally have some information about it....

BlizzCon 2023: WoW, Diablo IV, Overwatch 2, and more at the Opening Ceremony

All the big news is at the end! We're gearing up for the start of BlizzCon - and its freebie virtual stream - as the...

BlizzCon 2023: Diablo is getting a tabletop RPG and a ‘co-op adventure’ board game

BlizzCon hasn't even begun and we've already got our first announcement of the day: Diablo is getting a tabletop game and a board game. "Glass...

Here’s how to watch BlizzCon 2023 for free – plus everything to expect from WoW, Diablo IV, Overwatch 2, and more

After several years away - and one goofy BlizzConline in 2021 - BlizzCon is finally back and in person as of today, though of...

WoW Factor: What I’m hoping to see in the next World of Warcraft expansion

Here in WoW Factor, I haven't held back about the fact that the upcoming BlizzCon is not a good idea or the fact that...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 443: Endless adventures in cyberdreams

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2 Through the Veil, WoW Emerald Dream, BlizzCon 2023, Fractured early access, and Elder Scrolls Online Endless Archive, with adventures in LOTRO, New World, Fallout 76, and Garden Galaxy, plus a mailbag question on the best money sinks in MMOs!

BlizzCon’s schedule highlights World of Warcraft but ditches Q&As

With a week to go before this year's BlizzCon, the curiosity, hope, and cynicism are running strong toward the house that Warcraft built. While...

Diablo IV leak hints at a new class and region for the game’s first big expansion

Blizzard has a reputation for being leakier than a sieve ahead of its reveal events, but the Diablo IV info hitting the internet today...
Yeah, bye.

The Daily Grind: What are you hoping to hear from this year’s BlizzCon?

Perhaps I think or say this every year, but I truly feel that 2023's BlizzCon is setting up for a make-or-break moment for Blizzard....
The stars are over Dun Morogh.

WoW Factor: This time will not be different

The other day, I got a nasty email from a World of Warcraft fan. This is not inherently unusual; it happens a couple of...
Prepare for bear.

Massively Overthinking: What’s next for Blizzard under Microsoft?

So the Microsoft acquisition of Activision-Blizzard is basically a done deal. Oh, sure, the FTC is still fumbling around with hapless appeals, but look,...
Hey, dude.

WoW Factor: No-selling BlizzCon

On May 4th, 2019, tickets for BlizzCon 2019 went on sale. This was not in and of itself a surprise, with the event happening...

Activision-Blizzard’s latest internal town hall meeting was bizarrely helmed by a celebrity host

We appreciate that making a company meeting interesting is a challenge, but we also have to curl an eyebrow upwards at the choice made...
This looks... boring.

Lawful Neutral: Reverse engineering World of Warcraft’s subscriber numbers

Do you know what time it is? It's almost quarterly financial report time! We probably won't see a full quarterly report from Activision-Blizzard as...
Don't you guys have phones?

Warcraft Rumble will officially launch on November 3 at the start of BlizzCon

Well, apparently some of the news about this particular franchise is not actually waiting until BlizzCon. Warcraft Rumble, previously known as Warcraft Arclight Rumble,...
Please have a short memory!

Mike Ybarra says World of Warcraft and its IP will get the most news at BlizzCon

Do you spend far too much time analyzing floor plans for this year's BlizzCon and need to know which of Blizzard's franchises is getting...

Datamining uncovers potential details about World of Warcraft’s next expansion

As BlizzCon inches ever closer, players of World of Warcraft continue to ponder where the MMORPG's next expansion is headed. Some of that pondering...
This is what I always wanted.

Blizzard teases BlizzCon’s stage schedule ahead of today’s round of ticket sales

If you really have an earth-shattering need to attend BlizzCon 2023 in person and have $299-$799 to drop on a ticket, you're in luck;...

Overwatch 2 is re-running past content for all three weeks of its first birthday events

Can you believe it's already been almost a year since Blizzard pushed Overwatch 2 out the door without the key thing that set it...