Raid armor sets in MMORPGs serve a variety of purposes: one of which is to make players look “cool” where if you see someone walking around in a full raid set, you know that they’ve probably worked really hard to get it. The second reason is also for raid set bonuses, where developers usually encourage players to get multiple items of a set to get extra perks.
Blizzard’s Hearthstone is a game that seems to have struck a balance on all the platforms it is available on. It is perfect as a desktop game, but given the gameplay style, it also makes it a perfect game on the go, which is why Blizzard chose to launch it on mobile phones and tablets, but what about the Nintendo Switch?
Following the legal issues with the fan-run vanilla World of Warcraft servers last year and Blizzard’s radio silence following the meeting with the developers, the company certainly surprised us all when they officially announced World of Warcraft Classic servers at BlizzCon 2017 that took place over the weekend.
Unless you’re a developer who has developed games in the past, chances are as a gamer what you’ve seen is usually the finished and polished product. Now obviously finished games look nothing like back when they were undergoing development, but for those who are interested in peeking behind the curtain, Blizzard is happy to oblige.
If there is one thing that Blizzard is pretty well-known for, in addition to their high-quality games, it would be their high-quality cinematics and storytelling. Now you might have noticed that it has been a while since Blizzard released a new animated short for Overwatch, which they promised would be resuming later this year, and it looks like the company has delivered.
Back in September a couple of months ago, Blizzard confirmed that they were working on a new hero for Overwatch, and sure enough at BlizzCon 2017, it seems that the new hero has been officially announced in the form of Moira, who Blizzard has described as a support hero with healing abilities.
Blizzard’s MMORPG World of Warcraft is a pretty old game, but yet it seems to be chugging along just fine. However it looks like in an attempt to try and bring back old players into the game, Blizzard at BlizzCon 2017 over the weekend has officially announced the World of Warcraft Classic server.
Back in 2015, Blizzard announced the Legion expansion for World of Warcraft, and now two years later, gamers who are still hankering for more World of Warcraft content will be pleased to learn that the game’s latest expansion has been announced in the form of World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth.
Heads up Hearthstone players, if you’re looking forward to additional Hearthstone content, you’ll be pleased to learn that Blizzard at BlizzCon 2017 has announced the next expansion that they’ll launching for the game. Dubbed Kobolds & Catacombs, this will be the latest expansion for Hearthstone and also part of the revamped expansion system that Blizzard announced earlier this year.
In a couple of months, Blizzard will be hosting their annual gaming expo BlizzCon in which Blizzard typically announces new games, updates to existing ones, and so on. This year’s BlizzCon is expected to take place from the 3rd-4th of November and if you aren’t able to attend in person, not to worry as the virtual tickets are now on sale.
If you’re interested in seeing what new games Blizzard plans to launch, or the development or changes that they are making to existing games, then BlizzCon is clearly the event that you’ll want to keep an eye out for. For those wondering about this year’s BlizzCon, Blizzard has officially announced that it will be taking place between the 3rd and 4th of November.