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BlizzCon 2017

Discussion in 'Latest Updates and News' started by StoPCampinGn00b, Nov 3, 2017.

  1. StoPCampinGn00b

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    Razosh made a write-up of the news from BlizzCon. You can read it here.

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    BlizzCon 2017
    October 26 - November 4
    Opening Ceremony: November 3

    Everything needed to know can be found the official BlizzCon site.
    News - Event Info - Watch - Schedule - eSports - Forum

    It's time for Blizzcon, the official event for everything Blizzard games! It's where upcoming releases and updates are announced, competitive tournament matches are fought, interviews happen, art is showcased, and game development insight is featured. Many of these things will be broadcast & streamed through the week.

    The opening week actually started on October 26 featuring eSport competitions for HotS, WoW, and SC2. The grand finals/championships for Overwatch, HotS, WoW, Hearthstone, and SC2 will conclude on the final two days. But most importantly, the opening ceremony and is today at 11am-12pm PT!

    You can watch all the official BlizzCon streams here on Hive (Live Streams | HIVE) or Blizzard's Twitch pages:

    Twitch.tv/Blizzard (main stream)
    Twitc.tv/Warcraft (WoW)
    Twitch.tv/Starcraft (SC2 and... SCR?)
    Twitch.tv/PlayOverwatch
    Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstone
    Twitch.tv/HeroesoftheStorm

    We will attempt to post highlights in this thread. If anything comes up that you want to share, don't be shy to post about it!
    some of this was copy and pasted from last year sorry :]
     
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  2. Alxen345

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    Hooray
    /fireworks
    ....someone....
     
  3. pyf

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    @Alxen345:
    This kind...:

    ...or that kind?

    :grin:
     
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  4. Cuore

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    Warning this is spoiler-heavy, about the new wow expansion:
    wowboa.jpg
     
  5. Eat_Bacon_Daily

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    very disappointed in the lack of any news regarding the classics games team. It was expected but disappointing regardless. I guess the classics team is still super focused at how they fucked sc:r.
     
  6. Shar Dundred

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    Waiiiit, there are still people who expect information on BlizzCon that is not related to WoW, HotS, Hearthstone or Overwatch?!
    I am shocked.
     
  7. Chaosy

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    I am hyped AF
     
  8. Alxen345

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    Well. StarCraft 2 Wings of Liberty might be free to play. :)
     
  9. Spellbound

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    Oh, it definitely is:


    Also for the Co-op people, Mira Han is now a commander.
     
  10. Jew'o'Famine

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    Well, when it comes to WoW, it looks like Horde might actually do things again, amazingly and while most of the 6 new races are quite disappointing, Horde actually gets one that isn't just a recolor it would seem. Plus quite hyped about the Tree burning.

    Looks like WoW might actually be about the two factions again, instead of 'humans, werewolves and elves fight bad guys'. Incredible.
     
  11. neven1

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    WoW story (also gameplay) gets worse each expansion.
     
  12. Marcos_M

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    That's why WoW classic server will be official, for all the etilists or whatevers is called
     
  13. A Void

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    WoW Vanilla finally get's it's own server from Blizzard after the Nostalrius scandal.. YES!
     
  14. Razosh

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    For any news you want to read up on regarding WoW just visit this thread.
     
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    I hope you didn't imply me to be the elitist. I only really care about story in video games. I mean if you look at what WoW trully is as a game it's diablo in open world. Grind items so you can grind them better.

    Since story never went anywhere, i never really grew to be big fan of WoW. But i'm curious how will to Classic wow affect the community.
     
  16. Razosh

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    Yeah, as abysmal as Warlords of Draenor was it didn't really match Legion. That expansion ruled all previous game lore as non-canon thanks for that Blizzard. I think you'd love Dragon Age: Origins though.
     
  17. Gilles

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    The story in WoW was never very good imo. Not terrible, but just not great. SwtoR is the only MMO I've ever played where I cared about the story.