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Gaming News 2017

Sunday, November 12, 2017

World of Warcraft

This week's bonus event: Wrath of the Lich King Timewalking.

There were also some hotfixes this week.

Diablo 3

Season 12 has begun.

Starcraft 2

Remember Starcraft 2 is going free-to-play this coming Tuesday.

Overwatch

The PTR is up.

A first look at the new Hero, Moira, is also available.

Heroes of the Storm

There's some changes on the PTR. Check out the PTR patch notes.

Also check out the announcement on upcoming changes to hero launch skins and bundles.

Lord of the Rings Online

There was some downtime this week for database maintenance.

Sunday, November 05, 2017

World of Warcraft

With Blizzcon going, we got some interesting announcements.

First is the next expansion: Battle For Azeroth. The story focuses once again on the Alliance/Horde conflict, brings in new allied races to each side, and takes us to Kul Tiras and Zandalar. Get more info in the Warcraft at Blizzcon blog and check out the Day 1 and Day 2 wrapups.

It's November, so see what's going on This Month in WoW.

This week's bonus event: World Quests.

Diablo 3

Season 12 is coming, so get a first look.

Starcraft 2

Also announced at Blizzcon is that Starcraft 2 goes Free to Play on November 14th. Read here for the details, then check out what else is coming.

Hearthstone

The next Hearthstone expansion was announced as well: Kobolds and Catacombs.

Overwatch

Among the things announced at Blizzcon is a new map, Blizzard World, and a new hero, Moira.

The PTR is up.

Season 7 of Competitive Play has begun.

A new animated short is out: "Honor and Glory".

Heroes of the Storm

There was a balance patch this week.

There's no official links up on Blizzard's official Heroes of the Storm site, but they did announce two new heroes: Hanzo from Overwatch and Alexstrasza from Warcraft.

If you're interested, you can get more info on what was discussed for Heroes of the Storm, and for all the other Blizzcon stuff, at MMO-Champion. They've got a pretty good rundown on everything.

Lord of the Rings Online

An interview with composer Chance Thomas happened this past Thursday.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Battle.net

New features are available on Battle.net, including Groups and Appear Offline functionality. See the details in this announcement.

World of Warcraft

Hallow's End wraps up this week, so better finish up getting what goodies you're trying to get.

This week's bonus event is Arena Skirmishes.

Interested in riddles? Like to collect mounts? Don't mind spoilers? Then you might want to check out the blog Riddle Me This: Decrypting the Lucid Nightmare.

See this week's hotfixes.

Diablo 3

Patch 2.6.1 is out.

A "double goblin buff" is coming November 6th through November 9th: you'll get two goblins instead of one in most places. See the announcement for details.

Heroes of the Storm

Check out the hotfix notes that came out this week.

Lord of the Rings Online

Check out some thoughts on Saruman's end in the blog Isengard and Treebeard: Musing on Trees and Towers.

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