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Today Blackrock Mountain Coming to Hearthstone
Prepare to test your mettle in Blackrock Mountain, a new magma-filled Adventure coming to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft in April. Like Curse of Naxxramas, Blackrock Mountain will be released one wing per week and feature a slew of bosses to put your card-slinging skills to the test—along with 31 scorching new cards for your collection. Preorders go live on March 19—see the press release for all the details.
Today Heroes of the Dorm College Tournament Announced

If the thought of representing or cheering on your school in a major collegiate tournament, broadcast online and on TV—and potentially winning free tuition or other awesome prizes—gets you pumped, then check out today’s announcement of “Heroes of the Dorm,” our bracket-based competition featuring Heroes of the Storm. To learn more about the tournament and sign up to participate, head over to www.heroesofthedorm.com.

Feb 11, 2015 Argi Raises More Than $1.9 Million
Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of World of Warcraft players around the world who purchased the Argi pet, we’ve raised a total of more than 1.9 million USD to support the ongoing Ebola relief efforts in Africa by the Red Cross. In December, we announced that for every Argi purchased by December 31, 2014, 100% of the adoption fee would be going to assist in aiding in the fight against this deadly disease -- and the community embraced this cute little intergalactic nibbler, helping out a great cause in the process. Thanks again to everyone who helped make a difference.
Jan 13, 2015 Heroes of the Storm Closed Beta Begins

Let the brawl begin! Closed beta testing has officially begun for Heroes of the Storm™, Blizzard's free-to-play, online team brawler featuring iconic heroes from more than 20 years of Blizzard gaming history. To sign up for the closed beta test and to learn more about the new Hero, Battleground, and Ranked Play mode introduced in the closed beta update, visit HeroesoftheStorm.com.

Dec 23, 2014 Happy Holidays!

From everyone at Blizzard to you and yours, have a safe and happy holiday season!

To help celebrate, we've prepared a Holiday Card Gallery featuring a festive card. Enjoy!

Dec 15, 2014 Hearthstone® Now on Android™ Tablets

The Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft rollout on Android tablets has begun! Players in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand can download Hearthstone for free on Google Play now, with the worldwide launch on Google Play and Amazon Appstore for Android coming in the days ahead. Read the press release for more information, and then download the game when it's available in your region to start dueling wherever you take your Android tablet.

Dec 8, 2014 Goblins vs Gnomes™ Activated!

The explosive first expansion to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is now live, adding more than 120 inventive new cards—including an all-new type of minion, Mechs. Check out the official press release for all the details, and log in to the game between now and December 19 to jump-start your collection with three free Goblins vs Gnomes card packs.

Nov 19, 2014 Millions Take On Iron Horde in Warlords of Draenor

On Nov. 13, World of Warcraft's highly anticipated fifth expansion, Warlords of Draenor, went live in North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia—and as of its first 24 hours it had already sold through more than 3.3 million copies, helping to propel the game's global subscriber base past 10 million. See the press release for all the details, and head over to www.warlords.com to learn more about the latest chapter in the epic Warcraft saga.

Nov 13, 2014 Warlords of Draenor™ Now Live!

It’s time to take your place among legends—Warlords of Draenor is now live and available in a store near you! The fifth World of Warcraft expansion sends Azeroth’s heroes beyond the Dark Portal on a desperate mission to save their world from the vicious Iron Horde, a formidable army of the most infamous orc clans from Warcraft’s battle-scarred history. Read the press release for more information, or head to www.warlords.com to upgrade to the expansion digitally.

Nov 7, 2014 Overwatch Unveiled at BlizzCon
Today at BlizzCon, we introduced an all-new Blizzard game: Overwatch. Set in a technologically advanced, highly stylized near-future earth, Overwatch is an easy-to-learn 6v6 team-based shooter with vibrant heroes and supercharged action. See the press release for further details, then head to www.playoverwatch.com to dig a little deeper . . . and to sign up for the beta test!