The Halloween season has finally arrived, and we’re ready to cut straight to the heart of the holiday. If you're dying to pick up a knife and hack, gash, slash, and jab at something, then you might be excited to hear that as of October 19, Blizzard's 2015 Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest has officially begun! Unleash your magical axes, psi blades, chitinous claws, and other creative cutlery to carve up Blizzard-themed jack-o''-lanterns of epic awesomeness. If you're unclear as to what epic awesomeness looks like in the flesh, you can check out previous pumpkins for some inspiration..
We’ll choose five of the grandest Cucurbita to earn one Stiches Plush with In-Game skin. Don’t delay; start carving right away! The thirteenth annual pumpkin carving contest ends on October 29, so be sure to check out the contest page for rules and eligibility and get straight to slicing.
The innkeeper’s getting ready to set up shop in a whole new land! Blizzard Entertainment is bringing Hearthstone® to Japan this month. Soon everyone in Japan will have access to a fully localized Japanese-language version, making it easier than ever to pull up a chair and get in on all the card-slinging action. Check out the press release to learn more.
The countdown to reclaim Aiur has begun! Beginning November 10, players will guide Hierarch Artanis as he fights to unite the protoss in Legacy of the Void, the third installment in Blizzard’s iconic real-time strategy series, StarCraft II. Watch the newly revealed opening cinematic to prep yourself for the coming battle, and pre-purchase the game now to unlock some exciting bonuses—including immediate access to the Whispers of Oblivion prologue missions. For more information, read the official press release or visit www.starcraft2.com.
The Grand Tournament, the second expansion for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, is now live, and players around the world are invited to join in on the fun. This expansion brings over 130 knightly cards to the (round) table, along with exciting new game mechanics that will inspire creative new deck strategies. For more information on all that awaits you in The Grand Tournament, check out the press release or visit the official Grand Tournament page.
The Burning Legion returns to bring destruction to Azeroth once and for all in Legion, the upcoming sixth expansion to World of Warcraft! Unveiled at gamescom, World of Warcraft: Legion introduces an all-new hero class—the vengeful Demon Hunter—and equips players with mighty Artifacts, customizable weapons that hold the power to destroy the Legion’s infernal armies. To learn more about the expansion, read the press release and visit the official website.
Calling all ye duelists: The Grand Tournament™ is soon to begin! Let it be known throughout the land that the upcoming expansion to Blizzard Entertainment’s Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™ will bring knightly combatants together from all over to prove their martial prowess. All told, The Grand Tournament will welcome 132 noble cards to the (round) table as well as introduce an all-new keyword—Inspire. For more information, read ye the official press release!
Heroes of the Storm invites players to take sides in a war that has been waged between demons and angels since time immemorial—the Eternal Conflict! Check out the press release for details about this epic multiweek Diablo-themed event.
The world needs heroes . . . and players across China are preparing to answer the call! Blizzard and NetEase announced that Overwatch is coming to mainland China. Unveiled last November, Overwatch is a 6v6 first-person shooter set in an all-new Blizzard universe, where soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities team up for battle across a future earth. For more information on today’s announcement, check out the official press release.
Seeking new adventures? Now through July 7, you can pick up the digital version of World of Warcraft for 50% off, along with the latest expansion, Warlords of Draenor, for 40% off its regular price. Head to the Battle.net Shop to get in on the action and join the ranks of the Horde or Alliance.