The Blizzcon 2010 round-up of death – Diablo III, WoW: Cataclysm, StarCraft II, more

By Johnny Cullen, Monday, 25 October 2010 10:54 GMT

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Well. That was a whole lot of fun.

Blizzard was banging the big news drum over the weekend in Anaheim, California, bringing us a massive blowout on Diablo III, the first major update since the game’s reveal in Paris two years ago.

Not to be outdone, though, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm got one final showing before its December 7 release.

And we also got more on StarCraft II, including first details and art on the next part of its story, Heart of the Swarm.

There was even mention of Blizzard’s secret MMO.

Hit up everything from this past weekend below. The big bits are bolded.

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Diablo III

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  • Diablo 3 players on PC and Mac getting 50% extra XP starting today

    Diablo 3 players can bask in some extra XP for a limited time on PC and Mac starting today. Players will net 50% extra experience points in celebration of the Reaper of Souls expansion, which lands at the end of the month. This will also help out greatly with the Paragon Leveling System which recently […]

Starcraft II

StarCraft II: Heart Of The Swarm

  • Starcraft 2 update 2.1 will hit Public Test Realm after Blizzcon

    The biggest update to date for Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, dubbed only patch 2.1, is on its way, and Blizzard will open it up to public testing in a couple weeks — “after Blizzcon,” which takes place November 8 and 9. You’ll need to watch the Bnet blog for info on how to […]

  • Why StarCraft II stands on the precipice of greatness

    The release of Heart of the Swarm puts StarCraft II on track to be one of the greatest games ever made. Patrick Garratt luxuriates in what is likely to be a trilogy like no other.