Blizzcon

More details revealed on the Warcraft movie at Blizzcon 2014 panel

Duncan Jones, director of the upcoming Warcraft film, visual effects supervisor Bill Westenhofer and Vice President of Blizzard Chris Metzen revealed a plethora of new details about the movie at Blizzcon on Friday.

Blizzcon headlines

  • First round of BlizzCon tickets on sale now

    The first round of tickets for BlizzCon are now available for purchase on the BlizzCon site. Tickets for the two day event held in Anaheim, California which starts November 8 are $175. For those not ready to purchase tickets yet, another round of tickets go on sale on April 27 at 10am, courtesy of Shack […]

  • BlizzCon 2013 to take place in November

    Blizzard has announced BlizzCon 2013 will take place in November at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Anaheim, California.

  • BlizzCon’s demise may point to a 2012 Blizzard triple

    Three games this year? BlizzCon’s 2012 is no more, but people shouldn’t panic over the loss of the most enthusiastic fan event in gaming’s calendar, says Johnny Cullen.

  • Blizzard pulls BlizzCon for 2012, to return in 2013

    Blizzard’s said it won’t be hosting BlizzCon in Anaheim, California this year due to the company’s “jam-packed schedule.”

  • Diablo III features around 15,000 lines of spoken dialogue

    BlizzCon 2011’s Sound Panel session offered a revealing look at the work that goes into aurally caressing your ear lobes

  • Blizzard snaps Blizzcon to death

    It has. There’s a proper ton of photos from the event, from the opening ceremony and Felicia Day signing autographs to the Foo Fighters closing off the show. See Morhaime and Metzen in action, plus more, below. Catch up on our event coverage from it here.

  • The Weekly Wrap – WoW pandas, next-gen rumor mill

    Batman, RAGE, BF3, Uncharted – the holiday season’s in full swing. Oh, and let’s not forget Skylander’s Spyro… I mean, uh, Skyrim. Er, yeah. Look, a distraction: what last week’s biggest news means.

  • Foo Fighters to perform at BlizzCon

    Activision-Blizzard has announced that Foo Fighters will headline the closing concert at BlizzCon, which takes place October 21-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

  • Friday Shorts II: Mortal Kombat retrospective, Kevin Butler, Penny Arcade, Ultima

    Below the break are more shorts to get you through the rest of evening.

  • Blizzcon 2011 dated for mid-October

    Activision’s just announced details of this year’s Blizzcon, taking place from October 21-22.

  • Blizzard to offer "limited" free streams from Blizzcon this week

    If the idea of parting with cash to watch a video feed from this year’s Blizzcon doesn’t sound like your idea of a good time, all is not lost.

  • Blizzard reveals schedule of events for BlizzCon 2010

    Blizzard has released its schedule of event for BlizzCon 2010, giving times for the panels along with the subject covered in each.

  • PSA: Last batch of BlizzCon tickets go up today [UPDATE]

    Update: It’s sold out folks. Within 28 minutes. Original: Those that missed out on getting BlizzCon tickets on June 3 have one last chance to score tickets today.

  • Blizzcon 2010 announced for October

    Blizzard’s formally announced Blizzcon 2010, which will take place on Friday, October 22 and Saturday, October 23.

  • BlizzCon adds up to a "substantial loss" for us, says Blizzard

    All the exclusive, convention-only Murloc plushies in the world can’t recoup the cost of cramming 20,000 frothing fans into the Anaheim Convention Center, it seems. During the 2009 Austin GDC, Blizzard co-founder Frank Pearce explained that – while certainly an excellent marketing opportunity – BlizzCon does quite a number on Blizzard’s wallet. “BlizzCon is operated […]

  • BlizzCon 09: Day one all in one place

    What an opening day! A brand new WoW expansion known as Cataclysm revealed. That will please the fans for a good couple of weeks once released. But wait! Is the impossible possible? Diablo III on consoles? Better yet, a release this year? “IMPOSSIBLE!” we hear you cry. Still, if you have missed anything from day […]

  • BlizzCon 09: Goblins playable race in next WoW expansion

    Chris Metzen, Blizzard’s VP of creative development just took the stage at BlizzCon and announced the new expansion for World of Warcraft, along with two new playable races. Looks like the new races are Goblins on the Horde side and Worgen are the new alliance race.

  • Reminder: BlizzCon 09 tickets go on sale today

    This is just a friendly reminder, to those planning on attending BlizzCon this year, that tickets go on sale today at 10:00am PST (1:00pm EST). The event takes place at Anaheim Convention Center in Los Angeles on August 21, and of you haven’t set up a Battle.net account, you need to do so now. Should […]

  • Blizzard: Ongoing games dev more important than attending E3

    Following news today that Blizzard won’t be attending E3 this summer, the company has told VG247 that working on its games is preferable to having a presence at the show. “[Regarding] E3, our current focus is on the ongoing development of Diablo III, StarCraft II, and World of Warcraft,” said Blizzard US PR boss Bob […]