Blizzard Reveals Expansions at BlizzCon

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Blizzard Entertainment announced a number of game expansions including those for Diablo 3 and World of  War Craft  at their annual  convention, BlizzCon, held at the Anaheim Convention Center .  new game to expansions  according to International Business Times.

This year Blizzard announced their new MOBA (a multiplayer online battle arena), Heroes of the Storm according to International Business Times.  “Heroes of the Storm” is going to be like the games League of Legends and DOTA according to Mirror.

In these games players pit themselves  against others in the multiplayer universe with  team members , trying  to destroy the other team’s base.  In Heroes of the Storm  characters are selected from World of Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo.

The new expansion for World of Warcraft is called “Warlords of Draenor”, according to Mirror.  In the new expansion, there isn’t just a new plot, “but a new way of leveling”.  If you buy the expansion you can level your WOW character to level 90.  The level cap has also been raised to 100; along with new character class too, according to PCWorld.

This isn’t the only expansion that was released at Blizzcon.  The Diablo expansion Reaper of Souls was announced.  In the new expansion there will be new monsters such as” Brutes and Boggits”, creatures that differ in size work together.  Also expanded was  Realm Walkers which now spews creatures from the portal on its back.

If a player kills  a Realm Walker then that player can enter the portal and go into a mini-dungeon, according to Mirror.  Diablo is also going to come out on the PS4.  On PS4 there is an exclusive content that the computer version doesn’t have.  This is called gifting, which will allow you to send your friends weapons, equipment, etc,  even if you’re not playing together.

Matthew Berger, level designer, explained, “Even though you and I are not adventuring together, I can give you something and still make it feel like we’re playing together,” according to Mirror.co.uk http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology-science/technology/blizzcon-2013-top-10-things-2719887#ixzz2ke2MhZZ0.

Also released was a sneak peak of WarCraft: The Movie.  This is forecast to come out on December 13, 2015,  according to International Business Times.  The story follows Auduin Lothar and Duotan’ a human and orc.  The director of the movie is Duncan Jones, according to Mirror.

The CEO of Blizzard, Rob Pardo, announced the new trading card game “Hearthstone.”  “Hearthstone” will be coming out for Pc, Mac, Android, and IOS.  The Smartphone version release date will not be reveled, but the Pc/Mac open beta will be released during December, according to Mirror.