Welcome to Season 2 Episode 13 of the All Things Geekery Podcast: The Blunder of Blizzcon
In this episode, the Geeks will be talking about this year’s Blizzcon - What’s become of it, What they are doing for the community, What new announcements Blizzard brought to the table, and we’ll be dropping our opinions and covering the controversy regarding Diablo!
- We jump in and review the flow of the conference! You would think the types of conferences would have a good flow to them. This year's Blizzcon had some extremely awkward moments
- eSports and how Blizzard has contributed to the success, and how they are helping propel the future
- How does Blizzard continue to make good games, what are they doing right and how they are still drawing fans into the world of gaming
- Blizzard did a thing and created a fund for the Mercy Breast Cancer research, which they were able to donate the single largest donation from a company
Starcraft 2 - We review what makes this game so strong in the competitive RTS realm and what might happen with the story
- Heroes of the Storm - We take a look at the new direction Blizzard is going in hero creation and what it's going to do for the future of the game
- World of Warcraft - We review the state of the game and discuss how a lot of the fans are feeling towards this long-running series!
- World of Warcraft Classic was announced at the conference - Can we say Nostalgia and what does this re-release bring to the community and will it be received well
- Overwatch - Dominating the cinematography gaming world, and we review the newly announced hero Ashe
- Warcraft 3 Reforged - Need we say more!
Hearthstone - We review the new expansion that was announced, our love for these types of card games and what new mechanics could be delivered
- The controversy over Diablo Immortal - the Geeks jump into all of the craziness flying around on social media, and what the announcement of Diablo Immortal being a mobile-only could do to the company!
- Last, of all, we give our conclusions on the overall conference, the future of Blizzard and how they might recover from the negativity surrounding Blizzcon, and the Diablo franchise!
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