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Last Week in Geek – Week of July 14

Last Week in Geek – Week of July 14

By July 23, 2015 Geek News No Comments
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Next Hearthstone expansion announced 

The Grand Tournament has been announced! The second expansion of Hearthstone will be with us in just one month. The theme focuses on the Argent Crusade’s tournament of feats in Northrend where chivalrous knights and mighty monsters duke it out. The new expansion includes a new keyword “inspire”, a new game board, new card back, and 132 brand new cards. Later this week, we aim to give a more detailed article covering this exciting news!

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The Electronic Sports League (ESL) in partnership with Blizzard Entertainment will host the 2015 European Road to BlizzCon at the O2 Arena in Prague from October 3rd to the 4th 2015. This two day event is kind of like a mini-BlizzCon, and will include besides the main event: community events, cosplay activities and quizzes. The whole thing will definitely be streamed and tickets are yet to go on sale yet, but should be coming soon. For attendees, they will also get the chance to try out Blizzard’s upcoming Overwatch on the show floor.

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unnamedTwitter strips your custom wallpaper

Twitter has decided to remove custom wallpaper from all home and notification pages for users. They made this move on July 20th and since have faced a large amount of community backlash. You can see your custom background on direct tweets and lists. I think Twitter doesn’t quite get their audience’s love to customize their experience, oh well!

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fa872b1Origin Accounts becomes EA Accounts

In a move some would think a no-brainer; EA is changing its Origin Internet-based digital distribution platform to EA Accounts. This is to more clearly identify their platform with the company.  No other changes will occur.

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