Gamescom 2014: Blizzard is Going Huge for Gamescom, Schedules Showcases, Contests, Concerts and More

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Blizzard has a history of going big at Gamescom, but 2014 might just be its biggest showing yet.

A full website dedicated to Gamescom has been published on Blizzard’s site. The page includes several trailers for upcoming games, as well as a full schedule of events. The schedule has all of Blizzard’s library included in some shape or form, including a World of Warcraft Dungeon Challenge, and a live StarCraft 2 tournament. For those just looking for some casual fun, there will be a concert by a full orchestra named Spark, signings, and even some live quizzes where prizes can be earned.

Below is the full schedule:

Thursday, August 14th

10:30AM: Quiz – Prove your knowledge of Blizzard games and win great prizes.

11:00AM: WoW Leveling Contest – It’s a race to level up in World of Warcraft – with sweet loot to be won.

12:30PM: Live Drawing Session – Watch Blizzard artist Luke Mancini create awesome Heroes of the Storm art before your eyes.

1:30PM: Heroes of the Storm Showcase – Straight from Blizzard HQ, check out epic matches from our upcoming team brawler with live shoutcasting.

3:00PM: Quiz – Prove your knowledge of Blizzard games and win great prizes.

3:30PM: Live Concert – Hear music from your favorite Blizzard games played live by the orchestra, Spark.

4:00PM: Developer Signing Session – Meet Blizzard game developers and collect signatures!

4:30PM: Hearthstone: Yogscast Live – We welcome the crew from The Yogscast to our stage, to show their skill at Hearthstone.

6:00PM: World of Warcraft Show & Warlords of Draenor Special Event – Join us for entertainment, insight and free loot… and an exclusive Warlords of Draenor special event!

 

Friday, August 15th

10:30AM: Quiz – Prove your knowledge of Blizzard games and win great prizes.

11:00AM: WoW Leveling Contest – It’s a race to level up in World of Warcraft – with sweet loot to be won.

11:30AM: Live Drawing Session – Watch Blizzard artist Luke Mancini create awesome Heroes of the Storm art before your eyes.

12:30PM: Heroes of the Storm Showcase – Straight from Blizzard HQ, check out epic matches from our upcoming team brawler with live shoutcasting.

1:00PM: Quiz – Prove your knowledge of Blizzard games and win great prizes.

2:00PM: Live Concert – Hear music from your favorite Blizzard games played live by the orchestra, Spark.

2:30PM: Developer Signing Session – Meet Blizzard game developers and collect signatures!

3:30PM: Hearthstone Show Match – Which of our two top-class Hearthstone players can reign supreme in our show match?

4:30PM: StarCraft II Show Match – Witness a world-class clash of the titans as we pitch two champion pro gamers against each other in a show match.

5:30PM: Quiz – Prove your knowledge of Blizzard games and win great prizes.

6:00PM: Hearthstone Yogscast Live – We welcome the crew from The Yogscast to our stage, to show their skill at Hearthstone.

 

Saturday, August 16th

10:30AM: Quiz – Prove your knowledge of Blizzard games and win great prizes.

11:00AM: World of Warcraft Dungeon Challenge – Check out a top guild tackling a Challenge mode dungeon from Warlords of Draenor.

12:30PM: Hearthstone Yogscast Live – We welcome the crew from The Yogscast to our stage, to show their skill at Hearthstone.

1:30PM: Quiz – Prove your knowledge of Blizzard games and win great prizes.

2:00PM: Live Concert – Hear music from your favorite Blizzard games played live by the orchestra, Spark.

3:00PM: Blizzard Costume Contest – It’s time for our world-famous Blizzard Costume Contest! Check out players’ fantastic creations, and see who wins the trip to BlizzCon.

4:30PM: Developer Signing Session – Meet Blizzard game developers and collect signatures!

5:00PM: Heroes of the Storm Showcase – Straight from Blizzard HQ, check out epic matches from our upcoming team brawler with live shoutcasting.

6:00PM: Live Drawing Session – Watch Blizzard artist Luke Mancini create awesome Heroes of the Storm art before your eyes.

 

Sunday, August 17th

10:00AM: Quiz – Prove your knowledge of Blizzard games and win great prizes.

10:30AM: Heroes of the Storm Showcase – Straight from Blizzard HQ, check out epic matches from our upcoming team brawler with live shoutcasting.

11:30AM: Live Drawing Session – Watch Blizzard artist Luke Mancini create awesome Heroes of the Storm art before your eyes.

12:30PM: World of Warcraft Dungeon Challenge – Check out a top guild tackling a Challenge mode dungeon from Warlords of Draenor.

2:00PM: World of Warcraft Dance Contest – Can you prance like a pandaren, or freak out like a Forsaken? There are great prizes to be won in the World of Warcraft Dance Contest.

3:00PM: Developer Signing Session – Meet Blizzard game developers and collect signatures!

3:30PM: Hearthstone Show Match – Which of our two top-class Hearthstone players can reign supreme in our show match?

4:30PM: StarCraft II Show Match – Witness a world-class clash of the titans as we pitch two champion pro gamers against each other in a show match.

Gamescom won’t just be about Blizzard; nope, far from it. Sony will also be bringing several dozen games to the event, as well as announcements. One of the games included is Bloodborne, arguably the single most hyped game coming to the PS4.

Also See: Sony Reveals Gamescom 2014 Line-Up

This year’s Gamescom is shaping up to be something extraordinary. Gamescom 2013’s attendance broke records with 340,000 attendees. Can 2014 best it?