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Rise to the Top: How Cora Georgiou Became a Leading Designer at Blizzard

December 12th
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Hearthstone Personality Cora Georgiou Makes a Name for Herself in Game Design

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Murder at Castle Nathria
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Rise to the Top: How Cora Georgiou Became a Leading Designer at Blizzard

Cora Georgiou is a well-known name in the world of Hearthstone. She started out as a commentator and host for esports events, but her love for card games and competitive spirit led her to join the development team at Blizzard about three years ago.

A photo of Cora Georgiou, a well-known Hearthstone personality and game designer at Blizzard.
Cora Georgiou, the talented mind behind some of your favorite Hearthstone sets!

Since joining the team, Georgiou has played key roles in a variety of areas, including final design. She recently led the design of the popular Murder at Castle Nathria set, which was met with positive reviews from players.

A picture of the Murder at Castle Nathria set, which Georgiou led the design of.
Murder at Castle Nathria, brought to you by the brilliant mind of lead designer Cora Georgiou.

Georgiou grew up with a passion for card games and always had a competitive streak. She studied broadcasting in college and even had a background in performing, which helped her excel as a commentator. But after a few years in the industry, she wanted a more stable career and leveraged her skills into game design.

She believes her communication skills and love for card games have been instrumental in her success in game design. "I've always been a competitive player and I have a deep understanding of the game and its mechanics," Georgiou said. "But my background in broadcasting has also helped me communicate effectively with the team and convey our design goals to players."

Georgiou enjoys the collaborative nature of game design at Blizzard. "It's amazing to work with such a talented and dedicated team," she said. "And the support and resources available to us make it possible for us to create truly innovative and engaging content for players."

One of the things Georgiou is most excited about is the upcoming Death Knight class, which she believes will add a new level of depth and strategy to the game. "The team is always looking for ways to improve and innovate," she said. "And the Death Knight class is a great example of that."

A photo of the Death Knight class from Hearthstone, representing Georgiou's excitement for the upcoming addition to the game.
Get ready to wield the power of death with the upcoming Death Knight class in Hearthstone!

Overall, Georgiou is proud of the work she has done and is looking forward to the future of Hearthstone.

It's been an amazing journey so far, And I can't wait to see what the future holds for the game and the team.

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