Posts tagged Blizzard
Sam Raimi was originally set to direct the Warcraft film. That didn’t go too well, since we have Duncan Jones (Moon) now attached to direct the film based on Blizzard’s fantasy property. After that, news have been slow for the project, until now.
“This is a team of passionate gamers with a proven track record, and we’re looking forward to now leveraging their expertise and technology to support a variety of online efforts,”
- Itzik Ben-Bassat, Blizzard’s EVP of publishing.
Blizzard has just announced its complete acquisition of the IGN Pro More >
Blizzard has announced that BlizzCon 2013 tickets will go on sale in two batches. The first date is April 24, 2013, and the second date is April 27, 2013. This will be its seventh convention as BlizzCon will be returning to the Anaheim Convention Center from November 8th to 9th.
Fans of Warcraft, More >
Blizzard teased a while back during the PS4 conference that they had “something different” planned for PAX East, which got imaginations running wild. Was it a completely new video game IP? Was it the return of Lost Vikings? Or something else entirely?
Turns out it’s a video game version of More >
At last, the long awaited expansion pack to StarCraft 2 is here! It’s Heart of the Swarm!
If there’s one thing Blizzard does and does well, it’s hype. From the release of the first cinematic onto Youtube to the Super Bowl ads, Blizzard has been getting people so energetic and excited for this More >
Love Starcraft 2? Enjoy partying with fellow fanatics Hive Mind style? Well on March 11th Blizzard will be holding its global launch party in 9 locations across US, France, Australia, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Russia, Brazil, and Mexico. The main party is being held close to home More >
In this afternoons press conference held by Sony for their PlayStation 4 announcement, many gaming companies unveiled their prospective future with the platform. Along side Ubisoft, Square Enix, Capcom, and many more, Blizzard is now set for a PS4 release and PS3 jump.
Diablo III will be available More >
Last year, gamers weren’t able to get their yearly dose of Blizzcon, Blizzard’s regular convention, on account of the company having a ton of projects being worked on. However, with Diablo III out the door, Mists of Pandaria available for consumers, and Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm being More >
Patch 1.0.7 has finally gone live in the Americas, introducing among other things PvP, something that players have been anxiously waiting for since day one.
The PvP section is being classified as Brawling, and allows for up to four players to take part in a Free-For-All to simply bash each others More >
The original Warcraft games have been pretty influential in their own right. Warcraft III alone set the standard for how RTS games are done, and it even spawned a new game genre in the form of the Defense of the Ancients mod. Though some players agree that it’s been a very long time since the More >
Remember BlizzCon 2012? Well, if you don’t remember it, that’s because Blizzard canceled the event. The company said that it wanted to focus on bringing Diablo III and expansions for WoW and Starcraft out to the public. The event was to be pushed back to 2013, and confirmed on the New Year we get More >
Blizzard fans should add on their 2013 calendar the Art of Blizzard Entertainment Book Launch and Art Exhibition (January 12th to February 3rd). The special exhibit, held at the Gallery Nucleus, will feature over 50 artworks from the Diablo, StarCraft and Warcraft universes. The opening reception More >
A class action lawsuit has come up targeting Blizzard and what the plaintiffs describe as ”deceptively and unfairly” charging customers for the extra security provided by the authenticators that the company sells.
Benjamin Bell, one of the people behind the case, is suing the company, and by proxy More >
Everyone loves a good art book, from the hardcore gamers to anyone whose phone ran out of batteries and needs to go #2. Since its launch in 2004, World of Warcraft has held a firm grip as the top MMO to date, and with that comes the massive amount of artwork that has been submitted to Blizzard More >
Patent trolls are pretty common place, but not too often do they go after really big game, the kind that can hire as many lawyers as they damn well please. In this case, company Worlds Inc. is suing company Activision Blizzard for patent infringement regarding the World of Warcraft game and its More >
Diablo III is currently under maintenance, and that means it’s 1.0.4 Patch Day! Maintenance is set to complete at 1 p.m. PDT in NA, which should give anxious players enough time to familiarize themselves with the boatload of changes being made.
So what are you guys anticipating the most? Is it More >
Battle.net, a gaming service by Blizzard Entertainment (Warcraft, Diablo, StarCraft), has been hacked. Information like E-mail lists and passwords have been compromised, so if you’re a Battle.net user, it’s time to change your passwords immediately.
Wait a minute, I’m a Battle.net user… sheeyit! More >
Despite breaking records in sales and having received praise all around, many people are still find things to criticize about Diablo III. Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime actually took the time to post on the Battle.net forums to respond to these concerns in a lengthy letter.
Of the many topics, he More >
Even with the day one login issues and the current debacle involving hacked accounts, Blizzard should still feel proud of themselves for the immense success of Diablo III. As of today, the third entry in the click-heavy action RPG franchise has shattered records, having sold 6.3 million units so More >
How do you follow up an act like Diablo II?
That is the question Blizzard had to find an answer to when working on the third title in the legendary franchise. There are expectations to meet, standards to adhere to, and the satisfaction of millions of fans to satiate. For a title that people have More >
There were fans who were disappointed with the way Diablo III was shaping up. These fans were complaining that the new game was more colorful and less dark than the previous games. Blizzard’s answer to that is to add a secret level called Whimsyshire, the land of rainbows, teddy bears, and pink More >
We’ve been through much together Blizzard. The good times (vanilla WOW), and the bad (Mists of Panderia), and with every launch you have taken careful consideration on server traffic, game compatibility, and customer support. What happened!? One lay off and suddenly the biggest launch of this year More >
Diablo, much like all of Blizzard’s franchises, has a deep and vast history behind it. So deep that even small side characters end up having a lengthy section just about them. Between the plotlines of the games themselves focusing on the prevention of Diablo and his minions from exerting their More >
There’s less than two weeks left before the hordes of Burning Hells are unleashed upon the Earth. They have already started to make their presence known. They have started a campaign on the television screen, letting the world know of their ascension to Earth. Just look at the vileness that they More >
Blizzard introduces Global Play for Diablo 3. This will allow players to take on the Burning Hells’ hordes with friends halfway around the world. Global Play functionality allows players to play games on servers outside their own region with few restrictions of course. Here is a quick breakdown of More >