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Blizzard is getting into the game streaming business, but it's not partnering with Twitch or YouTube. Instead the game-maker has signed a deal with Facebook so its users can stream to the network.
Blizzard's super popular title is about to get a big overhaul of its competitive playing mode. Players will be ranked on a much larger scale, while matches will also be scored in a new way.
After a prolonged campaign, Blizzard will implement native support for 21:9 resolutions in Overwatch after the capability failed to make the transition from the beta test to public release.
Blizzard is printing money at this point, as its new team shooter, Overwatch has garnered 10 million players in less than a month since its launch. This is the company's only new IP in 15 years.
In a surprise move, Blizzard dropped native support for ultra widescreen resolutions from its brand new first-person shooter, Overwatch, sparking criticism on its own Battle.net forums.
The group that has been responsible for bringing numerous online services offline in the past couple years are up to no good again. This time, they've targeted Battle.net - is it retaliatory?
Because of credible threats of legal action from Activision-Blizzard, the largest known underground vanilla World of Warcraft private server, Nostalrius, will soon shut down with no recourse.
The automaker is trying to test and teach its fleet of self-driving vehicles how to handle snow and treacherous road conditions in the winter, an area where these cars still face considerable issues.
After a few hours playing the beta for Blizzard's upcoming team-based shooter Overwatch, here a few impressions from a seasoned FPS gamer, along with a gallery of images from the game.
The movie based on Blizzard's Warcraft franchise finally gets its first full length trailer. If you love heavy amounts of CGI and mythical beasts, then you've come to the right place.
After a long wait Blizzard's MOBA is finally getting a firm launch date, as Heroes of the Storm will launch on June 2nd after an open beta period, starting on the 20th of May.
Blizzard's popular card-game is now finally available on almost all smartphones. The new Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft app brings all the game's features and an UI optimized for smaller screens.
Blizzard is testing a new patch that will bring a 'S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera' to the "World of Warcraft". This new item will allow characters to take selifes. Twitter integration is also being tested.
Blizzard unveiled two new titles at its annual BlizzCon event. 'Overwatch' and 'StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void' will make their debut some time in the near future.
Blizzard has announced "Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition," which contains the content of both the main game and its recent PC expansion. It's out Aug. 19 for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS4 and PS3.
BlizzCon 2014 tickets will go on sale May 7th and 10th, 2014. The tickets will cost $199 USD and will be available via the BlizzCon Eventbrite website. BlizzCon will take place on Nov. 7 and 8th, 2014
Blizzard has released a trio of retro games as free downloads. The trio includes: The Lost Vikings, Rock N' Roll Racing, and Blackthorne and can be downloaded from Battle.net.
The FBI has charged three men for a series of cyber attacks against computer systems used by Microsoft and other companies and used them to get early builds of Xbox 360 and PC games.
The much anticipated expanions to the popular Diablo series has been released today. Reaper of Souls takes gamers on a new storyline and introduces players to a new Crusader class.
During April 11-13th, PAX East attendees will have the oppurtunity to play some of Blizzards latest demos of upcoming titles including the PS4 version of Diablo 3, the Ultimate Evil Edition.
A number of popular online gaming services have been hit with denial of service attacks this week, with the latest being Steam which is currently being affected as of this writing.
A new rumor claims that Blizzard has decided to go back and revamp its long awaited next MMO game, code name Titan, which should delay its launch until 2016 at the earliest
Blizzard has announced that it has signed up to make console games for the first time in a long time, with the first games coming for Sony's PlayStation 3 and 4 consoles.
Blizzard announced that it will hold the 2013 edition of its BlizzCon fan event on November 8-9 in Anaheim, California but tickets for the event are not yet on sale.
Blizzard has announced that its gameplay features for a PvP dueling mode for Diablo III have caused the team to use the name "brawling" to describe the actual gameplay mode.
Jay Wilson, the long time game director for Blizzard's action-RPG Diablo III, announced this week he is leaving the Diablo team but will stay at Blizzard on an unannounced project.
A new report claims that Blizzard plans to release a Linux port for at least one of its major games in 2013, joining the trend of increased interest in Linux gaming.
Blizzard has announced they have abandoned plans to launch a Team Deathmatch multiplayer mode for Diablo III, although they are still working on some kind of Duel mode.
Blizzard has expanded its ongoing multiplayer beta test for StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm to include those players who have pre-ordered the RTS expansion pack.
Blizzard has announced that it will release its long awaited RTS expansion pack StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm on March 12th, in Standard and Collector's editions and a Digital Deluxe Edition.
Blizzard has been hit with a lawsuit, claiming that it fails to tell users of its Battle.net service that it should also use an authenticator to keep their account safe. Blizzard says it will fight it
Blizzard has announced that Diablo III has sold 10 million copies since its launch in May. The developer is also working on an expansion for the fantasy action-RPG.
Blizzard plans to add a new feature in the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm expansion pack that will give multiplayer gamers a leveling system that will add new decals or portraits.
A new report claims that Blizzard worked on a now cancelled game that got the nickname "Starblo" and basically took the Diablo action-RPG game to a space setting.
Hackers apparently found an exploit in the servers of Blizzard's hit MMO World of Warcraft that allowed them to kill lots of player characters and NPCs all at once. Blizzard says it has now fixed it.
A Democratic candidate for a state senate office in Maine this year is being slammed by her Republican opponents because of her hobby. playing World of Warcraft.
Blizzard has announced that Mists of Pandaria, the fourth commercial expansion pack for World of Warcraft, sold 2.7 million units in its first week of sales in late September.
In a new video interview, Blizzard's Rob Pardo claims that the company's mysterious next MMO, known as "Project Titan" now has over 100 team members working on the game.
Blizzard senior software engineer Darren Williams says that the game developer has "no particular fear" of Windows 8 as the company gets ready to launch its latest World of Warcraft expansion.
A new report claims that Blizzard is looking into possibly turning the multiplayer portion of StarCraft II into a free-to-play game but has yet to determine how to make money from that effort.
Astute players of World of Warcraft have discovered that watermarks are being inserted into screenshots taken of the game. The watermark data includes identifying player and server information.
Blizzard has announced that the multiplayer beta test for its RTS expansion pack StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm has begun, but is currently limited to a very small outside audience.
Blizzard has now admitted that its games, including its hit MMO World of Warcraft, are banned from being accessed by residents of Iran due to the sanctions against that country by the US government.
Blizzard has announced plan to put in a new Paragon for Diablo III, allowing players at level 60 a new way to increase their character stats while also increasing Magic Find and Gold Find.
Blizzard has released the opening CGI cinematic for the upcoming MMO expansion pack World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, which will officially launch later in September.
Blizzard has announced that it will begin inviting people outside the developer to start beta testing its upcoming RTS expansion pack StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm "soon".
Blizzard has announced that it is allowing anyone (with a free Battle.net account) to download and play the free Starter Edition version of its action-RPG Diablo III.
Battle.net has been breached, and encrypted passwords, email addresses, personal security question answers, and authenticator information has been taken. Update your passwords.
Activision Blizzard has revealed that the fantasy MMO World of Warcraft currently has 9.1 million subscribers, a loss of 1.1 million users in the second quarter of 2012.