Entries in 'battle.net' (9)

Diablo III and other Blizzard games disrupted by DDoS attack

Diablo III and other Blizzard games disrupted by DDoS attack

Online miscreants have chosen to disrupt Battle.net services a week after the launch of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 9:56AM in News
GAME begins selling Battle.net gift cards

GAME begins selling Battle.net gift cards

UK retailer GAME has added to its already extensive digital cards offer with the introduction of Battle.net credit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2014 at 3:03PM in News
Steam, Origin, Battle.net and LoL seemingly downed by hackers

Steam, Origin, Battle.net and LoL seemingly downed by hackers

Assorted hackers have claimed responsibility for a string of attacks that have disrupted a number of high-profile gaming services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 9:33AM in News
Blizzard's Battle.net launcher beta looks like EA Origin

Blizzard's Battle.net launcher beta looks like EA Origin

The first video footage of Blizzard’s long-rumoured Battle.net launcher beta has hit the internet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 1:42PM in News

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Battle.net hacked, Blizzard urges users to change password

Battle.net hacked, Blizzard urges users to change password

Bllizzard reports its online matchmaking and game data service Battle.net was hacked this past weekend, adding that certain account info has been compromised.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 10th 2012 at 7:31AM in News
Call of Duty bound for Battle.net?

Call of Duty bound for Battle.net?

It already lies at the heart of PC hits such as World of Warcraft and Starcraft II, and now it looks as if Blizzard’s online network Battle.net could in future ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 1:01PM in News
Starcraft II ‘reduces incentive’ to pirate

Starcraft II ‘reduces incentive’ to pirate

Developer Blizzard has told MCV that the work it has put into refining its online network Battle.net is part of the reason that recent release Starcraft II has proved so ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2010 at 5:09PM in News
StarCraft II delayed to 2010

StarCraft II delayed to 2010

Activision has confirmed in its quarterly financials today that Blizzard's PC title StarCraft II will launch next year.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 5th 2009 at 11:30PM in News

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Massive scoops Activision advertising deal and new boss

Massive scoops Activision advertising deal and new boss

Microsoft’s in-game ad firm Massive has secured an 18-game deal with Activision, which will see advertising appear across titles such as Guitar Hero: World Tour, and various other Xbox 360 ...
Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Dec 4th 2008 at 11:33AM in News