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Hearthstone arrives on Android tablets

Hearthstone arrives on Android tablets

Blizzard’s World of Warcraft spin-off Hearthstone has been released on Android tablets at last.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Hearthstone Goblins vs. Gnomes expansion arrives

Hearthstone Goblins vs. Gnomes expansion arrives

Hearthstone's Goblins vs Gnomes expansion has launched across all platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 8th 2014 at 11:14PM in News
Starcraft II player kicked from tournament for Twitter rape threat

Starcraft II player kicked from tournament for Twitter rape threat

A Ukrainian Starcraft II player has been disqualified from an eSports tournament for threatening to rape a female opponent on social media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 3:08PM in News
World of Warcraft subscriptions climb back over 10m

World of Warcraft subscriptions climb back over 10m

Subscriptions for MMO World of Warcraft have risen back over ten million following the release of the game’s fifth expansion Warlords of Draenor.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 20th 2014 at 11:36AM in News

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World of Warcraft players get five free play days to compensate for DLC struggles

World of Warcraft players get five free play days to compensate for DLC struggles

Players of Blizzard’s all-conquering MMO World of Warcraft are being handed a five day extension to their subscriptions to make up for the troubled launch of the Warlords of Draenor ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Moderator removes World of Warcraft subreddit in protest at login issues

Moderator removes World of Warcraft subreddit in protest at login issues

One of the most active World of Warcraft communities on the internet was this weekend temporarily suspended as an act of protest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
WoW: Warlords of Draenor suffers DDoS attack as servers struggle with demand

WoW: Warlords of Draenor suffers DDoS attack as servers struggle with demand

What’s that, an online game is suffering technical problems? No way!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 1:18PM in News
Goblins vs Gnomes expansion confirmed for Hearthstone

Goblins vs Gnomes expansion confirmed for Hearthstone

Blizzard’s weekend announcements included news of another expansion to card battler Hearthstone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2014 at 12:51PM in News

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Blizzard announces multiplayer shooter Overwatch

Blizzard announces multiplayer shooter Overwatch

New IPs from Blizzard are quite a rarity, so there was much excitement when Blizzard announced a brand new shooter at Blizzcon at the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
The rise of Hearthstone: Blizzard's latest blockbuster

The rise of Hearthstone: Blizzard's latest blockbuster

Blizzard is a developer that likes to pride itself on making some epic games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2014 at 12:23PM in News
Hearthstone bot creator forced out of business

Hearthstone bot creator forced out of business

Blizzard’s recent decision to block accounts deemed to have been using Hearthstone bots has forced one company to close its doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 12:47PM in News
Blizzard bans 'several thousand' Hearthstone bot accounts

Blizzard bans 'several thousand' Hearthstone bot accounts

Card battler Hearthstone is now several thousand users lighter after Blizzard embarked on a bot-bashing spree.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 12:36PM in News

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Hearthstone producer making GAME appearance tonight

Hearthstone producer making GAME appearance tonight

The executive producer of Blizzard’s card battle Hearthstone is making a UK retail appearance tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:26PM in News
Metallica to close BlizzCon 2014

Metallica to close BlizzCon 2014

American heavy metal band Metallica will play at BlizzCon 2014 in Los Angeles next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Hearthstone delayed on iPhone and Android smartphones until 2015

Hearthstone delayed on iPhone and Android smartphones until 2015

Blizzard has revealed that both the iPhone and Android smartphone versions of Hearthstone won’t now arrive this side of Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 8:49AM in News
World of Warcraft subscriptions shoot up by over 600,000 ahead of Warlords of Draenor

World of Warcraft subscriptions shoot up by over 600,000 ahead of Warlords of Draenor

It seems that World of Warcraft is regaining some of its previously lost users ahead of its next big expansion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 9:43AM in News

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Next Hearthstone expansion will include over 100 new cards

Next Hearthstone expansion will include over 100 new cards

Blizzard has said that it hopes to offer over 100 new cards when it rolls out its next expansion to free-to-play card game Hearthstone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2014 at 3:30PM in News
Blizzard has cancelled MMO title Titan

Blizzard has cancelled MMO title Titan

Mystery MMO Titan has been scrapped by Blizzard after seven years of development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
Is the end nigh for World of Warcraft?

Is the end nigh for World of Warcraft?

It’s taken almost ten years but it appears that World of Warcraft’s story is drawing to a close.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Hearthstone now has over 20m players

Hearthstone now has over 20m players

Blizzard’s free-to-play card battler Hearthstone has reached a significant player milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:48AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Blizzard merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Blizzard merchandise

Blizzard has published some of the biggest PC games of the last 20 years. MCV checks out the merch to make retailers go WoW

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
PR veteran Bryant joins Jagex

PR veteran Bryant joins Jagex

Jonnie Bryant has moved to Jagex as head of PR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 28th 2014 at 4:31PM in News
Microsoft said Diablo 3's original 900p Xbox One resolution was 'unacceptable'

Microsoft said Diablo 3's original 900p Xbox One resolution was 'unacceptable'

The initial 900P resolution of Diablo 3 was unacceptable, Microsoft told Blizzard.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2014 at 9:29AM in News
Blizzard: 'We don't expect World of Warcraft to grow again'

Blizzard: 'We don't expect World of Warcraft to grow again'

Blizzard says it isn’t expecting World of Warcraft to grow again.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 11:10AM in News