Entries in 'blizzard' (104)

Blizzard suing DOTA Legend developers

Blizzard suing DOTA Legend developers

Blizzard plans to sue Shanghai-based developer Lilith Games over its mobile game Soul Clash.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:16AM in News
Hearthstone on smartphones will cross-play with PC and tablets

Hearthstone on smartphones will cross-play with PC and tablets

The smartphone version of Hearthstone, due out this month, will not segment players from the existing user base.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Blizzcon 2015 dated for November

Blizzcon 2015 dated for November

Anaheim in California will once again be host to Blizzcon, which this year will take place in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:52AM in News
Heroes of the Dorm eSports tournament to be broadcast on ESPN

Heroes of the Dorm eSports tournament to be broadcast on ESPN

A tournament that sees American and Canadian university students compete in Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm MOBA will be televised on ESPN in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2015 at 3:23PM in News

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Blizzard hopes new Overwatch character will help address female diversity criticisms

Blizzard hopes new Overwatch character will help address female diversity criticisms

World of Warcraft and Hearthstone developer Blizzard has said that the latest character revealed for upcoming shooter Overwatch demonstrates an renewed commitment to diversity in games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2015 at 12:16PM in News
Next Hearthstone expansion named and dated, smartphone version release nears

Next Hearthstone expansion named and dated, smartphone version release nears

Blizzard has said that the next Hearthstone expansion will be called Blackrock Mountain and will be released in April.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2015 at 10:38AM in News
World of Warcraft introducing gold and game time swapping

World of Warcraft introducing gold and game time swapping

Blizzard’s MMO World of Warcraft is to offer a new mechanic that will allow players to trade gold and game time between one another.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 12:03PM in News
Diablo III is getting microtransactions... but not in Europe

Diablo III is getting microtransactions... but not in Europe

An upcoming patch for Blizzard’s Diablo III will introduce microtransactions in some markets, but not in Europe or America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 1:30PM in News

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Allegations surround identity of Hearthstone pro MagicAmy

Allegations surround identity of Hearthstone pro MagicAmy

ESL Legendary Series winner Hyerim ‘MagicAmy’ Lee is not a real person, according to accusation flying around the internet today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
World of Warcraft charity pet raises $1.9m+ to fight Ebola

World of Warcraft charity pet raises $1.9m+ to fight Ebola

Players of Blizzard’s MMO mega-hit World of Warcraft have between them once again raised over $1.9m for charity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 2:05PM in News
Heroes of the Storm marks Blizzard's digital in-store GAME debut

Heroes of the Storm marks Blizzard's digital in-store GAME debut

MOBA upstart Heroes of the Storm is now available to buy on the High Street at GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2015 at 2:27PM in News
Heroes of the Storm Founder's Pack buys immediate access to closed beta

Heroes of the Storm Founder's Pack buys immediate access to closed beta

Entry into the closed beta for Blizzard’s in development MOBA Heroes of the Storm can now be bought.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2015 at 10:20AM in News

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Blizzard gives some 10-year WoW subscribers statue gift

Blizzard gives some 10-year WoW subscribers statue gift

Some long-term World of Warcraft fans have received a statue to reward them for sticking with the MMO as it hits its tenth anniversary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 3:02PM in News
2015 Hearthstone World Championship build up begins

2015 Hearthstone World Championship build up begins

Blizzard has outlined how players will be able to qualify for the 2015 Hearthstone World Championship.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 3:16PM in News
Blizzard MOBA Heroes of the Storm enters closed beta

Blizzard MOBA Heroes of the Storm enters closed beta

Blizzard has kicked off closed beta testing for its upcoming ‘online team brawler’ Heroes of the Storm.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 14th 2015 at 11:06AM in News
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

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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
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
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