Entries in 'blizzard' (42)

Blizzard's COO "excited" about Steam Machines

Blizzard's COO "excited" about Steam Machines

Valve’s track record with its distribution platform Steam has Blizzard COO Paul Sams excited about the potential surrounding the company’s Steam Machines initiative.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 12th 2013 at 11:53PM in News
World of Warcraft getting Warlords of Draenor expansion

World of Warcraft getting Warlords of Draenor expansion

The latest expansion to World of Warcraft – Warlords of Draenor – has been revealed, showing off improved visuals and gameplay in a new world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 12th 2013 at 2:12PM in News
Diablo III tops 14m sales worldwide

Diablo III tops 14m sales worldwide

Blizzard's dungeon-crawler Diablo III has passed the 14m sales mark across all versions.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 7th 2013 at 10:14AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

David Wildgoose joins MCV Pacific, we look back at the EB EXPO 2013, and musical chairs occur in Australian jobs.

James Cullinane
by James Cullinane
on Oct 11th 2013 at 6:46AM in News

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Blizzard to remove Diablo III Auction House

Blizzard to remove Diablo III Auction House

Blizzard has u-turned on its declaration to keep the real-money and gold auction houses as a fixture in Diablo III, announcing that both will be removed in March 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2013 at 4:55AM in News
World of Warcraft designer: 'It makes sense for Blizzard to go free-to-play'

World of Warcraft designer: 'It makes sense for Blizzard to go free-to-play'

While the company still has 8m people paying subscriptions for World of Warcraft, it recognises that free-to-play gaming can't be ignored.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 3:50PM in News
GAME to host Diablo III lock-in events

GAME to host Diablo III lock-in events

Blizzard has teamed up with GAME to stage Diablo III lock-in events across the UK in celebration of the game's console debut.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 15th 2013 at 6:29PM in News
StarCraft Universe MMO launches Kickstarter campaign

StarCraft Universe MMO launches Kickstarter campaign

Upheavl Arts' Blizzard-approved StarCraft Universe MMO mod has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2013 at 11:55PM in News

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

The IGEA welcomes new members this week, while Skylanders breaks a sales record and Saint's Row IV gets classified.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 9th 2013 at 7:23AM in News
Blizzard's Titan "unlikely to be subscription based"

Blizzard's Titan "unlikely to be subscription based"

Future players of Blizzard’s upcoming MMO Titan are unlikely to be asked to pay a monthly subscription to access the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 12:07PM in News
Another 300,000 gamers abandon World of Warcraft

Another 300,000 gamers abandon World of Warcraft

The number of monthly subscribers still enjoying Blizzard's MMO phenomenon World of Warcraft has dropped to 7.7m.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 26th 2013 at 3:44PM 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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Blizzard files trademark for "Cute But Deadly"

Blizzard files trademark for "Cute But Deadly"

Blizzard has filed a US trademark for something labeled ‘cute but deadly’ for use across a range of goods and services.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 6:59AM in News
Vivendi seeks payout after Acitivision Blizzard sale fails

Vivendi seeks payout after Acitivision Blizzard sale fails

French telecoms giant Vivendi is reportedly looking for ways to extract cash from Activision Blizzard.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 8th 2013 at 9:55AM in News
Blizzard mulling World of Warcraft microtransctions

Blizzard mulling World of Warcraft microtransctions

Premium in-game items are being considered for World of Warcraft, according to a Blizzard rep.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2013 at 8:28AM in News
Report: MLG walks away from StarCraft II WCS hosting contract

Report: MLG walks away from StarCraft II WCS hosting contract

Major League Gaming will no longer host Blizzard’s North American StarCraft II World Championship Series.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 20th 2013 at 8:45AM in News

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Diablo III arriving on PS3 AND Xbox 360 on September 3rd

Diablo III arriving on PS3 AND Xbox 360 on September 3rd

Blizzard’s console port of its hit PC dungeon crawler Diablo III has finally been dated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2013 at 2:39PM in News