Entries in 'blizzard' (112)

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
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

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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
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

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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
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