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StarCraft World Champion arrested on match-fixing charges

Lee “Life” Seung-Hyun, the 2014 StarCraft World Champion, has been arrested in South Korea on suspicion of match-fixing. The 19-year-old was taken into custody for questioning on Friday, though it was officially announced that he had been arrested and charged on Sunday with ‘receiving money to match-fix’. A report from …

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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. The game’s lead designer Eric Dodds confirmed to GameSpot that whenever users partake in multiplayer they could be facing off with someone on any platform. “It will be your exact same account, …

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Blizzcon 2015 dated for November

Anaheim in California will once again be host to Blizzcon, which this year will take place in November. The Blizzard gathering will off on November 6th, with the first batch of tickets going on sale on April 15th – priced at a pretty hefty $199. Virtual tickets will be available …

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Hearthstone hits 75m users with expansion scheduled for April, report claims

Blizzard will release the next expansion for Hearthstone in April, according to a new report. Yahoo Finance editor Tae Kim claims to have word from an Activision Blizzard employee that the card game has now passed 75m players worldwide and that its numbers “are off the charts”. As recently as …

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Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm launch dated

The next installment in the Starcraft II trilogy is set to arrive on March 12th, with Blizzard opening up pre-orders for standard and digital deluxe editions starting today. Blizzard solidifies the target date after noting last week in its financial report that the company hoped to launch the expansion sometime …

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New World of Warcraft expansion shifts 2.7m copies

Mists of Pandaria – the latest expansion pack in the World of Warcraft series has sold 2.7m copies worldwide. The PC add-on has also boosted the game’s subscriber numbers, up over 10m users worldwide, the firm says. World of Warcraft has seen a steep drop in subscribers over the last …

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