Tag Archives: Blizzard

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. "I think we’re going to mix it up a little bit with this next release," production director Jason Chayes told Polygon. "It will have a lot …

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Blizzard has cancelled MMO title Titan

Mystery MMO Titan has been scrapped by Blizzard after seven years of development. "We had created World of Warcraft, and we felt really confident that we knew how to make MMOs," Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime told Polygon. "So we set out to make the most ambitious thing that you could …

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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. Over the last four years the game’s subscriber base has shrunk from 12m to 6.8m. And even the game’s developer Blizzard isn’t convinced the game will grow again. It is possible, although …

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Hearthstone now has over 20m players

Blizzard’s free-to-play card battler Hearthstone has reached a significant player milestone. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, as it is officially called, now has over 20m registered players. It previously had hit 10m in March but has since then added to its PC and Mac version by launching on iPad. An Android …

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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 Thanks to the continuing success of Blizzard’s many franchises, it seems as if the World (of Warcraft) is retail’s oyster. Despite the MMO preparing to celebrate …

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PR veteran Bryant joins Jagex

Jonnie Bryant has moved to Jagex as head of PR. For the past six years Bryant worked at Blizzard as a PR manager. Prior to that he held PR roles at Vivendi and Take-Two. In his new job as Jagex’s head of PR, Bryant will be overseeing the firm’s global …

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

The initial 900P resolution of Diablo 3 was unacceptable, Microsoft told Blizzard. It meant the hit PC publisher worked directly with Xbox in an effort to bump the resolution to 1080p. It is in contrast to previous Microsoft statements, who have said that they ‘struggle to see the difference’ between …

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

Blizzard says it isn’t expecting World of Warcraft to grow again. The hit MMO has continued to slide in numbers year-on-year. But the developer still hopes to win back a few lapsed fans with its new expansion Warlords of Draenor, which gives players a level 90 character. We really don’t …

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