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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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World of Warcraft subscription prices are increasing

Blizzard has announced an increase to the subscription fees for World of Warcraft. 30 Day subscriptions will increase be 1 to 9.99 with 90 Day plans jumping 3 to 28.17 and 180 Days climbing by 6 to 52.14. The new prices will come into effect on November 13th to coincide …

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VIDEO: World of Warcraft Warlords of Draenor gets release date, dazzling cinematic

As well as making classy MMOs, Blizzard can certainly churn out decent cinematics too. The short below, released alongside confirmation of a November 13th release date for World of Warcraft’s fifth expansion, Warlords of Draenor, is undisputedly fantastic. Players will encounter an epic cast of legendary characters and a huge …

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UPDATED: Sierra Games Twitter account teases Kickstarter campaign

A Sierra Games Twitter account has teased an upcoming Kickstarter campaign. The former publisher of major console franchises such as Crash Bandicoot and Spyro the Dragon, as well as Valve games including PC juggernaut Half-Life 2, Sierra Entertainment was absorbed in 2008 by its parent firm Activision Blizzard. The company …

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Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition allows for cross-platform save porting

Blizzard has revealed that those who have already played Diablo III on their last gen machines will be able to continue their games on PS4 or Xbox One. The clever part though is that unlike other titles, players will be free to port their progress across platforms – so PS3 …

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First Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas DLC available now on PC and iOS

Blizzard has at long last released its single player DLC for card battling title Hearthstone. The first of a planned five parts of Curse of Naxxramas can be downloaded now. It contains a series of boss fights, new cards and a new board. The remaining releases will be released at …

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How Blizzard is pulling players back into World of Warcraft

Ivowed never to touch World of Warcraft – or any other MMO – again after quitting to focus on my final year at university back in 2006. So I deleted my level 60 character, closed my account and threw away the game discs to prevent myself from being tempted back …

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Newbee pockets $5m after winning Dota 2 International

Chinese esports team Newbee have won this year’s Dota 2 International. In doing so the five-man team earned a whopping prize fund of over $5m (2.9m). For comparison, that compares to a winner’s payout of 1.76m/$3m for the 2014 Wimbledon tennis champion, 937k/$1.66m for the British Open golf winner, 560k/$957k …

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