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Blizzard partners with Random House for new book deal

Blizzard has signed a partnership with book publisher Random House to produce new novels for its World of Warcraft and Starcraft franchises. The deal is set to kickoff in March with the release of World of Warcraft: Illidan. The book will feature the titular demonic night elf Illidan Stormrage, and …

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Razer eSports documentary coming soon

The first episode of a documentary following professional eSports players is set for release this Saturday. ‘Team Razer: Great Games’ is a three-part documentary following members of Team Razer, and focusing on three big pro-gaming titles – StarCraft II, Dota 2 and League of Legends. A new episode of the …

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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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Blizzard: ‘Diablo III feels better with 360 controller’

Highly anticipated PC RPG Diablo III plays even better” with an Xbox 360 controller, says the game’s director. Jay Wilson told PC Gamer about the challenges Blizzard faces of working on its first console port, as well as its advantages. One of the reasons why we’re exploring the idea of …

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Kotick wants to sell you cut-scenes

Are you on the lookout for a man that says what he thinks and doesn’t mind risking upsetting people? Well here he is – Bobby Kotick is at it again. This time the outspoken business leader and Activision publishing CEO has stated that he’d like to start charging gamers to …

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Starcraft II outshines predecessor

Activision Blizzard’s Starcraft II is celebrating a significant victory in the UK Charts this week – but that’s not the only achievement the game is enjoying this week. GfK Chart-Track has confirmed that in just five days on the shelves Starcraft II has already sold more copies than the first …

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Starcraft II dated

The next instalment in one of Blizzard Entertainment’s most keenly loved franchises, Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty, has finally been give a release date. The game will be released worldwide in territories including Europe, the US, Australasia, Canada, Mexico, Russia and much of Asia on July 27th. A digital release …

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