News items tagged with blizzard

StarCraft FPS Development Canceled by Blizzard

StarCraft FPS Development Canceled by Blizzard

This past week news broke that a game at Blizzard had been canceled after two years of development. The game was left unnamed at the time, but new reports claim the game was a first-person shooter se...

By Rory Young on 18 June 2019
Original Warcraft and Warcraft 2 Launch on GOG

Original Warcraft and Warcraft 2 Launch on GOG

Both Warcraft: Orcs and Humans and the Warcraft 2: Battle.net Edition battle chest featuring Warcraft 2: Tides of Darkness and its expansion Beyond the Dark Portal are available to buy and download n...

By Rory Young on 28 March 2019
New Overwatch Hero Baptiste Release Date Revealed

New Overwatch Hero Baptiste Release Date Revealed

About a couple of weeks ago, the video game publisher and developer Blizzard Entertainment officially announced it would be bringing yet another playable character to its first-person shooter, Overwa...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 March 2019
World of Warcraft: Where To Find The Stan Lee Tribute

World of Warcraft: Where To Find The Stan Lee Tribute

In a game brimming with pop culture references and memorials to real world people, it was only a matter of time before World of Warcraft paid respects to one of Marvel’s most beloved creators. A new...

By Curt Hutson on 15 January 2019
Blizzard to Make Mobile Games for All of its IPs

Blizzard to Make Mobile Games for All of its IPs

At BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard Entertainment surprised fans and critics alike by announcing Diablo Immortal. Immortal, a mobile game, would bring the series’ RPG, loot-collecting action to smartphones an...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 November 2018
Blizzard Reaffirms Multiple Diablo Games in Development

Blizzard Reaffirms Multiple Diablo Games in Development

This weekend at BlizzCon, Blizzard announced a new Diablo game for mobile platforms, titled Diablo Immortal. The announcement of the game was received with a lot of negative feedback, to say the leas...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 15 November 2018
Blizzard Working on Warcraft Game Similar to Pokemon GO

Blizzard Working on Warcraft Game Similar to Pokemon GO

This year at BlizzCon, many fans were upset (to say the least) about the announcement of Diablo Immortal, which will be a mobile version of one of Blizzard’s biggest franchises, Diablo. Recently, it...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 15 November 2018
Everything We Know About Diablo 4

Everything We Know About Diablo 4

Anticipation regarding Blizzard’s next foray into the Diablo franchise is once again growing – and for good reason. An array of purported leaks and rumors have spread online recently, each claiming t...

By Rory Young on 15 October 2018
World of Warcraft World Quest Recreates Spyro Level

World of Warcraft World Quest Recreates Spyro Level

World of Warcraft players who have hit max level and reached the World Quest grind see a ton of quests on a daily basis. It becomes easy to sort of ignore the quest text and go through the motions of...

By Denny Connolly on 15 September 2018
WoW Passes Fortnite On Twitch's Popular Games List

WoW Passes Fortnite On Twitch's Popular Games List

There’s no denying that Fortnite has been on top of the world in the video game community this year. It’s consistently one of the most streamed, played, and viewed games on Twitch and YouTube, but th...

By Denny Connolly on 15 August 2018
World of Warcraft: Tony Hawk's Pro Snaker Is A Must Watch

World of Warcraft: Tony Hawk's Pro Snaker Is A Must Watch

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth is available now, which means players have a ton to do in the MMO’s new content. From hitting max level, to battling the opposing faction, to preparing for end g...

By Denny Connolly on 15 August 2018
Battle for Azeroth is WoW's Fastest Selling Expansion

Battle for Azeroth is WoW's Fastest Selling Expansion

Almost two weeks ago, Blizzard released their newest expansion for their long-running MMORPG World of Warcraft with Battle for Azeroth. Battle for Azeroth is the seventh expansion to release in the p...

By CJ Schummer on 15 August 2018
World of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth Launch Review

World of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth Launch Review

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth arrives roughly 14 years after the initial launch of the powerhouse Blizzard MMO and asks whether or not the game that helped define a genre still holds up. With...

By Denny Connolly on 15 August 2018
World of Warcraft Streamer Already Hit Level 120

World of Warcraft Streamer Already Hit Level 120

Whenever a new World of Warcraft expansion launches, there are always some players who race through the leveling process in an attempt to be one of the first players in the world to reach max level....

By Denny Connolly on 15 August 2018
Blizzard Offers Free Items for StarCraft Anniversary

Blizzard Offers Free Items for StarCraft Anniversary

With StarCraft having now been a part of the collective consciousness for 20 years, the video game publisher and developer Blizzard has decided that a celebration is in order by giving fans of its ga...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 July 2018
Starcraft Dev: We Just Threw a Bunch of Crap at the Wall

Starcraft Dev: We Just Threw a Bunch of Crap at the Wall

Starcraft released almost twenty years ago and the game has since become an iconic franchise for PC gamers. The sci-fi RTS is best known for its highly competitive scene, that is still active nearly...

By Denny Connolly on 18 July 2017
Blizzard Releases Original StarCraft for Free

Blizzard Releases Original StarCraft for Free

Nostalgic StarCraft fans have been admittedly spoiled in recent weeks: Blizzard has not only announced that a remastered edition of the original game is on due course to arrive this summer, but the c...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2017
StarCraft 2 is Going Free to Play

StarCraft 2 is Going Free to Play

The first major announcement of BlizzCon 2017 has been made by Mike Morhaime during the event’s opening ceremony. StarCraft 2, Blizzard’s popular sci-fi real-time strategy game, is going free-to-play...

By Rory Young on 18 July 2017
StarCraft Remastered Video Explores Game's Origins

StarCraft Remastered Video Explores Game's Origins

Without a doubt, the confirmation of StarCraft Remastered‘s release date has plenty of real-time strategy aficionados practically champing at the bit in anticipation of being able to revisit the titl...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 July 2017
StarCraft Remastered Price and Release Date Revealed

StarCraft Remastered Price and Release Date Revealed

It might not be the most popular eSport in the world any longer, but the original StarCraft, alongside the incredibly popular Brood War expansion, completely changed the landscape of the game industr...

By Cody Gravelle on 18 July 2017
12 Awesome Gifts for Your Favorite Blizzard Fan

12 Awesome Gifts for Your Favorite Blizzard Fan

This collection of Blizzard-themed gifts will delight that special Overwatch, WoW, Diablo, Starcraft, Hearthstone or Heroes of the Storm fan in your life this holiday. Blizzard Entertainment has had...

By Jason Gallagher on 18 July 2016
StarCraft 2: Overwatch's D.Va Joins Game as Announcer

StarCraft 2: Overwatch's D.Va Joins Game as Announcer

Overwatch fan favorite character D.Va is coming to StarCraft 2 as an announcer, becoming the first non-StarCraft lore character to do so. Blizzard fans are likely very familiar with Hana “D.Va” Song...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2016
StarCraft HD Remaster Possibly in the Works

StarCraft HD Remaster Possibly in the Works

A report by Korean news site iNews24 claims that Blizzard’s classic real-time strategy game StarCraft is getting an HD remaster, with more details to come this year. Hot off the heels of Overwatch an...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 July 2016
Blizzard's Battle.net Hit With Major DDoS Attack

Blizzard's Battle.net Hit With Major DDoS Attack

A DDoS attack on Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net service causes many of the company’s servers to be crippled, with players no longer able to play online. On April 13, Blizzard Entertainment‘s Bat...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 July 2016
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

fluidPlayer("my-video") We have no idea what’s going on with the Spike VGX this year or even if there will be one. The annual celebrity-fueled, ad-hungry video games event was co...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2015
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living room. The trade show now hosts thousands of attendees, all sorts...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2015
D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

It’s D.I.C.E. awards time again. Last year saw big wins for the likes of The Last of Us, which won 10 awards including Game of the Year. It’s time to find out once more which games have been chosen...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2015
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. There...

By Tyler Schirado on 15 March 2012