Tag Archives: blizzard
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 12:24 BST
World of Warcraft developer Blizzard has released full patch notes for its 5.3 update, including a new battleground, arena and four new scenarios.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 01:09 BST
Log in for a few hours with Diablo 3 this week and you’ll be rewarded with increased XP gain and magic find, in celebration of the RPG’s first birthday.
Mon, May 13, 2013 | 14:10 BST
Blizzard has dated the regional final bouts for its inaugural StarCraft 2 World Championship Series.
Mon, May 13, 2013 | 00:13 BST
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 22:39 BST
Blizzard really seems to have taken the first console port of Diablo 3 seriously, making significant changes to interface and controls, as well as gameplay itself.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 22:32 BST
If you’ve already made up your mind to pick up Diablo 3 when it makes its console debut later this year, you can score bonus items by slapping a pre-order down.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 | 01:52 BST
Bill Westenhofer has signed on as visual effects director for the Warcraft movie, fresh from winning a 2013 Academy Award for Life of Pi.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 03:29 BST
Blizzard’s free-to-play card battler Heartstone: Heroes of Warcraft seems simple, but it’s probably one of those things that prove difficult to master at high level. Maybe this shoutcasted match between a Mage and Shaman will give you an idea of the strategies and knowledge you’ll need to command to be successful.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 13:26 BST
World of Warcraft developer Blizzard has confirmed that its incoming 5.3 patch will bolster the game’s Brawler’s Guild with new bosses a challenge card system and more.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 00:27 BST
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 05:59 BST
Blizzard has announced a feature-limited in-game browser to replace its current support system. Pulling it up will take you straight to the Battle.net Support site. Blizzard has never implemented such a system before and is looking for testers to check it out on the public test realm and make sure it’s working properly before going live; more details are available in a developer blog post.
Thanks, Blue’s News.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 00:24 BST
Blizzard has purchased the IGN Pro League, acquiring all assets and technology, and finding a new role for affected staff.
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 14:11 BST
StarCraft: Ghost was one of the more prolific vapourware legends of generations past. It was an action-based take on Blizzard’s strategy world, and after what seemed to be a torturous development hell it was canned. Developer Matthew Burger has poured fuel on the rumour fire.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 03:31 BST
Blizzard has announced big changes for this year’s StarCraft 2 World Championship Series, including a whopping prize pool of $1.6 million.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 10:27 GMT
StarCraft 2 director Dustin Browder and his team had doubts that the game could prove a popular eSports hit outside of South Korea. However, as we now know it’s doing every well in the Western circuit, but for a while it was a real concern at Blizzard.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 09:24 GMT
Diablo 3 item duping has been culled by developer Blizzard. It’s a process that saw players giving items to a mate and then having tech support roll back their character to spawn the items over and over again. No more, however.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 11:26 GMT
World of Warcraft developer Blizzard has outlined big PvP changes in its 5.3 update. Although the patch has yet to be dated, the studio has spooled off a big list of changes inbound.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 02:17 GMT
Diablo 3 won’t have an auction house on PlayStation 3, but it will still allow you to trade for specific gear.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 02:22 GMT
A new job ad suggests Blizzard is planning a “next generation Battle.net Desktop Client on OS X”. That’s probably only of interest to those of you with powerful enough office Macs to sneak in a few quick World of Warcraft quests between meetings, but it’s interesting that it’s described as a “next-gen” client. To enter the remote realm of Wild Speculation for a few minutes, perhaps Blizzard will appear at an Apple event showcasing a new iMac range, or launch a universal client across Mac, PC and consoles with Diablo 3. Back in reality: oh good, a better Battle.net client for Macs.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 11:41 GMT
Diablo 3 developer Blizzard is playing around with the idea of letting players customise their item stats. It may be possible to reduce some stats of a certain item in order to give others a boost. Either way, the studio is considering it.