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Thursday, 22 Sep 2016

Blizzard is dropping the Battle.net name, just shy of its 20th anniversary

Blizzard is dropping the Battle.net name, just shy of its 20th anniversary

Blizzard has said that it will kill off the Battle.net name in the coming months, in favor of a name that will feature the Blizzard brand more prominently. It's been a good run, Battle.net.

Tuesday, 7 Jun 2016

Your Overwatch games can go live on Facebook soon

Your Overwatch games can go live on Facebook soon

Blizzard and Facebook are now working together, allowing Blizzard’s game titles to use Facebook login credentials and Facebook live streaming.

Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014

Hearthstone now available for Android tablets (UPDATED)

Hearthstone now available for Android tablets (UPDATED)

Hearthstone's one of the most addicting free games available. It was originally on the PC, then iOS and now finally on Android. But there's a small drawback.

Saturday, 8 Nov 2014

Blizzard announces Overwatch, first new IP in 17 years

Blizzard announces Overwatch, first new IP in 17 years

It's been 17 years since Blizzard last launched a new franchise (Starcraft in 1998) but today at Blizzcon 2014 in Anaheim, California, it announced a completely new IP, a Team Fortress 2 style, multiplayer shooter called Overwatch.

Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013

Diablo III Auction Houses Shutting Down Next Year

Diablo III Auction Houses Shutting Down Next Year

Blizzard has announced that it will be shutting down both the gold and real money auction houses in Diablo III on 18th March 2014. Blizzard's John Hight explained that the Auction House "ultimately undermines Diablo's core game play: kill monsters to get cool loot."

Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012

Net Cafe Owners in Korea Are Banding Together to Sue Blizzard

Net Cafe Owners in Korea Are Banding Together to Sue Blizzard

Net cafe owners in Korea are fed up with Blizzard's continual server problems, appalling lack of customer service and are banding together to consider filing a class action suit against Blizzard.

Friday, 25 May 2012

Gamers Report their Diablo 3 Accounts Being Compromised

Gamers Report their Diablo 3 Accounts Being Compromised

Numerous Diablo 3 players are reporting that their Battle.net accounts are compromised by hackers who are stealing their equipment and gold.

Thursday, 17 May 2012

Diablo 3 Players Discover Hidden Level Easter Egg

Diablo 3 Players Discover Hidden Level Easter Egg

Four brave Diablo 3 players have uncovered a hidden level. But no, it doesn't have any cows.

Wednesday, 29 Dec 2010

Kinect Hacked to Play World of Warcraft

Kinect Hacked to Play World of Warcraft

Kinect has a lot of virtual and real world potential, if there's the right implementation. In fact, the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies has ported this motion sensing technology onto World of Warcraft.

Friday, 3 Dec 2010

Playing World of Warcraft on Android Might be a Reality

Playing World of Warcraft on Android Might be a Reality

World of Warcraft players, you may either rejoice, or fear this news. Word has it that you might be able to play World of Warcraft on your Android device, with the help of GameString and its streaming technology.

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