Posts Tagged Blizzard
IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #94
This week, the team discuss whether it was a good idea for Square Enix to fund a Facebook marketing campaign in which Hitman’s Agent 47 kills your ‘friends’ for having bad hair.
Blizzard says Authenticator lawsuit is “without merit”
Activision-Blizzard (its legal team, most likely) has released a statement in response to last week’s news of a class action lawsuit filed against the company by Benjamin Bell.
Blizzard being sued over Authenticator requirement to protect information
A class action lawsuit has been filed by a plaintiff called Benjamin Bell against Activision Blizzard claiming that Blizzard are “deceptively and unfairly” charging their customers by asking them to purchase a Blizzard authenticator to ensure the safety of their accounts on Battle.Net.
Ban hammer falls on more Diablo3 players
Blizzard has revealed that an unspecified amount of Diablo 3 players have been banned from the game for using exploits.
Blizzard reveals New York Comic Con schedule
Blizzard has revealed its full lineup for this years New York Comic Con.
Analysts say Mists of Pandaria sales performance disappointing
It’s only been out a few days but initial sales figures are said to be disappointing according to investment bank Lazard Capital Market.
Blizzard Teases Diablo 3 v1.0.5 update
In a few days time Blizzard will continue to fix up Diablo 3 with a new patch.
Blizzard: Activision has “unfair reputation”, has never influenced WoW design
In a recent Q&A session, Word of Warcraft game director Tom Chilton has taken a stand as a staunch defender of little ol’ Activision.
Report: Vivendi still looking to sell Activision Blizzard; Sony not interested, Microsoft haggling price
Media powerhouse Vivendi is still looking to get rid of its majority €8 billion stake in Activision Blizzard, a “credible source” claims.
Lifesize Thrall made out of LEGO [World of Warcraft]
Gamescom 2012 was a bit of a disappointment in terms of the quantity of booth babes this year.
World of Warcraft F2P level cap will not be going above 20
Blizzard, high and mighty developer of World of Warcraft, has no plan to raise the free-to-play portion of the game’s level cap above 20.
Jay Wilson says Brevik interview comments were an “unfortunate accident”
Just when you thought things were settling down over Jay Wilson’s comments over the the interview we carried out with the original Diablo creator David Brevik, more industry comments have surfaced.
Gazillion respond to Blizzard backlash on IncGamers interview
If you have been keeping up with the story today following the Diablo 3 development team’s response to our interview with Gazillion CEO David Brevik about Marvel Heroes and Diablo 3, then you’ll know it’s caused a bit of a stir.
Blizzard react angrily to IncGamers David Brevik interview
Last night we posted an interview with Diablo creator David Brevik who is currently working on the ARPG Marvel Heroes.
Charles Leavitt’s World of Warcraft movie script could get production moving
The World of Warcraft movie may be without a director after Sam Raimi revealed he was no longer working on the project, but the movie may not have completely stalled.
South Korea bans virtual item trading, Diablo 3 auction house dead
South Korea has officially banned the trade of virtual items, which would make Diablo 3’s Auction House illegal in the country.
German consumer association takes action over Diablo 3
The German consumer association, the vzbv, has today cautioned Blizzard over Diablo 3’s packaging description highlighting antitrust violations.
Blizzard set to bring down the Diablo 3 ban hammer
For the past couple of weeks Diablo 3 has been the target of botters and gold farmers hell-bent on exploiting any loopholes in Blizzard’s systems to gather as much gold as possible prior to the real money auction house going live.