Posts Tagged Blizzard


Blizzard resets Project Titan and delays game until 2016 says source

According to an unnamed source, Blizzard has delayed their unannounced MMO Project Titan until 2016.

By Paul Younger | 29 May 2013 | 3

Should the Diablo 3 auction house be scrapped? It’s “hurt” the game after all

It’s been a few months since Jay Wilson stood down as the Diablo 3 game director and now that the dust has settled over his departure and development on the game continues at a glacial pace, Jay was at GDC to talk about Diablo 3 in a post-mortem discussion –Shout at the Devil: The Making of Diablo III.

By Paul Younger | 30 Mar 2013 | 12

Blizzard planning linux game release in 2013?

Blizzard has never committed to releasing a game on Linux because they have always felt it was not commerciually viable in today’s market, but the mood could be changing.

By Paul Younger | 7 Jan 2013 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Blizzard registers ProjectBlackstone.com domain

The latest domain name to be added to Blizzard’s list is a new entry called projectblackstone.com.

By Paul Younger | 30 Nov 2012 | 2

Blizzard goes after HeroesofWarcraft domain

Blizzard always make sure they have as many domains registered as possible for their franchises and often pay out reasonable chunks of change to acquire them if they are already owned by someone else.  

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2012 | 2

IncGamers Podcast/Vidcast #91

Another week, another games writing scandal.
This time, the team is discussing a rather positive review of Black Ops 2 that went up on Eurogamer FR, penned by a chap who was an Activision PR manager for seven years between 2004-2007.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2012 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 9 Nov 2012 | 7

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.

By Paul Younger | 9 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Blizzard reveals New York Comic Con schedule

Blizzard has revealed its full lineup for this years New York Comic Con.

By John Robertson | 9 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2012 | 8

World of Warcraft Pandas arrive in Azeroth

The World of Warcraft: Mist of Pandaria is now live bringing those cuddly kung-fu fighting pandas to Azeroth.

By Paul Younger | 25 Sep 2012 | 2

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.

By Paul Younger | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 12 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 7 Sep 2012 | 3

WoW: Mists of Pandaria launch events detailed

Blizzard has announced plans for numerous launch events to celebrate World of Warcraft’s Panda love-in expansion Mists of Pandaria, which is released on the evening of 24 September.

By John Robertson | 4 Sep 2012 | 1

US Sanctions Block World of Warcraft in Iran

A couple of days ago we reported that Blizzard players in Iran were unable to connect to the BattleNet service for World of Warcraft.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2012 | 2