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Warcraft 3 Reforged - New Hardware Requirements for PC

Adrian Werner, 52 minutes ago

Moments before the release of Warcraft III: Reforged, Blizzard Entertainment has released updated hardware requirements of the game.

Blizzard Created a Prototype of Hearthstone VR

Konrad Serafinski, today, 12:50

One of the creators of Hearthstone revealed to PowerUp that the developers were working on a VR version of the game. In the end, the project was discontinued, but an interesting prototype has been created.

WoW Has Received a Major Update With New Races

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 January 2020, 21:52

Blizzard released a Visions of N'zoth update for World of Warcraft. Patch 8.3 introduces two allied races and the possibility of facing the horror of N'Zoth in a new rally, assault, and so-called Horrific Visions.

Warcraft 3 Reforged Release Date Announced

Bart Swiatek, 18 December 2019, 11:38

Blizzard Entertainment announced the release date of Warcraft III Remake and The Frozen Throne expansion, entitled Warcraft III: Reforged. The title, which was originally to debut later this year, will be launched in January 2020.

Diablo 4 - Blizzard Accepts Criticism and Changes the Equipment System

Bart Swiatek, 05 December 2019, 23:26

Blizzard Entertainment takes the criticism of Diablo IV to heart. Having listened to the comments of the community, the developers decided to make a few changes to the planned equipment system.

Diablo 4 - Game Development, Characters Personalization and PvP Zones

Paul Wozniak, 29 November 2019, 23:31

The extensive interview about Diablo IV provides a lot of new info about the next installment of the iconic series. The devs point out that the base version of the game is „the first chapter of a book” so that the story is to be developed long after the release of the game. They also provide details on character personalization and PvP zones.

Another Free Week of Overwatch Begins

Milosz Szubert, 28 November 2019, 12:39

Another free week of Overwatch has started. The popular hero-based online shooter from Blizzard can be tested on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One until December 4.

Diablo 4 - Changes in Items and Character Progression

Paul Wozniak, 21 November 2019, 12:34

An official entry from the main system designer of Diablo IV appeared on the web, in which he discusses the most important things related to the game. We found out that there will be changes in some items, and the character progression system has not yet been firmly established.

Activision Blizzard: There is no Place For Politics in Our Games

Julia Dragovic, 20 November 2019, 22:47

Bobby Kotick, president of Activision Blizzard, gave an interview in which he stated that his games should not be a platform for expressing political views, but a place for good fun.

Creators of Diablo: „The Old Blizzard is gone.”

Konrad Serafinski, 19 November 2019, 12:27

Blizzard has been struggling with PR problems for a long time. Former employees and creators of the Diablo series, who attended the Path of Exile fan party, added their own five cents, not denying themselves the opportunity to comment on the company's recent activities.

Diablo 2 Remaster Cancelled As Devs Have Allegedly Lost Source Code

Bebop, 18 November 2019, 22:26

Diablo II Remaster will probably never come from a corrupt source code. The devs of the original talked about the problem they encountered in developing the second installment of the iconic hack'n'slash series.

Diablo 4 Gameplay Presenting Boss Fight

Michael Kulakowski, 13 November 2019, 23:12

Game Informer has released the last video recorded from the demo version of Diablo IV, which was released at BlizzCon 2019. The video shows the only boss fight available in the demo.

Hearthstone Battlegrounds - Open Beta of Auto Chess Mode Launches

Adrian Werner, 13 November 2019, 10:48

The open beta of Hearthstone Battlegrounds, the new Auto Chess-like gameplay mode in the popular card game from Blizzard Entertainment, has just begun.

Rumor: Amazon and Paladin for Diablo 4 Launch; Diablo 2 Remaster Cancelled

Konrad Serafinski, 11 November 2019, 13:07

Diablo IV has to offer five character classes on the day of release. According to a new leak, the already presented heroes will be joined by the Amazon and the Paladin. We also know that Blizzard probably scrapped the Diablo II remaster.

Diablo 4 - 20 Minutes of Gameplay With Druid

Agnes Adamus, 08 November 2019, 23:05

A new 20-minute gameplay from Diablo IV was released online. The video focuses on the third revealed character class that will appear in Blizzard's game - the Druid.

WoW Shadowlands Will Use Experience Gained with Classic

Bart Swiatek, 08 November 2019, 15:00

Developers working on Shadowlands, the upcoming expansion to World of Warcraft, have admitted that they are inspired by classic WoW solutions, which are appreciated by the community and give gamers a lot of fun.

Sooner or Later, Overwatch 1 and 2 Will Have a Common Client

Bart Swiatek, 08 November 2019, 12:27

In a conversation with Kotaku journalists Jeff Kaplan noted that both parts of Overwatch will sooner or later be based on the same client. He also admitted that the continuation is the reason why the first game now receives less new content.

Diablo 4 - 10 Minutes of Gameplay With Sorceress

Adrian Werner, 07 November 2019, 12:41

A new gameplay from Diablo IV, lasting a bit over ten minutes, has just been released online, enabling us to watch the game's Sorceress in action.

Diablo 4 - 24 Minutes of Gameplay With Barbarian

Adrian Werner, 06 November 2019, 13:16

Game Informer released an extensive gameplay from Diablo IV, showing over 20 minutes of gameplay presenting the Barbarian.

The Release Date of Overwatch 2 May Be Revealed a Year From Now

Agnes Adamus, 04 November 2019, 22:59

During BlizzCon 2019, Overwatch 2, the sequel to the online FPS, was announced. As it turns out, we'll have to wait for the launch of the title. Game director - Jeff Kaplan - admitted that the announcement of the game's release date may take place even during the next year's edition of the event.

Diablo 4 - Ton of Information and Two Hours of Demo Gameplay

Michael Kulakowski, 03 November 2019, 20:30

BlizzCon 2019 is slowly coming to an end. During the weekend we got to know a lot of new interesting facts and information related to Diablo 4, including details of gameplay mechanics and the business model of the title. First video containing nearly two hours of gameplay from the demo version has appeared on the Internet.

Almost Two Hours of Gameplay From Overwatch 2

Konrad Serafinski, 03 November 2019, 17:46

An almost two-hour-long gameplay from Overwatch 2 has been released online, coming from BlizzCon and featuring PvP gameplay from Blizzard's new online shooter.

WoW: Shadowlands With Big Changes to Character Progression

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2019, 22:50

Blizzard has revealed a handful of details about World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. This new expansion will significantly change the system of experience levels, reducing their number back to 60 and enabling us to make progress in the storyline with additional characters. In addition, a new dungeon was discussed, modelled on roguelike games.

BlizzCon 2019 With Hong Kong Affair Protests in the Background

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2019, 21:44

BlizzCon 2019 is in full swing, but not everyone is celebrating together with Blizzard. A group of people demonstrating their support for the protests in Hong Kong and their dissatisfaction with the recent actions of the American publisher gathered at the entrance to the building where the event is taking place.

Diablo Immortal - Watch Gameplay Trailer From Blizzcon 2019

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2019, 21:14

After the announcement of Diablo 4, Blizzard reminded us of Diablo Immortal. The mobile version of the franchise got another trailer, presenting the demon hunter, new locations and other attractions offered by the game.

Blizzard Announces Overwatch 2 - Cinematic and Gameplay Trailers

Agnes Adamus, 01 November 2019, 21:49

During the opening ceremony of this year's edition of BlizzCon, Overwatch 2, the sequel to the online FPS shooter, was announced. In connection with this, trailers presenting the plot and gameplay fragments were shown.

Hearthstone: Descent of Dragons - New Expansion and Auto Chess Mode

Paul Wozniak, 01 November 2019, 20:49

A new expansion for Hearthstone has been announced, called Descent of Dragons. As you can guess, most of the cards will revolve around dragons and related mechanics. The game will also include the a new mode modelled on the genre of auto chess (auto battlers).

World of Warcraft Shadowlands Expansion Announced

Adrian Werner, 01 November 2019, 20:04

On this year's BlizzCon, Shadowlands has been revealed as the next addition to World of Warcraft. The expansion will take us on an expedition to the underworld.

Blizzard Apologizes for its Actions in the Hong Kong Affair

Konrad Serafinski, 01 November 2019, 19:32

The opening ceremony of BlizzCon began in an unusual way. J. Allen Brack appeared on the stage and apologized to all fans for the company's misguided actions in the recent case of a player calling for the liberation of Hong Kong after winning the tournament in Hearthstone.

Diablo 4 Announced; First CGI Trailer Released

Adrian Werner, 01 November 2019, 19:24

BlizzCon opened on a high note with the announcement of Diablo 4. The game was revealed with an impressive CGI trailer, which showed a return to the dark climate from the early installments of the franchise.

Let's Watch the Opening Ceremony of BlizzCon 2019

Adrian Werner, 01 November 2019, 19:00

The BlizzCon will begin tonight. New projects will be revealed during the opening ceremony. Rumors include Overwatch 2, Diablo 4, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands and a game inspired by Auto Chess.

Diablo 4 Confirmed - First Artworks Apeared on the Web

Paul Wozniak, 01 November 2019, 14:37

First images from the official artbook of Diablo series appeared on the Internet. Among them there are those that clearly suggest that Diablo 4 will appear at this year's BlizzCon.

Diablo 4 - New Installment Said to Return to the Roots

Paul Wozniak, 31 October 2019, 17:21

One Reddi user shared information about Diablo 4 that he managed to acquire. According to him, the game is to return to the roots of the series and serve players a dark, bloody world. The user has several other credible leaks on their account, so theur words about Diablo 4 may also be true.

AI Among Top StarCraft 2 Players

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 October 2019, 14:56

Artificial Intelligence AlphaStar has achieved another success in StarCraft II. The work of Google's DeepMind team managed to achieve a top rank in Blizzard's strategy game, outclassing 99.8% of human players.

Mitsubishi Resignes From Sponsoring Blizzard

Frozen, 30 October 2019, 21:39

Punishing a player for supporting protests in Hong Kong turned out to be a blow not only to the image but also to the financial position of Blizzard. Two days after the event, Mitsubishi Motors resigned from sponsoring the Hearthstone tournament.

Warcraft 3 Reforged Multiplayer Mode Beta Launches

Bart Swiatek, 30 October 2019, 11:10

Beta-tests of Warcraft III: Reforged, an improved edition of the popular 2002 RTS, have begun. First of all, the invitations are given to those who pre-ordered the Spoils of War edition of the remake.

Blizzard Confirms Cancelled Projects and Loss of Developers

Bart Swiatek, 29 October 2019, 14:09

In recent months, three experienced developers - Dustin Browder, Eric Dodds and Jayson Chayes - have left Blizzard Entertainment. In the past, these artists have played important roles in projects such as StarCraft 2, Heroes of the Storm and Hearthstone.

Blizzard Releases an Icy Teaser Trailer for New Hearthstone Expansion

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 October 2019, 13:25

Blizzard has announced another attraction of this year's BlizzCon. The company treated us with a short trailer preparing us for the announcement of a new expansion to Hearthstone, which will crown the Year of the Dragon story campaign.

Overwatch 2 Will Copy Fortnite Chapter 2 and Replace Previous Version?

Adrian Werner, 28 October 2019, 13:29

There are new rumors about Overwatch 2, claiming that the game will not be available in parallel with the first installment of the game. Instead, it will replace the original, and the entire community will be automatically moved to the second game. In addition, the franchise plans to switch to a free-to-play model.

Leaks About World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

Paul Wozniak, 27 October 2019, 20:47

A fragment of image showing World of Warcraft gadgets, which will be available for purchase on this year's BlizzCon, has appeared on the web. They indicate that the new expansion to the popular MMO will be called Shadowlands and will take us to the land of the dead.

Overwatch 2 on BlizzCon? Alleged Game Logo Surfaces

Adrian Werner, 27 October 2019, 20:08

If we believe the leaks, Blizzard Entertainment will announce Overwatch 2 during BlizzCon 2019. Graphics presenting the game logo have already appeared online.

Lilith Returns in Diablo 4? New Leaks From the Artbook

Adrian Werner, 27 October 2019, 19:16

A page, allegedly from a Diablo artbook leaked into the web. It seems to confirm the existence of Diablo 4 and reveals that Lilith, a character known from the second part of the game, will return.

Warcraft 3 Reforged vs. The Original; Visual Comparison of Units

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 October 2019, 21:31

A video comparing Warcraft III: Reforged with Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos has appeared on the web. LeystTV has included a graphical comparison of unit models and animations from both versions of Blizzard's strategy game.

Artbook Confirms Diablo 4 Rumors; Diablo 2 Remaster on BlizzCon 2019?

Paul Wozniak, 20 October 2019, 20:36

An advertisement of Diablo artbook appeared in a German magazine about video games, which confirms rumors about the development of the fourth installment. Additionally, a Twitter user known for several previous BlizzCon-related leaks revealed that this year's event will feature announcements of Diablo 4 and Diablo 2 remaster.

US Congress Representatives Send a Letter to Activision Blizzard CEO

Michael Kulakowski, 19 October 2019, 18:47

Several US congressmen and senators have drawn up an official letter warning Blizzard of the consequences of its recent actions, favouring China's political line and punishing those who support democratic protests in Hong Kong.

Problems Between Blizzard and Nintendo Result in Overwatch Refunds?

Bart Swiatek, 17 October 2019, 15:38

There are reports on the web that Nintendo does not promote Overwatch - at least not in the USA. Some users also report problems with the game's availability in the eShop and the alleged possibility of refunds of the title. Is the case somehow related to the events in Hong Kong? Or is it just a simple misunderstanding?

Three Gameplays From Warcraft 3: Reforged

Milosz Szubert, 17 October 2019, 13:51

Three long gameplays appeared on the web, presenting Warcraft III: Reforged - the refreshed version of the popular RTS from Blizzard. The production is expected to be released later this year.

Hong Kong Protests: Blizzard Bans Further Hearthstone Players

Julia Dragovic, 17 October 2019, 12:54

After the AU Hearthstone team supported Hong Kong protests in an official stream stream, Blizzard decided to impose a six-month suspension penalty on the players.

Fresh Graphics From Warcraft 3 Reforged; It's Almost Perfect

arRacoon, 14 October 2019, 16:25

New campaign shots, character portraits, loading screens, battlefield backgrounds and menu screenshots from the beta version - all published on Wowhead by Blizzard's employee Anshlun. Warcraft III Reforged will look worthy, but Blizzard has once again made a mistake.

Blizzard Removes Mei Figure From its Store

Jakub Mirowski, 14 October 2019, 11:23

Blizzard removed Mei figure from its store. Players suspect that the reason for getting rid of this Overwatch character is the fact that she has become one of the symbols of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.