Blizzard President Takes the Floor on Sexual Harassment Accusations [UPDATED]
Szarmancki, 23 July 2021, 20:12
President of Blizzard Entertainment commented on sexual harassment and mobbing at Activision Blizzard in an email to colleagues. His opinion on the subject seems a tad contradictory than the company's official statement.
Wave of Protests in WoW After Reports of Harassment and Mobbing
Qskan, 23 July 2021, 13:03
Allegations of mobbing and sexual harassment at Activision Blizzard are taking their first toll. World of Warcraft community, outraged by the reports, began to organize protests on game servers.
Blizzard Gradually Killed by Activision - Jason Schreier Reveales How Warcraft 3: Reforged Was Made
Hubert Sledziewski, 22 July 2021, 21:00
Bloomberg's Jason Schreier conducted a small investigation into the development of Warcraft 3: Reforged. According to his findings, the dire condition of Blizzard Entertainment's work was caused by budget cuts and mismanagement on the part of Activision, which for years deprived the company of its independence.
Activision Blizzard Accused of Sexual Harassment and Mobbing
Qskan, 22 July 2021, 13:34
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing has filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard. Female employees of the company allegedly experienced sexual harassment.
Diablo 2: Resurrected Bets on Comfort and Accessibility
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 July 2021, 12:29
Blizzard continues to discuss planned changes to Diablo II: Resurrected after technical alpha tests. This time the focus is on comfort and accessibility improvements for the game.
Diablo 2: Resurrected Alpha Summary
Czarus, 14 July 2021, 13:34
Blizzard Entertainment shared the results of the April alpha tests of Diablo II Resurrected. Numerous improvements have been made.
WoW Fans Angry and Disappointed With Conclusion to Sylvanas Thread
Jacob Blazewicz, 09 July 2021, 13:39
World of Warcraft players already got to know the ending of the new raid in the Shadowlands expansion. However, no one is celebrating because the crowning animation of Sanctum of Domination disappointed the fans, especially with the conclusion of Sylvanas Windrunner's thread.
New Raid in WoW Provides (Un)expected Finale to Sylvanas' Saga
Hubert Sledziewski, 07 July 2021, 17:57
As part of Update 9.1, a new raid - Sanctum of Domination - has been added to World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. At its end, a clash with Sylvanas Windrunner awaits the players, concluding the heroine's saga. What fate has befallen her? Did the fan theories come true?
Diablo 4 Without „Artificial and Bland” Characters
Jacob Blazewicz, 01 July 2021, 13:44
Blizzard revealed some new information about Diablo IV. Among other things, the devs discussed the appearance of characters, which will be able to customize more than in previous installments.
WoW 9.1 Chains of Domination Patch Goes Live; New Simple Feature Becomes a Hit
Hubert Sledziewski, 30 June 2021, 14:48
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands received the Chains of Domination update today. Patch 9.1 introduced, among other things, a new realm, a raid, and the ability to fly. However, players are particularly excited about the Reconnect button.
Chains of Domination Update Coming to WoW
Jacob Blazewicz, 18 June 2021, 20:05
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will finally get a bigger batch of novelties. These will be found in the update 9.1 Chains of Domination, which will also enable us to fly around the locations from the expansion.
Diablo 2: Resurrected to be Released in August; Devs Announce Open Beta
Przemyslaw Dygas, 15 June 2021, 16:08
Soon players will be able to test Diablo 2: Resurrected again. An open beta of multiplayer mode is planned for August.
Diablo 2 Resurrected Release Date
Ness, 13 June 2021, 20:10
During Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, we got to know the release date of Diablo 2 Resurrected. We'll have to wait till September for the return of Blizzard's legendary title.
WoW Classic Player Reaches Level 60 With 60 Characters Before The Burning Crusade Launch
Patryk Lukasz Kubiak, 10 June 2021, 16:22
About a year and a half - that's how long it took one World of Warcraft Classic player to reach level 60 with 60 characters. The entire challenge was completed before the launch of The Burning Crusade expansion.
WoW The Burning Crusade Classic Launches
Adrian Werner, 01 June 2021, 12:35
Today will mark the release of World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Classic, an expansion pack for the old-school version of the popular MMORPG from Blizzard Entertainment.
Blizzard Opposes D2ROffline and D2RModding Mods in Diablo 2 Resurrected
Hubert Sledziewski, 27 May 2021, 20:38
Blizzard Entertainment has disabled two popular mods for the alpha version of Diablo 2: Resurrected despite assurances that, like the original, the title would support them.
BlizzCon 2021 Canceled
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 May 2021, 21:45
This year we won't get a full-fledged edition of BlizzCon either. Blizzard has just canceled the event and is preparing a replacement event for early 2022.
Wave of Bans Precedes the Launch of The Burning Crusade Classic
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 May 2021, 20:21
Blizzard has prepared an unusual surprise for World of Warcraft players. It took the form of a wave of bans for the use of external programs, both connected to bots and enabling the use of a controller in WoW Classic.
Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Are Not Blizzard's Only Projects
Bart Swiatek, 24 May 2021, 09:48
One of the employees of Blizzard Entertainment - Ion Hazzikostas, i.e. the director of WoW - admitted in a press interview that apart from Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2, the aforementioned studio is also working on other productions.
WoW Classic Streamer Levels Up Horde Paladin in Record Time
Jacob Blazewicz, 21 May 2021, 13:53
World of Warcraft Classic lived to see the first Horde paladin at max level as part of The Burning Crusade Classic's pre-patch. A dozen hours was all it took for streamer Tommymaze to manage to get a Blood Elf to level 60.
Overwatch 2 Teams Will Have 5 Players Each
Bart Swiatek, 21 May 2021, 11:48
Devs from Blizzard Entertainment held a stream, during which they revealed some new information about the shooter Overwatch 2. The most interesting detail is the reduced number of players in the team. New maps and changes in the appearance of characters were also shown.
Voice Chat Spamming Bug May Crash Overwatch
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 May 2021, 13:12
Overwatch players are reporting a bug that forcibly shuts down PCs of their teammates. All it takes is extreme abuse of voice commands.
The Burning Crusade Classic Pre-patch Goes Live
Bart Swiatek, 19 May 2021, 12:55
Blizzard Entertainment released another patch for World of Warcraft Classic. This is the so-called pre-patch preparing the game for the release of The Burning Crusade Classic expansion. The release of the update means that players will have to make an important decision regarding their characters.
Diablo 4 in PlayStation Database; Tests May be Approaching
Bart Swiatek, 18 May 2021, 11:16
A mysterious game has appeared in the PlayStation database, which is most likely an early version of Diablo 4. It looks like the developers from Blizzard Entertainment will be testing their game on Sony consoles.
WoW Classic Character Cloning Will be Much Cheaper
Bart Swiatek, 14 May 2021, 17:42
Developers from Blizzard Entertainment decided to significantly reduce the price of character cloning service in WoW Classic. From now on, we will pay less than half the original price.
Diablo 2 Resurrected's Revamped NPCs Presented
Qskan, 13 May 2021, 14:18
Another video from the Diablo 2: Resurrected series presenting visual upgrades in the game appeared on the web. The new video focuses on NPCs and their animations.
Overwatch 2 PvP Gameplay Next Week
Adrian Werner, 12 May 2021, 15:05
A two-hour stream is planned for next week, showcasing the PvP mode in Overwatch 2.
Monsters From Diablo 2: Resurrected Seen From Up Close
Bart Swiatek, 10 May 2021, 16:43
A video devoted to 3D models of enemies from Diablo 2: Resurrected appeared in the we. The video presents both regular enemies and bosses such as Andariel or Duriel.
The Burning Crusade Classic Will Launch on June 1
Hubert Sledziewski, 06 May 2021, 21:12
Blizzard Entertainment announced that The Burning Crusade Classic expansion for World of Warcraft Classic will debut on June 1, this year.
Blizzard Tackles Multiple Accounts and Multiboxing in WoW
Bart Swiatek, 06 May 2021, 18:21
Blizzard Entertainment has made another change to its EULA license to combat the practice of multi-boxing in the MMORPG World of Warcraft.
Blizzard Lost 29% of Playerbase in Just 3 Years
Adrian Werner, 05 May 2021, 15:01
For three years, the number of people who regularly play Blizzard's games is steadily decreasing. However, the studio is increasingly efficient in earning money on those who have not yet abandoned its games.
Leak Reveals Possible Release Date of The Burning Crusade Classic
Milosz Szubert, 04 May 2021, 17:52
Chances are the release date of The Burning Crusade Classic expansion for the classic version of World of Warcraft has just leaked. As reported by players, Battle.net app briefly shown a message suggesting that TBC Classic will officially appear on June 1, this year.
Diablo 2: Resurrected Item Appearance Remains Close to the Original
Bart Swiatek, 27 April 2021, 16:55
The character equipment in Diablo 2: Resurrected will be similar to what we know from the original version of the game from 2001, although there will be a few exceptions to this rule.
Diablo Immortal Alpha Launches; New Class, 48-player Raids
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 April 2021, 20:21
Blizzard has begun the closed alpha testing of Diablo Immortal. Along with this, a new class (Crusader), areas, dungeon and party system were added to the game; additionally, the character level cap was increased.
Another Key Dev Leaves Blizzard, Overwatch 2 Not in Danger
Hubert Sledziewski, 20 April 2021, 23:26
One of the veterans of Blizzard Entertainment, Jeff Kaplan, is leaving the company after 19 years. Overwatch's director did not explain his decision, but the game's sequel is said to be unaffect.
Diablo 2: Resurrected Draws on Modding Output for Diablo 2
Paul Musiolik, 18 April 2021, 21:48
The developers working on Diablo 2: Resurrected admit that they drew a lot of inspiration when modifying the remake's mechanics from mods created for the original Diablo 2 by the community.
Diablo 2: Resurrected Video Shows Items Featured in the Alpha
Karol Laska , 15 April 2021, 17:48
A video has been circulating online for some time now, in which you can see the designs of many of the weapons, armors, and other pieces of equipment available in Diablo 2: Resurrrected's alpha.
WoW Patch 9.1 May Introduce Glasses
Bart Swiatek, 15 April 2021, 16:02
Information from Twitter suggests that new cosmetic items, namely glasses, may be coming to World of Warcraft with the next update.
Diablo 2: Resurrected is so Close to the Original It Features Some of Its Bugs
Karol Laska , 13 April 2021, 19:02
The tech alpha of Diablo 2: Resurrected brought quite a few answers to the questions players had about the overall quality level of the remaster. Despite many positive sides of the demo, users managed to find a bug known from the original.
Diablo 2 Resurrected Beta Registration Opens
Agnes Adamus, 13 April 2021, 14:22
Registration for Diablo 2: Resurrected's closed beta has started. Everyone can sign up. Launch date of the tests themselves is unknown.
Diablo 2: Resurrected Graphics Options and New Gameplays
Hubert Sledziewski, 09 April 2021, 17:37
Today, Blizzard launched the tech alpha of Diablo II: Resurrected, which brought details of the game's available graphical settings and a lot of gameplay footage.
Diablo 2 Resurrected Alpha in Beautiful Screenshots
Adrian Werner, 08 April 2021, 14:53
Tomorrow will mark the beginning of Diablo 2 Resurrected's tech alpha. However, we can already enjoy a set of 20 screenshots from this version of the game.
Diablo 2: Resurrected Alpha This Weekend [UPDATED]
Milosz Szubert, 07 April 2021, 11:15
The South Korean video game age rating committee approved the tech alpha of Diablo 2: Resurrected. The testing is scheduled to take place on April 9-13. However, it is unknown if they will also take place in other corners of the world on the same date.
Blizzard Limits Options to Extend Game Time Available in WoW
Bart Swiatek, 26 March 2021, 16:12
Blizzard Entertainment decided to pull products offering access to World of Warcraft for 30, 90 and 180 days. Only the 60-day version remains in the offer. We can still use a renewable subscription or extend the game with a token.
WoW The Burning Crusade Classic Beta Begins
Bart Swiatek, 24 March 2021, 12:41
Developers from Blizzard Entertainment announced that they have started sending out invitations to beta tests of The Burning Crusade Classic expansion for the classic version of World of Warcraft.
40-man WoW Classic Boss Raid Cleared by Two Players
Bart Swiatek, 23 March 2021, 15:05
Two WoW Classic players managed to defeat Onyxia - a boss that is meant to challenge a 40-man raid - without any additional help.
More Layoffs at Activision Blizzard; This Time in Europe
Ness, 20 March 2021, 19:05
More layoffs at Activision Blizzard. This time the changes will affect offices located in Europe. Cost-cutting will include departments that deal with game publishing.
Players Want Changes in Diablo 2: Resurrected
Paul Musiolik, 17 March 2021, 15:11
A surver conducted on Reddit shows that the Diablo 2 community would definitely like to see more changes in Diablo 2: Resurrected that Vicarious Visions intends to implement in the remaster.
Blizzard Lays Off More Employees Despite Record Revenues
Karol Laska , 16 March 2021, 22:09
Activison Blizzard has taken quite drastic actions in recent days, laying off at least a few dozen people. This has to do, among other things, with changing the formula for organizing events and e-sports tournaments.
Nvidia's New Technology Cuts Lag in Overwatch by Up to 50%
Ness, 13 March 2021, 16:32
Overwatch players can test a new technology called Reflex. Created by Nvidia, the facility allows for reduction of system lag by up to 50 percent.