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Diablo IV devs discuss updates coming to classes, items, and monster density in August’s 1.1.1 patch

The most recent Campfire Chat video from Diablo IV might have some good news for players of the ARPG, as it mostly zeroes in...

Diablo IV devs focus on the latest season’s Malignant Tunnel design in recent video

One of the primary pieces of seasonal content added to Diablo IV is the finding and exploration of Malignant Tunnels around the game world....

Blizzard promises a fix for Diablo IV’s season battle pass ‘dark pattern’ after widespread player complaints

Among the many complaints that players are leveraging against Diablo IV, one of them is arguably far more serious than class nerfs: a bit...

Indie developer takes Activision-Blizzard ‘Warzone’ trademark dispute up the chain to Microsoft

A David-vs-Goliath struggle over a game name trademark jumped on board this month's biggest legal rollercoaster. As we reported a few years ago, the...

World of Warcraft’s technical director departs Blizzard after almost 23 years

Blizzard has seen another pillar of the World of Warcraft team depart the studio: Technical Director Monte Krol announced his departure in a tweet this...

The FTC suspends its administrative challenge of the Microsoft Activision-Blizzard merger

It would seem as if the US Federal Trade Commission has read the suggested writing on the wall: The government body has officially withdrawn...

Consumers hoping to block Microsoft’s buyout of Activision-Blizzard lose in court yet again

The insanity and activity surrounding Microsoft's imminent acquisition of Activision Blizzard has only ramped up as the deal prepares to be finalized. This month...
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Microsoft and Activision-Blizzard file a legal request for the FTC to drop its August hearing

Now that the US Federal Trade Commission has been handed two big losses in its challenge of the $69B merger between Microsoft and Activision-Blizzard,...

Blizzard attempts to mollify Diablo IV players threatening boycott over season patch

Diablo IV players are none too pleased about the game's patch this week, which rolled out ahead of the release of season one today....
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Activision Blizzard is laying off workers in its esports division amidst future uncertainty regarding Overwatch League

Amidst all the other signs of robust health that you can see written across the state of Overwatch 2, you can add the Overwatch...
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Overwatch 2 arrives on Steam on August 10

So things are all going just super for Overwatch 2, as alluded to within the most recent Activision-Blizzard earnings report. So how do you...

Activision-Blizzard Q2 2023: Diablo IV doubled Blizzard’s revenues as MAUs continue decline

Activision-Blizzard has once again released its Q2 financials early as of this morning, but given the fact that this week was meant to be...

Diablo IV’s 1.1.0 patch is live ahead of this week’s Season of the Malignant launch

Diablo IV's Season of the Malignant does not technically begin until July 20th - but you can download and play patch 1.1.0 as of...

Rumor: Microsoft and Activision-Blizzard are negotiating an extension on their merger deal

So it's July 18th, and you know what that means: It's national caviar day! And also national sour candy day! (Don't use these things...

Diablo Immortal unleashes the Blood Knight class along with a special event and elite quest

Diablo Immortal is extremely eager for players to check out the Blood Knight class, which is the tentpole attraction for the mobile ARPG's latest...
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Overwatch 2 claims that story and lore is ‘incredibly important’ and a ‘key pillar’ of the PvP FPS

How does Overwatch 2 reconcile the culling of most PvE features, confirmation that what remains will be paywalled if you want to play them...
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FTC loses its attempt at a pause of Microsoft ABK merger, Sony signs the 10-year Call of Duty agreement

The US Federal Trade Commission was handed another loss in court this past weekend. Readers will remember that the government body was trying to...

The FTC asks the Ninth Circuit for a ‘temporary pause’ of Microsoft’s Activision-Blizzard merger

The judge presiding over the FTC's last-minute attempts to halt the signing of the acquisition deal between Microsoft and Activision-Blizzard has denied the FTC's...
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Yes, the FTC is appealing the decision not to block Microsoft’s Activision-Blizzard merger

It's no surprise at all, but yes, the Federal Trade Commission has indeed filed an appeal of Tuesday's US District Court of Northern California...

Overwatch 2’s 2023 Summer Games event introduces volleyball and brings back soccer

The summer season has officially arrived to Overwatch 2 as the 2023 edition of the Summer Games event has officially arrived to the FPS,...