blizzard entertainment

Major gaming studio, responsible for World of Warcraft and the Warcraft franchise, Diablo III and the Diablo franchise, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and Overwatch.

The Daily Grind: What’s the best MMO prison?

Fictional prisons can be pretty fascinating to explore in books and video games. I've noticed that pretty much every MMO has at least one...

Why individual MMOs and MOBAs are their own market

There's an interesting think piece on Medium that tackles misconceptions when it comes to trying to pigeonhole players and games into categories. The crux...

Star Trek Online’s New Dawn will be ‘full of mystery’

Star Trek Online is on the verge of a storyline shift with the upcoming Season 11: New Dawn, as it puts the wraps on...

Asta is heading west after failing in Korea

Free-to-play publisher Webzen has announced that it will localize Asta: The War of Tears and Winds for the western market. The company's press release...

Perfect Ten: Mobile MMOs coming soon to a pocket near you

It may be true that interest in playing and developing mobile games has peaked, although personally I very much like mobile gaming. On the...
Barfalo Wild Wings.

World of Warcraft’s 6.2.2 patch brings flying to Draenor on September 1st [Updated]

At long last, we have a definitive answer to the question of when flying will (probably) come to World of Warcraft's latest expansion: September...
Just whenever you get around to us, it's cool.

World of Warcraft weathers an assault from the DDoS legion

Last night was not a fun time to be playing World of Warcraft. Various game servers started going offline, and while the initial statement...

Hearthstone reveals entire Grand Tournament card list

Hearthstone's Grand Tournament expansion will not only convey player's minds to the days of Warcraft-past but greatly add to the number of available cards and...

Not So Massively: Star Citizen demos live gameplay; Dota 2 team kicks member after $6m win

Last week, Star Citizen released impressive Gamescom 2015 demo videos showing live gameplay footage of players walking around a space port and a mission...
Nobody can fly, stop trying to fly.

Heroes of the Storm shines the spotlight on Kharazim

How much do you know about the newest support character in Heroes of the Storm? If you know less than you'd like, or if...

Chaos Theory: I’d fund The Secret World for Funcom if I could

Funcom is in trouble? Say it isn't so! No, seriously -- giving it words feels like personally putting a nail in the coffin, as...

The Game Archaeologist: Microsoft’s Mythica

While Microsoft may be the big cheese when it comes to operating systems and worldwide domination, for whatever reason the company has the absolute...

Massively Overthinking: How seriously do you take MMO lore?

Kickstarter donor Alien Legion has proposed an intriguing question about lore in MMORPGs. "Back in my World of Warcraft days, I mentioned to a friend that I would...

World of Warcraft helps you prepare for Draenor flight

After no small measure of drama and controversy, flight is finally coming to World of Warcraft's Draenor zones with Patch 6.2.2. However, unlike previous...
Wow, positive.

Perfect Ten: Ten MMO futures that never were

One of the things I spend a lot of time thinking about is Operation Unthinkable. For those of you who don't feel like clicking...
I fel for it.

World of Warcraft previews future pets and mounts

It's safe to say that over the past decade of World of Warcraft you have found something to ride in the game's vast array...

Gamescom 2015: First hands-on look at Hi-Rez Studios’ Paladins

Hi-Rez Studios pulled quite the ace out of its sleeve during Gamescom with its freshly announced new addition to the shooter market, Paladins. The...

World of Warcraft: Legion’s world invasion will be terrifying

World of Warcraft fans are vacuuming up any and all news regarding the recently announced Legion expansion, so we imagine that they'll be interested...

A new Diablo project is in the works; so is season 4

Let's kick off your day with a big cup of Diablo news, shall we? Our first sip involves an art director job posting on...

Blizzard files ‘Compete’ e-sports trademark

Blizzard is looking to strengthen its e-sports brand, as the multi-game developer has filed for a trademark relating to TeSPA's Compete tournament service. According to...