blizzard

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.

Activision-Blizzard hires two new corporate employees

The corporate offices of Activision-Blizzard are welcoming two new faces in the form of a new chief marketing officer (which sounds like an ad...

One Shots: The hills are alive with the sound of growling

Just because you're a frighteningly large beast with a predator's slavering claws and fangs doesn't mean that you have to accept the stereotype that...
It's sort of like progress.

Global Chat: What would World of Warcraft 2 look like?

It's a pretty common exercise in our circles to speculate on what a sequel to World of Warcraft would look like. Oh,...

The Game Archaeologist: Dungeons & Dragons

Part of the holy mission of the Game Archaeologist is to ferret out the roots of history that ultimately led to MMORPGs as...

Diablo III’s 18th season arrives on August 23 and StarCraft II opens its BlizzCon 2019 War Chest

The lesser-loved Blizzard titles are back in our spotlight. Regrettably, I'm not talking about The Lost Vikings, but instead I'm referring to Diablo...
It feels faintly telling, yes.

World of Warcraft dataminers find character boosts and recruitment rewards as Classic prepares for an AMA

The latest mining for data in World of Warcraft offers some fascinating hints about the future, largely because of what the presence of...
My expectations weren't that I would be jumping into this right away, but...

The Soapbox: No, the MMO genre is not dead – but it could use a little positivity

One of my favorite idioms is "dead as a doornail." It always reminds me of the time I got sent out of my 10th...

Massively Overthinking: The first 10 minutes of an MMO

So here's the thing about Elder Scrolls games: Most of them start out with the same hook. From Morrowind to Oblivion to Skyrim, you...
leave my dagron alone

Legends of Aria explains the new professions system it launched with Steam early access

Still fresh off its Steam early access launch last week, Legends of Aria has posted a new dev blog all about the...
Very mature.

WoW Classic’s PvP server community is already at war over streamers

Browsing the subreddit for World of Warcraft: Classic will pretty quickly reveal something about the community as it exists now. Specifically, a lot...

WoW Classic opened a new PvP realm for name reservations

Didn't get that fluffy awesome name you wanted for WoW Classic? If you move quickly, you may have a second chance at success....

Sea of Thieves drops Dark Relics update, preps Gamescom showing

Every other day this month can belong to WoW Classic, but today? Today is Sea of Thieves' day and everyone else can...
Sure. That sounds right.

Diablo III is going to do more themed seasons and more short test sessions moving forward

If you weren't a fan of Diablo III going the themed season route with its last update, we're sorry to inform you that...
Above, you'll see the once-ominous portal...

Still on the fence about WoW Classic? There’s one more beta between now and launch

If you're still anxious to tinker in WoW Classic ahead of the launch, Blizzard's opened one more opportunity for you - and it...
This was not the worst, but we will buy the bus.

Perfect Ten: Creating the worst MMO ever

Here at Massively Overpowered, we learn about some games, folks. We learn a whole lot about a whole lot of games! We know MMOs....

Former Riot devs form well-funded Singularity 6 to build a ‘virtual society’ MMO

MMOs are dead, huh? No less than the likes of ex-Riot Games devs say not so fast. New(ish) studio Singularity 6 - led...
fa la la la la la ~

Overwatch’s latest patch adds Sigma and a (briefly bugged) role queue

Another Overwatch patch has arrived, bringing with it a brand-new hero for players to fling at enemy teams. Or, perhaps more accurately, fling...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 233: What WoW Classic slouches toward Bethlehem?

Justin and Bree discuss WoW and WoW Classic, LOTRO, Square Enix, Aion, DCUO, and Legends of Aria, with adventures in Chronicles of Spellborn, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on newbie onboarding and MMO end-of-life strategy.

First impressions of DC Universe Online – on the Nintendo Switch

Last week, DC Universe Online became one of the only MMOs on the Nintendo Switch, prompting many gamers to give it a...

Queues for WoW Classic’s name reservation are probably a good thing in spite of player rage, right?

So WoW Classic opened name reservations last night as promised. Currently subbed players were allowed to log in and grab three of...

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