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Massively OP Podcast Episode 372: Blizzard’s great mobile hope

Justin and bree discuss Blizzard's quarterly financials, Diablo Immortal, Warcraft Arclight Rumble, Forsaken World's sunset, ZeniMax's rumored Star Wars MMO, and EVE Fanfest and its COVID outbreak, with adventures in LOTRO and SWG Legends, plus a voicemail topic on MMOs moving from fantasy to sci-fi.

Diablo Immortal explains why its Realm of Damnation shouldn’t be your summer vacation destination

You would think that all of Diablo Immortal's hellish world would be a saturated in damnation, but apparently there are gradiant tiers of awfulness...
Beta botch.

Betawatch 2: 2 Beta 2 Overwatch

It's time to beta test Overwatch 2! Well, it's time for some people to beta test it. It might not include you; it's a closed beta,...

Blizzard explains why – and how – it’s porting Diablo Immortal to PC

Earlier today, Blizzard attempt to offset Activision-Blizzard's dismal quarterly financials with the news that Diablo Immortal is launching in June - and on PC...

MMOARPG Diablo Immortal launches June 2 – the same day its PC open beta begins

Buried in this morning's frankly disastrous Activision-Blizzard quarterly financial report is some actual good news for gamers (and Blizzard itself, which could use a...
Come on, vogue!

Activision-Blizzard Q1 2022: Revenues plummet, Blizzard loses another 2M players

Welcome back to our regular coverage of Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financials. As of this morning, we have Q1's results, comprising January, February, and March 2022, a...

Diablo Immortal is set to reveal its release date next Monday

Well, it's been a few years and the telecommunications industry has come a long way, so we're guessing that most of you finally have...

Diablo Immortal opens pre-registrations on the App Store as June 30 launch rumors swirl

Cue the "It's happening!" gifs because Diablo Immortal opened up pre-registrations on the App Store this week, which follows a similar tactic on Google...

The Daily Grind: Is the MMO market too segmented?

Back in November 2021's Activision-Blizzard quarterly investor call, Blizzard's Mike Ybarra spoke about the company's vision for the Diablo franchise. He essentially said that...

The MOP Up: Ravendawn wraps up ‘epic’ Alpha 4 test

The Ravendawn team reported that it recently wrapped up a successful and "epic" Alpha 4 test. Now all attention is aimed at Alpha 5...
One convenient location.

Betawatch: The Wagadu Chronicles enters alpha

Look, I'm not going to mince words: I'm pretty psyched about The Wagadu Chronicles and would like to see it do well. There's probably...

Diablo Immortal explains everything that was learned and changed thanks to closed beta feedback

You may not believe that Blizzard is listening to player feedback on the regular, especially not when it comes to Diablo Immortal in general (we...
Same old story, same old song and dance.

The Daily Grind: Are you going to play New Blizzard’s mobile games?

One of the big takeaways from the Activision-Blizzard investor report last week was the reminder mobile is still a cash cow for the company....

Activision-Blizzard Q4 2021: Blizzard lost another 2M monthly actives as ABK revenue holds steady

Welcome back to our regular coverage of Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financials. As readers are aware, the company, its leadership, and its games have been the...
Same old story, same old song and dance.

Datamining reveals a potential Blood Knight class for Diablo Immortal

It almost feels kind of odd that there aren't Blood Knights running around from the word "go" in every Diablo game, given the way that...
Not factored.

Betawatch: So we’re calling it Fractured Online now, huh?

Gosh darn it, I hate when we start calling something "whatever online" when there's no offline version to confuse it with. What's wrong with...

Diablo Immortal is ending its closed beta on January 7

You know what is definitely far more mortal than the name of Diablo Immortal might imply? Its closed beta, which is ending abruptly tomorrow, January...

Activision-Blizzard Q3 2021: Blizzard MAUs hold steady at 26M as Diablo II Resurrected drives revenues

Welcome back to our quarterly coverage of Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financials, the release day of which has become one of the schadenfreude highlights of each...

Betawatch: Profane shows off its character creation models

We're going to go ahead and lay out a hot take for all of you this week: Character creation in an MMORPG is pretty important....

Diablo Immortal launches closed beta today as Blizzard’s pre-investor call infodump continues

I joked to my husband this morning that Blizzard has been all over the map this week, with a critical investor call looming on...