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BlizzCon 2018: World of Warcraft Classic liveblog

So. World of Warcraft Classic. Did you think you wanted it, but it turns out you don't? Did you think you want it and...

BlizzCon 2018: Diablo fans go into full-fledged meltdown mode over Immortal

It's hard to imagine a more perfect storm of nerdrage than the one that Blizzard concocted at BlizzCon this Friday. Sorely neglected Diablo fans...

BlizzCon 2018: World of Warcraft details Tides of Vengeance and Rise of Azshara

Blizzard just wrapped up its World of Warcraft What's Next panel, and believe it or not, it wasn't a total dud. While we already knew...
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BlizzCon 2018: World of Warcraft – What’s Next liveblog

So what is next for World of Warcraft? Based on the current reception of the game's expansion, my personal prediction is another few months...
Somebody pull.

BlizzCon 2018: World of Warcraft reveals the classes for Kul Tirans and Zandalari Trolls

Yes, it looks like this got turned on a little earlier than World of Warcraft had expected. We'll probably hear more about this in...

BlizzCon 2018: Overwatch’s new anti-hero Ashe is super into doing crimes and voiced by Jennifer Hale

I happen to live with a relatively serious Overwatch player, and let me tell you, he was not remotely concerned about the fact that...

BlizzCon 2018: Diablo Immortal is a ‘mobile massively multiplayer online action–role-playing game’

Hey, Diablo III. Happy Switch launch day. Happy Diablo Immortal day! (So much for that animated series rumor?) As announced during the BlizzCon opening ceremony,...

BlizzCon 2018: Heroes of the Storm trailers and recap

During the BlizzCon opening ceremonies today, Heroes of the Storm got more love than usual with a giant cinematic trailer for the game Blizzard refers to as its "love letter to [its] favorite Blizzard characters." The video - and screencaps below - features Orphea, a free character for all attendees and virtual tix holders. Enjoy!

BlizzCon 2018: World of Warcraft Classic is releasing next summer

We all knew that World of Warcraft Classic -- the legacy server that will take players back to the vanilla version of the MMO...
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BlizzCon 2018: Opening ceremonies liveblog

It's that time again, dear readers, a time of listening to staff members from Blizzard talk about the company on stage at the newest annual BlizzCon! And because everyone seems to enjoy it when we liveblog these ceremonies every year, it seems like we might as well do that again.
Everyone wants to feel like a hero. Sometimes there's not a hero moment.

BlizzCon 2018: Get yourself ready with BlizzCon Bingo

Yes, it's time for another BlizzCon, and as always that means a lot of panels, a lot of nonsense, and... well, let's face it,...

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An EVE Online player used his Homeland Security contacts to save EVE Vegas 2018

In what sounds like the plot of a movie, this weekend's EVE Vegas 2018 event in Las Vegas almost fell apart at the last...

EVE Vegas 2018: Project Nova pre-alpha is playable with alpha signups open now

Two years ago at EVE Fanfest 2016, CCP Games showed off a demo of a new first-person shooter codenamed Project Nova that rose from...

EVE Vegas 2018: Player-built stargates and co-op Abyssal Deadspace coming to EVE Online this winter

CCP Games delved into detail on this winter's upcoming EVE Online expansion this weekend at EVE Vegas 2018, and it sounds like it will...

EVE Vegas 2018: EVE Online is finally getting a fair wardec system

In my latest EVE Evolved column, I looked into the unfair nature of highsec war declaration in EVE Online. This feature bypasses police protections...

EVE Vegas 2018: EVE Echoes, EVE Online’s mobile adaptation, is launching in 2019

When CCP Games started shifting some of its focus to the mobile games market recently, we heard rumblings of a mobile version of EVE...

PAX West 2018: The PWE gauntlet of Neverwinter and Torchlight

If you had told me five years ago that Perfect World Entertainment would not only own but make many of the games that they...

PAX West 2018: Every mobile game should play like Elder Scrolls Blades

I don't usually report on mobile games, but I do play quite a few of them. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, Mario Run, and...

PAX West 2018: How to win and lose at Dauntless

People actually lined up for Dauntless at PAX West 2018. I don't know if it was the placement of the booth, if people liked...