Articles Tagged with blizzard

Weather Forecast ‘Havoc’ For Northeast As Blizzard Closes In

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The weather forecast for the northeast region of the United States to ring in 2014 calls for “havoc,” according to the National Weather Service and reported by CNN. A massive blizzard has its sights set on the region and could extend all the way into the midwest, potentially slamming 100 million people with dangerous winter… Read more »

BlizzCon 2013 Draws Huge Crowds On Opening Day

BlizzCon Day One Announcements

BlizzCon 2013 drew a huge crowd on its opening day as fans of Blizzard descended on the Anaheim Convention Center, sporting epic cosplay costumes and waiting on news of the game maker’s latest developments. They weren’t disappointed. Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime took the stage on Friday to kick off the 7th BlizzCon fan event, telling… Read more »

Activision Blizzard Buyout From Vivendi To Allow Gaming Freedom

Activision Blizzard Buyout From Vivendi To Allow Gaming Freedom

Activision Blizzard is looking to the future with its buyout of shares from Vivendi. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Activision Blizzard separated from Vivendi in a $8.2 billion deal. As of last month, Activision Blizzard had $4.55 billion in cash and investments and no debt. The leaders of Activision Blizzard invested $100 million of… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft’ May Soon Be Getting In-Game Micro-Transactions

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Blizzard has already experimented with out-of-game micro-transactions with World of Warcraft. We’ve seen in-game items like pets and mounts go on sale via the game’s website, but the famed MMO developer may be looking into adding in-game micro-transactions as well. Players began to suspect that Blizzard was planning to go the in-game micro-transaction route after… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft’ Auction House Hack Puts Accounts At Risk

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Blizzard today confirmed that some World of Warcraft accounts could be at risk after a growing number of users began reporting unauthorized log-in attempts from the Battle.net website and the company’s “Mobile Armory” app, which allows users to access the Auction House on the go. Early this morning, reports began surfacing that the World of… Read more »

‘Project Titan’: Blizzard Making Big Changes

Blizzard makes big changes to 'Project Titan'

Blizzard has confirmed that its “Project Titan” is undergoing major changes. The mainly PC developer Blizzard is known for its top-down MMORPG and real-time strategy titles. A few years ago, you could barely go online without hearing about World of Warcraft, Blizzard’s magnum opus in the MMORPG world. Diablo has turned heads itself, mostly due… Read more »

‘Hearthstone: Heroes Of Warcraft’ Card Game Announced At PAX East

'Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft' card game announced at PAX East

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is the latest card game from Blizzard, announced at PAX East. Blizzard has just announced a free-to-play online card came “for everyone.” The announcement came this morning from PAX East and follows the mythology surrounding the world of Warcraft. You can play as one of nine World of Warcraft classes, collect… Read more »

‘Blizzard All-Stars’ Still In The Works, Blizzard Says

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It’s been quite awhile since Blizzard has had anything to say about Blizzard All-Stars, formerly known as Blizzard DOTA, but don’t take that as a bad sign — Blizzard is still working on it. That’s according to StarCraft 2 production director Chris Sigaty, who said as much in an interview with Eurogamer, in which the… Read more »

‘StarCaft II: Heart of the Swarm’ Opening Cinematic Released

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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm is a little under two months out from its March 12 release date, and Blizzard is getting players ready by releasing the game’s opening cinematic. Blizzard hasn’t been one to skimp on its cinematics, and that isn’t looking to change one bit in StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm…. Read more »

‘StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm’ Beta Extended To Pre-Orders

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Bummed out that you still haven’t been given an invite to the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm multiplayer beta? Starting today, you have some new options. First off, Blizzard announced today that they will be “expanding” the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm beta. What this means for you is that, if you aren’t… Read more »

‘Project Blackstone’ Domain Registered By Blizzard

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Blizzard is known to be working on an all-new MMO called Project Titan, but the developer has kept any information regarding the game under close guard. That hasn’t changed, sadly, but a new development has popped up. Website Fusible recently noticed that Blizzard registered the domain ProjectBlackstone.com. The domain was previously owned by a man… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria’ Review: Part Four

Exploring The New WOW Expansion

Welcome to part four of The Inquisitr’s in-game review of World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria. Before we begin our latest look at the new WoW expansion, please indulge your humble author and permit me to brag just a little. Yes, my fellow gamers, you are looking at a screenshot of your favorite writer on… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria’ Review: Part Three

My New Pandarian Monk Enjoys The View

OK Blizzard, I surrender. As we begin part three of The Inquisitr‘s hands-on review of World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria, I must concede that WoW is still unquestionably the best MMO in existence. Believe me, fellow gamers, I tried my best to find a better game. I played every new MMO that came out… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria’ Launches Tonight

Mists Of Pandaria Launches Tonight

I am so excited. The new World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria expansion launches tonight at Midnight, PDT. I have a tasty supply of my favorite snacks on hand and the soda is chilling in the fridge. My self-built gaming computer is tweaked to perfection and I have already selected a full nights worth of… Read more »