Articles Tagged with blizzard

‘Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft’ DLC Announced

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Black Mountain Logo

Game developers Blizzard have announced that they will be releasing a new DLC — titled Blackrock Mountain — for their massively successful Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, according to several reports. The announcement came on the latest day of PAX East, before being announced on Blizzard’s Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft blog with an accompanying trailer, which… Read more »

‘Diablo 3’ Microtransactions Announced By Blizzard Include Platinum Currency

'Diablo 3' Microtransactions Announced By Blizzard Include Platinum Currency

Diablo 3 is approaching its third birthday in May and to celebrate, Blizzard is bringing back additional monetization in the form of microtransactions. Blizzard made the announcement on the Patch 2.2.0 forums. The details are below. A new currency called “Platinum.” Timed experience boosts. New cosmetic items including wings, non-combat pets, and character portraits. References… Read more »

‘Dota 2’ Reaches 1 Million Concurrent Players On Steam


Dota 2 has reached 1 million concurrent players on the Steam PC gaming service. The online gaming distribution service, which has become the de facto distributer of PC gaming titles across Windows, Mac and Linux platforms, displayed the impressive statistics on their online measuring page. It also earns the distinction of being the first game… Read more »

A ‘Yeti’ Openly Roams The Snow-Covered Street Of Boston – Sparks #BostonYeti2015

boston yeti image and footprint

The mythical ‘Yeti’ or abominable Snowman has been spotted casually roaming on the streets of Boston. Social media has gone crazy with the “sightings,” prompting an avalanche of #BostonYeti2015 tagged posts. There's a Yeti on the loose: @BostonYeti2015 — (@BostonMagazine) January 27, 2015 Usually sightings of the abominable snowman, also referred to… Read more »

Abominable Snowman Walks Dog To ‘Bring Joy’

The neighborhood has responded positively to Bumble's efforts.

Bumble, the abominable snowman from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, may be a classic holiday character, but he has more recently been spotted walking a poodle on the streets of a Wisconsin town, as one woman’s unique way of spreading holiday cheer. As the Washington Post reports, a woman from Allouez has spent this year’s holiday… Read more »

Amazing Time Lapse Video Shows New York Snow Storm [Video]

New York Snow Storm

An amazing time-lapse video shows three different views of the snow that fell on New York on Wednesday and Thursday. The video was taken from 9:00 am November 26, to 9:00 am November 27, 2014 showing a 10-inch snowfall at a location in Apalachin, New York. The “about” section on the video says that this… Read more »

Weather Forecast ‘Havoc’ For Northeast As Blizzard Closes In

weather forcecast northeast January 2

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


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

World of Warcraft Auction House hack

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 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 »