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Heroes of the Storm adds three Hallow's End skins

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 17, 2014 1:40pm PDT

Even a game in its technical alpha can celebtate the October holidays.

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"I mean, I'm not saying #GamerGate has any legitimacy, but advertising seasonal hats for a game ..."

- Haxim see all 9 comments

World of Warcraft 6.0.2 patch brings improved character models today

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 14, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Blizzard isn't just tweaking World of Warcraft in preparation for Warlords of Draenor. Today's patch revamps the game's character models across all races.

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"I guess I havent played in so long that I can't really see the difference besides the ..."

- kelerian see all 50 comments

Blizzard scraps Project Titan

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 10:15am PDT

After years of troubled development, Blizzard is opting to scrap their next big MMORPG and move on.

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"I don't think story is really the hurdle for a Warcraft RTS, its that RTS is not mass appeal and ..."

- Sephiras see all 133 comments

The ever-changing Diablo 3

By Steve Watts, Aug 20, 2014 11:00am PDT

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls is now available across all platforms, and we take a look back at how different the game has become since its initial release in 2012.

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"You describe my experience to a tee. D3 is somehow less addictive and satisfying than D2"

- smoove see all 14 comments

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor cinematic trailer unleashes Hellscream once more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 14, 2014 10:25am PDT

Amidst much fanfare, Blizzard released the new Warlords of Draenor cinematic trailer for World of Warcraft

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"So this is back in time during the good old days? That's pretty sweet."

- Sephiras see all 28 comments

Sierra Entertainment set to return with new game at Gamescom 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 07, 2014 9:10pm PDT

It's the briefest of teasers, but there's joy to be had in knowing that Sierra's still alive and kicking.

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"Oh and Police Quest...the last kickstarted didn't do well and I was looking forward to it. ..."

- rtricoche see all 62 comments

Activision Blizzard set to celebrate World of Warcraft's 10-year anniversary

By Robert Workman, Aug 06, 2014 2:30pm PDT

A series of special events (and dog giveaways) await avid players

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"Oh it sounds like the mount is guaranteed so I assume the whole instance is limited"

- bolneze see all 10 comments

Stitches assembles onto Heroes of the Storm

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2014 2:30pm PDT

The putrid beast known as Stitches makes the jump from World of Warcraft and joins the fight in Heroes of the Storm.

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"Stitches isn't new. Only the trailer is. He's been in for a long time. Possibly since the start ..."

- lord cecil see all 8 comments

Heroes of the Storm removing Artifacts

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 01, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Blizzard recently experiemented with the idea of Artifacts in Heroes of the Storm. However, in the wake of player concerns, the Artifacts are now being removed.

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"Honestly, the difference in power with these artifacts was immediately apparent on the Dragon ..."

- daggot see all 9 comments

Hearthstone: Naxxramas - Chatty's best card combinations (Arachnid Quarter)

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 24, 2014 9:15am PDT

The first wing of Hearthstone's "Curse of Naxxramas" expansion is out now and folks are already finding potent combinations of new cards and old ones. Here are some of the better combos to go with for the first wing, as suggested by members of Shacknews' Chatty community.

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"Nerubian egg + Power overwhelming also works pretty well together. Card just cost 1 mana and ..."

- G-3722 see all 7 comments

Rehgar joins Heroes of the Storm

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 23, 2014 12:15pm PDT

Rehgar Earthfury, the Orc Shaman of Warcraft, is the latest character to join Blizzard's MOBA.

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"er, scratch that... just saw the forum post they're extended it another few hours. so no play ..."

- daggot see all 10 comments

PSA: Hearthstone 'Curse of Naxxramas' update now live

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 22, 2014 10:52am PDT

The update is available now from Battle.net and the App Store.

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"So, I didn't realize I would have to have every class unlocked first. Does that mean I have to ..."

- amrbean see all 12 comments

Activision Blizzard downgrades stock due to Old Republic concerns

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 22, 2011 4:30pm PST

Activision Blizzard has downgraded its stock rating due to indications that many World of WarCraft subscribers

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"Very true The analyst pointed out that they've been steadily losing clients for years, good point."

- twhiting9275 see all 98 comments

World of Warcraft subscriptions continue to decline; majority in the east

By Xav de Matos, Nov 08, 2011 3:45pm PST

World of Warcraft subscriptions fell approximately 800,000 this quarter, dipping to 10.3 million. It was just over year ago, the game had welcomed its 12 millionth active subscriber.

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"I knew this would happen with some of the changes the Cataclysm made - the time put in was ..."

- nitefyre410 see all 88 comments

Activision Blizzard posts record digital revenue

By Xav de Matos, Nov 08, 2011 3:15pm PST

Activision Blizzard's digital channels continue to be a steady stream of revenue as the company has posted a record $427 million, which accounts for 57% of the company's total revenue.

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