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Diablo 3 hits 14 million sales

By Steve Watts, Nov 07, 2013 8:45am PST

Diablo III has topped 14 million sales, which means that it moved 2 million units since the start of 2013. Blizzard credited the console launches, but didn't mention exactly how many of that 2 million figure was from them.

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"This thread is 4 days old, what are you doing here? Well when I played T2 it was boring. Like ..."

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Blizzard platformer Blackthorne released for free

By Steve Watts, Nov 04, 2013 7:30am PST

Blizzard has released is 1990s action platformer Blackthorne for free on Battle.net.

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"My absolute favorite old school platformer! Played through it multiple times in HS."

- AltZero see all 4 comments

Diablo 3 lead designer: PvP not 'awesome' enough yet

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 28, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Diablo 3's PvP mode still looks to be a long way from release and the game's lead designer addresses the reasons behind the delay.

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"Both of those games are shallow as hell though. I guess it depends what you're looking for in ..."

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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls' Mystic artisan lets you tweak items

By Steve Watts, Oct 28, 2013 9:30am PDT

Diablo 3's "Reaper of Souls" expansion is packing lots of new goodies and doodads, and Blizzard recently detailed how the new Mystic artisan will work. She'll let you upgrade individual stats of items, or change their appearance.

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"A lot of last-minute bad decisions beset the Diablo design team, a potentially phenomenal game ..."

- Yxalitis see all 6 comments

Blizzard DOTA becomes Heroes of the Storm

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 17, 2013 11:29am PDT

The game formerly known as Blizzard DOTA and Blizzard All-Stars has yet another new name: Heroes of the Storm.

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"It's official heroes of the Storm will have three characters at launch. A joke obviously, ..."

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World of Warcraft adds Cataclysm to basic edition

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 16, 2013 6:00am PDT

Feeling a need to buy oodles of expansions can be off-putting when you're looking into starting an MMORPG, so Blizzard has regularly upgraded World of Warcraft's basic 'Battle Chest' edition with old expansions. It's now rolled Cataclysm into the package, and is taking the e...

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"dont trust him CrustaR! I sense his dishonesty from all the way over here!"

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Activision separation from Vivendi to resume

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 10, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Activision Blizzard's separation from mega-conglomerate Vivendi was stalled when a lawsuit accused the company of not giving a fair shake to...

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Warcraft movie coming December 18, 2015

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2013 3:15pm PDT

The Warcraft movie is so real it has a date. Blizzard has announced that the upcoming film from Legendary Pictures will be in theaters on December...

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"Pretty sure all the Lord Of The Ring movies came out in December, and early-mid too. Same with ..."

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Hearthstone progress to be completely wiped, making way for major update

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 30, 2013 12:20pm PDT

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is about to receive a major update, which will balance classes, refine crafting, and change gold allocation. Unfortunately, this means your progress is about to get wiped.

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"If you let one get going with a buzzard and/or a hyena, you can quickly lose control, but ..."

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Activision separation from Vivendi halted

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2013 10:23pm PDT

Vivendi's plan to sell its shares of Activision Blizzard has been suspended. The reason? A lawsuit from an Activision shareholder is preventing the...

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Diablo 3 shutting down auction house in March 2014

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 17, 2013 11:30am PDT

Diablo III's auction house may make it very easy to buy all sorts of shiny hats and swords but oh wait no that's awful, the dream of scoring 'phat loot' (as the kids say) is what keeps people coming back to Diablo. Or not, in the case of D3. So it's going. So long! Goodbye. ...

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"I think you got that opinion because that's all you've played. I agree it's the most polished, ..."

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Stay Awhile and Listen tells the story of Blizzard on October 31

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2013 12:00am PDT

Stay Awhile and Listen, David Craddock's book on the life of Blizzard Entertainment, has received a release date and can fill your virtual shelf on October 31.

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"From my blog: the table of contents and an explanation of how bonus material works in the book ..."

- David Craddock see all 7 comments

World of Warcraft 5.4 patch introduces Flex Raid

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT

World of Warcraft's 5.4 patch features Garrosh Hellscream seizing power, while also introducing Flex Raids, just in case you're missing a few members of your group.

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"We did the first two bosses in flex. Pretty slick, though composition suggestions or requirement ..."

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BlizzCon 2013 'Virtual Ticket' goes on sale for $40

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 12, 2013 11:30am PDT

Tickets to BlizzCon 2013 are sold out. But, thanks to the magic of the Internet, you'll be able to partake in the festivities from the comfort of your keyboard. And isn't that what being a Blizzard fan is all about?

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"Awesome! I wish it should include the Diablo 3 expansion pack for rare item in games."

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Diablo 3 demo hits Xbox 360 and PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 11, 2013 6:45am PDT

Whether you're new to Diablo altogether or just curious about how it plays on a controller, Blizzard yesterday released a Diablo III demo for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 following its console launch last week. Like the PC demo, it offers a chunk of the first act, up to the Sk...

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"Is it just me or does loot rarely drop in the demo? I think I looted a total of 15 items from ..."

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