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Blizzard.net engineer heads to Stardock for 'Project Tachyon'

Stardock, a developer/publisher studio you may not know - but should! - has hired Blizzard veteran engineer Adrian Luff to be its new director of platform architecture. Luff, who helped oversee the development of Battle.net, will be responsible for managing something Stardock is calling "Project Ta...

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Diablo 3 on Xbox One levels up to 1080p with day-one patch

Remember that unfortunate bit of news that the Xbox One version of Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition would be running at 900p instead of 1080p like its PS4 counterpart? Well good news, everyone! Xbox One copies of Diablo 3 will indeed gather their courage and take on those 180 additional Ps thanks to...

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Diablo 3 enables cross-platform saves as Ultimate Evil looms

Blizzard has implemented cloud saving in its latest update for the console versions of Diablo 3, allowing players to transfer their character data across platform generations for the upcoming Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition. Diablo 3's cross-manufacturer cloud saving feature allows players to tr...

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Activision exceeds quarterly projections by $60 million in Q2

An Activision Blizzard quarterly report has revealed that the company behind games like World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, the Call of Duty franchise and Skylanders, has earned $970 million in revenue in its second quarter, $60 million more than its previous projection of $910 million. Activision ...

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Diablo 3, Reaper of Souls condemn 20 million souls across all platforms

Since its initial release in 2012, Diablo 3 - combined with its recent Reaper of Souls expansion - has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide across all platforms, Activision revealed during a financial report today. Expect that number to level up when Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition, which ...

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Naxxramas' Military Quarter joins Hearthstone singleplayer

Following last week's debut of the second wing of Naxxramas, the singleplayer Hearthstone DLC is now opening the doors of a third wing, the Military Quarter. A post on Battle.net outlines the tiered roll out of this new content. Hearthstone players located in the Americas will receive the Milita...

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Hearthstone Naxxramas Plague Quarter opens its doors tonight

Curse of Naxxramas, Hearthstone's single-player content styled - and named - after the floating necropolis of Naxxramas from World of Warcraft, will be receiving its first update tonight. Following Blizzard's plans to release each of the locale's five wings individually over the course of five week...

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Live Look: Hearthstone Curse of Naxxramas

If you've been interested in Blizzard's collectible card game Hearthstone, but the whole idea of competitive multiplayer is a turn-off, it's time to take another look at the title with the Curse of Naxxramas single-player expansion. Launched late yesterday, we did a quick little walkthrough of...

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Hearthstone's Naxxramas expansion begins July 22

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft single-player Adventure Mode, Curse of Naxxramas, will unleash the hounds on July 22. The 30 new Death Rattle-focused cards will be available over five weeks as sections of the game open. The price per wing is 700 gold apiece, but there are also real-money options...

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Blizzard boss responds to lack of diversity in games, marketing

Every few years the lumbering entity that is Blizzard forgets its demographics and diverse player base and goes on an apology tour. The latest one comes courtesy of the male-heavy marketing for World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor, a potentially tone-deaf April Fool's joke and pivoting on a diver...

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