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Hearthstone - the collectible card game set in the World of Warcraft universe - has a brand new expansion, Murder at Castle Nathria. Players can enjoy a new card type and a new keyword as they investigate a murder mystery.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 19 January 2022 19:14

Microsoft acquires Activision Blizzard for $US 70b

Microsoft made big news when it bought Minecraft and when it bought Bethesda, but today’s news is a deal 10 times that. Microsoft has now announced its acquisition of Activision Blizzard for an eye-watering $US 70 billion. It makes Microsoft the world’s third-largest gaming company.

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Despite burgeoning evidence of customers being banned for no reason, Activision-Blizzard doesn’t care.

Published in Entertainment

Issues with Activision Blizzard’s bulk-banning of 70,000 players for cheating are starting to snowball.

Published in Games
Monday, 27 March 2017 13:03

Overwatch Pacific Championship detailed

Pretty good at Overwatch? Time to put the RIP-Tire where your mouth is and sign up for close to $360,000 in prizes.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 03 June 2016 10:30

Seven million on Overwatch

Blizzard Entertainment lures millions of people into the Overwatch fold. Along the way, the digital achievements have been tracked by the Blizzard servers.

Published in Entertainment

Game developer Blizzard does things its own way, at its own pace. Overwatch shows that the Blizzard coding wizards can do first-person team-based combat, adding this arrow to the rather full quiver of achievement that includes Warcraft, Starcraft, Hearthstone, Diablo and Heroes of the Storm.

Published in Games
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 17:17

PS3 Diablo III orders open

Will Diablo be the same without the mouse clicking?  Well PlayStation 3 owners can soon find out as Preorders for the popular game open up.

Published in Entertainment
Sunday, 10 February 2013 17:08

More insight to Heart of The Swarm

The second instalment of StarCraft II is almost upon us.  Blizzard Entertainment has produced a new video on ways to get into the game, whether you are a newcomer or veteran StarCraft II player, Heart of The Swarm should have something to offer.

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Blizzard Entertainment has released the action filled and heart pounding opening cinematic to the next instalment of StarCraft II.  Heart Of the Swarm will answer many questions for players around the world, but many more questions remain.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 22 November 2012 15:08

Eight years of warring and crafting

Tomorrow World of Warcraft turns eight years old that is an epic run by anybody’s video game standards.  Pretenders to the throne have come and mostly gone, and WOW endures with millions of players logging in consistently.  Blizzard thought it worth putting together some celebratory fun

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 11:26

The World of Warcraft mists begin to clear

Blizzard Entertainment has released information on the impending release of World of Warcraft: Mists Of Pandaria including the server start-up times for those venturing into the new virtual lands of Pandaria.

Published in Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment do cinematics well.  Feel free to add that to you list of understatements of 2012.  Whether it is StarCraft, Diablo III or, in this case the next World of Warcraft expansion; Mists of Pandaria, the cinematic videos are spectacular.

Published in Entertainment

One of the highest selling games of this year, Diablo III requires players to set up accounts with the developer and publisher Blizzard’s Battle.net.  Blizzard has detected possible exposure of players account information.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 08 February 2011 11:09

Blizzcon 2011 on the radar

Blizzard Entertainment has booked a convention centre early on to house Blizzcon 2011.  A showcase for fans to get a look at developments in titles such as World of Warcraft and StarCraft as well as a chance to get a sneak peak at the upcoming Diablo III.  Fans will need to be quick, this open to the public event sells out in minutes, perhaps a better way of getting in the door is to apply for a job at Blizzard, it is hiring.
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