fbpx
Blizzard Entertainment – Former president Mike Morhaime set to leave company April 2019

[Source] At BlizzCon 2018, former Blizzard Entertainment president and one of the company’s founders (known as Silicon & Synapse back then) Mike Morhaime announced he is stepping down from his role and will remain as a Strategic Advisor. This move was rumored…

Blizzard Entertainment – Former employee files federal complaint over racism and various abuse

[Full post] A former employee of Blizzard Entertainment’s esports division recently revealed he has lodged a federal complaint against the developer for mistreatment he has suffered while working there since joining in 2013. Julian Murillo-Cuellar, who has since left and…

Diablo Immortal – NetEase provides more details to Chinese media about new mobile MMO

Many Diablo fans have raged about Diablo Immortal since the game’s announcement over the weekend at BlizzCon 2018, but let’s face the fact – Diablo Immortal will still be launching. While touted as a co-development project with long-time Chinese partner…

Diablo Immortal – Personal opinions on massive community backlash

By now most gamers should know that Blizzard Entertainment just announced Diablo Immortal, the developer’s first official mobile game based on the Diablo IP. Co-developed with long-time Chinese partner NetEase, Diablo Immortal has gotten tons of flak since being revealed…

Diablo Immortal – Pre-registration now live on Google Play for new mobile action RPG

Over at BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard Entertainment announced the first official mobile game based on Diablo, titled Diablo Immortal. Co-developed with long-time Chinese partner NetEase, which also has tons of experience developing action MMO action RPG titles. Diablo Immortal will launch…

Overwatch League – 6 new teams confirmed for 2019 season

The Overwatch League is expanding again! Last month, franchises representing Atlanta and Guangzhou joined the Overwatch League, and now 6 more teams – Chengdu, Hangzhou, Paris, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, D.C. – will compete for the 2019 Overwatch League championship.…

Diablo – Blizzard confirms multiple projects and one to be revealed later this year

The official Diablo social media pages has just uploaded a short video with a brief insight on the future of the Diablo franchise. Associate Community Manager Brandy Camel reiterated that Diablo remains part of Blizzard’s identity, and confirms multiple projects…

World of Warcraft – Player sentenced to a year of federal jail over DDOS attack

BBC News recently reported about a player of World of Warcraft being sentenced to a year of federal jail for launching a DDOS attack on the game’s server 8 years ago. Calin Mateias, who has since been found guilty, had been…

Overwatch – Jail sentences and heavy fines await hackers in South Korea

According Overwatch’s South Korean forum, a total of 13 hackers in the popular team shooter were captured by the South Korean police after a complain from Blizzard. Handled by Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s cyber-safety department, a year-long investigation have actually been…

Blizzard – Developer confirms schedule for BlizzCon 2018

[Event website] Ever since Blizzard Entertainment skipped a year of BlizzCon and confirmed that the annual event is not 100% guaranteed each year due to not having new products and rising costs, the confirmation email we get always comes as…

Overwatch – 13 suspects detained in South Korea for violating internet law

Blizzard Korea last week posted a notice in the official forums, announcing that it had been working with the Cyber ​​Safety Division of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency between Jan and Dec 2017. The 2 parties worked together on cases regarding…

Overwatch – Over 10 million viewers recorded for first week of official league

[Official website] The Overwatch League roared to life last week at the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles with 4 days of intense competition between all 12 teams. Buoyed by Twitch, the Overwatch League’s exclusive worldwide third-party digital broadcast partner, opening day…

Overwatch – Blizzard takes China developer to court over IP infringement

According to local reports, Blizzard Entertainment and China partner NetEase have taken developer 4399 Network Co., Ltd. to court over intellectual property (IP) infringement of the Overwatch intellectual property. The lawsuit was filed at Shanghai Pudong New Area People’s Court,…

Blizzard – Gaming giant is hiring for a mobile MMO RTS game and more

According to several job postings, it seems Blizzard is very, very busy working on several new games with the number of job listings going through the roof. According to various descriptions on its career page, we could identify the game…