Tag: Blizzard

Activision Blizzard hits Q3 earnings but spooks investors with weak Q4 forecast

Investors seem prone to be spooked about Activision Blizzard‘s earnings these days. Activision Blizzard reported results for the third fiscal quarter ended September 30 that exceeded analysts’ expectations on Thursday, but the stock fell 8 percent in after-hours trading because the company was cautious about its guidance for the all-important […]

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‘Hearthstone’ is giving away 6 free card packs to celebrate 100 million players

Earlier this week, Blizzard announced that its digital card game Hearthstone has hit a stunning milestone: There are now over 100 million Hearthstone players around the world. The announcement comes less than five years after the free-to-play game became publicly available on March 11th, 2014. In addition to reaching such a massive audience, Hearthstone has also […]

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Diablo Immortal’s got an uphill battle to convince gamers of its good intentions

Unless you have been living under a rock this past weekend, then you’ve probably heard all about Blizzard’s blunder of an announcement for Diablo Immortal, an upcoming mobile MMORPG. Of all places, Blizzard chose to reveal this game at BlizzCon, which did not go over too well with the hardcore fans that attend such an […]

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Blizzard announces Diablo Immortal for mobile devices, opens pre-registration

BlizzCon 2018 is in full swing, and Blizzard has just revealed the latest entry into the Diablo series. The new game, which is coming soon, is called Diablo Immortal, and it’s is an MMO set to take place between Diablo II: Lord of Destruction and Diablo III. So, why are we mentioning it? Turns out, […]

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Blizzard reveals Nerf Overwatch D.Va pink blaster joining Reaper model

Last month, Blizzard announced that toy gun brand Nerf would be launching a new Nerf Rival Blaster model styled after Overwatch character Reaper’s Hellfire Shotgun. Now Blizzard is back with a similar announcement, this time revealing a Nerf edition of character D.Va’s Light Gun, bright pink color included. Unfortunately, you’ll have to wait until 2019 […]

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World Of Warcraft Players Are Removing Pieces Of Armor To Protest Recent Plot Developments

Despite being the leader of World of Warcraft’s Horde, Sylvanas is currently on Horde players’ shit list. The reason? Earlier this week, she did too big of a murder. Now another major Horde character has turned against her, and players are demonstrating in-game to show solidarity. In a cinematic released yesterday, legendary Horde warrior Varok […]

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The Best Free PC Games of 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. At one time, free PC games were dominated by indie testbeds and Flash time-wasters. These days, the free-to-play phenomenon has completely changed our expectations. The full-priced games that once topped the charts are getting some real competition from titles that […]

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A Major World Of Warcraft Character Turned Evil, And Fans Are Freaking Out

There are heel turns, and then there’s what World of Warcraft’s Sylvanas Windrunner—current leader of the game’s Horde faction—did in a new short released by Blizzard yesterday. She torched the World Tree, a major Alliance landmark, and slaughtered countless innocent night elves in the process. Now Horde players are revolting. If you don’t really follow […]

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Overwatch League’s TV Ratings Were Low, But It Doesn’t Matter

Photo: Robert Paul/Blizzard Esports If you followed the Overwatch League’s first season, odds are good that you mostly did it on Twitch. Over the weekend, the grand finals got airtime on television networks, too, and they didn’t exactly draw a Beholder-load of eyeballs. The Nielsen overnight estimates for Overwatch League’s grand finals broadcasts on ESPN […]

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