Tag: Blizzard

Blizzard and NetEase extend Chinese publishing deal for Hearthstone, Overwatch, and more

Blizzard and NetEase have made a deal to continue their Chinese publishing partnership through 2023, according to GameDaily.biz. NetEase, itself headquartered in China, publishes Blizzard’s games in that county. This includes hits like Hearthstone, Overwatch, World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, and Diablo III. The partnership began in 2008. The Chinese […]

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Bethesda and Blizzard should learn from how Square Enix fixed its Final Fantasy XIV problem

It’s any game publisher’s worst nightmare — you’ve announced or launched the latest version of your big franchise, and instead of widespread acclaim, your biggest fans are angry and disappointed. What should you do? This is the challenge for Bethesda after Fallout 76 debuted to terrible player feedback, followed by […]

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Hearthstone: Rastakhan’s Rumble card reveal — Blast Wave

Blast Wave is a new Mage spell in Hearthstone‘s next expansion, Rastakhan’s Rumble, and Blizzard has given us the fun honor of revealing the card to you. Rastakhan’s Rumble is coming December 4 for the digital card game on PC and mobile. Most of the Mage’s new cards focus on […]

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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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