Tag: Blizzard

Blizzard announces Hearthstone’s next expansion will begin the Year of the Dragon

Blizzard has announced the new yearly rotation for Hearthstone, and it’s called the Year of the Dragon. The next expansion to release in 2019 will signal the beginning of this newly-announced year. Over the next twelve months, three new 130-card expansions will be coming our way, and each one will be tied to the last […]

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Apex Legends needs to avoid Overwatch’s mistake and be careful with new characters

Apex Legends is gaming’s new hotness. And it should be. Respawn’s free-to-play battle royale shooter is great! It came out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on February 4 and already has over 25 million players. It seems the momentum is unstoppable. But do you remember Overwatch? Blizzard’s team-based […]

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Overwatch League Season 2 preview: Start date, new teams, how to watch, and more

Blizzard Entertainment Overwatch League Season 2 is fast approaching as Blizzard Entertainment looks to cement the popular hero shooter’s place as one of the world’s biggest esports franchises. After a thrilling inaugural season which drew in millions of viewers, Overwatch League Season 2 is set to up the ante with expansion teams, new players, format […]

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Hearthstone’s next nerfs target Hunter and overpowered launch day cards

Blizzard Entertainment announced a new wave of nerfs for Hearthstone, which will go into effect on February 5. These mostly target cards from the Classic and Basic sets, which have been a part of the digital card game since its 2014 launch. Hunter, currently the game’s most powerful class, is seeing […]

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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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