Blizzard promises console Diablo 3 will be awesome

After tempering expectations for the PC launch, Blizzard is saying a console version is actively being explored.

Diablo III confirmed for May 15

Game maker Blizzard has announced that Diablo III will be available for purchase in a couple months.

Blizzard cuts 600 jobs

World of Warcraft creator Blizzard Entertainment has announced that it's to lay off 600 staff worldwide.

Blizzard: Lower your Diablo III expectations

In a world where seemingly every video game marketing exec tries to convince people that every product will be a revolution in the industry, Blizzard is being refreshingly candid.

There will be no Blizzcon in 2012

Thousands of online game playing addicts will find themselves with a bit of extra free time and unused vacation days this year.

Blizzard increases BlizzCon ticket prices, again

In the span of just three years, the price to get into Blizzard's epic PC game party has shot from $100 to $175.

Activision kills off Guitar Hero

Activision Blizzard has pulled the plug on Guitar Hero, announcing that it's to close the unit responsible for the music game.

Blizzard skeptical about Xbox 360 for MMOs

Blizzard, the company that pays its way in the world via Starcraft and World of Warcraft subscription fees, said it could be interested in bringing its MMO prowess to the Xbox 360, but wasn't sure the console could handle it.

Blizzard in legal crackdown against Starcraft 2 cheaters

Bobby Kotick and Blizzard have stepped up their frenzied campaign against Starcraft 2 cheaters by taking legal action against some of those (allegedly) responsible for coding the sought-after hacks.

Blizzard purges 5,000 Battlenet accounts

Blizzard has purged at least 5,000 Battlenet accounts belonging to players who were caught cheating and hacking maps in Starcraft 2.

Does Bobby Kotick think we are all suckers?

Bobby Kotick must think we are all hapless suckers willing to shell out our hard-earned cash for the privilege of buying anything Activision Blizzard produces.

Starcraft 2 addicts get remote Gameboard fix

Strung out Starcraft 2 junkies who just can't stop playing Blizzard's addictive strategy game can now breathe a collective sigh of relief.

Raging Blizzard censors "inappropriate" Stacraft II maps 

Blizzard has announced that its hard-working staff will be forced to routinely monitor, censor and delete "inappropriate" user-made Starcraft II maps.

Blizzard offloads 1.5 million Starcraft II copies in just 48 hours

Blizzard has managed to sell over 1.5 million Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty copies in just 48 hours, with a staggering 1 million units offloaded during the first day of sales.

E-mail addresses exposed in ESRB slipup

The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) inadvertently exposed hundreds of e-mail addresses while responding to complaints over Blizzard's plans to end its policy of forum anonymity.

Blizzard stands down over forum controversy

Blizzard has reversed a controversial decision that would have forced thousands of Starcraft and World of Warcraft (WoW) players to use their real names on the company's online forums.

Users outraged by Blizzard's "real name" policy

Blizzard, the publisher of the top online game World of Warcraft, enacted a policy this week that requires users to display their real names. As you can imagine, this isn't going over well with the "Wizard Troll"s and "Nutjob"s on the forums.

Starcraft II gets July 27 release date

The sequel to one of the most popular RTS games of all time has finally been slated with a release date, triggering countdown clocks at PC gamer homes across the country.

Blizzard purges 320,000 cheaters from

Blizzard has confirmed a widespread purge of over 320,000 Warcraft III and Diablo II accounts that were found to be violating the (rather extensive and boring) Terms of Use.

Strap in! Blizzard activates Starcraft II beta

Strap in! Blizzard has finally activated its long-awaited beta program for the upcoming Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty real-time strategy (RTS) game.