Tag Archive: Blizzard

Activision Blizzard acquires Candy Crush creator for $5.9 billion

Activision Blizzard, the gaming company known for franchises like Call of Duty, Warcraft, and Guitar Hero, has acquired King Digital Entertainment for $ 5.9 billion. The Candy Crush creator boasts one of the largest networks of players on mobile, with a staggering 474 million active users a month. King has enjoyed incredible success on Android, iOS, and other mobile platforms with the Candy Crush series, as well as […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Blizzard releases first Hearthstone expansion

Released earlier this year, Blizzard’s Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft manages to do what many would have thought impossible: out MtG Magic: The Gathering. An astonishingly addictive collectible card game, Hearthstone‘s only failing, if you could call it that, is it…Read more ›

Blizzard Announces New Warcraft Game Coming To The iPad And Mac


This is big: Blizzard, the mega-developers behind the Starcraft and Diablo series, is planning on releasing their first iPad game, set in the Warcraft universe.

Even better? It’ll be free.

Announced today at PAX East in Boston, Blizzard’s new game is calledHearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft a free-to-play collectibe card game a la Magic: The Gathering.

In Hearthstone, each player will pick one of World of Warcraft’s nine classes to  [Read More…]

Blizzard Battle.net Users Urged To Change Passwords Following Hack

Change your password now.

If you’re signed up to Blizzard’s Battle.net network, it’s time to change your password. The company has confirmed that its online service which powers some of the most popular PC games includingWarcraft, Diablo,andStarcraft has been hacked. Although Blizzard is confident no financial information was taken, your email addresses and scrambled passwords have.

Blizzard maintains that even with these details, it won’t be easy for hackers to gain  [Read More…]

Blizzard Announces Diablo III Release Date For Mac & PC

Get out of my way, chumps, I’ve got to get home to play Diablo III!

Oh Lord, after a dozen years, its finally come: Blizzard Entertainment has finally slapped a release date on their much-anticipated horror and fantasy themed hack-and-slash RPG, Diablo III. And that magic date?   May 15th. According to a press release, Starting that day, gamers with a thirst for fast-paced action and adventure will be able  [Read More…]