Bungie’s Destiny “social”, “designed for your inner seven year old”
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Bungie’s Destiny “social”, “designed for your inner seven year old”

Leaked design documents show Halo developer Bungie taking a more accessible approach with its new property, Destiny. According to documents received by IGN, and apparently verified by Bungie itself, co-founder co-founder Jason Jones described the game as appealing to the kid in all of us. “Destiny is designed for your inner seven year old. We ... Read More»
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Black Ops 2 video goes behind-the-scenes of Guy Ritchie’s “Surprise” trailer
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Black Ops 2 video goes behind-the-scenes of Guy Ritchie’s “Surprise” trailer

A new Black Ops 2 video has been released, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the live-action “Surprise” trailer directed by Guy Ritchie. The trailer features an all-star cast which includes Robert Downey Jr., Justine &#... Read More»
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Mists of Pandaria patch 5.1 notes out, expansion is 50% off until November 29
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Mists of Pandaria patch 5.1 notes out, expansion is 50% off until November 29

Mists of Pandaria update 5.1 will be released today, bringing with it new dailies, a Brawler’s Guild, the ability to earn commissions, along with the addition of Battle-Stones for your pet battles and some UI changes. You can have a look at the preliminary patch notes over on PCGamesN. Meanwhile, if you have yet to ... Read More»
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Black Ops 2 leaderboard reset fix incoming
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Black Ops 2 leaderboard reset fix incoming

Treyarch has confirmed it is aware of and preparing a fix for repeat reports of lost progress in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. “Since this morning’s backend update, we’ve been made aware of leaderboard issues that some are having — we’re looking into it, stand by,” the developer said on Twitter, later adding: “Currently ... Read More»
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Diablo 3 PvP unlikely to become an eSport
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Diablo 3 PvP unlikely to become an eSport

The long-awaited player versus player update for Diablo 3 won’t herald its arrival as an eSport, Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime has said. Despite Blizzard’s major expansion into the eSports scene with StarCraft, it’s not planning a similar push for the action RPG, Morhaime said at a press conference at the Battle.net World Championship finals in ... Read More»
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The Walking Dead creator “hopeful” about shooter
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The Walking Dead creator “hopeful” about shooter

The Walking Dead franchise creator Robert Kirkman has some hope for Activision’s shooter based on the popular TV series, despite publicly expressing doubts as to whether such an adaptation could work. Speaking to GameInformer, Kirkman directly addressed an incident in which he was quoted as saying he wouldn’t like to see The Walking Dead adapted ... Read More»
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Blizzard sale – StarCraft 2 slashed to $19.99, Diablo 3 on sale for $39.99
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Blizzard sale – StarCraft 2 slashed to $19.99, Diablo 3 on sale for $39.99

Prices for StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty and Diablo 3 have been slashed on the Blizzard Store. You can pick up StarCraft 2 for $19.99 instead of the usual $59.99 and Diablo 3 has been marked down from $59.99 to $39.99. No word on how long the savings w... Read More»
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StarCraft 2 may replace neural parasite with fungal growth
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StarCraft 2 may replace neural parasite with fungal growth

For Heart of the Swarm, Blizzard is considering shelving StarCraft 2′s neural parasite in favour of a return of fungal growth, something it trialled in Wings of Liberty’s beta to mixed reception In an in-depth discussion with Team Liquid, as transcribed by PCGamesN, game director Dustin Browder said Blizzard is “going to explore just chopping ... Read More»
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Skylanders Lost Islands out now, Skylanders Battlegrounds out tomorrow on iOS
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Skylanders Lost Islands out now, Skylanders Battlegrounds out tomorrow on iOS

Skylanders Lost Islands is now available for download on the App Store and Skylanders Battlegrounds is now available as a physical starter pack at retail, and will be available digitally as a standalone iOS App tomorrow, November 21, Activision has announced. Skylanders Lost Islands is a character and resource management game, and players will send ... Read More»
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Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse out today in North America
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Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse out today in North America

Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is now available at retail outlets in North America. The game’s story was written and voiced by Family Guy talent and features Stewie and Brian traveling through parallel universes in a mission to save Quahog from Bertram, Stewie’s nemesis and half-brother. Playing as either Stewie or Brian, each special ... Read More»
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Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime named ‘Tech Entrepreneur of the Year’
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Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime named ‘Tech Entrepreneur of the Year’

Blizzard Entertainment CEO and co-founder Mike Morhaime has been crowned Ersnt & Young’s ‘National Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012: Technology Award’ winner for his achievements at the studio. Among them is Morhaime’s success in fostering an excellent and inviting culture at Blizzard, which the panel has said “truly differentiates the company.” Get more details below. ... Read More»
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Blizzard files complaint to acquire ‘Heroes of Warcraft’ domain
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Blizzard files complaint to acquire ‘Heroes of Warcraft’ domain

Blizzard has filed a complaint with the owner of web domain HeroesofWarcraft.com in order to acquire the URL for itself. It comes as the studio recently acquired WarcraftBattles.com, sparking chatter that a fourth Warcraft title could be in the works. Find out more below. Fusible reports that Blizzard Entertainment has lodged a complaint with the ... Read More»
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World of Warcraft offers presents to players for eighth birthday
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World of Warcraft offers presents to players for eighth birthday

World of Warcraft turns eight on November 23, but it’s you who’ll be getting a present. To celebrate the anniversary, Blizzard will give a couple of special gifts to any and all players who log into the world’s most enduringly popular MMORPG beteen November 18 and December 1. You’ll receive a Feat of Strength achievement ... Read More»
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Blizard World Championship finals to grace BlizzCon2013
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Blizard World Championship finals to grace BlizzCon2013

Speaking at the Blizzard World Championships Global Finals event in Shanghai this weekend, Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime confirmed next year’s finals will take place as part of Blizzcon 2013. Blizzard’s formerly annual fan event BlizzCon will return next year, after taking a year off while the company pushed on with Diablo 3, Mists of Pandaria ... Read More»
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Black Ops 2 pre-order map removed from playlists
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Black Ops 2 pre-order map removed from playlists

Cal of Duty: Black Ops 2 pre-orders granted access to an exclusive Nuketown 2025 map, but just one week on from launch, it’s already vanished from XP-generating multiplayer playlists. Treyarch’s David Vonderhaar confirmed the removal of the map on Twitter. Nuketown 2025 appeared in just one playlist, and its removal means there is now way ... Read More»
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