Diablo Immortal’s Trailer Has The Third Highest YouTube Dislike Percentage

The idea of being able to play a game like Diablo on your phone sounds like an excellent idea on paper, but yet following the official announcement of Diablo Immortal, Blizzard was hit with a ton of backlash from fans who felt “cheated” that the company chose to announce a mobile game instead of Diablo 4.


Blizzard Denies They Pulled Diablo 4 Announcement From BlizzCon 2018

Ahead of BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard published a blog in which they attempted to temper the expectations of fans who had speculated that a Diablo 4 announcement could be part of the event. However a report from Kotaku later suggested that Blizzard apparently had planned Diablo 4 to be announced, but pulled it at the last minute.


Upcoming Overwatch Patch Will Require A Reinstallation Of The Game

Games are usually updated with patches that contain either bug fixes or new features. In some instances these patches can be small and can be downloaded more or less instantly, but sometimes there are patches that are so huge that it takes a while for them to be downloaded and applied to the game.


Blizzard Working On Mobile Titles Across Its Franchises

Blizzard was primarily known as a company who developed games for the PC. However over the years the company has diversified their offerings where games such as Overwatch and Diablo have expanded to consoles. They have also expanded to mobile where titles such as Hearthstone remains incredibly popular, and where Diablo Immortal will be launching as well.


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Blizzard’s Hearthstone Now Boasts More Than 100 Million Players

One of the benefits of releasing a game that is free-to-play and available across multiple platforms is that it is a good strategy to try and recruit as many players as possible. Blizzard’s Hearthstone seems to have done just that because according to Blizzard, they have confirmed that the game is now boasting more than 100 million players.


Blizzard Promises More Diverse Heroes Coming To Overwatch

In the early days of gaming, male characters were typically depicted as being macho and would wear huge hulking pieces of armor, but yet for some reason female characters wearing the same armor would find those armor pieces suddenly become a skimpier/sexualized version of that armor.


Blizzard To Continue Exploring PvE & Story Events For Overwatch

There are some who play games purely for competitive reasons, and there are those who play games because they actually enjoy the story and the characters. Now it is clear that Blizzard’s Overwatch was designed to be a competitive title but at the same time, Blizzard knows that some gamers can appreciate a good backstory.


Warcraft 3: Reforged Will Include Some World Of Warcraft References

Blizzard’s World of Warcraft MMORPG was launched after Warcraft 3, and so pretty much all the events of the MMORPG more or less take place after Warcraft 3, which helped set the tone and introduced us to the journey where Arthas, a righteous paladin and through a series of actions and decisions, ended up being the Lich King.


Blizzard Has No Plans For Warcraft 4 At The Moment

Right now Blizzard’s Warcraft franchise pretty much lives on through World of Warcraft. Due to it being an MMORPG, it gives Blizzard the opportunity of adding new content and expanding on the Warcraft universe, versus the original Warcraft RTS which was pretty much limited to just one story per game.


Diablo 4 Was Almost Announced At BlizzCon 2018

Heading into BlizzCon 2018, there were rumors that Diablo 4 could finally be announced, but a couple of weeks ahead of the event, Blizzard issued a statement that pretty much squashed all hope of Diablo 4 being one of the possible announcements at the event. Instead what we got was Diablo Immortal, a mobile MMORPG version of the franchise.


World Of Warcraft Classic Will Have Staggered Content Releases

Whenever Blizzard releases a new World of Warcraft expansion, the content within that expansion is typically staggered. This means that for the most part, the core of the expansion will be released such as all the new quests, zones, races, classes, and so on, but in terms of end-game content like raids, those are usually released in phases.


At Least Six New Heroes Planned For Overwatch

During BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard officially announced that Overwatch would be getting a new hero in the form of Ashe. They also released an animated short called Reunion in which at the end of the short, it revealed a second hero that had yet to be officially announced. That has since been confirmed to be Echo.


Blizzard Has No Plans To Make Overwatch Free-To-Play

One of the ways that many companies use to try and attract gamers to their games is by removing as many restrictions/hurdles as possible, such as an upfront fee where they are hoping that a free game will make the game more attractive for gamers to pick up. This has worked extremely well for various titles over the years.


Diablo Immortal Is An ‘Always-Online’ Game

Diablo Immortal was officially announced at BlizzCon 2018 over the weekend. For those who missed the news, it is basically an MMORPG designed for mobile devices which would pretty much bring the Diablo hack and slash experience onto our smartphones and tablets. For those wondering about its gameplay, it seems that there will not be an offline mode.