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Blizzard Can Now Claim Full Copyright Of Player-Made Custom Games
The law is a funny thing where depending on how contracts and legal documents are written, you can skirt around it by finding loopholes. Blizzard found out the hard way when the Defense of the Ancient custom game built using the Warcraft 3 campaign creator, ended up in the hands of Valve who ended up creating Dota 2.

Gamer Creates Real-Life Overwatch Loot Box To Propose To Girlfriend
When it comes to proposals, everyone is trying to come up with something that is truly special and unique to them that will also be extremely memorable. In the case of gamer and producer on Fallout 3 and Halo 4, Gavin Carter, he decided to put together a real-life Overwatch loot box to propose to his girlfriend.

Warcraft 3: Reforged Will Be Released January 28, 2020
At BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard announced Warcraft 3: Reforged. Warcraft 3 is by no means a new game, but Blizzard decided that they would be revisiting the game and give it a more modern day makeover with higher-res graphics and new textures. From what we can tell, it looks like a brand new game.

Diablo’s Creators Think That A Diablo 2 Remaster Is Unlikely To Happen
Over the past few years, Blizzard has introduced remasters of several of its games. This came in the form of a remaster of the original StarCraft and back in 2018, Blizzard announced Warcraft 3: Reforged which is also basically a remaster of the game. We have also heard the rumors that a Diablo 2 remaster could be in the works as well, but maybe not.

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Diablo 4 Will Have Cosmetic Microtransactions
Microtransactions have become a very common feature in games these days, and it looks like Blizzard’s upcoming Diablo 4 will not be an exception. During BlizzCon 2019, Twitch streamer Quin69 spoke with the game’s lead designer Joe Shely in which it was revealed that the game will have microtransactions that gamers can look forward to.

Blizzard Aiming For Cross-Play Multiplayer For Diablo 4
When Diablo 4 was announced, it was announced for multiple platforms such as the PC, Xbox One, and the PS4. However, given the current state of Diablo 3 for the console, it was assumed that multiplayer would be separated based on platform, but the good news is that Blizzard is hoping to overcome this.

Diablo IV Officially Announced, Goes Back To Its Horror Roots
There were rumors that come BlizzCon 2019, Blizzard would finally take the wraps off Diablo IV, a game that many thought would be announced last year but was not. Sure enough, the rumors were true because Diablo IV has since been officially announced at the developer’s annual gaming event.

World Of Warcraft: Shadowlands Expansion Has Been Revealed
Ahead of BlizzCon 2019, there was a leak suggesting that Blizzard would be announcing a new World of Warcraft expansion, one that could possibly take players back to Icecrown and maybe encounter the Lich King again. It turns out that the rumors were sort of right as Blizzard has since taken the wraps off the Shadowlands expansion.

Overwatch 2 Announced With Greater Emphasis On Storytelling
Overwatch was first released back in 2016 and was Blizzard’s first new IP in a very long time. It looks like Blizzard is definitely not wasting anytime because at BlizzCon 2019, about 3 years after the launch of the first Overwatch game, the developer has announced its sequel in the form of Overwatch 2.

Potential Diablo IV Character Revealed In Leaked Art Book
According to mounting evidence, it has been suggested that come BlizzCon 2019, Blizzard will finally be taking the wraps off Diablo IV. The game has been a long time coming considering that Blizzard hasn’t really done much with the franchise in recent years, and following last year’s debacle, we’re sure that many players would be upset if Blizzard were to pull another fast one.

Overwatch 2 Will Have A Greater Emphasis On Story
When Blizzard debuted Overwatch, they made a huge showing of it with a very impressive cinematic trailer, where it attempted to provide some backstory on the world of Overwatch and its characters. Over time, as more characters were added to the game, Blizzard also attempted to give each of them a backstory through animated shorts and comics.

Overwatch 2 Might Be Announced At BlizzCon 2019
Back in 2017, a Goldman Sachs analyst predicted that Blizzard could be launching Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 in 2020. It’s starting to feel like those predictions could be coming true. This is because according to a tweet by streamer Metro, who has in the past been pretty accurate with their leaks, Blizzard could announce the game this year at BlizzCon which means there is a good chance it could […]

More Evidence That Suggests That Diablo 4 Could Be Announced At BlizzCon 2019
BlizzCon is kicking off in November and according to recent speculation, it seems that there is a good chance that Blizzard could be announcing Diablo 4. Whether or not the rumors are true remains to be seen, but it should be pointed out that last year, there were similar rumors only for Blizzard to quash them later.

US Congress Gets Involved In Hearthstone Player’s Suspension, Asks Blizzard To Reconsider
As you might have heard, Blizzard has come under massive fire recently for their decision to suspend a Hearthstone professional player for a year. This was because the player, Ng Wai Chung, also known as blitzchung, decided to show his support for the Hong Kong protests during his post-game interview.