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.


Blizzard To Reveal New Overwatch Content At Gamescom 2018

Gamescom 2018 will be kicking off in the next couple of days, and at the event we expect that there will be a bunch of new announcements and showcases from various developers and publishers. In fact Blizzard themselves are expected to make several announcements, such as new Overwatch content.


Blizzard & Uniqlo’s Clothing Collection Has Launched

Over the years we’ve seen a variety of clothing items created for Blizzard’s games, whether they are officially licensed or created by Blizzard themselves. However it looks like Blizzard is taking its fashion game to the next level as their collaboration with Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo has finally launched.


Paid, Premium Maps Are Coming To StarCraft 2

While StarCraft 2’s storyline has been officially concluded, it doesn’t look like Blizzard is quite done with the game just yet. The company has announced that in the next major patch for the game, they will be introducing paid, premium maps that players will be able to check out via the Arcade feature in the game.


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Twitch Joins In On Celebrating StarCraft’s 20th Anniversary

The other day Blizzard announced that they would be spending a month celebrating StarCraft’s 20th Anniversary. This would come in the form of various gifts and events across all of Blizzard’s games, but it seems that Blizzard isn’t alone in celebrating the legendary RTS game turning 20-years old.


Blizzard To Celebrate StarCraft’s 20th Anniversary

When it comes to RTS games, it’s hard not to think about Blizzard’s StarCraft. The game helped to generate a ton of popularity in the RTS competitive scene, and for many years despite it being old, the original StarCraft remained a popular title to play during competitions, which was later succeeded by StarCraft 2.


Blizzard’s Games Were Vulnerable To Hijacking Exploit

Given that pretty much all games these days seem to require an always-on internet connection, which also means that gamers might be more susceptible to hacks. That could have been the case for gamers who enjoy Blizzard’s games because according to Google researcher Tavis Ormandy, Blizzard’s games were recently discovered to contain a hijacking exploit.


StarCrafts ‘Firebat’ Will Be Joining Heroes Of The Storm

While MOBAs like League of Legends of DotA 2 might be arguably more popular than Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm, one of the cool things about the game is that it brings all of Blizzard’s franchises together under a single title. This means that if you’ve always been curious as to how Warcraft and Diablo characters might play together, this is it.


StarCraft Remastered Is Now Live

At the earlier part of 2017, Blizzard announced that they were working on a remastered version of StarCraft in which the game would be basically getting a visuals upgrade along with some tweaks here and there. The game was also set for a launch on the 14th of August and sure enough according to Blizzard’s announcement, the game is now live.


Blizzard Had To Build StarCraft Remastered From Scratch

From what we could tell from the announcement trailer, StarCraft Remastered looks exactly like the original game, except with upgraded graphics. If you thought that all Blizzard did was introduce higher-resolution textures and graphics, it seems that the development of the game was more complex than that.


StarCraft Remastered Set For August 14 Release

Earlier this year and following the rumors, Blizzard announced StarCraft Remastered. Basically this is a remastering of the original StarCraft that helped the RTS genre gain a competitive edge in eSports, and without a doubt had a huge cultural impact in countries such as South Korea where the game continues to remain extremely popular.


South Korean Presidential Candidate Releases StarCraft Map

Politicians these days are definitely trying to appeal to the youth. For example last month it was revealed that a politician from Sweden streams Hearthstone games regularly on Twitch in a bid to reach out to a younger audience. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise that a South Korean presidential candidate is using StarCraft to try and appeal to the youth.


The Original StarCraft And Brood Wars Expansion Are Now Free

Blizzard’s StarCraft franchise has managed to establish itself as one of the classic RTS games in gaming history, having helped to launch the careers of many pro gamers who made big names for themselves while competing in StarCraft tournaments from back in the day. If you’re looking to relive the action or maybe see what the fuss was all about, now you can.


The Original StarCraft Is Now Free

When StarCraft Remastered was announced last week, it was also revealed by Blizzard that they planned to issue a patch for the original StarCraft that would make it a free game. Note that this isn’t a free-to-play game with in-app purchases, but a game that is completely free from start to end.