While Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm was kind of late to the MOBA genre, Blizzard does have an advantage over existing MOBAs and that is the game uses already-established characters from Blizzard’s various franchises. This means that players getting into the game will be met with playable characters that they already know.
Blizzard’s Warcraft universe has a pretty long and rich history, thanks to story that the developers have crafted, the stories from the books, and also World of Warcraft which is continuously expanding on the overall story. This also means that those new to Warcraft have a lot of catching up to do.
In Blizzard’s Warcraft universe, the Horde and Alliance factions have always opposed each other. However for the most part, they have on more than one occasion banded together to defeat an even greater threat, such as the Burning Legion, but in the upcoming Battle for Azeroth expansion, they are about to clash again.
There have been talks in the past about how Blizzard could eventually make World of Warcraft a free-to-play game. This is because this seems to be a natural evolution that we’re seeing many other games headed towards after being available for a very long period of time. While Blizzard has yet to go down that path, it seems that they’ve maybe already laid out some of the groundwork.
The problem with games that are based online is that they’re subject to hacks such as DDoS. Unfortunately in Blizzard’s case, several years ago their MMORPG World of Warcraft was subject to such a hack, although the good news is that it appears that justice has been served to the hacker behind it.
Last year during BlizzCon 2017, Blizzard announced the next expansion for World of Warcraft in the form of Battle for Azeroth. The company did not mention when the expansion would be made available, although it was largely expected that it should be arriving in 2018. However the speculation can come to an end as Blizzard has confirmed its release date.
If you love all things Warcraft-related, you’ll be very pleased to learn that Family Guy will be airing a special World of Warcraft themed episode this coming Sunday. This has been confirmed on the Family Guy Twitter account where the episode is expected to be aired on the 1st of April, 2018, which is also April Fools.
When Blizzard announced World of Warcraft’s next expansion Battle for Azeroth last year, one of the new features of the game is Allied Races. These are basically races that you can “recruit” and once you hit a certain level of reputation with them, you will be able to play as them. So far Blizzard has revealed a handful of them, but now it seems that there could be at least […]
In World of Warcraft, there are many ways to get new mounts in the game. You can either buy them from in-game vendors, or play specific classes that have their own mounts, earn them via drops from raid bosses, earn them through achievements, or the more straightforward approach, buy them from Blizzard.
Announced at BlizzCon last year, Blizzard did not mention when their new World of Warcraft expansion “Battle for Azeroth” would be released. However given Blizzard’s release schedule and based on previous releases, it was safe to assume that a release in 2018 is in the cards, but when exactly was not revealed until now.
Over the years with the release of every expansion, Blizzard has made technical improvements to World of Warcraft, where they have tried to update the textures and character models as much as possible. However for the most part, the changes have mostly been to models that are frequently used or seen, but the upcoming Battle for Azeroth expansion will change that.
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.
When Blizzard launched the Legion expansion for World of Warcraft, one of the features they introduced is level scaling. Basically what this meant is that gamers can choose whichever area they want to quest in and it will scale according to their level, although this was only limited to those who were of a certain level already and it only applied to the new zones.
Two-factor authentication is one of the better ways of securing your account. This is because in addition to your username and password, an additional code which is typically generated on the spot, helps to provide that added layer of security. We’ve seen this apply to various online services, such as Blizzard’s Battle.net.