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Blizzard Builds Sanctuary in a "Much Darker Lens" for Diablo IV

The world of Sanctuary, home to the Diablo series, is vast and full of rich lore. With Diablo IV, we have a huge chunk of the Eastern continent to explore, which is divided into five separate regions…

May 30, 2023 | 12:30 EDT

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Blizzard Plans to Use Player Feedback to Balance Diablo IV

If you've played the Diablo IV beta, chances are you got to try out multiple classes and their different builds. And it's almost certain that some classes felt more powerful than others. While that…

April 25, 2023 | 01:00 EDT

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Diablo IV's Endgame Is Going to Keep You Captive

The developers at Blizzard are working some devilry behind the scenes, hellbent on keeping you captivated for hours on end. What better way to fuel your desire to play Diablo IV than through loot,…

April 12, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Is Patch 9.1 Changing World of Warcraft for the Better?

World of Warcraft is one of the largest online MMO communities, with statistics estimating they have a player base of 117 million and a daily player count of 3.3 million at the time of writing (…

July 20, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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World of Warcraft Patch 9.1 and the Unreliable Narrator of Azeroth

After one of the most extended gaps between patches in World of Warcraft history, Activision-Blizzard has released patch 9.1: Chains of Domination. As players delve into the depths of Korthia and…

July 7, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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“GG, Gratz”: Starcraft II Wings Of Liberty 10th Anniversary

Love, betrayal, and insectoid alien thingies that infest you until you beg for death—StarCraft has everything that gives lasting power to any space opera. Since Blizzard's seminal real-time strategy…

July 27, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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Diablo 2 at 20 Years

Diablo 4 is coming. We don't know exactly when to expect it, and many of its details remain mysterious. However, we've seen a few elements, from skill trees to runes to the return of the druid and…

June 29, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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How World of Warcraft Modeled a Pandemic

As COVID-19 continues to impact people around the world, it is important to know how these diseases spread. Like many sciences, models can be used to illustrate a point or predict an outcome.…

March 31, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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How Some of Vanilla WoW's Most Popular Dungeons Were Made

Molten Core. Blackrock Spire. Ahn'Qiraj. If you're a World of Warcraft player, especially since its launch 15 years ago, those names bring back a lot of memories. Some painful memories of your party…

November 25, 2019 | 11:00 EST

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Unboxing the World of Warcraft 15th Anniversary Collector's Edition

It's been 15 years since the launch of the MMO that changed gaming—and many lives—forever. World of Warcraft dazzled players with its unparalleled world and incredible gameplay. Blizzard's flagship…

October 7, 2019 | 06:54 EDT

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World of Warcraft Classic Is A Slow, Leisurely Reminder Of What Came Before

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll know that Blizzard is finally releasing official servers for World of Warcraft classic. People have been running not-so-legal private servers for years…

November 6, 2018 | 03:00 EST

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The History of Diablo 3 - A Journey Through Hell And Madness

When I say Diablo 3 what comes to mind? The answer to that question depends on what you've heard throughout the years or experienced, from infamous events like the always-online DRM (remember when we…

May 23, 2017 | 11:00 EDT

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Looking Back At World of Warcraft's Burning Crusade, 10 Years Later

10 years ago the Dark Portal was reopened and the forces of the Horde and the Alliance, bolstered by their new Blood Elf and Draenei allies, made their way to the Hellfire Peninsula as they sought to…

January 15, 2017 | 07:43 EST