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International Business Times
Gaming news round- Pokemon CEO confirms hybrid NX, Destiny Rise of Iron launch and RIP Battle.netincluding the troubled launch of Bungie's first and only Destiny expansion of 2
Gaming news round- Pokemon CEO confirms hybrid NX, Destiny Rise of Iron launch and RIP Battle.net
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
including the troubled launch of Bungie's first and only Destiny expansion of 2016 – Rise of Iron; Blizzard dropping the Battle.net name after nearly 20 years; and Pokémon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara revealing more about the Nintendo... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
Gaming Week in Review: Blizzard retires Battle.net name, Poland releases ‘Witcher’ stamp, ‘Death Star’ DLC Blizzard’s Battle.net service, its longtime online gaming platform, has serve
Gaming Week in Review: Blizzard retires Battle.net name, Poland releases ‘Witcher’ stamp, ‘Death Star’ DLC
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 4 days ago
Blizzard’s Battle.net service, its longtime online gaming platform, has served gamers since the release of Diablo in 1996 and has been... Read more
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Gamasutra
Community managers' war stories show need for better harassment policiesabout his time handling the fallout from Blizzard’s proposed “Real ID” system i
Community managers' war stories show need for better harassment policies
Gamasutra / Posted 5 days ago
about his time handling the fallout from Blizzard’s proposed “Real ID” system in 2010, which would have tied players’ Battle.net IDs to their real names. During the outrage that followed, some Blizzard players posted Whipple’s home address... Read more
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International Business Times
Blizzard is dropping the iconic Battle.net name after 20 yearsBlizzard is doing away with its classic Battle.net name and is beginning the pr
Blizzard is dropping the iconic Battle.net name after 20 years
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Blizzard is doing away with its classic Battle.net name and is beginning the process of "transitioning away from" using the term when referring to its online multiplayer game service. Announced in a post on the World of Warcraft website, the... Read more
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IGN
Podcast Beyond Episode 460: What Are Your 3 Most Anticipated Games This Fall?Plus Before the Price Increase, Pokemon Sun and Moon Collector's Guide MacGyve
Podcast Beyond Episode 460: What Are Your 3 Most Anticipated Games This Fall?
IGN / Posted 6 days ago
Plus Before the Price Increase, Pokemon Sun and Moon Collector's Guide MacGyver: Series Premiere Review Blizzard Dropping Battle.net Name, Focusing on Brand The Flash: Season 3 and Arrow: Season 5 Posters Agents of SHIELD: Season 4 Premiere... Read more
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IGN
Podcast Beyond Episode 460: What Are Your 3 Most Anticipated Games This Fall?the Price Increase, Pokemon Sun and Moon Collector's Guide Agents of SHIELD: S
Podcast Beyond Episode 460: What Are Your 3 Most Anticipated Games This Fall?
IGN / Posted 6 days ago
the Price Increase, Pokemon Sun and Moon Collector's Guide Agents of SHIELD: Season 4 Premiere Review Blizzard Dropping Battle.net Name, Focusing on Brand Star Wars: Disney Doesn't Expect Rogue One to Outdo Force Awakens' Box Office Xbox Live... Read more
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IGN
Blizzard Dropping Battle.net Name, Focuses on BrandAccording to an update on the World of Warcraft website, the change is in name,
Blizzard Dropping Battle.net Name, Focuses on Brand
IGN / Posted 6 days ago
According to an update on the World of Warcraft website, the change is in name, and name alone. The core technology behind Battle.net will "continue to serve as the central nervous system for Blizzard games," Blizzard said. Got feedback on our... Read more
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CNET
Blizzard doing away with Battle.net nameBattle.net, one of the most recognizable names in gaming, is going away. Blizza
Blizzard doing away with Battle.net name
CNET / Posted 6 days ago
Battle.net, one of the most recognizable names in gaming, is going away. Blizzard announced today that it is starting the process of "transitioning away" from using that name for its gaming services. The name has been used for years, all the way back... Read more
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Gamasutra
Blizzard is saying goodbye to the 20-year-old Battle.net brandLost Vikings developer Blizzard Entertainment announced today that it's deep-si
Blizzard is saying goodbye to the 20-year-old Battle.net brand
Gamasutra / Posted 6 days ago
Lost Vikings developer Blizzard Entertainment announced today that it's deep-sixing the 20-year-old "Battle.net" brand -- though not the networking technology it represents -- now that the notion of a dedicated multiplayer network for games seems... Read more
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International Business Times
Blizzard's Battle.net knocked offline by DDoS attack claimed by PoodleCorpBlizzard's Battle.net servers were knocked offline by yet another denial-of-ser
Blizzard's Battle.net knocked offline by DDoS attack claimed by PoodleCorp
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
Blizzard's Battle.net servers were knocked offline by yet another denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on 18 September claimed by hacking group PoodleCorp. The latest interruption was the third time the servers went offline this week, causing latency and... Read more
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Gamasutra
Blizzard's chief storyteller Chris Metzen retires after 23 yearsbut is instead retiring to spend more time with his family. Speaking to the co
Blizzard's chief storyteller Chris Metzen retires after 23 years
Gamasutra / Posted 15 days ago
but is instead retiring to spend more time with his family. Speaking to the community through an open letter posted on battle.net, he looked back on his time at Blizzard with immense fondness. "Looking back at my years at Blizzard, I see now... Read more
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International Business Times
Blizzard's legendary Warcraft and Diablo co-creator Chris Metzen retires after 23 yearsand Starcraft, Chris Metzen, is retiring after 23 years with the game studio. A
Blizzard's legendary Warcraft and Diablo co-creator Chris Metzen retires after 23 years
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
and Starcraft, Chris Metzen, is retiring after 23 years with the game studio. Announced with a heartfelt post on Blizzard's Battle.net forums, 42-year-old Metzen said he is stepping away from the company he has been working for since he was 20 to... Read more
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IGN
Blizzard's Chris Metzen RetiresMetzen is retiring to focus on his family. In a blog post on Blizzard's battle
Blizzard's Chris Metzen Retires
IGN / Posted 15 days ago
Metzen is retiring to focus on his family. In a blog post on Blizzard's battle.net forums, Metzen thanked his Blizzard colleagues and explained that he's stepping away from the company he's worked for since he was 21 to focus on his family. "The... Read more
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FOX Business
Supernova's Winning Pick for Virtual Reality: Activision Blizzard Inc.gamers can download not just ancillary content like new maps, levels, or weapon
Supernova's Winning Pick for Virtual Reality: Activision Blizzard Inc.
FOX Business / Posted 19 days ago
gamers can download not just ancillary content like new maps, levels, or weapons but entiregames using Amazon.com, Valve, Battle.net (Activision's online gaming platform), or through the game consoles themselves. By cutting out the middleman and... Read more
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FOX Business
Supernova's Winning Pick for Virtual Reality: Activision Blizzard Inc.gamers can download not just ancillary content like new maps, levels, or weapon
Supernova's Winning Pick for Virtual Reality: Activision Blizzard Inc.
FOX Business / Posted 19 days ago
gamers can download not just ancillary content like new maps, levels, or weapons but entiregames using Amazon.com, Valve, Battle.net (Activision's online gaming platform), or through the game consoles themselves. By cutting out the middleman and... Read more
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PC Advisor
How to play Overwatch for free this weekendout the video at the top of this page to learn why, though. There is a regular
How to play Overwatch for free this weekend
PC Advisor / Posted 22 days ago
out the video at the top of this page to learn why, though. There is a regular Overwatch Edition which is available from Battle.net and costs £29.99. You get early access to 21 heroes. The Overwatch Origins Edition includes the above plus five... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
Gaming Week In Review: PlayStation Now live on PC, Blizzard unveils new built-in streaming featuretime, which is roughly 55 percent less than the regular monthly rate. Blizzard
Gaming Week In Review: PlayStation Now live on PC, Blizzard unveils new built-in streaming feature
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 26 days ago
time, which is roughly 55 percent less than the regular monthly rate. Blizzard unveils its new streaming feature for their Battle.net client. Blizzard games have a large audience in the online streaming community. It’s no surprise that the company... Read more
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Gamasutra
Steam Spy and the specter of game sales transparencyfrom Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft nor games sold on major online marketplaces like
Steam Spy and the specter of game sales transparency
Gamasutra / Posted 26 days ago
from Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft nor games sold on major online marketplaces like Nintendo's eShop, EA's Origin, Blizzard's Battle.net, Good Old Games, or mobile storefronts. So-called official video game charts are desperately... Read more
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International Business Times
PlayStation Network up and running after users reported connectivity issues and 'under maintenance' errorscredit for the PSN going offline after allegedly launching a slew of DDoS attac
PlayStation Network up and running after users reported connectivity issues and 'under maintenance' errors
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
credit for the PSN going offline after allegedly launching a slew of DDoS attacks. The same group also claimed to have taken down Niantic's Pokémon Go servers, Blizzard's Battle.net servers, GTA Online servers and most recently, EA's online ser... Read more
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IGN
Overwatch Season 2 Has StartedOverwatch's second competitive season has gone live early. Game Director Jeff
Overwatch Season 2 Has Started
IGN / Posted 26 days ago
Overwatch's second competitive season has gone live early. Game Director Jeff Kaplan confirmed on the Battle.net forums that the second season of Overwatch's competitive mode has begun, several days before its predicted launch date of September 6.... Read more
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MacDailyNews
World of Warcraft Legion is out on Mac and it’s over 60% faster thanks to Apple’s Metal – MacDailyNewsMMO out there, is finally available. It was released on August 30 for Mac and W
World of Warcraft Legion is out on Mac and it’s over 60% faster thanks to Apple’s Metal – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 27 days ago
MMO out there, is finally available. It was released on August 30 for Mac and Windows and can be purchased directly through Battle.net,” Ric Molina reports for Mac Gamer HQ. “Legion also introduces game-changing features, such as: New legendary... Read more
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International Business Times
Blizzard servers down: Warcraft and Overwatch players hit with outages after DDoS attackmedia to vent their anger about the glitches: Only last week, on 24 August, Bl
Blizzard servers down: Warcraft and Overwatch players hit with outages after DDoS attack
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
media to vent their anger about the glitches: Only last week, on 24 August, Blizzard suffered a similar outage after its Battle.net servers were hit with a DDoS attack. In June, its servers were targeted with another attack claimed by notorious... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making Gamestrack record includes twenty #1 games * and multiple Game of the Year awards. T
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 29 days ago
track record includes twenty #1 games * and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's online-gaming service, Battle.net ®, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players. *Sales and/or downloads. Based on... Read more
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CNET
You can now stream Overwatch, Warcraft and Hearthstone directly to FacebookNow you can show all your friends just how good you are. To sign up, simply hi
You can now stream Overwatch, Warcraft and Hearthstone directly to Facebook
CNET / Posted 30 days ago
Now you can show all your friends just how good you are. To sign up, simply hit the video button that should appear on the Battle.net client, or go to Settings > Streaming and enable it there. You'll need to connect your Battle.net account to... Read more
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dna
Prepare for more"Let's Plays": Blizzard games now stream to Facebook LiveBlizzard Entertainment has finally rolled out a feature announced a while ago,
Prepare for more"Let's Plays": Blizzard games now stream to Facebook Live
dna / Posted 30 days ago
Blizzard Entertainment has finally rolled out a feature announced a while ago, livestreaming from Battle.net. If you think you’re pretty good at any of Blizzard’s titles, you can now livestream your play session on Facebook Live, directly through... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Facebook has finally made its move against one of Amazon's biggest properties (FB, AMZN)gameplay. And so in this case, the implementation isn't live yet, but they're l
Facebook has finally made its move against one of Amazon's biggest properties (FB, AMZN)
Stamford Advocate / Posted a month ago
gameplay. And so in this case, the implementation isn't live yet, but they're literally inputting a "Go Live" button into Battle.net and into Blizzard games. So you'll be playing "Overwatch," and you'll be able to just hit the "Go Live" button and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Facebook has finally made its move against one of Amazon's biggest properties (FB, AMZN)gameplay. And so in this case, the implementation isn't live yet, but they're l
Facebook has finally made its move against one of Amazon's biggest properties (FB, AMZN)
Connecticut Post / Posted a month ago
gameplay. And so in this case, the implementation isn't live yet, but they're literally inputting a "Go Live" button into Battle.net and into Blizzard games. So you'll be playing "Overwatch," and you'll be able to just hit the "Go Live" button and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Facebook has finally made its move against one of Amazon's biggest properties (FB, AMZN)gameplay. And so in this case, the implementation isn't live yet, but they're l
Facebook has finally made its move against one of Amazon's biggest properties (FB, AMZN)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted a month ago
gameplay. And so in this case, the implementation isn't live yet, but they're literally inputting a "Go Live" button into Battle.net and into Blizzard games. So you'll be playing "Overwatch," and you'll be able to just hit the "Go Live" button and... Read more
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Business Insider
Facebook has finally made its move against one of Amazon's biggest propertiesgameplay. And so in this case, the implementation isn't live yet, but they're l
Facebook has finally made its move against one of Amazon's biggest properties
Business Insider / Posted a month ago
gameplay. And so in this case, the implementation isn't live yet, but they're literally inputting a "Go Live" button into Battle.net and into Blizzard games. So you'll be playing "Overwatch," and you'll be able to just hit the "Go Live" button and... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Look out Twitch: Facebook Live’s major integration with Blizzard is hereand Facebook have made game streaming about as simple as it possibly could be.
Look out Twitch: Facebook Live’s major integration with Blizzard is here
SiliconANGLE / Posted 1 months ago
and Facebook have made game streaming about as simple as it possibly could be. Here’s how to get it set up:1. Link your Battle.net Client with your Facebook account First, click the new camera icon in the top right corner of the Battle.net... Read more
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IGN
You Can Now Stream Any Blizzard Game on Facebookstreaming gameplay, launched today. The feature allows its PC users to broadcas
You Can Now Stream Any Blizzard Game on Facebook
IGN / Posted 1 months ago
streaming gameplay, launched today. The feature allows its PC users to broadcast any Blizzard game straight through the Battle.net client. A new update to the client adds the feature and allows Facebook users to connect their accounts. There... Read more
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