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Quitters Never Win: Leave mid-game in Overwatch too often and you could be banned for a season

Serious gamers playing Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch will start seeing penalties for leaving mid-game, once the beta version of Competitive Play mode is released to the public.
Gaming

Blizzard is integrating Facebook’s Login and Live functionalities across all its games

Blizzard and Facebook are joining forces to allow players new ways to connect and share. Players will be able to log into their favorite Blizzard games with Facebook and livestream their action directly onto their timeline.
Movies & TV

New 'Creating Warcraft' featurette looks at adapting the game to film

Turning a popular game franchise like Blizzard Entertainment's Warcraft into a movie is no small feat. In a new featurette, director Duncan Jones and other crew members open up about adapting the game to film.
Movies & TV

Watch: Enemies join forces in new Warcraft movie TV spot 0:30

War is coming in the new TV spot for the upcoming Warcraft movie. The short trailer has been released in preparation for the video game franchise-inspired flick's June theatrical debut.
Gaming

The essential beginner’s strategy guide to Hearthstone (and The Grand Tournament)

Want to play the hit game Hearthstone, but don't quite know where to begin? Check out our essential guide for beginners, which covers all the basic tips and tricks you need to get started.
Gaming

New heroes are entering the fray in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Blizzard has announced that new heroes will be joining Hearthstone. Only cosmetic, these new characters will replace the existing classes with new portraits, voiceover, and animations.
Gaming

Blizzard’s mash-up MOBA Heroes of the Storm has been released

If you've been playing the game in any of its various beta forms, it may seem that Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm has been out for some time now, but that wasn't technically the case. Now the game has been officially released.
Gaming

Archer, Cowboy, Medic, and Robo-monk: Check out Blizzard’s Overwatch in action

Blizzard has released a number of new Overwatch gameplay videos over the last week or so, featuring complete matches from the perspective of a single character, giving you a much clearer sense of how they will actually operate.
Movies & TV

Leeroy Jenkins might make an appearance in the Warcraft movie

Gary Whitta, who wrote the original screenplays for the upcoming Warcraft film, revealed that his drafts contained a brief cameo from everyone's favorite reckless paladin/meme celebrity: Leeroy Jenkins.
Gaming

Blizzard is hoping to find the fun again with exciting changes to Diablo III and StarCraft II

Blizzard designers at GDC told us how they hope to lure back their more causal fans with some exciting changes incoming to both Diablo III and StarCraft II.
Gaming

Warcraft movie slips back to summer 2016

Warcraft, the film adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment's blockbuster fantasy game franchise, has been pushed back from its planned release date of March 11, 2016, to a summer release on June 10.
Gaming

U.S. sanctions bar Crimean gamers from World of Warcraft

In compliance with western sanctions against the disputed Crimean peninsula, Blizzard has suspended access to Battle.net, the online framework behind its games like StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, and World of Warcraft.