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Report: Activision-Blizzard is set to close its France office

According to a report by Bloomberg, Activision-Blizzard is in the process of dissolving its office in Versailles, France, following what is described by the news outlet as "two years of turbulence."Originally operated solely under Blizzard,...

 
 
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BlizzCon returns in February 2021 with BlizzConline

After scrapping its plans for an in-person event this year due to COVID-19-related "health and safety considerations," Blizzard hopes to "channel the spirit of BlizzCon into the form of an online show." As we now know, the replacement event...

 
 
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StarCraft II got a 10th anniversary patch today

In a moment of self-reflection where we all just turn to dust, Blizzard has reminded everyone that today is the 10th anniversary of StarCraft II. There's a beefy 5.0 patch to celebrate the occasion. Most of the anniversary update has to do...

 
 
 
 
 
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Blizzard Gear Store European branch now open for business

Californian studio Blizzard Entertainment are certainly not shy when it comes to pumping out the merch for their catalogue of successful video games. Until now, non U.S residents have had to put with some brutal shipping charges - as well a...

 
 
 
 
 
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StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is now free-to-play

It finally happened. Today's the day StarCraft II went full-on free-to-play. Under this new structure, you'll have access to the indomitable sci-fi strategy title's original Wings of Liberty campaign, all the multiplayer units in Unranked a...

 
 
 
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StarCraft II is going free to play

Blizzard head Mike Morhaime announced at today's 11th BlizzCon event that StarCraft II will be going free-to-play later this month. The 2010 real time strategy game had previously been free to try with what Blizzard called a "Starter Editio...

 
 
 
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Blizzard opening dedicated esports arena in Los Angeles

Blizzard Entertainment have announced ambitious plans to open its own dedicated space for arena gaming this Fall. The so-named Blizzard Arena Los Angeles will open October 7th to coincide with the Overwatch season one playoffs.In a press re...

 
 
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Watch Blizzard's livestream from Gamescom right here

Today, Blizzard will be live-streaming from Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. The Reveal Ceremony is set for 5pm GMT on August 23. That's 12pm EST and 9am PDT. (The start time already changed by an hour once before, so stay sharp.)A whole host ...

 
 
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StarCraft II being used to train artificial intelligence

Blizzard, in association with research company DeepMind, have developed software based on the real-time strategy game StarCraft II that teaches computers how to think for themselves.Judgement Day is upon us... Maybe.The two companies have c...

 
 
 
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StarCraft II premieres seasonal War Chest program next week

Blizzard's new War Chest program in StarCraft II is starting next week. The seasonal program will give players access to digital content over the course of three monthly phases. The digital goodies include skins, decals, sprays, and a digit...

 
 
 
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Oh dang, StarCraft Remastered is only $15

Blizzard has opened pre-orders for StarCraft Remastered and you know what that means: it's not far off! The iconic real-time strategy game (and its Brood War expansion) will be back in our lives on August 14, 2017 looking and sounding bette...

 
 
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After 19 years, StarCraft has gone free-to-play

StarCraft originally released on March 31, 1998. It's tough to write about a game that's nearly 20 years old without it sounding like an obituary. StarCraft's legacy is probably already set in stone; at the very least it's a benchmark...

 
 
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The original StarCraft is getting remastered

StarCraft. It's one of the most popular and most played games ever. It's a national sport in South Korea. And this summer, it's getting a 4K remaster. Late Saturday night, Blizzard revealed StarCraft: Remastered with complete Battle.ne...

 
 




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