‘Hearthstone’ is getting a classic format that takes the game back to 2014

World of Warcraft's Burning Crusade expansion isn't the only Blizzard property getting the classic treatment. As part of Hearthstone's upcoming Forged in the Barrens expansion, the studio…

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‘Diablo IV’ will see the return of the rogue class

We didn't get a release date for Diablo IV, but Blizzard did share details on a new playable class at BlizzConline 2021. And like the barbarian before…

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‘World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic’ comes out later this year

World of Warcraft Classic players will soon be able to replay the MMO's legendary Burning Crusade expansion. First released in 2007, Burning Crusade allowed WoW players to…

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Saudi Arabia has invested billions in Activision, EA and Take-Two

Mohammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s controversial Crown Prince, has pushed his country to acquire stakes in three major video game publishers. Recent SEC filings spotted by Bloomberg…

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Blizzard is gobbling up Vicarious Visions

Game publisher Activision is folding one of its oldest support studios into Blizzard. On Friday, the company told GamesIndustry.biz all 200 team members of Vicarious Visions are…

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WoW’s ‘Shadowlands’ expansion is delayed until later this year

World of Warcraft Shadowlands won’t make its October 26th release date. Blizzard announced on Thursday it’s delaying the expansion until sometime later this year to give itself…

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WoW’s ‘Shadowlands’ expansion starts rolling out on October 26th

World of Warcraft fans will be able to play Shadowlands, the eighth expansion for Blizzard’s massively popular online role-playing game, starting on October 26th. Depending on where…

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Activision Blizzard reports a record quarter amid growing wage dispute

Activision Blizzard reported another quarter of record-setting financial results, with each of its core franchises delivering better-than-expected returns, including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Overwatch…

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Overwatch League’s online-only playoffs start on September 3rd

If something is working, don’t fix it. That’s the approach Blizzard is taking to Overwatch League’s upcoming playoffs, which will start on September 3rd. After the success…

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Blizzard makes it free to change gender in ‘World of Warcraft’

When World of Warcraft: Shadowlands comes out later this year, Blizzard plans to stop charging players a $15 fee to change the gender of one of their characters. Much like…

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