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Some of you may have noticed that a certain popular StarCraft II character in Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm is missing a signature accoutrement. Tychus, the armored space marine, is known for having a stogie dangling out of the side of his mouth, but in Heroes of the Storm it's missing and Blizzard recently explained why.
Blizzard ticked off a lot of World of Warcraft players by not allowing flying mounts in new expansion Warlords of Draenor. They caused an even bigger uproar this week by suggesting that flying mounts may not be a part of future expansions, either.
Blizzard's newest MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, recently entered open beta. This means that any and everyone can log into the game and start playing. In addition to going open beta, the company recently announced that they have added global play, so people from outside of their region can make characters or profiles on various global servers.
In a shocking bit of news, two players have been hit with criminal charges for their activity in Diablo III. One of the players used a RAT (remote access tool) to take control of other players' games and strip of their items while his partner in crime picked scooped up the items, all in hopes of selling the items for real money on the Real-Money Auction House.
One of the characters that has managed to stand out from the bunch in Blizzard's Overwatch is Hanzo, the Japanese archer. With bow in hand and the ability to scale walls and take a perch up high to snipe silently from many hidden places scattered around the game arena.
World of Warcraft's developers regularly ban players for cheating. This week may have been their biggest disciplinary move yet, though. In one fell swoop, they banned over 100,000 players from their MMORPG.
Diablo 3 debuted on PC and Mac exactly three years ago. Blizzard is commemorating the game's birthday by introducing a cow level to the game for a limited time.
A new video clocking in at 12 minutes details the character Mercy, a healer-support character in the upcoming first-person, multiplayer shooter from Blizzard called Overwatch. The game has slowly been detailing the characters as the game moves toward release.
World of Warcraft players will be able to add the Mystic Runesaber mount to their collection in a matters of days. It'll cost them, though.
Heroes of the Storm will be adding another Diablo 3 character to its ranks soon. Johanna is based on the Crusader class first introduced in the Reapers of Souls expansion.
World of Warcraft's Patch 6.2 will introduce a rotating set of bonus weekend events. These events will give players some variety along with extra rewards.
World of Warcraft had a rough beginning to 2015. Activision-Blizzard revealed during their latest financial results that the game has lost a big chunk of their subscribers in the past three months.
Today Blizzard revealed the next character joining Heroes of the Storm's roster. The latest addition is none other than Kael'thas Sunstrider from Warcraft 3 and World of Warcraft.
World of Warcraft's next major patch will let players travel to the Tanaan Jungle and undertake new quests. Blizzard has released a new trailer that flies us through the zone.