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StarCraft II reaches 800,000 pre-orders in the Americas

StarCraft II reaches 800,000 pre-orders in the Americas

With just one day to go, StarCraft II is becoming a hot property. According to vgchartz.com, the number of pre-orders have soared up to 800,000! The sequel to the most played game ever is expected to ... Read More

Wall Street Journal apologises for Starcraft blunder

Wall Street Journal apologises for Starcraft blunder

The WSJ has apologised after reporting an incorrect figure for the development costs of Starcraft II. It's original story reported that Starcraft II cost $100 million to create- but this was la... Read More

World of Warcraft movie still happening

World of Warcraft movie still happening

We all know that a movie based on World of Warcraft is under production. But there is hardly any news about it. Over at Comic Con Blizzard Entertainmen's Vice President of Creative Development Chris M... Read More

Starcraft 2 System Requirements Revealed

Starcraft 2 System Requirements Revealed

Starcraft 2 is just around the corner, and to all you who were wondering if your PC/Mac can even handle it, you can check the official system requirements right below: Minimum System Requirements:... Read More

Starcraft II: The Most Anticipated PC Game in Over a Decade Goes 3D

Starcraft II: The Most Anticipated PC Game in Over a Decade Goes 3D

There can be little doubt that the build up to the launch of Blizzard's Starcraft II is perhaps the most experienced for any game ever. The sequel to what has often been heralded as the greatest RTS o... Read More

World of Warcraft May Turn Into a Free-To-Play MMO

World of Warcraft May Turn Into a Free-To-Play MMO

Ever since big MMO titles such as Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons and Dragons, Blizzard have started to think about making their famous pay-to-play MMO free as well. Tom Chilton, WoW's lead d... Read More

Blizzard extends the StarCraft II beta

Blizzard extends the StarCraft II beta

According to Blizzard, they have announced in the Battle.net forums that the current beta for StarCraft II will be extended until June 7,  instead of the original date which was May 31. "We previ... Read More

StarCraft II dated

StarCraft II dated

Blizzard has announced that the sequel to one of the most popular RTS's ever, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will be released this summer on July 27. What will also be released on July 27 is the ne... Read More

Over 320K Warcraft III and Diablo II accounts banned

Over 320K Warcraft III and Diablo II accounts banned

Blizzard has dropped the ban hammer on over 300,000 Warcraft and Diablo players for violating the terms of use. The developer behind the RTS and RPG games stated in a forum post, "If this is a firs... Read More

Official dates for BlizzCon 2010 announced

Official dates for BlizzCon 2010 announced

One of the biggest (if not the biggest for some of you die-hard fans) gaming conventions ever is BlizzCon, and in every BlizzCon, there is one of the biggest announcements in gaming, weather its Starc... Read More

Mac Starcraft II Beta pegged for April Release

Mac Starcraft II Beta pegged for April Release

Blizzard aims to release Starcraft II in Limited Beta on Mac sometime this april. A developer mentioned in the battle.net forum that the game was still being tweaked at this stage and asked fans to... Read More

Activision Blizzard launching two new IPs in 2010

Activision Blizzard launching two new IPs in 2010

During the company’s fourth quarter 2009 results conference, Activision Blizzard confirmed they will be launching two brand new IPs in 2010. According to our previous knowledge these two IPs inc... Read More

Blizzard announces new WoW expansion pack: Cataclysm

Blizzard announces new WoW expansion pack: Cataclysm

Blizzard has announced a new expansion for World of Warcraft and it will be called as Cataclysm. The following are the features of this expansion pack: new race-class combinations, monsters, dunge... Read More