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WoW patches to start adding more story content

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For over a decade, the cycle of updates and releases for World of Warcraft has seen the biggest and most game changing content come from expansions, rather than patches. Moving forward though that paradigm is going to shift, to allow Blizzard to deliver story updates and more on an increasingly …

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Weird Al Yankovic to close out Blizzcon show

Although it doesn’t look like Blizzard will be making any announcements about legacy servers at this year’s Blizzcon event, it is looking to keep people entertained throughout. To help close out the show, it’s hired on parody song writer/performer, Weird Al Yankovich. Of course Blizzard usually takes on the services …

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Blizzard is ditching the ‘Battle.net’ name

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Blizzard first launched Battle.net around twenty years ago and over the years, the platform has grown to encompass more games. However, it looks like it is time for change, which is why Blizzard announced today that it will be transitioning away from the Battle.net name, with plans to replace it …

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WoW Legion sales top 3.3 million on day one

Sales of World of Warcraft’s latest expansion, Legion, show there’s still plenty of life in the Azeroth yet. On just the first day of sale, over 3.3 million copies were sold, netting Blizzard a tasty bump in revenue and no doubt a number of returning subscriptions to go along with …

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The Nostalrius team is meeting with Blizzard

Last week, Blizzard officially responded to fan conversation surrounding the closure of the Nostalrius private server, which sparked growing calls for an official legacy server. While the company has put out the idea of a ‘Pristine Realm’ as a compromise, Blizzard is also set to meet with the team behind Nostalrius, …

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The Overwatch closed beta ends next week

Blizzard is finally on the final steps on the road to the launch of Overwatch. The game was announced way back in 2014 and since then, quite a few people have had a chance to see the game for themselves thanks to the lengthy closed beta, which finally ends next …

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Overwatch open beta, final release dates leaked

Although you’ll struggle to see it live now, a background takeover advert that appeared on IGN’s website has revealed that Blizzard’s upcoming, online multiplayer shooter (with a few MOBA elements) Overwatch, will have an open beta on 3rd May, with a final release on the 24th. You will have to pre-order …

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World of Warcraft: Legion system requirements

World of Warcraft is set to get another expansion this year, which also means that Blizzard has to update the game’s PC system requirements. Legion is set to release sometime this year, adding all new content to the game and bringing players back for more, so what will you need …

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