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BlizzCon 2022 canceled as Blizzard looks to ‘reimagine’ event

BlizzCon 2022 canceled as Blizzard looks to ‘reimagine’ event

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Blizzard moved its annual event, BlizzCon, online. The resulting show was dubbed BlizzConline, and it was one that Blizzard planned to host again early next year. Unfortunately, it looks like that's not happening as planned, as Blizzard has canceled BlizzConline 2022.

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Diablo 2 Resurrected Server Status: Down

Diablo 2 Resurrected Server Status: Down

Diablo 2 Resurrected is having some down time today as "the investigation into the connection issues continues." While it doesn't seem likely, one wonders if this down time is an attempt to recreate the original Diablo II experience in as accurate a manner as possible. Next we'll have to start getting up several hours before school starts to make the most of the time when traffic is low!

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WoW Classic Season of Mastery promises big changes to vanilla gameplay

WoW Classic Season of Mastery promises big changes to vanilla gameplay

Earlier in the year, Blizzard said it was plotting something for those who wanted a fresh start in World of Warcraft Classic, and now we've learned what that thing is. Blizzard has announced WoW Classic Season of Mastery servers, new realms that will give players a fresh start in WoW Classic with some significant changes to the vanilla WoW formula. If you're looking for a more challenging WoW Classic, it sounds like this is where you'll find it.

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Here’s when Diablo 2 Resurrected unlocks around the world

Here’s when Diablo 2 Resurrected unlocks around the world

We're quickly closing in on the release date for Diablo 2 Resurrected. The remake of what is quite possibly the most famous action RPG in gaming history is launching later this week, and now Blizzard has told us when we can expect the game to unlock around the world. If you're looking to dive in right when the Diablo 2 Resurrected unlocks, then we've got the time you need to make a note of right here.

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Hearthstone Battlegrounds major update, minion removals, and Avenge!

Hearthstone Battlegrounds major update, minion removals, and Avenge!

Hearthstone Battlegrounds gameplay just got a giant kick in the pants. This format for gameplay inside Hearthstone will see a series of game-changing updates, some nerfs, some buffs, and a bunch of new cards. This format will also get a brand new Battlegrounds specific keyword: Avenge!

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WoW and The Burning Crusade Classic have some big additions coming up

WoW and The Burning Crusade Classic have some big additions coming up

It's been a month since we last heard from the World of Warcraft team - for good reason, considering the scandal Activision Blizzard finds itself embroiled in at the moment - but today that silence was broken. The World of Warcraft team delivered a new update today that details what's coming up both for retail WoW and The Burning Crusade Classic. It seems that both games have some big updates inbound, including one feature that retail WoW fans have been waiting for.

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Overwatch character McCree will be renamed amid Activison Blizzard scandal

Overwatch character McCree will be renamed amid Activison Blizzard scandal

In recent weeks, Activision Blizzard has been at the center of considerable controversy, following a lawsuit from California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing that alleged far-reaching sexism, harassment, and abuse at the company. Amid a series of departures from high-ranking employees at the company - including former Blizzard president J. Allen Brack - Blizzard has now revealed that it will be changing the name of Overwatch character Jesse McCree.

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Diablo 2: Resurrected open beta now live – How to join on Xbox, PlayStation, PC

Diablo 2: Resurrected open beta now live – How to join on Xbox, PlayStation, PC

It's a big weekend for Diablo fans, as the open beta has just kicked off for Diablo 2: Resurrected. Last weekend, we had a closed beta that was only accessible to those who pre-ordered the game, but this weekend, the beta is open to everyone regardless of pre-order status. The beta is live on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Playstation 5, and PC, and here we'll tell you how to get access to it if you weren't already in last weekend.

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Call of Duty Vanguard WW2 game leaks, maybe with Zombies

Call of Duty Vanguard WW2 game leaks, maybe with Zombies

The next Call of Duty game was effectively leaked this week courtesy of some Black Ops Cold War data files. In said files, pre-order data for the next Call of Duty title were discovered. Inside, the name Call of Duty: Vanguard was found, and indications are that this will be a World War II title - because we can never have enough WWII video game action, ever. Oh, and ZOMBIES.

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Diablo 2 Resurrected cinematics made me a believer again

Diablo 2 Resurrected cinematics made me a believer again

If you were addicted to Diablo 2 when it was first released, but are on the fence about playing the new "Resurrected" version, this might be the push you need. Diablo 2: Resurrected cinematics are out - and they look unbelievably good. It's as if the creators of this renewed title went back and kidnapped the original creators of the game and said, hey, come to the future and make the same product, but use our futuristic graphics to see your vision to finality.

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Diablo II Resurrected open beta dates and details revealed

Diablo II Resurrected open beta dates and details revealed

The release date for Diablo II Resurrected is quickly approaching, but Blizzard will be hosting a pair of beta tests before the full game arrives. The first is an early access test that will only be available to those who pre-ordered the game, while the second is an open beta test that anyone can participate in. Today, Blizzard confirmed the dates for these beta tests and revealed details about each of them.

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Diablo Immortal delayed: Blizzard explains why

Diablo Immortal delayed: Blizzard explains why

It's been a while since we last heard from Diablo Immortal, but along with its most recent financial report, Blizzard shared some news on the game. Unfortunately, the news isn't great for people who have been looking forward to Diablo Immortal, as Blizzard has decided to delay it. The delay seems fairly significant too, but Blizzard did share details on how it will utilize the extra time it now has to work on Diablo Immortal.

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