Strong multiplayer maps in video games create stories. Their construction and design generate emotional reactions from frustrated defeat to jubilant victory. It is not enough to put players in a space and do battle; strong maps shift and contort in unexpected ways. They are not always fair and they are rarely…
Blizzard announced that due to an Overwatch bug, D.Va has been removed from the game for the time being.
Siege tanks can’t hit flying units, a fact Cho “Maru” Seong Ju was reminded of in last night’s Global StarCraft II League Code S match against Kim “Ryung” Dong Won.
Overwatch’s latest map, Oasis, is now live to the public. It is a control point map set in an advanced city in Iraq. Among some of its major features are jump pads and a bustling street full of traffic.
The first DreamHack StarCraft event in the United States came close to hosting a miracle as America’s Alex “Neeb” Sunderhaft fought his way into a close final series against Korea’s Shin “Hydra” Dong Won.
One of the most honest looks at competitive gaming, the literally-named StarCraft visual novel SC2VN, is getting a Brood War-themed sequel: Don’t Forget Our eSports Dream.
Following a pretty lousy winter for StarCraft, Korea’s GSL ended on a high note Sunday morning as two teammates fought a pitched-battle across six games in an instant-classic StarCraft final.
The Korean prosecutor’s office leading the StarCraft 2 match-fixing investigation released its report this week, and the results are not good for fans of the sport. One of the game’s greatest players, Lee “Life” Seung Hyun, now stands convicted of match-fixing, as well as another leading player, Bung “Bbyong” Woo Yong.
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, the first expansion to Blizzard's action-RPG, has sold 2.7 million copies on PC since its last week launch. According to Blizzard, the expansion's final boss has been slain 1.5 million times so far—a small number, considering you get to kill him over and over in Adventure Mode.
So. Much. Loot.
Are you ready for Blizzard's next MMO? Their first since 2004's World of Warcraft? Well, tough, Blizzard's not done making it.
As of mid-2009, the creators of World of Warcraft were retaining the IP histories of its users indefinitely and was drawing the lines about what information about its players that it would—or could—reveal to law enforcement personnel, according to a document released on Friday.
Changes are coming to the multiplayer side of StarCraft II when the game's next expansion, the Zerg-focused Heart of the Swarm, arrives sometime next year. Today, Blizzard offers us our first, unclear look at one of those changes—a new multiplayer unit.
I don't have the best MacBook Air, but I've got a pretty good one. 1.7 GHz Intel Core I5. 4GB of RAM. Can it run Diablo III? It sure can. Watch.
Diablo and his minions will dole out the most extreme player punishment in Diablo III, thanks to its fourth, harder than Hell difficulty level known as Inferno. Blizzard revealed the harsh, high-level difficulty gameplay feature at Gamescom today, explaining what it means for the most dedicated of Diablo III players.
Still on the fence about StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, Blizzard's spacey real-time strategy game? Maybe the StarCraft II: Starter Edition, the game's revamped demo, is for you. It's the bigger StarCraft II demo that's less restrictive.
Blizzard won't be the only one potentially making a profit on Diablo III. Anyone who plays the dark fantasy hack and slash game could, thanks to its Auction House, a new in-game service that allows players to buy and sell loot not just for virtual gold, but for cold, hard cash.