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Bill Roper Interview on Game Development and Early Blizzard

Bill reminisces about the early days of Blizzard and talks about the industry today.

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Win a trip to Blizzard with Diablo 4 and Ablegamers

Fancy a trip to Blizzard? Want to win stuff and support a great cause? This is for you.

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BlizzCon 2024 Has Been Sacked

BlizzCon 2024 Has Been Sacked

Blizzard fans will just have to wait for its return, if it does return.

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Microsoft lays off 1900 from Blizzard and Xbox, Ybarra leaves, survival game canned

Microsoft lays off 1900 from Blizzard and Xbox, Ybarra leaves, survival game canned

Another industry upset as lays off hit Xbox and Blizzard in huge numbers. Blizzard also cans their suvival game.

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Microsoft Activision Blizzard acquisition blocked by CMA

UK CMA says no to the acquisition but this is not the end of the fight.

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Blizzard and NetEase Suspending Game Services in China

Blizard is in the process of renegotiating its deal with Netease in China but game sales are being suspended as the agreement deadline looms.

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Activision Blizzard halts game sales in Russia

Activision Blizzard follows other videogame companies and halts sales.

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Blizzard announces new survival game

A new game universe in which to survive.

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Diablo 2021 Year in Review

Diablo Year in Review 2021

We take a look back at 2021 and pick out the highlights from this year.

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Bobby Kotick asks for huge pay cut – Company addressing toxic culture

Kotick outlines changes at the company in a letter to all staff and asks for minimum wage.

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Diablo 4 Game Director let go by Blizzard

More key players are no longer involved with making games at Blizzard.

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Diablo 4 annual expansions confirmed

Tom Powers joins Diablo Community team

The Diablo community management team has expanded with the addition of Tom Powers. Some of you may not know Tom but he’s been part of the Blizzard team for a while.

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Diablo IV Jobs – Narrative Designer Wanted

We’re always keeping an eye on Diablo IV jobs and a new one has just opened up at Blizzard. This week Blizzard is seeking a Narrative Designer and perhaps that could be you. Diablo 3’s dialogue was a real hit and miss affair so let’s hope they find the right person.

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Blizzard sets out actions to support Black Lives Matter

2020 has been one of the more disturbing years I can ever remember in my lifetime. The pandemic and the political situation in numerous countries around the world have been eye-openers for many. The Black Lives Matter movement has gone global and there are long overdue positive changes slowly starting to happen. Today Blizzard’s J. Allen Brack, issued a statement in support of Black Lives Matter.

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Blizzard Appoints new Diablo Community Development Manager

Following the departure of Nevalistis, we have a new CM in charge and it’s Adam Fletcher that’s taking over. Adam is back at Blizzard where he was previously the Esports Product Lead for StarCraft: Remastered & Warcraft III: Reforged.

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Blizzard Hosts a Virtual Edition of “Take Your Child to Work Day”

COVID-19 still has people in lock-down which has prompted Blizzard to hold a virtual version of Take Your Child to Work. With Blizzard employees locked up like the rest of us, they have released some of their virtual activities for everyone to enjoy.

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Nevalistis departs Blizzard

Brandy Camel, AKA Nevalistis, has been guiding Blizzard’s Diablo community efforts for a number of years. Today she announced that she’s parting ways with Blizzard as a new job opportunity has come up.

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Michael Chu Departs Blizzard

The latest departure from Blizzard is 20-year veteran Michael Chu. While he may be more recently known for his writing skill on the Overwatch franchise, he also worked on Diablo 2 and Diablo 3.

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Is Blizzard Changing as a Company?

How is Blizzard changing as a company over the past six months? These are questions asked in a recent article which also looks at the new appointment of Rod Ferguson to the Diablo IV team. How do you think they have changed and are they on the right track?

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