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Blizzard Offers Paid Time Off for Wednesdays Walkout Protest Blizzard Offers Paid Time Off for Wednesday's Walkout Protest Blizzard will be offering paid time off during the walkout protest on Wednesday, July 28th. This comes from Bloomberg's Jason Schreier, a veteran games journalist with many sources in the industry, who has been covering the Activision Blizzard lawsuit since it was first reported. Blizzard Blizzard 1 comment Yesterday at 22:32 by Starym
Activision Blizzard Employee Walkout Protest on Wednesday, July 28th Activision Blizzard Employee Walkout Protest on Wednesday, July 28th Many Activision Blizzard employees have decided to stage a walkout protest in response to the statements made by the company's legal counsel and the latter internal statement by Frances Townsend. The walkout is scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday July 28th, and follows an open letter responding to the above statements, which has now been signed by over 2500 employees, and aims to get Activision Blizzard executives to work with the staff on improving working conditions: Blizzard Blizzard 5 comments Yesterday at 20:20 by Starym
Salvaging Ethereals Gets You a Lot of Mats And... Something Pretty Unexpected Salvaging Ethereals Gets You a Lot of Mats And... Something Pretty Unexpected Another interesting/weird one today: apparently salvaging the new powerful level 70 ethereal items will get you some unexpected and not quite logical results! But at least we do find out the essence of what makes these sought-after items so mighty. Diablo III D3 6 comments Yesterday at 06:31 by Starym
Critical Open Letter Signed by over 1000 Current and Former Activision Blizzard Employees Critical Open Letter Signed by over 1000 Current and Former Activision Blizzard Employees An open letter criticizing the company's responses and statements in relation to the lawsuit has been sent to several publications, including Bloomberg (who initially reported on the lawsuit) and Polygon, signed by over 1000 current and former Activision Blizzard employees.  Blizzard Blizzard 18 comments Jul 26, 2021 at 20:59 by Starym
Lawyer Reviews of the Activision Blizzard Lawsuit (Videos) Lawyer Reviews of the Activision Blizzard Lawsuit (Videos) We have two videos going into the details of the actual lawsuit aimed at Activision Blizzard, from how the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing works, opinions on the suit's outcomes, what exactly the details mean and a lot more. Blizzard Blizzard 6 comments Jul 26, 2021 at 19:10 by Starym
You Can See if a Legendary Is in the Horadric Cube From Your Inventory You Can See if a Legendary Is in the Horadric Cube From Your Inventory In the "how have I been playing the game for so long and not have known this" category: did you know there's a way to find out if a legendary power is already in your cube just by LOOKING AT the legendary in your inventory?? Yes? Then why didn't you all tell me?! Diablo III D3 8 comments Jul 26, 2021 at 06:10 by Starym
Ben Brode Talks About a Harrasment Situation, Reports and Firings and More Ben Brode Talks About a Harrasment Situation, Reports and Firings and More We now have former Hearthstone Game Director and one of its chief architects, Ben Brode, speaking out in relation to the accusations of the Activision Blizzard lawsuit. He talks about a situation where a colleague confided in him about a harassment situation, as well as mentions several firings that resulted from his own reports to HR and about whether a toxic work environment was why he left the company. Blizzard Blizzard 1 comment Jul 26, 2021 at 03:34 by Starym
Blizzard Staff Respond to Lawsuit and Internal Mails Blizzard Staff Respond to Lawsuit and Internal Mails We've seen the statements from both current and former Blizzard higher-ups, as well as Activision Blizzard's Corporate Affairs Vice President, so now it's time to see what the reactions were from some of the staff working at Blizzard. Blizzard Blizzard 3 comments Jul 25, 2021 at 07:58 by Starym
Updated: (Comments on Afrasiabi) Chris Metzens Response to the Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Updated: (Comments on Afrasiabi) Chris Metzen's Response to the Activision Blizzard Lawsuit We have an update on Chris Metzen's remarks in relation to the lawsuit, as he tweeted out some comments on his time with Alex Afrasiabi (who was specifically named in some claims in the lawsuit). Blizzard Blizzard 11 comments Jul 24, 2021 at 23:57 by Starym
Mike Morhaime, Former Blizzard CEO, Responds to the Lawsuit Allegations Mike Morhaime, Former Blizzard CEO, Responds to the Lawsuit Allegations We now have a response on the subject of the sexual harrassment and discrimination lawsuit filed against Activision Blizzard from the former CEO and co-founder of Blizzard, Mike Morhaime, as well. The investigation itself hadn't started by the time he left the company, but some of the allegations in it came during his tenure as CEO.  Blizzard Blizzard 14 comments Jul 24, 2021 at 05:22 by Starym
Diablo 3 Level 70 Monk Leveling in Under 2 Hours Diablo 3 Level 70 Monk Leveling in Under 2 Hours Here's a quick one for those of you leveling Monks in Season 24, we see a crazy fast way to get to level 70! Diablo III D3 4 comments Jul 23, 2021 at 21:41 by Starym
A Different Kind of Letter from Activision Blizzard Executive Fran Townsend A Different Kind of Letter from Activision Blizzard Executive Fran Townsend Activision Blizzard executive vice president for corporate affairs Fran Townsend who joined Activision in March sent out a different kind of e-mail that has some Blizzard employees fuming, according to Jason Schreier. Blizzard Blizzard Jul 23, 2021 at 19:08 by Stan
Which Class to Play in Season 24? Which Class to Play in Season 24? Season 24 starts today, and we're looking at which class to play based on the tier rankings. Diablo III D3 Jul 23, 2021 at 13:59 by Staff
All Diablo 3 Season 24 Guides (Patch 2.7.1) All Diablo 3 Season 24 Guides (Patch 2.7.1) The new season starts today at 5 PM PST/CET/KST, and we have the guides ready. The season and patch add some extremely powerful and very wanted ethereal items to chase, so there should be quite a bit of variety present. Also, in case you weren't aware, the Emanate system and follower revamp that was featured in the last season is now a PERMANENT addition to the game, so basically all seasons from now on will also have the Season 23 follower benefits.

Necromancer had the biggest shakeup in terms of build rankings, You can also check out our other handy season-related guides here .
Diablo III D3 1 comment Jul 23, 2021 at 13:01 by Starym
Behind Ethereal Items in Season 24 Behind Ethereal Items in Season 24 Diablo II's renowned Ethereals are coming to Diablo III in Season 24 and Senior Game Designer Frankie Lee shares how the team wanted to capture the spirit of Diablo II through an itemization-based seasonal theme. Diablo III D3 1 comment Jul 21, 2021 at 20:31 by Staff
Patch 2.7.1 Now Live on All Platforms Patch 2.7.1 Now Live on All Platforms Diablo's Patch 2.7.1 is now available on all platforms and Season 24 will begin on July 23. Diablo III D3 1 comment Jul 20, 2021 at 19:37 by Staff
Diablo II: Technical Alpha Learnings Diablo II: Technical Alpha Learnings Blizzard has learned a lot from the ongoing Alpha and new updates are coming to Diablo II: Resurrected that include VFX updates, UI improvements, and accessibility changes. Diablo Diablo 3 comments Jul 13, 2021 at 17:23 by Staff
Has the Final Diablo 4 Class Already Been Revealed? Has the Final Diablo 4 Class Already Been Revealed? We have an interesting video to check out today, by loremaster Game LORE Dash, as he takes a look at some fairly solid evidence that the Paladin may be the final class of Diablo 4, based on many things we've seen in the preview content so far. Diablo IV D4 4 comments Jul 12, 2021 at 05:34 by Starym
Diablo 3 Season 24 Preview and Start Date Diablo 3 Season 24 Preview and Start Date Here comes the official Season 24 preview, with the season arriving on July 23rd! We get some new updates to the patch notes for Monks and Witch Docors, as well as a look at the Haedrig's gifts for this season, cosmetics and more. Diablo III D3 5 comments Jul 09, 2021 at 18:00 by Staff
Season 23 End Dates Season 23 End Dates Diablo's ongoing Season 23 ends on July 18 at 5pm PDT/CEST/KST. Diablo III D3 Jul 02, 2021 at 17:05 by Staff
Diablo 4 Quarterly Update, June 2021: Character Customization, Art and Textures Diablo 4 Quarterly Update, June 2021: Character Customization, Art and Textures The second quarterly update of 2021 is here and we have a lot of character-related features, all cosmetic in nature: from the transmog system that has dyes added, facial customizations, and some textures, including a couple of monsters as well!  Diablo IV D4 6 comments Jun 30, 2021 at 17:06 by Staff
The Stash Will Not Be Upgraded in Diablo 2: Resurrected Base Game The Stash Will Not Be Upgraded in Diablo 2: Resurrected Base Game There have been many requests for quality of life and other improvements over the original Diablo 2 with D2R, but one of the biggest ones is, understandably, more stash space. We now have an official response on the matter for the base game (aka without LoD), but it's not quite what we might have wanted, as PezRadar explains, but leaves the door open to future QoL upgrades. In the full game, with the expansion, however, the stash has already been expanded (from 6x8 to 10x10) and made shared. Diablo Diablo 2 comments Jun 28, 2021 at 19:22 by Staff
Patch 2.7.1 PTR Patch Notes: June 24th Patch 2.7.1 PTR Patch Notes: June 24th Blizzard released an update on the 2.7.1 PTR, as they continue to make adjustments before Season 24 release. Here are the updated patch notes with all the recent tweaks. Diablo III D3 4 comments Jun 24, 2021 at 18:56 by Staff
Diablo 3 Season 24 Ethereals for All Classes Diablo 3 Season 24 Ethereals for All Classes It's time to take a look at all the extremely powerful Ethereal weapons, the main theme for Season 24, as two players have collected them - one in a video and one with some images! Diablo III D3 9 comments Jun 19, 2021 at 06:54 by Starym
Ethereals Will Be Considered Ancient for LoD / LoN Builds in Season 24 Ethereals Will Be Considered Ancient for LoD / LoN Builds in Season 24 Blizzard clarified that Ethereals will be considered Ancient in terms of Legacy of Nightmares / Legacy of Dreams builds. Diablo III D3 4 comments Jun 15, 2021 at 14:03 by Staff
Diablo 4 Quarterly Update to Focus on Characters Diablo 4 Quarterly Update to Focus on Characters During an interview on all things Diablo, Rod Ferguson, Executive Producer for the franchise, mentioned the next Diablo 4 quarterly update (which should be coming by the end of this month) will be focusing on characters and character art. Diablo community manager PezRadar also confirmed that in a reddit thread: Diablo IV D4 1 comment Jun 15, 2021 at 06:55 by Staff
Diablo 2: Resurrected Release Date Is September 23rd Diablo 2: Resurrected Release Date Is September 23rd The release date is here! We'll get to play/re-play the classic Diablo 2 experience this September, and you can get open beta access via pre-oder as well. The multiplayer open beta will arrive sometime in August. Diablo Diablo 13 comments Jun 13, 2021 at 18:09 by Staff
Season 24 and Patch 2.7.1 Notes, PTR on the 17th Season 24 and Patch 2.7.1 Notes, PTR on the 17th A new PTR is coming next week, as we get a look at the new patch and Season! Season 24 brings a tribute to Diablo 2, specifically Ehthereal weapons which will be very powerful, with class legendary AND passive abilities on them, on top of more powerful stats! In terms of item changes, we have Mystic Ally and Inna set changes, along with a Crusader and Necro item tweak as well, but there might be more since these are only preliminary/pre-PTR release notes. Diablo III D3 4 comments Jun 10, 2021 at 17:29 by Staff
Global Battle.net Rolling Out Today Global Battle.net Rolling Out Today Later today, Blizzard is making Battle.net global, meaning friends lists from different territories will be merged into one, so you won't need to switch regions in Battle.net. This excludes China. Battle.net Battle.net 9 comments Jun 09, 2021 at 17:30 by Staff
No BlizzCon Planned for 2021 No BlizzCon Planned for 2021 Due to the ongoing health crisis, Blizzard revealed there won't be a BlizzCon this year either and we can expect a similar event to BlizzConline 2021 in early 2022. BlizzCon BlizzCon 19 comments May 26, 2021 at 17:27 by Staff
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