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David Kim Leaves Blizzard (WoW Principal Designer and Former Diablo 4 Lead Systems Designer) David Kim Leaves Blizzard (WoW Principal Designer and Former Diablo 4 Lead Systems Designer) In a somewhat surprising announcement, it seems David Kim has left Blizzard Entertainment earlier today, as spotted by WRHeronkill. After heading up the Diablo 4 systems team since 2017, Kim moved on to the Principal Game Designer role for World of Warcraft in the latter half of 2020, and has now announced he is leaving the company: Blizzard Blizzard 8 comments Apr 16, 2021 at 07:18 by Starym
All Class Skill Videos for Diablo 2: Resurrected All Class Skill Videos for Diablo 2: Resurrected It seems some clever players found a way around the 3-class limitation from the D2:R technical alpha and we now have all the skills for all the classes to look at! An important thing to note is that for the classes not directly enabled in the alpha, it's safe to assume the skill effects might get improved still, as they were locked off for a reason. Diablo Diablo 5 comments Apr 13, 2021 at 19:59 by Starym
All Class Skills for Amazon, Barbarian and Sorceress in Action in Diablo 2: Ressurected All Class Skills for Amazon, Barbarian and Sorceress in Action in Diablo 2: Ressurected The technical alpha has finished and it's been a very positive reception from the Diablo community. And seeing as the visual upgrade is the main feature of the remake, we thought we'd take a look at as many skills from as many classes as we can! Diablo Diablo 4 comments Apr 12, 2021 at 20:07 by Starym
First Dupes Found on Diablo 2: Resurrected Alpha First Dupes Found on Diablo 2: Resurrected Alpha With the remastered version of Diablo 2 being on Battle.net and Blizzard/Vicarious Visions explicitly having stated that fact will help with cheating, bots and similar, we now have an old friend/enemy appear on the technical alpha. Diablo Diablo Apr 12, 2021 at 07:27 by Starym
Korean Diablo 2: Resurrected Alpha to Be Extended, Possibly in the West as Well? Korean Diablo 2: Resurrected Alpha to Be Extended, Possibly in the West as Well? Some potential good news for everyone, as there's reports of the Korean technical alpha getting extended for a very long period, and this might indicate it will get extended in the West as well! Diablo Diablo 5 comments Apr 11, 2021 at 07:18 by Starym
Diablo 2: Resurrected in Ultrawide 32:9, 5120x1440 Diablo 2: Resurrected in Ultrawide 32:9, 5120x1440 The techincal alpha for D2:R is around for a few more days and we have one of the major upgrades (for a select few) to check out today, as Badmanxl UltraWide Gaming made a video of the game running in, well, obviously Ultrawide resolution! The remake supports this natively, and while there are some issues in the alpha at the moment (like some black areas at the edges of the screen), it's amazing to see that mobs actually spawn in normally way off in the distance and the sheer size of the playing field compared to the original game! There's plenty to see below, and even in the 5120x1440  resolution on max settings the game still ran at 60 FPS: Diablo Diablo 6 comments Apr 10, 2021 at 05:47 by Starym
Blizzard Begins Monthly Collectible Series for 30th Anniversary with Lich King Statue & Concept Art Print Blizzard Begins Monthly Collectible Series for 30th Anniversary with Lich King Statue & Concept Art Print Blizzard celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and announced an all-new limited release series called "From the Vault." This month, you can pre-purchase a 26" high Lich King resin statue and a concept art print of Prince Arthas. Blizzard Blizzard 4 comments Apr 09, 2021 at 10:48 by Staff
Diablo II Resurrected Technical Alpha Starting April 8th Diablo II Resurrected Technical Alpha Starting April 8th Diablo II Resurrected Technical Alpha starts on April 8. No release date has been announced yet for the title, but it will release in 2021. Diablo Diablo 1 comment Apr 06, 2021 at 17:19 by Staff
Signs of the Diablo 2: Resurrected Alpha: Korean Test Announced Signs of the Diablo 2: Resurrected Alpha: Korean Test Announced It seems the D2:R technical alpha may be close, as a test has leaked via the South Korean Game Rating and Administration Committee, who posted about a scheduled alpha test coming on April 9th to the 13th. Diablo Diablo 3 comments Apr 06, 2021 at 06:24 by Starym
The Grandfather of Classic Omar Gonzalez Left Blizzard for Dreamhaven The "Grandfather" of Classic Omar Gonzalez Left Blizzard for Dreamhaven Omar Gonzalez, one of the "creators" of WoW Classic, has left Blizzard for Dreamhaven. Blizzard Blizzard 3 comments Apr 03, 2021 at 12:47 by Stan
Crash Bandicoot: Its About Time Available on Battle.net Crash Bandicoot: It's About Time Available on Battle.net Crash Bandicoot 4 is now available on Battle.net. Battle.net Battle.net 2 comments Mar 26, 2021 at 15:21 by Staff
Icy Veins 10-Year Anniversary Giveaway! Icy Veins 10-Year Anniversary Giveaway! Today is the 10th anniversary of Icy Veins. We launched the site on the 21st of March 2011. What a journey it's been! To mark the occasion, we're organizing a huge giveaway with tons of really cool prizes. From extremely rare mounts to US and EU Mythic Nathria runs or epic Blizzard store items and more, there's a lot to win if you celebrate with us. It will run until the 28th of March. Icy Veins Icy Veins 37 comments Mar 21, 2021 at 20:00 by Damien
Activision Blizzard Plans to Lay Off Even More Employees Activision Blizzard Plans to Lay Off Even More Employees Activision Blizzard apparently plans to lay off even more of its employees and consolidate its EU publishing offices to the UK. Blizzard Blizzard 3 comments Mar 20, 2021 at 23:06 by Stan
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick Set to Receive $200 Million Bonus Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick Set to Receive $200 Million Bonus Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is set to get a massive bonus in the amount of around $200 million, on top of his standard yearly salary in the tens of millions, as the CtW Investment Group called out in a statement criticizing the bonus. The report comes after a recent layoff round at Activision Blizzard, in which between 50 and 190 employees were let go. Blizzard Blizzard 22 comments Mar 18, 2021 at 06:39 by Starym
Activision Blizzard Reportedly Lays Off 190 Employees Due to Ongoing Pandemic Activision Blizzard Reportedly Lays Off 190 Employees Due to Ongoing Pandemic Jason Schreier reported that Activision Blizzard has laid off approximately 190 employees who work in Esports / live event departments via Twitter. Blizzard Blizzard 7 comments Mar 17, 2021 at 23:09 by Staff
Job Listings Indicate Unannounced FPS Single/Multiplayer Blizzard Game Job Listings Indicate Unannounced FPS Single/Multiplayer Blizzard Game Blizzard are staffing up on one of their projects, with many open job positions for an "unannounced PC/console project", and we're betting on StarCraft! Based on the job experience asked for, the title will feature FPS action gameplay, as well as both single and multiplayer elements and ". This is specifically referred to as an unannounced project so it's very unlikely that it's Overwatch-related, as OW2 is already announced and in development for quite a while now and there's a specific Overwatch team on the careers site. Blizzard Blizzard 1 comment Mar 14, 2021 at 06:19 by Starym
Shadowlands Beta Pops Back Up on Launcher Shadowlands Beta Pops Back Up on Launcher We have some launcher weirdness arriving today, as the Shadowlands beta has returned, but what could it signify? Battle.net Battle.net 4 comments Mar 13, 2021 at 07:46 by Starym
Diablo 2: Resurrected Will Support Original Save Files (to a Degree) Diablo 2: Resurrected Will Support Original Save Files (to a Degree) Some big news on the D2 remake today, as Blizzard have shared that your old saves will be transferrable to the new version. Initially reported in an IGN interview, it sounded like all saves would be supported, but we later got clarification that this will only be the case for offline mode of the new game. The saves will not be compatible with multiplayer and online play. Community manager PezRadar explained in more detail on the Diablo reddit: Diablo Diablo 5 comments Mar 05, 2021 at 05:25 by Staff
Diablo 4 BlizzConline Gameplay Demos and Highlights Diablo 4 BlizzConline Gameplay Demos and Highlights We've covered all the BlizzConline news and changes to D4 as it happened, but now it's time to take a look at some of the direct gameplay footage as well!  Diablo IV D4 Feb 24, 2021 at 23:05 by Staff
Diablo 2: Resurrected Is on the Launcher, Prime Evil Collection, Alpha Signups and Pre-order Available Diablo 2: Resurrected Is on the Launcher, Prime Evil Collection, Alpha Signups and Pre-order Available D2:R has arrived on the Battle.net launcher and we thought it would be a good time to remind everyone to sign up for the Technical Alpha in case you haven't yet, and the game is also available for pre-order. Diablo Diablo 11 comments Feb 22, 2021 at 23:55 by Staff
Extended Diablo Immortal Q&A: WoW-like Servers, Partial Controller Support, Game Size, Raids and More Extended Diablo Immortal Q&A: WoW-like Servers, Partial Controller Support, Game Size, Raids and More Diablo Immortal Lead Designer Wyatt Cheng answered some more questions that were submitted that didn't make it to the Diablo franchise Q&A over on reddit and here are some of the more interesting answers: Diablo Immortal Diablo Immortal 1 comment Feb 22, 2021 at 06:01 by Staff
Diablo Franchise Q&A Panel Summary Diablo Franchise Q&A Panel Summary The general Diablo Q&A is about to start, so we'll hopefully find out more about D2, D4, Imortal and more!  Diablo Diablo Feb 20, 2021 at 19:56 by Staff
Diablo 2: Resurrected Will Not Affect the Original Diablo 2: Resurrected Will Not Affect the Original Blizzard are learning from past mistakes, as we might have the problematic Warcraft 3: Reforged to thank for saving the original Diablo 2!  Diablo Diablo 4 comments Feb 20, 2021 at 18:59 by Staff
Diablo Immortal Official Panel Overview Diablo Immortal Official Panel Overview Blizzard have posted a quick summary of what was covered during the "Diablo Immortal: Technical Alpha and Beyond" BlizzConline panel, going over the main points of the video so you can jump in and find the part you're interested in yourselves!  Diablo Immortal Diablo Immortal Feb 20, 2021 at 05:03 by Staff
Diablo 2: Resurrected Panel Summary Diablo 2: Resurrected Panel Summary Here comes more info on the Diablo 2 remaster, from Vicarious Visions and Blizzard developers!  Diablo Diablo Feb 20, 2021 at 00:52 by Staff
Diablo 4: Whats Next Diablo 4: What's Next We're getting a lot of additional information during this Diablo 4 panel, and we'll be summarizing it all here. Diablo IV D4 1 comment Feb 19, 2021 at 23:02 by Staff
Diablo 2 Remastered Announced Diablo 2 Remastered Announced The remaster has finally been announced! The tech Alpha is coming soon and you can sign up for it now! The game is also coming to consoles, with cross-save! Diablo Diablo 2 comments Feb 19, 2021 at 22:48 by Staff
New Diablo 4 Class Announced: the Rogue New Diablo 4 Class Announced: the Rogue We have a new class addition to Diablo 4! Here's the in-engine trailer, ear-collection included! The Rogue is a very flexible class, and it'll be customisable as an old-school archer, cloak and dagger type or similar: Diablo IV D4 6 comments Feb 19, 2021 at 22:43 by Staff
The Blizzard Arcade Collection Announced The Blizzard Arcade Collection Announced The lost Vikings, Blackthrone and Rock n' Roll racing are being bundled in the Blizzard Arcade Collection, with plenty of quality of life upgrades! This is also free if you purchased any of the Blizzard Celebration Package bundles! Blizzard Blizzard Feb 19, 2021 at 22:17 by Staff
BlizzConline Scavenger Hunt with Prizes! BlizzConline Scavenger Hunt with Prizes! Blizzard have set up a scavenger hunt for the event, as you just have to pay close attention to the streams and the answer some questions afterwards to win some Coca Cola prizes. BlizzCon BlizzCon Feb 19, 2021 at 19:55 by Staff
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