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Blizzard Entertainment Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

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Happy 25th birthday, Blizzard!

 

The date was February 8, 1991 when Mike Morhaime, Frank Pearce and Allen Adham founded a company named Silicon & Synapse. It was three years later that this company was renamed to Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. The rest is history...

 

For the past 25 years, Blizzard has developed some amazing games. You will definitely recognise most of the titles either having played these games yourselves or simply because they are covered by Icy Veins: The Lost Vikings, Rock N' Roll Racing, Justice League Task Force, Warcraft: Orcs & Humans, Warcraft II & III, Diablo I & II, StarCraft 1 & 2, World of Warcraft, Diablo III, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft and Overwatch.

 

In a YouTube video, Mike Morhaime and Frank Pearce thanked all Blizzard fans for their dedication and promised 25 even more amazing years to come. In the official World of Warcraft forums, a poll is asking players when their first experiences on Azeroth took place. Lastly, Blizzard Entertainment artist Kimberly "Vaeflare" LeCrone shared some pictures from the 25th anniversary celebrations in Blizzard's headquarters in Anaheim, California.

 

 

You can also read this interesting article by VentureBeat, giving an overview of Blizzard Entertainment's history and crediting Blizzard's focus on quality as the advantage that has kept the company going for 25 years.

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