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Posts Tagged ‘Diablo’

Diablo Backlash Isn’t Entitlement, It’s Passion Says Blizzard

The internet has had a few days to cool down from the announcement of Diablo Immortal, the mobile game announced and BlizzCon and rather negatively received by Blizzard’s community within and without the convention center. But while certain parties may be eager to paint the negative reaction as entitlement from spoiled gamers, Blizzard isn’t one […]

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Bad Press: Disappointed With Diablo? You Are Toxic and Hate Women

The next Diablo game has been announced and this is only the second time that Blizzard is playing damage control. Yesterday at BlizzCon, Blizzard announced Diablo Immortal, a mobile spinoff set in the franchise universe between Diablo 2 and Diablo 3. The game will be coming to Android and iOS devices, with pre-registration already open […]

Blizzard’s Court Victory: Bossland Hit With $8.6 Million In Damages

Blizzard has emerged victorious in its lawsuit against Bossland, a cheat maker based in Germany. The court ruled that Bossland is to pay $8.6 million in damages, with the potential for more to cover Blizzard’s legal costs, and set forward an injunction preventing the company from selling their products in the United States. Bossland has […]

Blizzard: Bot Bans And Court Loss

As many as 100,000 bot accounts, possibly more, have been removed from World of Warcraft in a recent mass ban. We’ve recently taken action against a large number of World of Warcraft accounts that were found to be using third-party programs that automate gameplay, known as “bots.” We’re committed to providing an equal and fair […]

MMOrning Shots: 99 Percent

Today’s MMOrning Shot comes to us from Diablo III, which I finally decided to reinstall and complete the story mode on. ARPGs like Diablo are all about loot: getting better loot to kill more creatures to get better loot to kill more creatures. If you haven’t played Diablo III since before loot 2.0 and the […]

Path of Exile: Why Aren’t You Playing?

I consider myself more of an older school MMO gamer here at MMO Fallout, so I have a simple policy regarding beta status: Once the wipes stop and the cash shop starts rolling, the game is in soft launch and the “it’s just beta” excuse doesn’t fly anymore. Path of Exile has become quite popular […]

Blizzard Releases Free Trial For Diablo III

Blizzard announced today that Diablo III is launching a starter edition, the restrictions of which will be familiar to those who participated in the pre-release beta. Announced earlier today, new players will be able to play up through Act 1, to the Skeleton King, absolutely free. There are several restrictions in place to keep the […]

Blizzard Servers Breached

Grab your authenticators and rev up the conspiracy machine. With all the server breaches that have happened over the past year or so, it seemed inevitable that Blizzard would eventually be the victim of such an attack. A security notice on Battle.net has been posting warning users that a security breach has resulted in delicate […]

Blizzard Lays Off 600: But From Where?

Blizzard is a special case. If any other company were to lay off 600 people, I might put on my tinfoil hat and start predicting the incoming Chapter 11 apocalypse. Meanwhile, while the usual people are screaming of the impending death of Blizzard, it is worth noting that 90% of the layoffs are from the […]

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