Barrel of laughs.
Plus Murloc pets and other in-game items.
Won't be able to get there on footman.
Warcraft 1 and 2 to follow!
"At this point it's causing stress…"
The gates are open.
UPDATE: "We can say that we didn't pull any announcements."
Statements mention "several new games" in development.
UPDATE: Blizzard says no, tweet "meant to be a fun engagement piece".
Bigger name change rejected, new logo erected.
Plus a new, complete Eternal Collection for consoles.
Cheaters never prosper.
Patch 2.4.3 out this week.
"I started having panic attacks left and right."
UPDATE: David Brevik says he's not working on Diablo.
"I won't lie - it's going to be really hard stepping away."
Looking for director to "lead the Diablo series into the future."
"I'm leaving to pursue my original passion, writing."
Runs on modern operating systems but "journey does not end there".
Behold Kanai's Stomping Grounds, a March-exclusive cow level.
Update: Rolling out now.
"Impale deals an additional 40,000% weapon damage to..."
Blizzard outlines its plans to improve Diablo 3's end-game.
Seasons begin this Friday.
From old-gen to new-gen, and across brands too.
Reaper of sales.
Holy cow (level)!
Will host Hearthstone World Championships.
And exclusive legendaries tied to them.
Blizzard confident there'll be no repeat of Error 37.
Closed for business.
Diablo 3 patch 2.0.1 about to hit.
Activision reckons Destiny will be the "best-selling new video game IP in history".
And Blizzard doesn't deny it.
So parents have more control.
When is a control scheme more than just a control scheme?
Adds "Avenger Kills," lets you import PS3 characters.
Kill bounties, unlock all waypoints, and enchant weapons.
World of Warcraft suffers slight subscriber dip.
"It ultimately undermines Diablo's core gameplay."
Carry saves over into full game.
New hero, new act, new endgame, new level cap, new loot.
"Re-envisioning what we want the game to be."
And presumably also Xbox One.
Sofa so good.
Out in September.
"We want players to be excited about the next loot drop."
That would "impact the community in an even greater way".
Account suspended for fraud after using it to raise donations.
$500 charity dinner tickets up for grabs, too.
Admits playing with others "can often feel not worth the effort".
What did you expect?
Does that mean no AH or RMAH?
Zoomed out co-op screen, new evade move.
"Microsoft will have to bring their A-game."
Press X to enter the Slaughtered Calf Inn.
UPDATE: 169 companies have now signed up. Still no The Last Guardian.
Includes single-screen, local four-player co-op.
Diablo 3 and WOW expansions? Blizzard All-Stars?
Plus: 12 million Diablo 3 sales, 9.6m WOW subs and "disappointment" at Wii U launch.
"He has a great career at Blizzard ahead of him."
This decision was not an easy one for me...
"We don't expect that battles will be necessarily balanced."
Dueling to be added soon.
"Many players have voiced strong approval for our security-related efforts.
Plus, what's happening with Blizzard All-Stars?
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm to miss 2012 release.
Tweak your Monster Power.
It was called Diablo Junior.
No refunds allowed.
"I want to make it clear that I am very sorry for what I said."
Blizzard North co-founder runs through Diablo, Mythos and Marvel Heroes.
Marvel Heroes dev stands by Diablo 1 and 2 creator David Brevik after Diablo 3 designer says: "f*** that loser"
Brevik allies rally to his side: "Blizzard arrogance has reached new heights."
Magic Find revamped, too.
Touch of evil.
Blizzard tries to make co-op more appealing.
Blizzard advises players on North American servers change their passwords.
Gear! Stats! Skills! Your friends' gear, stats and skills!
COD Elite has "at least" 2.3 million paying subscribers.
GNU creator says it's "unethical", but that pros outweigh the cons.
Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime on always-online, the real-money auction house and more.
"A person's day-to-day life should take precedence over any form of entertainment," says Blizzard.
To stamp out bots.
Full patch notes inside.
"Hindsight is 20/20 I suppose…"
"We've not found any situations that could produce a false positive."
We inferno judgement.
Blizzard fixes 72-hour level cap bug.
Item durability damage halved.
Lv. 13/Act 1 cap an "unintended consequence" of new security measures.
"A necessary step to combat fraud and other malicious activities."
Government investigation sparks drastic action.
Barbarian and Wizard do the impossible. Video inside.
Full patch notes revealed.
Should be ready around midday tomorrow.
Moves to reassure players as pressure over Error 37 intensifies.
Item trades "contribute to many problems in society, including teenage crime".
3DS was the only system to show year-on-year growth.
Have you been saving?
Suspensions and bans will begin soon.
Gaming seeps into the core of Apple's announcements.
Security tightened ahead of auction house launch.
Server load! Damaged items! Monsters!
Rare item drops! Bonus monster damage! Inferno!
UPDATE: Players claim server problems have killed Hardcore Mode characters.
First Diablo 3 hotfixes published, classes nerfed, game breaking bug squashed.
"We want to make it clear that the Battle.net and Diablo 3 servers have not been compromised."
Blizzard regrets server problems.
"The game is young, there were some skills that threw things out of whack."
UPDATE: Accounts are being compromised through "traditional means".
EU servers offline for four hours on Sunday.
Blizzard's PC/Mac game 8000 boxed sales behind.
Colourful cartoon land to rival Secret Cow Level.
Admits launch preparations didn't go far enough.
They are not deleted, Blizzard insists. "We are working on it."
In 12 hours and 29 minutes.
Booted to last checkpoint, but keep gold, experience and items. Video inside.
UPDATE: Blizzard confirms hotfix is on the way.
Error 37, Error 12 and more.
UK launch video, images, Iain Lee, people in wizard costumes.
After retailer refuses.
Error 37. Error 37. Error 37. Error 37.
Says beta was deliberately "simple and approachable".
Plus, online D3 Character Profiles coming soon.
Diablo 3 pre-orders cancelled, no refunds given.
"To ensure a stable experience."
Blizzard details Global Play feature.
HMV Oxford Street kicks things off in the UK.
Server gets stiff stress test ahead of launch.
UPDATE: Blizzard responds.
Blizzard finally gets ready for launch.
"We believe the best business model is to do what you love."
Out 15th May.
Cain you wait?
90% of those affected "not related to game development".
Release date announcement "in the near future".
Phwoar - look at those frame rates.
Blizzard sequel due between 1st April and 30th June.
Focusing on Diablo 3, WOW Pandaria and Heart of the Swarm.
Parker pens his announcement.
"No one will remember if the game is late."
Not a no, but a sort of maybe yes kind of.
Blizzard community manager spills the beans.
A unified nickname for players on Battle.net.
"We've never invested in it to the degree we are now."
12-month subs also guarantee WOW beta.
Grohl to serenade Warcrafters next month.
Blizzard to "make the most" of the extra time.
Blizzard discusses console experiments.
Invitations going out today.
Build your hero.
A shortlist of 10. Winner announced Monday.
"It's going to be awesome."
Persistent connection "better for everyone".
Online requirement not about piracy.
Torchlight 2 won't follow Blizzard's lead.
But not ready to commit.
Lead designer defends real money trading.
Game cannot be played offline.
Get me-phist-to the shop.
Job advert has explicit requirements.
Three companions. You decide.
Finished game could be out this year.
Morhaim and Pearce say thank you.
Blizzard hails hit look-alike RPG.
"He's more of a Clint Eastwood type."
Pardo: "That's our goal."
But which ones?
UPDATE: It's a "Diablo-related concept".
We're "two separate entities" - Blizz.
"It keeps on growing," says Pardo.
"Obsessed" ranger with gadgets and magic.
Game also features PVP arena battles.
Get a Virtual Ticket for a pony.
No sign of SCII: Heart of the Swarm.
Storm of protest over Battle.net Real ID.
Going for $150 in early June. Two batches.
Doesn't clash with Eurogamer Expo.
Blizzard's 2010 is StarCraft II and Cataclysm.
LVCC thinks so, Blizzard not so sure.
Plus: details from Q&A panel.
Fourth character class unveiled.
20,000 people to attend this year.
Vision outlined for "social gaming network".
Pardo argues accessibility can come later.
More available in a fortnight.
Event will live internet streaming.
US only so far, other phones to come.
Slots. Loot. Talents. Tabs. Oh God.
Unified login for WOW and future games.
Third WOW expansion to be announced?
Plus StarCraft II beta keys for attendees.
The event starts today.
"Great problem to have," says co-founder.
Wilson on progress, trading, tone and more.
More Diablo III info promised.
"We've got plans beyond," says Blizzard.
Site goes up, fans go mental.
Sales offline until solution found.
"Won't impact game," says Blizzard.
WOW Achievements are just the beginning.
The colours stay, says Blizzard.
Bad luck for Euro WOW fans.
Third US fan convention ramps up.
Pardo: "most console friendly" of franchises.
For calling Diablo III "conservative".
Diablo III, Lich King, StarCraft II.
"Certainly hoping" for some crossover.
"It is time for shedding our enemies' blood, not idle talk."