But balance changes and esport support will continue.
To focus on Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2.
"Number of pay-to-win mechanics in SC2..."
Wings of Liberty story campaign free for everyone.
But there will be no Diablo announcements this year.
RIP Mothership Core.
Bigger name change rejected, new logo erected.
Are you gonna give me orders?
"I started having panic attacks left and right."
D.Va and Kerrigan in the same game? Is this a crossover episode?
"I won't lie - it's going to be really hard stepping away."
Hearthstone Innkeeper! Thrall! Snoop Dogg?
Things seem to be working fine now.
That's what the sales figures seem to say.
Two banned for life - with more expected to follow.
A snazzy new cinematic trailer accompanies the reveal.
If you pre-purchase.
Whispers of Oblivion is free to all and coming soon.
Did you get in?
Modders assemble! Warcraft 4 awaits!
A three-part series focusing on StarCraft, Dota and League of Legends.
New multiplayer mode for StarCraft 2 will allow cooperative competitive play.
And for generally making the game less fun.
Will host Hearthstone World Championships.
Blizzard files new trademark. Speculation ensues.
UPDATE: Funded with just over a day to go.
Will be streamed by Twitch.
Diablo 3 and WOW expansions? Blizzard All-Stars?
Or StarCraft Universe as it's now known.
StarCraft 2 maker on the tipping point for professional gaming.
New video rekindles fond memories.
UPDATE: Blizzard makes it official, unveils Collector's Edition.
"Many players have voiced strong approval for our security-related efforts.
Plus, what's happening with Blizzard All-Stars?
"We don't know how we would monetise it."
Play FIFA 12 and win a place at the finals in China.
No refunds allowed.
GNU creator says it's "unethical", but that pros outweigh the cons.
Watch in person at BAFTA or online.
Starcraft search engine Easter egg spotted.
A unified nickname for players on Battle.net.
But "we're very friendly with Valve".
Shorter games, simpler systems, less shouting.
You can play it without buying SC2.
Blizzard DOTA may launch with a new name.
Blizzard making it more user friendly.
It'll be out "near" Heart of the Swarm.
Pearce: "We've got our hands full."
Play selected content for free.
Protoss, Terrans, Zerg all rebalanced.
Left 2 Die, Starjeweled, Aiur Chef out now.
BlinG "cool and calm under pressure".
Are you good enough to go pro?
Morhaim and Pearce say thank you.
Blizzard "committed", but "struggling".
But, "If he's a jerk then absolutely not."
Blizzard's StarCraft II team "pounding away".
But game Oscars dominated by Red Dead.
StarJeweled, Left 2 Die, Aiur Chief.
A replica Naxxramas?!
Ballsy studio puts head in lion's mouth.
Test Left 2 Die, StarJeweled, Aiur Chef.
But popular mod allowed to live on.
Impressed League of Legends dev swoops.
Creator has a thing or two to say.
Blizzard offers up first three missions.
Pre-visualisation video hits the internet.
Stability, safety, security are "top priority".
This is one record Blizzard doesn't want.
We're "two separate entities" - Blizz.
"It keeps on growing," says Pardo.
Also: featured replays of top matches.
Plus StarJeweled, Left 2 Die and Aiur Chef.
Real ID furore "kind of a side thing".
After the bans, the courts.
Zerg get pimped, bugs fixed.
Third-party hacks bad. Cheat codes good.
Battle.net boss lets slip 18-month time frame.
RTS whipping boys get beefed up.
No sign of SCII: Heart of the Swarm.
In the face with a big banhammer.
Season rolling, balance changes, chat.
Balance changes! 3D! Game clock!
Ł20 a pop for extended cut-scenes.
Warning: foul play won't be tolerated.
PC and Mac crowd swarm shops.
James, not Diaz. Or David.
Best-selling game in July.
Blizzard pats itself on the back.
And biggest PC game this year.
Phishers dangling the bait.
Blizzard offers temporary solution.
169th week in top 40 for Mario Bros. DS.
Also, system compatibility advice.
"Perhaps even over-self-assured."
"We always give players a heads up."
"No. Never. Never. No."
We'll play it the same time you do.
"For the Horde!" Wait...
Blizzard answers Real ID questions.
Nothing there that will start a Crysis.
"We will always appreciate the feedback."
Co-op vs. AI, cross-game chat with WOW.
Storm of protest over Battle.net Real ID.
One extra week of testing.
"It's just like World of Warcraft, right?"
"Constant struggle" to do the right things.
"Probably don't make sense," says Blizz.
Blood, smoking, vulgar language removed.
Going for $150 in early June. Two batches.
And begins again before launch.
StarCraft II to lead the charge.
Download release to follow retail.
Map editor patched in for PC this week.
Could they be related to SCII launch?
Pro gamers accused of throwing matches.
Art book! Original game! Comic! €90!
Doesn't clash with Eurogamer Expo.
"Hang in there," says Blizzard.
So that's why they take so long.
Wings around the world.
Terran part of trilogy expands horizons.
Story and multiplayer previews and more.
Blizzard's 2010 is StarCraft II and Cataclysm.
LVCC thinks so, Blizzard not so sure.
Confirmation from Russian expo.
Where's that beta, Blizzard?
Kotick aiming high with WOW successor.
Pardo blows open Blizzard's Live.
Creators to profit from marketplace.
Quite a few people not keen on Battle.net.
20,000 people to attend this year.
Vision outlined for "social gaming network".
Development of new Battle.net blamed.
Pardo argues accessibility can come later.
Submit world's most obsequious petition.
There is only Battle.net.
Pardo explains SCII's long gestation.
Plus: new Bond, Spidey in 2010, GH PSP.
More available in a fortnight.
It's almost a date from Blizzard!
If you own a Blizzard game (not EU WOW).
Event will live internet streaming.
Are they for StarCraft II?
US only so far, other phones to come.
Unified login for WOW and future games.
Third WOW expansion to be announced?
Will feature "basic version" of new Battle.net.
Oh no not homework.
Story just wouldn't fit in one game.
"Great problem to have," says co-founder.
More Diablo III info promised.
Site goes up, fans go mental.
Sales offline until solution found.
WOW Achievements are just the beginning.
Bad luck for Euro WOW fans.
Third US fan convention ramps up.
For calling Diablo III "conservative".
Diablo III, Lich King, StarCraft II.
Third US fan convention in October.
Blizzard wins. Again.
55 quid, 70 euros to attend Paris event.
First details of mutant race's new units.
Blizzard explains Kotick comments.
Plus new battleground and WOW story plans.
Blizzard doing big event in Paris.
NetEase lining up to operate it.
Hints at new game reveals.
Merger not affecting games.
In development since 2003.