After 23 years at Blizzard, we were all a little surprised to hear that Chris Metzen had actually retired.
Blizzard has no plans to remaster the first two games in the Warcraft series, said the company's co-founder, Frank Pearce.
Pearce was part of a special 25th anniversary panel at this year's Blizzcon, which concluded with one of those wonderfully unpredictable Q&A sessions. It was at this point the question was raised by Blizzard fan, Jack.
"We are fortunate enough to have all of the original source code and assets to everything we've done in the past," explained Pearce. "But actually, it turns out, it's really hard to access that stuff, unlock it, and figure out how it all works. Because we're old, we've forgotten.
The Warcraft movie hasn't Thralled critics but it's doing the business globally - and director Duncan Jones is up for a sequel if it comes to it.
Globally the Warcraft movie has made $377.6m, reported Box Office Mojo, and more than $200m of that in China. That makes Warcraft the most commercially successful video-game film ever, beating previous champion Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time ($336m), which starred Jake Gyllenhaal's muscular torso.
The Angry Birds film, meanwhile - which I've watched and it isn't great - has made $327m.
The Duncan Jones Warcraft movie may be on course to flop in America (where it opens 10th June) but in China it's bigger than Star Wars: The Force Awakens - it's massive! Perhaps we'll see sequels after all.
Off-screen footage of the Warcraft movie by Legendary Pictures has leaked from San Diego Comic-Con.
Ever find yourself flipping a card in Hearthstone, or whacking a giant leg in World of Warcraft, and wondering who that character is and why they're important?
Behold, the cast of the Warcraft film, as revealed by movie makers Legendary and Universal (and Slashfilm).
With the recently-announced World of Warcraft expansion Warlords of Draenor sparking nostalgia for early Warcraft lore, memories of the company's old real-time strategy Warcraft games have been rekindled.
Blizzard wants the Heroes of Warcraft domain but someone else owns it.
It's all smiles for Ryan Winzen, creator of head-turning StarCraft II mod World of StarCraft. After an ominous start to the week when Activision's legal team blocked videos of the mod on YouTube, Winzen now finds himself with a job offer from League of Legends developer Riot Games and an invite to Blizzard HQ by the StarCraft II and World of Warcraft maker itself.
Blizzard has launched a special site celebrating the fifth anniversary of World of Warcraft - which launched on 23rd Novmeber 2004 - as well as 15 years of the Warcraft series.
Art is important to Blizzard. The offices of the World of Warcraft developer, currently working on RTS sequel StarCraft II, are plastered with it. Vivid, colourful and extravagant concept art is hung everywhere. The offices even have a curator, part of whose job description is to ensure that huge floor-to-ceiling pieces are displayed around the campus. One such piece is in the canteen - a jolly painting of drinking dwarves by Samwise Didier.