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  1. Overwatch's defining characteristic is its locationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Polygon

    ... action adventures. Many of Overwatch 's locations follow thematic color templates. This was inspired by World of Warcraft , which often offers up locations that cleave to certain colors, thus setting an emotional tone. The team had also learned from ...

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  2. How Overwatch's bleak beginnings turned into positivity and inclusivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Gamasutra

    ... Kaplan, who's been at Blizzard for 15 years, recounted how Overwatch came out of Blizzard's failed World of Warcraft follow-up MMO Titan . That game was cancelled in May 2013, affecting the jobs of 140 Blizzard developers, he said. Eighty of that ...

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  3. Playing World of Warcraft is now the fastest way to earn Overwatch lootRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Polygon

    Blizzard introduced a new feature that allows players to use the WoW Token market to exchange their World of Warcraft gold for Battle.net balance , which is store credit that can be used to buy Blizzard software or to purchase microtransactions in any of Blizzard's games. WoW game director Ion Hazzikostas said the players with enough extra gold to sell were dedicated WoW players, and they were using their Battle.net balance mostly within the WoW ecosystem; they were buying cosmetic items in the WoW cash store and paying for account services like name changes and server transfers.

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  4. Blizzard: There is still room for inclusivity in the industryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GamesIndustry.biz

    ... team, which wanted to make the game as accessible and approachable as possible. They took lessons from World of Warcraft, such as making sure that locations are varied and don't feel oppressive. The idea was, "Where would you want to spend time on ...

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  5. Blizzard Games Will Soon Stop Supporting Windows XP And VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ubergizmo

    ... has announced on its forums that they'll no longer be supporting these older platforms. In a post on the World of Warcraft forums , Blizzard writes, "Starting later this year, we will begin the process of ending support for Windows XP and Windows ...

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  6. Blizzard Dropping Support for Windows XP, VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PC Magazine

    Do you play World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III , Hearthstone, and/or Heroes of the Storm on your Windows PC? If you're still running Windows XP or Windows Vista, you ought to think about upgrading soon. Because you won't be able to play those games on your current setup for much longer.

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  7. Blizzard will no longer support your old Windows Vista PCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Engadget

    ... Vista across several games, including Diablo III , Hearthstone , Heroes of the Storm , StarCraft I I and World of Warcraft . This will be a "staggered process," but it's a hard cutoff once a given title loses support -- it won't run until you ...

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  8. Blizzard Is Ending Support For Some Older Operating SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cinema Blend News

    ... this year. No specific dates were given. The games that will stop being supported on XP and Vista includes World of Warcraft , StarCraft II , Diablo III, Hearthstone , and Heroes of the Storm . Essentially, their slightly older titles with online ...

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  9. Blizzard ends support for Windows XP and VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Tech Report

    ... XP or Vista. While this isn't exactly surprising, it's been a long time coming. The affected titles are World of Warcraft , StarCraft II , Diablo III , Hearthstone , and Heroes of the Storm . Blizzard's support for Windows XP over the years and the ...

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  10. Blizzard's ending Windows XP, Vista support for Warcraft, Diablo, Hearthstone, and more gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PC World

    ... "Starting later this year, we will begin the process of ending support for Windows XP and Windows Vista in World of Warcraft , StarCraft II , Diablo III , Hearthstone , and Heroes of the Storm ," Blizzard wrote in its forums. "Microsoft ceased ...

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  11. Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) to Strong-BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Breeze

    ... we believe the company's enviable product portfolio that includes the likes of Call of Duty and World of Warcraft along with increasing digital revenues will continue to drive growth. Moreover, the company will continue to benefit from acquisition ...

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  12. PSA: Blizzard is dropping support for Windows XP and VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Nag.blog

    ... if you're still using Windows XP or Vista. Like, for reals. And not just because you won't be able to play World of Warcraft , Diablo III , Starcraft 2 , Hearthstone or Heroes of the Storm on your Pentium II anymore, but because Windows XP has been ...

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  13. World of Warcraft's gold rush has upended Blizzard's economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Polygon

    There has been an economic panic in World of Warcraft. On Feb. 6, Blizzard changed the rules, allowing players to exchange WoW Tokens for Battle.net balance.

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  14. Blizzard games to no longer support Windows XP or VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Digital Trends

    ... has decided to cut the cord for good. Throughout this year, Blizzard will release updates for its games - World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm - which will kill the ability of anyone running XP or Vista to ...

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  15. Blizzard to kill Windows XP, Vista support this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Bit-tech.net

    Blizzard is pulling support for Windows XP and Windows Vista from its games, including long-running MMO World of Warcraft, later this year. Activision-owned Blizzard has announced that it is to cease support for Windows and Windows Vista clients this year, forcing anyone still running the outdated operating systems to upgrade in order to retain access to their games.

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  16. Blizzard is Ending Support for Windows XP and Windows Vista - Geek News CentralRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | Geek News Central

    Blizzard Entertainment announced on a World of Warcraft Forum post that they will be ending support for two operating systems. Those systems are Windows XP and Windows Vista.

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  17. Auto DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... we believe the company's enviable product portfolio that includes the likes of Call of Duty and World of Warcraft along with increasing digital revenues will continue to drive growth. Moreover, the company will continue to benefit from acquisition ...

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  18. Blizzard Dropping Support for Windows XP and VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | AusGamers

    ... is looking to implement a similar policy in the near future. Which means that the Windows XP days of World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm, are coming to an end. Starting later this year, we will begin the ...

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  19. 3 Ways Activision Blizzard Inc. Could Stumble in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Motley Fool

    ... flop as it was in 2014, when well over 80% of operating income was generated by the Call of Duty , World of Warcraft , and Skylanders brands. Yet a major release that fails to resonate with gamers still has the potential to knock Activision off its ...

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  20. Stock Showing Surging Activity: Activision Blizzard, Inc.Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... including the global number one subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing game, World of Warcraft. LaBeouf and crew also have some more choice words for the Museum of the Moving Image, which shut down the original project. Lamont ...

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