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Blizzard clarifies World of Warcraft free-to-play 'Veteran Edition'

In the World of Warcraft forums, a Blizzard community manager has briefly confirmed and explained the new, free-to-play "Veteran Edition" of the popular MMORPG.

By January 18, 2015

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Blizzard's big challenge: Duplicating the success of World of Warcraft

One of the most successful video games ever made is a decade old. What's Blizzard's next act?

By November 6, 2014

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Blizzard's Hearthstone: Building a truly digital card game

CNET speaks to Hearthstone's developers about creating "story moments", "unexpected surprises", and villains that act like jerks.

By August 25, 2014

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Activision Blizzard's second quarter beats estimates on strength of digital

The video game maker sails past expectations as it gears up to deliver the sci-fi shooter Destiny, its most expensive title to date.

By August 5, 2014

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World of Warcraft maker Blizzard announces first new franchise in 17 years

With Overwatch, Blizzard now enters the shooting-game genre.

By November 7, 2014

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Blizzard on online harassment: It's tarnishing our reputation as gamers

Mike Morhaime, head of Blizzard Entertainment, says online harassment related to the GamerGate controversy needs to end.

By November 7, 2014

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Blizzard releases first-ever Warcraft infographic

Blizzard releases an infographic detailing never-before-seen global statistics for its enormous MMORPG World of Warcraft, which turns 10 this year. Guess which pet is the most popular.

By January 29, 2014

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World of Warcraft may be adding free-to-play for 'veterans'

The notes for the latest patch seem to indicate a new free-to-play mode in World of Warcraft. It's called "Veteran Edition", and it has a few restrictions.

By January 14, 2015

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Google Lunar XPrize: Testing rovers on the beach with Team Hakuto

Hakuto of Japan is one of the teams vying for the $20 million Google Lunar XPrize. We hit the beach in Hamamatsu to see the team's rovers, MoonRaker and Tetris, in action.

By January 23, 2015

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Hearthstone storms onto Android tablets, phone version incoming

After months of anticipation, World of Warcraft-maker Blizzard has brought its popular card-battling game to Google gadgets.

By December 16, 2014