Blizzard Entertainment

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Name: Blizzard Entertainment
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Blizzard hires Hearthstone pro

:42pm GMT / 1:42pm EDT / 10:42am PDTDevelopment JobsRyan 'Realz' Masterson to be associate game designerBlizzard has appointed Hearthstone pro player Ryan 'Realz' Masterson as an associate game designer on the hit title.Hot Off The Press - I have accepted ... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Diablo III - Patch 2.1.0 Makes its Debut in Europe

Awaited actualization of PC version of Diablo III - patch 2.1.0 is finally released on European servers. It brings Season Mode, Deep Gaps, Gutters and many more minor changes.In June Blizzard made a public statement, which contained the new Diablo III ... [Published I-Newswire - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

'World of Warcraft' to memorialize Robin Williams in game

LOS ANGELES — Robin Williams' spirit will live on in the virtual world of Azeroth.After thousands of fans petitioned the developers of the online role-playing video game "World of Warcraft" to memorialize Williams, the game's lead designer said Thursday, ... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Here Are the Top 5 Games on Twitch Right Now

NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– As Amazon gets ready to purchase Twitch, here are five of the most-watched games on the streaming service:League of Legends: A multiplayer online battle arena video game from Riot Games for MicrosoftWindows and AppleMac OS X. ... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hacker Attacks on Videogame Servers Continue, Spread to Twitch

For the past few days, denial of service attacks have limited or brought down the servers powering Sony’s PlayStation Network, Microsoft’s Xbox Live, Riot Games’ League of Legends and Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net.Now Amazon’s new subsidiary Twitch ... [Published Recode - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sony suffers DDoS attack and bomb threat

The hack has become an issue of national security and is now being investigated by the FBI.Playstation Network has recovered from a denial of service attack that took the service out in North America for the day.In addition to the DDoS attack, the hackers ... [Published bit-tech.net - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tech Five: LG may unveil a new smartwatch

People wear 3-D glasses as they look at a video wall at the booth of South Korean electronics giant LG at last year's IFA conference in Berlin. / Odd Andersen, AFP/ by Brett Molina, USA TODAY by Brett Molina, USA TODAYFiled UnderThe smartwatch market ... [Published Shreveport Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Sony says no customer information was taken in online attack

Sony has said no consumer information was taken in an attack over the weekend. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Sony said that no consumer information was taken in the attack that brought down its online networking service, the PlayStation Network, and ... [Published Post Tech - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 3 reports

Sony exec’s flight diverted as hackers make bomb threat, attack PlayStation Network

SAN FRANCISCO/TOKYO — Sony Corp’s PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend, which coincided with a bomb scare on a U.S. commercial flight carrying a top Sony executive. Sony said on its ... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Honest Game Trailers Pokes Some Fun at the Diablo Franchise - Video

The latest installment of comedic YouTube series Honest Game Trailers, a spin-off of Honest Trailers where the crew makes fun of various consecrated video game franchises instead of the usual movie-related stabs, pokes some fun at the Diablo franchis ... [Published Softpedia - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 3 reports

World Of Warcraft To Honor Robin Williams

Blizzard Entertainment is complying to fan requests by memorializing Robin Williams in ‘World of Warcraft.’ Bidness Etc explores the company’s plans, and how it will be incorporating the beloved actor in the gameClick Ticker to See live coverageRobin ... [Published Bidness Etc - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 5 reports

WoW: Warlords of Draenor Launching In November -- Will You Return to Azeroth?

Warlords of Draenor[1], the fifth expansion for genre-defining MMO World of Warcraft[2], will launch on November 13. Developer Blizzard Entertainment announced the news today during a special event in Los Angeles. The developer also released the expansion's ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]

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He describes himself as having "over a decade of high-level competitive experience in Magic: the Gathering, World of Warcraft, and Hearthstone" and is well-respected in the eSports scene
Jagex CEO Mark Gerhard said: "Jonnie's significant experience working on MMOs, strategy and fantasy games, and more, couldn’t come at a better time as our studio gears up to publish Transformers Universe shortly, as well as continuing to build on RuneScape’s extraordinary journey, and looking ahead to the near term unveiling and release of two future titles from Jagex.”"
...make games – had already made games – so we could focus on leadership rather than on the nuts and bolts of programming, art and design," he said. "We were looking for just 20 people, so we could be highly selective. And, to be more explicit, we were looking for people who already had a game development degree or people with industry experience who wanted a career accelerator."
"We haven't decided, but it will most likely be a character inspired by him or some of his favourite roles of the past" said lead game designer Ion Hazzikostas on Thursday, during the unveiling of the game's fifth expansion, "World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor," in...

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Blizzard hires Hearthstone pro [Published GamesIndustry.biz - 10 hours ago]
Global PR lead for Jagex [Published GorkanaPR - 13 hours ago]
Diablo III - Patch 2.1.0 Makes its Debut in Europe [Published I-Newswire - Aug 28 2014]
Texas 'Gaming Academy' Teaches Gamers to Lead [Published PC Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
Gaming Companies Excel at Engaging GenY [Published dmnews.com - Aug 27 2014]
Robin Williams to Be Honoured As A Character In... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 27 2014]
Hacker Attacks on Videogame Servers Continue, S... [Published Recode - Aug 27 2014]
Addicted to cosplay [Published Asiaone - Aug 27 2014]
'World of Warcraft' to memorialize Robin Willia... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 26 2014]
iAnimate.net Holds Elite Games Animation Workshop [Published Computer Graphics World - Aug 26 2014]
Here Are the Top 5 Games on Twitch Right Now [Published The Street Latest - Aug 26 2014]
Sony suffers DDoS attack and bomb threat [Published bit-tech.net - Aug 26 2014]
'Tech Coast' Challenges Silicon Valley [Published GlobeSt.com - Aug 26 2014]
Sony says no customer information was taken in ... [Published Post Tech - Aug 25 2014]
Sony says no customer information was taken in ... [Published Faster Forward - Aug 25 2014]
GaymerX to return as GX: Everyone Games [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Aug 25 2014]
Sony Suffers Cyber Attack, Bomb Threat [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 25 2014]
Sony exec’s flight diverted as hackers make bom... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Aug 25 2014]
PSN hacked – Network back after cyber attack an... [Published We Live Security - Aug 25 2014]
Tech Five: LG may unveil a new smartwatch [Published Shreveport Times - Aug 25 2014]
Step-by-Step Cooking App SideChef Launches for ... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Aug 25 2014]
Sony Says User Information Safe After PlayStati... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Aug 25 2014]
Sony Says User Information Safe After PlayStati... [Published TIME.com - Aug 25 2014]
Hearthstone's Next Expansion to Include Close t... [Published Softpedia - Aug 25 2014]
Sony Assures Users that Their Information is Sa... [Published The Utah People's Post - Aug 25 2014]
Honest Game Trailers Pokes Some Fun at the Diab... [Published Softpedia - Aug 24 2014]
SideChef Celebrates Launch of iPhone Version of... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 23 2014]
Monument Valley and Hearthstone win at Unity aw... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Aug 22 2014]
Blizzard Entertainment no longer expecting Worl... [Published Electronista - Aug 22 2014]
Blizzard's trbute to Robin Williams may have be... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 21 2014]
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Sony says no customer information was taken in ... [Published Post Tech - Aug 25 2014]
Sony has said no consumer information was taken in an attack over the weekend. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Sony said that no consumer information was taken in the attack that brought down its online networking service, the PlayStation Network, and ...
Sony says no customer information was taken in ... [Published Faster Forward - Aug 25 2014]
Sony has said no consumer information was taken in an attack over the weekend. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Sony said that no consumer information was taken in the attack that brought down its online networking service, the PlayStation Network, and ...
Sony exec’s flight diverted as hackers make bom... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Aug 25 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO/TOKYO — Sony Corp’s PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend, which coincided with a bomb scare on a U.S. commercial flight carrying a top Sony executive. Sony said on its ...
PSN hacked – Network back after cyber attack an... [Published We Live Security - Aug 25 2014]
Sony’s PlayStation Network was back online on Monday, and the information of its 53 million users was safe, despite a weekend-long cyber attack which left PSN hacked, and a reported bomb threat by the same group which caused the diversion of a flight ...
Sony Says User Information Safe After PlayStati... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Aug 25 2014]
Reuters reports that hackers hit the Sony Corp.’s huge Playstation network this weekend, before a bomb threat was made against a flight carrying a top Sony executive in the U.S. The tech company said on its Playstation blog Monday that the network ...
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Multimedia & Graphics Software Industry Announc... [Published Financial Services - Mar 21 2014]
Gran Final de WCG 2013 en Kunshan, China [Published PR Newswire - Nov 28 2013]
Trois jours jusqu'à la Grande finale des World ... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 26 2013]
D-3 'World Cyber Games 2013 Grand Final' en Kun... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 25 2013]
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