Posts Tagged ‘Blizzard Entertainment’

World of WarCraft Shooting Date Announced

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Late January Duncan Jones was announced to direct World of WarCraft, a popular MMO by Blizzard Entertainment. The movie will most likely hit theaters 2015. “First quarter 2014 we’re going to shoot that movie. We’re moving forward; obviously Legendary is making that film and I’m having a great time with Duncan.” said Charles Roven.

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Blizzard Delays “Titan”

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Blizzard announced it had to delay “Titan” a mysterious MMO project, who they said  had a dream team of developers creating. They even stated “We are going to blow peoples minds,” with Titan. It was to  launch at the end of 2013, but their dream team went from 100 to 30. The other 70  has been reassigned to other projects. You can maybe look  forward for Titan till 2016.

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Blizzard entertainment bans several thousand users

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The users were banned cheating in the Diablo III game. “Diablo III players who were found to be using botting programs while playing. In addition to undermining the spirit of fair play, botting, hacking, and other forms of cheating can also cause technical problems with the game as well as contribute to performance issues, ” says Diablo forum

Just in case you do not know what botting is, Urban dictionary defines it as “ Automated gameplay. Generally by using programs to play games for you.”

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WORLD OF WARCRAFT: MISTS OF PANDARIA LAUNCH CELEBRATION

Blizzard Entertainment today revealed plans for several official global launch events celebrating the upcoming release of World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. Beginning September 24, major retail partners in the US, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Sweden, the UK, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, and the region of Taiwan will welcome all gamers to be among the first to purchase and play the highly anticipated fourth expansion for the world’s most popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game (that’s a mouth full). Members of the World of Warcraftdevelopment team will be on hand at many of the official launch events to meet players and sign their copies of the game.

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Blizzard Entertainment’s Frank Pearce Joins Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences’ Board of Directors

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), the professional video games organization advancing the artistic values of the interactive entertainment community, today announced that Frank Pearce has been appointed to the AIAS’ Board of Directors effective immediately.
Pearce is a cofounder and executive vice president of product development at Blizzard Entertainment, where he plays a critical role in the development of all Blizzard Entertainment games, including the World of Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo series. He brings to the AIAS’ Board more than 20 years of industry experience.

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BlizzCon gets dated

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced plans for its sixth BlizzCon gaming convention, to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, 2011. BlizzCon is a celebration of the global player communities surrounding Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo universes.

“We look forward to holding another exciting BlizzCon this year, filled with some great entertainment and competition, as well as the latest news about Blizzard games,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “BlizzCon is built from the ground up with our community in mind — we’re pleased to be able to host an event where players can come together to have fun and celebrate their passion for gaming.”

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