Blizzard Entertainment

  • Warcraft director Duncan Jones: “I wanted to make a great film”

    Warcraft director Duncan Jones: “I wanted to make a great film”

    Oh God, another video game movie? Well, Duncan Jones knows the track record here. “I would struggle to think of any other video game movie that can be described as a great movie,” he told me. “That’s what I wanted to do … I wanted to make a great film that just happened to be based on a video game.” Jones (son of David Bowie) is the director of the… Read More

  • Walker Digital Sues Zynga, Activision Blizzard Over Gaming Patent

    Walker Digital, the “invention company” founded by Priceline.com co-inventor Jay S. Walker, isn’t just suing Facebook, he’s also trying to take on some giant game publishers. More specifically, Walker Digital has just filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Zynga, Activision and the latter’s subsidiary Blizzard Entertainment. Read More

  • World Of Warcraft Still Suspended In China Indefinitely

    Blizzard’s World Of Warcraft appears to be down indefinitely in China, which is one of WoW’s largest user bases. Blizzard recently changed the company that was operating WoW for them in China from The9 to NetEase. WoW was supposed to be up and running by the end of June. Apparently the transition hasn’t gone so well because WoW isn’t up in China and it appears that there… Read More

  • World Of Warcraft Hits 11 Million Subscribers Mark, Shows Signs Of Slowing

    Gaming powerhouse Blizzard Entertainment has issued a press release announcing that the number of subscribers for World Of Warcraft has surpassed the 11 million mark. The milestone for the popular MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) represents a 10% growth in 10 months and shows signs of slowing. If you consider the fact that the online game debuted in November 2004 and… Read More