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Call of Duty: Warzone's Map Will Reportedly Undergo Substantial Changes in Season 5

A new report from Video Games Chronicle details how Verdansk is changing in the next season of Call of Duty: Warzone.

It's About Time for Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

The orange bandicoot is getting a whole new adventure this October.

Crash Bandicoot 4's Developers On Why This Sequel Has a Number, Its New Modern and Retro Modes, and More

Toys For Bob chats with us about the lessons learned from the remakes that it's bringing to Crash's brand-new adventure.

Call of Duty Adds In-Game Black Lives Matter Messages

A new statement appears in both Modern Warfare and Warzone.

WoW Shadowlands Is Minimizing Random Gear: "Just Let Loot Be Loot"

Shadowlands is changing a whole lot of things and Blizzard wants your feedback early.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered Is Out on PS4, With Other Platforms to Follow

It's real, and it's available right now for some.

Battle.net Is Getting Slammed by Denial of Service Attacks Right Now

It's impacting everything from World of Warcraft to Call of Duty: Warzone.

Echo Is Finally Joining the Overwatch Roster [Update]

The flying blue A.I. arrives.

Hearthstone Is Getting Its First New Class Since Launch: The Demon Hunter

Illidan's not just a card anymore.

The Writer Who Helped Shape Overwatch's Lore is Leaving Blizzard

One of the shapers of Overwatch lore is leaving the building.

Call of Duty: Warzone's Secret Weapon Isn't Battle Royale, It's The New Plunder Mode

Call of Duty: Warzone's standout mode has nothing to do with battle royale.

Overwatch's First Experimental Mode is Benching a Tank For More Offense

Blizzard is experimenting with a little more damage.

Overwatch League's Global Ambitions Take Another Hit Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Now the league's Chinese and Korean games need rescheduling.

Activision Blizzard Pulls Its Catalog From Nvidia’s GeForce Now Streaming Service

Battle.net's been disabled on it until further notice.

Grand Theft Auto will be fine without Dan Houser

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Rockstar is losing one of its rock star co-founders, but the band will play on

"It's Been a Bit of a Hard Week:" Blizzard President Responds to Warcraft 3: Reforged's Reception

J. Allen Brack says Blizzard will continue to update the troubled remaster.

Rod Fergusson Leaves The Coalition To Helm Diablo at Blizzard

The Gears of War developer turns his sights to hell.

Overwatch's Balance Will Start Changing a Lot More Often This Year

The Overwatch team is taking a firmer grip of the wheel with some new modes.

Activision Blizzard Moves Away From Twitch, Partners With YouTube Gaming

The Overwatch League and more will stream exclusively with Google.

Suspended Hearthstone Pro Blitzchung Doesn't Regret His Protest: "It's a Must-Do Thing"

Blitzchung reflects on the last few months, as he prepares to return to competition.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Multiplayer Has More Launch Players Than Any Other COD This Generation

Going back to Modern Warfare seems to have worked out.

Warcraft 3: Reforged Arrives Next Month with a Rebuilt World Editor

Meet me in the Life of a Peasant lobbies.

Meet the Player Protesting Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Violence by Playing as a Pacifist

This artist's act of protesting the violence in the Modern Warfare series is playing them without hurting a soul.

Jeff Kaplan Reveals What Convinced Blizzard to Go With Cross-Compatibility for Overwatch 2

Kaplan says not letting Overwatch "die on the vine" took some convincing.

Starting Screen | Blizzard Had a Terrible Weekend, But At Least Warcraft 3: Reforged is Good

Maybe Blizzard's best days really are behind it.

Blizzard's Commitment to Free Expression Doesn't Mean Much With Blitzchung Still Banned

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Blizzard calls its suspension of Blitzchung for voicing support for the ongoing Hong Kong protests a "tough Hearthstone esports moment."

Suspended Hearthstone Pro Blitzchung Signs With Esports Team

Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai, the player at the center of Blizzard's Hong Kong controversy, is now a player for Tempo Storm.

BlizzCon 2019 is Blizzard's Most Crucial Show in Years

The wayward company has a chance to set its tone for the future, for better or worse.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Review: Unlaced Boots on the Ground

This year's Call of Duty is a reinvention, and it both goes too far and not far enough.

Modern Warfare is This Generation's Fastest Selling Call of Duty Title

Sorry, Black Ops 3—in its first three days, Modern Warfare made over $600 million.

"Remember, No Russian:" Critics and Developers Remember Call of Duty's Most Infamous Mission

Critics, academics, game writers, and developers on Modern Warfare 2 reflect on "No Russian."

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Campaign is a Half-Step Toward Greatness

How Modern Warfare falls back on old habits, even with its compelling new direction.

Former Xbox VP Mike Ybarra Joins Blizzard Amidst a Rocky Year

Ybarra starts as Blizzard's new executive vice president and general manager next month.

Starting Screen | Blizzard's Troubled 2019 Finds the Once Invincible Studio at a Crossroads

This past year has found Blizzard embroiled in one controversy after another. What does it say about its future?

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney Takes Shot at Blizzard, Says Epic Supports Speech on “Politics and Human Rights”

Epic weighs in on the ongoing Hearthstone controversy.

Blizzard is in an Even Bigger Mess Than the NBA on China, and It Has No One to Blame But Itself

Blizzard's handling of the Hearthstone controversy is an international mess of its own making.

How a Famous World of Warcraft Speedrunner is Guiding Players Through the Trials of WoW Classic

If you were into WoW from the start, chances are you've heard of or even used Joana's Leveling Guide.

Downhill Jam: The Game Industry Reflects on 20 Years of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater turns 20 in September, so we spoke to people across the industry who remember the series fondly.

Overwatch Could be Coming to Nintendo Switch, If This Suspicious Amazon Listing is Anything to Go By

The living, fleeting embodiment of the :eyes: emoji.

Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony and Other Game Companies Unite Around the Issue of Loot Box Odds

Several publishers are set to disclose odds by 2020 at the latest.

Groundhog Day "as a Narrative Metroidvania"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | The industry gets stuck in a moment it can't get out of as time loop games have their moment in the sun and writers wrestle with messages in their games.

Inside Modern Warfare's Push to Rebuild Call of Duty's Multiplayer From the Ground Up

Animation director Mark Grigsby and multiplayer design director Geoffrey Smith break down the huge overhauls in Modern Warfare.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Won't Be Going Too Crazy With Colorful Cosmetics, Say Devs

Don't expect neon colored gun skins in this Call of Duty.

The Pros and Cons of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Battlefield-Style Maps and Player Counts

From 10v10 to more than 100, Modern Warfare is pushing its player count to the limit, and not necessarily for a battle royale either.

Overwatch's New Hero Sigma Can Bend Gravity, And His Toes

In the battles of Overwatch, he's a real footsoldier.

Sigma, Overwatch's Newest Hero, is a Gravity-Bending Mad Scientist

I guess one mad scientist was not enough for Talon.

Another Blizzard Co-Founder Is Leaving After Almost 30 Years With The Company

Only one of the original co-founders is left now.

Meet the Creators Behind Awesome Overwatch Workshop Creations Like “Last Man Bouncing”

For some, the Workshop is "one of the best things to happen to Overwatch."

Video Game Characters Keep Popping Up In Porn Ads, And Publishers Might Not Be Able To Stop It

We spoke with a lawyer, and more, about the shady world of porn ads and copyright law.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Originally Did Have a Campaign and It Was a Co-Op, PvP Mode

Black Ops 4 didn't ditch the campaign mode because of battle royale, it made battle royale because it ditched the campaign.

Hearthstone Swaps Around Classic Set, But Initial Reactions Seem Mixed

The new cards are getting a lukewarm reaction online.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Realistic Military Violence Draws Mixed Reactions

How well does Infinity Ward handle the violence in the new Call of Duty?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Co-Op Mode Has Its Own Separate Story

The co-op mode this year will have a story element this time.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Won't Have Zombies, Infinity Ward Confirms

This year's Call of Duty is aiming to be as real as possible. So no zombies.

Diablo Co-Creator's New Game is Diablo Meets Terraria and It's Out Now

David Brevik's new game is finally out on Steam.

Call of Duty 2019 Will Be Revealed Tomorrow

Tune in to see the future of Call of Duty.

Overwatch Anniversary 2019 Event Start Date, All New and Returning Skins

The Overwatch Anniversary Event returns for 2019, bringing with it a ton of new character skins, emotes, sprays, and more.

Famous Athletes Have Already Played the Unannounced Call of Duty 2019

All you have to do to play the new Call of Duty game early is to be a world-class athlete.

The Division 2 Beats Out Sekiro and Devil May Cry 5 as March's Top Selling Game

Ubisoft wins a stacked March 2019 release month.

Overwatch Storm Rising Launch Times, New Skins, Maximilien PvE - Everything we Know About Overwatch Archives 2019

Overwatch Archives returns in 2019 with the Storm Rising event. Here's the release times, new skins, and everything else you need to know.

"Accessibility Means Options, Not Easy Gameplay"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Privilege checks all around as the industry discusses difficulty, accessibility, and the idea of gaming as a meritocracy.

WoW's Rise of Azshara Offers New Zones, A New Raid, and Wicked Big Wheel Mount

New zones, a new raid, and big changes for the Heart of Azeroth are coming!

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout is Free for a Whole Month to Celebrate New Alcatraz Map

Celebrate the prison island by playing Blackout for free.

Overwatch's New Hero Baptiste Is Coming to All Platforms Next Week

The new support hero is leaving the PTR.

Here's How World of Warcraft Classic Will Simulate the Release of Original Raids Like Molten Core

WoW Classic's roadmap will unfold over the course of six phases that simulate classic patches.

Dead Space Creator Shares His Dream Horror Project

Says it's similar to "Alien."

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered Might Have Been Confirmed by New Rating

A new Modern Warfare remaster was just rated by PEGI.

Overwatch's Newest Hero is Live on PTR. Here's What You Need to Know About Baptiste

Baptiste's abilities and ultimate explained.

Black Ops 4 Tries to Make Its Loot Boxes Less Annoying

Black Ops 4 is still lousy with microtransactions.

Black Ops 4 Director Admits Loot Boxes Weren't Originally Planned

Loot boxes are in Black Ops 4 now, and they're not popular.

Final Fantasy 8, Layoffs, a Big Nintendo Direct, and Ultima 7: Examining a Crazy Week for RPGs

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | The Top 25 RPG Countdown continues, but we've got a lot of news to cover first.

Recapping a Brutal Day at Activision Blizzard: 800 Layoffs While Activision Touts Record Financial Results

Activision Blizzard announces record profits, then promptly lays off 800 employees.

Call of Duty Single-Player Returning for Next Game as "Entirely New Campaign" Confirmed

Single-player appears to be returning to Call of Duty after a year off.

No Major Video Game Releases From Blizzard in 2019

Efforts will be going into stabilizing existing franchises.

Activision Blizzard Layoffs Have Begun

The rumored layoffs are reportedly underway at Activision Blizzard.

Report: Activision Plans to Layoff Hundreds of Employees as Early as Next Week

Dramatic job losses after a difficult year.

Director Luke Smith Addresses Destiny's Future Following Activision Breakup

Destiny 2 director recalls "memorable past" when discussing series future.

Bungie Going Solo With Destiny Has Fans Rejoicing

Bungie quickly becomes gaming's most popular bachelor.

Bungie Divorces With Activision and Keeps Destiny

The rocky relationship has reportedly come to an end.

Former Hearthstone Devs are Working on a Marvel Game

Second Dinner announces its first post-Blizzard game.

Call of Duty 2019 May be Reviving a Fan-Favorite Series

Infinity Ward is releasing the next Call of Duty game, and there are hints that it will be bringing the series back to the present.

Black Ops 4 Zombies Adds Game of Thrones Actor in Latest Leak

Plus two new multiplayer maps.

Black Ops 4 Absolute Zero Update Adds New Specialist and Blackout Map Changes

Even Black Ops 4 is getting into the holiday spirit.

Overwatch's Momentum Slowed in 2018

Blizzard revenue drives Activision even as franchises slow.

Diablo Immortal Is Just One of Several Mobile Games in Development at Blizzard

There are more mobile titles in development under Blizzard, both internally and through external partners.

Watch BlizzCon 2018's Opening Ceremony and Big Announcements Here

Diablo 4? New Overwatch hero? A deeper look inside World of Warcraft Classic? Watch all the possible news as it unfolds here.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review

Treyarch offers the first Call of Duty without a single-player campaign. Is Black Ops 4 the complete package?

CoD Zombies is Ready to Step up and Replace Black Ops 4's Missing Campaign

Black Ops 4 is multiplayer only, but the strength of Zombies and Blackout could carry it through.

Blizzard Co-Founder Mike Morhaime Steps Down as President

World of Warcraft executive producer steps into the role.

Blizzard Shares First Look at Upcoming Overwatch Lego Sets

Soon you can build your own payload, probably.

Call of Duty: WW2 Will Let You Play Shadow War Season Pass Content Without a Season Pass, Here's How

Call of Duty: WW2 gets weird with its next DLC pack.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Battle Royale Beta Release Date Revealed

Solo, Duo, and Quad modes available.

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