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Blizzard Releases Entire Diablo IV Soundtrack, and it's Awesome

Diablo IV isn't just an awesome game. It also has a fantastic and massive soundtrack. Today Blizzard made it available to enjoy for everyone for free. The entire 2.5 hours of music can now be…

June 9, 2023 | 10:05 EDT

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Overwatch 2 Teases More Season 5 Skins Including Demon Lord Reinhardt

Today Blizzard Entertainment has teased more skins coming with the upcoming Season 5 of Overwatch 2.  We get to take a look at more fantasy skins for Genji and Orisa, on top of Demon Lord Reinhardt…

June 8, 2023 | 12:48 EDT

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Overwatch 2 Reveals Mythic Adventurer Tracer Skin Coming in Season 5 Battle Pass

Today Blizzard has teased the reveal of the new season for Overwatch 2, which will launch on June 13.  While the full reveal won't happen until June 12 at 11:00 a.m. PDT; 2:00 p.m. EDT, 7:00 p.m BST…

June 7, 2023 | 04:42 EDT

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Diablo IV World Boss Guide

Diablo IV's switch to a persistent open world brings with it some features often found in MMOs. One of these is world bosses, which can be fought throughout Sanctuary. Follow our Diablo IV World Boss…

June 7, 2023 | 12:13 EDT

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How to Claim Diablo IV Twitch Drops

Do you wish your characters in Diablo IV had a few more customisation options? Activision Blizzard has you covered, with 4 sets of Diablo IV Twitch Drops being offered across June. Read on to find…

June 7, 2023 | 11:36 EDT

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Diablo IV Is Blizzard's Fastest Selling Game Ever, Likely Surprising No One

The hype building up to the launch of Diablo IV was definitely through the roof, so it's likely not surprising for many that it's selling very, very well.  While Activision Blizzard did not announce…

June 6, 2023 | 11:56 EDT

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Celebrate Diablo IV Release With Song "Lilith" Performed by Halsey& SUGA in a Deconsecrated Church

With tonight's release of Diablo IV closer than ever, Blizzard Entertainment has picked a special way to celebrate, publishing a music video for the game's anthem "Lilith."  The video features the…

June 5, 2023 | 10:50 EDT

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If You Can’t Handle Me at My Redfall, You Don’t Deserve Me at My Street Fighter 6 | Podcast 88

This week on the podcast Robert, Rut, and Stretch are joined by our Diablo IV reviewer, Austin Suther. This week, Bobby Kotick’s interview with Variety led to some interesting conversation points…

June 5, 2023 | 07:05 EDT

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New Diablo IV Lore Video Recaps the Story of Diablo 3

Diablo IV's early access is less than a full day away, and Blizzard Entertainment released a new lore video to help you get caught up with the story. This time around, following the video about the …

May 31, 2023 | 08:12 EDT

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Diablo IV Gear Guide

You get a lot of choice in how you play each class in Diablo IV, though none are arguably as important as the gear you choose. Follow our Diablo IV Gear Guide to learn more about how equipment is…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Alchemy Guide

Potions and other consumables are a constant necessistiy in Diablo IV, but they don't work exactly the same as they did in previous Diablo titles. Follow our Diablo IV Alchemy Guide to find out more…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Paragon Guide

Leveling doesn't end in Diablo IV once you've finished choosing your skills and passive abilities. Your character can become even more powerful during endgame via the Paragon system, offering more…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Nightmare Dungeons Guide

Mowing your way through many dungeons has always been a key part of the Diablo franchise, and this is still the case in Diablo IV. Nightmare Dungeons are a new type of endgame content that tasks you…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Helltide Guide

Diablo IV features a number of endgame ways to get gear an improve your characters. Helltide is one of these, appearing periodically and offering up lots of rewards if you put the time in. Follow our…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Whispers of the Dead Guide

Endgame in Diablo IV features a number of ways to improve your character, be it through giving you experience or useful equipment. Whispers of the Dead is one such way, available right after you beat…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV World Tier Guide

Difficulty levels in Diablo IV take the form of World Tiers, and do more than just make enemies stronger. In our Diablo IV World Tier Guide, well go over each World Tier in the game, how to unlock…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Blizzard Builds Sanctuary in a "Much Darker Lens" for Diablo IV

The world of Sanctuary, home to the Diablo series, is vast and full of rich lore. With Diablo IV, we have a huge chunk of the Eastern continent to explore, which is divided into five separate regions…

May 30, 2023 | 12:30 EDT

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Diablo IV Review

It's been over a decade since Diablo III was released to the masses. It was met with significant anticipation, but it soon became an extremely divisive title among the fanbase. Over time, Diablo III…

May 30, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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New Diablo IV Lore Video Is All About the Dark Story of Diablo & Diablo 2

Blizzard released another Diablo IV video featuring the lore of the Diablo series, and this one is perfect for those who have not played the first two chapters. While the first two lore videos…

May 27, 2023 | 02:31 EDT

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Diablo IV Class Quests Guide

Our Diablo IV Class Quests Guide will tell you what Class Quests are, how to unlock them, and how to complete them for every Class! Quicklinks: Barbarian | Druid | NecromancerRogue | Sorcerer There…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Strongholds Guide

In this guide, we'll tell you where to find all 15 Diablo IV Strongholds, how they work, and how to beat these unique challenges in Sanctuary's overworld. Quicklinks: What Are Strongholds? |…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Hawezar Altar of Lilith Locations Guide

This Diablo IV Hawezar Altar of Lilith Locations Guide will show you where you can find every single Altar of Lilith in the swampy hellscapes of Hawezar. Altars of Lilith: Fractured Peaks |…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Kehjistan Altar of Lilith Locations Guide

Our Diablo IV Kehjistan Altar of Lilith Locations Guide will show you where to find all of the Altars of Lilith in this desert land. Altars of Lilith: Fractured Peaks | ScosglenDry Steppes |…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Dry Steppes Altar of Lilith Locations Guide

In our Diablo IV Dry Steppes Altar of Lilith Locations Guide, we'll show you where you can find every single Altar of Lilith in the Dry Steppes! Altars of Lilith: Fractured Peaks | ScosglenDry…

June 1, 2023 | 07:07 EDT

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Diablo IV Scosglen Altar of Lilith Locations Guide

Our Diablo IV Scosglen Altar of Lilith Locations Guide will show you where you can find every single Altar of Lilith in the rainy north! Altars of Lilith: Fractured Peaks | ScosglenDry Steppes | …

June 1, 2023 | 07:07 EDT

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Diablo IV Map and Locations Guide

Our guide will show you the full Diablo IV Map including Waypoint Locations, Dungeon Locations, Stronghold Locations, and more! The world of Diablo IV has a lot to explore. There are terrifying…

June 1, 2023 | 07:07 EDT

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Diablo IV Early Access & Launch Times for All Regions & Live-Action Trailer Revealed

Today Blizzard Entertainment released a new trailer for Diablo IV on top of revealing the early access start times and launch times around the world.  Since two launch trailers (we already got one…

May 25, 2023 | 02:07 EDT

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Diablo IV Character Customization Guide

One feature fans are definitely going to want to explore is character customization. With the more social, online elements of Diablo IV, there are plenty of ways to stand out and look unique. With…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Story Launch Trailer Set the Stage for an Epic Conflict

Today Blizzard Entertainment released another "launch" trailer of its massively anticipated RPG Diablo IV, focusing on the story. Following the release of the "gameplay launch trailer" (I suppose…

May 22, 2023 | 01:15 EDT

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How to Get a Diablo IV Mount

The world of Sanctuary is bigger than ever before in Diablo IV. If you're looking to get around as fast and efficiently as possible, you'll want to get yourself a trusty steed. Fortunately, you can…

June 1, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Diablo IV Lore Video Tells the Tale of the Creation of Sanctuary by Inarius & Lilith

The Diablo series has rich lore, like any series that has spanned four mainline games. Blizzard is endeavoring to tell that tale ahead of Diablo IV's release. Today we get to see a new video…

May 18, 2023 | 04:59 EDT

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Diablo IV Gameplay Launch Trailer Released Way Ahead of the Actual Release

Activision seems to have a thing for releasing "launch" trailers way ahead of time, but with Diablo IV I believe they've beat a record.  Today the publisher and Blizzard released the "gameplay…

May 17, 2023 | 12:15 EDT

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Diablo IV Lore Video Introduces the Struggle Between Hell & Heaven Leading to Sanctuary's Creation

Today Blizzard released a new video dedicated to its upcoming and massively anticipated RPG Diablo IV. This time around, the video is all about the lore, and specifically about the demons and…

May 16, 2023 | 05:33 EDT

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Blizzard Scrapped PvE Plans for Overwatch 2 & Replaced them With Co-Op Missions Starting With Season 6

Today Blizzard has announced the roadmap for the upcoming season of Overwatch 2, but there's bad news for those eagerly awaiting the promised PvE mode.  The mode as it was announced a while ago,…

May 16, 2023 | 03:52 EDT

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New Diablo IV Video Is All About its Dark Story

Today Blizzard Entertainment has released a new video about its upcoming RPG Diablo IV, focusing on the story.  in the video, the developers explain the background behind the story of the game and…

May 15, 2023 | 01:23 EDT

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British Regulator CMA Reacts to EU Clearing Microsoft's Activision Blizzard Acquisition

British Antitrust regulator CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) has issued a response to the decision by the European Union to clear Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard. In a frankly…

May 15, 2023 | 12:45 EDT

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Microsoft's Acquisition of Activision Blizzard Cleared by the European Commission

Today the European Commission announced that it has cleared the acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft. The announcement comes after a lengthy investigation that lasted several months, and…

May 15, 2023 | 11:58 EDT

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Blizzard Clarifies "Controversial" AI patent; "Will Always Strive to Maintain Blizzard Quality"

Over the past couple of days, multiple articles have popped up pointing to a patent filed by Blizzard Entertainment describing a process to use machine learning to aid with art. The patent was was…

May 6, 2023 | 12:19 EDT

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Activision Boasts Strong Diablo IV Preorders and Significant Revenue Growth Year-on-Year

Activision Blizzard has announced its quarterly financial results for the first quarter of 2023, which ended on March 31. If you're wondering, Activision doesn't report its result based on the…

April 27, 2023 | 04:33 EDT

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UK CMA Blocks Microsoft Activision Blizzard Merger Over Cloud Gaming Concerns

In an unexpected move, the UK CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) has blocked Microsoft's proposed $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The CMA is citing concerns regarding cloud…

April 26, 2023 | 07:52 EDT

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Diablo IV Necromancer Trailer Is All About Hordes of Undead & Blood

Today Blizzard Entertainment released another trailer of its upcoming RPG Diablo 4, focusing on one of the playable classes you'll find in the game. This time around, we take a look at the…

April 25, 2023 | 05:11 EDT

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Diablo IV Gets New Video All About Character Customization

Today Blizzard Entertainment aired a new video of its upcoming RPPG Diablo IV, during which the developers discussed character customization.  The video explores the theme of customization in…

April 24, 2023 | 07:16 EDT

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Respeccing in Diablo IV Will Be Easy -- at First

Trying out new builds for your favorite character in Diablo IV is half the fun, but you'll definitely need to pay up if you can't make up your mind. Diablo IV players are free to change their…

April 25, 2023 | 01:23 EDT

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Blizzard isn't Planning for Pets in Diablo IV Right Now

If you were expecting to take on legions of monsters and demons all the way to the endgame with a faithful companion by your side in Diablo IV, you'll probably want to temper your expectations.…

April 25, 2023 | 01:23 EDT

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Blizzard Plans to Use Player Feedback to Balance Diablo IV

If you've played the Diablo IV beta, chances are you got to try out multiple classes and their different builds. And it's almost certain that some classes felt more powerful than others. While that…

April 25, 2023 | 01:00 EDT

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Diablo 4 Getting New "Server Slam" Open Beta; New Endgame Details Shared

Today Blizzard Entertainment aired a livestream about the upcoming RPG Diablo 4, during which the developers discussed a variety of topics.  First of all, we get an overview of the endgame and the…

April 20, 2023 | 03:04 EDT

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Diablo 4 Druid Trailer Encourages You to Unleash Your Beast

Today Blizzard Entertainment released another trailer of its upcoming RPG Diablo 4, focusing on one of the playable classes available in the game. This time around, we take a look at the Druid,…

April 20, 2023 | 01:59 EDT

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New Diablo 4 Trailer Shows the Wild Power of the Barbarian

Today Blizzard Entertainment released another trailer of its upcoming RPG Diablo 4, focusing on one of the playable classes available in the game. This time around, we get to take a look at the wild…

April 18, 2023 | 01:40 EDT