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This is a problem I hear about, but don't actually have, because I'm not a terribly friendly person. Try not to be shocked. But I do have some friends, and a lot of those friends are very friendly people (they'd kind of have to be to be my friends, I suppose) and they often complain that they're fu...

October 8th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Stardock, a developer/publisher studio you may not know - but should! - has hired Blizzard veteran engineer Adrian Luff to be its new director of platform architecture. Luff, who helped oversee the development of Battle.net, will be responsible for managing something Stardock is calling "Project Ta...

August 8th 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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It's Tuesday, which means maintenance -- or in this case, post-maintenance -- server problems. At present, @BlizzardCS says login issues for North American realms are under investigation -- though they may already be starting to clear up. If you manage to get into the Battle.net launcher, it will h...

April 29th 2014 at 9:40pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard has announced an EU Battle.net gift card program. These gift cards, which come in the amount of €20, are available throughout many popular retailers around Europe. Upon using the gift card, the user's Battle.net balance goes up and they can purchase what they want. This isn't a bad t...

April 18th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The Heartbleed bug, as it's been dubbed, is certainly hot news lately, with various sites being impacted and password reset advice abounding. But Blizzard has some good news: Battle.net was unaffected. However, the advice is to change your password if you used the same one elsewhere. This is esp...

April 10th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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That's right, in addition to all sorts of exciting Alpha release news (like, the fact that there is an Alpha release) for Warlords of Draenor we also have this little tidbit - namely, you can now chat with your friends who are logged into World of Warcraft, Diablo III, Hearthstone or any other Bli...

April 3rd 2014 at 6:51pm 0 Comments
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Update: The pre-order is now live. You can get your character boost and pre-order Warlords of Draenor. Original Article: We've been getting a lot of tips that the Warlords of Draenor pre-orders are being prepped for, and based on our own excursions to the Account Management page of Battle.net...

March 10th 2014 at 12:40pm 0 Comments
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To prepare humanity for the March 25 arrival of the Reaper of Souls expansion, Blizzard has decreed that anyone playing Diablo 3 before March 24 will receive an additional 50 percent experience for each demon slain. Along with readying players for the expansion, this promotion highlights the recen...

March 4th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Our friends over at Adriacraft have had the chance to test a newly datamined version of the battle.net desktop client. They have various in-depth screenshots on their article, but it looks like the current friends list has undergone a needed overhaul. You can now add and remove friends, report othe...

January 30th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Kiddies will find it tougher to spend money in Blizzard's games, as the studio is expanding its parental controls to include locks on in-game purchases. Blizzard is notifying relevant users of this change via email and on the forums. Starting January 7th, any Battle.net account with parental contr...

January 4th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments