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Those itching to relive the mid-90s will be happy to hear that Blizzard has re-released its cult classic action-platformer Blackthorne. Even better? It's absolutely free. Having been developed before Blizzard decided to focus exclusively on the Warcraft, Starcraft and Diablo franchises, Blackthorn...

November 1st 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Have you ever heard of Blackthorne? Originally released in 1994 for the SNES, this classic platformer was the one of the first titles to be released under the name Blizzard Entertainment. And now, it appears as though the game can be had for free. Head to your Battle.net account, and hit the Downl...

October 31st 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Diablo III, Rock 'n' Roll Racing, and The Lost Vikings 2. What do all of these things have in common? They're all made by Blizzard, and they're all playable on the floor of BlizzCon 2008. The last two, however, are hidden in the Retro Arcade area, where Blizzard has set up all of the old games f...

October 11th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Our good friends at BigDownload have just posted a nice in-depth feature about all the "black ops" PC games being worked on -- that is, games that are being developed in secret by developers who haven't yet officially announced them. There are quite a few would-be WoW competitors on the list (BioWa...

September 29th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Our good friends at Massively have put together a feature on "the many MMOs of Blizzard," and we can hear you now: You're asking what they could mean by "many MMOs," since Blizzard only has the one. But Blizzard is working on, as you probably know, a next-gen MMO, and their writeup is all about the...

July 21st 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard fans are a feisty bunch, we know because we once told WoW Insider that their favorite game was "all right" and they gave us a seriously painful noogie. It's hard to blame them though, since the developer consistently puts out amazing games. In the years since World of Warcraft launched and...

July 21st 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Blizzplanet has uncovered that Blizzard has apparently filed a patent for something called "BattleChat," which purports to provide "an interface for the electronic transmission of messages and data including voice, text, and message transmission." Along with the recent news that Blizzard is seeking...

January 31st 2008 at 8:59pm 0 Comments
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Pheonix_singing found Outland... and it's in South Carolina. Doing a little searching, I also found Durotan, Nagrand, Crossroads (oh man watch out for all the Chuck Norris jokes there), and Lakeshire. Unfortunately, Azeroth doesn't appear on Google Maps anywhere-- at least until they start mapping o...

August 16th 2007 at 1:37pm 0 Comments