Blizzard's Warcraft and Diablo III gamers' details breached in hacking storm

MartinLynch Gaming, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Today Blizzard Entertainment encountered an embarrassing situation in which their internal network's security measures were breached. Passwords, security question answers, email addresses and encrypted passwords linked to gamers' accounts are thought to have been stolen by cyber criminals. Mike…

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World of Warcraft movie slowly taking shape, Blizzard creative chief reveals

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More news trickling in on the proposed World of Warcraft movie today. Though we'd previously believed that the movie was now in the process of finalising script details, it seems that that stage is still a little way off. However,…

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Ex Modern Warfare devs sue Activision for $500 million

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Nearly 40 former employees of Infinity Ward, the development team behind the mega-successful Modern Warfare franchise, have brought a $500 million lawsuit against publishing house Activision. The employees are claiming for half a billion dollars in unpaid royalties and bonuses,…

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Modern Warfare senior executives given the boot by Activision

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There's been some strange goings on this week between publisher Activision and Modern Warfare developers Infinity Ward. Following claims of "insubordination", Activision have terminated the contracts of Jason Ward and Vince Zampella, senior executives at Infinity Ward. The reasoning…

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World of Warcraft hits 11 million active subscribers worldwide

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Belgium? Bolivia? Israel? Ireland? You’ve got nothing on World of Warcraft. Blizzard’s ultra-popular massively-multiplayer online role-playing game, full of orcs, elves, dwarves and undead, has hit 11 million active subscribers. That’s a shade fewer than the population of Greece, and means that one person in every 625 on the planet holds an active subscription…

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