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Review: World of Warcraft: Legion

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Review: World of Warcraft: Legion

Twelve years after its launch, World of Warcraft still remains the biggest MMORPG in terms of user base and arguably the best around. Newer MMOs try to copy what WoW does, but none have bested the titan that is the World of Warcraft. Although, the game has seen a notable decline in recent years. This was most likely due to the slow trickle of new content from its previous expansion, Warlords of Draenor. However, with the advent of LegionWoW is seems poised to make a full-on comeback.

In fact, due to the Legion’s launch, WoW has seen its biggest spike in sales since 2010’s expansion, Cataclysm. At the time of this writing, Legion has been delighting fans with new questing zones, interesting dungeon encounters, artifact weapons that level up with you, and so much lore that’ll have you scouring every nook and cranny for answers. But does it have the legs to keep the community around?

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BlizzCon 2015 – Activision Blizzard Launches Activision Blizzard Studios

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BlizzCon 2015 – Activision Blizzard Launches Activision Blizzard Studios

Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced the launch of Activision Blizzard Studios, a new film and television studio devoted to creating original content based on the company’s extensive library of iconic and globally-recognized intellectual properties. Activision Blizzard’s owned content includes some of the most popular entertainment franchises in the world, including Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, Diablo®, Hearthstone® and StarCraft®. Former Disney executive Nick van Dyk has been tapped to co-head the division, along with a senior creative executive who will be announced soon.

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PXL Plays! Heroes of the Storm

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PXL Plays! Heroes of the Storm

We want to play Heroes of the Storm with you!

PXL Plays! is a weekly Twitch.TV stream of the latest, greatest, and most topical games. Every Thursday night at 10:00pm EST/7:00pm PST, The PXL Plays! Crew bring you a combination of game-play, analysis, critique and comedy – and this week, we’re inviting you to join in with us!

The PXL Plays! Crew will be diving into the open beta for Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm, and I know I speak for all of us when I say we’d dearly love to play it with you!  If you have access to Heroes of the Storm, great! Send an email with your pertinent information to social@pixelatedgeek.com and we’ll make sure to shoot you an invitation this Thursday at 10:00pm EST/7:00pm PST! If not, we’ve secured a number of codes for the Heroes of the Storm beta and we’d be happy to send them over to you! Just leave a comment on this post, or contact us via our Facebook, Twitter, G+ and we’ll make sure you have a code for the beta!

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Pixel Clicks Podcast #8 – What about Egypt? Our top 5 Gaming Experiences

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Pixel Clicks Podcast #8 – What about Egypt? Our top 5 Gaming Experiences

Hey you wonderful people, it’s time for the Pixel Clicks Podcast!

PCP is a gaming podcast in which Jordan, a gaming writer for Pixelated Geek, and his friends (Cody, Shane, and Sergio) discuss the week in gaming news! Or at least try to.

Where we discuss our top 5 gaming moments and…a little bit of news? Or something, I don’t know. Read On

[Gamescom 2013] Blizzard Unsheathes Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

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[Gamescom 2013] Blizzard Unsheathes Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

Diablo III garnered a mixed response upon its release, being plagued by network errors and a critical reception of its always-online requirement. For all that, it was a runaway success for Activision Blizzard with a record 3.5 million units sold in the first 24 hours, and a robust 12 million units over its first year.

The Diablo franchise boasts some of the best received expansions in gaming, from the redoubtable Hellfire to the brilliant Lord of Destruction. It was only a matter of time before Diablo III‘s happy ending was twisted into something darker and more true-to-form.

Today at Gamescom, Blizzard unveiled a characteristically gorgeous cinematic for Diablo III: Reaper of Souls — a full expansion — that features Maltheal, the Angel of Death.

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Blizzard Announces Hearthstone!

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Blizzard Announces Hearthstone!

Hearthstone, the new Digital Collectible Card Game announced by Blizzard at PAXEast 2013, isn’t what one expects when one hears that the PC juggernaut is bringing a new title to its rabid fans, but it’s already clear that the title will have the same brilliant polish and and stunning art work that we’ve come to expect.

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