This post was inspired by two things: seeing that Riot Games are getting back into making tabletop games, and the recent announcement of the Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, a sanctioned Wizards of the Coast product featuring the campaign setting seen every week on Critical Role.
New decade, who dis?
Activision Blizzard's latest earnings call posited good news for World of Warcraft: the third quarter of the year saw the largest quarterly subscription increase in the franchise's history.
Update: This story has been updated to include Blizzard's follow-up statement on the event, as well as analysis on how it fits in with the ongoing story.
We have talked about the topic of a Diablo series of some kind making its way to Netflix or another streaming service before.
Keeping in mind this isn't exactly an official confirmation, it's still a pretty big deal.
Blizzard, as we all know, is not averse to doing game remakes or remasters.
In 2017, Blizzard did a really big Gamescom reveal, with Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and World of Warcraft all seeing fairly large announcements, as well as Overwatch dropping the Mei short video for folks.
You may never notice this tiny change to World of Warcraft, but it could fundamentally change the community
When WoW's patch 8.2 was released on the PTR, dataminers found something distressing: most of the descriptive filenames in the game's database have been removed.
The big dirty not-a-secret secret of modern game development is that it costs more than ever, but people absolutely refuse to pay more than they did ten years ago for games.