Blizzard Entertainment is a publisher of entertainment software. Since establishing the Blizzard label in 1994, the company has become a well respected developer of computer games, with hits including the Warcraft series, Diablo, and StarCraft.
In March 1996, Blizzard acquired Blizzard North, a concentrated team of developers specializing in entertainment products for computer and home console systems, located in San Mateo, California.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Blizzard Entertainment was founded in 1990 under the name Silicon & Synapse. Blizzard is now a member of the Havas Interactive family, a division of Havas, itself a division of French-owned Vivendi SA.
Blizzard's first work that SPOnG is aware of is the 1994 title, "Blackthorne" (SNES).
The company has been involved titles released on the PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PS2, Power Mac, Xbox, GameCube, GBA, PlayStation, N64, Saturn, SNES and Mac. Of these, "World of Warcraft" (PC), "World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade" (PC), "World of Warcraft: Battle Chest" (PC), "World Of Warcraft: Wrath Of The Lich King" (PC), "Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty" (PC) has been a best selling title.
The company's most recent involvement was on the 2019 release "Overwatch" (Switch).
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Mystery and wonder await in new Adventure, featuring 45 all-new cards
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Second Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft expansion adds over 130 cards
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Gather some friends and watch live HD coverage of Blizzard Entertainment's gaming convention this November 6 and 7
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Turn the infernal power of the Burning Legion against them as the dexterous and deadly new Demon Hunter hero class. Master mighty Artifacts—legendary weapons that transform and grow in power as you battle across the accursed Broken Isles
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Second Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Adventure brimming with hot new cards and bosses
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The Lord of Terror to Unleash the Fires of the Burning Hells on PlayStation(R) Gamers Worldwide
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The white limo stops here -- multi-platinum rockers to melt faces of sold-out crowd during closing ceremony of Blizzard Entertainment’s epic gaming festival
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Five official European launch events for the forthcoming release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
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Blizzard dishes up the goods on its new World of Warcraft expansion pack
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