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Here's a history of Blizzard:

1. No one cared for a while
2. Made Warcraft 2. Everyone liked it.
3. Made WarCraft again, only in space. Koreans liked it. Everyone else was like "meh"
4. Bought other stuido who made Diablo. Everyone liked it.
5. Let other studio make Diablo 2. Everyone liked it.
6. Made WarCraft 3. Everyone was like "meh"
7. Made WoW. Everyone liked it at first, but then made crap expansions and ruined it
8. Made StarCraft 2, which is a rehash of StarCraft 1. Everyone was like "meh"
9. Tried to charge people for StarCraft 2 twice with Heart of the Swarm. No one bought.
10. Fired company that made Diablo and remade it to look like WoW cartoon for kids with no pentagrams.
11. Made Diablo 3. Failed.
12. Bobby Kotick fired everyone. The end.
Edited by Heret|c - 5/3/11 at 6:38pm
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Originally Posted by Heret|c View Post
Here's a history of Blizzard:

1. No one cared for a while
2. Made Warcraft 2. Everyone liked it.
3. Made WarCraft again, only in space. Koreans liked it. Everyone else was like "meh"
4. Bought other stuido who made Diablo. Everyone liked it.
5. Let other studio make Diablo 2. Everyone liked it.
6. Made WarCraft 3. Everyone was like "meh"
7. Made WoW. Everyone liked it at first, but then made crap expansions and ruined it
8. Made StarCraft 2, which is a rehash of StarCraft 1. Everyone was like "meh"
9. Tried to charge people for StarCraft 2 twice with Heart of the Swarm. No one bought.
10. Fired company that made Diablo and remade it to look like WoW cartoon for kids with no pentagrams.
11. Made Diablo 3. Failed.
12. Bobby Kotick fired everyone. The end.

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post #23 of 37
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I must admit, Blizzard is on my list of "Most hated companies" Mainly because all they release is tired old genres and everyone seems to fall head over heel for them. Modern day Bliz / Activison games are particulally bad and bland ala Starcraft 2, Lich and Cataclysm.

Man you must one amazing flame suit.

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Originally Posted by Heret|c View Post
Here's a history of Blizzard:

1. No one cared for a while
2. Made Warcraft 2. Everyone liked it.
3. Made WarCraft again, only in space. Koreans liked it. Everyone else liked it.
4. Bought other stuido who made Diablo. Everyone liked it.
5. Let other studio make Diablo 2. Everyone liked it.
6. Made WarCraft 3. Everyone liked it
7. Made WoW. Everyone liked it at first, but then made good expansions and made the WoW community stronger
8. Made StarCraft 2, which is a good sequel too StarCraft 1. Everyone was like YAY!
9. Tried to charge people for StarCraft 2 twice with Heart of the Swarm. No one bought. (can't comment on this_
10. Fired company that made Diablo and remade it to look like WoW cartoon for kids with no pentagrams. (game is still in development)
11. Made Diablo 3. most likely to be a huge success.
12. Bobby Kotick fired everyone. The end.
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Edited by SGT. Peppers - 5/3/11 at 7:13pm
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I must admit, Blizzard is on my list of "Most hated companies" Mainly because all they release is tired old genres and everyone seems to fall head over heel for them. Modern day Bliz / Activison games are particulally bad and bland ala Starcraft 2, Lich and Cataclysm.
So what kind of games do you like? What company, or companies, is/are on your "Most loved companies" list?

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Originally Posted by Heret|c View Post
Here's a history of Blizzard:

1. No one cared for a while
2. Made Warcraft 2. Everyone liked it.
3. Made WarCraft again, only in space. Koreans liked it. Everyone else was like "meh"
4. Bought other stuido who made Diablo. Everyone liked it.
5. Let other studio make Diablo 2. Everyone liked it.
6. Made WarCraft 3. Everyone was like "meh"
7. Made WoW. Everyone liked it at first, but then made crap expansions and ruined it
8. Made StarCraft 2, which is a rehash of StarCraft 1. Everyone was like "meh"
9. Tried to charge people for StarCraft 2 twice with Heart of the Swarm. No one bought.
10. Fired company that made Diablo and remade it to look like WoW cartoon for kids with no pentagrams.
11. Made Diablo 3. Failed.
12. Bobby Kotick fired everyone. The end.
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I don't understand the hate.

Blizzard is arguably the most successful gaming company of all time. Not only that, THEY'RE PC DEVELOPERS! How many other PC developers are there that compares to Blizzard? Only a handful, with Valve being the main one.

We should be proud to still have Blizzard sticking with the PC. Honestly... people forget how much of an impact their games have had. Just watching the videos in the OP really brought me back.

I think we can all agree Blizzard is the one that really started online gaming. It's easy to forget their accomplishments since the gaming industry has grown enormously in the past two decades.
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I didn't see it. Wanted to continue too.. =(
There is a forth?
I don't see it...
*sees it*
Sh*beep*
Bluarh *drowns*
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I don't understand the hate.

Blizzard is arguably the most successful gaming company of all time. Not only that, THEY'RE PC DEVELOPERS! How many other PC developers are there that compares to Blizzard? Only a handful, with Valve being the main one.

We should be proud to still have Blizzard sticking with the PC. Honestly... people forget how much of an impact their games have had. Just watching the videos in the OP really brought me back.

I think we can all agree Blizzard is the one that really started online gaming. It's easy to forget their accomplishments since the gaming industry has grown enormously in the past two decades.
*flame suit on*
DUH! It's console fan boys who rage at Blizzard for not joining the dark side
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I don't understand the hate.

Blizzard is arguably the most successful gaming company of all time. Not only that, THEY'RE PC DEVELOPERS! How many other PC developers are there that compares to Blizzard? Only a handful, with Valve being the main one.

We should be proud to still have Blizzard sticking with the PC. Honestly... people forget how much of an impact their games have had. Just watching the videos in the OP really brought me back.

I think we can all agree Blizzard is the one that really started online gaming. It's easy to forget their accomplishments since the gaming industry has grown enormously in the past two decades.
Completly agree with this post, as a group of PC enthusiasts which is what OCN is .... no? how can you flame a company who together with valve and others, have contributed massively to the PC staying alive as a gaming machine. sure there will be haters but cmon take your hater spectacles off and realise exactly what this company and a couple others have done for our beloved gaming machines. Even if you hate WOW/starcraft you cannot be so shortsighted to see what these games have done for the PC market.

IF PC gamers don't support the dedicated PC developers what do you think will happen...... ?
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"IF PC gamers don't support the dedicated PC developers what do you think will happen...... ?"
They will go Wii Wii Wii all the way home?

While blizzard once was one of my favorite gaming companies Since Activison got their claws in it everything's been downhill. the very reason Im more hyped about Torchlight II then Diablo III with the (mostly) original crew
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I must admit, Blizzard is on my list of "Most hated companies" Mainly because all they release is tired old genres and everyone seems to fall head over heel for them. Modern day Bliz / Activison games are particulally bad and bland ala Starcraft 2, Lich and Cataclysm.
I'll join that minority with you.
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