Updated: 08/02/2019 by Computer Hope

Founded February 8, 1991, as Silicon & Synapse and in 1994 changed its name to Blizzard. Today, Blizzard and Blizzard North are one of the most well-known gaming developers. Blizzard has released such popular games as Diablo, Overwatch, StarCraft, and WarCraft.

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(949) 955-1382

Sales: (800) 953-SNOW
Fax: None or unknown
TDD: None or unknown
Address: Blizzard Entertainment
P.O. Box 18979
Irvine, CA 92623
Stock: ATVI

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March 24, 2016 - Blizzard releases the first-person shooter multiplayer game Overwatch.

June 2, 2015 - Blizzard Entertainment releases the battle arena game Heros of the Storm.

March 11, 2014 - Blizzard releases the computer card game Hearthstone.

November 23, 2004 - Blizzard releases World of Warcraft.

September 22, 2002 - Blizzard announces StarCraft: Ghost.

June 16, 2001 - WarCraft III goes gold and is released on July 03, 2002.

September 02, 2001 - Blizzard announces World of Warcraft.

June 29, 2000 - Blizzard releases Diablo II one of the most anticipated computer games.

October 1, 1999 - The real-time strategy game that started it all is erupting into full-scale Internet warfare. Blizzard Entertainment announced today that it has completed Warcraft II: Battle.Net Edition, an updated version of Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness and Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal. The game will be available nationwide later this month.

September 1, 1999 - At the European Computer Trade Show Blizzard Entertainment announced what promises to be its most anticipated title ever. Departing from the current generation of real-time strategy games, Blizzard is developing WarCraft III as a 3D RPS, or role-playing strategy game.

June 30, 1999 - Blizzard Entertainment announced today that Macintosh version of StarCraft: Brood War, the company's official expansion set for its top-selling Macintosh has released to manufacturing. The official expansion set to 1998's best-selling computer game, Brood War is expected to be available at retailers nationwide within a week. The add-on disk enhances the StarCraft experience with new Terran, Zerg, and Protoss campaigns and 100 multiplayer custom maps.

April 1998 - Blizzard ships its next very popular and anticipated game StarCraft.

December 27, 1996 - Blizzard releases Diablo.

1995 - Blizzard releases WarCraft II a squeal to the popular WarCraft game.

1994 - Blizzard releases its first game WarCraft.