Updated: 02/27/2019 by Computer Hope

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

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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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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.