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Blizzard is moving away from the '' name

Nostalgia aside, the name "" seemed much more sensible in the mid- to late-'90s, back when Diablo and StarCraft were Blizzard's latest and greatest. The online gaming service has come a long way since then, but the name, an undeniable product of its time, has essentially gone unaltered. Nearly two decades later, Blizzard says it plans to get away from calling Battle.
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