Tag archive for "Blizzard Entertainment"

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New Overwatch Public Test Region Patch Notes Released

A new update is currently in Public Test Region for Overwatch on PC. The patch focuses on heroes Ana, Widowmaker, and Junkrat, and also includes various smaller updates and fixes to general gameplay as wel as social ...Read More

on September 24, 2016 2:23 PM
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Blizzard Now Allows for Paid Battle.net Name Changes

Blizzard has previously allowed one free BattleTag change per Battle.net account, but is now opening up the option to pay $10 to change the BattleTag yet again. ...Read More

on September 18, 2016 12:47 PM
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Two New Heroes of the Storm Voice Packs Introduce StarCraft for Livestreamers

Blizzard Entertainment has released two new voice packs for those who are livestreaming Heroes of the Storm. The voices are Alarak and Adjutant and both hail from the StarCraft series. ...Read More

on September 10, 2016 3:33 PM
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Overwatch High Bandwidth Update Detailed by Blizzard Engineers

In a new video on their Play Overwatch channel, lead engineer Tim Ford and senior engineer Philip Orwig talk about Overwatch's upgraded netcode for the PC version of the game. ...Read More

on September 10, 2016 3:26 PM
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Blizzard Discounts Overwatch: Origins Edition by $10

Blizzard has enacted a discount of Overwatch: Origins Edition, bringing down the total price to $49.99 via their own website or at participating retailers GameStop, Best Buy, and Amazon. ...Read More

on September 10, 2016 3:19 PM
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Overwatch Begins Season 2 of Competitive Play; New Patch Adds Eichenwalde Map and More

The fast-paced first-person shooter Overwatch has kept gamers busy since its release in May, with developer Blizzard Entertainment having released some new updates to the game this week, including a new map and the kickoff of its ...Read More

on September 2, 2016 10:14 AM
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Blizzard Streaming Introduced to Battle.net Client, Enables Facebook Livestream

In a new update to Battle.net, anyone can now begin livestreaming their game to Facebook Live. This service is currently only available in the Americas, but Blizzard states will be coming soon to Europe and Asia. ...Read More

on August 28, 2016 3:49 PM
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Overwatch Receives Beautiful Animated Short “The Last Bastion”

Blizzard Entertainment launched a new animated short for their competitive shooter Overwatch, available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. ...Read More

on August 18, 2016 4:13 PM
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Overwatch’s Next Animated Short Featuring Bastion; Coming Next Week at Gamescom

Since its release in May, one of the most appealing aspects of Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch has been its cast of characters and discovering their backstories, with another character to be featured in an upcoming animated short next ...Read More

on August 12, 2016 7:01 AM
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Blizzard Entertainment Confirms More Seasonal Events “On the Horizon” for Overwatch

As revealed by Blizzard Entertainment yesterday, Overwatch players now have the chance to participate in the game's first seasonal event with the Summer Games (a nod to this week's beginning of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio), ...Read More

on August 3, 2016 11:11 AM
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Overwatch’s Summer Olympic Games Event Officially Unveiled by Blizzard

After the leak earlier today, Blizzard officially unveiled its new Overwatch Event tied-in with the upcoming Olympic Games. ...Read More

on August 2, 2016 4:01 PM
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Overwatch Heading to Rio with New Olympic Games-Themed Skins, Items, and More Teased

In just a few days, fans across the globe will watch the upcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, with the team at Blizzard Entertainment seeming to provide their take on worldwide competition with the upcoming "Summer Games" ...Read More

on August 2, 2016 12:00 PM
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World of Warcraft: Legion’s Colorful Locations and New Features Showcased in New Trailer

There's just one month left to the release of World of Warcraft's new expansion, Legion, that will hit the live servers on August 30th. ...Read More

on August 1, 2016 3:30 PM
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Pre-Order World of Warcraft’s Legion Expansion And Gain Demon Hunter Class

Those who pre-order the upcoming World of Warcraft: Legion expansion will gain early access to the new Demon Hunter class. ...Read More

on July 31, 2016 2:49 PM
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Auriel from Diablo Playable in Public Test Realm for Heroes of the Storm Next Week

Auriel, the archangel of hope, will become playable in Heroes of the Storm's public test realm starting next week. ...Read More

on July 30, 2016 2:51 PM
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Overwatch’s Latest Update Makes Changes to Ana and McCree on PC; Coming Later to Consoles

Since its launch in May, the popular shooter Overwatch has kept on rolling with a steady stream of updates and balancing to its diverse roster of characters, with Blizzard Entertainment having rolled out a new patch bringing ...Read More

on July 27, 2016 10:31 AM
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World of Warcraft to Recieve Audio Drama in Lead Up to Legion Expansion

Recently Blizzard Entertainment announced changes coming to World of Warcraft in the weeks leading up to its sixth expansion Legion. What we didn't know was that Blizzard had planned an audio drama to release prior to August ...Read More

on July 23, 2016 11:31 AM
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Blizzard Entertainment Partnering with Dark Horse Comics for Overwatch Graphic Novel & Art Book

Since its release in May, one of the most appealing aspects of Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch has been its diverse and intriguing cast of characters with an expanded backstory, and now the company is looking to provide an ...Read More

on July 21, 2016 11:24 AM
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Blizzard Teases New Hearthstone Content Coming Soon; Twitch Reveal Event Next Week

With its official release in 2014, Blizzard Entertainment's digital card game Hearthstone has been steadily adding new cards, campaigns, and more to keep players collecting their cards, with the studio teasing what may be the next big ...Read More

on July 20, 2016 12:46 PM
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Overwatch’s Latest Update Adds New Character Ana on PC; Coming Soon to PS4/Xbox One

Last week, players of the wildly popular Overwatch were introduced to the game's newest character, the healing sniper Ana, as she was made available to try out in the game's Public Test Region on PC, though is ...Read More

on July 20, 2016 10:46 AM
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Overwatch’s New Digital Comic Gives the History of its Latest Hero, Ana

Overwatch's eclectic and diverse cast and made for some interesting backstories in the expanded story outside of the game itself, with the latest digital comic from the ongoing series going deep into the history of the game's ...Read More

on July 15, 2016 8:14 AM
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Blizzard Clarifies That Loot Boxes Earned Now Won’t Unlock Items for Ana’s Release in Overwatch

Earlier this week, fans of Blizzard Entertainment's were treated to the reveal of the next Hero that will enter the battlefield in the company's popular shooter Overwatch with the support-sniper Ana, though Blizzard did clarify that those ...Read More

on July 13, 2016 11:37 AM
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Overwatch’s PC Public Test Region Gives Buffs to D.Va, Zenyatta, and More in Latest Updates

Yesterday brought the exciting news that another character will be joining the roster for Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch in the form of Ana, a new support-sniper hybrid character, while other changes have now been put into place to ...Read More

on July 13, 2016 10:44 AM
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Overwatch’s Next Hero Revealed, The Support/Sniper Ana; Available in PC Public Test Region Now

While players have had the change to get acquainted the diverse cast of characters in Blizzard's hit shooter Overwatch, the last few weeks of teases have revealed a new face that will be entering the battle with ...Read More

on July 12, 2016 1:17 PM
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Overwatch’s Next Hero Might Be Announced at San Diego Comic Con 2016

With previous rumors indicating that the next Overwatch character may be a support/sniper hybrid (by the rumored name of "Sombra", and may be tied to one of the game's other characters), it appears we may get to ...Read More

on July 8, 2016 1:54 PM
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Blizzard Entertainment Teases Support/Sniper Hybrid as Overwatch’s Next Character

Since its release in May, Overwatch has become a big hit with plenty of character (literally and figuratively), and now Blizzard Entertainment has released a new teaser hinting at what may be the game's next character. ...Read More

on July 7, 2016 11:13 AM
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Blizzard Pays Respect to Overwatch Fan Who Passed Away Prior to Launch

Blizzard Entertainment has made a change to the Lijiang Tower map in Overwatch as part of the Competitive Play update. Now a spacesuit display features a message above it in Chinese, which translated by reddit user Rebirdhk ...Read More

on July 2, 2016 4:06 PM
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Torbjorn’s Turret Damage Being Reduced on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in July

In an Overwatch reddit thread titled, "Torbjorn is utterly ruining this game on PS4," Blizzard developer Jeff Kaplan stated that the character would be nerfed. ...Read More

on June 26, 2016 11:03 AM
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Blizzard’s Jeff Kaplan Talks Overwatch Competitive Play in New Developer’s Update Video

Overwatch launched last month to great critical and commercial success, along with a player-base that's already exceeded over 10 million players. However, the team at Blizzard Entertainment are already looking to the future with new updates on ...Read More

on June 20, 2016 10:20 AM
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Blizzard Entertainment’s Jeff Kaplan Hints at New Heroes, Maps, and More Future Content for Overwatch

Since its release last month, Blizzard Entertainment's first-person team-based shooter Overwatch has captured the hearts and minds (and playtime) of gamers around the globe, with the studio having given a few more details to share what may ...Read More

on June 17, 2016 1:35 PM