Tag archive for "Blizzard Entertainment"

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Heroes of the Storm Full Hero Roster to be Unlocked this Weekend

Blizzard has announced that the full Hero Roster will be unlocked for players this weekend in Heroes of the Storm to celebrate the new year. ...Read More

on January 10, 2017 10:13 AM
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Overwatch’s Latest Patch Now in PTR; Includes Changes for D.Va, Roadhog, and More

Overwatch's latest updates has brought a number of changes to some of the game's roster, including tweaks for D.Va, Roadhog, and more. ...Read More

on January 6, 2017 12:14 PM
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New Overwatch Map Oasis Released, Gets New Trailer

The newest addition to Overwatch's map line-up, Oasis, has been on the PTS server for quite a while, but it's finally time for heroes to fight over the control of the beautiful corner of Middle East, and ...Read More

on January 3, 2017 2:25 PM
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Heroes of the Storm’s Brawl of the Week Features New Single-Lane Diablo Map

This week's Brawl of the Week inside Heroes of the Storm featured a single-lane battleground map to celebrate Diablo's 20th anniversary. This map features, "art straight out of the High Heavens, a couple of Mercenary Camps, and ...Read More

on December 31, 2016 8:43 AM
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Overwatch Gives the Gift of Five Free Holiday Loot Boxes for Limited Time

With the holidays in full swing and surely a number of new players joining the game, Overwatch is giving fans of old and new players a holiday gift to look forward to in the form of free ...Read More

on December 26, 2016 11:08 AM
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Overwatch Get Bundled for $60 at GameStop for Limited Time

The holiday season is known for being one of the busiest times of the year for new game releases, and if you're still trying to catch up on the big hits from the year GameStop is offering ...Read More

on December 22, 2016 10:43 AM
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Overwatch Gets $20 Discount for the Holidays on Consoles and PC for Limited Time

Since its release in May, Overwatch has grabbed millions of fans around the world with its diverse cast of characters and engaging, fast-paced gameplay, with the title now discounted by $20 just in time for the holidays. ...Read More

on December 21, 2016 7:50 AM
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Overwatch Game Director Apologizes for Mei’s Legendary Holiday Skin

Jeff Kaplan, Game Director on Overwatch, has posted in the Battle.net forums responding to criticism of Mei's Legendary Holiday skin which was included with the Overwatch Holiday Update on December 13. ...Read More

on December 17, 2016 2:07 PM
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Heroes of the Storm Winter Veil 2016 Event Features New Portrait, Mount, and Bonus XP

The Winter Veil 2016 event in Heroes of the Storm will run from December 14 to January 4. Finishing 25 games during this time, excluding Heroes Brawl, will reward players with a Special Snowflake portrait, a Festive ...Read More

on December 10, 2016 1:23 PM
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Overwatch’s Holiday Event Release Date Announced by Blizzard

Developer Blizzard Entertainment has announced today via Twitter that Overwatch's Christmas holiday event will begin on December 13th. ...Read More

on December 6, 2016 1:40 PM
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Overwatch: Watch Master Blacksmiths Forge Genji’s Katana in Real Life

Overwatch is one of the most popular games of the moment, and Genji's katana is pretty awesome, so it was just a matter of time before the good folks at Man at Arms made a real life ...Read More

on November 28, 2016 1:20 PM
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Rumor: Overwatch May Be Getting Festive with Christmas Event, According to Data Mine

Since its release in May earlier this year, Overwatch has attracted tons of fans and celebrated the holidays of the year with its various seasonal events, with the next event appearing to be right in time for ...Read More

on November 25, 2016 8:56 AM
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Next Generation Esports Announces Overwatch Winter Premiere

Today, Next Generation Esports (NGE) announced Overwatch Winter Premiere, a multi-month tournament featuring Blizzard Entertainment’s new team-based shooter, Overwatch. ...Read More

on November 23, 2016 9:56 AM
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Overwatch’s New Developer Update Details New Changes and Tweaks for Symmetra

Overwatch has been out for over six months and many of its characters have seen tweaks and refinements both big and small since then, while one of the game's lesser-played characters, Symmetra, is seeing more drastic changes ...Read More

on November 22, 2016 5:16 PM
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Blizzard Cancels Overwatch: First Strike Graphic Novel to “Take the Story in a Different Direction”

Since its release in May, Blizzard Entertainment's FPS Overwatch has quickly drawn a large fanbase that's been devoted to its expanded lore and characters, with a previously-planned graphic novel for the title having officially been cancelled by ...Read More

on November 21, 2016 11:25 AM
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Overwatch Gets Discounted to $35 Ahead of Black Friday at Retailers

Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch has proven to be one of 2016's biggest breakout hits, with the title having now been dropped to $35 ahead of Black Friday and offering one of the best opportunity's to try out the ...Read More

on November 18, 2016 11:57 AM
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King Varian Wrynn and Ragnaros, the Firelord Added to Heroes of the Storm

Two new heroes have been introduced to Heroes of the Storm: King Varian Wrynn and Ragnaros, the Firelord. Both hail from Azeroth of World of Warcraft. Varian is the first hero who can change between an offense ...Read More

on November 5, 2016 12:53 PM
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Final Nova Mission Pack Launching Late November, Alexei Stukov Added to Cooperative Missions

The final Nova Mission Pack for Starcraft II will be launching on November 22, 2016. Blizzard is also adding Alexei Stukov in co-op missions along with a new map. A collaboration with Google's DeepMind AI has been ...Read More

on November 5, 2016 12:37 PM
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New Maps and Mode Coming to Overwatch PTR Next Week, Overwatch League eSports Organization in 2017

With BlizzCon 2016, fans of all things Blizzard are in for plenty of treats for their favorite games, with the company having announced several things to look forward to for the studio's most recent success, Overwatch. ...Read More

on November 4, 2016 3:16 PM
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Blizzard Officially Reveals Sombra as Overwatch’s Next Character with New Trailer

After months of teases, Blizzard Entertainment has finally pulled the curtain back on Sombra, who will be infiltrating her way into the world of Overwatch very, very soon. ...Read More

on November 4, 2016 2:53 PM
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Blizzard “Very Happy” with World of Warcraft: Legion Launch, but Declines to Provide Subscriber Count

During Activision Blizzard's financial conference call related to the quarter ended on September 30th, Blizzard President Michael Morhaime was asked to provide more color on the performance of World of Warcraft: Legion and an update on paying ...Read More

on November 3, 2016 6:03 PM
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Overwatch Getting eSports News at BlizzCon; More Events like Summer Games and Halloween Teased

During Activision Blizzard's financial conference call related to the quarter ended on September 30th, Blizzard President Michael Morhaime gave some color on Overwatch's performance and on the developer's plans for the future. ...Read More

on November 3, 2016 5:48 PM
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Activision Announces Record Financial Results Driven by Success of Overwatch, WoW: Legion and More

Today Activision Blizzard announced “better than expected” and "record" financial results for the third quarter of calendar year 2016. Related to the period between July 1st and September 30th, 2017. ...Read More

on November 3, 2016 4:13 PM
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New Artwork Appears for Overwatch’s Rumored Next Character, Sombra

Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch has kept players wrapped in storylines and lore outside of the core game itself, which has also included the upcoming reveal of what appears to be the game's next character, Sombra. ...Read More

on November 1, 2016 7:40 AM
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Blizzcon 2016 Schedule and Map Now Available

Tickets for Blizzcon 2016 have come and gone but now both the full schedule and map of events are available for viewing. ...Read More

on October 15, 2016 11:49 AM
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Rumor: Halloween Loot Boxes Coming to Overwatch with New Skins, Poses, Emotes, and More

Like it did to celebrate the Summer Olympics, the next big event for Overwatch players appears to be tied to the upcoming Halloween festivities later this month with the next potential Loot Boxes seeming to be on ...Read More

on October 6, 2016 2:44 PM
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Blizzard Lays Out Plans for Upcoming Content in Overwatch in New Developer Update Video

Since its release in May, Overwatch has quickly become a favorite amongst fans of both Blizzard Entertainment's stable of games and shooters alike, with the developer releasing a new update video to provide new information on where ...Read More

on October 6, 2016 7:55 AM
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The Evolution of Superman in Gaming: A Tumultuous Path for the Man of Steel

Superman - everyone knows him. That alien from Krypton has truly left an impact on the world since his creation by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1938. Being that big of an icon, Superman found his ...Read More

on October 3, 2016 11:00 AM
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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