Tag archive for "Blizzard Entertainment"

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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
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Overwatch’s Latest Update Brings Balance Changes to McCree and Widowmaker

Having released at the end of last month, Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch has already had players take to its fast-paced multiplayer action with now over 10 million players across all platforms, though Blizzard has released a new update ...Read More

on June 15, 2016 11:09 AM
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Check Out These Amazing (and Completely Fanmade) Overwatch Anime-Style Opening and Ending Videos

A Youtuber by the name of inkling inkling created what was clearly missing from the breakout hit title from Blizzard, Overwatch: an anime-style opening and ending. ...Read More

on June 10, 2016 7:08 PM
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Overwatch is What I Want from Microtransactions in Console Games

With Blizzard Entertainment's long-awaited Overwatch, the studio's first new IP in nearly two decades, many fans of the studio's previous titles (such as StarCraftDiablo, and Warcraft, to name a few) have been swept up by the ...Read More

on June 9, 2016 1:00 PM
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Blizzard Developing Partnership with Facebook; Includes Login, Livestreaming, and More for All Titles

Late last month, players had the chance to dive in to Blizzard Entertainment's newest creation (and their first new IP in nearly two decades) with the highly-anticipated Overwatch, with the studio having now confirmed it's looking to ...Read More

on June 6, 2016 1:12 PM
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Overwatch Nabs 7 Million Players Since Release, Logs 119 Million Hours of Combined Gameplay

Activision Blizzard sent in a press release announcing that the recently release Overwatch managed to overtake the quite respectable milestone of seven million players since its launch on May 24th on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. ...Read More

on June 2, 2016 4:26 PM
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Torbjörn Gears Up for a Fight in Overwatch’s Latest Comic Short

Earlier this week, Blizzard Entertainment released its highly-anticipated team-based shooter Overwatch to the masses, and while so far the game has seemed to be an early success, there is still plenty to uncover behind our favorite characters ...Read More

on May 27, 2016 11:59 AM
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Overwatch Review: A Master Class in Multiplayer

Whether you are talking innovative gameplay, character design, or art style, Overwatch is an achievement in multiplayer titles, and one of the front-runners for game of the year. Blizzard Entertainment, coming off a decade-long IP hiatus, has ...Read More

on May 27, 2016 10:47 AM
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Conan and the Game of Thrones Cast Begin Their Overwatch in New Clueless Gamer

While fans of Game of Thrones mourned in a particularly devastating episode this past weekend, this week things took a far more lighthearted turn as cast members Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey began their Overwatch as guests ...Read More

on May 24, 2016 10:33 AM
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Pricing Revealed for Overwatch Micro-transactions; Solely for Loot Boxes/Cosmetic Items

For many Blizzard fans, today is a big day for celebration as Blizzard Entertainment has released their long-awaited team-based shooter Overwatch on consoles and PC, with the micro-transaction structure for the game having officially been revealed. ...Read More

on May 24, 2016 10:24 AM
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A Beginner’s Guide to Overwatch

As a multiplayer title that spans across the globe with a cast of over 20 wildly different characters, developer Blizzard Entertainment's upcoming title Overwatch is the studio's first major new IP in quite some time, and as ...Read More

on May 24, 2016 10:00 AM
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Overwatch is Getting a Ranked/Competitive Mode Sometime in June; No Single-Player in Current Plans

During a "Launch Day Q&A" on the Overwatch Facebook, Jeff Kaplan, the Game Director of Overwatch, confirmed that the game will be getting a big content update in June, which will include a Competitive Mode that will ...Read More

on May 23, 2016 7:17 PM
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Blizzard Makes Overwatch Larger than Life; Fans React to Massive Action Figures Across the Globe

With the game officially set to launch tomorrow, many are highly anticipating the latest creation to come from Blizzard Entertainment with the studio's upcoming shooter Overwatch, and over the weekend the studio came up with a pretty ...Read More

on May 23, 2016 11:34 AM
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Blizzard Shares Stats on Loot Boxes, Play Time, and More During Overwatch’s Open Beta

Blizzard's highly-anticipated team shooter Overwatch is just a few days away from release, and while many around the world are preparing for launch, Blizzard has shared some new information during the game's open beta period and plenty ...Read More

on May 20, 2016 10:57 AM
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Blizzard Reveals Server Activation Times for Overwatch’s Launch

In just a few days, Blizzard Entertainment will be unleashing its latest new title to the masses with the upcoming team-based shooter Overwatch, and now you can prepare for launch with the exact times that servers will ...Read More

on May 20, 2016 10:45 AM
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Overwatch Coming to Retailers One Day Early; Available for Customers on May 23rd to Prepare for Launch

Starting next week, players will be able to dive in to the multiplayer mayhem and madness of Blizzard's new team-based shooter Overwatch, while those itching to play the game right at launch will get the bonus of ...Read More

on May 17, 2016 11:17 AM