Tag archive for "Blizzard Entertainment"

7 News

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
4 Editorials

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
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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
2 News

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
4 News

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
15 News

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
8 News

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
10 News

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