Tag archive for "Blizzard Entertainment"

27 News

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
6 News

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
8 News

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
3 News

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
7 News

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
25 Editorials

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
7 News

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
35 News

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
2 News

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
61 Reviews

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
11 News

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
38 News

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
12 Editorials

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
31 News

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
4 News

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
10 News

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
9 News

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
22 News

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
32 News

Overwatch Trophy List Revealed, Majority of the Sixty Trophies are Bronze

The Overwatch trophy list has popped up on PSN Profiles, with sixty trophies total. They are split between a platinum, one gold, five silver, and fifty three bronze trophies. ...Read More

on May 14, 2016 1:03 PM
5 News

World of Warcraft’s Legion Expansion Gets Release Date – August 30th

If you're among those still eager to pump more hours into World of Warcraft, Blizzard announced today that the game's next expansion, Legion, will be released on August 30th.

The expansion will come with the following content: ...Read More

on April 18, 2016 1:56 PM
82 News

Overwatch’s New “Butt Pose” Still Shows Plenty of Butt

Remember the controversy about Blizzard deciding to change Tracer's "over the shoulder" victory pose in Overwatch, after criticism due to the overexposure of the character's backside? ...Read More

on April 5, 2016 7:49 PM
6 News

Warcraft III Patch 1.27 Is First New Patch in Five Years, Releasing Tuesday

A new Warcraft III patch (ver 1.27) will be released simultaneously worldwide this Tuesday, March 15, 2016. This is the first patch since 2011, and is aimed at the active player base in China. ...Read More

on March 13, 2016 1:25 PM
21 News

Blizzard Is More Concerned About Making Overwatch Fun Than Monetization Plans

Blizzard's Overwatch is looking very promising, and the developers' main concern is making it fun. ...Read More

on December 13, 2015 12:42 PM
7 News

Overwatch Confirmed for Spring 2016 Release; Origins Edition Revealed for PS4/Xbox One

Coming from the house that created StarCraftWorld of Warcraft, and many other classics, all eyes are on Blizzard as the company is preparing its brand new title Overwatch for release next year, and now console owners ...Read More

on November 6, 2015 9:49 AM
0 News

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Collector’s Edition Content Revealed

After a stretch of no details on just what the collector's edition for StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void contains, Blizzard has finally opened up to what is inside. The collector's edition is retail exclusive and launches ...Read More

on October 3, 2015 3:07 PM
0 News

StarCraft II’s Patch 3.0 Revamps User Interface, Navigation, and Social Features

Blizzard has been listening to fan feedback and incorporated some major UI tweaks in the upcoming 3.0 patch for Starcraft II. This update comes whether or not you own Legacy of the Void, the final chapter ...Read More

on October 3, 2015 2:13 PM
2 News

Catch Up on the Protoss’ History with StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Reclamation Animation

Due to StarCraft spanning quite some time both in our time and in the fiction itself, the story can be hard to get a handle on at some points. Thankfully Blizzard has published a short animated video ...Read More

on September 27, 2015 12:27 PM
10 News

Ten Years Ago, The Funniest MMORPG Meme Shouted its First Warcry: LEEEROY JEEENKINS!

No one ever managed to determine if it was a staged parody or a moment of actual craziness, but when ten years ago the video "A Rough Go" was first posted, it took the internet by storm. ...Read More

on May 11, 2015 7:32 PM
2 News

Tickets for the Season 2 Finals of the StarCraft II World Championship Series Are on Sale Now

You can now purchase tickets to the Starcraft II World Championship Series Season 2 finals which will take place in Hall C of the Metro Toronto Convention Center from June 26-28. Tickets are available through EventBrite for ...Read More

on May 3, 2015 1:50 PM
7 News

Blizzard’s Long Awaited Heroes of the Storm Release Date Announced; to Follow Open Beta

Blizzard's foray into the MOBA genre will officially release on June 2, 2015.

Heroes of the Storm, which has long been in an invite only state, will also get an open beta starting May 20, 2015.  ...Read More

on April 20, 2015 12:11 PM