Tag archive for "Blizzard"

19 News

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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Blizzard’s Black Friday Sale Discounts Overwatch, StarCraft, Warcraft, and More

Black Friday is almost here and discounts on many of the best games of the year are all over the place, though PC players now have the chance to pick up the best that Blizzard has to ...Read More

on November 23, 2016 7:17 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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Overwatch Update 2.00 Now Available; Adds Sombra and PS4 Pro Support

Overwatch's Update 2.00 is now (a 10.61GB download, at least on the PS4) live on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Notably, the updates adds the highly anticipated Sombra to the character roster. ...Read More

on November 15, 2016 4:54 PM
5 News

Overwatch Gets Free Weekend from November 18-21 on All Platforms

In the months since its release in May earlier this year, Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch has been a hit with a sizable playerbase, with the company putting out the call for more Heroes with an upcoming free weekend ...Read More

on November 10, 2016 1:39 PM
10 News

South Korea Mows Down Russia in Overwatch World Cup Finals

The first-ever Overwatch World Cup has ended after a weekend of South Korea dominance. ...Read More

on November 6, 2016 10:02 AM
13 News

Overwatch’s Genji Gets New Oni Skin

There's been a lot of Blizzard news lately if you haven't noticed. The latest piece involves everyone's favorite Overwatch cyborg ninja: Genji. Yes, Genji is getting a new "Oni" skin (which you can see above). ...Read More

on November 5, 2016 2:48 PM
8 News

Diablo III Seasons Are Coming to Consoles; Armory Feature Announced

Blizzard has announced Diablo III's seasons are set to come to the console versions of the game. The news come on the back of the announcement that Blizzard is remaking the original Diablo within Diablo III, and ...Read More

on November 5, 2016 1:55 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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Make-A-Wish Charity Pet Coming to World of Warcraft

Mischief the Fel Kitty is a new pet coming soon to World of Warcraft that will help the Make-A-Wish foundation. The kitty will go on sale on December 1, and through the end of the year every ...Read More

on November 5, 2016 12:27 PM
2 News

Hearthstone’s Next Expansion Mean Streets Of Gadgetzan Announced

Today during BlizzCon, Blizzard announced the latest expansion for Hearthstone, called Mean Streets of Gadgetzan. The expansion is set to release sometime in December, and will add 132 new cards. ...Read More

on November 4, 2016 3:36 PM
6 News

Blizzard Is Remaking Diablo Within Diablo III

Today during Blizzcon, Blizzard announced its plan to release an entire remake of Diablo inside of Diablo III via the upcoming “20th anniversary” patch. The remake will include a 16-level cathedral and the four bosses from the ...Read More

on November 4, 2016 3:14 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
12 News

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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Weird Al Yankovic To Perform at BlizzCon 2016

Blizzard has announced that "Weird Al" Yankovic is set to be this year's musical guest at BlizzCon, which takes place next month. ...Read More

on October 28, 2016 8:03 AM
3 News

Overwatch Season 3 Starting December 1st; Calculates Your Skill Rating Differently

Principal Designer on Overwatch, Scott Mercer, recently published a blog post discussing some the changes the team plans to implement for the game's Competitive Mode between seasons two and three. Further, the blog post also confirms that ...Read More

on October 25, 2016 10:43 AM
4 News

StarCraft II’s Next Announcer is Overwatch’s Very Own D.Va

Everyone's favorite eSports player -- D.Va -- is coming to StarCraft II as an announcer, Blizzard announced today. She will first be available for people attending BlizzCon (or who hold a virtual ticket for the event) ...Read More

on October 17, 2016 3:49 PM
4 News

Overwatch’s Mercy Set to Receive New Voice Line Mid-November

Overwatch's Halloween update is here, and the response from players has been largely positive. However, demand for one particular feature has made waves over on the game's forums: the distribution of Mercy's new voice line (found currently ...Read More

on October 15, 2016 9:37 AM
7 News

Overwatch Surpasses 20 Million Player Mark

With the internet frenzied debate today over which character has the cutest new Halloween skin, one piece of notable information has gotten buried, and that's that Overwatch has passed the 20 million player mark. ...Read More

on October 11, 2016 5:38 PM
7 News

Check Out All of Overwatch’s New Halloween Skins, Emotes and Victory Poses in Video

With the launch of Overwatch's new Halloween event, of course players are going to start hunting for new skins, victory poses and the few new emotes. ...Read More

on October 11, 2016 3:00 PM
7 News

Overwatch Launches Halloween Event With Terrifying (Not Really) Trailer and New Game Mode

Today Blizzard Entertainment launched its much leaked Halloween event for Overwatch, it will keep trick-or-treating until November 1st. ...Read More

on October 11, 2016 2:11 PM
13 News

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
10 News

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 News

Blizzard Revealing New Heroes of the Storm Character Next Week on Facebook Live

Blizzard has announced they will be revealing the next hero character for Heroes of the Storm via a Facebook Live video on Thursday, October 6 at 8 AM Pacific Time. ...Read More

on October 1, 2016 1:09 PM
4 News

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
5 News

World of Warcraft Legion Launch on Par with Massive Warlords of Draenor Sales

World of Warcraft's sixth expansion, Legion, sold a record 3.3 million copies on launch day, Blizzard has announced. ...Read More

on September 9, 2016 5:38 AM
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
7 News

Overwatch Will Host a Free Weekend on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One; PS+ Not Required, Xbox Live Gold Required

If you haven't tried out Blizzard's first person shooter Overwatch, you will get a chance to test it out for free on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from September 9 - 12. ...Read More

on September 1, 2016 1:16 PM