Tag archive for "Blizzard"

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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 Selling “Well Beyond Expectations” According to GameStop; Early Launch a “Progressive Move”

During GameStop’s quarterly financial conference call Chief Operating Officer Tony Bartel mentioned that Overwatch has been doing very well sales-wise at the prominent retailer. ...Read More

on May 26, 2016 7:15 PM
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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
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
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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
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New Overwatch Animated Short Is Absolutely Fantastic, Tells the Story of Two Dragons

Blizzard Entertainment just released the new Overwatch animated short, titled "Dragons."

The video showcases Hanzo and Genji Shimada, and the birth of their rivalry between brothers. ...Read More

on May 16, 2016 12:35 PM
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Nearly 10 Million People Participated in Overwatch’s Open Beta

Did you take part in Overwatch's latest Open Beta? According to developer Blizzard, the beta itself was wildly successful. In a tweet released by Overwatch's official Twitter profile, Blizzard is claiming that 9.7 million users tested ...Read More

on May 12, 2016 4:58 PM
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Overwatch Open Beta Extended by One Day for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

Good news for those loot chest hunters, the Overwatch open beta has been extended an extra day by Blizzard. ...Read More

on May 8, 2016 12:32 PM
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Blizzard Plans to Overhaul Heroes of the Storm Ranked Play This June

During the week of June 14, Blizzard will be overhauling their Ranked Play in Heroes of the Storm. ...Read More

on May 7, 2016 1:52 PM
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King Might Make Mobile Games From Activision and Blizzard’s Top Console and PC IPs

During Activision's financial conference call, King CEO Riccardo Zacconi talked about the future of the company as part of the Activision Blizzard family after the recently finalized acquisition. ...Read More

on May 5, 2016 11:39 PM
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Heroes of the Storm Gets New Patch This Week; Exclusively to Balance Overwatch’s Tracer

Last month, Blizzard prepared players for the studio's upcoming shooter Overwatch by including the game's zippy Tracer as a new hero character in their popular MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, though due to recent developments with her ...Read More

on May 3, 2016 11:48 AM
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Overwatch’s New Cinematic Trailer Asks “Are You With Us?”

Later this month, the player's watch will begin with the release of Blizzard's highly-anticipated new shooter Overwatch, and ahead of the game's upcoming open beta this weekend, the studio has released a new trailer that also acts ...Read More

on May 3, 2016 10:48 AM
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Final Fantasy XIV and World of Warcraft “Face Off” Over “Revenge of the Horde” Title

Today Square Enix revealed the title (and quite a lot of details) of upcoming Final Fantasy XIV update 3.3, dubbed "Revenge of the Horde." ...Read More

on April 29, 2016 4:48 PM
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Hearthstone’s Third Expansion, Whispers of the Old Gods, Launches April 26

Brace yourselves for a new meta -- Hearthstone's newest expansion, "Whispers of the Old Gods" will release in exactly one week -- April 26, 2016 in North America and April 27th in Asia and Europe. ...Read More

on April 19, 2016 3:04 PM
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Overwatch’s Tracer Shows Off Her Moves in Heroes of the Storm Highlight Video

Before her debut in the upcoming shooter Overwatch, players will get the chance to check out the lovable Tracer in Blizzard's popular MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, as a new video shows off her moves and style. ...Read More

on April 18, 2016 7:48 AM
0 Editorials

DualShockers Weekly: Check Out The Most Popular News Stories Between April 3rd and April 9th

Welcome to my very own column, DualShockers Weekly! I hope you all had a very nice week and are enjoying your time playing your favorite games or reading news about all the amazing upcoming games in 2016. ...Read More

on April 10, 2016 3:03 PM
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Every Heroes of the Storm Character Now Free for the Weekend

Blizzard has unlocked every Heroes of the Storm character for this weekend until 10AM Pacific on Monday, April 11. ...Read More

on April 9, 2016 2:55 PM
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Blizzard Debuts Three New Hearthstone Cards for Whispers of the Old Gods Expansion

It’s been over a week since the we last heard of Hearthstone‘s first expansion in The Year of the KrakenWhispers of the Old Gods, however Blizzard is showcasing some new cards that eager players can expect ...Read More

on April 7, 2016 2:52 PM
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Overwatch’s Tracer Joins the Battle This Month in Heroes of the Storm

Right on the heels of the highly-anticipated new shooter from Blizzard releases in May, Overwatch's "mascot" Tracer will be making an early appearance in the studio's popular MOBA Heroes of the Storm, with the character to make ...Read More

on April 4, 2016 11:18 AM
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Hearthstone Showcases New Cards Appearing in Whispers of the Old Gods Expansion

It’s been over a week since the we last heard of Hearthstone‘s first expansion in The Year of the Kraken, Whispers of the Old Gods, however Blizzard is showcasing some new cards that eager players can expect ...Read More

on March 31, 2016 5:27 PM
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Blizzard Replacing Character Pose in Overwatch Due to Criticism; Wants “Everyone to Feel Strong” in Community

With just about two months to go until its release, many have been eagerly awaiting Blizzard's upcoming shooter Overwatch on PC and consoles, though fan feedback and criticism on a character pose in the game has provided ...Read More

on March 29, 2016 11:33 AM
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Meet Winston in the First Animated Short Video from Overwatch

Blizzard has been in development for some time on its upcoming new shooter Overwatch, and now with just a few weeks left until its release, Blizzard is revealing more about the many faces and characters you'll get ...Read More

on March 22, 2016 11:10 AM
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StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops DLC Debuts in Late March; Offers New Standalone Missions and Story

The trilogy of StarCraft II's epic campaign finally reached its conclusion last November with the release of Legacy of the Void, though players of the classic RTS can expect a bit more from the game in a ...Read More

on March 16, 2016 1:02 PM
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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
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Blizzard Details Third Hearthstone Expansion: Whispers of the Old Gods

It's time to brush off your decks, because The Year of the Kraken is officially underway. According to the most recent post from Hearthstone's Blog, Hearthstone's third major expansion will be Whispers of the Old Gods. ...Read More

on March 11, 2016 2:07 PM
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Overwatch’s May Release and Early Access Beta Confirmed by Blizzard; Open Beta Comes May 5

A couple of hours ago, we reported on Blizzard's Overwatch leaked ad campaign from IGN showing a May 24 release date. Blizzard has now confirmed that date on their website, as well as the May 3, 2016 ...Read More

on March 7, 2016 12:57 PM