Tag archive for "Blizzard"

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
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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
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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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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
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Blizzard Reveals New Overwatch Map “Eichenwalde” in Trailer

Germany is about to get some Overwatch love with the reveal of Blizzard's next map -- Eichenwalde. A castle, located near Stuttgart, Germany, has an obviously distinct look from the current set of maps. ...Read More

on August 16, 2016 11:19 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
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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 Heading to Rio with New Olympic Games-Themed Skins, Items, and More Teased

In just a few days, fans across the globe will watch the upcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, with the team at Blizzard Entertainment seeming to provide their take on worldwide competition with the upcoming "Summer Games" ...Read More

on August 2, 2016 12:00 PM
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One Night in Karazhan Revealed as Hearthstone’s Next Adventure

It's been a while since Hearthstone's last adventure mode, The League of Explorers being released November 12. Through a post on battle.net, Blizzard have revealed their newest adventure as One Night in Karazhan. ...Read More

on July 30, 2016 12:58 PM
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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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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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World of Warcraft Prepares for Legion Expansion with Upcoming Patch

World of Warcraft's next major patch, which prepares for the upcoming sixth expansion Legion, is coming in only a couple of days time on July 19. The newest update brings a lot of changes, primarily to character ...Read More

on July 17, 2016 11:29 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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Overwatch Skill Rating Bug Found and Dealt With

A bug has been plaguing Overwatch's skill rating, particularly with control maps. The problem this bug has been causing is not allowing your skill rating to be influenced correctly by win and losses. ...Read More

on July 3, 2016 5:32 PM
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Blizzard to Add Gul’dan and Auriel to Heroes of the Storm Roster

In Blizzard's latest development blog, two new classic characters have been announced as additions to Heroes of the Storm, those new additions being Warcraft's Gul'dan and Diablo's Auriel. ...Read More

on July 2, 2016 2:53 PM
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Blizzard Hiring For Unannounced Diablo Project

According to a post on Blizzard's site, a new job opportunity has come up for a game director concerning and unannounced project. ...Read More

on July 2, 2016 4:40 AM
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Overwatch Competitive Play Mode Opens Today on PC, Next Week for Consoles

According to a recent Blizzard announcementOverwatch's Competitive Play mode is incoming shortly. If you've been playing the game on PC, a patch for Competitive Play should be coming sometime today. Meanwhile, those enjoying the class-based shooter ...Read More

on June 28, 2016 5:33 PM
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Blizzard Removing the “Avoid This Player” Feature in Overwatch

In the newest Overwatch PC patch,the "Avoid This Player" function was removed. It seems to have caused problems with the matchmaking system, so Blizzard decided to get rid of it.  The "Prefer This Player" function will ...Read More

on June 22, 2016 1:22 PM
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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
26 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