Tag archive for "Blizzard"

10 News

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
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
16 News

Overwatch Competitive Mode Release Window Pushed to Mid-To-Late July [UPDATED]

This seems to be more of a PR plunder than an actual delay, with Blizzard clarifying via Twitter that the game mode is still slated for June: ...Read More

on June 1, 2016 2:00 PM
66 News

Some Overwatch Porn Creators are Having Their Work Taken Down

It is no secret to any person on the internet that Overwatch porn is a thing. With a dedicated subreddit (no, I am not hyperlinking it) as well as thousands of images, videos, and gifs, it is ...Read More

on May 29, 2016 1:49 PM
36 Rumors

Vivendi Might Be Set to Succeed on Gameloft’s Hostile Takeover

French conglomerate Vivendi is slowly closing its grasp on a Guillemot-founded business, following a possible successful week in their fight for mobile-developer Gameloft. According to Bloomberg's sources close to the matter, Vivendi may now has the approval ...Read More

on May 29, 2016 1:22 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
70 News

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
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
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
22 News

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
30 News

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
26 News

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
2 News

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
4 News

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
2 News

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
6 News

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
34 News

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
2 News

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
2 News

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