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Leak Reveals All The 'Overwatch' Anniversary Event Skins

'Overwatch's' Anniversary Event is almost here, but a leak prematurely revealed the 11 new anniversary skins. A bug in the servers in Taiwan allowed a few players into the event ahead of time, who then shared their findings to the world.

Video Games

Blizzard Prohibits 'Overwatch' Team Fusion University From Wearing Their 'FU' Jerseys Onstage

Blizzard banned Fusion University's jersey, leaving the team to wear a black shirt during matches. Apparently, the team's initials FU on the shirts rubbed Blizzard the wrong way.

Video Games May 14, 2018

Destiny 2 Will Be Getting A New Game Mode In Fall That's 'A Whole New Style Of Play'

'Destiny 2' will be getting a new gameplay mode in fall that developers are set to debut next month. Activision Blizzard president Collister Johnson is excited about what it means for the game.

Video Games May 8, 2018

Hanzo Rework Now Online In 'Overwatch': Who's Next?

The latest 'Overwatch' update rolls out the long-awaited Hanzo rework to the main game, alongside a new map. With Hanzo's Scatter Arrow removed, which 'Overwatch' heroes will be the next ones to receive changes?

Video Games May 4, 2018

Massive Symmetra Rework Coming Soon: Here's How Much The 'Overwatch' Hero Will Change

Symmetra of 'Overwatch' is finally receiving her long-awaited rework, with major changes planned for her skills. For example, her Teleporter skill will no longer be her ultimate, but it will allow Junkrat's tire and D.Va's self-destructing mech.

Video Games April 30, 2018

Massive 'Overwatch' PTR Update: New Hanzo Skill, Major Changes To Other Heroes, Rialto Map, And Many More

Blizzard rolled out a massive update to the 'Overwatch' PTR. The patch includes a new Hanzo skill, the first ever nerf for Tracer, the Rialto map from the Retribution event, and many more.

Video Games April 21, 2018

Overwatch League Woes Continue For Dallas Fuel: Coach Kyky And DPS Player Rascal Released

The Dallas Fuel continues its rough season in the Overwatch League with the release of head coach Kyle 'KyKy' Souder and star DPS player Dong-jun 'Rascal' Kim. Does the team have what it takes to turn things around?

Video Games April 17, 2018

Overwatch Could Get Progression Sharing Between Xbox One, PS4, And PC

'Overwatch's' Jeff Kaplan revealed that the team is definitely thinking of implementing cross-sharing progression between different platforms. However, he noted that there are some technological challenges to face first.

Video Games April 15, 2018

The 'Craziest Card' In 'Hearthstone' Will Be In The Witchwood: Meet Shudderwock, The Next Yogg-Saron

Game director Ben Brode said that Shudderwock, a new legendary minion from the upcoming The Witchwood expansion, is the 'craziest card' in 'Hearthstone.' Shudderwock is already being compared with the controversial Yogg-Saron, Hope's End.

Video Games April 10, 2018

Overwatch League Player Suspended For Alleged Sexual Misconduct With 14-Year-Old Fan

The Overwatch League has issued an indefinite suspension against Boston Uprising player Jonathan 'DreamKazper' Sanchez over allegations of sexual misconduct involving a 14-year-old fan. Nothing has been confirmed, but the evidence against Sanchez appears to be too incriminating to ignore.

Video Games April 9, 2018

Blizzard Announces 'World Of Warcraft' Battle For Azeroth Expansion's Release Date

Blizzard finally announced that the 'World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth' will be released on Aug. 14. Upon arrival, it will bring a slew of new players and gameplay mechanics, including some PvP and PvE settings.

Video Games April 7, 2018

Hearthstone's The Witchwood Expansion Gets An April 12 Release Date

Blizzard has now announced the release date of 'Hearthstone' newest expansion, 'The Witchwood.' Aside from over 130 new cards, the expansion will also bring a new mode and will kickstart the Year of the Raven.

Video Games April 7, 2018

Deckard Cain From 'Diablo' Will Soon Put Opponents To Sleep In 'Heroes Of The Storm'

It may be hard to imagine Deckard Cain of 'Diablo' in 'Heroes of the Storm,' but that is exactly what will happen soon. The old man will offer support skills, including one that will put enemies to sleep.

Video Games April 6, 2018

'Overwatch' Retribution Comic And Trailer Show Blackwatch In Action: 'Overwatch' Archives Event Launches April 10

The new 'Retribution' comic and trailer shows Blackwatch, the black ops unit of Overwatch, in action. Reaper, McCree, Genji, and Moira will be featured in the PvE brawl for the upcoming 'Overwatch' Archives event, which will launch on April 10.

Video Games April 5, 2018

Overwatch Devs Have Considered Adding A Battle Royale Mode, But It's Probably Not Happening

Jeff Kaplan of 'Overwatch' had been inspired by battle royale games such as 'PUBG.' However, he claimed that it will be tricky to bring that style into the game.

Video Games April 4, 2018

Overwatch Archives Replaces Uprising Event, Promises More Glimpses Into 'Overwatch' Lore

Blizzard confirmed the return of Uprising, but the next 'Overwatch' event will be renamed Overwatch Archives. Game director Jeff Kaplan teased the full title as Overwatch Archives: Retribution, leading to speculations on what part of 'Overwatch' lore will be featured.

Video Games April 3, 2018

Overwatch Uprising Event Returns April 10: Teaser Video Contains Secret Clues

A teaser video hinted that the 'Overwatch' Uprising event will return on April 10. However, upon closer look, the video contains secret clues on what gamers can expect from this year's Uprising.

Video Games March 30, 2018

New York Excelsior Redeems Itself, Wins Overwatch League Stage 2 Title

The New York Excelsior took the Overwatch League Stage 2 title after an exciting finals match against the Philadelphia Fusion. The New York Excelsior has now redeemed itself, after losing in the Stage 1 finals against the London Spitfire.

Video Games March 26, 2018

New 'Overwatch' Feature Will Let You Choose Players To Avoid As Teammates

Toxicity in 'Overwatch' has been one of the pressing issues of the massively popular multiplayer shooter. In the latest Developer Update, game director Jeff Kaplan unveiled a new feature that may help solve the problem.

Video Games March 25, 2018

Brigitte Joins 'Overwatch' On March 20: Here Are Some Tips And Tricks For The New Support Hero

Brigitte Lindholm is set to join the 'Overwatch' roster on March 20. Here are a few tips and tricks to effectively use the defense and healing skills of the new support hero.

Video Games March 16, 2018

The Next 'Hearthstone' Expansion Is Coming Soon: Are You Ready To Enter The Witchwood?

Blizzard announced The Witchwood as the next 'Hearthstone' expansion. The Witchwood will kick off the Year of the Raven with 130 new cards, with three legendary minions already previewed, two new mechanics, and the Monster Hunt single-player mode.

Video Games March 13, 2018

Dallas Fuel Parts Ways With Felix 'xQc' Lengyel After Another Overwatch League Suspension

The Dallas Fuel parted ways with Felix 'xQc' Lengyel after the controversial player was again suspended from the Overwatch League. Lengyel received his second suspension over disparaging statements made to fellow players and casters.

Video Games March 12, 2018

'Diablo III' For Nintendo Switch Confirmed, But Blizzard Will Keep Denying It

A report by Eurogamer confirmed that 'Diablo III' on Nintendo Switch is really happening. It will be the first Blizzard game on the hybrid console and will likely include the Reaper of Souls and Rise of the Necromancer expansions.

Video Games March 7, 2018

'StarCraft' Turns 20 Years Old: Blizzard Will Celebrate By Giving Away Crossover Gifts

Blizzard will celebrate the 20th anniversary of 'StarCraft' by giving away in-game items. Crossover gifts include a 'Diablo III' pet that looks like a Terran Battlecruiser and a skin for Widowmaker of 'Overwatch' fashioned after Sarah Kerrigan.

Video Games March 4, 2018

Did Blizzard Tease 'Diablo III' For Nintendo Switch? Rumors Now Running Rampant

A cryptic tweet by Blizzard ignited speculation that 'Diablo III' will soon arrive to the Nintendo Switch. The developer's non-denial response, along with other rumors, have further generated excitement among fans of the series.

Video Games March 3, 2018

Brigitte Unveiled As New 'Overwatch' Hero: Torbjorn's Daughter More Than Just A Pretty Face

Brigitte became an instant fan favorite after her apperance in the animated short Honor and Glory with her godfather Reinhardt. However, she is more than just a pretty face, as she was unveiled as the 27th 'Overwatch' hero.

Video Games March 1, 2018

Goodbye Year Of The Mammoth, Hello Year Of The Raven: Here's What Will Change In 'Hearthstone'

Digital card game 'Hearthstone' will soon move from the Year of the Mammoth to the Year of the Raven. Among the changes that the new Standard season will bring include new expansions, new Hall of Fame cards, and in-game tournaments.

Video Games February 28, 2018

You Can Now Unlock Overwatch League Skins By Watching Matches

Fans will now be able to unlock Overwatch League skins just by watching matches on Twitch, MLG, or Overwatchleague.com. However, following the matches on Twitch offers more perks beyond collecting Overwatch League tokens.

Video Games February 22, 2018

Latest 'Overwatch' Developer Update Reveals Changes For Sombra, Mei, And Doomfist

In the latest 'Overwatch' developer update, game director Jeff Kaplan detailed the changes for Sombra, Mei, and Doomfist that are now being tested on the 'Overwatch' PTR. Kaplan also hinted that tweaks are coming for Hanzo, Symmetra, and Torbjörn.

Video Games February 15, 2018

London Spitfire Wins Overwatch League Stage 1: What To Expect In Stage 2 And Season 2

The London Spitfire mounted an enormous comeback against the New York Excelsior to win stage one of the Overwatch League season one. Viewers are now looking forward to stage two, but Blizzard is already planning for Overwatch League season two.

Video Games February 12, 2018

Overwatch Year Of The Dog Event Details Revealed: New Thailand Map, Capture The Flag Changes, And 6 Legendary Skins

'Overwatch' game director Jeff Kaplan, in the latest Developer Update video, talked about the upcoming Year of the Dog event. The Lunar New Year celebration will launch a new map, tweak Capture the Flag, and release six legendary skins.

Video Games February 7, 2018

Overwatch Director Jeff Kaplan Talks About Toxicity, Mercy Nerf, And Balance Issues In Latest Developer Update

In the latest Developer Update, 'Overwatch' director Jeff Kaplan talked about the toxicity of the game's community and its balancing issues. Healer hero Mercy, set to be nerfed again, is the poster child for the balancing problem.

Video Games January 26, 2018

Overwatch League Pro Suspended For Homophobic Slur: 'Overwatch' Toxic Problem Back In Spotlight

Overwatch League player Felix 'xQc' Lengyel of the Dallas Fuel was suspended for launching a homophobic slur against Austin 'Muma' Wilmot of the Houston Outlaws. The incident brings the spotlight back on the toxicity of 'Overwatch.'

Video Games January 22, 2018

Overwatch League Launch Peaked At More Than 400,000 Viewers On Twitch: Will It Stay This Popular?

The peak number of Twitch viewers for the Overwatch League launch day reached over 415,000, much higher than expected. The question now is whether the groundbreaking eSports league will maintain its popularity as the first season goes on.

Video Games January 12, 2018

Mercy Is Getting Nerfed In The Latest ‘Overwatch’ PTR Update: Here Are The Changes

Blizzard just confirmed that a new set of nerfs is on its way to 'Overwatch' soon. The new changes are reportedly intended for Mery and Junkrat.

Video Games January 6, 2018

Diablo III's The Darkening Of Tristram Will Return To Kick Off 2018

Blizzard will relaunch The Darkening of Tristram in 'Diablo III' to kick off 2018. Players will again be able to explore a recreation of the cathedral from the original 'Diablo' as a 16-level dungeon, complete with a 'RetroVision' filter.

Video Games December 29, 2017

Christmas Brings Snow Fall To Some Parts Of The US

Many people living in Midwestern and Northeastern United States experienced a white Christmas for the first time in a long time. The snowfall came as a dream come true for many but also as a weather nightmare for some.

Earth/Environment December 26, 2017

Overwatch Holiday Sale Drops The Standard Edition To $19.99, GOTY Edition To $29.99

'Overwatch' is on sale right now at 50 percent off. That brings the standard edition down to $19.99 from $39.99 and the Game of the Year Edition to $29.99 from $59.99.

Video Games December 18, 2017

Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2017 Now Live: Here Are All The New Legendary Skins And An Adorable Orisa Emote

The 'Overwatch' Winter Wonderland 2017 event is finally live, giving gamers a good look at the new legendary skins. The event also brings with it two game modes and other cosmetic upgrades, including an infinitely cute emote for Orisa.

Video Games December 13, 2017

Overwatch's Winter Wonderland Event Is Back With A New Yeti Boss Fight Mode

The Winter Wonderland event of 'Overwatch' is returning, and it's bringing a lot of familiar features, as well as new ones. That includes new skins and a new boss-fight mode called Mei's Yeti Hunt.

Video Games December 8, 2017

You Will Be Able To Buy Overwatch League Skins To Support Your Favorite Team, But There's A Catch

Fans of the 12 Overwatch League teams will be able to buy the team skins, said commissioner Nate Nanzer. However, purchasing Overwatch League team skins will work in a different way compared to buying regular 'Overwatch' skins.

Video Games December 5, 2017

Overwatch League Player Suspended Mid-Match: What's Wrong With The 'Overwatch' Reporting System?

A professional 'Overwatch' player was suspended while streaming a match for an apparent case of false reporting. The Dallas Fuel member reported other players, but he was the one who was punished.

Video Games November 19, 2017

New Overwatch Hero Moira Now Available On PS4, Xbox One And PC

Blizzard Entertainment unveiled its new 'Overwatch' hero Moira. As a hybrid character, this new hero brings complexity with her two distinct play styles perfect for challenge-seeking gamers.

Video Games November 18, 2017

'Star Wars: Battlefront II' And 'Overwatch' Under Investigation In Belgium: Are Loot Boxes Gambling?

Belgium's Gaming Commission is investigating whether the loot boxes of 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' and 'Overwatch' should be considered as gambling. Electronic Arts and Blizzard may be facing fines worth hundreds of thousands of euros.

Video Games November 16, 2017

Free 'StarCraft II' Is Now Available: Here's How To Start Playing

The free version of 'StarCraft II' is now out, and that means you can play the popular RTS without paying a dime right now. Here's how to get started.

Video Games November 14, 2017

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