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Overwatch Summer Games 2018 Rolls Out 9 New Skins And Brings Back Lucioball

The 'Overwatch' Summer Games 2018 event is back, and it will run until Aug. 30. Players will be able to acquire nine skins and enjoy Lucioball in a brand new arena.

Video Games August 10, 2018

Blizzard Working On Multiple 'Diablo' Projects: Excited For BlizzCon 2018?

Blizzard is currently working on multiple 'Diablo' projects, according to community manager Brandy Camel. There were no announcements at E3 2018 though, which may mean that the upcoming BlizzCon 2018 will be packed.

Video Games August 9, 2018

New Overwatch League Teams Confirmed For Atlanta And Guangzhou, Bringing Total To 14

Overwatch League season two will launch with at least 14 teams, as Atlanta and Guangzhou were confirmed as new host cities. More teams are expected to join the ambitious eSports league by next year.

Video Games August 3, 2018

London Spitfire Takes Home 1st Overwatch League Championship In Sold Out Barclays Center

The London Spitfire have emerged as the first Overwatch League champions, beating the Philadelphia Fusion in two sets. The Grand Finals were held in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, with the home team New York Excelsior watching from the sidelines.

Video Games July 30, 2018

A Different Kind Of 'Overwatch' Nerf: Reaper's Hellfire Shotgun Turned Into Nerf Blaster

Blizzard revealed the Nerf Rival Overwatch Reaper Wight Edition blaster at Comic-Con International: San Diego. The Hellfire Shotgun-inspired blaster is the first in a series of new Nerf guns that will be based on weapons of various 'Overwatch' heroes.

Video Games July 23, 2018

World Of Warcraft Subscription Fee Now Also Includes Access To Base Game And Most Expansions

Blizzard overhauled the 'World of Warcraft' subscription model ahead of the Battle for Azeroth release. Players will now only need to pay the $15 monthly subscription fee to gain access to the base game and its first six expansions.

Video Games July 19, 2018

Overwatch League Goes Mainstream: Playoffs To Be Aired On ESPN, DIsney XD, And ABC

Blizzard has entered a deal with Disney to bring the Overwatch League to the mainstream. The Overwatch League playoffs, including the first Grand Finals, will be broadcast on ESPN and Disney XD, with a highlight show on ABC.

Video Games July 12, 2018

The Next 'Hearthstone' Expansion Is The Boomsday Project: Here's What We Know About It So Far

The next 'Hearthstone' expansion, The Boomsday Project, will launch in less than a month. The set will introduce 135 new cards to the digital card game, including nine new legendary spells and a single-player mode named The Puzzle Lab.

Video Games July 11, 2018

Overwatch 'Pink Mercy' Skin Raised More Than $12.7 Million For Breast Cancer Research

'Overwatch' launched a $15 'Pink Mercy' skin back in May, with all proceeds pledged to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The drive was a hit, raising more than $12.7 million for the BCRF.

Video Games July 10, 2018

New 'Overwatch' Hero Unveiled: Meet Wrecking Ball, A Hamster In A Rolling Mech

Blizzard unveiled Hammond as the new 'Overwatch' hero, who will be the roster's sixth tank. However, unlike speculation, Hammond is a hamster, not a chimpanzee, and is now known as Wrecking Ball due to his rolling mech.

Video Games June 29, 2018

Blizzard Wants To Patent The 'Overwatch' Play Of The Game Feature: Smart Move?

Blizzard wants to patent the 'Overwatch' Play of the Game, which is a feature that once received many complaints during the early days of the multiplayer shooter. The patent filing dives into deep detail over the 'Overwatch' POTG feature.

Video Games June 27, 2018

Blizzard Shows Next 'Overwatch' Hero 'Rolling Through' In Teaser Video

Blizzard released a teaser video that showed something rolling across an empty alley. Many gamers believe that this is the next 'Overwatch' hero, with speculation that it will be Hammond from the Horizon Lunar Colony.

Video Games June 27, 2018

South Korean 'Overwatch' Hacker Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison: Why Did He Get Jail Time?

A South Korean 'Overwatch' hacker is facing jail time for a hacking tool that he created for the massively popular multiplayer shooter. Blizzard has been working with the Seoul National Police Agency to eliminate 'Overwatch' cheating.

Video Games June 26, 2018

World Of Warcraft Classic Will Focus On Patch 1.12: Drums Of War

After a long period without any updates, Blizzard Entertainment confirmed new details about 'World of Warcraft Classic.' The vanilla rework of the popular MMORPG will include all content up until Patch 1.12.

Video Games June 17, 2018

Blizzard Confirms A New ‘Diablo’ Game Is In Development

A new 'Diablo' game is coming, according to a job listing on Blizzard’s website. Is it just the rumored 'Diablo 3' port for the Nintendo Switch?

Video Games June 8, 2018

'Overwatch' PTR Rolls Out Symmetra Rework: Here Are The New Skills, Explained

The new and improved Symmetra is finally available for players to try on the 'Overwatch' PTR. Here are the new skills for the 'Overwatch' hero, as well as some tips on how to effectively use them.

Video Games June 6, 2018

Overwatch Anniversary Event 2018 Now Online: Here Are All The New Skins

The 'Overwatch' Anniversary Event 2018 is now online, offering players new skins, dance emotes, and a Deathmatch map. Out of the 11 new 'Overwatch' skins in this year's version of the event, which one is your favorite?

Video Games May 23, 2018

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 May 21, 2018

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

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