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Blizzard recruits two more Overwatch teams at $20m each

Blizzard continues its steadfast recruitment drive to expand Overwatch as a global esport. Despite the shocking cost to secure a placement, Blizzard have just succeeded in bringing in two more teams.ESPN is reporting that deals have been si...

 
 
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What goes into the Overwatch animated shorts?

One of the Overwatch community's most eagerly anticipated events, apart from character nerfs, free loot boxes and whichever new character they've recently fallen in love with, is the release of a new short movie, each giving a little histor...

 
 
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Blizzard alters 'culturally insensitive' Overwatch sign

Blizzard has recently made a small adjustment to the new map "Junkertown" in their hugely-popular multiplayer shooter Overwatch.The map, situated in the explosive Junkrat's native Australia, previously featured a neon-sign above a grotty lo...

 
 
 
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Overwatch Seasons undergoing changes in new update

In a new developer update video, Jeff Kaplan has outlined some experimental changes that will be implemented in the next season of Blizzard's shooter juggernaut Overwatch.First, the season is being shortened from three months to two. This i...

 
 
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We liked the name Battle.net so much that it's coming back

Branding is a funny thing. Sometimes bad but established branding is clearly better than good but new branding. Never discount the power of nostalgia, especially in a time when it's responsible for truckloads of reboots every year. We want ...

 
 
 
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More free Overwatch loot for Twitch Prime users

[UPDATE: Upon further investigation, the "Five free loot boxes" code can only be obtained at the link below from August 10. Including the accidental dead link when this news first went live I made two errors here. The article has been updat...

 
 
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Moustache powers unleashed in Heroes of the Storm

The moustache has become a hot topic since the news that actor Henry Cavill must have his digitally removed for Justice League reshoots. Now it seems that the lads and lasses of Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm might be next in need of a digi...

 
 
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You can now link your Blizzard account with Destiny 2

I remember an era before Battle.net existed, and now, we're in an age where it's dead. Playing Diablo over a 56K modem was rough, so when Diablo II arrived with a fully featured Battle.net infrastructure, it was an unreal upg...

 
 
 
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The Battle.net launcher has become 'the Blizzard app'

The Battle.net URL will live on in our browsers, but the app itself has undergone a name change. Now, when accessing your desktop Blizzard games, you'll go through the "Blizzard" launcher. The company updated the application this week with ...

 
 
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Overwatch teases a new character

There's been a lot of speculation lately that Overwatch's next hero might be coming sooner rather than later. Fans were thinking that the 24th addition to the roster might be the legendary Doomfist, and there was plenty of evidence to ...

 
 
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Overwatch's competitive season 3 is ending soon

Overwatch's third competitive season is drawing to a close, meaning players have just a few days left to work on their rank and earn points towards unlocking golden weapon skins. The season will end on February 21 at 4:00 PM Pacific time, o...

 
 
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Hearthstone's Diablo tribute has a sneaky hidden bonus

As was foretold in prophecy, Diablo's minions have begun invading Blizzard's other games as part of the 20th anniversary celebration for Diablo. Hearthstone's event began earlier today, and it pits players against Diablo II's Dark Wanderer ...

 
 
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Blizzard is moving away from the 'Battle.net' name

Nostalgia aside, the name "Battle.net" seemed much more sensible in the mid- to late-'90s, back when Diablo and StarCraft were Blizzard's latest and greatest. The online gaming service has come a long way since then, but the name, an undeni...

 
 
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Now you can pay Blizzard to change your BattleTag

BattleTags are Blizzard's way for players to identify themselves across all of the developer's games. It's not a new concept, as Xbox Live's Gamertags and PlayStation's PSN ID have been around for more than a decade. But, it's something tha...

 
 
 
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The final four duke it out today at Red Bull Battlegrounds

Yesterday was some of the most intense StarCraft II play that I have ever seen. First of all, if you missed it, you should watch the recording on Red Bull's site. Secondly, the rest of this post does contain spoilers so stop readi...

 
 
 
 
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How the 'new' Diablo III brought me back in

I never thought I would actually say this, but I am enjoying myself while playing Diablo III. Keep in mind this is without Reaper of Souls, and is entirely about the newest patch -- Loot 2.0. After spending countless hours playing Diablo ...

 
 
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Hearthstone receives last major beta update

Blizzard has announced that it is delaying the Hearthstone beta, but they've also dropped the last major beta update, meaning the game could be coming sooner than later. The patch is mostly a balancing act, nerfing the Mage and buffing a fe...

 
 
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Battle.net to disable add-on purchases by default

Starting this week, Blizzard is rolling out an account-wide change for everyone who has parental locks in place -- add-on purchases (read: microtransactions) will be disabled by default. This is most notably for Hearthstone: ...

 
 
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Blizzard has delayed the Hearthstone open beta

Bad news for those of you who wanted to play Hearthstone as soon as possible without an invite -- Blizzard has delayed the open beta until January 2014. Blizzard notes in a blog post that they don't want to rush the game, and want to b...

 
 




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chlmera

Net neutrality is officially being Sorry, theyre planning Seems pretty likely

 
Michformer

I’m interested in knowing the most common element in your favorite games of all example: My favorite titles tend to have palpable (and dark) Thief series, STALKER titles, Half-Life 2 and FEAR spring to

 
Shoggoth2588

Fun idea: schedule me to work in a department that Im not trained to work in, without a trainer, and have me work it Woooooooooo yay

 
Pixie The Fairy

Just remembered my new FFXIV Samurai/Monk armor was very much pulled from FFTs female Im hoping that if FFT-themed stuff drops from Rabanastre, then FFXII judge gear drops from future Invalice I mean, how could they not do that?

 
Electric Reaper

Tucker & Dale vs Evil was a pretty good comedy horror Several of the deaths were pretty funny, and the ending did a good job of wrapping things

 
LoneMak

Happy Birthday Pixie! Please dont ban me!

 
Roager

GOGs giving away MDK, which is an old third-person shooter Ive heard of but never So uh, you Go get that if you

 
Rad Party Gobblegobble

Some smug douchebag analyst whos self-proclaimed gamer says that gamers and media outlets Overreacted over EAs SWBF2 fiasco and actually says that were Source in I like to think its this guy:

 
TriPLYMOUTHroK

Reeeeally wish my Switch had bluetooth

 
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