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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 ...   read

 
 
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Diablo III anniversary patch that revisits the first game is out 'soon'

[Update: It's out!] Diablo just turned 20, and although we didn't really get a whole lot of fanfare out of BlizzCon outside of an event and a new class, the former is coming very soon as a result of the upcoming 2.4.3 patch. As previou...   read

 
 
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World of Warcraft pays tribute to Overwatch with new 'Ogrewatch' event

Well-rounded Blizzard fans will soon see some familiar-yet-slightly-off additions to World of Warcraft. A parodied version of the Overwatch crew is crossing over for a limited time. Blizzard is set to bring The Brawler's Guild back to ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's deadly new map Oasis is out on all platforms

After a round of testing, Blizzard has added the Control map Oasis to Overwatch. Now all of us, regardless of platform, can know the thrill of dodging traffic and jump-padding like maniacs. Aside from the trailer and screenshot gallery, he...   read

 
 
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Diablo turns 20

Diablo released on December 31, 1996, meaning that today is the 20th anniversary of the game that wore out a million left mouse buttons. There will be events commemorating the release in all of Blizzard's games, and the developer also ...   read

 
 
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Seeing how much Heroes of the Storm has grown this year is crazy

I've been playing most of the major MOBAs since launch, and one of my favorite things about them is seeing how they grow over time. Although people like to dump on the genre wholesale, part of what I love about the genre is that they persis...   read

 
 
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Diablo is invading Blizzard's other games

It's hard to believe, but the original Diablo came out 20 years ago on December 31. I remember thinking it was strange that such a huge game was coming out after Christmas, even then. My first time playing was at a friend's dorm room a...   read

 
 
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Taz'dingo! Get a good look at Zul'jin and some new Heroes of the Storm skins

Zul'jin is set to enter Heroes of the Storm's Nexus after Ragnaros in January, but before then, you can get a good look at his kit in the video below. His main gimmick involves doing more damage while his health is low, living on the razor'...   read

 
 
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Lucio may be featured in the next Overwatch short film

It's no secret I'm a big fan of Overwatch, and Lúcio is my favorite character of the bunch. His voice acting is a big part of that, so I was happy to see this interview with the voice of Lúcio, Jonny Cruz. If you hav...   read

 
 
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Warcraft's Zul'jin is next for Heroes of the Storm

The next character confirmed for Heroes of the Storm is Zul'jin, the axe-throwing forest troll you might remember from Warcraft II or his later appearance in World of Warcraft. Admittedly, I had to think back for a moment, but looking at im...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best PC Game of 2016 goes to...

Shame on me for underestimating Overwatch. For the longest time, I just assumed it'd be another Blizzard game, this time a shooter. I knew it'd be big, but in the exact same way all Blizzard games are big. You know, those PC games that the ...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's 2017 plans for Overwatch include a server browser

Game director Jeff Kaplan has once again taken some time to candidly chat about Overwatch. While this video is a "year in review," the bulk of it actually has to do with 2017. What's Blizzard up to? Lots! The Control map Oasis, which is i...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's latest comic isn't being released in Russia

I have actually yet to play Overwatch, so I didn't have any expectations in regards to certain characters' backgrounds. Tracer being gay doesn't make me angry or feel cheated, I'm just happy that we can finally have an openly gay character ...   read

 
 
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Tracer's lesbianism turns my Overwatch fan fiction into reality

It's the holidays, a time for family, friends, presents, Santa, credit card debt, arguing when people say something other than "Merry Christmas" to you for some goddamn reason, and for being with the ones you love. For me, that means being ...   read

 
 
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A madman created perfect LEGO replicas of Reaper's Hellfire Shotguns from Overwatch

If you couldn't tell by the deluge of Reaper headers that I've snuck into Overwatch headers this past seven months or so, he's the character I gravitate towards the most. His outflanking close-combat style really appeals to me, an...   read

 
 
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Mei is the new Nyan cat

Ever since Overwatch's winter event started last week, unfrozen Chinese cryogeneticist Mei has been the center of attention. Her first new skin since the game launched turned out to be a bit of a disappointment for some folks, though t...   read

 
 
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If there's one thing that Terry Crews loves more than yogurt, it's Overwatch

Recently, the Overwatch community took notice of Terry Crews' efforts to join the cast of the game as Doomfist -- a character hinted at throughout the game's lore (including its initial cinematic debut), that might one day make it into...   read

 
 
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Heroes of the Storm's Winter Veil event, Ragnaros, out today

A massive patch just dropped for Heroes of the Storm, fundamentally changing several characters, bringing in a new fan favorite (Ragnaros), and a 25% bonus XP event that also doubles as a way to get an extra free mount and profile picture. ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's winter update is now live

Overwatch's Winter Wonderland event has just begun, and both PC and console players should now have access to the most recent update. In addition to the expected holiday themed skins, sprays, highlight intros and emotes, there's also a new ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's holiday event begins next Tuesday

I'm not even actively playing Overwatch right now on account of the wallet-punching last several weeks this has been for big game releases, but I'm still feeling antsy for Blizzard's holiday event. Some details and clues seeped out after a ...   read

 
 
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Ragnaros enters Heroes of the Storm in today's big PTR update

Ragnaros is the latest Heroes of the Storm addition, and based on Chris' time with the World of Warcraft character at BlizzCon, he sounds fun as hell with his ability to fire off waves of lava and even take over forts and keeps. The Firelor...   read

 
 
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Hearthstone's new expansion takes some cues from story updates

I've been playing Hearthstone regularly for about a year now, and I've seen the game change pretty significantly during that time. Hearthstone is Blizzard's most popular game by a large margin, and it's not hard to see why. Stream...   read

 
 
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Overwatch Season 3 is live, but there's nothing new yet

Overwatch's third season of competitive play opened up earlier today, and is now available on both consoles and the PC. Participating in competitive play matches allows players to earn points redeemable for golden weapons, and some other bo...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's new map Oasis is a fun addition

If you play Overwatch on PC, you may want to update the Public Test Realm (PTR) and load it up. Blizzard's unveiled a new set of control point maps for their popular first-person shooter, and it looks like it'll be heading to cons...   read

 
 
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Genji's sword is fearsome in real life, too

As a support main in Overwatch, I know Genji's blade all too well. I'm usually its first target! The folks at Baltimore Knife and Sword have made a real-world counterpart (complete with shurikens!) for this episode of Man at Arms: Reforged...   read

 
 


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