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Seen at BlizzCon: The best Murloc cosplay ever

[Update: I've uploaded a number of other pictures from BlizzCon showing off some other great cosplays.] BlizzCon brings out the best in cosplayers. I've seen a lot of impressive work at just about any show, but the sheer character factory n...   read

 
 
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I have concerns about Heroes of the Storm's Ragnaros, but he's fun as hell

The newly announced Varian and Ragnaros were both available to play at BlizzCon for Heroes of the Storm, but there was one clear winner. Yep, the Firelord wins out, even if I think he's a bit too overpowered for his own good and will need s...   read

 
 
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Flying, custom class mounts confirmed for World of Warcraft: Legion

Today at BlizzCon, Blizzard confirmed just what will be coming next for World of Warcraft: Legion after the Karazhan update, and it's none other than the Tomb of Sargeras (with Kil'jaeden at the end of it), which will be implemented in...   read

 
 
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Sombra was worth the wait, if you're a particular type of Overwatch player

Sombra is finally going to hit Overwatch after months of teasing. It went from "man, Blizzard can really do an ARG" to "really Blizzard?" pretty fast, but hey, they tried, they dragged it out, and now we're getting a real extra free ch...   read

 
 
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Blizzard announces Overwatch League, a melding of eSports and traditional sports leagues

Blizzard has created a new competitive league for Overwatch, and its primary goal is ambitious. It wants to be the premier eSports league. It hopes to accomplish that by putting a twist on the normal eSports formula. Following the lead of ...   read

 
 
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The Necromancer will explode corpses in Diablo III next year

The pre-BlizzCon leak spoiled the surprise, but heck, there's no raining on this parade. Folks have demanded the Necromancer class for Diablo III and that's exactly what we're getting next year. He (and she!) will make it into the game in ...   read

 
 
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Hearthstone is getting a gun that shoots piranhas

Hamilton Chu, Executive Producer for Hearthstone, announced the next expansion for the online card game, featuring the goblin city of Gadgetzan.  Called Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, this expansion looks to be a little more mundane ...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's recreating the original Diablo in Diablo III

Diablo is one of Blizzard's oldest and most important properties. With Diablo III still going strong, the developer wants to pay proper tribute to where it all began in honor of the franchise's 20th anniversary. During the BlizzCon 201...   read

 
 
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Heroes of the Storm lands Varian Wrynn and Ragnaros from WoW

Blizzard has brought not one, but two new Heroes of the Storm characters to BlizzCon 2016. In the coming weeks, World of Warcraft's Varian Wrynn and Ragnaros will enter the Nexus, but for now, here's a fiery clash to warm us up. Varian is...   read

 
 
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After months of teases, Sombra's finally confirmed for Overwatch

It has been a long journey, one that dates back to Overwatch's original release, but we finally have confirmation: Es Sombra! The first bit of news at BlizzCon 2016's keynote was the reveal of Overwatch's next hero, Sombra. Spicing up the ...   read

 
 
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Watch BlizzCon 2016's opening keynote right here

It's the biggest weekend of the year for Blizzard and for the people who play its games. BlizzCon 2016 is taking place in Anaheim, California right now, and it's almost time for the biggest hour of the biggest weekend. At 2pm Eastern/11am ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch is the 'fastest' Blizzard game to reach the 20 million player mark

It's safe to say that you're going to see Overwatch on a lot of Game of the Year lists. Players are happy, and Activision-Blizzard is too. According to their third quarter revenue financial report, Overwatch contributed big number...   read

 
 
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Come over, watch one of Zenyatta's orbs being made

Tekhartha Zenyatta (Zenyatta or Zen for short) is one of the more unique characters in Overwatch, an enlightened Buddhist priest in the body of an android. I've written before that he reminds me of the character Lobsang in The Long Earth&nb...   read

 
 
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New art for Overwatch's Sombra and Diablo's Necromancer appears ahead of BlizzCon

A pair of now-removed art pieces found on Blizzard's Gear site offer tantalizing clues about what the company might announce later this week at BlizzCon 2016. One is for Sombra, the long, long-awaited Overwatch character, and the other is f...   read

 
 
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Weird Al closing out BlizzCon

Weird Al Yankovic is pretty important to me. I'm old enough to remember listening to Weird Al on the radio, Sunday nights on the Dr. Demento Show. Even before that, I would trade cassette tapes with kids at school trying to collect all of A...   read

 
 
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Overwatch Season 3 starts in December, will shake things up slightly

Blizzard has the ranked season system almost where it wants it. After a massive overhaul following fan outcry over the sudden death and confusing ranking system of Season 1, the second go-around has gone much smoother on PC (I can't speak t...   read

 
 
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Review: World of Warcraft the Official Cookbook

When the opportunity came along to cover the official World of Warcraft cookbook, I jumped at it. While I don't share this fact much online, my wife and I have been cooking together on a weekly basis for over 10 years, and our German a...   read

 
 
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No, Hearthstone is not coming to the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch was all the rage yesterday, and with lots of western companies on board (including Bethesda), there was tons of talk about who would announce a project for it next. Blizzard added fuel to that fire with a tweet to Ninten...   read

 
 
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Overwatch gets experimental

[Header image found at ZeroChan] I wrote an article Wednesday about Overwatch's Public Test Realm (PTR) and how the Principal Designer told us that Blizzard is planning some significant changes to shake up the metagame. While the forum...   read

 
 
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Blizzard planning 'significant hero changes' for Overwatch

Overwatch's Principal Designer Geoff Goodman wrote a post on Blizzard's forums today announcing that the next patch might surprise people viewing the patch notes. Goodman wrote that his team intended to update Overwatch's Pub...   read

 
 
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Overwatch Collector's Edition is now only $80 at GameStop

Overwatch's Collector's Edition list price went from a giant $129.99 to a slightly more reasonable $99 just a few months ago (was it last month? who knows). But GameStop is taking it to another level by discounting it across platforms to $8...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's Sombra ARG for Overwatch leads to...more teasing

For months now, the Overwatch community has been laser focused on the new character, Sombra. She's been teased by way of an ARG game that has delivered new hints every so often, and for the past month, there was a countdown of sorts th...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's D.Va headlines BlizzCon 2016's in-game goodies for StarCraft

StarCraft players who attend this year's BlizzCon are going to get a healthy dash of Overwatch added to their favorite real-time strategy game. D.Va is the main draw for a different title's in-game goodies. Blizzard revealed ...   read

 
 
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Heroes of the Storm's Samuro is a gleefully deceptive assassin

It's about time the Blademaster hit Heroes of the Storm. As one of the first heroes that many Warcraft III players experienced (the Orcs kicked off the campaign), he's a natural fit. That goes for his aesthetic, combat style, and place...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's Halloween Terror event starts today

One of the last gaming-related things I saw before going to bed was this image of a Frankenstein's Monster-esque take on Roadhog, and one of the first bits of info beamed to my eyes this morning is word that the Overwatch Halloween update ...   read

 
 
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