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Blizzard should bring more Overwatch heroes to its other games

In case you haven't noticed, I'm not exactly the MOBA guy around here. Off the top of my head, I'm not sure that I've ever written about League of Legends or Dota 2. I wrote about Paragon once before we ever knew what P...   read

 
 
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Big changes are coming to Overwatch's Symmetra later this year

According to Master Overwatch, a stat collection site for Overwatch that's been up since the game's launch, Symmetra still has the highest winrate in the game on PC, and is in second place behind Torbjorn on consoles. You might think s...   read

 
 
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Contest - Heroes of the Storm: Machines of War bundle!

So there's this little game out. I believe it's called Heroes of the Storm, maybe you've heard of it? Apparently it is in fact a game, and it's free to play! Now there are characters and skins you can buy though, which brings me to the poin...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's new patch will adjust controller aiming, allows for quicker turns

If you've already forgotten by now Blizzard tunes the PC and console editions of Overwatch separately, and the latter is about to get another big patch soon (many features of which you can test now on the PTR on PC). Basically what it does ...   read

 
 
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The Warcraft movie is better than I was led to believe

There were a lot of great discussions about the Warcraft movie when it was released back in June from both sides of the equation. People have been clamoring for Blizzard to make a film for over two decades, and now, it had finally secured D...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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Loverwatch is a (sex-free) Overwatch dating sim

While the internet is already home to more Overwatch porn than you can reasonably touch yourself to, some people might be looking for a more lasting affair. Enter Loverwatch, a free, fan dating sim made by a crew of professional developers ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's Zarya is going to make a splash in Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm is an All-Star meetup of Blizzard characters from just about every moment in the company's over 20+ year history. I mean, it literally was called "Blizzard All-Stars" at one point, making its journey from a StarCraft mod...   read

 
 
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The BlizzCon virtual ticket extras have been revealed

BlizzCon will be held in November once again this year, and Blizzard is rolling out another "Virtual Ticket" pack that comes with access to all its panels, as well as the token digital goodies for its stable of games. This time the bundle i...   read

 
 
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Here's how Mythic dungeons work in World of Warcraft: Legion

World of Warcraft: Legion is out, and it's pretty fantastic. That's due in part by the fact that the endgame doesn't feel like a slog as there's multiple avenues for gearing up, including questing around the world and multiple tiers of dung...   read

 
 


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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...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's Tracer gets traced

Here is some good 3D chalk art coupled with a not-quite-accurate headline, but you understand what I was going for, right? I held a pen for the first time in a few months last night and drew Homer Simpson's head. In case you were wondering...   read

 
 
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Review: World of Warcraft: Legion

It always feels strange looking back to screenshots of a journey through an MMO. I keep a catalog during the leveling process of every World of Warcraft expansion, from the opening moments to the second I ding at the cap. It's strange ...   read

 
 
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Blizzard legend and VP Chris Metzen retires from company

Chris Metzen, who started work at Blizzard in 1995 on the SNES version of Justice League Task Force (I remember renting this!), has retired. For the last 20 years or so his name and visage has been synonymous with some of the company's...   read

 
 
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The heroes of Overwatch are even better as dogs

If there was one dog design I felt was missing from Lily Nishita's first batch of adorable Overwatch pooches, it was Junkrat. He's just got one of those faces. You know, one of those faces that makes you wonder what they'd look like person...   read

 
 
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Overwatch gets 'high bandwidth' mode update on PC

Blizzard's Overwatch team has always been upfront with how its netcode works, but needed a ton of time to test its high-bandwidth version before it moved beyond just custom games. That time is now, as the patch is live on PC. It brings...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's free weekend is live on consoles

Blizzard has opened up Overwatch on consoles for the weekend. If you're on Xbox One (with an Xbox Live Gold subscription) or PlayStation 4, you can play the team-based shooter at no extra cost. And, well, you should! Even if you're the type...   read

 
 
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Hearthstone's arena mode is getting a big shakeup with lots of removed cards

Hearthstone's competitive aspect has taken off in a big way, to the point where it's a celebrated and much-watched eSport event throughout the year. But perhaps it's biggest stain is the Arena mode, where players can pay in-game gold to com...   read

 
 
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The World of Warcraft: Legion companion app couldn't have come soon enough

One of World of Warcraft's most divisive features was introduced in its last expansion -- Garrisons. Essentially amounting to a base management minigame, players could track down NPCs, get them to perform an essential function for their ins...   read

 
 
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Review: Hearthstone: One Night in Karazhan

Blizzard has me in its clutches again with the Warcraft universe. I haven't raided in earnest in World of Warcraft since Cataclysm, and here I am gearing up in Legion at level 110 with my Demon Hunter, playing Hearthstone and batt...   read

 
 
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World of Warcraft: Legion is getting a companion app today

I think Legion is the most fun I've had in World of Warcraft since Lich King, and it's just as well as a new app is coming today that allows players to track and order their followers around on both Android and iOS. It's pretty ba...   read

 
 
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Overwatch Season 2 is live, with several improvements

In case you missed it, Overwatch is following the popular "seasonal" method of ranked play, which is used by Blizzard in several of their games already. In short there's a certain period of time that a season will run, which will featu...   read

 
 
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Overwatch is holding a free weekend on consoles starting Sept. 9

Given how successful Overwatch's open beta was, it makes sense that Blizzard would want to offer another free-for-a-limited-time experience to coax people into buying the team-based shooter. From Friday, September 9 at 11:00am Pacific until...   read

 
 
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Braxis Holdout is a good stand-in for Haunted Mines in Heroes of the Storm

I really miss Haunted Mines in Heroes of the Storm, but it doesn't look like it'll be coming back anytime soon. As one of the premiere two-lane maps it was a joy to play, but the addition of Braxis Holdout (currently for testing in PTR) mak...   read

 
 
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World of Warcraft: Legion had a killer launch and packs a great early game flow

I've been playing World of Warcraft since the beta, and I had yet to see an incredibly smooth launch for an expansion -- until Legion, that is. Players were able to log in basically at midnight at launch (a little earlier, actually), w...   read

 
 
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