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Blizzard rolls out nerfs for Mercy and Junkrat in Overwatch

Blizzard has been trying to tone down Mercy's toolkit for a while now, and there are more changes to contend with as of today's Overwatch update. The nerfs-in-testing have surfaced in the live game. Fresh off the PTR, her ultimate ability V...

 
 
 
 
 
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Send help, I'm playing WoW again

I'm not entirely sure how these things happen, but every now and again I'll find myself looking for a more familiar game to pick up. Sometimes it's as simple as a few matches of Overwatch, other times a few rounds of Street Fighter, bu...

 
 
 
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The new Overwatch skins are making it hard to play favorites

Blizzard is dropping off a bunch of new Overwatch skins, sprays, icons, intros, and emotes tomorrow alongside the game's latest map, Blizzard World. Since we last checked in on the cosmetic reveals, the studio has previewed several more inc...

 
 
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New skins, sprays and icons coming to Overwatch next week

As reported yesterday, new map "Blizzard World" will be going live in Overwatch next week. Alongside the new venue, some funky new skins, sprays and other cosmetic junk is also coming to the online arena-shooter.The new legendary-class skin...

 
 
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Overwatch's Blizzard World map ready to ride next week

There was an amusing moment during last year's BlizzCon where it almost seemed like Blizzard actually had the ego to open a theme park based on their video games. Then we slapped ourselves a nano-second later at what a ridiculous notion tha...

 
 
 
 
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Activision closes sole U.S. distribution centre

Activision have announced the closure of their one remaining U.S warehouse and distribution centre, leading to speculation that the publisher is taking steps toward gaming's looming all-digital future.The centre, which operated in Fresno, C...

 
 
 
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PSA: The Overwatch League kicks off today at 4PM PST

Today is a pretty monumental day for eSports, as Blizzard's Overwatch League kicks off at 4PM PST. There will be three matchups tonight in all, following at 6PM PST and 8PM PST -- you can catch these broadcasts in English by way of the main...

 
 
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Twitch gains the exclusive Overwatch League broadcast rights

If you're hotly anticipating the debut of the Overwatch League, you'll have one way to access it. The popular streaming service, Twitch, has brokered a deal with Activision Blizzard to gain the exclusive broadcasting rights for the Overwatc...

 
 
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Mercy mess: More nerfs to Overwatch's unstoppable medic

Overwatch's support character Mercy has, once again, received tweaks on the PTR for Blizzard's team-based arena shooter, as the studio constantly juggles the Germanic GP to find her sweet spot in battle.Mercy received a pretty severe overha...

 
 
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Blizzard previews the year ahead for Overwatch

Fresh off his marathon yule log stream over the holiday break, game director Jeff Kaplan is back with a recap of the last year for Overwatch and what's coming up in 2018. "We are well along the path on [introducing the 27th hero]," he says,...

 
 
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StarCraft's Firebat is playable in Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard has begun testing Blaze, the latest Heroes of the Storm character to represent StarCraft. The veteran Firebat joins the game as a ranged warrior who can spread oil on the battlefield, charge forward with jet propulsion, and even ca...

 
 
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Logging into Overwatch this week will bag you five loot boxes

As was the case with last year's festive week, players logging into Overwatch between December 25 and January 1 will receive five free loot boxes, in conjunction with the Winter Wonderland event.All you need do is boot up the arena-shooter,...

 
 
 
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Mei continues her blood hunt in Winter Overwatch comic

If you've been playing the Winter Wonderland event in arena-shooter Overwatch, you may have tried out the Yeti Hunt mode, where a team of five Mei's must track down and defeat a rage-infused Winston, before he grabs five slabs of meat and g...

 
 
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StarCraft's Firebat unit is coming to Heroes of the Storm

Once upon a time someone leaked that we'd be getting Firebat in Heroes of the Storm and a heap of other characters, which ended up being pretty spot on. The thing is all those heroes came to fruition, but BlizzCon came and went, and th...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Hearthstone: Kobolds and Catacombs

Blizzard's Hearthstone has gone through some major changes in the last year. The biggest shakeup saw the game disallowing many of its older cards in the standard gameplay modes, moving them to a separate format called "Wild." The regul...

 
 




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