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Hearthstone musical short makes me miss Gaston

At Gamescom yesterday, Blizzard Entertainment showcased another fantastic Overwatch animated short. This has also been followed up with another fun cinematic, this one promoting Hearthstone.The song-and-dance mini-movie stars young wanderer...

 
 
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New Overwatch animated short focuses on Mei-Ling Zhou

At Blizzard's Reveal Ceremony at Gamescom today, they screened a brand new animated Overwatch short, the first in quite some time, featuring the story of adorable/frustrating Queen of Cryo, Mei.Mei's episode is short on action, but features...

 
 
 
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Watch Blizzard's livestream from Gamescom right here

Today, Blizzard will be live-streaming from Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. The Reveal Ceremony is set for 5pm GMT on August 23. That's 12pm EST and 9am PDT. (The start time already changed by an hour once before, so stay sharp.)A whole host ...

 
 
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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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Overwatch's D.Va is getting some tweaks, and a new ability

Like any competitive game Overwatch is due for character reworks and alterations from time to time, and D.Va is up next on the block. In a thread discussing potential changes to D.Va as requested by fans, Principal Designer Geoff Goodman ki...

 
 
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Overwatch is getting a new Escort map called Junkertown

Junkertown, the latest Overwatch map, is going to feel right at home for Junkrat and Roadhog players. It's an Escort map set in the post-apocalyptic-looking wreckage of a destroyed omnium where the Junkers and their Queen live. Speaking of,...

 
 
 
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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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StarCraft II being used to train artificial intelligence

Blizzard, in association with research company DeepMind, have developed software based on the real-time strategy game StarCraft II that teaches computers how to think for themselves.Judgement Day is upon us... Maybe.The two companies have c...

 
 
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Overwatch is getting free-for-all and team deathmatch

Would you look at that! Blizzard is giving deathmatch a chance in Overwatch. Two new modes -- eight-player free-for-all, and six-on-six Team Deathmatch -- are coming to the Arcade soon and are available now for testing on the PTR. The forme...

 
 
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Overwatch just kicked off its Summer Games event

Overwatch's Summer Games event is live today and I know, I know -- get to the skins already! Lúcioball is back with a new arena along with 50-plus limited-time cosmetic unlocks. Reaper, Widowmaker, Junkrat, Soldier: 76, McCree, Somb...

 
 
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Hearthstone lands Knights of the Frozen Throne next week

Blizzard has settled on Thursday, August 10 for Knights of the Frozen Throne. This latest Hearthstone expansion contains 135 new cards, including hero cards, which transform your heroes into Death Knights with modified powers. There are als...

 
 
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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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Overwatch Summer Games returning next week

Blizzard Entertainment have released a new video confirming that the cast of Overwatch will be donning their sports gear once more for the Summer Games event, returning to the online shooter on August 8.The event will see the return of last...

 
 
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Garrosh is a contentious hero but damn he's fun to play

Garrosh, another widely requested hero to follow up the perhaps most requested Malthael, has entered the arena in Heroes of the Storm. Much like his storyline players are already up in arms regarding his abilities and fantasy, but afte...

 
 
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Overwatch's Doomfist update is live on PC and consoles

It's another big day for Overwatch as Doomfist finally joins the live game. Blizzard has an update out now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One that introduces the offense hero and tweaks existing characters. If you've kept up with Overwatch chatter th...

 
 
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Garrosh is a pure tank in his first MOBA outing

Blizzard has revealed the full kit for Garrosh Hellscream, the newest World of Warcraft Warrior to enter Heroes of the Storm's Nexus. Garrosh is a full-on damage sponge (which the game needed more of), backed by his trait that gives him mor...

 
 
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Overwatch troublemakers to be dealt with 'more aggressively'

Blizzard, wielding a banhammer as mighty as Reinhardt's, have announced a tougher penalty system is to be introduced for misbehaving players of arena-shooter Overwatch.In the post made today, Blizzard asks players to be vigilant and make us...

 
 
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Blizzard shut down fan-run World of Warcraft server

A fan-created server, which intended to emulate WoW's popular 2007 Burning Crusade expansion pack, has been closed within hours of going live by Blizzard Entertainment.The server, a four year work-in-progress by creator Gummy52, was hoping ...

 
 
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SDCC 2017 had some crazy stuff for toy and figure collectors

We may not equate SDCC with toy collecting, but that would be a mistake. The industry's biggest names are always in attendance; who would give up a chance to market to that many pairs of eyeballs? Indeed, the main reason I used to go to Com...

 
 
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Destiny 2's beta has been extended through Tuesday

You don't have to stop handstanding on Destiny 2 structures today. Bungie has announced that although the beta was scheduled to end this morning, they've extended it through Tuesday. The new end time is 6PM PT tomorrow. Note that durin...

 
 




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