News items tagged with blizzard

Latest South Park Episode Has Overwatch Easter Egg

Latest South Park Episode Has Overwatch Easter Egg

report this adA couple of weeks ago, South Park mentioned Fortnite in its episode about school shootings, and as it turns out, the latest episode of the show also had...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 October 2018
Overwatch's First LEGO Set is Bastion

Overwatch's First LEGO Set is Bastion

report this adBlizzard’s Overwatch released well over two years ago and has been one of the leading online multiplayer games of this generation ever since. Overwatch h...

By Caleb Wilmoth on 17 October 2018
Diablo 4 Teased by BlizzCon Merchandise? [UPDATE]

Diablo 4 Teased by BlizzCon Merchandise? [UPDATE]

report this ad[UPDATE: According to a Blizzard spokesperson, the names and copy used for some of the Diablo products available at BlizzCon 2018 are “not direct referen...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 October 2018
Overwatch Lucio-Oh's Will Soon Be a Real Cereal

Overwatch Lucio-Oh's Will Soon Be a Real Cereal

report this adIn Blizzard Entertainment’s multiplayer shooter, Overwatch, Lúcio Correia dos Santos is a superstar DJ. So famous is the healing skater, in fact, that he...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 October 2018
Overwatch: Here Are All the New Halloween Skins for 2018

Overwatch: Here Are All the New Halloween Skins for 2018

report this adOverwatch‘s Halloween Terror 2018 event kicked off earlier today, and it gives fans of the hero-based shooter a chance to unlock some of the most impress...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 October 2018
Overwatch Reveals Banshee Moira Skin for Halloween

Overwatch Reveals Banshee Moira Skin for Halloween

The 2018 Halloween Terror event for Overwatch will kick off next Tuesday, October 9, but while fans...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 October 2018
Everything We Know About Diablo 4

Everything We Know About Diablo 4

Anticipation regarding Blizzard’s next foray into the Diablo franchise is once again growing – and f...

By Rory Young on 09 October 2018
Overwatch Reveals Halloween Skin for Wrecking Ball

Overwatch Reveals Halloween Skin for Wrecking Ball

report this adFor the past week, Blizzard has been revealing some of the new legendary skins that are coming to Overwatch as part of the Halloween Terror event that ki...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 October 2018
Overwatch Reveals Pharah Halloween Skin

Overwatch Reveals Pharah Halloween Skin

For the past several days, the video game publisher and developer Blizzard Entertainment has been st...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 October 2018
New Diablo Game Reveal Set for BlizzCon 2018?

New Diablo Game Reveal Set for BlizzCon 2018?

Blizzard Entertainment’s annual gaming convention, BlizzCon 2018, is almost here, and in order to pr...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 October 2018
Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Returns Next Week

Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Returns Next Week

Overwatch‘s Halloween Terror event is returning next week, starting on October 9th and going all the...

By Michael Cottuli on 08 October 2018
Washington DC Signs First Female Overwatch League Coach

Washington DC Signs First Female Overwatch League Coach

report this adThe Overwatch League has become one of the most competitive esports events in gaming, and teams are continually looking for the best coaches out there to...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 07 October 2018
69% of Gamers Feel Cosmetic Microtransactions Are Acceptable

69% of Gamers Feel Cosmetic Microtransactions Are Acceptable

report this adThe games industry is currently embroiled in a huge debate over microtransactions and loot boxes. Gamers have expressed concern at so-called pay to win m...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 October 2018
Triple H Sends Custom WWE Belt to Overwatch League Team

Triple H Sends Custom WWE Belt to Overwatch League Team

report this adAs many eSports fans would likely attest, the London Spitfire’s defeat of the Philadelphia Fusion during the Overwatch League Grand Finals was an excitin...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 October 2018
How to get Overwatch for Only $12

How to get Overwatch for Only $12

report this adFor a nearly three-year-old title, Overwatch has a surprisingly active player base, and its growing presence in the eSports community will likely continu...

By Jordan Gerblick on 05 October 2018
Blizzard Co-Founder is Leaving the Company

Blizzard Co-Founder is Leaving the Company

report this adWorld of Warcraft and Overwatch developer Blizzard Entertainment is a busy company right now. Not only is the studio preparing for BlizzCon, its annual g...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 October 2018
Overwatch Reveals Legendary Doomfist Skin for Halloween

Overwatch Reveals Legendary Doomfist Skin for Halloween

Not too long ago, Blizzard Entertainment officially announced the start date for the 2018 version of...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 October 2018
Pokemon GO Adds New Spinda Form

Pokemon GO Adds New Spinda Form

report this adA new month is here, which means Pokemon GO players are busy tackling the new batch of Field Research and earning Research Breakthroughs to score additio...

By Denny Connolly on 04 October 2018
Overwatch Origins: Bastion Used To Fly

Overwatch Origins: Bastion Used To Fly

Overwatch assistant art director Arnold Tsang reveals that Bastion, the versatile omnic damage dealer, originally had an ultimate that allowed him to fly.

By John Jacques on 30 September 2018
World of Warcraft Classic Demo Coming to BlizzCon

World of Warcraft Classic Demo Coming to BlizzCon

World of Warcraft Classic, Blizzard’s throwback to the original vanilla release of World of Warcraft...

By Rory Young on 28 September 2018
Overwatch: New Zenyatta Figure Announced

Overwatch: New Zenyatta Figure Announced

Clear some space on your shelf, collectors, and get ready to experience tranquility. Blizzard is releasing a Figma of Zenyatta, making him the sixth Overwatch characte...

By Curt Hutson on 28 September 2018
World of Warcraft Mod Creator Gets a Gift from Blizzard

World of Warcraft Mod Creator Gets a Gift from Blizzard

report this adThe sole developer of popular and long-running World of Warcraft mod “Deadly Boss Mods,” Adam Williams, recently took to his blog to explain a rough fina...

By Michael Cottuli on 28 September 2018
World of Warcraft Deadly Boss Mods Creator Receives Care Package from Blizzard

World of Warcraft Deadly Boss Mods Creator Receives Care Package from Blizzard

The sole developer of popular and long-running World of Warcraft mod “Deadly Boss Mods,” Adam Williams, recently took to his blog to explain a rough financial situatio...

By Michael Cottuli on 27 September 2018
Overwatch Origins: Ana Was Almost Like Bane

Overwatch Origins: Ana Was Almost Like Bane

Ever since Overwatch released in 2016, Blizzard has actively supported the growing roster of heroes with balance updates, additional lore, and new skins. Blizzard typi...

By John Jacques on 26 September 2018
Overwatch Reveals All-Star Skins for Tracer and Genji

Overwatch Reveals All-Star Skins for Tracer and Genji

After London Spitfire defeated Philadelphia Fusion to win the first Overwatch League Grand Finals, Blizzard revealed what fans can ex...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 September 2018
Overwatch On Switch Is 'Feasible' According To Blizzard

Overwatch On Switch Is 'Feasible' According To Blizzard

Blizzard’s senior producer Pete Stilwell says that it is technologically possible for Overwatch to be ported over to the Nintendo Swi...

By Richard Apodaca on 25 September 2018
Overwatch Summer Games Event Adding New Legendary Skins

Overwatch Summer Games Event Adding New Legendary Skins

The 2018 Summer Games event will kick off in Overwatch tomorrow, and it will bring with it some new content for fans to sink their teeth into. Besides the return of Lucioball, Overwatch fans will also...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 September 2018
Overwatch: How to Get the Sombra Demon Hunter Skin

Overwatch: How to Get the Sombra Demon Hunter Skin

Following an accidental discovery of the new skin by a Reddit user, Blizzard officially announced the Demon Hunter Sombra skin for Ov...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 September 2018
New Overwatch Update Adds Busan Map

New Overwatch Update Adds Busan Map

Another map has just been added to Overwatch, this time taking players to Busan, South Korea, the home of everyone’s favorite professional gamer turned MEKA pilot. Over time, stages that represent th...

By Curt Hutson on 24 September 2018
Overwatch: D.Va's Nano Cola Challenge is Live Now

Overwatch: D.Va's Nano Cola Challenge is Live Now

For all you D.Va fans out there, Overwatch introduces D.Va’s Nano Cola Challenge, which tasks players with completing certain goals in order to earn a variety of cosmetic goodies for everybody’s favor...

By Curt Hutson on 24 September 2018
Overwatch Offers Genji Sword Replica for $200

Overwatch Offers Genji Sword Replica for $200

Fans that love to celebrate favorite Overwatch characters, the perfect collectible has been revealed. Blizzard has added a replica of...

By Curt Hutson on 24 September 2018
Overwatch Animated Short Reveals D.Va's Origin Story

Overwatch Animated Short Reveals D.Va's Origin Story

Passing by its second anniversary, Overwatch remains a very popular competitive shooter. Since its anniversary event a few months bac...

By Derek Nichols on 24 September 2018
Overwatch Releasing Nerf Reaper Shotguns

Overwatch Releasing Nerf Reaper Shotguns

Just a couple of months ago, Blizzard Entertainment announced a partnership with Hasbro to bring actual Nerf gun replicas of certain weapons from the popular team-based shooter Overwatch into the real...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 September 2018
Overwatch Summer Games Event Release Date Revealed

Overwatch Summer Games Event Release Date Revealed

Following on the heels of its annual Anniversary event and then releasing its latest character Wrecking Ball, Blizzard has been fairl...

By Derek Nichols on 22 September 2018
World of Warcraft Celebrates Talk Like A Pirate Day

World of Warcraft Celebrates Talk Like A Pirate Day

September 19 is international Talk Like A Pirate Day, and World of Warcraft is celebrating with some special, limited-time in-game events and items. As part of the Talk Like A Pirate Day celebration...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 September 2018
Overwatch Hosting Another Free-to-Play Weekend on PC

Overwatch Hosting Another Free-to-Play Weekend on PC

Following the introduction of a brand new character to the Overwatch roster earlier this week, Blizzard has another surprise in store...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 22 September 2018
Overwatch Summer Games 2018 Adds New Map

Overwatch Summer Games 2018 Adds New Map

Summer may be nearing its end for most, but it’s only just getting started for Overwatch fans. The game’s popular Summer Games event is back once again, bringing with it all the special game modes and...

By Jacob Bukacek on 22 September 2018
Overwatch Free Weekend Begins Today

Overwatch Free Weekend Begins Today

This week was a big week for Overwatch with the introduction of its brand new hero, Wrecking Ball, the finals of the Overwatch League...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 22 September 2018
World of Warcraft: How To Unlock Next Two Allied Races

World of Warcraft: How To Unlock Next Two Allied Races

World of Warcraft’s Battle For Azeroth expansion has been out for a month now (check out our review), but the massive MMO didn’t drop every piece of new content on launch. Many of the new pieces of co...

By Denny Connolly on 20 September 2018
Diablo Netflix Series in the Works?

Diablo Netflix Series in the Works?

Rumors have been circulating that Netflix might be playing its hand at creating yet another show for its streaming network based on a...

By Richard Apodaca on 16 September 2018
World of Warcraft Streamer Already Hit Level 120

World of Warcraft Streamer Already Hit Level 120

Whenever a new World of Warcraft expansion launches, there are always some players who race through the leveling process in an attemp...

By Denny Connolly on 16 September 2018
World of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth Launch Review

World of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth Launch Review

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth arrives roughly 14 years after the initial launch of the powerhouse Blizzard MMO and asks wheth...

By Denny Connolly on 15 September 2018
World of Warcraft World Quest Recreates Spyro Level

World of Warcraft World Quest Recreates Spyro Level

World of Warcraft players who have hit max level and reached the World Quest grind see a ton of quests on a daily basis. It becomes e...

By Denny Connolly on 07 September 2018
Rumor: Diablo 3 Arriving on Switch December 20

Rumor: Diablo 3 Arriving on Switch December 20

Diablo 3 has come a long way since its initial release on PC back in 2012, its forthcoming release on the portable Nintendo Switch ma...

By Jordan Gerblick on 07 September 2018
World Of Warcraft: Rewards Taken Away After Bug Fix

World Of Warcraft: Rewards Taken Away After Bug Fix

Launching a new expansion to a game that has existed for more than 10 years can’t be easy, but Blizzard has definitely been improving...

By Denny Connolly on 07 September 2018
World of Warcraft: How To Reach Level 120 Quickly

World of Warcraft: How To Reach Level 120 Quickly

New expansions are always a joyous time in the World of Warcraft community. With it comes a host of new zones, Dungeons, and Raids, w...

By Cameron Corliss on 23 August 2018
WoW Passes Fortnite On Twitch's Popular Games List

WoW Passes Fortnite On Twitch's Popular Games List

There’s no denying that Fortnite has been on top of the world in the video game community this year. It’s consistently one of the mos...

By Denny Connolly on 22 August 2018
Diablo: Blizzard Teases 'Multiple Projects'

Diablo: Blizzard Teases 'Multiple Projects'

About a couple of months ago, Blizzard Entertainment’s careers site hosted a bevy of different job listings for Artists, Animators, a...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 August 2018
Overwatch Play of the Game Feature Patented by Blizzard

Overwatch Play of the Game Feature Patented by Blizzard

The US Patent and Trademark Office has recently approved a patent for the Play of the Game feature in Overwatch. The patent was submitted by Blizzard all the way back in December 2016, but was only r...

By Curt Hutson on 08 August 2018
Overwatch Reveals Mech Riding Hamster as Hero 28

Overwatch Reveals Mech Riding Hamster as Hero 28

After a few days of lead-up, Overwatch has finally revealed the 28th hero that’s going to be entering the game’s roster. The reveal,...

By Michael Cottuli on 08 August 2018
Overwatch League Grand Finals Draws A Lot of Fans

Overwatch League Grand Finals Draws A Lot of Fans

After it was revealed that a recent study found that pro gamers may soon earn more than pro athletes, it is not surprising to find that eSports events these days also draw huge numbers of crowds. One...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 08 August 2018
Overwatch League Headed to ESPN and ABC

Overwatch League Headed to ESPN and ABC

Ever since the inception of the Overwatch League (OWL), Blizzard Entertainment has hoped that it would manage to establish regional fan bases while also providing greater security for players and team...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 August 2018
Overwatch Reveals Cryptic 'Before the Storm' Teaser

Overwatch Reveals Cryptic 'Before the Storm' Teaser

It’s been a busy month for Overwatch, which has recently finished off its second-anniversary event. During the two weeks, players were able to play through play through a new seasonal event each day i...

By Derek Nichols on 07 August 2018
Next Overwatch Patch Makes Major Changes to Symmetra

Next Overwatch Patch Makes Major Changes to Symmetra

Overwatch recently celebrated its second anniversary, and is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, game director Jeff Kaplan has...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2018
Overwatch: Mercy is Getting Another Nerf

Overwatch: Mercy is Getting Another Nerf

It was recently revealed when players would see new hero Wrecking Ball be added to Overwatch‘s roster, and now it looks like more changes will be headed to the game, as well. Developer Geoff Goodman r...

By A.J. Plautz on 07 August 2018
Overwatch Reveals Wrecking Ball Release Date

Overwatch Reveals Wrecking Ball Release Date

Only a month ago, Overwatch teased that a brand new champion will be joining the roster in the near future. It was soon after confirm...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 07 August 2018
Overwatch Theory Correctly Predicted New Hamster Hero

Overwatch Theory Correctly Predicted New Hamster Hero

A few weeks ago, some changes were made in PTR to Overwatch‘s Lunar Colony map that seemed to tease that a new hero, named Hammond, was making its way to the game. This led many to theorize and specul...

By A.J. Plautz on 07 August 2018
Overwatch: Wrecking Ball Weapons and Abilities Revealed

Overwatch: Wrecking Ball Weapons and Abilities Revealed

Now that Overwatch’s hero 28 has been revealed, the community can pivot from theorizing about who the new fighter would be to analyzi...

By Denny Connolly on 07 August 2018
Overwatch Teases New Rolling Character?

Overwatch Teases New Rolling Character?

A few days ago, Overwatch posted a strange clip on Twitter of an alleyway plastered with anti-Omnic propaganda. Some fans speculated that this clip was teasing a new map or event, but the team added a...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 August 2018
Overwatch Could Make Major Changes to Sombra

Overwatch Could Make Major Changes to Sombra

The developers of Overwatch aren’t hesitant to make major changes to the characters on the game’s roster if necessary, just recently giving Symmetra her second major rework. The team seems to be testi...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 July 2018
Overwatch Offering Double XP June 8-11

Overwatch Offering Double XP June 8-11

Overwatch is currently running its 2018 Anniversary event, which is offering new rewards for players to try to obtain, like skins and emotes. Now, it seems Blizzard is giving players another incentive...

By A.J. Plautz on 25 July 2018
Overwatch Cosplayer Creates Insane Doomfist Gauntlet

Overwatch Cosplayer Creates Insane Doomfist Gauntlet

Overwatch‘s roster of diverse and appealing characters has inspired many cosplayers over the past couple of years, though one of the...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 July 2018
Overwatch: Is Hero 28 Hammond?

Overwatch: Is Hero 28 Hammond?

Overwatch‘s PTR recently received a massive update that looks to test future changes coming to the main game, such as Symmetra’s retwork and tweaks to the Horizon Lunar Colony map. The changes to the...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 July 2018
Overwatch Anniversary 2018 Event Begins

Overwatch Anniversary 2018 Event Begins

There is no doubt that Overwatch is a very popular game, with it now having more than 40 million players since its launch in 2016. Pa...

By A.J. Plautz on 22 July 2018
New Overwatch Map May Be Teasing Next Hero

New Overwatch Map May Be Teasing Next Hero

The Anniversary 2018 update for Overwatch kicks off a brand new event in the consistently popular hero shooter, but that’s not all it does. The new update for Overwatch also adds the new Free for All...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 July 2018
Overwatch LEGO Sets Announced by Activision Blizzard

Overwatch LEGO Sets Announced by Activision Blizzard

Not too long ago, the toy company NERF teased real-life foam-based guns inspired by the wildly popular team-based shooter Overwatch,...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 July 2018
World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch Releases

World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch Releases

The next major World of Warcraft expansion, Battle for Azeroth, is just a few weeks away. That means it’s time to start preparing the...

By Denny Connolly on 19 July 2018
World of Warcraft Patch Updates Iconic Critters and Pets

World of Warcraft Patch Updates Iconic Critters and Pets

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth is just under a month away, but the game’s servers are already preparing for the big expansion. The upcoming pre-expansion patch drops a huge batch of new assets...

By Denny Connolly on 13 July 2018
World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth Changes PvP

World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth Changes PvP

Since the first days of World of Warcraft, the war between the Horde and the Alliance has been raging. That war always raged a little...

By Denny Connolly on 04 July 2018
World of Warcraft Free to Play this Weekend

World of Warcraft Free to Play this Weekend

After announcing recently that the next World of Warcraft patch will return the game to its “vanilla” state from 2006, and leading up to the highly anticipated release of the game’s next expansion,...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 23 June 2018
World of Warcraft Classic Relaunch Patch Decided

World of Warcraft Classic Relaunch Patch Decided

Blizzard remains hard at work resurrecting World of Warcraft circa 2004, a return to the “vanilla” state of the MMO that waxes nostalgic for so many PC gamers. Only now it looks like Blizzard won’t...

By Rory Young on 18 June 2018
Overwatch Might Start Saving Progress Across Platforms

Overwatch Might Start Saving Progress Across Platforms

With Overwatch’s latest event coming out this past week, fans have had a lot to be excited about, specifically the new Retribution game mode and a ton of new skins to collect. But, one thing that p...

By Kylie Pasetchnik on 26 May 2018
Overwatch: Hanzo Rework Bug Is OP

Overwatch: Hanzo Rework Bug Is OP

With the newest update for Overwatch having headed into PTR, which included not only the Rialto map, but a Hanzo rework, people have been busy trying out his new setup. It seems that it hasn’t come...

By A.J. Plautz on 23 May 2018
Overwatch Anniversary Event Skin Images Leak

Overwatch Anniversary Event Skin Images Leak

As seems to be the case with every Overwatch event, a new leak appears to spoil all of the new skins planned to be introduced in Anniversary 2018. A post on Reddit claims that the leaks came via a...

By Rory Young on 22 May 2018
Nerf Teases Real Life Overwatch Themed Guns

Nerf Teases Real Life Overwatch Themed Guns

Fans of Overwatch were treated to an unexpected crossover today when the official Twitter account teased an upcoming tie-in product line with Nerf. The foam-based toy weapon brand will be producing...

By John Jacques on 22 May 2018
Overwatch Anniversary Event Start Date Leaked

Overwatch Anniversary Event Start Date Leaked

Overwatch‘s Archives event may have ended less than two weeks ago, but Blizzard’s already moving on to the next big thing. A trailer for 2018’s iteration of Overwatch‘s Anniversary event through th...

By Rory Young on 22 May 2018
Overwatch Details Symmetra's Rework

Overwatch Details Symmetra's Rework

It’s always exciting when big changes are made to the games and characters that we love, and Overwatch‘s developer, Blizzard, has done an excellent job of keeping fans excited since the game’s laun...

By Cameron Corliss on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Reveals New Skins for Twitch All Access Pass

Overwatch Reveals New Skins for Twitch All Access Pass

There are a lot of things happening with Overwatch right now, from the announcement of a new map heading to PTR this week to the Overwatch League being in Stage 3 of its inaugural season. Now, fans...

By A.J. Plautz on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Crosses More Than 40 Million Players

Overwatch Crosses More Than 40 Million Players

As if it needed to be said, Overwatch has proven to be an incredibly successful venture for Blizzard, with the studio set to celebrate the team-based shooter’s second year of availability soon by w...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 May 2018
Overwatch PTR Features Hanzo Ability Rework

Overwatch PTR Features Hanzo Ability Rework

It was recently revealed that Overwatch would be putting the Retribution map Rialto, which is located in Venice, into PTR this week. It has now been revealed that the map was not the only thing to...

By A.J. Plautz on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Patch Makes Small Changes to a Few Heroes

Overwatch Patch Makes Small Changes to a Few Heroes

As often is the case with multiplayer games, players have previously voiced some complaints about balancing issues in Overwatch. In an effort to address these issues, developers Blizzard often rele...

By Gabriella Ferreira on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Adds 6v6 Competitive Elimination Mode

Overwatch Adds 6v6 Competitive Elimination Mode

A lot of information has been coming out regarding new things for Overwatch lately, from its Retribution event, to the announcement that game progress may start being saved across different platfor...

By A.J. Plautz on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Leaks Horizon Lunar Colony Map Rework

Overwatch Leaks Horizon Lunar Colony Map Rework

Overwatch‘s Public Test Region is used to test a number of changes that Blizzard is considering for the popular hero shooter, but one potential change has accidentally been added to the PTR too ear...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Adds Pink Mercy Skin To Support The BCRF

Overwatch Adds Pink Mercy Skin To Support The BCRF

Blizzard has added a special charity skin to Overwatch that will be available for a limited time. The Pink Mercy legendary skin in Overwatch can be purchased in-game and online until May 21. All proc...

By Curt Hutson on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Season 10 Meta: Best Heroes to Use?

Overwatch Season 10 Meta: Best Heroes to Use?

Earlier this month, Overwatch kicked off Season 10 of Competitive Play, bringing with it a new meta. Unsurprisingly, the new meta appears to favor the support hero Brigitte, who is enjoying her Com...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 May 2018
Overwatch Reveals Tracer and Soldier Anniversary Skins

Overwatch Reveals Tracer and Soldier Anniversary Skins

Overwatch‘s Anniversary 2018 event kicks off next week, but Blizzard is getting the celebration started early with new skin reveals. The publisher shared two new Anniversary 2018 event skins on Twi...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 May 2018
Overwatch Gives Update On Symmetra Rework

Overwatch Gives Update On Symmetra Rework

It’s been a few weeks since Blizzard confirmed that Overwatch hero Symmetra is getting a full rework. One eager player took to the official Blizzard forums to request an update on those changes, an...

By Curt Hutson on 20 May 2018
Overwatch's Pink Mercy Skin Raises Almost 10M

Overwatch's Pink Mercy Skin Raises Almost 10M

It’s a proud day for gamers, as Blizzard announced that Overwatch’s Pink Mercy skin has raised almost $10 million in donations benefiting the Breast Cancer Research Fund, far exceeding the initial...

By Jordan Gerblick on 20 May 2018
Overwatch Player Controls Lucio with Motion Controls

Overwatch Player Controls Lucio with Motion Controls

Overwatch fans are always finding new and creative ways to approach Blizzard’s hit game, and streamer Rudeism is well-known for that. The popular streamer has made a name for himself by taking game...

By Patrick Kirk on 20 May 2018
Belgium Seeking Criminal Prosecution Over Loot Boxes

Belgium Seeking Criminal Prosecution Over Loot Boxes

Last month, the Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) deemed loot boxes in some video games as gambling. After launching an investigation into the matter, the country’s gambling authority raised issue wi...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 May 2018
World of Warcraft Hacker Gets Prison Time

World of Warcraft Hacker Gets Prison Time

Calin Mateias, a Romanian hacker who was extradited to the United States on November 20 after being indicted for launching DDoS attacks against Blizzard’s World of Warcraft servers, has been senten...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 May 2018
Activision Blizzard Discusses Fortnite's Impact

Activision Blizzard Discusses Fortnite's Impact

Activision Blizzard has acknowledged during a financial conference call that the Battle Royale phenomenon Fortnite has had a direct impact on its first quarter this year. With Call of Duty: Black Ops...

By Chris Glover on 10 May 2018
$60 Games Are Here to Stay, Says Activision President

$60 Games Are Here to Stay, Says Activision President

No matter how successful free-to-play games like Fortnite become, the traditional $60 business model isn’t going anywhere, says Activision Blizzard President and COO, Collister Johnson. During the...

By Jordan Gerblick on 08 May 2018
Blizzard Working on New PvP Shooter, Says Job Posting

Blizzard Working on New PvP Shooter, Says Job Posting

There have been rumors circulating that Blizzard is working on a brand new first-person shooter, but with a new job posting from the company’s website, this seems basically confirmed. The new job pos...

By Kylie Pasetchnik on 02 May 2018
Overwatch Nerfing Sombra's Hacking Ability

Overwatch Nerfing Sombra's Hacking Ability

Even after a massive tweak to her abilities recently, Sombra will be getting two additional changes to her hacking in an upcoming Overwatch patch. In a post on the official Overwatch forums titled “S...

By Curt Hutson on 01 May 2018
Overwatch Pro Suspended for Relations with Minor

Overwatch Pro Suspended for Relations with Minor

As rumors about inappropriate behavior continue to swirl, Overwatch League team Boston Uprising player Jonathan “DreamKazper” Sanchez is now suspended from the squad. Sanchez, better known in the c...

By Denny Connolly on 25 April 2018
Overwatch Retribution Mission Officially Revealed

Overwatch Retribution Mission Officially Revealed

The Uprising event is returning to Overwatch, and many early teases suggested it was somewhat more of the same, albeit with a new name, Archives. While it’s true that the original Uprising story mi...

By Curt Hutson on 25 April 2018
Overwatch Director Talks Adding a Battle Royale Mode

Overwatch Director Talks Adding a Battle Royale Mode

Anyone who has been gaming in 2018 knows that battle royale is the trend of the year. The PUBG craze brought the 100 player free-for-all mode to the forefront of the community and, since then, simi...

By Denny Connolly on 25 April 2018
Overwatch League Coach Issues Bizarre Apology

Overwatch League Coach Issues Bizarre Apology

Because the Overwatch League is increasingly popular, Blizzard is very strict about enforcing its rules, which is why Overwatch player Felix “xQc” Lengyel has “mutually agreed to part ways” with Da...

By Joshua Duckworth on 25 April 2018
Overwatch Uprising Teaser Hints at New Event Name

Overwatch Uprising Teaser Hints at New Event Name

Blizzard is preparing for its next big in-game event for the competitive online multiplayer shooter Overwatch. Fans have been expecting news regarding the return of the King’s Row Uprising event fo...

By Rory Young on 25 April 2018
Overwatch Competitive Play Gets Big Change

Overwatch Competitive Play Gets Big Change

The 27th Overwatch hero, Brigitte, has now joined the game. The tank and support hybrid character is already proving to be a huge hit with fans of Blizzard’s multiplayer shooter and many are enjoyi...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 April 2018
Overwatch Developer Update Titles New Event

Overwatch Developer Update Titles New Event

Blizzard has been teasing players with Overwatch’s new Uprising Event for a few days but now Jeff Kaplan, Blizzard’s Vice President, has released a new Developer Update cryptically telling players...

By Kylie Pasetchnik on 25 April 2018
Overwatch Mood Log Helps Player Recover From Bad Matches

Overwatch Mood Log Helps Player Recover From Bad Matches

Whether it’s Overwatch, Fortnite, PUBG, or Magic: The Gathering; playing competitive games can always lead to some intense emotions. Some gamers have a harder time than others controlling those fee...

By Denny Connolly on 22 April 2018
New Overwatch Feature Lets You Avoid Certain Players

New Overwatch Feature Lets You Avoid Certain Players

In the most recent Blizzard developer update, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan announced that Overwatch will be introducing a feature that lets players avoid certain players in the game. This fe...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 22 April 2018
Overwatch League Now Has a $600 Season Pass

Overwatch League Now Has a $600 Season Pass

The highly popular and sometimes controversial Overwatch League is coming to the midway point in its inaugural season. For fans who don’t want to miss a single upcoming game and get some pretty coo...

By Joshua Duckworth on 22 April 2018
Overwatch Could Kill a Hero

Overwatch Could Kill a Hero

Despite not having a dedicated story mode in-game, Overwatch is known for its expanding lore and diverse roster of characters, who are fleshed out in comic books, animated shorts, and more. Some fa...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 April 2018
GammaNow Lets Your PC Mine Overwatch Loot Boxes

GammaNow Lets Your PC Mine Overwatch Loot Boxes

Cryptocurrencies are one of the hottest trends in technology right now and there have been countless headlines recently about how lucrative they can be. There are puzzle games that offer a Bitcoin...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 April 2018
Overwatch: Rialto Map Coming to PTR Soon

Overwatch: Rialto Map Coming to PTR Soon

Overwatch‘s new PvE mode Retribution is in full swing and many fans are enjoying the new Venice map, with quite a few wondering if it will make it into the game’s PvP modes. Jeff Kaplan, the title’...

By A.J. Plautz on 21 April 2018
Overwatch League Code of Conduct Leaks

Overwatch League Code of Conduct Leaks

With Overwatch League recently seeing a member of Dallas Fuel parting ways with the team, it should come as no surprise that Blizzard has a Code of Conduct for the players to follow when it comes t...

By Kylie Pasetchnik on 04 April 2018
Diablo 3 Listing Points to Release for Nintendo Switch?

Diablo 3 Listing Points to Release for Nintendo Switch?

As of now, many continue to speculate as to whether or not Diablo 3 will eventually receive a Nintendo Switch port, with one recent report from Eurogamer stating that it is currently being develope...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 March 2018
Overwatch Lore Update Teased by Blizzard Job Listing

Overwatch Lore Update Teased by Blizzard Job Listing

Just recently, it was revealed that some major hero changes are set for implementation in the Overwatch PTR, including gameplay adjustments to the skills and abilities of characters such as Mei, So...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 March 2018
Overwatch League Offering Skins for Watching on Twitch

Overwatch League Offering Skins for Watching on Twitch

With the recent launch of the new Overwatch League, Blizzard has cooked up a neat way to get fans tuning in to the Twitch streams of the competition. Each time players finish watching a live map, t...

By John Jacques on 08 March 2018
Overwatch Viewers Spent a Lot of Money on Twitch Bits

Overwatch Viewers Spent a Lot of Money on Twitch Bits

Twitch is a major partner in the Overwatch League, having reportedly shelled out $90 million to buy the exclusive rights to stream Overwatch League matches. While the new eSports initiative already...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 March 2018
Florida Overwatch Team Honors Parkland Shooting Victims

Florida Overwatch Team Honors Parkland Shooting Victims

On February 14, a mass shooting occurred at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL., leaving 17 people dead and 14 people injured. The tragedy at the southern Florida high school...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 March 2018
Overwatch Teases Continue with Torbjorn's Letter

Overwatch Teases Continue with Torbjorn's Letter

Blizzard continues to release teasers for what’s assumed to be Overwatch‘s next big event. Today’s teaser comes in the form of a letter from turret-building engineer Torbjorn written to his wife, I...

By Rory Young on 08 March 2018
Overwatch: More Evidence that Hero 27 is Jetpack Cat

Overwatch: More Evidence that Hero 27 is Jetpack Cat

It’s no secret that there is a 27th hero in the works for Overwatch, and while there are many theories as to who that hero may be, new evidence points to it being none other than Jetpack Cat. This...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 March 2018
Overwatch's Next Hero May Have Leaked

Overwatch's Next Hero May Have Leaked

Blizzard is currently in the midst of releasing a series of Overwatch teasers day-to-day, but a bit of news may have accidentally been revealed too soon. The official Overwatch account for Japan re...

By Rory Young on 08 March 2018
Overwatch: Who is Hero 27?

Overwatch: Who is Hero 27?

Over the past week, Blizzard has been teasing Overwatch fans with an upcoming event called Operation White Dome, as well as the addition of the game’s 27th hero. While we still don’t have a definit...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 March 2018
Overwatch Developer Details Brigitte

Overwatch Developer Details Brigitte

Earlier today, a trailer was released which revealed Overwatch‘s newest hero, Brigitte. A second video has now came out in which game designer Jeff Kaplan provides more information about Brigitte,...

By A.J. Plautz on 08 March 2018
Did Overwatch Just Copy a Paladins Character?

Did Overwatch Just Copy a Paladins Character?

Yesterday, Blizzard officially confirmed that Overwatch hero 27 is Brigitte Lindholm, a support and tank character who also happens to be Torbjörn’s daughter. But while most Overwatch fans were del...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 March 2018
Overwatch is Testing a Very Helpful New Feature

Overwatch is Testing a Very Helpful New Feature

With the announcement of Overwatch’s latest hero, Brigitte, there are a lot of new features to be excited for in game. One thing in particular is Blizzard’s latest feature, allied ultimate percenta...

By Kylie Pasetchnik on 08 March 2018
Blizzard Offers Free Items for StarCraft Anniversary

Blizzard Offers Free Items for StarCraft Anniversary

With StarCraft having now been a part of the collective consciousness for 20 years, the video game publisher and developer Blizzard has decided that a celebration is in order by giving fans of its...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 March 2018
Overwatch Fans Discover Something Weird About Brigitte

Overwatch Fans Discover Something Weird About Brigitte

Last week, Blizzard revealed Overwatch‘s 27th hero to be none other than Torbjorn’s daughter Brigitte, a new support class hero. Despite Brigitte being new to the game, though, some fans noticed th...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 March 2018
Overwatch Player Creates Virtual Lucio 'Airzooka'

Overwatch Player Creates Virtual Lucio 'Airzooka'

Between unreliable teammates and the insane level of competition, Overwatch can be difficult enough without any additional layers of complication. At least that’s the case for the average player. O...

By Denny Connolly on 08 March 2018
Blizzard Making a Mobile RPG According to Job Listing

Blizzard Making a Mobile RPG According to Job Listing

With a potential new shooter in the works as well as a possible new MMO RTS, it seems as if Blizzard currently has a lot of irons in the fire, with the publisher and developer keeping its nose to t...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 March 2018
World of Warcraft: Fan Recreates Naxxramas Raid In Minecraft

World of Warcraft: Fan Recreates Naxxramas Raid In Minecraft

This Minecraft player manages to make an incredibly detailed replica of World of Warcraft’s Naxxramas raid in the crafting game. Here’s a full tour of his creation…

By Denny Connolly on 20 October 2017
Game of Thrones: What Are Hodor's Favorite Video Games?

Game of Thrones: What Are Hodor's Favorite Video Games?

Actor Kristian Nairn, best known for his role as Hodor in the HBO original series Game of Thrones, reveals his favorite video games in an interview with Game Informer.

By Dalton Cooper on 17 October 2016