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Blizzard Builds Sanctuary in a "Much Darker Lens" for Diablo IV

The world of Sanctuary, home to the Diablo series, is vast and full of rich lore. With Diablo IV, we have a huge chunk of the Eastern continent to explore, which is divided into five separate regions…

May 30, 2023 | 12:30 EDT

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Diablo IV Review

It's been over a decade since Diablo III was released to the masses. It was met with significant anticipation, but it soon became an extremely divisive title among the fanbase. Over time, Diablo III…

May 30, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Hearthstone Expansion Festival of Legends Reveals Rockin Good Times

Elite Tauren Chieftain (E.T.C.) is jammin' their way into the latest Hearthstone expansion, Festival of Legends, bringing 145 new collectible cards, rocking musicians and songs, and a brand new…

March 14, 2023 | 03:01 EDT

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Command The Undead In Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3

Prepare to spread death and decay all over the battlefield, as Professor Putricide and his undead minions are heading to Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3. Battlegrounds Season 3 is almost here,…

January 10, 2023 | 03:32 EST

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New Overwatch Deathmatch Map Malavento Leaked

A new Overwatch Deathmatch map has apparently leaked — get ready to head to Malavento, a new location in Italy that serves as the home of a secret Talon base. Overwatch content has been pretty…

July 23, 2021 | 03:09 EDT

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Overwatch Cross-Play Beta Debuts for PC and Consoles

You can now play Overwatch on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch with your friends thanks to the debut of the Overwatch Cross-Play Beta, but you'll have to wait a little longer for Cross-…

June 9, 2021 | 03:34 EDT

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Chinese Overwatch Teams Rescind Boycott of Korean Player

A few days ago, players from four Chinese Overwatch League teams said they would boycott any events that included Korean player Jong-ryeol "Saebyeolbe" Park. However, a group of newly-released…

May 7, 2021 | 10:00 EDT

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Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan Leaving Blizzard After 19 Years

Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan is leaving Blizzard Entertainment after 19 years at the company, the company announced today. Jeff Kaplan is best known as the Game Director and public face of …

April 20, 2021 | 02:06 EDT

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Overwatch 'PachiMarchi' Event Arrives March 9

The Overwatch "PachiMarchi" event has been announced by Blizzard, but this isn't your standard event — this fun new in-game escapade will put the adorably weird "Pachimari" mascot in the spotlight.…

March 8, 2021 | 03:55 EST

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Leaks Suggest Next Hearthstone Expansion is Set in The Barrens

A series of leaks have uncovered what may be the next Hearthstone expansion. Reportedly titled Hearthstone: Forged in the Barrens, it will introduce the game's first Tauren Hero and, as always, a…

February 19, 2021 | 02:28 EST

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No, Diablo 2's Second Expansion Was Not an MMO

Former Blizzard North President David Brevik recently talked about a second Diablo 2 expansion that was never made. Unfortunately, there's some confusion that it was going to be an MMORPG, but that's…

February 15, 2021 | 02:56 EST

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Free Hearthstone 'Core Set' and New 'Classic' Format Announced

Blizzard Entertainment has announced the new Hearthstone Core Set, a free package of cards for all players. Additionally,  it has also revealed the new Hearthstone Classic Format. Hearthstone has…

February 9, 2021 | 03:08 EST

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Hearthstone Rewards Track Update Coming Later in December 2020

The Hearthstone Rewards Track will be getting a round of changes later in December 2020, ultimately making it easier for longtime players to get rewards as they progress through the game's new Quest…

December 7, 2020 | 03:38 EST

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[Updated] You Were Able To Get Overwatch Free For A Time

Update September 30th: The offer to get Overwatch free on PC has been closed down due to "high demand." Anyone who managed to fill out the form in time should receive their code within 24 hours. Our…

September 30, 2020 | 02:19 EDT

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Warcraft 3: Reign of Chaos

Chaos reigns in what is considered the seminal title in the Warcraft series. Play in four separate campaigns and follow memorable characters in this highly polished, memorable real-time strategy game…

September 11, 2020 | 01:41 EDT

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Overwatch Summer Games 2020 Skins Heat Up August

The Overwatch Summer Games 2020 skins have been revealed with the return of this yearly event and they might just be some of the best cosmetics revealed in a long time — and the Pharah Lifeguard skin…

August 4, 2020 | 03:24 EDT

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Hearthstone Scholomance Academy Expansion Debuts Cross-Class Cards

Get ready to gear up for a magical new adventure — the Hearthstone Scholomance Academy Expansion has been revealed and it's bringing some promising new changes to Blizzard Entertainment's free-to-…

July 14, 2020 | 02:29 EDT

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“GG, Gratz”: Starcraft II Wings Of Liberty 10th Anniversary

Love, betrayal, and insectoid alien thingies that infest you until you beg for death—StarCraft has everything that gives lasting power to any space opera. Since Blizzard's seminal real-time strategy…

July 27, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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Diablo 2

Following in the footsteps of its much celebrated predecessor, Diablo 2 takes the player across Sanctuary and beyond as they work to contain the evil being unleashed by the Lords of Terror, Hatred,…

June 8, 2020 | 08:16 EDT

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Diablo 2 at 20 Years

Diablo 4 is coming. We don't know exactly when to expect it, and many of its details remain mysterious. However, we've seen a few elements, from skill trees to runes to the return of the druid and…

June 29, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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Overwatch Anniversary Event 2020 Debuts New Dances and UI Updates

It's that time again! The Overwatch Anniversary Event 2020 has arrived, and it's bringing with it a bunch of cool new skins for players to enjoy and the return of seasonal brawls. Check out the…

May 19, 2020 | 03:12 EDT

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Overwatch Map Pools Are Gone For Good Next Week

Opinions on Overwatch Map Pools and Hero Pools have been somewhat divided ever since they've debuted. Now, Blizzard Entertainment has announced that they're doing away with Map Pools altogether — and…

April 9, 2020 | 04:00 EDT

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Overwatch's Echo Abilities Revealed in TimTheTatman Overwatch Stream

A TimTheTatman Overwatch Echo stream has gone live on Twitch, detailing the Hero 32 abilities and showing off what the newest character of the game is capable of. There are several surprising twists…

March 19, 2020 | 01:34 EDT

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Blizzard Reveals New Futuristic Overwatch Hero Echo

A couple of days ago, developer and publisher Blizzard Entertainment released a personal log from one of the six founding members of Overwatch, Dr. Mina Liao. We haven't heard anything about her and…

March 18, 2020 | 02:18 EDT


Latest Overwatch Log Hints at Potential New Heroes

Gaming industry powerhouse Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch is known for its deep lore, and the community's passion for conspiracy theory and digging up logs for hints on upcoming heroes, maps, and…

March 16, 2020 | 04:04 EDT

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Overwatch Archives Skins and Remixed Game Modes Revealed

The cancellation of two months of Overwatch League events might have you down, but the latest and greatest Overwatch Archives skins have been revealed with the launch of the 2020 event! A whole bunch…

March 12, 2020 | 03:37 EDT


Overwatch Lead Writer Leaves Blizzard Entertainment After 20 Years

Overwatch took the world by storm back in 2016, introducing a relatively new experience in the world of hero-based first-person shooters with its diverse cast of over 20 playable characters. One of…

March 11, 2020 | 08:29 EDT

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Lessons Learned From Overwatch's Three DPS, Solo Tank Mode

In this day and age, even the most beloved gameplay formula needs some spicing up every now and then. In Overwatch’s case, Blizzard is rather enthusiastically embracing this idea by introducing an…

March 10, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Experimental Overwatch Triple Damage Tank Balance Has Arrived

Two cool things are coming to Blizzard's premier first-person shooter today: the Overwatch triple damage tank balance changes are live in the new Experimental Play card and Ashe's Mardi Gras…

February 26, 2020 | 08:00 EST

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First Overwatch Experimental Card will Debut Triple Damage Role Queue

The first Overwatch Experimental Card details have been revealed by Game Director Jeff Kaplan, and this one is a doozy: they're going to be trying out a new Role Queue system with 1 Tank, 2 Healers,…

February 24, 2020 | 04:05 EST

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Is Overwatch League 2020 Worth Watching?

Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that the Overwatch League has proven there is a sizable audience that is interested in competitive gaming. Even if the OWL were to completely disband tomorrow,…

February 24, 2020 | 01:00 EST

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[Rumor] Overwatch Mardi Gras Event May Be Coming Next Week

It seems that an Overwatch Mardi Gras event may be coming next week if a recently-revealed leak turns out to be true. Redditor /u/panimi submitted some images to Reddit that showed McCree and…

February 21, 2020 | 06:20 EST

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Warcraft 3: Reforged Developer Update Does Little To Satisfy Irate Fans

A Warcraft 3: Reforged Developer Update has been released on the game's official forums and it's doesn't seem to be doing very much to placate upset fans. The developer update was released last…

February 4, 2020 | 09:00 EST

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Warcraft 3: Reforged Reportedly Made Retroactive Changes to Classic Client

Some of the lucky fans who have their hands on Warcraft 3: Reforged are rather upset at the current state of the game, with one such fan highlighting a long list of features that have suddenly…

January 30, 2020 | 01:30 EST

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Chinese Overwatch League Teams Regroup in South Korea Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two Chinese Overwatch League teams are relocating to South Korea due to growing concerns over the spread of Coronavirus in the country. China is currently dealing with the spread of the coronavirus…

January 30, 2020 | 12:30 EST


Hearthstone Receives 'Galakrond’s Awakening' Solo Campaign Later this Month

Blizzard Entertainment’s free-to-play digital card game, Hearthstone, received its Descent of Dragons expansion on December 10th, 2019. The studio finally revealed the release date of its solo…

January 13, 2020 | 02:30 EST

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Warcraft 3 Reforged Release Date Finally Confirmed

After goodness knows how long in development and months upon months since the official announcement, the Warcraft 3: Reforged release date has finally been revealed. Warcraft 3: Reforged is an amped…

December 18, 2019 | 03:00 EST

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Pornhub Video Games Insghts: Overwatch Reigns King

Every year, Pornhub quietly collects data on what people are watching. They've just released the data for 2019, and it includes the most popular Pornhub video games. Unsurprisingly, Overwatch reigns…

December 11, 2019 | 07:00 EST

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Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2019 Arrives, Barrier Meta Broken

Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2019 is live! This year's patch has some new content and even a new Arcade game mode! This year's patch, as always, also brings with it some hero balance changes.…

December 11, 2019 | 04:17 EST

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Overwatch Lawsuit in China Won by Blizzard, Netease

An Overwatch lawsuit in China has been won by Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase. Chinese game developer 4399 published two games, one of which was titled Heroes of Warfare. The games bore a…

November 13, 2019 | 04:13 EST

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Mercy's Recall Challenge Puts the Spotlight on Dr. Ziegler

A new Overwatch mini-event is here! Mercy's Recall Challenge puts the spotlight on Dr. Ziegler and gives players the opportunity to unlock a sweet new skin for the game's foremost healer. A brand-…

November 12, 2019 | 02:44 EST

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Blizzard Announces New Expansion, Auto-Battler Mode for Hearthstone

At BlizzCon 2019 today, Blizzard made two major Hearthstone announcements. First, the company unveiled the card game's next expansion, Descent of Dragons. Second, Hearthstone is getting an auto-…

November 1, 2019 | 07:50 EDT

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Hong Kong Hearthstone Player blitzchung Joins Tempo Storm

Hong Kong native Ng "blitzchung" Wai Chung has signed with the pro Hearthstone team Tempo Storm, clearly signaling that he's going to continue his career in the game once his ban has run its course…

November 1, 2019 | 02:30 EDT

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Mitsubishi Drops Blizzard After 'Free Hong Kong' Ban

Earlier this month, Blizzard banned professional Hearthstone player Chung Ng Wai (blitzchung) over pro-Hong Kong remarks, igniting a firestorm of online controversy. Thousands pledged support for…

October 30, 2019 | 08:06 EDT

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Overwatch Rumors Talk of New Character, Usable Items, and a PVE Mode

Some new rumors have surfaced about upcoming Overwatch content to be revealed at Blizzcon, thanks to a report from ESPN. For starters, there's a chance this may be Overwatch 2. It's still…

October 28, 2019 | 08:13 EDT

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Senators Pen Letter to Activision Blizzard Over Hearthstone Suspensions

In light of Hearthstone professional player Ng Wai Chung's (aka blitzchung) ban after pro-Hong Kong statements, a bipartisan group of United States senators sent a strongly worded letter directly to…

October 18, 2019 | 08:32 EDT

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American University Hearthstone Team Banned For Hong Kong Protest

Following the Hearthstone Hong Kong protest that led to Blitzchung being banned for 12 months (and subsequently reduced to 6 months), the American University Hearthstone team has finally suffered a…

October 16, 2019 | 02:24 EDT

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Overwatch Halloween Terror 2019 Has Arrived

The Overwatch Halloween Terror 2019 event has arrived! Once again, Overwatch is getting a little bit scary with Halloween-themed skins, the return of Junkenstein's Revenge, and a new balance patch!…

October 16, 2019 | 08:05 EDT