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Overwatch Abominations – A New Glitch has Disturbing Results

One of the joys of playing games still in development is the discovery of bugs and other glitches that have amusing results. Sometimes these even make it out of the betas and into the released games themselves, like the flying horse of Skyrim. This latest glitch is one that I hope to see continue to live […]

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Brand New Overwatch Short ‘Alive’ Debuts

Blizzard’s marketing blitz for their upcoming team shooter Overwatch with the release of a brand new 6 minute self contained animated short. This time things focus on the French assassin Widowmaker, as she moves in for the kill on a VIP in Kings Row. It’s really cool to see Blizzard using the in-game levels as […]

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Tracer’s Butt and Why I’m Okay with the “Over the Shoulder” Pose

A recent post on the Overwatch forums has sparked a controversy over how one of Overwatch‘s star characters, Tracer, is represented in the game. The thread started as a complain from a player who claimed that Tracer’s “Over the Shoulder” pose was too sexualized for the character and is in opposition to Tracer’s spunky personality. […]

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Blizzard Announces Children Book Series – World of Warcraft: Traveler

Blizzard announced this morning that they are partnering with Scholastic to create a new series of children’s books based on World of Warcraft. The series, titled World of Warcraft: Traveler, will follow Aramar Thorne, the 12 year old son of the great explorer, Captain Greydon Thorne. Due to a series of unfortunate events, Aram finds himself […]

Newly Released Overwatch Short: “Recall”

Xbox just released on their channel a never before seen short film of the upcoming team-based shooter from Blizzard, Overwatch. The short stars two of the playable heroes, Winston and Reaver. The short animated film is set in Winston’s lab and delves into his past, showing where he got his start as a young ape. […]

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16 years later, Diablo 2 gets a patch, still no cow level.

No you did not die. You read that correctly. 16-year-old Diablo 2 is being patched by its developer Blizzard. 5 years after its last patch, and over 3 years after its sequel, Diablo 2 is set to get a new patch 1.14.  Old games sometimes get patches from their developers, but like the recent Nethack update, […]

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Leak: Overwatch Releases 5/24, Early Access Starts May 3rd

According to a series of full page and mobile advertisements that accidentally went live on IGN.com over the past few hours, Blizzard’s upcoming team based First Person Shooter Overwatch will release on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on May 24th 2016. Not only will the game come out in just a little over two months but […]

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A New Beta Wave For Overwatch For Players In Asia

If you’ve been avidly awaiting an invite to the closed Overwatch beta on PC and are based in Asia then prepare to spam your F5 keys rapidly.  Blizzard took to twitter yesterday to let potential players know that they have flagged accounts for the first beta wave since Overwatch’s December hiatus for accounts based in […]

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‘Twas the Night Before Overwatch

‘Twas the night before Overwatch, when all ‘cross the globe, Every gamer was waiting, donned in their soft robes, Their headphones were hung by their PCs with care, In hopes that Overwatch soon would be there. The gamers were nestled all snug in each chair, While visions of Tracer blinked ’round without care. The beta was […]

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Overwatch Beta Returns To Active Duty On Feb 9th

Blizzard’s upcoming objective based team shooter Overwatch will return to closed beta on February 9th according to a post on the developer’s official blog. The Overwatch beta began late last October and continued until right before Christmas, the devs took the game offline for an extended period to put the finishing touches on new maps, […]

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New Format Announced for Blizzard CCG Hearthstone

Hearthstone lead designer Ben Brode has taken to youtube to announce a new format for Hearthstone. The format is called Standard, and will encompass all card sets released in the most recent two years. At the start of each year, card sets older than two years will rotate out of the game as the first […]

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Overwatch won’t return until February

If you caught the Overwatch bug and have been hoping to get your overwatch fix on in the new year, you’ll have to wait a little longer. The world heaved a collective sigh when Overwatch  took a break in December, but Blizzard promised us it wouldn’t be forever. Now, game director Jeff Kaplan has put that any […]

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The Overwatch beta is coming to an end

Overwatch is game that everyone wants to play, but very few have access to. It seems Blizzard has decided that even those few are too many to play its FPS-MOBA hybrid, and they will be shutting off their (currently up) beta servers next week. The beta servers have been up for about a month and […]

Heroes of the Storm: Towers of Doom Overview

Blizzard showed us at blizzcon their next map for Heroes of the Storm: Towers of Doom. Now they have released the official overview of the map. Its startling different from any of Blizzards other maps for HoTS though it still features a traditional lane play, players will not be able to damage the core, instead […]

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Huge Black Friday Sale Hits Heroes of the Storm

If you’re staying in this holiday weekend perhaps you might want to look into playing a few rounds of Blizzard’s addicting MOBA Heroes of the Storm. This weekend all of the mounts, skins and heroes in the Nexus are reduced by 50% (off of their cash purchase price, in game gold prices remain unaffected). Blizzard […]

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