Tag: Blizzard Archives | Broken Joysticks

May
26

These Awesome Overwatch Moments Will Leave You In Awe

Overwatch has only been out three days but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a shortage of awesome moments, partially thanks to the closed beta that was everywhere for several months, and partially thanks to the fact that Overwatch is the only […]

May
24

Overwatch Loot Box Prices Revealed

In case you have been busy, or just forgot, last night was the global launch of Blizzards first FPS Overwatch. With the launch came the answer to the long left in the air question of “but how will Blizzard make […]

May
23

Prepare for Overwatch

4pm PST. That’s the time that the servers go live and Overwatch officially changes the landscape of team based first person shooters. If the ticking of the clock is driving you insane, I recommend burning time reading the official Overwatch […]

May
17

Blizzard releases another animated short “dragons”

Blizzard is back with another animated short to flesh out their world of Overwatch. This one features Genji and Hanzo with a bit of their backstory and just enough combat to keep it interesting. Take a look also at the […]

May
13

All Loot, No Group – Group Finding Tools Hurt World of Warcraft

I still actively play World of Warcraft. No, I don’t mean that I just log into my garrison a few times a week to collect gold and send out followers. I love pets, but that’s not why I log on. […]

Apr
18

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 […]

Apr
03

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 […]

Mar
29

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” […]

Mar
29

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 […]

Mar
21

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 […]

Mar
11

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 […]

Mar
07

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. […]

Feb
17

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 […]

Feb
08

‘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 […]

Feb
03

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 […]