Tag: Blizzard Entertainment Archives | Broken Joysticks

Feb
11

Overwatch Custom Game Browser Now Available On PTR

Overwatch’s game director Jeff Kaplan took to YouTube this week to announce that custom games are getting an overhaul along with the launch of the first version of a custom server browser, allowing players to search custom games for the first […]

Jan
24

Overwatch Lunar Festival Trailer Shows Off New Skins & Capture The Flag Mode

A leaked trailer for the upcoming Overwatch Lunar Festival event showcases not only quite a few new skins for Tracer, Bastion, Mei, D.VA and others but also a brand new mode Capture The Flag. It looks like a version of the […]

Dec
08

Blizzard launches book-publishing label

Blizzard Entertainment today announced the creation of a book-publishing label, Blizzard Publishing, dedicated to developing and releasing new Blizzard publications and reissuing out-of-print titles in the company’s Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo settings. These releases will either come directly and through […]

Nov
04

Heroes of the Storm: New Recruit a Friend & 2 New Heroes Announced

Blizzard’s competitive Massive Online Battle Arena Heroes of the Storm has a ton of new content coming in the remainder of 2016 and throughout 2017. During the opening ceremonies for Blizzcon 2016 developers announced two new characters that will be […]

Nov
04

Meet Overwatch’s Sombra In The ‘Infiltrator’ Short

Overwatch’s stealthy hacker has been teased, hinted at and hidden in the shadows since her first mention several months ago. After a lengthy Alternate Reality game involving fictional corporations, hidden voice lines and out of game mysteries – Sombra is […]

Sep
12

Long Time Blizzard Developer Chris Metzen Retires

Long time Blizzard Entertainment developer & current Senior Vice President in charge of Story and Franchise Development, Chris Metzen has retired from the world renowned developer. Originally reported by the Business Journal and later confirmed via a lengthy good-bye message […]

Aug
26

World of Warcraft: Legion Pre-Launch Patch Impressions Part II

So a couple weeks ago I published a story outlining all to be had at the time for the Legion Pre-Launch content. Since then I’ve found a few things I’ve missed, a few things I’ve learned, and what to do […]

Aug
19

Broken Overwatch Auto-Aim On Consoles To Be Fixed In Next Patch

Console players of Overwatch have brought up an issue regarding the game’s auto-aim feature on consoles. According to several forum posts submitted by players the game’s aim system will actually move away from enemies such as Genji during the middle […]

Aug
17

First Content Patch for Legion Revealed at Gamescom

During Gamescom earlier today Blizzard launched their Legion Cafe which is styled after the Demon Hunter class hall, the Fel Hammer. You can check out tons of photos on the Official World of Warcraft Facebook page. During the events they […]

Aug
15

World of Warcraft: Legion Pre-Launch Patch Impressions

Earlier this week Blizzard Entertainment released a Pre-Launch patch to prepare its players for the imminent launch of their newest expansion World of Warcraft: Legion. Since then I’ve had a bit of time to check out the content they’ve rolled […]

Jun
29

Battle.net Endures DDOS Attack

Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net service was the target of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack this past evening. Customer service agents announced the service distribution on one of the company’s official twitter accounts. Users reported connection problems with games like Overwatch on Reddit, […]

Jan
22

Diablo’s Wizard and Necromancer Highlighted In New Heroes Trailer

Blizzard Entertainment’s Heroes of the Storm development team is ready to share some of the upcoming content they’ve been working on with players. In a brand new trailer we get an up close look at the models and skins for […]

Nov
20

The Overwatch Stress Test Changed My Opinion Of The Game

I’ve known about Blizzard’s colorful and vibrant first person shooter, Overwatch, for a while now. I remember everyone getting totally amped up about the game last November when the game was unveiled but I wasn’t as taken in my the […]

Nov
14

Blizzard Celebrates Over 1 Million Copies of Legacy of the Void Sold

En taro tassadar fellow Starcraft II Commanders! Blizzard confirmed via the official Starcraft II twitter account that StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void has sold over 1 million copies since its launch this past Tuesday.  That gives the latest expansion […]

Oct
20

Linkin Park Revealed As BlizzCon 2015 Closing Act

Blizzard has announced that Linkin Park will be the playing live at BlizzCon 2015 which will run from November 6th and 7th at the Anaheim Convention Centre in sunny California. BlizzCon allows attendees to go hands on with the latest […]