Tag: Blizzard Archives | Broken Joysticks

Jun
30

Starcraft Remastered Out This August

Prepare to construct additional pilons and make sure your mineral harvesting skills are at peak performance as Blizzard is prepared to re-release 1998’s Starcraft and the Broodwar Expansion for the HD generation on August 14th through the Blizzard App. StarCraft: Remastered features not only revamped visuals & widescreen support but […]

Jun
02

Overwatch’s Next Map Sends Players To The Moon

Overwatch’s next new map for both competitive and quick play will take Blizzard’s heroes to the moon with the upcoming addition of the Horizon Lunar Colony. This new map, lore wise, gives us a sense of where the game’s giant […]

May
26

Jeff Kaplan Aware of Overwatch Community’s Concerns About Anniversary Loot Boxes

Overwatch’s 1st-year-anniversary event is well underway with the first week of the three-week celebration almost complete. Now, game director Jeff Kaplan has acknowledged that the development team is aware of players complaints surrounding the drop rate of the coveted event […]

May
23

Overwatch’s Anniversary Event Is Upon Us

The teased Overwatch anniversary event has descended onto Blizzard’s servers as promised. This update brings a whole selection of new skins (although sadly not every hero receives one), brand new emotes for all heroes including some hilarious dance emotes and […]

Dec
27

Login To Overwatch Before Jan 1st And Get 5 Free Loot Boxes

Blizzard is in the giving spirit – they’ve left 5 free Winter Wonderland loot boxes for every Overwatch player who logins between now and January 1st. Winter Wonderland’s loot boxes bring with them a chance to score some new event […]

Dec
13

Overwatch’s Festive Winter Event Comes With Free Loot Boxes

Overwatch’s heroes are walking in a winter wonderland with the recently released festive update to the game for PS4, Xbox One and Windows PC. This limited time event not only offers holiday themed maps, a brand new seasonal event and […]

Oct
13

Overwatch’s ‘Junkenstein Revenge’ Fills A Much Needed Gap

Blizzard released the first major Overwatch update since August’s summer games and not only does Junkenstein’s Revenge bring some pretty epic Halloween collectables to the game but it also shows that the game could use more story-driven PVE content, something the initial […]

Oct
08

Huge Leak Reveals Overwatch Halloween Event & Sombra

Multiple leaks may have confirmed a number of new additions coming very soon to the world of Overwatch including a new limited time event, a new set of loot boxes and our first look at the illusive Sombra. It is […]

Sep
24

The Road to the Emerald Nightmare

The Road to the Emerald Nightmare: Questing, Leveling, and Gearing Before Legion’s First Raid A great deal has happened since Blizzard Entertainment launched the 6th expansion to their perennial hit MMO, World of Warcraft titled Legion, on August 30, 2016. […]

Sep
22

Blizzard to Drop Battle.net Branding

Today a news post on the World of Warcraft home page details their plans to discontinue the Battle.Net branding. Blizzard plans to phase out the use of Battle.Net in favor of the Blizzard moniker. Instead of “Battle.Net Voice” for example, it […]

Sep
08

WoW: Legion Matches Previous Launch Day Record With 3.3 Million Sales

Blizzard Entertainment announced that the recently released World of Warcraft: Legion expansion has matched the record of 3.3 million sales on launch day.  The developer / publisher also noted that these figures match the records set by previous expansions although they […]

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
07

Overwatch World Cup Finals To Take Place At BlizzCon 2016

Overwatch’s first competitive season is set to wrap up in a couple of weeks but with the announcement of the Overwatch World Cup, the first sanctioned world-wide competitive scene for the shooter, interest in competitive Overwatch is only likely to […]

Aug
02

Here Are The Summer Games Loot Box Exclusive Overwatch Skins

With the Rio Olympic Games beginning this Friday Blizzard is getting into the competitive spirit with their newest Overwatch update. An entire limited edition collection of Olympic-themed skins, sprays, voice lines and other goodies have been added to Overwatch’s loot […]

Jul
12

New Overwatch Hero Revealed: ‘Ana Gameplay Trailer’

Has all this excitement about a new Overwatch hero kept you in suspense?  If you were expecting ‘Sombra’, well you have a few seconds to be sad before it is revealed that Ana, Overwatch’s new medical sniper may in fact […]