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Meet The Latest Hero For Overwatch: Moira

The latest ‘Hero’ to join the ranks of Overwatch’s roster is the Tallon geneticist Moira. Clad in purples and blacks this support hero uses her scientific knowledge to heal her allies and damage her foes, sometimes simultaneously. Needless to say, her reveal came as a complete surprise, unlike last year’s Sombra reveal, Jeff Kaplan got to keep Moira’s debut a complete secret until he could unveil her to millions of fans during the BlizzCon 2017 opening ceremonies.  She has a healing beam which is she uses to restore health on her...

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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 now in plain sight for all to see, In true Blizzard style she interrupted a documentary outlining the global launch of Blizzard’s competitive online shooter. The brand new animated short showcases Sombra, Reaper and Widowmaker taking on...

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Overwatch Sombra Blizzcon Print Leaks As Halloween Event Ends

Remember that huge Overwatch leak from a few weeks back that confirmed Junkenstien’s revenge before its’ reveal and supposedly contained in-game character art for the mysterious Sombra? The character’s design has pretty much been confirmed thanks to an early leak of a Sombra art print that will be available on the Blizzcon Gear Store during next week’s convention. The art piece in question was drawn by artist John Polidora who has worked as a Senior Concept Artist /...

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World of Warcraft: Legion – Game Systems Panel

Article By: Tamsin Skye Heineman Blizzard revealed some bombshell news today for World of Warcraft: Legion during their panel at Blizzcon. Changes include items, classes, professions, and a full cosmetic unlock system. They’re even adding an option to hide your shoulder slot item. Mainly of note is the ability to unlock an items appearance into a collection simply by owning it. They revealed that they will go back and unlock the appearance of every quest reward you ever...

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World of Warcraft: Upcoming Changes [Blizzcon 2015]

Article By: Tamsin Skye Heineman Today at Blizzcon, Blizzard revealed some upcoming changes for World of Warcraft based around player feedback. There are some very nice changes coming that I think will make a lot of players very pleased. Here it is in text form from Blizzard themselves. The images from the panel are included at the bottom of this post. Classes The goal of the class changes was to keep classes fun, stop the PvP CC...

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BLIZZCON SPECIAL REPORT: Opening ceremonies recap.

The stage is set, the lights are up, and its time for Blizzcon, blizzards nexus for news and e-sports tournaments. It all starts with the opening ceremonies. We open this year with a video about Starcraft, lots of talk from developers about how much they love the series, and how it spawned a e-sport around it. This is really a love story to Legacy of the Void, showing us that the community and the devs made the...

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5 Vs 5 Arena Mode Coming To Heroes Of The Storm

Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard’s popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, will be receiving a 5 Vs 5 arena mode where the devs say anything can happen. This mode does not allow players to chose their heroes – instead your entire team is selected at random. Also there seems to be no real focus on objectives, instead this will be about player skill and pure combat. Check out the new trailer for Arena Mode below – we will...

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OverWatch for Consoles Confirmed By Blizzard Ahead of BlizzCon 2015

Blizzard’s surprise reveal from BlizzCon 2014 turned recent internet sensation, OverWatch, will be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One alongside the Windows PC version Blizzard announced today. It seems that several retailers – namely GameStop USA – put out store displays for OverWatch: Origin Edition ahead of tomorrow’s BlizzCon 2015 opening ceremonies.  The Origin Edition of the still in closed beta First Person Shooter will include a number of goodies and will be priced at $60...

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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 products under development at Blizzard Entertainment including the recently revealed OverWatch beta and StarCraft II: Legacy of The Void among others. The convention also plays hosts to the World Championships for HearthStone, StarCraft II and Heroes of...

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Blizzard Unveils OverWatch – a Team Based FPS!

Over the weekend Blizzard Entertainment unveiled a team based FPS called OverWatch. If this announcement comes as a bit of a surprise, that’s because it is! The developer further stated that the team that was working the cancelled Project Titan continued to refine their ideas until they became what was unveiled at Blizzcon. In addition to an entire array of screenshots Blizzard also released a nearly six minute long trailer that introduces us to all of the...

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