Browsing tag: Blizzard Entertainment

Heroes of the Storm Patch Lands on PTR, Includes Overwatch’s Hanzo & More News 1

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A new Heroes of The Storm patch has been has announced. The latest update is currently available on the Public Test Realm until December 11. Hanzo, of Overwatch fame, is available to test the week of November 27. In addition to this, Blizzard has also added: performance-based matchmaking, several Hero balance changes, and more. For the patch highlights, see […]

Overwatch Free Weekend Has Begun, Go Try out All 26 Heroes News 0

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If you’ve somehow managed to avoid the allure of Overwatch, and haven’t yet invested money into the hit Hero shooter, then this weekend is your opportunity to try the game for free.  The Overwatch free weekend is now live across all platforms, allowing unlimited access to the 26 Heroes (including newcomer Moira), Quick Play, Custom Games and Arcade.  […]

Overwatch Patch Adds New Hero Moira, Buffs Ana & More News 1

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After being on the test server for the past couple of weeks, Overwatch‘s latest update is now live on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The patch adds Moira, a new support character with both regenerative and degenerative “technologies.” In addition to this, Blizzard has tweaked several other heroes including Ana, increasing her damage from […]

StarCraft II Patch Adds Huge Amount of Content & Makes Game Free-to-Play News 0

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StarCraft II is officially free-to-play after patch 4.0 went live yesterday. The Wings of Liberty campaign is free, as well as the unranked ladder. If you owned Wings of Liberty, Heart of the Swarm, Legacy of the Void or Nova Covert Ops before October 21, you’ll automatically be granted an exclusive “Ghost” skin along with three new […]

Heroes of the Storm Patch Adds New Support Hero, Event Quest & More News 0

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Heroes of the Storm‘s latest patch adds a new hero, Alexstrasza, Queen of Dragons. Alexstrasza transforms into a dragon after 1.25 seconds and gains an additional 500 health. In addition to this, new bundles have been added for a limited time, Li-Ming’s price has been reduced to 7,000 Gold and 625 Gems, several new skins and […]

Blizzard Pokes Fun at Star Wars Battlefront II Microtransactions Controversy News 1

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With what seems like the entire internet grouping up to hate on Star Wars Battlefront II and its Hero grind, loot box and microtransactions controversies, Blizzard Entertainment has used the commotion to its advantage.  A new trailer for StarCraft II, which has just gone free-to-play, makes fun of the notion of paying for power.  In addition to this, […]

Overwatch Xbox One X 4K Update Being Worked on, Blizzard Confirms News 2

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The Xbox One X is seeing more and more existing titles offering their support with “enhanced” patches, bringing 4K visuals, HDR compatibility, and other goodies to the platform. One popular title that hasn’t yet received an Xbox One X update is Overwatch. However, while speaking to Windows Central, developer Blizzard confirmed that support is planned and […]

Upcoming World of Warcraft Hotfix Will “Slow Down Damage in World PvP” News 0

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A new hotfix is due to roll out this week for World of Warcraft, which will implement a slower damage rate in world PvP. This update will see “Cold Heart” deal 75% less damage to enemies, “Draught of Souls” deal 70% lower damage, and more. For the full list of changes being made, see below: With this […]

Diablo III Top Builds Season 12 News 0

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As Season 12 for Diablo 3 enters its infancy stages, you may or may not be overwhelmed with the 2.6.1 patch for Blizzard’s popular action-RPG that introduced numerous changes to both unique and legendary items in the game. For the first time in years, numerous different playstyles are now viable for Diablo III. In fact, […]

Overwatch Movie is Something Activision “Would Like Very Much” News 1

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What with how popular the many Overwatch shorts have been, I think it’s inevitable that one day soon, we’ll see the game’s lovable cast on the big screen. An Overwatch movie seems like a no-brainer at this point, and it looks like Activision is more than up for it! In an interview with MCV, Activision senior executive Tim Kilpin commented […]

Blizzard: Overwatch Doesn’t Belong in Loot Box Controversy News 4

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There’s been a lot of discussion happening lately regarding loot crates due to AAA games like Call of Duty: WWII and Star Wars Battlefront II (just to name a few) implementing it in their games. While the ESRB might not deem it as a form of gambling, a lot of gamers are still not OK […]

Overwatch Team & Voiceover Talent Congratulate Subreddit on Hitting 1 Million Subscribers News 1

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r/Overwatch has hit 1 million subscribers! It’s not only the game’s Reddit community jumping for joy, but also the Overwatch developers and voiceover talent.  Here’s a message from several voices of the game, as well as Blizzard’s VP Jeff Kaplan: Congratulations from the Overwatch Team from Overwatch With Reddit being Reddit, there’s a bunch of great comments […]

Overwatch Update Lets PTR Users Play as Moira, Tweaks Hero Balance & More News 1

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A new Overwatch update is in progress, and is currently available to be tried out on the Public Test Region. The new update brings a brand new hero, Moira. Moira is a support character, allowing her to heal allies or drain an enemy’s life. In addition to a new hero, Blizzard have worked on balancing […]

Hearthstone Kobolds & Catacombs Expansion Announced, Features 135 New Cards News 0

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The next Hearthstone expansion has been announced! It’s called “Kobolds & Catacombs” and the highlighted features include: new Spellstone cards, 135 added cards in total, nine new class-specific Legendary Weapons, and a free new single-player game mode called “Dungeon Runs.” Here’s the official rundown of what the expansion will add to the game: Pesky Kobolds have been […]

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Expansion Revealed, New Features Listed News 0

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World of Warcraft is set to receive a new expansion called “Battle for Azeroth.” It will feature many new quests, as well as a level cap increase to 120.  Here’s all the details revealed thus far: Explore Two Fabled Kingdoms: As a champion of the Horde, travel to the Zandalar empire to persuade the trolls to lend their naval might. […]

StarCraft II Is Going Free-to-Play, Veterans Receive Special Gift News 0

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StarCraft II is going free-to-play starting November 14. That’s right! This isn’t just one of those free weekends, the game’s free entry will last indefinitely! Included in the free package is access to the Wings of Liberty campaign, ranked ladder multiplayer, and all Co-Op Commanders. The press release announcing the news reads: StarCraft II is one of the highest-rated […]

Overwatch New Hero Moira Introduced, New Map Revealed News 0

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At BlizzCon, a few an Overwatch new hero and new map was announced by the studio! Blizzard is adding a new Overwatch hero,”Moira,” and according to Blizzard, she’s a “geneticist” though one that throws morals and ethics out the window. Check out details of her abilities and her reveal trailer below. Role: Support (Difficulty to […]

New Overwatch Update Hits PTR Buffing Ana, Nerfing Mercy & Fixing Bugs News 2

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An Overwatch update has hit the PTR, buffing Ana, nerfing Mercy, and fixing a bunch of bugs. This patch can be experienced right now on the PC Public Test Region. Once it has been deemed suitable for a full build release, it will be rolled out across all platforms.  Give the full list of patch […]

Overwatch Roadmap Details Addition of eSports Tools to Make Matches More Watchable News 3

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During a new developer update, Blizzard’s Jeff Kaplan sat down to discuss the Overwatch roadmap and the next priority for the development team. With the Overwatch World Cup coming up, Kaplan wants to assure fans that watching the event will be made easier by the use of new tools.  Debuting during the BlizzCon event, the new eSports […]

Diablo III Update Tweaks Skills, Legendary Items & More News 0

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Blizzard has released update 2.6.1 for Diablo III. The patch will be rolling out across PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox One. This update focuses on changing up class gameplay styles to bring them “as close in line to each other as possible, with a focus on the most popular or requested builds.” Find the full […]

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