Browsing tag: Blizzard Entertainment

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Overwatch Update for PC Squashes Bugs and Removes Maps From Deathmatch & Team Deathmatch Rotation News 0

News 0 Blizzard has introduced a new, smaller patch for Overwatch on PC, following this week’s much larger patch across all platforms.  The new Overwatch update fixes some minor bug issues and removes the following maps from the Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch rotation: Hanamura, Horizon Lunar Colony, Temple of Anubis and Volskaya Industries. (These can still be selected […]

Latest Overwatch Patch Notes Detail New Junkertown Escort Map, Big Changes to Mercy & D.VA News 0

News 0 A new Overwatch patch is now live for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox one. Major hero changes hit Mercy and Diva, and the new map “Junkertown” has been opened up to all. Read on for the full list of patch notes, as well as the occasional comment and reasoning from the developers. PATCH HIGHLIGHTS New […]

Blizzard Reveals Plans to Reduce Overwatch In-Game Toxicity, Disciplinary Action Taken Against 480,000 Accounts News 2

News 2 Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan appeared on the game’s official YouTube channel to talk about in-game toxicity, and what Blizzard is trying to do to reduce it. He explained that Blizzard has already “taken disciplinary action against over 480,000 accounts.”  Having to dedicate resources to tracking down and punishing offending players, is slowing down the production […]

Blizzard Charity Pet “Shadow” Added to World of Warcraft, Helps Support Disaster Relief Efforts News 0

News 0 A new Blizzard charity pet has been added to World of Warcraft. “Shadow” the fox can now be found in the in-game store, priced at $10. Warcraft players who choose to adopt the little guy, will also be helping to support disaster relief efforts. Blizzard has released Shadow ahead of Blizzcon 2017, due to “recent natural disasters around […]

Hearthstone Druid Nerf Coming in Next Patch, Murlocs Also Targeted News 1

News 1 Blizzard has now confirmed that the Hearthstone Druid class will be getting nerfed, along with Murlocs. I can’t say that I’m surprised, as the pair have been causing absolute chaos following the addition of the Knights of the Frozen Throne cards.  It’s not clear when the patch will be implemented, but you can read up on the changes […]

Overwatch Console Report System Finally Implemented, Repeat Offenders to Be Banned Permanently News 1

News 1 While PC Overwatch players can report players for griefing, cheating, or just flat out being an asshole, console players had to endure all of it and had to rely on banning players based on their online IDs associated with their console…at least, until today. As part of yesterday’s patch that added Deathmatch, console players (that’s […]

New Overwatch Patch Is Live, Makes Improvements & Adds New Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch Modes News 0

News 0 Feast your eyes on the latest Overwatch patch notes which detail a big update to the game. Fans of classic shooter genre game types will feel right at home in the Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch modes. Here are the highlights of the patch: New Game Modes: Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch Two new game modes have been added […]

Overwatch’s Mercy Is Getting a Major Overhaul, New Ultimate Revealed News 0

News 0 Possibly one of the most unrewarding characters to use in Overwatch is Mercy. Not only are you always expected to heal or revive “at the right time,” but most of the time, random players won’t even acknowledge your efforts to support your team.  In a new Overwatch developer update video, Game Director Jeff Kaplan revealed […]

Overwatch Competitive Seasons Now 2 Months Long, Changes to Ranking and More Detailed News 0

News 0 Blizzard just laid a lot of info down for Overwatch’s upcoming Season 6. First off, each season of Competitive Play will now last for only two months instead of three, though the CP you earn will be adjusted for the shorter season. This will mean that players will earn more CP per win. In addition […]

StarCraft II Multiplayer Update Coming in November, Implements “Major Design Changes” News 0

News 0 StarCraft II fans better hold on tight, because Blizzard is planning a big patch to the game’s multiplayer. This update is scheduled for November and will include “major design changes.” The initial list of changes includes tweaks to underused units and abilities, and an attempt to try to reduce sudden game-ending moments. Blizzard has warned that, […]

Blizzard Outlines gamescom 2017 Schedule News 0

News 0 In just under a week, gamescom will be kicking off in Germany and that means gaming news, previews and more. One studio attending will be Blizzard, who has outlined what they plan to show at the event. First off, there will be no press conference for Blizzard this year, which means the chances of a […]

Get Free Overwatch Loot Boxes for Being an Amazon Prime Member News 0

News 0 Who doesn’t want free stuff?! If you use Amazon (or even if you don’t) and an Overwatch junkie, then you’re in for a treat! Amazon is giving away five free Overwatch loot boxes through its Amazon Twitch Prime service that’s free for Amazon Prime members. Members can get the free Overwatch loot boxes until September […]

Overwatch Team Deathmatch Mode Set to Be Added Soon News 0

News 0 Hold on to your seat, folks! Overwatch will be getting Team Deathmatch (TDM) in a future update! Yep, you read that right! Blizzard’s hero shooter will finally dabble in Call of Duty territory. Already available on the PC’s PTR (Public Test Region),  Deathmatch and Team Deathmach is set to be released officially on the PC, […]

Overwatch Summer Games Event Is Here, Unlock 50 New Seasonal Items & Returning Gear From Last Year News 0

News 0 The Overwatch Summer Games are back for 2017! Featuring 50 all-new season items and gear from 2016’s event, there’s a hell of a lot to unlock during the summer period.  The Summer Games return for more fun in the sun! This year, we’re celebrating the spirit of competition with a new Lúcioball arena, leaderboards, and competitive play. […]

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