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"Overwatch" Season 21 Bans Four Specific Heroes

"Overwatch" Season 21 Bans Four Specific Heroes

Bad news for all you Orisa fans out there. And you can't forget Hanzo, Mei, and Baptiste. Those four heroes will be unavailable for around two weeks going forward as part of Overwatch's Competitive Season 21. It's all a part of Hero Pools, which game designer Scott Mercer introduced in a bid to keep things […]

Blizzard Entertainment Enters Three-Year Deal With DreamHack & ESL

Along with the Hearthstone news today, Blizzard Entertainment announced they have entered a three-year esports deal with DreamHack and the ESL. The short version of the deal is that they will be presenting Warcraft III: Reforged and StarCraft II tournaments moving forward as part of their major events. This means that they will take over […]

"World of Warcraft: Shadowlands" Announced As Eighth Expansion

"World of Warcraft: Shadowlands" Announced As Eighth Expansion

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is the eighth expansion for the long-running MMORPG. It just made its debut today during BlizzCon 2019. Blizzard debuted a lengthy cinematic that showed off some very intriguing story beats, including an appearance by Bolvar Fordragon as well as Sylvanas Windrunner. After destroying the Lich King's helmet, Sylvanas has an exciting […]

Blizzard Officially Announces "Overwatch 2" At Long Last

Blizzard Officially Announces "Overwatch 2" At Long Last

Blizzard officially announced Overwatch 2 during the opening keynote at BlizzCon 2019. The official sequel to the popular team shooter is finally coming, and there's a lot to get excited about. Considering the original Overwatch debuted now three years ago, it's about time for something new to come down the pipeline. Overwatch 2 looks to […]

"Diablo IV" Officially Announced at BlizzCon 2019

"Diablo 4" Officially Announced at BlizzCon 2019

Diablo 4 was finally announced during BlizzCon 2019. Shocking, right? Blizzard gave the fans what they wanted this year during the BlizzCon 2019 keynote, opening the entirety of the show up with this  visceral new cinematic. It's clear from its first few moments alone that this new footage truly is indicative of a gritty new beginning […]


Blizzard is Suing Chinese Developer Sina Games for Ripping Off "Warcraft"

According to a recent report by Polygon, Blizzard Entertainment is suing Chinese game developer Sina Games. The lawsuit alleges that Sina Games' Glorious Saga is "almost entirely copied from the Warcraft games and related products." Blizzard is seeking maximum damages of $150,000 per infringed work and a court order to stop the copyright infringement. Blizzard also alleges that […]

The Original WoW Team Looks At "World Of Warcraft Classic"

Before World Of Warcraft Classic makes its way to the public, Blizzard Entertainment decided to film a little video with some people familiar with it. The company snagged some of the original designers who were a part of the first WoW team to check out the classic version coming out soon. Those designers include Alex […]

Checking Out Some of Blizzard's SDCC Exclusives Form This Year

Checking Out Some of Blizzard's SDCC Exclusives From This Year

Blizzard always has one of the more popular areas on the SDCC floor. Fans of Overwatch, Hearthstone, Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and so many other mega-properties flock over there to chat up the team, participate in demos, and pick up exclusive merchandise. This stuff always goes fast, and Blizzard not only brings exclusives, they feature collectibles […]

Original New Hero Qhira has Joined "Heroes of the Storm" on the PTR

Original New Hero Qhira has Joined "Heroes of the Storm" on the PTR

The knight-turned-bounty hunter Qhira has arrived on the public test realm for Heroes of the Storm today. Qhira is the newest original hero to be added to Blizzard's MOBA, and while she's only available on the PTR right now, she will hit the game properly in a few weeks' time. Qhira is a deadly Iresian […]

Blizzard Entertainment Releases "StarCraft: Cartooned" This Week

Blizzard Entertainment has released a new game this week that you might be familiar with as StarCraft: Cartooned has appeared in their store. To be very clear about what this is, you're essentially buying the original StarCraft with the single-player campaign with a brand new cartooned skin added to the game. Every unit, structure, map, […]

UNIQLO Shows Off A New Blizzard Entertainment Collection

UNIQLO Shows Off A New Blizzard Entertainment Collection

Today UNIQLO showed off their latest collection of high-end geeky wears, this time partnering with Blizzard Entertainment for a whole new collection. The new gear has shirts and designs from Overwatch, Diablo, Starcraft, World of Warcraft, Heroes of the Storm, and Hearthstone for your gaming choices. You can now check out all of these designs […]

Overwatch League Commissioner Nanzer is Moving to Epic Games

It appears that the Overwatch League is losing one of its key members as Commissioner Nate Nezner is leaving the OWL to go on and oversee esports competitions for Epic Games. Which is a fantastic move for Epic, as Fortnite doesn't exactly have a centralized esports league. And it needed one last year. Nanzer announced his split […]

Blizzard Releases the First Details on Hearthstone - The Dalaran Heist

PSA: Hearthstone's The Dalaran Heist is Available Today

Blizzard gave us the first details on The Dalaran Heist just last week, but the new solo adventure for the Rise of Shadows expansion is available now for all Hearthstone players. Now that players have joined the ranks of the dastardly arch-villian Rafaam and his League of E.V.I.L., players get to steal the floating city […]

Blizzard Reveals Itemization Plans for World of Warcraft Classic Server

For those who want a more vanilla World of Warcraft experience, Blizzard is releasing World of Warcraft Classic this summer. The retro server will take players back to game patch 1.12 from 2006, though in-game content will start from the beginning of the game and release at a similar pace as the original release. So, players can […]

Blizzard Confirms Overwatch's Soldier 76 as Gay

In a new short story expanding the massive Overwatch universe, Blizzard has quietly revealed the existence of a second LGBTQ+ character in the game. In the story "Bastet," Soldier 76 meets up with former sniper Ana after the explosion of the Overwatch headquarters in Switzerland. Ana catches Jack (Soldier 76) looking at an image of himself […]

Overwatch Contender Player "Ellie" Confirmed as a False Identity

Overwatch Contender team Second Wind added a new player to their roster just before the new year, but the player in question quickly received negative attention from Overwatch esports fans. A new player hit the top 10 ranks on the Overwatch NA server and was revealed to be a player known as "Ellie". Second Wind had […]

Imperius, Archangel of Valor, is Now Live on Heroes of the Storm's PTR

Imperius, the Archangel of Valor and leader of the Angiris Council, is now live in the Public Test Realm for Heroes of the Storm. For those not familiar with Imperius, he hails from the Diablo franchise and in Heroes of the Storm, he functions as a melee warrior who specializes in engaging enemies and setting up his teammates […]

Watch Reaper and Tracer Duke it Out over Cookies in Latest Overwatch Video

Blizzard's Overwatch team has been having a ball with the Holiday Season this year, and nothing shows that more than the latest video posted to the game's YouTube channel. Called "CookieWatch," the video uses stop motion to present the incredibly comedic battle between Reaper and Tracer over a plate of cookies left out for Santa. […]

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Overwatch Gets an Adorable Stop-Motion Holiday Animation

Blizzard has released an adorable new stop-motion animation celebrating the holidays featuring both Reaper and Tracer again. Not so long ago, we got an endearing Overwatch short. Except, unlike the impressive CGI ones that delve into the characters of the game,  it created a new fun, Toy Story-like universe where Tracer and Reaper statues came […]

The 2019 Overwatch League Schedule is Here

Blizzard has announced the Overwatch League's 2019 schedule which brings in eight new expansion teams, some away games, and a $5 million USD prize pool. The away games will be hosted by Dallas Fuel, Atlanta Reign, and Los Angeles Valiant in their home cities, which allows the OWL to shake things up a bit. The […]