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Its official: Overwatch’s newest event, Uprising, has been announced!

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Previously leaked by Playsation France (who has since removed the leaked video and uploaded the intended one), Overwatch’s new game mode has finally been legitimately unveiled by Blizzard. The event takes place years before the actual time of the base game, when Overwatch was still a unified organisation rather than a disorganised collective of oddballs dotting the globe. Players take ...

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Overwatch Chinese New Year Event is Here

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A couple of weeks ago, I theorized that Overwatch might be getting a Valentine’s Day event. It seemed that I don’t have a future in fortune telling, because that doesn’t seem to be happening. The bad news here is that anyone who wanted their favorite character in hot pink will be disappointed. The good news is, however, that we are ...

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Heroes of the Storm Free Weekend

Although Heroes of the Storm is partially free, it will be completely free this weekend.

You may be wondering: isn’t Heroes of the Storm already free? (If you’re here and you don’t know what Heroes of the Storm is, read on!) While you wouldn’t be wrong, newer players only have access to a set of free-to-play heroes until they unlock all of them either through buying them or through grinding for in-game currency. Fortunately, Heroes ...

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Overwatch May Get a Valentine’s Day Event

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Overwatch has had a grand total of three major events now, the Olympics, Halloween and the Holiday Season. They’ve become rather a staple of the game, and each bring familiar prospects to the experience. A colorful array of new skins, lines, emotes and other unlockables, unique game modes and a unique tone. There is some controversy over the items being ...

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Doomfist to be Voiced by Terry Crews?

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It really does feel like you can’t go more than a week or two without there being mover Overwatch news. Blizzard’s team based shooter really has taken the world by storm. Easily the most iconic part of the game, however, is its colorful (Figuratively and literally) cast of characters. More are on their way to the game it seems, with ...

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Roadhog Planned to Receive Nerf

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Patches and updates are often the lifeblood of any long running multiplayer game. There are always tweaks that need to be made in order to keep things going. Problems that need to be solved after they show up in the long term run. Overwatch is no stranger to these kinds of developments. Countless nerfs and buffs have been applied to ...

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Hearthstone Developers Concerned About Harassment

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We live in a world that is constantly trying to keep up with technology. Social media, for example, is fairly young and yet has become an essential part of life. For game developers, particularly for those actively updating their games, it is an excellent way to keep in touch with their fans. Blizzard is one of many companies that utilize ...

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Diablo 20th Anniversary Event Announced

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It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years since the action RPG Diablo first released. The satisfying combat and the neverending quest to advance your character was furthered by two sequels, Diablo II in 2000 and Diablo III in 2012. Diablo was a pioneer in the genre, striking a chord with an extremely loyal fanbase that to this day ...

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ESL’s Upcoming Hearthstone Trinity Series

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2016 has been a big year for Hearthstone, and Blizzard is making a lot of changes to make the competitive scene even more vibrant in 2017. Blizzard’s new Championship Tour includes more global championships in the form of season championships, regional season playoffs, an overhaul of the points and cups system, a prize pool of over $2 million USD and ...

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Blizzard Recaps 2016 and Outlines Overwatch Plans for New Year

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Overwatch launched in May of this year to rave reviews, and quickly became a staple in the FPS genre. Fans and critics alike couldn’t get enough of the game, with Overwatch securing the honor of 2016 Game of the Year earlier this month. Though the game has only been out for six months, it has gone through many changes and updates ...

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