Blizzard Entertainment News


Heroes of the Storm Fans Find Evidence of New Character From Overwatch

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2017 7:45am PDT

They seem certain that Genji will be the next reveal for Blizzard's MOBA.


"oh i see, it was sort of quoted in an interview. couldve been worded better. interesting to ..."

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Overwatch Is Teasing A New Event for Next Week

By John Keefer, Apr 03, 2017 11:00am PDT

But wait. How exactly does Bastion celebrate Easter?


Hearthstone's 'Journey to Un'Goro' Coming Next Week

By John Keefer, Mar 31, 2017 11:40am PDT

'Year of the Mammoth' Celebration will get players extra goodies just by logging in each day from now until the expansion is released.


"The game considers Yogg to be casting those spells. The quest requires you to play them."

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Hearthstone Streamers Banned From Global Games

By John Keefer, Mar 31, 2017 8:15am PDT

Apparently 'inappropriate and unsportsmanlike comments' aren't a good idea in Blizzard's eyes.


"Good for blizzard seeing through this. Streamers are more focused on promoting themselves then ..."

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World of Warcraft 7.2 Patch Will Take Servers Down For 8 Hours

By John Keefer, Mar 27, 2017 12:30pm PDT

You'll need to stop playing from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. PT so you can get your new content.


Battle.net Is Dead, Long Live Battle.net

By John Keefer, Mar 24, 2017 12:15pm PDT

The game launcher is now dubbed just Blizzard, and the Battle.net logo is gone.


"But isn't that for the new king? (Old) King is dead, long live the (New) King!"

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Overwatch Patch Adds Orisa, Makes Other Heroes Less 'Difficult'

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2017 11:05am PDT

Nerfs to Bastion and Ana and buffs to Junkrat and Sombra all focus on making the character a bit easier to play.


"He identifies as an Apache Attack Helicopter, I'll have you know."

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Report: StarCraft Remastered May Be Coming This Summer

By John Keefer, Mar 15, 2017 8:10am PDT

Blizzard is tight-lipped about everything, so we probably won't know anything until we get an announcement.


"Cheers, I will of course follow this with interest. Doesn't seem any more substantial than the ..."

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Overwatch's New Hero Orisa Is Going Live Next Week

By John Keefer, Mar 14, 2017 9:40am PDT

Behind-the-scenes video gives some background on the new tank's development.


Overwatch Director Confirms that Symmetra has Autism

By David Craddock, Mar 09, 2017 2:30pm PST

Symmetra is one of many Overwatch characters designed to be diverse and representative to players from all walks of life.


"It's the new edgy thing to hate on white males, it's pretty insane (it's generally done, by ..."

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Heroes of the Storm Adds StarCraft's Little Probe That Could

By John Keefer, Mar 07, 2017 9:40am PST

Probius joins the roster after saving several Protoss Templars in a battle with the Zerg on Aiur. 


"Bit disappointed that he isn't more unconventional. I was thinking that he wouldn't use direct ..."

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Overwatch's Bastion Buffed This Week, Will Be Nerfed Next Week

By John Keefer, Mar 03, 2017 8:40am PST

Game Director Jeff Kaplan says the recent changes made the robot 'too powerful.'


"I kind of agree, I give my friends shit when they play him in QP, none of my friends play him in ..."

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Overwatch Orisa - Skins, Poses, Taunts and Gameplay

By John Keefer, Mar 02, 2017 5:00pm PST

The new Omnic was just revealed today and we have all the details you need to play her.


"haha... i dont find him boring usually. he did drone on a bit in for this one."

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Overwatch's Next Hero is Orisa, an Omnic With a Heart

By John Keefer, Mar 02, 2017 10:55am PST

Built by child genius Efi Oladele, we get the origin trailer for the upcoming mechanical marvel.


"Omg quadruped player model. Those are often not animated very well, so this should be a good ..."

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Overwatch Takes Game of the Year Honors at GDC Awards

By John Keefer, Mar 02, 2017 9:25am PST

Blizzard, Campo Santo, and Playdead get two awards each for their games.