Blizzard Entertainment News


New Overwatch animated short focuses on a brotherly blood feud

By John Keefer, May 17, 2016 7:50am PDT

Hanzo and Genji take center stage in Blizzard's latest video.


Blizzard will enforce immediate bans for Overwatch cheaters

By Daniel Perez, May 13, 2016 8:05am PDT

This means even if it's your first offense, you should probably expect a permanent ban from the game.


"Or better yet suspend/fire the company execs who don't want to invest more in anti-cheating ..."

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World of Warcraft dev explains why listening to feedback is hard

By John Keefer, May 10, 2016 7:30am PDT

The game is made up of a variety of 'minority' groups that all think their voices are more important.


"garrisonsMMOs are one of those features that seem really cool at first, but you very quickly ..."

- alias see all 4 comments

Heroes of the Storm's Chromie wastes no time in her Hero Spotlight video

By Daniel Perez, May 09, 2016 9:35am PDT

Chromie will soon have time on her side when she's released in Heroes of the Storm next week.


"Wasn't too thrilled at the character, but those abilities look like a lot of fun!"

- daggot see all 2 comments

Overwatch beta extended by a day to May 10

By John Keefer, May 08, 2016 9:28am PDT

Blizzard wants to say thank you for all the feedback


"Disabling the voice chat has fixed the rubberbanding in (vs AI) games. However the issue still ..."

- hanged_man see all 14 comments

How to Save Highlights in Overwatch

By Daniel Perez, May 06, 2016 11:30am PDT

You just got the Play of the Game, but you have no idea how to save your highlights. Don't worry - we're here to help!


How to Get Loot Boxes in Overwatch - Leveling, Skins, and Sprays

By Josh Hawkins, May 06, 2016 10:30am PDT

Stock up on Loot boxes and learn how leveling and progression works in Overwatch.


Overwatch: Best Heroes for New Players

By Josh Hawkins, May 06, 2016 9:25am PDT

Learn which heroes to check out as a new player in Blizzard’s class-based arena shooter.


Heroes of the Storm teleports Medivh and Chromie from World of Warcraft soon

By Daniel Perez, May 06, 2016 9:18am PDT

Two mages enter. One mage leaves.


"Medivh looks pretty cool. Might be a day one purchase. Chromie? eh Didn't feel it."

- daggot see all 8 comments

Heroes of the Storm Ranked play gets major revamp

By Daniel Perez, May 06, 2016 8:31am PDT

Blizzard has announced a major overhaul of Heroes of the Storm's Ranked play.


"Oh snap! Looking forward to my sexy mount! And no silenced players in hero league? Fuck yea!"

- the_burd see all 2 comments

Overwatch - Gameplay Breakdown and DLC Outlook with Blizzard's Aaron Keller at PAX East 2016

By Shack Staff, May 04, 2016 4:20pm PDT

Our PAX East 2016 coverage continues with a look at Blizzard's first FPS, Overwatch!


"Aaron Keller? Isn't he the bad guy in Tom Clancys The Division? "

- radula see all 2 comments

Could Heroes of the Storm be getting a dragon?

By John Keefer, May 03, 2016 1:45pm PDT

Possibly, or is it a new battleground?


"Maybe the dragon could change objectives on several current maps? "

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Overwatch open beta will not have competitive play

By John Keefer, May 03, 2016 8:15am PDT

Blizzard wants to make it better before releasing it into the wild.


Blizzard finally discusses shutting down vanilla World of Warcraft server Nostalrius

By John Keefer, Apr 26, 2016 7:35am PDT

Protecting its IP rights is paramount, but Blizzard understands the need.


"Also, this is why no developer, anywhere, ever wants to deploy old code to fix a problem. You ..."

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PAX East 2016: The Overwatch 'monster truck' got into a car accident last night

By Daniel Perez, Apr 23, 2016 5:15am PDT

We guess that payload's not going anywhere.


"I don't knows funnier. The fact this happened. The whole silly Soldier 76 thing. Or the fact ..."

- Joshua Hawkins see all 32 comments