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Overwatch's Bastion gets a sentimental side in new animated short

By John Keefer, Aug 18, 2016 10:22am PDT

It's kind of like Wall-E and Iron Giant rolled into one.


"If people feel entertained by something before even buying it, makes the purchase better."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 17 comments

Overwatch now makes poor winners look like the juveniles they are

By John Keefer, Aug 18, 2016 7:56am PDT

GG EZ gets automatically replaced with a variety of phrases designed to make others smile.


"Agreed on the HoN comparison. That game had so much potential, but company mismanagement plus a ..."

- MetaSaval see all 66 comments

Overwatch Season 2 competitive play patch now up for testing on PTR

By John Keefer, Aug 18, 2016 7:38am PDT

Major changes are coming before the next round begins.


Heroes of the Storm's 'Machines of War' update includes new Heroes, Battlegrounds, and more

By Daniel Perez, Aug 16, 2016 1:17pm PDT

One of the new Heroes happens to be Overwatch's Zarya as well as a pretty important character from the StarCraft universe.


"I'm throwing money at my monitor but I don't have that Kerrigan skin yet!"

- walker270 see all 6 comments

Overwatch's Season 2 of competitive play will offer some significant changes

By John Keefer, Aug 16, 2016 8:40am PDT

Skill rating, coin toss and rating decay are all being modified.


"Need to add that if you only can play 1-2 heroes comp is disabled for you. "

- dkrulz see all 4 comments

Overwatch Zenyatta nerf coming; Mei and Mercy to get buffed

By John Keefer, Aug 15, 2016 7:18am PDT

The Overwatch forums are always full of information


"If anything, make her turret cool down way shorter. 10 seconds for a 1hp turret, where you are ..."

- duffman03 see all 58 comments

World of Warcraft's new Demon Hunter joins the fray today after server downtime

By John Keefer, Aug 09, 2016 7:39am PDT

The Legion expansion is coming, but the Illidari are getting an early jump on the invasion.


Here are all of Hearthstone's 'One Night in Karazhan' cards

By Shack Staff, Aug 06, 2016 7:00am PDT

Read all about Hearthstone's next single-player adventure and see the full card line-up!


"Card reviews are incoming! Offhand I'd say Hunter is getting some of the best."

- SporkyReeve see all 6 comments

Watch Blizzard announce more Hearthstone Karazhan cards here

By Daniel Perez, Aug 05, 2016 11:06am PDT

Blizzard is set to reveal even more cards for Hearthstone's One Night in Karazhan expansion. Be sure to tune in!


Overwatch has over 15 million players

By David Craddock, Aug 04, 2016 2:05pm PDT

Even more impressive, Activision set a record quarter with over 491 million active monthly users.


Overwatch servers down on PS4, PC, and Xbox One as 'hacker' group PoodleCorp claims responsibility

By Daniel Perez, Aug 02, 2016 5:30pm PDT

The Overwatch servers are down during its first special event, and one 'hacker' group is claiming responsibility.


"Script kiddies with money! Unless they actually developed the worm/trojan themselves. ..."

- walker270 see all 4 comments

Overwatch taps into Rocket League for Lucioball Weekly Brawl

By Daniel Perez, Aug 02, 2016 12:31pm PDT

Overwatch's Weekly Brawl feels awfully familiar, which isn't necessarily a bad thing.


"Watching those 5 seconds gave me a million times more enjoyment than the handful of Lucio Ball ..."

- pyide see all 10 comments

Here are all of Overwatch's Rio Olympics 2016 'Summer Games' Skins

By Daniel Perez, Aug 02, 2016 12:07pm PDT

Overwatch is celebrating the start of the Rio Olympics with new skins! Here are all of the skins you can earn during this special event.


StarCraft 2 Update 3.5.0 adds Nova Covert Ops Mission Pack 2

By John Keefer, Aug 02, 2016 11:44am PDT

There are lots of changes to the editor as well.


Overwatch celebrates the Olympic Games Rio 2016 with special Summer Games Loot Boxes

By Daniel Perez, Aug 02, 2016 7:20am PDT

The Rio Olympics are just a few days away, and everyone's favorite team-based shooter is preparing to celebrate the event with a month-long special event.