Blizzard News


Overwatch beta re-launching in February with new game mode

By Daniel Perez, Jan 21, 2016 11:19am PST

Blizzard has confirmed the next Closed Beta for Overwatch will launch next month.


"Didn't stop tf/tf2. I imagine it could be balanced by making the flag drop if she uses her ..."

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Heroes of the Storm will get duo of new Diablo-inspired characters

By Daniel Perez, Jan 21, 2016 6:59am PST

Two new heroes have been revealed for the popular MOBA, both of which are inspired by the Diablo universe.


"Maybe make the abilities like Twisted Fate in League of Legends, where activating the basic ..."

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Heroes of the Storm takes a walk on the worgen side with Greymane today

By Daniel Perez, Jan 12, 2016 1:32pm PST

Walk like a wooooorgen.


Heroes of the Storm launches Recruit a Friend program; celebrating with 50% bonus XP week

By Daniel Perez, Dec 08, 2015 1:24pm PST

Because two heads working together is always better than one.



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Overwatch characters and maps released post-launch will be free

By Daniel Perez, Dec 08, 2015 7:19am PST

Instead of charging for new characters and maps, Blizzard promises to make them available for free in Overwatch.


"Blizzard gets benefit of the doubt based on what they've done for the last 20 years"

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Overwatch: Origins Edition release date pegged for spring 2016 on PC and consoles

By Daniel Perez, Nov 05, 2015 4:21pm PST

It appears Overwatch is just a few months away from release on both PC and consoles.


"spend 60$ on a game that others are playing for free right now, but you don't get to play it if ..."

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Overwatch may be headed to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One [Update]

By Daniel Perez, Nov 05, 2015 7:57am PST

On the eve of Blizzcon, we're seeing a lot of proof that hints at Overwatch making its way to consoles.


"That's really all there is. It's an exceptional Star Wars fa├žade without anything interesting. ..."

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Warcraft movie trailer teaser offers 15 seconds of Alliance and Horde battling

By Daniel Perez, Nov 03, 2015 9:19am PST

If this is a tase of the full trailer, then we're in for a real treat come Friday.


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Heroes of the Storm welcomes Artanis for all players starting today

By Daniel Perez, Oct 28, 2015 9:52am PDT

Artanis is now available for all Heroes of the Storm players to access.


"Cool I need to get in on it when I get time off and plan some builds, that sound cool though and ..."

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Heroes of the Storm celebrates Halloween with bonus XP event, new mount, skin, and portrait

By Daniel Perez, Oct 23, 2015 7:07am PDT

There's a lot going on in Heroes of the Storm during its Hallow's End event this year. Players can expect a new mount, new skin, and a new portrait to earn. Oh, yea - and did we mention a bonus XP event?!


"Yup, play with someone in your friend list and get the triple stack."

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Overwatch beta release date revealed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 14, 2015 10:20am PDT

The Overwatch release date has been revealed. Heroes should expect to take part in the upcoming closed beta later this month.


"This is not your father's multi-boxing EQ-style game, son. <read that in Sam Eliot's voice ..."

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Opinion: Why Hearthstone's Patron Warrior Nerf Goes Too Far

By Steve Watts, Oct 13, 2015 1:45pm PDT

A fix for the dreaded Patron Warrior combo is coming to Hearthstone next week, but Blizzard may have gone too far by killing the deck entirely.


"As a Warrior, your Hero Power gains you two life and occasionally enables one of your removal ..."

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Overwatch Beta Preview Debuts on Twitch on Thursday

By Steven Wong, Oct 12, 2015 2:35pm PDT

Blizzard has announced an 90 minute Overwatch beta livestream happening this Thursday on Twitch.


"They didn't do codes for HotS. They attach it to your account on their end, then send you an ..."

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Heroes of the Storm patch notes released; Lt. Morales reports for duty

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2015 12:37pm PDT

The latest Heroes of the Storm patch has been released, and today, players can begin to play as Lt. Morales.


Heroes of the Storm medic abilities reveal Lt. Morales is serious about healing

By Daniel Perez, Sep 25, 2015 9:35am PDT

Lt. Morales' abilities prove that she's in the business of healing her teammates as well as herself. Keep an eye on her.


"I think that's the balance vs Li Li and Mal where both can still do decent dmg. Although, ..."

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