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Recruit Friends To Play Hearthstone To Get A New Hero

By Brittany Vincent, Jul 12, 2016 7:46pm PDT

You can bring friends on board right now to get on your way for special rewards in Hearthstone. 


Overwatch: Here are all of Ana's skins, emotes, sprays, and more from her Hero Gallery

By Daniel Perez, Jul 12, 2016 4:00pm PDT

You like cosmetic items? Well, here are all of Ana's cosmetic items that will be available once she's officially released.


Overwatch: Ana Hero Guide, Abilities, and Tips

By Daniel Perez, Jul 12, 2016 1:15pm PDT

Ana is a rare breed of support snipers, which means you're going to need help figuring out how exactly she should be used. Whether you're playing as Ana, or going up against her, you should read our guide on how Ana should be played.


Overwatch's Sombra leaked prior to official reveal [Update: Ana confirmed!]

By Daniel Perez, Jul 12, 2016 9:23am PDT

A thumbnail of Sombra's official reveal trailer has been leaked, giving us further proof Pharah's mom is coming soon.


"Zenyatta + Ana seems like a decent combo if your team already has good sustain. Like a Soldier ..."

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New Overwatch hero will be unveiled during San Diego Comic Con 2016

By Daniel Perez, Jul 08, 2016 6:27am PDT

We'll finally be introduced to Overwatch's latest character later this month.


Overwatch patch fixes Competitive Play, Winston, Reaper, Mercy, and more

By Daniel Perez, Jul 07, 2016 6:24am PDT

Blizzard has released a new patch on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 that makes some changes to Competitive Play and to a number of heroes.


Shack Reels: Overwatch Weekly Brawl: Show Your Support

By Daniel Perez, Jul 06, 2016 9:00am PDT

This week's brawl is all about support, which is both good and bad.


"I enjoyed last week's brawl. Pharah + Mercy only and decreased cooldowns (i.e. permanent flight) ..."

- dromo5 see all 5 comments

Heroes of the Storm welcomes Gul'dan, expands Hero Roster, and supports DirectX 11 in PTR

By Daniel Perez, Jul 05, 2016 11:31am PDT

Heroes of the Storm players can get a taste of these upcoming changes by accessing the game's PTR, which includes Warcraft's Gul'dan.


"I wonder if the DX11 upgrade will improve performance. The HotS engine runs very poorly and it ..."

- code-e255 see all 3 comments

Overwatch Competitive Mode Now Available On PC

By Daniel Perez, Jun 28, 2016 6:25pm PDT

So long, PTR. Competitive Mode is now ready for primetime!


Overwatch's Torbjorn gets turret nerf in a few weeks

By Daniel Perez, Jun 27, 2016 6:25am PDT

Torbjorn's turrets appear to be too much for some players, which is why Blizzard will be nerfing the ability in an upcoming update.


"You keep saying this and it keeps being untrue. People give you advice and apparently none of it ..."

- Serpico74 see all 36 comments

Shack Reels: Overwatch Weekly Brawl 'Overly Defensive' Gameplay with Mei

By Daniel Perez, Jun 24, 2016 9:00am PDT

This week's brawl is all about D - FENCE. 


How To Play Competitive in Overwatch

By Daniel Perez, Jun 23, 2016 7:05am PDT

Blizzard has made it possible for Overwatch players to access Competitive Play this week, but you're going to have to jump through some hurdles to access it.


Heroes of the Storm holding free-to-play Hero event this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Jun 21, 2016 12:41pm PDT

There will absolutely be no limitations as to who you can play in Heroes of the Storm this weekend.


OVERWATCH - Weekly Brawl Super Shimada Brothers Gameplay

By Shack Staff, Jun 03, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Don’t worry, loves. Cavalry’s here!


"I said in most cases. Obviously, Hanzo has a range advantage. Genji is so mobile, though, that ..."

- valael see all 14 comments

Overwatch cheaters have started to taste Blizzard's ban hammer

By Daniel Perez, Jun 03, 2016 6:52am PDT

Over 1500 cheaters in China alone have been banned from playing Overwatch.


"I'm against cheating, my problem is Blizzard cheated its audience by not doing enough to stop ..."

- bigimp see all 75 comments