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Overwatch League Standings After Stage 2, Week 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 13, 2018 4:00pm PDT

Stage 2 is halfway to the finish line, so let's look ahead to Week 4 and look back at a resurgent Los Angeles Gladiators team.


The Witchwood is Hearthstone's First New Expansion for the Year of the Raven

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2018 10:30am PDT

Step into this spooky forest, where everything that steps inside is twisted into something terrifying.


"I quit spending money on this game when they ramped up the yearly P2W metric"

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Overwatch League Standings After Stage 2, Week 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 06, 2018 4:00pm PST

Stage 2 continues, as we look back at a wild Fusion/Outlaws game before venturing into the third week.


Hearthstone Arena Changes Include Limited-Time Mode-Exclusive Cards

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 06, 2018 10:50am PST

Hearthstone Arena is set to receive a few tweaks in the next patch. Arena players might also notice a couple of new cards to play with.


"I really wish you could choose which pack you get as your arena reward or better yet it gives ..."

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Team Dignitas Wins the 2018 HGC Western Clash

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 04, 2018 1:10pm PST

Heroes of the Storm held its Western Clash from Intel Extreme Masters Katowice, where the best team in Europe made their case as the best team in the world.


"Super hype series through and through. Bummed that Fnatic didn'tget to perform at 100% but it ..."

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Hearthstone's Wild Brawliseum is Now Open! Here are 4 Decks to Try

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 28, 2018 3:00pm PST

Hearthstone's Wild Brawliseum is now open, with players able to try out their best constructed Wild decks for rewards. Since the first try is free, Shacknews has a few suggestions.


New Overwatch Hero Brigitte PTR Gameplay

By Charles Singletary, Feb 28, 2018 1:40pm PST

We took a trip to Overwatch's Public Test Region to get the scoop on the new hero's abilities. 


How to Join the Overwatch Public Test Region (PTR)

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 28, 2018 10:45am PST

With a new character hitting the Overwatch Public Test Region (PTR) servers, some may be wondering how to get in on that action. Shacknews is here to help.


Overwatch League Standings After Stage 2, Week 1

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2018 4:00pm PST

Stage 2 continues, as we look at where all 12 teams are as we head into this second week.


Overwatch February 27 Patch Brings Mei, Sombra, and Doomfist Buffs to All

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2018 12:40pm PST

Sombra's ready to get her Hack on with the latest Overwatch update, which is now available to all players.


"They've said they're most likely replacing it with a rapid fire ability. Coming up in the PTR ..."

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Hearthstone Marks 2018 as the 'Year of the Raven'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2018 10:05am PST

The Year of the Mammoth is at an end, as Hearthstone prepares to usher in the Year of the Raven, with a new Druid Hero and a new round of Hall of Fame cards.


"Overwatch uses the real Chinese zodiac designations, Hearthstone uses make-believe Warcraft ..."

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Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer on Stage 2 Changes, Fantasy, Drug Testing, and More

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2018 1:00pm PST

As Stage 2 of the Overwatch League gets underway, Shacknews had a chance to speak to OWL Commissioner Nate Nanzer about some of the changes implemented for this next leg of the inaugural season, integration of interactive Twitch features, drug testing, Fantasy Overwatch Leag...


"Yes thanks for this! This was great! If you ever get another chance please ask about ..."

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Heroes of the Storm Calls in Enforcers Ahead of Sonya & Medivh Reworks

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2018 12:25pm PST

WOOP! WOOP! That's the sound of the police!


Warcraft 3 PTR Patch 1.29 Adds Widescreen Support Ahead of Invitational

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 21, 2018 5:20pm PST

Blizzard is giving some love to one of its all-time classics and is getting ready to celebrate everything Warcraft III next week.


"Most assuredly yes. They have a new team that is dedicated to modernizing their old games, who ..."

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Heroes of the Storm February 21 Patch Includes Voice Chat

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 21, 2018 10:10am PST

After nearly three years, Heroes of the Storm is getting voice chat for the first time. (Yay?)


"yea it asks you to join when the game starts. you can toggle auto-join"

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