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Overwatch testing changes to Ana, Junkrat and Widowmaker on PTR

By John Keefer, Sep 23, 2016 7:41am PDT

There are also UI updates and bug fixes coming.


"It's not enough to undercut that meta build right now. It's likely they'll have to adjust the ..."

- WombatFromHell see all 16 comments

Heroes of the Storm patch now live on PTR; adds Overwatch's Zarya

By John Keefer, Sep 20, 2016 7:50am PDT

A new battleground is available for playtesting as well.


Heroes of the Storm designer discusses Machines of War, Activision, Peons and more

By Daniel Perez, Sep 19, 2016 1:00pm PDT

In our interview with Heroes of the Storm game designer Jade Martin, we learn what makes Machines of War such a special update and what the chances would be for Warcraft's Peon to become a Hero.


"I just wish I had more time to play, but I'm definitely a fan of the game."

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How to Change your Battle.Net Battletag

By Josh Hawkins, Sep 16, 2016 2:40pm PDT

Want to change your Battletag? We’ll show you how.


Blizzard to let you change your Battletag ... for a price

By John Keefer, Sep 16, 2016 12:08pm PDT

But the first one is always free.


"I will now say your name in my head with Arnold Schwarzenegger's voice as "stim paak" "choppa" "

- TraptNSuit see all 7 comments

Overwatch, Hearthstone, World of Warcraft get goodies revealed for BlizzCon

By John Keefer, Sep 15, 2016 11:47am PDT

Heroes of the Storm, Diablo 3 and StarCraft 2 also get some fun stuff.


Heroes of the Storm's 'Machines of War' update now available with new Hero Alarak

By Daniel Perez, Sep 14, 2016 9:45am PDT

The first wave of Machines of War is now available in Heroes of the Storm, and with it, StarCraft's Alarak has entered the Nexus.


"Completely agree, John de Lancie KILLED it with that performance, he clearly enjoyed playing ..."

- node see all 18 comments

Overwatch's latest patch tweaks Mercy's Resurrection, Eichenwalde map

By Daniel Perez, Sep 14, 2016 8:10am PDT

The latest Overwatch patch brings some changes to Mercy's Resurrection ability and tweaks to the Eichenwalde map.


"I'd also like POTG to even incorporate dual members, like a Lucio that hits a great sound ..."

- FreshwaterAU see all 9 comments

Chris Metzen, Blizzard Entertainment storyteller and senior VP, retires

By David Craddock, Sep 13, 2016 12:35pm PDT

Metzen plans to focus 'on the one thing that matters most to me in all the world-my family.'


"Able to retire at 42 years old and he has a hell of a legacy he's left behind. I'm excited to ..."

- VictoriouSecret see all 5 comments

World of Warcraft Legion players get a look at a Return to Karazhan

By John Keefer, Sep 06, 2016 10:52am PDT

The game just came out and Blizzard is already teasing patch 7.1.


"BC is indeed currently the most dated content since Cara redid the vanilla zones."

- fragasm see all 4 comments

Overwatch getting a free weekend for PS4 and Xbox One

By John Keefer, Sep 01, 2016 11:50am PDT

All heroes and maps will be free to try.


"I hated TF2. Just couldn't get into it at all. I fucking love Overwatch and can't stop playing ..."

- davislovestacobell see all 11 comments

Heroes of the Storm to get an MVP system similar to Overwatch

By John Keefer, Aug 26, 2016 9:36am PDT

It's like Play of the Game, but with a different name.


"Interesting, but I've seen plenty of matches where one person would meet two or three of those ..."

- daggot see all 5 comments

Overwatch servers down as Blizzard's Battle.net suffers from DDoS Attack

By Daniel Perez, Aug 23, 2016 6:52am PDT

Overwatch's Summer Games promotion is ending today, but it might be difficult for players to enjoy its final hours due to an ongoing DDoS attack.


"I thought about it! But then I didn't realize it was the 22nd already :("

- Stammigein see all 13 comments

Blizzard announces patch 7.1 for World of Warcraft: Legion ahead of the expansion's release

By David Craddock, Aug 18, 2016 1:40pm PDT

The patch will bring back Karazhan and fill it to the brim with bosses.


"That is way better. They don't need to nickle and dime us with big boxes. Having lots of patches ..."

- Chod see all 7 comments

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