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Spread the love        Tweet    It’s been a busy year for professional Overwatch players as the Overwatch League’s Inaugural Season saw 12 teams battle it out to prove their worth as the world’s best competitive gaming outfit in front of millions of fans. It turns out that champions The London Spitfire’s sweeping 3-0 victory against The Philadelphia
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Spread the love        Tweet    This weekend saw the first Overwatch League All-Star Weekend come and go with hours of competition unfolding between the Atlantic and Pacific Division. The festivities came to a close when the Atlantic Division defeated the Pacific Division 4-1 at the main event, the All-Star Game. Unlike the familiar team compositions we’ve seen throughout
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Spread the love        Tweet    Since the first Overwatch animated short released back in 2016, it has become the main storytelling device for the popular team-based first-person shooter. Many fan-favorite characters like Widowmaker, Winston, and Hanzo have had the spotlight on them showing their origin stories in a well-made video. Yet, arguably the game’s most popular character
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today, Blizzard Entertainment announced the Hearthstone Collegiate Championship will return this Fall with $48,000 in scholarship prizing. The regular season of the HCC will begin on October 1, 2018, and end on November 5, 2018. Each team of three competitors will play seven Swiss-format matches within one of four regional groups depending
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today, the Overwatch League announced the full 18-player rosters — which includes starters and reserves — for both the Atlantic and Pacific Divisions for this weekend’s All-Star Game. After over 55,000 fans cast their votes with Overwatch League players, coaches, casters, and staff selecting the reserves, here are what the teams will look
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Spread the love        Tweet    Blizzard’s animated shorts for their hero shooter Overwatch are always a rare treat, and the newest short, shown during Gamescom 2018, is all about everyone’s favorite mech pilot D.Va. While there isn’t too much the short offers in terms of lore, there is plenty of action, along with some insight on D.Va’s
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Spread the love        Tweet    Even since its release in 2012, Diablo III has still remained a hugely popular title across PC and consoles, and it seems as though that Nintendo Switch owners may be able to look forward to slaying demons with their friends later this year. The apparent confirmation of Diablo III for Nintendo Switch has come
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Spread the love1       Tweet   1Share Back in May, it was revealed that Blizzard Entertainment teamed up with Hasbro to produce a line of Overwatch-themed Nerf Rival blasters, but at the time we didn’t know any more than that. That all changed today, however, as the company revealed the first blaster in the series and its the one that
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Spread the love1       Tweet   1Share Today, Blizzard Entertainment revealed The Boomsday Project, the newest Hearthstone expansion, will be available next month, on August 7. Like every Hearthstone expansion, there is some overarching theme that connects it to Warcraft lore. This time around, the Goblin scientist Dr. Boom and his nefarious science experience are in the forefront. The
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Spread the love        Tweet    If a new Hearthstone Ranked Play season didn’t get you excited to start anew, Blizzard may have something for you. Today, it was announced Hearthstone received a brand new update bringing new content, deals, and improvements to the Warcraft-themed competitive card game. One of the more exciting parts of the new update
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Spread the love        Tweet    Over on the employment page for Blizzard Entertainment, new job listings have appeared that seem to reveal some of the projects that Blizzard has in store for the future, all of which are unannounced, but one that will certainly ring a (demonic) bell: Diablo. Around 28 job listings have been posted for unannounced
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Spread the love        Tweet    I had no doubt that Overwatch League was popular but I may have underestimated just how much the viewers admire it. Blizzard announced that tickets for the Overwatch League Grand Finals have sold out. If the finals were held at the Blizzard Arena, this wouldn’t be a huge feat. However, the inaugural
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Spread the love        Tweet    It’s been a whirlwind month for Hi-Rez Studios. After finally launching their hero-based shooter Paladins out of Early Access in early May, they have come to a minor PR setback: one of their contracted art studios pretty obviously plagiarized Paladins’ heaviest competitor, Overwatch. Seen in the gif above (created by Redditor Arcieth) you can notice the obvious artwork
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Spread the love        Tweet    inscOne of the best thing about developer Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch is the ability of develops to incorporate foreign locales in the mix of locations for maps. And fans of Jordian history will be thrilled with the inclusion of “Petra,” the upcoming Deathmatch map for Overwatch that got its first real reveal with a dedicated trailer. While we don’t know
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today, Activision and Treyarch gave us some new details on the upcoming first-person shooter, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Among the announcements made at the live community reveal event — which included the inclusion of a battle royale mode — was how the game will be supported on PC. Similarly to
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today, Blizzard announced they will be making some balance changes in Hearthstone to a select group of cards — Naga Sea Witch, Spiteful Summoner, Dark Pact, Possessed Lackey, Call to Arms, and The Caverns Below — sometime after the HCT Playoffs. Naga Sea Witch will now cost 8 mana instead of 5.
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Spread the love        Tweet    The 2018 Heroes of the Dorm National Championships have come to a close. The best four teams in the tournament — which includes Université Laval, University of Kentucky, University at Buffalo, and California Polytechnic State University – Pomona — got on stage at the Blizzard Arena in Los Angeles to play some
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today, Université Laval won the 2018 Heroes of the Dorm National Championship. Laval is the first Canadian college to win the Heroes of the Dorm tournament, each bringing the championship back to their school, as well as covering their tuition. They also swept the competition, not losing a single game in each
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Spread the love        Tweet    The newest patch for Overwatch — simply named Patch 1.23.0.1 — brings a slew of new features and improvements to Blizzard’s hero shooter. The more notable changes come from the vast amount of hero updates. Brigitte’s Shield Bash will now have a reduced cone angle, Genji’s Deflect will have a small hitbox,
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Spread the love        Tweet    As one of the lead creatives behind one of Blizzard’s biggest properties, Hearthstone director Ben Brode has had a significant hand in shaping the massively-popular digital card game over the years, and now it appears that Brode will be moving on to help shape new experiences. In a post on the Battle.net forums, Hearthstone director Ben
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Spread the love        Tweet    Hearthstone‘s latest expansion, The Witchwood, is available now for your playing pleasure. The process of creating these new additions is fairly interesting and a new video featuring the developers gives you a look at how they created the Worgen-filled set. After the goofy intro, the video begins with game director Ben Brode
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Spread the love        Tweet    As Overwatch League concludes its second week of Stage 3, the Overwatch Contenders Playoffs begin. The Path to Pro season has ended, eight teams — which include Overwatch League Academy teams — from both North American and European regions have earned a spot in the post-season. The games occurring today will spotlight the Contenders
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