blizzard

  1. Blizzard Reduces Ban Time, Returns Money To Hearthstone Player

    Blizzard Reduces Ban Time, Returns Money To Hearthstone Player

    Blizzard recently found itself embroiled in controversy when it banned a professional Hearthstone player and rescinded his $10,0000 prize money after they expressed support for the Hong Kong protests in China. The player, blitzchung, made his statement during a victory interview--and this was...
  2. Protestors Are Trying To Get Overwatch Banned In China

    Protestors Are Trying To Get Overwatch Banned In China

    Overwatch hero Mei is being turned into a symbol of resistance People are furious after Blizzard Entertainment suspended Hearthstone player Chung “blitzchung” Ng Wai for expressing support for Hong Kong during an official tournament broadcast. Gamers are calling for a boycott of Blizzard games...
  3. World Of Warcraft’s Next Patch, Rise Of Azshara, Launches June 25th

    World Of Warcraft’s Next Patch, Rise Of Azshara, Launches June 25th

    Blizzard will release World of Warcraft’s next major update, Patch 8.2, on Tuesday, June 25. Titled Rise of Azshara, it’s a massive release by World of Warcraft standards — it contains two new zones, a new raid, a massive dungeon, an overhaul of the Azerite system, and more. Rise of Azshara...
  4. A Year Of Rain Is For Anyone Who Loves Classic Real-Time Strategy

    A Year Of Rain Is For Anyone Who Loves Classic Real-Time Strategy

    A Year of Rain from Daedalic is a game for those of us with fond memories playing real-time strategy classics like Warcraft 3. It’s an unapologetically faithful recreation of a style of RTS that’s coming back into fashion, with Blizzard’s own Warcraft 3: Reforged due out later this year...
  5. Hearthstone's Next Big Update Buffs Cards

    Hearthstone's Next Big Update Buffs Cards

    Blizzard has announced a big update coming to Hearthstone in June, which suggests a noticeable change to its approach to game balance going forward. In addition to introducing a new card in the middle of an expansion, it's also the first time in the game's history that existing cards will see a...
  6. Warcraft And Warcraft 2 Now Available Through GOG.com

    Warcraft And Warcraft 2 Now Available Through GOG.com

    Blizzard’s real-time strategy classics available digitally and DRM-free Blizzard Entertainment’s classic real-time strategy games Warcraft: Orcs & Humans and Warcraft 2 Battle.net Edition are now available for purchase through GOG.com. The release of those games comes just weeks after Blizzard...
  7. Blizzard Is Making World Of Warcraft Free This Weekend For People With Inactive Accounts

    Blizzard Is Making World Of Warcraft Free This Weekend For People With Inactive Accounts

    If you've let your World of Warcraft subscription go inactive, Blizzard really wants you to come back this weekend. To encourage players with inactive accounts to return, the publisher is upgrading those accounts with all expansion packs through Legion and offering a three-hour trial of the...
  8. Overwatch’s New Hero, Baptiste, Is Now Playable

    Overwatch’s New Hero, Baptiste, Is Now Playable

    Baptiste is Overwatch’s new hero, and he’s a support character capable of dishing out a decent amount of damage himself. Not only does he help his allies stay alive, but his ultimate amplifies their damage, and one of his gadgets can keep them alive through enemy damage. His kit is one of the...
  9. New Paris Overwatch Map Revealed; Live Right Now

    New Paris Overwatch Map Revealed; Live Right Now

    Blizzard has announced a new map for Overwatch is now live on the PC test servers. Called Paris, the new map takes place in the French city. Paris is a new Assault map and it contains many narrow streets and corridors. Despite taking place in the city of love, the new map looks as if it's...
  10. Diablo 3 Begins New Seasonal Rewards

    Diablo 3 Begins New Seasonal Rewards

    Diablo 3 has kicked off its latest season, allowing you to earn new cosmetic items for fulfilling special seasonal objectives. The theme for this round is "The Season of Grandeur," and it also includes some quality-of-life changes and a buff for seasonal players. The season is estimated to last...
  11. Battle For Azeroth Content Update, Tides Of Vengeance, Available Now

    Battle For Azeroth Content Update, Tides Of Vengeance, Available Now

    The first big content update for World of Warcraft's Battle for Azeroth expansion has arrived. Tides of Vengeance is now live in the Americas, bringing a new Warfront, quests, heritage armor, island expeditions, and much more to Blizzard's long-running MMO. Headlining the content update is...
  12. Overwatch's Winter Wonderland 2018 Skins Revealed

    Overwatch's Winter Wonderland 2018 Skins Revealed

    The Overwatch Winter Wonderland update is now live, bringing with it some festive decorations and the return of a pair of special wintery Brawls. The showpiece of any Overwatch event is always the new skins, though, and this year Blizzard has packed some especially creative and clever looks for...
  13. Destiny 2 Is Free On Battle.net Until Nov. 18

    Destiny 2 Is Free On Battle.net Until Nov. 18

    During the BlizzCon opening ceremony pre-show, Destiny 2: Forsaken developer Steve Cotton announced that vanilla Destiny 2 is free for all players with a Battle.net account starting today. From now until Nov. 18, players will be able to log into Battle.net and claim their free copy of Destiny 2...
  14. World of Warcraft’s Next Patch Changes How Players Get Azerite Armor

    World of Warcraft’s Next Patch Changes How Players Get Azerite Armor

    World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth has had a rough go of it for the past few weeks. What started out as a great expansion has quickly devolved into a mess of problems. But Battle for Azeroth’s issues aren’t terminal, and Blizzard has found a way to fix one of the expansion’s major problems in...
  15. G

    Discussion Is Blizzard Teasing Fans With The New Exclusive Demon Hunter Sombra Skin?

    Blizzard has just unveiled its all-new Legendary Overwatch skin called the “Demon Hunter Sombra” which will be available to BlizzCon attendees and players who purchase the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket. This means anyone who has a virtual ticket to the upcoming Blizzard Conference, will be rewarded...
  16. K

    THE BLIZZCON 2018 CELEBRATION KICKS OFF EARLY WITH THE VIRTUAL TICKET

    BlizzCon 2018 is less than two months away—but the BlizzCon season begins todaywith the launch of the BlizzCon 2018 Virtual Ticket, available to order now! The BlizzCon Virtual Ticket provides comprehensive access to the show whether you’re joining the fun from home on BlizzCon.com or watching...
  17. Overwatch Has A Free Weekend Coming Soon On PC

    Overwatch Has A Free Weekend Coming Soon On PC

    You might have heard this one before, but guess what: Overwatch is getting another free play weekend for anyone who hasn't purchased the game on PC. Between July 26-30, anyone with a Blizzard account will be able to download and play Overwatch on PC for free. PS4 and Xbox One owners are left out...
  18. K

    News New Support Changes Now Live; PTR - Patch Notes

    A new patch has been released on the Overwatch PTR, featuring sweeping changes in the Support category. Here are the patch notes: GENERAL UPDATES General Changed the name of Junkrat’s Buccaneer skin to Bilgerat Added under attack voice lines for Zenyatta, Lúcio, and Moria Looking for Group...
  19. Overwatch Update Will Change Brigitte, Mercy, And More; See All The Major Changes Here

    Overwatch Update Will Change Brigitte, Mercy, And More; See All The Major Changes Here

    Overwatch's myriad balance changes will continue soon with a bunch of tweaks to the shooter's support heroes. Ana, Brigitte, Lucio, Mercy, and Moira will all be changed in the next PC PTR update, developer Blizzard has stated. The biggest change sees Brigitte's Shield Bash cooldown increasing...
  20. WoW Makes A Welcome Change To How Subscriptions Work

    WoW Makes A Welcome Change To How Subscriptions Work

    World of Warcraft's seventh expansion, Battle for Azeroth, is only a few weeks away. In addition to rolling out a big pre-patch that implements new features and sets the stage for the upcoming expansion, Blizzard has now lowered the barrier of entry for players interested in just jumping in to...
Top Bottom