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The Overwatch beta returns next week

Last month, Blizzard announced that the Overwatch beta would be returning in February with a brand new game mode, some new maps and an all-new progression system. The beta’s return will also mark the next wave of invites for those still looking to get access and now it looks like …

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Activision reportedly buys MLG for $46 million

We recently heard that EA had set up its own eSports division internally to break into the pro gaming scene and get more involved with tournaments. Now, it looks like Activision is doing a similar thing, as the publisher has apparently bought Major League Gaming for $46 million. Activision has …

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Blizzard is suing a bot maker for copyright infringement

Blizzard has launched a lawsuit at the creators of several popular bot services that help players cheat at World of Warcraft, Diablo III and Heroes of the Storm. Blizzard is accusing the bot developers of copyright infringement and also points out that bot services ruin the gaming experience for legitimate …

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Overwatch won’t be free to play

After around a year of speculation, Blizzard today announced the proper release date for Overwatch and what payment model it will use. The game will be a full priced title, though skins will still be sold as microtransactions on the side. The game is also heading to the Xbox One …

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The Overwatch beta extends to Europe this month

Earlier this month, Blizzard officially announced that it would be launching the Overwatch beta, with a release date set for the 27th of October. At the time of the announcement, the beta was only scheduled to launch over in the US, cutting out the rest of the world. However, tomorrow’s …

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The Overwatch beta is coming soon

Back when Blizzard announced Overwatch last year, there was talk of a beta arriving in early 2015. As you can probably tell by now, that didn’t happen, but you will probably get to play the game quite soon, as the beta is finally landing this Fall, with an announcement and …

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The next Hearthstone expansion arrives next week

Hearthstone players are about to get another influx of new cards next week as Blizzard’s next big expansion, The Grand Tournament, is set to release. The second card expansion will add an additional 132 cards to the game, bringing along two new gameplay mechanics to boot. One of the new …

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Blizzard will consider Warcraft 4 after StarCraft 2

Fans have been asking Blizzard for a ‘Warcraft 4’ for years now, however the developer’s RTS efforts have been wrapped up in StarCraft 2 for some time now.  However, according to StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void Producer, Tim Morten, Blizzard will continue returning to the Warcraft RTS series once …

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Blizzard may be working on a new Diablo game

Although far from an exact science, whenever a major studio announces a new job opening at their company, it’s often for something specific. There are traditionally quite a lot of open, or potentially existing jobs at large publishers and developers, but when something different shows up, it gives us a …

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Overwatch’s Bastion footage breaks down playstyle

Although MOBAs might have their own rote features and gameplay elements designed to increase strategic options, one of the best aspects of them is that they give you a colourful stable of characters to pick from. This means they all have different abilities and more crucially, different roles within the …

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Hearthstone is getting a new game mode

Blizzard is updating Hearthstone once again, this time with a new game mode. Today, the developer announced its new mode ‘Tavern Brawl’, which changes up the game in a couple of ways. The game mode will be opening up to those who have a hero character above level 20 some …

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