When a player reports an abusive teammate in Overwatch, the most common response is rarely fear, regret, or even an apology. It’s “go ahead!” Overwatch’s reporting system is opaque, like any game’s, but word on the street is that it’s toothless.
Blizzard is making some changes to card packs in Hearthstone. No more duplicate legendary cards until you have them all, and starting with the next expansion, you’ll be guaranteed at least one legendary in the first ten packs of a new set.
Video streaming platform Twitch announced a two-year collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment today, where the service will receive exclusive third-party streaming rights to tournaments like the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship and Overwatch APEX League.
After a difficult string of placement matches for the current Overwatch competitive season, the unthinkable happened. I dropped to a lower tier. I had spent multiple seasons comfortably sitting in the Platinum tier, and suddenly I was Gold. I have become obsessed with undoing this demotion.
The Necromancer class comes to Diablo III on June 27. The Rise of the Necromancer DLC pack will be available for $14.99 on PC and consoles. A Diablo III: Eternal Collection will also be available on Xbox One and PS4, bundling the original game and the Necro update for $39.99.
During yesterday’s European Overwatch Contenders group stage, Esporati player DIDS put together a highlight reel of Widowmaker shots in short succession to secure the round.
Holy shit. I can’t deal with this. This video killed me. I am dead now.
Daniel “Dafran” Francesca is an extremely skilled DPS player for Selfless, one of the best pro Overwatch teams out there. He’s also an unapologetic griefer and troll, and his antics have finally come back to bite him.
When DSPStanky first started making Overwatch videos, he wasn’t planning to become an overnight internet folk hero, let alone the guy thousands of people associate with one of the game’s most-played heroes. He just wanted to quit his crappy job.
Overwatch’s 5th Competitive season debuted last week, and in its wake, players are finding themselves demoralized and embarrassed. Skill ratings, Overwatch’s measure of how good you are, have plummeted about 200 points across the board since the end of last season. And, of course, adamant players are flooding …
Coming this fall from Dark Horse, The Art of Overwatch is more than 300 pages of the illustrations and concept art that Blizzard produced while creating its frighteningly popular hero shooter. We’ve got four of those pages, and they’re quite nice.
Over the weekend, Blizzard hosted the first round of qualifiers for Overwatch’s Contenders series, aka the minor league to the upcoming Overwatch League’s majors. There was some solid action, a couple surprising upsets, and a lot of Winston dancing. I don’t think Overwatch is ready to be a top esport yet, though.
Fun fact: Overwatch has a “rate this match” option that appears after each match on PC. It lets you choose, essentially, whether you really liked, really disliked, or were just kinda eh about the match you played. Why? To give Blizzard data. Now, though, it’s going away, because the data was hilariously useless.
Space is the place, and as of yesterday, a new Overwatch map. Overwatch released its Lunar Colony assault map onto its public test realm and it’s certainly a new and uncharted frontier. It’s a labyrinthine maze of hallways, barriers and side-rooms—pulled together by two control points—that’s themed after an abandoned…
Overwatch just premiered its newest map, which is set on the moon circa 2060. It’s Horizon Lunar Colony, an assault map where players battle it out to capture the point while discovering clues from the former scientific base.
Blizzard’s company headquarters in Irvine is a big, fancy place. So big that it has its own Starbucks, selling coffee with a Blizzard twist.
Blizzard’s MOBA throws all the company’s famous properties into the one game, which means the artists tasked with imagining Heroes of the Storm’s look got to have some fun smashing everything together.