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The Overwatch Beta Ends Next Week

It’s worth noting that progress made in the closed beta will not transfer over to the main game.All that said, Blizzard’s holding a brief open “beta” (read: definitely a promotional thing) from May 5-9. read more

Overwatch closes its beta doors next week

As such, Blizzard is thanking the thousands of players who have helped them shape Overwatch into the game it is today, and closing the beta next week.Our sincerest thanks to all of our Closed Beta testers and everyone in the Overwatch community for participating in this critical part of the game’s development process. read more

The newest Warcraft trailer is here and it definitely delivers

Legendary just dropped a new Warcraft trailer and we’re getting new footage, plus a look at some of the badass ladies of Azeroth.It’s our first good look at Ruth Negga as Lady Taria (and she looks incredible, as always. read more

Overwatch: Origins Edition Cross-Game Digital Goodies Now Available

While the Overwatch card back has been around for a while in Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm got its very own Tracer, World of Warcraft and Diablo III just received their Overwatch: Origins digital bonuses.These items are only available if you purchase the digital version of Overwatch: Origins. read more

Blizzard Is Nerfing A Bunch Of Hearthstone Cards

Druid combos will be a little less powerful in Hearthstone pretty soon, as Blizzard prepares to nerf a number of classic cards alongside the newest expansion.Its stats have been changed from 2/4 to 2/2. read more

Turns Out, You Can Counter Hanzo's Ultimate In Overwatch

I’ve logged quite a few hours in Overwatch’s closed beta at this point, and until today, even I didn’t know about this.It’s a massive, serpentine dragon that does huge damage to any members of the rival team it passes through. read more

Hearthstone's Next Patch Contains Some Major Nerfs

In advance of the Hearthstone's Year of the Kraken and upcoming Whispers of the Old Gods expansion, Blizzard is updating some staple Hearthstone cards.We've got a full breakdown of what's affected. read more

World of Warcraft: Legion Release Date Announced

Defenders of the Alliance and the Horde can steel themselves for the return of the demonic armies of the Burning Legion by pre-purchasing World of Warcraft: Legion digitally at www.Pre-purchase Now and Prepare for the InvasionWorld of Warcraft: Legion will be available in a Standard Edition (physical and digital versions available; SRP $49. read more

Overwatch digital comic centered on McCree released

Now comes a new digital comic centered on the character McCree.The 10-page comic, titled Train Hopper, finds McCree on a train battling armored thugs over a valuable item. read more

McCree takes the spotlight in the first Overwatch comic "Train Hopper"

The ex-outlaw turned Blackwatch hero, Mcree, just claimed his spot in the spotlight in Overwatch's very first superhero-style comic.In it, McCree dispenses true Western-inspired justice, and where better to do it than atop a train speeding around at 640 km/h (that's 397. read more

Blizzard Characters Make Awesome 2D Sprites

Very cool pixel-art versions of characters from various Blizzard games, that are also in Heroes of the Storm, by Daniel “Abysswolf” Oliver.That’s a 2D Nova, Thrall and Sylvanas above. read more

Hearthstone players to get 13 free packs for Whispers of the Old Gods release

If you were looking for a reason to get back into Hearthstone — or couldn’t find a reason to stick with it — the new expansion, Whispers of the Old Gods, drops on April 26.If a new expansion still isn’t enough to get you back into Hearthstone, how about 13 free packs of expansion cards for little to no effort on your part? read more

Overwatch Player Is A Wall Riding Fiend

Rollerblading healer hero Lucio is one of my favorite characters to play in Overwatch.The simple act of skating around feels great, especially when you’re riding walls like gravity’s just another rail ripe for grinding. read more

Overwatch Ford S650 Supertruck Hits A Car At PAX East

Of all the people to stumble upon an Overwatch car accident.Randy Pitchford was exiting the main theater of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, having just finished showing off his studio’s competitive online multiplayer game, Battleborn. read more

Overwatch Beta Tops 9.7 Million Players

7 million players participated in the open beta for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC shooter, making it Blizzard’s biggest ever.The Overwatch beta came to an end on May 10 and saw over 37 million matches played and 81 million hours spent with the game, per a Blizzard press release. read more

New Rumors Point to a Remastered Version of StarCraft Coming This Year

South Korean website Sports Seoul is reporting new rumors concerning a supposed remastered version of the original StarCraft that Blizzard would be preparing to launch this year.This new version would implement high resolution graphics and update the Battle. read more

Blizzard's is Down Causing Issues for Overwatch, WoW, and More

The trouble seems to have started a few hours earlier today, with users reporting login problems on Battle.These are likely just on PC, where most people play Blizzard games, but it could extend to consoles if it gets much worse. read more