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Blizzard unveils Nerf Rival Hellfire Shotgun

Back in May of this year, the official Overwatch Twitter account teased that Blizzard was working on a collaboration with Hasbro for some Overwatch-themed Nerf guns.<p>The official tweet reading:<p>A new way to play.Get your hands on Overwatch-themed #NerfRival blasters – coming soon!<p>Since then the …

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SDCC ’18: An Inside Look at Blizzard Publishing

Senior editor for Blizzard Publishing <b>Cate Gary</b> gave the audience at San Diego Comic Con an inside peak at how publishing works at Blizzard. Panelists …

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Blizzard Accidentally Gives Fans Access To Treasure Trove Of Overwatch League Stats

For as long as the <i>Overwatch</i> League has been around, its most diehard contingent of fans has clamored for in-depth, match-by-match stats. Earlier this …

Overwatch League

Free Dairy Queen Blizzard...here's how you can get one!

1 hour ago<p>If ever there were two things that were pretty much synonymous it should be summer time and ice cream. While neither are mutually …

Dairy Queen

Overwatch’s Torbjörn is next in line for a major overhaul

Overwatch‘s diminutive Swedish engineer Torbjörn is set to get a few whacks from Blizzard’s tuning wrench. Similar to Symmetra’s massive rework …

PC Gaming

Blizzard Apologizes for Messing Up World of Warcraft with Patch 8.0

The Blizzard Team Is Hard at Work Fixing World of Warcraft<p>World of Warcraft’s 8.0 patch, which is preparation for the upcoming Battle For Azeroth …

World of Warcraft

BEAST FROM THE EAST - CHILLING

Few escaped the wrath of the so-called ‘Beast from the East’ in the UK; the blizzard conditions dumped inches of snow even on the Isle of Wight! A …

Windsurfing

Overwatch will be free to play next weekend

<b>Blizzard have announced that hero shooter Overwatch will be free to play on PC next weekend.</b><p>The <i>Overwatch</i> free weekend will run from July 26–30 and …

Gaming

Overwatch has a free weekend coming up at the end of July

<b>Blizzard Entertainment has announced a free (long) weekend coming for Overwatch, which will start on July 26 at 7pm BST and run through until July 31</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Overwatch free weekend starts July 26: everything you need to know

Blizzard has another free weekend in the pipeline, this one for its older hit <i>Overwatch</i>. The game will be free to play starting July 26, giving …

Gaming

Blizzard Announces Rule Changes Coming with the 12.0 'Hearthstone' Update

With a new card set on the horizon, Blizzard, as usual, is taking this opportunity to make some other sweeping changes to <i>Hearthstone</i> (Free). You can …

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WoW Pre-Expansion Patch Now Available Ahead Of Battle For Azeroth

The next expansion for World of Warcraft is on the horizon. Battle for Azeroth is set to launch in August, but ahead of its release, Blizzard will roll out a big pre-expansion patch this week that sets the stage for the upcoming update and introduces a number of new features to the long-running …

World of Warcraft

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.<p>The biggest change sees Brigitte's Shield Bash cooldown increasing from …

Overwatch

The Queue: Well swash my buckles

Welcome back to The Queue, our daily Q&A feature for all of Blizzard’s games! Have a question for the Blizzard Watch staff? Leave it in the …

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Overwatch's Torbjorn Overhaul Will Make Him More Useful On Offense

Blizzard lead designer Geoff Goodman revealed his team is working to change up Overwatch's Torbjorn in a big way. The plan is to make Torbjorn more offensive, by removing Molten Core and giving him the ability to toss his turrets out.<p>In an interview with VG247, Goodman said, "With Torbjorn, the …

Overwatch

World of Warcraft's 8.0 patch is kind of a mess right now

Any World of Warcraft veteran will tell you that patch days are usually a bit of a disaster. It's an enormous game, so little things are bound to …

Gaming

Death becomes you.

At San Diego Comic-Con, Blizzard came armed with a new announcement. You can now pretend you're Reaper without actually turning into a non-corporeal …

San Diego

Overwatch Has A Free Weekend Coming Up On PC, Letting You Try The New Hamster Hero

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 …

Overwatch

Parents Home

On Miracle Treat Day, $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at all participating DQ Grill & Chill and Dairy Queen locations throughout the U.S. will go toward the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. More specifically, funds will support critical treatments and healthcare services, …

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Overwatch’s training robots now say ‘hello’

Sometimes it’s important to remember that not everything that goes up on the <i>Overwatch</i>Public Test Realm is an earthshaking change. Whether it’s trying …

Overwatch

Blizzard's Overwatch has another free weekend on the horizon for PC players

For those of you who may not have had the chance to sink your teeth into Blizzard's mega-popular arena-shooter, <i>Overwatch,</i> then next week will provide …

Overwatch League

Mercy me: Overwatch's healing queen is getting nerfed again

When <i>Overwatch</i> was first released even with an extensive beta testing period it felt like the wild west. Every hero had a power fantasy, that fantasy …

Overwatch

Breaking down Azeroth's gates

I felt a familiar pang this week; one familiar not only to me, but to quite a few of you as well, I imagine. Ahead of the launch of the seventh - …

Gaming Industry

Feds approve disaster declaration for March nor’easter

BOSTON (AP) – A nor’easter that struck Massachusetts in March has been declared a disaster by the federal government.<p>The disaster declaration by the …

Nonprofits

Overwatch: Blizzard Is Saying No to Mercy Mains With Another Nerf

Other Support Characters Will See Adjustments<p>As with any MMO or MOBA, consistent tweaks are necessary to maintain a balance between heroes. Granted, …

Overwatch

Hammond the Hamster is making his adorable Overwatch debut next week | Trusted Reviews

<b>Blizzard Entertainment has announced when ‘Wrecking Ball’ will be available for all players in</b> <b>Overwatch</b><b>.</b><p>Currently available in the public-test realm …

Gear & Gadgets

Overwatch’s next free weekend will be July 26-30

With the Overwatch League Grand Finals quickly approaching, Blizzard is making <i>Overwatch</i>free to try on all three platforms later this month. From July …

Overwatch

How a brutal 1883 blizzard turned an unlucky fisherman into "the fingerless navigator"

In 1883 fisherman Howard Blackburn was caught in a blizzard off the coast of Newfoundland. Facing bitter cold in an 18-foot boat, he passed through a …

Blizzard

Deep Dive: Faction Prodigy 3.0

We compare the Prodigy 3.0 to the Faction Candide 3.0, Atomic Bent Chetler 100, Blizzard Rustler 10, ON3P Kartel 108, Moment Meridian 107, Line Sick …

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You Can Now Play Most Of World Of Warcraft Just By Subscribing

<i>World of Warcraft</i> has finally gotten with the times. You can now play the game and all but one of its expansion packs just by paying the monthly $15 …

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