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Blizzard Entertainment Is Hiring for an Unannounced AAA Multiplayer Game

Blizzard Entertainment has begun the hiring process for a team that will be working on an unannounced AAA multiplayer game for PC and consoles. There are currently 16 roles with open applications, as posted on Twitter by Dan John Cox, a Senior Artist at Blizzard. The job announcement pages point…

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South Korean Overwatch League Matches Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

Blizzard’s Overwatch League announced today that all planned matches taking place in South Korea are hereby cancelled (for the time being), over safety concerns stemming from the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic. This is the second time since the coronavirus emerged that Blizzard has had to cancel Overwatch League matches —…

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Deal With the Devil: Gears Lead Leaves The Coalition to Helm Diablo

In what’s shaping up to be a busy week for executive reshuffling, Gears of War franchise producer Rod Fergusson today announced his departure from The Coalition, the Canadian developer responsible for Gears of War 4 and Gears 5. Fergusson has worked on every Gears game since the series’ inception in…

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Americans Paid $228 Million For Activision Blizzard’s Tax Credits In 2018

The end of the year is coming, and we Americans are all doing the math on how much we’ll dish out to the government come April. But it turns out that, if you’re a dedicated gamer, you’ve probably already paid your dues to one more entity you engage with regularly:…

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Overwatch 2’s Overhauled Graphics Are Coming to OG Overwatch

Overwatch series director Jeff Kaplan has confirmed that Overwatch 2‘s enhanced visuals will also come to the original game, as part of Blizzard’s effort to maintain competitive parity between the titles. The news comes from an interview published today on Kotaku, where Kaplan cites Overwatch 2‘s development as the primary…

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Blizzard Has “No Idea” When Overwatch 2 is Coming Out

Overwatch 2 may have elicited some tears from me during its reveal trailer on Friday, and it may have also elicited some tears from me in the several times I’ve rewatched it since. But unfortunately, it sounds like that is going to have to last me for a bit, as…

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Lego Indefinitely Delays Overwatch 2 Set Following Activision-Blizzard Lawsuit

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Overwatch 2 Brings Canon to a Fandom That’s Thrived Without it

It took three years for Blizzard to put a story-driven mode in Overwatch with its sequel Overwatch 2, which the company announced at Blizzcon this weekend. Looking at this with a wide lens, it’s a good thing. Story mode has been a long-requested feature for the original Overwatch since it…

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Sylvanas Sends Everyone to Hell in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

Blizzard debuted its next major expansion of the unkillable World of Warcraft during today’s Blizzcon 2019 proceedings, and if you were hoping that Lady Sylvanas’ prolonged and inexplicable heel turn might head in another direction after the end of Battle for Azeroth, well, I’ve got bad news. Sylvanas done sent…

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Overwatch 2 Is Officially Official, Won’t Segment the PvP Player-Base

Overwatch 2, which still feels as strange to type as it does to say, officially exists as of today’s massive Blizzcon 2019 opening festivities. Most of the world had assumed the game was a foregone conclusion after all them leaks, but Blizzard did manage to keep some of the sequel’s…

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New Report Corroborates Overwatch 2 Leaks Ahead of Blizzcon Reveal

Last week a Twitch streamer called Metro leaked details about an Overwatch sequel set to be announced at Blizzcon. Now ESPN has published a new report that seems to confirm a lot of information that came from the leak, including a title, modes, and even a logo that started floating…

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Amazon Lists Overwatch Novel Dedicated to Underrepresented Heroes

Given the Switch port and the rumored PVE sequel supposedly set for reveal at Blizzcon next month, Overwatch is in a bit of a renaissance right now. With a new push comes new lore, and an Amazon listing is hinting that new stories in the Overwatch universe may be coming…

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Being a Damage Main in Overwatch Kinda Sucks Right Now

Folks, there are nights when I play Overwatch that I just want to play as the grumpy, gay granddad that is Soldier: 76 without it being a big to do. But I haven’t been able to do that lately and it’s really starting to take its toll on my relationship…

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Blizzard’s Overwatch Hits Nintendo Switch October 15

The worst kept secret in gaming is finally out in the open: Blizzard’s Overwatch is coming to the Nintendo Switch on October 15. As seen in the trailer below, the Switch port features gyroscopic tilt controls for aiming and other functions, like steering Junkrat’s explosive tire ult. Overwatch on Switch…

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