Blizzard unveils ‘StarCraft: Remastered,’ an authentic ode to its RTS classic
At an event in South Korea, Blizzard revealed StarCraft: Remastered, which includes both the original and Brood War, and launches this summer. Besides a 4K re-skin and updated audio, the experience promises to mirror the original. The post Blizzard unveils ‘StarCraft: Remastered,’ an authentic ode to its RTS classic appeared first on Digital Trends....
Blizzard reveals StarCraft: Remastered with 4K, original StarCraft made free
StarCraft, the iconic sci-fi real-time strategy game, is finally getting a modern-day makeover. Developer Blizzard has announced that StarCraft: Remastered will be released this summer, complete with support for 4K resolution. The HD remake was revealed at the I <3 StarCraft event, hosted in Seoul, South Korea (where the original game has dedicated following to this day). StarCraft: Remastered will … Continue reading...
An ‘Overwatch’ map editor is more likely than you might think
Overwatch could get a map editing tool for community members in the future, but Blizzard says it is still a long way from implementation. The game's newest character, Orisa, launched today on all platforms. The post An ‘Overwatch’ map editor is more likely than you might think appeared first on Digital Trends.
Say hello to Orisa, Overwatch’s newest tank character
After dropping a couple of hints over the past few weeks, Blizzard has at last revealed Overwatch‘s next hero, a tank character named Orisa. Though fans initially suspected a new character by the name of Efi Oladele, it turns out that she was merely the mastermind behind Orisa, who is a four-legged robot centered around supporting and protecting her allies … Continue reading...
Blizzard announces massive changes for Hearthstone’s Arena mode
If you’re a big Hearthstone player, you’re almost certainly acquainted with the game’s Arena mode. While Hearthstone in general has undergone many changes since it first launched, the Arena mode has been largely left untouched, save for a few minor changes here and there. That’s all about to change, as Blizzard today announced a big revamp that it’ll be making … Continue reading...
Blizzard announces massive changes for Hearthstone’s Arena mode
If you’re a big Hearthstone player, you’re almost certainly acquainted with the game’s Arena mode. While Hearthstone in general has undergone many changes since it first launched, the Arena mode has been largely left untouched, save for a few minor changes here and there. That’s all about to change, as Blizzard today announced a big revamp that it’ll be making … Continue reading...
The next ‘Overwatch’ hero probably isn’t Doomfist, director reveals
Though fans presumed that the hulking bruiser Doomfist would be the next Overwatch hero, Blizzard has other plans. Director Jeff Kaplan let the news slip on the game's official forums. The post The next ‘Overwatch’ hero probably isn’t Doomfist, director reveals appeared first on Digital Trends.
Get ready, Guardians: Activision Blizzard confirms 2017 release for ‘Destiny 2’
The sequel to Destiny will arrive later this year, Activision Blizzard confirmed in its 2016 fourth quarter earnings report. We still don't know its official title, but post-launch content has been confirmed as well. The post Get ready, Guardians: Activision Blizzard confirms 2017 release for ‘Destiny 2’ appeared first on Digital Trends....
Now you can spend your WoW gold on other Blizzard games
If you’ve stuck with World of Warcraft for its nearly 13 years of existence, chances are you’re sitting on quite the pile of gold. It wasn’t too long ago that Blizzard started letting you buy items called WoW Tokens from other players, which essentially let you pay for your monthly WoW subscription with your in-game money. Now, however, the WoW … Continue reading...
Hearthstone’s next expansion might be called ‘Lost Secrets of Un’Goro’
Hearthstone's next expansion might be dinosaur-themed and headed to Southern Kalimdor to check out the Crater of Un'Goro. It seems there might be some lost secrets there worth discovering. The post Hearthstone’s next expansion might be called ‘Lost Secrets of Un’Goro’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Blizzard’s Heroes of the Dorm competition is now a Facebook Live exclusive
Blizzard is accepting applicants for its 2017 Heroes of the Dorm esports competition as the annual live-streamed event moves from its former home at ESPN to the greener pastures of Facebook Live. The post Blizzard’s Heroes of the Dorm competition is now a Facebook Live exclusive appeared first on Digital Trends....
Heroes of the Storm is getting a new hero: Valeera Sanguinar
Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm is getting a new update, and with it will come a new character: Valeera Sanguinar. Blizzard first announced the news in a tweet a couple days ago, and has further detailed the character in its newly released patch notes. This patch has ‘just arrived’ in the Public Test Realm, says Blizzard, and can be playtested … Continue reading...
These are Elon Musk’s favorite video games
Overwatch fever has taken over, at least in the Musk household. You’d think that between SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk doesn’t have much spare time on his hands, but he apparently has enough to play some video games here and there. In a new interview, Musk talks about what he’s currently playing, and discusses some of his favorite games from … Continue reading...
Blizzard marks 20 years of ‘Diablo’ with cross-franchise event starting December 31
Twenty years ago, Diablo the Lord of Terror first brought his unique brand of evil to the world of Sanctuary, and today in celebration of nearly a quarter century of his reign, he’s invading a few other worlds as well. The post Blizzard marks 20 years of ‘Diablo’ with cross-franchise event starting December 31 appeared first on Digital Trends....
‘Overwatch’ director: More heroes and maps are in development for 2017
More maps and characters for Overwatch are currently in development ahead of an expected release in 2017, according to comments made by the game's director, Jeff Kaplan, in an end-of-year recap video. The post ‘Overwatch’ director: More heroes and maps are in development for 2017 appeared first on Digital Trends.
With a bet on diversity, Blizzard reveals Overwatch’s queer character
 After months of hinting, Blizzard finally revealed which member of Overwatch’s colorful cast of characters counts themselves part of the LGBTQ community. The much-anticipated reveal came in a seasonal digital comic centered around Tracer, the spritely Londoner with gravity-defying hair who proved to be an early fan favorite and the literal face of the game. The comic… Read More ...
Someone passed level 1,800 in ‘Overwatch’ for PC by playing 17 hours a day
'Overwatch' player Tazzerk recently announced he broke the level 1,800 barrier and posted the resulting golden portrait packing five stars. Naturally, he's not stopping there and plans to hit the top 500 in season three. The post Someone passed level 1,800 in ‘Overwatch’ for PC by playing 17 hours a day appeared first on Digital Trends....
Someone passed level 1,800 in ‘Overwatch’ for PC by playing 17 hours a day
'Overwatch' player Tazzerk recently announced he broke the level 1,800 barrier and posted the resulting golden portrait packing five stars. Naturally, he's not stopping there and plans to hit the top 500 in season three. The post Someone passed level 1,800 in ‘Overwatch’ for PC by playing 17 hours a day appeared first on Digital Trends....
Someone passed level 1,800 in ‘Overwatch’ for PC by playing 17 hours a day
'Overwatch' player Tazzerk recently announced he broke the level 1,800 barrier and posted the resulting golden portrait packing five stars. Naturally, he's not stopping there and plans to hit the top 500 in season three. The post Someone passed level 1,800 in ‘Overwatch’ for PC by playing 17 hours a day appeared first on Digital Trends....
Blizzard co-founder says original ‘Warcraft’ is ‘just not that fun anymore’
Blizzard's co-founder has rejected an idea to remaster the original Warcraft, saying the game is "just not that fun anymore." The words come after Blizzard revealed plans to insert the original Diablo into Diablo III. The post Blizzard co-founder says original ‘Warcraft’ is ‘just not that fun anymore’ appeared first on Digital Trends....