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....
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....
Blizzard is recreating the original Diablo inside Diablo 3
Blizzard‘s BlizzCon is being held this weekend, and the developer has announced that one of its most classic games, the original Diablo, is making a return within the newer Diablo 3. In honor of the original dungeon crawler’s 20th anniversary, Blizzard is releasing a new “Darkening of Tristram” update for Diablo 3, allowing players to experience the classic graphics and … Continue reading...
Google’s DeepMind aims to teach AI to master StarCraft II
DeepMind, Google’s artificial intelligence startup, already developed a bot that could beat humans at the ancient Chinese game of Go, but now it’s looking to master a much more modern game. The researchers have just announced a new partnership with game developer Blizzard that will see the pair develop a platform to teach AI how to play StarCraft II, the … Continue reading...
Blizzard to launch remake of Diablo inside Diablo III, new Necromancer class
At Blizzard Entertainment’s ongoing BlizzCon in California, the company announced that it would be releasing a remake of Diablo I inside Diablo This article was originally posted on Game Guru... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Mean Streets of Gadgetzan revealed as Hearthstone’s next expansion
With the opening of BlizzCon 2016 comes the announcement of Hearthstone‘s next expansion. Dubbed Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, players can expect to find more than 100 new cards in this expansion. However, Mean Streets of Gadgetzan will bring with it some new mechanics that even Hearthstone veterans may be surprised to see. Details on this new expansion are still relatively … Continue reading...
Leaked concept art suggests that the Necromancer class may return to 'Diablo'
The Necromancer, one of the playable classes of Diablo II, was originally cast for the third installment but cut from the roster. Now he may be back in an unconfirmed Diablo III expansion pack that could be revealed during BlizzCon 2016. The post Leaked concept art suggests that the Necromancer class may return to 'Diablo' appeared first on Digital Trends....
Playable Necromancer class may finally be returning to the ‘Diablo’ universe
The Necromancer, one of the playable classes of Diablo II, was originally cast for the third installment but cut from the roster. Now he may be back in an unconfirmed Diablo III expansion pack that could be revealed during BlizzCon 2016. The post Playable Necromancer class may finally be returning to the ‘Diablo’ universe appeared first on Digital Trends....
Blizzard appears to accidentally leak ‘Overwatch’ character Sombra — again
A second image of unannounced Overwatch hacker villain "Sombra" appears to have leaked via the official Blizzard store. The image shows a Tesla cannon-like weapon and metal armor on the character. The post Blizzard appears to accidentally leak ‘Overwatch’ character Sombra — again appeared first on Digital Trends....
Details on Overwatch’s Halloween event, new character leak
Halloween is quickly approaching, and it looks like year’s biggest multiplayer shooter — Overwatch — is getting a special event to celebrate the occasion. Listings for items related to a “Halloween Terror event” briefly appeared on the Xbox Live marketplace a bit early, including new Halloween Loot Boxes. A separate set of leaks have also offered a clear look at … Continue reading...
Blizzard is killing its Battle.net branding after 20 years of use
If you’ve been playing Blizzard games like World of Warcraft, Diablo, Starcraft, Hearthstone, and the recent Overwatch over the years, you know the name Battle.net as being synonymous with the developer’s own. First introduced back in 1996 with the debut of the original Diablo, Battle.net was Blizzard’s core multiplayer platform used to power every game that followed. But after 20 … Continue reading...
Blizzard kills the classic Battle.net brand after 20 years
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