Pink Mercy Skin Raises over 12.7 Million USD for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Blizzard handed over a cheque for over $12.7 million USD today to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The donation broke the BCRF record for largest corporate donation in a single year. Blizzard raised the money by selling a pink Mercy skin and a limited edition t-shirt designed by VICKISIGH, then matched the sales dollar for dollar. 14 Overwatch stars also pitched in, running a charity stream ...

Blizzard Selling Pink Mercy Skin to Support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

12% of women will experience breast cancer at some point in their lives. Contrary to popular belief, men can also develop breast cancer. Blizzard is joining the fight against breast cancer by sending in everyone’s favourite Overwatch medic Mercy to help. From May 8-21, Blizzard is selling a legendary quality Mercy skin. The skin features brand new graphics and pink ribbon accents in referenc...

New Overwatch Update Featuring Blizzard World Map Released

The much talked about update for Overwatch is finally out on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Players will now be able to check out the ultimate tribute to Blizzard’s other franchises in the new Blizzard World map. Designed like a theme park, there are sections for Diablo, Starcraft, Warcraft, and Heroes of the Storm. Fans will also be able to catch Easter Eggs for some of Blizzard’s o...

One Trick Players Possibly Being Banned from Overwatch

The Overwatch community is in full drama mode after two Torbjorn mains reported being banned, alleging they were banned for being one tricks (players who only play one hero). With a little bit of detective work, it was discovered that XUL was actually banned for AFKing in competitive when another player took Torbjorn. Fuey500’s ban is a little murkier. Known to be a generally polite steamer,...

The Salt Factory Machinima Re-imagines Overwatch as a Turn Based RPG

Video game comedy channel The Salt Factory released an awesome bit of machinima that re-imagines Blizzard’s hit FPS Overwatch as a Final Fantasy style turn based RPG. The video is well put together and deserves a watch! The film kicks off with the “player” booting up the game to check out Overwatch’s latest event, conveniently runnig only on April Fool’s day. Seems li...

Overwatch’s New Map ‘Oasis’ Now Available on All Platforms

Today Blizzard has added a new map to the playlists of Overwatch. The Control-type map Oasis has been in testing for a bit and now the company has made it available for all PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One users. Blizzard has provided a bit of background for the map saying that researchers and academics from around the region came together to found a city dedicated to scientific progress without re...

Overwatch Holiday Event Begins December 13

Blizzard announced through Twitter that they are planning on kicking off a new holiday event for Overwatch starting on December 13th. In Christmas card fashion the announcement came as a card saying “It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we hope you’ll join us for some holiday cheer!” You're invited! pic.twitter.com/MQZPZOW4Y1 — Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) December 6, 2016 Blizzar...

Necromancers and More: BlizzCon 2016 Round Up

Let’s get the embarrassing bit out of the way first: I was wrong. My original prediction of Diablo 4 did not come true at BlizzCon 2016’s Opening Ceremonies. So if you aren’t at BlizzCon 2016 or didn’t have a digital ticket, this is what you missed. Diablo III Blizzard has come up with a very Blizzard-like way to further extend the life of Diablo III without releasing a ful...

Sombra Officially Revealed and Detailed for Overwatch

After teasing fans for months, Blizzard has officially revealed Overwatch‘s newest character Sombra at Blizzcon 2016. This reveal came in the form of a six minute long animated short called “Infiltration” that shows Reaper and Widowmaker teaming up with Sombra as they go after a high profile target, though Sombra’s own intentions don’t quite line up with what the othe...

Diablo 3 Expansion? Diablo 4? A BlizzCon 2016 Rumour Round Up

With BlizzCon kicking off this Friday and celebrations for Diablo’s 20th anniversary on the schedule, rumours have been flying like crazy. Here’s a round up of the current popular announcements we could be expecting. Diablo 2 HD This one popular rumour was busted back in September by PC Gamer after a website with a countdown popped up. Blizzard has denied all relations to the site, but...

Overwatch’s Halloween Terror Event Kicks off Halloween Countdown

People are counting down to possibly the sweetest holiday all year, Halloween! Overwatch has introduced a new seasonal event called Halloween Terror that features brand new cosmetic items and the first PvE Brawl. Blizzard has responded to complaints about the Summer Games event about the randomness of skin drops in the loot boxes. All loot boxes dropped during Halloween Terror guarentees at least ...

Overwatch Short Film “The Last Bastion” Released at gamescom 2016

Blizzard’s legendary animation department is at it again! A brand new short film for Overwatch entitled “The Last Bastion” has been released, joining previous films starring Winston, Tracer, Hanzo, and Soldier 76. The film saw its debut at the Blizzard stage at gamescom 2016. “The Last Bastion” follows Bastion’s journey as the robot soldier wakes up after being ...

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