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StarCraft 2’s Ladder Mode Will Be Getting Revamped

06/23/2016, While Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm are Blizzard’s more recent attempts at trying to create more competitive games, it goes without saying that StarCraft was probably the company’s first and most successful attempt to date, with StarCraft 2 taking...

Teen Overwatch Player Is So Good That Players Accuse Her Of Cheating

06/22/2016, If you’ve ever watched professional Counter-Strike players play, you know how good they can be when it comes to anticipating where their enemies are, and also their accuracy which almost looks like they’re cheating. In fact just recently one Overwatch...

Blizzard Removes Overwatch’s ‘Avoid This Player’ Feature

06/21/2016, Sometimes you meet toxic players when playing multiplayer games. It is inevitable. Blizzard built in a feature called “Avoid this player” which basically during the matchmaking process, will ensure that players won’t be matched with that particular...

Overwatch’s Competitive Play Returns In The Public Test Region

06/21/2016, It was announced that Overwatch would not be launching with its Competitive Play mode. For more competitive players in the game, this is no doubt a kind of a letdown, although the good news is that Blizzard did state that they were aiming for a June...

Warcraft Is The Most Successful Video Game Movie Of All TIme

06/20/2016, It is no secret that the Warcraft movie kind of tanked in the US, but over in China it is pulling in the big bucks and has beaten out the likes of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In fact according to the latest numbers in terms of revenue it generated, the...

Ex-WoW Dev Mark Kern Will Continue To Push For Vanilla Servers

06/16/2016, So far based on what we have heard, the meeting between Nostalrius and Blizzard went well. For those hearing about this for the first time, Nostalrius is the team that ran the fan-run vanilla World of Warcraft servers that was shut down by Blizzard a...

Blizzard Updates Authenticator App With The One-Button Authenticator

06/16/2016, For those who play Blizzard games and want to keep their accounts secure, you guys are probably aware of the mobile authenticator app. For those who aren’t familiar, this app generates a one-time code that you enter when logging into your account, thus...

Check Out Overwatch’s Chinese Rip-Off In Action

06/16/2016, Last month it was revealed that over in China, there was an Overwatch rip-off that did not look like it was just inspired by the game, but rather it looked like someone took the game, made some slight changes, and called it their own. For those wondering...

Overwatch Now Has 10 Million Players And Counting

06/14/2016, For fans of Blizzard’s games who were worried about Overwatch as this is essentially an unproven new title for the company, it seems that you guys needn’t have worried. Earlier this month, Blizzard announced that the game had more than 7 million...

World Of Warcraft: Legion Will Be More Dungeon-Centric

06/10/2016, If you aren’t too pleased with the state of the dungeons offered in Warlords of Draenor, then the upcoming Legion expansion for World of Warcraft could be what the doctor ordered. This is according to an interview World of Warcraft’s assistant lead...

Overwatch Players Who Rage Quit Will Get A 75% XP Penalty

06/09/2016, Some might say that Blizzard is late to the FPS game in which we’ve seen titles like Call of Duty and Battlefield dominate, but it seems that Blizzard being late to the game might actually be a blessing in disguise as it allowed them to learn from the...

Warcraft Movie Beats Out Star Wars: The Force Awakens In China

06/09/2016, Chances are if you are a fan of the Warcraft franchise, the Warcraft movie is one that you’ve been waiting for a long time now. However you’ve probably heard that the general consensus is that it is a bad movie, and that probably only fans of the...

Vanilla World Of Warcraft Servers Could Be Rather Complex To Setup

06/08/2016, Last week we reported that according to Nostalrius, the team behind the shutdown vanilla World of Warcraft servers, their meeting with Blizzard went well. So that begs the question, when will we see a Blizzard run vanilla World of Warcraft server? Turns...