Tag: Blizzard Entertainment

How Hearthstone’s team made Tomb of Terrors a fun and distinct solo mode

Hearthstone‘s newest solo adventure, Tomb of Terrors, comes out Tuesday. Hearthstone became the king of the digital card game world thanks to its multiplayer offerings, but the free-to-play Blizzard Entertainment game has found a successful format for single-player content that has players making their own decks as they fight computer-controlled bosses. One loss and you […]

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Nintendo confirms that Overwatch is coming to Switch on October 15

After a week of rumors, today’s Nintendo Direct presentation confirms that Overwatch is coming to Switch. It lands on October 15 and will cost $40. Overwatch launched in May 2016 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. This will be the first new platform for the team-based shooter since its release, and it’ll be the […]

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Overwatch is the best it’s been in years

Thanks to a new character and a big change in the way people join matches, I’ve having more fun playing Overwatch than I have had in over a year. Blizzard Entertainment‘s team-based first-person shooter released on May 2016 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. I fell in love with its world and characters, the closest […]

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Hearthstone nerfs Dr. Boom, Conjurer’s Calling, Luna’s Pocket Galaxy, Extra Arms … and Barnes

“One, two, Hearthstone’s coming for you” — that’s the song I’m singing to Barnes and Dr. Boom, Mad Genius right now. After drawing ire from legions of players (and in Barnes’ case, for years now), two of the most polarizing cards from Blizzard Entertainment’s digital card game are getting changes. In a blog post today, […]

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Hold on to your decks: Dramatic ‘Hearthstone’ competitive changes still to come

Last fall, Blizzard Entertainment announced the beginning of open qualification tournaments for its popular digital card game. No longer is grinding up to Legend rank and beyond the only way to get into Hearthstone esports; now anyone can compete in online Masters Qualifiers from anywhere, and if they do well, advance to three major in-person […]

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Blizzard is right to focus on Overwatch 2 and not a StarCraft shooter

Blizzard has canceled a StarCraft first-person shooter, according to a report for Kotaku. I’m happy about this. Look, as much as I love Blizzard, Starcraft has always struck me as its least appealing franchise. The whole gritty, space marine sci-fi thing just doesn’t do much for me. But more important, Kotaku notes that no one […]

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Mike Morhaime, cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, to be honored at Gamelab Barcelona

Mike Morhaime, cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, will receive the 2019 Honor Award at the Gamelab Barcelona event in Spain. He will get the award for his successful career in gaming and his key role in the creation of some of the most groundbreaking and influential game universes of all-time. Morhaime, who stepped down as president […]

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