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It’s snowing in King’s Row: ‘Overwatch’ teases holiday event

After much speculation, Blizzard has revealed that there will, in fact, be a holiday event in Overwatch. While details are scarce, one thing's for sure -- it's snowing in King's Row.
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Unofficial 'World of Warcraft' server returns game to 'vanilla' state this month

A playable legacy version of World of Warcraft will launch later this month, returning veteran players to the realm of Azeroth as it existed prior to the launch of Blizzard's many expansions and gameplay overhauls.
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An ‘Overwatch’ player just passed level 1,800, all it took was 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.
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Overwatch hero Symmetra to receive a major update following the release of a new map

Overwatch may have just received a new hero in the highly anticipated Sombra, but veterans will be pleased to learn that one hero who has been somewhat neglected in the past is due for a much-needed revamp.
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Blizzard has another first-person title in the works that will use new game engine

Activision Blizzard recently posted two job positions for a lead software engineer: one to develop a new first-person engine and another to create tools for that engine. Unfortunately, there's no sign that Blizzard is aiming at the FPS…
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How to make the most of Sombra, Overwatch's stealthy new hacker

'Overwatch,' is a hit, but it might be a bit overwhelming for new players. Check out our in-depth guide for explanations on each of the different characters, as well as a few tips and tricks to get you started.
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Blizzard will offer an 'Overwatch' free weekend starting on November 18

If you haven't played Overwatch yet, next weekend will be a great opportunity. Starting November 18 and running until November 21, Blizzard will be making the game free for anyone to play, with all maps, modes and characters to choose from.
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Twitter video shows 'Overwatch' actors are just like their characters

Overwatch's cast of characters appear to be no different in real life, as a Twitter video post by "Lúcio" shows. Just don't try to get McCree to give you the time unless it's actually high noon.
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Blizzard co-founder shoots down plans for a remaster of the original 'Warcraft'

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.
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Ragnaros and King Varian Wrynn will soon join the fight in ‘Heroes of the Storm’

Blizzard pulled out all the stops for this year's Blizzcon, but 'Heroes of the Storm' may have gotten the largest update, with Ragnaros and Varian Wrynn coming to the Nexus as playable heroes.
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'StarCraft II' will soon be used as training grounds for artificial intelligence

Blizzard revealed a collaboration with Google to offer StarCraft II as a learning platform for artificial intelligence that will be open to all researchers in 2017. AI will be required to learn how to play the game the "human" way
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Blizzard offers fans a taste of the new anniversary patch for 'Diablo III'

Hot on the heels of major announcements for Overwatch and Hearthstone, Blizzard promised to take players back to 1996 with a sneak peek at its upcoming plans for the Diablo franchise.