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Overwatch gets updated colorblind feature with nine color options

Overwatch gets updated colorblind feature with nine color options

Though Blizzard's hit game Overwatch already offered a colorblind setting, many players complained that it was inadequate. The solution involved a color filter, not a true colorblind mode, resulting in mass color changes that altered the entire look of the game. That has change, with Blizzard releasing an update that brings nine color customization options.

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Overwatch adds exclusive Legendary Demon Hunter skin for Sombra

Overwatch adds exclusive Legendary Demon Hunter skin for Sombra

Blizzard Entertainment has announced a new exclusive skin for the Overwatch character Sombra. The company will be holding its BlizzCon event later this year and anyone who purchases a ticket will be able to get the new skin. Called "Legendary Demon Hunter Sombra," the new skin has arrived in the game now.

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Overwatch gets a huge discount in October’s Humble Bundle

Overwatch gets a huge discount in October’s Humble Bundle

If you've been thinking about picking up Overwatch, it might be worth checking out Humble Bundle. The hugely popular FPS has been added to the Humble Monthly bundle for October, which means that it's getting a pretty significant discount. On top of that, you'll also be getting whatever other games will be in October's bundle, which is just icing on the cake.

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Battle for Azeroth is World of Warcraft’s fastest-selling expansion ever

Battle for Azeroth is World of Warcraft’s fastest-selling expansion ever

We've been hearing of World of Warcraft's decline for years at this point, but Battle for Azeroth is proving that the game isn't dead yet. Blizzard announced today that Battle for Azeroth has officially become WoW's fastest-selling expansion ever. Not too bad for a game that's about to turn 14 years old, right?

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Overwatch Doomfist collectible hand-painted statue goes up for preorder

Overwatch Doomfist collectible hand-painted statue goes up for preorder

Blizzard has announced a new Doomfist statue available to preorder now. This isn't a toy, mind, but a collectible measuring more than a foot tall. Though the statue is pricey as far as figurines are concerned, the new Doomfist features an incredible amount of detail with a hand-painted finish and base sporting the Overwatch logo.

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Overwatch free-to-play weekend for PC, Xbox, and PS4 starts August 23

Overwatch free-to-play weekend for PC, Xbox, and PS4 starts August 23

Blizzard has announced another upcoming Overwatch free-to-play weekend, this one set to begin on August 23. This upcoming weekend promotion shortly follows a similar free-to-play Overwatch weekend that took place late last month, but that one was only open to PC gamers. All progress made during the free weekend will be available to players who choose to buy the game.

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Diablo 3 for Nintendo Switch launches with expansion in late 2018

Diablo 3 for Nintendo Switch launches with expansion in late 2018

Following a teaser suggesting as much earlier this year, it has been revealed that Diablo III will be launching on Nintendo Switch later this year. The news prematurely surfaced ahead of Blizzard's official announcement scheduled for tomorrow, dropping all the details before being deleted. The release will include the original game, as well as an expansion and more.

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Battle for Azeroth release: Here’s when WoW’s big expansion drops

Battle for Azeroth release: Here’s when WoW’s big expansion drops

After months of waiting, the big day is finally here: World of Warcraft's seventh expansion, Battle for Azeroth, launches today. For the first time in World of Warcraft history, Battle for Azeroth will be launching around the world at the same time. If you're in North America, then, that means no more waiting a day while other players around the world get a head start on content.

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Blizzard’s Diablo projects in the works: 10 possibilities

Blizzard’s Diablo projects in the works: 10 possibilities

This week the folks at Blizzard teased "multiple Diablo projects in the works" coming to users in the near future. For those still playing Diablo 3, this could be good news, it could be bad. For everyone else who played Diablo II or the first Diablo dungeon-running masterpiece from times untold, this announcement is only golden. Today we're running down a few different possibilities for what these new Diablo projects might be.

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Overwatch Summer Games event returns on August 9

Overwatch Summer Games event returns on August 9

Now that Overwatch has been out for over two years, players have a good idea of the schedule for the game's annual events. And just as expected, Blizzard has confirmed that the Summer Games event will be returning this month, complete with its soccer-inspired Lucioball play mode. It appears a new arena set in Busan, South Korea is being added this year, joining the existing Rio de Janeiro and Sydney maps.

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Blizzard reveals Nerf Overwatch D.Va pink blaster joining Reaper model

Blizzard reveals Nerf Overwatch D.Va pink blaster joining Reaper model

Last month, Blizzard announced that toy gun brand Nerf would be launching a new Nerf Rival Blaster model styled after Overwatch character Reaper's Hellfire Shotgun. Now Blizzard is back with a similar announcement, this time revealing a Nerf edition of character D.Va's Light Gun, bright pink color included. Unfortunately, you'll have to wait until 2019 to get one of your own.

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Blizzard partners with Nerf for official Overwatch blaster

Blizzard partners with Nerf for official Overwatch blaster

Blizzard has announced an upcoming nerf to some of Overwatch's weapons, but it's not what any players would expect. The game developer has partnered with toymaker Hasbro to release official Overwatch-branded Nerf guns, starting with everyone's favorite dual-shotgun wielding edgelord. Dubbed the "Nerf Rival Overwatch Reaper Wight Edition," the toy blaster is designed to look just like Reaper's Hellfire shotguns, albeit painted white rather than the character's standard black.

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