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Overwatch’s Zenyatta finally walks and it’s really weird

Overwatch’s Zenyatta finally walks and it’s really weird

One of Overwatch's most popular characters is Zenyatta, the zen healer who sits permanently in a full lotus position, never breaking it despite all his healing and fighting action. He floats in the air, seemingly at peace even when action is going down. Some game fans have asked Blizzard to enable the character to walk, though, and the company has given them what they wanted...sort of.

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Warcraft III remaster rumored as patch upgrades original

Warcraft III remaster rumored as patch upgrades original

By this point, most Warcraft fans have likely given up on hope on ever receiving a proper Warcraft IV, but doesn't mean Blizzard can't revisit existing games. The company is doing just that today, launching a new patch for the nearly 16 year old game on its public test realm. This patch will go through testing among the PTR userbase for a little while before moving to the live game at some point in the near future.

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Overwatch is free again this weekend

Overwatch is free again this weekend

It may be hard to believe, but we're quickly approaching the two-year anniversary of Overwatch's launch. In the time since then, Overwatch has grown to become one of Blizzard's most successful games, but even with that success, it's never a bad idea to attract new players. Blizzard is doing just that this weekend by making Overwatch free for everyone to check out.

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Overwatch Lunar New Year event puts focus on Capture the Flag

Overwatch Lunar New Year event puts focus on Capture the Flag

It's almost time for another Overwatch event, this one centering around the Lunar New Year. Of course, Overwatch veterans had reason to believe such an event was coming, as it was around this time last year that Blizzard celebrated the Year of the Rooster. This time around, we're celebrating the Year of the Dog, and with that celebration will come new cosmetics, including a batch of themed skins you can unlock through loot boxes.

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Overwatch’s Blizzard World map is live with a bunch of new skins

Overwatch’s Blizzard World map is live with a bunch of new skins

It's been a few months since it was first revealed, but now eager Overwatch players will finally get their chance to take a trip to Blizzard World. For those who missed BlizzCon 2017, Blizzard World is a new map for Overwatch which features a bunch of different references to all of the developer's major franchises. If you've been a fan of Blizzard since the early days, then, you'll definitely want to check out this map.

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Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2017 is live – Watch the trailer here

Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2017 is live – Watch the trailer here

As revealed last week, today is the day that Overwatch's Winter Wonderland event goes live. Though this event for 2017 shares its name with the same event from last year, there will be fair amount of new content for fans to unlock and play. Of course, all of the old stuff from last year's Winter Wonderland will be returning, so if you missed a few seasonal skins last year, you'll have another chance to unlock them.

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Overwatch Winter Wonderland event is back with an exciting game mode

Overwatch Winter Wonderland event is back with an exciting game mode

Now that we're on the other side of Thanksgiving and barreling toward Christmas, it's time for many games that have persistent player bases to kick off their holiday events. One such game is Overwatch, which will host its Winter Wonderland event for the second year in the row beginning next week. Like Overwatch's other seasonal events, the second helping of Winter Wonderland will be a healthy mix of new and old.

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Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard’s best game. Why aren’t more people playing?

Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard’s best game. Why aren’t more people playing?

As far as game developers go, there are few as legendary as Blizzard. Throughout the years, Blizzard has created a ton of super popular games, with titles like World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and Hearthstone boasting huge, committed player bases. Still, not every game Blizzard has released has gone on to become some sort of mega hit - Diablo 3 might immediately spring to mind for most gamers, but there’s also the curious case of Heroes of the Storm, a game that should have captured a larger group of players than it ultimately did.

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StarCraft 2 is now free-to-play

StarCraft 2 is now free-to-play

Back at BlizzCon, Blizzard made a surprising announcement about StarCraft 2. The company revealed that its world-famous real-time strategy game would be going free-to-play, giving players the chance to check out most of the game's content without spending a dime. That changeover has officially happened, so if you've never played StarCraft 2, now seems like the perfect time to jump in.

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BlizzCon 2017: Everything huge announced today

BlizzCon 2017: Everything huge announced today

Today is the first day of BlizzCon 2017 and, as it has done for every BlizzCon previously, Blizzard kicked off the show with its opening ceremony. It's during this ceremony that Blizzard talks about what's coming up in its games, and this year it certainly didn't disappoint. In fact, save for Diablo 3, Blizzard had something big to announce for each game in its catalog.

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Destiny 2 is now available on PC

Destiny 2 is now available on PC

It's been a long wait for players, but Destiny 2 is finally available on PC. This is the first time the Destiny series has been available on PC, as Bungie's first outing with the franchise was a console-exclusive title. Even though Destiny as a series seems like a perfect fit for a mouse and keyboard, those who claim PC as their main platform had to wait until today to get their first taste of wildly popular franchise.

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See Overwatch’s new skins before the 2017 Halloween event begins

See Overwatch’s new skins before the 2017 Halloween event begins

Overwatch players are abuzz this week as Blizzard began teasing this year's Halloween Terror seasonal event, revealing it begins on Tuesday, October 10th. The announcement was made on Twitter, including with a quick shot of two new character skins (seen above) to get fans excited, but while Blizzard usually waits until the event begins to reveal all the new items, several other skins have leaked a bit early. For those of you waiting to be surprised on Tuesday, this is your warning that spoilers will follow!

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