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Diablo Immortal delayed: Blizzard explains why

Diablo Immortal delayed: Blizzard explains why

It's been a while since we last heard from Diablo Immortal, but along with its most recent financial report, Blizzard shared some news on the game. Unfortunately, the news isn't great for people who have been looking forward to Diablo Immortal, as Blizzard has decided to delay it. The delay seems fairly significant too, but Blizzard did share details on how it will utilize the extra time it now has to work on Diablo Immortal.

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Blizzard president J. Allen Brack is out amid sexual harassment scandal, lawsuit

Blizzard president J. Allen Brack is out amid sexual harassment scandal, lawsuit

Activision Blizzard has announced that J. Allen Brack will be stepping down from his role as Blizzard president, which is effective beginning today. Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra will be taking the reins as co-leaders of the studio in his place. Brack's departure comes at a time of much controversy for Activision Blizzard, as the company finds itself embroiled in a far-reaching sexual harassment scandal.

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Blizzard reveals the big Diablo II Resurrected changes after feedback from players

Blizzard reveals the big Diablo II Resurrected changes after feedback from players

We're quickly closing in on the release date for Diablo II Resurrected, but before the game arrives in September, Blizzard has shared the big changes it's making to it based on player feedback. Blizzard collected this feedback during the technical alpha that took place back in April, so if you played through that and submitted ideas to Blizzard afterward, you might want to check the list to see if your feedback prompted some change.

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Hearthstone Mount as explained by Master Blaster from Mad Max

Hearthstone Mount as explained by Master Blaster from Mad Max

Hearthstone is about to release a new set of cards with several new gameplay mechanics. Today we're going to look at two of these mechanics: Tradeable, which you can trade for other cards in your deck, if you wish, and Mount. The Mount cards we've seen teased by Hearthstone so far seem to be like animals: a ram, an Elekk (elephant-like creature), but the mechanic behaves more like we're dealing with a character pair straight out of Mad Max.

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New Hearthstone Questline mechanic tosses wrench in game’s power dynamic

New Hearthstone Questline mechanic tosses wrench in game’s power dynamic

The digital card game Hearthstone has a new set coming on August 3 by the name of United in Stormwind. This new set has a whopping 135 new cards, effectively changing the way the game will work if you're the sort of person who plays every single day of the week. It all begins with three new features: Tradeable, Questline, and Mount! Right this minute, we're going to take a peek at how Questline works.

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Overwatch cross-play now live: What you need to know

Overwatch cross-play now live: What you need to know

As announced earlier in the month, cross-play has arrived in Overwatch. Cross-play allows console players not only to group and find matches together regardless of platform, but it allows them to do the same with PC players too (with some restrictions, obviously). Cross-play is launching in beta today, but it's available to everyone who wants to sign up for it.

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Diablo II Resurrected release date revealed by Xbox

Diablo II Resurrected release date revealed by Xbox

We always expect a few surprises during these E3 reveal events, but today Microsoft had one that none of us were expecting. As Microsoft revealed games rapid-fire, we got to see a new trailer for Diablo II Resurrected. Nothing out of the ordinary there - Diablo II Resurrected is coming to consoles, after all - but what was surprising about this trailer is that it revealed Diablo II Resurrected's release date.

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Overwatch cross-play coming to PC and consoles, but there’s a catch

Overwatch cross-play coming to PC and consoles, but there’s a catch

It's been just a little over five years since Overwatch launched - its fifth anniversary came at the end of May - and while a lot of fans are probably looking forward to the eventual arrival of Overwatch 2, today we learned that the first game is about to get a big update. Blizzard has confirmed that Overwatch will soon be getting cross-play, which will allow players across PC, Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X to play with and against each other.

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Overwatch young adult novel series expands with Deadlock Rebels

Overwatch young adult novel series expands with Deadlock Rebels

Scholastic imprint Away From Keyboard (AFK) has released the second installment in Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch novel series for young adults. The new book is titled Deadlock Rebels and it revolves around the player-favorite character Jesse McCree, as well as the novel's protagonist Elizabeth Caledonia Ashe and B.O.B., her omnic butler.

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BlizzCon cancelled for 2021, but not forever

BlizzCon cancelled for 2021, but not forever

Blizzard posted this week notifying the public that they will not be holding a BlizzCon for the year 2021. They've suggested that the "guidelines in California around in-person gatherings continue to evolve" and the status of the pandemic "fluctuates around the globe," and as such, they will not be holding BlizzCon this year. So don't go buying any tickets, if you've not already done so.

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Overwatch 2 PvP to 5v5: Best to cut clutter?

Overwatch 2 PvP to 5v5: Best to cut clutter?

This week Blizzard showed a whole bunch of new details about Overwatch 2, starting with a MAJOR change to the basic PvP setup. With the next generation of this game universe, the code Overwatch PvP experience "will shift from six players per team to five players per team." The new team will consist of a standard 1x Tank, 2x Damage, and 2x Support heroes. The main reason for this: decluttering the battlefield.

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Blizzard announces big price change for Burning Crusade Classic character cloning

Blizzard announces big price change for Burning Crusade Classic character cloning

Earlier this month, Blizzard announced the release date for Burning Crusade Classic - the first expansion for World of Warcraft Classic. While there's no doubt a segment of the WoW Classic playerbase that's excited for Burning Crusade Classic, that announcement wasn't free from controversy. In fact, there were many who took issue with Blizzard's decision to offer a character cloning service for $35 - a decision that Blizzard has now reconsidered and walked back.

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