Jeff Kaplan, best known for being the game director of Overwatch, has left Blizzard Entertainment. The company has appointed another veteran for the role, with Aaron Keller taking up the position.
Due to health and safety concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, Blizzard has decided to move this year's Overwatch League matches from Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Hangzhou, China, to Seoul, South Korea.
Google is doubling down on its bets for live streaming, with a new partnership with Activision Blizzard that will see YouTube as its exclusive streaming platform for e-sports events.
Overwatch is getting a sequel, Blizzard Entertainment officially announced today during BlizzCon. Overwatch 2 puts a focus on co-op content, while PVP will have cross-play with the original game.
With Blizzcon 2019 just around the corner, popular franchise Overwatch gets some new details on the upcoming sequel, Overwatch 2 with improved PvE, graphics and some potential new heroes.
Ahead of the Nintendo Direct slated for later today, a leak has revealed that Blizzard Entertainment's popular team-based shooter Overwatch could be coming to the Nintendo Switch next month.
Many have expected multiplayer shooter Overwatch to make its way to Nintendo's hybrid console for some time, but a new Amazon listing for a Switch case suggests it could finally happen.
Activision Blizzard has announced that it is going to increase the number of developers working on its games by 20% over the coming year. Unfortunately it said there will be 800 job losses.
This weekend's PC game deals include the surprising reveal of a bundle with Overwatch, free events for Battlefield V, For Honor, Call of Duty: WWII, and more, as well as a back to school GOG sale.
Students at the Lanxiang Technical School in China spend half the time of their first year playing and mastering popular eSport video games. This forms part of a paid three-year course in eSports.
This week's Deals with Gold include several big franchises including Halo Wars 2, Overwatch, Fortnite, Mass Effect, and much more which should ensure your week is jam-packed with games to play.
After it concluded its investigation in games such as Star Wars: Battlefront II and Overwatch, the Belgium Gaming Commission concluded that loot boxes constituted a form of gambling and were dangerous
After the significant backlash over Star Wars: Battlefront II misusing the 'loot system' in a bid to extract more revenue out of gamers, the Belgium authorities have initiated an investigation.
For a limited time only, gamers can grab the Game of the Year Edition of Overwatch for 40% off the normal price at Newegg, making it just $6 more expensive than the standard version of the title.
Blizzard and its Chinese operator for Overwatch are taking Heroes of Warfare, a mobile game that looks eerily similar to Blizzard's own team-based shooter, to court in China over copyright concerns.
A bug in Blizzard's popular first-person team shooter that was banning players from competitive play for the entire season for no apparent reason will soon be fixed, according to the company.
After teasing the character at the beginning of the month, Overwatch players will finally get their opportunity to start playing as Doomfist on public servers. He will arrive on July 27.
A brand new map has arrived for Overwatch, with Blizzard pushing out the Horizon Lunar Colony map for the Public Test Region. The map features the Assault game mode and brilliant views of the Earth.
A new teaser by Blizzard may be hinting at a brand new hero or a map based on the Horizon Lunar Base arriving for Overwatch. The announcement landed in the form of an in-lore news report.
A brand new Overwatch seasonal event celebrating its one-year anniversary is now in effect, with Blizzard implementing three new arena maps along with over a hundred unlockable cosmetic items.
Blizzard Entertainment has announced that more than 30 million players have joined up to play Overwatch. This feat speaks volumes of the game's popularity, considering it is less than a year old.
Since its release, Overwatch has been a phenomenal success. While Blizzard has added new content, a map editor remains on the long-term roadmap for the game according to game director Jeff Kaplan.
In what could vastly improve the popularity of custom games in Overwatch, Blizzard will be introducing a raft of new configuration options for the game mode alongside a new server browser function.
Overwatch's director Jeff Kaplan has posted a video to YouTube with a recap of Blizzards advances with Overwatch in 2016, and more excitingly, also outlined planned updates for the game in 2017.
Blizzard managed to win a total of four awards at this year's The Game Awards for its popular team-shooter, Overwatch, which ended up winning 'Game of the Year' against stiff competition.
Blizzard's Overwatch Free Weekend will arrive on November 18 and looks to introduce new players to its most recent title, Overwatch. The free weekend will be available on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
Blizzard Entertainment took the opportunity at its annual Blizzcon convention to introduce the world to a new Overwatch character, Sombra. Sombra will offer stealth elements and hacking.
Blizzard is getting into the game streaming business, but it's not partnering with Twitch or YouTube. Instead the game-maker has signed a deal with Facebook so its users can stream to the network.
Blizzard's super popular title is about to get a big overhaul of its competitive playing mode. Players will be ranked on a much larger scale, while matches will also be scored in a new way.
After a prolonged campaign, Blizzard will implement native support for 21:9 resolutions in Overwatch after the capability failed to make the transition from the beta test to public release.
Blizzard is printing money at this point, as its new team shooter, Overwatch has garnered 10 million players in less than a month since its launch. This is the company's only new IP in 15 years.
In a surprise move, Blizzard dropped native support for ultra widescreen resolutions from its brand new first-person shooter, Overwatch, sparking criticism on its own Battle.net forums.
AMD's latest drivers have been optimized to add support for the most recent AAA games, and include a number of known fixes that should make for a better experience on Crossfire configurations.
NVIDIA has recently released its latest GeForce Game Ready drivers, which should deliver a better experience in Blizzard's latest multiplayer FPS, Overwatch - as well as two other upcoming games.
Microsoft has unveiled the special edition Xbox One controllers that users can win during this year's Pax East convention. They're inspired by major titles like Quantum Break and Overwatch.
If you want to sample some of the most anticipated titles of this year, betas for the DOOM, Gears of War 4, Overwatch, Halo 5 Warzone Firefight and more will arrive on Xbox this week.
After a few hours playing the beta for Blizzard's upcoming team-based shooter Overwatch, here a few impressions from a seasoned FPS gamer, along with a gallery of images from the game.
Blizzard unveiled two new titles at its annual BlizzCon event. 'Overwatch' and 'StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void' will make their debut some time in the near future.