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Blizzard ‘very very’ interested in Overwatch film or episodic series

Blizzard is ‘very, very’ interested in creating an Overwatch film or episodic series, according to Jeff Kaplan. Kaplan spoke to Game Reactor at the Fun & Series Game Festival in Spain, and revealed that he was a fan of the idea: “These are things that we’re very, very interested in." …

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Overwatch’s Best Esports Game awards show a divide between esports and mainstream gaming

Esports Pro was a judge for The Game Awards. We’re not trying to throw shade. Last night, or very early in the morning if you’re a bleary-eyed London dweller, Overwatch snatched a win at The Game Awards for Best Esports Game. Back in November, it also grabbed a Golden Joysticks …

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Kevin Chou joins Critical Force board

Kevin Chou has joined the board at Critical Force, the company that developers the mobile first-person shooter Critical Force. It’s a coup for the developers. Chou is the founder and CEO of the Korean Silicon Valley Esports (KSV) organisation. Don’t know them? You soon will as KSV has acquired the …

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Immortals to finish ECS Season 4 0-18, forfeiting the rest of the CS:GO league

Immortals will forfeit their ECS season four matches, after they were unable to field an eligible roster from their registered lineup. This means the team will finish ECS season four with a win/lose of 18-0, and next season will have to compete in the promotion league next season to try …

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PUBG test server update nerfs water, adds two new weapons, various tweaks and extra damaging crotch-punches

A new Battlegrounds update is hitting the test server today, and this time the 48-hour window into PUBG’s 1.0 future brings with new weapons, the end of water’s bulletproof reign of terror and many more changes. Let’s go through it, starting with those new guns. You can read along at …

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Dante May Cry: MvC:I patch nerfs Capcom’s demon hunter into the ground

An upcoming update for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is bringing a variety of balance tweaks to the game, with champion Dante getting a serious nerf. Dante was always a strong contender in the franchise’s previous entry, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3,a consistent fixture in the game’s meta although never outright …

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Starcraft II launches free-to-play edition, takes a pop at loot boxes

The free-to-play future of Starcraft 2 promises on-stage at Blizzcon has arrived, with players now able to get their hands on the Wings of Liberty campaign and multiplayer for the low low price of nothing. Players can get their hands on the Wings of Liberty campaign for free, and will …

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MCV kicks off MCV Awards 2018 nominations

Our sister site, MCV, is gearing up for the 2018 MCV Awards and the nominations are open now. From MCV’s beloved premiere Seth Barton, comes this missive: “It’s that time of year again. Yes, we know that your biggest releases are only just out the door, if that, but it’s …

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Start your engines: Rocket League releases on the Nintendo Switch, with crossplay to PC and Xbox One

Vehicular kickabout Rocket League releases on the Nintendo Switch today, opening up a whole new audience to the esports success story. Nintendo revealed Rocket League for their handheld console during their E3 presentation in June this year, showing that players would soon be able to score flawless goals on the …

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