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UK Hearthstone prices to soar next week

Blizzard has confirmed that the price of cards packs for Hearthstone is to increase from March 22nd, and the UK in particular is in for a rough time. The prices, which apply to PC, Mac and Android, were announced on the Battle.net forums. The European price is going up by …

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World of Warcraft eSports gets a big boost for 2017

Blizzard has announced a big boost to the competitive World of Warcraft scene with a massive $280,000 prize pool for the World Championships.  Warcraft Arena eSports has kept growing over recent years, with big name organisations such as Splyce entering the scene. This has seen the community grow significantly and …

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First Blizzard backed Overwatch tournament heads to SEA

Despite being out for almost a year at this point there has never been a Blizzard backed Overwatch tournament in the South East Asian region, until now.  The Overwatch SEA tournament is open to players from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, and Thailand and features a $5,000 prize pool, which …

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Overwatch gets a new hero

Overwatch’s latest hero has been released on the PTR.  Orisa is a member of the tank class, and seems to be more in the Reinhardt school of tanks than any other. Orisa’s abilities make it sound like she is focused on absorbing a lot of damage and boosting her allies …

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Hearthstone’s Ben Brode raps about Journey to Un’Goro

When Blizzard revealed the latest Hearthstone expansion fans were generally quite happy, and all seemed good in the world. Then someone noticed that the announcement trailer didn’t have a song in it and all hell broke loose. Fortunately a thread on Reddit about the lack of a song caught the …

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$600,000 Overwatch Premier Series heads to China

A massive $600,000 is being committed to the Overwatch Premier Series over in China.  Blizzard’s decision to announce the Overwatch League incredibly early on in the preparation stage has somewhat backfired, as outside of the APEX league over in Korea there has been a significant lack of competition in the …

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Blizzard’s Overwatch League to start in Q3 2017

Details on Blizzard’s Overwatch League have been thin on the ground so far, but thanks to an interview that Overwatch’s eSports global director, Nate Nanzer did in Korea we have a better idea of how it will work.  The interview, which was translated over on Reddit asked a number of …

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Blizzard tease a potential new Overwatch hero

We know Blizzard loves to tease things, and once again they are giving out hints about the next hero to be released in Overwatch.  Just days ago game director Jeff Kaplan told fans that the next hero would not be who everyone was expecting it to be, Doomfist, which gives …

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Fnatic Overwatch team to get an LA team house

Fnatic will start up a new gaming house in Los Angeles for its Overwatch team when they return from Korea.  In an interview with Yahoo eSports Fnatic founder Sam Mathews revealed the news.  “It’s unannounced, but our Overwatch team is American and currently they’re in Korea,” said Mathews. “Esports is …

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Former REUNITED Overwatch team signs with eUnited

The former REUNITED Overwatch team, which has been looking for a new organisation since the start of the year, has signed with eUnited.  The team has been a free agent since REUNITED closed its doors in January, and now four members of that roster have signed with eUnited. Thomas "Morte" …

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