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Next Hearthstone expansion likely called ‘Whispers of the Old Gods’

A New York advert has seemingly revealed the name of the next Hearthstone expansion. As spotted by a Reddit user, an in-progress mural painting in Brooklyn carries the name ‘Whispers of the Gods’. Blizzard has already said that it will detail the next big step for the game tomorrow (March …

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Pitchford on Overwatch: Sh*t just got real

The head of Battleborn developer Gearbox has interpreted Blizzard’s decision to pitch Overwatch against it as proof that both studios are on to something. Blizzard this morning confirmed a May 24th release date for Overwatch, with an open beta kicking off for pre-order customers on May 3rd – that’s the …

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Overwatch release date and beta are official

Blizzard has confirmed the rumours – Overwatch will be released on May 24th, with an open beta on PS4, Xbox One and PC kicking off on May 5th. Three versions of the game are available to pre-order – the standard SKU, the Origins Edition with extra skins and assorted cosmetic …

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GDC 2016: 14 Must-See Sessions

With hundreds of sessions crammed into the week, it’s easy to miss the best of GDC. Develop is on hand to help with our pick of the best talks from this year’s show

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Overwatch release date leaks; Open beta could gatecrash Battleborn party

An ad seemingly posted on IGN by mistake seems to have revealed the release date for Blizzard’s Overwatch. Reddit spotted an ad for the upcoming multiplayer shooter that carried a release date of May 24th for the title. However, perhaps more interesting is the date it had listed for the …

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Blizzard’s next ‘big opportunity’? It’s mobile, not VR

Blizzard believes that targeting mobile platforms, rather than virtual reality platforms, could be the best way to grow the company and its audience. Speaking toVentureBeat, execs from the World of Warcraft firm identified smartphones and tablets as one of the most promising development sectors, providing they can bring something different …

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Blizzard might offer free copies of WoW to Warcraft moviegoers

Buying a ticket to Duncan Jones’ upcoming Warcraft movie might also grab you a free copy of the MMO. PCGamesN reports that Blizzard sent a survey to players of the game. In it was touted the possibility of offering anyone who buys a ticket to see the film an ‘Ultimate …

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Blizzard ushers in big changes to Hearthstone

Many of the most popular cards in the Hearthstone library will be excluded from what Blizzard will position as the new standard ranked play mode for its card battler. The developer last night announced some big changes to the title, not least of which is its split into two types …

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