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Dates for Blizzcon 2017 revealed

Blizzard has announced that Blizzcon 2017 will take place on November 3rd and 4th 2017 and will once again return to the Anaheim Convention Center.  The two day event will, as ever, feature panels with developers discussing all aspects of their games, hands on with new updates and potentially entire …

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Blizzard is creating its own league for professional Overwatch

At Blizzcon this past weekend Blizzard revealed the Overwatch League, a professional competition run by the developer. The league will kick off in 2017 and feature teams based in cities across the world. Weekly league play matches will be broadcast online while the end of season playoffs will be traditional …

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StarCraft legend Jaedong has retired from pro play

Lee "Jaedong" Jae Dong, one of the most recognisable names in the world of StarCraft, has retired from competitive play after an 11 year career. Jaedong was a member of Evil Geniuses, and was considered to be one of the best StarCraft players of all time. His rivalry with Lee …

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Weird Al Yankovic to play the Blizzcon closing ceremony

The biggest weekend in the world of Blizzard eSports is almost upon us, and now we know that Weird Al Yankovic will be closing out the show. The closing ceremony of Blizzcon 2016 will feature a live performance from parody artist Weird Al Yankovic. Weird Al will take to the …

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Overwatch World Cup to take place at Blizzcon

Blizzard will host the first ever Overwatch World Cup at Blizzcon, where the best players in the world will play for their home nation in a battle for national pride. The exhibition tournament will see players come together to form national teams and compete in online qualifiers, with the top …

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Blizzard shooter Overwatch is coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Blizzard’s upcoming shooter Overwatch has been confirmed for a console release, having previously only been revealed for PC. The title, which grew out of the studio’s cancelled Titan MMO project, is a class-based first-person shooter which features a number of distinct characters with unique abilities – not unlike MOBA games …

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Blizzcon 2015 dated for November

Anaheim in California will once again be host to Blizzcon, which this year will take place in November. The Blizzard gathering will off on November 6th, with the first batch of tickets going on sale on April 15th – priced at a pretty hefty $199. Virtual tickets will be available …

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