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Blizzard settles Overwatch trademark dispute with Innovis Labs

Blizzard has settled a trademark dispute with Innovis Labs over the use of the Overwatch name. Polygon reports litigation proceedings were dimissed upon Innovis filing paperwork last month – in which the company stated it was handing the trademark over to Blizzard. What specifically happened for the settlement to take …

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Overwatch is not going to be free-to-play

Many folk expected Blizzard’s upcoming team shooter Overwatch to be a free-to-play title. These folk were wrong. As well as revealing the game will be coming to PS4 and Xbox One as well as PC, the developer has also confirmed that the Standard Edition of the game on PC will …

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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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Blizzard details beta access for Overwatch

Blizzard has detailed the beta release schedule for its upcoming multiplayer FPS Overwatch, with festivities kicking off next week. A post on theBattle.net blogreveals a closed beta for the game will begin October 27thin North America, and will arrive later at an unspecified date for Europe and Asia. Open beta …

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Blizzard hopes new Overwatch character will help address female diversity criticisms

World of Warcraft and Hearthstone developer Blizzard has said that the latest character revealed for upcoming shooter Overwatch demonstrates an renewed commitment to diversity in games. New character Zarya eschews many of the typical traps that female games characters fall victim to – such as unpractical armour designed purely to …

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Blizzard announces multiplayer shooter Overwatch

New IPs from Blizzard are quite a rarity, so there was much excitement when Blizzard announced a brand new shooter at Blizzcon at the weekend. Boasting some highly stylised graphics and a rich roster of characters, Overwatch champions accessibility and fun over everything else as six-player teams compete against one …

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Date set for new MW3 DLC

Premium Call of Duty Elite users will be able to download the fresh multiplayer map Overwatch on February 21st. This piece of downloadable content will be available to Xbox 360 owners first, and will arrive on PS3 shortly afterwards. It will be available as a paid-for extra to non-Call of …

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