News items tagged with overwatch

New Overwatch Hero Baptiste Release Date Revealed

New Overwatch Hero Baptiste Release Date Revealed

About a couple of weeks ago, the video game publisher and developer Blizzard Entertainment officially announced it would be bringing yet another playable character to its first-person shooter, Overwa...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 March 2019
Blizzard to Make Mobile Games for All of its IPs

Blizzard to Make Mobile Games for All of its IPs

At BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard Entertainment surprised fans and critics alike by announcing Diablo Immortal. Immortal, a mobile game, would bring the series’ RPG, loot-collecting action to smartphones an...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 November 2018
Blizzard Offers Free Items for StarCraft Anniversary

Blizzard Offers Free Items for StarCraft Anniversary

With StarCraft having now been a part of the collective consciousness for 20 years, the video game publisher and developer Blizzard has decided that a celebration is in order by giving fans of its ga...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 July 2018
10 Best Fictional Characters with Autism

10 Best Fictional Characters with Autism

Over 25 million people in the world have been diagnosed with some form of autism. As a developmental disorder, autism exists on a spectrum, ranging from individuals who are fairly high functioning to...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2018
10 Best Uses of the Bow and Arrow in Video Games

10 Best Uses of the Bow and Arrow in Video Games

With Horizon: Zero Dawn set to release, Game Rant takes a look at some of the most iconic uses of bows and arrows in video game history. Here’s our list of the top 10.

By Boston Blake on 18 July 2017
eSports Will Become Olympic Sport in 2022

eSports Will Become Olympic Sport in 2022

Those familiar with the eSports scene and have watched tournaments likely remember the moment of victory, when a player or team executes the final piece of a weekend-long strategy and finally gets to...

By Cody Gravelle on 18 July 2017
Overwatch and Inside Head Up GDC 2017 Award Nominations

Overwatch and Inside Head Up GDC 2017 Award Nominations

The full list of nominations for the GDC 2017 Choice Awards is announced, with Overwatch and Inside up for Game of the Year, as well as many other categories. Over the course of 2016, a huge number o...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2017
Game Rant's Top 10 Games of 2016

Game Rant's Top 10 Games of 2016

It’s only the midway point but 2016 is already looking to be a great year for gaming, filled with high profile successes, unexpected surprises, and a really strong lineup of indies. In fact, the firs...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 March 2017
10 Video Games Character That Need to Retire

10 Video Games Character That Need to Retire

Video game characters may pull off incredible feats of bravery and combat, but even fictional, world-saving heroes need to retire from action eventually. Video game characters live massively adventur...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 March 2017
Major Blizzard Titles Celebrate Diablo's Anniversary

Major Blizzard Titles Celebrate Diablo's Anniversary

As the 20th anniversary of Blizzard’s popular Diablo franchise approaches, all other major titles prepare to celebrate with an exclusive demon-themed event. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Bl...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 July 2016
12 Awesome Gifts for Your Favorite Blizzard Fan

12 Awesome Gifts for Your Favorite Blizzard Fan

This collection of Blizzard-themed gifts will delight that special Overwatch, WoW, Diablo, Starcraft, Hearthstone or Heroes of the Storm fan in your life this holiday. Blizzard Entertainment has had...

By Jason Gallagher on 18 July 2016
StarCraft 2: Overwatch's D.Va Joins Game as Announcer

StarCraft 2: Overwatch's D.Va Joins Game as Announcer

Overwatch fan favorite character D.Va is coming to StarCraft 2 as an announcer, becoming the first non-StarCraft lore character to do so. Blizzard fans are likely very familiar with Hana “D.Va” Song...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2016
Blizzard's Battle.net Hit With Major DDoS Attack

Blizzard's Battle.net Hit With Major DDoS Attack

A DDoS attack on Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net service causes many of the company’s servers to be crippled, with players no longer able to play online. On April 13, Blizzard Entertainment‘s Bat...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 July 2016
Top 10 Games of 2016 So Far

Top 10 Games of 2016 So Far

It’s only the midway point but 2016 is already looking to be a great year for gaming, filled with high profile successes, unexpected surprises, and a really strong lineup of indies. In fact, the firs...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 March 2016