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Overwatch: Doomfist Leaves PTR and Joins Game Next Week

Overwatch: Doomfist Leaves PTR and Joins Game Next Week While loads of Overwatch fans are certainly well aware of Doomfist being live in the game’s PTR on PC, some fans are looking forward to his proper inclusion in the game, with Blizzard now confirming that the character will officially be added across all platforms next week on July 27, 2017.Alongside the video game publisher and developer’s announcement regarding the gauntlet-wielding figure’s inclusion in the team-based shooter, the company also released a brand new trailer today that offers a preview of the oft-perceived antagonist.

MLB Battles Blizzard on Overwatch League Logo

MLB Battles Blizzard on Overwatch League Logo The logo for Blizzard’s esports initiative, the Overwatch League, seems like a pretty good fit.Unfortunately though, the well-designed logo may soon need to be changed if Major League Baseball (MLB) gets its way as the organization argues that the Overwatch League logo is too similar to its own.

Blizzard Ending Game Support for Windows XP and Vista Machines

Blizzard Ending Game Support for Windows XP and Vista Machines This week, Blizzard reiterated its plans to drop support for Windows XP and Windows Vista from October 2017.It’s worth noting that Microsoft officially ended its support for XP and Vista several years ago.

Overwatch May Introduce Weapon Skins Alongside Doomfist Launch

Overwatch May Introduce Weapon Skins Alongside Doomfist Launch A future update to Overwatch may finally change this, as alternate weapon skins were spotted on heroes in the Doomfist preview video.These little details suggest the Blizzard is toying around with allowing players to choose their weapon skins independent of their character skins.

Winter is Coming: Blizzard Will Kill Support for Windows XP, Vista in October

Winter is Coming: Blizzard Will Kill Support for Windows XP, Vista in October Usage of Windows XP 64-bit and Vista 64-bit have evidently fallen so low, they’ve dropped off Steam’s radar completely; it tracks the 10 most popular Windows versions, and Windows 8 is the lowest at 0.05 percent of users are still using XP 64-bit or Vista 64-bit, that still only adds up to 0.

World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Legacy Server Felmyst Live

World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Legacy Server Felmyst Live The World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade unofficial legacy server known as Felmyst has launched, though it hasn’t gone quite as smoothly as planned.As such, Felmyst will be built and run exactly as these World of Warcraft fans think a Burning Crusade private server should be run.

Overwatch: Upcoming Zarya Comic Leaked at SDCC

Overwatch: Upcoming Zarya Comic Leaked at SDCC As if the selection of exciting news coming out of San Diego Comic Con wasn’t enough, a recent image leak seems to reveal that the next Overwatch comic will feature the omnic-hating Zarya, as well as the stealth hero Sombra.From what we can tell from the image, the upcoming comic looks to depict Zarya defending an omnic from the Los Muertos gang which could indicate that the Overwatch hero no longer hates robotic humanoids.

Overwatch: Why Doomfist isn’t Voiced by Terry Crews

Overwatch: Why Doomfist isn’t Voiced by Terry Crews With the latest addition to the Overwatch roster recently being revealed, many fans have wondered why Blizzard didn’t simply follow fan requests and get popular actor Terry Crews to voice the gauntlet-weilding mercenary.Of course, while fans will always miss what could have been, the developer had its reasons for hiring Sahr Ngaujah to play Doomfist instead.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is the Dota of Shooters

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is the Dota of Shooters The last thing the internet needs is yet another piece of content on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.Even more so than PUBG, Dota strips away elements of its ancestral genre and reworks them into something entirely new and more competitive.

Overwatch Datamine Teases Doomfist Brawl Mode

Overwatch Datamine Teases Doomfist Brawl Mode Could a Doomfist Brawl be in the works?Fans are already throwing out wild theories about what might be the result of a new Summer Games Brawl.

World of Wacraft Legacy Server Shut Down Almost Immediately

World of Wacraft Legacy Server Shut Down Almost Immediately The much anticipated unofficial World of Warcraft Burning Crusade legacy server Felmyst was shut down by Blizzard just hours after its official launch.Specific detail was added with regards to allowing users to play “illegitimate copies” of World of Warcraft without the required subscription.

New Private World of Warcraft Server Crushed By Blizzard Within Hours of Launch

New Private World of Warcraft Server Crushed By Blizzard Within Hours of Launch Last week, we discussed the upcoming private server Felmyst, its dedication to preserving the Burning Crusade as it existed as of Patch 2.Even last week, we were concerned that Blizzard might not go for this new implementation, any more than it’s gone for any of the high-profile private servers — and this seems to have been exactly what happened.

Here’s Why Overwatch PTR Doesn’t Offer More Rewards

Here’s Why Overwatch PTR Doesn’t Offer More Rewards The Overwatch PTR (Public Test Region) is a PC-only way for players to get access to content that is in in the works, but isn’t yet ready for a full release.It’s the PTR where Blizzard tests various buffs and nerfs ,and it’s also where players uncover info about upcoming events, such as the rumored Overwatch Summer Games 2017.

Hearthstone Previews Knights of the Frozen Throne Legendaries

Hearthstone Previews Knights of the Frozen Throne Legendaries The newest Hearthstone expansion, Knights of the Frozen Throne, is just a month away, and Blizzard has started teasing the game’s new legendary cards through Twitter.As of now, the Hearthstone legendary cards unveiled so far are Prince Keleseth, Prince Taldaram, and Blood-Queen Lana’thel.

Overwatch Fan Builds Massive D.Va Mech Suit

Overwatch Fan Builds Massive D.Va Mech Suit A dedicated Overwatch fan and father has built a nearly 1:1 life-size D.The creator of this unbelievable cosplay, if it can even be considered cosplay at this point, is named Mike Carambat AKA retroresource.

How Overwatch Balances for Pros and New Players Alike

How Overwatch Balances for Pros and New Players Alike A recent gamer’s comment about balance changes in the title being focused solely around pro-level gameplay drew out Jeff Kaplan on Battle.And unfortunately, changes made for one level of play could have an entirely different impact at the other.

World of Warcraft: Fan Recreates Entire Naxxramas Raid In Minecraft

World of Warcraft: Fan Recreates Entire Naxxramas Raid In Minecraft Since the very beginning of the early access days, Minecraft players have always been obsessed with recreating areas and scenes from other games or movies in the crafting universe.From the Death Star to San Andreas, we’ve seen just about everything rebuilt in the blocky world of Minecraft.

Overwatch’s Penalty System Knows When Players Abandon the Game

Overwatch’s Penalty System Knows When Players Abandon the Game The key changes to Overwatch’s penalty system as stated by a community manager are “increased penalties to players in response to verified reports of bad behavior.Once toxic players start feeling the repercussions of their behavior, it’s likely there will be a decrease in that behavior, either because those players stop, or because those players are gone.

Overwatch Devs Reveal Junkrat Buff is Coming

Overwatch Devs Reveal Junkrat Buff is Coming The Overwatch development team has never been shy when it comes to tweaking and re-balancing the game’s 25 heroes, regularly introducing changes to the character roster in order to keep things fresh.The latest character to undergo tweaks is none other than the explosive-loving Junkrat, who some players believe is in need of a buff.

Diablo 3 Free This Weekend on Xbox One for Live Gold Subscribers

Diablo 3 Free This Weekend on Xbox One for Live Gold Subscribers The title’s availability is being offered at no cost on the platform for the next several days thanks to Microsoft’s Free Play Days promotion, which usually unlocks free trials such as this to Gold members.Those Xbox One owners who are looking to give Diablo 3 a go for free have been able to do so starting at 12:01 AM PT / 3:01 AM ET, with the promotion lasting through Monday of next week, ending on July 31, 2017 at 12:00 AM PT / 3:00 AM ET.