Blizzard launches Overwatch League app for Android and iOS

Blizzard’s multi-awarded Overwatch game is already an esports phenomenon, so it’s no surprise that developers want to make it easier for fans to stay connected with the latest information and events related to their popular title.

The new Overwatch League mobile application is the ultimate source of information related to the game. It includes match schedules and alerts, standings, live streams, videos, news, as well as team profiles.

If you have a favorite Overwatch team, you can follow every news about it and receive automatic match alerts and easy access …

Blizzard to launch new Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion on August 10

Officially unveiled in early July, the next Hearthstone expansion will drop on August 10, Blizzard announced today. Knight of the Frozen Throne is the sixth expansion for the card game and should go live in the Americas region on August 10, while Europe and Asia regions will get it on August 11.

The new expansion comes with 135 new cards and a new type of hero cards that replace the player’s hero and Hero Power. Moreover, Knights of the Frozen Throne brings a new Lifesteal mechanic, already known to many players since it’s a standard ability for some creature cards.

Players …

Blizzard announces new Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion

As expected, Blizzard has just revealed the name of the next Hearthstone expansion: Knights of the Frozen Throne. Since this isn’t an adventure, you won’t have to buy it. However, in order to get any of the 135 new cards, you’ll have to purchase card packs. The good news is these card packs can be bought with in-game money.

Knights of the Frozen Throne will make its debut on all compatible platforms in August, as no specific release date has been announced yet.

The upcoming expansion will feature a new keyword: Lifesteal. Knights of the Frozen Throne will …

Unannounced Blizzard mobile game could be Warcraft-related, according to job posting

Blizzard is definitely working on a mobile game that will probably be announced at Blizzcon later this year. The first report about a new Blizzard mobile game popped up last month when a job post revealed the US company is working on a new IP.

That job post doesn’t show on Blizzard’s website any longer, which means someone has already got the job. However, it appears that Blizzard is looking for another person that could fill in a position inside its unannounced mobile project.

What’s really important about this job post is that it reveals a little bit of …

Blizzard to bring new Deck Importing and Friendly Challenges features to Hearthstone

Hearthstone, arguably the most prolific card game these days, is getting new features that will help players spend more quality time while battling friends online. Blizzard announced that an upcoming update would bring a lot of cool stuff, but two new features need special attention.

The first one is called Friendly Challenges and will allow players to complete quests by playing with someone in their Friends list. The new feature was implemented as a test last year, but Blizzard used a different name: Friendly Feud.

However, there are come minor drawbacks …

A job posting reveals Blizzard might be working on a new mobile game

Don’t get your hopes up just yet, but Blizzard might be working on a new mobile game. According to a job posting on the company’s website, it’s looking for Software Engineer to work on some tools for game developers.

There are two things that make us believe that the job opening is related to a new mobile title. First, it’s for Blizzard’s Incubation division, which is the one that deals with new games. And second, one of the pluses listed is “experience developing mobile games”.

We also know the listing isn’t related to Hearthstone, since there is a separate opening for Software …

Blizzard to release three Hearthstone expansions this year

Hearthstone players are in for a very eventful year as Blizzard’s plans for taking its mega hit further involve no less than three full-blown expansion packs. But where Blizzard giveth, Blizzard also taketh away – half a dozen cards from the Standard format will be removed.

The first expansion will cut cards from Blackrock Mountain, The Grand Tournament, and League of Explorers. Six cards from the original Classic set will be put inside the “Hall of Fame” and made unavailable in Standard mode. But don’t protest just yet. If you happen to have any of them, Blizzard …

With a bet on diversity, Blizzard reveals Overwatch’s queer character

screen-shot-2016-12-20-at-8-29-12-pm After months of hinting, Blizzard finally revealed which member of Overwatch’s colorful cast of characters counts themselves part of the LGBTQ community. The much-anticipated reveal came in a seasonal digital comic centered around Tracer, the spritely Londoner with gravity-defying hair who proved to be an early fan favorite and the literal face of the game.
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