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Overwatch – Teams have paid USD 20 million to secure league spot

[Source] Following a report in May where teams are dropping out of the upcoming Overwatch League due to cost issues, it was recently rumored at least 2 teams have paid USD 20 million to secure a franchise spot in Activision…

Overwatch – Blizzard skirts around new loot law by selling currency

A couple of weeks ago, the Chinese government installed a law where game companies have to publicly list out the percentage drop rate of each item in digital “random boxes”. Overwatch was definitely affected, and Blizzard recently found a way…

Blizzard – South Korea office to have rival Riot Games as neighbour

Blizzard Korea will be moving to its new office within Parnas Tower over the next few months to accommodate its aggressive expansion. Located above Samseong Station within the affluent Gangnam area, Blizzard will have rivals Riot Games as coincidental same-tower…

Destiny 2 – Digital version for PC will only be available on Battle.net

At the huge Destiny 2 event held earlier, it was confirmed that the PC version of the game will only be available digitally through Blizzard’s Battle.net service (or Blizzard App). While it will not appear on any other digital platforms…

Overwatch – High entry fee is turning teams away from Overwatch League

[Source] According to a report by ESPN, it seems Activision Blizzard is facing a crisis to kickstart the Overwatch League in North America. To enter the league, a minimum fee of USD 20 million is currently quoted, with the amount…

Blizzard – First dedicated eSports arena opens today in Taiwan

Blizzard chose Taiwan as the first place to open its own eSports arena, Blizzard eStadium, and the location today held its opening ceremony. Graced by CEO and co-founder, Mike Morhaime, the eStadium is mentioned to be 500 square meters large with…

Blizzard – First eSports arena set to open doors in Taiwan next week

While Blizzard is pretty active in eSports with its games such as Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and most recently Overwatch, the developer hasn’t got its own eSports arena. That is set to change, as it was revealed that Blizzard’s first…

Overwatch – Development team talks about Sombra the ultimate hacker

Blizzard Entertainment finally revealed the 23rd hero in Overwatch, Sombra, at BlizzCon 2016. Originally rumored to be part of the founding team of Overwatch (the good guys), she is actually part of the shady Talon organization. With her right click,…

Diablo III – Necromancer announced as part of paid DLC next year

Blizzard Entertainment just announced it is re-creating the original Diablo in Diablo III, with 16 levels of underground horror for players to conquer, including facing off against all 4 Prime Evils again! As expected, the new Necromancer class is announced…

Diablo III – Unique mahjong set now on sale exclusively in China

To celebrate 20 years of Diablo, Blizzard and publishing partner NetEase have recently launched a Diablo 3-themed mahjong exclusively in China. Costing around USD 238.00 based on current exchange rates, the mahjong set not only weights a hefty 11.1 kg…

Overwatch – Square Enix CEO and Sony president form teams to face off

Yes, you read it right. Square Enix CEO, Yosuke Matsuda, and president of Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia, Atsushi Morita, will be forming their own teams and challenge each other in Overwatch on 22 July. This epic event will be…

Diablo – Game Director needed at Blizzard for mystery Diablo project

Back in March, the first group of jobs for an “unannounced project” under Diablo appeared in the careers section, prompting whispers of a new Diablo game in the works, while some claimed the project to be an expansion for Diablo…

Overwatch – Team shooter reigns supreme on PC bang usage chart

The almost-impossible has been achieved, as Overwatch claimed the throne of top PC bang (internet cafe) game from former champion, League of Legends. From the metrics given by Gametrics on 21 June, which tracks thousands of PC bangs in the…

Legend of Titan – Overwatch clone developer claims innocence

A few weeks back, screenshots and a gameplay video leaked online, showing a clone of popular team-based shooter, Overwatch. The culprit is identified as a developer from China, showcasing the game as “Legend of Titan” at a local game conference.…