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July, 2016

  • 19 July

    Overwatch Skin Criticised by Hindu Statesman

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    Overwatch has been the target of another round of criticism this week. This time, rather than accusations of sexism (or misogyny as some people incorrectly label it) Blizzard has been accused of “cultural appropriation.” Though some of the other Overwatch Skins have been labelled offensive too, the specific skin under scrutiny this time is the Devi skin for the character ...

December, 2015

  • 11 December

    Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void – Review

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    Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Platforms: PC Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void is the second and final standalone expansion in Blizzard’s Starcraft II Trilogy. Though, to call it an expansion simply does not do this game justice. While at first myself and many other players may have felt short-changed at the copy/paste nature of the game’s mechanics from the ...

November, 2015

  • 7 November

    Warcraft Movie Creates a World of Green-Screen Next June

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    Video game movies are still being made, and I’m not going to even humor the idea that any given adaptation will somehow “fix” the notoriously bad genre. Nonetheless, they can still make for a fun watch, even if they’re poorly made, or laughably unfaithful to the source material. So I won’t belittle anyone who has a bit of excitement to ...

July, 2015

  • 22 July

    Hearthstone’s Grand Tournament Expansion Out Next Month

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    The Grand Tournament has been revealed as the next expansion for Blizzard’s free-to-play card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. The new series brings over 130 brand new cards to the game’s roster. Based on The Argent Tournament of Warcraft lore, this new content sees mighty knights of many races gather to impress the crowds on a new board. From Murloc knights, to ...

March, 2015

  • 6 March

    Blackrock Mountain is the Next Hearthstone Adventure

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    Announced today at PAX East, World of Warcraft card battle spin-off Hearthstone will see a new singleplayer adventure campaign sometime next month. Blackrock Mountain follows last year’s release of The Curse of Naxxramas, once more challenging players to defeat unique bosses across five wings, and collect 31 brand new cards for use in the main game. The introduction of Blackrock ...

November, 2014

  • 8 November

    Hearthstone Goblins vs Gnomes Expansion Coming December

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    News out of BlizzCon is that Hearthstone will be receiving a new expansion of over 120 cards this December. The Hearthstone Goblins vs Gnomes expansion is themed around a kerfuffle between goblin engineers and gnome inventors, with their marvelous contraptions opening up new possibilities in battle through a range of card effects. The expansion also introduces an all-new Mech class ...

September, 2014

  • 18 September

    Heroes of the Storm First Impressions

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      At first glance, Heroes of the Storm seems like a normal MOBA. It is an attempt to compete with the popularity of DOTA and League of Legends. However, Heroes of the Storm follows in tune with the rest of Blizzard’s games. It takes the elements that make a genre great, adds Blizzard’s own spin and then the game is friendly ...

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