Here is the Free Diablo III ‘Overwatch Link’ for 2019 BlizzCon

When I was a kid, I didn’t really have much attention for super-popular PC titles like World of Warcraft, Dota 2, Overwatch, or even Call of Duty — maybe one or two a year? My older brother and I had a VHS rental arrangement with Blockbuster, where we would line up until we had a copy of this new game and that one. These days, I’ve decided that you gotta be on the cutting edge, dammit. That means I have to pay close attention to recent video game news. And here is one of the most interesting news items that…

by Content Engine
October 25, 2019
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Philadelphia Fusion in head coach shuffle

Philadelphia Fusion coach and general manager Adam Genelin has been relieved of his duties, according to an announcement today from Overwatch League. Genelin and the Fusion had been on the wrong side of the spoiler hand for much of the season, losing the series opener over the San Francisco Shock in January to make the first round for the second consecutive year. They were bounced in the next round as well, falling to the Los Angeles Valiant in the first round of the playoffs.Genelin will no longer be the head coach of the Fusion for the 2020 season, leaving them…

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October 25, 2019
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“Overwatch League Week 4” Shut Down by Troubled Korean Stadium

Overwatch was recently affected by the country’s increasingly stringent regulations that restricted Chinese companies and individuals from investing in digital content development and platforms within the country. The controversy arose as a result of the Chinese government’s recent ban on multiple types of online gaming.After we reported on Blizzard’s esports tournament for Overwatch, “Overwatch League Week 4”, the company announced they were changing the venue for the event. Previously scheduled for the 9th through 12th of November, the two-day event was relocated to Blizzard’s larger Wintergarden, so as to allow additional time for safety checks. The all-out war may continue:…

by Content Engine
October 25, 2019
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‘Project A Shooter’ Will Be Released for PC in February

It seems all you need these days is a team of gamers willing to cooperate and people will pay for your service. Proof of this was provided by Texas startup game developer Counter-Strike: Global Offensive developer and publisher Riot Games when it announced that it was turning its long-awaited shooter, “Project A Shooter” into a business. The game will be coming out this February for PC.With this announcement, Ubisoft sent shockwaves through the gaming industry and the cutthroat competitive gaming scene. Ubisoft’s Take-Two Interactive published, Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey, will come out on the same day on February 14. The company…

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October 25, 2019
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Vancouver Titans Challenged To Contend For 2019 VGX Championship

“2017-18 VGX winner, but what a difference a year makes”. This legendary Titan ran the 2017 VGX with video help and expected to be comfortable leading the annual table-based video games tournament until his team’s first round losses a few weeks ago. But according to the Vancouver Titans top contenders, they were lucky to even win the tournament for the second year in a row.Nominations for the title of Best Overall Teams from last year were announced last night by the MTV competition and only one of the 19 challengers in the race — the legendary Vancouver Titans team —…

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October 25, 2019
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Overwatch Competitive Duty Announced

Blizzard announced the release date of the first Overwatch Competitive Duty Ranked Entry PvE (PvP) match at the California BlizzCon. Unlike traditional Competitive mode, when your shot counts are reset, Competitive Duty will provide win-loss bars on every match that will be counted towards your end-of-season rank. Additionally, the team’s goal to provide players with more opportunities to compete at the elite tiers of Competitive Duty will make it possible for players to run out their last-chance qualifiers for the elite finales. First-to-win percentages on every match that pushes a player to finish with at least a 50% chance of…

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October 25, 2019
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Widowmaker & 3 New Overwatch Halloween Exclusives To Equip!

Overwatch players can rejoice: In honor of Halloween, Blizzard has been releasing some great new skins for the hero heroes. Developer Jeff Kaplan announced that the newest skin for new hero Reinhardt, will be the official Widowmaker Halloween skin. As players know, Overwatch has “mashed” the Slay Reaper icon and Reaper with the female assassin character Evelyn Carrington.What’s most interesting about this skin is that it uses the same 2-pack skin effects. You can also select a Night King-themed ninja skin.Widowmaker got introduced in 2016, becoming one of the popular Soldier: 76’s abilities. She has two abilities in Overwatch: the…

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October 25, 2019
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Horror Halloween Overwatch / Halloween Celebrations

A new Halloween spin-off-for-scare-trolling is called “Horror Halloween Overwatch” and it has a title more fitting for a fright movie. With a 3-month lifespan period, this spin-off event is marked by the following while it is on sale for Halloween:the sequel will debut on Halloween itself, but it is not yet availableIt is only available for PC and in-game in the main section but does not work for Arcade, Overwatch League or the ArmoryIt is only available for the Halloween Classic game mode which gives you an evil mask based on the original Halloween film’s name, then it has a…

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October 25, 2019
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Update: Do You Know Who Got Roster Exemptions?

Update on October 25th, 2019 at 9:00 am (PDT)Following the Proving Grounds Stage games on October 25th, Overwatch League developers have listed the off season roster tracker that will “make it easier for fans to see who will be competing for the league’s entire Season 3 roster over the coming months”. It will be updated daily from now on.For the 30 players picked in the Stage Playoffs, it would appear that several players have already been made exempt from Overwatch League rosters, including Overwatch players Eric “Valkyrie” Kisch, Meko, Reinhardt, and Mercy.Other than that, it would seem that all teams…

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October 25, 2019
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Overwatch’s new outfits are an homage to World of Warcraft

Overwatch doesn’t stop there with its splashy additions and amazing balance balance changes. The game developers are also constantly experimenting with skins and sprays with fans providing input for the new characters and new skins. While some fans were quite skeptical of the logic behind the new Monster Sprays, players and developers alike have found some inspiration in Blizzard’s 2006 smash hit World of Warcraft.The updated disguises allow the players to use the former Warcraft 3 buffs that remained permanently enabled after being disabled during World of Warcraft’s Battle for Azeroth expansion.Players can earn the new class sprays by obtaining…

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October 25, 2019
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