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Overwatch Unveils New Haitian Healer Hero: Baptiste

Mobilize alongside the combat medic who made the shrewd decision to make the world a better place, one bandage… or bullet at a time: Baptiste. If the folks over at Blizzard are good at anything, it is introducing some fantastic new content! Baptiste is the latest hero to arrive on the popular online game, Overwatch. Baptiste is a combat medic able to not only help his allies but also deal so...[Read More]

My Blizzcon 2018 Costume Contest Experience by Miss Ravencrest Cosplay

Due to the nature of going public with my experience, I have omitted one section to protect the friend mentioned in that section. [Editor’s note: This was originally submitted directly to a Blizzard community liaison, but Miss Ravencrest agreed to share this publicly. It has been edited to reflect this.] It’s been a long time since I’ve been able to consider putting it down in words and send...[Read More]

Getting into Overwatch League!

If you are like me, your time is split between work, a relationship, family, and then there is just a tiny pool of time left we can allocate to our hobbies. Unfortunately, we can not do everything we want and as a result we can miss out on a lot of great content. For me, that was The Overwatch League. In 2018, I completely missed the boat and was out of the loop, so for 2019 I swore that I would n...[Read More]

Why Do I Keep Coming Back to World of Warcraft?

“This is it,” I say to myself as I head to World of Warcraft’s website to unsubscribe. “This is the final time I’ll ever play WoW. It has taken too much of my time, and I need to focus on the real world.” As I answer every question of the exit survey, there is a single question that haunts me: “How likely are you to return to World of Warcraft?” This...[Read More]

Nerd News with Bytes N’ Brews: Creative Writer Leaves Cyberpunk 2077, Resident Evil Netflix Series, Jay & Silent Bob Reboot

See? We promised you we weren’t looking for themes every week. This week in Nerd News we dive into some depressing Cyberpunk 2077 news, Netflix bringing a series back to life, and Bluntman & Chronic ride again! First up: Creative Director for Cyberpunk 2077 Jumps Ship to Blizzard Sebastian Stępień was the creative director for CD Projekt Red’s next flagship game, Cyberpunk 2077. Stępień’s not ...[Read More]

Method Announces Their Race to World First Live Stream for Battle of Dazar’alor

Last September, Method made history. They were the first World of Warcraft guild to live stream their raid progression, as they pushed for world first kills. In all of WoW’s history, this race had always been a closely guarded secret. Guilds were extremely cautious and nervous about their strategies being leaked or shared to their competition. Method took a huge risk in being the only truly cuttin...[Read More]

Professional Overwatch Player ‘Ellie’ Steps down After Allegations of Fraud

The pro gamer known as ‘Ellie’, came onto the professional Overwatch team called Second Wind not even two months ago. However, there was an abnormal amount of information missing from this new member of their team which caused suspicions from their peers. For every other member, there is a wealth of information on them and their background and have tangible history with videos and more. So for the...[Read More]

Nerd News with Bytes N’ Brews Episode 5: Heroes of the Storm, Sonic Movie, Relics and Rarities

This week in Nerd News, we’ll cover a storm that’s starting to die down, the urge to go fast, and new D&D projects that aren’t just a shameless plug of Almost Heroic. No More Heroes Blizzard has pulled teams & assets from Heroes of the Storm (the only MOBA I play), to free them up for other unannounced projects. They tried to soften the blow by saying this doesn’t mean we’re going to stop ...[Read More]

Five Ways to Become Better at Overwatch

Overwatch is, without a doubt, one of the most popular video games to date, with a player base of over 35 million and even a secured spot on ESPN with their professional scene, called Overwatch League. Overwatch League features the best of the best players from all around the world. The world of eSports has grown so much that adults can now not only survive off of these careers, but actually thriv...[Read More]

New Overwatch Hero ‘Ashe’ Finally Brings Long Awaited Representation to Cosplay Minority Group: Skinny White Females

At Blizzcon, a new hero was announced for one of Blizzard’s most popular franchises, Overwatch. Her name is Ashe. Armed with a lever action rifle and her omnic homie, B.O.B, the 29th hero is to be released in the next couple months. She is introduced in this McCree short, Reunion, that also features another potential playable character: Echo. Here is her kit per Overwatch: Ashe Role: Damage ...[Read More]

Five Reasons Why You Need to Play World of Warcraft

By Lauren Alexander With Battle for Azeroth right around the corner, we thought it best to share with our fine readers why they should dust off their old armor and weapons and jump back into Azeroth, or jump in for the first time, in preparation for the expansion launch in August! With so many new generations of gamers who have been exposed to various other MMORPGs, it is understandable why they h...[Read More]

Blizzcon 2017 Was The Best Convention All Year

Blizzcon 2017 Was The Best Convention All Year I remember that fateful day in 2002 when dear geeky friends of mine told me that I just had to join them in gaming at a local Cyber Cafe by the name of Cyber Zone. There they introduced me to Diablo 2, Warcraft 3, and Starcraft. The needle entered my twelve year old veins and injected the sweetest of gaming drugs that would haunt me for all of my days...[Read More]

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