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News: The Original Diablo Is Being Reborn in Diablo III

The Original Diablo Is Being Reborn in Diablo III

Rumoured Necromancer class coming next year

BlizzCon 2016 is underway, and Blizzard has wasted no time in revealing its future plans for Diablo III. To start with, the developer announced an update dubbed 'The Darkening of Tristram'. There aren't any real details on how this will all work just yet, but according to VentureBeat, the update will...

News: Hallowe'en Loot Boxes Say Boo to Overwatch

Hallowe'en Loot Boxes Say Boo to Overwatch

Reaper's ready

It's probably the worst kept secret in history, but Overwatch is getting Hallowe'en loot boxes. Hurrah! You may or may not have seen these leaking all over the web over the past few weeks, with the title's Taiwanese website now going live with a front-page splash, showing Australian double-act Junkrat and Roadhog in their...

News: Play Overwatch For Free on PS4 Next Week

Play Overwatch For Free on PS4 Next Week

No PlayStation Plus required

Popular character-based team shooter Overwatch is having a free weekend on PlayStation 4, and everyone's invited - even if you don't have an active PlayStation Plus subscription. What's more, the entire game will be yours to enjoy - all heroes, stages, and modes of play included - and any progress that you make during...

News: Diablo III Patch 1.14 Is Out Now on PS4

Diablo III Patch 1.14 Is Out Now on PS4

More Torment for your trouble

Diablo III's latest patch is out now on PlayStation 4. Detailed last week, update 1.14 adds three new difficulty levels: Torment XI, XII, and XIII. It also updates a bunch of legendary items and makes slight changes to various character classes. Blizzard's loot based role-playing game has been knocking about on...

News: Blizzard Sounds the Klaxon on Overwatch Olympics Outfits

Blizzard Sounds the Klaxon on Overwatch Olympics Outfits

Ready, steady, go

We wondered when the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were going to cameo in a game – and we're not referring to a certain potty-mouthed Wii U release. Overwatch looks like it's going to be the first, however, as Blizzard's sent a bunch of YouTubers and Twitch streamers packages featuring the shooter's cast of characters in sports gear. A...

News: Blizzard Continues to Hire For Unknown Diablo Project

Blizzard Continues to Hire For Unknown Diablo Project

Speak of the devil

Bilzzard's an incredibly busy company these days. Not only is it constantly maintaining recent, impressively popular projects such as Hearthstone and Overwatch, but it's also thinking about the future - that's why it's been hiring for something related to Diablo for quite a while now. Spotted on the developer's jobs page, the...

Review: Overwatch (PS4)

Overwatch (PS4)

Blizz-hard to put down

If you've played many competitive multiplayer shooters, then you've likely spent far too much time celebrating – or, indeed, lamenting – your kill death ratio. Long has this little number been seen as a barometer of your success in online battles, and this in turn helped feed a steady stream of gamers into the Team...

Poll: Are You Enjoying Overwatch on PS4?

Are You Enjoying Overwatch on PS4?

And who's your favourite character?

Overwatch made a big, big splash earlier this week when it launched on PlayStation 4. The team based shooter from developer-that-can-do-no-wrong Blizzard has already captured the hearts of many a Push Square scribe, but how do you feel about it? Has its accessibility got you addicted? Have you had your Play of...

News: Yes, Overwatch Has Microtransactions

Yes, Overwatch Has Microtransactions

But they're not a big deal

We jumped on our laptop last night to try and track down some potential news, but our plans were thwarted by Blizzard's latest. Having just released, Overwatch utterly dominated our news feeds - we knew it was going to be big, but we're not sure anyone saw it being this popular. However, now that the shooter's out in...

Guide: When Do Overwatch's PS4 Servers Go Live?

When Do Overwatch's PS4 Servers Go Live?

Time to get online

Rather smartly, Blizzard is allowing you to get your hands on Overwatch ahead of its official 24th May launch so that you can get the game downloaded and installed ahead of time. You may be wondering, however, when the servers will go online. Fortunately, we have answers! The official live time is the same globally: 00:00AM BST...