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Are Loot Boxes and Micro-transactions Going Too Far?

During 2017 it seems that loot boxes and micro-transactions have suddenly taken over most of our titles. The biggest and most controversial lately has been EA and its pay to win system in Star Wars Battlefront 2. While paying has been “temporarily” switched off, the game offers an unfair advantage to those with money to spend on micro-transactions and also makes it unfair for those who struggled to pay for the £50 game on its own, free DLC or not, this was a bad move, it was already proved that…

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Starcraft Remastered Games News PC Trailer 

Starcraft Remastered Is Now Available For PC and Mac

Blizzard is proud to announce that Starcraft Remastered is now available to download on PC and features 4K Ultra HD Graphics, enhanced audio and the same gameplay that everyone knows and loves. A trailer features below:   Fans have been looking forward to this for a long time, it was definitely a surprise to see this announcement at E3 this year. The features are listed below: Full graphical upgrade of the original StarCraft and the StarCraft: Brood War expansion Widescreen UHD support for up to 4K resolution Matchmaking and leaderboards Player profiles that track…

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Blizzard Games News PC Tech 

Blizzard Starcraft Source Disc Found by Reddit User

Ever bought something off eBay and found that it wasn’t what you expected? Reddit user Khemist49 got more than he was hoping when purchasing a Blizzard merch box from eBay, finding a disc that contained the source code for the original Starcraft game. From 1998. The CD-R was titled ‘StarCraft Gold Master Source Code’. Not a bad bit of merchandise for the avid collector, huh. Khemist49 posted his discovery on Reddit in early April, with several people responding, requesting that he rip the contents and make them freely available, while…

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Starcraft Remaster Games News PC Trailer 

Original Starcraft Remaster Announced

Blizzard has just announced that the original hit Starcraft will be remastered in glorious 4k Ultra High Definition and will also include all original expansions. A trailer for the remaster features below:   “StarCraft is a pure distillation of Blizzard’s DNA—its story, its balance, and all the little details reflect our long-running commitment to epic entertainment, and it’s been a staple in competitive gaming and esports for almost 20 years,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “With StarCraft: Remastered, we’re modernizing the original game’s visuals, audio, and online support…

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Overwatch Free Weekend Games News PC PlayStation Trailer Xbox 

Overwatch Free Weekend + Opinion

Blizzard is giving the gaming world a free weekend of Overwatch from November 18th to November 21st. You can download Overwatch for the free weekend on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Everything will be free, from access to the full roster of 22 heroes to the 13 maps and all game modes even loot boxes will be available to earn during this time. Luckily all progress made in the game this weekend will be carried over if you get the full version later in the future.   The great…

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Hearthstone Games News PC Trailer 

Hearthstone World Championship at BlizzCon

The time to crown a new Hearthstone world champion is almost up as one player early next month will become the 2016 world champion and win $250,000 USD. All this will be happening at BlizzCon 2016 and to get the people at home involved Blizzard will be hosting an event where everyone can vote for who they think is going to win out of the sixteen competitors if their choice wins the best-of-seven they will win card packs. To find out how to vote you can follow this LINK. A trailer…

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Academy of Interactive Entertainment – Overwatch Event

We were lucky enough to be invited to the Academy of Interactive Entertainment’s (AIE) Overwatch tournament recently. Teams alternated live-streamed battles, fighting to prove who was the stronger force. Upon entering, a friendly atmosphere was immediately obvious, coupled with a huge spread of food and drink for those participating in and spectating the event. Hosts were friendly and inviting, as well as knowledgeable about Overwatch and the event details. The tournament rules were simple:  No capture point maps in main battles King of the Hill maps serve as tie breakers…

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Overwatch Halloween Games News PC PlayStation Xbox 

Overwatch Halloween Terror trailer and images revealed

Our favourite time of year is fast rolling around, and Blizzard are helping us celebrate Halloween Overwatch style. A brand new seasonal event will be added to Overwatch, allowing players to journey through the haunted streets of Hollywood while expanding their ever-growing collection of holiday themed items, as well as encountering the titles first ever PvE brawl in Junkenstein’s Revenge. The PvE brawl will put three players together to compete against a host of ghoulish enemies, including zombies, the Reaper, a wicked witch, Junekstein’s Monster and Dr. Junkenstein himself. Coupled with…

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Overwatch Future Changes to Symmetra

Overwatch’s Game Director Jeff Kaplan has announced in an interview with the Business Insider, that Symmetra will be buffed up due to being the most unused character out of the 22 playable heroes.  The interview from Business Insider features below: “That definitely impacts her play time when you’re looking at the stats,” says Kaplan. “Now, a character being that situational is not really desirable to us, so even though I can kind of justify why it happens, that doesn’t mean that I believe that it’s right. So Symmetra is a…

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