Blizzard hopes to improve the quality of ‘Overwatch’ esports chats

Blizzard isn't just interested in improving the professionalism of its players... it wants to improve the experience for the audience, too. The developer is testing a chat moderation system for its Overwatch Contenders feeder league that will requir...

Blizzard announces player discipline tracker for Overwatch League

The upcoming 2019 season of the Overwatch League will include a new wrinkle designed to help keep track of penalties handed down to players for bad behavior. Blizzard announced the launch of a discipline tracker that will list all infractions committ...

Overwatch League events expand beyond LA in 2019

To date, Overwatch League matches have taken place in Blizzard's own venue in Los Angeles. It's a special experience, but likely off-limits if you live on the other side of the continent or another country. For the 2019 season, though, you might not...

Overwatch League lands major merchandise deal with Fanatics

Blizzard's Overwatch League is teaming up with Fanatics for a multi-year merchandise deal that should pull eSports apparel a little closer to the mainstream. It marks the first eSports partnership for Fanatics, which handles merch and e-commerce stor...

Engadget UK giveaway: Win a ‘Diablo III’ edition Switch courtesy of Blizzard

'Tis the season to wear silly jumpers, consume too much of everything and spend cold weekends catching up on all the games you didn't play over summer. And this week, to stave off boredom during the long nights, we're giving away a limited edition Di...

‘Warcraft III: Reforged’ modernizes another real-time strategy hit

Blizzard isn't about to stop its trip down memory lane with a remaster of the original StarCraft. The studio has unveiled Warcraft III: Reforged, a top-to-bottom refresh of the landmark real-time strategy title and its Frozen Throne add-on. As Blizza...

‘Diablo Immortal’ brings Blizzard’s action RPG to iOS and Android

On the same day it released Diablo III on Nintendo Switch, Blizzard announced it's bringing the Diablo franchise to even more platforms. The studio revealed at Blizzcon that Diablo Immortal, which is coming to iOS and Android, will be the first mobil...