Overwatch | 2018 Halloween Terror

Overwatch’s Halloween Terror seasonal event is back for 2018 and will be available until October 31st. Halloween Terror brings back Junkeinstein’s Revenge with the addition of Brigitte and Tracer to playable heroes in Junkeinstein’s Revenge. Chateau Guillard, Hollywood and Eichenwalde have all received a haunted version for the duration of this event alongside new and returning Halloween cosmetics from the Halloween Loot Boxes.

For the next three weeks, we’re celebrating the scariest time of year with a spine-tingling seasonal event: Overwatch Halloween Terror. Expand your collection of seasonal items and relive the chilling tale of Junkenstein’s Revenge, our action-packed PvE brawl.

This year, we’ve added two new heroes to Junkenstein’s Revenge: Brigitte and Tracer. We’ve also introduced new Halloween-themed items for you to unlock—including six new legendary skins such as Banshee Moira, Jack-o’-lantern Wrecking Ball, and Enchanted Armor Pharah—alongside our growing collection of spooky gear from previous years.

New Skins

  • Banshee Moira
  • Bride Symmetra
  • Enchanted Armor Pharah
  • Jack-o-Lantern Wrecking Ball
  • Pumpkin Mei
  • Slasher: 76
  • Spider Widowmaker
  • Swamp Monster Doomfist
  • Undead McCree
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Heroes of the Storm | Mal’Ganis

Heroes of the Storm‘s next upcoming hero Mal’Ganis is currently available on the Public Test Realm and just got a character spotlight. Mal’Ganis is a sustain melee fighter that provides CC and lifesteal to nearby allies and excels at extended fights.

Cunning and Intelligent, Mal’Ganis was chosen to bring Arthas Menthil into the Lich King’s service. After manipulating the prince into purging Stratholme of life, he finally fell to Frostmourne as Arthas’s first act as the Lich King’s champion… yet a demon does not die so easily.

Trait


  • Vampiric Touch
    • Mal’Ganis heals for 45% of damage dealt to enemy Heroes and 15% of damage dealt to non-Heroes.

Abilities


  • Fel Claws (Q)
    • Violently slash in the chosen direction, dealing 78 damage to enemies.
    • Reactivate to slash up to 2 more times. The third slash Stuns enemies for 0.75 seconds.
  • Necrotic Embrace (W)
    • Desecrate the air, dealing 119 damage to nearby enemies and gaining 25 Armor for 3 seconds.
  • Night Rush (E)
    • After 0.75 seconds, gain 50% Movement Speed for 2 seconds. While active, Mal’Ganis can move through enemy Heroes and put them to Sleep for 2.5 seconds.

Heroic


  • Carrion Swarm (R)
    • After 1 second, disperse into an Invulnerable swarm of bats for 3 seconds, dealing 74 damage per second to enemies.
    • Vampiric Touch heals for 100% of Carrion Swarm’s damage to Heroes.
  • Dark Conversion (R)
    • Channel on an enemy Hero for 0.75 seconds, then swap Health percentages with the target over 3 seconds.

Overwatch | D.VA’s Nano Cola Challenge

Starting today there’s going to be a new event on Overwatch to celebrate the upcoming release of the new Busan map coming to Overwatch. The Event, D.VA’s Nano Cola Challenge will last until September 10th and will reward players sprays, an icon and a D.VA skin for winning Overwatch games in Quick Play, Competitive Play or Arcade gamemodes and for watching select Overwatch streams for a certain amount of time during the Event through Twitch Drops.

Heroes of the Storm | Mephisto

Heroes of the Storm‘s next upcoming character is Mephisto, the Lord of Hatred from the Diablo Universe. Mephisto was revealed at Gamescom 2018 and will be an aoe ranged assassin that is capable of dealing a large amount of sustain damage to multiple enemies with a choice of heroic abilities that either focus on CC grouped enemies or finishing low health enemies. Mephisto’s kit excels at fighting in teamfights as his passive allows his abilities to deal more damage and be casted more often when his abilities hit more enemies.

Dul’Mephistos, the Lord of Hatred, is said to the be most cunning among his brethren. Even while imprisoned in a soulstone, his vile influence corrupted the Zakarum and manipulated them into breaking the seal, giving him free reign to reunite the Prime Evils and enslave humanity. Now he enters the Nexus where all shall kneel before the Lord of Hatred!

Hearthstone | The Boomsday Project Reveal

Hearthstone‘s latest expansion has been revealed to be The Boomsday Project and will be releasing on August 7th bringing 135 new cards.

The Boomsday Project expansion includes the new Magnetic keyword cards, Omega Cards, Project Cards and the addition of the first legendary Spell cards.  The Magnetic keyword allows mech cards to fuse with other mech cards, combining their stats and abilities. Omega Cards which gains a bonus when played at full mana and Project Cards that affect both players.

Overwatch | Wrecking Ball

Overwatch revealed their 28th hero today and it’s a hamster in a huge mech with the codename Wrecking Ball. The hamster’s real name is Hammond and this hero is a very mobile tank capable of disruption enemy positions alongside being a threat to the backline.

Wrecking Ball’s tinkering capabilities and iron-clad mech make him a formidable tank hero, capable of bowling through the front line of the opposition and causing mayhem in the back line.

Abilities

QUAD CANNONS – PASSIVE

Automatic assault weapons.

ROLL

Transform into a ball and increase maximum movement speed.

GRAPPLING CLAW

Launch a grappling claw to rapidly swing around the area. Enables high speed collisions to damage and knockback enemies.

MINEFIELD

Deploy a massive field of proximity mines.

ADAPTIVE SHIELD

Create temporary personal shields. Amount increases with more enemies nearby.

PILEDRIVER – ULTIMATE

Slam into the ground below to damage and launch enemies upward.