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Overwatch 2 becomes the worst user-reviewed game on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
While other developers like Larian are riding high with Baldur's Gate 3, it seems Blizzard are not doing so well with the recent Steam release of Overwatch 2 becoming the worst user-reviewed game of all time on Steam.

Overwatch 2 out on Steam - works fine on Steam Deck and desktop Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Overwatch 2 from Blizzard has now launched on Steam and thanks to that, it's super simple to get it working on Steam Deck and desktop Linux. Although Steam Deck players will want to change the Proton version.

DevilutionX for classic Diablo and Hellfire now on Flathub

By Liam Dawe,
Want a perhaps easier way to get DevilutionX for classic Diablo running on Steam Deck and desktop Linux? Well it's now on Flathub.

Overwatch 2 heads to Steam making it even easier on Steam Deck / Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Finally. One less extra launcher to become a nuisance? Blizzard games are finally coming to Steam with Overwatch 2 set to be the first on August 10th.

Microsoft wins against FTC to buy Activision Blizzard

By Liam Dawe,
Well, the results are here. In the USA the FTC was trying to block Microsoft from acquiring Activision Blizzard but Microsoft has won the fight.

Diablo 4 on Steam Deck is quite magnificent (and desktop Linux too!)

By Liam Dawe,
Diablo 4 is just about to release for everyone, and after blasting through the Early Access I've been thoroughly impressed by how it runs on Steam Deck and desktop Linux.

European Commission approves Microsoft acquisition of Activision Blizzard

By Liam Dawe,
Despite opposition from the UK CMA, and the ongoing legal battle in the USA, the acquisition of Activision Blizzard takes a step forward as the European Commission has approved it now.

UK CMA blocks the Microsoft takeover of Activision

By Liam Dawe,
Here's some industry news for you: the UK's Competition and Markets Authority has announced today they've blocked Microsoft's takeover of Activision.

Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard hits a bump as FTC seeks to block it

By Liam Dawe,
Remember the big news back in January that Microsoft was acquiring Activision Blizzard? Well, the FTC aren't happy about it and are trying to block it.

Blizzard don't officially support Steam Deck / Linux but they still fix issues for it

By Liam Dawe,
Recently, there were was an upgrade to the client that caused it to break on Linux desktop / Steam Deck but it seems the issue is thankfully solved now.

Diablo Immortal works on Steam Deck, plus a fix for being slow

By Liam Dawe,
Since Diablo Immortal is the hot new thing, I decided to attempt to give it a go on Steam Deck. Turns out the launcher really hates some connections, here's a fix and a Diablo Immortal video.

Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard

By Liam Dawe,
A bit of wider industry news today. News which completely blows my mind - Microsoft are out to acquire Activision Blizzard.

If you can't login to World of Warcraft or WoW Classic on Linux, here's a quick fix for now

By Liam Dawe,
It seems Blizzard have been having some issues with World of Warcraft and the newer WoW Classic with them coming under a DDoS attack. Their countermeasures seem to have blocked Linux players in Wine but there's a fix.
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