Tag: Overwatch

Brigitte Joins 'Overwatch' On March 20: Here Are Some Tips And Tricks For The New Support Hero

Brigitte Lindholm is set to join the 'Overwatch' roster on March 20. Here are a few tips and tricks to effectively use the defense and healing skills of the new support hero.

Video Games March 16, 2018

Dallas Fuel Parts Ways With Felix 'xQc' Lengyel After Another Overwatch League Suspension

The Dallas Fuel parted ways with Felix 'xQc' Lengyel after the controversial player was again suspended from the Overwatch League. Lengyel received his second suspension over disparaging statements made to fellow players and casters.

Video Games March 12, 2018

'StarCraft' Turns 20 Years Old: Blizzard Will Celebrate By Giving Away Crossover Gifts

Blizzard will celebrate the 20th anniversary of 'StarCraft' by giving away in-game items. Crossover gifts include a 'Diablo III' pet that looks like a Terran Battlecruiser and a skin for Widowmaker of 'Overwatch' fashioned after Sarah Kerrigan.

Video Games March 4, 2018

Brigitte Unveiled As New 'Overwatch' Hero: Torbjorn's Daughter More Than Just A Pretty Face

Brigitte became an instant fan favorite after her apperance in the animated short Honor and Glory with her godfather Reinhardt. However, she is more than just a pretty face, as she was unveiled as the 27th 'Overwatch' hero.

Video Games March 1, 2018

Can Overwatch's Zenyatta Walk? Blizzard Makes It Happen, But It's Weird

Blizzard Entertainment noticed that a fan requested to make Zenyatta walk during the Overwatch League broadcast. The developer posted that results on Twitter for everyone to enjoy.

Video Games February 24, 2018

You Can Now Unlock Overwatch League Skins By Watching Matches

Fans will now be able to unlock Overwatch League skins just by watching matches on Twitch, MLG, or However, following the matches on Twitch offers more perks beyond collecting Overwatch League tokens.

Video Games February 22, 2018

The Adorable 'Overwatch' Puppy Rumble Celebrates The Year Of The Dog By Promoting Dog Adoption

The first-ever 'Overwatch' Puppy Rumble featured dogs in 'Overwatch' costumes in a real-life Capture the Flag game. All the dogs, including an 8-week-old Chihuahua-Terrier mix dressed as Symmetra that stole the show, were up for adoption.

Video Games February 20, 2018

Latest 'Overwatch' Developer Update Reveals Changes For Sombra, Mei, And Doomfist

In the latest 'Overwatch' developer update, game director Jeff Kaplan detailed the changes for Sombra, Mei, and Doomfist that are now being tested on the 'Overwatch' PTR. Kaplan also hinted that tweaks are coming for Hanzo, Symmetra, and Torbjörn.

Video Games February 15, 2018

London Spitfire Wins Overwatch League Stage 1: What To Expect In Stage 2 And Season 2

The London Spitfire mounted an enormous comeback against the New York Excelsior to win stage one of the Overwatch League season one. Viewers are now looking forward to stage two, but Blizzard is already planning for Overwatch League season two.

Video Games February 12, 2018

Overwatch League's First Ever Female Pro Player Could Be Geguri

The 'Overwatch' League is rumored to get its first professional female player soon. Geguri, a South Korean Zarya player is reportedly in talks with the Shanghai Dragons.

Video Games February 7, 2018

Overwatch Year Of The Dog Event Details Revealed: New Thailand Map, Capture The Flag Changes, And 6 Legendary Skins

'Overwatch' game director Jeff Kaplan, in the latest Developer Update video, talked about the upcoming Year of the Dog event. The Lunar New Year celebration will launch a new map, tweak Capture the Flag, and release six legendary skins.

Video Games February 7, 2018

Overwatch Director Jeff Kaplan Talks About Toxicity, Mercy Nerf, And Balance Issues In Latest Developer Update

In the latest Developer Update, 'Overwatch' director Jeff Kaplan talked about the toxicity of the game's community and its balancing issues. Healer hero Mercy, set to be nerfed again, is the poster child for the balancing problem.

Video Games January 26, 2018

Overwatch League Pro Suspended For Homophobic Slur: 'Overwatch' Toxic Problem Back In Spotlight

Overwatch League player Felix 'xQc' Lengyel of the Dallas Fuel was suspended for launching a homophobic slur against Austin 'Muma' Wilmot of the Houston Outlaws. The incident brings the spotlight back on the toxicity of 'Overwatch.'

Video Games January 22, 2018

Blizzard Teases ‘Overwatch’ Cosmetic Update With Kabuki Hanzo, Asp Pharah Skins, And More

'Overwatch' is about to receive new legendary skins this month as Blizzard posted a teaser for upcoming content next week. The new updates will introduce new cosmetic items into the base loot pool and the new Blizzard World map.

Video Games January 21, 2018

Blizzard World Map Coming To ‘Overwatch’ On Jan. 23: Things You Should Know About The Theme Park

Blizzard Entertainment recently announced on Twitter the release date of the new Blizzard World map for ‘Overwatch.’ It appears that players can already get it this Jan.23.

Video Games January 17, 2018

Overwatch League Launch Peaked At More Than 400,000 Viewers On Twitch: Will It Stay This Popular?

The peak number of Twitch viewers for the Overwatch League launch day reached over 415,000, much higher than expected. The question now is whether the groundbreaking eSports league will maintain its popularity as the first season goes on.

Video Games January 12, 2018

Overwatch Update Includes League Skins For Every Character

Overwatch League has begun and Blizzard has released an update to let gamers further show their spirit. In the latest update, league skins have been added for every character.

Video Games January 10, 2018

Mercy Is Getting Nerfed In The Latest ‘Overwatch’ PTR Update: Here Are The Changes

Blizzard just confirmed that a new set of nerfs is on its way to 'Overwatch' soon. The new changes are reportedly intended for Mery and Junkrat.

Video Games January 6, 2018

Free-To-Play 'Paladins: Battlegrounds' Will Combine 'Overwatch' And 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'

Hi-Rez Studios unveiled 'Paladins: Battlegrounds,' a new mode for the free-to-play multiplayer shooter that has drawn comparisons to 'Overwatch.' Like 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds,' the new mode will drop 100 players into a map for a 'Battle Royale'-inspired contest.

Video Games January 5, 2018

Publisher Of 'LawBreakers' Blames 'PUBG' For Failure

'LawBreakers' publisher Nexo is blaming the failure of the game on the release of 'PUBG'. Nexon is calling the game a loss and cites the bad release date as a main reason.

Video Games January 4, 2018

Overwatch Developer Update 2018: New Video Promises Expanded Events And More

"Overwatch" director Jeff Kaplan looks back at the title in 2017 and gives gamers a glimpse into what is coming in 2018.

Video Games January 2, 2018

Overwatch Director Jeff Kaplan Sits In Front Of A Fireplace, And 39,000 People Watched

Jeff Kaplan, the game director for 'Overwatch', sat in front of a fireplace on Christmas Eve doing mostly nothing. The quirky stream proved to be a very popular one, with 39,000 viewers at one point.

Video Games December 25, 2017

Overwatch Holiday Sale Drops The Standard Edition To $19.99, GOTY Edition To $29.99

'Overwatch' is on sale right now at 50 percent off. That brings the standard edition down to $19.99 from $39.99 and the Game of the Year Edition to $29.99 from $59.99.

Video Games December 18, 2017

Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2017 Now Live: Here Are All The New Legendary Skins And An Adorable Orisa Emote

The 'Overwatch' Winter Wonderland 2017 event is finally live, giving gamers a good look at the new legendary skins. The event also brings with it two game modes and other cosmetic upgrades, including an infinitely cute emote for Orisa.

Video Games December 13, 2017

Overwatch's Winter Wonderland Event Is Back With A New Yeti Boss Fight Mode

The Winter Wonderland event of 'Overwatch' is returning, and it's bringing a lot of familiar features, as well as new ones. That includes new skins and a new boss-fight mode called Mei's Yeti Hunt.

Video Games December 8, 2017

You Will Be Able To Buy Overwatch League Skins To Support Your Favorite Team, But There's A Catch

Fans of the 12 Overwatch League teams will be able to buy the team skins, said commissioner Nate Nanzer. However, purchasing Overwatch League team skins will work in a different way compared to buying regular 'Overwatch' skins.

Video Games December 5, 2017

Overwatch League Player Suspended Mid-Match: What's Wrong With The 'Overwatch' Reporting System?

A professional 'Overwatch' player was suspended while streaming a match for an apparent case of false reporting. The Dallas Fuel member reported other players, but he was the one who was punished.

Video Games November 19, 2017

New Overwatch Hero Moira Now Available On PS4, Xbox One And PC

Blizzard Entertainment unveiled its new 'Overwatch' hero Moira. As a hybrid character, this new hero brings complexity with her two distinct play styles perfect for challenge-seeking gamers.

Video Games November 18, 2017

'Star Wars: Battlefront II' And 'Overwatch' Under Investigation In Belgium: Are Loot Boxes Gambling?

Belgium's Gaming Commission is investigating whether the loot boxes of 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' and 'Overwatch' should be considered as gambling. Electronic Arts and Blizzard may be facing fines worth hundreds of thousands of euros.

Video Games November 16, 2017

You Can Now Try Moira On The 'Overwatch' PTR: Here Are Some Tips For Using The New Healer Hero

Moira, the new healer hero, is finally playable on the 'Overwatch' PTR. With better healing abilities and more damaging skills, will she overthrow Mercy as the multiplayer shooter's most popular support hero?

Video Games November 7, 2017

BlizzCon 2017 Roundup: Here Are The Biggest Announcements For Hearthstone, HOTS, Overwatch, StarCraft II, And WoW

BlizzCon 2017 was a huge success, and Blizzard announced a lot of big updates for its games, from 'Hearthstone' and 'Heroes of the Storm' to 'Overwatch,' 'StarCraft II,' and 'World of Warcraft.'

Video Games November 6, 2017

Overwatch League Schedule Explained: Here's What To Expect In Season 1

The Overwatch League Season One will start on Jan.10, 2018. Blizzard has now revealed how the matches in the eSports tournament will play out, as the 12 teams battle for the $1 million grand prize.

Video Games November 5, 2017

Are You An 'Overwatch' D.Va Main? Check Out These New Razer Accessories

Razer unveiled a line of gaming accessories based on D.Va, the gamer girl of 'Overwatch' who is now a mech pilot. Details on the mouse and mousepad are known, but the specifications of the headset remains a mystery.

Video Games November 4, 2017

New Healer Hero For 'Overwatch' Revealed At BlizzCon, Plus A Blizzard Theme Park Map And New Skins

At BlizzCon 2017, game director Jeff Kaplan unveiled Moira, the new 'Overwatch' healer hero. The Blizzard World map and eight new skins, which draw inspiration from other Blizzard franchises, were also revealed.

Video Games November 3, 2017

Blizzard Wants To Give 'Overwatch' Viewers A Better Experience With Home And Away Colors, Top-Down Interactive Map

Watching 'Overwatch' matches is about to get even better. Game director Jeff Kaplan announced two big features coming to the scene: Home and Away colors and a new top-down interactive map.

Video Games October 28, 2017

New 'Overwatch' Patch Adds A Mercy Nerf, Lucio Buff, And More Voice Lines For Cthulhu Zenyatta

Blizzard has rolled out a new 'Overwatch' patch that includes a Mercy nerf and a Lucio buff. The change that is gaining the most reactions, however, are the new voice lines for Cultist Zenyatta.

Video Games October 18, 2017

Blizzard Sues Chinese ‘Overwatch’ Clone Called ‘Heroes Of Warfare’: How Similar Are They?

Blizzard and Chinese 'Overwatch' operator NetEase are going after 'Heroes of Warfare,' a blatant Chinese 'Overwatch' clone for Android and iOS. That’s your cue to make an official 'Overwatch' mobile port, Blizzard.

Video Games October 14, 2017

Overwatch Halloween 2017 Event Now Live: Dragon Symmetra Drives Internet Wild, Revamped Junkenstein's Revenge Offers New Challenge

Blizzard has unleashed the 'Overwatch' Halloween Terror 2017 event, which will run until Nov. 2. Players will have three weeks to collect the new legendary skins and to play their hearts out on Junkensetin's Revenge.

Video Games October 10, 2017

New 'Overwatch' Halloween Skins Leaked: Cthulhu Zenyatta, Dragon Symmetra, And Vampire Mei

Three new skins for this year's 'Overwatch' Halloween event have been leaked. For 'Overwatch' Halloween Terror 2017, players will be able to acquire Cthulhu Zenyatta, a dragon-like Symmetra, and vampire Mei.

Video Games October 9, 2017

Blizzard Teases 'Overwatch' Halloween Event: What New Skins Are You Hoping For?

Blizzard uploaded a teaser for this year's 'Overwatch' Halloween event, which will launch on Oct. 10. The event will add new skins for players to collect and will likely bring back the fun game mode Junkenstein's Revenge.

Video Games October 3, 2017

The 12 Teams Of Overwatch League Are Locked In: Season 1 Action Starts In January

The last three teams have joined the Overwatch League roster to take the total count to 12 teams. The preseason will start in December, and the inaugural season will officially launch in January.

Video Games September 21, 2017

New 'Overwatch' Update Adds Junkertown Map, Micro Missiles For D.Va, And Valkyrie For Mercy

The latest 'Overwatch' patch adds Junkertown as a new Escort Map, while also making changes to D.Va and overhauling Mercy. The update comes just in time for the upcoming 'Overwatch' free weekend.

Video Games September 19, 2017

The Fall 'Battleborn' Update Will Be Its Last: 'Overwatch' Reigns Supreme

The fall 'Battleborn' update will be its last, but the multiplayer shooter's servers will remain up and running for the foreseeable future. 'Battleborn' simply could not keep up with rapid rise in popularity of 'Overwatch.'

Video Games September 17, 2017

Ana, Junkrat, And The Volskaya Map From 'Overwatch' Will Soon Join 'Heroes Of The Storm'

Healing sniper Ana and explosives maniac Junkrat from 'Overwatch' will join 'Heroes of the Storm' in an upcoming update. The Volskaya map from the multiplayer shooter will also soon arrive to Blizzard's MOBA.

Video Games September 15, 2017

If Players Would Behave, Then 'Overwatch' Updates Might Come Sooner, Blizzard Says

In Blizzard's latest Developer Update, 'Overwatch' director Jeff Kaplan addresses the rising toxicity in the game, saying that rollout of updates, new features, heroes, maps, and animated shorts are slowing down because of some players' bad behavior.

Video Games September 14, 2017

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