Topic: Overwatch

Overwatch's 24th Hero Could Be An Omnic Spider Tank, Atlas News 'Interview' Suggests

Speculations of the 24th hero in 'Overwatch' are turning up here and there as an Atlas News interview featuring the 11-year-old inventor Efi Oladele makes rounds online, and it could be an Omnic spider tank.

Video Games

Overwatch Heroes Get Turned Into Cats Again: See Your 'Purr-sonal' Favorite Heroes In A New Light [Video]

If you haven't seen the 'Overwatch' cast turned into cats, then you haven't seen anything yet. To get up to speed, here's the second video of the 'Katsuwatch' series that cat-ified the tank heroes.

Video Games February 20, 2017

Here Are 5 Games With Hot Valentine's Day Events, Why 'Overwatch' Has None

Here are five games with confirmed awesome Valentine's Day events. These are giving away costumes, items, pets and other merchandise as well as in-game events such as fireworks display and NPC popularity contest.

Video Games February 13, 2017

Bastion Almost Unkillable In The 'Overwatch' PTR: Was The Robot Hero Buffed Too Much?

In the latest patch for 'Overwatch' being tested in the Public Test Region, the buffs applied to Bastion are meant to improve his survivability. The development team may have gone overboard though, as the robot hero has become almost unkillable.

Video Games February 13, 2017

Is Doomfist Coming To 'Overwatch' Soon? Discovered Changes In Latest PTR Update Hint At New Character

The latest update to the Public Test Region of 'Overwatch' contained changes that hint at Doomfist soon arriving to the game. If it is true, hopefully, Terry Crews gets the part to voice the new hero.

Video Games February 9, 2017

Overwatch To Soon Launch Server Browser For Custom Games; Capture The Flag Mode Here To Stay

The upcoming patch for 'Overwatch' will introduce the Server Browser, which will allow players to create custom games and make Capture the Flag mode permanent. Bastion will also be receiving huge buffs in the update.

Video Games February 8, 2017

Banning Alternative Controllers For Console 'Overwatch' Will Prevent Gamers With Disabilities From Playing

Jeff Kaplan, the game director for 'Overwatch,' has previously called for the restriction on consoles of input conversion devices, including keyboard and mouse controllers. However, such a move would prevent gamers with disabilities from playing.

Video Games February 7, 2017

Use 'World Of Warcraft' Gold To Buy 'Overwatch' Loot Boxes, 'Hearthstone' Card Packs, And More: Here's How

Blizzard has announced that 'World of Warcraft' players can now exchange their gold to claim Tokens for credits and use them to buy 'Overwatch' loot boxes, 'Hearthstone' card packs, and 'Heroes of the Storm' content.

Video Games February 6, 2017

Blizzard Objects To 'Overwatch' Players Using Keyboard And Mouse On PS4, Xbox One: Is It Cheating?

Blizzard has addressed how PS4 and Xbox One 'Overwatch' players use a keyboard and mouse setup, and according to director Jeffrey Kaplan, the team 'objects' to it.

Video Games February 6, 2017

Overwatch Character Lucio Also Heading To 'Heroes Of The Storm'

Lucio, a popular healer at 'Overwatch,' is coming to the 'Heroes of the Storm' MOBA. He will join two other 'Overwatch' heroes who are already slugging it out with other Blizzard characters.

Video Games February 5, 2017

Massive Changes Are Coming To Bastion In 'Overwatch': Here's How His Skills Will Be Buffed

Bastion, one of the most neglected heroes in 'Overwatch,' will soon see massive changes. Principal designer Geoff Goodman revealed that the development team is working on revamping the robot's skills to improve his survivability and viability in the multiplayer shooter.

Video Games January 31, 2017

Blizzard's 'Overwatch' Has Over 25 Million Registered Users

'Overwatch' has now garnered over 25 million registered users across the globe. It had only touched the 20 million user mark in October 2016.

Video Games January 27, 2017

'Overwatch' Capture The Rooster Tips: Here Are The Best Heroes And Strategies To Use In The Capture The Flag Mode

The 'Year of the Rooster' event in 'Overwatch' introduced Capture the Rooster, the first Capture the Flag mode for the multiplayer shooter. Here are the best heroes and strategies that players can use to win in the new mode.

Video Games January 26, 2017

It Was Not Easy To Bring Capture The Flag To 'Overwatch': Is It Here To Stay?

The addition to 'Overwatch' of Capture the Rooster, based on the popular Capture the Flag game, came as a surprise to players. Is the new game mode here to stay?

Video Games January 25, 2017

Leaked Videos Spoil Details Of 'Year Of The Rooster' Event For 'Overwatch': New Capture The Flag Mode On The Way!

A pair of leaked trailers on 'Year of the Rooster' for 'Overwatch' revealed more details regarding the upcoming event. In addition to more event-specific skins, it was revealed that a Capture the Flag mode is coming to the multiplayer shooter.

Video Games January 24, 2017

'Overwatch' Legendary Skins For 'Year Of The Rooster' Leaked: Winston As The Monkey King!

A leaked advertisement shows four legendary skins from the 'Year of the Rooster' event of 'Overwatch.' The skins are based on characters from the classic novel 'Journey to the West,' with Winston as Sun Wukong, the Monkey King.

Video Games January 20, 2017

'Overwatch' To Celebrate Chinese New Year With 'Year Of The Rooster' Event: Skins For Mei, D.Va Revealed In Teasers

Blizzard will be celebrating the Chinese New Year in 'Overwatch' through the upcoming Year of the Rooster event. Teaser videos have revealed that Mei and D.Va will be getting legendary skins.

Video Games January 19, 2017

'Overwatch' Director Talks About The Game's PTR: Rewards For Participants Hinted, D.Va Nerf Backlash Addressed

'Overwatch' director Jeff Kaplan discussed the multiplayer shooter's PTR in the latest developer update video. Kaplan hinted that rewards could possibly come to participants, and addresses the backlash against the planned nerfs to D.Va.

Video Games January 18, 2017

Blizzard Swinging The 'Overwatch' Banhammer Again, This Time Against New 'Nuking' Cheat: Play Fair, Guys!

Blizzard is swinging the banhammer against 'Overwatch' cheaters once again, as it cracks down on a new cheating tool known as nuking. The company continues to keep its promise of maintaining a fun and fair experience for the multiplayer shooter.

Video Games January 14, 2017

Blizzard Explains Why Overwatch Patch Lowers Armor And Damage Of D.Va: Is The Nerf Really Necessary?

The 1.7 update for 'Overwatch' lowered the armor and damage of gamer girl D.Va, decreasing her survivability and combat effectiveness. D.Va's famous voice line is "nerf this!", but is this really necessary?

Video Games January 13, 2017

Attention, 'Overwatch' Players: Don't Abuse Mei's Ice Wall Cheat Or You'll Be Punished

Blizzard has now acknowledged the growing problem of cheaters on 'Overwatch.' The developers are now currently trying to find a fix, while also promising that cheating players won’t get away with it.

Video Games January 6, 2017

'Overwatch' Update Adds New Map Oasis: Now Available For PC, PS4, And Xbox One

The latest 'Overwatch' update features a new map that introduces new game mechanics and control points. The patch, which has been available on the 'Overwatch' PTR since November, has been unleashed on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

Video Games January 4, 2017

'Overwatch' Glitch Abuses Mei's Ice Wall To Give Her An Unfair Advantage: When Will You Fix This, Blizzard?

A glitch in the Ecopoint: Antarctica map of 'Overwatch' using Mei's Ice Wall skill has stirred gamers into frenzy. Blizzard needs to fix the exploit quickly, as it can also be abused in the newly released Oasis map.

Video Games January 3, 2017

Blizzard To Celebrate 20 Years Of 'Diablo' Through Events On 'World Of Warcraft,' 'Hearthstone,' 'Overwatch,' 'StarCraft II,' And 'Heroes Of The Storm'

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of 'Diablo,' Blizzard will launch special in-game events and items in its other titles. This will be in addition to The Darkening of Tristram, which will be coming to 'Diablo III: Reaper of Souls' players.

Video Games December 28, 2016

Blizzard Gives All 'Overwatch' Players 5 Free Winter Loot Boxes For Christmas: Open Them Before They Expire!

As a way to express its gratitude to players, Blizzard has given away five free Winter Wonderland loot boxes to all active 'Overwatch' accounts. The multiplayer shooter has had a good year, and its success will likely continue into 2017.

Video Games December 26, 2016

Blizzard Teases 'Overwatch' 2017 Plans: New Heroes, Maps And More, But Not All Will Make It [Video]

The latest 'Overwatch' developer update teases a number of exciting additions for 2017, including new heroes, maps and more. Not all will actually make it to the game, but here's what could be in the cards according to game director Jeff Kaplan.

Video Games December 22, 2016

'Overwatch' Holiday Comic Reveals Tracer Is Gay: The Internet Reacts To The Time-Hopping Hero's Transformation Into An LGBTQ Symbol

The holiday comic of 'Overwatch' reveals that Tracer is gay, as she shares a kiss with a woman named Emily. The move transforms Tracer from a sex icon catering to straight male gamers into a symbol for the LGBTQ community.

Comic Books December 21, 2016

Mei's Snowball Offensive Tips And Tricks: Here's How To Own Opponents In The New 'Overwatch' Mode

Blizzard launched Mei's Snowball Offensive as the event-exclusive brawl for the Winter Wonderland update. Here are the mode's rules, along with tips and tricks on how to own your opponents.

Video Games December 19, 2016

'Overwatch' Game Director Apologizes For Mei's 'Winter Wonderland' Legendary Skin Not Being Cool Enough

'Overwatch' players are not happy about the legendary skin that Mei received in the Winter Wonderland update. Game director Jeff Kaplan apologized, and then explained why they gave the maligned skin legendary status.

Video Games December 16, 2016

'Overwatch' Winter Wonderland Now Live: Holiday Loot Boxes, Mei's Snowball Offensive, Winter Maps, And More!

Blizzard has released the Winter Wonderland update for 'Overwatch,' which will run until Jan. 2. The event offers holiday-themed items in loot boxes, 12 new character skins, and Mei's Snowball Offensive.

Video Games December 13, 2016

Overwatch Holiday Event: Blizzard Invites Heroes To An Early Christmas Party On Dec. 13

Blizzard has teased via Twitter an upcoming Christmas-themed event for 'Overwatch' due Dec. 13. The event is expected to bring modified versions of maps to reflect the holidays alongside new loot boxes and items.

Video Games December 7, 2016

Best Video Games Of 2016: Overwatch, Uncharted 4, Doom, No Man's Sky And More

2016 saw the release of several new titles and updates to existing franchises. We have identified the top 15 games across the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms. See if your favorite made the cut.

Video Games December 3, 2016

'Overwatch' Dominates The Game Awards 2016: Here Are The Winners And The New Games Revealed At The Event

The Game Awards 2016 offered 25 awards across various categories, with 'Overwatch' coming away as the big winner. The event also hosted several announcements for upcoming games such as Hideo Kojima's 'Death Stranding.'

Video Games December 2, 2016

New 'Overwatch' Map Oasis Now Playable On PTR: Cars And Jump Pads To Make Fights More Fun

Ahead of its expected December rollout, the Oasis map for 'Overwatch' has now gone live on the game’s Public Test Realm, or PTR. The new map features an Arabian-inspired city with a stream of cars and a new jump pad.

Video Games November 29, 2016

Genji's Dragonblade Forged In Real Life: Fearsome 'Overwatch' Weapon Goes Beyond The Game [Video]

Genji’s Dragonblade from 'Overwatch' has been brought to life thanks to the guys of Man at Arms. The Dragonblade was created using a combination of Mantestsu katana construction methods and modern forging.

Video Games November 29, 2016

'Overwatch' Could Soon Get A Christmas Event And New Game Mode, According To Discovered Sound Files

Discovered sound files in the game suggest that Blizzard will soon launch a Christmas event and a new mode to 'Overwatch.' Similar discoveries were made before the game's Olympics and Halloween events were launched.

Video Games November 25, 2016

Overwatch Update 1.5: Sombra Patch Now Available For Xbox One, PS4 And PC

'Overwatch' new update is probably the most significant in a long time, as it brings to the table a new character known as Sombra, a new map and Arcade mode. Furthermore, the update fixes several bugs and delivers overall improvements to the core experience.

Video Games November 17, 2016

'Overwatch' Leveling System Is Getting Some Big Changes, And Players Aren't Happy

Big changes are coming to the leveling system in 'Overwatch.' Each time a player levels up, they get a loot box, which contains various skins, sprays and voice lines for the game's characters.

Video Games November 15, 2016

Play 'Overwatch' For Free From Nov. 18 To Nov. 21: Here Are The Details For PS4, Xbox One and PC

Blizzard announced a free weekend for "Overwatch" from Nov. 18 to Nov. 21. Gamers on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC will be able to try out the massively popular multiplayer shooter for free, and here's how.

Video Games November 9, 2016

'Overwatch' Voice Actors Have Fun In Viral Video: One-Liners, D.Va Has A Boyfriend And Reaper Needs To Know Where The Bathroom Is

In what could be the most adorable 'Overwatch' video ever released, the game's voice actors hang out and have fun while portraying their characters. The video was taken by Jonny Cruz, the voice actor of Lucio.

Video Games November 9, 2016

Sombra Arrives On 'Overwatch' PTR: How Does The Hacker Hero Play, And What Are Her Skins?

Sombra has arrived on the Public Test Region of 'Overwatch,' allowing PC players to try out the new hacker hero. Here's a quick glimpse of how Sombra plays, along with her available skins.

Video Games November 8, 2016

'Overwatch' Upcoming Updates: Play Of The Game 2.0, Server Browser In The Pipeline

Blizzard is working on two major features for 'Overwatch.' A revamped 'Play of the Game' feature and a server browser may come in the future, according to Blizzard, though it wasn't able to hint at possible release dates for the features.

Video Games November 6, 2016

Sombra Finally Unveiled As The New 'Overwatch' Hero: Check Out Her Reveal Trailer And Skills

Sombra has finally been unveiled as the newest playable character for 'Overwatch,' ending a months-long alternate reality game that frustrated gamers. Check out the animated short that introduced the hacker hero, along with her skills.

Video Games November 4, 2016

Official Sombra Art Leaks On Blizzard's Website, Reveal Of New 'Overwatch' Character Imminent

It looks like the reveal of 'Overwatch's' next character is nearly here.

Video Games November 1, 2016

Latest Overwatch PTR Patch Makes Ultimates Even More Rare For All Game Characters

Blizzard recently rolled out its latest PTR patch for 'Overwatch,' and PC gamers can have a taste of the reworked characters. Ultimates are getting rarer in the tweaked 'Overwatch' variant, but even more changes are in tow.

Video Games October 22, 2016

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