Tag: Overwatch

'The Amazing Eternals' Combines 'Overwatch' And 'Hearthstone' Into A Free-To-Play First-Person Shooter With Cards

Digital Extremes, the developer of 'Warframe,' unveiled 'The Amazing Eternals,' a free-to-play first-person shooter. The game combines the hero shooter genre popularized by 'Overwatch' with the digital card game genre popularized by 'Hearthstone,'

Video Games August 17, 2017

Free-For-All Deathmatch Mode Coming Soon To 'Overwatch': Here's How It Works On The PTR

Blizzard has introduced Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch modes to the 'Overwatch' PTR. Here is how the new game modes will work, which previously only focused on team-based mechanics.

Video Games August 10, 2017

The Summer Games 2017 Event For 'Overwatch' Is Here: Widowmaker In A Bikini, Lifeguard McCree, Grillmaster Soldier: 76, And More

The Summer Games 2017 event of 'Overwatch' is now online, adding seven new legendary skins to the game. Widowmaker wears a bikini, McCree becomes a lifeguard, and Soldier: 76 is on the grill.

Video Games August 8, 2017

The 'Overwatch' Summer Games Event Will Return On Aug. 8: Over 40 New Items To Join Last Year's Olympics Skins And Lucioball

Blizzard finally confirmed that the 'Summer Games' event will return to 'Overwatch' on Aug. 8. More than 40 new items will join the Olympic-themed skins introduced last year, and Lucioball will also be coming back.

Video Games August 2, 2017

Need A Reason To Jump Into Professional eSports? Here's The Overwatch League Salary For Players

Blizzard revealed the salaries that gamers will earn in the inaugural season of the Overwatch League. Skilled 'Overwatch' players looking to take their game to the next level should definitely think about trying out for one of the teams.

Video Games July 26, 2017

Eagle-Eyed 'Overwatch' Players Spot Weird Things In Doomfist Preview Video: Are Those New Weapons, Or Weapon Skins?

'Overwatch' players have spotted some weird things in the New Hero Preview video for Doomfist. Do these mean that weapon skins will arrive soon to loot boxes, or are they entirely new weapons?

Video Games July 22, 2017

Doomfist To Punch His Way Into 'Overwatch' On July 27: Will We Ever Have A Hero Voiced By Terry Crews?

Doomfist will finally arrive as the 25th 'Overwatch' hero on July 27. While some gamers were disappointed that Terry Crews did not voice the character, the Hollywood actor could still find his way into the game in the future.

Video Games July 19, 2017

Blizzard Has Rolled Out 119 Patches For 'Overwatch' Since Launch, And That's Part Of What Makes The Game So Good

Blizzard has released 119 patches for 'Overwatch' since it was launched in May 2016. The rapid pace of updates is part of what has made the massively popular multiplayer shooter so good.

Video Games July 16, 2017

Blizzard Nerfs Doomfist, Buffs McCree, Reaper, Reinhardt, And Zarya On 'Overwatch' PTR

Blizzard has nerfed Doomfist on the 'Overwatch' PTR as the development team tweaks the brawler hero before he arrives in the main game. Improvements were also made to four other heroes, with Zarya gaining the biggest buff of them all.

Video Games July 14, 2017

Blizzard Shakes Up The eSports Scene By Unveiling The First Seven Teams For Overwatch League

Blizzard has given us some new details about its upcoming Overwatch League. Read on to find out what it means for the future of eSports.

Video Games July 12, 2017

Doomfist To Launch In 'Overwatch' With 67 Cosmetics, 4 Event-Specific Items: Dataminers Uncover More Hints For Unannounced Summer Games

Dataminer DocterrificDoc discovered that Doomfist will launch with 67 cosmetics, and will have four event-specific items in the unannounced Summer Games event. What could Blizzard have planned for the 25th 'Overwatch' hero's legendary skins?

Video Games July 11, 2017

Doomfist Tips And Tricks: Beat Up 'Overwatch' Opponents Like In A 3D Fighting Game

Doomfist is now playable in the public test realm of 'Overwatch' to allow PC gamers to try him out before his release into the main game. Here are a few tips and tricks to maximize Doomfist and his abilities.

Video Games July 9, 2017

Doomfist Smashes His Way To 'Overwatch': Here Are The Brawler Hero's Origin Story And Skills

Doomfist has finally arrived in 'Overwatch' as the multiplayer shooter's 25th hero. Blizzard, which officially introduced Doomfist through an anime-style origin story trailer, has already added the character to the game's public test realm.

Video Games July 7, 2017

The Doomfist Hype Train Picks Up Speed: New 'Overwatch' Lore Update Reveals The Hero's Name

Blizzard gave what could be the biggest clue so far that Doomfist is finally coming to 'Overwatch.' A story update revealed that Talon broke Doomfist out of prison, hinting that the character is working with the terrorist organization.

Video Games July 5, 2017

Overwatch Team 'Drastically Reducing The Amount Of Duplicates' In Loot Boxes, Adding More Highlights Features

Blizzard has announced a list of new changes to the Loot Box and Highlights system on 'Overwatch.' Good news, players: Blizzard said that it’s finally reducing the amount of duplicate items in Loot Boxes and more.

Video Games June 22, 2017

Twitch Really Wants You To Watch 'Overwatch,' 'Hearthstone,' And 'Heroes Of The Storm' Tournament Streams On It

Twitch has officially struck a deal with Blizzard that’ll grant it exclusive broadcast rights to 'Overwatch,' 'Heroes of the Storm,' and 'Hearthstone' tournaments. Lasting through 2018, the deal also brings free loot boxes for Twitch Prime subscribers.

Video Games June 20, 2017

Wrestle With Jeff, Prepare For A 1-Year Subscription To ‘WoW’ And Widowmaker Noire Skin

Wrestle with Jeff, prepare for death. Or so you thought, as an 'Overwatch' player rubbed the game director the wrong way and got a one-year subscription to 'World of Warcraft' plus a Widowmaker Noire skin.

Video Games June 16, 2017

Overwatch Developers: We Would Rather Not Have Leavers Playing The Game

'Overwatch' leavers might soon get hit with permanent bans if they don't start behaving properly. Match throwers are going to face some penalties too.

Video Games June 10, 2017

'Overwatch' Will Close Out 'Overwatch: Anniversary' Event With A Double XP Weekend

Blizzard hasn't made it easy to get some of those skins for 'Overwatch: Anniversary.' To close out the event, Blizzard is going to try and make it a little easier with a double XP weekend.

Video Games June 7, 2017

Blizzard Celebrates 'Overwatch' Anniversary With Hero-Themed PS4, Xbox One Controllers, But You Can't Buy Them

Blizzard just unveiled 48 custom Xbox One and PlayStation 4 controllers inspired by Overwatch heroes. You won’t be able to purchase them directly, but here’s how you can get them.

Video Games June 7, 2017

'Battleborn' Now Free-To-Play On PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC: One Final Push Against 'Overwatch'?

Gearbox rolled out the 'Battleborn' Free Trial, a free-to-play version of the game's online multiplayer modes that offers unlockable content. Is this the first-person shooter's final push against the massively popular 'Overwatch'?

Video Games June 6, 2017

New 'Overwatch' Update Gives Reaper Lifesteal, Buffs McCree Ultimate, And Nerfs Roadhog Burst Damage

A new update rolled out to the 'Overwatch' PTR buffed Reaper and McCree, while nerfing Roadhog. Reaper received the biggest change, with his passive skill transformed into a lifesteal ability that will significantly increase his survivability.

Video Games June 1, 2017

'Overwatch' Is Going To The Moon In New Assault Map

Blizzard has managed to keep a steady stream of content to 'Overwatch' players through new maps, characters, and events. Blizzard isn't slowing down the reveal of the new assault map joining the rotation, and it will send players to the moon.

Video Games May 31, 2017

Cryptic 'Overwatch' Teaser Reveals Horizon Lunar Colony: New Map Or New Hero On The Way?

Blizzard released a cryptic teaser for 'Overwatch' that features a facility known as the Horizon Lunar Colony. Does the message hint at a new map, a new hero, or both?

Video Games May 30, 2017

Do You Love The New 3v3 Lockout Mode Of 'Overwatch'? A Competitive Version May Be On The Way

Blizzard rolled out the new 3v3 Lockout Elimination mode for 'Overwatch' as part of the game's first Anniversary event. Gamers who love the new match type may soon be able to enjoy a competitive version for it.

Video Games May 28, 2017

Overwatch Beginner's Guide: Here's What You Need To Know Before You Start On The Popular Multiplayer Shooter

As part of the first Anniversary event of 'Overwatch,' Blizzard launched a free weekend to invite new players to try the massively popular multiplayer shooter. Here is what new players should know before they start the game.

Video Games May 28, 2017

Overwatch Anniversary Event Loot Boxes Addressed By Game Director Jeff Kaplan: 'We Are Listening'

Director Jeff Kaplan has addressed the 'Overwatch' Anniversary Event loot boxes as players voiced concerns about the staggering cost to get all the new items.

Video Games May 27, 2017

Overwatch: Play Blizzard's Hit Shooter For Free This Weekend During The Anniversary Event

Overwatch is free to play for one weekend. We've got all of the details to help you get started in Blizzard's hit shooter

Video Games May 26, 2017

'Overwatch: Anniversary' Is Here, So What's New?

To celebrate one year out, the 'Overwatch: Anniversary' will run from May 23 to June 12. What will players get with this new event?

Video Games May 23, 2017

Blizzard To Launch 'Overwatch' Contenders This Summer: How Is It Different From The 'Overwatch' League?

This summer, Blizzard will launch 'Overwatch' Contenders, a developmental league for aspiring 'Overwatch' League professional players. The tournament offers cash prizes, and perhaps more importantly, the chance to be noticed by eSports teams.

Video Games May 23, 2017

More Than Just A Shooter, Blizzard's 'Overwatch' Has Grown Into A Fandom Complete With Its Own Cosplay, Fanfiction, And More

It's hard to believe, but Blizzard's 'Overwatch' turns a year old this month. In honor of one of our favorite shooters, let's take a look at the game's growing fandom.

Video Games May 21, 2017

Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan Fires Shots At Other Games, Reveals Animated Shorts Season 2, And Hints At Doomfist

'Overwatch' game director Jeff Kaplan sat down for an interview as Blizzard prepares to launch the multiplayer shooter's first anniversary event. The interview gave a good glimpse of what players can expect heading into year two.

Video Games May 19, 2017

Overwatch Anniversary Event To Add Three Arena Maps, Dance Emotes: Will We Finally See Doomfist?

Blizzard is planning to release three Arena maps and dancing emotes for the 'Overwatch' anniversary event, which will launch on May 23. Will Doomfist finally also be added to the popular multiplayer shooter?

Video Games May 18, 2017

Blizzard Prepares To Celebrate First 'Overwatch' Anniversary: Event Starting May 23, Game Of The Year Edition, And Free Weekend

For the first anniversary of 'Overwatch,' Blizzard will kick off a new event, release a Game of the Year Edition, and launch a free weekend. The multiplayer shooter had an amazing year, and Blizzard is not holding back to celebrate.

Video Games May 17, 2017

That Was Awesome: Year 1 Of Blizzard's Hit Game 'Overwatch'

'Overwatch' emerged last year as the newest gaming addiction for players worldwide. Now, it's time to take a look back at year one of Blizzard's hit game.

Video Games May 17, 2017

Blizzard Fires Back At 'Overwatch' eSports League Controversy: Is The Franchise Fee For A Team Really $20 Million?

ESPN claimed that Blizzard is struggling to attract teams to join the Overwatch League, primarily because the franchise fee is a whopping $20 million. Blizzard has released a statement to fire back at the controversial report.

Video Games May 12, 2017

'Hearthstone' Card Pack, 'Overwatch' Loot Box Drop Rates Confirmed By Blizzard's Chinese Websites

Blizzard has now revealed official drop rates for loot boxes in 'Overwatch' and card packs in 'Hearthstone.' Here’s how many loot boxes or card packs you have to open before getting something special.

Video Games May 6, 2017

Requests For 'Overwatch' Campaign Mode Intensify As Uprising Event Draws To A Close

The good feedback from players for the 'Overwatch' Uprising event has intensified the clamor for a campaign mode to be added to the multiplayer shooter. Will Blizzard listen to the requests?

Video Games May 1, 2017

Overwatch Hits Over 30 Million Registered Players: What's The Secret Behind The Multiplayer Shooter's Success?

'Overwatch' has surpassed the milestone of 30 million registered players, just three months after it reached 25 million players. The success of the multiplayer shooter can partly be attributed to Blizzard's support for the game.

Video Games April 28, 2017

Heroes Of The Storm 2.0 Update: D.Va Crossing Over To The Nexus, Getting Unlockable 'Overwatch' Officer Skin

Blizzard has launched the 'Heroes of the Storm' 2.0 update and revealed that D.Va is the next 'Overwatch' hero joining the MOBA roster. It also unveiled the Officer D.Va Skin that can be unlocked via the Nexus Challenge 2.0.

Video Games April 25, 2017

Three New Standard Maps Will Likely Be Added To 'Overwatch' This Year

Game director Jeff Kaplan revealed that there are three new standard maps in development for 'Overwatch.' In addition to these maps, which will be added to the Quick Play and Competitive rotations, Blizzard is working on three more non-standard maps.

Video Games April 24, 2017

Heroes Of The Storm To Get Genji Of 'Overwatch' - And The Hanamura Map Too

'Heroes of the Storm' is getting another 'Overwatch' character, and this time around, it's Genji. This makes the cybernetic ninja the fourth to join the roster after Tracer, Zarya, and Lucio.

Video Games April 17, 2017

Next Patch For 'Overwatch' Will Fix Mei Bugs, Uprising PvE Mode Exploit

The next patch for 'Overwatch' will fix several issues in the game The bugs include the problem that prevents Mei from slowing down enemies, as well as a game-breaking exploit in the player vs. enemy mode of the Uprising event.

Video Games April 17, 2017

Overwatch For Consoles To Soon Get More Aiming Options: Good News For Expert Players

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of 'Overwatch' will soon get more aiming options in the form of an aim smoothing slider. The change has long been requested by expert players who want more control over their heroes.

Video Games April 13, 2017

Overwatch Insurrection Event Leaks: Tracer, Reinhardt, Mercy, And Torbjörn vs. Omnic Horde

A leaked video revealed Insurrection, the next event for 'Overwatch' that will launch on April 1. The event brings a new player vs. enemy cooperative mode to the multiplayer shooter, along with several new skins.

Video Games April 10, 2017

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