News items tagged with overwatch

Blizzard Co-Founder is Leaving the Company

Blizzard Co-Founder is Leaving the Company

Blizzard Executive Frank Pearce has announced he’s leaving the company, making him the second co-founder to announce their departure over the past year.

By CJ Schummer on 20 July 2019
Overwatch: Baptiste Short Story May Tease New Tank Hero

Overwatch: Baptiste Short Story May Tease New Tank Hero

Blizzard releases a new Overwatch short story called ‘What You Left Behind’ that expands on Baptiste’s backstory as well as potentially reveals the next hero.

By Dalton Cooper on 18 June 2019
Overwatch 2 Compared to Left 4 Dead, Will Focus on PvE

Overwatch 2 Compared to Left 4 Dead, Will Focus on PvE

A new report sheds light on the unannounced Overwatch 2, revealing that the game will focus on PvE this time around, with comparisons made to Left 4 Dead.

By Dalton Cooper on 05 June 2019
Overwatch: All Anniversary 2019 Legendary Skins

Overwatch: All Anniversary 2019 Legendary Skins

Overwatch’s Anniversary 2019 event is now live, adding six new legendary skins to the game for players to collect, including Academy D.Va and Gargoyle Winston.

By Dalton Cooper on 24 May 2019
Overwatch Workshop Codes Guide: The Best Fan-Made Modes

Overwatch Workshop Codes Guide: The Best Fan-Made Modes

Overwatch’s Workshop mode has finally left testing and allows players to check out the game modes created by other players, so here’s the 5 we think are best.

By Joshua Duckworth on 22 May 2019
Overwatch Adding Gargoyle Winston Skin

Overwatch Adding Gargoyle Winston Skin

Blizzard reveals a new legendary skin for Overwatch coming in the game’s Anniversary 2019 event on May 21 in the form of an impressive Gargoyle Winston skin.

By Dalton Cooper on 22 May 2019
15 Most Memorable Video Game Moms

15 Most Memorable Video Game Moms

In recognition of Mother’s Day, Game Rant lists the 15 most memorable video game moms, including gaming’s best and most devoted mothers, as well as some of the worst.

By Dalton Cooper on 21 May 2019
Overwatch League Makes Major Mother's Day Mistake

Overwatch League Makes Major Mother's Day Mistake

The official Overwatch League stream makes a major mistake during its Mother’s Day broadcast, mistakenly displaying the image of two notorious serial killers.

By Jasmine Henry on 19 May 2019
Overwatch Anniversary 2019 Details Announced

Overwatch Anniversary 2019 Details Announced

Overwatch is set to being its third anniversary event in a few days, offering a week-long free trial as well as new and old content being rewarded to players.

By CJ Schummer on 19 May 2019
Overwatch: All the New Storm Rising Skins Revealed

Overwatch: All the New Storm Rising Skins Revealed

The publisher and developer Blizzard provides fans of its team-based shooter Overwatch with a look at all of the Storm Rising skins available in the new Archives event.

By Kyle Sledge on 19 April 2019
Overwatch Trailer Reveals Storm Rising’s Mission

Overwatch Trailer Reveals Storm Rising’s Mission

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard officially releases a new trailer for Overwatch’s forthcoming Storm Rising event, which reveals the mission details.

By Kyle Sledge on 19 April 2019
Overwatch Archives 2019 Reveals New Skin for Moira

Overwatch Archives 2019 Reveals New Skin for Moira

Using the official Overwatch Twitter account, Blizzard reveals new legendary skins for Baptiste and Moira that will be added as part of the Storm Rising event.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 April 2019
Overwatch Teases New Havana Map

Overwatch Teases New Havana Map

A new lore-based blog post from the official Overwatch website teases a potential new map for the game set in Cuba and maybe even a future playable character.

By Michael Beckwith on 31 March 2019
New Overwatch Hero Baptiste Release Date Revealed

New Overwatch Hero Baptiste Release Date Revealed

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard officially reveals the release date as to when the new hero, Baptiste, will arrive in the main game for Overwatch.

By Kyle Sledge on 19 March 2019
New Overwatch Hero Baptiste Gets Origin Trailer

New Overwatch Hero Baptiste Gets Origin Trailer

Blizzard announces Baptiste as the next hero for Overwatch with an origin trailer showing how this combat medic and former Talon agent joined the good fight.

By Curt Hutson on 19 February 2019
Overwatch Teases New Hero?

Overwatch Teases New Hero?

Only a few months after its last character reveal, it looks like Overwatch is teasing another one with a new piece of lore on the official blog and a short video.

By Michael Beckwith on 19 February 2019
Overwatch Adds Paris Assault Map To PTR

Overwatch Adds Paris Assault Map To PTR

Blizzard adds a new assault map to Overwatch’s Public Test Region servers that will take players on a journey to the City of Lights, otherwise known as Paris.

By Cameron Corliss on 31 January 2019
Overwatch Announces Year of the Pig Event

Overwatch Announces Year of the Pig Event

Blizzard announces the start date for the next Overwatch seasonal event, which will celebrate the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig with new cosmetics and more.

By Dalton Cooper on 31 January 2019
Overwatch Reveals Lunar New Year Skin for Brigitte

Overwatch Reveals Lunar New Year Skin for Brigitte

The Korean Overwatch team releases a YouTube video that reveals three new Lunar New Year 2019 skins; one for Brigitte, one for Tracer, and one for Orisa.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 January 2019
Overwatch Reveals Year of the Pig Skin for Torbjorn

Overwatch Reveals Year of the Pig Skin for Torbjorn

Blizzard continues to reveal the new Overwatch skins that will be added to the hero shooter as part of the Year of the Pig Lunar New Year 2019 event on January 24.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 January 2019
Overwatch Reveals Reaper Skin for Lunar New Year

Overwatch Reveals Reaper Skin for Lunar New Year

Blizzard reveals the Lunar New Year 2019 skins for both Reaper and Hanzo that will be available in the game from January 24 until the event ends on February 18.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 January 2019
Blizzard Gives Statement on Overwatch Ellie Controversy

Blizzard Gives Statement on Overwatch Ellie Controversy

Overwatch developer and publisher Blizzard Entertainment issues a statement concerning the recent Ellie controversy, confirming that Ellie is a fake account.

By Joshua Duckworth on 09 January 2019
Overwatch: How to Unlock Ana's Bastet Skin

Overwatch: How to Unlock Ana's Bastet Skin

Blizzard announces Ana’s Bastet Challenge for Overwatch, giving players the chance to unlock Ana’s Bastet skin that was featured in the ‘Bastet’ short story.

By Dalton Cooper on 07 January 2019
Overwatch Short Story Reveals Major Character is Gay

Overwatch Short Story Reveals Major Character is Gay

Blizzard releases a new Overwatch short story called ‘Bastet’ that reveals not only a new Ana skin, but that one of the game’s major playable characters is gay.

By Dalton Cooper on 07 January 2019
Overwatch Ellie Said To Be 'Social Experiment'

Overwatch Ellie Said To Be 'Social Experiment'

Some new developments in the ongoing saga of professional Overwatch player Ellie suggest that conspiracy theorists were right about her not being a real person.

By Dalton Cooper on 07 January 2019
Pro Overwatch Player Ellie Quits After Harassment

Pro Overwatch Player Ellie Quits After Harassment

A conspiracy theory and online harassment campaign aimed at professional Overwatch player Ellie, previously signed to Second Wind, sees her quit the team.

By Dalton Cooper on 07 January 2019
Pachter: Overwatch Will Go Free to Play in 2019

Pachter: Overwatch Will Go Free to Play in 2019

Notorious Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter suggests that Blizzard could make its multiplayer shooter Overwatch a free to play game in 2019.

By Jasmine Henry on 07 January 2019
Overwatch PTR Update Nerfs All Armor, Buffs Reaper

Overwatch PTR Update Nerfs All Armor, Buffs Reaper

Blizzard is experimenting with some significant changes adjustments to Overwatch’s armor mechanic, reducing its damage reduction by 40% on the game’s PTR.

By Rory Young on 31 December 2018
Overwatch Director Teases 'Top Secret Stuff'

Overwatch Director Teases 'Top Secret Stuff'

The development team on Overwatch have a lot of projects cooking right now, and a few of them, according to game director Jeff Kaplan, are top secret.

By Curt Hutson on 09 December 2018
Overwatch Reveals Sugar Plum Fairy Skin for Mercy

Overwatch Reveals Sugar Plum Fairy Skin for Mercy

The video game developer Blizzard Entertainment officially reveals Mercy’s Sugar Plum Fairy skin for Overwatch’s forthcoming Winter Wonderland 2018 event.

By Kyle Sledge on 09 December 2018
Twitter Reveals Most Talked About Games of 2018

Twitter Reveals Most Talked About Games of 2018

Twitter reveals the ten video games that people tweeted about the most in 2018, and fans won’t be surprised to know that Fortnite is at the top of the list.

By Janine Engelbrecht on 09 December 2018
Overwatch Holiday Event Revealed

Overwatch Holiday Event Revealed

Blizzard Entertainment officially reveals the start and end dates for the forthcoming Winter Wonderland event in its multi-platform team-based shooter, Overwatch.

By Jordan Gerblick on 07 December 2018
Latest South Park Episode Has Overwatch Easter Egg

Latest South Park Episode Has Overwatch Easter Egg

The latest episode of South Park season 22 ‘The Problem with a Poo’ features an Overwatch easter egg in addition to all of its parallels to current events.

By Dalton Cooper on 14 October 2018
Overwatch Reveals Halloween Skin for Wrecking Ball

Overwatch Reveals Halloween Skin for Wrecking Ball

Overwatch reveals yet another legendary skin for the Halloween Terror 2018 special event, this one being a special Jack-o’-lantern skin for Hammond, aka Wrecking Ball.

By Dalton Cooper on 11 October 2018
Overwatch's First LEGO Set is Bastion

Overwatch's First LEGO Set is Bastion

Blizzard first announced its partnership with Lego several months ago, and anticipating fans were left waiting, but now Blizzard’s first LEGO set, Bastion, is available.

By Caleb Wilmoth on 11 October 2018
Overwatch Lucio-Oh's Will Soon Be a Real Cereal

Overwatch Lucio-Oh's Will Soon Be a Real Cereal

Overwatch fans may soon be able to purchase their own box of Lucio-themed breakfast cereal as a product listing and info about Lucio-Oh’s cereal leaks online.

By Jasmine Henry on 11 October 2018
Overwatch Halloween Terror 2018 Live, Gets New Trailer

Overwatch Halloween Terror 2018 Live, Gets New Trailer

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard Entertainment releases a new trailer for Overwatch to celebrate its Halloween Terror 2018 event going live today.

By Kyle Sledge on 11 October 2018
Overwatch: Genji Wins Play of the Game While Dead

Overwatch: Genji Wins Play of the Game While Dead

In a recent match of Overwatch, a Genji player by the name of Wave manages to get Play of the Game despite being dead in the Play of the Game footage.

By Dalton Cooper on 06 October 2018
Overwatch Reveals Pharah Halloween Skin

Overwatch Reveals Pharah Halloween Skin

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard Entertainment officially reveals the Enchanted Armor Pharah skin for Overwatch’s forthcoming Halloween Terror 2018 event.

By Kyle Sledge on 04 October 2018
Overwatch Reveals Banshee Moira Skin for Halloween

Overwatch Reveals Banshee Moira Skin for Halloween

Blizzard continues its weekly reveals of new legendary skins for the Overwatch Halloween Terror event, this time showing off the impressive Banshee Moira skin.

By Dalton Cooper on 04 October 2018
Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Returns Next Week

Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Returns Next Week

Blizzard announces the start date for the 2018 version of Overwatch’s annual Halloween Terror event, which will kick off next week for players on all platforms.

By Michael Cottuli on 04 October 2018
Blizzard Offers First Look at Overwatch in Lego Form

Blizzard Offers First Look at Overwatch in Lego Form

The video game company Blizzard Entertainment provides a first look of what Overwatch characters will look like in LEGO form once the official sets release.

By Kyle Sledge on 04 October 2018
Overwatch Adds New Widowmaker Skin for Halloween

Overwatch Adds New Widowmaker Skin for Halloween

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard Entertainment officially adds a spider-themed skin for the hero Widowmaker to celebrate the Halloween season.

By Kyle Sledge on 04 October 2018
Biggest Game Releases and Events for October 2018

Biggest Game Releases and Events for October 2018

October 2018 is arguably the biggest month of the year for the game industry, with the release of Red Dead Redemption 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and more.

By Dalton Cooper on 04 October 2018
Overwatch Reveals Legendary Doomfist Skin for Halloween

Overwatch Reveals Legendary Doomfist Skin for Halloween

The video game developer Blizzard Entertainment officially reveals a Legendary Doomfist skin coming to Overwatch’s Halloween Terror event that starts next week.

By Kyle Sledge on 03 October 2018
Washington DC Signs First Female Overwatch League Coach

Washington DC Signs First Female Overwatch League Coach

The Washington DC Expansion Overwatch League team signs South Korean coach, AVALLA, who is the first female coach in history to make it to the Overwatch League.

By Janine Engelbrecht on 02 October 2018
Overwatch Origins: Bastion Used To Fly

Overwatch Origins: Bastion Used To Fly

Overwatch assistant art director Arnold Tsang reveals that Bastion, the versatile omnic damage dealer, originally had an ultimate that allowed him to fly.

By John Jacques on 01 October 2018
Overwatch: New Zenyatta Figure Announced

Overwatch: New Zenyatta Figure Announced

Blizzard announces a brand new figure in its Overwatch Figma series, this time bringing in the champion of peace Zenyatta, and is expected to ship next year.

By Curt Hutson on 27 September 2018
Overwatch Origins: Ana Was Almost Like Bane

Overwatch Origins: Ana Was Almost Like Bane

Overwatch assistant art director Arnold Tsang reveals that Ana was initially supposed to wear a hazmat suit full of vials and tubes as opposed to a hoodie.

By John Jacques on 27 September 2018
Overwatch Player Gets Emotional Over New Feature

Overwatch Player Gets Emotional Over New Feature

An Overwatch player has been seen crying tears of joy after Blizzard announced that a particular game feature has been updated to be more useful to players.

By Gabriella Ferreira on 25 September 2018
Overwatch Offers Genji Sword Replica for $200

Overwatch Offers Genji Sword Replica for $200

Blizzard continues its trend of creating replica Overwatch weapons, this time releasing a more upscale collectible in the form of Genji’s iconic sword.

By Curt Hutson on 18 September 2018
Triple H Sends Custom WWE Belt to Overwatch League Team

Triple H Sends Custom WWE Belt to Overwatch League Team

WWE superstar Triple H sends a custom WWE Championship Belt to the London Spitfire for becoming Overwatch League’s first-ever champions earlier this year.

By Kyle Sledge on 11 September 2018
Overwatch: How to Get the Sombra Demon Hunter Skin

Overwatch: How to Get the Sombra Demon Hunter Skin

Blizzard releases the new Demon Hunter skin for the damage character Sombra in Overwatch, but there is only one way fans of the hero-based shooter can unlock it.

By Dalton Cooper on 11 September 2018
Overwatch: D.Va's Nano Cola Challenge is Live Now

Overwatch: D.Va's Nano Cola Challenge is Live Now

D.Va’s Nano Cola Challenge is now live on Overwatch, and offers players the chance to earn lots of great D.Va themed cosmetic items, including a brand new skin.

By Curt Hutson on 31 August 2018
Former Overwatch Pro Player xQc Criticizes the Game

Former Overwatch Pro Player xQc Criticizes the Game

Former professional Overwatch player Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel, who played on the Dallas Fuel Overwatch League team, criticizes the hero-based shooter in a Twitch stream.

By Dalton Cooper on 24 August 2018
Overwatch Animated Short Reveals D.Va's Origin Story

Overwatch Animated Short Reveals D.Va's Origin Story

After announcing a new Busan map for Overwatch, Blizzard releases the latest animated short Shooting Star, which features the fan-favorite character, D.Va.

By Derek Nichols on 24 August 2018
Overwatch Free Weekend Begins Today

Overwatch Free Weekend Begins Today

The free-to-play weekend that Overwatch announced earlier this week alongside the release of hero number 28 goes live today in most regions exclusively for PC.

By Janine Engelbrecht on 07 August 2018
Overwatch: D.Va's Light Gun Becoming Real-Life Nerf Gun

Overwatch: D.Va's Light Gun Becoming Real-Life Nerf Gun

D.Va’s Light Gun is the next Nerf Rival weapon revealed in a line of Overwatch-themed Nerf weapons, which along with Reaper’s Hellfire Shotgun, will release in 2019.

By Jordan Gerblick on 07 August 2018
Overwatch Summer Games 2018 Adds New Map

Overwatch Summer Games 2018 Adds New Map

A new map is coming to Overwatch as a part of this year’s Summer Games event. This new multiplayer space is called ‘Busan,’ and it is heavily implied to be a Lucioball map.

By Jacob Bukacek on 07 August 2018
Overwatch League Grand Finals Draws A Lot of Fans

Overwatch League Grand Finals Draws A Lot of Fans

The season one Overwatch League grand finals held at the Barclays Center in New York this weekend draws over 20,00 eSports fans and fills the venue to capacity.

By Janine Engelbrecht on 07 August 2018
Overwatch Summer Games Event Adding New Legendary Skins

Overwatch Summer Games Event Adding New Legendary Skins

Blizzard takes to Twitter to reveal five new legendary tier skins that are coming to Overwatch as part of the Summer Games 2018 event that begins tomorrow.

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2018
Overwatch Reveals All-Star Skins for Tracer and Genji

Overwatch Reveals All-Star Skins for Tracer and Genji

Following the end of the first Overwatch League season and London Spitfire winning the Grand Finals, Blizzard reveals new All-Star skins for Tracer and Genji.

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2018
Overwatch Summer Games Event Release Date Revealed

Overwatch Summer Games Event Release Date Revealed

Blizzard teases the return of Lucioball in the Overwatch Summer Games, also revealing a release date for the event that is a lot closer than previously thought.

By Derek Nichols on 03 August 2018
Overwatch Hosting Another Free-to-Play Weekend on PC

Overwatch Hosting Another Free-to-Play Weekend on PC

Following the introduction of a brand new character earlier this week, Overwatch will host another free-to-play weekend starting July 26th, exclusively for PC.

By Janine Engelbrecht on 25 July 2018
69% of Gamers Feel Cosmetic Microtransactions Are Acceptable

69% of Gamers Feel Cosmetic Microtransactions Are Acceptable

69 percent of gamers feel that cosmetic only microtransactions are acceptable, though pay to win remains controversial, reveals a new report about gaming habits.

By Jasmine Henry on 20 July 2018
Overwatch League Headed to ESPN and ABC

Overwatch League Headed to ESPN and ABC

The publisher and developer Blizzard announces a multi-year deal with Disney and ESPN to broadcast the Overwatch League on the network’s various channels.

By Kyle Sledge on 11 July 2018
Overwatch Reveals Mech Riding Hamster as Hero 28

Overwatch Reveals Mech Riding Hamster as Hero 28

The PlayOverwatch Twitter reveals the 28th hero to be joining Overwatch’s roster: a hamster who will be rolling around the game in a deadly hamster ball.

By Michael Cottuli on 08 July 2018
Overwatch Play of the Game Feature Patented by Blizzard

Overwatch Play of the Game Feature Patented by Blizzard

Blizzard has recently received approval on a patent for the Play of the Game feature in Overwatch, which details the step by step process of how the system works.

By Curt Hutson on 08 July 2018
Overwatch Teases New Rolling Character?

Overwatch Teases New Rolling Character?

Blizzard releases a new version of the cryptic ‘Before the Storm’ Overwatch clip that features a rolling object that some fans believe could be the next playable hero.

By Dalton Cooper on 08 July 2018
Overwatch Cosplayer Creates Insane Doomfist Gauntlet

Overwatch Cosplayer Creates Insane Doomfist Gauntlet

Overwatch cosplayer Zibartas reveals impressive Doomfist cosplay, including a functioning Doomfist gauntlet and the character’s signature spine armor.

By Dalton Cooper on 07 July 2018
Overwatch Theory Correctly Predicted New Hamster Hero

Overwatch Theory Correctly Predicted New Hamster Hero

A theory posted on Reddit a few days ago correctly predicts that the new Overwatch hero would be Wrecking Ball, a rolling mech piloted by a hamster named Hammond.

By A.J. Plautz on 07 July 2018
Overwatch Releasing Nerf Reaper Shotguns

Overwatch Releasing Nerf Reaper Shotguns

Blizzard Entertainment and Hasbro officially team up to release replica Nerf weapons modeled after the Overwatch character Reaper’s Hellfire Shotguns.

By Kyle Sledge on 07 July 2018
Overwatch Reveals Wrecking Ball Release Date

Overwatch Reveals Wrecking Ball Release Date

After recently revealing the identity of hero 28, Overwatch indicates that the release date for the new champion, Wrecking Ball, is closer than we thought.

By Janine Engelbrecht on 07 July 2018
Overwatch: Wrecking Ball Weapons and Abilities Revealed

Overwatch: Wrecking Ball Weapons and Abilities Revealed

Overwatch’s new hero, Wrecking Ball, strings together disruptive powers with bruiser style tanking to cause chaos in the game with these weapons and abilities.

By Denny Connolly on 07 July 2018
Overwatch: Mercy is Getting Another Nerf

Overwatch: Mercy is Getting Another Nerf

On an Overwatch forum post, developer Geoff Goodman detailed changes that will make their way into an upcoming patch that will bring balance changes to support heroes.

By A.J. Plautz on 07 July 2018
Overwatch Could Make Major Changes to Sombra

Overwatch Could Make Major Changes to Sombra

Overwatch developer Geoff Goodman takes to the Blizzard forums to discuss some major changes that could be in the works for the damage class character Sombra.

By Dalton Cooper on 28 June 2018
Overwatch Offering Double XP June 8-11

Overwatch Offering Double XP June 8-11

Blizzard announces that Overwatch players will be able to earn Double XP this weekend, from 11:00 am PDT on Friday June 8 until Monday June 11 at 11:59 pm PDT.

By A.J. Plautz on 16 June 2018
Overwatch Reveals Cryptic 'Before the Storm' Teaser

Overwatch Reveals Cryptic 'Before the Storm' Teaser

A short teaser clip appears on the Overwatch Twitter account, leading fans to speculate at what’s coming from a new map to the long-rumored space monkey, Hammond.

By Derek Nichols on 08 June 2018
Overwatch: Is Hero 28 Hammond?

Overwatch: Is Hero 28 Hammond?

The new update to Overwatch’s PTR makes changes to the Horizon Lunar Colony map, adding some possible new teases for Hero 28, rumored to be named Hammond.

By Dalton Cooper on 28 May 2018
Next Overwatch Patch Makes Major Changes to Symmetra

Next Overwatch Patch Makes Major Changes to Symmetra

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan details upcoming changes to Overwatch, including the Symmetra rework, tweaks to Horizon Lunar Colony, and new social features.

By Dalton Cooper on 28 May 2018
New Overwatch Map May Be Teasing Next Hero

New Overwatch Map May Be Teasing Next Hero

Fans begin exploring the new Free for All Deathmatch map Petra in Overwatch, discovering some secrets that possibly tease the identity of the game’s next hero.

By Dalton Cooper on 28 May 2018
Mark Cuban Says Overwatch League is Trending Downward

Mark Cuban Says Overwatch League is Trending Downward

In a recent live stream on Twitch, billionaire Mark Cuban expressed some doubts regarding Overwatch League’s sustainability in the face of competition.

By Jacob Bukacek on 28 May 2018
Nerf Teases Real Life Overwatch Themed Guns

Nerf Teases Real Life Overwatch Themed Guns

Blizzard teases a brand new partnership with foam-based toy weapon company Nerf, announcing that Overwatch-themed weapons will be on the market in 2019.

By John Jacques on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Reveals Tracer and Soldier Anniversary Skins

Overwatch Reveals Tracer and Soldier Anniversary Skins

In anticipation of Overwatch’s Anniversary 2018 event that is set to kick off next week, Blizzard reveals new Epic-tier skins for both Tracer and Soldier.

By Dalton Cooper on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Anniversary Event Start Date Leaked

Overwatch Anniversary Event Start Date Leaked

A leaked trailer from an official Overwatch social media account states that the Anniversary event will return starting May 22, bringing back classic items and brawls.

By Rory Young on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Adds Pink Mercy Skin To Support The BCRF

Overwatch Adds Pink Mercy Skin To Support The BCRF

A new Pink Mercy charity skin is now available to purchase in Overwatch for a limited time, with the proceeds being donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

By Curt Hutson on 21 May 2018
Overwatch LEGO Sets Announced by Activision Blizzard

Overwatch LEGO Sets Announced by Activision Blizzard

The American interactive entertainment company Activision Blizzard officially announces its decision to partner with LEGO Group to produce Overwatch LEGO sets.

By Kyle Sledge on 21 May 2018
Popular Overwatch Player Swatted Live on Stream?

Popular Overwatch Player Swatted Live on Stream?

It appears that former Dallas Fuel player Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel of the Overwatch League may have been swatted during a live stream, as police entered his residence.

By Joshua Duckworth on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Crosses More Than 40 Million Players

Overwatch Crosses More Than 40 Million Players

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard Entertainment officially reveals that its team-based shooter Overwatch surpasses more than 40 million players.

By Kyle Sledge on 21 May 2018
Overwatch Gives Update On Symmetra Rework

Overwatch Gives Update On Symmetra Rework

Overwatch lead designer Geoff Goodman gives a brief update on the Symmetra rework currently underway, specifically about her turret and teleporter abilities changes.

By Curt Hutson on 17 May 2018
Paladins Uses Overwatch Art in Promo, Studio Responds

Paladins Uses Overwatch Art in Promo, Studio Responds

Hi-Rez Studios’ Paladins Strike makes a promo using artwork from Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch, with the studio responding to the issue regarding its mobile game.

By Kyle Sledge on 16 May 2018
Overwatch Anniversary Event Skin Images Leak

Overwatch Anniversary Event Skin Images Leak

All eleven of Overwatch’s brand new skins for the Anniversary event are available to see right now, thanks to an early leak coming from Overwatch Taiwan.

By Rory Young on 16 May 2018
Overwatch's Pink Mercy Skin Raises Almost 10M

Overwatch's Pink Mercy Skin Raises Almost 10M

Blizzard announced today that Overwatch’s Pink Mercy skin campaign has contributed almost 10 million to the Breast Cancer Research Fund, far exceeding the minimum.

By Jordan Gerblick on 16 May 2018
Overwatch Anniversary 2018 Event Begins

Overwatch Anniversary 2018 Event Begins

Overwatch’s next limited time event starts today, which is a celebration for the anniversary of the game’s release and will have special items to unlock, such as skins.

By A.J. Plautz on 16 May 2018
Overwatch Season 10 Meta: Best Heroes to Use?

Overwatch Season 10 Meta: Best Heroes to Use?

Here are the best heroes to use in Season 10 of Competitive Play in Overwatch for the new triple support meta that is currently dominating the hero shooter.

By Dalton Cooper on 15 May 2018
Overwatch Player Controls Lucio with Motion Controls

Overwatch Player Controls Lucio with Motion Controls

Popular Overwatch streamer, Rudeism, controls Lucio using only an air cannon and a motion control glove, and does surprisingly well despite the odd setup.

By Patrick Kirk on 01 May 2018
Overwatch Details Symmetra's Rework

Overwatch Details Symmetra's Rework

Blizzard has detailed some of the changes coming to one of Overwatch’s support characters, Symmetra, which should come to the PTR sometime in the near future.

By Cameron Corliss on 01 May 2018
Overwatch: Hanzo Rework Bug Is OP

Overwatch: Hanzo Rework Bug Is OP

A Reddit user finds a potential bug with the Hanzo rework that recently made its way to the Overwatch PTR, which all but removes the cooldown for his new Lunge ability.

By A.J. Plautz on 24 April 2018
Overwatch Leaks Horizon Lunar Colony Map Rework

Overwatch Leaks Horizon Lunar Colony Map Rework

Blizzard accidentally releases a rework of the Horizon Lunar Colony map on the Overwatch PTR, prematurely revealing big changes coming to the divisive map.

By Dalton Cooper on 24 April 2018
Overwatch PTR Features Hanzo Ability Rework

Overwatch PTR Features Hanzo Ability Rework

Patch notes for Overwatch’s newest PTR update reveal that not only was the Rialto map added, but character fixes were made, including an ability overhaul for Hanzo.

By A.J. Plautz on 22 April 2018
Overwatch Adds 6v6 Competitive Elimination Mode

Overwatch Adds 6v6 Competitive Elimination Mode

Scott Mercer, developer for Overwatch, announces that a competitive 6v6 elimination mode is now available through the game’s arcade menu until May 7th.

By A.J. Plautz on 22 April 2018
Overwatch Patch Makes Small Changes to a Few Heroes

Overwatch Patch Makes Small Changes to a Few Heroes

A new Overwatch patch is now available that makes a number of changes to hero abilities, including Hanzo, Brigitte, Tracer, and more, and also adds the new Rialto map.

By Gabriella Ferreira on 21 April 2018
Overwatch's Next Hero May Have Leaked

Overwatch's Next Hero May Have Leaked

Blizzard’s big upcoming announcement is likely now spoiled, as a leak from Overwatch Japan’s Twitter account heavily implies that Brigitte will soon join the roster.

By Rory Young on 28 February 2018
Overwatch: More Evidence that Hero 27 is Jetpack Cat

Overwatch: More Evidence that Hero 27 is Jetpack Cat

Blizzard releases another new image to tease Overwatch fans about the identity of hero 27, who is expected to be revealed within the next couple of months.

By Dalton Cooper on 27 February 2018
Overwatch: Who is Hero 27?

Overwatch: Who is Hero 27?

As Blizzard continues to tease fans with images, letters, and mission reports, theories begin to circulate as to the identity of the 27th hero in Overwatch.

By Dalton Cooper on 27 February 2018
Overwatch Teases Continue with Torbjorn's Letter

Overwatch Teases Continue with Torbjorn's Letter

Blizzard releases a second Overwatch teaser in less than a week, continuing to detail the events surrounding operation White Dome and Torbjorn’s recovery.

By Rory Young on 25 February 2018
Florida Overwatch Team Honors Parkland Shooting Victims

Florida Overwatch Team Honors Parkland Shooting Victims

Overwatch League team the Florida Mayhem honors the victims of the Parkland school shooting, wearing patches showing support to the Stoneman Douglas High School.

By Jasmine Henry on 23 February 2018
Overwatch Viewers Spent a Lot of Money on Twitch Bits

Overwatch Viewers Spent a Lot of Money on Twitch Bits

Overwatch League viewers spend a phenomenal amount of money cheering on their favorite teams and players using the new Cheering With Bits feature on Twitch.

By Jasmine Henry on 23 February 2018
Overwatch League Offering Skins for Watching on Twitch

Overwatch League Offering Skins for Watching on Twitch

Twitch and Blizzard announce that gamers tuning in to watch the Overwatch League will be able to earn tokens that unlock in-game skins for the shooter.

By John Jacques on 22 February 2018
Overwatch Lore Update Teased by Blizzard Job Listing

Overwatch Lore Update Teased by Blizzard Job Listing

The publisher and developer Blizzard Entertainment posts a new job listing on its website that suggests a lore update is on the way for the team-based shooter Overwatch.

By Kyle Sledge on 21 February 2018
Overwatch Tweaking Several Heroes in PTR Update

Overwatch Tweaking Several Heroes in PTR Update

Some big hero changes are coming to the Overwatch PTR, including adjustments to Mei’s freeze mechanic, Doomfist’s hand cannon, and the way Sombra charges her Ultimate.

By Curt Hutson on 14 February 2018
Overwatch League Could Charge $60 Million for New Teams

Overwatch League Could Charge $60 Million for New Teams

It could cost investors up to $60 million to create a new Overwatch League team for the second season of the league, claims a new report citing sources on the matter.

By Jasmine Henry on 14 February 2018
Hawaii State Rep. Introduces Loot Box Bills

Hawaii State Rep. Introduces Loot Box Bills

Hawaii State Representative Chris Lee introduces two pairs of bills for loot box regulation, including bills that would ban the sale of games with loot boxes to minors.

By Jasmine Henry on 14 February 2018
Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Skins Revealed

Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Skins Revealed

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard Entertainment officially reveals the new skins for Overwatch’s limited-time Lunar New Year event for 2018.

By Kyle Sledge on 07 February 2018
Doom Mod Adds Overwatch Weapons to Classic Game

Doom Mod Adds Overwatch Weapons to Classic Game

One fan of id Software’s classic Doom and Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch makes a mod adding some of the latter’s weapons into the former first-person shooter.

By Kyle Sledge on 07 February 2018
Overwatch Lets Players Change Skins Before Match Now

Overwatch Lets Players Change Skins Before Match Now

The Overwatch Twitter page announces a brand new feature coming to the game in the February 8 update that will allow players to change skins at the start of a match.

By Dalton Cooper on 07 February 2018
Overwatch Patch Nerfs Mercy, Junkrat

Overwatch Patch Nerfs Mercy, Junkrat

Blizzard releases the latest patch notes for Overwatch, which make some major adjustments to two of the game’s most beloved heroes: Junkrat and Mercy.

By Kylie Pasetchnik on 31 January 2018
Professional Overwatch Player Fined $1,000

Professional Overwatch Player Fined $1,000

Professional Overwatch player and London Spitfire team member Park ‘Profit’ Joon-yeong has been fined $1,000 after a match against the San Francisco Shock.

By Dalton Cooper on 28 January 2018
Overwatch Targeting Toxic YouTubers for Bans

Overwatch Targeting Toxic YouTubers for Bans

Overwatch gaming director Jeff Kaplan shares a Developer Update to address toxicity in the Overwatch community and how he and his team are dealing with it.

By Kylie Pasetchnik on 27 January 2018
Overwatch: Cosmetics Trailer Highlights New Skins

Overwatch: Cosmetics Trailer Highlights New Skins

The Blizzard World update is now live in Overwatch, bringing with it over 100 new cosmetics. Here’s a look at some of them, including many of the new skins.

By Dalton Cooper on 26 January 2018
Overwatch: South Korean Hackers Could Face Jail Time

Overwatch: South Korean Hackers Could Face Jail Time

Authorities in South Korea arrest over a dozen Overwatch cheat makers and match-fixers, with the suspects potentially facing years in jail and huge fines.

By Jasmine Henry on 19 January 2018
Overwatch Teases New Skins for Lucio and Hanzo

Overwatch Teases New Skins for Lucio and Hanzo

Overwatch will be introducing two new legendary skins for Lucio and Hanzo, with Capoeira Lucio and Kabuki Hanzo arriving in in the Blizzard World update.

By Jasmine Henry on 19 January 2018
Overwatch League Signs Deal with Big Sponsor

Overwatch League Signs Deal with Big Sponsor

Blizzard announces a major new partner for Overwatch League, highlighting the success of the esports initiative just a couple of weeks after its launch.

By Jasmine Henry on 19 January 2018
Overwatch League Had A Lot of Viewers in Its First Week

Overwatch League Had A Lot of Viewers in Its First Week

Blizzard reveals how many people watched the first week of the Overwatch League’s season play, and as it turns out, the new eSport is quite popular with fans.

By Davis Patrick on 19 January 2018
Overwatch Teases Cosmetic Update with Pharah Legendary

Overwatch Teases Cosmetic Update with Pharah Legendary

As part of its daily cosmetic reveals before the big update next week, Blizzard shows off a new legendary skin for Pharah which takes inspiration from the Egyptian Asp.

By Derek Nichols on 19 January 2018
Overwatch's Next Hero Changes the Meta, Says Director

Overwatch's Next Hero Changes the Meta, Says Director

In a recent interview, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan gives an update on the 27th hero, where it is in development, and how he thinks it’ll change the current meta.

By Derek Nichols on 19 January 2018
Pro Overwatch Players Reveal Most Hated Character

Pro Overwatch Players Reveal Most Hated Character

Professional Overwatch players and eSports athletes competing in the Overwatch League reveal which character they would remove from the game if given the chance.

By Dalton Cooper on 12 January 2018
Overwatch: Blizzard World Coming Before End of January

Overwatch: Blizzard World Coming Before End of January

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan reveals intentions for the development team to release the new Blizzard World map and its contents ‘before the end of the month’.

By Kyle Sledge on 12 January 2018
Overwatch Update Adds 312 League Skins

Overwatch Update Adds 312 League Skins

Blizzard releases a new update for Overwatch that adds Overwatch League skins to the game, as well as addresses a number of bugs and other ongoing issues.

By Dalton Cooper on 12 January 2018
Overwatch League Gives Twitch Exclusive Broadcast Rights

Overwatch League Gives Twitch Exclusive Broadcast Rights

The publisher and developer Blizzard officially signs a deal with Twitch to give the streaming company exclusive broadcast rights of the Overwatch League for two years.

By Kyle Sledge on 12 January 2018
Overwatch Fan Shows Cairo Map in More Detail

Overwatch Fan Shows Cairo Map in More Detail

One fan of Blizzard’s team-based shooter Overwatch takes it upon themselves to create a Cairo map, and releases a walkthrough video to show more detail of the area.

By Kyle Sledge on 05 January 2018
Overwatch Game Director Calls Out Notorious Troll

Overwatch Game Director Calls Out Notorious Troll

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan takes to the game’s official forums to call out a notorious player who has been banned from the multiplayer shooter multiple times.

By Jasmine Henry on 19 December 2017
Overwatch Tweaking Winter Wonderland Event Skin

Overwatch Tweaking Winter Wonderland Event Skin

Blizzard announces plans to tweak one of the skins in its Winter Wonderland 2017 event, after fans expressed concerns that the new look didn’t match the Reflections comic.

By Anthony Taormina on 17 December 2017
Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2017 Legendary Skins

Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2017 Legendary Skins

The Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2017 holiday event kicks is now live, introducing seven brand new legendary skins for Hanzo, Junkrat, Roadhog, and more.

By Jasmine Henry on 14 December 2017
An Overwatch Character is in Ready Player One

An Overwatch Character is in Ready Player One

A new trailer drops for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming sci-fi film Ready Player One that reveals an Overwatch character makes an appearance in the movie.

By Dalton Cooper on 14 December 2017
Overwatch Winter Wonderland Event Brings New Features

Overwatch Winter Wonderland Event Brings New Features

New content for Overwatch is just around the corner, as Jeff Kaplan announced the return of the game’s annual Winter Wonderland holiday event, beginning on December 12.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 07 December 2017
US Lawmaker Proposes Ban on Video Games With Loot Boxes

US Lawmaker Proposes Ban on Video Games With Loot Boxes

Hawaii state rep. Chris Lee proposes a ban on video games with loot boxes being sold to people under 21, also detailing legislation that aims to address the issue.

By Jasmine Henry on 07 December 2017
How to Unlock Overwatch League Skins

How to Unlock Overwatch League Skins

Blizzard reveals that Overwatch League skins will be added to the game in early 2018 and that players will be able to unlock them using a new in-game currency system.

By Jasmine Henry on 07 December 2017
Overwatch Update Makes Competitive Games Fairer

Overwatch Update Makes Competitive Games Fairer

Blizzard releases a new Overwatch update that is designed to improve the game’s matchmaking, leading to fairer games that feel ‘more satisfying’ for players.

By Jasmine Henry on 07 December 2017
Overwatch Director Teases 'Ton of New Content' in 2018

Overwatch Director Teases 'Ton of New Content' in 2018

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan tells fans to expect a ‘ton of new content’ in 2018, also confirming that brand new items will be added to the game’s base loot boxes.

By Jasmine Henry on 30 November 2017
UK Gambling Commission Releases Stance on Loot Boxes

UK Gambling Commission Releases Stance on Loot Boxes

In light of the recent Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot box controversy, the UK Gambling Commission reveals its stance on the use of loot boxes in video games.

By Dalton Cooper on 23 November 2017
Overwatch Adds Blizzard World Map to PTR

Overwatch Adds Blizzard World Map to PTR

The newest Overwatch map is here at last, and the Blizzard World theme park is now finally open for business for all players on the game’s Public Test Realm.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 23 November 2017
Overwatch Toxicity Acknowledged by Blizzard

Overwatch Toxicity Acknowledged by Blizzard

A new post from Blizzard Community Manager Griffin promises fans that the developer is taking the amount of toxicity in the game very seriously and is working on a fix.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 November 2017
New Overwatch Healer Moira Is Live

New Overwatch Healer Moira Is Live

Blizzard has unleashed the life-giving, life-taking healer Moira, as she has gone live today on all platforms after a very brief stay in the game’s PTR.

By Curt Hutson on 21 November 2017
Battlefront 2 Loot Box Investigated for Gambling

Battlefront 2 Loot Box Investigated for Gambling

Gambling authorities in Belgium launch an investigation into Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Overwatch loot boxes to figure out whether the random item boxes are gambling.

By Jasmine Henry on 21 November 2017
Petition to Classify Loot Boxes as Gambling

Petition to Classify Loot Boxes as Gambling

A new petition seeks to have the ESRB reverse its stance and classify loot boxes as gambling and has thus far gained 30,000 signatures in a matter of hours.

By Anthony Taormina on 21 November 2017
Blizzard Sues Chinese Overwatch Clone

Blizzard Sues Chinese Overwatch Clone

Blizzard and NetEase file a lawsuit against a Chinese Overwatch clone, demanding that the game be removed from the App Store and that an apology be issued.

By Jasmine Henry on 13 October 2017
Overwatch: Limited Edition Genji Figure Pre-Orders Open

Overwatch: Limited Edition Genji Figure Pre-Orders Open

The Good Smile Company’s figma Japanese action figure line officially opens pre-orders for its forthcoming limited edition figurine for Overwatch’s Genji.

By Kyle Sledge on 11 October 2017
Overwatch Halloween Event Includes New Gameplay Changes

Overwatch Halloween Event Includes New Gameplay Changes

Now that Overwatch’s Halloween Event is underway, many players may have immediately began gathering new costumes for their favorite heroes – missing the new gameplay tweaks.

By Curt Hutson on 11 October 2017
BlizzCon In-Game Rewards Include Overwatch Skin and More

BlizzCon In-Game Rewards Include Overwatch Skin and More

Blizzard reveals the list of in-game rewards that BlizzCon participants are going to receive in exchange for their ticket purchase; including a new Overwatch skin.

By Denny Connolly on 10 October 2017
Overwatch Adds 8 New Skins for Halloween Terror 2017

Overwatch Adds 8 New Skins for Halloween Terror 2017

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard officially adds eight new skins to Overwatch for the team-based shooter’s Halloween Terror 2017 event.

By Kyle Sledge on 10 October 2017
Overwatch Halloween Terror Update is Live

Overwatch Halloween Terror Update is Live

Overwatch’s Halloween update is finally live and players are now able to earn a new range of skins, sprays, player icons, and other cosmetics from special loot boxes.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 10 October 2017
Overwatch League Skins Will Be Added to the Game

Overwatch League Skins Will Be Added to the Game

Blizzard announces that exclusive Overwatch League teams skins will be coming to the game in the future, showing off a new look for both Mei and Genji.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 10 October 2017
Is Blizzard Working on Unannounced Overwatch Game?

Is Blizzard Working on Unannounced Overwatch Game?

A recent job posting at Blizzard suggests that the developer might be hiring interns in order to assist with the production of a new Overwatch spin-off title.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 10 October 2017
Overwatch Fan-Made Cairo Map is Impressive

Overwatch Fan-Made Cairo Map is Impressive

An Overwatch fan creates an amazing ‘Cairo’ map complete with references to ancient Egyptian culture, with fans begging Blizzard to give the artist a job.

By Jasmine Henry on 07 October 2017
BlizzCon 2017 to Feature Overwatch, WoW Announcements

BlizzCon 2017 to Feature Overwatch, WoW Announcements

Blizzard reveals the schedule for BlizzCon 2017, confirming that there will be major reveals and announcements for Overwatch, World of Warcraft, and more.

By Jasmine Henry on 07 October 2017
Overwatch Halloween Event Skins Leak

Overwatch Halloween Event Skins Leak

The skins for the publisher and developer Blizzard’s forthcoming Halloween festivities for its team-based shooter, Overwatch, leak online ahead of the event’s start date.

By Curt Hutson on 07 October 2017
Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan Lays Down the Law in Forums

Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan Lays Down the Law in Forums

Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan lays down the law in the Overwatch forums as one user makes the mistake of recommending that the game’s development team gets replaced.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 05 October 2017
13 Games that Started Out Completely Different

13 Games that Started Out Completely Different

Sometimes a game starts out as something completely different than its final product. Here are 13 notable video games that started out as completely different projects.

By Dalton Cooper on 03 October 2017
Latest Overwatch Comic Stars Zarya and Sombra

Latest Overwatch Comic Stars Zarya and Sombra

Blizzard Entertainment releases its latest Overwatch comic, entitled “Searching,” which features Tank hero Zarya and Offense hero Sombra going head-to-head.

By AJ Caulfield on 30 September 2017
Rumor: Overwatch Halloween Event Date Leaks

Rumor: Overwatch Halloween Event Date Leaks

A new leaked Overwatch promotional poster offers a hint about when the Blizzard shooter’s upcoming in-game Halloween-themed event may kick off for players.

By Denny Connolly on 30 September 2017
Overwatch eSports Team Gets Backing from Music Artist

Overwatch eSports Team Gets Backing from Music Artist

The Overwatch League’s San Francisco team reveals its roster of players in a new hype video that also showcases the team’s high profile celebrity sponsors.

By Dalton Cooper on 30 September 2017
Overwatch Halloween Terror 2017 Starting Date Announced

Overwatch Halloween Terror 2017 Starting Date Announced

Blizzard reveals the starting date for Overwatch’s next major event, Halloween Terror 2017, and teases new spooky event skins for both Reaper and McCree.

By Rory Young on 30 September 2017
Overwatch Bug is Handing Out Instant Season Bans

Overwatch Bug is Handing Out Instant Season Bans

Overwatch players report that they have been hit with a major bug that kicks them from matches, destroys SR and instantly hands out Competitive season bans.

By Jasmine Henry on 29 September 2017
Overwatch Fan Makes Thai Hero Concept, Wows Blizzard

Overwatch Fan Makes Thai Hero Concept, Wows Blizzard

An Overwatch fan and artist designs a Thai hero, a series of skins along with a Thailand-based map, managing to impress the game’s director Jeff Kaplan.

By Jasmine Henry on 22 September 2017
Overwatch League Start Date and Final Teams Unveiled

Overwatch League Start Date and Final Teams Unveiled

Blizzard unveils the final three teams participating in the Overwatch League, as well as the starting dates of the eSports league’s pre-season and first season.

By Rory Young on 22 September 2017
Toxic Overwatch Players On Xbox One Will Be Muted

Toxic Overwatch Players On Xbox One Will Be Muted

In the latest update for Overwatch on Xbox One, Blizzard adds a new punishment system that mutes toxic players with an ‘Avoid Me’ reputation on Xbox Live.

By Dalton Cooper on 22 September 2017
Overwatch Update Adds Junkertown Map, Character Changes

Overwatch Update Adds Junkertown Map, Character Changes

Blizzard drops a new patch for Overwatch today that adds the Junkertown escort map, along with a handful of major changes to two of the game’s heroes.

By Curt Hutson on 22 September 2017
Overwatch: Could The Queen Become a Playable Character?

Overwatch: Could The Queen Become a Playable Character?

Overwatch fans can’t stop talking about The Queen, the mysterious woman who is in charge of Junkertown, but could she actually become a playable character?

By Jasmine Henry on 22 September 2017
Overwatch Permanent Ban System Goes Live Next Week

Overwatch Permanent Ban System Goes Live Next Week

Blizzard confirms its plans for permanent bans from Competitive Play in Overwatch, as well as revealing exactly what behavior players should avoid going forward.

By Rob Gordon on 19 September 2017
Overwatch's Ana, Junkrat Coming to Heroes of the Storm

Overwatch's Ana, Junkrat Coming to Heroes of the Storm

Two more Overwatch characters, Ana and Junkrat, are set to come to Blizzard’s popular MOBA Heroes of the Storm in a future update, alongside a new Volskaya Foundry map.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 19 September 2017
Overwatch Free to Play Weekend Announced

Overwatch Free to Play Weekend Announced

Blizzard Entertainment announces another Overwatch free weekend for September, allowing players on PC, PS4, and Xbox One to test out the game before they buy.

By Jasmine Henry on 15 September 2017
Overwatch Game Director Talks Hero 26

Overwatch Game Director Talks Hero 26

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan discusses the game’s 26th hero, teasing that they are ‘very fun and very playable’ internally, but won’t be available soon.

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2017
Overwatch Junkertown Release Date, Lore Revealed

Overwatch Junkertown Release Date, Lore Revealed

In a preview for the new Overwatch map, Blizzard announces the Junkertown release date, also revealing some ‘really important’ lore about its origins.

By Jasmine Henry on 12 September 2017
Destiny Was Originally Like Overwatch

Destiny Was Originally Like Overwatch

Stories from the developers of Destiny say that during the game’s development it was very similar to the game Blizzard was developing, which would become Overwatch.

By Weston Albert on 06 September 2017
Overwatch Changes Mercy Achievement For New Ultimate

Overwatch Changes Mercy Achievement For New Ultimate

Mercy’s new ultimate ability no longer allows her to resurrect multiple allies, causing Blizzard to re-think just how players can earn their Huge Rez achievement.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 05 September 2017
PUBG Beats Overwatch in Korean Internet Cafes

PUBG Beats Overwatch in Korean Internet Cafes

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds overtakes Overwatch in Korean Internet cafes, with some fans wondering if the battle royale title will hold onto its lead for good.

By Jasmine Henry on 03 September 2017
Overwatch: New Junkertown Map Now On PTR

Overwatch: New Junkertown Map Now On PTR

The Overwatch PTR opens the gates of Junkertown to those who are eager to test the new map, but it is currently only available for PC players of the team-based shooter.

By Curt Hutson on 03 September 2017
Overwatch: Mercy Getting New Ultimate in Insane Rework

Overwatch: Mercy Getting New Ultimate in Insane Rework

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan details major changes coming to the healer character Mercy, who will be getting a brand new Ultimate ability called Valkyrie.

By Dalton Cooper on 28 August 2017
Overwatch Deathmatch Update is Available Now

Overwatch Deathmatch Update is Available Now

The latest Overwatch update adds a number of tweaks to existing characters as well as adding a new map and the highly requested free for all and team deathmatch modes.

By Derek Nichols on 28 August 2017
Overwatch Art: What if Link from Zelda Joined the Game

Overwatch Art: What if Link from Zelda Joined the Game

Fan art showcasing the Hero of Time himself, Link, from The Legend of Zelda as a playable character in Blizzard’s popular FPS Overwatch is well worth seeing for fans of both games.

By Riley Little on 28 August 2017
Overwatch Season 6 Will Demote Players for Losing

Overwatch Season 6 Will Demote Players for Losing

Overwatch Season 6 is looking to be the most interesting season yet, judging by new changes to the player ranking system and a range of character reworks.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 August 2017
Overwatch: D.Va PTR Changes Make Her More Dangerous

Overwatch: D.Va PTR Changes Make Her More Dangerous

Among the changes being tested in the Overwatch PTR is a tweak to D.Va that could see her turn into a much more aggressive tank than she currently is.

By Mark Knapp on 26 August 2017
Overwatch Dev Apologizes for Junkertown Map Error

Overwatch Dev Apologizes for Junkertown Map Error

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan apologizes to the entire country of Australia after fans spot a language error on the game’s upcoming Junkertown map

By Jasmine Henry on 23 August 2017
Overwatch’s Lucio Actor Gets D.Va Body Pillow From Fan

Overwatch’s Lucio Actor Gets D.Va Body Pillow From Fan

At a recent signing, one fan of Overwatch’s Lucio decided to give the character’s voice actor an unexpected and humorous gift: a D.Va themed body pillow.

By Curt Hutson on 22 August 2017
Overwatch Fan Creates Incredible 'Favela' Map

Overwatch Fan Creates Incredible 'Favela' Map

One talented Overwatch fan creates a Favela map for the game, with fans eager for Blizzard to introduce the Rio de Janeiro map into the game properly.

By Jasmine Henry on 21 August 2017
Overwatch Numbani Map May Have a Game-Breaking Exploit?

Overwatch Numbani Map May Have a Game-Breaking Exploit?

The Overwatch Numbani map may have an game-breaking exploit according to players who report randomly being kicked from the game during competitive matches.

By Jasmine Henry on 21 August 2017
Overwatch Mei Animated Short 'Rise and Shine' Released

Overwatch Mei Animated Short 'Rise and Shine' Released

Overwatch’s latest Animated Short film debuts, giving Blizzard fans the origin story of everyone’s favorite cryogenically frozen climatologist, Mei-Ling Zhou.

By Rory Young on 21 August 2017
Overwatch Details Season Six Gameplay Changes

Overwatch Details Season Six Gameplay Changes

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan reveals a few ways the sixth season of Competitive Play will be different when it begins at some point later this month.

By Dalton Cooper on 21 August 2017
Overwatch Releases New Junkertown Animated Video

Overwatch Releases New Junkertown Animated Video

An all new in-engine animated video showcases Overwatch’s newest map, Junkertown, featuring Roadhog and Junkrat attempting to get vengeance for their exile.

By Rory Young on 21 August 2017
Overwatch: Check Out the Brand New Junkertown Map

Overwatch: Check Out the Brand New Junkertown Map

Blizzard announces a new escort map heading to Overwatch called Junkertown, a scavengers’ refuge from the harsh Australian Outback and home to Junkrat.

By Curt Hutson on 21 August 2017
Overwatch: D.Va Getting Big PTR Nerf, New Ability

Overwatch: D.Va Getting Big PTR Nerf, New Ability

Overwatch designer Geoff Goodman details a D.Va rework, confirming that the mech pilot character will soon be nerfed and gain a brand new ability as well.

By Jasmine Henry on 21 August 2017
Overwatch Makes Change to Doomfist's Rocket Punch in PTR

Overwatch Makes Change to Doomfist's Rocket Punch in PTR

In the latest round of changes on the Overwatch PTR, Blizzard introduce some updates to Doomfist’s fearsome Rocket Punch ability by adjusting the attack’s hitbox size.

By Alexander Pan on 21 August 2017
Overwatch Player Creates Custom Zombie Mode

Overwatch Player Creates Custom Zombie Mode

One Overwatch player has managed to create a loose version of a zombie survival mode for the game, which switches players to the opposing team after death.

By Curt Hutson on 20 August 2017
Overwatch: Gamescom Map Preview, Animated Short Planned

Overwatch: Gamescom Map Preview, Animated Short Planned

Blizzard officially announces that a new Overwatch map and an animated short will be shown at this year’s gamescom event, which is set to kick off next week.

By AJ Caulfield on 20 August 2017
Twitch Allows New Filters For Overwatch and Hearthstone

Twitch Allows New Filters For Overwatch and Hearthstone

Twitch and Blizzard announce brand new stream filtering methods to sort by hero, game mode, rank, and more between Blizzard’s Overwatch and Hearthstone.

By John Jacques on 20 August 2017
Overwatch Voice Line Hints At New Map

Overwatch Voice Line Hints At New Map

An Overwatch voice line discovered through datamining hints at a brand new map for the multiplayer game and some additional lore for Junkrat and Roadhog.

By Jasmine Henry on 18 August 2017
Overwatch: Lucioball Tips and Tricks

Overwatch: Lucioball Tips and Tricks

Lucioball season is here, and as players begin to rush into the competitive soccer game mode, we’ve put together a few tips and tricks to help master the field

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 August 2017
Overwatch Finally Announces Deathmatch Mode

Overwatch Finally Announces Deathmatch Mode

In a brand new developer update video, Blizzard finally reveals its plans to bring Free-for-All and Team Deathmatch to the first-person shooter Overwatch.

By Kyle Sledge on 13 August 2017
Overwatch Buffs Roadhog and More in PTR Update

Overwatch Buffs Roadhog and More in PTR Update

Blizzard reveals the patch notes for the next PTR update in Overwatch, which will include buffs for Roadhog and the addition of the new Deathmatch modes.

By Dalton Cooper on 13 August 2017
Overwatch Lucioball Game Mode Suffering Major Issues

Overwatch Lucioball Game Mode Suffering Major Issues

Overwatch players report major problems with the Lucioball game mode, include being unable to get into matches, disappearing balls, uneven teams, and more.

By Jasmine Henry on 11 August 2017
Overwatch Summer Games 2017 Skins

Overwatch Summer Games 2017 Skins

The Overwatch Summer Games are back with a load of new and old skins. Now’s the time to dive in and get the skins you missed last year and new ones you haven’t seen yet.

By Mark Knapp on 11 August 2017
Overwatch: Orisa Buff May Be on the Way

Overwatch: Orisa Buff May Be on the Way

Relative newcomer Orisa may not be the most popular character in Overwatch, but Blizzard is hoping to increase her viability by buffing her attacks and abilities.

By Mark Knapp on 07 August 2017
Overwatch: How to Counter Doomfist

Overwatch: How to Counter Doomfist

Doomfist is here, and his giant fist can make short work of Overwatch heroes. Here’s how to avoid getting killed (and sometimes save your teammates while you’re at it).

By Mark Knapp on 31 July 2017
Overwatch Summer Games 2017 Developer Update Video

Overwatch Summer Games 2017 Developer Update Video

Jeff Kaplan drops all of the details regarding Overwatch’s Summer Games 2017 event, including the new Copa Lucioball ranked arcade mode and Legendary skins.

By Rory Young on 31 July 2017
Heroes of the Storm PTR Gives Characters Mustaches

Heroes of the Storm PTR Gives Characters Mustaches

A load of Heroes of the Storm’s characters have a cosmetic item appearing on their face: mustaches. It’s not clear whether this is intentional or a brilliant mistake.

By Mark Knapp on 31 July 2017
Is Lucioball Returning to Overwatch?

Is Lucioball Returning to Overwatch?

Reddit users discovered the stealth addition of three achievements to the Xbox One version of Overwatch, which seem to hint at the return of last year’s Summer Games mode, Lucioball.

By Derek Nichols on 31 July 2017
Overwatch: Upcoming Zarya Comic Leaked at SDCC

Overwatch: Upcoming Zarya Comic Leaked at SDCC

Fresh off the floor at San Diego Comic Con, a new image seems to reveal that Blizzard’s next Overwatch comic will feature the Russian body-builder, Zarya.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 July 2017
Overwatch May Introduce Weapon Skins Alongside Doomfist

Overwatch May Introduce Weapon Skins Alongside Doomfist

Competitive shooters often give players a way customize their weapons with skins, but Overwatch tied this to character skins. That may be changing soon.

By Mark Knapp on 20 July 2017
Overwatch's Mercy Modded into XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

Overwatch's Mercy Modded into XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

XCOM2: War of the Chosen players who also count themselves as fans of Overwatch are in with a bit of luck, as a new mod allows players to add Mercy into the game.

By Rob Gordon on 18 July 2017
Overwatch: Doomfist Leaves PTR and Joins Game Next Week

Overwatch: Doomfist Leaves PTR and Joins Game Next Week

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard officially announces Doomfist’s departure from Overwatch’s Public Test Region to join the game next week.

By Kyle Sledge on 18 July 2017
MLB Could Sue Overwatch eSports League Over Logo

MLB Could Sue Overwatch eSports League Over Logo

The MLB enters a trademark dispute with Blizzard over the Overwatch League logo, arguing that the logo is too similar to its own and could potentially confuse fans.

By Jasmine Henry on 18 July 2017
Overwatch: Terry Crews Teases Potential Role

Overwatch: Terry Crews Teases Potential Role

Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor and video game enthusiast Terry Crews teases a potential role sometime in the future for Blizzard’s team-based shooter, Overwatch.

By Kyle Sledge on 18 July 2017
Real Life Overwatch Sentai Genji Armor is Incredible

Real Life Overwatch Sentai Genji Armor is Incredible

A popular cosplay company recreates the Genji Sentai skin from Overwatch’s anniversary event in stunning detail, capturing everything from the boots to the sword.

By Jasmine Henry on 17 July 2017
Overwatch Loot Box Reward Odds Seemingly Revealed

Overwatch Loot Box Reward Odds Seemingly Revealed

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard reveals reward odds for the loot boxes within its team-based shooter, Overwatch, through its official South Korean forum.

By Kyle Sledge on 17 July 2017
Overwatch Reveals Win Rates for Attack and Defend

Overwatch Reveals Win Rates for Attack and Defend

After a complaint, Jeff Kaplan reveals the win rate statistics of all the Escort, Assault, and hybrid maps, and things are looking incredibly well balanced.

By Mark Knapp on 17 July 2017
Overwatch's New Punishment System to Be Revealed Soon

Overwatch's New Punishment System to Be Revealed Soon

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan teases an overhaul to the game’s punishment system after fans continue to criticize the feature as being ineffective.

By Jasmine Henry on 16 July 2017
Overwatch: New Changes Coming for Doomfist

Overwatch: New Changes Coming for Doomfist

Blizzard unveils a series of balance changes for Doomfist, McCree, Reaper, and Zarya on the Overwatch PTR, as well as looking into reported issues with Reinhardt.

By Alexander Pan on 16 July 2017
Overwatch: Doomfist Skins Revealed on PTR

Overwatch: Doomfist Skins Revealed on PTR

Doomfist’s full skin list has been revealed in the latest update the Overwatch Public Test Realm, showing off the melee hero’s epic and legendary cosmetic drops.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 July 2017
Overwatch Player Busts Doomfist Myths

Overwatch Player Busts Doomfist Myths

A popular Overwatch player busts several myths about new character Doomfist, including whether Meteor Strike makes him invulnerable to enemy attacks.

By Jasmine Henry on 12 July 2017
Overwatch: Doomfist Countered in the Best Way Possible

Overwatch: Doomfist Countered in the Best Way Possible

A truly skillful Overwatch player uses the hero McCree to counter the newest addition to the team-based shooter’s roster, Doomfist, in the best way possible.

By Kyle Sledge on 12 July 2017
Overwatch: Were the Roadhog Nerfs Too Much?

Overwatch: Were the Roadhog Nerfs Too Much?

Roadhog’s latest nerfs in Overwatch make drastic changes to the character, leaving some to wonder if Blizzard went too far in its attempts to balance him.

By Dalton Cooper on 10 July 2017
Overwatch Datamine Reveals Doomfist Summer Event Skins

Overwatch Datamine Reveals Doomfist Summer Event Skins

A fan datamines Overwatch to find that the new character Doomfist is set to receive a slew of skins for a currently unconfirmed summer event in the team-based shooter.

By Kyle Sledge on 09 July 2017
Overwatch League Introduces the First Seven Teams

Overwatch League Introduces the First Seven Teams

Blizzard announces the first seven teams set to make up its first season of Overwatch League along with many big name owners representing each of the various cities.

By Derek Nichols on 09 July 2017
Overwatch Church of Hanzo Launches in Brazil

Overwatch Church of Hanzo Launches in Brazil

An Overwatch player in Brazil officially registers a church of Hanzo, allowing players to take a day off to play the game and forbidding the term ‘Hanzo main.’

By Jasmine Henry on 09 July 2017
Overwatch: Roadhog's Hook Recreated in Real-Life

Overwatch: Roadhog's Hook Recreated in Real-Life

In celebration of Overwatch’s first anniversary, the team of blacksmiths and craftsman at Man At Arms forge a real version of Roadhog’s fearsome hook.

By Alexander Pan on 09 July 2017
Overwatch Player Uses Boxing Glove to Control Doomfist

Overwatch Player Uses Boxing Glove to Control Doomfist

An Overwatch player rigs up a motion controlled boxing glove to play as new character Doomfist, able to get a surprising amount of kills with the controls.

By Jasmine Henry on 09 July 2017
Overwatch: Blizzard Responds to Roadhog Nerfs

Overwatch: Blizzard Responds to Roadhog Nerfs

Overwatch’s Roadhog might have been nerfed too hard, but rather than revert changes to his hook shot combo Blizzard may be increasing the character’s defense.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 July 2017
Overwatch: What if Terry Crews Voiced Doomfist Video

Overwatch: What if Terry Crews Voiced Doomfist Video

Doomfist may not actually be voiced by Terry Crews, but this video gives an idea what the character would sound like if the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor did get the voice acting job.

By Denny Connolly on 05 July 2017
Overwatch and Inside Head Up GDC 2017 Award Nominations

Overwatch and Inside Head Up GDC 2017 Award Nominations

The full list of nominations for the GDC 2017 Choice Awards is announced, with Overwatch and Inside up for Game of the Year, as well as many other categories.

By Rob Gordon on 04 July 2017
Overwatch Patch Adds Horizon Lunar Colony Map, Balances

Overwatch Patch Adds Horizon Lunar Colony Map, Balances

Blizzard launches a new Overwatch patch, releases the new Lunar Colony map, makes some serious changes to three heroes, and players can now turn gravity down.

By Mark Knapp on 21 June 2017
Twitch Prime Members Get An Overwatch Golden Loot Box

Twitch Prime Members Get An Overwatch Golden Loot Box

Blizzard and Amazon announce a new two year streaming deal and to celebrate, all Overwatch players with Twitch Prime accounts get special loot including a rare golden loot box.

By Derek Nichols on 21 June 2017
Fan Turns Overwatch Into A Classic Turn-Based RPG

Fan Turns Overwatch Into A Classic Turn-Based RPG

In one of the most imaginative Overwatch fan creations yet, a fan re-imagines the popular multiplayer shooter as an old-school, Japanese turn-based RPG.

By Alexander Pan on 21 June 2017
Overwatch Troll and Jeff Kaplan are Cool Now

Overwatch Troll and Jeff Kaplan are Cool Now

As an update to yesterday’s post about Jeff Kaplan shutting down a troll on the Overwatch forums, it seems that the two are now on far more friendly terms.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 June 2017
Overwatch Pro Banned for Trying to Get Fans to Cheat

Overwatch Pro Banned for Trying to Get Fans to Cheat

Blizzard suspends professional Overwatch player Dafran for his actions on Twitch, which included asking his followers to purposefully lose Competitive Play games.

By Dalton Cooper on 15 June 2017
Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan Shuts Down Troll in Forum Post

Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan Shuts Down Troll in Forum Post

Game director Jeff Kaplan is no pushover when it comes to Overwatch – and he’s not above researching a player’s match history in order to call out trolls online.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 June 2017
Overwatch Competitive Play Penalties Increasing

Overwatch Competitive Play Penalties Increasing

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan reveals that penalties for players who partake in boosting and throwing in Competitive Play will be dramatically increased soon.

By Alexander Pan on 15 June 2017
Overwatch Horizon Lunar Colony Map Gets Release Date

Overwatch Horizon Lunar Colony Map Gets Release Date

Blizzard releases a preview video for the Horizon Lunar Colony map in Overwatch, detailing the map’s features and confirming its release date outside the PTR.

By Dalton Cooper on 14 June 2017
Overwatch Will Improve Mystery Heroes Arcade Mode Soon

Overwatch Will Improve Mystery Heroes Arcade Mode Soon

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan vows to improve the game’s Mystery Heroes, including the balancing of teams and players killing characters to get better ones.

By Jasmine Henry on 10 June 2017
Overwatch Dance Emotes Exclusive to Anniversary Event

Overwatch Dance Emotes Exclusive to Anniversary Event

The Overwatch official Twitter makes the announcement that players have been dreading – the anniversary event’s dance emotes will be locked after June 12

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 June 2017
Overwatch Voice Actors Dance Their Character's Emotes

Overwatch Voice Actors Dance Their Character's Emotes

The voice actors for each Overwatch character group together to recreate their respective character’s dances in a creative and light-hearted YouTube video.

By John Jacques on 08 June 2017
New Overwatch Voice Line References Tracer's Girlfriend

New Overwatch Voice Line References Tracer's Girlfriend

Overwatch finally contains a reference to the cover star Tracer’s significant other, as the character references her girlfriend Emily in an upcoming voice-line.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 08 June 2017
New Overwatch Tracer Figure Revealed

New Overwatch Tracer Figure Revealed

Blizzard and the Good Smile Company pair up once more to create an Overwatch Tracer figma, following on the success of the Overwatch Nendoroid reveal.

By Sarah Fields on 08 June 2017
Overwatch Announces Double XP Weekend

Overwatch Announces Double XP Weekend

On Twitter, Blizzard announces a double XP weekend for Overwatch, which will begin later this week and end alongside the game’s One Year Anniversary event.

By Dalton Cooper on 08 June 2017
Overwatch China Players Can Soon Buy Gold Using Money

Overwatch China Players Can Soon Buy Gold Using Money

A new Overwatch update in China is going to make unlocking in-game loot very different, by allowing players to purchase in-game gold using real currency.

By Mark Knapp on 08 June 2017
Overwatch Competitive Mode May Ban Players for Leaving

Overwatch Competitive Mode May Ban Players for Leaving

Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan reveals that Blizzard may be implementing a new banning system to prevent players who leave competitive matches from ever returning.

By John Jacques on 08 June 2017
Ridiculous Overwatch Clone Turns Winston into a Panda

Ridiculous Overwatch Clone Turns Winston into a Panda

A new Overwatch clone called Hero Mission is called the ‘biggest rip-off ever’ by fans who say that the Chinese game has totally copied Blizzard’s characters.

By Jasmine Henry on 08 June 2017
Overwatch: New Hero Details Leaked?

Overwatch: New Hero Details Leaked?

After leaking accurate information on the new Horizon Lunar Colony map for Overwatch, new details emerge regarding the identity and abilities of the next hero.

By Derek Nichols on 02 June 2017
Overwatch Horizon Lunar Colony Map Announced

Overwatch Horizon Lunar Colony Map Announced

Winston’s tragic backstory develops in the new Overwatch Assault Map, Horizon Lunar Colony, which also shifts up gameplay with a new low gravity feature.

By Rory Young on 02 June 2017
Overwatch: Horizon Lunar Colony Details Emerge

Overwatch: Horizon Lunar Colony Details Emerge

New reports from in-game broadcasting network Atlas News reveal messages from the Horizon Lunar Colony and may just hint at a new hero ‘on the horizon’.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 02 June 2017
Overwatch's 'Rate This Match' Feature Removed

Overwatch's 'Rate This Match' Feature Removed

The longstanding ‘Rate This Match’ feature in Overwatch may be kaput if the game’s PTR, where the feature has already been removed, is any indication.

By Curt Hutson on 01 June 2017
Overwatch PTR Update Changes Roadhog, Reaper, McCree

Overwatch PTR Update Changes Roadhog, Reaper, McCree

Big changes have come to Overwatch’s Public Test Realm, which looks to seriously affect Roadhog, Reaper, and McCree’s places in the game’s competitive meta.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 31 May 2017
Overwatch Considering Competitive 3v3 Mode

Overwatch Considering Competitive 3v3 Mode

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan intimates that Blizzard is currently considering the addition of a competitive 3v3 mode for the team-based shooter.

By Kyle Sledge on 26 May 2017
Overwatch: Blizzard To Fix Accidental Reinhardt Nerf

Overwatch: Blizzard To Fix Accidental Reinhardt Nerf

Blizzard is looking into an unintentional Reinhardt nerf, which was accidentally patched into the latest build of Overwatch when the recent Anniversary event was launched.

By Alexander Pan on 24 May 2017
Overwatch: Blizzard Responds to Anniversary Loot Issues

Overwatch: Blizzard Responds to Anniversary Loot Issues

Blizzard responds to backlash about the Overwatch Anniversary event loot boxes, saying that it is ‘listening’ to fan feedback about the cost of the loot.

By Jasmine Henry on 24 May 2017
The Game Awards 2016 Winners List

The Game Awards 2016 Winners List

Host Geoff Keighley presents The Game Awards 2016 live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Find out which games took home the top prizes!

By Dalton Cooper on 22 May 2017
Women's College Will Have eSports Program, Scholarships

Women's College Will Have eSports Program, Scholarships

An all-women’s college in Columbia, Missouri becomes the first school of its kind to announce a varsity eSports program, complete with scholarship support.

By Cody Gravelle on 22 April 2017
Overwatch is Adjusting the 1 Percent Rule for Matches

Overwatch is Adjusting the 1 Percent Rule for Matches

Bliizard reveals changes are coming to Overwatch’s competitive mode that should remove some of the confusion the recent 1 percent rule has brought to close matches.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 20 April 2017
Overwatch Update Will Buff Genji

Overwatch Update Will Buff Genji

Overwatch principal designer reveals Blizzard is planning an upcoming buff for Genji that will give the ninja character an extra swing with his Drangonblade katana.

By Boston Blake on 19 April 2017
eSports Will Become Olympic Sport in 2022

eSports Will Become Olympic Sport in 2022

The Olympic Council of Asia makes a formal announcement that eSports will be made official medal sports at the upcoming 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

By Cody Gravelle on 19 April 2017
Blizzard: Overwatch Healer Skill Ratings Aren't Broken

Blizzard: Overwatch Healer Skill Ratings Aren't Broken

Just days after another Overwatch controversy began, Blizzard releases an official statement that says healer skill ratings are performing as they should.

By Cody Gravelle on 19 April 2017
Overwatch Update Removes Uprising Exploit and More

Overwatch Update Removes Uprising Exploit and More

The latest PC patch for Overwatch fixes the enemy-avoiding exploit in the Uprising event’s PvE mode, while making some tweaks to characters and Competitive Play.

By Alexander Pan on 18 April 2017
Overwatch's Genji, Hanamura Map in Heroes of the Storm

Overwatch's Genji, Hanamura Map in Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard is introducing Overwatch’s Genji as Heroes of the Storm’s next roster addition, as well as a payload-centric take on Overwatch’s Hanamura map.

By Rory Young on 17 April 2017
Overwatch Pros Thwarted by Game-Controlled Cars

Overwatch Pros Thwarted by Game-Controlled Cars

One professional Overwatch player gets thwarted by the game-controlled cars in the multiplayer game’s Oasis map, as an enemy Winston puts them in harms way.

By Jasmine Henry on 17 April 2017
Terry Crews Teases 'Major Surprise' At E3 2017

Terry Crews Teases 'Major Surprise' At E3 2017

Hollywood actor Terry Crews says he’ll be at E3 2017 with a major surprise, prompting speculation that the mysterious Doomfist will finally be coming to Overwatch.

By Alexander Pan on 16 April 2017
Terry Crews Streams Overwatch for Fun

Terry Crews Streams Overwatch for Fun

Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor Terry Crews shares his continued love for the Overwatch franchise by streaming the Blizzard title for a brief time this weekend.

By Anthony Taormina on 15 April 2017
Overwatch Punishes Players for Being Healers

Overwatch Punishes Players for Being Healers

Overwatch players say that a new change to Competitive Mode punishes them for playing as healer characters, as the game offers them less points for winning matches.

By Jasmine Henry on 15 April 2017
Overwatch Freeze Bug Makes Mei Unplayable

Overwatch Freeze Bug Makes Mei Unplayable

A new Overwatch bug makes Mei almost unplayable as it prevents both her primary fire as well as her Blizzard ultimate ability Blizzard from freezing opponents.

By Jasmine Henry on 15 April 2017
Overwatch: What is Blackwatch?

Overwatch: What is Blackwatch?

With Blackwatch skins added to Overwatch in the game’s latest update, we explain what the mysterious organization is, and which characters were a part of it.

By Dalton Cooper on 15 April 2017
Overwatch Uprising Update Broke Game Modes [UPDATE]

Overwatch Uprising Update Broke Game Modes [UPDATE]

After launching patch 2.09, Blizzard temporarily removes a few features and modes from Overwatch after a number of technical and server issues plague the experience for players.

By Derek Nichols on 15 April 2017
Overwatch: Pharah German Actress Replaced, Told By Fans

Overwatch: Pharah German Actress Replaced, Told By Fans

Blizzard stealth changed the voice over actress for the Russian version of Pharah and the original voice actress learned about the switch from disappointed fans.

By Denny Connolly on 15 April 2017
Overwatch Changes Streak Multiplier

Overwatch Changes Streak Multiplier

A new tweak is introduced to Overwatch’s Competitive Play streak multiplier system, which should hopefully alleviate player frustrations over unforgiving losing streaks.

By Alexander Pan on 15 April 2017
Overwatch: How to Beat Uprising on Legendary

Overwatch: How to Beat Uprising on Legendary

Use this Overwatch guide to complete the challenging 4-player co-op PvE mode Uprising on Legendary difficulty and earn the Distinguished Service achievement.

By Dalton Cooper on 14 April 2017
Overwatch Uprising Event Adds New Conversation Lines

Overwatch Uprising Event Adds New Conversation Lines

Fans of Overwatch’s new Uprising event are in for a treat because new conversation lines will be added into the limited-time game mode as more matches are won.

By Alexander Pan on 14 April 2017
Overwatch Adds Mei to Nendoroid Toy Line

Overwatch Adds Mei to Nendoroid Toy Line

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard adds the Chinese scientist Mei alongside Tracer to the team-based shooter Overwatch’s Nendoroid toy line.

By Kyle Sledge on 14 April 2017
Overwatch Uprising Event Starts Today With New Mode

Overwatch Uprising Event Starts Today With New Mode

Overwatch players can now jump into the Uprising event and explore the new cooperative game mode in hopes of obtaining new skins, sprays, emotes, and highlight intros.

By Denny Connolly on 08 April 2017
5 Things Paladins Does Better Than Overwatch

5 Things Paladins Does Better Than Overwatch

Some people accuse Paladins: Champions of the Realm as being a poor Overwatch imitation, but here are five things that Paladins actually does better than Blizzard’s game.

By Dalton Cooper on 08 April 2017
Is This Heroes of the Storm's Next Hero from Overwatch?

Is This Heroes of the Storm's Next Hero from Overwatch?

Leaks point toward Heroes of the Storm’s next hero being everyone’s favorite Japanese robot ninja from Blizzard’s team-based shooter Overwatch, Genji.

By Rory Young on 05 April 2017
Overwatch Comic Possibly Reveals New Hero Skins

Overwatch Comic Possibly Reveals New Hero Skins

The 12th Overwatch comic appears online, featuring a plot set seven years in the past, and possibly revealing brand new skins for some of the game’s heroes.

By Dalton Cooper on 05 April 2017
Overwatch New Hero is 'Very Far Along in Development'

Overwatch New Hero is 'Very Far Along in Development'

The next Overwatch hero is ‘very far along in development,’ says game director Jeff Kaplan, with recent speculation suggesting that the character will be Doomfist.

By Jasmine Henry on 04 April 2017
Overwatch Aimbot Maker Arrested in Korea

Overwatch Aimbot Maker Arrested in Korea

A young South Korean aimbot maker gets arrested after creating various hack services assisting players with cheating in Blizzard’s team-based shooter Overwatch.

By Kyle Sledge on 04 April 2017
Blizzard Wins $8M Lawsuit Against Overwatch Cheat Maker

Blizzard Wins $8M Lawsuit Against Overwatch Cheat Maker

A court decision sides with Blizzard, ordering Overwatch cheat maker Bossland to pay the game developer and publisher roughly $8.5 million in restitution.

By Kyle Sledge on 04 April 2017
Overwatch: King's Row Uprising Teaser

Overwatch: King's Row Uprising Teaser

Blizzard takes to Twitter to tease what seems to be a new Overwatch in-game event scheduled for April 12th, currently known as the King’s Row Uprising.

By Dalton Cooper on 03 April 2017
Overwatch World Cup 2017 Announcement

Overwatch World Cup 2017 Announcement

Blizzard announces the second annual Overwatch World Cup, a four-phase all-star event culminating in the playoffs and championship held at BlizzCon 2017.

By Rory Young on 31 March 2017
10 Things You May Not Have Known About Overwatch

10 Things You May Not Have Known About Overwatch

Game Rant compiles some of the most interesting facts about Overwatch and its characters as revealed by Blizzard, the comic books, the animated shorts, and more.

By Dalton Cooper on 31 March 2017
Report: Overwatch League Could Make $720 Million a Year

Report: Overwatch League Could Make $720 Million a Year

Overwatch League could make as much as $720 million a year for Blizzard, making it more profitable than Major League Soccer, suggests a new report from Morgan Stanley.

By Jasmine Henry on 31 March 2017
Overwatch: Blizzard Unveils $150 Widowmaker Statue

Overwatch: Blizzard Unveils $150 Widowmaker Statue

The video game developer Blizzard officially unveils a nifty-looking statue for the Overwatch hero Widowmaker, with the model holding a price point of a $150.

By Kyle Sledge on 31 March 2017
Overwatch: Orisa is Live in Competitive Play

Overwatch: Orisa is Live in Competitive Play

The 24th playable character in Overwatch, the tank-class hero Orisa, is now available in Competitive Play, one week after she was introduced to the game.

By Dalton Cooper on 28 March 2017
Overwatch Adding 'Save Your Play Of The Game' Tool

Overwatch Adding 'Save Your Play Of The Game' Tool

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan announces the impending addition of a tool letting fans save and export Play of the Game highlights without the use of external programs.

By Kyle Sledge on 24 March 2017
Overwatch Might Add a Map Editor

Overwatch Might Add a Map Editor

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan tells players that a map editor is a possibility for the future, as Blizzard is interested in where user-generated content could take the game.

By Brad Jones on 24 March 2017
GR Pick: Overwatch Pro Makes Impressive Reinhardt Play

GR Pick: Overwatch Pro Makes Impressive Reinhardt Play

Competitive Overwatch proves to be as entertaining as ever, as RunAway’s Reinhardt-main Kaiser makes an impressive play that takes his team to Grand Finals.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 24 March 2017
Overwatch Jeff Kaplan Becomes a Character in Parody Vid

Overwatch Jeff Kaplan Becomes a Character in Parody Vid

One YouTube user creates a slightly silly, but well-crafted parody video that re-imagines Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan as an in-game hero in the team-based shooter.

By AJ Caulfield on 24 March 2017
Overwatch: Orisa Not Available for Comp Play At Release

Overwatch: Orisa Not Available for Comp Play At Release

Overwatch’s principal designer announces that the game’s 24th hero, Orisa, won’t be available to users in Competitive Play mode when she goes live in patch 1.9 today.

By AJ Caulfield on 21 March 2017
Uncharted 4 Wins Game of the Year at SXSW Awards 2017

Uncharted 4 Wins Game of the Year at SXSW Awards 2017

Naughty Dog is riding high today following Uncharted 4’s victory at the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards, where the title took home the coveted prize of Game of the Year.

By Jason Gallagher on 21 March 2017
Overwatch Devs Discuss the Design of Loot Boxes

Overwatch Devs Discuss the Design of Loot Boxes

Overwatch developers Michael Heiberg and Jeremy Craig detail the design behind the competitive, multiplayer title’s popular loot box rewards and what makes them so desirable.

By Riley Little on 17 March 2017
Overwatch's Orisa Available Next Week

Overwatch's Orisa Available Next Week

Bizzard announces the release date for Overwatch’s next hero, Orisa, who will move from the public testing servers to the live servers starting on March 21.

By Rory Young on 14 March 2017
Bringing Overwatch To The Switch Would Be 'Very Challenging'

Bringing Overwatch To The Switch Would Be 'Very Challenging'

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan reveals that Blizzard is staying open-minded about bringing the game to the Nintendo Switch, but admits the process is very difficult for the company.

By John Jacques on 14 March 2017
New Overwatch PTR Patch Makes Lucio Balance Changes

New Overwatch PTR Patch Makes Lucio Balance Changes

Blizzard announces that the newest PTR patch is live, which will bring changes towards reducing ties in Competitive Play and some big balance changes for Lucio.

By Alexander Pan on 14 March 2017
Overwatch Director Praises Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Overwatch Director Praises Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan takes to Reddit to answer some fan questions, and gives The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild some great praise in the process.

By Rob Gordon on 14 March 2017
Overwatch: Tracer Originally Shot Lasers from Her Eyes

Overwatch: Tracer Originally Shot Lasers from Her Eyes

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan reveals that before Blizzard had finished animation and gun models Tracer originally shot lasers from her eyes as an attack.

By Anthony Taormina on 14 March 2017
Overwatch: Watch Mercy Extend Her Wings Using Glitch

Overwatch: Watch Mercy Extend Her Wings Using Glitch

Fans discover an eye-pleasing new glitch for Overwatch character Mercy in which her wings double in size and glow bright green upon using the ‘hello’ emote while gliding.

By Alexander Pan on 14 March 2017
New Overwatch Story Content ‘Just Around The Corner’

New Overwatch Story Content ‘Just Around The Corner’

After gripes about the lack of new story surrounding the game’s newest hero, Orisa, Overwatch lead writer teases upcoming story information for the multiplayer shooter.

By Curt Hutson on 11 March 2017
Overwatch Releases New Bastion Comic 'Binary'

Overwatch Releases New Bastion Comic 'Binary'

Blizzard releases a new Overwatch comic titled ‘Binary’, which focuses on the first meeting between the friendly robot Bastion and turret master Torbjorn.

By Alexander Pan on 11 March 2017
Overwatch Director Confirms Symmetra Has Autism

Overwatch Director Confirms Symmetra Has Autism

Blizzard’s Jeff Kaplan sends an Overwatch fan a personal letter in which he confirms that the well-loved support hero Symmetra is on the autism spectrum.

By AJ Caulfield on 11 March 2017
Overwatch Custom Game XP Farmers Will Be Punished

Overwatch Custom Game XP Farmers Will Be Punished

Blizzard threatens to take ‘disciplinary action’ against Overwatch players who abuse the custom game mode feature by going inactive to earn loot boxes more easily.

By Jasmine Henry on 09 March 2017
Overwatch: Changes Coming To Ana, Junkrat, Winston

Overwatch: Changes Coming To Ana, Junkrat, Winston

Overwatch principal designer Geoff Goodman reveals that a number of balance changes will be coming to the PTR for Ana, Junkrat, Orisa, Sombra, Winston, and Zenyatta.

By Alexander Pan on 04 March 2017
Overwatch: Don't Expect Orisa Until Later in the Month

Overwatch: Don't Expect Orisa Until Later in the Month

In a post on the game’s official forums, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan discusses the new character Orisa, revealing when she may be added to the game.

By Dalton Cooper on 04 March 2017
Overwatch Nerfs Bastion Following Controversial Buff

Overwatch Nerfs Bastion Following Controversial Buff

Overwatch reduces the amount of incoming damage Ironclad can defend on Bastion after fans complained that a controversial set of buffs made the character OP.

By Jasmine Henry on 04 March 2017
Overwatch Update Includes Hidden On Fire Change

Overwatch Update Includes Hidden On Fire Change

As part of the recent update 2.05 for Overwatch, players are discovering a hidden additional feature which now announces that a player is on fire to their whole team.

By Derek Nichols on 04 March 2017
Overwatch Competitive Play Season 4 Begins

Overwatch Competitive Play Season 4 Begins

Blizzard is announcing the start of Season 4 of Overwatch’s Competitive Play, along with changes to skill decay for Diamond players and the Top 500 leaderboard.

By Rory Young on 04 March 2017
Overwatch Reveals New Hero Orisa

Overwatch Reveals New Hero Orisa

The video game publisher and developer Blizzard officially releases an origin story trailer to reveal Orisa as the next hero to make their way into Overwatch.

By Kyle Sledge on 04 March 2017
Second Week of Xbox Live Countdown Sales Begins

Second Week of Xbox Live Countdown Sales Begins

The second week of the Xbox Live Countdown sale starts, offering up deals on high-profile titles such as Watch Dogs 2, Overwatch, and DOOM for interested gamers.

By Rob Gordon on 04 March 2017
Job Simulator Devs Put Overwatch Into Their Own Game

Job Simulator Devs Put Overwatch Into Their Own Game

Overwatch may be making waves this week with potential new character hints being dropped left, right, and center, but it’s clear that...

By John Jacques on 02 March 2017
Overwatch Teases Next Hero with New Image

Overwatch Teases Next Hero with New Image

Blizzard continues to tease Overwatch fans with the identity of the 24th hero that will be making their way into the team-based shoot...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 March 2017
Overwatch Guide: How To Play Orisa

Overwatch Guide: How To Play Orisa

Now that Blizzard have unveiled the latest Overwatch character, the lovable robot tank Orisa, learn all the tips and tricks on how to play the multiplayer shooter’s newest hero.

By Alexander Pan on 02 March 2017
Overwatch: Torbjorn Determined the Game's Art Style

Overwatch: Torbjorn Determined the Game's Art Style

Speaking at the Game Developers Conference, Overwatch developers Bill Petras and Arnold Tsang discuss how Torbjorn influenced the art style of the game.

By Dalton Cooper on 02 March 2017
Overwatch: Doomfist's Gauntlet Has Been Stolen

Overwatch: Doomfist's Gauntlet Has Been Stolen

Hot off the heels of the Twitter tease of Overwatch‘s newest hero, Blizzard has dropped another a major hint regarding what players c...

By Alexander Pan on 28 February 2017
Overwatch Could Be Planning A Double Character Reveal

Overwatch Could Be Planning A Double Character Reveal

Speculation and theories are flooding the Overwatch community this week as teases for the twenty-forth playable character have been s...

By Curt Hutson on 26 February 2017
Overwatch Director Talks Diversity and Inclusivity

Overwatch Director Talks Diversity and Inclusivity

During a keynote presentation today at D.I.C.E. Summit, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan offered gamers a glimpse into his team’s approach to developing the popular shooter. One area he touched on...

By Boston Blake on 26 February 2017
Overwatch's 24th Hero: What We Know So Far

Overwatch's 24th Hero: What We Know So Far

Blizzard has released two new playable characters since the launch of its massively successful hero shooter Overwatch in May 2016, bu...

By Curt Hutson on 25 February 2017
Overwatch Wins Game of the Year at DICE Awards 2017

Overwatch Wins Game of the Year at DICE Awards 2017

Overwatch has come out on top, earning the title of Game of the Year from the 2017 DICE Awards. The DICE Awards took place in Las Veg...

By Weston Albert on 25 February 2017
GR Pick: Overwatch Pro Pulls Off Epic Save as Winston

GR Pick: Overwatch Pro Pulls Off Epic Save as Winston

Video game enthusiasts continue to outdo themselves as time goes on, honing their skills to near-professional levels and wiping out t...

By AJ Caulfield on 25 February 2017
Overwatch Game Browser Patch Live, Bastion Meta Begins

Overwatch Game Browser Patch Live, Bastion Meta Begins

Blizzard is releasing the 1.8 patch for Overwatch across all platforms, introducing the Game Browser, Capture the Flag game mode, and Bastion overhaul.

By Rory Young on 25 February 2017
10 Best Uses of the Bow and Arrow in Video Games

10 Best Uses of the Bow and Arrow in Video Games

With Horizon: Zero Dawn set to release, Game Rant takes a look at some of the most iconic uses of bows and arrows in video game history. Here’s our list of the top 10.

By Boston Blake on 25 February 2017
Overwatch's Mexican Map is Actually Based on Italy

Overwatch's Mexican Map is Actually Based on Italy

During this year’s annual DICE Summit, Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan discussed lots of aspects related to the team-based shooter dur...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 February 2017
Overwatch: New Funko Pop Figures Coming In April

Overwatch: New Funko Pop Figures Coming In April

Publisher and developer Blizzard officially announces another partnership with Funko Pop to produce even more figures for Overwatch f...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 February 2017
Overwatch's Newest Hero Teased Once Again

Overwatch's Newest Hero Teased Once Again

The next Overwatch hero could be closer to release than we think. Over that past week, Blizzard has been hinting at the identity of t...

By Curt Hutson on 21 February 2017
Overwatch Was 2016's Most-Watched New Game on Twitch

Overwatch Was 2016's Most-Watched New Game on Twitch

Twitch releases its 2016 year-in-review retrospective, and Blizzard Entertainment’s hyper-popular title Overwatch appears as the new...

By AJ Caulfield on 20 February 2017
Overwatch: Competitive Play Season 3 End Date Confirmed

Overwatch: Competitive Play Season 3 End Date Confirmed

After two months of competitive ranking matches and countless loot boxes, Season Three of Overwatch‘s Competitive Play is scheduled t...

By Alexander Pan on 19 February 2017
GR Pick: Overwatch and GoldenEye 64 Mashup Video

GR Pick: Overwatch and GoldenEye 64 Mashup Video

A fan creates a video mashing up Blizzard’s mega popular shooter, Overwatch, with the Nintendo 64 classic, GoldenEye with awesome and hilarious results. There’s no question that Overwatch i...

By Weston Albert on 19 February 2017
Overwatch: Is This The Greatest Play of the Game Ever?

Overwatch: Is This The Greatest Play of the Game Ever?

A player pulls off one of the more impressive Play of the Game highlights in Overwatch‘s history, and it involves Pharah, a basketbal...

By Riley Little on 19 February 2017
Overwatch's New Character Teased in Blog Post

Overwatch's New Character Teased in Blog Post

Blizzard teases the next hero to come to Overwatch in a blog post, introducing fans to a character that could relate to the next addi...

By Weston Albert on 19 February 2017
Next Overwatch Hero Is 'Not Who You Think It Is'

Next Overwatch Hero Is 'Not Who You Think It Is'

Director Jeff Kaplan casually drops a bombshell on the Overwatch community, declaring the upcoming twenty-forth hero to not be who ev...

By Curt Hutson on 18 February 2017
GR Pick: Overwatch Heroes Reimagined As Pokemon

GR Pick: Overwatch Heroes Reimagined As Pokemon

One illustrator brings two gaming giants together in an epic crossover, giving fans of both franchises an idea of what Overwatch‘s he...

By AJ Caulfield on 18 February 2017
Overwatch Dev Working on New Heroes and Events

Overwatch Dev Working on New Heroes and Events

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan reveals that the development team is working on ‘multiple new heroes’, as well as numerous seaso...

By Alexander Pan on 18 February 2017
Bethesda's Todd Howard Plays a Lot of Overwatch

Bethesda's Todd Howard Plays a Lot of Overwatch

Bethesda director Todd Howard admits during an interview that he plays a lot of Overwatch thanks to the game’s ‘compelling’ story and...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 18 February 2017
GR Pick: Overwatch Pro Team Beats Online Cheater

GR Pick: Overwatch Pro Team Beats Online Cheater

A professional Overwatch player named Brandon “Seagull” Larned encounters an aimbot-using opponent, but his squad defeats the cheater...

By John Jacques on 18 February 2017
Overwatch: Blizzard Unveils New Strategy to Fight Hacks

Overwatch: Blizzard Unveils New Strategy to Fight Hacks

Blizzard once again takes the fight to Overwatch cheaters by tying copies of the online game to their geographical region, as well as suing hack developers. Well and truly sick of Overwatch...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 16 February 2017
Overwatch: Blizzard Denies Loot Drop Rate Changes

Overwatch: Blizzard Denies Loot Drop Rate Changes

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan discusses rumors that loot drop rates changed for the recent Lunar New Year event, denying that drop rates were amended. The success of Overwatch is undeniab...

By Rob Gordon on 12 February 2017
Overwatch Bastion Buff Makes Character OP in PTR

Overwatch Bastion Buff Makes Character OP in PTR

The latest Overwatch patch update brings a number of changes to the team-based shooter’s heroes, but right now, Bastion is nearly indestructible in the PTR. This week has been a massive one...

By AJ Caulfield on 12 February 2017
Overwatch: Tracer Nendoroid Figure Looks Spectacular

Overwatch: Tracer Nendoroid Figure Looks Spectacular

Good Smile Company and Blizzard team up to release a brand new, adorable, and posable Tracer figurine, which will undoubtedly make for a must-have amongst fans of Overwatch. Collectibles as...

By Riley Little on 11 February 2017
Overwatch: No Easter or Valentine's Day Event Planned

Overwatch: No Easter or Valentine's Day Event Planned

In response to tweets regarding a possible Overwatch Easter event, Blizzard reveal that nothing is planned for Easter or for a rumored Valentine’s Day event. With less than a week to go bef...

By Alexander Pan on 11 February 2017
Overwatch PTR Reveals More Doomfist Evidence

Overwatch PTR Reveals More Doomfist Evidence

With Blizzard recently rolling out a brand-new patch to Overwatch‘s PTR, players that have taken the changes for a test-drive have already noticed what appear to be Doomfist teases. Overwat...

By AJ Caulfield on 10 February 2017
Overwatch: New Evidence Points to Doomfist

Overwatch: New Evidence Points to Doomfist

A Reddit user discovers a file in the latest update to the Overwatch PTR that seems to suggest the long-rumored Doomfist will be added to the game next. After the devilish hacker Sombra was...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 February 2017
Overwatch: Roadhog and Winston Rebalance Coming Soon

Overwatch: Roadhog and Winston Rebalance Coming Soon

In a new update on the Blizzard Forums, Overwatch principal designer Geoff Goodman reveals a number of upcoming balance changes for Roadhog and Winston. Blizzard have recently released the...

By Alexander Pan on 09 February 2017
Overwatch: Ban On Console Keyboard And Mouse

Overwatch: Ban On Console Keyboard And Mouse

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan states that Blizzard objects to the use of mouse and keyboard on consoles and have contacted first-party console manufacturers to ban these devices. Prior to...

By Alexander Pan on 09 February 2017
Overwatch PTR Patch Means Changes for Bastion and Mercy

Overwatch PTR Patch Means Changes for Bastion and Mercy

Full patch notes have been unveiled for Overwatch‘s latest Public Test Realm update, and they reveal some major changes to heroes Bastion and Mercy’s abilities. Updates having been hitting...

By AJ Caulfield on 08 February 2017
Overwatch 'Server Browser' Developer Update Video

Overwatch 'Server Browser' Developer Update Video

Jeff Kaplan is back with another Overwatch Developer Update video, this time introducing plans for the game’s upcoming custom game server browser feature. Overwatch‘s game director, Jeff Ka...

By Rory Young on 04 February 2017
Thousands of Overwatch Hackers Banned by Blizzard

Thousands of Overwatch Hackers Banned by Blizzard

In a forum post, Blizzard reveals that it has banned 20,000 South Korean Overwatch players for cheating in the game using DDoS attacks and illegal hacks like aimbots. Right from the start,...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 February 2017
WoW Tokens Now Exchangeable for Battle.net Balance

WoW Tokens Now Exchangeable for Battle.net Balance

Blizzard is now allowing World of Warcraft players the option to exchange premium Tokens for $15 of Battle.net Balance to purchase other Blizzard products with. Blizzard has a complicated,...

By Rory Young on 04 February 2017
Overwatch Character Lucio Joins Heroes of the Storm

Overwatch Character Lucio Joins Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard reveals that Lucio, one of the original support characters from Overwatch, will be wall-riding his way to Heroes of the Storm in a future update. Blizzard has been drawing players...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 February 2017
Overwatch: Terry Crews Makes Mock Audition for Doomfist

Overwatch: Terry Crews Makes Mock Audition for Doomfist

The Hollywood actor Terry Crews creates a video containing a brief mock audition for the role of Doomfist in developer Blizzard’s team-based shooter Overwatch. About a couple of months ago,...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 February 2017
Overwatch: Upcoming Bastion Changes Revealed

Overwatch: Upcoming Bastion Changes Revealed

Overwatch principal designer Geoff Goodman reveals a number of new balance changes that are coming for Bastion, such as increased magazine size and a tweaked self-repair mechanic. Followin...

By Alexander Pan on 02 February 2017
Overwatch Reaches 25 Million Players Registered

Overwatch Reaches 25 Million Players Registered

The successful multiplayer hero shooter Overwatch celebrates another major milestone, having reached 25 million registered players since launching in May of 2016. Although many had question...

By Anthony Taormina on 27 January 2017
Overwatch Bug Sends D.Va Flying Out of the Map

Overwatch Bug Sends D.Va Flying Out of the Map

Overwatch players discover a new bug in the game’s 3v3 mode that sends mech-piloting character D.Va into a texture-less version of the map when she is ejected from her mech. Overwatch‘s 3v...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 January 2017
New Overwatch Funko Pop Figures Revealed

New Overwatch Funko Pop Figures Revealed

Following the original wave of figures released alongside the game in May 2016, toy manufacturer Funko reveals a second round of Overwatch Pop figures. Blizzard Entertainment’s team-based s...

By AJ Caulfield on 26 January 2017
Overwatch: Reporting For Consoles, Character Changes

Overwatch: Reporting For Consoles, Character Changes

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan reveals that a reporting feature will be coming to consoles, as well as potential balance changes for Symmetra and Torbjorn. Providing continual support...

By Alexander Pan on 26 January 2017
Overwatch Event Adds Capture the Flag Mode?

Overwatch Event Adds Capture the Flag Mode?

A leaked trailer for Overwatch‘s Year of the Rooster event reveals brand new skins, and also teases the possibility of a Capture the Flag mode starring Tracer. Even though the next Overwatc...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 January 2017
Overwatch May Buff Bastion in a Future Update

Overwatch May Buff Bastion in a Future Update

Overwatch principle designer, Geoff Goodman, reveals that he’s currently working on a few updates for Bastion, though additional details or a time table were not given. For all the success...

By Derek Nichols on 26 January 2017
Why Overwatch Took So Long to Add Capture the Flag Mode

Why Overwatch Took So Long to Add Capture the Flag Mode

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan reveals why it took so long for Blizzard to add capture the flag to the game, citing challenges with imbalance due to character movement. Overwatch players h...

By Boston Blake on 24 January 2017
Overwatch: Every Year of Rooster Collectible Item

Overwatch: Every Year of Rooster Collectible Item

With Overwatch‘s Year of the Rooster Event currently underway, there are many festive cosmetic items up for grabs – here’s a complete list of all the new additions. Following up on the succ...

By Alexander Pan on 24 January 2017
Overwatch Skin Accidentally Makes Mei Thinner

Overwatch Skin Accidentally Makes Mei Thinner

Overwatch just released a slew of fantastic new skins for their Lunar New Year event, but a bug in one outfit has Mei looking noticeably thinner than usual. The newest Overwatch event is i...

By Curt Hutson on 24 January 2017
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Tops Games Sales in 2016

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Tops Games Sales in 2016

Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare tops the charts as the best-selling game of 2016, beating out fellow shooters Battlefield 1 and Overwatch. As 2016 came to a close, game devel...

By Boston Blake on 23 January 2017
Overwatch Dev Gives Update On PTR and Character Balance

Overwatch Dev Gives Update On PTR and Character Balance

In a new developer update, Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan talks about the philosophy behind the PTR and the reasons behind a number of upcoming character balance changes. Among the game’s m...

By Alexander Pan on 19 January 2017
Overwatch: Characters That Need Nerfs & Buffs

Overwatch: Characters That Need Nerfs & Buffs

To help Blizzard make its online shooter Overwatch a more balanced experience, we name five characters that could use a buff, and five others that should be nerfed. In the digital age of ga...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 January 2017
Overwatch Year of the Rooster Event Coming Soon

Overwatch Year of the Rooster Event Coming Soon

Overwatch announces its next seasonal event, which will be themed around the Chinese New Year, called Year of the Rooster with glimpses of Mei and D.Va. Overwatch garnered multiple Game of...

By Weston Albert on 19 January 2017
Overwatch Fans Honor Deceased Friend with Gun Salute

Overwatch Fans Honor Deceased Friend with Gun Salute

While mourning the loss of their friend, a group of Overwatch fans decide to pay tribute to him in the game with a 12-gun salute featuring his most frequently used characters. As many Overw...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 January 2017
Overwatch: Year of the Rooster Legendary Skins Leak

Overwatch: Year of the Rooster Legendary Skins Leak

Four legendary skins leak for the upcoming Overwatch event Year of the Rooster, revealing new looks for the characters Winston, Roadhog, Zenyatta, and Reinhardt. Blizzard is following up it...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 January 2017
Overwatch Valentine's Day Voice Lines Discovered

Overwatch Valentine's Day Voice Lines Discovered

In an Overwatch thread on Reddit, one user has posted datamined voice lines from the upcoming Valentine’s Day update in the game’s public test realm, sending fans into a frenzy. As one of t...

By AJ Caulfield on 12 January 2017
Overwatch Update Brings More Character Balance Changes

Overwatch Update Brings More Character Balance Changes

Blizzard releases a new PTR update for Overwatch that will bring further changes to Roadhog’s hook, as well as additional tweaks to Ana and Sombra’s abilities. As 2017 kicks off, it certain...

By Alexander Pan on 12 January 2017
Overwatch: Elon Musk Calls Team-Based Shooter 'Amazing'

Overwatch: Elon Musk Calls Team-Based Shooter 'Amazing'

Blizzard Entertainment’s team-based title Overwatch gains another fan in Canadian-American inventor Elon Musk, who praises the game in an interview with Y Combinator. Fans of the smash-hit...

By AJ Caulfield on 12 January 2017
Blizzard Working On Feature To Save Overwatch Replays

Blizzard Working On Feature To Save Overwatch Replays

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan reveals that Blizzard is working on a feature where players can save their match highlights, though no release date has been set yet. From exploiting Me...

By Alexander Pan on 12 January 2017
Blizzard Bans 10,000 Overwatch Cheaters In South Korea

Blizzard Bans 10,000 Overwatch Cheaters In South Korea

In the wake of players using aimbots and ‘nuking’, Blizzard Korea announces that it has banned over 10,000 Overwatch hackers and cheaters in South Korea. Ever since Blizzard’s Overwatch was...

By Alexander Pan on 12 January 2017
Overwatch Update Nerfs Two Characters & Expands Emotes

Overwatch Update Nerfs Two Characters & Expands Emotes

Blizzard begins testing a future update for Overwatch that will nerf several characters, as well as give Sombra a buff and fix issues with the new Oasis map. Named Game of the Year 2016 by...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 January 2017
Overwatch VR Becomes Reality Thanks to Korean Students

Overwatch VR Becomes Reality Thanks to Korean Students

A group of South Korean high school students make Overwatch VR a reality, combining a Samsung Gear VR headset and some sensors to play as Soldier: 76 in virtual reality. Since its release i...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 January 2017
Overwatch: The Rock Supports Terry Crews as Doomfist

Overwatch: The Rock Supports Terry Crews as Doomfist

Dwayne Johnson says that he fully supports Terry Crews taking the role of Doomfist in Overwatch, a rumored character that could be coming to the game and its universe. A day after actor Ter...

By Weston Albert on 07 January 2017
Roadhog Nerfs Are Coming to Overwatch

Roadhog Nerfs Are Coming to Overwatch

After promising changes to Roadhog’s hook ability in Overwatch late last year, Blizzard details how the ability is changing and when players can expect to see it. Just four days into 2017 a...

By Derek Nichols on 07 January 2017
Overwatch Update Adds New Map Oasis

Overwatch Update Adds New Map Oasis

Following the success of its popular Overwatch Christmas event, Blizzard release a free new update, adding Arabian map Oasis for players on all platforms The Winter Wonderland update might...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 06 January 2017
Terry Crews Again Teases Role as Overwatch's Doomfist

Terry Crews Again Teases Role as Overwatch's Doomfist

Terry Crews is back on Facebook after his recent visit to Overwatch developer Blizzard, asking his followers whether they’d like to see him voice Doomfist. Terry Crews’ ongoing campaign to...

By Rory Young on 05 January 2017
Overwatch: Abuse of Mei's Ice Wall Cheat to Be Punished

Overwatch: Abuse of Mei's Ice Wall Cheat to Be Punished

The video game developer Blizzard announces its plans to “aggressively” punish players who abuse Mei’s ice wall exploit in its team-based shooter Overwatch. Since its inception, Overwatch h...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 January 2017
World of Warcraft Launches Overwatch-Themed Event

World of Warcraft Launches Overwatch-Themed Event

World of Warcraft gives MMO players a chance to throw down against some ‘Ogrewatch’ bosses with very similar names, abilities, and looks as Overwatch characters. World of Warcraft’s latest...

By Denny Connolly on 04 January 2017
How Blizzard Should Cast a Live-Action Overwatch Movie

How Blizzard Should Cast a Live-Action Overwatch Movie

If Blizzard ever decides to produce an Overwatch feature film adaptation, these are the performers we would cast to play the game’s 23 different playable characters. History has shown that...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 December 2016
Major Blizzard Titles Celebrate Diablo's Anniversary

Major Blizzard Titles Celebrate Diablo's Anniversary

As the 20th anniversary of Blizzard’s popular Diablo franchise approaches, all other major titles prepare to celebrate with an exclusive demon-themed event. This year marks the 20th anniver...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 December 2016
Blizzard Gives Free Overwatch Loot Boxes

Blizzard Gives Free Overwatch Loot Boxes

Blizzard is delivering one final holiday present to Overwatch fans in the form of 5 free loot boxes for all players who log in between now and January 2. It says a lot that Blizzard, which...

By Rory Young on 29 December 2016
Overwatch Reveals New Character Details About Torbjorn

Overwatch Reveals New Character Details About Torbjorn

In response to a number of fan questions regarding the newly-released Overwatch comic ‘Reflections’, Blizzard reveals new character details about Torbjorn and Tracer. With the end of 2016 d...

By Alexander Pan on 24 December 2016
Overwatch Was The Most Profitable Paid PC Game Of 2016

Overwatch Was The Most Profitable Paid PC Game Of 2016

According to a new report from SuperData Research, Blizzard’s Overwatch manages to take the top spot as the paid PC game that earned the most money in 2016. Out of all the titles that turne...

By Curt Hutson on 23 December 2016
Overwatch 'Year in Review' Highlights Plans for 2017

Overwatch 'Year in Review' Highlights Plans for 2017

With 2016 coming to an end, Overwatch project lead Jeff Kaplan discusses the past, present, and future of the multiplayer shooter in this ‘Year in Review’ video. While Blizzard may be windi...

By Rory Young on 22 December 2016
Read Overwatch's Holiday Comic

Read Overwatch's Holiday Comic

Blizzard is debuting the latest comic for Overwatch. Titled ‘Reflections,’ the comic gives a glimpse into the lives of several characters during the holidays. Overwatch‘s holiday Winter Won...

By Rory Young on 22 December 2016
Terry Crews Visits Overwatch Studio

Terry Crews Visits Overwatch Studio

Actor and former NFL player Terry Crews pays a visit to Blizzard’s Overwatch team, sparking speculation that he will voice a new character in the game. A few weeks ago, Terry Crews set the...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 December 2016
Overwatch: Reapers Shotguns Recreated in LEGO Form

Overwatch: Reapers Shotguns Recreated in LEGO Form

This LEGO genius and Overwatch fan recreates a perfect replica of Reaper’s hellfire shotguns and skull mask from just over 1,000 pieces of the classic building toy. Like all Blizzard games,...

By Denny Connolly on 18 December 2016
Overwatch Holiday Web Comic Banned in Russia

Overwatch Holiday Web Comic Banned in Russia

UPDATE: Blizzard has clarified that it made the decision not to release the Overwatch web comic in Russia. Unfortunately for Russian fans of Blizzard’s latest first-person shooter Overwatch...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 December 2016
Overwatch Players Crowdfund Cookies to Send to Blizzard

Overwatch Players Crowdfund Cookies to Send to Blizzard

A group of Overwatch players begin a crowdfunding campaign to send cookies to Blizzard after praising the developer’s response to their concerns about the game’s holiday event. When the Ove...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 December 2016
Overwatch Fans Complain About Mei's Holiday Skin

Overwatch Fans Complain About Mei's Holiday Skin

Blizzard’s Jeff Kaplan is addresses the Overwatch community’s frustrations and disappointment over the Legendary rarity of Mei’s Winter Wonderland skin. For the most part, Overwatch‘s Winte...

By Rory Young on 18 December 2016
10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

Nintendo’s new console could offer new ways to experience the biggest video games in a brand new way and so Game Rant has put together a Nintendo Switch port wishlist.

By Jasmine Henry on 18 December 2016
Overwatch Winter Holiday Event Leaks

Overwatch Winter Holiday Event Leaks

Datamining efforts leak potential details about Overwatch‘s upcoming winter event, which reportedly includes a new map, game mode, and customization options. It’s no secret that Blizzard is...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 December 2016
Blizzard Working to Eliminate Overwatch Trolls

Blizzard Working to Eliminate Overwatch Trolls

In a new post over at the Blizzard forums, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan confirms that the team are working on a new reporting system to help with toxic players. From creating a “hide...

By Alexander Pan on 11 December 2016
Overwatch Winter Wonderland Holiday Event Begins

Overwatch Winter Wonderland Holiday Event Begins

Overwatch‘s Winter Wonderland holiday event is now live, introducing over 100 new cosmetics with over a dozen skins, a Mei-themed snowball brawl and more. The holidays have arrived in Bliz...

By Rory Young on 11 December 2016
Overwatch Holiday Event Launches Next Week

Overwatch Holiday Event Launches Next Week

It looks like the datamined Christmas Event for Overwatch is only a week away, judging by an invite to players, posted to the game’s official Twitter account. Good news for all the Overwatc...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 December 2016
Overwatch Players Create Hide and Seek Mode

Overwatch Players Create Hide and Seek Mode

Overwatch players use the new 3v3 elimination mode to create their own ‘hide and seek’ game mode, but some players complain that the user-made mode is just trolling. The 20 million people...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 December 2016
Overwatch Players 'Speed Run' to Lowest Possible Rank

Overwatch Players 'Speed Run' to Lowest Possible Rank

Dan ‘Bacontotem’ Brown and Jon ‘WrstReaperNA’ Kingham become the first players in the world to reach rank 1 in season 3 of Overwatch‘s Competitive Play. Dan “Bacontotem” Brown, aka Hanjo, i...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 December 2016
Overwatch Cheaters Want to Sue Blizzard Over Bans

Overwatch Cheaters Want to Sue Blizzard Over Bans

Blizzard waves the banhammer with the latest Overwatch update by banning players who are using cheats, but some banned players are so unhappy that they want to sue the company. Since Overwa...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 December 2016
Overwatch Map Features Deadly Cars

Overwatch Map Features Deadly Cars

As new Overwatch map Oasis is released on the game’s Public Test Region, players of the multiplayer shooter discover that the cars on the map’s highways are able to kill them. In addition t...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 December 2016
Overwatch Player Hits Level Cap By Himself

Overwatch Player Hits Level Cap By Himself

The level cap for Overwatch is a long way away for the most of us, but one user has got all the way to level 1800 by himself – making him the first solo player to do it. One Overwatch playe...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November 2016
Overwatch Genji's Katana Forged by Master Blacksmiths

Overwatch Genji's Katana Forged by Master Blacksmiths

The crafty folks at Man at Arms are at it again, this time forging the futuristic katana wielded by Overwatch‘s Genji and using a variety of techniques to do it. Of all the weapons used by...

By Curt Hutson on 30 November 2016
Overwatch Season 3 Launches, Tweaks Ranking System

Overwatch Season 3 Launches, Tweaks Ranking System

Overwatch‘s third competitive season is underway, and some players have noticed that the game’s ranking system is behaving slightly differently from last time. As we enter the final month...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 29 November 2016
Street Fighter 5's Laura Gets Sombra Skin Mod

Street Fighter 5's Laura Gets Sombra Skin Mod

Sombra is the latest Overwatch character to show up in Street Fighter V, thanks to a new mod that swaps in the hacker’s appearance in place of Laura Matsuda.

By Jason Gallagher on 29 November 2016
Overwatch Reaper Collectible Statue

Overwatch Reaper Collectible Statue

Blizzard announces a new Overwatch Reaper premium collectible statue that stands 12 inches tall and shows the character in his iconic Death Blossom pose. Collectibles have long been a stapl...

By Boston Blake on 29 November 2016
Overwatch Datamine Discoveries Hint at Christmas Event

Overwatch Datamine Discoveries Hint at Christmas Event

Dataminers work hard to sift through Overwatch‘s files and reveal that a Christmas-themed update is most likely on its way for Blizzard’s team-based shooter. There is yet to be official wor...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 27 November 2016
Overwatch Mythbusters Video Examines Sombra

Overwatch Mythbusters Video Examines Sombra

Learn some tips and tricks about playing Overwatch‘s new hero, Sombra, with this video looking into what the character can do with her unique kit of abilities. Overwatch‘s newest addition t...

By Weston Albert on 25 November 2016
Terry Crews Wants to Voice Doomfist in Overwatch

Terry Crews Wants to Voice Doomfist in Overwatch

After a Reddit user suggested Terry Crews as a candidate to voice the mysterious Overwatch character Doomfist, the Hollywood actor himself responds with an enthusiastic yes. In the months s...

By Alexander Pan on 25 November 2016
Overwatch To Give Symmetra Two Ultimates

Overwatch To Give Symmetra Two Ultimates

Overwatch is giving Symmetra two ultimate abilities. Keeping her standard teleporter, the support character will also be able to generate individual shields over a large radius. Blizzard’s...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 November 2016
Blizzard Cancels Overwatch Graphic Novel

Blizzard Cancels Overwatch Graphic Novel

With the popularity of Overwatch refusing to wane, fans were anticipating the arrival of a graphic novel highlighting the game’s existing narrative. Alas, Blizzard has scrapped it. There’s...

By Riley Little on 23 November 2016
12 Awesome Gifts for Your Favorite Blizzard Fan

12 Awesome Gifts for Your Favorite Blizzard Fan

This collection of Blizzard-themed gifts will delight that special Overwatch, WoW, Diablo, Starcraft, Hearthstone or Heroes of the Storm fan in your life this holiday. Blizzard Entertainmen...

By Jason Gallagher on 19 November 2016
Blizzard Making Big Changes To Overwatch Leveling

Blizzard Making Big Changes To Overwatch Leveling

Blizzard will soon release an update for Overwatch that will overhaul the current leveling system, but some players fear this is merely a cash grab to sell more loot boxes. The most recent...

By Curt Hutson on 19 November 2016
Destiny and Overwatch Influenced Mass Effect Andromeda

Destiny and Overwatch Influenced Mass Effect Andromeda

Bioware says fans will notice how “fluid, dynamic, and fast-paced” the gameplay of Mass Effect Andromeda is, in part due to the influence of popular shooters. Mass Effect Andromeda will be...

By Weston Albert on 16 November 2016
The Game Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

The Game Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

The nominations for The Game Awards 2016 are in, with Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End nominated for eight awards in total, including Game of the Year. Over the last couple of years...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 November 2016
Overwatch Adds Sombra on All Platforms

Overwatch Adds Sombra on All Platforms

Overwatch fans logging into the game should all now be able to play as Sombra, the hacking hero with serious sabotage skills and a rather mean machine pistol. Overwatch fans who have been...

By John Jacques on 13 November 2016
Overwatch Players Discover Amusing Sombra Glitch

Overwatch Players Discover Amusing Sombra Glitch

Just when we thought we knew all of Sombra’s abilities, it appears that the hacker heroine can hack her way outside of Overwatch‘s maps for a spot of skydiving. After last week’s reveal tha...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 12 November 2016
Overwatch to Reveal an LGBT Character Soon

Overwatch to Reveal an LGBT Character Soon

In an interview with Kotaku, when discussing gay characters in Overwatch, lead hero designer Geoff Goodman and artist Rachel Day confirm an LGBT character will be revealed shortly. At Blizz...

By Curt Hutson on 07 November 2016
Overwatch's eSports League Hopes to Emulate NFL, NBA

Overwatch's eSports League Hopes to Emulate NFL, NBA

Blizzard announces the Overwatch League, which seeks to establish regional fan bases and provide greater security for players and team owners by copying traditional sports. The Overwatch an...

By Jason Gallagher on 07 November 2016
Overwatch PTR Change Buffs Pharah

Overwatch PTR Change Buffs Pharah

The latest Overwatch PTR update adds in a ton of new content including Sombra, but Pharah players also discover that another new buff may help the character to fly forever. It has been a bu...

By Derek Nichols on 07 November 2016
'Play of the Game 2.0' Coming to Overwatch

'Play of the Game 2.0' Coming to Overwatch

A new Play of the Game 2.0 feature is coming to Overwatch, confirms Blizzard, which should help show off teamwork between players in the game’s highlight clip Players who are tired of all t...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 07 November 2016
Overwatch Is Blizzard's Fastest Game to Hit 20M Players

Overwatch Is Blizzard's Fastest Game to Hit 20M Players

Video game publisher Activision officially declares the team-based first-person shooter Overwatch to be Blizzard’s fastest title to hit 20 million players. Just a few weeks ago, Blizzard re...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 November 2016
Overwatch: Sombra Revealed, New Arcade Mode & Maps

Overwatch: Sombra Revealed, New Arcade Mode & Maps

The day of reveal is finally here as Blizzard releases a new animated short, revealing that Sombra will be coming to Overwatch‘s Public Test Realm next week. BlizzCon 2016 is off to a fanta...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 06 November 2016
Overwatch: Single-Character Limit Coming to Quick Play

Overwatch: Single-Character Limit Coming to Quick Play

During its Overwatch panel at BlizzCon 2016, Blizzard announces that the online multiplayer shooter’s non-competitive Quick Play mode will soon have a single-hero limit. The BlizzCon 2016 e...

By Alexander Pan on 06 November 2016
Overwatch Dev Discusses Failures With Sombra Reveal

Overwatch Dev Discusses Failures With Sombra Reveal

Speaking to Kotaku, Overwatch lead designer Geoff Goodman states that Blizzard considers the Sombra ARG to be a success, despite fan criticisms and having never done one before. Prior to So...

By Alexander Pan on 05 November 2016
Overwatch: Sombra Abilities Detailed

Overwatch: Sombra Abilities Detailed

After teasing fans for months, Blizzard finally reveals Sombra for Overwatch at BlizzCon 2016, detailing her primary weapon, special abilities, and her ultimate attack. Since Overwatch is B...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 November 2016
BlizzCon 2016: Watch The Opening Ceremony Here

BlizzCon 2016: Watch The Opening Ceremony Here

BlizzCon 2016 is underway and you can watch all the reveals and competitions that the event is host to right here, straight from Blizzard’s official Twitch account. It’s that time of year a...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 05 November 2016
These Are Overwatch's Banned Usernames

These Are Overwatch's Banned Usernames

Blizzard once again shows its willingness to use the ban-hammer, as the company permanently locks out nearly 1,700 Overwatch accounts for using cheating software. There’s little doubt in an...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 05 November 2016
Blizzard Teases Future Overwatch DLC and Events

Blizzard Teases Future Overwatch DLC and Events

Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime teases more Overwatch seasonal events after telling investors that the game’s Halloween Terror and Summer Games events were “a great model.” The slightly prematur...

By Jason Gallagher on 05 November 2016
Overwatch Halloween Event Ends Early, Angers Fans

Overwatch Halloween Event Ends Early, Angers Fans

Blizzard ends the Halloween event in Overwatch about an hour early, upsetting fans that were still trying to unlock the event-exclusive cosmetic items. For the most part, it seems as though...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 November 2016
GR Pick: Overwatch Cosplayer Dresses as Halloween Mercy

GR Pick: Overwatch Cosplayer Dresses as Halloween Mercy

Tina-Kinz cosplay portrays an excellent rendition of Overwatch‘s Mercy skin in celebration of Blizzard’s Halloween Terror event. Overwatch is currently in the midst of its spooky Halloween...

By John Jacques on 29 October 2016
Overwatch TV Series May Be A Possibility

Overwatch TV Series May Be A Possibility

Inspired by the success of Netflix’s Skylanders show, co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios suggests other franchises, such as Overwatch, could get the TV treatment. Skylanders: Acade...

By Curt Hutson on 29 October 2016
Official Overwatch Sombra Artwork Leaks

Official Overwatch Sombra Artwork Leaks

Ahead of Blizzcon 2016, official artwork of Overwatch‘s Sombra leaks, appearing to show the rumored new character controlling a massive Svygatogor mech. For Overwatch fans, one of the most...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 October 2016
Overwatch Season 3 Start Date Revealed

Overwatch Season 3 Start Date Revealed

In a new post at the Blizzard Forums, Overwatch principal designer Scott Mercer reveals that the next competitive season for Blizzard’s online shooter will begin on December 1. Competitive...

By Alexander Pan on 29 October 2016
Overwatch Skill Rating Changes Again

Overwatch Skill Rating Changes Again

In a new post at the Blizzard Forums, Overwatch principal designer Scott Mercer reveals that skill ratings will be calculated differently for the upcoming Competitive Play season. Season tw...

By Alexander Pan on 29 October 2016
GameStop's Black Friday Ad Includes Cheap PS4

GameStop's Black Friday Ad Includes Cheap PS4

GameStop reveals its 2016 Black Friday ad, which includes discounts on popular games like Battlefield 1 and Overwatch, as well as a tempting PS4 Slim deal.

By Dalton Cooper on 29 October 2016
Overwatch Player Trolls Symmetra

Overwatch Player Trolls Symmetra

When one Overwatch player had enough of a Symmetra trolling his party, they took matters into their own hands and got justice for their fallen comrades. Anyone who has played Overwatch has...

By Curt Hutson on 23 October 2016
Overwatch Fan Plays Game Using Nerf Bow

Overwatch Fan Plays Game Using Nerf Bow

Overwatch controller-designer Rudeism is back, this time using a Nerf bow surprisingly well to control archer character, Hanzo, in the game’s online multiplayer. Some gamers just aren’t sa...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 October 2016
Discount on Overwatch Collector's Edition for Only $80

Discount on Overwatch Collector's Edition for Only $80

The most expensive way to Overwatch back in May, when the game released, was to buy the Collector’s Edition for $130. That price has come down to a “cheaper” $100 list price at many retaile...

By Dealzon on 20 October 2016
Overwatch: Change Coming to Mercy Skin Per Fan Request

Overwatch: Change Coming to Mercy Skin Per Fan Request

Following hundreds of fans asking for the inclusion of Mercy’s Junkenstein Brawl voice line ‘My servants never die,’ Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan responds with a simple ‘Ok.’ Overwatch‘s...

By Alexander Pan on 18 October 2016
Next Overwatch PTR Patch Will Make Changes to Almost All Characters

Next Overwatch PTR Patch Will Make Changes to Almost All Characters

Overwatch players can expect more dramatic changes in the next PTR patch, as game designer Geoff Goodman reveals that Blizzard intends to put the PTR to use in more meaningful ways. In the...

By Alexander Pan on 17 October 2016
Overwatch: Still No Sign of Sombra

Overwatch: Still No Sign of Sombra

The Sombra countdown timer offers more questions than answers, leaving Overwatch fans still waiting for Blizzard to officially announce the elusive new character. For the past two months, B...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 October 2016
StarCraft 2: Overwatch's D.Va Joins Game as Announcer

StarCraft 2: Overwatch's D.Va Joins Game as Announcer

Overwatch fan favorite character D.Va is coming to StarCraft 2 as an announcer, becoming the first non-StarCraft lore character to do so. Blizzard fans are likely very familiar with Hana “...

By John Jacques on 17 October 2016
Overwatch Player Uses Bananas as a Controller

Overwatch Player Uses Bananas as a Controller

Famous for beating a Dark Souls 3 boss with a dance pad, streamer Rudeism uses a bunch of bananas to play Overwatch, controlling banana-loving gorilla genius Winston. This week, the Overwa...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 October 2016
Overwatch Fan Makes Real Life Lucio Gun

Overwatch Fan Makes Real Life Lucio Gun

One Overwatch fan takes it upon himself to create a perfect replica of Lucio’s gun, and details the process for other fans who are interested in doing the same. As Blizzard’s first new IP i...

By Sarah Fields on 14 October 2016
Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Launches

Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Launches

Overwatch‘s next official seasonal event, Halloween Terror, is launching today and includes an assortment of new cosmetics as well as a cooperative Brawl mode. As last night’s leak teased,...

By Rory Young on 12 October 2016
Overwatch Reaches 20 Million Players

Overwatch Reaches 20 Million Players

Blizzard releases an impressive new statistic for Overwatch, revealing that the popular hero-based shooter has reached over 20 million registered players. There’s a reason why many gaming c...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 October 2016
Overwatch Guide: Beat Junkenstein's Revenge Hard Mode

Overwatch Guide: Beat Junkenstein's Revenge Hard Mode

Gaining victory on Overwatch‘s new brawl gametype, Junkenstein’s Revenge, on Hard Mode is no easy task, but it is doable by playing smart and following these tips. Overwatch‘s new seasonal...

By Weston Albert on 12 October 2016
Overwatch Halloween Event; New Heroes, Maps Incoming

Overwatch Halloween Event; New Heroes, Maps Incoming

Details about the Overwatch Halloween Terror event leaks, while game director Jeff Kaplan teases the addition of two new playable characters and six new maps. As an online multiplayer game,...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 October 2016
Overwatch: Sombra, Details on Halloween Event Leaked

Overwatch: Sombra, Details on Halloween Event Leaked

An image of what appears to be the new Overwatch character Sombra leaks online, along with more details on the game’s rumored upcoming Halloween event. A couple of days ago, Halloween loot...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 October 2016
Overwatch Gets the NES Treatment

Overwatch Gets the NES Treatment

YouTube channel Rkade Soup gives Blizzard’s hit multiplayer shooter Overwatch the 8-bit NES treatment, reimagining the game as a side-scrolling co-op beat ’em up. With a player base of over...

By Alexander Pan on 10 October 2016
Overwatch Halloween Update Release Time Leaked

Overwatch Halloween Update Release Time Leaked

Overwatch‘s Halloween Terror update will release for all players in a matter of hours and last until the beginning of November, according to multiple leaks For all those excited for more...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 October 2016
Overwatch Director Talks Redesigning Symmetra

Overwatch Director Talks Redesigning Symmetra

The director of Overwatch, Jeff Kaplan, opens up about redesigning Symmetra and some of the newer additions still to come to the popular competitive title. Since launching last May, Overwat...

By Derek Nichols on 05 October 2016
10 Video Games Character That Need to Retire

10 Video Games Character That Need to Retire

Video game characters may pull off incredible feats of bravery and combat, but even fictional, world-saving heroes need to retire from action eventually. Video game characters live massive...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 October 2016
Overwatch: Who Are the Most Popular Heroes?

Overwatch: Who Are the Most Popular Heroes?

Stats from the website Master Overwatch reveal the most popular heroes in Overwatch, as well as the least popular characters for Blizzard’s first-person shooter game. Blizzard took a gambl...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 September 2016
Heroes of the Storm Adds Overwatch's Zarya to Roster

Heroes of the Storm Adds Overwatch's Zarya to Roster

Russian champion Zarya is to join Tracer as the second playable hero from Blizzard’s first-person shooter Overwatch present in popular MOBA Heroes of the Storm. In an effort to capitalize...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 September 2016
Overwatch: Blizzard Has Fix for Thumbstick Acceleration

Overwatch: Blizzard Has Fix for Thumbstick Acceleration

Overwatch fans who play on console may be happy to hear that Blizzard has found a solution to controller acceleration issues, with its new Dual-Zone mode rolling out soon. One of the more...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 29 September 2016
Overwatch: Symmetra Buffs Coming in November

Overwatch: Symmetra Buffs Coming in November

Symmetra fans are in luck, as Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan confirms that Blizzard will be looking into giving the support hero a buff in a November update. If you’re an Overwatch fan who...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 September 2016
Is Paladins a Ripoff of Overwatch?

Is Paladins a Ripoff of Overwatch?

Hi-Rez Studios COO Todd Harris comes to the defense of his company’s game Paladins: Champions of the Realm, denying accusations that it is a clone of Overwatch. Ever since Paladins: Champio...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 September 2016
Overwatch Update Hints At Balance Changes

Overwatch Update Hints At Balance Changes

Blizzard releases a new Overwatch patch to its PTR and a host of general updates and bug fixes are expected, including balance tweaks to Ana, Widowmaker, and Junkrat. Ever since Overwatch w...

By Alexander Pan on 22 September 2016
Overwatch: Gamer Plays as Lucio with DJ Hero Turntable

Overwatch: Gamer Plays as Lucio with DJ Hero Turntable

One intrepid YouTuber jumps into Overwatch using only a DJ Hero turntable to control Lucio in a multiplayer match-up, with the results not being totally one-sided. It goes without saying th...

By John Jacques on 20 September 2016
Overwatch Patch Reduces Mercy's Play of the Game Rate

Overwatch Patch Reduces Mercy's Play of the Game Rate

Blizzard releases a new patch for Overwatch on PC, PS4, and Xbox One that makes it less likely for Mercy to get Play of the Game, and also tweaks the Eichenwalde map. Last week, Blizzard re...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 September 2016
Overwatch: Is Mercy in a Relationship with Roadhog?

Overwatch: Is Mercy in a Relationship with Roadhog?

A curious Overwatch fan asks Blizzard if they can marry Mercy, and a Blizzard support team member responds with a surprising revelation about the character. As the top Competitive Play char...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2016
Overwatch: Top Play of the Game Characters Revealed

Overwatch: Top Play of the Game Characters Revealed

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan reveals the top three characters that are most often featured in the Play of the Game for both Quick Play and Competitive Play. One of the ways Overwatc...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2016
Overwatch Free Weekend on PS4 and Xbox One

Overwatch Free Weekend on PS4 and Xbox One

Blizzard announces an Overwatch free weekend on PS4 and Xbox One with every single character and map available, along with the level up system and loot boxes. Blizzard’s newest IP, Overwatc...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 September 2016
Top Ranked Overwatch Player Only Has 7 Wins?!

Top Ranked Overwatch Player Only Has 7 Wins?!

A glitch in Overwatch makes it possible for players to reach the top of the Competitive Play leaderboard by losing most of their matches instead of winning them. Overwatch is not a perfect...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2016
Overwatch Releases High Bandwidth Update for PC

Overwatch Releases High Bandwidth Update for PC

A new update for Blizzard’s first-person shooter Overwatch becomes available today, and it’s one that should help keep players with weaker connections in the game. If you’ve ever had troubl...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 September 2016
Overwatch Competitive Play Season 2 is Now Live

Overwatch Competitive Play Season 2 is Now Live

To the surprise of many, Blizzard launches a major update for Overwatch on PC and Xbox One that adds Competitive Play season 2 and the new Eichenwalde map to the game. Ever since it launche...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 September 2016
Overwatch Player Reaches Level 1000

Overwatch Player Reaches Level 1000

Overwatch may have been out for a while, but players are still striving to reach new heights, with one dedicated fan going as far as hitting the level 1000 milestone. It’s finally been don...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 12 September 2016
Two New Reinhardt Skins Coming to Overwatch Soon

Two New Reinhardt Skins Coming to Overwatch Soon

This weekend Blizzard announced a brand new map for Overwatch, Eichenwalde, which will also introduce two new skins for the German powerhouse Reinhardt. Blizzard revealed the new Eichenwald...

By Curt Hutson on 04 September 2016
Dark Souls Easter Egg Found in Overwatch

Dark Souls Easter Egg Found in Overwatch

Overwatch players discover a Dark Souls Easter Egg in the game’s upcoming Eichenwalde map, adding to the growing list of Easter Eggs Blizzard has hidden in the game. Blizzard is notorious...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 August 2016
Overwatch Patch Nerfs Genji, Buffs Mei & Mercy

Overwatch Patch Nerfs Genji, Buffs Mei & Mercy

In an post on the Overwatch blog, Blizzard reveals upcoming patch notes which not only bring changes to competitive play, but also introduces a number of character changes. It’s been a busy...

By Derek Nichols on 30 August 2016
Overwatch Replaces 'GG EZ' With Hilarious Sayings

Overwatch Replaces 'GG EZ' With Hilarious Sayings

In one of its more ingenious tweaks for Overwatch, Blizzard has taken the dismissive ‘GG EZ’ expression used by PC players and replaced it with a series of hilarious sayings. Season one of ...

By Alexander Pan on 26 August 2016
Opinion: TellTale Games Should Make An Overwatch Series

Opinion: TellTale Games Should Make An Overwatch Series

One editor addresses what could very well be a perfect project for TellTale Games to tackle next, pointing to none other than the immensely popular Overwatch as a prime candidate. As someon...

By Riley Little on 26 August 2016
Overwatch Reveals New Map Eichenwalde

Overwatch Reveals New Map Eichenwalde

At Gamescom 2016, Blizzard releases a trailer for Overwatch‘s first post-launch map, a German village called Eichenwalde that features a large castle. Sony and Microsoft may be skipping Gam...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 August 2016
Overwatch Skull Code is Latest Clue in Hunt for Sombra

Overwatch Skull Code is Latest Clue in Hunt for Sombra

Internet sleuths have uncovered the next major clue in Blizzard Entertainment’s ongoing ARG for Overwatch, which again seems to indicate that the game’s next hero is Sombra. Ever since Bliz...

By Jason Gallagher on 19 August 2016
Overwatch: New Website Adds More Sombra Clues

Overwatch: New Website Adds More Sombra Clues

A new website is counting down to what some fans believe to be the official reveal for Sombra, the upcoming character that is the focus of the popular Overwatch ARG. Sombra is arguably the...

By Curt Hutson on 12 August 2016
Overwatch Forums Glitch Out, Reveals Hidden Message From Sombra

Overwatch Forums Glitch Out, Reveals Hidden Message From Sombra

[UPDATE: Turns out the countdown just led to a website with more clues. Full details here] Ever since Blizzard announced that new post-launch characters will be coming to Overwatch, the com...

By Alexander Pan on 12 August 2016
Overwatch Aim Assist Issue Will Be Fixed in Next Patch

Overwatch Aim Assist Issue Will Be Fixed in Next Patch

Some Overwatch fans collect evidence to prove to Blizzard that the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of the game are experiencing a strange aim assist bug. Whenever someone blames a poor...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 August 2016
Overwatch Reveals New Short, Skin, and Map Details

Overwatch Reveals New Short, Skin, and Map Details

Blizzard uses its Overwatch livesteam at gamescom 2016 to reveal information on the game’s new map, show off a new animated short starring Bastion, and reveal a new legendary skin. Today’s ...

By Curt Hutson on 04 August 2016
Top 10 Games of 2016 So Far

Top 10 Games of 2016 So Far

Game Rant counts down the best games released in the first half of 2016, which has included top flight multiplayer experiences, compelling indies, and franchise-ending sequels.

By Anthony Taormina on 22 July 2016
Best Buy's Cyber Monday 2016 Deals Are Live Now

Best Buy's Cyber Monday 2016 Deals Are Live Now

Best Buy posts its Cyber Monday 2016 deals online, which includes a Buy 2 Get 1 Free offer on used games, discounts on PS4 and Xbox One S console bundles, and more.

By Dalton Cooper on 20 July 2016
The Best Multiplayer Video Games of 2016

The Best Multiplayer Video Games of 2016

Multiplayer games continue to be incredibly popular and 2016 has proven to be another incredible year for the genre. Here are Game Rant’s Best Multiplayer Games of 2016.

By Derek Nichols on 20 July 2016
Game Rant's Top 10 Games of 2016

Game Rant's Top 10 Games of 2016

The Game Rant staff counts down its choices for the 10 best games of 2016, an especially hard task given how great the year was for gaming of all types.

By Anthony Taormina on 20 July 2016
Battleborn Drops in Price Before Overwatch Launches

Battleborn Drops in Price Before Overwatch Launches

Various retailers, including Amazon, GameStop, and Wal-Mart, discount the price of Battleborn just in time for the launch of Blizzard’s Overwatch game.

By Dalton Cooper on 22 June 2016
Uncharted 4 Was the Best Selling Game of May 2016

Uncharted 4 Was the Best Selling Game of May 2016

The NPD Group releases its monthly report on gaming sales, revealing that Uncharted 4 was the best selling game in May, outperforming all other new releases.

By Sarah Fields on 22 June 2016
Overwatch Review

Overwatch Review

Overwatch turns the shooter genre on its head by delivering a bright, colorful world full 21 unique heroes and game modes that demand players to work together if they want to pull off a...

By Denny Connolly on 26 May 2016
Overwatch Cheaters Will Be Banned

Overwatch Cheaters Will Be Banned

Cheating in a Blizzard game is as risky as ever, with a recent post from the developers stating that anyone who does so in Overwatch will be permanently banned. If fans experienced any su...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 April 2016
Overwatch's Tracer Coming to Heroes of the Storm Soon

Overwatch's Tracer Coming to Heroes of the Storm Soon

Popular MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, gets the time jumping adventurer Tracer later this month and players can unlock her through a variety of ways including pre-ordering Overwatch. After of...

By Derek Nichols on 26 March 2016
Overwatch Release Date Announced

Overwatch Release Date Announced

Blizzard is announcing that Overwatch will be released on May 24, with an Open Beta running from May 5 through May 9. Pre-orderers get early beta access on May 3. Thousands of game player...

By Rory Young on 26 February 2016
Overwatch Closed Beta Returns Feb. 9

Overwatch Closed Beta Returns Feb. 9

Overwatch‘s closed beta caught its breath after a healthy break and is returning with new maps, a new progression system, and a new game mode on February 9. It’s time to wake up from hib...

By Rory Young on 26 January 2016
Blizzard Revamps Progression System in Overwatch

Blizzard Revamps Progression System in Overwatch

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan reveals that a brand new progression and rewards system is being implemented into the game and will launch with the beta in January. With the popular...

By Derek Nichols on 26 December 2015
Overwatch Getting Free Add-On Maps and Characters

Overwatch Getting Free Add-On Maps and Characters

Blizzard announces that all future maps and characters added to multiplayer-only shooter Overwatch post release will be available for players to download for free. Widely believed to be a...

By Derek Nichols on 26 November 2015
Blizzard May Add Microtransactions To Overwatch

Blizzard May Add Microtransactions To Overwatch

In a recent interview, Blizzard admits that it may end up adding microtransactions into Overwatch to help fund the game beyond launch to to counteract the free DLC. To many players surpri...

By Derek Nichols on 26 November 2015
Overwatch Coming to PS4 & Xbox One?

Overwatch Coming to PS4 & Xbox One?

Although Blizzard has not announced anything official, a posting on Gamestop’s website suggests new FPS Overwatch will be making its way to PS4 and Xbox One. With games such as Team Fortr...

By Evan Hopkins on 26 October 2015
Overwatch Confirmed for PS4, Xbox One; Not Free-to-Play

Overwatch Confirmed for PS4, Xbox One; Not Free-to-Play

Blizzard confirms its multiplayer first-person shooter Overwatch will be available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and announces the game’s price. During BlizzCon 2015, the world reno...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 October 2015
Overwatch Public Beta Start Date Revealed

Overwatch Public Beta Start Date Revealed

Blizzard will be starting their closed beta for online shooter Overwatch starting on October 27, with open beta weekend stress tests to follow in November. It’s time to start researching...

By Rory Young on 26 September 2015
Two New Overwatch Characters

Two New Overwatch Characters

A few weeks ago, Blizzard promised to release more details regarding their upcoming team-based shooter Overwatch at PAX East. True to their word, this morning’s press conference took the convention...

By Christopher Gates on 26 August 2015
Blizzard's Overwatch Trademark Suspended

Blizzard's Overwatch Trademark Suspended

Although Blizzard only just announced their competitive shooter Overwatch a few months ago it looks like they are already facing a bit of trouble. Not major trouble, mind you, but we wo...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 August 2014
Overwatch Details at PAX East

Overwatch Details at PAX East

Blizzard is one of the most well known video game development companies in the industry. Their MMO, World of Warcraft, paved the way for dozens of massive multiplayer online games – some more succes...

By Boston Blake on 26 August 2014
Overwatch

Overwatch

Blizzard Entertainment concluded today’s opening ceremony at BlizzCon 2014 by unveiling its first new franchise in almost two decades. Overwatch, a team-based first person shooter, looks like a cros...

By Jason Gallagher on 26 August 2014