Overwatch’s Next Hero Really Should Be A Pure Healer

Overwatch has 25 playable heroes. Overwatch has 5 support heroes. Overwatch has 4 support heroes capable of healing. Overwatch has 1 pure healer. The game’s sole pure healer has a near 100% pick rate and is widely considered to be considerably overpowered. A recent rework intended to solve this instead saw her return even more […]

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New Overwatch Patch Un-Nerfs Lúcio, Nerfs Mercy (Slightly)

The newest changes to Overwatch’s ever evolving character balance are now live, albeit they are fairly tame and minor compared to most balance tweaks. Nonetheless, the fact that it’s touching the new Mercy build which has been universally declared OP means it’s bound to attract some attention. The smaller of the two changes is Lúcio’s Wall […]

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Overwatch Passes 35 Million Players

Overwatch is kind of a big thing in the gaming world, but we’re guessing this comes as no revelation to most of you. It’s been highly popular both in terms of raw player number and online presence, with a particularly active, vocal and dedicated fanbase and lively cosplay community. Exact playerbase milestones are a great […]

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The Fastest Route To Level 25

Many Overwatch players will say that competitive is the true meat of the game. While not everyone (including us) agrees with this, it might prompt new players into wanting to beeline progress until level 25, when competitive play becomes unlocked. Thankfully (for these players at least) there is a handful of ways to maximise XP […]

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Overwatch Player Achieves World’s First Level 4,000

Overwatch has a huge dedicated fanbase full of eager player pumping endless hours into the game – but none of them can count themselves as dedicated as Treeboydave, who looks to be the world’s first Overwatch player to cross the level 4,000 mark. Treeboydave isn’t a pro player, but a mildly popular streamer from the […]

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Rumor: Overwatch Spin-Off Possibly Indicated By Job Posting

Now, before you get too hyped out, this is one of those “it just might be” situations when whether the evidence indicates one thing or another depends entirely on interpretation. A job opening calling for someone with “knowledge and understanding” of Overwatch for an “unannounced project” may line up with past statements regarding some of […]

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Blizzard Suing Alleged Chinese Overwatch Knockoff

Blizzard Entertainment’s Chinese branch, as well as their Chinese Overwatch operator NetEase, are going after a mobile game developer called Lin Qionghua for “allegedly” ripping off Overwatch and reusing assets. You’ll see every publication writing the word “alleged” before “ripoff” because that’s the correct nomenclature until there is a court ruling. But it’s pretty obviously a […]

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Events We’d Love To See In Overwatch

A good while ago, during the first Overwatch year-in review video, game director Jeff Kaplan hinted at more events coming to the game in its second year. With the Halloween Terror 2017 event starting in a few hours, we’ve thought about what other similar in-game celebrations the Overwatch team might have lined up, and what […]

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Overwatch Halloween Terror 2017 Begins, Here’s All The Skins

The (now) annual Halloween Terror has begun in Overwatch, bringing back this special game mode and items from last year while also adding new content. The event will last until the 1st of November, so you have about three weeks to grab all the limited goodies before they disappear for yet another year. Blizzard teased […]

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Overwatch Halloween Terror 2017 Skins Leaked

Days ago Blizzard posted a short teaser for this year’s Halloween Terror event, which is returning from last year. Boasting a number of unique thematic skins as well as a PvE horde mode called Junkenstein’s Revenge, Halloween Terror was memorable last year mainly for the new designs that some heroes got referencing typical spooky costumes. […]

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