Massive Changes For Mercy Incoming

Following a rather significant change to D.Va’s Defense Matrix ability, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan recently announced a huge change for the game’s poster-girl healer. Seemingly in an attempt to further diminish the effectiveness of the dive meta, which has suffered a few defeats in the pro circuit lately, Mercy’s ultimate is the target of […]

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Overwatch’s Newest Map, Junkertown, Revealed

Blizzard has today announced the next map coming to Overwatch. Taking the action to Australia’s post-apocalyptic outback, the newest map will show us the old home of Junkrat. Introduced through an in-game short and montage video, the map will also be the setting of a new animated short in the vein of “The Last Bastion”, […]

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Deathmatch Modes Finally Coming To Overwatch

Designed to be a primarily team-based shooter from its very conception, it wasn’t entirely unexpected that Overwatch shipped without any kind of deathmatch mode. It was, nonetheless, just a little bit surprising. The most common, most basic of all multiplayer shooter modes is generally treated as a ‘default’ in the majority of games, but Overwatch […]

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Overwatch Summer Games 2017 Skins Revealed

The return of the Summer Games event to Overwatch not only heralds Lúcioball’s comeback and the old Olympic Games themed skins, but the addition of entirely new skins as well, many of which have become instant hits throughout the community. Chances are that if you’ve been active at all on Social Media, you’ve already heard […]

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Overwatch Summer Games Coming August 8

The Summer Games, which in 2016 were tied to the theme of the Rio Olympics, are returning to Overwatch as a seasonal event, with new skins to boot. Much like last year, the Summer Games will bring new sports-themed skins to all heroes and the Lúcioball game mode will be back, with the chance to […]

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Good At Overwatch? Playing Pro Will Earn You $50,000 Per Year

Blizzard has launched its own Overwatch e-sports organization, the Overwatch League (often referred to as OWL) with the signing phase for season one underway. Alongside an official logo embroiled in a legal battle, the terms and athlete benefits have been detailed. The initiative has been under construction for some time now. We already know about […]

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Junkrat And Roadhog Getting Buffs In Near Future

Roadhog and Junkrat’s in-lore friendship is spilling over into actual gameplay balance, as the partners-in-crime are both getting buffed on the PTR in order to field test changes that might later make it into the main game. Roadhog was recently nerfed to reduce his damage and make his hook attack less of a one-shot kill against […]

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Doomfist Now Available In Overwatch

The wait for the most anticipated hero to be added to Overwatch is now over. Doomfist, joining the very short list of melee heroes, can now be played on servers in all regions. Doomfist has been teased by Blizzard for a long time now, with references to him appearing as early as in the game’s […]

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Overwatch Penalties For Foul Play Buffed

Not too long ago, Jeff Kaplan alluded to upcoming changes to the punishment system in Overwatch on the official game forums, and the announcement regarding those changes has now been posted. One of the more controversial facets of Overwatch is how foul play is dealt with and how offenders are – or aren’t – punished. […]

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Overwatch To Get Revamped Punishment System

Overwatch, while a highly popular title, has received its fair share of criticisms over the years. With over 120 post-launch patches, Blizzard can be said to be on the top of the situation, however in some cases the issues aren’t simple bugs that can be addressed in a single patch. One system that has been […]

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