Overwatch Glossary Of Terms

Overwatch, with its wide array of characters, sci-fi setting, huge number of abilities, various mechanics, modes and situations, has spawned a heap of new slang concerning the game which might seem outright gibberish to unfamiliar listeners. However, understanding many of these terms means understanding the game. And as communication is so essential to winning matches […]

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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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Genji Hero Guide

One of Overwatch’s most popular heroes, Genji is notoriously hard to master due to a high skill ceiling and precision aiming that requires sharp reflexes. However, in the right hands he’s an absolute beast that can slink around the battlefield like a ninja, picking opponents off one by one in quick succession. In Overwatch lore, […]

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Symmetra Hero Guide

Symmetra is a defensive support hero that bends light into matter. She can construct multiple mini-laser turrets, project a moving shield that blocks projectiles, buff her team with a Shield Generator, and create a Teleporter that instantly warps allies across a map. In Overwatch lore, Satya Vaswani was a gifted child capable of bending light […]

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Winston Hero Guide

A super smart ape with a heart of gold, Winston is an agile tank-type hero adept at scattering team compositions and sowing chaos and confusion on the battlefield. In Overwatch lore, Winston is a genetically engineered gorilla that happens to be a brilliant scientist. He was created on the moon, at Horizon Lunar Colony. The […]

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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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