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Blizzard Boasting That Overwatch Now Has 30 Million Players

Blizzard Boasting That 'Overwatch' Now Has 30 Million Players

As a game, Overwatch has just entered a new echelon of gaming with a milestone they decided to celebrate today Game reps took to Twitter to announce the game currently has 30 million players online from both PC and console versions That the kind of membership record you only see in massive selling multiplayer shooters like[...]


Overwatchs Genji To Join Heroes Of The Storm

Overwatch's Genji To Join Heroes Of The Storm

The latest edition to Blizzard MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, is the opportunistic mobile assassin from Overwatch, Genji A cybernetic ninja, Genji is the younger brother of Hanzo, who refused to join his families criminal empire.. which lead to him being assaulted and left for dead He was pieced back together by Overwatch and given[...]

Finally Overwatch Is Planning More Maps To Play On

Finally, 'Overwatch' Is Planning More Maps To Play On

When we got the latest map for Overwatch called 'Oasis," we thought it was a godsend to break up the monotony from maps that everyone figured out and learned to camp on Well, until Oasis kinda became the same thing, now it's just an average map for us to experiment on with getting onto the[...]

Genjis Nerfed Ultimate Going Back To What It Was

Genji's Nerfed Ultimate Going Back To What It Was

I didn't believe it until I took the character for a spin in training, but it's true, there's a slight time differential on his ability where he takes longer to swing, and therefore, you get in fewer attacks while it's running.[caption id="attachment_640397" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//Blizzard[/caption]According to principal designer Geoff Goodman, who took to the Overwatch[...]

Overwatch Dev Addresses SR Issues With Support Heroes

'Overwatch' Dev Addresses SR Issues With Support Heroes

For the past few weeks, ever since the new hero Orisa came out and beyond with new patch updates and features, Overwatch players have been complaining on both PC and console that it's becoming increasingly difficult for them to achieve a higher SR (skill ranking) with support players like Mercy, Zenyatta, Ana, Symmetra, and Lúcio[...]

Overwatchs Genji Is Joining Heroes Of The Storm

Overwatch's Genji Is Joining Heroes Of The Storm

Overwatch's Genji and the Hanamura map are making the jump to Blizzard's MOBA Heroes of the Storm, at least in beta.Genji is an Assassin class in Heroes and has a larger skill set than in Overwatch His increased mobility, basic shuriken spread attack, Deflect and Swift Strike abilities and Dragonblade ultimate are all present in some form[...]

Overwatch Patch Will Give Console Players Better Aim

'Overwatch' Patch Will Give Console Players Better Aim

Like most shooters, if you play Overwatch on PC you have much better aim and response time (as well as the ability to adjust your settings to what you want) than people who plan on PS4 or XB1 That's about to get a change when the next patch for the game comes out Lead engineer Tim[...]

Pro Overwatch Player Steps Back From Competition

Pro 'Overwatch' Player Steps Back From Competition

NRG Esports just lost one of their finest MVPs and one of the most popular players in Overwatch this week. Brandon “Seagull” Larned has decided to leave the team to pursue more streaming of, you guess it, Overwatch One of the finest Genji players you'll ever see in the game, Larned had been streaming full time while[...]

Dont Like Smurfing In Overwatch Kaplan Seems To Think The System Is Fine.

Don't Like Smurfing In 'Overwatch'? Kaplan Seems To Think The System Is Fine.

Smurfing has been an issue with Overwatch since just a couple months after the game was released If you're not familiar with the term, it's when a high-level player starts a new account and pulverizes lower-ranked players so they can gloat about it To a lesser extent, when Seasons 2-4 started, high-ranked players would lose[...]

You Know Your Game Is Popular When&#8230 Jeff Kaplan Sings

You Know Your Game Is Popular When… Jeff Kaplan Sings

Jeff Kaplan, Vice President of Blizzard Entertainment and Game Director for Overwatch, can knock this off the bucket list In the same way Jimmy Fallon used to make Brian Williams rap, a Youtube user named Dinoflask has made Kaplan sing a parody of Smash Mouth's song All-Star that talks about being Platinum ranked in Overwatch[...]

Overwatch Uprising Finally Debuts Official Trailers

'Overwatch' Uprising Finally Debuts Official Trailers

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, oh boy! Finally, after seeing dozens of leaks and the comic, we finally have something tangible and official from Blizzard themselves with the latest trailers and artwork from Overwatch's April event, Uprising!Along with over 100 new pieces of loot collectibles that you'll be scrambling to get, you'll be able to[...]


Lunatic-Hai Wins Overwatch APEX Tournament In Dramatic Fashion

Lunatic-Hai Wins 'Overwatch' APEX Tournament In Dramatic Fashion

We prefer to root for underdogs, but it seems like fate was just against all the strange teams that came to APEX this year. First, we saw the strange gameplay of Meta Athena make it up the ranks only to get thrown out of the semi-finals, and now we had to watch Team RunAway blow […]

Blizzards Jeff Kaplan On The Issue Of Diversity

Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan On The Issue Of Diversity

Yet you talk to someone like Jeff Kaplan of Blizzard Entertainment, and diversity has been the driving force behind their 25 million player strong game Overwatch Kaplan was speaking to Kotaku shortly after the Marvel story broke and was asked about the diverse characters in the game and fan reaction.“I think the way that we’ve[...]

New Overwatch Skins Revealed Ahead Of Time Via Xbox Live

New 'Overwatch' Skins Revealed Ahead Of Time Via Xbox Live

The new Overwatch skins are officially tied to the comic released earlier this week as part of the new Uprising event that will be taking place in just a few days The image below is kinda funky, and it's totally on Microsoft for spilling the beans early, but at least we have a good idea[...]

Bilzzard Wins $8.5 Million Against Big Time Cheat Maker

Bilzzard Wins $8.5 Million Against Big Time Cheat Maker

Ever! Blizzard has been going after Bossland for years after they made dozens of hacks for World Of Warcraft, but the tipping point that pissed them off was seeing a special hack deal for Overwatch Now programs like Honor Buddy and the defunct Watchover Tyrant have put the cheater group in major trouble with the court system.[caption[...]

Blizzard Teases Future Overwatch Content You Just Wont Believe With A Crytpic Tweet

Blizzard Teases Future Overwatch Content You Just Won't Believe With A Crytpic Tweet

Blizzard put out a shocking tweet last night about their next update to everyone's favorite MOBA, Overwatch.Now that the clickbaiting is finished, I'm going to leave you with the tweet to just let it all sink in.[embed]https://twitter.com/PlayOverwatch/status/848958308643885056[/embed]Yep, this is exactly what I made fun of Bungie for doing with Destiny last week, but at least they[...]

Looking Ahead At The Overwatch 2017 World Cup

Looking Ahead At The 'Overwatch' 2017 World Cup

Blizzard is not slowing down when it comes to the success of Overwatch on the eSports front Hell, the game had tournaments happening during the beta when there was nothing to support it, so how can you deny giving an audience that thirsty for competition something big to chew on The last World Cup for[...]

Meta Athena Out At APEX Finals Now Not As Exciting

Meta Athena Out At APEX, Finals Now Not As Exciting

As we talked about before, Meta Athena has been the darling of the Overwatch APEX Tournament happening this month, using their own unorthodox styles to become the dark horse underdogs of the tournament It was looking like they might make their way to the finals, but sadly, they were defeated yesterday at the hands of Lunatic-Hai[...]