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Internet swoons over Overwatch Mercy's concept art

I'm sulking. I'm sulking because apparently some folk have received their The Art of Overwatch tomes already and I'm sitting here with no Art of Overwatch tome (which releases next week). Regardless, lucky owners are already sharing pics of...

 
 
 
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Blizzard China suing 'Overwatch clone' developers

It's been reported by Japanese website PC Watch that Blizzard Entertainment and its partner in the Orient, Netease, are suing the developers of mobile arena-shooter Heroes of Warfare, 4399, over claims that the Android/iOS title is a rip-of...

 
 
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Dark Horse publish Overwatch comic anthology

Today sees the physical release of the Overwatch digital comic, as the first wave of issues are compiled by publishers Dark Horse to form Overwatch Anthology: Volume One.The new release features the first twelve issues of the comic, adapted...

 
 
 
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Some lunatic hit level 4,000 in Overwatch

Most anyone who has played Overwatch knows that it can quickly turn into quite the time-sink. Committed players start chasing victories, competitive rankings, and loot boxes. The hours can really pile up. One person is the new standard...

 
 
 
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Monstrous new Overwatch Halloween skins leaked

According to a Reddit post, a slip up on Facebook caused some Overwatch advertisement pop-ups to appear a little earlier than planned, revealing a few of the brand new scary skins ahead of Tuesday's Halloween Terror 2017 event. They look pr...

 
 
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Slick Overwatch Genji Figma coming from Good Smile Company

Good Smile Company have released images of the next Overwatch character to get the Figma treatment, and it's the cyber-ninja that can be the golden boy, or bring complete disaster to your random play, Genji.Genji's Figma stands just under s...

 
 
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Blizzard is testing one big change to Overwatch's Mercy

If you haven't been playing Overwatch recently, Mercy has gone through a few big changes. Most notably, her ultimate was altered so that it no longer resurrects an entire team (that was moved to a new ability that targets single heroes), bu...

 
 
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Fan-made Overwatch map looks good enough for release

Although Egypt is represented in Blizzard's popular title Overwatch (via the "Temple of Anubis" map) one fan has decided to try his hand at creating his own map based on the exotic locale, and the results are pretty damn good."Cairo" is an ...

 
 
 
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Rumour: Overwatch's Halloween event returning next week

[Update: Blizzard says the Halloween Terror event will run from October 10 through November 2.] Word among all the cool kids on Reddit is that that Blizzard's arena-shooter Overwatch is digging out the decorations for a re-run of its popula...

 
 
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New Overwatch comic witnesses Zarya vs. Sombra

The latest issue of the fun Overwatch comic series is now available to read online, the fifteenth in the series of very short stories, each concerning a roster member or two from the colourful heroes and villains of Blizzard's arena-shooter...

 
 
 
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Overwatch's free weekend is live on PC and consoles

Blizzard announced the latest free weekend for Overwatch last week and I had already forgotten about it, so here's your day-of reminder that the festivities have kicked off. You'll be able to play the full game on PC (Battle.net), PlayStati...

 
 
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Overwatch's Junkertown map is now live

Overwatch's new Junkertown map is now live and fully playable on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The new escort map allows players to battle on Junkrat and Roadhog's home turf, the streets of Junkertown. You can check out the preview for the ne...

 
 
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Here's how Ana translates to Heroes of the Storm

Before she joins Heroes of the Storm next week, Blizzard has a spotlight video for Ana. There are a lot of familiar elements here, from healing and sleep darts to grenades and a Nano Boost ultimate. The two things I'm most down with: being...

 
 
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Overwatch's next free weekend starts September 22

It's an early heads up, but Blizzard is holding another free weekend event for Overwatch. If you're interested, you'll want to set aside some time to play next weekend from September 22 at 11:00am Pacific until September 25 at 11:59pm Pacif...

 
 
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Toxic Overwatch players are making Jeff Kaplan sad

"Toxic behaviour" is the troublesome gremlin of modern video games, particularly when it comes to online play (in fact, it's almost entirely attributable). In team-based games the fallout, both against and among team members can be pretty d...

 
 
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Blizzard recruits two more Overwatch teams at $20m each

Blizzard continues its steadfast recruitment drive to expand Overwatch as a global esport. Despite the shocking cost to secure a placement, Blizzard have just succeeded in bringing in two more teams.ESPN is reporting that deals have been si...

 
 
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Even more game-inspired woodblock prints are on the way

It's hard for me to fathom that it's been five years since Ukiyo-e Heroes, a series of game-inspired Japanese woodblock prints, sought funding through Kickstarter. I never backed the project or bought the prints, but I sure admired them. An...

 
 
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Blizzard opening dedicated esports arena in Los Angeles

Blizzard Entertainment have announced ambitious plans to open its own dedicated space for arena gaming this Fall. The so-named Blizzard Arena Los Angeles will open October 7th to coincide with the Overwatch season one playoffs.In a press re...

 
 
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New Overwatch comic ships Junkrat x Roadhog 4eva

The latest issue of Blizzard's Free-to-Read Overwatch comic is out now. This issue looks at the events that brought together our favourite funny murderers, Junkrat and Roadhog.The short story sees Roadhog meandering as a low-level reprobate...

 
 
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What goes into the Overwatch animated shorts?

One of the Overwatch community's most eagerly anticipated events, apart from character nerfs, free loot boxes and whichever new character they've recently fallen in love with, is the release of a new short movie, each giving a little histor...

 
 




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