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Overwatch update adds another Assault map, Paris

A new Overwatch map may not be enough to get you back in the fighting spirit if you've had your fill of the current state of the game and feel the need for a proper shakeup, but as someone who spends just a few hours a week (if that) messin...

 
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Hasbro unveils its first line of Overwatch action figures

This weekend, during Toy Fair 2019, Blizzard Entertainment and Hasbro revealed the first line of their Overwatch Ultimates action figure range. This brand was first teased last year by the toy-maker, but now we have some images of the first...

 
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New Overwatch map Paris playable on the PTR

We've got another Overwatch location to learn, and so help me, it's an Assault map. Blizzard just put up a patch on the PTR containing Paris, a surprise new 2CP map in which you can duck into "alleys and corridors before clashing with your ...

 
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Overwatch's Lunar New Year 2019 brings out some mighty beards

Well, I hope you weren't expecting much more than festive outfits and capture the flag for Overwatch's Lunar New Year 2019 celebration. There are eight Year of the Pig skins to look at and possibly unlock including Guan Yu Reinhardt and L&u...

 
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Feel the healin' beat with this Overwatch Lucio Nendoroid

Good Smile Company continue to pump out pre-order pages for their ever-expanding roster of Nendoroids from Blizzard's online shooter Overwatch. The next hero to be added to the queue is music-lovin' healer Lucio.Standing around 100mm in hei...

 
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Overwatch releases another stop-motion animated short

You may recall, earlier this year, that Blizzard commissioned a stop-motion animated short to celebrate the second anniversary of their popular online shooter, Overwatch. As the holidays approach, it appears the same team have been hired fo...

 
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The 2019 Overwatch League schedule is jam-packed

When does Overwatch League season two start? Not soon enough! Blizzard has set the opening day for February 14, 2019 and also detailed a few key changes and additions to the league's structure. For starters, there are now 20 different teams...

 
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Overwatch shows off its Winter Wonderland skins

Blizzard has begun sharing the latest batch of Overwatch character skins ahead of next week's Winter Wonderland event. I was hoping we'd see creative festive designs. So far, the results are mixed. The first skin, Sugar Plum Fairy Mercy, is...

 
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Overwatch's Ashe can be played in competitive now

Newcomer Ashe has been marinating in Overwatch since November 13 and now the time has come to bring her to competitive play. In case you forgot, Blizzard added in a restriction for debuting characters that prevented them from immediately bu...

 
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Overwatch announces European Cosplay Battle tournament

If there's one thing that's true, it's that Blizzard's Overwatch and the art of cosplay go hand-in-hand. With a roster of heroes of all sorts of shapes and sizes, with a whole host of unique looks, gear, and weaponry, it seems almost custom...

 
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Overwatch's new hero Ashe debuts in animated short

This morning at BlizzCon, Blizzard debuted "Reunion," the latest Overwatch animated short. It's one of the most action-packed and lore-rich videos yet. Our old pal McCree has a squabble on Route 66 with the Deadlock Gang and its leader, Ash...

 
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Badass gunslinger Ashe is your 29th Overwatch Hero

Elizabeth Calliedonia Ashe is the 29th hero for Overwatch. A rootin' tootin' outlaw gang leader, the stylish new character was revealed today during BlizzCon's opening ceremony.As you can see in the video below, Ashe is armed with an old-sc...

 
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That Overwatch Lucio-Oh's cereal is real

Live at BlizzCon, right before the opening ceremony, Blizzard confirmed the existence of that rumored Lucio cereal: Lucio-Oh's. The company is partnering with Kellogg's for a December 3 launch just as we learned back in October. As per the ...

 
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Overwatch Torbjorn is ready to work in Nendoroid form

The model fanatics at Good Smile Co. have turned out an abundance of Nendoroid and Figma prototypes this year, from a variety of anime and video game brands. Over on the Overwatch line, the latest hero to be replicated in Nendo form is expe...

 
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New Lego Overwatch teaser features adorable Tracer minifig

The Lego company and Blizzard Entertainment continue to tease their upcoming range of Lego Overwatch sets, which were first announced back in May. A fun new teaser gives us a look at the first minifig in the series, Lena Oxton, more commonl...

 
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Doomfist's Halloween skin channels The Shape of Water

There are certain Overwatch characters I just can't stand losing to, and Doomfist ranks up there pretty high. If I'm not outright obliterated by his rocket punch, the follow-up juggling combo will usually do the trick. As a former Zenyatta ...

 
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Figma is the perfect format for Overwatch's Zenyatta

The figure-fans of Good Smile Co. have unveiled pictures of the next release in their Overwatch Figma range. Next to bless us with their poseable presence is powerful healer - and one of the few characters yet to be redesigned as DPS - Zeny...

 
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Torbjorn is about to become much more viable in Overwatch

Torbjörn can have a huge impact in Overwatch when the stars align and he has room to set up properly, but he's often an all-or-nothing hero. Blizzard is looking to change that with a rework coming soon to the PTR. The developers want h...

 
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Blizzard whipped up a Demon Hunter Sombra skin for BlizzCon

I've never sprung for a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket and I'm not about to start just for a video game cosmetic, but gosh dang do I want this exclusive new Diablo-inspired skin for Overwatch's Sombra. The Demon Hunter outfit is one of the in-ga...

 
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You can easily score this new D.Va look in Overwatch

At the risk of jinxing us all, I think unlocking the new D.Va skin should be relatively quick and painless. Blizzard is currently rewarding Overwatch players with two sprays, an icon, and the shiny new Nano Cola skin. All you have to do is ...

 
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Have some fun in the sun with another Overwatch free weekend

Nicely overlapping with the Summer Games event, Overwatch has gone free to play this weekend. Unlike the last promo, PC and consoles players can participate. There's fresh meat for everyone. It's a chance to bat folks around as the hamster ...

 
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The new Overwatch map Busan has karaoke

Along with today's D.Va animated short, Blizzard has also dropped a new map that's playable now on the PTR. I'm at the point where additional maps are more noteworthy than any other type of reveal for this game, and I especially dig that th...

 

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