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Fan project turns Overwatch into a fighting game

Overwatch has become a staple in competitive gaming, so, it's no surprise that plenty of fans might wonder how the heroes of Overwatch might fare in a different competitive scene. No, this isn't the Overwatch kart racer we've all ...

 
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Overwatch is holding another free weekend event

Blizzard's latest free-play event for Overwatch starts right now. You'll be able to play the team-based shooter on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One at no extra charge until Monday, February 19 at 11:59pm Pacific. (Note: You will need either ...

 
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The Overwatch League is getting a more reasonable schedule

Last Saturday was such a great day for competitive Overwatch. The Overwatch League held its Stage 1 Finals and as a fan of London Spitfire, there sure were some highs and lows. The team lost to New York Excelsior early in the day only to gr...

 
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Overwatch's Year of the Dog event begins Thursday

The next limited-time event for Overwatch is going to be another Lunar New Year celebration. Last year, Blizzard celebrated the Year of the Rooster with lots of cosmetics and a Capture the Rooster game type. Come next Thursday, February 8, ...

 
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Blizzard rolls out nerfs for Mercy and Junkrat in Overwatch

Blizzard has been trying to tone down Mercy's toolkit for a while now, and there are more changes to contend with as of today's Overwatch update. The nerfs-in-testing have surfaced in the live game. Fresh off the PTR, her ultimate ability V...

 
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The new Overwatch skins are making it hard to play favorites

Blizzard is dropping off a bunch of new Overwatch skins, sprays, icons, intros, and emotes tomorrow alongside the game's latest map, Blizzard World. Since we last checked in on the cosmetic reveals, the studio has previewed several more inc...

 
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New skins, sprays and icons coming to Overwatch next week

As reported yesterday, new map "Blizzard World" will be going live in Overwatch next week. Alongside the new venue, some funky new skins, sprays and other cosmetic junk is also coming to the online arena-shooter.The new legendary-class skin...

 
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Overwatch's Blizzard World map ready to ride next week

There was an amusing moment during last year's BlizzCon where it almost seemed like Blizzard actually had the ego to open a theme park based on their video games. Then we slapped ourselves a nano-second later at what a ridiculous notion tha...

 
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PSA: The Overwatch League kicks off today at 4PM PST

Today is a pretty monumental day for eSports, as Blizzard's Overwatch League kicks off at 4PM PST. There will be three matchups tonight in all, following at 6PM PST and 8PM PST -- you can catch these broadcasts in English by way of the main...

 
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Twitch gains the exclusive Overwatch League broadcast rights

If you're hotly anticipating the debut of the Overwatch League, you'll have one way to access it. The popular streaming service, Twitch, has brokered a deal with Activision Blizzard to gain the exclusive broadcasting rights for the Overwatc...

 
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Mercy mess: More nerfs to Overwatch's unstoppable medic

Overwatch's support character Mercy has, once again, received tweaks on the PTR for Blizzard's team-based arena shooter, as the studio constantly juggles the Germanic GP to find her sweet spot in battle.Mercy received a pretty severe overha...

 
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Blizzard previews the year ahead for Overwatch

Fresh off his marathon yule log stream over the holiday break, game director Jeff Kaplan is back with a recap of the last year for Overwatch and what's coming up in 2018. "We are well along the path on [introducing the 27th hero]," he says,...

 
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Logging into Overwatch this week will bag you five loot boxes

As was the case with last year's festive week, players logging into Overwatch between December 25 and January 1 will receive five free loot boxes, in conjunction with the Winter Wonderland event.All you need do is boot up the arena-shooter,...

 
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Mei continues her blood hunt in Winter Overwatch comic

If you've been playing the Winter Wonderland event in arena-shooter Overwatch, you may have tried out the Yeti Hunt mode, where a team of five Mei's must track down and defeat a rage-infused Winston, before he grabs five slabs of meat and g...

 
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Nendoroid D.Va coming to fly around and blow stuff up

To all my fellow purveyors of cute things, the time has come to set aside cash for Nendoroid D.Va! She will be the sixth in Good Smile Company's pint-sized line of Overwatch heroes, joining Tracer, Mei, Mercy, Genji, and Hanzo. As with the ...

 
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You'll be able to buy Overwatch League skins next year

Can you every truly have enough character skins in Overwatch? Heck no! Blizzard has spoken more about Overwatch League skins today and how players will be able to acquire them. According to commissioner Nate Nanzer, in early 2018, "the home...

 
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Jinx is launching a set of Overwatch hoodies this week

Jinx has been churning out some great Overwatch related clothing items this past year, and these new hoodies look to also deliver. Out this week, they just launched a new set of hoodies for D.Va, Lucio, Genji, Roadhog, Zarya, Rein...

 
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Overwatch's Blizzard World map is now on the PTR

The latest Overwatch map, Blizzard World, is ready for testing on the PTR. Part Assault and part Escort, the map is an amusement park that mostly pays tribute to Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo. It's a fun idea for sure, but based on Chris'...

 
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Today's Overwatch update brings Mercy changes and Moira

Just in time for this weekend's free-play event, Blizzard has added the support hero Moira to Overwatch on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One along with some much-appreciated adjustments to Mercy. With this update, Mercy isn't quite as free to...

 
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Blizzard is planning an Xbox One X update for Overwatch

The Xbox One X is out in the wild and to those of you with data caps, godspeed. It can already be a tricky balancing act with how large game file sizes have grown and how frequent updates have become, but add in the possibility of 4K assets...

 
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Blizzard teases the possibility of an Overwatch movie

I think at this point, Overwatch has earned its shot at a movie. Blizzard has created short after emotional short for the universe, whether it's to promote an upcoming new character or just do a bit of worldbuilding -- and the comparisons t...

 
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Overwatch's next free weekend includes Moira

Hey, here's another early heads up for you to take in and promptly forget about until our next reminder. Blizzard has scheduled the latest Overwatch free-play event for Friday, November 17 at 11:00am Pacific until Monday, November 20 at 11:...

 
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Overwatch's Moira isn't as OP as they'd have you believe

Overwatch's 26th hero Moira was revealed at Blizzcon last week, and she's been available on the PC's Public Test Realm (PTR) since Monday. I've been trying the vampiric biomancer out since then, and I'll expand on her abilities below.

 
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These new Blizzard skins for Overwatch are on point

To go along with its upcoming Blizzard World map for Overwatch, Blizzard is also preparing a line of character skins that pay tribute to its legacy. I thought the map was a clever-enough idea, and I think it looks fine, but this... it's har...

 
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Overwatch's next hero is a healer named Moira

Another healer! As announced at BlizzCon, Overwatch's next hero will be Moira, a support. "In case you're wondering how to spell Moira, it's spelled 'OP AF,'" joked game director Jeff Kaplan, who added that she was once a part of Blackwatc...

 
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Overwatch's new map is a tribute to Blizzard's games

At BlizzCon 2017, Jeff Kaplan revealed an all-new map for Overwatch. "Blizzard World" is a tribute to the company's wares past and present, with areas based on Hearthstone, Warcraft, and StarCraft, among others.The map is a hybrid of both A...

 
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The Art of Overwatch compendium out now

Overwatch's popularity is in no small part related to its bright, colourful and fun cast of heroes (and anti-heroes). The roster and surrounding universe of Blizzard's arena-shooter has helped to make the game a smash hit worldwide, as well...

 

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