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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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Is the end nigh for single-player games?

Earlier this week, EA announced that Visceral Games, the studio responsible for a new Star Wars game under Amy Hennig, was being shut down with immediate effect. This led to a lot of speculation as to whether this was the end for the fully ...

 
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Overwatch comic tapestry creeps out for Halloween

Last year, Overwatch celebrated Halloween with a tie-in issue of its free digital comic, wherein Reinhardt regaled the crew with a creepy fireside tale of malevolent scientist Dr. Jamison Junkenstein and his monstrous creation.This year, in...

 
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Overwatch reaches 35 million players across all platforms

Blizzard has just shared the news that Overwatch has reached "35 million players and counting" this week. While the new milestone is impressive, let's make sure we break it down a bit. This isn't accounting for active or concurrent use...

 
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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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Overwatch's Halloween event returns!

For the next three weeks (from October 10 to November 1), the terror of scrambling for 3,000 credits strikes back in Overwatch! The latest Halloween event will feature fifty new seasonal items, including: Eight new legendary skins such as a...

 
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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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Cop this fantastic Overwatch poster

"Hanamura Showdown" by Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley just went up for pre-sale Ana Hero Complex Galaxy. The roughly two feet by three feet Genji-nius print is up for pre-sale through October 11 and will run you $75 a pop. It'll make a ...

 
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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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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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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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Fans clamour for Overwatch's mysterious Junker Queen

That bastion of calm, rational order, the Overwatch fanbase, is going gaga over a potential new hero based on little more than a torn poster and a trailer narration.The arena-shooter's upcoming Australia map, Junkertown, is a wasteland rule...

 

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