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Overwatch Summer Games, and Lucioball, will return August 9

The official Overwatch Twitter account has put out the heads up that the Summer Games event will be returning to Blizzard's arena-shooter next week.Although no specific details were noted, we can, in all likelihood, expect all of the previo...

 
 
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The Overwatch League nabs two new teams for its second season

This past weekend the London Spitfire took it all in the Overwatch League's first championship event. Now two more teams are getting a shot at the crown next year. Blizzard has just announced that Atlanta, Georgia will be entering the fray ...

 
 
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It's time to watch the Overwatch League Grand Finals

It's bittersweet to see the first season of the Overwatch League come to an end, but we're not quite there yet. Tonight marks the pro league's Grand Finals at the Barclays Center in New York City. With the long-dominant New York Excelsior n...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win an Overwatch prize pack from Fun.com

You guys ready for some more free stuff? I thought you might be! The good people over at Fun.com wanted to celebrate the full release of new hero Hammond into the Overwatch wilds by putting together a prize pack for one lucky Destructoid re...

 
 
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You can now play Overwatch for free on PC through the weekend

It's that time again. Blizzard is throwing a free weekend for Overwatch on PC that runs from today until 11:59pm Pacific on July 30 in supported regions: the Americas, Europe, and Asia (minus Korea). With changes to characters like Symmetra...

 
 
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Overwatch's devious little hamster Hammond is now playable

Blizzard's hamster-in-a-mech Overwatch hero Wrecking Ball has joined the live game. This new mobile tank hero can roll around, piledrive, lay mines, and use a grappling claw to swing himself up high to, say, focus down a pesky Widowmaker. I...

 
 
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Overwatch is getting a new range of nerfs, no, not that kind

Blizzard's popular online shooter Overwatch is no stranger to merchandising, and its catalogue of goodies is about to grow even bigger with the announcement that the brand is teaming up with Hasbro for a range of NERF guns based on its lova...

 
 
 
 
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Mercy me: Overwatch's healing queen is getting nerfed again

When Overwatch was first released even with an extensive beta testing period it felt like the wild west. Every hero had a power fantasy, that fantasy was in overdrive, and as a result each character felt wildly unique. Then Blizzard na...

 
 
 
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Overwatch's hamster hero Hammond goes live next week

Well that didn't take too long at all! After a round of testing on the PTR, Overwatch's Hammond (aka the hero none of us want to call by his Blizzard-given name "Wrecking Ball") is ready for the live game. The mischievous little guy will ro...

 
 
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Hammond is rocking a new punk look in Overwatch

We took a stab at creating alternate skins for Overwatch's littlest hero, Hammond, and things got weird. Now Blizzard has shown us what's up. The developer added cosmetics for Wrecking Ball on the PTR today including skins, emotes, and high...

 
 
 
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Overwatch's pink Mercy skin raised over $12.7 million

In May, Blizzard teamed up with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) to sell a pink Mercy skin in Overwatch as a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness. Going for $14.99, Blizzard pledged to donate all proceeds to charity in an effo...

 
 
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Blizzard Gear Store European branch now open for business

Californian studio Blizzard Entertainment are certainly not shy when it comes to pumping out the merch for their catalogue of successful video games. Until now, non U.S residents have had to put with some brutal shipping charges - as well a...

 
 
 
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Don't you come the raw prawn with this Junkrat Nendoroid

The muddy-funsters of Good Smile Co. have unveiled the next cutesy Nendoroid toy in their rapidly-expanding Overwatch range. This time around it's non-other than the deviant from Down Under, Junkrat!I've always been amused by Junkrat in reg...

 
 
 
 
 
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The Symmetra revamp is now live in Overwatch

The big Overwatch update that revamps Symmetra and Horizon Lunar Colony has made it through public testing and it's now ready for the live game on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Brace for impact. Along with sweeping hero changes for Symme...

 
 
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Blizzard seems to be teasing a new Overwatch character

[Update: Blizzard has posted another teaser clip and I don't know what to expect anymore.] Leave it to Blizzard to rile up Overwatch fans with a simple video clip of a wall. We've long heard murmurs about Hammond, a test subject from Horiz...

 
 
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Which Overwatch hero should get their own stand-alone game?

This would have been a good weekly Destructoid Discusses topic three weeks ago. Three weeks ago, we were in the throes of the Overwatch second anniversary celebration. Three weeks ago, I was sitting squarely at level 10. Today, I'm lev...

 
 




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