Tag Archives: Blizzard

New Overwatch Hero Revealed: Brigitte

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Feb 28, 2018

After a few days worth of teases and hints via Twitter, Blizzard has officially unveiled the newest hero joining the Overwatch cast. Here’s the official origin story trailer for Brigitte, the new Overwatch hero! Brigitte, the daughter of Defense Hero Torbjörn, joins the growing cast of Support heroes in Overwatch. Although she is classified...

New Overwatch Skins and Blizzard World Map Released

By : Ryan Cox | Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Blizzard is releasing new Overwatch cosmetic items alongside a new map for the game—Blizzard World. Previously, new cosmetics in Overwatch were tied to limited-time occasions, such as the game’s recurring Halloween and Winter events. However, to kick off 2018, Blizzard has added numerous cosmetic items to the default Overwatch loot pool. These...

Blizzard Reveals New Overwatch Hero: Moira

By : Ryan Cox | Fri, Nov 3, 2017

Blizzard has unveiled the newest hero who will be joining the Overwatch cast. In addition to the new Overwatch hero, the team also released a brand new animated short for one of the game’s beloved characters. New Overwatch Hero: Moira Moira joins the Overwatch cast as an additional support-class hero. Similarly to Zenyatta, she is focused equally...

Overwatch Halloween Event Dates Leaked

By : Connor Murphy | Sun, Oct 1, 2017

From the ever-watchful eyes of Reddit, new images emerged promoting October’s Halloween special event for Overwatch. Though it comes as no surprise that Blizzard would hold a holiday celebration for the popular shooter, there has yet to be an official announcement. The implication drawn from the second image is that the event will go live Tuesday,...

London, Second Los Angles Team Join Overwatch League

By : Jason Segalla | Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Earlier today, Blizzard announced the inclusion of two more teams into the Overwatch League, London and a second Los Angles team. The addition of these two teams brings the league total up to nine, with Boston, New York City, Miami, Orlando, San Francisco, Shanghai, Seoul each housing a team and L.A. already home to the team owned by Immortals CEO Noah...

Overwatch Summer Games Return for 2017

By : Ryan Cox | Tue, Aug 8, 2017

The Overwatch Summer Games, the very first seasonal Overwatch event, is returning for a second year of festivities. The Summer Games event offers new and returning character cosmetics as well as the Lucioball Arcade mode, a soccer-style arena competition played exclusively with Lucio. Unlike the 2016 event, the 2017 Summer Games will introduce for...

Overwatch Doomfist Hero Revealed, Now In Testing

By : Ryan Cox | Fri, Jul 7, 2017

[UPDATE 7/27] Doomfist is now available on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4! Let the battle commence… Play Doomfist now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One! Learn more @ https://t.co/JCSkZJGOzc pic.twitter.com/votpqA5HPR — Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) July 27, 2017 Overwatch’s long-awaited Doomfist hero has been revealed and is currently playable...

Twitch and Blizzard Sign Streaming Deal

By : James Glaze | Wed, Jun 21, 2017

For the next two years, all major Blizzard eSports events will be streamed exclusively on Twitch.  Twitch beat out competitors like Google’s Youtube Gaming and Microsoft’s Mixer.  This is huge news for both eSports fans and competitors as it can sometimes be confusing as where gaming competitions are being streamed. With the Twitch/Blizzard...

Overwatch Lunar Colony Map and Character Changes Now in Testing

By : Ryan Cox | Thu, Jun 1, 2017

Blizzard’s Overwatch development team recently launched the Overwatch Anniversary event, which introduced new cosmetic loot box items, new features, and three new Arcade maps. Just recently, the Overwatch team has unveiled the newest upcoming addition to the popular shooter. The newest addition to the game is Lunar Colony, an Assault map set...