Tag Archives: Overwatch

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...

Patent Reveals Activision’s Microtransaction Matchmaking Engine

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Activision has been granted a patent, filed in 2015, for a online video game matchmaking engine that factors in player microtransaction purchases when tuning and creating multiplayer matches. Activision has a stake in the publishing of numerous online multiplayer gaming franchises, including Overwatch, Call of Duty, Destiny and more. Each game utilizes...

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,...

New Blizzard Arena Opens in Los Angeles

By : Connor Murphy | Fri, Sep 8, 2017

Gaming giant Blizzard Entertainment now has its own arena for esports competition with the opening of Blizzard Arena Los Angeles. The Burbank, California location already has Hearthstone and Overwatch live events scheduled, and Blizzard boasts the capability to run multiple broadcasts from multiple sound stages within the facility. The grand opening...

Overwatch Junkertown Map Revealed

By : James Glaze | Tue, Aug 22, 2017

Good news Overwatch fans, a new map is coming your way! Blizzard took to Gamescom 2017 to make the reveal of the upcoming map titled: Junkertown. And like Blizzard has done with past maps, there is an animated video go along with it. Check it out below. There is no date tied down for exactly when Junkertown will be implemented into the game, but Blizzard...

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...