Tag Archives: Overwatch

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...

Overwatch League’s Player Signings, Salaries, & Benefits Announced

By : James Glaze | Wed, Jul 26, 2017

Earlier this month, Blizzard announced the first seven teams that will be participating in the inaugural Overwatch league. With this announcement, many details regarding when players will be signed along with salaries were left out. Today, Blizzard has released all this information and more. Check out the details below. Official Player Signing Window...

Overwatch League’s First Seven Teams Announced

By : James Glaze | Wed, Jul 12, 2017

The Overwatch League has been something that has been discussed over and over again this year. While specifics have been scarce, we know Activision Blizzard has big plans for when it launches. Price tags for spots within the league have been reported as high as $20 million a team, but we’ve yet to hear of any confirmed teams.  Well today, Blizzard...