Overwatch

We aren’t even into the first sentence of the article, and I know what you are already asking. “Lou, are you kidding me?” Fortnite is a worldwide phenomenon — lightning in a bottle. Any comparison to it must be hyperbolic. And yeah, I usually agree there. But that doesn’t mean Hi-Rez Studios isn’t setting themselves
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I had no doubt that Overwatch League was popular but I may have underestimated just how much the viewers admire it. Blizzard announced that tickets for the Overwatch League Grand Finals have sold out. If the finals were held at the Blizzard Arena, this wouldn’t be a huge feat. However, the inaugural Overwatch League Grand
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It’s been a whirlwind month for Hi-Rez Studios. After finally launching their hero-based shooter Paladins out of Early Access in early May, they have come to a minor PR setback: one of their contracted art studios pretty obviously plagiarized Paladins’ heaviest competitor, Overwatch. Seen in the gif above (created by Redditor Arcieth) you can notice the obvious artwork rip of Overwatch‘s Lijiang
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Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch is quickly approaching its second anniversary, which will happen on May 24th, and today the developer released a celebratory video. The video is made with some very advanced and fluid stop-motion techniques, featuring Tracer and Reaper as they engage in some rather adorable interaction. Could Tracer manage to break the masked assassin’s
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inscOne of the best thing about developer Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch is the ability of develops to incorporate foreign locales in the mix of locations for maps. And fans of Jordian history will be thrilled with the inclusion of “Petra,” the upcoming Deathmatch map for Overwatch that got its first real reveal with a dedicated trailer. While we don’t know when the map
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Just in time for Stage 3, Overwatch League teams Dallas Fuel and Los Angeles Valiant have announced a trade between players Scott “Custa” Kennedy and Benjamin “uNKOE” Chevasson has been finalized. Dallas Fuel head coach Kyle Souder issued a statement about the acquisition saying, “uNKOE is a mechanically gifted support player that will bring key
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Since its debut, Overwatch has brought players back into the fold regularly through a series of limited time events, and now the Overwatch Uprising event will seemingly make its way back into the game in time for spring. Over on the game’s official Twitter page, developer Blizzard Entertainment released a new teaser that indicates that the Uprising
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The Texan Overwatch League team can’t seem to catch a break. The newest member of the Dallas Fuel, Minseok “OGE” Son, has been suspended for four matches for “account-boosting” schemes he committed last summer. For those who do not know, account boosting is when a skilled player is paid to increase another player’s ranking — in
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Good Smile Company revealed today a new entry in its Figma line of posable action figures, and that’s Widowmaker from Overwatch. The figure is approximately 160 mm tall and includes parts made with flexible plastic in order to preserve the deadly sniper’s proportions without compromising posability. Two face plates (standard and aiming) are included, alongside the iconic
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Stage 1 of Overwatch League has ended in a series that did not go entirely as expected. From the beginning, the Seoul Dynasty was the favorite to win; for most of the first stage, they were incredibly dominant as they defeated the Los Angeles Gladiators, Dallas Fuel, Boston Uprising, and more with ease. It wasn’t
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Today, Activision Blizzard revealed its financial results for the fourth quarter of Calendar Year 2017. Unlike basically everyone in the industry, Activision doesn’t calendarize according to the fiscal year, so the period is between October 1st and December 31st, 2017. You can check out the relevant revenue and income figures below. Chief Executive Officer Bobby
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Overwatch players know the struggle: having unlocked a new skin and forgetting to equip it before your next game. Everyone knows fashion directly relates to performance, but luckily, you won’t have to worry about throwing your next game. Overwatch is now letting its players change their character’s skin before each match. The announcement came via
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With the holiday season in full swing, Overwatch is not only celebrating the season with an ongoing holiday event, but also brought a surprise livestream that you might not have been expecting. To ring in the holiday season, the official Overwatch Twitch channel broadcast game director Jeff Kaplan sitting in front of a fireplace in the tradition
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Since the game released in May of last year, Overwatch has continued to grow its playerbase with new characters, cosmetics, and a continued focus on special limited run events, with the next in-game event to begin right around the holidays. Blizzard Entertainment has revealed that the Winter Wonderland holiday event for Overwatch is set to return on
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