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Blizzard Announces New Overwatch Minor League For Amateurs

05/23/2017, We know that Blizzard has some pretty grand plans for Overwatch, their latest IP, in the eSports scene. So much so that Blizzard had previously created their own professional league aimed at pro gamers who want to get into the scene. However what about...

Overwatch’s Animated Shorts Will Be Returning Soon

05/22/2017, Due to Overwatch being a multiplayer game, developing the overarching story and the background of the characters isn’t quite as easy as single-player games or even MMORPGs where the use of quests can help fill in the blanks. This is why Blizzard has...

Blizzard Explains Cancellation Behind Overwatch Graphic Novel

05/18/2017, With Overwatch being pretty much multiplayer-only, this meant that as far as storytelling is concerned, there are only so many ways Blizzard can approach it. We’ve seen them launch comics and shorts, and at point in time there was even plans for a...

Overwatch’s D.Va Has Been Added To Heroes Of The Storm

05/17/2017, Following the release of Overwatch’s Genji into Heroes of the Storm, it seems that Blizzard has decided that it is time to introduce yet another Overwatch character to the game in the form of D.Va. Now D.Va was announced previously but had yet to be...

Blizzard’s ‘The Art of Overwatch’ Now Available For Pre-Order

05/15/2017, Just like how watching a movie’s behind-the-scenes and interviews with the cast helps moviegoers feel more connected to a movie, this can also be applied to video games where developers who share the design and development process can help make gamers...

Overwatch Could Be Getting An Anniversary Event

05/11/2017, Back in May 2016, it represented a pretty important time in Blizzard’s history as a game developer. This is namely because for the first time in a very, very long time, Blizzard has introduced a brand new IP that has absolutely nothing to do with its...

Overwatch Is Now Boasting More Than 30 Million Players

04/29/2017, Earlier this year, Blizzard announced that their latest IP and franchise Overwatch managed to hit 25 million players. Fast forward a few more months and it seems that the momentum for the game has not slowed down because Blizzard has announced that...

Heroes Of The Storm Skins Will Be Added To Overwatch

04/27/2017, With the launch of Heroes of the Storm 2.0, Blizzard added some Overwatch characters into the game, and also introduced what appeared to be skins that were available to gamers who played Heroes of the Storm. For gamers who play console games exclusively,...

Blizzard’s ‘Overwatch’ Sees Its First Match-Fixing Scandal

04/24/2017, While cheating in Blizzard games isn’t new, the company took a pretty firm stance when Overwatch was launched. Given that it represent a brand new franchise and direction for the company, it made sense that they’d want to get off on the right foot,...

Blizzard Confirms 3 New Maps Are Coming To Overwatch

04/24/2017, In FPS games, the maps played in are just as important as your character, skills, and weapons. This is why despite there being many maps available for Counter-Strike, only a handful are chosen during competitive play. That being said if you’re looking...

Upcoming Patch Will Improve Overwatch’s Console Aiming Options

04/14/2017, When it comes to FPS gaming, there are some gamers who argue that using a mouse and keyboard combo is the best, while others claim that using the analog sticks on a gamepad works just as well, if not better. That being said for Overwatch players who play...

Blizzard Officially Unveils ‘Uprising’ Event For Overwatch

04/11/2017, Yesterday it seemed that ahead of schedule, PlayStation France accidentally revealed the upcoming Overwatch event. However for those who are curious about the official details, not to worry as Blizzard has officially taken the wraps off the “Uprising”...

Overwatch’s Mei Joins Tracer As A Nendoroid Figurine

04/10/2017, Back in February, Blizzard and the Good Smile Company announced that they would be putting together a series of Overwatch Nendoroid figurines. Given how synonymous Tracer is with Overwatch, it wasn’t surprising that Tracer was the first figurine that...