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Overwatch Event Brings Capture the Flag Game Mode, Mei Skin Bug

Overwatch just launched their newest Seasonal Event, The Year of the Rooster, to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The…
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Cover Girl: Why It Matters That Overwatch’s Tracer is a Lesbian

With great gameplay and a cast of fun, diverse characters, Overwatch has been a smash hit and a truly…
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Overwatch’s Next Seasonal Event Celebrates the Chinese New Year

Hard on the heels of Overwatch‘s successful and fun Winter Wonderland event, Blizzard has announced their newest Seasonal Event…
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LGBTQ Representation in Video Games in 2016

One of the biggest video game news stories of 2016 came right at the end of the year, with…
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Blizzard is Finally Fixing Roadhog’s Physics-Defying Hook

Blizzard is finally fixing Roadhog’s hook. Currently, the hook can grab heroes through walls, through the payload, through other…

Blizzard’s Diablo 20th Anniversary Celebration Reaching Across All Games

Blizzard is gearing up to celebrate Diablo’s 20th birthday on December 31, 2016. Blizzard wants all of their players…
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Our Top 5 Games of 2016

2016 might have been a bad year for world events, but there were a lot of great games released this…
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Overwatch Developer Update Teases New Champs, New Maps and Custom Game Matchmaking…

Blizzard recently posted their Overwatch Year in Review Developer Update, but while Game Director Jeff Kaplan did go over…

iconOverwatch’s “Winter Wonderland” Event Includes New Loot, New Brawl

Blizzard kicked off a new limited-time Winter Wonderland event for popular FPS game Overwatch today with this cute video:…

Blizzard Helps Overwatch Player After Crazy Loss of Credits and Loot Boxes

Reddit user Kaleptik had something pretty weird happen to them after the Summer Games event was over. After buying…

China to Force Online Games to Disclose Random Loot Box Drop Odds

China has just passed regulations that will force online games to publish the odds of items to appear in…

Overwatch Takes Home Top Prize at Game Awards 2016

The Game Awards 2016, which is the yearly streamed award show honored all things gaming related, including Esports, has…

New Overwatch Map Oasis Has Deadly Traffic

Overwatch has just released their newest map, Oasis, to the PTR, and there’s some pretty unique features to this…
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It’s Raining Men: Explaining the Appeal of the Boys (and Bots) of…

In their first article, Cora and Amanda broke down the romantic appeal of Overwatch’s female characters. In this second…
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What is “Good” Representation in Video Games?

Representation matters. Seeing ourselves and others in media shapes our self perception and how we see the world at…
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Girlfriend Material: Exploring the Appeal of the Women of Overwatch

From the reams of Overwatch fan fiction and art created—not to mention the unofficial Overwatch dating sim in development—it’s clear that players are more than…
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iconBlizzCon 2016 Wrap-Up

Dodger gives a recap of the major news announced at BlizzCon 2016 last weekend, and discusses her experiences at the…

Big Changes Coming to Overwatch, Including Arcade Mode and Play of the…

Overwatch is getting a new play mode, named Arcade mode, which Blizzard announced at BlizzCon 2016. According to Polygon,…
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Overwatch’s Gender Problem

Of the roster of twenty-two playable characters in Overwatch, nine of them are women. While that’s not an equal…
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Overwatch Gets Spooky with Halloween-Themed Event

Overwatch is getting into the Halloween spirit with lots of spooky themed stuff. They’ve got skins, sprays, loot boxes,…

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