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Why Promotional Free Play Will Probably Make Me Buy Your Game

As someone who is not naturally great at FPS games, I wasn’t sure what to make of Overwatch. First,…
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It’s Okay to Like Playing Male Characters in Video Games

I’ve been playing a lot of Overwatch. That’s not a shocker: not only is it a ridiculously fun game,…
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Study: Local Co-Op Games Most “Enjoyable” Kind of Social Gaming

Quantic Foundry, an organization that studies gamers, conducted a survey where they asked gamers to rate their enjoyment of…
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You Can Now Stream Blizzard Games Directly To Facebook

Blizzard Entertainment and Facebook have teamed up to allow gamers to stream Blizzard’s games directly to Facebook. If you…
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Imagining Representation: LGBTQ+ Shipping in the Overwatch Fandom

Overwatch is a diverse game in many ways: characters hail from all over the world with a myriad of…
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Blizzard Testing New Way To Encourage Positive Chat in Overwatch

In Overwatch and in many online games like StarCraft or League of Legends, when you finish a match it’s…

Big Changes Coming for Overwatch’s Competitive Play

Overwatch‘s competitive play is about to get some major overhauls. Lead Designer Jeff Kaplan detailed some of the changes in…

Overwatch on PC About to Get More Responsive

In a community update, Blizzard announced that they are upgrading their update rate on all types of games in Overwatch…

How Overwatch’s Gameplay Breaks (or Complicates) Its Narrative

Let’s start this off on the right foot: Blizzard’s lore—even when it’s bad—is kind of really great. I came…
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Will Overwatch Stay Friendly Now That It Has a Competitive Mode?

Overwatch breathed new life into the gaming industry with its technicolor optimism and vibrant personality. Reviews gushed about the…
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When Will Mainstream Media Outlets Cover Games Like Movies?

On any given Friday, you can open up your news site of choice (or newspaper, if you’re one of…

Overwatch Console Patch Will Nerf Torbjörn

Torbjörn’s turrets can be pretty annoying while playing Overwatch on any system, but console players say the damage done…

Overwatch Removes Avoid This Player Feature

Game Director Jeff Kaplan revealed in a long post on the Battle.net forums that they will soon be disabling…

Overwatch Competitive Play Mode Detailed, Scheduled For Later This Month

Overwatch‘s game director Jeff Kaplan released a video detailing the some of the changes Blizzard is making to competitive…
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First Overwatch Patch is Live, Nerfs McCree and Widowmaker

Overwatch‘s developers had previously talked about balancing out the over-powered champions like McCree before, but not with any specifics.…
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Overwatch’s Lúcio is a Cure for Multiplayer Anxiety

When I first dropped into Overwatch’s open beta, I was convinced that I wouldn’t enjoy it. As an introverted…
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Reviews Roundup: Overwatch

Soldiers. Scientists. Adventurers. Oddities. In a time of global crisis, an international task force of heroes banded together to…
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Overwatch Lead Developer Talks Upcoming Changes

Overwatch‘s Lead Developer Jeff Kaplan spoke with Eurogamer about what his team has planned for the extremely popular game.…

Blizzard Games Live Streaming is Coming to Facebook

Blizzard Entertainment and Facebook have officially signed a deal that will begin a partnership between the two companies. Later…

Blizzard Plans To Permanently Ban Cheating Overwatch Players

In a blog post on battle.net forums, Blizzard Community Manager Lylirra talked about how the company plans to deal…

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