Overwatch

Overwatch

Release: 5/23/2016 [NA]

ESRB Rating: Teen

Publisher: Activision

Genre: First Person Shooter

Website: http://us.battle.net/overwatch/en/

Purchase: GameStop Amazon

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New “Overwatch” Character Revealed: Orisa!

New “Overwatch” Character Revealed: Orisa!

"Your safety is my primary concern."

After a lot of speculation, Blizzard dropped the reveal of the new "Overwatch" hero today with a short story video, a developer update and an updated website with all the juicy details. Read more »

Rumors Emerge About Overwatch’s “Year of the Rooster” Event

Rumors Emerge About Overwatch’s “Year of the Rooster” Event

More Skins Leaked From Chinese Ad

A couple days ago, Blizzard began revealing their next big event celebrating the Chinese New Year and right off the bat, we got hit with a new a-mei-zing Mei skin and a new darling D.Va skin - both ladies decked out for the festivals of their respective countries. Today, an ad from China seemingly leaked four other skins that we'll likely see during the event next week. Read more »

Sombra Officially Introduced in New “Overwatch” Short

Sombra Officially Introduced in New “Overwatch” Short

Boop.

During the opening ceremony of BlizzCon this year, the highly-anticipated new character for "Overwatch," Sombra, was finally introduced in another of Blizzard's spectacular shorts - this one entitled: "Infiltration." Read more »

BlizzCon 2016: Opening Ceremony

BlizzCon 2016: Opening Ceremony

Nov. 4, 2016: 11 AM PDT

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“Overwatch” Halloween Event Has Begun!

“Overwatch” Halloween Event Has Begun!

With A Spooky Reveal Trailer!

The "Overwatch" Halloween Event has officially begun! Check out this reveal trailer on some of the creepy changes that are going to punctuate this event! Read more »

Possible “Overwatch” Leak Details New Event and Hero

Possible “Overwatch” Leak Details New Event and Hero

Is Sombra Finally Making Her Appearance?

A questionable image of a blog post that may have originated from Blizzard has details pertaining to an upcoming new event for "Overwatch," and possibly the long-awaited hero-hacker Sombra. Read more »

“Overwatch” for PC Getting Bandwidth Patch

“Overwatch” for PC Getting Bandwidth Patch

No Word On Console Release Yet

Lead engineer Tim Ford and senior engineer Philip Orwig took the YouTube to go into detail about the next PC patch for "Overwatch," where the bandwidth is getting increased. Read more »

Season 2 for “Overwatch” Comes A Little Early

Season 2 for “Overwatch” Comes A Little Early

New Map, Skins and Emotes!

About a week earlier than expected, Blizzard has started Season 2 of "Overwatch" competitive play for XBox One and PC users. They've also made some major changes to competitive mode, fixed some bugs, tossed out some new legendary skins and made the new Eichenwalde available to all users. Read more »

New “Overwatch” Short Released at Gamescom

New “Overwatch” Short Released at Gamescom

"The Last Bastion" featuring...Bastion

After it's world premiere at Gamescom today, the newest "Overwatch" character short has been released to the world. Entitled "The Last Bastion," the short features the little death robot that everyone loves to hate - Bastion. Read more »

PS4 “Overwatch” Patch Gets Ana and More

PS4 “Overwatch” Patch Gets Ana and More

No Word On Xbox One Patch, Though

Blizzard has released a major patch for "Overwatch" on the PlayStation 4, which adds the first DLC hero Ana for free, tweaks to characters, and more. Read more »

“Overwatch” Getting a Hefty July Patch

“Overwatch” Getting a Hefty July Patch

Buffs, Minor Nerfs, and More

In addition to Ana being revealed for the game as a support sniper, Blizzard announced a patch for July 2016 that give certain characters some beefy buffs and some mild nerfs. Read more »

Ana Amari Revealed As “Overwatch’s” Newest Character

Ana Amari Revealed As “Overwatch’s” Newest Character

"I Have You Covered!"

Today, Blizzard revealed the newest addition to the cast of fantastic characters in it's hit new shooter "Overwatch" - Ana Amari. Read more »

Blizzard Teases New Medical Sniper for “Overwatch”

Blizzard Teases New Medical Sniper for “Overwatch”

Could Also Be Modified Sniper for "Reasons"

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Torbjörn Will Be Nerfed In “Overwatch” for Consoles

Torbjörn Will Be Nerfed In “Overwatch” for Consoles

PC Torbjörn Will Remain Unchanged

Posting to Reddit, Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan stated that Torbjörn will be nerfed in "Overwatch" for consoles while remaining unchanged for PC. Read more »

McCree & Widowmaker Nerfs/Tweaks for “Overwatch”

McCree & Widowmaker Nerfs/Tweaks for “Overwatch”

More Tweaks for Widowmaker Than Nerfs Though

Blizzard announced the patch details for the June update for "Overwatch" (for PC- PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will get it in a larger, later patch) that is set to change the heroes McCree and Widowmaker. Read more »

Blizzard Considering Cross-Console Play for “Overwatch”

Blizzard Considering Cross-Console Play for “Overwatch”

No Cross-Play With PC, Though

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“Overwatch’s” Physical Copies Release a Day Early

“Overwatch’s” Physical Copies Release a Day Early

Servers Won't Launch Until 24th, Though

According to those who ordered physical copies of "Overwatch" from Amazon (such as Destructoid), the physical versions of "Overwatch" will release one day earlier than the digital versions. Read more »

REVEALED: “Overwatch” Cinematic Teaser

REVEALED: “Overwatch” Cinematic Teaser

"Are you with us?"

Continuing their streak of fantastic hype-inducing teasers leading up to the launch of their newest game, Blizzard has released another cinematic trailer that delves into the story of "Overwatch." The story is narrated by Winston, the super intelligent (and super dangerous) gorilla that is working to assemble the Overwatch team again. Read more »

New Tracer Victory Pose for “Overwatch” Revealed

New Tracer Victory Pose for “Overwatch” Revealed

Improving On the Previous One

According to NeoGAF user SteveO409, Blizzard has reworked and replaced the previous victory pose for Tracer for "Overwatch." Read more »

REVEALED: New Cinematic for “Overwatch”

REVEALED: New Cinematic for “Overwatch”

Features Widowmaker

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Blizzard to Change Victory Pose in “Overwatch”

Blizzard to Change Victory Pose in “Overwatch”

Cites Change Due to Development's Wishes

Game Director Jeff Kaplan announced that they were going to change Tracer's one victory animation in "Overwatch." Read more »

IGN May Have Leaked “Overwatch’s” Release Date

IGN May Have Leaked “Overwatch’s” Release Date

Gotta Keep an Eye On Those Silly Ads

IGN may have accidentally leaked Blizzard's "Overwatch's" release date, as evidenced by Reddit getting some screen shots before IGN removed said ads. Read more »

“Overwatch” Closed Beta to Return Mid-February

“Overwatch” Closed Beta to Return Mid-February

New Feature, More Invites Incoming

The closed beta for the new Blizzard IP “Overwatch” is returning to players in a few weeks according to game director Jeff Kaplan. In a official "blue post," Kaplan cites the desire to integrate player feedback without rushing the updated title out the door. Closed beta will return in approximately mid-February. Read more »

“Overwatch” Springs to Action Spring 2016

“Overwatch” Springs to Action Spring 2016

Pre-Orders Now Live

Blizzard Entertainment’s futuristic team-based shooter coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One Read more »

“Overwatch” Confirmed for PS4/Xbox One

“Overwatch” Confirmed for PS4/Xbox One

These Versions Titled "Origins Edition"

Before being officially revealed at Blizzcon and being accidentally revealed by GameStop, Blizzard's "Overwatch: Origins Edition has been officially revealed. Read more »

BlizzCon 2015: Opening Ceremony

BlizzCon 2015: Opening Ceremony

Nov. 6 11:00 AM PDT

"World of Warcraft" Read more »

“Overwatch” Characters Zarya and McCree Revealed

“Overwatch” Characters Zarya and McCree Revealed

One Slings Guns, the Other Slings Gravity Beams

Blizzard released two YouTube videos for two new characters- Zarya and McCree. Read more »

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2015’s Biggest Games: Part 2

Here Are the Rest of Our Most Anticipated Games for 2015

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BlizzCon 2014: Early Views of “Overwatch” and “Goblins vs. Gnomes”

BlizzCon 2014: Early Views of “Overwatch” and “Goblins vs. Gnomes”

Demo Stations Available for Use for New Titles

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Blizzard Announces “Overwatch”

New First Person Shooter

Announced at BlizzCon, Blizzard Entertainment revealed a brand new IP called "Overwatch." The style appears to take influence from "Team Fortress 2" in art design and seems to appear to have a light-hearted sense of fun. Read more »

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