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Overwatch: Mercy Getting New Ultimate in Insane Rework

Overwatch: Mercy Getting New Ultimate in Insane Rework When it comes to Overwatch, Blizzard isn’t afraid to completely rework its characters in order to find a better balance in the game.The Mercy rework coming to Overwatch sounds rather significant, and should completely change the way people play the popular healer.

Overwatch: D.Va PTR Changes Make Her More Dangerous Than Ever

Overwatch: D.Va PTR Changes Make Her More Dangerous Than Ever Balancing work has hit Roadhog, for instance, and Junkrat is getting buffs in Overwatch’s Public Test Region.Right now here are the stats: Number of missiles: 18Shots per second: 11Explosion Damage: 8 (has damage falloff)Impact Damage: 4Radius: 1.

Overwatch Season 6 Will Demote Players for Losing

Overwatch Season 6 Will Demote Players for Losing With major changes coming to Overwatch‘s competitive play in the next season of games, fans have a lot to look forward to when it comes to assembling a team for the shooter’s ranked mode.No matter how a player performs in the revamped competitive play, their placement will be more accurate than ever, especially now that it’s possible to get demoted across all ranks.

Destiny 2 PC Beta Early Access is Live

Destiny 2 PC Beta Early Access is Live Early Access to Destiny 2‘s PC beta is officially live, Bungie has announced on social media.This will be the only opportunity to try Destiny 2 on PC before the game launches on October 24.

World of Warcraft: Suramar Quests Remove Reputation Requirements

World of Warcraft: Suramar Quests Remove Reputation Requirements One exception to that rule is the Suramar zone, which players visit after hitting level 110.This area was a sort of single-player end game for World of Warcraft players after immediately Legion launched and the reputation required to progress through it was painful to say the least.

Overwatch Art: What if Link from Zelda Joined Blizzard’s Game

Overwatch Art: What if Link from Zelda Joined Blizzard’s Game As a title with one of the more dedicated fanbases in gaming, Overwatch has had its fair share of success since launching in May 2016.If Blizzard were to hypothetically get Overwatch up and running on Switch, however, then it’s possible that exclusive Nintendo content may make its way into the finished game.

Overwatch Deathmatch Update is Available Now

Overwatch Deathmatch Update is Available Now The ever-evolving shooter experience that is Overwatch got another big boost this week in its latest update.After spending about three weeks on the Public Test Region (PTR), the highly requested Free-For-All and Team Deathmatch modes have finally been added to the main game inside the arcade.

Overwatch: New Junkertown Map Now On PTR

Overwatch: New Junkertown Map Now On PTR The new escort map, Junktertown, has just become available on the Overwatch PTR, but only for PC players at this time.After only a week since the map’s announcement, the derelict town Junkrat and Roadhog call home is ready for testing.

'Overwatch' highest-paid pro had his mom sign his $150,000 contract, because he's still a minor

'Overwatch' highest-paid pro had his mom sign his $150,000 contract, because he's still a minor Watch out for Jay Won.The North American Overwatch star is the esport game's highest-paid league pro, after inking a $150,000 per year contract with NRG Esports, ESPN reports.

Overwatch Changes Mercy Achievement Because of New Ultimate Ability

Overwatch Changes Mercy Achievement Because of New Ultimate Ability With Overwatch‘s angelic heroine getting a complete rework to her ultimate ability, Mercy’s “Huge Rez” achievement is no longer possible, which has Blizzard to change the requirements to fit her new play-style.Due to the Overwatch character’s powerful ultimate requiring Mercy mains to hide away from the battle and wait for the opportune moment to quickly revive her team, Blizzard has changed the resurrection ability to a 30-second cooldown that targets only one ally, and added a brand-new ultimate in its place.

Destiny Was Originally Like Overwatch

Destiny Was Originally Like Overwatch This one comes from the early days of Destiny, when it was still in development at Bungie before anyone outside the company had seen it.According to one of the veteran members of Bungie who helped birth the idea for Destiny, the game originally was going to be very similar to Overwatch.

Overwatch competitions will be held in the specially designed Blizzard Arena LA, and it sounds great

Overwatch competitions will be held in the specially designed Blizzard Arena LA, and it sounds great When most developers need a venue to host a large-scale tournament they rent it from someone else.The main studio space seats up to 450, while the other two spaces are intended for things like production crew and commentators.

Blizzard Creating eSports Arena in Los Angeles

Blizzard Creating eSports Arena in Los Angeles This week, Blizzard announced plans to launch its very own eSports arena.Called the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, the venue is based at the Burbank Studios TV facility, with Blizzard itself being based out of Burbank, California.

World of Warcraft Adds New Pet to Support Disaster Relief

World of Warcraft Adds New Pet to Support Disaster Relief Given the recent natural disasters around the world, however, Blizzard decided to accelerate its plans for its annual charity pet and release it ahead of Blizzcon.The new pet, Shadow the Fox, is an adorable companion that can shift between Shadow and Light, and all proceeds raised by its $10 USD adoption fee will be donated to both the American Red Cross Disaster Relief and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Disaster Relief Fund.

Overwatch Junkertown Release Date, ‘Really Important’ Lore Revealed

Overwatch Junkertown Release Date, ‘Really Important’ Lore Revealed But it will soon be time for everyone to enjoy the new map.In a new preview video, the Overwatch team confirmed that the Junkertown release date is September 19, 2017.

Curbing Toxic Behavior is Slowing Down Overwatch Updates, Says Blizzard

Curbing Toxic Behavior is Slowing Down Overwatch Updates, Says Blizzard If you’ve ever played games online, then you’ve no doubt experienced players who behave in a toxic manner.A giant game like Overwatch has its fair share of asshole players, and Blizzard does its best to combat them.

Blizzard's Overwatch Community is So Toxic, It's Slowing Patch Updates

Blizzard's Overwatch Community is So Toxic, It's Slowing Patch Updates Right now, the community generally treats reports as worthless because it’s hard to tell when something has happened to toxic players that are wrecking the game for everyone.Instead of silencing players as a first step, the company is converting this to suspensions in most cases, with permanent bans for the worst and most toxic players.

Overwatch Free to Play Weekend Announced

Overwatch Free to Play Weekend Announced But the company wants to get even more people in on the action, letting them see for themselves how fun Overwatch can be.Beginning on September 22 at 11AM PDT, players on PC, PS4, and Xbox One will be able to play the game for free until September 25 at 11:59PM PDT.

Overwatch Game Director Talks Hero 26

Overwatch Game Director Talks Hero 26 This is according to Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan, who recently discussed the game’s next hero, though didn’t provide many concrete details.“It’s not coming out as soon as you think, but Hero 26 is already amazing.