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Overwatch Could Get a Character for Every Region in the World

Overwatch Could Get a Character for Every Region in the World The most recently introduced character to the game is Orisa, a quadruped robot that was made in Numbani, in Africa.On the one hand, this is massively exciting for the global Overwatch community.

Honorable Overwatch Pro Spares Apparently Lagging Opponent

Honorable Overwatch Pro Spares Apparently Lagging Opponent Robert “shadder2k” Mocanu is one of the best Genji players in professional Overwatch.This weekend, he proved that he was not just a great player but also a pretty nice dude.

Overwatch: Six New Maps Are in Development Blizzard Confirms

Overwatch: Six New Maps Are in Development Blizzard Confirms On the official Blizzard forum, one player of the team-based shooter complained that the game’s one year anniversary is right around the corner, yet just two new maps have been added to the game in that time.Responding to the post earlier today, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan revealed that the team is working on six new maps overall.

Pro Overwatch Team Can’t Shake Controversy, Loses Two More Players

Pro Overwatch Team Can’t Shake Controversy, Loses Two More Players Mere days after Lunatic Hai added two new alternate players, DPS Byeon “Munchkin” Sang-Beom and flex Lee “claris” Keon-Ho, both have stepped down due to recently unearthed controversies.This comes in the wake of a February incident in which two other Lunatic Hai alternate players got dropped from the team due to relationships with female fans that were deemed inappropriate.

Blizzard is Making a New Mobile Game, Suggests Job Ad

Blizzard is Making a New Mobile Game, Suggests Job Ad Despite a few controversies in Overwatch, Blizzard is still one of the most profitable developers in the gaming industry.Some enterprising analysts have dug into a recent job posting from Blizzard that might indicate the company’s roadmap, too – it appears that Blizzard is committing resources to the development of a brand new mobile title.

Professional Overwatch Player Loses Sponsorship After Racist Outbursts

Professional Overwatch Player Loses Sponsorship After Racist Outbursts One of Vaughn’s Twitch viewers managed to capture the episode and has posted the clip.As you might expected, both Twitch and the Esports community are not happy with Vaughn.

Overwatch Adding in Subtitle Support

Overwatch Adding in Subtitle Support The voice lines and endearing character interactions are one of Overwatch‘s biggest draws, and hearing-impaired Overwatch fans will soon be able to experience the joy of Torbjorn throwing quips at Tracer, or Hanzo and Genji having a brotherly quarrel, thanks to an upcoming subtitle support feature.In response a new thread about subtitles for hearing-impaired players over at the Blizzard Forums, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan revealed that the team is working hard on adding subtitle support into the game.

Overwatch: Mei Used to be a Bounty Hunter Called Frostbite

Overwatch: Mei Used to be a Bounty Hunter Called Frostbite If gamers ever wonder how much work goes in to designing an Overwatch character, it’s worth taking a look at the concept art for some of the game’s heroes.One notable example of a character that has undergone a tremendous change in development is Chinese climatologist Mei, who apparently used to be a bounty hunter by the name of Frostbite.

Overwatch: 5 Most Tragic Backstories

Overwatch: 5 Most Tragic Backstories Through these supporting materials, fans have learned a lot about the world of Overwatch and its cast of characters, including some of their tragic backstories.Out of all the characters’ backstories in Overwatch, though, the following five are the most tragic.

Beloved World Of Warcraft YouTuber Dies At Age 26

Beloved World Of Warcraft YouTuber Dies At Age 26 He was interested in the history of the 13-year-old MMO, and he did his best to chronicle it, even after he contracted a rare form of cancer.Yesterday, the bad news hit in the form of a new video on Hayven’s channel after a month-long absence.

Heroes of the Storm Adds Overwatch’s D.Va in New Cinematic Trailer

Heroes of the Storm Adds Overwatch’s D.Va in New Cinematic Trailer Featuring loot boxes in a similar fashion to Overwatch, the latest update is bringing with it several major nods to Blizzard’s blockbuster first-person shooter.Those eager to see the latest eye-poppingly gorgeous Heroes of the Storm cinematic can do so below.

Overwatch: Oni Genji and Officer D.Va Skins Will Be Available in Loot Boxes

Overwatch: Oni Genji and Officer D.Va Skins Will Be Available in Loot Boxes If you’re dying to get your hands on the new Heroes of the Storm exclusive skins that will be coming to Overwatch as part of the HOTS 2.0 launch event, but the MOBA genre isn’t your thing, Blizzard has confirmed that both Oni Genji and Officer D.

Teen Overwatch Player Goes Pro Despite Parents Taking Away His Internet

Teen Overwatch Player Goes Pro Despite Parents Taking Away His Internet Before he could become a pro, he had to overcome one very big obstacle: his parents.He decided to he wanted to go pro, even if that meant leaving his educational future in limbo.

Buggy D.Va Temporarily Removed From Overwatch

Buggy D.Va Temporarily Removed From Overwatch A short tweet also appeared on Blizzard Entertainment’s official Twitter: Over on Battle.Based on our investigation, we’ve determined these crashes are very likely connected to D.

Overwatch Update Fixes Genji Ultimate Problems and More

Overwatch Update Fixes Genji Ultimate Problems and More In the latest Overwatch patch, this problem has been fixed by increasing Genji’s Dragonblade swing speed to compensate for any latency issues, as well as another problem in which Dragonblade hits weren’t registering.Aside from Genji, a series of bug fixes were also implemented for D.

Hearthstone's Formerly Garbage 'Hungry Crab' Is Making a Comeback

Hearthstone's Formerly Garbage 'Hungry Crab' Is Making a Comeback Let me tell you, dear reader, about the Hearthstone card called “Hungry Crab.Boom or that Rogue Quest card, but Hungry Crab is quite likely the finest Hearthstone card ever conceived, and it’s been around since the game first launched.

Overwatch Crosses 30 Million Players

Overwatch Crosses 30 Million Players Since launching in May of 2016, the user count for the team-based shooter Overwatch has steadily grown, with Blizzard now revealing that the game has surpassed a whopping 30 million players.This particular development in the title’s user base shows a huge leap in regular gamers givng the release a go, as it was just January of this year that the publisher and developer announced that the FPS had hit 25 million registered players.

Not Even Excellent Outfits Can Save Overwatch Pros From Other Team's Genji

Not Even Excellent Outfits Can Save Overwatch Pros From Other Team's Genji While other Overwatch teams go with the standard “we wear jerseys basically all the time” look (aka “the Kevin Smith”), KongDoo’s players prefer to snazz it up.Despite the sharp new look, however, KongDoo couldn’t quite pull off a win in their first match of OGN’s APEX season three.

Top 32 Countries For The Overwatch World Cup 2017 Confirmed

Top 32 Countries For The Overwatch World Cup 2017 Confirmed After a month of fiercely fought Competitive Play matches all around the world, Blizzard has tallied up the Skill Ratings of all participating players and confirmed the final 32 countries for the 2017 Overwatch World Cup.Each country’s rank for the event was then calculated by averaging the Skill Rating of each country’s top 100 players, and it was from this pool that the final 32 countries were picked.