Entries in 'Overwatch' (66)

Overwatch

Bits and Pixels wants Overwatch merch in supermarkets

New video games-focused licensing agency Bits and Pixels says it is aiming to get Overwatch-licensed goods into supermarkets as well as specialist retail.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 17th 2017 at 9:42AM in News
Overwatch

Overwatch fastest Blizzard franchise to reach 25m players worldwide

Overwatch has become the fastest Blizzard franchise to reach 25m players worldwide, with its Q4 monthly active users reaching a new franchise high, Activision Blizzard revealed in its Q4 financial ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 10th 2017 at 12:14PM in News
Blizzard withholds Overwatch comic from Russia due to gay propaganda law

Blizzard withholds Overwatch comic from Russia due to gay propaganda law

A Christmas Overwatch comic released yesterday is not available in Russia because of the country’s gay propaganda laws.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2016 at 9:35AM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 2: Games of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 2: Games of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 14th 2016 at 12:00PM in News

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Overwatch

Overwatch's Symmetra becomes first hero with dual ultimates

The latest patch to go live on the Overwatch PTR has reworked Symmetra and given her an extra ultimate.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Reunited

Reunited speaking with multiple sports clubs about potential sale says report

Overwatch organisation Reunited is apparently in talks with major sports clubs from the NBA, Premier League, and Bundesliga about a potential sale.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 2:42PM in News
Overwatch scoops five awards at Golden Joysticks

Overwatch scoops five awards at Golden Joysticks

Blizzard’s Overwatch was the big winner at the 2016 Golden Joystick Awards, claiming more prizes than any other title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2016 at 10:48AM in News
Blizzard scraps Overwatch graphic novel plans

Blizzard scraps Overwatch graphic novel plans

Overwatch’s full length graphic novel is no more.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2016 at 10:21AM in News

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EnVyUs

Talespin leaves dominant EnVyUs Overwatch team

Ronnie "Talespin" DuPree has left the Team EnVyUs Overwatch squad saying “I wasn't happy being on the team.”

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 17th 2016 at 11:09AM in News
MLG Las Vegas

Eight NA teams invited to MLG Las Vegas Overwatch tournament

MLG has invited eight of the best North American Overwatch teams to its Las Vegas event to compete for a share of $100,000.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 15th 2016 at 11:46AM in News
Helsinki Reds

Finnish ice hockey team IFK Helsinki signs Overwatch roster

IFK Helsinki, a ice hockey team based in the Finnish capital, has entered the world of eSports by picking up an Overwatch team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 7th 2016 at 3:05PM in News
Overwatch

Blizzard is creating its own league for professional Overwatch

At Blizzcon this past weekend Blizzard revealed the Overwatch League, a professional competition run by the developer.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 6th 2016 at 8:39PM in News

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Overwatch makes record-breaking march to 20m players

Overwatch makes record-breaking march to 20m players

Blizzard has confirmed that Overwatch has become the fastest title to reach 20m players in the company’s history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Opinion: UK eSports is booming but mustn't forget its grassroots

Opinion: UK eSports is booming but mustn't forget its grassroots

ESL UK co-managing director James Dean discusses what lessons we can learn from the past failures of eSports in the UK and why it’s important not to forget them.

on Nov 4th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Trump's Hanzo billboard

Anti-Trump billboard accuses the presidential candidate of being a Hanzo main in Overwatch

A billboard over in America has accused current presidential candidate Donald Trump of being a Hanzo main in Overwatch.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 1:16PM in News
Overwatch

Overwatch passes 20 million players

More than 20 million people have registered accounts for Blizzard’s shooter Overwatch.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 12th 2016 at 12:03PM in News

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Rogue

Steve Aoki buys Rogue

After performing at TwitchCon Steve Aoki announced that he has purchased eSports organisation Rogue.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 2nd 2016 at 10:40AM in News
Overwatch tops the charts once again

Overwatch tops the charts once again

Blizzard’s Overwatch has claimed its second successive week at No.1 in the UK Top 40, and its fifth since its release earlier this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2016 at 10:44AM in News
LDLC

LDLC signs Overwatch team Le Mixx

LDLC has signed the former Le Mixx Overwatch roster, which features some of Europe’s best players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 12:09PM in News
MGA

$75,000 Overwatch tournament heading to the Gfinity Arena

The Overwatch MGA 2016 Championship Presented by MSI has been announced with a $75,000 prize pool and a LAN final at the Gfinity arena in London.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
Overwatch back at No.1 in the UK, new World of Warcraft expansion debuts at No.3

Overwatch back at No.1 in the UK, new World of Warcraft expansion debuts at No.3

It was a big week for Blizzard with the publisher claiming two spots in the UK Top 10.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 5th 2016 at 10:19AM in retail
Team Dignitas

Team Dignitas sign Overwatch team

Team Dignitas has signed the former Creation eSports Overwatch team, as the organisation enters Blizzard’s shooter for the first time.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Team YP

Team YP signs Overwatch team

Controversial eSports organisation Team YP has signed its first Overwatch roster.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 12th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Overwatch hits 15m+ global players

Overwatch hits 15m+ global players

Blizzard’s online multiplayer shooter Overwatch has racked up another impressive milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Overwatch World Cup

Overwatch World Cup to take place at Blizzcon

Blizzard will host the first ever Overwatch World Cup at Blizzcon, where the best players in the world will play for their home nation in a battle for national pride.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:18PM in News