Entries in 'Overwatch' (34)

FaZe Clan signs Overwatch team

FaZe Clan signs Overwatch team

FaZe Clan has signed an Overwatch team made up of former Quake and Counter-Strike pros, as well as top Overwatch talent.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 4:08PM in News
Blizzard removes 'Avoid this player' feature from Overwatch after matchmaking abuse

Blizzard removes 'Avoid this player' feature from Overwatch after matchmaking abuse

Some of Overwatch’s best players found themselves victim of a matchmaking feature that allowed rivals to ostracise them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 3:54PM in News
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Overwatch more popular than League of Legends in Korean PC Bangs

Overwatch has, by some metrics, overtaken League of Legends in terms of popularity in Korean PC bangs.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:01AM in News
Overwatch hits 10 million players

Overwatch hits 10 million players

Blizzard’s online shooter has reached a new milestone.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 15th 2016 at 11:21AM in News

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Splyce picks up Overwatch team

Splyce, an organisation that has teams in some of the biggest eSports in the world, has signed an Overwatch team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 15th 2016 at 4:12AM in News
Overwatch holds No.1 for third week, Mirror's Edge Catalyst debuts in second place

Overwatch holds No.1 for third week, Mirror's Edge Catalyst debuts in second place

Blizzard’s new online shooter IP Overwatch is top of the UK charts once again.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
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$100,000 Overwatch tournament to be held at Gamescom by ESL

ESL and Blizzard have teamed up to host a $100,000 Overwatch tournament at Gamescom later this year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 12th 2016 at 9:11PM in News
Manchester United and Fnatic competing to sign eSports team

Manchester United and Fnatic competing to sign eSports team

Former Premier League champions Manchester United are reportedly eying an inroad into the eSports scene.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2016 at 9:09PM in News

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Facebook login coming to Blizzard games, with streaming to follow

Facebook login coming to Blizzard games, with streaming to follow

Overwatch, Hearthstone and World of Warcraft players may soon be able to stream their gameplay directly to Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
Overwatch holds No.1 for second week

Overwatch holds No.1 for second week

Blizzard’s new shooter IP Overwatch manages to maintain its position at the head of the UK Top 40 this week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 6th 2016 at 10:20AM in News
Overwatch attracts over 7m players in week one

Overwatch attracts over 7m players in week one

Blizzard’s Overwatch enjoyed an incredible first week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 9:37AM in News
Blizzard being ruthless with its Overwatch cheating bans

Blizzard being ruthless with its Overwatch cheating bans

Those who decide to cheat at Overwatch can expect the very harshest retaliation from developer Blizzard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:46AM in News

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The Big Game: Overwatch

The Big Game: Overwatch

As a developer, Blizzard is famed for taking complex and often impenetrable genres and making them accessible to the mass market. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Blizzard: We hope fans will love Overwatch as much as Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo

Blizzard: We hope fans will love Overwatch as much as Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo

Publisher Blizzard hopes that its brand new shooter IP Overwatch becomes one of its pillar franchises.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
Battleborn price dropped as Overwatch arrives worldwide

Battleborn price dropped as Overwatch arrives worldwide

UK High Street retailers have dropped the price of 2K shooter Battleborn just in time for the arrival of Blizzard’s rival team shooter Overwatch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2016 at 1:14PM in News

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Overwatch releasing a day early at US stores

Overwatch releasing a day early at US stores

US gamers who intend to buy the physical version of Blizzard’s Overwatch will be able to get their hands on the game a day early.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Overwatch beta sees 9.7m players

Overwatch beta sees 9.7m players

A record-breaking number of gamers played the beta for Blizzard's upcoming release Overwatch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 13th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
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Dolby enters eSports with $10,000 Overwatch tournament

Audio giant Dolby will sponsor an Overwatch tournament due to take place days after the game’s release.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 8th 2016 at 4:48PM in News
Blizzard holding back Overwatch's Competitive mode until post-launch

Blizzard holding back Overwatch's Competitive mode until post-launch

The recently introduced Competitive Play mode in Blizzard shooter Overwatch does not feature in the new open beta and will not be re-launched until after the game has been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 12:53PM in News
Overwatch's old butt pose replaced with new butt pose

Overwatch's old butt pose replaced with new butt pose

The art that will replace Overwatch’s controversial Tracer pose that sparked many an angry online forum post late last month has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 9:46AM in News
Blizzard to remove sexualised Tracer pose, provoking predictable outcry

Blizzard to remove sexualised Tracer pose, provoking predictable outcry

Subsets of the games community are crying ‘censorship’ once again after Blizzard has said it will pull sexually exploitative Overwatch artwork.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2016 at 10:20AM in News
Games retail braces for hectic May release period

Games retail braces for hectic May release period

UK games stores are facing one of the most congested spring release slates in history.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 17th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
Pitchford on Overwatch: Sh*t just got real

Pitchford on Overwatch: Sh*t just got real

The head of Battleborn developer Gearbox has interpreted Blizzard’s decision to pitch Overwatch against it as proof that both studios are on to something.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2016 at 3:51PM in News
Overwatch release date and beta are official

Overwatch release date and beta are official

Blizzard has confirmed the rumours – Overwatch will be released on May 24th, with an open beta on PS4, Xbox One and PC kicking off on May 5 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2016 at 10:24AM in News