Entries in 'Overwatch' (40)

Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch was the best-selling title at UK games retail last month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Overwatch Open

ELEAGUE hosting $300,000 Overwatch competition

ELEAGUE has partnered with FACEIT to host the Overwatch Open, which has a massive $300,000 prize pool.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 23rd 2016 at 10:41AM in News
Even without digital data, Overwatch tops US June charts

Even without digital data, Overwatch tops US June charts

Blizzard’s Overwatch fared well enough on consoles that even without its digital PC sales being taken into account, the shooter still topped NPD’s US charts for June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2016 at 1:01PM in News
Fnatic

Fnatic finally sign an Overwatch team

Fnatic have finally entered the Overwatch scene, after much speculation, by signing a mostly American roster.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 22nd 2016 at 10:51AM in News

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Blizzard takes Overwatch cheaters to court

Blizzard takes Overwatch cheaters to court

Blizzard has filed a lawsuit against German company Bossland, the creator of Watchover Tyrant, which is a cheating tool for Overwatch. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 6th 2016 at 2:49PM in News
Overwatch Cup

Beyond the Summit tease first Overwatch event

Beyond the Summit, the predominantly Dota 2 focused casting studio, is working on an Overwatch tournament.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 6th 2016 at 11:44AM in News
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
Splyce

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
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

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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
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
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