What if Blizzard makes a turn-based Overwatch RPG?

Overwatch is loved by many fans for its deep roster of characters and rich in-game lore. You’d imagine the game, with its breakdown of classes into offensive, defensive, tank and support, would have more in common with a role-playing game than a shooter. Right? Which was what the folks ...

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Overwatch will have Chinese New Year event

Which should not be surprising, of course. The most recent Olympics, Halloween and Christmas events in Overwatch have proven to be extremely popular with the community, with players paying up for time-sensitive Lootboxes that give out festive skins and other exclusive drops. So is it’s no surprise that Blizzard’s next event will ...

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NBA team Miami Heat picks up their own eSports organization

The great chasm between traditional sports and professional gaming has narrowed once more. NBA team Miami Heat has acquired a stake in eSports organization Misfits. The partnership was announced on Jan. 11 (via ESPN) and will see the basketball franchise assisting with marketing, branding, promotion, and sponsorship activation. Misfits started ...

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Overwatch Winter Wonderland now open, features snowball brawl

Break out the mistletoe and eggnog, it’s time for some holiday cheer! The Winter Wonderland update for Overwatch is now live, bringing Winter Loot Boxes, a snowball-powered brawl, and reskinned maps to the year’s best multiplayer shooter. Scheduled to run until 3 January, Winter Wonderland replaces all in-game Loot ...

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BlizzCon 2016: The Overwatch League will help players going full-time professional

At their annual BlizzCon show today, Blizzard announced the details for its new Overwatch League, an official organization designed to promote professional, competitive play of its hit team-based shooter. Which isn’t a surprise, as Overwatch is fast becoming one of the most popular eSports game. The official league will launch ...

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Watch the BlizzCon 2016 opening ceremony live for free

Blizzard Entertainment’s annual convention is upon us once again, delivering new reveals, insight, and tournaments related to all of their current gaming properties. For BlizzCon 2016, fans are invited to watch the opening ceremony live on the official website for the low, low cost of nothing. The hour-long ceremony ...

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Singaporean team heads to Overwatch World Cup 2016

The APAC Qualifiers for Blizzard’s Overwatch World Cup 2016 concluded on 18 September, granting three national teams a spot in the Top 16 rankings. Emerging triumphant were teams Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand, each of whom will fly to Anaheim, California for a chance at becoming the tournament’s inaugural champions. ...

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Interview: Blizzard Entertainment’s Bruce Wilkie on Overwatch

Where Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch goes, the crowd follows. This past weekend (May 28-29) saw massive queues forming in and around Capitol Theatre for the Overwatch Launch Weekend, where fans got to enjoy freebies, caricatures, and other fun activities. We slinked away from the madness to find Bruce Wilkie, Principal ...

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