Doomfist Revealed

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In a pair of videos released today, Blizzard announced the newest hero to be added to Overwatch, Doomfist. The new hero, who has been teased since Overwatch’s original cinematic, has been slowly hyped since before the announcement of Orisa, with Orisa’s construction being directly tied to that event. Fans have been eagerly waiting for Doomfist’s announcement after a blog post earlier …

Orisa Released

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Following a brief and successful viral campaign, Blizzard is officially releasing Orisa, the game’s first tank hero, to the main Overwatch client. Blizzard has released a new video to commemorate her launch. Lead developer Jeff Kaplan describes Orsa as Overwatch’s second “Anchor Tank,” and she features a powerful shield, a devastating long-range minigun attack and an ultimate that empowers her …

Blizzard Reveals Orisa, A New Overwatch Hero

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Ending a relatively short viral publicity campaign, filled with slight red herrings while also teasing the upcoming arrival of Doomfist, Blizzard has announced and released a new Overwatch hero, Orisa. The new Tank hero is an omnic designed by pre-teen genius Efi Oladele. Efi, who we at PDQ suspected to be the new hero, designed Orisa following an attack by Doomfist (a …

Blizzard Teases Possible New Hero, Efi Oladele

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Blizzard teased a possible new hero today, with a blog post highlighting the eleven year old Numbani robotics genius Efi Oladele. The blog post, which is an interview of Efi, focused on the young genius’ receipt of the “Adawe Foundation’s prestigious ‘genius grant.’” The interview hints at Efi’s possible hero abilities. At one point in the interview Efi says, “I want …

Sombra Revealed

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In a short released at Blizzcon today, Blizzard finally announced the new Overwatch hero, Sombra.  Sombra has been a long awaited release with Blizzard revealing hints to her identity for months – including hints by Jeff Kaplan, code hidden in other Overwatch shorts, and a viral marketing campaign that included blog posts and fake hacker websites.  She is the first new …

Blizzard Teases New Hero

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On July 6, 2016 Blizzard released on their social media feeds a new image, presumably teasing the new support sniper Sombra. [ARCHIVE] Communications Records of Ziegler, A. – Overwatch File 00231 – Security Classification: CONFIDENTIAL pic.twitter.com/lLAxTL2DhO — Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) July 6, 2016 Blizzard has been slowly leaking information about Sombra since the second half of the closed beta. In a Eurogamer interview …