New Event: Overwatch Uprising

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In a blog post released recently, Blizzard announced and released Overwatch Uprising, a new limited-time event. Overwatch Uprising focuses on a moment in Overwatch’s past, in which members of the original Overwatch protected King’s Row. Like the last Overwatch event, which was the Year of the Rooster, Overwatch Uprising gives players a new selection of cosmetics, including skins featuring the …

Blizzard Continues Korean Hacker Crackdown

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In a blogpost on the Korean Overwatch site, Blizzard released information about the continued crackdown on Korean hackers and nukers. This blogpost is the latest response to a long line of issues that have plagued the Korean Overwatch scene, many of which resulted in a ban of over 10,000 Korean Overwatch accounts in February. The blogpost, which was translated from …

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 …

Year of the Rooster Overwatch Event Begins

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Blizzard has begun the Year of the Rooster, the newest Overwatch event, today. The event, which features many of the same goodies as other Overwatch events, is styled around the Chinese New Year. The event itself has been subject to a number of leaks yesterday, with non-English versions of the event trailer hitting the web before the official release this morning. …

Overwatch: First Strike Graphic Novel Cancelled

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On Friday morning in the Overwatch forums, Michael Chu – lead writer for Overwatch, announced the cancellation of Overwatch’s first graphic novel: Overwatch: The First Strike. The graphic novel was announced in July and was set to be co-produced with Blizzard and Dark Horse Comics. Its digital release was slated for November 2016 with the hardback release in April 2017. In Chu’s blogpost, the lead …

Blizzard Announces Overwatch League

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At BlizzCon today, Blizzard announced a new e-sports league designed for Overwatch: Overwatch League. It is designed with some novel approaches to the handling of current e-sports with its design mainly focusing on region impact and team stability. Borrowing from professional physical sports, Overwatch League is focusing on having teams represent cities around the world with team franchises bidding on …

New Developer Update Talks Popular Community Topics

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In a video that came out October 5th, lead Overwatch developer Jeff Kaplan spoke about some popular community topics. He spoke briefly at the beginning of the video that many of these changes he was hinting at, might take time to implement. On the PTR: Kaplan specifically spoke about the Widowmaker changes: the increase of scope speed and the removal …

Machines of War Event coming to Heroes of the Storm.

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Blizzard has announced Machines of War -a themed event for Heroes of the Storm. Machines of War will be bringing new Battlegrounds, quests, rewards, Heroes, mounts, skins and bundles of Heroes of the Storm. Check out the excerpt from the original post. We have attached the videos from the post and a link to the launch website. We (Blizzard) just unveiled Machines …

New Developer Update Announces Season 2 Changes

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In a new Developer Update video released on August 15th, 2016, Jeff Kaplan spoke about a number of upcoming changes that would happen to Overwatch’s Competitive Play mode. The first change that Kaplan talked about was Competitive Play’s rating scale, shifting from a 1 to 100 scale to a 1 to 5,000 scale. The goal is to eliminate the chance …