Overwatch

Hawaii State Rep. Introduces Groundbreaking Loot Box Bills

Democrative State Representative for Hawaii Chris Lee has been one of the key figures in the ongoing debate about video game loot boxes and whether they constitute gambling. Late last year, Lee launched an investigation into loot boxes and vowed to work on legislation in order to regulate the business model. Now, Lee’s efforts have …

Overwatch League Could Charge $60 Million to Create a New Team, Says Report

The first season of the Overwatch League is underway and Blizzard’s latest eSpoorts initiative seems to be a huge success so far, having racked up millions of views in its very first week. In fact, the league is so successful that Blizzard has plans to expand the eSports competition even more in future. Blizzard has …

Here’s When the Next Overwatch Free Weekend Takes Place

With Overwatch‘s Lunar New Year event for 2018 now in full swing, it’s safe to say that there are plenty of fans flocking to Blizzard Entertainment’s team-based shooter to take part in the action and collect the unique loot being offered up for the special occasion. With current players satiated with fresh content, the publisher …

Deathmatch Modes Coming Soon to Overwatch

Yesterday Jeff Kaplan, lead designer on the Overwatch development team, announced that Overwatch will be adding two new deathmatch modes into the game’s arcade. Deathmatch, a popular game mode in first person shooters, will allow players to strive for getting the most eliminations without any objectives. Players will also be able to play any character …

Character Balances Coming to Overwatch: D. Va Changes and Mercy Rework

Yesterday a new patch hit the Public Test Region (PTR) which highlighted big changes to both D. Va and Mercy in Overwatch. D. Va has been given a new ability and a nerf to her Defense Matrix and Mercy has been completely reworked and given a new ability and different ultimate ability. Before I get …

Activision Blizzard Microtransactions Reached $4 Billion In Sales Last Year

2017 seemed to be the year that all eyes were on microtransactions. From companies doing it the wrong way all the way to those who succeeded, these post-release paid additions to games have been quite the cause for concern over recent months. However, some have thrived in the conditions, and with the release of an …

Overwatch: Genji’s Sword Markings Revealed, What They Really Mean

Overwatch is full of colorful characters with detailed backgrounds, some of them involving their iconic weaponry. This applies to the Japanese character Genji Shimada, who has his own in-depth backstory filled with betrayal, suffering, and inner turmoil. Fans have taken a closer look at the character and the inscription on his infamous weapon leading to …