About the game
Overwatch is an online team-based shooter that features intense 6v6 battles between a cast of over thirty unique characters called "heroes". Each hero brings something different to the game thanks to a unique skill set.
Unlike Overwatch, Paladins is coming to Nintendo Switch
A keen observer watching over Nintendo eShop caught a glimpse of Hi-Rez Studios' co-op shooter Paladins in the wild and it looks like we'll be seeing the game on the Switch on 12 June 2018, with the Founder's Pack already available.
Detroit: Become Human drops to second place on UK charts
Unfortunately for David Cage and Quantic Dream's Detroit: Become Human, the game has failed to hold the first berth on UK's physical sales chart, unsurprisingly losing ground to the World Cup craze-induced sales of EA Sports' FIFA 18.
Paladins Strike ends up ripping off Overwatch's artwork
As if Hi-Rez studios needed more Overwatch clone accusations chucked their way, right? Anyway, it turns out that recently released artwork for Paladins Strike, mobile edition of the co-op shooter, straight up rips off Blizzard's Overwatch.
Overwatch's pink Mercy skin rakes in almost $10 million
Blizzard's Overwatch has been notable for many things, including carrying Team Fortress' torch as well as worrying levels of toxicity but there was none of that in the charity oriented sale of pink Mercy, which raked up almost $10 million.
Overwatch's second anniversary will bring back Seasonal Brawls
Blizzard have announced that past brawls and cosmetics will be making a comeback for Overwatch's second anniversary. According to the game's official Twitter account, all the brawls and cosmetics will be made available starting 22 May 2018.
Belgian Gaming Commission wants to prosecute loot box peddlers
Belgian Gaming Commission has suggested that criminal prosecution should be enforced against Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and Valve due to loot boxes in FIFA, Overwatch and Counter Strike: Global Offensive and their gambling nature.
Blizzard donates to charity through Overwatch skins
You may think what you want of Blizzard, we know we certainly do, but in this case, the move is a great example of what sort of power developers and publishers can wield in saving actual lives and it doesn't even take up much of their time.
Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan sat in a chair for ten hours
Merry Christmas, everyone. Jeff from the Overwatch team gave everyone the gift of awkward silence in the form of a ten hour Twitch stream. Good to see that the folks over at Blizzard are hard at work making such a PR stunt possible.
Activision Blizzard hints at battle royale in an investor call
Well, either they're planning a battle royale of their own or they just really like Fortnite, because Activision Blizzard couldn't stop talking about the battle royale craze and how their unholy matrimony is very good at copying other work.
South Korean Overwatch hackers arrested and fined $10 grand
Blizzard and Seoul Metropolitan Police have joined forces in pursuit of Overwatch hackers and the first of 13 cases have ended with defendants getting two years of probation and a $10,000 fine. Naturally, violating probation means prison.