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PC players can try the next ‘Overwatch’ map early

Hot on the heels of the deathmatch modes added to the main game today, Overwatch is allowing players to try out the game's next map, Junkertown, on the PTR servers.

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Overwatch Deathmatch mode revealed: Here’s what you need to know

Overwatch has been one of the most popular first person shooters since it launched almost a year and a half ago, but it’s been missing one key FPS game mode its entire life: deathmatch. Players have been asking for deathmatch in some form since launch, but Blizzard has always responded with “no.” The thinking behind the lack of deathmatch is … Continue reading

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Doomfist is here for the punching on July 27th

Doomfist is the most anticipated new character to hit Overwatch since the game landed one year ago, and players finally know when they can get their hands on him: July 27th. Doomfist is the fourth addition to the roster, but he's been in the game's l...

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Blizzard launches an ‘Overwatch’ league for amateurs

Blizzard's colorful shooter may be one of the most popular multiplayer games out right now, but its eSport scene hasn't exactly got off to the best start. With rumors circulating that a slot in Overwatch's official League costs between $15 and $25 mi...

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Overwatch director confirms more animated shorts are on the way

Despite strictly being a multiplayer-only game, Blizzard’s Overwatch has a surprisingly detailed universe with plenty of story and lore for each of its characters. A large portion of the game’s story is told through the animated short films that the developer has released on occasion, with the popular clips focusing on the backgrounds of specific characters, introducing new ones, and … Continue reading

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Teams are abandoning ‘Overwatch’ before its official league debuts

Yesterday, Blizzard announced that it had formed a dedicated eSports division within the company.

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Overwatch loot box odds revealed following Chinese regulation

If Overwatch players are familiar with anything, it’s the game’s loot boxes — rewards for rank-ups and various numbers of match wins — and their tendency to almost never give the most desired cosmetic items. Players have often complained about the poor drop rates for Epic and Legendary items, which include things like costumes, voice lines, and emotes

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Stephens College is the first all-women’s school with an eSports team

Last Thursday, Stephens College made history when it officially created the first varsity-level eSports team at an all-women's school. The program's 12-player squad will begin digitally competing in collegiate Overwatch leagues this fall.

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The Overwatch World Cup is back for 2017

The Overwatch World Cup is back for its second go-round, this time inviting players from more countries, featuring more games and promising even more live events. The world of eSports has continued to expand since the inaugural event last fall, and t...

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SXSW’s gaming awards celebrate ‘Uncharted 4’ and indie hits

South by Southwest isn't just about cool tech, movies and music... gaming is a big deal, too.

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