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Overwatch League’s debut stream ruled Twitch last night

On Wednesday, Overwatch League (OWL) had its first-ever matches, drawing a huge crowd online. Six teams came to play the debut matches in Blizzard's Los Angeles eSports arena, but they were also streamed on Twitch to record numbers, peaking at over 3...

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FDA approves first shock wave device made to heal wounds

Using "acoustic shock waves" to promote healing isn't just for Overwatch, as Sanuwave has obtained FDA approval for its Dermapace System (Pulsed Acoustic Cellular Expression = PACE). Its approval is specifically to help heal foot ulcers in diabetic p...

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Next ‘Overwatch’ competitive season will have more changes

While Overwatch is still in its seventh competitive season, Blizzard has already tipped its hand about a couple of changes due in season eight.

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Belgium moves to ban ‘Star Wars Battlefront 2’-style loot boxes

We learned last week that Belgium's gambling authority was investigating loot crates in Star Wars Battlefront II over concerns that they constitute gambling.

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Overwatch free weekend is live until Monday night

It has been more than a year since Overwatch was released, but it remains a favorite for many players, and Blizzard is hoping you’ll join them. As of today and running through Monday, Overwatch is completely free for everyone to play even if you haven’t purchased the game

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Try the new ‘Overwatch’ hero during the game’s free weekend

At Blizzcon earlier this month, the studio behind Overwatch announced a new playable character for the hero shooter: Moira, a healer with evasive and damage-dealing abilities. Last night, she became available to play on PC and consoles -- and wouldn'...

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BlizzCon 2017: Everything huge announced today

Today is the first day of BlizzCon 2017 and, as it has done for every BlizzCon previously, Blizzard kicked off the show with its opening ceremony. It’s during this ceremony that Blizzard talks about what’s coming up in its games, and this year it certainly didn’t disappoint. In fact, save for Diablo 3, Blizzard had something big to announce for … Continue reading

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Blizzard shows off broadcast-friendly ‘Overwatch’ features

Last week Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan explained some of the tweaks Blizzard planned to make this game easier to follow for viewers, and now a new video actually shows them off. As Blizzard prepares to launch its professional Overwatch League...

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See Overwatch’s new skins before the 2017 Halloween event begins

Overwatch players are abuzz this week as Blizzard began teasing this year’s Halloween Terror seasonal event, revealing it begins on Tuesday, October 10th. The announcement was made on Twitter, including with a quick shot of two new character skins (seen above) to get fans excited, but while Blizzard usually waits until the event begins to reveal all the new items, … Continue reading

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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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