overwatch

Official Site: Overwatch
Studio: Blizzard Entertainment
Launch Date: May 24, 2016
Genre: Team-Based OFPS
Business Model: B2P
Platform: PC, Xbox One, PS4

The Chinese Overwatch League Saebyeolbe boycott is apparently over thanks to OWL intervention

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Yesterday, we covered a brewing mess over in the Overwatch fandom, as a South Korean pro esports player, Jong-ryeol "Saebyeolbe" Park, commented on his...
And chill.

Chinese Overwatch teams are boycotting a South Korean player who called out Chinese policies

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Another year, another furor involving Blizzard, boycotts, China, and livestream remarks. Sounds familiar, eh? Well, the situation is a little bit different this time...

Activision-Blizzard Q1 2021 financials: Blizzard has lost almost 29% of its overall active playerbase in three years

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Welcome back, my friends: It's time for another Activision-Blizzard investor report, and we're expecting this one to be a ride. Readers will recall that...

Not So Massively Roundup: Valorant’s Breeze, Apex’s Olympus, Runeterra’s expansion, and Jeff

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Welcome back to another roundup of news for Not-So-Massively and MMO-adjacent games in the MMORPG orbit! Valorant: Riot's Valorant has rolled out the Breeze map...

Ex-Overwatch lead Jeff Kaplan posts fond farewell to Redditors

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After briefly announcing his departure from Blizzard Entertainment earlier this week, Jeff Kaplan is making the rounds to say farewell to the fans who...
Yeah, bye.

Jeff Kaplan leaves Blizzard Entertainment and his position as director of Overwatch

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Everything is going super great at Blizzard Entertainment, and the proof of this can be found in the newest announcement of employment shakeups. Jeff Kaplan,...

The MOP Up: Neverwinter’s April Fools dungeon

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April Fools Day may be past, but its spirit lives on in Neverwinter! This past week's small patch opened up a mini-dungeon for goofy...

The Daily Grind: What are some MMOs where ‘bringing the player not the class’ really works?

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Back during BlizzConline, I wrote a piece on Overwatch 2 that mentioned offhandedly that it sounded like Blizzard was creeping toward a "bring the...

Blizzard ramps up hiring for its unannounced online game

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Blizzard Entertainment is up to something -- something big -- these days behind closed doors. We've known that the World of Warcraft studio was...
Same hat.

The MOP Up: Destiny 2 sanctions unorthodox raiding

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Just because the devs think you're going to play the game one way doesn't mean that players aren't going to pour a whole lot...

The MOP Up: Champions Online plumbs the Midnight Depths

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The game is afoot -- the Champions Online game, that is! Cryptic pushed out the second part of the Midnight Depths story arc this...

MMO Business Roundup: Theorycraft, My.Games, the FIFA fixing lawsuit, and Roblox’s latest concert

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Theorycraft: Could you found a new games studio on $37.5M? Yeah, probably. A bunch...

BlizzConline 2021: Overwatch 2 shows off New York City, visceral combat, and PvE content

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"Patience" was the word of the day for the BlizzConline Overwatch 2 behind-the-scenes panel tonight at Blizzard's show, but that's to be expected for...
Over and over.

Blizzard is collecting BlizzConline Q&A questions for WoW, Diablo, and Hearthstone

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BlizzCon is gonna be a little bit different this year. Yes, it's called BlizzConline, which is silly. Yes, it's in February, and that's weird....

Here’s the big BlizzConline 2021 schedule, from World of Warcraft to Overwatch 2

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Blizzard's just released its schedule for BlizzConline, and... well it's not going to absolutely shock you, since we had a pretty good idea of...

Blizzard plucks your nostalgia strings with a new BlizzConline trailer (and merch)

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We're sure that you are all quite aware that BlizzConline is coming on February 19th, but just in case you overslept or something, Blizzard's...

Not So Massively: First impressions of Century Age of Ashes

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Dragons are ubiquitous to the point of over-exposure in gaming these days. And yet for all that, there are still very few games that...

Blizzard celebrates Lunar New Year in World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and Hearthstone

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Blizzard is no slouch when it comes to Lunar New Year celebrations: Its largest online titles have all gotten updates for the season. In World...

Massively Overthinking: Do MMO players secretly just want ‘another WoW’?

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Last week, there was a provocative discussion on the MMORPG subreddit about the genre. I don't want to get tangled up in the whole...

Blizzard prepares to roll out a major Battle.net upgrade

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The biggest upgrade to Battle.net in a long time is on the cusp of coming to players' screens everywhere. For those of you who...

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