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Oh, yeah, things are going super, we lied.

Overwatch 2 arrives on Steam on August 10

So things are all going just super for Overwatch 2, as alluded to within the most recent Activision-Blizzard earnings report. So how do you...

Activision-Blizzard Q2 2023: Diablo IV doubled Blizzard’s revenues as MAUs continue decline

Activision-Blizzard has once again released its Q2 financials early as of this morning, but given the fact that this week was meant to be...
Popcorn appropriately.

Overwatch 2 claims that story and lore is ‘incredibly important’ and a ‘key pillar’ of the PvP FPS

How does Overwatch 2 reconcile the culling of most PvE features, confirmation that what remains will be paywalled if you want to play them...

The MOP Up: Torchlight Infinite plans a ‘basic online feature’ for a future patch

When will Torchlight Infinite grow the online game it clearly aspires to be? The studio addressed co-op expansion in a recent Q&A, saying, "We...

Overwatch 2’s 2023 Summer Games event introduces volleyball and brings back soccer

The summer season has officially arrived to Overwatch 2 as the 2023 edition of the Summer Games event has officially arrived to the FPS,...
Nothing else has worked.

WoW Factor: And now we ruin the Trading Post

Those of you who have read my work in WoW Factor for a while will know that I tend to be very cards-on-the-table about...
tfw no hero missions

Overwatch 2 rolls out its first anime short, Genesis – Part One

Most games wouldn't wait some seven years after launch to put out basic story teasers for the game's entire premise, but then, most games...
And again.

Overwatch 2 dev says new story missions won’t be arriving in its next two seasons

With Overwatch 2 bringing PvE content (such as it is) like story missions in its August 10th update, you might assume that successive...

Overwatch 2 recaps Flashpoint, talks balance, and teases next hero

The Invasion update of Overwatch 2 continues to be the topic of conversation for the shooter's director Aaron Keller in his latest dev blog,...
Oh, yeah, things are going super, we lied.

Overwatch 2 discusses hero mastery mode, progression updates, new missions, and Flashpoint PvP mode

Yesterday saw the Overwatch 2 team come together in a developer broadcast to call attention to the various features scheduled to arrive in the...

Overwatch 2 talks about Season 5’s upcoming game modes, battle pass tweaks, and correcting ‘stomps’

Overwatch 2's director Aaron Keller is back once again with another dev blog, and as one might expect, it's primarily focused around the recently...

Overwatch 2 discusses the Invasion update’s PvE missions – and the price you’ll have to pay to keep them

PvE is finally coming to Overwatch 2 with the release of the Invasion update on August 10th, but the latest post from the game...

Overwatch 2 brings story missions, hero mastery missions, and a new support hero August 10

While Overwatch 2 has certainly made plenty of gesticulations towards competitive Season 5, a lot of what Blizzard initially claimed as the reason for...

Overwatch 2 finally expands Pride content to Poland and Romania following player backlash

When Overwatch 2 decided to launch Pride Month content for the shooter, it did so selectively to accommodate countries the studio claimed had "laws...

Overwatch 2 discusses Season 5 adjustment plans for crowd control, one-shot abilities, and specific heroes

The fourth season of Overwatch 2 is nearing its end, yet already game director Aaron Keller is plotting changes for Season 5, including some...

Overwatch 2 plans Pride Month celebration with player cosmetics, decorated maps, and a short story

Pride Month is nearly here, and Overwatch 2 is seeking to highlight the diverse nature of the shooter's cast and playerbase with several celebratory...

Global Chat: How insistent are MMOs that you group up?

In a recent essay over at Inventory Full, the author looks back at a couple decades-plus of MMO gaming to recall how fast and...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 423: The Overwatch MMO we’ll never get

Justin and Bree discuss Amazon's LOTR title and shade for LOTRO, Overwatch 2's PvE debacle, Worlds Adrift's return as Lost Skies, and delays for Nightingale, Ashfall, and Wayfinder, with adventures in LOTRO and Torchlight II, plus mailbag topics on character build freedom and the natural and unnatural ends of MMO characters.
Turns out esports are terrible.

The Daily Grind: Would you have played the Overwatch 2 MMO Blizzard envisioned?

One of the overlooked bits from the mea culpa blog from the Overwatch 2 PvE cancelation fiasco last week is the unprompted reveal that...
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Overwatch 2 director attempts to take back control of the narrative over PvE cancellation

It hasn't been a fun week to be Aaron Keller, game director of Overwatch 2 and one of the people taking the brunt of...