overwatch

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

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Overwatch explores the lore and mechanics behind Baptiste before his live release

Good news, Baptiste fans, the new healer is going to be deployed to Overwatch's live servers within the next couple of weeks according...

MMO Business Roundup: Skyrim’s multiplayer mod mess, Neural MMO, and the rise of Overwatch League

Welcome back to another roundup of stuff happening in the gaming business world relevant to MMOers. Remember Skyrim Together, the multiplayer Skyrim mod...
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Blizzard Roundup: NetEase on Diablo Immortal’s launch, plus news on HOTS, Hearthstone, and Overwatch

MMO Culture has an interesting translated bit from the NetEase conference call last week that homes in on Diablo Immortal, the game...
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Blizzard deep-dives Overwatch’s new hero Baptiste as he enters public testing

Earlier this week, Blizzard unveiled Overwatch's 30th hero, the Haitian combat medic Baptiste who after being orphaned in the Omnic Crisis joined...
The most positive statement about anything Daybreak-related I am likely to make all year.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 209: ArenaNet layoffs, Blizzard layoffs, and PlanetSide Arena delays

Justin and Bree discuss the Guild Wars 2 layoffs, Blizzard layoffs, PlanetSide Arena's delay, WoW's allied races, and LOTRO's expansion, with adventures in DDO, SWGL, and Trove, and mailbag letters on ethical studios, ancient MMOs, and Project Titan.

Overwatch’s newest hero is Baptiste, a combat medic with a shameful past

Following a cryptic tease last week, Blizzard has officially unveiled the newest member of the Overwatch roster, Baptiste, by way of an...

SuperData: Digital gaming revenue is down across the board as Fortnite has ‘increasingly lumpy revenue profile’

Hey so can we just get a do-over on January and maybe February? No? Sigh. SuperData's released its January 2019 report, and surprising...

Guns blaze in the City of Lights as Overwatch’s new Paris map goes live

What could be more romantic than a whirlwind getaway to gay Paris -- la Ville Lumière, the very epicenter of art, history, and culture?...

The Daily Grind: Are you concerned about the future of World of Warcraft?

Given the week that Activision-Blizzard just had - capping off a record financial year by haphazardly firing 800 employees, literally provoking union groups to...

Battle Bards Episode 138: Wild wild westerns

Boy howdy, is it time for another highfalutin Battle Bards episode? Shucks, looks like! In this week’s show, the trio saddle up for a...

Activision Blizzard expected to slash jobs after flat sales, loss of Destiny 2

Storm clouds are gathering above Activision Blizzard, a portent of bad sales and dire predictions: The publisher is expected to cut "hundreds" of jobs this...

Overwatch’s new Paris map is live on the PTR

The city of lights will soon be lit up in an entirely different sense as Overwatch players take to the streets of the...

EA cuts sale of FIFA currency in Belgium in ongoing lootbox legal conflict

Remember back in 2018 when Belgium cracked down on gambleboxes in video games, zeroing in on Overwatch, FIFA 18, and CSGO and

The MOP Up: SoulWorker introduces Chii Aruel

There's a new character on the horizon for SoulWorker, and her name is Chii Aruel. The studio hasn't said much about her just...

Overwatch’s Lunar New Year event welcomes old maps, new skins, and plenty of nerfs as box price falls

Overwatch has officially joined the roster of games splashing out for the Lunar New Year. "From now until Feb. 18, you can ring...
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SuperData December 2018: World of Warcraft returns to the rankings, Fortnite takes the year

Back in December, hearts skipped beats over the realization that not a single Blizzard game made it into SuperData's top global revenue rankings...

The Daily Grind: Would you play Overwatch if it had a PvE or co-op mode?

Overwatch had a strange 2018. While Blizzard expanded the game's developer team last year, it also put out less content (and more repeat...

Massively Overthinking: What would you want out of a World of Warcraft 2?

Let's pretend for a moment that the reason Blizzard appears to be dropping the ball with World of Warcraft right now is that...

The MOP Up: Star Trek Online’s Battle at the Binary Stars heats up

Star Trek Online has a serious crush on Discovery right now -- and why not, since the show has propeled the franchise back...

Blizzard and Netease will be cranking out games together at least until 2023

Chinese gaming giant Netease has popped up in the news over and over this past year. It poured money into SpatialOS and is...

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