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

Yay, a thing we didn't want.

Overwatch 2 is killing its Hero Mastery Gauntlet PvE mode at the end of season 10

Blizzard is apparently taking an axe to yet another PvE-esque mode in Overwatch 2 as it winds down Hero Mastery Gauntlet for good at...

Overwatch 2 is once again crowdfunding its OWCS esports prize pool with a skin bundle

Blizzard appears to be making another attempt at crowdfunding an esports competition as it's selling a skin bundle to Overwatch 2 players in order...

Marvel Rivals will revise content creator contract after streamers blast non-disparagement clause

"We'll let you be a supported streamer, but you're not allowed to say bad things about our game." That's effectively what NetEase's Marvel Rivals...

Blizzard laid off prolific World of Warcraft writer and lore queen Christie Golden

Among the many people affected by Blizzard's massive layoffs in 2024 was Christie Golden, the rare games writer whose name a whole lot of...
Would you like to see something unsettling?

WoW Factor: Exit BlizzCon, for good this time?

Back in 2021, we learned that there was not going to be a BlizzCon 2022. This did not surprise me, and I penned a...

Overwatch 2 ties its mythic skin shop to monetization as it focuses on the impact of ‘unapproved peripherals’

When Overwatch 2 launched its 10th season, one of the big ticket features was a mythic skin shop, but it decided not to divulge...

Heroes of the Storm is getting its biggest post-maintenance mode patch yet

After causing a stir with some small patches late last year and earlier in 2024, Blizzard's MOBA Heroes of the Storm is back again...

Overwatch 2’s Season 10 arrives with spunky archaeologist hero Venture

Not every archaeologist is Indiana Jones; some are actually more destructive and insane as they plunder ruins for trinkets and treasures. One such figure...

Blizzard’s return to China has already counted over two million interested WoW players

After over a year of bad blood following the removal of most all Blizzard's games from China, the World of Warcraft studio is poised...

Overwatch 2 premieres a new trailer for its April 16 Season 10 update

For the past several weeks, Overwatch 2 has been highlighting the variety of features that are en route with its April 16th Season 10...
That's silly. You're silly.

Overwatch 2 talks up ‘wide group’ matchmaking and new leaver penalties, Warcraft Rumble fixes bugs

While Overwatch 2 and Warcraft Rumble don't have any overlap in terms of gameplay styles, they both have gotten some recent headlines that are...

Overwatch 2 outlines S10 changes for Wrecking Ball, Venture, Tracer, and more

Overwatch 2's latest dev blog is unsurprisingly all about Venture, the new geotech hero who happens to be nonbinary. Players got to run with...
re-mess up the remix

NetEase and Blizzard ink deal to revive World of Warcraft, Overwatch 2, and Diablo IV in China

(As of late tonight, Blizzard has officially confirmed the rumors. Our original post follows, and we've updated with the official news at the end.) It's...

LOTRO Legendarium: Middle-earth’s world integrity is an endangered species in MMOs

Back in 2018, Steven Spielberg adapted the popular novel Ready Player One into a film. It seemed like a great pairing: The master director...

Overwatch 2 announces nonbinary geotech hero Venture, trialing this weekend

It surely goes without saying that Blizzard did not see Riot Games announce a non-binary character this past weekend and then decide to announce...

Overwatch 2 will fully unlock all heroes, test a new mode, and add a mythic skin shop in Season 10

If you were annoyed that earning new heroes in Overwatch 2 involved working through a battle pass, game director Aaron Keller has some good...
so much better

Former Overwatch 2 devs express concerns that future story missions won’t see the light of day

The PvE offerings out of Overwatch 2 haven't been what one might call impressive: The shooter put out John Cena-endorsed story missions in August,...

The MOP Up: Monster Hunter World sells a monster 25M copies

Capcom's Monster Hunter World is a force of nature unto itself, with the boss-slaying game topping 25 million units sold and setting a record...

Overwatch 2’s latest patch quietly added a new PvE co-op mode alongside those flashy Cowboy Bebop skins

Overwatch 2, you're being all sorts of surprising these days. First of all, we get this lovely gift of a PvE co-op game mode...
Super awesome.

Overwatch 2 provides another trailer for its Cowboy Bebop cross-promotion

It's not immediately clear that we needed a second trailer for the Overwatch 2 cross-promotion with Cowboy Bebop. It's five skins, four of which...