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


Overwatch outlines its progression system and patches in new gameplay

Characters in Overwatch do not level. You can play nothing but Tracer day in and day out, and she's still going to have...
Are we doing the time warp?

Rumor: BlizzCon 2016 aims for November 4-5

When is this year's BlizzCon? We don't know. It hasn't even been officially announced yet. But the eagle-eyed folks over at MMO...

Gorilla hero Winston headlines Blizzard’s first Overwatch short

For those still lost on the lore of Overwatch, Blizzard's upcoming shooter and brand-new IP, the company has begun pushing out a...

Overwatch prepares expanded media universe

As if there isn't already enough excitement over the fact that Overwatch will be launching in a little over two months,

Global Chat: The death of EverQuest Next

There are some MMO industry events that, when they occur, spark a wildfire of blog posts across the community. This past week's announcement by...

The MOP Up: Nexon’s Legacy Quest (March 12, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
You were never real after all.

Betawatch: EverQuest Next is gone, Landmark is launching (March 11, 2016)

We cannot wave farewell to EverQuest Next in this column because it's never actually been in testing. We will be able to wave...

How Overwatch’s Tracer will play in Heroes of the Storm

Game Informer's latest digital issue has the scoop on Tracer, one of the many Blizzard franchise toons being ported to the

Massively OP Podcast Episode 54: Something fishy is afoot

Justin and Bree discuss Black Desert, Path of Exile, Guild Wars 2, No Man's Sky, World of Fishing, and AdventureQuest 3D, with a mailbag question on broken dev promises.

Rumor: Overwatch is releasing on May 24th [Confirmed]

Rumor confirmed! See below. Overwatch could be releasing a lot sooner than you think, if a web ad is to be believed. An ad for...
Rank 17! I am SO important to the world!

Blizzard’s Jeff Kaplan on Overwatch’s ranked play philosophy

If you were hoping that the latest development video for Overwatch from game director Jeff Kaplan would reveal the ins and outs...

Grim Dawn’s story trailer is appropriately macabre

Not every game goes to the lengths of giving your character a backstory that starts before you log in, but then again, not every...

Hyperspace Beacon: What SWTOR’s latest chapter, Anarchy in Paradise, is really about

If you think that SWTOR’s chapter 10 Anarchy in Paradise is about Kaliyo Djannis, you’re wrong. Kaliyo stars in the chapter, and she can...
So perhaps some clothes?

Blizzard eyes mobile development, player-created content, and faster updates for the future

When you think mobile gaming, chances are that super-casual (and extremely cheap) titles come to mind. Blizzard might be looking to change that...

Massively OP’s sneak peek of Atlas Reactor, Trion’s turn-based strategy MOBA

I first experienced Atlas Reactor just before Trion made its big announcement at the PAX Prime party last summer. At the time,...
A time to be so small.

Betawatch: Gigantic’s developer undergoes further layoffs (February 12th, 2016)

This week has brought some pretty terrible news for fans of Gigantic, as developer Motiga has had to lay off a significant...

WoW sees ‘growth’ in Q4 2015; Legion still on track for summer

Activision-Blizzard has posted its Q4 2015 financial report, touting record digital revenues up 20% year over year, thanks in part to game...
Tire fires.

Overwatch is back in beta with new progression, new skins, and a new mode

After taking an extended winter break, Overwatch is back to the beta grindstone once again. But it's not the exact same game that...

Overwatch’s beta revs back up next week

It's been a long while since fans have been able to duke it out in Overwatch's beta. The game's test went offline

Endemic cheating in CS:GO prompts record number of bans

In every competitive online game, there will always be people who are willing to cheat to get an advantage over other players and companies willing to...