Overwatch Gets A Free Weekend For All

Blizzard, proving again they know how to win a crowd, have announced that this weekend, from 6am on November 19, til November 21, will be able to play Overwatch for free, regardless of your platform. For this free weekend, we’re making Overwatch’s full roster of 22 heroes and 13 maps available for play in a variety of modes, including Quick Play, Custom Games, and the latest Weekly Brawl. Players will also have the ability to level up, earn Loot Boxes, and unlock a variety of different customization options.(Plus, if you decide to purchase a copy of Overwatch after test driving … Continue reading Overwatch Gets A Free Weekend For All

HP Foretold An OMEN At PAX Australia

PAX Australia grows each year and the proof can be found in the new companies that join in on the fun, this year HP made a big splash with their Omen range of gaming computers. There were plenty of people there, playing Overwatch on the machines, even people playing the yet to be released, Halo Wars 2, but the star of the show was the Omen X Desktop. Seen above and in the below photos the case sits on that angle to allow for airflow to come in from the bottom and be pushed out to the top. As you … Continue reading HP Foretold An OMEN At PAX Australia

Blizzcon Announcement Recap

Blizzard announced a whole lot of things during Blizzcon, from a new character in Overwatch, to new content for Diablo 3 and details for Starcraft 2’s latest multiplayer enhancements. Starting with Overwatch, Blizzard confirmed Sombra as a new character for the game, she was introduced with another character short. One of the world’s most notorious hackers, Sombra is an offensive hero who specialises in hit-and-run tactics. Sombra’s Thermoptic Camo ability lets her sneak behind enemy lines, while her Translocator device teleports her out of danger. She can Hack a target to reduce their damage and deny them health packs. Her … Continue reading Blizzcon Announcement Recap

Overwatch Celebrates The Spookiest Time Of The Year

As the spooky season is here, well for americans anyway, Blizzard has announced that Overwatch is going to celebrate as well, with Overwatch Halloween Terror, which includes for the first time, Junkenstein’s Revenge, the first ever PVE Brawl. Starting today, all in-game Loot Boxes have been replaced with special glowing jack-o’-lanterns, and they’re filled to the brim with over 100 new cosmetic treats! As with our previous events, any Loot Box you earn or purchase from now until the event concludes will contain at least one item from our Halloween 2016 collection—including profile icons, sprays, victory poses, emotes, highlight intros, skins, … Continue reading Overwatch Celebrates The Spookiest Time Of The Year

The Overwatch Summer Games Are Here

Overwatch is celebrating with the Summer Games, featuring a new Brawl, new looks and a whole lot more. For the next three weeks, Blizzard are celebrating the spirit of competition in true Overwatch fashion. Earn special seasonal Loot Boxes, collect over 100 new cosmetic items, and hit the field with your friends in the latest brawl: Lúcioball! Continue reading The Overwatch Summer Games Are Here

Ana Amari Is Coming To Overwatch

Blizzard promised and they have announced that they will deliver on that very soon as Ana Amari will be the next character to join the character roster for Overwatch. Ana is a battle-scarred veteran who supports her teammates from a distance using her unique, and highly-specialised, arsenal. Ana’s primary weapon is her Biotic Rifle, which fires long-range darts that can restore health to allies, or deal ongoing damage to her enemies. Her Biotic Grenade is perfect for close-quarter clashes; simultaneously healing teammates and injuring foes caught in its area-of-effect blast. If the fight starts to get out of hand, Ana’s … Continue reading Ana Amari Is Coming To Overwatch

Overwatch’s Competitive Play Mode Is Here

Because people demanded it and Blizzard listen to their fans, Overwatch now has a competitive play mode. You can watch the video below where Jeff Kaplan from Blizzard talks about how competitive play will work in Overwatch. Once you reach account level 25, the mode will become available via the “Play” button in the main menu. Simply select “Competitive Play” from the submenu, and you’re ready to enter a match. You can join on your own or in a group, and Overwatch’s matchmaking system will automatically find the best game possible for your skill level. Before you can kick off … Continue reading Overwatch’s Competitive Play Mode Is Here

See How The Overwatch Mural Came To Be

What you see above is one very large and very detailed Overwatch mural that was painted on a wall in Sydney, Australia in the lead up to the games release. Blizzard have now released a very impressive time lapse video, which lets you watch the whole thing being created. Overwatch also crossed the milestone of have over 10 million players, are you one of them? Continue reading See How The Overwatch Mural Came To Be

Overwatch – Review

Overwatch is the latest IP from Blizzard Entertainment of World Of Warcraft, Diablo and StarCraft fame. It is a 6v6 team shooter where each team has objectives such as escorting a payload through the map to an a destination within a set time limit or attacking and defending set points on a map in order to win the round. Sounds simple right? And it is a simple concept however in Overwatch the star of the show is the games 21 different playable characters and their vastly different skill sets. There are 4 different classes of character (Offense, Defense, Support and … Continue reading Overwatch – Review