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July 10, 2018 10:26 AM ‘Overwatch’ character skin raises over P500M for breast cancer research

“Overwatch’s” Pink Mercy character skin raised over $10 million to help fund breast cancer research. The Pink Mercy, a character skin for “Overwatch’s” beloved and equally loathed healer, was designed by community artist VICKISIGH. It currently stands as the first and so far only paid character skin for the game. Pink Mercy also spearheaded a donation 44

July 18, 2017 10:57 PM Terry Crews is cool with not voicing Doomfist in 'Overwatch'

You might've been disappointed to hear that Terry Crews would not voice the latest Overwatch character, Doomfist, but Terry Crews himself wasn't. Rumors that Crews would be the voice actor for the newest hero started swirling last year. The actor's visit to the Blizzard's offices in December only added weight to that rumor. To the disappointment of many, however 52

July 18, 2017 8:25 PM Doomfist Comes to Overwatch on July 27

July 18, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning Blizzard has announced that Doomfist will come to Overwatch on Thursday, July 27 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. In the behind-the-scenes video, you’ll learn that Doomfist “came simply from a name.” When they were coming up with villains, Chris Metzen, Senior VP of Creative Design and Story Development, threw 51

July 7, 2017 7:15 PM Watch a guy play Overwatch's Doomfist with a home-made Doomfist Gauntlet

The mighty Doomfist finally joined the Overwatch lineup yesterday, and in case his name wasn't enough of a hint, he's pretty big on punching things. That inspired ATwerkinYoshi, whose previous claims to fame include playing Dark Souls 3 with a Rock Band drum controller, to whip up another weird (but infinitely more appropriate) control setup: A real Doomfist 42

June 20, 2017 7:33 PM Twitch signs exclusive esports deal for 20 Overwatch, Hearthstone, and Heroes events

If you’re paying for Twitch Prime, you’re going to be getting free stuff in Blizzard’s biggest games thanks to a new deal between the two companies. Twitch announced today that it will have the exclusive third-party streaming rights for some of Blizzard’s biggest tournaments through 2018. As part of the deal, Blizzard is also giving Twitch Prime members 55

June 9, 2017 1:03 PM Blizzard is Looking at Harsh Penalties for Overwatch Competitive Play Leavers

Blizzard may soon implement policies that punish habitual leavers in Competitive with permanent bans from the mode. If you've played any competitive Overwatch, you've likely seen people who bail on matches when things aren't going their way. Many games punish players who leave early, and one Overwatch player suggested in the game's official forums that Blizzard 47

May 23, 2017 9:45 PM Overwatch’s first anniversary event has great content with no real theme

Overwatch is celebrating its first anniversary, having come out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 24, 2016. The team-based shooter already has over 30 million players, an impressive number for a paid game in only one year. And Blizzard is celebrating with another seasonal event, giving players new play modes and limited-time cosmetics. But this anniversary 56

May 18, 2017 10:54 PM Blizzard teases new Overwatch voice lines and dance emotes

Earlier today, Blizzard teased three new Arena maps that are coming to the Overwatch anniversary event. But that, apparently, was only the beginning. A little earlier today on the main Overwatch Twitter feed, the studio offered a "sneak peek"—or perhaps, more accurately, a "lurking listen"—of some of the new voice lines that are on the way, while over at OverwatchLatAm 56

May 18, 2017 3:46 PM Overwatch Anniversary Event UPDATE: Blizzard REVEALS new maps and teases future skins

OVERWATCH hosts its first Anniversary Event on May 23, as Blizzard celebrates a successful year with new maps and character skins. Overwatch fans have been treated to a brief look at some of the maps launching as part of the big Anniversary event next week. While details are thin on the ground, Blizzard has given fans a look at the three new Arena maps coming 60

May 4, 2017 9:15 AM Man finds, returns StarCraft source code, gets invite to BlizzCon

How often do you find something valuable that you know belongs to someone else? What do you do with it? One guy found the source code for StarCraft and decided to give it back to Blizzard. In return, he got a personal invite to BlizzCon, drinks with Blizzard staff, and a bunch of gaming swag. Reddit user Khemist49 made a remarkable find last month when he purchased 15