Overwatch Hero Jesse McCree is Now Cole Cassidy

Back in August, the Overwatch creative team announced it would be changing the name of its cowboy hero Jesse McCree following the character’s namesake being named in a lawsuit against Blizzard regarding workplace misconduct. As of October 26, the hero’s name will be changed in-game to Cole Cassidy. The new name…

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Overwatch to Change McCree’s Name After Namesake’s Workplace Misconduct

Activision-Blizzard’s workplace harassment saga continues, and it’s having a pretty significant impact on one Overwatch character: Jesse McCree. The hero was named after an employee at Blizzard, one who was named and subsequently removed from the company after it became the subject of a lawsuit for its workplace culture. As such, Blizzard…

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Overwatch Summer Games Said ‘It’s Time for Hot Sigma Summer’

It’s time for another Overwatch Summer Games event, so the heroes and villains of Blizzard’s team shooter are getting beach ready. And that means Sigma gets to reveal he’s actually rocking a six-pack and gets to have a beard before Soldier 76. As with most Overwatch events these days, Summer Games’ biggest draw…

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Can You Turn Off Overwatch Text Chat on Console?

If you, like me, are a console Overwatch player and find yourself perturbed by the sudden addition of a text chat vibing in the bottom left corner of your screen after the launch of the game’s cross-play beta, fret not. There’s a way to keep enjoying the perks of having a…

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Overwatch Cross-Play Beta is Live, Get to Pushing Payloads

Overwatch’s cross-play beta is live now, so you can now push payloads with all your friends no matter what platform they play on. All you have to do to access cross-play is create a Battle.net account and link your respective system to the site. This will allow you to add friends…

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Overwatch Underwhelms During Pride, but Don’t Expect More This Month

When it comes to queer representation, Overwatch has always been a game of “taking it where you can get it,” as the game itself doesn’t do much to acknowledge the identity of its queer characters, Tracer and Soldier: 76.  It’s a tough situation, as there’s an argument to be made that…

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