OVERWATCH

Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 – The Best Skins, Ranked

The Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 event is here. With it come some beautiful, cozy winter skins for our favorite heroes. Blizzard teased them throughout the week leading up to the event. After having a good look at all six of the new legendary skins (and one epic), it’s time to…

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LISTS

Overwatch Loot Box Guide – How to Level Up Fast

The Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 event is here. And everyone needs loot boxes to get their mitts on the new cozy skins and cosmetics. These are the fastest methods to earn loot boxes and experience in the game. Overwatch Tier List – The Best Overwatch Heroes for All Three Roles…

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GUIDES

Overwatch Mei’s Yeti Hunt Guide – Tips and Strategies

It’s that time of year again, folks. It’s time to play Mei’s Yeti Hunt during Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018! This limited-time game mode is a lot like the much-maligned Evolve, except the monster is a poor, hungry Winston and the hunters are a team of five Meis. This mode isn’t super complicated and…

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Overwatch Mei’s Snowball Offensive Guide – Tips and Strategies

Mei’s Snowball Offensive is back for Winter Wonderland 2018. This mode is a lot more divisive than some of Overwatch‘s other unique arcade modes, because it’s a difficult test of your aim and positioning. Unlike the normal game, there’s only one hero and one way to win. But there are loot…

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Mei Snowball Offensive

GUIDES

Overwatch Beginners Guide – Heroes, Modes, Tips, and Basics

This is a great time to jump into Overwatch. The game has a ton of heroes to choose from, a ton of maps to play on, and a lot of different game modes to participate in. Blizzard’s multiplayer shooter is complex and highly competitive. Because of that, it can be…

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GUIDES

Overwatch Ashe Guide – How to Play the Sharpshooter

Ashe is now available to play in Overwatch. That’s quite a quick turnaround after her BlizzCon announcement! She’s the first hero since Ana primarily designed around her gun. That makes Ashe simple to understand, but difficult to master. She’s not quite Widowmaker and not quite McCree. She’s a mid-range, burst damage hero that, with…

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GUIDES

Ashe Is Everything Wrong With Overwatch Hero Diversity

When the Overwatch team debuted their new cinematic, “Reunion,” during Blizzcon, fans were hyped to see one of their favorite heroes, McCree, light up the silver screen. Most didn’t expect Ashe, the pale-haired antagonist of the short, to be a playable character in the near future. While the initial excitement…

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FEATURES

Overwatch Hitscan Guide – How to Play Hitscan Heroes

Overwatch hitscan heroes aren’t easy. Of course, nothing about shooting your weapon in Overwatch is simple. From rockets to bullets, the game offers a huge variety of heroes with weapons that function wildly different from each other. With new hero Ashe on her way to the live game, it’s time to break…

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GUIDES

Overwatch Hammond Guide – How to Play Wrecking Ball

Welcome to our handy dandy Hammond guide. This genetically modified hamster, or Wrecking Ball as he’s officially called, is a strange hero even by Overwatch standards. He’s a tank that heavily relies on verticality and ability usage much more than other mobile heroes like D.Va and Winston. His impact in a game…

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GUIDES

Overwatch’s Ashe Is Uninspired but Might Be My New Main

The existence of Ashe is not shocking. Considering how unique the latest Overwatch heroes have been, Ashe feels like a pretty conservative release. McCree already exists, after all. What little we do know about her back story at this point isn’t all that unique. She was born into a wealthy,…

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REVIEWS

BlizzCon 2018 Opening Ceremony Recap – New Overwatch Hero, Warcraft III Reforged, Diablo Immortal

Day 1 of BlizzCon kicked off in Anaheim, CA today and Blizzard came prepared with a bunch of announcements during its opening ceremony. Some key highlights are the upcoming Warcraft III Reforged, a Diablo mobile title, Diablo Immortal, an all-new Hearthstone expansion, and Ashe, the latest Overwatch hero! Diablo The…

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Geared Up! Lucio’s Sonic Amplifier

Let the bodies hit the floor.

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Geared Up! DIY Tracer Pistols

Now, you can be your own cavalry.

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Geared Up! Zarya’s Particle Cannon

You like that, little man?

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ICYMI: What’s new on the Overwatch PTR?

Poor Mercy, nerfed again.

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The legacy of geeks, bros, and filthy casuals

If game publishers want to make way more money off esports, they might have to look to the huge (and lucrative) casual audiences that traditional esports culture currently ignores.

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Morgan Romine on the history of women in esports

We discuss how the challenges women face in esports have changed-- a lot!-- over the past few decades.

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Framing Dystopia

The sci-fi games of 2016 were full of dystopias -- and full of in-universe art created to support or destroy those dark worlds.

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The implications of Overwatch League

The way pro players prepare and train is super different from the way ranked players play at home. Some pro players worry about how this could impact Overwatch League.

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Which presidential candidates would the Overwatch characters vote for?

It's important to know how our world's most powerful (we mean: heavily-armed) public figures lean, politically.

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