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By Nate Lakritz, 4 months ago

Overwatch Loot Boxes Banned in Belgium

Spurred by the controversy surrounding microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II earlier this year, the Belgian Gaming Commission has outlawed loot boxes in several games including Overwatch. It’s been hotly debated whether loot boxes are a form of gambling, but the BGC has made their official verdict. In response Blizzard has stated, “While we at Blizzard...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 months ago

Overwatch Is Having a Free Weekend (August 2018)

Yet another Overwatch free weekend is approaching. If you still haven’t played the blockbuster multiplayer shooter, now’s your chance. From August 23-27, the game will be going free-to-play on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, with all maps and characters included. The only difference between the free version and full game is the absence of competitive...

By Garrett W., 2 years ago

Overwatch Brawl 8/23 – Highly Offensive

The Overwatch Summer Games have officially concluded, ending the reign of “Lucioball”. Now, we are introduced to a new Weekly Brawl titled “Highly Offensive”. This brawl will complete our list of class-based brawls, as now you can only play as the Offensive heroes of Overwatch. Your team is limited to two of each hero. With...

By Garrett W., 2 years ago

Overwatch Brawl 8/2 – Lucioball

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Welcome to The 2016 Overwatch Summer Games! In light of the Olympics, Overwatch is presenting us with new hero skins, emotes, and a Weekly Brawl called “Lucioball”. To give a brief summary of the brawl, it’s essentially Rocket League with Lucio instead of a car. You play in an...

By Ray D., 2 years ago

Six Videos to Help You Succeed in Overwatch

Overwatch is getting big. Blizzard has laid down a foundation, connected with their community, and evolved with the game and its players. People are loving Overwatch, and it’s never hard to find someone to play with. It is, however, sometimes difficult to rank up. Competitive matches are unforgiving, and quick play is a grab bag of...

By Garrett W., 2 years ago

Overwatch Brawl 7/26 – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

“The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” is the title for this week’s Overwatch brawl. In this brawl, you play as either The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, a.k.a McCree, Reaper, or Roadhog. These heroes all deal a lot of damage and have powerful abilities. To top it off, their ultimates are typically seen on...

By Garrett W., 2 years ago

Overwatch Weekly Brawl 7/19 – Ana Knows Best

I was pleasantly surprised to see this week’s Weekly Brawl for Overwatch is “Ana Knows Best”. This brawl is designed around the newest hero to Overwatch, Ana. Your character choices are either her or the tank heroes (Roadhog, D.Va, Winston, Zarya, and Reinhardt). I guess you could also call this brawl “Tanks a lot Ana”. Okay, forget the...

By Garrett W., 2 years ago

Overwatch Weekly Brawl 7/12 – Mobawatch

For the week of 7/12/16, Overwatch’s weekly brawl is called “Mobawatch”, a game mode designed to be like modern-day MOBA titles. Each team is fully comprised of unique heroes, and once you have locked in your character, you cannot switch heroes for the entire match. This brawl tries to amplify the MOBA aspect of Overwatch, and successfully...

By Garrett W., 2 years ago

Overwatch Weekly Brawl 7/5 – Show Your Support

The Overwatch Weekly Brawl for this week of 7/5/16 is titled “Show Your Support”, a game mode all about support heroes. The idea is very similar to “Overly Defensive”, except that the heroes of choice are strictly support heroes Symmetra, Lucio, Mercy, and Zenyatta. To add to the “fun”, a single team may only have...

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