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The entire Overwatch League regular season will be online-only

The Overwatch League has canceled all of its live events for the remainder of the 2020 regular season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Matches will take place in an entirely online format until August at the very least. Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Overwatch League moves matches to South Korea after coronavirus outbreak

The current coronavirus outbreak (aka COVID-19) is affecting the esports world as much as other industries. The Overwatch League is moving cancelled homestand matches at Guangzhou, Hangzhou and Shanghai to Seoul, South Korea during weeks 6 and 7 of t… … Read the rest of this entry

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The next ‘Overwatch’ hero is yet another evil scientist

Blizzard waited a little longer than fans expected, but it has at last revealed the identity of Overwatch's 31st playable character. Following a couple of mathematical-oriented teasers over the weekend, the developer confirmed rumors and leaks that S… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Blizzard will shut down ‘Overwatch’ matches when it spots cheating

Blizzard thinks it has a straightforward way to prevent Overwatch cheaters from wrecking others' matches: bring those matches to a screeching halt. As part of a developer update, Game Director Jeff Kaplan has revealed that Blizzard will automaticall… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Overwatch’ endorsements reduced toxic behavior by 40 percent

Blizzard has been waging a war against toxic players for a while, but how is it faring, exactly? Quite well, it seems. The company's Natasha Miller has revealed that the number of matches with "negative behavior" has dropped 40 percent … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Overwatch’ healer Baptiste debuts on March 19th

Baptiste, the Haitian combat medic who grew up an orphan, will make his Overwatch debut next week. The game announced on Twitter that Baptiste would be coming out on March 19th. Last month, we learned some details about Baptiste in … Read the rest of this entry

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You’ll have to reinstall ‘Overwatch’ to get its next big update

Blizzard is apparently planning to release a patch for Overwatch so enormous, you can't download and install it like an ordinary update. A company representative has posted a warning on its forum, telling players to prepare for a massive rollout … Read the rest of this entry

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Lego reveals six ‘Overwatch’ sets that are coming next year

Overwatch has been such a phenomenon that it's starting to take eek into everything. The latest example of Overwatch creep comes to the world of Lego. The company is releasing six Overwatch-themed building sets that feature vehicles, characters and w… … Read the rest of this entry

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The first ‘Overwatch’ Nerf blaster arrives in 2019

So far, replicating the distinctive weapons of Overwatch has usually meant a whole lot of crafting, and you still aren't likely end up with something that works. Hasbro, thankfully, is about to make your life much easier — it's partnering … Read the rest of this entry

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Blizzard and Epic take ‘Overwatch’ and ‘Fortnite’ cheating very seriously

Game-makers have had a field day making examples out of cheaters the past few weeks. Most recently, a pair of Overwatch hackers were charged in South Korea as a result of a year-long investigation by the region's police. Working with … Read the rest of this entry

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