While it’s possible to play Overwatch and not pay attention to its lore, there’s a part of that game’s fandom that loves it for its lore. These fans theorize about character backgrounds, make fan art, and often obsess over the possible romantic pairing in the game, known as “shipping.” They imagine former friends…
I have a confession: I have become an Overwatch meta slave. I rarely pick heroes other players think are “bad.” I won’t take risks with our tank-healer balance. And, most important, I will seethe when my team doesn’t reflect the holy comp du jour.
Robert “shadder2k” Mocanu is one of the best Genji players in professional Overwatch. This weekend, he proved that he was not just a great player but also a pretty nice dude.
The addition of Overwatch favorite Genji to Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm this week has revealed yet another big, important fact about him: this guy loves memes.
“I need healing.” Yeah, well, get in line, buddy. In Overwatch, needing healing is a way of life. It’s also a thing you can spam in “All” chat until your teammates want to throttle you. And, of course, a meme.
It’s a tale as old as time. Overwatch has a new event, and with it, new skins. While the fandom was already hyped for Genji’s Blackwatch skin, they’ve noticed something interesting: he has goddamn knives on his feet.
Recently released Overwatch comic Uprising showed off more of the heroes’ pasts. A juicy lore revelation and slick character design for Genji has captured fan’s imaginations, inspiring theories and lots of amazing art.
Overwatch’s upcoming map, Oasis, will crush you. Literally—there’s traffic.
Overwatch’s Genji is the annoying buzz in your ear when you know a fly is in the room and can’t damn find it. But you have to admit—his weapon design is awesome.
You’ve never seen Genji like this. Louis, a 24-year-old game developer in Texas, recently rigged up a sword-shaped Wiimote to control Genji’s sword in Overwatch.
Today on Highlight Reel we have bastion deaths, awkward apple moments, technical difficulties, powerful spells and much more!
I wish I could tell you that I knew who I shot at blindly and somehow ended up killing. Ah well. Next time!
Gloom and doom time. Well, for Japanese game developers. While the country's game makers seems to be down on themselves of late, it's hard to separate that from stereotypical Japanese humility and plain old self-realization. Here's Genji developer Game Republic head and former Capcom producer Yoshiki Okamoto talking…