Gremlin D.Va, one of Overwatch’s most beloved fan creations, is canon now thanks to a new emote on the game’s test server. She’s got her Doritos, Dew, and a custom stream overlay. She’s the hero we deserve and need right now. (Thanks, David!)

Here’s a video, courtesy of Seba:

This is the most overt instance yet of Blizzard directly riffing on the massive fan culture that’s sprung up around their game. Blizzard might dream up the characters, but once they’re in the wild, they quickly take on lives of their own.


Kotaku senior reporter. Beats: Twitch, streaming, PC gaming. Writing a book about streamers tentatively titled "STREAMERS" to be published by Atria/Simon & Schuster in the future.

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