Félix “xQc” Lengyel was playing a competitive Overwatch match last night when suddenly, he was booted from the game and informed his account had been banned or suspended—an action that’s sparked discussion over false reporting.
There’s now a tribute to Dennis “Internethulk” Hawelka in Overwatch. Spotted by player panqakee, it’s in the attacker spawn on Eichenwalde and takes the form of a poster with <3, I, D, and H on it, which can stand for either Internethulk or Dennis Hawelka, depending on how you look at it. The German on the poster…
Overwatch League has announced the full schedule for all of December’s pre-season games, as well as the first season, which starts January 10 and runs through June 16. The debut season has been split into four five-week stages, each of which culminates in a title match with a $125,000 prize pool.
“That’s a nice ult you’ve got there,” Blizzard essentially said when it changed the way Overwatch ult interruptions work last month. “It’d be a shame if something were to happen to it.”
Hime Shinra, a cosplayer from Indonesia, has done something real different for this Sombra shoot: to nail the character’s purple neon effects, she used both UV lights and special powders so that she’d actually glow in the dark.
Last year’s BlizzCon was one of the higlights of the cosplay calendar. BlizzCon 2017 was no different.
Trust is the goopy bonding agent in the petri dish that is an online gaming team. Toss a bunch of strangers in a Call of Duty, DOTA 2, or Overwatch queue and you’ll find that the team that’s communicative or empathetic or just plain likes each other pulls through more often than not. Trust isn’t something you can see,…
Team Liquid confirmed last night that League of Legends head coach and former Overwatch coach Dennis “INTERNETHULK” Hawelka died yesterday, at age 30.
There have been a lot of Overwatch skins released over the last couple of years, but few have endured in people’s hearts quite like Witch Mercy, which explains why one Halloween on from its release people are still cosplaying it.
“I think on the big spectrum of loot boxes, between ‘really good’ and ‘really evil,’ I’d like to think we’re more on that ‘really good’ side with what we’re trying to do,” says Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan.
In the past 48 hours, Brian “Kephrii” St. Pierre has gone from making a smug video about how other Overwatch pros are “rude” and should try being “a better person,” to becoming the center of a truly bonkers scandal in which he admitted to cheating on his wife with multiple female fans. In a statement today, Kephrii…
Hong Kim-Seang, aka Nesskain Hks, is a comic artist based in France who provided the art for Overwatch’s Moira reveal trailer.
It’s said that a new Overwatch fan fiction springs into existence once every 26 seconds. Most of them, unsurprisingly, are about ships like Pharah-Mercy (good) and Genji-Mercy (a travesty). Naturally, Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan has opinions about it.
Overwatch has a new character, Moira O’Deorain, a support who’s a member of the antagonistic Talon organization. While some players wonder how this new character will shake up gameplay, other fans want to know who to ship her with.
With its colorful cast and proclivity for wild plays that are equal parts tactical and mechanical, Overwatch is brimming with esports potential. Problem is, it can be a mess of exploding mechs, screen-engulfing ghost dragons, and middle-aged men in Scream Halloween costumes—too much of a mess, sometimes, to actually…