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Overwatch celebrates anniversary with event, free weekend, Game of the Year Edition

Overwatch celebrates anniversary with event, free weekend, Game of the Year Edition

Joey Davidson

Has it really almost been a full year since Overwatch launched? “Yes,” responds Father Time, “it has. You’re dying.” While we all enjoy this slow death, let’s pace it out with some video games! Overwatch is turning a year old, and Blizzard is celebrating with a litany of content. That includes a free weekend of play, sale of a Game of the Year edition (which looks a lot like the...

Overwatch patch slightly nerfs Soldier, tones down Reinhardt's ultimate

Overwatch patch slightly nerfs Soldier, tones down Reinhardt's ultimate

Joey Davidson

“Man, Reinhardt’s ultimate is so broken!” That’s something I’ve heard in chorus since essentially the launch of Overwatch. The Earthshatter smashes the ground and puts everyone in its path down for a while so Rein and his team can dish out some significant damage. A good Earthshatter can result in a team wipe, so it really stinks when it catches you while you think you’re safe. Well,...

Overwatch: Blizzard says support characters aren't getting shafted in competitive

Overwatch: Blizzard says support characters aren't getting shafted in competitive

Joey Davidson

There’s been this ongoing theory for a while now that support characters don’t receive nearly as much SR (the points that slide you up and down the ranked scale in Overwatch‘s competitive mode) as the other classes. A Mercy, according to these folks, doesn’t gain SR as fast as a Reinhardt or Soldier 76. This has all been anecdotal since players are unable to genuinely gather data on a...

Overwatch: Lúcio changed dramatically in latest PTR patch, some say he's broken

Overwatch: Lúcio changed dramatically in latest PTR patch, some say he's broken

Joey Davidson

Alright, fellow Lúcio mains, we might need to change the way we play if the changes on the PTR (Public Test Realm) make their way to the main version of the game. Lúcio has changed dramatically. His boost heals more and makes Amp It Up faster, but the radius of all of his area-of-effect skills is smaller. A lot smaller. The really crazy bit? Lúcio is even faster than before on walls...