Blizzard News


How To Play Competitive in Overwatch

By Daniel Perez, Jun 23, 2016 7:05am PDT

Blizzard has made it possible for Overwatch players to access Competitive Play this week, but you're going to have to jump through some hurdles to access it.


Heroes of the Storm holding free-to-play Hero event this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Jun 21, 2016 12:41pm PDT

There will absolutely be no limitations as to who you can play in Heroes of the Storm this weekend.


OVERWATCH - Weekly Brawl Super Shimada Brothers Gameplay

By Shack Staff, Jun 03, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Don’t worry, loves. Cavalry’s here!


"I said in most cases. Obviously, Hanzo has a range advantage. Genji is so mobile, though, that ..."

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Overwatch cheaters have started to taste Blizzard's ban hammer

By Daniel Perez, Jun 03, 2016 6:52am PDT

Over 1500 cheaters in China alone have been banned from playing Overwatch.


"I'm against cheating, my problem is Blizzard cheated its audience by not doing enough to stop ..."

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Overwatch's Competitive mode delayed to July [Update]

By Daniel Perez, Jun 01, 2016 6:35am PDT

'C'mon c'mon! I hate waiting!'


"It was an error, competitive mode is still slated for JUNE. ..."

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Five Ways to Improve Overwatch

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2016 10:00am PDT

Blizzard is known for supporting its releases well after release, but where should the company start with its popular new shooter? We have some thoughts.


"I figured it would have been much much worse in DotA/lol/hon just because if the nature of the ..."

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How To Spectate in Overwatch

By Daniel Perez, May 27, 2016 2:00pm PDT

We all know you prefer to watch than to actually play Overwatch. Here's how you can spectate in Overwatch.


How To Spray in Overwatch

By Daniel Perez, May 27, 2016 12:00pm PDT

You just killed an enemy, but you teabagged when you should have sprayed. Here's how you can look cool in Overwatch by spraying the competition when they're down.


"i can't figure out how to turn left and right, when i hit A and D the screen just moves left or ..."

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Overwatch Review: Watch Yourself

By Steve Watts, May 27, 2016 10:20am PDT

Overwatch introduces Blizzard's first foray into shooters and its first original universe in years. How does this double-duty debut stand up? Our review.


"there are bells that make sound in the attacker start on the dorado map"

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Overwatch: Understand the On-Fire Meter, How it Works, What it Means

By Josh Hawkins, May 26, 2016 10:00am PDT

Learn the basics of Overwatch’s On-Fire Meter, and what it means.


How To Get Coins in Overwatch

By Daniel Perez, May 25, 2016 1:45pm PDT

There's a particular cosmetic item that has caught your eye, but it costs 1000 coins. But how do you earn coins in Overwatch? We're here to help!


How to Play Overwatch With Friends

By Josh Hawkins, May 24, 2016 11:30am PDT

Learn how to group up and own the battlefield.


Overwatch Hero Guides - Tips and Tricks

By Josh Hawkins, May 23, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Learn more about the heroes in Blizzard's new team-based shooter, Overwatch.


Here's when Overwatch comes out

By Daniel Perez, May 23, 2016 6:31am PDT

Overwatch 'officially' releases on May 24, but you can start playing the game several hours prior to its launch.


"I was able to preload it in ps4 yesterday. Timer indicates it unlocks at 7pm ET. "

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Blizzard will enforce immediate bans for Overwatch cheaters

By Daniel Perez, May 13, 2016 8:05am PDT

This means even if it's your first offense, you should probably expect a permanent ban from the game.


"Or better yet suspend/fire the company execs who don't want to invest more in anti-cheating ..."

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