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August 10, 2017 9:08 PM Overwatch is adding Deathmatch modes

Tired of all that teamwork in Overwatch? Then the new Deathmatch mode might be for you. Most of Overwatch revolves around two teams of six players going after objectives, like pushing a payload or capturing a zone. Deathmatch takes Overwatch back to first-person shooter basics, giving players points for nothing but kills. Whoever has the most wins. Overwatch 72

August 8, 2017 6:07 PM Overwatch Summer skins: New Games 2017 LIVE on PS4, Xbox One and PC

THE OVERWATCH Summer games arrives today on PS4, Xbox One and PC, with a small leak of what the new skins will be, turning up just before launch. UPDATE ONE: The Overwatch Summer Games is going live now on PS4, Xbox One and PC. There could be a period of disruption to the game as Blizzard put the new brawl and skins, with players trying to access en masse 76

July 12, 2017 12:01 PM Blizzard unveils the first seven Overwatch League teams

The journey to the Overwatch League took a big step forward today with the official announcement of the league's first seven owners, which is an 85.7 percent match to the list of teams that leaked last week. The seven teams represent "just our first announcement," Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer said, adding that "additional announcements about 47

April 18, 2017 1:08 PM AMD launches new Polaris-powered Radeon graphics cards for gamers on a budget

Advanced Micro Devices has unveiled its low-cost AMD Radeon RX 500 series graphics chips and the accompanying cards that house them. The news of the new chips leaked out last week, and AMD confirmed them today. The Radeon RX 500 series includes four second-generation chips based on the Polaris architecture, which first debuted in 2016. The Radeon RX 580, 570, 560, and 550 chips 44

April 10, 2017 2:58 PM Nintendo Switch UPDATE: Blockbuster games news CONFIRMED for Direct conference

NINTENDO Switch owners will be treated to some amazing new releases before the year is out. Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan recently said that the company was open to a Switch port, but admitted that it would be a challenge. "Getting OW on the Switch is very challenging for us," he said last month. "But we're always open minded about exploring possible 22

November 22, 2016 7:32 PM Overwatch’s Symmetra is getting a second ultimate to make her more viable

Symmetra players no longer have to settle for throwing up a teleporter when it will do little to help your team. Publisher Blizzard Entertainment announced is updating the support hero Symmetra in its team-based shooter Overwatch. The biggest change is that the character, who specializes in providing shields and a teleport to help fallen heroes get back into the fight 32

November 5, 2016 5:45 PM Unlock Genji's Oni skin in Overwatch by partying up for a few Heroes of the Storm games

The lines between Blizzard's games are further blurring as playing Heroes of the Storm between November 15 and January 4 will now earn an Oni skin for Overwatch's Genji, as well as other rewards – if you bring a friend. Players partying up with a friend for 15 matches in co-op vs. AI, quick match, unranked draft or ranked mode between those two dates 5

November 5, 2016 12:57 AM 'Overwatch' Sombra BlizzCon 2016 announcement: Full abilities, video and more

Sombra is here! Blizzard finally revealed the highly anticipated new Overwatch character at BlizzCon 2016 on Friday afternoon through a new animated short. The reveal will come as quite a relief for fans who have been hunting for clues about her through Blizzard's months-long alternate reality game, in which hints and clues about her were sprinkled in various 46

November 4, 2016 5:23 PM Blizzcon 2016: Overwatch Sombra reveal LIVE, World Cup update and Diablo news

UPDATE ONE: The Blizzcon 2016 live keynote kicks off in California at 6pm UK time and will provide the latest news on the Overwatch Sombra ARG, eSports, World Cup and possibly even something on the Diablo franchise. You can watch Blizzcon 2016 live using the Twitch embed at the top of this article, following which will be other eSport competition kicking 42

November 2, 2016 2:01 PM Facebook Eyes Steam With 'Gameroom'

The Windows-based platform features Web games and native titles exclusive to Facebook. Facebook is moving in on Steam's territory with a new gaming platform known as Gameroom. Free to players worldwide on Windows 7 and above, Gameroom features Web games and native titles built exclusively for the social network. "From shooters to strategy [and] builders 43