Tagged: Overwatch

Five Golden Joysticks For This Xbox One Title

Yesterday saw the 34th annual Golden Joystick awards which saw one game scoop accolades in no less than five categories. The crown of the show, the Ultimate Game of the Year was awarded to Dark Souls 3, whilst Xbox One Game of the Year saw Rise of the Tomb Raider crowned with the achievement. It’s worth noting, that games released after the previous awards had closed, are eligible for the following year. However the big winner of the night was Overwatch. Taking the top prize in the following five categories; Best Original Game, Best Multiplayer Game, Best Gaming Moment, PC … Read More »

Reminder: Another Free Weekend In Overwatch

It’s Overwatch Free Weekend 2: Electric Boogaloo! We’re pushing the payload and dancing to save the rec centre! If you haven’t guessed it yet, it’s another free weekend on Overwatch, and just in time too. New players will be able to get to grips with all the improvements made this week. DON’T FORGET: You can play Overwatch FREE on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One starting tomorrow at 11AM PT! ⏰ https://t.co/Pq264DygsZ pic.twitter.com/7UKoscTlgV — Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) November 17, 2016 Firstly, you can play as new character Sombra, who can hack other players to disable their abilities and turn invisible. I … Read More »

Xbox Black Friday Games Revealed

Black Friday – one of the biggest shopping experience’s of the year! This year, Xbox is offering savings on a whole host of fantastic games ranging including Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Overwatch, Titanfall 2 and Skyrim, to name just a few! There is also a sneaky little deal added in – Xbox Live Gold for only £1! Christmas is coming early once more with some great deals. The prices will be revealed on November 18th for gold members. Check out the video: As the information comes in we will keep you updated, are you looking forward to black Friday? … Read More »

Overwatch Update Brings A New Character And Balances

Overwatch’s anticipated new character, Sombra, is now live on Xbox One version of Overwatch. The hacker has the ability to shut down other hero’s abilities and turn invisible to sneak behind enemy lines and wreak havoc on the opposing team undetected. The newest addition to the international roster also has the ability to teleport to get in (and out) of combat situations with ease. Her ultimate is an EMP blast that discharges all shields and barriers, and shuts down any opponent’s powers within her range. There’s more to the new Overwatch patch than just Sombra, though: the update also introduces … Read More »

Play Overwatch For Free Next Weekend

Overwatch has had a massive impact on the FPS genre since its launch, with its seeming level playing field it is a game that relies on skill almost as much as experience. It already has a massive player base and Blizzard are looking to expand this base next weekend by offering gamers the chance to play for free for a short while. From November 18-21 players will be able to play Overwatch for free. They will be able play as every hero on every map and will also be able to open loot boxes and customize their characters like every … Read More »

Blizzard Planning Overwatch Play of the Game 2.0

Overwatch’s Play of the Game is a neat little function that showcase the most impressive kill streak at the end of the game And that’s a problem. Because Overwatch isn’t about kill streaks and an awesome K/D ratio – a lot like Battlefield, you can earn just as many points by supporting your team. So while some POTGs are absolutely awesome, it flies in the face of Overwatch’s ethos of team play. That’s what’s inspired Blizzard to look at how POTGs currently run, and how they might be improved in a future update. Speaking to Kotaku, lead hero designer Geoff … Read More »

Overwatch To Hold More Events Following A Successful Halloween

Overwatch was released less than six months ago and has already managed to reach 20 million registered players, which makes this a first in Blizzard history, having already held two events; Summer Games and most recently the Halloween Event. Mike Morhaime, CEO of Blizzard has said these events were extremely successful, so expect more events to follow. He had stated that these events stimulate it’s audience and drives record engagement, allowing people to spend their cash during these events without the need for traditional DLC. However, not much detail has been given on upcoming events, but expect to see some form of … Read More »

Overwatch Pro Leagues Announced, Sort Of

In the past few years the eSport community has gone from strength to strength with events filling arenas around the world and attracting millions of viewers online. Well very soon a new game could be added to the eSports roster. That’s right, Overwatch could be going pro, that’s according to Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick. While speaking at a panel dedicated to eSports at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit he touched on the subject of Overwatch having pro leagues. “What we’re doing is creating professional content. So we’re organizing around teams and leagues. You will have the Overwatch League … Read More »

So Now Battlefield 1 Are Changing How Battlepacks Work

Not content with simply taking gamers back to the age of The Great War after literally years of modern and futuristic shooters, it seems Battlefield 1 is bringing another major change – this time to Battlepacks. Battlepacks are new and improved in #Battlefield 1. See what's inside: https://t.co/sHyBUquGug pic.twitter.com/ugKLWFullx — Battlefield (@Battlefield) October 14, 2016 Battlepacks, for the uninitiated, are essentially Battlefield’s answer to loot boxes that are rewarded to players. But loot boxes have become common place in games – everything from Overwatch to Gears of War 4 is doing it, and they have a big advantage over previous … Read More »

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