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Overwatch hero playtime shows interesting stat lists In a thread on the Overwatch forums, a couple players posted about team comps and how there always seem to be a Hanzo and Widowmaker in every match. These two heroes have a bit of a reputation for being easy picks for unskilled players — Hanzo’s reputation is so great that it was the inspiration...

Latest Heroes balance update reworks Stukov Keeping all of the heroes in Heroes of the Storm on par with one another is a constant balancing act, as indicated by regular balance patches. The latest batch of updates hits both Genji and Xul with some nerfs, cutting their health and increasing cooldown times. Though neither have complete reworks, players will probably feel...




Jeff Kaplan and Geoff Goodman answer unsolved mysteries of Overwatch Did you know that there are only two cars in the entire world of Overwatch that have tires? The folks at Ars Technica have a new video that takes a look behind the scenes into Overwatch, why the designers make the choices they do, and why two cars don’t hover. They’re old cars, Brent. All...

JINX making Overwatch character themed hoodies JINX is making Overwatch character-themed hoodies, and they're excellent.

Overwatch’s Story: Everything you need to know Overwatch is about to celebrate its first anniversary! Since its initial release, Overwatch has captivated millions of players with its fast paced, engaging gameplay. Hand in hand with that gameplay however is a cast of characters and a story that has captured the hearts and imaginations of both players and non-players alike. While you don’t...

Challenging the Nexus, 2.0 Style: Leveling Bonanza Episode 83 On this week’s leveling stream the team is still down two members. Rather than level ahead, Alex, Anne, and Mitch instead headed to the Nexus to take on the Nexus Challenge 2.0 in Heroes of the Storm. It’s a Heroes 2.0 adventure complete with new hero Genji, the Hanamura map, Loot Chests, and the kind...




This week’s free Heroes rotation is all about that 2.0 Welcome to another week in Heroes of the Storm! The big Heroes 2.0 patch has hit and with it the introduction to the game of Genji, the Hanamura battleground, a new progression and rewards system, and the beginning of four weeks of quests via the Nexus Challenge 2.0. Free Heroes There’s a tweak to how free...

Heroes of the Storm 2.0 patch notes include Genji, Hanamura, and new progression system Heroes of the Storm wants you to come back for more Nexus mayhem and it’s luring you back with an Overwatch-style makeover dubbed Heroes 2.0. Along with the introduction of Genji in today’s patch (and the revelation of D.va as the next hero) and Hanamura as the new map, Heroes is borrowing quite a few...



Heroes of the Storm unveils Nexus Challenge 2.0 With the launch of Heroes 2.0, Heroes of the Storm has also kicked off the Nexus Challenge 2.0, a series of in-game quests spread over 4 weeks. Each week, players will have a new objective yielding a new reward. Much like the previous Nexus Challenge event, this is a tie-in event with Overwatch, yielding rewards...

Heroes 2.0 hands-on with Soe and Tony Hsu Heroes 2.0 is going live in Heroes of the Storm next week on April 25, and as a lead-in to its launch, Heroes has shared a hands-on video with some of the new content. Associate Esports Manager Soe Gschwind-Penski (also known as Tracer In Real Life) checks out Genji and Hanamura alongside Senior Game Producer...

A new rotation is all that’s happening in Heroes this week Welcome to another week in Heroes of the Storm! Though we have one more week to go before Heroes 2.0 launches on April 25, we now know that we’re getting a new hero and new map alongside it. That’s right: Genji and Hanamura are coming to Heroes of the Storm. Both are already live in the Heroes 2.0 open beta (which...

Latest Heroes 2.0 beta patch adds Genji and Hanamura The latest patch notes for the Heroes 2.0 open beta are packed with changes — about 3,000 words’ worth. The headliner of the patch is the addition of new hero Genji and map Hanamura, but a number of existing heroes are seeing changes too. The biggest change: a complete overhaul of Uther, who has seven brand new...

Genji and Hanamura coming to Heroes of the Storm Alongside the release of Heroes 2.0 on April 25, Heroes of the Storm will be releasing a new playable character and a new map: Genji and Hanamura from Overwatch. Genji As someone familiar with Overwatch might suspect, Genji is a highly mobile Assassin hero. His kit is largely faithful to his Overwatch abilities, though some...

Man At Arms: Reforged recreates Genji’s sword from Overwatch Genji’s blade from Overwatch is a pretty iconic piece of weaponry, and now it’s been brought to life by the Man At Arms: Reforged team. For the uninitiated, the Man At Arms series recreates weapons from pop culture — fully functional, no less — with highlights of the entire creation process. While Tony Swatton has...

How the giant Overwatch statues were made In the days preceding the launch of Overwatch, enormous statues of Tracer, Pharah, and Genji hit the streets of Hollywood, Paris, and Busan. Aiman Akhtar, a 3D Artist at Alliance Studio, has provided a behind-the-scenes glimpse at their construction from concept to finished product.

Giant Overwatch action figures appear in Hollywood, Paris, Busan Yesterday, the Overwatch team teased something big happening in Hollywood, Paris, and Busan — and big is the operative word. An enormous Tracer statue in action-figure style has appeared on Hollywood Boulevard. Genji is in Paris and Pharah is in Busan. Why D.Va isn’t the one rocking out in South Korea, we wish we knew....