Junkrat

A new free rotation lands in Heroes, but the excitement is all on the PTR Sure, we have another free hero rotation arriving in the Nexus this week — just like every other week — but the real fun is on the PTR. Junkrat, a Hallow’s End event, and plenty of nerfs went live on the test realm yesterday, which means we’re likely to see them all live next week....

Hallow’s End details and nerfs galore in latest Heroes of the Storm patch notes Junkrat has hit the Heroes of the Storm PTR accompanied by a fresh round of patch notes. And boy, these patch notes are a doozy. First up, the patch notes include the details of the upcoming Hallow’s End event. The event comes with its own set of Hallow’s End loot chests and includes a crucial...




Junkrat brings the mayhem in latest Heroes of the Storm spotlight Junkrat, beloved trash mouse of Overwatch, will be the next hero to join the Nexus in Heroes of the Storm. His new hero spotlight displays Junkrat as a character who not only deals massive damage, but is a master of sowing chaos on the battlefield. Seeing Junkrat’s Concussion Mine in action is impressive — it’s...

Junkrat, Hallow’s End and more coming soon to the Nexus in latest development video Heroes of the Storm is about to get spooky. The latest in development video features Junkrat, first seen in the Ana and Volskaya announcement. It appears his arrival to the Nexus is coming very soon. “It’s a perfect day for some mayhem!” and Junkrat is ready to give it to you in all the wacky...

Witness Junkrat and Roadhog’s first meeting in Overwatch Wasted Land comic New Overwatch comic Wasted Land has been released today and the series continues to explore the backstories of our favorite heroes… and anti-heroes. In this case, we get an internal monologue by the usually silent Mako (aka Roadhog). Set some time before the events of The Plan (it’s probably the “beatdown at the bar” Junkrat...

Junkrat changes and Deathmatch game modes in latest Overwatch patch While everyone else is busy blowing up Illidan or chasing an Argus or whatever over in World of Warcraft‘s patch 7.3, Overwatch also put out a pretty massive patch today. The end of a competitive season always means balance changes, so they’re jumping right out of the gate with a ton of them before season...




Roadhog and Junkrat invade Overwatch’s new Junkertown map So, you say you want an Overwatch map where Junkrat and Roadhog run wild? A Mad Max-inspired wastelander extravaganza? With dystopian messages played over a loudspeaker while an utterly improbably scenario involving a treasure-and-explosives-laden cart takes place and mayhem, sweet sweet mayhem ensues? The Overwatch team has heard you, and the new Junkertown map is the answer to your...

What do you think the new Overwatch animated short is going to be? It’s almost time for Gamescom, and we’re getting a new Overwatch animated short along with a host of other announcements. Last year, Blizzard revealed The Last Bastion at the convention. This went hand in hand with the new map, Eichenwalde. We’re getting a new map this time around as well, which leads me to wonder...



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...

New Overwatch event Halloween Terror is now live Remember when we speculated about that Overwatch Halloween event earlier today? Halloween Terror is now here and available for play. Similar to the Summer Games event, Halloween Terror features new loot boxes with event-themed skins. However, all skins in the Halloween loot boxes can also be purchased with credits, just in case your favorite doesn’t...

Is a very Overwatch Halloween starting tomorrow? Last week we mentioned that there was a possibility that we’d be seeing some Halloween goodness this week from Overwatch. Now, it seems more likely than ever.

Omnic Crisis fallout: Overwatch’s Junkrat and Roadhog origins The Omnic Crisis was pretty much that one explosive historical moment that served as the impetus for a lot of world-changing events on Earth in Overwatch. The few videos we’ve seen — like the museum footage from the Overwatch cinematic trailer — don’t really do the scope of the Crisis justice. We’re talking homicidal robots...

Latest Overwatch balance patch nerfs melee and more Overwatch has received a new balance patch today which, first and foremost, rebalances the Quick Melee ability. Note this isn’t melee abilities in general — it doesn’t refer to Reinhardt’s hammer, Genji’s sword, and so forth — but refers specifically to the Quick Melee attack every character can perform when they push the default hotkey V....

Overwatch animated shorts coming this month Players who have been waiting for the Overwatch animated shorts announced at last year’s BlizzCon won’t have much longer to wait — according to a post from Blizzard, the first animated short will be released sometime this month feature Winston and be released Monday, March 21. Titled “Recall,” the short will be exclusively premiere on Xbox.com —...

Breakfast Topic: What other Overwatch characters do you want to see in Heroes? With the launch of Blizzard’s new first person shooter in May, expect a flood of Overwatch toons to come to Heroes of the Storm in the near future. And now that we have the confirmation of Tracer entering the Nexus in April, this leads us to wonder which of the other 20 announced playable Overwatch...

Overwatch’s Roadhog and Junkrat gameplay previews now available Overwatch‘s Roadhog and Junkrat, the game’s latest pair of villains, have been officially unveiled. Though we don’t yet have full gameplay trailers for them, we do have a short gameplay teaser, ability previews for both Roadhog and Junkrat, and character pages which provide more background. Roadhog appears to be a bruiser who brings a MOBA...