Reaper

New Overwatch assault map Horizon Lunar Colony now on PTR Lore hints from earlier this week have paid off — a new Assault map, Horizon Lunar Colony, is coming to Overwatch soon on all platforms, and is now available for play on the PTR. The new map features some great high ground options for snipers, as well as good flanking routes and low ground alternatives....

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...




We want these LEGO versions of Overwatch weapons With a big enough collection of LEGOs — and enough time and determination — anything is possible. Like recreating an arsenal of video game weaponry completely out of LEGO bricks. Or creating an arsenal of Overwatch video game weaponry completely out of LEGO bricks. But we don’t have that kind of LEGO collection or that...

Why is Overwatch so much fun to watch? I haven’t played Overwatch in months. I’ve watched people play Overwatch almost every single day. This is one of my favorites, but I’ll watch almost anybody play this game. As long as they’re not being jerks, I can pretty much enjoy just about any match, any composition, any PoV. Even Lucio’s, which I didn’t expect...

Sombra
Know Your Lore: Overwatch’s Sombra origins When the Omnic Crisis hit the world, Overwatch was there to respond and eventually defeat the Omnic threat. But what of the people that weren’t heroes – those who lost their homes, their family and friends, everything they ever knew? What of those left behind? Some quietly tried to rebuild their lives and their futures…and...

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 there a character you hate, but can’t stop playing? I hate Reaper in Overwatch. Every single phrase he can unlock is so unironically dark and brooding, and all his skins follow suit. He’s so edgy Genji could wield him. He doesn’t really have any options that are tongue-in-cheek, like Soldier:76’s Evel Knievel getup, or off the wall like Junkrat’s scarecrow skin. From the top of...

New Overwatch comic Ana: Old Soldiers Well this is different — it looks like we get more than one Overwatch comic with the introduction of the new hero Ana Amari. Ana: Old Soldiers picks up years after Legacy left off, after Jack Morrison and Gabriel Reyes died and Overwatch was disbanded. Written by Michael Chu and illustrated by Bengal, Old Soldiers...



Overwatch veterans: Reinhardt, Torbjörn and Mercy origins When Overwatch was first created to combat the Omnic Crisis, the general consensus was that only the best of the best would do for the team. Notable heroes from all over the world would take part. In the United States, that meant John “Jack” Morrison and Gabriel Reyes, two members of an elite, classified soldier...

Overwatch’s McCree and the Deadlock Gang The Overwatch team was extraordinarily clever during the height of their popularity after the Omnic Crisis was brought to an end. Using their resources and connections, they dismantled plenty of underground criminal organizations. Part of this was simply being experts in their fields — and a lot of it was due to using the knowledge...

Know Your Lore: Overwatch’s ongoing story Overwatch — the game being released on May 24 — doesn’t really have an overarching story. It’s not that type of game:  it’s a multiplayer first-person shooter, not an RPG. But Overwatch, the team highlighted in the title, certainly has a lot of story going for it. And that’s what makes Overwatch interesting. Sure, the...

Zarya and Overwatch’s second Omnic Crisis Other than the Overwatch agents that were directly involved with taking down the omnic uprising and saving the world, no one knows what really started the Omnic Crisis. However, reports were pretty specific with their references, pointing out that Overwatch took out the “force behind the uprising,” rather than simply wiping the omnics out. Given...

Widowmaker
Objective complete: Widowmaker, Talon, and Recall Overwatch was officially disbanded thirty years after its founding, after allegations of corruption and gross negligence — as well as infighting between the troops — slowly tore it apart. Yet there were those within its ranks who sought to reform the organization, despite the fact that any Overwatch activity had been deemed illegal after the...

15 Hidden heroes in Overwatch: Recall animated short Sure, little Winston was adorable and one of the highlights of the first Overwatch animated short, Recall — but did you catch the super-speed glimpse of the reel of heroes at the end? While some of the heroes shown in Recall were definitely contacted by Winston — and subsequently made it into the game —...

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 —...

Fallen heroes – Overwatch’s Soldier: 76 and Reaper origins The Overwatch team may have solved the world’s biggest conflict to date when they came out victorious from the Omnic Crisis, but that didn’t mean the organization was flawless. In fact, much of Overwatch‘s current story has to do with the fallout after the Omnic Crisis was done and over with. As saviors of the...