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Someone Wrote a 71-Page Guide to the Winning 'Overwatch' Strategy Players Hate

The composition has been played for over a year, and there’s still a lot to learn about it – even though some people want it to go away already.
Nicole Carpenter
5.14.19
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Video Games Might Become an Olympic Sport

Tennis, gymnastics, basketball and...Overwatch?
Katherine Gillespie
8.8.17
Gaming

What Cons Are Like When You're a Famous Cosplayer

Andy Rae told us about her weirdest convention stories, dealing with internet haters, and her take on the Cosplay Is Not Consent campaign.
Allison Tierney
9.17.16
Gaming

‘Battlefield 1’ Is Good, But ‘Overwatch’ Is Still the Only Online Shooter I Need

I want to win in Blizzard's game because I actually care what happens to the characters, a feeling that no other FPS multiplayer has ever given me.
Emma Quinlan
9.8.16
Gaming

The Newest 'Overwatch' Character Is a Sniper Mum

Ana Amari, the latest addition to the cast of Blizzard's hit FPS, is the game's first female character who actually looks like she's been in combat.
Austin Walker
7.14.16
Gaming

These Are Probably the Seven Best Video Games of 2016 So Far

The year's been okay for new video games so far, right? Right.
Mike Diver
6.29.16
Gaming

You Probably Didn’t Play It, But the Story of ‘Battleborn’ Was All About Badass Women

Gearbox's online shooter was blown away by the success of Overwatch, but spare a thought for how its story really did promote awesome female characters.
Kaitlin Tremblay
6.28.16
Gaming

What's It Like to Art Direct a Major Video Game?

'Overwatch' art director Bill Petras and character concept artist Arnold Tsang talk about what it means to work in art direction and their inspirations for the game's unique look.
Giaco Furino
6.21.16
Gaming

From Gears of War to Ganking the Enemy: How Epic is Taking on MOBAs with ‘Paragon’

The stateside studio is moving away from triple-A story shooters for a crack at the market dominated by League of Legends and DOTA 2.
Ewen Hosie
6.12.16
Gaming

Celebrate Your Support Character: Thanking the Unheralded Heroes of ‘Overwatch’

Here's to the people playing as Mercy, as Zenyatta, as Lúcio: we see you, and we love you, even if "Play of the Game" doesn't.
Emma Quinlan
6.9.16
Gaming

It’s OK to Be Mad at Games Journalism, But Don’t Be a Moron About It

"Games journalism is a joke," says the internet, without much to back up its claim, coming across as a jealous brat, tilting at the windmills of a blinkered hive mind.
Mike Diver
6.6.16
Gaming

How Blizzard Weaponised Hype for the Launch of ‘Overwatch’

'Overwatch' is the most-hyped game of 2016 so far, with seven million playing right now, and its makers really did leave nothing to chance.
Ian Stokes
6.3.16
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