Overwatch’s new outfits are an homage to World of Warcraft

Overwatch doesn’t stop there with its splashy additions and amazing balance balance changes. The game developers are also constantly experimenting with skins and sprays with fans providing input for the new characters and new skins. While some fans were quite skeptical of the logic behind the new Monster Sprays, players and developers alike have found some inspiration in Blizzard’s 2006 smash hit World of Warcraft.The updated disguises allow the players to use the former Warcraft 3 buffs that remained permanently enabled after being disabled during World of Warcraft’s Battle for Azeroth expansion.Players can earn the new class sprays by obtaining…

by Content Engine
October 25, 2019
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Pro gamers join the FNBA Fuel

FunkAdventures and Incubus eSports presented the FNBA Fuel’s acquisition of top 2v2 team, Gesture and Profit, Monday, October 22nd. Gesture and Profit is a leading competitive team of Asian-based esports figures in China and Vietnam. The two teams have a combined roster of nine players, including (Pete-Dee Zhe, Quoim’s head coach and a two-time Guinness World Record Holder, G_3 Designist, Moi’s balance core, Pran’s top lane, Parzet’s ultraFlex2, Raji’s attack, and HaVang’s all-around.Among the nine players, Moi is the highest-ranked of the heads of Korea, and has been dubbed by Overwatch fans as the “best support in the League” since…

by Content Engine
October 24, 2019
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Activision Blizzard Facing Backlash From Members of U.S. Congress For Huawei Deal

The game company Activision Blizzard is facing backlash from a bipartisan group of U.S. Congress members after it was revealed that the company had joined Beijing’s strategic partnership with the telecommunications giant Huawei.The alliance allows Huawei to acquire technology and expertise in Activision’s mobile business in return for loosening federal restrictions on Chinese telecom firms, reports Reuters.Reuters reports that while industry watchers suggest that companies such as Activision Blizzard are likely to slowly move away from Huawei, the company is still one of the most visible companies in the U.S. as it does business with Hollywood film-makers.Reuters is reporting that…

by Content Engine
October 24, 2019
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Overwatch 2.26: Republic of Nixx0dan spawns and new Doomfist Supers

The latest update for Overwatch, which is also the release of the Protoss summoner player, or Baptiste, finally landed on the patch page today. Blizzard made up the new brawler, brought her into the online multiplayer shooter with some fresh oints, as well as some much needed tweaks to pay for her update.We’ve collected the full patch notes below, so dig in and have a look.Baptiste changes* Choosing to Guard Eichenwalde is now disabled* Doomfist’s Ant-2000 Powers will no longer supercharge in Guardians* Tracer’s throwing effect after sprinting will now be sensitive to the energy surrounding her* Tyranny of Dragons…

by Content Engine
October 24, 2019
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Philadelphia Fusion will play African players in Gulu during December

The African champions of League of Legends finished second in the African Premier League with 8 points from nine games, and will fly to Gulu, Uganda to play the players of the League of Legends Grand Final during December 11-14.“Philadelphia Fusion has once again shown their unwavering support of African teams. Congratulations to all that competed in the League of Legends Development Countries Tournament. Tonight in the League of Legends World Championship, the Road to B-league will be taken by a team from Africa,” said Robert Levin, Philadelphia Fusion owner.Nepenthe will be Africa’s first ever qualifying team for the international…

by Content Engine
October 24, 2019
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New Beta Event invites Blizzard’s fans to play through these classics

Blizzard’s action-strategy multiplayer hit Overwatch has been rocking the video game console for close to four years now. There have been an array of updates to the game, the games modes, and character skins, but fans still wish that there were more. Though the latest hero Evrythng got some bad reviews from fans, the game had some far more anticipated updates, the most exciting of which was in August, with the debut of the Arcade, a new space to explore both solo and as a team.You can either go solo by logging on and picking a unique Arcade match or…

by Content Engine
October 24, 2019
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Blizzard Releases Overwatch PTR Patch 23 and Free Overwatch 2017 Patch

Everyone’s favorite PvE hero, McCree, is the newest hero to get a major patch. The June 18 patch rolled out earlier today, and follows previous patches for Mercy, D.Va, and Sombra. The big highlight is that Patch 23 focuses on character customisation, cosmetic items, and tweaks to the meta of the game.After the Reaper and Zenyatta changes that happened in late August, we can expect similar changes for McCree, like the positioning of the Gun Barrel coming closer to his butt and long-range shots. Not much else is known at this time but Blizzard said it will release new information…

by Content Engine
October 24, 2019
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EVENT: Sling TV subscribers get an inside look at the world of eSports

The National Association of Broadcasters’ Streaming Summit (SAS) Live streamed a unique glimpse into the world of eSports, streamed live from CBS Broadcast Center on October 22.The audience included Sling TV subscribers, sponsored by CBS, who were given the opportunity to interact with talent and influencers from Blizzard’s Overwatch League (OWL) and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp developer, Nintendo.The broadcast saw viral esports stars sinatraa and comedian Bill Burr hosting the event to an audience of 12,000 viewers.In attendance to host the show was Hanzo’s icon, Kai Yamamoto, Jr. who spoke about how the stream inspired him to attend the first…

by Content Engine
October 24, 2019
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Blizzard Coach’s Tweets About Tmf Zhala Prompt Social Media Backlash

In the same week the world is remembering the memory of Nelson Mandela’s contribution to South Africa, a Blizzard-developed Overwatch League coach is facing social media backlash for speaking out against censorship of one of his players.In a tweet on Wednesday that currently has been deleted, Tyqui Zhala’s Overwatch team manager posted his frustrations about Blizzard’s decision to ban two of Zhala’s teammates for using a racist term. “I don’t want to get angry or even upset by this, but actually seeing decisions like this is hurting the Tmf team more than anybody,” Tmf Zhala’s manager wrote. “If these guys…

by Content Engine
October 24, 2019
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Former Seoul Dynasty head coach asks Blizzard for permission to “clean up” Overwatch League

This isn’t the first time coach Jeongbae “Wish” Choi has had his account shut down, or even been told to “clean up” his feed.Over the course of his career as an Overwatch League player, former Seoul Dynasty star and recent assistant coach Jeongbae “Wish” Choi has made quite a name for himself. In his first season with the team, he played well enough to put his name in the record books — he is the current record holder for most shots made in a season, for example — but it was as an assistant coach that he is set to…

by Content Engine
October 24, 2019
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