Tag: OverWatch Archives | Broken Joysticks

Jul
22

A Look At The Development of Overwatch’s Doomfist

The next hero to join Overwatch, the much hyped Doomfist, will be making his way onto the live servers this coming Thursday, July 27th. Ahead of his debut in the live version of the game Blizzard hosted a panel yesterday […]

Jul
06

Overwatch’s Doomfist Arrives And You Can Try Him Out Right Now

After teasing the existence of the third Doomfist since the original cinematic reveal trailer back in 2014, one of the leaders of Talon has finally come to the world of Overwatch in playable form. Today’s reveal comes alongside the release […]

Jun
20

Twitch Prime Giving Away Golden Loot Boxes For Overwatch

Twitch & Amazon are bringing yet another AAA freebie with the announcement of special Golden Loot Boxes for Blizzard’s Overwatch. Every few weeks Twitch releases a brand new free loot for Twitch / Amazon subscribers, usually items and boosters for […]

Jun
02

Overwatch’s Next Map Sends Players To The Moon

Overwatch’s next new map for both competitive and quick play will take Blizzard’s heroes to the moon with the upcoming addition of the Horizon Lunar Colony. This new map, lore wise, gives us a sense of where the game’s giant […]

May
26

Jeff Kaplan Aware of Overwatch Community’s Concerns About Anniversary Loot Boxes

Overwatch’s 1st-year-anniversary event is well underway with the first week of the three-week celebration almost complete. Now, game director Jeff Kaplan has acknowledged that the development team is aware of players complaints surrounding the drop rate of the coveted event […]

May
23

Overwatch’s Anniversary Event Is Upon Us

The teased Overwatch anniversary event has descended onto Blizzard’s servers as promised. This update brings a whole selection of new skins (although sadly not every hero receives one), brand new emotes for all heroes including some hilarious dance emotes and […]

May
17

Last Week of Nexus Challenge 2.0 Rewards 10 Overwatch & HOTS Lootboxes

Fans of Heroes of the Storm and Overwatch on PC can snag 10 loot boxes for each game if they’re willing to play 5 HOTS 2.0 friends between now and May 22nd. Complete some matches with your pals and cross […]

Apr
13

Overwatch: Uprising Reintroduces PVE And It’s Great

Player Vs Environment content finally returns to the futuristic world of Overwatch with the latest event – Uprising – which released yesterday across all platforms. From now until May 1st players can take a trip to Kings Row in a 4 player […]

Mar
08

Playing Overwatch’s New Hero, Orisa, Is Fully Loaded Fun

Blizzard surprised everyone by unleashing a brand new tank for Overwatch during GDC. While I did not get much time with OW’s second Omnic, Orisa, during the convention – now that things have calmed down somewhat, I feel that it […]

Feb
11

Overwatch Custom Game Browser Now Available On PTR

Overwatch’s game director Jeff Kaplan took to YouTube this week to announce that custom games are getting an overhaul along with the launch of the first version of a custom server browser, allowing players to search custom games for the first […]

Jan
24

Overwatch Lunar Festival Trailer Shows Off New Skins & Capture The Flag Mode

A leaked trailer for the upcoming Overwatch Lunar Festival event showcases not only quite a few new skins for Tracer, Bastion, Mei, D.VA and others but also a brand new mode Capture The Flag. It looks like a version of the […]

Dec
27

Login To Overwatch Before Jan 1st And Get 5 Free Loot Boxes

Blizzard is in the giving spirit – they’ve left 5 free Winter Wonderland loot boxes for every Overwatch player who logins between now and January 1st. Winter Wonderland’s loot boxes bring with them a chance to score some new event […]

Dec
13

Overwatch’s Festive Winter Event Comes With Free Loot Boxes

Overwatch’s heroes are walking in a winter wonderland with the recently released festive update to the game for PS4, Xbox One and Windows PC. This limited time event not only offers holiday themed maps, a brand new seasonal event and […]

Nov
04

Meet Overwatch’s Sombra In The ‘Infiltrator’ Short

Overwatch’s stealthy hacker has been teased, hinted at and hidden in the shadows since her first mention several months ago. After a lengthy Alternate Reality game involving fictional corporations, hidden voice lines and out of game mysteries – Sombra is […]

Nov
01

Overwatch Sombra Blizzcon Print Leaks As Halloween Event Ends

Remember that huge Overwatch leak from a few weeks back that confirmed Junkenstien’s revenge before its’ reveal and supposedly contained in-game character art for the mysterious Sombra? The character’s design has pretty much been confirmed thanks to an early leak of […]