Tag: OverWatch Archives | Broken Joysticks

Nov
09

Microtransactions Outpacing Game Sales Sets a Worrying Precedent

You might have already heard the news yesterday: Ubisoft mentioned on their Investor’s Call that “Player Recurring Investments” (read: microtransactions) have outpaced the sale of full price and discounted digital copies of their games for the first time ever. In terms […]

Nov
04

Meet The Latest Hero For Overwatch: Moira

The latest ‘Hero’ to join the ranks of Overwatch’s roster is the Tallon geneticist Moira. Clad in purples and blacks this support hero uses her scientific knowledge to heal her allies and damage her foes, sometimes simultaneously. Needless to say, her reveal came as a complete […]

Nov
04

Scream “NERF THIS” At Your Opponents With This Official Overwatch Headset

The stylistic headgear worn by Blizzard’s fictional pro Starcraft player, D.VA , can soon be yours with the announcement of a line of officially licensed peripherals based around everyone’s favorite gremlin.   Razer will be releasing Razer Meka Headset, styled after the iconic headgear and color scheme that […]

Sep
27

Heroes of the Storm Volskyia Foundry Event Now Live

Heroes of the Nexus shall assemble within the foundries of Volskyia Industries with the latest in-game event for Blizzard’s MOBA. Bringing a brand new Overwatch themed Map (Volskyia Foundry), the elder sniper Anna from OW, a brand new A.I system and an in-game Pachimari limited time quest this event is a substantial amount of […]

Sep
19

Overwatch’s Junkertown Map Now Live Along With D.VA & Mercy Changes

Today is a big day for Overwatch fans as the mid-September patch bringing additional damage to the Starcraft playing D.VA, a major rework for the German doctor Mercy and our first playable glimpse of post-apocalyptic Australia with the Junkertown map.  Junkertown  We previously covered this brand-new escort map which introduced us […]

Aug
21

Junkertown Animated Short & Trailer Showcases Overwatch’s Latest Map

The Australian crime duo of Roadhog and Junkrat star in a hilarious animated short designed to promote the upcoming map, Junkertown. A mix between the stylish post-apocalyptic aesthetic of Mad max and the comedic  tomfoolery of a character like Junkrat, […]

Aug
11

Overwatch Getting FFA Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch In Next Patch

Heroes will clash against each other with no payload to escort in Overwatch’s upcoming Deathmatch mode which will be introduced in a new patch after the Summer Games conclude on August 28th. Unlike the death match-like Skrimish Mode, the official […]

Aug
08

Overwatch’s Summer Games Are Now Live – Here Are The New Skins For 2017

The summer games have arrived once again in the futuristic world of Overwatch. This year’s iteration of Overwatch’s first ever seasonal event sees some changes to the Lucio Ball mode, the addition of competitive Lucio Ball for those brave enough […]

Jul
27

Doomfist Arrives On Live Servers With New Overwatch Patch!

Overwatch’s 25th hero, Doomfist, has finished his testing phase on the PTR and is now live on the PC and console versions of the game. Alongside the release of Doomfist – who has been adjusted considerably since his initial reveal […]

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 […]