Other Zenyatta players might be stronger, faster, and/or literally Seoul Dynasty’s Ryujehong, but this is, without a doubt, The One True Zenyatta.
Oh, unholy day. Overwatch’s floating monk Zenyatta has found his feet and it is entirely unsettling to watch.
Overwatch maps are like candy grab-bags. Sometimes, you get an M&M. Other times, you get a black licorice chew.
Overwatch League has a talent desk crowded with men who can’t seem to find a button-up shirt that fits them. But every now and then, the hosts step out of the box and show off a look that catches the eye, one way or another. I sat down with Kotaku’s seasoned fashion writer Gita Jackson to run down the OWL hosts’…
One team in the Philadelphia Hometown Heroes showcase had some pretty slick moves ready for the tournament.
Overwatch has a colorful cast of characters, screen-filling special moves, and a hero named after his own punching arm, but it is not, in fact, a fighting game. Still, it’s fun to dream.
Yesterday, struggling Overwatch League team Shanghai Dragons confirmed that they’d signed Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon—the first woman to join the league—as well as three other Korean players. Those champing at the bit to see Geguri melt fools with impossibly fast Zarya lasers, however, might want to rein it in a little.
Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon is the first female player signed to a team in Overwatch League. Shanghai Dragons has confirmed that they’ve signed along with three other Korean players: He “Sky” Junjian, Lee “Fearless” Eui-Seok, and Chon “Ado” Gi-Hyeon. Shanghai had a 0-10 record in Season 1, so the new talent should help.
Overwatch League’s first stage had some big moments, but it felt like everybody was still trying to find their footing. With the big OWL slumbering in a mighty oak somewhere until February 21, teams are fine-tuning their rosters.
After a full year of hype, we now have a decent idea of what the Overwatch League looks like in practice. With the season a quarter over—“Stage 1" just ended—Compete staff checks in on how things are going.
Last year, Overwatch got a capture-the-flag mode. It was a fun distraction from the usual payload-pushing antics, but the game wasn’t designed with CTF in mind, and it showed. Some heroes were overpowered, levels were stale, and stalemates abounded. As part of this week’s “Year of the Dog” event, Blizzard has revamped…
Earlier today on an quarterly earnings call, Activision Blizzard announced that it plans to add new franchises and cities to the Overwatch League in its second season. The Compete staff came up with a few suggestions for those teams’ names. Some were very good; others, quite bad. Here they are, ranked best to worst.
Hairy arms and all.
“I don’t want to stream the game, because I literally get stream sniped every day,” said popular streamer TimTheTatMan of a particular griefer who kept interfering with his matches. Now Blizzard’s announced that it has banned the griefer, but only after discovering that they were using multiple accounts and…
Blizzard has announced the details of Overwatch’s “Year of the Dog” event, which kicks off on February 8. It’ll include a new capture-the-flag-specific map set in Thailand, redesigned rules that eliminate draws and make CTF more “action-packed,” and a four-week competitive CTF season. Also, there will be skins,…
Overwatch League has no women players, a fact that’s been glaringly apparent ever since the league’s debut media event, where Korean pro Kim “Geguri” Se-yeon’s name came up multiple times. Now, however, a report from ESPN claims that Geguri’s signing to an OWL team, the Shanghai Dragons.
There are those who’ll tell you that Overwatch is at its best when you’re playing your favorite hero, pushing the limits of your skill and reflexes to unseen heights. They are wrong.
In Overwatch, two teams of six compete to see who’s best at avoiding the payload and yelling at each other. Well, most of the time, anyway.
Last night’s clash between the Houston Outlaws and the Seoul Dynasty in the Overwatch League was dire for both teams. One was trying to keep a streak alive, another recovering from two straight losses, and both still posturing for a playoff berth.
After eking out a thrilling 2-1 opening win over Dallas, the Seoul Dynasty found their footing in the Overwatch League and started rolling; in the last couple weeks, they’ve seemed basically unbeatable. The Dynasty are the rebranded iteration of Lunatic-Hai, long considered one of the best Overwatch teams in the…