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Overwatch Pro Embraces Tranquility, Miraculously Avoids Certain Doom Overwatch Pro Embraces Tranquility, Miraculously Avoids Certain Doom

Other Zenyatta players might be stronger, faster, and/or literally Seoul Dynasty’s Ryujehong, but this is, without a doubt, The One True Zenyatta.

Mario Odyssey Players Are Breaking The New Balloon Mode Mario Odyssey Players Are Breaking The New Balloon Mode

Growing up, you probably played hide-and-seek, and you probably had one friend who was so good at hiding that it felt like they’d vanished. Well, imagine that they could literally phase through walls in order to win, and you’ll have an idea of how Mario Odyssey players are feeling right now.

Fans Have Spent Over $150,000 Cheering Overwatch League Teams On Twitch Fans Have Spent Over $150,000 Cheering Overwatch League Teams On Twitch

Yesterday, Twitch introduced “cheering” functionality to its Overwatch League streams, allowing viewers to express team loyalty with actual money. Oddly, however, none of that money is going directly to teams.

Steam User Develops His Own Way To Find New Games Steam User Develops His Own Way To Find New Games

These days, Steam is one-part library, one-part labyrinth. The sheer volume of games on the service is overwhelming. Valve’s solution to the problem has been to double down on algorithms, but many still don’t feel like Steam is helping them find diamonds in the rough. Enter Steam 250.

We Discuss The Best And Worst Overwatch Maps We Discuss The Best And Worst Overwatch Maps

Overwatch maps are like candy grab-bags. Sometimes, you get an M&M. Other times, you get a black licorice chew.

   

Blizzard has announced that it’s hosting a Warcraft III invitational tournament at the end of the month. Yes, Warcraft III, the one with strategy and sheep that explode if you click on them enough. Veteran pros like Madfrog and Tak3r will participate in the event, which will be accompanied by balance changes and…

Kid Gets Swatted After Popular YouTuber Helps Him Get Thousands Of Subscribers Kid Gets Swatted After Popular YouTuber Helps Him Get Thousands Of Subscribers

The past handful of days have been a whirlwind for Peter “Rolly Ranchers” Varady. In that time, the 12 year-old has gone from being just another kid trying his hand at YouTube, to someone with nearly 100,000 subscribers, to a swatting victim.

Twitch Really Wants You To Watch Overwatch League Twitch Really Wants You To Watch Overwatch League

Twitch is all aboard the Overwatch League train, which makes sense, considering that the streaming service reportedly paid $90 million for a ticket. Now it’s offering Overwatch players incentives to tune in.

PUBG Streamer Meets Fan, Defeats Him In Gentlemanly Duel PUBG Streamer Meets Fan, Defeats Him In Gentlemanly Duel

Jake “ChocoTaco” Throop closed in on his final enemy in a tense PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds match. One sniper shot. Missed. Two. Missed. Three. Then Throop noticed something. “Wait,” Throop asked, “is he trying to pan fight?”

AI Learns To Play Mario 64, Gets A Star AI Learns To Play Mario 64, Gets A Star

We’ve seen artificial intelligence learn how to play games like Super Mario World and Mario Kart, but Mario 64 is a whole different animal.

Despite Player Decline, PUBG Isn't Doomed Despite Player Decline, PUBG Isn't Doomed

This week, portions of the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds community whipped themselves into a tizzy over charts showing that the game’s active player base has been in decline since mid-January. This comes amidst a backdrop of growing dissatisfaction with the game.

What Overwatch Would Look Like As A Fighting Game What Overwatch Would Look Like As A Fighting Game

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.

Geguri And Other Overwatch League Players Delayed By Visa Issues Geguri And Other Overwatch League Players Delayed By Visa Issues

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.

       

Shroud of the Avatar, the Ultima spiritual successor from Richard Garriott’s team at Portalarium, is finally coming out next month. The fantasy RPG has been in early access since 2014, and while its path to launch has not been without controversy, it’s now set to launch on March 27.

PUBG Players Gifted Chicken Dinner By Strange Naked Man PUBG Players Gifted Chicken Dinner By Strange Naked Man

Sometimes, you’ve just gotta know your limits.

To Understand Twitch's New Dress Code, I Went To A Mall To Understand Twitch's New Dress Code, I Went To A Mall

Effective next week, Twitch’s new rules for what streamers are allowed to wear on-camera stipulate, among other things, that your attire “should be appropriate for a public street, mall, or restaurant.” In light of that, I ventured to A Real Mall to scrounge for fashion advice. I picked up some dress code tips along…

Overwatch League Teams Are Making Their First Trades Overwatch League Teams Are Making Their First Trades

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.

Rare Says Sea Of Thieves Will Run Well Even On Crappy PCs Rare Says Sea Of Thieves Will Run Well Even On Crappy PCs

Usually, when developers talk about PC ports of big games, they emphasize top-tier performance. The best possible graphics, the highest resolutions. God rays, 4k, a million frames per second. Rare, though, has taken a different approach with Sea of Thieves.

Compete Discusses: Is Overwatch League Any Good, Or What Compete Discusses: Is Overwatch League Any Good, Or What

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.

Dragon Ball FighterZ Mods Introduce Sonic, Nic Cage Dragon Ball FighterZ Mods Introduce Sonic, Nic Cage

It’s the question that’s been asked by fan fiction since the dawn of time: who would win in a fight between Goku and Sonic The Hedgehog? And, more importantly, what would happen if all the purple parts of Frieza were Nic Cage’s face?

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