Check out an unboxing gallery for Japan's Overwatch: Legendary Edition

What's in the box?

As we've posted about in the past, Japan's release of Overwatch: Legendary Edition comes as a physical release, complete with game card. Check out what the box has to offer in unboxing gallery above!

Blizzard says 'lots of heroes' in the works for Overwatch 2

A lot sounds like a lot

Overwatch 2 is looking to heighten the experience of the original game in every way possible. That certainly means some new heroes on the way. Just how many can we expect? According to a Playstation blog interview with Blizzard's Aaron Keller, multiple heroes are coming our way.

We’ve got lots of heroes in the works currently for Overwatch 2. We can’t get into who they are exactly, or what their gameplay might be like, but they will help round out the world of Overwatch and give us new gameplay mechanics we have not yet seen. Overall, Overwatch 2 will be offering players new gameplay changing ways to play our heroes in Hero Missions. For instance, we like to give the example of Reinhardt’s Talent called “Epicenter” where instead of a cone effect for his Earthshatter ability, it becomes an Earthshatter with a full 360-degree effect around him.

Game Informer Video - Inside Overwatch 2's Story With Lead Writer Michael Chu

Story tidbits and more

Overwatch Lead Writer Michael Chu joins us to explain the setting of Overwatch 2's story experience and the philosophy of the writing team as they head into untested waters with fan-favorite characters.

Overwatch game director would love to see Link in the game

You, Link, are the play of the game!

Overwatch: Legendary Edition recently released on Switch, and Overwatch 2 is coming as well. The franchise is reaching a whole new audience now, and the relationship between Blizzard and Nintendo is stronger than ever. Many are wondering if that could ever lead to a Nintendo character cameo in Overwatch.

Game Informer asked Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan who his dream character would be for a cameo, and he said that, "nothing would make me happier than putting Link into our game." I'm sure there would be a handful of Nintendo characters that would make sense, an Link is definitely one of them.

Diablo III: Eternal Collection updated to Version 2.6.7

Time to update!

Diablo III: Eternal Collection has been updated to Version 2.6.7. As usual, the patch notes are absolutely massive. Rather than cramming them all into this post, you can click over to the official update page for Diablo III and read up on the full details.

Game Informer Video - 110 Rapid-Fire Questions With Overwatch 2's Jeff Kaplan

In this exclusive Game Informer interview, Andrew Reiner sits down with Jeff Kaplan from the Overwatch team to answer our burning questions about the future of the series.

Overwatch director shares a special message with Japanese fans on the game's Switch launch

Due out in Japan on Nov. 29th

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan has put together a special video message to celebrate the launch of Overwatch: Legendary Edition in Japan. The game is set to release on Nov. 29th, 2019, which isn't too far off at all. Check out Kaplan's message to fans above.

Overwatch 2 director says the game "isn't just DLC or an expansion"

More than DLC

Overwatch 2 is doing things quite a bit different from your standard game sequel. All the content that appears in this second game will also be available to those who are playing the first. That has lead some to believe that Overwatch 2 is just glorified DLC, but director Jeff Kaplan wants to change that thinking. He offered up a comment on the matter in an interview with the Washington Post.

“This isn’t just DLC or an expansion. I play a lot of games. I can’t think of a single DLC or expansion of this magnitude.”

Watch British inventor Colin Furze launch a real-life version of Junkrat’s RIP-Tire from Overwatch

Just a little bit cumbersome

Colin Furze, the famous British inventor and filmmaker with over 8.5 million subscribers on YouTube, has taken on the challenge of recreating Junkrat’s ultimate weapon, the RIP-Tire, in real life!

Having spent weeks in his iconic shed, jam-packed with all kinds of tools, Colin has found a way to create a fast-moving tire using chainsaws, huge spikes, remote control devices, and even a motorbike—all while staying faithful to the original design from Overwatch.

In the first video, now live, Colin explains the initial steps taken to bring the exciting concept to life. Colin will be releasing two additional videos in the series where you’ll be able to see just how powerful the RIP-Tire really is—capable of rolling over vast fields, breaking fences, smashing cars, and anything else that stands in its way!

Activision Blizzard releases free Overwatch short story featuring Mercy

Have Mercy!

Blizzard has released a short story featuring Mercy, which gives a tease of what's to come for the character in Overwatch 2. This is a completely free story for you to download and read, and clocks in at 24 pages long. Learn about Mercy's time working as Dr. Angela Ziegler in different countries, and much more.

Check out the story here


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