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  1. Verrin

    Tracer Tribunal (3/4/2019)

    Welcome to the First installment of The Tracer Tribunal, the Fever Clan’s Overwatch Newsletter. This week we discuss the most recent patch notes, Game Nights, the game heads, and a look at the new hero Batptiste. GAME NIGHTS Tuesday Game Night Lead (8pm): Chronubis (Company Commander)...
  2. Phoenix_Ace

    Overwatch Custom Games

    This is a Quick Guide on how to set up the most used custom games we use in Fever Game Nights. Feel free to tweak them and try them out yourselves! I Recommend saving the custom games with the appropriate names! Area's Marked with a * Is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Random Free For All Human VS...
  3. B

    Looking To Rejoin Overwatch

    It has been a few months since I have played overwatch and I am looking for some training/team members to start back up in this game. I'm not exceptionally skilled I generally rank into platinum but don't really do too many matches outside of the placements. I primarily stay in the...
  4. News Bot

    Weekend Console Download Deals for May 25: Free Overwatch Anniversary Weekend

    Who's ready to celebrate Overwatch's two-year anniversary? Blizzard has a copious amount of content available for all Overwatch owners, including past brawls, new outfits, a new Deathmatch map, and more. But what about those who don't own Overwatch? Fortunately, not only is Overwatch on sale...
  5. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 4, Week 1

    The last leg of the Overwatch League regular season has begun. Stage 4 means there's only a few weeks for the Overwatch League teams to try and stake their position in the playoffs. However, with $125,000 on the line in the individual Stage 4 playoffs, even those at the bottom of the standings...
  6. News Bot

    Overwatch Patch 1.24.0.1 Begins Anniversary, Nerfs Brigitte A Little More

    The Overwatch Anniversary has begun. There are copious amounts of new skins out there, along with a new Free-For-All Deathmatch map, for those who balk at concepts like "teamwork" and "togetherness." But Tuesday's patch also includes a few reworks for some of the game's heroes, including even...
  7. News Bot

    Overwatch Trailer Steps Into the Deathmatch Temple of Petra

    Earlier this week, Blizzard announced evolving plans for the upcoming Overwatch Anniversary event. This includes a new Deathmatch map called Petra. On Saturday, Blizzard revealed Petra for the first time. Petra takes place along a dilapidated temple outside the desert cliffs. There are some...
  8. News Bot

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Dumps Steam, Joins Overwatch on Battle.net

    The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 reveal presentation that broadcasted live earlier today gave players an early glimpse at what Treyarch has been cooking up, and so far things are looking good. The game includes a number of different zombies modes, and fans will note the inclusion of eight new...
  9. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 3

    After a one-week break, the Overwatch League returns this Wednesday for the fourth and final stage of the regular season. That means things are about to get more intense, as teams jockey for position and look to cement their place in the playoffs. There's big money on the line, as well as a...
  10. News Bot

    Overwatch Anniversary Event Includes Petra Deathmatch Map & First Free-For-All Competitive Season

    Overwatch is ready to celebrate its two-year anniversary this month. While Blizzard has already announced the start date of this year's anniversary festivities, Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan offered a few more details on Wednesday afternoon regarding what exactly the anniversary would...
  11. DurandaL

    Overwatch League Finals

    So the Overwatch League Finals will be in Brooklyn, NY at the Barclay Center (home to the NBA's Nets) July 27th and 28th !! Curious to see the set up and if they fill the arena The Overwatch League Has anyone gone to the Burbank Studio to see OWL and anyone planning on going to the finals?
  12. News Bot

    First Overwatch League Grand Finals Will Be Played in Barclays Center

    The Overwatch League is on a one-week break, following the conclusion of an exciting Stage 3 Finals. But with three stages of the regular season in the books, the League is rapidly approaching its first playoff season. And while the playoffs will take place at the Blizzard Arena in Los Angeles...
  13. News Bot

    Overwatch Supports Charity with Limited-Time Pink Mercy Skin

    Throughout the past year of Overwatch patches, there's been a lot of talk about Mercy. A lot of that talk has related to nerfing Mercy or clipping Mercy's wings. But for Tuesday's Overwatch patch, Blizzard is focusing on Mercy for a different reason. With the May 8 Overwatch patch, Blizzard...
  14. Shiny

    News: Possible hints at the next hero, Sombra from Overwatch

    So i think Sombra is coming to hots. Blizzard posted this teaser on Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/BlizzHeroes/status/993535938247573505 . Not so much the dog, but the mexican festival vibe from the background and the luchador mask And then this video, in which you can see the hack...
  15. News Bot

    Overwatch League: Boston Uprising Head Coach Crusty Departs for San Francisco

    The Overwatch League has just concluded Stage 3 and the biggest story has been the Boston Uprising. They are coming off an 8-0 regular season Stage record, only tripping up on Sunday in the $125,000 Stage 3 Finals against the New York Excelsior. The team is trending upward more than any other...
  16. News Bot

    New York Excelsior Win Overwatch League Stage 3 Finals

    The Overwatch League has concluded Stage 3 with Sunday's $125,000 Stage 3 Finals. It came down to the best team in Stage 3 against the best team throughout the whole season. But while the Boston Uprising went into Sunday without a Stage 3 loss, it's the New York Excelsior that come out the Stage...
  17. News Bot

    Overwatch World Cup 2018 Groups Announced

    The Overwatch World Cup is getting ready to make the trip to this year's BlizzCon. Dozens of countries have been competing for the chance to make the Overwatch World Cup field and on Tuesday evening, Blizzard announced the groups that will advance to the next stage of competition. Here are the...
  18. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 3, Week 4

    Stage 3 of the Overwatch League concludes this week. There's a bit of a disparity between the overall standings and the Stage 3 standings, the latter of which will see four teams compete for a $125,000 prize pool. So for this week, let's take a look at the overall standings, as we always do...
  19. News Bot

    Here's How To Vote For Overwatch League's Most Valuable Player

    We reported on the Overwatch League standings after stage 3, week 3 matches and, while it did feature some MVP worthy performances, maybe you have another pick you'd like to submit. Every tweet using the #OWLMVP hashtag with the player's name or BattleTag attached will count as a vote and a...
  20. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 3, Week 3

    Stage 3 of the Overwatch League is just a little more than halfway over. And while the overall standings look mostly the same, the Stage 3 standings look quite interesting. That's because the Boston Uprising are suddenly the hottest team in the league. The termination of DreamKazper has barely...
  21. News Bot

    Overwatch April 18 PTR Patch Buffs Hanzo, Defuses Tracer's Pulse Bomb

    The Overwatch League kicked off Stage 3 in grand fashion two weeks ago when Game Director Jeff Kaplan took the stage to announce Overwatch Retribution, along with a new PvP map. He did note that the map would need some PTR testing and that time looks to have come. What he didn't mention is that...
  22. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 3, Week 2

    Stage 3 of the Overwatch League continues. And it's been a busy week for the League as a whole, not just with a full weekend of action in the books, but also with some of the extracurriculars that have gone down in the past couple of days. For those who haven't heard, the Dallas Fuel were busy...
  23. News Bot

    Overwatch League All-Access Pass Coming Exclusively To Twitch

    This upcoming season of Overwatch League players will have a new way to get exclusive in-game content, and special livestream access via a new all-access pass being offered exclusively on Twitch. The Overwatch League All-Access pass will cost fans $29.99, but Twitch Prime members can get a...
  24. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 3, Week 1

    Stage 3 of the Overwatch League has begun. Shacknews is continuing to keep up with all of the action as closely as possible. Let's look at the overall standings after this first week. As we rapidly approach the halfway point of the regular season, remember that the top six teams advance to the...
  25. News Bot

    Overwatch Prepares for 'Retribution' and New Rialto Map Next Week

    The Overwatch League has returned for Stage 3. But during tonight's action, Overwatch fans got to check out what's next for the game as a whole. Blizzard teased a return to Uprising last week. Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan took the stage during halftime of tonight's Los Angeles Valiant vs...
  26. News Bot

    Overwatch League Player Eqo Uses Insensitive Gesture During Stream

    Popular Overwatch League player Josh "Eqo" Corona of the Philadelphia Fusion has found himself coming under scrutiny following the use of a slant-eye gesture when referencing Korean players during an Overwatch Twitch stream over the weekend. Corona was seen making the gesture after someone made...
  27. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 2

    Stage 2 of the Overwatch League is now complete. With Stage 3 about to kick off this week, Shacknews is continuing to keep up with the action as closely as possible. Let's look at the overall standings as we officially head into the third stage of the regular season. As we rapidly approach the...
  28. News Bot

    Overwatch League Adding Fourth Team to Stage Finals

    The last time a stage concluded in the Overwatch League, Blizzard took swift action to help make the next stage better than before. Shortly after this, Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer indicated that the League was open to further changes. On Monday, further changes were announced...
  29. News Bot

    New Overwatch Archived Story Mission Teased For Next Week

    Via a cryptic tweet, it looks like Blizzard is either giving players access to a previous special event or a brand new mission. On April 10, "Mission files unlock." Initiating archive declassification… Mission files unlock: April 10. RETWEET to confirm. pic.twitter.com/cTevQ8M5CE &mdash...
  30. News Bot

    New Overwatch Mission Archive Teased For Next Week

    Via a cryptic tweet, it looks like Blizzard is either giving players access to a previous special event or a brand new mission. On April 10, "Mission files unlock." Initiating archive declassification… Mission files unlock: April 10. RETWEET to confirm. pic.twitter.com/cTevQ8M5CE...
  31. News Bot

    The Overwatch World Cup Returns For 2018

    The Overwatch World Cup is rapidly becoming a staple of BlizzCon. The event debuted in 2016, while 2017 saw the event return with a slew of improvements. On Tuesday, Blizzard announced that the Overwatch World Cup would be back for another year of global excitement, with the march to BlizzCon...
  32. News Bot

    New York Excelsior Win Overwatch League Stage 2 Playoffs

    Stage 2 of the Overwatch League has concluded. While the New York Excelsior entered the day at the top of the overall standings with an intimidating 18-2 record, they had yet to win a Stage playoff. That changed on Sunday after they came back from an 0-2 deficit to defeat a game Philadelphia...
  33. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 2, Week 4 (With Stage 2 Standings)

    Stage 2 of the Overwatch League is about to come to a close. Shacknews is making sure to keep up with the action as closely as possible, looking at this weekend's action and also ahead to what lies beyond. Let's look at the overall standings, where the top six teams will advance to the playoffs...
  34. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 2, Week 3

    Stage 2 of the Overwatch League continues and has reached its halfway point. We're now three weeks into Stage 2 and Shacknews is making sure to keep up with the action as closely as possible. Let's look at the standings ahead of the fourth week of action. Remember that the top six teams will...
  35. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 2, Week 2

    Stage 2 of the Overwatch League has begun. We're now two weeks into Stage 2 and Shacknews is making sure to keep up with the action as closely as possible. Let's take a look at the standings ahead of the third week of action. Remember that the top six teams will advance to the playoffs at the...
  36. News Bot

    New Overwatch Hero Brigitte PTR Gameplay

    Though they may have bumbled the release a bit, Blizzard has officially revealed Overwatch hero #27: Brigitte! She's a tanky support and we clipped some gameplay so you can see here abilities at work. Pay special attention to her shield duration and enjoy! For more great videos, including...
  37. News Bot

    How to Join the Overwatch Public Test Region (PTR)

    Whenever there's new content for one of Blizzard's games, there's usually a rush to try it out via the Public Test Region (PTR). But for newcomers to the gaming world or those who are uninitiated, there's sometimes the question of "How exactly do I join the PTR servers?" Fortunately, the answer...
  38. News Bot

    Overwatch Reveals Brigitte as Next Hero, Playable Now on PTR

    Over the last couple of weeks, Blizzard has been teasing the next Overwatch hero through social media posts. We recently speculated here on Shacknews that Brigitte would be the next addition to Overwatch’s colorful cast of characters. Today, it was officially revealed that Brigitte...
  39. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings After Stage 2, Week 2

    Stage 2 of the Overwatch League has begun. Following a week off, the Stage 2 picture is just beginning to take shape. Shacknews is making sure to keep up with the action as closely as possible, so let's take a look at the standings ahead of the second week of action. Remember that the top six...
  40. News Bot

    Overwatch February 27 Patch Brings Mei, Sombra, and Doomfist Buffs to All

    The February 14 Overwatch PTR Update allowed players on the Public Test Realm to try out some big-time balance changes for Mei, Sombra, and Doomfist. With that two-week window having closed, the rest of the Overwatch world will now get a chance to expreience those changes, along with a few other...
  41. News Bot

    Is Brigitte the New Overwatch Hero Character?

    The pre-release of new Overwatch characters is essentially an event in itself and Blizzard is ramping up the hype for what seems to be a melee-based champ. Some newly revealed lore spoke of Torbjörn’s unborn daughter and how, after being saved from severe injuries, he would allow...
  42. News Bot

    Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer on Stage 2 Changes, Fantasy, Drug Testing, and More

    Stage 2 of the Overwatch League kicked off last Wednesday. After a week off, the League's 12 teams, featuring the best players in the world, continued their quest for supremacy. As the action unfolded at the Blizzard Arena, Shacknews was on-hand to catch the action, which included a Friday...
  43. News Bot

    Seoul Dynasty Signs Heo 'Gambler' Jin-woo, Assembles 'Perfect' Overwatch League Team

    Seoul Dynasty, the Overwatch League team that will be beneficiaries of the recent deal between Razer and KSV eSports, is making a crucial roster change. Before the Stage 2 split, the club has signed Heo “Gambler” Jin-woo and he brings extensive healer main knowledge along with him...
  44. News Bot

    Overwatch League Cheering Offers Exclusives for Watching on Twitch

    The inaugural Overwatch League regular season is set to resume on Wednesday afternoon. Hours prior to the week's first match, Twitch and Blizzard announced some new plans to help reward the League's loyal viewers for watching as much of the action as possible. Stage 2 will usher in Overwatch...
  45. News Bot

    Overwatch League Standings Going Into Stage 2

    Stage 1 of the Overwatch League is complete. The League's 12 teams have regrouped after a week off and now head into Stage 2 rested and refreshed. Shacknews is following along with the action as close as possible, so let's look at the standings ahead of Wednesday's opening game. Remember that...
  46. News Bot

    Watch the Overwatch Year of the Dog Puppy Rumble Live Stream Here

    Happy Lunar New Year 2018, Shacknews! It's the Year of the Dog and Blizzard has already kicked off the celebrations with new Overwatch Year of the Dog skins and a free weekend. The Overwatch team is keeping the fun going today with the Overwatch Year of the Dog Puppy Rumble. This special live...
  47. News Bot

    Tespa Co-Founder Adam Rosen Discusses the Overwatch Fiesta Bowl and College Esports

    Over the weekend, the collegiate Overwatch season came to a close in grand fashion. Blizzard teamed up with the folks at the Fiesta Bowl to host the National Championship semifinals and final game from Arizona State University. The Overwatch Fiesta Bowl proved to be a thrilling event, as UC...
  48. News Bot

    UC Berkeley Wins Second Straight Collegiate Overwatch National Championship

    The collegiate Overwatch season has concluded and UC Berkeley once again stands on top of the college Overwatch world. The Golden Bears of Cal win their second consecutive national championship, defeating the previously-undefeated UC Irvine in a 3-0 sweep at the first Overwatch Fiesta Bowl...
  49. News Bot

    Overwatch League Stage Finals Move to Sunday Going Forward

    The opening weeks of the Overwatch League has proven to be as much of a learning experience for Blizzard than anything else. As exciting as the Stage 1 Playoffs proved to be, there was some constructive criticism laid out from members of the press, Overwatch League viewers, and players...
  50. News Bot

    Overwatch PTR Update Buffs Mei, Sombra, and Doomfist; Hanzo Changes Coming Soon

    This is a notable week for Overwatch. The Overwatch League is on a break and Overwatch is getting a free weekend in time for the Lunar New Year. On top of all that, Blizzard is ready to test out some character tweaks. Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan held another video Developer Update on...