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Mercy’s Redesign Shows The Tug Of War Between Casual And Competitive Overwatch

In the past month, the healer Mercy in Overwatch has experienced an unprecedented boom in popularity across all competitive levels, especially in the highest tiers. The big spike in Mercy usage coincides with a massive overhaul of her abilities, courtesy of a patch implemented on September 19. These huge changes have…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Overwatch Still Isn’t Ready To Be A Top Esport

Over the weekend, Blizzard hosted the first round of qualifiers for Overwatch’s Contenders series, aka the minor league to the upcoming Overwatch League’s majors. There was some solid action, a couple surprising upsets, and a lot of Winston dancing. I don’t think Overwatch is ready to be a top esport yet, though.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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