ARTICLES 25 Nov 2017­ by Jay Shaw

Jay Talks: Loot Boxes and Assorted Industry BS

Disclaimer: This is my personal opinion, it will be a rant. There will be swearing and I will say things that will offend. If you don't like that idea, don't read it. It doesn't necessarily reflect the standpoint of Pixel Judge as an entity and doesn't impact our impartial coverage. Loot boxes have recently become…
NEWS 24 May 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Overwatch’s Anniversary Event Now Live

One day short of the one-year anniversary of Blizzard's smash-hit, Overwatch's anniversary event has gone live! Bringing with it new cosmetics, featured arcade game modes, new arena maps, and more. One year and 30 million unique players later, Blizzard is celebrating the players and characters of Overwatch with some seriously gorgeous new skins, dance emotes for every…
NEWS 03 Mar 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

New Robotic Tank Hero, Server Browser and More Come to Overw…

Following on the heels of developer update posted about the server browser earlier this month, Jeff Kaplan and the entire Blizzard staff working on Overwatch have made good on their promises to add the server browser, and have a little surprise for all of us as well. More on the surprise in a bit, but with…
ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Feb 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Overwatch’s Next Update to Add Server Browser and More

In the latest Developer Update coming from Overwatch’s Game Director Jeff Kaplan, the team behind Overwatch is coming out with a server browser, plus some major changes to several characters in the game. Coming as part of a surprising number of content updates, following on the Chinese New Year update, the addition of a server…
ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Jan 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

The Year of the Rooster Arrives in Overwatch

The latest seasonal event for Overwatch has arrived, right on the heels of its Christmas event, this time celebrating the 'Year of the Rooster' in the Chinese zodiac. Unsurprisingly, the content for this update is centered around the solitary map set in China, with the cast getting festive in various forms of the qipao, the…
NEWS 14 Dec 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

A Very Merry Overwatch Christmas

Dubbed “Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland,” the latest major update for Blizzard’s gigantic hero shooter sees the battlefields and characters of Overwatch get a little more festive for the holidays. A new arcade game mode, which sees teams of six facing off in snowball death-matches, plus two winter map variants, and another 100 cosmetic offerings (with associated loot…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Nov 2016­ by Jordan Fong

Sombra Hacks The Planet in Overwatch

After months and months of being teased by Blizzard about the upcoming hero Sombra, we finally get to see what she’s capable of. In the past weeks, a grueling ARG (alternate reality game) was concluded and our shady friend finally showed her face. Sombra is an ace hacker who can hack other players and med…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 May 2016­ by Sawyer Scherbenske

Overwatch Short – Dragons

In typical Blizzard fashion, another character-focused animated short like the previous shorts Alive and Recall has been released, this one focusing on the Shimada family members Hanzo the archer and Genji the robo-samurai. It tells their history, shows off their moves, generously embellishes what they can actually do in-game, and pretty much canonically proves that…
ANNOUNCEMENT 03 May 2016­ by Sawyer Scherbenske

Overwatch Open Beta Coming

Winston has come out again in a blizzard-quality cinematic to deliver a very important message to all Overwatch agents: another beta is coming. This time the beta is open to everyone instead of the few who were lucky enough to get invited as long as you have or create a Battlenet account to log in…
ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Apr 2016­ by Sawyer Scherbenske

Overwatch Closed Beta This Weekend

Blizzard is cracking open the floodgates once again for players to test out their first person MOBA, Overwatch on Friday April 15th through Saturday, April 16th. Only invited players will get the beta access, but it's a good chance to try out the game early. It’ll be a stress test to see just how many…
ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Mar 2016­ by Sawyer Scherbenske

Overwatch’s Animated Short “Recall”

Remember The Incredibles? Remember how badly Mr. Incredible wanted to be a hero just like he was in the good old days? Well Overwatch’s newest short, “Recall,” starring the genius gorilla Winston, channels all those feelings in all the best ways possible. If you've ever wanted to see a scientist gorilla fight an edgy ghost…