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Defenders win 14% more on Overwatch’s Rialto map, but it’s not “hugely out of line”
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Defenders win 14% more on Overwatch’s Rialto map, but it’s not “hugely out of line”

Have you ever had that feeling when playing certain team-based multiplayer maps that things are slightly unfair for one of the teams? That one side has it slightly harder, and it’s more difficult to win when playing as them? And when you mention it or complain about it, you’re met with a torrent of “eh, seems fine to me”? Well, in the case of the Rialto map in Overwatch, you may not be crazy. read more

This AI coaches you in the middle of Overwatch games
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This AI coaches you in the middle of Overwatch games

A ‘performance analysis’ company in San Francisco is developing an AI program with the aim of making you better at Overwatch. The company, called Visor, has raised $4.7 million to fund the program, with investments from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel, Y Combinator, Afore Capital, and NextGen Venture Partners. The company intend to use the money to expand Visor and build out its team. read more

Overwatch Summer Games 2018 is live – here are the new skins
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Overwatch Summer Games 2018 is live – here are the new skins

The Overwatch Summer Games 2018 are here and – of course – that means there are a whole host of new skins and cosmetics to unlock and enjoy. The event just went live and is scheduled to run until the end of the month, concluding on August 30. The event also sees the return of Lucioball, this time set in a new arena so you’ll have some fresh scenery in which to kick the ball around. read more