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What's the deal with Maps in Overwatch?

What's the deal with Maps in Overwatch?

CaptainPlanet details the history of Maps and the systems that arose to shepherd them in competitive Overwatch and breaks down the Overwatch community's complaints regarding the MLG Vegas map predetermined map pool. With Graphs!

Overwatch Hero Tier List and Meta Report: Whose Meta is it Anyway?

Overwatch Hero Tier List and Meta Report: Whose Meta is it Anyway?

Dreamhack is over, Apex has moved to the finals, and Misfits has bucked the meta once again with a crazy new lineup. CaptainPlanet breaks down Misfits' take on traditional dive comps and explains the triple-tank meta lineup that it defeated in Dreamhack's finals.

Overwatch Hero Tier List and Meta Report: Season 2 Review

Overwatch Hero Tier List and Meta Report: Season 2 Review

Season 2 is over and CaptainPlanet is here to distract you during the off-season with an Overwatch history lesson. Read along as historical Metas are reviewed, Sombra's future is considered, and hero MVP candidates are discussed!

Sp0h's Map Callouts: King's Row

Sp0h's Map Callouts: King's Row

Sp0h is back to present his weekly Overwatch map callouts and strategy column. Every week, Overbuff will be publishing a new Map callout guide accompanied by beautiful graphics and explanation. This week's map: King's Row.

Overwatch Hero Tier List and Meta Report: Overwatch World Cup Edition

Overwatch Hero Tier List and Meta Report: Overwatch World Cup Edition

CaptainPlanet is back with an all new, Overwatch World Cup Meta Report. Read more, as he explores hero usage, team hero pools, player hero pools, hero MVPs, and more from BlizzCon's premier Overwatch event.

Sp0h's Map Callouts: Volskaya Industries

Sp0h's Map Callouts: Volskaya Industries

Sp0h is back from BlizzCon to present his weekly Overwatch map callouts and strategy column. Every week, Overbuff will be publishing a new Map callout guide accompanied by beautiful graphics and explanation. This week's map: Volskaya Industries.

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Sombra

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Sombra

CaptainPlanet finally got to sit down and test out Sombra ahead of her release next week on the PTR. Instead of re-hashing what everyone already knows, we will be focusing on the unknowns of Sombra to give more context to how this hero will fit in with the rest of the cast.

The Overwatch League: Editorial + Pro Impressions

The Overwatch League: Editorial + Pro Impressions

Blizzard has taken its largest risk yet by announcing the creation of The Overwatch League. I caught up with Exi, Krawnnic, and Skipjack on the BlizzCon floor to get their take on the groundbreaking announcment.

Sp0h's Map Callouts: Hanamura

Sp0h's Map Callouts: Hanamura

Sp0h is back with his weekly Overwatch map callouts and strategy column. Every week we will be publishing a new Map callout guide accompanied by beautiful graphics and explanation. This week's map: Hanamura.

Overwatch Hero Tier List and Meta Report: A Meta Divided

Overwatch Hero Tier List and Meta Report: A Meta Divided

This week, I examine the differences in eastern vs. western regional metas and conclude that Roadhog has made a huge jump in the west. This week of Roadhog dominance may be short-lived, however, as his usage is inextricably tied to Mei's popularity and smart teams will look to play her more in the future.