Video game publishers want us to get hooked on loot boxes and microtransactions. But you can turn the tables and remove the RNG with ThinkGeek’s officially licensed Overwatch Loot Box cookie jar. As far as you’re concerned, every item inside can be Legendary.
“The team needs you. Be their shield.” Overwatch‘s latest origin short film is about the Crusader, Reinhardt. Set during their last stand against the Omnics, the film sees Reinhardt mature a few minutes too late, and explains how Eichenwalde is what it is today.
Play with Overwatch‘s Shimada brothers even if you’re offline. Both Genji and Hanzo come with their respective weapons as well as dragon attack accessories. Genji has a double-jointed neck and movable chest parts, while Hanzo has a highly detailed tattoo and costume.
“Ryūjin no ken wo kurae!” After debuting with Tracer, Japan’s Max Factory continues its series of 6″ Overwatch action figures with the game’s resident cyborg ninja. The Genji action figure comes with a katana, a wakizashi, translucent shuriken and various interchangeable hands.
Illustrators Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley follow up their amazing The Raid poster with an equally chaotic print based on the hit FPS Overwatch. Officially licensed by Blizzard, the 36″x24″ Hanamura Showdown sees the game’s characters battling robots in a Japanese mall.
Errant Signal compares the social elements of Overwatch and its inspiration, Team Fortress 2. Like iOS compared to Android, Blizzard opted for a safer and more user friendly experience, whereas Valve gave players more freedom of expression and ways to find their niche.