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The First Lego Overwatch Model is a Little Bastion

Lego Overwatch models have been teased for a few months, and aside from a glimpse at a Tracer minifigure, we haven't seen a great deal. But finally, there's an actual model out in the wild: Omnic Bastion (75987). It's a 12cm tall model of the mech in orange (the character's "Omnic Crisis" skin), complete with machine gun arm and "friendly bird companion" Ganymede. Read More >>

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A Tracer Minifigure is Our First Real Look at Lego’s Upcoming Overwatch Range

It was first announced that gaming hit Overwatch would be getting the Lego treatment back in May, and the Lego Company has been releasing several teases in the months since to try and drum up some hype. But, today is the first day we get a proper look at what's to come. It's not much, just a minifigure, but it's better than those silhouettes that were revealed at Gamescom. Read More >>

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Lego’s Newest Sub-Site is Teasing the Upcoming Overwatch Range

Back in May Activision confirmed that as part of its push to develop Overwatch-themed toys, it was partnering with the Lego Company to create brickified versions of Blizzard's strangely-popular multiplayer shooter. We had absolutely no details about what was to come at the time, but Lego has started teasing the launch with an Overwatch-themed sub-site. Read More >>

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Overwatch is the Next Big Franchise to Get the Lego Treatment

Lego is more than just bricks, we all know that. Over the years the company has amassed a huge collection of licences, letting it develop sets for several famous franchises including Star Wars, DC, Marvel, Ghostbusters, Minecraft, Jurassic Park, and more. That's not including all the big names that have appeared in Lego Dimensions, either, thanks to the game's ties with Warner Bros. Read More >>

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How a Video Game Chat Client Became the Web’s New Cesspool of Abuse

Over 25 million users have flocked to Discord, a text and voice platform for gamers, since its launch in May of 2015. Despite the company raising at least 30 million in venture capital funding, the company has only five “customer experience” personnel and no moderators on its staff. From what I’ve seen, users who wish to engage in harassment, raid servers, or bombard chats and users with child pornography suffer no lasting repercussions for doing so. That seemingly any server can become the victim of organised attacks represents the strained and failing infrastructure of moderation—of Discord, and of virtually any community on the internet. Read More >>

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You’ll Soon be Able to Livestream Your Overwatch Sessions Directly on Facebook

Facebook and Blizzard have struck a deal that will see users given the ability to livestream gaming sessions directly on the social network. Named ‘Go Live’, the guaranteed-to-be-ludicrously-popular feature will see your timeline clogged with Overwatch footage, as well as a smattering of ‘lad’ videos of people tricking their apparent baes into eating shit and ‘tag your mate in this’ pictures of bananas. Read More >>

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Blizzard Attempts Overwatch Porn-Sharing Crackdown

A man who enjoys spending his time using video game assets to make DIY porn has apparently been told to desist being such a weirdo by Blizzard, with the publisher of Overwatch asking internet porn linchpin Pornhub to remove videos featuring reworked naked versions of its gaming assets. Read More >>