Overwatch: Widowmaker Abilities And Strategy Tips

The classic sniper, Overwatch‘s Widowmaker proves that the ancient art of scoring headshots is still just as relevant today as it always was. Her abilities are all geared toward letting her do what she does best while giving her some options for getting out of sticky situations. If you pride yourself on a steady hand and good situational awareness, Widowmaker can be a killer addition to any team.

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Overwatch: Torbjorn Abilities And Strategy Tips

Torbjorn is a tricky hero because so much of his effectiveness is reliant on your ability to place his turret somewhere where it won’t be killed. Of all the heroes in Overwatch, Torbjorn is likely to be the least used because of this. Unlike many, he will only be useful in certain situations—like playing Escort or Assault game modes on the defensive team. Otherwise, he’s just not all that viable. That said, there are moments when he can really shine, which we’ll get into below.

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Overwatch: Mei Abilities And Strategy Tips

Overwatch‘s Mei is an incredibly resilient defensive hero who excels at crowd-control. Her ability to freeze multiple opponents or stall pushes makes her useful in just about any situation and she is seriously one of the heroes who, at this stage, might be considered over-powered. If you like the idea of manipulating the flow of combat, Mei is the woman for the job.

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Overwatch: Junkrat Abilities And Strategy Tips

Do you like the idea of spamming grenades all over the map and making everyone on the other team hate you? Meet Overwatch‘s Junkrat—a defensive hero who can either be a great ally or the most frustrating enemy. Using his grenade launcher, he can suppress enemy positions while remaining safely behind cover. He’s not the hero to play if you want to rack up a disturbing amount of kills, but his ability to constantly harass and upset enemy formations will have the other side pulling their hair out.

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Wot I Think: Duskers

After nine months in the womb of early access, Duskers has finally been born. Out it comes, snarling and writhing like the science fiction nightmare it is, covered in slime and engine oil. Congratulations, game developers! It’s beautiful. No, really, it is. And here’s Brendan to tell you why.

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Overwatch: Hanzo Abilities And Strategy Tips

Hanzo is one of the trickiest heroes in Overwatch and is far from a good choice for a new player. Part of this has to do with his tendency to play as a sniper, like Widowmaker, but with a bow that requires compensating for distance due to the drop in velocity of his arrows. Timing head shots while also managing the natural arc of an arrow requires practice, but fortunately Hanzo has some good utility to help make him feel more useful. If you like sniping but want an alternative to Widowmaker, Hanzo is worth a try.

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Overwatch: Bastion Abilities And Strategy Tips

Overwatch‘s Bastion brings true meaning to the term “defensive hero” with his ability to set up as a deadly sentry and shut down whole areas of the map. He’s also a bit of a delicate flower, but with a strong understanding of each map, Bastion can set singlehandedly ruin even the strongest pushes. If you like camping, you like Bastion.

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