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Effort Vs. Effect – Overwatch’s Mercy Conundrum and the Impact of Skill

Across most kinds of games, there generally exists some kind of feature that is presumably designed to help ease new players into a game until they build up a greater…

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Nerfs For Mercy & Junkrat Coming To Overwatch’s Public Test Realm

The Overwatch PTR has some nerfs in store for both Mercy & Junkrat according to a post from Principal Designer Geoff Goodman on the game’s official forums. The changes were…

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Overwatch PTR Buffs Ana, Nerfs Mercy

If you’ve been keeping track of or playing Overwatch lately, you may have noticed that Mercy has become quite a common sight. Ever since her rework in the Junkertown update,…

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Overwatch PTR Is Tweaking Mercy & Lúcio

The Overwatch PTR (Public Test Realm) is currently tweaking Mercy and Lúcio according to a pair of posts by Principal Designer Geoff Goodman on the game’s PTR Feedback forums. The first post…

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A Look At Overwatch After The Junkertown Update: Mercy Here, Mercy There, Mercy Everywhere

On September 19, 2017, Overwatch received an update that would drastically change how two of the most popular Heroes in the game would function. To make a long story short, D.Va is…

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[Updated] Overwatch Summer Games Mercy Skin Leaked, Sombra Skin Teased

Update: The Overwatch 2017 Summer Games is now live, and the depicted Mercy skin (named “Winged Victory”) has been confirmed as authentic. Sombra’s wetsuit-themed “Tulum” skin has also been revealed alongside…

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Balancing Overwatch: Mercy, Roadhog, and Winston

As most people may know, game balancing can be a fickle thing. Of course, it always sounds like the easiest thing in the world, but adding an extra point of…

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Overwatch Character Highlight: Mercy

There is arguably not a role in cooperative games more important than the Healer. The ability to restore health to your team is invaluable, but sometimes you need more efficient…

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Is Overwatch’s Mercy the Best (and Most Underappreciated) Hero in the Game?

With a roster of 21 heroes that all have their own powerful set of abilities, it can be hard to find any particular hero that you will always need in…