‘Overwatch 2’ technical issues continue to wreak havoc while an upcoming video game announcement comes from an unlikely source

D.va from Overwatch

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Here we are again for one more gaming News roundup courtesy of We Got This Covered. Last time, Twitchcon was all the rage as Megan Thee Stallion twerked with Master Chief, while Twitch streamer and porn actress Adriana Chechik broke her back after misjudging a jump into the foam pit. Today in the gaming world, Blizzard’s reputation is on the line as well Overwatch 2 complaints about the launch are still unaddressed, meanwhile the announcement of an upcoming video game comes from an unconventional source and OverwatchD.Va achieves her dream of world fame, but not in the way she wanted.

There is never a dull day for gamers, especially not with Blizzard making a false start and exciting new projects around every corner. Without further ado, let’s get the ball rolling on today’s busy coverage.

Overwatch 2 continues to crash and burn as technical problems bring the launch to a halt

The Junker Queen from Overwatch 2
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A little over a week ago, Overwatch 2 released as a free-to-play rebrand. Originally thought to be the sequel, Overwatch 2 it was more of a replacement for the original, revamping the characters, environments, graphics, and more. Around the same time as Overwatch 2 launched, Overwatch to shut down its servers indefinitely, confirming that all activity will be migrated to the latest version. As if Blizzard wasn’t already in hot water for the decision to ice Overwatch, the clumsy launch made matters worse as enthusiastic players began to experience several debilitating technical issues. If the servers weren’t crashing, it was locked content and annoying bugs. Even after Blizzard addressed the issues and promised to fix them, it became a game of whack-a-mole, where one problem was fixed and another seemed to pop up out of nowhere. This time, it was an annoying bug that locked several characters, preventing players from selecting them from the starting lineup. It looks like the Overwatch 2 beta isn’t up to the standards of its predecessor.

The creative team behind the YouTube phenomenon Don’t hug me I’m scared they announced an upcoming video game

The puppet show of Don't Hug Me I'm Scared
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YouTube and Channel 4 comedy series Don’t hug me I’m scared created by Becky Sloan, Joe Pelling and Baker Terry. Using a combination of puppetry, animation and live action, Don’t hug me I’m scared parody programs like Sesame Street while juxtaposing childish themes such as anthropomorphic puppets with disturbing themes such as graphic violence and dark humor. Starting as a web series, Don’t hug me I’m scared it eventually migrated to Channel 4, where it became a global phenomenon and was expanded into a TV series. According to NME, the crew back DHMIS announced a new initiative, Blink Games, as well as the intention to release a new video game. Blinklink, the conglomerate that owns Blink Games, is a London-based company that has previously worked on music videos for Iron Maiden and Dua Lipa. At the moment, there are no conceptual details about what Blink Games has in store, but the possibility is this DHMIS inspired them to work on a psychological horror.

To another Overwatch news, D.Va is playing to win after jumping to the top of searches on Pornhub

D.va from Overwatch 2
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It’s no secret that D.Va, the 19-year-old Korean and former professional gamer, has been the main attraction ever since Overwatch made a first appearance in 2016. Unlikely enough, Hana Song was sought after by the community like many female anime characters. It’s not uncommon for anime fans or gamers to develop a harmless crush on a fictional anime character, but especially when it comes to D.Va, it’s not entirely appropriate for Overwatch fans to pine after her. After all, she’s 19. Apparently, Blizzard made the decision to give Hana Song a mature, grown-up, voluptuous model, so the blame can’t fall entirely on the audience, but after Kotaku reported that D.Va started appearing searches of Pornhub, it was safe to assume that someone, somewhere, might have taken things a little too far.

While D.Va finally achieved her dream of world fame, no one could have ever expected this, but anything can happen with Overwatch. On the one hand, there are technical issues that go beyond the launch, and on the other hand, D.Va has made history on Pornhub. Who will guess it?

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