It’s the GamesCom episode! Blizzard announces a new map full of plot and the latest in the animated shorts. JF has a lot of theories.
Amy and JF try their hand at creating a new offense character they’d enjoy playing… and fail miserably. Then our hosts explore ‘the story so far’ linking the story lines together and finding a lot of big gaps.
The Olympics have come to Overwatch! Everyone’s favorite international heroes take to the sports arenas. New loot boxes, a fantastic brawl, and even more hidden Sombra secrets.
It’s a quiet week on the Overwatch front. Amy and JF continue their adventures in competitive play, discuss some of the secret plot points that might be hidden in character skins, and create a whole new character from thin air.
This week, Ana (and the other updates) have gone live on the servers. Ana continues to not be Sombra, to the dismay of the internet, and JF and Amy throw around some wild theories as to Sombra’s true identity.
Welcome to Ana-Cast, the all Ana, all the time show! Blizzard announces their first new character since launch. New pieces of the Overwatch backstory are filled in, and JF and Amy speculate what all this means for the game at large.
In this tantalizing episode, Amy and JF talk about playing seriously with friends (in a listener organized tournament), share stories about their first times (in competitive play), Blizzard teases us again (with a hint about the next new hero) and Zarya’s status as a gay icon.
Competitive play is live and the trolls have arrived! Amy and JF explore the saltiness of competitive play, the problem with counter charts, and what they want from weekly brawls.
Competitive play is coming and Jeff Kaplan has a lot to say about it… clearly at the behest of his captors. Amy and JF cover the competitive format, matchmaking, and why Jeff Kaplan should play with the Overcast Heroes… if he ever gets free.
Blizzard has been somewhat quiet this week. The game receives its first balance patch, the weekly brawl leaves Amy disappointed, and Michael Chu interacts with his Twitter followers over fan theories involving Mercy.