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Overwatch: Sigma D.Va combo is the most devastating yet

Published: 22/Sep/2019 18:54 Updated: 22/Sep/2019 19:14

by Brent Koepp

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An Overwatch duo’s devastating Play of the Game reminds us of a deadly character combination that should never be overlooked: tank heroes Sigma and D.Va.

Sigma was added to Overwatch with a patch on August 12 after a slew of cryptic teases and hints, and has since become one of the best heroes to push back against the opposing team by using his Experimental Barrier.

Orisa was previously considered to be one of the top combo characters for the astrophysicist because of her own barrier skill, but the recent update on September 17 loosened their hold a little bit, making it so Sombra’s hack can take his shield away.

D.Va and Sigma combo

Reddit user ‘Shirikova’ uploaded a video on September 21, reminding players that not all hope is lost with the recent patch – D.Va is still here.

In the clip, the player’s team is trying to capture Attack point B in the Temple of Anubis map. Suddenly, a well-coordinated use of both Sigma and D.Va’s ultimates at the same time wreaks havoc on the enemy, and nabs a six-kill wipe in a matter of seconds as the bomb explodes just as the foes are slammed to the ground.

The other half of the deadly duo ‘Island_Wind’ also uploaded their point-of-view to Reddit, where players could watch the obliteration from a different perspective.

Hilariously, while a joint team effort, the D.Va player got the POTG, while Sigma was awarded with a highlight. 

This is just one of those rare occasions where fans almost wish there could be two Play of the Games in certain circumstances.

Sigma and McCree combo

If D.Va isn’t your style, American hero McCree can also prove to be deadly when paired up with the astrophysicist, as demonstrated by YouTuber ‘Iceman9009’.

In order to pull off the combo properly, Sigma needs to use his Gravitic Flux to throw the opposing team up in the air while the cowboy-esque character uses his High Noon. It doesn’t look as cool as the combination with the Korean hero, but it can still net you some kills if done properly.

Overwatch is releasing on the Nintendo Switch on October 15, making this the perfect time to learn some new character combos in time for the game’s first ever handheld release.

It also boasts motion controls, giving players a whole new way to practice the accuracy of their shots.

Cosplay

Overwatch cosplayer gets ready for Halloween as a perfect Mercy

Published: 30/Oct/2020 22:39 Updated: 31/Oct/2020 6:35

by Nate Searl

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Halloween is almost upon us, and cosplayers everywhere are preparing for the holiday. This Overwatch Mercy cosplay goes above and beyond when bringing this angelic healer to life and deserves some extra recognition. 

When Overwatch came out back in 2016, there were only three healers, and Mercy was one of them. A lot has changed since then and there are a lot more Heroes, and the hero herself has seen quite a few changes. Despite this, she remains a fan favorite, especially for cosplayers.

There are plenty of awesome OW cosplays out there, but Hanxiaoyue really brings her to life with the help of @Anka_Ephemere on Twitter. The two collaborate for a fantastic rendition with excellent photography and visual effects.

Mercy cosplayer preps for Halloween

Despite the fact that Witch Mercy is Mercy’s Halloween skin, Hanxiaoyue went with the Winged Victory skin with some extra spooky effects, and she nailed it. Starting with her hair, she puts her blonde hair in a ponytail and parts her bangs. It is held back by a golden crown with wing-like ear guards, just like in the cosmetic. To cap it off, she includes the fern-like plants behind her ears.

For her attire, she dons a white tunic with gold embroidery held up with a brown rope. On her arms and legs, she wears bracelets. On her back, she has Mercy’s signature wings, modeled directly off of the skin. Then, there is of course the staff, which is perfect down to the last little leaf.

If the cosplay itself wasn’t impressive enough, the graphic design that goes along with it really gives it life. @Anka_Ephemere includes two shots with Mercy on a dark and fiery battlefield, and then another two with her at what appears to be Ilios Ruins.

The first two images are fitting for the hero, as she is a beacon of hope and light on the battlefield. The Winged Victory skin also based on the Goddess Nike and works well with the other images on Ilios, which is an Overwatch map based on Santorini in Greece.

This is one of the most impressive Mercy cosplays out there, and Hanxiaoyue really brings the character to life along with @Anka-Ephemere’s photography and graphic design.