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Woody Overwatch skin idea would be spot-on for McCree

Published: 20/Jul/2020 1:41

by Bill Cooney


One creative Overwatch fan has come up with the perfect concept for a new McCree skin – one based on Woody the cowboy from the popular Disney series Toy Story.

Whether you prefer your Overwatch cowboy character Ashe or McCree flavored, most people still think of the game’s original wild west-inspired character as its quintessential cowpoke (sorry Ashe fans).

There’s no shortage of creative Overwatch fans out there either, and FumbleBee0718 has returned with another skin concept, this time turning McCree into Toy Story’s Woody.

We have to say, Jesse does pull off Woody’s trademark cowskin vest and red bandanna quite well. The only thing that doesn’t seem to be included (at least that we can see) is “Andy” written in marker on the bottom of his boot.

The fact that McCree doesn’t already have a “reach for the sky” voice line is a crime.

His name might not be drawn on McCree’s boot, but Andy does get an homage on McCree’s Peacekeeper, where his name is carved in with the appropriate, child-like style.

Finally, even his Stun Grenade has been reskinned to the mischievous climbing monkeys, and we can only hope they would come with the appropriate sound effects when used as well.

Sadly, the only time Blizzard has worked with an outside entity for Overwatch skins is the Bastion LEGO one, and since Disney likes to keep a tight lid on trademarks, we wouldn’t hold our breaths for this to become a real thing.

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There are plenty of crossovers that would be perfect for McCree.

FumbleBee has been on a bit of roll lately, as they were the same user to come up with the fantastic idea for a Buzz Lightyear skin for Baptiste, and made us really want a Disney/Overwatch skin pack.

As we said, we probably won’t see skins like this in-game anytime soon, but we do have the Summer Games event coming right up in August, which is sure to bring a load of new skins for us to unlock. Whether that will include McCree remains to be seen, but he hasn’t gotten a skin from the event for a few years, so he might have a better chance than most heroes.


Incredible Overwatch custom game lets you drive a ‘Lamborghini’

Published: 22/Jan/2021 5:21 Updated: 22/Jan/2021 5:34

by Brad Norton


An Overwatch racing game might not be all too far off now as a stylish new Workshop mode places heroes behind the wheel, allowing you to drive through any given map.

Driving a car is now possible in Overwatch thanks to the power of the Workshop. Players have modded their own custom vehicle into existence, allowing you to take it for a spin and drift through the game.

It’s not a simple trick that lets your hero move faster than usual. It’s a proper vehicle design that you can take control of and drive around. 

In fact, it’s modeled after the Lamborghini Aventador SV, giving you some style and some speed as you cruise through the world of Overwatch.

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Ever wanted to drive a Lambo? Now you can… in Overwatch.

“I’ve turned Overwatch into a Streetwatch,” GraczCourier’s Gaming revealed on January 21. While it might look a little different to what you had in mind, it functions better than perhaps any Workshop vehicle to date.

A collection of pipes and electricity effects bring the template of the car to life. Players have complete control over the direction of the Lambo, along with its speed as well.

You can drift around corners, activate nitrous, and even change the radio station while you’re in the driver’s seat. Not only that, but the custom mode appears to work across every map in the game.

This means you can boost through Hanamura, take in the sights of Blizzard World, or jet around London on King’s Row. Handling looks to be extremely precise as an accompanying video showcased just what’s possible with the Aventador in Overwatch.

While it’s a blast to drive around, there’s a unique challenge to it as well. How fast can you get through your favorite map? How long can you drift in one attempt? You and your teammates can put it all to the test.

The flashy Workshop mode is available for anyone to check out in-game now. Try it out for yourself with the following Workshop code: 4XQP4