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Meet Overwatch’s Next Hero – Baptiste

Overwatch is getting a new hero joining their roster, a combat medic bad guy who turned babyface to join the good guys – Baptiste!

Check out the origin story video below:

Mobilize alongside the combat medic who made the shrewd decision to make the world a better place, one bandage… or bullet at a time: Baptiste.

Baptiste, who originates from Haiti, was orphaned during the Omnic Wars, and was recruited by Talon to become a soldier. He soon realized the error of his way and joined up with Overwatch to bring peace and safety to mankind.

While we don’t have any concrete info info to go on about Baptiste, he appears to have a grenade launcher, kind of like the Demolition Man in TF2 or Pharah in Overwatch. This may mean he can launch a grenade that can splash heal or splash damage (or perhaps both simulaneously).

He also has a visor over one eye that, aside from being part of a great Vegeta cosplay, could double in helping him find people that need healing – or perhaps function similar to Soldier 76’s visor as a special move.

The new medic character was first teased by Blizzard earlier this week, when they released a letter written by Talon squad leader D. Cuerva.

“I know better than to underestimate Baptiste,” reads part of the letter tweeted by the publisher. “I helped train him myself, and he was one of our best. I’ve never known a medic to be such a good shot, and his adaptability to new situations is a rare talent. All of us have seen our fair share of conflict, but Baptiste was built to survive. I swear he has the Devil’s own luck.”

No release date has been revealed for this hero, so stay tuned for news about his debut on the PTR.

UPDATE: Baptiste has been added to the PTR, and here is more about him from Kotaku:

He’s officially classified as a support, with a biotic launcher that fires powerful three-round bursts, a grenade alt fire that heals allies, a regenerative healing field, and an immortality field that stops allies from dying altogether. That, powerful as it sounds, is not his ult. Instead, that honor goes to his amplification field, which doubles the damage and healing of allies’ projectiles.

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“Overwatch” figures by Hasbro – Toy Fair 2019

Check out the debuting Overwatch figures from Hasbro, unveiled at NY Toy Fair 2019.The first series includes single figures of Tracer, Lucio, Blackwatch Reaper, and Sombra, along with a duo of two-packs with Mercy & Pharah, and Soldier 76 and Ana. Plus, a deluxe figure of Reinhardt, Nerf guns, and Overwatch Monopoly!

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Hasbro At TOY FAIR 2019 – LIVE – MMPR, Overwatch

Update: Sorry everyone, once we started to walk downstairs we lost all internet connection and data. But we have other videos coming tonight with more footage of everything including overwatch, marvel and star wars, so stay tuned for those.

We are live at toy fair 2019 at the hasbro HQ checking out the new star wars, marvel legends, my little pony, power rangers, transformers products and who knows what else.

Join us live and chat, and stay tuned for extended coverage of the booth later today .

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Funko Booth At NY TOY FAIR 2019 – LIVE

Our live toy fair 2019 coverage of the huge Funko booth! There is a lot of stuff here from every franchise under the sun, and then some!

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Hasbro Teases Us With Sneak Peek Of “Overwatch” Figures – Starting With Tracer

I have been waiting for months, trying not to go insane, since the announcement by Hasbro that they were making figures from “Overwatch”. Now, with NY Toy Fair 2019 looming over us, we finally have something to see – a shadowy sneak peek of their new line of OW figures, starting with Tracer!

The image was posted by the Hasbro Pulse instagram, who wrote, “Cheers love, the cavalry’s (almost) here! #OverwatchUltimatesSeries reveals Saturday 2/16 at #HasbroToyFair”

While we don’t officially know much about the figures, we do know that they will be within the six-inch scale, like their Marvel Legends figures. My hope is that the larger characters like Winston and D.VA will be build-a-figures, instead of much more expensive (and harder to find) separately packed toys.

Expect much more during NY Toy Fair, including an up-close look at their booth when we visit them over the weekend.

There have been a lot of reveals leading up to NY Toy Fair. Some of the highlights so far have included Diamond Select purchasing Gentle GiantHasbro’s “Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures” figuresMcFarlane Toys picking up the Wizarding World of Harry Potter license, Mezco’s new One:12 Captain Marvel figureMego announced new 14″ Star Trek figures, and a new line based on characters from Stan Lee’s vault, and Neca debuted a great looking Shredder and Karate Kid set.

Stay tuned this weekend as our exclusive NY Toy Fair 2019 coverage begins on Saturday! 

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“Apex Legends” Gains Over 10 Million Players In THREE DAYS

Move over, Fortnite, a new battle royale game has hit the market and has quickly overtaken it!

EA and ReSpawn Entertainment’s “Apex Legends“, a new game set in the video game world of “TitanFall”, recently launched their free-to-play game across many systems. It’s quickly become one of the top streamed games on Twitch, and made EA’s stock explode this week, making their highest gain in over a year.

It should come as no surprise that the game is capturing the attention of gamers everywhere, but no one expected it to be this successful so quickly. So much so that they have already surpassed 10 million players in a mere three days!

Respawn’s Vince Zampella left a message for fans on the Apex Legends blog, which reads:

In 72 hours, over 10 million players have jumped into Apex Legends and we’ve breached 1 million concurrent players!

This has been a truly incredible journey. We tested and tweaked. We argued and agreed. We got to a point where we felt some magic. We knew it would be risky to take the franchise in this direction, to go free to play, and do a surprise launch. But we fell in love with Apex Legends and wanted, needed, other people to play it too.

We hoped you’d love it as much as us, but never in our wildest dreams could we have expected the outpouring of support and positivity we’ve seen. From all of us at Respawn, thank you for giving us and Apex Legends a chance. Thank you for joining us on this journey. This is just the beginning! We have so much more in store for you this year.

See you in the arena!

“Apex Legends” is a class-based shooter like Overwatch, with randomized elements like PUBG. The focus is team-based combat, pitting 60 players grouped into three-man groups fighting to determine who the last team standing will be. The game has improved on elements from its predecessors, and is just really fun!

There are currently eight playable characters in the game, with plans to start adding more very soon.

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NYCC 2018 Cosplays – Part 4

It’s our last cosplay round-up from NYCC 2018, featuring more unique costumes from this epic East Coast convention.

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NYCC 2018 Cosplays – Part 3

There was a lot of cosplay at NYCC 2018 as always, and here is a look at some of the more unique costumes and designs we saw.

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NYCC 2018 Cosplays – Part 1

Check out some of the cosplays we saw at NYCC 2018!

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Everything Funko from NY Toy Fair 2018

Funko has a gargantuan booth every year at Toy Fair, and this year was even bigger than before! Here is everything we saw in their booth during NY Toy Fair 2018.

Funko was in full force at NY Toy Fair 2018, and brought many new products for the hit Netflix series “Stranger Things” along with a multitude of more horror movies. Included here are action figures, mystery minis, funko pops, bobbleheads, and a new line of classic Mattel He-Man style action figures with some familiar slashers of the 80’s.

Check out the new sports pops from Funko, including items with current roster and legendary players. Featured here are funko pops from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, and WWE.

Funko’s enormous booth also had a ton of movie licenses for their Funko Pop figures and mystery minis. Shown in this video are products from characters in Harry Potter, Ready Player One, Jumanji, Wonder Woman, Princess Bride, Jurassic Park, Home Alone, James Bond, Lord of the Rings, Thor: Ragnarok, Elf, Mad Max: Fury Road, Super Troopers, Tommy Boy, La La Land, Bright, and more.

Funko’s massive colossal booth included funko pops, mystery minis and bobbleheads from loads of TV show licenses, including Riverdale, Gossip Girl, Golden Girls, Bob Ross, Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, Game of Thrones, SMallville, Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Tick, The Walking Dead, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Funko fanatics love Funko pops based on characters from modern and nostalgic cartoons. At NY Toy Fair 2018, the company showed off many new Pops of beloved licenses, including Nickelodeon, He-Man, Thundercats, The Jetsons, Care Bears, Rick and Morty, and Disney properties like Frozen, Winnie The Pooh, Aladdin, The Emperor’s New Groove, and Moana.

Funko Pops look especially great when they capture video game licenses, and NY Toy Fair 2018 debuted a massive amount of new products from these properties.

Included are Funko Pops and Mystery Minis Blind Boxes from Marvel Comic’s Contest of Champions, Five Nights at Freddy’s, Cuphead, Monster Hunter, Destiny, Hello Neighbor, Horizon Zero Dawn, Minecraft, Overwatch, and more.

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