What Makes Hooks So Damn Good In Competitive Video Games

The hook is a simple but effective tool in games: A chain, thrown accurately, pulling enemies back to their likely doom. But in the realm of competitive games, hooks seem almost ubiquitous. The reason why a hook is a near-necessity for any competitive game is simple: They’re the biggest moments…

Blizzard Is Finally Nerfing Overwatch’s Roadhog

Blizzard is finally nerfing the best thing in Overwatch: Roadhog’s hook. It’s about time — despite the hook’s awesome power, it is most definitely broken. On Blizzard’s forums, Overwatch principal designer Geoff Goodman announced the details of “Hook 2.0,” soon to be released on the PTR.