2018-02-14

Overwatch League Has Its First Female Player

The Overwatch League has been a smashing success so far despite numerous doubts by the community. With the recent news about the player acquisitions for the Shanghai Dragons, the league became a trailblazer in not only their studio design but inclusion of female players as well. It’s been announced that...

2017-11-09

Former EnVyUs Tank and Coach of Team Liquid INTERNETHULK Dead at 30

Tonight, Steve Arhancet and the Team Liquid organization shared some sad news. Dennis “INTERNETHULK” Hawelka, the former player on the legendary Team EnVyUs roster and coach of the Team Liquid Overwatch and League of Legends teams, has died at the age of 30. As a player, INTERNETHULK was a star...

2017-11-07

Blizzard Revealed Details About Overwatch League at BlizzCon

Blizzard Entertainment has finally given us more details about the Overwatch League, their ambitious attempt to overhaul the way esports is done, at BlizzCon. The league’s preseason will start in a month, on Dec. 6, with the inaugural debut season set to start on Jan. 10. Despite the fact that...

2017-09-07

Kevin Chou, Owner of Overwatch League Seoul Spot, Interested in League of Legends Teams

Kevin Chou, a Silicon Valley exec, known from Kabam, a mobile game development company, and an owner of the Seoul franchise spot in the Overwatch League, is reportedly interested in expanding to League of Legends by purchasing a team. According to an Inven report, he was in talks with the...

2017-08-25

LW Blue Might Represent New York in Overwatch League

With Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League set to start reasonably soon, more and more rumors and information about it is released. The newest snag of info to hit the web is an ESPN report by Jacob Wolf, reporting that South Korean Overwatch team LW Blue is going to represent New York...

2017-08-10

Cloud9 Gets London, Kroenke Sports Take Second Spot in Los Angeles in Overwatch League

Two more teams have paid up for playing in the Overwatch League. Jack Etienne of Cloud9 will have his team play out of London, UK, while Josh and Stan Kroenke of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, which owns LA Rams, Denver Nuggets and Arsenal F.C. will have a second spot in...

2017-08-07

Team EnVyUs Might Snag Austin-Dallas in OWL

According to a report by ESPN reporter Jacob Wolf, one more team, EnVyUs, might join the Overwatch League, if Activision Blizzard and one of the best Overwatch teams in the world reach an agreement that would allow Team EnVyUs to lock up Austin-Dallas as their Overwatch team’s location. Team EnVyUs...

2017-07-27

Overwatch League Confirmed to Launch in 2017

After Overwatch League was announced in BlizzCon 2016, the community had to go through months and months of silence from the developer, Activision Blizzard. Recently, the seven teams that will participate in the League’s inaugural season have been announced. Now, Blizzard has confirmed that the Overwatch League will start in...

2017-07-13

TI7 Prize Pool Breaks records, Blizz Announces OWL News, Disney Supports Liquid Owners

Some exciting things have happened in esports in the past couple of days, concerning The International 7 prize pool, Blizzard’s announcement of the 7 owners who will field teams in the Overwatch League with is still set for a start in the third quarter of 2017 and Team Liquid having...

2017-07-11

New People Join Overwatch League According to ESPN Report

According to a report by ESPN’s Jacob Wolf, Overwatch League has got six spots wrapped up with the agreements to participate by the owner of New England Patriots Robert Kraft, the New York Mets owners, Sterling Equities, Immortals, NRG Esports and unnamed South Korean organization, as well as a Chinese...

2017-07-07

Doomfist is Up on PTR

Overwatch is about to have one more bad guy joining the fray. Doomfist, the reason why Orisa was created, is about to hit the battle. The hero is now on PTR. Classified as an Offense hero, Doomfist is likely to find his niche as a close-range diver with a good...

2017-07-05

Doomfist Confirmed, Might Be Released Soon-ish

Activision Blizzard continues with their lore-driven approach to the introduction of new Overwatch Heroes, if a recent post in the Overwatch blog is anything to go by. The last time we got news reports from Numbani, a new Hero, Orisa, was released soon after. With the current blog post focusing...

2017-06-28

Activision Blizzard Is Putting Together Scouting Report For OWL Team Owners

Finally, after a fairly long stretch of silence on the subject, Overwatch League is getting a bit more information revealed about it. According to an article on the official Overwatch League website, Activision Blizzard are moving to figure out which players would be interested in playing in the league and...

2017-06-23

Reaper, McCree Buffs, Roadhog Nerf in New Overwatch Patch

Activision Blizzard has given Reaper a significant buff and made some changes to Roadhog and McCree. Reaper has been doing some very good damage in close quarters since its release, however, there was a bit of a problem with his survivability. While ghosting allowed him to get out, the healing...

2017-06-22

Ninjas in Pyjamas Pull Out of Overwatch

Ninjas in Pyjamas have been going through some very rough times recently. While that might not have caused it, the org made the decision to release their Overwatch roster and shelve this part of the esports scene for future consideration. Currently, Ninjas in Pyjamas is in a bad spot competitive...

2017-06-21

More Info about The International 7 and the Overwatch World Cup Group Stage Revealed

Two big tournaments in Dota 2 and Overwatch, The International 7 and Overwatch World Cup respectively, have had some details revealed about them recently. The International 7 will take place on Aug. 7-12 in Seattle. Six teams have already been invited to participate in the tournament. The lucky sextet is...

2017-06-21

Staples Center Owner Buys Into Immortals

Immortals is staking its claim on the Los Angeles area. The ownership group Immortals belongs to, including such notable people and organizations like Lionsgate, Steve Kaplan, who co-owns Memphis Grizzlies, Michael Milken, a notable philanthropist, and the venture capital group Machine Shop, has just had one more joining the fold....

2017-06-13

Overwatch Contenders Down to 16 Teams in EU & NA

Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League is expected to do a well-developed esports league with some very rich people, organizations, and endemic esports teams competing season after season for years to come. Every league like this needs a Challenger Series of sorts. This precisely what Overwatch Contenders, which had its open qualifiers...

2017-05-18

Kaiser Leaves RunAway

One of the best Overwatch teams in South Korea and the world, RunAway, has lost its anchor, the superstar Reinhardt main, Ryu "Kaiser" Sang Hoon. The move came as a shock to fans because it happened while RunAway is still fighting in OGN’s Overwatch APEX Season 3. In Season 2,...

2017-05-17

Los Angeles Will Have a Home Town Overwatch Team

Speculation about the teams which are to play in the Overwatch League is heating up. It appears that some organizations are embracing the region-based eSports team concept, which was introduced to eSports by Activision Blizzard. The TCL Chinese Theatre and Hammers Esports are setting up a new Overwatch team, which...