Ophelie Castelot

Ophelie Castelot

Ophelie is both an esport and journalism lover. She is the former head of the CS:GO section for a major esport website. Ophelie has been analyzing Overwatch ever since its release in 2016.
Junker Queen giving the thumb down - Overwatch 2 issues and Bugs

All Known Overwatch 2 Issues and Bugs

Everything you need to know about the Overwatch 2 issues and bugs preventing you from playing the game and how to fix them. After months of anticipation, Overwatch 2 is finally here. Unfortunately, several issues

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Young-seo "KariV" Park sits in his gaming chair with headset on wearing his Toronto Defiant jersey

Overwatch League: Florida Mayhem Signs KariV

Florida Mayhem welcomes flex support player Young-seo “KariV” Park. Florida Mayhem is onboarding Young-seo “KariV” Park for the upcoming Overwatch League season. The flex support player, who previously played with Los Angeles Valiant, Toronto

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The cast of heroes from Overwatch stands under a sunny sky together with the Overwatch 2 logo above their heads.

Overwatch 2 PvP Beta Begins In April

Overwatch 2 enters testing with a closed beta to come in late April 2022. Overwatch Game Director Aaron Keller shared some uplifting news regarding Overwatch 2 in the latest Developer Update. In this video,

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CSGO Blast bans Russian-based teams

CS:GO: BLAST Premier Bans Russian Teams

BLAST Premier bans all Russian-based teams from joining their events. Due to the ongoing war in Ukraine, BLAST Premier bans all Russian-based teams for the foreseeable future. The organization also decided to cancel the

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JJoNak playing in the Overwatch League

Overwatch League: JJoNak Leaves Seoul Dynasty

Sung-hyeon “JJoNak” Bang parts ways with Seoul Dynasty ahead of the Overwatch League 2022 Season debuts. Four months after joining Seoul Dynasty and with no match played with the team, JJoNak announces taking some

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JJANGGU leaving the Houston Outlaws

OWL: JJANGGU Retires From Competitive Overwatch

Myung-heum “JJANGGU” Cho retires from competitive Overwatch to enlist in the military. Former Houston Outlaws tank player Myung-heum “JJANGGU” Cho announces his decision to retire from competitive Overwatch to join the military. JJANGGU began

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Microsoft Overwatch

Can Microsoft save the Overwatch League?

With Microsoft’s acquisition of Blizzard, what are the implications for the Overwatch League? We have known this for years: Blizzard doesn’t often do good when it comes to esports. Sure, the company is behind

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The Shanghai Dragons stand together in their team jerseys ahead of 2021's Overwatch League's Championship competition

Overwatch League: Team of the Year 2021

ESTNN names the Shanghai Dragons as 2021’s Overwatch League Team of the Year. The Shanghai Dragons had a stellar run in the Overwatch League this year, despite a rocky start in the competition. 2021

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Luka "Aspire" Rolovic appears next to the Toronto Defiant logo and the words "Welcome Aspire".

Overwatch League: Toronto Defiant Signs Aspire

Luka “Aspire” Rolovic joins Toronto Defiant for the rest of the Overwatch League 2021 season. After two successful 30-day contracts, Toronto Defiant officially welcomes DPS player Luka “Aspire” Rolovic to the team. Aspire first

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Seung-hyun "Ivy" Lee stands in a NYXL jersey with Overwatch hero Genji behind him and the words "Thank you Ivy" next to him.

Overwatch League: Ivy From NYXL Retires

Seung-hyun “Ivy” Lee, flex DPS player for New York Excelsior, retires from the Overwatch League. As the Summer Showdown is ending, New York Excelsior is bidding farewell to one of their latest picks. Seung-hyun

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Pro Overwatch player Shin "Kalios" Woo-yeol stands with hero D.VA behind him, an NYXL logo and the words "Welcome Kalios."

Overwatch League: NYXL Signs Kalios

New York Excelsior signs former Boston Uprising Shin “Kalios” Woo-yeol as their new off-tank player. New York Excelsior welcomes a new off-tank player: Shin “Kalios” Woo-yeol. The team placed 4th in the June Joust

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Overwatch Now Supports Cross-Play

In the latest Developer Update, Aaron Keller announced that Overwatch will now support cross-play between all platforms. This is a great day for the entire Overwatch community: cross-play is coming to Overwatch. This means

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Overwatch heroes Tracer and Brigitte round a corner in-game wearing the London Spitfire skins.

Overwatch: London Spitfire Changes Head Coach

Justin “reprize” Hand retires from his position as Head Coach for London Spitfire. Mads “fischer” Jehg takes his place on the Overwatch League team. London Spitfire announces changing Head Coach, only hours before the

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Overwatch: Erster Leaves Shanghai Dragons

Joon “Erster” Jeong, flex DPS player for Shanghai Dragons, announces his retirement from competitive Overwatch. As the June Joust tournament is about to begin, Shanghai Dragons flex DPS Joon “Erster” Jeong announces his retirement

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A shot of Overwatch 2's new map, Toronto, showing a city street lined with some snow.

New Maps In Overwatch 2

Get a first look at Overwatch 2’s new maps! Overwatch 2 comes with heroes changes, new modes, and brand-new maps. Blizzard already teased some maps during Blizzcon, the Overwatch 2 Developer PVP Livestream brought

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Overwatch hero Winston looks forward with a shocked expression.

Is Overwatch 2 Killing The Tanks?

It seems as though tanks won’t be as prevalent in OW2. During the Overwatch 2 Developer PVP Livestream, Aaron Keller mentioned that the game will see teams of five players fight for the win,

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Esports Conquer Stock Exchange Markets

Esports spikes the interest not only of gamers but also of major investors. Esports is one of the fastest-growing industries, estimated to reach $13 billion by 2025. In 2020, nearly 1 in 4 people

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Overwatch League player Do-hyeon "Pine" Kim throws his hands up with a big smile on his face.

Overwatch League: Dallas Fuel Signs Pine

Dallas Fuel signs former NYXL hitscan Do-hyeon “Pine” Kim. Dallas Fuel, who just won the May Melee tournament with its revived Element Mystic roster, just signed former New York Excelsior hitscan specialist Do-hyeon “Pine”

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Jeff Kaplan talks to the camera with the cast of Overwatch characters in a mural behind him.

Overwatch: Jeff Kaplan Leaves Blizzard

Jeff Kaplan, the father of Overwatch, is leaving Blizzard. After 19 years working at Blizzard, Jeff Kaplan, the father of Overwatch, is leaving the company. Aaron Keller is taking the reigns of Overwatch and

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OWL 2021 Power Rankings – #8 Dallas Fuel

Dallas Fuel takes 8th place in our Overwatch League 2021 power rankings. For this Overwatch League 2021 Season, Dallas Fuel is reviving the 2019 Element Mystic roster. The team signed former players from other

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The NYXL Overwatch League team players of Bianca, Feath5r, Flora, Friday, Gwangboong, Ivy, JJonak and Yakpung appear in their own boxes with the NYXL logo and OWL logos above.

OWL 2021 Power Rankings – #12 NYXL

At the 12th position of our Overwatch League 2021 power rankings are the New York Excelsior. While the team consistently placed in the Top Three of the past Overwatch League season, the recent changes

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Lol Worlds 2020

Biggest Cash Prizes In Esports

Each year, esports draws in more players, viewers, and sponsors. The tournaments grow bigger, and cash prizes go through the roof. What are the esports with the highest prize pools from tournaments? Here are

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The Esports Games To Follow In 2021

Esports are getting more popular with each passing day. There are so many esports games and events it can be confusing for a newcomer, so here are the biggest esports games to check out

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How To Succeed In Esports

You are a talented player, and you could do as good – if not better – than some of the pros out there… Or maybe, you are just wondering if playing video games can

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Aztac of the Toronto Defiant, welcome image

Overwatch League: Toronto Defiant Signs Aztac

The Toronto Defiant signs flex support player Jeong-su “Aztac” Park. The Toronto Defiant are making their 3rd signing of this off-season. Jeong-su “Aztac” Park is joining the team as their new flex support player.

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Jia "LiGe" Chengjie stands in his Hangzhou Spark jersey. The words "Welcome LiGe" appear in black and pink to his left.

Overwatch League: Hangzhou Spark Signs Lige

The Hangzhou Spark adds Jia “LiGe” Chengjie to their Overwatch League roster. The Hangzhou Spark signs a second tank player for the Overwatch League 2021 Season: Jia “LiGe” Chengjie. It's time for a promising

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Overwatch League player Ki-hyo "Xzi" Jung wears a Paris Eternal jersey and a headset and plays at a PC

Overwatch League: Dallas Fuel Signs Xzi

The Dallas Fuel adds one more former Element Mystic player: Ki-hyo “Xzi” Jung, from the Paris Eternal. The Dallas Fuel is taking one more step toward a full Element Mystic roster by signing one

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Se-hwan "ChoiSehwan" Choi stands in his new Guangzhou Charge jersey. The words "Welcome Choisehwan, damge #13" appear beside him

Overwatch League: Guangzhou Charge Signs ChoiSehwan

The Guangzhou Charge welcomes flex DPS player Se-hwan “ChoiSehwan” Choi. One more day, one more signing announcement from the Guangzhou Charge. After Young-seo “KariV” Park, Chan-hee “Mandu” Kim and Zou “MYKaylee” Zijie, the Guangzhou

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Overwatch League player Zou "MYKaylee" Zijie stands next to a line of overlapping GZ's and the words Welcome Mykaylee Damage #34

Overwatch League: Guangzhou Charge Signs MYKaylee

Zou “MYKaylee” Zijie, formerly known as Kayleee, joins the Guangzhou Charge for the Overwatch League 2021 Season. Two days after signing the support players Young-seo “KariV” Park and Chan-hee “Mandu” Kim, the Guangzhou Charge

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Overwatch League player Chan-hee "Mandu" Kim stands next to a line of GZ's overlapping and the words "Welcome Mandu Suppoer #2" with the Guangzhou Charge logo

Overwatch League: Guangzhou Charge Signs Mandu

Mandu is joining the Guangzhou Charge for the Overwatch League 2021 Season. Former New York Excelsior support player Chan-hee “Mandu” Kim found a new team for the Overwatch League 2021 Season: the Guangzhou Charge.

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Overwatch League player Pan-seung "Fate" Koo in a Valiant jersey walking down in the OWL arena

Overwatch League: Shanghai Dragons Signs Fate

The Shanghai Dragons welcome former Los Angeles Valiant and Florida Mayhem main tank Pan-seung “Fate” Koo. Pan-seung “Fate” Koo takes once again his fate into his own hands and joins his third Overwatch League

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Young-seo "KariV" Park sits in his gaming chair with headset on wearing his Toronto Defiant jersey

Overwatch League: Kariv Joins Guangzhou Charge

The Guangzhou Charge sign former Toronto Defiant and Los Angeles Valiant player Young-seo “KariV” Park. One day after releasing three players, the Guangzhou Charge is signing some fresh blood to its roster. Young-seo “KariV”

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Jecse walks through the crowd toward the stage in his Seoul Dynasty jersey

Overwatch League: Dallas Fuel Signs Jecse

The Dallas Fuel are signing one more Element Mystic player: Seung-soo “Jecse” Lee. The Dallas Fuel is continuing its revival of the old Element Mystic crew. As the team already has 6 former Element

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Overwatch League player Tae-hee “Jerry” Min leans back and smiles with the words "Get to know Jerry" next to him and "Boston Up" in the corner with a faded grey Boston Uprising logo as the background

Overwatch League: Washington Justice Adds Jerry

Former Boston Uprising player Tae-hee “Jerry” Min joins the Washington Justice. Two days after Yeon-joon “ArK” Hong announced his retirement from professional Overwatch, the Washington Justice is adding some fresh blood to the team.

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A headshot of Overwatch League player Eui-Seok "Fearless" Lee with the Shanghai Dragons dragon logo behind him in red and the word "Fearless" on the edge

Overwatch League: Dallas Fuel Signs Fearless

Former Shanghai Dragons player Eui-Seok “Fearless” Lee joins the Dallas Fuel. The Dallas Fuel continues its road to bring back the old Mystic Element gang together. The team is adding the talented off-tank player

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Pro Overwatch League player Chan-hee "Mandu" Kim walks down an aisle high fiving excited fans with the name on his NYXL jersey visible

Overwatch League: NYXL Releases Mandu

The New York Excelsior releases flex support player Chan-hee “Mandu” Kim. Less than a day after the departure of Dong-gyu “Mano” Kim, who is joining the Philadelphia Fusion, the NYXL announce another release. The

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Overwatch player Zheng "Shy" Yangjie playing from Team China in the Overwatch World Cup

Overwatch League: Hangzhou Spark Signs Shy

The Hangzhou Spark signs Shy for the Overwatch League 2021 Season. The Hangzhou Spark is promoting Zheng “Shy” Yangjie from Bilibili Gaming, the Spark’s academy team, to the main roster. "I wish to keep

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Overwatch League player Julian "BEAST" Lauandos walking off stage with his Toronto Defiant teammates after a win

Overwatch League: Toronto Defiant Drops Ten Players

The Toronto Defiant releases ten players, leaving only Andreas “Logix” Berghmans on the roster. The Toronto Defiant is parting ways with Andreas “Nevix” Karlsson, Thomas “zYKK” Hosono, Harrison “Kruise” Pond, Brady “Agilities” Girardi, Seb

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Photos of Overwatch League players Nenne, Hotba, Bianca and WhoRU appear with Overwatch characters above them with an NYXL logo above and a NYC skyline behind

Overwatch League: NYXL Releases Five Players

The New York Excelsior is saying goodbye to Haksal, Nenne, WhoRU, HOTBA and BiaNcA. Following the footsteps of the Florida Mayhem, Dallas Fuel, Los Angeles Valiant, Guangzhou Charge and Vancouver Titans, the New York

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The former roster of the Dallas Fuel stand in their team jerseys, a hand written card with the words "Thank you" appears below the photo

Overwatch League: Dallas Fuel Releases All Players But One

The Dallas Fuel chose not to renew multiple player contracts, including Stefan “Onigod” Fiskerstrand, William “Crimzo” Hernandez, Dylan “aKm” Bignet, Young-jin “Gamsu” Noh, Nolan “Paintbrush” Edwards, Lucas “NotE” Meissner, Ashley “Trill” Powell and Won-sik

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