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Overwatch: Vancouver, LA Gladiators, LA Valiant and Philadelphia Announce Home Venues for 2020 Season

Overwatch: Vancouver, LA Gladiators, LA Valiant and Philadelphia Announce Home Venues for 2020 Season

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Alongside the announcement that the OWL 2020 Season will be played as in individual cities, many teams have announced where their Homestands will take place. With the recent announcement of how the 2020 season of the Overwatch League will work, several teams have announced where they will host their Homestands. Vancouver Titans to Play in […]


Overwatch: Summer Games Event is Now Live

Overwatch: Summer Games Event is Now Live

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We all know that Jeff said Summer Games would be coming sooner than we expected, but no one expected it this soon. In a surprising turn of events for everyone this morning, Blizzard has released this year’s Sumer Games to live servers. Summer Games is one of fans’ favorite events of the year, mostly because […]


Overwatch League 2020: An Interview with OverActive Media CEO Chris Overholt

Overwatch League 2020: An Interview with OverActive Media CEO Chris Overholt

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The Overwatch League, in partnership with its franchises, has just announced its plans for 2020, which includes a new homestand series. The Call of Duty League is also headed for a homestand series model during its inaugural season. ESTNN sat down with Chris Overholt, president and CEO of OverActive Media Group, owners of the Toronto […]


Overwatch: Boston Uprising Signs Former Defiant DPS Do-hyung “Stellar” Lee

Overwatch: Boston Uprising Signs Former Defiant DPS Do-hyung “Stellar” Lee

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The Boston Uprising has signed former Toronto Defiant DPS player Do-hyung “Stellar” Lee. Boston Uprising has signed DPS player Do-hyung “Stellar” Lee to their roster. The Uprising announced the move this afternoon in an official press release. Lee officially retired from professional Overwatch competition just a week before the beginning of OWL Season 2. 🚨New […]


Overwatch League: How the Shanghai Dragons Upset the SF Shock

Overwatch League: How the Shanghai Dragons Upset the SF Shock

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Just in case someone missed it, the Shanghai Dragons took down the San Francisco Shock 4-3 last night, and ESTNN’s Charlotte August is here with a quick recap. The Shanghai Dragons fended off the reverse sweep from the San Francisco Shock last night in a must-watch upset, taking the Stage 3 Grand Finals with a […]



When Does Stage 4 of the Overwatch League Start?

When Does Stage 4 of the Overwatch League Start?

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With Stage 3 of the Overwatch League reaching its conclusion today, many fans are eager to watch their favorite players and teams come back to the Blizzard Arena. But when does Stage 4 actually start? When Does the OWL Stage 4 Start? Stage 4 of Overwatch League officially begins on Thursday, July 25 and will […]


Overwatch League: Washington Justice sign ELLIVOTE and LullSiSH

Overwatch League: Washington Justice sign ELLIVOTE and LullSiSH

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The Washington Justice have announced that they have signed flex player Elliot ‘ELLIVOTE’ Vaneryd and main tank Lukas ‘LullSiSH’ Wiklund to their main roster. The Washington Justice announced that they have signed Elliot ‘ELLIVOTE’ Vaneryd and Lukas ‘LullSiSH’ Wiklund to their main roster in a tweet today from the organization. 🚨 Please give a warm […]


“I Gave Myself One Year.” : Overwatch Streamer Nathan “KarQ” Chan Talks Esports, Streaming, and Getting into the Scene

“I Gave Myself One Year.” : Overwatch Streamer Nathan “KarQ” Chan Talks Esports, Streaming, and Getting into the Scene

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Overwatch player and streamer Nathan “KarQ” Chan sat down with ESTNN and talked about his exposure to esports, going pro and drops some tidbits for younger players for their journey in esports. Overwatch player and Twitch streamer Nathan “KarQ” Chan has once again been elected as Team Canada’s community lead for this year’s Overwatch World […]


Contenders team Revival signs TviQ

Contenders team Revival signs TviQ

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Earlier today, the recently formed team known as Revival announced that they had signed DPS extraordinaire TviQ, who was let go from the Florida Mayhem at the beginning of June. TviQ has become a household name in the world of professional Overwatch. He first made his skills known when he was signed to Rogue, winning […]


Overwatch: OWL Season 2 Stage 3 Playoff Power Rankings

Overwatch: OWL Season 2 Stage 3 Playoff Power Rankings

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ESTNN’s Cole Ricke takes fans through the OWL Power Rankings before the start of the Stage 3 Playoffs. The Overwatch League kicks off the Stage 3 Playoffs this week, and ESTNN is here with our updated power rankings.   OWL Stage 3 Playoff Power Rankings 1. Vancouver Titans This one isn’t a surprise. Vancouver’s dominance […]


Atlanta Reign’s Homestand was as Good as the First

Atlanta Reign’s Homestand was as Good as the First

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ESTNN’s Malik Shelp walks fans through everything that happened at the OWL Atlanta Homestand Weekend. The Atlanta Reign Homestand is all wrapped up, and it was vastly different from the Dallas Fuel Homestand that happened earlier this year. Different, for sure, but different isn’t always bad. My name is Malik and today we’re going to […]


Overwatch League Atlanta Reign Homestand Primer | Part 3

Overwatch League Atlanta Reign Homestand Primer | Part 3

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ESTNN’s Charlotte August takes fans through the final two teams they’ll see at the Atlanta Reign Homestand this weekend. Welcome to the final part of ESTNN’s Atlanta Reign Homestand Weekend Primer! Previously, we looked at the Toronto Defiant, the Philadelphia Fusion and the Guangzhou Charge. This time, we’ll be closing it out with the Shanghai […]


Overwatch League Power Rankings: Stage 3 | Week 5

Overwatch League Power Rankings: Stage 3 | Week 5

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1. Vancouver Titans The Titans have been made to bleed at the hands of the L.A. Valiant. Not only was it reaffirmed that the Titans cannot dominate DPS compositions like they can triple support triple tank compositions, but it also reminded fans that there is still some spice left in the league without an artificial 2-2-2 […]


Overwatch League Atlanta Reign Homestand Weekend Primer | Part 2

Overwatch League Atlanta Reign Homestand Weekend Primer | Part 2

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Welcome to Part 2 of ESTNN’s Atlanta Reign Homestand Weekend Primer! Last time we looked at the Atlanta Reign, Washington Justice and Florida Mayhem. This time, we’ll be covering the Toronto Defiant, the Philadelphia Fusion and the Guangzhou Charge. Without further ado, let’s begin! Toronto Defiant Kicking off part two is one of two Canadian teams, […]


Overwatch League Atlanta Reign Homestand Weekend Primer | Part 1

Overwatch League Atlanta Reign Homestand Weekend Primer | Part 1

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In Part One of ESTNN’s Atlanta Homestand coverage, Charlotte August walks fans through three out of the eight teams in attendance: the Atlanta Reign, the Washinton Justice and the Florida Mayhem. Stage 3 of the Overwatch League is coming to a close. Before playoffs kick off, however, Overwatch League’s second homestand will take place this […]


Overwatch: Montreal Rebellion Signs Vizility and Mistakes

Overwatch: Montreal Rebellion Signs Vizility and Mistakes

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The Montreal Rebellion revealed the signing of two players last night: Jeffrey “Vizility” de Vries and Stanislav “Mistakes” Danilov. The Montreal Rebellion have announced that they have signed DPS players Jeffrey “Vizility” de Vries and Stanislav “Mistakes” Danilov to their active roster. Meet the New and Improved Rebellion Vizility Vizility climbed his way into the […]


Overwatch: AvastCon May Actually Be Happening

Overwatch: AvastCon May Actually Be Happening

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Everyone’s favorite dream event may actually take place. It seems that Overwatch League fans should be excited about a possible event that originated from a meme, as AvastCon might actually come to pass. It even has a website. Created by Connor ‘Avast’ Prince, AvastCon appears to be taking place at a Chuck E Cheese in […]


Overwatch: Toronto Defiant adds Mangachu

Overwatch: Toronto Defiant adds Mangachu

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Toronto continued its additions today with the signing of Mangachu. The Toronto Defiant announced earlier today that they have signed Canadian DPS star, Liam “Mangachu” Campbell. Mangachu is well-known in the competitive scene, with fans referring to him as the “silly hero specialist” due to his ability to play off-meta heroes like Mei, Torbjorn and […]


Overwatch: Toronto Defiant signs Logix

Overwatch: Toronto Defiant signs Logix

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Toronto Defiant announced the signing of Logix from their Contenders team today. The Toronto Defiant recently announced that DPS player Logix will be joining their main roster. Logix has been called up from the Defiant’s Contenders team, Montreal Rebellion, and is now returning to the Overwatch League stage. Today we call up another from @MTLRebellion. […]


Overwatch League Power Rankings Stage 3 | Week 4

Overwatch League Power Rankings Stage 3 | Week 4

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ESTNN’s Malik Shelp walks fans through our Overwatch League Power Rankings for Stage 3, Week 4. Last week was all about the Sombra-Reinhardt duo’s: between Danteh and Muma, BQB and Fate, FCTFCTN and Shax, RCK and Fusion we could be seeing a new meta dominate the scene. The Double Sniper saw some love last week, […]


Overwatch: Seoul Dynasty’s Fissure Retires

Overwatch: Seoul Dynasty’s Fissure Retires

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Seoul Dynasty announced Fissure’s retirement early this morning. The Seoul Dynasty announced on their Twitter that their main tank player, Chang-hyung “Fissure” Baek, would be retiring from the Overwatch League and professional Overwatch, effective immediately. [ Thank you, Fissure ]#RoarOn pic.twitter.com/nvpyXlKQ3w — Seoul Dynasty 🐯 (@SeoulDynasty) June 27, 2019 Fissure’s History Fissure has become a […]



Overwatch: The Atlanta Reign’s Job Postings Pose Some Big Questions

Overwatch: The Atlanta Reign’s Job Postings Pose Some Big Questions

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The Atlanta Reign posted three job opportunities last night that have us thinking. Last night, the Atlanta Reign posted three job opportunities for inside the organization. That, in and of itself, is not groundbreaking. What is interesting, however, is what those job opportunities are. The fledgling Overwatch League franchise posted openings for a Director of […]


Overwatch League Power Rankings Stage 3 | Week 3

Overwatch League Power Rankings Stage 3 | Week 3

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ESTNN’s Malik Shelp takes viewers through the Power Rankings for Week 3 of the Overwatch League. Overwatch League Power Rankings Welcome to ESTNN’s Overwatch League Power Rankings for Week 3 of Stage 3. Last week, viewers caught an insane upset and fans and analysts alike are making their predictions for the playoffs. The Houston Outlaws […]


Overwatch: Baptiste’s Reunion Challenge is Live – All You Need To Know About the New Skin, Twitch Drops, and Sprays

Overwatch: Baptiste’s Reunion Challenge is Live – All You Need To Know About the New Skin, Twitch Drops, and Sprays

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Baptiste Reunion Challenge – All You Need to Know Yesterday, Blizzard released a mini-event called “Baptiste’s Reunion Challenge,” adding event-exclusive skins, icons, and sprays all relating to Overwatch’s newest character. The event comes with a brand-new Overwatch short story that examines Baptiste’s background in detail. Combat Medic Skin First off, it’s pretty easy to unlock […]




Overwatch Opinion: Is the 2-2-2 Role Queue a Good Idea? Yes.

Overwatch Opinion: Is the 2-2-2 Role Queue a Good Idea? Yes.

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ESTNN’s Malik Shelp gives his thoughts on the 2-2-2 role lock. At the end of Stage 2, the Vancouver Titans suffered their biggest defeat yet when the San Fransisco Shock took them down in a six-map Stage Finals bout. While the “Golden Stage” SF Shock were busy fighting against the undefeated Titans, however, another very […]



Overwatch League Power Rankings Stage 3 | Week 2

Overwatch League Power Rankings Stage 3 | Week 2

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ESTNN’s Cole Ricke takes you through all the teams in the Overwatch League in this week’s Power Rankings. Welcome to ESTNN’s Overwatch League Power Rankings for Week 2 of Stage 3. We’ve gotten to see the teams in actions, and we’re ready to release our Power Rankings! A new stage means a new patch, a […]


Overwatch 2 Rumors Start Pouring In Ahead of E3

Overwatch 2 Rumors Start Pouring In Ahead of E3

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Blizzard canceled an unannounced Starcraft FPS this week, mentioning that the team would shift to Overwatch 2. Many rumours are floating around regarding games recently. With E3 right around the corner, it’s not surprising, either. But according to anonymous sources who reported to Kotaku, Blizzard is working on a sequel to their ever-popular FPS game, Overwatch. […]


A Guide to the Overwatch Bunker Composition

A Guide to the Overwatch Bunker Composition

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ESTNN’s Charlotte August gives us the breakdown on the new meta shaking up both the ladder and the Overwatch League. A different meta now reigns supreme in the competitive ladder of Overwatch as players across the globe have encountered a composition referred to as Bunker. If you’re confused as to what it might be, how […]




Overwatch League: Florida Mayhem Release SNT from Official Roster

Overwatch League: Florida Mayhem Release SNT from Official Roster

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 Florida Mayhem continues its roster revolution as they release Sung-hoon “SNT” Kim from the official roster. It’s another day for releases from the Florida, as they previously announced that they have released TviQ from their main roster. Now, the Mayhem have announced that they have parted ways with substitute player and coach, Sung-hoon “SNT” Kim, […]


Overwatch League: Florida Mayhem Officially Releases TviQ

Overwatch League: Florida Mayhem Officially Releases TviQ

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Florida Mayhem have officially released Kevyn “TviQ” Lindström from their roster. It’s a sad day for veteran Overwatch fans, as the Florida Mayhem have released the final original player that was signed from Misfits roster. The Mayhem announced that Kevyn “TviQ” Lindström has officially been released from their roster, which isn’t much of a surprise […]


Overwatch League: Florida Mayhem Releases DPS Player Apply

Overwatch League: Florida Mayhem Releases DPS Player Apply

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The Florida Mayhem revealed today that they are releasing DPS player Damon “Apply” Conti from their roster. It seems today is a day of goodbyes in the Overwatch League. On the same day that the Toronto Defiant announced that DPS player Joon-seong “Asher” Choi is retiring, the Florida Mayhem tweeted out an announcement that they […]


Overwatch League: Toronto Defiant’s Asher Announces Retirement

Overwatch League: Toronto Defiant’s Asher Announces Retirement

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Toronto Defiant announced the retirement of DPS player Joon-seong “Asher” Choi today on the team’s official Twitter account. Today, the Toronto Defiant announced that DPS star and Overwatch veteran, Joon-seong “Asher” Choi, is retiring from the team and from professional Overwatch as a whole. Asher only played one game for the Toronto Defiant, followed by […]





Overwatch League Stage 2 Playoff Primer, Part 2

Overwatch League Stage 2 Playoff Primer, Part 2

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Welcome to Part 2 of ESTNN’s Overwatch League Stage 2 Playoffs Primer! Last time, we covered the top four teams heading into the playoffs, now it’s time to cover the four underdogs. And without further ado, let’s get down to it! New York Excelsior It’s quite shocking to see the NYXL in 5th place in […]


What Would an Overwatch Spinoff Look Like? Here’s Three Ideas

What Would an Overwatch Spinoff Look Like? Here’s Three Ideas

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Last week, Blizzard President J. Allen Brack hinted at the possibility of other Overwatch-themed games in an earnings call to investors. ESTNN takes a look at what those games could look like. On the Activision Blizzard earnings call last week, J. Allen Brack, the newly installed President of Blizzard, hinted that there might be something […]


Overwatch League Season 2 | Stage 2 Playoff Predictions

Overwatch League Season 2 | Stage 2 Playoff Predictions

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ESTNN Overwatch Contributor Cole Ricke breaks down each playoff game for the Overwatch Stage 2 Playoffs. The Overwatch League’s Season 2 Stage 2 is coming to a close, and that means the best part is just around the corner — playoffs! With a few teams seeing their first playoff appearance going head to head against […]


Overwatch League News: Dallas Fuel Sign Envy Contenders Main Tank Trill

Overwatch League News: Dallas Fuel Sign Envy Contenders Main Tank Trill

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The Dallas Fuel announced today that they have signed Ashley “Trill” Powell to an Overwatch League contract. The Dallas Fuel announced this evening that they have signed Ashely “Trill” Powell from their Overwatch Contender’s team to an Overwatch League Contract. Powell will enter the Fuel roster as a main tank. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bf4b7-KcG-0 According to a press […]


Overwatch League Stage 2 Playoff Primer, Part 1

Overwatch League Stage 2 Playoff Primer, Part 1

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Welcome to the Overwatch League Primer for the Stage 2 Playoffs! Much like our primer for the Dallas Fuel Ultimate Weekend, we’ll be breaking down each of the teams who have made it to the stage playoffs, starting from the first-place team in the stage to the eighth. So, without further ado, let’s get right […]



Top 10 Overwatch League Signs We Saw at the Dallas Homestand

Top 10 Overwatch League Signs We Saw at the Dallas Homestand

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There were some great fan-made signs at last weekend’s Overwatch League Dallas Homestand Event. Here’s our Top 10 list of the ones that we saw. #10. Taking a page out of Zenyatta’s book, this Overwatch fan was flanked by both a Dallas Fuel fan and a Houston Outlaws supporter. #9. It’s a buff to both […]


Overwatch League Playoff Spot Predictions: Season 2 | Stage 2

Overwatch League Playoff Spot Predictions: Season 2 | Stage 2

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ESTNN’s Cole Ricke takes a look at the remaining games left in Stage 2 and gives his best playoff spot predictions for the teams that still have a chance. Teams Guaranteed A Playoff Spot With only one week left before Stage 2 ends, five teams have already secured their place in playoffs while others are […]


Overwatch News: Dallas Homestand Grades for Every Team

Overwatch News: Dallas Homestand Grades for Every Team

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In leui of our usual power rankings, ESTNN breaks down the performances of every team that played at last weekend’s Dallas Homestand. The Dallas Homestand was the very first time Overwatch League teams were able to compete outside of the usual Burbank studio in regular season matches. Because of this, not all teams were able […]


Overwatch League’s Dallas Homestand was a Resounding Success

Overwatch League’s Dallas Homestand was a Resounding Success

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The OWL Dallas Homestand was a fantastic event from a fan perspective. Last weekend, the Overwatch League put on one of its best shows to date in Dallas for their first ever Homestand Weekend. Fans and journalists alike have praised the event as a terrific opening salvo in Blizzard/Activision’s plans to introduce geolocation to their […]





Overwatch League Dallas Ultimate Weekend Primer, Part 3

Overwatch League Dallas Ultimate Weekend Primer, Part 3

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Welcome to Part 3 of our Dallas Fuel Ultimate Weekend Primer! Last time, we covered the London Spitfire, the Seoul Dynasty, and the Paris Eternal. Now, it’s time to cover the final two taking part in the Texas-based event: the Houston Outlaws and the Los Angeles Valiant. You can also catch up with the previous […]


Overwatch League Power Rankings Season 2 | Stage 2 | Week 4

Overwatch League Power Rankings Season 2 | Stage 2 | Week 4

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Welcome to another edition of ESTNN’s Overwatch League Power Rankings! This week was one of the craziest, with insane upsets and close battles happening over all four days. And with only two days of action left with Dallas Fuel Homestand coming up, it’s bound to be a grand finale. So, let’s get right into it! […]


Overwatch League: Dallas Ultimate Weekend Primer, Part 2

Overwatch League: Dallas Ultimate Weekend Primer, Part 2

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Welcome to Part 2 of our Dallas Fuel Ultimate Weekend Primer! Last time, we covered the Dallas Fuel, the Hangzhou Spark and the ever-surprising Chengdu Hunters. Now, it’s time to cover three more teams taking part in the Texas-based event: the London Spitfire, Paris Eternal, and Seoul Dynasty.  Dallas Fuel Ultimate Weekend: Part 1 London […]


Overwatch League: Dallas Ultimate Weekend Primer, Part 1

Overwatch League: Dallas Ultimate Weekend Primer, Part 1

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The fourth week of Stage 2 kicks off this weekend, where eight teams will take to the stage in the Allen Event Center for the Dallas Fuel Ultimate Weekend. Leading up to the event, we’ll be talking about each of the teams, their background, and where they stand going into the games. Dallas Fuel There’s […]


Overwatch News: Shock’s Sleepy Transferred to Washington Justice

Overwatch News: Shock’s Sleepy Transferred to Washington Justice

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The San Francisco Shock recently announced that their flex support, Sleepy, has been transferred to the Washington Justice. The Washington Justice has a new flex support following the transfer of Sleepy from the San Francisco Shock. Sleepy was a crucial member of the Shock’s starting line-up during last season. Many consider Sleepy as one of […]


Overwatch League Power Rankings Season 2 | Stage 2 | Week 3

Overwatch League Power Rankings Season 2 | Stage 2 | Week 3

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It’s that time again! A new week means more games, more teams battling it out to see who can come out on top. But who we do expect to win and who do we expect to flounder? Welcome to ESTNN’s Overwatch League Power Rankings, let’s get into it! #1. Vancouver Titans Vancouver has not budged […]


Overwatch News: Storm Rising is a Good Distraction, if a Little Short

Overwatch News: Storm Rising is a Good Distraction, if a Little Short

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Welcome to ESTNN’s review of the new Overwatch event: Storm Rising! Storm Rising is a new addition to the current series of missions known as the Archives. Blizzard released the first mission, Uprising, in 2017. The mission showed Reinhardt, Mercy, Torbjorn and Tracer all fighting against the Omnic uprising in Kings Row before Overwatch disbanded. […]


Overwatch League Recap Stage 2 | Week 2 | Day 3

Overwatch League Recap Stage 2 | Week 2 | Day 3

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Welcome to the Overwatch League S2W2D3 Recap! As Week 2 is beginning to wrap up, the teams are showing no signs of slowing down. With two teams still undefeated, the battle for the top spot is proving to be deadly for any opposing teams on their schedule. With two clean sweeps on the menu, here […]


Overwatch League Recap Stage 2 | Week 2 | Day 2

Overwatch League Recap Stage 2 | Week 2 | Day 2

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Welcome to the Overwatch League S2W2D2 Recap! Surprising results were on the agenda for tonight, as teams who we didn’t expect to emerge on top snatched the victories away from the favoured squads. From a first win to debut matches for some players, here is a recap on the latest Overwatch League action. Final Scores […]


Overwatch League Recap Stage 2 | Week 2 | Day 1

Overwatch League Recap Stage 2 | Week 2 | Day 1

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Welcome to the OWL S2W2D1 Recap! Stage 2 is now in full swing, and now that we’ve seen what most teams are capable of, the power rankings for the teams are beginning to fall into place. With a clean sweep and three similar match results, here is the recap for what happened in the most […]


Overwatch League Season 2: Top 20 Plays + Analysis – Stage 2 | Week 1

Overwatch League Season 2: Top 20 Plays + Analysis – Stage 2 | Week 1

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Day 1 The fights keep on coming this week as Profit delivers the Florida Mayhem a nice little package, Ryujehong is back on the sleep dart grind and the San Francisco Shock absolutely pop off. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5sT488cE0M Day 2 Stage 2 of the Overwatch League kicked off and the NYXL wiped the floor with the Philadelphia […]


Overwatch League Power Rankings | Season 2 | Stage 2 | Week 2

Overwatch League Power Rankings | Season 2 | Stage 2 | Week 2

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A new Stage means a new patch and a new meta. The first week of Stage 1 saw many heroes that fans thought they would never see again; Soldier: 76, Genji, and even Symmetra saw a substantial increase in play on the battlefield. Some teams adapted to this style of play that many had forgotten. […]


Overwatch League Recap Stage 2 | Week 1 | Day 4

Overwatch League Recap Stage 2 | Week 1 | Day 4

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Welcome to the OWL S2W1D4 Recap! The first week of Stage 2 has come to a close, and fans were given matches full of excitement and chaos to finish the week. From Ameng crushing an orange on analyst Bren’s head to almost a full day of clean sweeps, here is just some of the action […]


Overwatch League Recap Stage 2 | Week 1 | Day 3

Overwatch League Recap Stage 2 | Week 1 | Day 3

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Welcome to the OWL S2W1D3 Recap! A shift in the meta brought new compositions to the field the weekend and some more exciting Overwatch. With another reverse sweep and a clean sweep to finish off the night, here’s what happened in the latest Overwatch League matches. Florida Mayhem versus Philadelphia Fusion   The night kicked […]


Overwatch League Recap: Stage 2 | Week 1 | Day 2

Overwatch League Recap: Stage 2 | Week 1 | Day 2

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Welcome to the Overwatch League Stage 2 Week 1 Day 2 Recap! The second day of Stage 2 was a treat for the fans as they were given some close matches throughout the day. From a clean sweep to an intense map five match, here’s what happened in the most recent Overwatch League matches. London […]


Overwatch League Recap: Stage 2 | Week 1 | Day 1

Overwatch League Recap: Stage 2 | Week 1 | Day 1

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Welcome to the OWL S2W1D1 Recap! Stage 2 of the Overwatch League kicked off last night, and some of the results were not quite what analysts and viewers were expecting. From two clean sweeps to an impressive comeback, here is what happened during the latest Overwatch League matches. Philadelphia Fusion versus New York Excelsior   […]


Overwatch League Stage 2 Week 1 Power Rankings

Overwatch League Stage 2 Week 1 Power Rankings

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Welcome to ESTNN’s Overwatch League Stage 2 Week 1 Power Rankings!  With the new stage set to begin on Thursday, April 4th, Blizzard brings a new patch, a new hero, and a new map in the League for the first time in Season 2. The patch looks to introduce changes that shake up the meta, specifically […]



Dafran is Leaving The Overwatch League

Dafran is Leaving The Overwatch League

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Overwatch Pro and Popular Streamer Daniel ‘Dafran’ Francesca has just announced he is leaving the Overwatch League. His Atlanta Reign were the 5th seed in the recent Stage 1 Playoffs. The Reign were defeated in the first round by the Philadelphia Fusion. This is a huge loss for the Reign as Dafran was one of […]


Lessons We Learned from Stage 1 of Overwatch League Season 2

Lessons We Learned from Stage 1 of Overwatch League Season 2

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Welcome to ESTNN’s Lessons Learned from Stage 1 of this year’s Overwatch League! With the first stage of the Overwatch League’s second annual season over and done with, The Vancouver Titans took home the trophy with a hard-fought victory in against the San Francisco Shock. Not a bad way to end your first season in […]



Overwatch League Stage 1 Playoffs Day 3 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Playoffs Day 3 Recap

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Welcome to the Overwatch League Stage 1 Playoffs Day 3 Recap! The semi-finals took place last night during the next installment of matches for the Stage 1 Playoffs, and fans were treated to two clean sweeps in both matches. With the finalists now locked up, here is what happened in the semifinal matches of the Overwatch […]


Overwatch League  Playoffs: Stage 1 | Day 2 Recap

Overwatch League Playoffs: Stage 1 | Day 2 Recap

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Welcome to the Overwatch League Stage 1 Playoffs Day 2 Recap! Mirrored results took place last night during the second day of the Overwatch League Stage 1 Playoffs, with another 3-1 victory and a second clean sweep. From an unfortunate C9 moment to deadly Zenyatta plays, here’s what happened in the most recent Overwatch League […]



Overwatch: OWL Stage 1 Playoff Predictions

Overwatch: OWL Stage 1 Playoff Predictions

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Alright everyone, welcome to our OWL Stage 1 Playoff Preditions! We’re going to go through each of the matchups and break down who should come out on top. Let’s dive right in, shall we? Thursday, March 21 Match 1: Seoul Dynasty vs. New York Excelsior This playoff draw couldn’t have gone any worse for the […]


Overwatch: OWL Stage 1 Playoff Preview

Overwatch: OWL Stage 1 Playoff Preview

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The OWL Stage 1 Playoffs are set to begin in a couple of hours! With teams locked in and the initial matches set, let’s take a look at each team before we dive into predictions for each individual match. That said, here’s the schedule for today’s matches. #1. Vancouver Titans   After their victory over the […]


Overwatch News: Baptiste – An In-Depth First Impression

Overwatch News: Baptiste – An In-Depth First Impression

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With the introduction of Baptiste into the official servers and fresh off the Public Test Region, many players are having their first taste of what the combat medic has to offer. Immortality Field has some interesting interactions with current abilities as well! Baptiste is definitely a great addition to the Overwatch roster. We’re going to break […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 5 Day 2 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 5 Day 2 Recap

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Welcome to the OWL W5 D2 Recap! Stage 1 has finally come to an end, with only the Stage Playoffs left to happen at the end of the week to determine the Stage 1 Champion. With every stage playoff spot now locked up, here is what happened during the final day of Stage 1. Philadelphia […]


Overwatch League Recap: Stage 1 | Week 5 | Day 1

Overwatch League Recap: Stage 1 | Week 5 | Day 1

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Welcome to the Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 5 Day 1 Recap! Stage 1 is coming to a close, and with it, we have seen mostly GOATS, but also some great plays that came with it. From actual goats showing up at the arena to some interesting team compositions, here is what happened during the […]


Overwatch League Power Rankings – Stage 1 Week 5

Overwatch League Power Rankings – Stage 1 Week 5

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Welcome to our OWL Power Rankings S1W5! With one more week of the first stage of the Overwatch League’s second season, we begin to see what teams are truly dominant in this triple healer triple tank meta. Several teams this week have managed to secure spots in the playoffs, while even more teams have been […]


Overwatch Ultimate Weekend Team Autographs Announced

Overwatch Ultimate Weekend Team Autographs Announced

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The Overwatch League has released a schedule for team signing sessions during the Owl Ultimate Weekend event taking place at the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas. The sessions will only be available to those that purchased an event ticket and the Grand Masters ticket upgrade. The event runs from April 27th to April 28th. […]


Overwatch League: Stage 1 Week 4 Day 4 Recap

Overwatch League: Stage 1 Week 4 Day 4 Recap

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Welcome to the OWL W4 D4 recap! We’re now just one week away from finishing the first stage of Overwatch League Season 2, and the fourth week finished with a bang. From unexpected results to shattered playoff hopes, here’s what happened in the most recent Overwatch League matches. Paris Eternal versus San Francisco Shock Some […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 4 Day 3 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 4 Day 3 Recap

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Welcome to the OWL W4 D3 recap! Draws, one-sided games and more unexpected results were on the schedule for the third day of Week 4. Featuring a complete fiesta of ultimates during the first game of the night, here is what happened in the Overwatch League Week 4 Day 3 matches. Los Angeles Valiant versus […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 4 Day 2 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 4 Day 2 Recap

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Welcome to the OWL W4 D2 Recap!  Fans of the Overwatch League were treated to three clean sweeps in the most recent matches. From the most brutal D.va stagger of all time to a perfectly timed Earthshatter, here is what happened in the most recent Overwatch League matches.  Paris Eternal versus Vancouver Titans    The first […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 4 Day 1 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 4 Day 1 Recap

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Welcome to the OWL W4 D1 Recap! The fourth week of the Overwatch League has kicked off, and with it, we have already seen interesting strategies, a clean sweep, and a five-map series. With only three matches to comb through for this entry, here is what happened in the recent Overwatch League matches. Los Angeles […]


Overwatch League Season #2 Power Rankings – Stage 1 Week 4

Overwatch League Season #2 Power Rankings – Stage 1 Week 4

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Welcome to our OWL Power Rankings for Week 4! As we head into the fourth week of the Overwatch League, individual teams begin to solidify their standings in the overall League as a whole. Many teams remained close to their same spot as last week. That said, a few teams made some rather dramatic jumps in […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 4 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 4 Recap

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Welcome to the Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 4 Recap! Week 3 of the Overwatch League has finally come to a close. Every single match ended with a 3-1 result, but the games themselves were much closer than they seemed. Here is what happened during the most recent Overwatch League matches! Toronto Defiant […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 3 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 3 Recap

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Welcome to the OWL Week 3 Day 3 Recap for Stage 1! Two clean sweeps, a map five and an accidental substitution took place during the most recent day of action in the Overwatch League. From bizarre (but fantastic) strategies to an unfortunate C9, here is what happened during the most recent matches of the […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 2 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 2 Recap

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Welcome to the Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 2 Recap! The third week of the Overwatch League is in full swing, and the second day did not disappoint. From a clean sweep to a close game between rivals, here is what happened during the most recent Overwatch League matches. Los Angeles Gladiators versus […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 1 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 1 Recap

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Welcome to our Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 1 Recap! The third week of the Overwatch League has kicked off, and with it comes the bounce back from teams who were searching for wins but fell short at the end of last week. With three of the four games ending with a score […]


Overwatch News: Fusions Cleared to play for the Boston Uprising

Overwatch News: Fusions Cleared to play for the Boston Uprising

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Boston Uprising tank player Cameron “Fusions” Bosworth will play for the Uprising this week. Last week, The League determined that Fusions ineligible to play under the Overwatch League’s two-way contract policy. Boston Uprising President of Gaming Chris “Huk” Loranger posted the good news on Twitter. Happy to announce that @Fusions is approved and eligible to […]


Overwatch’s Baptiste Ability Overview, Live on PTR

Overwatch’s Baptiste Ability Overview, Live on PTR

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Blizzard has released a video detailing Overwatch’s 30th hero, Baptiste, and his abilities today. He is currently live on the PTR. Baptiste comes straight to us as a what looks like a completely dedicated healer, with the exception of his ultimate, which we’ll get to in a minute. Even with ultimate, I’ve got news for you […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Power Rankings – Stage 1 Week 3

Overwatch League Season 2 Power Rankings – Stage 1 Week 3

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With the second week of the League coming to a dramatic close, it is time once again to examine how each team ranks against the others in our Overwatch League Week 3 Power Rankings. Each team in the league has shown the ability to play at a very high level, and even the worst teams […]


Blizzard Reveals the Newest Overwatch Hero

Blizzard Reveals the Newest Overwatch Hero

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Taking a look at Baptiste, the newest support hero in Overwatch. Breaking Down the Origin Story Since the release of Ashe on November 5th of last year, players of Blizzard’s smash hit Overwatch were looking for something new. The addition of Ashe, albeit a unique one, left much to be desired for the player base […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 4 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 4 Recap

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Welcome to our Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 4 Recap! The second week of the Overwatch League is at a close, and with it came several exciting moments from the games. From a clean sweep to a fantastic comeback game, here is what happened during the most recent matches in the Overwatch League. Hangzhou […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 3 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 3 Recap

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Welcome to our Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 3 Recap! Two five-map games and some action-packed matches between teams was on the menu for yesterday’s games in the Overwatch League. From the Fuel bouncing back after a loss earlier in the week to a tight match between Paris and the Gladiators, here’s the […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 2 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 2 Recap

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Welcome to our Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 2 Recap! OWL History was made at the Blizzard Arena yesterday, where we saw the longest losing streak in professional sports history finally come to an end. Alongside some surprising results and intense moments, here is a recap of what happened in the recent Overwatch […]


Overwatch League: Don’t Sleep on the Toronto Defiant

Overwatch League: Don’t Sleep on the Toronto Defiant

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Overwatch League Debut In their Overwatch League debut, the Toronto Defiant did something absolutely amazing. A first-year team came into the League and reverse swept the powerhouse Houston Outlaws. Even though they went down 0-2, they came back won the next three maps in a row for the series win. A reverse sweep is always […]


Boston Uprising Owner Charged for Soliciting Prostitution

Boston Uprising Owner Charged for Soliciting Prostitution

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Robert Kraft, the owner of the Boston Uprising and NFL team the New England Patriots, has been charged for soliciting prostitution. The charges come out of a months-long investigation into a sex trafficking ring along the Florida coast. The 77-year old is one of 25 men charged according to a police handout. He has two misdemeanor […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 1 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 1 Recap

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Another day of matches took place in the Blizzard Arena last night, as the Overwatch League’s second season is now in full swing. With two matches that went 4-0 and some surprise victors in the games. Here is the recap of the Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 1. Washington Justice versus London Spitfire  This […]


Overwatch League Week 2 Power Rankings and Predictions

Overwatch League Week 2 Power Rankings and Predictions

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Week one of Season 2 of the Overwatch League has come to a close, and with it, we have a good idea of what teams are looking strong. Last week we concluded our countdown of the top teams in the League and made the first of many power rankings, and this week we’ve got the […]


Montreal Rebellion will be the Toronto Defiant Contenders Team

Montreal Rebellion will be the Toronto Defiant Contenders Team

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Earlier tonight, the Toronto Defiant unveiled the name and branding of their Overwatch Contenders team, the Montreal Rebellion. Are you ready for the Montreal Rebellion? #RiseTogether pic.twitter.com/EZhIm21ZMo — Montreal Rebellion (@MTLRebellion) February 20, 2019 As reported by ESTNN last week, the Montreal Rebellion will be the Contenders arm of the Toronto Defiant, an expansion team in […]


Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 4 Recap

Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 4 Recap

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The final day of the opening week of the Overwatch League has come to a close. Fans were treated to three games that went the distance, going all the way to the final round of a fifth map. In case you missed them, here is a recap of what happened during those games. Houston Outlaws […]


Overwatch Documentary: Why Fusion University is So Dominant

Overwatch Documentary: Why Fusion University is So Dominant

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[0:00] Intro- Fusion University vs. Team Envy I’m just going to dive straight into it and explain how this whole thing started. So while watching Fusion University against Team Envy, the quarter finals of North American contenders, I heard some sound bites from the casters that really intrigued me and sparked my interest. Here’s an […]


Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 3 Recap

Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 3 Recap

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It was another thrilling day for the Overwatch League as more teams competed in their first matches of the season. From a European battle between London and Paris to a crazy quick match-up from Washington and New York, here is what happened on Day 3 of the Overwatch League’s opening week. London Spitfire vs. Paris […]


Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 2 Recap

Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 2 Recap

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The second season of the Overwatch League is now in full swing. With four matches a day taking place and each one being full of action, fans are excited for what the future holds for the rest of the year. After an intense but exciting day two, here is what happened in the most recent […]


Overwatch League’s Toronto Defiant Debut in “Stellar” Fashion

Overwatch League’s Toronto Defiant Debut in “Stellar” Fashion

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Since the Overwatch League announced that expansion teams were coming, many Canadians have flocked to see what teams would stand to represent their nation on the league’s stage. Hailing from the true north, Splyce has set their roots in Toronto where they look to forge a name for themselves in the OWL (Overwatch League). The […]


Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Season Two Kicks Off

Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Season Two Kicks Off

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It was a wild and exciting day at the Blizzard Arena in Los Angeles. Fans from all over came down to the city of angels and watched in awe as the second season of the Overwatch League began. From main tanks reigning supreme to flex tanks playing Sombra, here is what happened during the first […]


Overwatch League has a GOATS Problem

Overwatch League has a GOATS Problem

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  Day One of Season 2 of the Overwatch League was not what I was expecting. I sat down Thursday night with a beer, chips, and some queso and got ready to watch the opening match of Season 2 of the Overwatch League. I’d been waiting all week to watch the London Spitfire and Philadelphia Fusion […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Power Rankings: Pre-Season

Overwatch League Season 2 Power Rankings: Pre-Season

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Overwatch League: Pre-Season Power Rankings Overwatch League: Pre-Season Team Articles #1 – New York Excelsior #2 – London Spitfire #3 – Philadelphia Fusion #4 – LA Gladiators #5 – Vancouver Titans #6 – LA Valiant #7 – Seoul Dynasty #8 – Paris Eternal #9 – San Francisco Shock #10 – Toronto Defiant #11 – Dallas Fuel #12 – Shanghai Dragons #13 – Atlanta Reign #14 – […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – New York Excelsior (#1)

Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – New York Excelsior (#1)

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#2 – London Spitfire |  #3 – Philadelphia Fusion |   #4 – LA Gladiators | #5 – Vancouver Titans |   #6 – LA Valiant |  #7 – Seoul Dynasty – |   #8 – Paris Eternal |   #9 – San Francisco Shock |  #10 – Toronto Defiant |   #11 – Dallas Fuel |   #12 – Shanghai Dragons |   #13 – Atlanta Reign |   #14 – […]


Toronto Defiant Contenders have a Home, Name and Branding to Follow

Toronto Defiant Contenders have a Home, Name and Branding to Follow

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The city of Montreal will play host to the Toronto Defiant’s Contenders team, according to its official Twitter account. The contender team name, logo, and branding will be revealed sometime next week. Let's #RiseTogether Montreal 👊🇨🇦 https://t.co/hx8VEdUiJk — Toronto Defiant (@TorontoDefiant) February 14, 2019 Montreal will be the new home of the OWL expansion team Toronto […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – London Spitfire (#2)

Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – London Spitfire (#2)

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#3 – Philadelphia Fusion |   #4 – LA Gladiators | #5 – Vancouver Titans |   #6 – LA Valiant |  #7 – Seoul Dynasty  |   #8 – Paris Eternal |   #9 – San Francisco Shock |  #10 – Toronto Defiant |   #11 – Dallas Fuel |   #12 – Shanghai Dragons |   #13 – Atlanta Reign |   #14 – Guangzhou Charge |   #15 – Hangzhou Spark […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – Philadelphia Fusion (#3)

Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – Philadelphia Fusion (#3)

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#4 – LA Gladiators | #5 – Vancouver Titans |   #6 – LA Valiant |  #7 – Seoul Dynasty – |   #8 – Paris Eternal |   #9 – San Francisco Shock |  #10 – Toronto Defiant |   #11 – Dallas Fuel |   #12 – Shanghai Dragons |   #13 – Atlanta Reign |   #14 – Guangzhou Charge |   #15 – Hangzhou Spark |   #16 – Houston Outlaws |  […]