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The Top Three Storylines of the Overwatch League Stage Three Playoffs

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This past weekend we saw some of the best Overwatch we’ve seen in months - meta breaking drafts, intense teamfights that defied logic, and the longest Grand Finals we’ve had all year. There was a lot of...
League of Legends vs. Overwatch. Which game has built a better esports infrastructure?

The Dynamics of an Esports Team

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2019 has just kicked off and already we have some tournaments under way. In CS:GO, Team Liquid just won the iBUYPOWER Masters, the Chongqing Major is underway for the Dota 2 community, and the LCS for League of Legends...

How Has Wrecking Ball Impacted Overwatch in 2018?

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On July 24th, Blizzard got the ball rolling and introduced Hammond, more officially known in Overwatch as the seventh and latest tank, Wrecking Ball. We've had a few good months with everyone's favourite hamster hero, giving pros and casual...
San Francisco Shock

Overwatch League Team Profile: San Francisco Shock

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Last week, we looked at how Dallas Fuel will be shaking up the first season of the official Overwatch League in 2018. Now, we're going to be taking a sneak peek at another one of the teams competing in the...
In Blizzard's Overwatch League, the Dallas Fuel are looking like strong contenders for Season 1.

Overwatch League Team Profile: Dallas Fuel

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With the Overwatch League in full swing following the exciting pre-season matches and winding up to the official first season on January 10th, there's never been a better time to take a quick break and dive head first into...
Overwatch League Preseason - Boston Uprising vs New York Excelsior

OWL Preseason: Boston Uprising vs. New York Excelsior

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With the Overwatch League preseason just starting up, the teams participating in the game's first global esports league have precious little time to get those last hours of grinding and practice in before they face off for their inaugural...
Ryan "OpTicJ" Musselman, COO of OpTic Gaming

OpTic COO Ryan “OpTicJ” Musselman on the Future of OWL

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Blizzard's upcoming Overwatch League has been a hot topic in the esports world for quite some time now. Among the teams participating is OpTic Gaming, who will be responsible for managing Houston's team in the League. I had the...
Blizzard's Open Division for Overwatch is meant to be a place where aspiring professionals can prove their worth.

Overwatch: Blizzard’s Open Division Is Way Too Casual

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If I asked you how many professional Overwatch players there are in the world, how many would you say? Several hundred? A thousand, maybe? Blizzard recently announced their new "Open Division," an official Overwatch league that allegedly lets aspiring professional players have a shot...