August 14, 2019

2-2-2 Role Queue, Sigma and hero changes now live in Overwatch

Overwatch just went live with it’s latest patch 1.39.1.0. The patch includes some highly anticipated updates to the game including the Role Queue and its new tank hero Sigma. Role Queue The new system gives players the power to choose which role they want to play. Role Queue enables players to select what role they […]

August 9, 2019

Shock seeks revenge from Stage 3 on Dragons this Friday

Coming up Friday, August 9 is the rematch between two of Overwatch’s hottest teams. The San Francisco Shock and Shanghai Dragons duke it out, 7:30 PM Pacific time. Week 3 may be too early for high stakes, but this is no ordinary match. This is a revenge match from the last finalists. At the end […]

August 1, 2019

Houston Outlaws to be sold for $40 Million

Overwatch’s Houston Outlaws just got bought out by a real estate investor for a $40 million deal. Immortals Gaming Club currently owns the Houston Outlaws and agreed with Lee Zieben to close the deal towards the end of August. This is no longer pending and is confirmed. The Immortals have a binding letter of intent […]

July 29, 2019

Overwatch’s Sigma has players and fans shaking in fear and laughter

It’s all around Overwatch news by now. Sigma, Overwatch’s newest character, is blowing through matches and ripping teams apart. Just like gravity.  Sigma was released on the public test region (PTR) for PC days ago and players have already fallen in love. The new main tank hero is overpowered. And that’s an understatement.  Blizzard has […]

July 26, 2019

Hangzhou Spark to discipline Krystal on their main roster

Why is an Overwatch team in the league causing a scene with its own key player? This morning, the Hangzhou Spark announced on Twitter that they’re taking disciplinary action against Shilon “Krystal” Cai. Krystal is a DPS player on the Spark’s main roster. Krystal has been absent for a longer period of time and has […]

July 25, 2019

The Overwatch League announces plans to continue the regionalization experiment in 2020

The Overwatch League has finally announced how they are going to begin transitioning towards moving OWL games to home cities in the same way traditional sports operates.  When the OWL became the first esport to go fully geo-localized, no one knew how they were going to do it. That’s because, unlike traditional sports which stay […]

July 22, 2019

Overwatch’s new mad scientist Sigma can wield gravity

A new teaser video was released today from Blizzard showcasing the 31st playable hero for Overwatch. This Origin Story introduces us to Sigma. Sigma is a scientist researching astrophysics and the secrets of the universe. He believes that gravity is the key to unlocking unknown knowledge and acquiring the power of black holes. Introducing Sigma […]

July 20, 2019

Overwatch’s new Role Queue and why you should care

Role Queue is a new matchmaking system for Quick Play and Competitive Play where a player selects which class of hero they want to play before queueing to search for teammates. After selecting between Tank, Support, or Damage, the system will search for other players to build the team so that there are two tanks, […]

July 19, 2019

The Dragons of Overwatch and their road to glory

Shanghai Dragons walked into the Playoff Stage in the last seed unsure of their stance, proud but surprised to have come this far. From a losing streak of 42 over two seasons, it was a miracle they managed to get into Playoffs in the first place. Nobody would have guessed that within 1 week, Shanghai […]

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