Category Archives: Overwatch

Overwatch 2 will launch this year – rumour

Blizzard Entertainment is apparently working on a sequel to its competitive FPS Overwatch, which is due to arrive later this year. Esports News UK caught wind of a rumour which has been verified to us by several games industry sources. The rumour suggests that Overwatch 2 will be an outright sequel, like Destiny 2, not a…
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Road to EGX Overwatch prizes include HP Omen systems

The final prizes for the Road to EGX Overwatch tournament have been revealed. Each of the players in the winning team at the main EGX event taking place September 21st to 24th will take away a top-of-the-line Omen by HP laptop. The individual player of the tournament (as voted by the admins/casters) will win an Omen X…
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Stylosa, numlocked and Kruise named Overwatch World Cup UK Committee members

The votes have been cast and counted, and the Overwatch World Cup committees have been confirmed. The three people in the UK committee - who will be responsible for putting together Team UK - are Stylosa, numlocked and Kruise. Streamer/content creator Stylosa has made the cut despite catching the ire of some members of the…
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British streamer Stylosa deletes tweet saying it’s ‘pointless’ to vote for esports players in Overwatch World Cup

British Overwatch streamer Stylosa (aka Unit Lost) has deleted a tweet after angering parts of the UK Overwatch community. Blizzard recently opened the voting for the Overwatch World Cup committees - and Stylosa is on the UK committee shortlist along with the likes of players such as numlocked, iuKeEe and others. The final three on the committee will select…
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i60 winners roundup: Enclave, FM, Epsilon, GreenSheep & more

As Insomnia60 comes to a close, we look back on some of the winning esports teams from the LAN at Birmingham NEC.   League of Legends Enclave Gaming (pictured) defeated Digital Warfare 3-1 in the League of Legends final to win the £750 top prize. Digital picked up £375. Enclave and xL were the only ESL…
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Ex-Misfits manager to face his former org in the Overwatch Pit quarter finals

Ali "Alicus" Saba, the former Misfits general manager, will come up against his previous esports organisation on Monday April 10th. Alicus left Misfits earlier this year and founded his own organisation Laser Kittenz in March. Tomorrow, the two orgs face each other in the Overwatch PIT quarter finals. 😼 or 🐰? Find out tomorrow...…
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Overwatch Road to EGX tournament kicks off under new EGX Esports banner

The Overwatch Road to EGX tournament qualifiers start tomorrow (Saturday April 1st) at 11am. It's a new UK esports tournament set up in partnership with OMEN by HP, supported by Metabomb and run on a white-label basis by the guys from epic.LAN. It's also the first tournament under EGX's new 'EGX Esports' brand, which has set up a brand…
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‘The UK will win this time’ – numlocked on Overwatch World Cup 2017

The Overwatch World Cup is back, and NRG player Seb "numlocked" Barton is confident the UK can do better this time*. Following in the footsteps of England's football side in the Euros, the UK Overwatch team lost 2-1 to Iceland last year. The tournament was eventually won by South Korea. For 2017, Blizzard is tracking the skill…
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