Category Archives: Overwatch

Overwatch League announced, promises to ‘change eSports forever’

Blizzard has officially lifted the lid on its Overwatch League eSports structure following Activision Blizzard CEO's news tease last month. Blizzard says it wants to establish a pro player career path in Overwatch and says its new league will offer stability and 'change eSports forever'. The League will reach out to major cities to offer…
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British Overwatch pro numlocked joins NRG

Former Team Dignitas Overwatch player Seb "numlocked" Barton has joined NRG eSports. He has signed for NRG as support, along with American DPS player Mathew "Clockwork" Dias. Meanwhile, Daniel "Gods" Graeser and Mark "Pookz" Rendon have stepped down from the team. "Numlocked will play an instrumental role as a shot-caller on our already talent-laden squad," NRG…
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Reason Gaming win first ESL UK Overwatch Premiership

Reason Gaming won the ESL UK Overwatch Premiership on Sunday, preventing MnM Gaming from delivering a clean sweep across three games over the weekend. MnM won the CSGO Premiership last Friday and the League of Legends tournament on Saturday, but Reason stepped up to beat them in the Overwatch final. MnM actually took the first map, but…
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Streamer plays Overwatch with actual bananas

Harambe would be proud. New Zealand Twitch streamer Rudeism has played Overwatch using bananas (as in-game ape character Winston, no less). He connected the bananas to his computer using a custom setup, which each banana representing a different keyboard button. The banana controller scheme uses four bananas for WASD keys, four for mouselook, and one…
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Team Dignitas qualify for $75,000 Overwatch MGA Regional Finals

UK-based (and US-owned) eSports organisation Team Dignitas have qualified for the $75,000 Overwatch MSI MGA 2016 Regional Finals. Regional finals - to be streamed online - will take place on October 14th to 15th (Americas), 17th to 18th (Europe) and 20th and 21st (Asia). Dignitas will be competing to qualify for the grand finals at…
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EndPoint’s Overwatch team departs

Team EndPoint's Overwatch roster has left the UK-based organisation. The side finished third at i58 and was recently knocked out of the ESL UK Premiership. The org has undergone a number of changes over the past few months. Mathias "toca" Maegaard stepped back from the team, Johan "CWoosH" Klingestedt was picked up by Mousesports and Mark "Phantasy" Pinney stopped competing to…
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London to host $75,000 Overwatch MGA tournament finals

Gfinity will host the Overwatch Masters Gaming Arena (MGA) 2016 Championship Grand Finals in London this December. The tournament sees MSI, Blizzard and the Gfinity Arena team up to host the finals on December 7th and 8th. The competition will feature the best teams from Europe, America and Asia, with a $75,000 prize pool. MGA 2016 team…
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