Category Archives: Blizzard

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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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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UK Hearthstone players are rapping for Global Games votes

Voting opened for the Hearthstone Global Games national teams earlier this week, and some UK players are going to extraordinary lengths for votes. J4ckiechan first posted this rap video yesterday: The video has been watched more than 20,000 times, giving J4ckiechan a good shot at getting some extra votes. Caster Excoundrel then put out his own…
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3 undefeated players, 2 crazy Yoggs, 1 weekly ESL UK Hearthstone Premiership Recap

Last Thursday saw the second week of the ESL UK Hearthstone Premiership group stages take place. HelloLeeroy, Mysterious and BoarControl all secured victories to remain unbeaten following their success during the prior week. Here are the current standings: The VODS can be found here The first match of the night was Cipher vs Jambre After…
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Reason win i58 Overwatch tournament: Recap including results & analysis

Insomnia 58 held its first ever Overwatch tournament last weekend. Craig Robinson looks back on the competition, the matches and how Reason Gaming (pictured) came out on top. The tournament had a prize pool of £7,500 and high interest - with 38 checked in teams on the day and known UK talents in attendance. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="602"]…
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The final week of the UK Overwatch Contender Cups – recap

On Tuesday August 22nd, the third Overwatch Contender Cup commenced. This was the final regular Overwatch Contender Cup series that would determine who enters the group stages. Currently the four dominant teams in the Premiership are Team EndPoint, Team StartSpot, Team Last Resort and Computerised Gamers. With these four pretty much set to get into…
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What happened in the second Overwatch ESL UK Contender Cup?

This week, we had our second Overwatch ESL UK Contender Cup. And it was very interesting in comparison to last week. A few teams had disbanded, like Choke and Velox, whilst some smaller teams had not returned. This means that once again anything seemed possible. With this in mind let’s look at how the night…
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