Yet another organization has pulled out of sponsoring an Overwatch team, as Spanish Esports Organization Movistar Riders has announced they’re dropping theirs. Uncertainty about the forthcoming Overwatch League was once again cited as the cause. Continue reading Movistar Riders announce departure of their Overwatch team
After months of speculation, Blizzard has finally announced Doomfist. The West-African Talon leader has arrived on the scene with an animated short, a developer update video, and an impressive kit. Continue reading Doomfist announced by Blizzard, available on PTR
With Doomfist hype rearing it’s head once more, and Terry Crews teasing us yet again, all eyes turn to the Savior/Scourge/Successor of Numbani. Given a recent leak that the next big patch, 1.13, is titled “Doomfist / Summer Games,” is pretty safe to say it’s not crazy to do some speculation. Although, what do we really know about Continue reading Amid the latest rumors, we speculate way too hard on Doomfist
In light of the rumoured development of a Warcraft 3 remaster, it seems the original game deserves some time in the spotlight. When it comes to games that defined a genre, most would look to Super Mario Bros, Legend of Zelda, or Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind. However, despite being relegated to the shadow of World of Warcraft, Warcraft 3 and its expansion changed the modern gaming landscape as we know it. Continue reading How Warcraft 3 changed the gaming landscape
Unfortunately for pro Overwatch player Dummy, rumors and speculation on the flex support player’s future with NRG have proven true, as the organization has parted ways with him, according to a post on over.gg
NRG has been trying out various replacements over the last week, with Aythen (formerly of Immortals), b1am (formerly of Kungarna/ Team Solo Mid), and sleepy (formerly of Tempo Storm) all getting their shot to be part of the troubled roster. The organization has also been trying out Phaz (formerly of Rise esports) for Lucio play, along with xRetzi (formerly of Rise), and Brazilian star Snow (formerly of Method) for projectile DPS.
Currently, the roster stands at three: IDDQD, Harbleu, and Numlocked, with Seagull in reserves. It looks like NRG will be another few months before being at full strength. Dummy is currently a free agent, and hasn’t responded to the news beyond a tweet vaguely acknowledging it.
NRG released their new line of team apparel yesterday, complete with player jersey’s. Interestingly, you can only buy a jersey for four players on the team. There are currently five. Continue reading eSports: Dummy’s future with NRG still in doubt
Today we got a first look at two major NA teams headed into the Overwatch World Cup. Team USA scrimmaged against Team Canada today in preparation for the major tournament, which will be starting in a few weeks. The scrim was shown live on Twitch, cast by Team USA committee members, Steven “Ster” Serge and Jason Kaplan. Continue reading Overwatch World Cup: Team USA and Canada Teams Announced
Top N.A. Overwatch player Dafran has just been banned from competitive and professional play for the remainder of the season. Blizzard and Overwatch contenders have found the Selfless star DPS player guilty of violating Rule 7.0 of the Contenders rule set, which states “all competitors and spectators are required to act in a respectful sportsmanlike manner at all times.” Continue reading Selfless Overwatch Player Dafran Banned From Competitive Play
Day One of Overwatch Contenders is wrapping up, and it was certainly interesting. Followers of Brandon “Seagull” Larned’s stream were treated to 4 consecutive matches of a pro pug team completely obliterating teams of platinums and diamonds. Continue reading Wrapping Up Day One of Overwatch Contenders Open Qualifiers