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Comcast Spectator unveils Philadelphia Fusion

Philadelphia Fusion have become the latest Overwatch League team to be announced. This leaves just two franchises, the Orlando Miami spot owned by Misfits and the second Kroenke backed Los Angeles...
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Blitz spirit? Cloud9 announce their OWL franchise; the London Spitfire

Cloud9, the owners of the London franchise in the Overwatch League, have announced that the team will be called the London Spitfire. A clear ode to Great Britain in WW2, the Spitfire...

OpTic Gaming’s Overwatch League team to be named Houston Outlaws

The latest in the string of the Overwatch League's team names has now been revealed, with the Houston Outlaws joining the fray. The Houston Outlaws is the brand of the OpTic...
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New York, New York, it’s an Overwatch town, welcome Excelsior

In arguably the most fantastical of Overwatch League names yet, today it was revealed that the name the Big Apple franchise has picked for itself is New York Excelsior. https://twitter.com/overwatchleague/status/924985823254028288 Excelsior means 'Ever...
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Overwatch spectator mode to be revamped ahead of OWL

It's safe to say that the approach Blizzard has taken to Overwatch esports has been maligned by many. Accusations of a game which is extremely difficult to spectate and has little...

Boston’s Overwatch League team is to be known as Boston Uprising

Another Overwatch League now has a name. The Boston franchise, owned by Robert and Jonathan Kraft, will henceforth be known as Boston Uprising. The team's logo and colours (blue, yellow and black chosen to be...
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Another team calls time on Overwatch, Rogue release all OW players

Rogue have become the latest team to drop their Overwatch roster. A tweet sent out by the org's official account yesterday evening told of the decision, and included a brief Twitlonger detailing...

NRG Esports set to close a $15m funding round, J Lo amongst the investors

NRG Esports used to have a little now they have a lot, with the news that the team is in the process of finalising a $15m (£11.2m) venture capital funding round. New...

Overwatch League 12 teams and start date confirmed for inaugural season

Blizzard, the developer of Overwatch, has announced the last three locations for initial Overwatch League franchises and also revealed the start date of its league. Although still later than initially planned (quarter...
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Chaos Theory launches in Singapore, looks to jumpstart the SEA esports scene

This weekend past saw the launch of Chaos Theory, an esports organisation based in Singapore to keep an eye on.  Founded by Drew Holt-Kentwell and Singaporean Hai Ng, the team plans to...

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GAME announce fourth UK Masters season with £30,000 in prizes

The video game retailer GAME, who bought esports event company Multiplay in 2015, have announced the fourth season of their UK Masters esports tournament....