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  • Overwatch League announces changes for Stage 2 of the 2019 season

    Overwatch League announces changes for Stage 2 of the 2019 season

    The Overwatch League revealed a few new changes, including scheduling and map pool shakeups, for Stage 2 ahead of the season’s Stage 1 playoffs. Most notably, Overwatch’s 30th hero, Baptiste, will be playable at the start of Stage 2. The combat medic released on the game’s live servers Tuesday...
  • 2019 Overwatch League season Stage 1 playoffs bracket locked in

    2019 Overwatch League season Stage 1 playoffs bracket locked in

    The Overwatch League’s first stage playoffs of Season 2 are right around the corner, and the bracket has finally been revealed for the quarterfinals on March 21. After Week 5, a total of eight teams qualified for the stage playoffs, but two pairs of teams tied for sixth and third place. The Seoul...
  • Washington Justice sign ArK ahead of Overwatch League Stage 1 playoffs

    Washington Justice sign ArK ahead of Overwatch League Stage 1 playoffs

    The New York Excelsior have traded Hong "ArK" Yeon-jun to the Washington Justice with just a week before the 2019 Overwatch League season Stage 1 playoffs. ArK signed with the New York Excelsior towards the end of 2017, months ahead of the Overwatch League’s first game. In the league’s inaugural...
  • Fanatics reveals top 7 best-selling Overwatch League player jerseys

    Fanatics reveals top 7 best-selling Overwatch League player jerseys

    Just days ahead of the final week of the Overwatch League's first stage of Season 2, the online sportswear retailer Fanatics revealed the seven best-selling player jerseys from its Overwatch League collection on Thursday. Daniel “Dafran” Francesca from the Atlanta Reign takes the No. 1 spot...
  • ESPN creates College Esports Championship

    ESPN creates College Esports Championship

    ESPN announced the creation of the College Esports Championship (CEC), a committed gesture to promoting esports at the collegiate level. The creation of the CEC acknowledges the growth of esports within college campuses. The CEC will provide coverage for these players who are a rung below major...
  • Tekken World Tour 2019 to feature $185,000 prize pool

    Tekken World Tour 2019 to feature $185,000 prize pool

    The Tekken World Tour will make its return in 2019 for its third year in a row, featuring over 25 different locations and a prize pool over $185,000. The tour will make stops at over 25 events around the globe, with the first being the MIXUP in Lyon, France on April 20. Included in the list of...
  • 5 best moments from Week 4 of the Overwatch League

    5 best moments from Week 4 of the Overwatch League

    Over the weekend, the Overwatch League witnessed some of the most exhilarating matches the stage has seen since the beginning of the season. Two star actors made guest appearances, and teams brought their all as the first stage of Season 2 approaches its playoffs. Just one week remains before the...
  • Los Angeles Valiant announce coaching changes following winless Stage 1

    Los Angeles Valiant announce coaching changes following winless Stage 1

    After failing to find a single win during the first stage of the 2019 Overwatch League season, the Los Angeles Valiant has released their head coach Moon Byung-chul, as revealed Monday. Coach Moon first joined the team in early 2018. During his time with the Valiant, the head coach helped the roster...
  • 7 accessories every PC gamer needs

    7 accessories every PC gamer needs

    Whether you’re a highly competitive ranked climber or just a casual player looking to play a few games with your friends, there are a few different types of PC accessories that can greatly enhance your gaming experience. Depending on where you’re looking to take your gaming career, whether it’s into...
  • Overwatch League collaborates with iSlide to release new line of sandals

    Overwatch League collaborates with iSlide to release new line of sandals

    The Overwatch League collaborated with sandal company iSlide to launch a new line of sandals featuring the logos of the league’s 20 teams. Teams will have two pairs of slides with their logos featured on top of each sandal. The line of slides also includes two pairs of sandals sporting the main...
  • 5 celebrities who play Overwatch

    5 celebrities who play Overwatch

    Many Overwatch League fans may have been surprised to see “Hunger Games” actor Josh Hutcherson step on stage Thursday during the Halftime Show to help break down the match between the Los Angeles Valiant and the Philadelphia Fusion. During the show, Hutcherson identified himself as a Valiant fan...
  • First Dota 2 Major in France to be co-hosted by Mars Media and Disneyland Paris

    First Dota 2 Major in France to be co-hosted by Mars Media and Disneyland Paris

    For the first time in history, a Dota 2 Major will be hosted in France, at the magical location of Disneyland Paris. Mars Media, the esports organization behind the event, announced the joint effort of co-hosting the fourth Dota 2 Major of the Dota Pro Circuit 2018-19 season in a press release on...
  • 2019 Overwatch League season Stage 1 playoffs format and tickets announced

    2019 Overwatch League season Stage 1 playoffs format and tickets announced

    With only two weeks left in the first stage of the 2019 season, the Overwatch League has announced the tickets and format for the Stage 1 playoffs. By the end of Stage 1, a total of eight Overwatch League teams will qualify for playoffs. The leading teams in the Pacific and Atlantic divisions will...
  • Chiquita Evans becomes first woman drafted in NBA 2K League

    Chiquita Evans becomes first woman drafted in NBA 2K League

    The Barclays Center in New York saw a new chapter in history Tuesday night as Chiquita Evans, who plays under the name “Chiquitae126,” became the first woman to be drafted in the NBA 2K League. Evans stepped on stage and donned a blue Warriors cap following a round of applause after being drafted by...
  • A preview of the Overwatch League Week 4

    A preview of the Overwatch League Week 4

    Two weeks are left in the first stage of the 2019 Overwatch League season, and with the New York Excelsior clinching the first spot at playoffs, only seven spots remain. Week 4 will be crucial as teams look to lock down a spot for themselves in the Stage 1 playoffs. Week 4 will see fewer matches...
  • Seoul Dynasty sign two new players ahead of Overwatch League Week 4

    Seoul Dynasty sign two new players ahead of Overwatch League Week 4

    The Seoul Dynasty welcomed Lee “Highly” Sung-hyeok and Park “ILLICT” Jae-min to their 2019 Overwatch League player lineup ahead of Week 4 as announced on Tuesday. ILLICIT previously played as a flex DPS for the Korean Overwatch Contenders team BlossoM, while Highly played in the same development...
  • AT&T signs deal with Cloud9 esports team

    AT&T signs deal with Cloud9 esports team

    Sponsorship deals are a testament to the validity of esports as a lucrative and organized space. These business agreements are evidence that companies with widespread reach sense the potential of the endeavor. AT&T Communications has reached such an agreement with the esports team Cloud9. Cloud...
  • 5 best moments from Week 3 of the Overwatch League

    5 best moments from Week 3 of the Overwatch League

    Week 3 of the Overwatch League has officially come to a close, and playoff teams are slowly beginning to be revealed. Over the course of the weekend, the New York Excelsior claimed the first spot in the stage’s playoffs, while the Los Angeles Valiant have been officially eliminated from playoff...
  • EVO 2019 World Finals game roster announced

    EVO 2019 World Finals game roster announced

    The main stage games for EVO 2019 were announced on Feb. 26. The collection of varied fighting games making a professional appearance at this year’s Evolution Championship Series was given during a livestream on Twitch. Some of these games are old favorites making an expected reappearance, but a few...
  • Former Overwatch League players join Gen.G’s Apex Legends team

    Former Overwatch League players join Gen.G’s Apex Legends team

    Gen.G, a global esports organization with teams competing in multiple titles, announced its signing of three former professional Overwatch players to its Apex Legends team on Friday. As the newest battle royale out of Respawn Entertainment, Apex Legends took the gaming world by storm shortly after...
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