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Team Liquid reported to have dropped Overwatch team, looking to sell Overwatch Challengers slot

Team Liquid is looking to disband their Overwatch team and sell their slot in Overwatch Contenders, with Season 2 starting on August 14. That’s the story according to ESPN, who claim sources close to the matter have confirmed this. Team Liquid haven’t responded to comment, but it would fit with …

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Kim ‘Geguri’ Se-yeon signs with ROX Orcas, will be first female player to compete in OGN Apex

Kim ‘Geguri’ Se-yeon has signed with the Korean Overwatch team ROX Orcas, making her the first female player to compete in the OGN Overwatch Apex tournament. Se-yeon is perhaps best known as the Zarya main so good that she was accused by several players of using hacks in June 2016, …

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Activision Blizzard revenue up despite console sales decline

Activision Blizzard has posted "better than expected" financial results forQ2 2017.Net revenue hit $1.63bn for the quarter ending June 30th, rising 4 per cent year-on-year. Digital channels, meanwhile, grew 15 per cent year-on-year to reach $1.31bn. That said, console sales for Q2 were actually down 13 per cent year-on-year for …

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Hollywood Hammers release their Overwatch roster

The Hollywood Hammers esports organisation has revealed that it’s releasing its Overwatch team, joining the long list of esports organisations stepping away from Blizzard’s first person shooter. However, this seems to be performance based issues instead of the usual concerns cited with Overwatch’s competitive scene. In this case, the Hollywood …

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Doomfist comes to Overwatch, and he’s quite punchy

Doomfist, leader of antagonistic band of bad dudes Talon, is now in Overwatch proper, playable in the main game for the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The Count of Monte Fisto has been in Overwatch’s public test region (PTR) since July 6, where it has transpired that just about …

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Laser Kittenz release second player this week, as Lee ‘Claris’ Keon-ho departs

Lee ‘Claris’ Keon-ho has been released by Overwatch team Laser Kittenz, just a few days after his South Korean teammate Byeon ‘Munchkin’ Sang-beom. Keon-ho and Sang-beom signed for Laser Kittenz after leaving Lunatic Hai in April after just a few days with Lunatic-Hai.  Keon-ho is leaving Laser Kittens to try …

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Blizzard reveals Overwatch League details, players to get $50k salaries and 50% share of $3.5m prize pool

Earlier in July Blizzard announced the first seven teams that would be taking part in Season 1 of the Overwatch League, with teams in Boston, Los Angeles, Miami-Orlando, New York City, San Francisco, Seoul and Shanghai. Now, they’ve opened the whole thing up, and dished the dirt on how the …

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OGN APEX reveals 16 Overwatch teams that’ll be competing in season 4

OGN Apex Season 4 has finalised the 16 teams that’ll be competing, a week or so before the Season 3 championship is decided on July 29. The final teams were decided with the conclusion of the OGN Apex Challengers League, with Luxury Watch Red, GC Busan, NC Foxes, ROX Orcas, …

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MLB and OWL could be set for legal tussle over logo similarities

The Overwatch League could be about to face its latest hurdle, a legal challenge from Major League Baseball, over OWL’s logo. This comes from the law firm Morrison Lee, who report that MLB, after seeing the Overwatch League’s logo in a weekly newsletter roundup of new corporate logos. This is …

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Overwatch’s Kaplan: “I believe the game is currently balanced”

Overwatch’s game director Jeff Kaplan has taken to the game’s forums to respond to recent vocal criticisms about the perceived lack of balance in Overwatch, including the recent shift towards a ‘dive’ meta.  Overwatch’s fanbase are particularly vocal about perceived imbalances, and according to Kaplan, these perceived imbalances are just …

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