The Overwatch League Should Lighten Up: The Shanghai Dragons Incident

The Overwatch League Should Lighten Up: The Shanghai Dragons Incident
Another Day, Another Drama The drama continues. Two Shanghai Dragons players were fined 3,000 RMB (or about $450) yesterday for sharing an account, something that breaks Blizzard's code of conduct. Fang "Undead" Chao and Liu "Xushu" Junji were sharing Xushu's alternate account in order to play Competitive Play mode together, since their rankings were too far apart to do so....

An Interview With Los Angeles Gladiator’s iRemiix: “It Felt Really Good to Show People What We Are Capable Of”

An Interview With Los Angeles Gladiator’s iRemiix: “It Felt Really Good to Show People What We Are Capable Of”
To the surprise of many, the Los Angeles Gladiators defeated the London Spitfire 3-2 in their preseason match last night. The win definitely sent a message to Overwatch League viewers: The Los Angeles Gladiators are not playing around.  Many players on the Gladiators' roster are seemingly new to the scene. People haven't heard some of their names. But that's about to change....

Faker Voted Esports Player of the Year at The Game Awards

Faker Voted Esports Player of the Year at The Game Awards
The headlines made waves throughout the online esports community: Samsung Galaxy Wins the 2017 League of Legends World Championships. And the subhead is always about SKT's defeat. Their first ever Worlds defeat. Losing 3-0. This was hard for SKT, especially Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok, arguably the best League of Legends player in the world. But after winning three previous championship titles, Faker was...

The Overwatch League Preseason Is Awesome: But Here Are Some Things They Should Work On Anyway

The Overwatch League Preseason Is Awesome: But Here Are Some Things They Should Work On Anyway
Our Overwatch League editors spent a few (or more) hours of their life studying the first two days of the League’s preseason. And while it’s definitely living up to the hype, there’s still room for improvement between now and the first season. So they brought up a few concerns. Feel free to debate them and argue with them. We promise to only...

Philadelphia Fusion Will Not Be Participating in the Overwatch League Preseason

Philadelphia Fusion Will Not Be Participating in the Overwatch League Preseason
Just two days before their scheduled preseason match with Florida Mayhem, the Philadelphia Fusion have announced that they'll no longer be participating in the Overwatch League preseason due to "player logistics issues." This tweet from the Philadelphia Fusion's official Twitter account came soon after the news that one of Fusion's tank mains Su-min SADO Kim was suspended from participating in the...

Shock The World: An Interview with Danteh of the San Francisco Shock

Shock The World: An Interview with Danteh of the San Francisco Shock
The Overwatch League's inaugural preseason is almost here. On Wednesday, Dec. 6, the whole world will be watching as San Francisco Shock takes on their (all in good fun) rivals, the Los Angeles Valiant. And while none of the players are new to Overwatch, some are new to playing on stage. Live. With an audience cheering them on. One of...

Philadelphia Fusion’s SADO Is Suspended From The Overwatch League

Philadelphia Fusion’s SADO Is Suspended From The Overwatch League
Philadelphia Fusion's tank player Su-Min "SADO" Kim disappeared from the team's roster a few weeks ago. Fans began to speculate, but nothing was for certain. Until today. It was announced earlier today that SADO is officially suspended from participating in the Overwatch League, just one week away from their preseason match against Florida Mayhem. The statement read: "Overwatch League players are expected to uphold...

7 Moments In Film That Feature Better Acting Than Philadelphia Fusion’s Lost Footage

7 Moments In Film That Feature Better Acting Than Philadelphia Fusion’s Lost Footage
In a sea of intense roster hype videos that have fans pumped for the Overwatch League's inaugural season, Philadelphia Fusion made eyes violently squint shut and heads turn with agony when they released their since-deleted "This Is How We Do It In Philly" roster reveal video. For obvious reasons - and after being chewed out by Twitter users - Philadelphia Fusion...

Los Angeles Valiant: Fearless and Determined

Los Angeles Valiant: Fearless and Determined
Will the Los Angeles Valiant Come Out on Top Against San Francisco Shock? Standing for fearlessness and determination, the Los Angeles Valiant is one of two teams repping Los Angeles in the upcoming Overwatch League. And they will be facing fan-favorite San Francisco Shock on Wednesday, Dec. 6, the second match of the preseason. San Francisco Shock may be dominating social...