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Overwatch League team Vancouver Titans loses its entire roster amidst controversy

There has been some talk that the third season of the Overwatch League is kind of crucial for attracting viewers and convincing fans...
And chill.

Blizzard’s Overwatch League matches in China are on hold for two months for the coronavirus

For whatever other issues Blizzard is having right now, it can't be said that the studio isn't paying close attention to potential viral outbreaks...

San Francisco Shock wins the 2019 Overwatch League Grand Finals and $1.1M in a clean sweep

The 2019 season of the Overwatch League came to a close with yesterday's grand finals, which saw the #1-ranked Vancouver Titans square off...

Today in bizarre gaming promos: Roblox and the NFL, Overwatch and Cheez-Its

Step aside, bubble tea and video game candles: We've got new weird cross promotions for you today. First, Roblox announced a partnership with...

London Spitfire topped this weekend’s Overwatch League world championship as second season franchise buy-ins climb

The Overwatch League's first season grand finals have wrapped up, and the London Spitfire has emerged as the world victor. The Spitfire...

Overwatch League gets ESPN and Disney XD television contract

Count this as a huge victory for Blizzard's attempt to legitimize and popularize its fledgling Overwatch League. The studio announced this week that it has...

The war on toxicity: Overwatch League and Rainbow Six Siege crack down

Are studios starting to wake up and take action against particularly odious instances of gaming toxicity in their products? Blizzard, at least, is working...
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Ubisoft addresses Rainbow Six Siege toxicity, ESPN slams toxicity in Overwatch League

Ubisoft is sick of toxicity in its games, and to combat it, it's whipping out the banhammer as a "first step" in getting...

The MOP Up: Closers chooses its next character (March 4, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Twitch pushes the Overwatch League through viewer promotions

Superheroes and streaming make for interesting bedfellows, but for fans who are used to watching a ton of Overwatch on Twitch, it's perhaps...

It’s getting more expensive to join the Overwatch League

If you didn't get in on the ground floor of the Overwatch League with a professional team of your own, just know
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Best not be toxic on YouTube, Overwatch players, because Blizzard is watching you

Back in 2013, when Linda "Brasse" Carlson still fronted SOE's community branch, she made headlines for making SOE's anti-toxicity policies very clear. "If...

Gamers argue Overwatch League has a representation problem

No matter what you're seeing up on the screen in this inaugural season of the Overwatch League, chances are really good that...
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Overwatch’s Mercy is shown none by Blizzard, plus news on Overwatch League

Mercy just can't catch a break. The Overwatch healer is due for another round of brutal nerfs, the latest in a long, long...

Overwatch’s 2018 includes new heroes, maps, and better competitive play

Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan barely has recovered from his marathon chair-sitting session over the holidays, but the scruffy-looking nerfherder is...
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Overwatch League begins as Philadelphia Fusion pulls out

It's a less-than-ideal way for Blizzard's long-awaited esports league to begin. The Overwatch League preseason began this week, although not with all of the...

Overwatch League adds Philly and Texas teams, will play at new Blizzard Arena

Blizzard continues raking in the big bucks for its grand vision of Overwatch League, adding three new teams to its roster this week:...

Blizzard to open an e-sports arena this fall

Everybody knows that if you are truly serious about being a legitimate force in the e-sports industry, you have to own your own arena....
Gothier than thou.

Underage Overwatch player lands six-figure e-sports contract

He may not be old enough to vote, but 17-year-old Jay Won is already making more money than you. Probably. Won, an Overwatch player...

Overwatch League expands again with teams from London and LA

Blizzard continues raking in the big bucks for its fledgling Overwatch League, adding two new teams to its roster: a London team purchased...