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Overwatch World Cup: Group A preview

Overwatch World Cup: Group A preview

by , 17 Aug 2018

The Overwatch League may have captivated esports fans around the world for the first half of 2018, but the action doesn’t stop now, with the World Cup set to kick off this afternoon (Australian time).

What we learned from the Overwatch Contenders quarterfinals

What we learned from the Overwatch Contenders quarterfinals

by , 15 Aug 2018

The quarter-finals for the Australian Contenders League have just concluded, and there’s lots more to learn from these matches than simply which teams have made it to the next round.

OPL Week 9 wrapped up

OPL Week 9 wrapped up

by , 15 Aug 2018

Week 9 of the OPL started with every team in the competition having a chance to make finals. But as each game played out, the stronger teams flexed their muscles and showed Oceania why they deserve to play in the gauntlet.

Korean fallibility might make this the best Worlds ever

Korean fallibility might make this the best Worlds ever

by , 14 Aug 2018

Much has been written about the alleged decline of Korean League of Legends in 2018.

How each class fares in Hearthstone’s newest expansion – Part 2

How each class fares in Hearthstone’s newest expansion – Part 2

by , 12 Aug 2018

With The Boomsday Project live for nearly a week in Hearthstone, we’ve been giving each class a quick once over to see what the early picks are for the best deck inclusions.

How each class fares in Hearthstone’s newest expansion – Part 1

How each class fares in Hearthstone’s newest expansion – Part 1

by , 10 Aug 2018

Hearthstone’s newest expansion – The Boomsday Project – went live earlier this week and that’s the perfect time for us to dive and give each class a quick rundown on what new tools they’ve got at their disposal.

NA LCS needs crowd control

NA LCS needs crowd control

by , 8 Aug 2018

I can’t believe I, or anyone else, need to say this, but it is not okay to twist the nipple of a person you don’t know. The victim being a celebrity in his field does not change that.

The Overwatch League finals were weird

The Overwatch League finals were weird

by , 2 Aug 2018

There’s a feeling I can’t quite shake after having some time to fully absorb and contemplate the results of the Overwatch League finals. I’ve settled on the idea that it all ended up being really quite weird.

Overwatch Contenders playoffs decided

Overwatch Contenders playoffs decided

by , 1 Aug 2018

The next stage of the Overwatch Contenders season has been decided, which, unfortunately, means four teams are to be kicked out of the league.

The NA LCS shambles

The NA LCS shambles

by , 31 Jul 2018

Shh, don’t tell anyone, but I’ve always secretly preferred the NA LCS to the European one.

London Spitfire crush Philadelphia to wrap up inaugural Overwatch League championship

London Spitfire crush Philadelphia to wrap up inaugural Overwatch League championship

by , 29 Jul 2018

The London Spitfire have secured the first ever Overwatch League championship, with a devastating 3-0 victory over the Philadelphia Fusion securing a 2-0 win in the best-of-three series in front of a sold out Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

London DPS outshines Philadelphia in the first grand final series

London DPS outshines Philadelphia in the first grand final series

by , 28 Jul 2018

Today marked the first day of the grand finals for the Overwatch League and we got to see the two top teams face off in the Barclay Center in Brooklyn New York.

London Spitfire vs Philadelphia Fusion; Overwatch League grand final preview

London Spitfire vs Philadelphia Fusion; Overwatch League grand final preview

by , 27 Jul 2018

After six months of incredible Overwatch action – it all comes down to this. Only two teams remain in the Overwatch League, as they do battle at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in one of the biggest esports events in history.

What’s behind the last-minute roster changes in NA LCS?

What’s behind the last-minute roster changes in NA LCS?

by , 27 Jul 2018

Before the season roster lock on 24 July, eight out of ten NA LCS teams made no changes to their squads. The two teams that altered their rosters before the roster lock deadline were last-placed Cloud 9 and Echo Fox, who are currently tied for first.

What traditional sports fans can learn from their esports counterparts

What traditional sports fans can learn from their esports counterparts

by , 26 Jul 2018 Video

Everyone has their own opinion as to whether people playing video games competitively constitutes a sport. But for a growing number of Australians, these electronic experiences are quickly becoming the biggest events on their personal sporting calendars.

Can anyone beat the Sydney Drop Bears?

Can anyone beat the Sydney Drop Bears?

by , 25 Jul 2018

I’ve been watching the new season of Overwatch Contenders and each week there’s something that seems clear.

Lessons from the great meta shift

Lessons from the great meta shift

by , 24 Jul 2018

After weeks (or is it months?) of innovation and weirdness, the League of Legends meta-game is finally starting to settle somewhat.

Philadelphia Fusion through to finals against the odds

Philadelphia Fusion through to finals against the odds

by , 22 Jul 2018

Today we saw the last matchup in the playoffs for the Overwatch League finals which pitted Philadelphia Fusion up against New York Excelsior for their last set of games.

Order GM talks Elite Series titles, and why Melbourne is the new home of esports

Order GM talks Elite Series titles, and why Melbourne is the new home of esports

by , 21 Jul 2018 Video

With Melbourne Order walking away from the inaugural Gfinity Elite Series with every piece of silverware on offer and an enormous wad of prize money – we sat down with the team’s general manager Jake Tiberi to see just how it all came about, and what he credits with his team’s unprecedented success.

London through to Overwatch League grand final after completing upset of LA Valiant

London through to Overwatch League grand final after completing upset of LA Valiant

by , 21 Jul 2018 Video

The London Spitfire – who looked well out of sorts heading into the playoffs – have become the first team to qualify for the Overwatch League grand final after wrapping up a 2-0 series victory with a convincing Game 2 victory.


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