Overwatch

Spitfire, Fusion prepare to square off in Overwatch League finals

The stage is set for the inaugural Overwatch League finals Friday and Saturday at the Barclays Center in New York. The No. 6 seed Philadelphia Fusion …

Overwatch League

The first 'Overwatch' Nerf blaster arrives in 2019

So far, replicating the distinctive weapons of <i>Overwatch</i> has usually meant a whole lot of crafting, and you still aren't likely end up with something …

Hasbro

Fusion sweep Excelsior, to face Spitfire in OWL Grand Finals

The Philadelphia Fusion fought hard to earn a spot in the Grand Finals of the Overwatch League inaugural season by defeating the New York Excelsior 3-2 on Saturday.<p>The Fusion will face the London Spitfire in the best-of-three Grand Finals, which begin Friday. The Spitfire advanced with a sweep of …

Overwatch League

JaVale McGee is ready to create his own legacy with the Lakers

The fans didn’t know this man. This 7-footer who would be recognizable to most seasoned NBA fans was near invisible to this crowd, even when his name was announced.<p>This wasn’t Staples Center.<p>Instead, JaVale McGee stood before the Blizzard Arena, a TV studio-turned stadium in Burbank that hosts the …

Basketball

Hasbro & Blizzard's ‘Overwatch’ Officially Debut NERF Collaboration

Taking design cues from Reaper’s signature shotguns.<p>During this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Blizzard‘s <i>Overwatch</i> officially announced its collaboration with Hasbro, debuting an <i>Overwatch</i>-themed NERF gun.<p>Taking design cues from Reaper’s signature shotguns in the game, the Wight Reaper NERF Blaster gun …

San Diego

HP shows off its new OMEN gaming hardware

HP shows off its new OMEN gaming hardware designed for esports professionals and gaming enthusiasts<p><b>Mail Esports went to see HP OMEN laptops,</b> …

Virtual Reality

Chinese streaming site Douyu plans to raise $700m in US IPO | Financial Times

Tencent-backed Chinese entertainment company Douyu is planning a US initial public offering to raise $600m to $700m by cashing in on the esports …

News (Hong Kong)

Esports camp providing summer fun for the budding pro gamer in your family

PHILADELPHIA — While some parents send their kids off to summer camp to run and play outside, others have plunked down more than $4,000 to send their …

Overwatch League

2 Top Stocks for 2030 That Investors Have to Check Out

A rise in esports and e-commerce will power these two stocks over the next decade.<p>Unfortunately, there's no crystal ball for investors to see into …

Investing

Overwatch Makes BIG Changes to Support Heroes - IGN Daily Fix - IGN Video

Life, uh, finds a way in London, Crackdown 3 gets its final release date, and Octopath Traveler is doing better than anyone imagined. Here are the …

Octopath Traveler

The purpose of the meeting is not for direct plans but for possible opportunities.

It looks like esports might be taking another step in the direction of gaining recognition from a wider audience. Following in the wake of the …

Overwatch League

An Overwatch Fan Is Remaking Every Hero In Torbjorn's Image

Image: Drewhead118<p><i>Overwatch</i>’s hero roster keeps changing — all in the name of perfection that’s ultimately unattainable. Or at least, it would be, if …

Overwatch

Ninja talks Fortnite, Chicago and being a role model for younger audiences

Winning million-dollar tournaments and breaking Twitch records with Drake is cool, but nothing beats coming home for Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the …

Overwatch League

Overwatch Nerf Line Reveals First Gun

Too bad the first gun in the <i>Overwatch</i> Nerf line wasn't revealed to be a D.Va weapon, because then we could say "NERF this!" and her voice line would …

Terrorism

NYXL lose second semifinal series, Philadelphia headed to Grand Finals

The Philadelphia Fusion are headed to Brooklyn to face off against the London Spitfire in the inaugural Overwatch League Grand Finals. The New York Excelsior’s season is now over. Despite a dominant 34-6 record in the regular season, their loss to Philadelphia means that New York have failed to …

Overwatch League

Reaper's Hellfire shotgun is getting Nerfed. Literally

Overwatch's Reaper is getting his Hellfire shotgun Nerfed. Literally.<p>Blizzard has teamed up with Hasbro to create a Nerf gun replica of of the iconic …

Gaming

Blizzard Making Overwatch Nerf Guns Now

Just The One, But It’s Still Pretty Cool<p>As a full-grown Adult, I have no time or tolerance for things like Nerf weapons. Sure, I owned one as …

Blizzard

Schalke makes short work of Unicorns, G2 crushed by ROCCAT

<b>FC Schalke 04 1, Unicorns of Love 0</b><p>FC Shalke 04 made short work of Unicorns of Love to kick off Saturday's competition in the European League of …

Overwatch League

Comic-Con 2018: A man and his trumpet provide epic music for Overwatch, Star Wars cosplayers

What do you do when you’re a nerdy, classically trained trumpeter and don’t want to cosplay at Comic-Con International? You use your talents and play …

Trumpeter

100 Thieves wins battle for first place over Echo Fox

100 Thieves took down Echo Fox on Saturday in an action-packed start to Week 5 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series summer …

American League (MLB)

Brady firing back at 'dad bod' comments via Twitter?

Did Tom Brady fire back at 'dad bod' comments via Twitter?<p>Was Tom Brady, via his TB12 center Twitter account, firing back at those who took shots at …

New England Patriots

Torbjorn’s rework is all about turrets

Torbjorn was one of the heroes first talked about at <i>Overwatch</i><i>’s</i> reveal back at BlizzCon 2014. He was a man all about making turrets and placing them …

Blizzard

Blizzard Accidentally Gives Fans Access To Treasure Trove Of Overwatch League Stats

For as long as the <i>Overwatch</i> League has been around, its most diehard contingent of fans has clamored for in-depth, match-by-match stats. Earlier this …

Overwatch League

Overwatch’s Torbjörn Changes Might Include Throwable Turret & No Molten Core

Overwatch’s favorite diminutive engineer Torbjörn might be getting a throwable turret and losing Molten Core according to an interview VG 24/7 did …

Diminutive

Overwatch League Playoffs: London sweeps Los Angeles to earn trip to Grand Finals

On Friday night, the Overwatch League discovered the first team that would make the Grand Finals.<p>The London Spitfire and the Los Angeles Valiant …

Los Angeles

Overwatch's Sombra Changes Aren't Nerfs – They're Buffs

Last month, Blizzard said it was considering some big changes to Overwatch's Sombra. Despite the fact that these changes would grant Sombra infinite …

Overwatch

Here's the Advice That Helped Fortune's 40 Under 40

The members of Fortune’s newest 40 Under 40 class have all reached impressive heights – but they didn’t get there alone. Many cite support from …

Tech Industry

Sombra and Torbjorn Are the Next Overwatch Hero Reworks

It looks like the folks at Overwatch have been bitten by the complete character retooling bug. According to a couple of exclusive interviews with …

MMOGs

Final 4: Overwatch League Season 1 semifinals preview

The quarterfinals of Blizzard’s inaugural season of the Overwatch League have been completed. The Philadelphia Fusion took the victory over the …

Overwatch League

What Fortnite's Dance Emotes May Owe To The Black Artists Who Created Them

One of the many purchasable dance emotes in <i>Fortnite</i> is from Snoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot.” It’s called the Tidy Emote, and goes for 500 …

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