OGN APEX Caster TheMarine speaks out about burnout: “Being a pro is boring (and hard). You need to overcome that.”
Kim "TheMarine" Jung-min, caster for OGN's Overwatch APEX tournament and former professional StarCraft gamer, seems to reject the idea of burnout among today's professional esports players and said they "need to overcome" the boring nature of being a pro gamer.
Although Genji might be a popular hero for Overwatch players of all skill levels, game director Jeff Kaplan and principle game designer Geoff Goodman say it's rather annoying to balance.
With no players left on the team, Cyclowns had no other choice but to forfeit their remaining Overwatch Contenders group stage matches.
After the sudden disbanding of Cyclowns, one of Europe's Overwatch teams in Overwatch Contenders, two players have surfaced on other rosters.
The ex-Ninjas in Pyjamas Overwatch roster will continue to compete in Overwatch Contenders with no organization and a tongue-in-cheek name
Overwatch loot boxes will soon come with fewer duplicates.
Overwatch will soon have a new highlight feature.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Ninjas in Pyjamas announced today that they have dropped their Overwatch team. I don’t think it’s a big deal that a lot of teams are leaving Overwatch given the current situation. As an org, you have to justify the value of a pickup whether that be
Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) became the latest esports organization to release its Overwatch roster.
Twitch announced Tuesday it entered a two-year partnership with Blizzard to be the third party platform for select Blizzard esports events.
Horizon Lunar Colony, a new Overwatch map, was released Tuesday but will be disabled for one week in competitive mode.
Overwatch World Cup rosters have been announced on the official website, and 32 countries will compete in the second annual event starting July 13.
European Overwatch team Cyclowns disbanded one day into the Overwatch Contenders group stage after going 0-2-1 during the first day of competition.
Three players from reigning OGN Overwatch Apex champion Lunatic-Hai will represent South Korea in the Overwatch World Cup.
After blowing up on Twitter, a thread popped up on the competitive Overwatch subreddit about Taimou's struggles.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Taimou had an outburst on Twitter over the weekend. It was about his burnout with the game of Overwatch and his struggles with motivation, depression and his loss of interest in the game. These are serious issues, but when he wrote that at this point
Overwatch game Jeff Kaplan further proved his kindness after a brief interaction with an irate player on the Overwatch forums.
Overwatch players might be able to once again play the Capture the Flag game mode "soon."
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Yesterday, Andrew Kim released an article about Geguri, the Korean female Overwatch player who was accused of cheating because she was “too good.” It was about her struggles during the hackusations and her clearing up the fact that the entire issue had nothing to do
Team LW Overwatch player Song "Janus" Joon-hwa was admitted to the hospital after an ongoing illness flared up one day before competition.
Geguri, Korean Overwatch player accused of cheating because she was ‘too good,’ speaks out about incident
Kim "Geguri" Se-yeon, the professional Overwatch player accused of cheating because she was "too good," said the allegations had nothing to do with her gender.
Blizzard announced Wednesday details about the Overwatch Open Division, a way Overwatch players dedicated enough to reach Masters could find their way into the esports scene.
Immortals announced Tuesday the signing of Overwatch player Lee "envy" Kang-jae, formerly of Rhinos Gaming in Korea.
Overwatch players will be soon be going to the moon with the release of the new map, Horizon Lunar Colony.
A member of the Korean parliament put forth an initiative that would make video game account boosting a criminal offense punishable with jail time and a hefty fine.
The pre-Overwatch status quo seems to have returned to Korean PC Bang percentages, with League of Legends the clear No. 1 played game and Overwatch not close behind it.
Season Zero of Overwatch Contenders has been whittled down to 32 teams, 16 each in North America and Europe, and Blizzard unveiled Tuesday the group draw for each region.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Overwatch Contenders happened the last two weekends for NA and EU. During the tournament they made more use of the free cam in observing. Sideshow also made a good video about the topic. Here are some points to add to the free cam issue. The maps
Blizzard bans Dafran from Overwatch Contenders and remainder of competitive season for stream comments
Blizzard levied a heavy penalty Thursday against an Overwatch Contenders participant for bad behavior.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Today EnVyUs played X6 in APEX. What surprised me when I was watching was that bebe’s Zenyatta completely nullified chipshajen’s Sombra play, specifically his ult usage. Every time sombra was about to use the ult, bebe popped his own ult right before nullifying the effect of his team’s
A popular post on Overwatch’s user forums has caught the eye of lead developer, Jeff Kaplan, who said a new Lucio skin could be possible.
Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik invests in esports company and Team Liquid ownership group aXiomatic
Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik joined aXiomatic, the majority owner of Team Liquid, the organization announced Thursday.
Overwatch Double XP Weekend will take place through Monday as the cap to the game’s one-year anniversary celebration.
Rise Nation became the latest team to drop its Overwatch roster amid the uncertainty surrounding Overwatch League.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Today, Takeover 2 started. It’s the first big Western Overwatch LAN in a long time. At the same time, Seagull was streaming. So there is an argument as to whether or not Seagull has a responsibility to either not stream or delay his stream while
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast These are just some reactions to the announcement of franchising in NA LCS. If Riot Games is concerned with supporting its pros, it needs to shorten their LCS seasons and make an actual offseason to stop burnout. Also, Riot only gave Tainted Minds a slap on the
A new Overwatch assault map that's set on the moon could be coming to the game soon, as it was released Wednesday into the game's Public Test Region
Blizzard teased the potential for a new Overwatch hero, a gorilla named Hammond.
NRG Esports president Brett Lautenbach discusses participation in smaller esports, CSGO LAN experience and Overwatch League
In more than half a year as president of NRG Esports, Brett Lautenbach has endured a sizable shift in the organization’s focus.
Blizzard is investigating an apparent unintended nerf to the Overwatch champion Reinhardt.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast With LAN season coming for a multitude of games, I thought I’d highlight some events I thought were of note each week. CS:GO: ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals: This is SK’s chance to start building achievements to get the No. 1 spot in CS:GO.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast There are many types of joy in this world. Some comes from achievement, others from family, friends, loved ones. All of these things are great, but there is a special kind of satisfaction, a special kind of joy gained from watching someone else suffer much
To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the popular game, Blizzard announced an Overwatch free weekend that will take place through Memorial Day weekend.
There soon could be a new Overwatch hero among the game's ranks.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast When we talk about saving or growing esports, the general answer seems to be similar for a majority of esports games: to throw money at the game. But throwing money at the game isn’t enough unless you’re using it in constructive ways. An obvious example
Overwatch fandom has finally been measured -- at least on Tumblr -- to reveal massive engagement numbers in the one year since the game's release.
Dignitas and Misfits joined the Professional Esports Association, the organization announced Thursday.
Splyce co-owner Marty Strenczewilk talks Overwatch viewership questions, CS:GO over-saturation and the Dota 2 scene
Splyce co-owner Marty Strenczewilk embraces the ever-changing nature of running an esports organization.
Catalyst Sports & Media announced Tuesday the opening of Sandbox Esports, an esports-specific training facility located in southern California.
Blizzard unveiled 11 new Overwatch skins to commemorate the game's one year anniversary, the celebration for which went live Tuesday.