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Richard Ng didn't plan it this way, but he might just be standing at the forefront of an eSports revolution. The 38-year-old brand strategist finds himself moonlighting as the founder of the Five Deadly Venoms Crew, a supporters club for Overwatch L…
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Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech

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Overwatch League player Felix "xQc" Lengyel has been suspended twice for using both homophobic and racist slurs, and he's now bowing out entirely. Dallas Fuel and Lengyel have announced that they've "mutually agreed to part ways" in the wake of his…
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‘Overwatch’ pro suspended for ‘racially disparaging’ emote

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In January, Dallas Fuel pro Felix "xQc" Lengyel drew a suspension for violating the Overwatch League's Code of Conduct while streaming for using an anti-gay slur, and now he has been suspended again. The League announced that this four-game suspensio…
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The Overwatch League keeps having to punish players for toxic behavior

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Two months into its existence, Blizzard’s ambitious Overwatch League has seen a lot of positives. Viewership numbers are strong, Blizzard has managed to court big-name sponsors like Toyota, and last month the Shanghai Dragons made Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon the league’s first female player. But there’s one issue that keeps popping up: players exhibiting toxic behavior. Today, the league made its biggest statement about such behavior so far, doling out punishments to four individual players.

Dallas Fuel player Timo “Taimou” Kettunen is being fined $ 1,000 for using “anti-gay slurs on his personal stream,” while the Houston Outlaws’ Tae-yeong “TaiRong” Kim has received a formal warning for posting a meme about the bombings of Hiroshima and…

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Twitch is cashing in on your love for Overwatch League

The Overwatch League is blowing up and Twitch wants to make some extra money off its exclusive streaming partnership. To encourage viewership, you'll be able to earn Overwatch League Tokens (what you use to buy League skins). You'll pick up one token…
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Deal Alert: Xbox One X + PUBG + Overwatch / Wildlands For $460 [$140 Saving]

Here is a great Xbox One X bundle deal that you may want to check out, especially if you were looking to get in on some PUBG, Overwatch, or Ghost Recon Wildlands action.

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Overwatch League signs its first female player

It's official: Overwatch League has its first female player. The Shanghai Dragons have signed Kim "Geguri" Se-yeon as part of a four-player addition. The South Korean teen rose to prominence thanks to her reputation for playing Zarya (one of Overwa…
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Shanghai may sign Overwatch League’s first female player

Shanghai Dragons is reportedly fixing a problem with Overwatch League: the lack of female players for a game with an impressively diverse cast of characters. According to ESPN, the team has signed South Korean player Kim "Geguri" Se-yeon, who's so go…
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‘Overwatch’ update downgrades Mercy, adds 4K on Xbox One X

After weeks of testing, Blizzard has moved several Overwatch changes from their test servers to the wider gaming population. This new patch brings 4K team shooter action to players on Xbox One X, but the big changes affect two popular characters: Mer…
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Blizzard is patrolling YouTube for toxic Overwatch players

Toxic players are a big problem for the Overwatch team. As game director Jeff Kaplan explained in a developer update last September, they're actually delaying maps and feature updates by forcing the developers to create measures to stem the tide of c…
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