Author: Sam 'Taco' Owens
Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!


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Kungarna’s Contenders Roster Set, Details By The End Of The Month

Team Kungarna, who have several alumni players in the Overwatch League have announced that their roster is all set for the next season of Overwatch Contenders. Kungarna lost babybay to the San Francisco Shock. They also lost iReMiix, Bischu, and DPei to the Los Angeles Gladiators, Kungarna has spent the offseason reloading their roster for the next season.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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Overwatch League – xQc of the Dallas Fuel Gets Account Suspended

xQc, tank player for the Dallas Fuel, had his account suspended yesterday for intentionally throwing games. The Overwatch League has yet to comment on the issue. You can see the clip from his being suspended while streaming here.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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Weekly One Shots – Preseason Edition

Well the Overwatch League Preseason is officially concluded. Let’s take a look into what we learned about each team over the course of the four days of excitement! If you missed any of the games you can check out our preseason coverage here.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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Overwatch League Preseason San Francisco Shock vs Los Angeles Valiant

In the second match of the Overwatch League Preseason the San Francisco Shock fall to the  Los Angeles Valiant in 5 maps. Taco breaks down the Valiant win over the Shock as the depth of the Valiant helped push them over the edge.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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Philadelphia Fusion Withdrawl From Preseason Play

The Philadelphia Fusion have announced that they will not be taking part in the Overwatch League preseason in a statement on Twitter. They cited ‘player logistics issues’ as the primary reason for it, and apologized to their fans.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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Putting the SADO Suspension In Context

The Overwatch League’s half-season suspension of SADO for boosting has captured the attention of fans recently and we wanted to look at that suspension in the context of suspensions in other pro sports leagues in the United States. Some fans think the suspension is too harsh. Other fans think it’s not enough, that SADO should not be allowed to participate in the League and that the League tarnishes itself for allowing him to play. While I don’t have a strong stance on the issue, I think that exploring some other suspensions in other major sports league is a compelling thought exercise.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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Philadelphia Fushion Head Coach Kirby Interviewed About SADO

Philadelphia Fusion Head Coach Yann “Kirby” Luu talks about the Su-min “SADO” Kim suspension in this exclusive interview. Check out his thoughts below.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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Weekly One Shots – Thanksgiving Edition

Happy Thanksgiving! Weekly One Shots looks at each team for the week. There hasn’t been a ton of huge breaking news lately as things are calm before the start of the preseason. Here’s a bit of what’s been going on with each of the teams in the league.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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Should Overwatch League Players Be Role Models?

Yesterday a debate began between influential figures about whether or not Overwatch League players should be role models. The debate began with a tweet from Houston Outlaws GM Flame, and was continued by others in the league including David Pei, Nate Nanzer, and MonteCristo.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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Taco’s Tactical Twelve – Overwatch League Power Rankings

Recently High Noon Podcast got twenty four members of the Overwatch League community’s opinions to put together an aggregate power rankings leading up to the preseason. I took part as one of the community members and wanted to break down each pick from the community and compare how my picks stacked up.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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