Category: Philadelphia Fusion

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Team Summary

Comprised with a core from FaZe clan, the Philadelphia Fusion are one of the twelve teams in the inaugural season for the Overwatch League. After securing their core players from FaZe Philadelphia has constructed a strong roster of players from nine different countries.

Current Roster

PlayerTeamPosition
Su-min “SADO” KimPhiladelphia FusionTank
Simon “snillo” EkströmPhiladelphia FusionDPS
Josh “Eqo” CoronaPhiladelphia FusionDPS
Joona “fragi” LainePhiladelphia FusionTank
Jeong-hwan “Dayfly” ParkPhiladelphia FusionSupport
Jae “Carpe” Hyeok LeePhiladelphia FusionDPS
Isaac “Boombox” CharlesPhiladelphia FusionSupport
Hong Jun “Hotba” ChoiPhiladelphia FusionTank/Flex
Giuseppe “Joemeister” GramanoPhiladelphia FusionSupport
Georgo “ShaDowBurn” GuschaPhiladelphia FusionDPS
Gael “Poko” GouzerchPhiladelphia FusionTank/Flex
Alberto “neptuNo” GonzálezPhiladelphia FusionSupport/Flex

Recent News


Fusion Smelt Excelsior In Upset Semi-Final Blowout

The first Semi-final match of the Inaugural Season of the Overwatch League pitted the #1 seed New York Excelsior versus the #6 placing Philadelphia Fusion in what promised to be a classic northeast style brawl. The NYXL roster is chocked with the highest level of players, including the Overwatch League MVP Jjonak, and are the statistical favorites to become the Season 1 Champions, but that was a patch and over a month ago…
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Dave Av3 M0rt3m Konig
Dave “Av3 M0rt3m” Konig is a recovering medic who has returned to gaming after a hiatus spent adulting. Huge fan of FPS and RTS, he can often be found romping in MechWarrior Online, eliminating rebel scum in Battlefront II, decrypting engrams from energy drink promotions in Destiny 2, and channels his inner tank to D.va in Overwatch on Twitch. He also occasionally spouts prolific 140-character sage advice on the Twitter, with long form rage and pontification at his gaming blog. When not doing any of that, he’s usually playing Mercy IRL

Overwatch League Semifinal Preview: NYXL vs. Philadelphia Fusion

This Stage 2 finals rematch between the New York Excelsior and Philadelphia Fusion will bring all the hype you could ever ask for. But who’s gonna actually win? 

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Brandon Padilla
Brandon has followed competitive gaming since 2008 and has been featured several times in PCGamer Magazine, and has bylines with The Game Haus and Afterwatch. His mix of in-depth analysis and experienced opinions lends itself well to coverage of the Overwatch League.Follow Brandon on Twitter!

Philadelphia Fusion: The Gang Makes It to the Semis

The number six seed, Philadelphia Fusion, have advanced to semi-final playoffs in a tense match-up with the Boston Uprising that left viewers on the edge of their seats.

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Billy
Billy "Korjubzot" Walker is a journalism student with a newfound passion for esports, based in Queensland, Australia. He spends most of his time playing RPGs, competitive shooters and platformers, and he always thanks his healers.

Philadelphia Fusion – Meet the Team Behind THAT Video

Philadelphia Fusion won their playoff match last night against the Boston Uprising. Their video released yesterday before the match threw down some serious vibes among their hardcore fans. Now let’s meet the team who made that possible.

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller
Garrett 'Mash' Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!Follow Mash on Twitter!

Overwatch League Playoffs – Philadelphia Stuns Boston

The familiar lights and sounds radiate throughout the Blizzard Arena. The familiar voice of Puckett welcomes us at the desk alongside Bren and Sideshow. Before we know it the players appear in the tunnel and are seated on stage. Finally, after what has felt like an eternity of a month, we are welcomed back to the Overwatch League. That’s right, Overwatch League fans – it’s playoff time.

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Connor
Connor's passion for Esports began in 2010 as he qualified for Pokemon VGC nationals and has since transitioned to covering Overwatch. He provides an analytical yet creative perspective in his coverage of the Overwatch League and hopes to continue developing as an Esports writer. Check him out on Twitter here.

Philadelphia Fusion – Fusion Uni Interview with ZachaREEE and Elk

This week, I had the special opportunity to interview a couple of Fusion University’s star players, ZachaREEE and Elk. They gave some insightful reflections about the current meta, their team dynamic, influential players/coaches in their lives, and future plans for OWL. Big shoutout to @itistaco for putting this together! Let’s get into the interview.

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Sameer Karim
Sameer has been playing and spectating professional Overwatch since launch, and has been absolutely engrossed with it. He recently started writing and is excited to cover the league as a Houston native and Outlaws fan. He started writing on Medium, and eventually branched out writing about other topics in OWL.

Philadelphia Fusion – Playoff Breakdown

What do the Philadelphia Fusion need to put together to make their playoff run to the Overwatch League Grand Finals? We break down some of the key elements for the team and how they can try to get to the top.

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller
Garrett 'Mash' Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!Follow Mash on Twitter!

Overwatch League – Stage 4 Wrap Up and Playoffs

The final weekend of Stage 4 saw a lot of intense matches and a lot of changes to the teams gunning for playoff hopes. We are now set and have our final six teams ready. However, Stage 4 showed a lot of promise on what this league could be in the future. With teams coming back like the Dallas Fuel, and the L.A. Valiant topping NYXL in the last match.

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller
Garrett 'Mash' Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!Follow Mash on Twitter!

Overwatch League – Outlaws and Fusion Battle for Playoffs – S4W5

The first game of Thursday evening’s events was also the most important, with the Houston Outlaws and Philadelphia Fusion going at it to secure their spot in the playoffs. Here’s how the day went down.

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Damian Alonzo
Damian is an experienced eSports writer who has written for PC Gamer, Venture Beat, Rotowire, Circa eSports, and Ginxtv.Follow Damian on Twitter!

RogueBludger’s OWL Power Rankings

These rankings are highly fluid, not necessarily indicative of League positioning, and based on what I see during play. Like all Power Rankings, a team on a hot streak may find themselves higher than one with more wins, just as a team on a cold streak may be relegated lower on the list than their Table position would suggest. If you disagree, let me know. If you agree, well let me know too so we can laugh at those who don’t. Read more …

Austin White
Austin White is Overwatchscore’s ‘London Spitfire’ beat writer. An avid esports fan and gamer, Austin spends his free time playing, watching, and writing about video games. You can find his articles both at Overwatchscore as well as EGF. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
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