Category: Philadelphia Fusion

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Team Summary

The multi-national team of Philadelphia Fusion stunned analysts and fans alike by coming in second place during the inaugural season of the Overwatch League, falling only to champions London Spitfire in the grand finals. Rallying around star DPS Carpe’s Widowmaker was a key to victory in the first season. Will they see the same success in the 2019 season?

Current Roster

PlayerTeamPosition
Su-min “SADO” KimPhiladelphia FusionTank
Simon “snillo” EkströmPhiladelphia FusionDPS
Josh “Eqo” CoronaPhiladelphia FusionDPS
Joona “fragi” LainePhiladelphia FusionTank
Jae “Carpe” Hyeok LeePhiladelphia FusionDPS
Isaac “Boombox” CharlesPhiladelphia FusionSupport
Gael “Poko” GouzerchPhiladelphia FusionTank/Flex
Elijah “Elk” GallagherPhiladelphia FusionSupport
Alberto “neptuNo” GonzálezPhiladelphia FusionSupport/Flex

Recent News


Philadelphia Fusion – EQO Interview

Philadelphia Fusion had a fantastic run in Stage Two. They made it to the semi-finals beating London Spitfire only to lose to the NYXL in a close match. Josh “EQO” Corona has been a standout player and had done a fantastic job adjusting his play against top teams. Here is what he had to say after Stage Two.

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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!
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Interview With Philadelphia Fusion President Tucker Roberts

I had the opportunity to chat with Philadelphia Fusion President Tucker Roberts this week. We talked about the team, what to expect, and about growing the organization and the Overwatch 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. Co-founder of Overwatchscore and content-creator, Taco loves taking a quantitative approach with his analysis. Follow Taco on Twitter!

Watch Out!: Stage 3, Week 1

NEW LOOK, SAME GREAT TASTE


Watch Out! is back and better than ever! Stage 2 was great, but we might be staring down the barrel of the best stage yet. Teams are getting it together just in time to make a mad dash for the playoffs, and western teams are rapidly approaching the levels necessary to challenge the top dogs in the league. Philly is already there. If any other teams want to entertain a shot at the playoffs, they’ll need to get started right here, in week 1 of stage 3. Who has what it takes?

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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!
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Overwatch League – New York Excelsior vs Philadelphia Fusion – Stage Two Finals

The Philadelphia Fusion upset the London Spitfire to take the Semi-Finals win 3-2 and get the opportunity to play NYXL for $100,000. Philadelphia is a team on the rise and looking to make a statement by winning Stage Two. NYXL has been the most dominant team in the League through two stages but lost the Stage One finals to London and is looking to shake their reputation for choking in big games.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens
Sam 'Taco' Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Co-founder of Overwatchscore and content-creator, Taco loves taking a quantitative approach with his analysis. Follow Taco on Twitter!

Overwatch League – Philadelphia Fusion vs London Spitfire – S2 Playoffs

In the first playoff match the Philadelphia Fusion faced off against the London Spitfire. The Stage Two Finals began as NYXL waited for the winner. Here is how the match went.

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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 – Philadelphia Fusion vs Los Angeles Valiant – S2W5

Philadelphia Fusion vs the Los Angeles Valiant in the playoffs of stage two in the Overwatch League.  Both teams are pretty evenly matched in standing, and so this one could go in any direction. Either case, this match up is sure to please with the skill and talent that both teams bring to the table.

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Steve 'Wrekk' Oros
Wrekk comes from a background in fiction writing, stage performance, and education, intending to use that to add new flare to the world of esports journalism. However, no writer in the field would be complete without countless hours behind the console, and he was fabled to be born controller in hand. When not writing for OWS, Wrekk spends his time playing or working on other games.Follow Wrekk on Twitter!

Overwatch League – Los Angeles Gladiators vs Philadelphia Fusion – S2W5

The Los Angeles Gladiators take on the rising Philadelphia Fusion, in Overwatch League’s first match of the week. Both teams came in with playoff hopes, sitting in the 8th and 5th position respectively, separated by only 1 win. If the Fusion could defeat the Gladiators, they would go 2 wins clear of their purple clad opponents, and give themselves an advantage, with a small buffer while sitting in a playoff position.

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Austin White
Austin White is Overwatchscore’s senior beat writer, mostly covering the London Spitfire and Toronto Defiant. 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.

Overwatch League – Dallas Fuel vs Philadelphia Fusion – S2W4

The Philadelphia Fusion come into the last match of week 4 in the hunt for a Stage 2 playoff spot. The Dallas Fuel are a team in flux that is looking to get some stability and at least a win to add for the season. The Fusion enter as the favorites having dropped three matches in Stage 2 thus far to the stage leaders, while the Fuel continue to struggle getting victories.

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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
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The Houston Outlaws Tracer Problem, The Los Angeles Gladiators Success And More On This Week’s Taco & Mash Show

Every Sunday Overwatch League Co-Founders Taco & Mash host a roundup of the latest and greatest of the week’s storylines. We partnered with the great folks over at eStarz to produce what we think is a super enjoyable show. This week we covered topics spanning the Houston Outlaws issue’s fielding an impactful Tracer player, how good the Los Angeles Gladiators have suddenly gotten, who’s been hiding in the Philadelphia Fusion’s tree house, and much more!

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Sam 'Taco' Owens
Sam 'Taco' Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Co-founder of Overwatchscore and content-creator, Taco loves taking a quantitative approach with his analysis. Follow Taco on Twitter!

Overwatch League – Philadelphia Fusion vs. Shanghai Dragons – S2W4

Philadelphia Fusion vs the Shanghai Dragons in week 4 of stage 2 in the Overwatch League.  The Dragons continue to fight against the heavy contenders in the league, taking a map here and there.  Will this match be the one where they finally make progress? Or will the Fusion use these Dragons as just another stepping stone on their return to the top?

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Steve 'Wrekk' Oros
Wrekk comes from a background in fiction writing, stage performance, and education, intending to use that to add new flare to the world of esports journalism. However, no writer in the field would be complete without countless hours behind the console, and he was fabled to be born controller in hand. When not writing for OWS, Wrekk spends his time playing or working on other games.Follow Wrekk on Twitter!
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