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Minority Report: My Survival Meta

Like many other creatives, I channel my emotions into my work.

As we are a quarter of the way through the second season of the Overwatch League, I find myself in my feelings quite often. It has been a rollercoaster for me, full of ups and downs, and while I don’t talk about my personal life often on social media (because it is the devil and I hate it), I do enjoy talking about my characters. So as I enter my one-year anniversary of  participation within Overwatch League, as both a fan and journalist, I wanted to share with you all why as a black female cosplayer, each and every one of my costumes I have made holds significance for me, and how they have affected how I viewed the league, esports in general, and my ability for survival in this atmosphere. Read more …

Brittany
Brittany "Briggsycakes" Gonzalez is a litta bitta switcha hitta Trinirican winna from Philly/New York who now resides in California as the Los Angeles Valiant's official hypewoman/meme victim. She can easily be bribed with apple pie and macaroni and cheese and thrives when writing about her own personal experiences regarding humanity's place in the esports/social media age. Don't @ her unprepared. Follow Briggsy on Twitter here.

Hero Versatility in OWL Season 1

In the Inaugural Season of the Overwatch League, we saw just how versatile some players were at flexing to different heroes. On the flip side, the league MVP, Jjonak, showed us the value of being the absolute best at a single hero with little flexibility.

 

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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.
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Overwatch League – Los Angeles Valiant Interview: Henry “Cuddles” Coxall

This past week we got the chance to talk with Henry “Cuddles” Coxall about the Los Angeles Valiant preseason and upcoming Stage 1 matches. Here is everything he had to say.

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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!

Opening Weekend Breakdown – January 12 Matches

On Friday January 12th, the Overwatch League will go into its day three of matches. Teams will all have one game under their belts and it is now time for players to begin working. Here is a breakdown of the Friday Night Fights! Well, sort of, we are excited for some of the big first weekend runs. Read them below:

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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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Opening Weekend Breakdown – January 10th Matches

We are only a few weeks away from opening weekend for Overwatch League. As things shape up we wanted to bring you a sneak peek at some of the matches on Wednesday. Many people have been edgy after preseason to pick their favorites. We will give you the quick breakdown.

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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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Overwatch League Preseason L.A. Valiant vs. L.A. Gladiators

In the first iteration of Overwatch’s only current Derby (LA), the Los Angeles Gladiators take on the Los Angeles Valiant. Our resident Spitfire analyst Austin “Roguebludger” White took some West Coast time to cover this match!

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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.
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Overwatch League Fan Guide – Preseason

Overwatch League Fan Guide is here! The League preseason begins tonight. The first shots will be officially fired, the first heals and tanks played. Hardcore fans are ready, will you be there as well? Here is our quick guide to help you get involved!

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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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Overwatch League Preseason Questions

The Overwatch League preseason is less than two weeks away. The early weekend of games will finally show us the truth behind all of our speculation. There are some big questions to be answered and here is our take on what those answers might be.

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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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Weekly One Shots

Weekly One Shots looks at each team for the week. Blizzcon is over and now the league structure has been determined. Blizzard announced the pre-season and full schedule from January through to June. Teams have essentially finalized their rosters and tons of news came out on Saturday night after the World Cup ceremony for South Korea. Breaking down each team, here are the Weekly One Shots:

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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!

OWL Rivalry… and it’s on Twitter?

Today Immortals announced their branding for the Overwatch League, the L.A Valiant.

Shortly after releasing their announcement tweet the San Francisco Shock responded by quoting the tweet and adding “Meh.” Not to be outdone on their big day the Valiant fired back with this tweet. Calling out the creation date and “fake followers” that the Shock account has. In a shocking turn of events, the Shock Twitter account removed the original tweet. Finally leaving the door open for the Valiant to finish off the Twitter match with this response. Giving L.A Valiant a 1-0 lead in the twitter battles.

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Brock 'Thornrayne' Koon
Brock 'Thornrayne' Koon - Lifelong gamer, father to two soon-to-be gamers he has been following the Overwatch League since it's inception. His writing can be found here on Overwatchscore as well as on the High Noon Podcast's Site.Follow Thornrayne on Twitter!
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