Monday, 17 June 2019

IGC & The Next Steps For The Houston Outlaws

It is in Immortal Gaming Clubs Best interest to sell Overwatch League Franchise the Houston Outlaws quickly, a source with knowledge of the acquisition has told Haloofthoughts.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Report: Samsung Morningstars Main Tank Simon "Chubz" Vullo Has Been Banned From Overwatch Contenders Europe For Two Weeks Due To Toxicity.

Samsung Morningstar Main Tank Simon "Chubz" Vullo has been replaced by Richard "PIPou" Buscemi, after Chubz's was banned by Blizzard for the first two weeks of the season.


Thursday, 16 May 2019

Report: The Overwatch League Will Not Be Implementing The 2-2-2 Composition Lock For Stage 3

The Overwatch League have confirmed to all 20 teams that their will be no composition lock for stage 3 of the 2019 season.


Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Report: Florida Mayhem Are Close To Signing WGS Armament’s Gargoyle, Karayan & O2 Blast’s Myunbong

The Florida Mayhem are reportedly close to signing WGS Armament tank duo Beom-Jun “Gargoyle” Lee, San-Ha “Karayan” Choi and O2 Blast Support player Sang-Min “Myunbong” Seo from Contenders Korea.

Friday, 3 May 2019

Burning Blue: An Interview With Main Tank Min-Seok ”OGE” Son

With their homestand complete and the Dallas Fuel firmly locked in for the stage two playoffs, I’ve spoken to OGE about some of his current thoughts the homestand weekend, the Houston Outlaws, the Fuel right now and the All-Star/Overwatch World Cup.

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Barely A Gang, Definitely Not Outlaws: A Look At The Houston Outlaws In Their Current State

Ultimate Weekend Dallas is in the book and while it was the homestand for the Fuel, it was also a chance for the Houston Outlaws to play in their home state for the very first time. The outcome for Houston wasn’t what the team wanted, with their first result being a 4-0 loss to Seoul and then losing the Battle of Texas to the hometown boys Fuel 3-1, thus continuing the abysmal early season for the Outlaws. We’ll be going through where everything has gone wrong for the Houston Outlaws and how they can’t go Texas Hard or Ante Up!

Friday, 26 April 2019

Halo’s Expectations: Budlight Dallas Homestand

The first of two team home events is here with the Dallas Fuel hosting their homestand weekend at the Allen Event Centre on Saturday and Sunday. With their being a sold out crowd of 4,500 expected for each day, it’s time to go through what I expect to happen over this weeks games


Friday, 19 April 2019

Report: Atlanta Reign Off Tank Dong-Hyeong “Daco” Seo Was Benched Due To Behaviour

The Atlanta Reign allegedly benched their starting Off Tank Dong-Hyeong “Daco” Seo for the first two weeks of stage two, after the team had reached their limit with his behaviour.

Monday, 8 April 2019

Report: Envy Release Mads “Fischer” Jehg After Accusations Of Leaking The Uprising/Valiant Trade

North American Contenders academy team Envy released DPS player Mads “Fischer” Jehg from their roster, after Envy’s coaching staff accused him of being the player who leaked information to the Boston Uprising players about the now failed Uprising-Valiant trade.

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Report: How The Uprising & Valiant Trade Broke Down

On March 22nd a four player trade between the Boston Uprising and the Los Angeles Valiant involving the Uprising's Main Tank Cameron "Fusions" Bosworth & DPS William "Asking" Vetter and the Valiant's Main Tank Pan-Seung "Fate" Koo & DPS Kyle "KSF" Frandanisa, was due to be officially completed and announced, ready for the start of Stage Two. However, sources have advised a series of events that was dictated by the Los Angeles Valiant, that lead to the trade being cancelled.

Friday, 29 March 2019

Sources: Boston Uprising In Talks To Acquire Hangzhou Sparks Cai “Krystal” Shilong

The Boston Uprising are in talks with the Hangzhou Spark for Flex-DPS player Cai “Krystal” Shilong, after a failed attempt to trade for Los Angeles Valiant duo Pan-Seung “Fate” Koo & Kyle “KSF” Frandanisa. Sources have advised that the Boston Uprising have turned their attention to Krystal and are looking to acquire him via trade to bolster their DPS core.

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Aces High: An Interview with DPS Hee-Dong “Guard” Lee

When the London Spitfire announced they were signing Guard as the teams newest DPS player joining Birdring and Profit this off season, most people expect him to be playing a supportive role as the team’s third DPS. Guard formerly of Element Mystic from Contenders Korea, has come into the Overwatch League and shown that there’s more to his play than just his famed Sombra and Tracer and when he was introduced into the starting line up in place of Birdring after an 0-2 start, he gave the team another weapon to utilise in his ability to Sombra in Goats and adapt to the team needs on the likes of Brigitte. London have gone on to win 3 of the 4 full games that Guard has played in and now look set to going forward with him in the starting line up.

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Through The Apex: A Beginners Guide To The Early Pro Meta

As we go past the first month of Apex Legends, we’ve been fortunate enough to have already seen a number of tournaments being played. The biggest events so far have been the two days of Twitch Rivals Streamer Challenge and DrDisrespects CodeRed tournaments. Kings Canyon have so far run over everyone in their path, as a combination of Dizzy, King Richard, Mendokusaii & Ninja won day one of Twitch Rivals and both CodeRed tournaments and Scott’s Totts consisting of Mendokusaii (Again), Nmplol & OverpoweredOW on day two of Twitch Rivals. With so much tournament play being had so early in the games cycle, it’s given us a great example of what the professional meta could look like in both the best legend compositions and the best guns in the game.


Sunday, 17 February 2019

Apex Legends: NA Twitch Rivals Streamer Challenge Event Day 1

Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the best on two weeks, you should be fully aware that Respawn Entertainment has hit the ground running with their new Battle Royale game Apex Legends. Having hit 25 Million players in the first 8 days of release, not only have Respawn gone after Fortnite's title as the best Battle Royale game in the market, they are also going to support the game as an esport and will start to do this with the Twitch Rivals was 50k Streamer Challenge Event.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Aces High: On Guard & Krillin It, Behind Robin & Coach Kim’s Flight Plan

As of February 14th in Burbank, California, the 2019 season of the Overwatch League beings with the London Spitfire starting the defence of their inaugural league title against the team they beat in the Philadelphia Fusion. While the off season has been a busy time for most teams around the League, London have had the rare opportunity of only requiring to make a few moves to the team that many consider as one of the strongest.


Sunday, 20 January 2019

Halo's 2019 Pre-Season Power Rankings

As many power rankings showed last year it can be hard to hit the nail on the head with a dead certainty for title contender and who may languish around at the bottom of the league but the countdown is on and with the season starting in less than a month, it's pre-season power rankings time with every analyst and fan having their own opinions of which teams are the best and looking likely to get win the entire season. With this I've dropped my power rankings into the masses and see where we end up once the season has played out. There are now Twenty teams in the league and all twenty have locked in their rosters for the opening games for the season, which provides the chance to take a look at the teams and evaluate their chances.


Saturday, 5 January 2019

Halo's Headlines: Top Stories Going Into The 2019 OWL Season

On February 14th the 2019 season of the Overwatch League starts again with the London Spitfire taking on the Philadelphia Fusion in a rematch of the 2018 finals. The off season has been long and full of drama with roster moves being made by all twelve original franchises and the eight new expansion franchises selecting their players for the new season. With a little more than month left until the season begins, we’re going to take a look at some of the bigger stories going into the new year.