The twentieth team in the Overwatch League was announced this past weekend as the city of Vancouver will have a team competing in the coming season. The Vancouver Titans will be contending and representing a city that has held a growing influence in the esports world as of late. The group is also owned by a prominent firm that has a significant stake in activities and business functions around Vancouver. The Vancouver Titans were announced at the Rogers Arena, the […]
Essentially a hero-based shooter, Overwatch assigns players into two teams of six, with each player selecting one of 24 pre-defined hero characters with unique movement, attributes, and abilities whose roles are divided into four categories: Offense, Defense, Tank, and Support. Players on a team work together to secure and defend control points on a map and/or escort a payload across the map in a limited amount of time. Players gain cosmetic rewards that do not affect gameplay, such as character skins and victory poses, as they continue to play in matches.