Playoffs are right around the corner! We cover the week's big games, the Stage 2 playoff picture, Contenders News, and visit our first 2 time F's in the chat recipient.
Stage 2 playoffs are here! In Episode 7, Ramses and Lobosco cover the big outcomes from week 5’s matches. They talk about the notable upsets and surges from playoff hopefuls, and some big wins from low level teams. They cover the San Francisco Shock’s undefeated stage, and undefeated map record, and whether they can ride this momentum into the Stage 2 playoffs.
The hosts cover the Stage 2 playoffs, including bracket standings and potential upsets. They make their playoff match up predictions, and speculate on the eventual Stage 2 Playoff winners.
Next, they discuss recent rumors from Benchmob surrounding a potential academy team requirement for all OWL teams. They discuss the pro’s and cons of these possible changes, and their potential impact on both contenders and OWL.
Lastly, the hosts give some F’s in the Chat for the Houston Outlaws and their winless Stage 2. They cover the troubles surrounding their parent Optic, the recent Immortals bid, and Lobosco makes an impassioned plea for a Chicago OWL team.
Julian is an Overwatch podcaster and host of Push the Point. He's an avid fan of Disney movies, Star Wars, and losing SR points. You can typically find him watching/playing Overwatch, or watching Jojo's Bizarre Adventure.
LoBosco is an esports broadcaster who has wandered his way over to podcasting. As if casting every chance he can wasn't enough, now he wants to talk about Overwatch League as much as he casts. You can hear him with Ramses on Push the Point.
On Episode 8, Ramses and Lobosco discuss the Stage 2 playoffs, which teams surprised, which fell short, and the stage finale with Titans vs Shock pt 2. They also break down some recent roster moves, break down their Stage 2 takeaways, and speculate on what's to come for Stage 3....
April 30th, 2019
Push The Point #6: I've Got Bud's in the Back
Homestand Weekend has come and gone! On Episode 6, we cover all of the weekend's festivities at #TheFirstHomeGame, OWL's evolution into "real sports", details for All Star Weekend, and the Blizzcon announcement for World Cup 2019....
April 24th, 2019
Push The Point #5: The Duality of Dogman
Episode 5! This week, we talk about the week's player news, including the Chengdu Hunters fining YangXiaoLong for inappropriate comments on stream, Sleepy being traded to the Washington Justice, and the reemergence of Daco with the Atlanta Reign. We also talk about Atlanta's roller coaster of a week, beating NYXL while losing to the Guangzhou Charge. We raise some F's in the Chat for the Houston Outlaws' rough showing this week and look forward to the weekend's festivities at the first ever Homestand Weekend! We wrap up by recapping our favorite bits of team trash talk, including some particularly "bizarre" examples!...