As it’s off-season in the ESL UK League of Legends Premiership right now, the memes have been pretty scarce this month – either that or our meme-hunting skills are drying up.
So with all the buzz around Overwatch right now, we thought why not round up some of the strange memes and ‘Play of the Game’ parodies that have been swarming the web instead? Introducing the eSports News UK Memes of the Month Overwatch Special.
Disclaimer: Some adult/disturbing/NSFW content. Any tilting this article causes is not the responsibility of eSports News UK; any grievances should instead be taken up with Blizzard Entertainment immediately.
To start us off, a few guys from the UK League scene made a couple that got really popular on Twitter (Cody’s was retweeted by Doublelift):
— Cody (@Coodywoo) May 26, 2016
Here are 14 other general ones we found:
Best Overwatch play ever ???????????? pic.twitter.com/X3AUbBcGjF
— Dari (@DariuskiS4) May 29, 2016
— waylonz (@wazhlon) May 29, 2016
Pharah’s leaked skin looks nice pic.twitter.com/hN1fD74uue
— Overwatch.TXT (@OverwatchTXT) June 3, 2016
And a few more random bits we
found nicked from OverwatchTXT:
If you need even more Play of the Game clips, Kotaku has really gone to town in this article. Feel free to share more of your favourites in the comments box below.
Oh go on then, here are a couple of UK League ones we couldn’t ignore:
— Alicus (@AlicusOfficial) May 9, 2016
The RedEye Rekt Award
Finally, our award for the best banter, inspired by eSports caster legend Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner, highlights a particular piece of savagery this month.
Competitive UK League player Impaler burnt Misfits’ new ADC Hans Sama this month, only for Misfits’ manager Alicus to jump in and defend his new player with some banter:
— Matt Taylor (@Impalerlol) June 4, 2016
Our meme aggregation articles are just supposed to be a bit of fun, so if anything has upset you, please let us know.
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Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
A keen League player and WoW RPer, he has written for a range of publications including Games TM, Nintendo Official Magazine, games industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games. He currently works as full-time content director for the British Esports Association.