Established 2006 - United States
OpTic Gaming has made a critical footprint as a dominant esports organization in the evolution of competitive gaming and the video gaming community.
The Green Wall, a nickname taken from their black and green team colors, primarily reside in the OpTic SCUF House, a team house built through a collaborative effort between Scuf Gaming and OpTic; its residents primarily focusing on competitive Call of Duty but also providing content via YouTube and Twitch.
Recently OpTic has extended their Pro Teams from Call of Duty and Halo to Counter Strike: Global Offensive and most recently Gears of War with plans to reach out to more competitive games in the future. With one of the most dominating Call of Duty teams and popular YouTube directors, OpTic has never lost sight of the relationships that made their movement a reality, and their fanbase is one of the most loyal because of it.
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Living Esports: Crimsix
Since retiring from the Halo circuit in 2012, Ian “Crimsix” Porter has gone on to become the most decorated Call Of Duty pro-gamer to date with the nickname "Crimbot" due to his robot-like precision during gameplay. He has countless major championship wins, and was the first person in the history of the sport to be named a “Major League Gaming Pro Player”.
Also known as “The Ginja Ninja” and “The King”, Seth “Scump” Abner has been gaining attention and acclaim since his first foray into esports with a 1st place win at MLG Dallas 2011. Since then, he has become a major force in professional gaming and on the internet itself, with millions of YouTube subscribers to his name, and over a million followers on Twitter.
Though he began as a Halo player, Matthew “FormaL” Piper makes his way in the Call Of Duty scene these days. By the time he retired from Halo, FormaL had accrued 7 major tournament wins, and has since placed 1st in countless Call of Duty series events, including back to back Call of Duty World Championship wins in 2013 and 2014.
Formerly known by the gamertag “SallyNoNose”, Canadian-born Damon “Karma” Barlow is known as an athlete in and out of the digital world, having played high school football and track & field before settling into the ultimate glory of pro gaming. His motto is “Hate losing more than you love winning,” and he clearly follows his own advice, with enough 1st place finishes to make any players proud.