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Have a throwback to CS 1.6 with the new CSGO Classic Knife

Soon after a massive teaser by CS:GO developers on twitter, the classic CS 1.6 knife was ported into CS:GO much to the liking and demands of the community and fans. The knife is a part of the CS20 weapon case which commemorates Counter-Strike’s 20 year anniversary. The case comes with a lot of skins which […]

Movistar Riders sign steel and loWel

The Spanish Counter-Strike team Moviestar Riders expanded its roster today with the signing of the Brazilian Lurker/IGL Lucas “steel” Lopes along with the return of Christian “loWel” Garcia Antoran to the active lineup. As per known reports, Moviestar Riders had struck the deal for steel soon after his departure from Luminosity Gaming while they simultaneously picked […]

The newly launched CSGO case skins pay tribute to olof, stewie2k and many more

In honour of the 20th anniversary of Counter Strike, Valve has released a new skin case called CS20, containing the default knife from CS 1.6 in 13 finishes, as well as a special sticker capsule, as reported by us yesterday. But there is more to that. In tribute to some of the best moments of […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 Groups | Day Seven Recap

The 2019 World Championship Group Stage is drawing nearer to its end. The victors of Group B and Group A have been decided, and on this seventh day of competition, those from Group C were too. Dubbed the “Group of Death,” it delivered fierce competition and excellent games from all the teams! Royal Never Give […]

CSGO’s Moviestar Riders Sign Steel and LoWel

Movistar Riders are reloading for the next season of Counterstrike: Global Offensive competition. The Spanish Counterstrike: Global Offensive organization Movistar Ridersmade moves today to increase the level of talent it can field on the server with the signings of long-time Brazilian Lurker/IGL Lucas “steel” Lopes and the return of Christian “loWel” Garcia Antoran to the active […]

Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 1 to feature a $5 million prize pool

Epic games recently pulled off one of the greatest marketing stunts of the gaming world by completely taking down its game for 24 hours as well as blacking out its twitter account. Players were caught up in a frenzy as no one knew what actually happened when the entire map was sucked into a blackhole […]

Huge Dota Underlords Alliance News and Minor Dota 2 MM Update

Both Dota 2 and Dota Underlords are getting massive patches coming in the near future. As fans probably know, Valve released a large Matchmaking update recently with the main focus on ways to improve upon the changes made during the last patch. Valve finally seems as though they are tackling toxic community with actual tools, […]

US Congress members request Blizzard to reverse Hearthstone pro’s suspension

Chung ‘blitzchung’ Ng Wai was suspended for six months after appearing in an official hearthstone stream earlier this month, wearing a gas mask as a show of support for the Hong Kong protests. Blizzard imposed a 1 year ban and confiscated his recent winnings but later shortened the ban duration to six months and returned […]

CS: GO update added revamped Cache map

Due to a recent update, CS: GO now has a classic feel. The new Cache edition has been updated today with official Cache servers on Steam, which can be played in Casual, Deathmatch and Scrimmage modes. This indicates that Cache is not yet ready for Competitive play because Valve and the developers of both the […]

How the League of Legends World Championship Format Encourages Steady Viewership Growth

The League of Legends World Championship 2019 is well underway, and viewership for the event on Twitch has helped catapult LoL’s hours watched figures already. As one might expect, Worlds is the most prominent LoL tournament of the year, requiring qualification through regionalized leagues like North America’s LoL Championship Series, LoL Champions Korea, and the […]

Fortnite Champion Series Chapter 2 Breakdown and Confirmed Teams

Epic Games has officially released details regarding the newest season of the Fortnite Champion Series. After the conclusion of the Season X Championship, the Fortnite developers announced a format switch to squads from trios. Players and fans alike eagerly awaited more details as Fortnite Chapter 2 finally saw the light of the day. The arrival […]

Alliance and NiP still remain undefeated in DreamLeague 12

Today, Alliance and Ninjas in Pyjamas dominated the DreamLeague Season 12 sponsored by GG.bet competition to launch the new season’s first Dota 2 LAN event. All teams went 4-0 against two of the captain’s former teammates, Adrian “Fata” Trinks and Neta “33” Shapira, setting up an epic battle against Peter “ppd” Dager and the current […]

NiP add THREAT as strategic coach

Björn “THREAT” Pers will join Ninjas In Pyjamas as a second coach alongside Faruk “pita” Pita. The Swedish tactician previously had two years tenure with NiP between 2016-2018, winning tournaments such as StarSeries Season 2 Finals and IEM Oakland 2016 and 2017. He stepped down at the start of 2018 to “pursue other things in […]

New CSGO update adds reworked Cache, celebrates 20th anniversary

Valve has celebrated the 20th anniversary of its release in style, by adding Cache back to official servers as well as releasing a weapon case as well as a sticker capsule. Today we’re releasing the CS20 Weapon Case and Sticker Capsule. Additionally, old Cache has been replaced by new Cache in Casual, Deathmatch, and Scrimmage. […]

Talking Canadian Esports with Rishi Chadha, Twitter’s Global Head of Gaming

This week, Rishi Chadha, Twitter’s global head of gaming, visited Toronto for the first time ever to discuss Canadian esports. At Twitter Canada’s headquarters, Rishi Chadha gave insight on Twitter’s trends, statistics, and trajectory in terms of the Canadian esports audience. Games such as Fortnite, Call of Duty, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros. and The Legend […]

Blizzard & Hong Kong Update: Boycotts, Protests, Bans & Freedom of Speech

Blizzard’s handling of the Blitzchung dilemma has been mental novocaine as the situation only gets worse. If you missed the debacle last week, here’s a rundown of everything you missed and a link to a video about the beginning of this developing issue. Recap of What Happened Hong Kong is currently going through massive protests […]

Fnatic Planning Facility in India After Acquiring PUBG Mobile Team

Fnatic plans to establish an Indian gaming facility after acquiring a PUBG Mobile team in the country. As of June, PUBG Mobile had amassed more than 400M downloads, with 50M daily active users. The $2.5M USD PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 will conclude in December. U.K.-based organization Fnatic today announced that it has acquired an […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 Groups | Day Six Recap

The final stages of the League of Legends World Championship Group Stage are upon us. Yesterday, Group B decided their victors and today Group A followed suit. G2 Esports, Team Griffin, Cloud9 and Hong Kong Attitude fought valiantly to move on to the Quarterfinals. But in the end, only two could advance. Team Griffin […]

Fortnite Champions Series Returning for $5M Chapter 2 Season 1

Epic Games has announced a new $5M USD season of the Fortnite Champions Series. The online competition will take place on the new Chapter 2 in-game map that was added to the game this week. The Fortnite Champions Series – Chapter 2: Season 1 finals will take place online on Dec. 6-8. Following this week’s […]

Dota Underlords – The Big Update Tease

Dota Underlords was one of the most popular games on Steam once it was released. However, after the initial hype, the game slowly started to lose on some of its players This happened mainly because after the auto battler genre reached its peak, it slowly started to decline. However, the game is now in decent […]

ESL, DreamHack Sign Three-Year ESL Pro Tour Media Rights Deal with TV 2 Denmark

ESL and DreamHack have agreed to an expanded Danish-language broadcast rights deal with TV 2 Denmark. The three-year agreement to broadcast the ESL Pro Tour for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive runs until Feb. 2023. The ESL Pro Tour will span more than 20 competitions from the sister companies in 2020, and award more than $5M USD. […]

Dota 2: DreamLeague Season 12 Group Stage Overview

The first big tournament after The International 2019 came to an end is finally live. Today was the first day of DreamLeague Season 12, and we got to see all series in both groups. Six of the best teams in the world were divided into two groups. Both of them were fairly equal but also […]

Call of Duty League Format Revealed Alongside Challengers League

Each Call of Duty League team will host two weekend competitions in its home market in 2020. The season will feature spring and summer splits with a Midseason Weekend event in between, while the playoffs and finals will take place as the League Championship Weekend. A second-tier Challengers league will award $1M+ USD in prizing […]

Evil Geniuses qualify for ECS S8 Finals ahead of Cloud9

Evil Geniuses qualified for ECS Season 8 NA LAN Finals after dominating Cloud9 with a 2-0 scoreline. The match kicked off on C9’s pick Train. The North Americans starting on the Tside. Tarik “tarik” Celik opened up the scoreboard with a double in the pistol round to set his team and Evil Geniuses continued on […]

Censor leaves FaZe Clan for CoD NYC

Professional Call of Duty player and popular YouTuber Doug ‘Censor’ Martin has announced his departure from FaZe Clan to join New York City’s pro COD team. After being orgless for the entirety of the Black Ops 4 CWL season, Censor was clear about his intention is to compete again in Call of Duty esports once […]

Fnatic announces Indian Pubg Mobile lineup

Fnatic, one of the biggest names in esports has announced an official lineup for Pubg Mobile comprising of top Indian players. The lineup is as follows: Tanmay Singh aka Scout Paritosh Sharma aka paritosh_plays Ujwal aka DreaM Harpreet Singh Janjuha aka RonaK Mohammed Owais Lakhani aka Owais View this post on Instagram India, we’re coming! […]

PUBG Global Championship Revenue-Sharing Items Revealed, Branded Team Items Reportedly Canceled

PUBG Corp. will sell in-game items for the PUBG Global Championship, with 25% of sales going into the prize pool and another 25% split between teams. Branded, revenue-sharing team items for Global Championship organizations have reportedly been canceled. Spacestation Gaming and the Pittsburgh Knights both exited the PUBG competitive scene this week, following other departures. […]

Is TFT coming to mobile? Release date, items and more

Teamfight Tactics , the autobattler mode of Riot Games for the League of Legends, is coming to mobile, the company announced during its recent 10-year anniversary stream. A Riot developer introduced the mode by acknowledging that fans were begging for a mobile version by the company knows. She’s even poked fun at Blizzard’s “do you […]

New sniper mode added for Call of Duty Mobile as player base expands

Call of Duty: Mobile has added a new sniper-only game mode in an effort to keep its massive player base satisfied. As the name suggests, only snipers could play the five-vs-five game mode. Playable in all five Call of Duty Mobile maps each game will last until one team hits 40 kills or 10 minutes. […]

Dota 2: VP Withdraws From The Summit 11

Virtus.Pro is one of the teams that went through drastic changes in the last couple of weeks. Their “immortal” roster was shattered after the poor performance at TI 9. Despite the fact that they found good substitutes for Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev and Pavel “9pasha” Khvastunov, the team was still unable to qualify for the MDL […]

Fortnite: Chapter 2 Competitive Landscape

Fortnite: Chapter 2 released earlier this week to a largely positive response by both casual and competitive players. It’s become a meme over time, but the unique aspect of Fortnite is that it is always changing. Although the core gameplay of the Battle Royale remains unchanged, players no longer have access to very specific items. […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 Groups | Day Five Recap

GAM Esports vs FunPlus Phoenix The Chinese 1st seed started the day with a clean victory. Doinb slowly walked from mid to bot and used his ultimate to steal a kill. GAM Esports dove the top lane to respond and won a 3-2 trade. They dove in the top lane again, but FunPlus Phoenix […]

‘The End’ Event Leads to Fortnite’s Most-Watched Day Ever on Twitch

Epic Games took a unique approach to generating hype for new in-game content that was released Tuesday morning by announcing “The End” over the weekend. Around 2:00 p.m. EST on Sunday, Fortnite servers went down, and anyone who logged into the game was met with what appeared to be some sort of dark cosmic scene […]

Dota 2: iG withdraw from ESL One Hamburg 2019; Sumail is back

It seems like the visa issues are back for Dota 2 players in full force yet again. Just two days ago, Geek Fam announced that they won’t attend the tournament due to the same problem. Today, it turns out that the Chinese powerhouse iG will do the same. Invictus Gaming VISA issues mean that @invgaming […]

OGN Launches Creator Collective to Recruit and Sponsor Influencers

OGN Esports announced a Creator Collective to sponsor streamers and social media influencers. Members will be paid, given a hardware stipend and travel expenses to events, and provided access to the OGN Super Arena for content creation. Creators must hit set streaming and promotion benchmarks, and may be asked to participate in National PUBG League […]

Puma follows Adidas and Nike in the Esports industry – Puma x Cloud 9

There are intertwined esports and competition. Sports owners manage esports teams and football players are streaming on Twitch, and their online counterparts are reinforced by sports leagues. This is rapidly changing. In August, Nike released a new line of clothing for Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, a Fortnite streamer. Nike discontinued the Chinese League of Legends Pro League […]

CBS Orders Comedy TV Pilot Based on Rick Fox’s Esports Career

Retired NBA star Rick Fox will executive produce a CBS television pilot inspired by his purchase of and career with Echo Fox. The comedy series has a put pilot order, which means CBS will face penalties if it does not air the pilot episode. This typically ensures a series pickup. Fox will reportedly be removed […]

Riot FPS: Project A isn’t like Overwatch, says vice president

A lot of comparisons between Overwatch and the latest FPS from Riot, which took place during the ten-year anniversary of the League of Legends, Project A, was made clear. Project A is a tactical game shooter, but fans concentrate more on the player aspect compared to the Overwatch version. The business is being celebrated with similarities […]

LG Electronics Named Official Partner, Phone Provider of ESL Mobile Open Season 3

ESL North America has named LG Electronics an official partner for Season 3 of ESL Mobile Open. On Nov. 15, finalists will compete using LG smartphones and the new G8X ThinQ Dual Screen smartphone will be featured. LG is the first phone provider and second sponsor for the ESL Mobile Open in North America. ESL […]

Jack Link’s Jerky Signs Deal with Envy Gaming

Jack Link’s Jerky has signed a deal with Envy Gaming, marking the beef jerky maker’s first foray into esports. Terms were not revealed for the multiyear deal.  Jack Link’s will get marketing and advertising assets across Envy’s portfolio, which includes teams that compete in the Overwatch League, Call of Duty League, and Fortnite.  Jack Link’s […]

Dota 2: Everything You Need to Know About DreamLeague Season 12

The first big tournament after TI 9 starts in just one day from now. Despite the fact that it’s not included in this years’ DPC, it will still gather some of the best teams in the world. Apart from fame and glory, the teams will play for that sweet $250k USD prize pool. The Tournament […]

G2 Esports partners with Blockchain firm

G2 Esports, headquartered in Berlin, has entered into a strategic partnership with Hdac Technologies, a blockchain technology company. Hdac Technology will serve as a jersey partner for the Counter-Strike of G2 Esports: Global Offensive and the Battlegrounds squads of PlayerUnknown as part of the deal. G2 Esports and Hdac Techology partner on content and plan […]

Riot Games to Bring LCS Matches to Panasonic Avionics In-Flight Systems

Riot Games and Panasonic have reached an agreement to put League of Legends matches on in-flight entertainment systems. League of Legends Championship Series and LCS Academy matches will be available “in a near-live format.” Riot Games has not yet announced which airlines will feature the content. Riot Games has announced an alliance with Panasonic […]

The China Dota 2 Development League Starts Today

Slowly but steadily, teams around the world are preparing for upcoming events. Apart from the Major and Minor, there are many other tournaments that will be interesting, even though they are not included in this years’ DPC. Getting ready for the kickoff today of Season 2 of China #Dota2 Developmental League@invgaming.Vitality vs. Typhoon!🔴 https://t.co/jmYOkYNgbZ #ImbaTV […]

Puma Joins Nike and Adidas in the Esports Apparel Sponsorship Chase

Along with the rapid growth of eSports, the organizations are acquiring more and more top their MNC to sponsor them besides regular peripheral manufacturers. Automobile giants like Audi, NISSAN are all part of this esports sponsorship bandwagon. With the growth of the scene, the teams are acquiring new fans every day, and like any other […]

Blizzard Reduces Suspension for Hearthstone Pro, Riot/ESL Issue Statements on Protests

Update: Three American University Hearthstone players have received six-month bans from competition for showing a sign supporting the Hong Kong protests and the #BoycottBlizz movement during their on-stream interview during a competition shortly after Blitzchung’s initial suspension. Blizzard has reduced the suspension of a professional Hearthstone player following his comments on Hong Kong […]

Pros appeal to CSGO devs: Nerf SG 553

CSGO had various meta throughout its long tenure in esports. The world’s most popular fps is a very strategical game and a lot that revolves around the weapons purchased by players before the rounds. The most recent meta was initiated in November 2018, when Valve decided to make changes to the economic system, adding a […]

Dota 2: Winstrike Is Now Without a Roster

Winstrike is a very interesting team in professional Dota. Even though they had a pretty good roster, the team was unable to qualify for pretty much any notable tournament. This led to a series of roster changes that turned out to be unsuccessful. Because of this, the CIS team completely crumbled in the qualifiers for […]

Fortnite: DreamHack Winter Details Unveiled

DreamHack is jumping into the competitive Fortnite realm with its winter event in late-November. The last Fortnite event held by DreamHack took place back in July of 2018 at DreamHack Valencia. This time around, DreamHack Winter will feature a BYOC tournament with no qualification necessary. Essentially, anyone can take part in the event at DreamHack […]

OMEN by HP to Sponsor DreamHack Rotterdam’s DreamLeague and Open Competitions

Gaming hardware brand OMEN by HP will sponsor competitions at DreamHack Rotterdam. It will sponsor a $250K USD CORSAIR DreamLeague Season 12 tournament for Dota 2, as well as a $100K DreamHack Open competition for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. OMEN by HP is also a presenting partner for the entire event, which is part of the […]

FunPlus Phoenix Partners with OPPO, Tencent Unveils $830K Prize Pool for CrossFire League 

Under the backdrop of an international esports tournament, the League of Legends World Championship ,  two Chinese esports teams, FunPlus Phoenix and Royal Never Give-Up, signed new partnership deals with local non-endemic companies. Meanwhile, Invictus Gaming and its automotive partner Chevrolet pushed out a new social media campaign on Weibo. Among the top stories: […]

Esports Sponsorship Spotlight

“The issue is that esports is not one thing, unlike baseball and the NFL. Each game within the esports world is its own game in the same way League of Legends is the NFL and Overwatch is Major League Baseball.” Ed Gold, Marketing Director at State Farm via eventmarketer The latest eSports iQ video series (click thumbnail […]

Drinks, Tech, Cars, and Fashion: Non-Endemic Sponsor Recap for Q3 2019

Non-endemic esports sponsorships continued their year-over-year rise in Q3 2019. The Esports Observer reported on 75 such deals from companies outside of the industry, which is a 74% increase over the 43 deals reported on in Q3 2018. That’s an even larger increase than the 68% bump recorded between Q2 2019 and Q2 2018, although […]

Cloud9 says good bye to Soham Valens

Cloud9 has divided ways in mutual agreement with CS: GO data analyst Soham “valens” Chowdhury. This officially ends Cloud9’s three-year career, where he worked as both head coach and data analyst. He helped the team win the 2018 ELEAGUE Boston Major and the 2017 iBuyPower Masters during his time at C9. He also, according to […]

Space to Open Stockholm Gaming and Music Center in 2021

Space will open a seven-floor gaming and music hub in Stockholm’s city center, in 2021. The location will feature 500 gaming stations, a 650-800 seat arena, recording studios, and a co-working space. Space is led by Gustav Käll, head of esports for Universal Music Group, with investment from Pop House Sweden.  Space, a Swedish company […]

Riot Games Expands to Mobile, FPS, Card Games and More

League of Legends isn’t the only thing Riot Games has been working on. A decade of League of Legends has come and gone and many memories have come flooding back into gamer’s minds. Riot Games’ smash success League of Legends took over the world, becoming the leading MOBA and esport since inception. The tenth anniversary […]

Riot Games Reveals Four New Games, Plus League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics for Mobile

Riot Games announced several games and ports at its League of Legends 10th-anniversary celebration event. Card-battling game Legends of Runeterra is coming out in 2020, plus Riot Games is working on a role-playing game, fighting game, and tactical first-person shooter. Riot Games will also release League of Legends for mobile and consoles as League of […]

League of Legends: Preseason 2020 Confirmations

With the 10th Anniversary Edition of Riot Pls in full swing, Riot has come out and given a few details into the upcoming preseason 2020. With 10 years of League comes 10 days of gifts in which players can log in and collect new daily rewards. Of course, in classic Riot fashion, there will be […]

League of Legends: Dark Passage Event Reveals New Champion “Senna”

New Champion – Senna, the Shadow’s Embrace The new champion “Senna” is Lucian’s wife, having her soul released from Thresh’s Lantern. She will be the first marksman support. Previously Riot Games showed off a new event trailer focusing on the lore between Lucian and Thresh. For those who don’t know, Thresh enslaved the soul […]

London Royal Ravens Debut as First Call of Duty League Team

At long last, the time has come. After months of heavy speculation and internet rumor, the London Royal Ravens have officially announced their team for the upcoming 2020 Call of Duty League. The Ravens are coming. Introducing the London Royal Ravens. #6thRaven #MindTheGap pic.twitter.com/1wdI3zGrHa — London Royal Ravens October 15, 2019 So far, the […]

Dallas Call of Duty League Franchise Adds Clayster and Shotzzy

Activision Blizzard’s announcement to franchise the 2020 season of the Call of Duty League was monumental. There will be 12 teams in total to start, and already roster announcements are coming out. The Dallas Call of Duty team owned by Envy Gaming has announced two top-class players this week. First, Dallas is bringing two-time Call […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 Groups | Day Four Recap

Royal Never Give Up vs Fnatic Domination came out of Royal Never Give Up as they won the game with their team fight strength. They dove the middle lane to pick up the first blood. When they went to do the same top Bwipo outplayed the dive and Broxah found a kill on Karsa’s […]

London Royal Ravens Unveiled as ReKTGlobal’s Call of Duty League Brand

The London Royal Ravens is the name of ReKTGlobal’s Call of Duty League team. It is the first of the league’s 12 geolocated, franchised teams to announce its branding. The Call of Duty League will begin play in 2020 with matches in the teams’ respective home markets for more than $6M USD in prizing for […]

CSGO: Oskar Announces Free Agency, Open to Offers

Former Mousesports star Tomáš “oskar” Šťastný has announced his move into free agency. In a tweet, the Czech sniper revealed that his contract with HellRaisers has ended and that he still looks forward to playing at the highest level. Throughout his career, Šťastný has been considered one of the best AWPers in the world. Today […]

G2 Esports Partners with Blockchain Firm Hdac Technology

G2 Esports has added blockchain company Hdac Technology as its latest sponsor and strategic partner. An Hdac logo will be added to G2’s CS:GO and PUBG team jerseys, plus the companies will collaborate on content. Hdac’s blockchain platform handles interactions between internet of things smart devices. The company will also outfit G2’s facilities with […]

16-year-old PUBG addict who faked his own kidnapping rescued in Hyderabad

A 16 year old, who faked his own kidnapping was rescued from a bus terminal in Hyderabad, after initially demanding a ransom of Rs 3 lakh. The teen, who was a huge PUBG addict, went missing on October 11 on the pretext of meeting a friend, but instead left for Mumbai. However, he got down […]

Victory Five Raises Over $14M in Series A Funding, Announces Plans for Venue

Chinese esports organization Victory Five has raised an over ¥100M RMB Series A funding with undisclosed investors. V5 has signed a strategic partnership with Shenzhen Media Group to establish a “home venue” in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.  V5 was founded in 2017, and joined China’s League of Legends Pro […]

Dota 2: Alliance Replaces Geek Fam at ESL One Hamburg

Due to visa problems, Geek Fam, one of the most prominent SEA teams, will be unable to participate in ESL One Hamburg 2019. This means that the organizers had to find a replacement just weeks before the event started. Luckily, they managed to do it in just a few hours after the announcement. Due to […]

Nerd Street Gamers Names Mike and Ike Candies Official Partner of 2020 National Championship Series

MIKE AND IKE brand candies has become the official partner of Nerd Street Gamers’ 2020 National Championship Series . The 2020 National Championship Series is an esports series for casual and aspiring pro gamers that will span 10 cities and offer cash prizes. MIKE AND IKE will be the namesake of a “Player of the […]

Comcast Spectacor and SK Telecom Launch Joint Venture, Joe Marsh Appointed CEO

T1 Entertainment & Sports has received regulatory approval and launches with combined $41M USD funding from Comcast and Highland Capital. Joe Marsh, formerly chief business officer for the Philadelphia Fusion, is appointed CEO of the joint venture. T1 is readying a ten-story facility in Seoul’s Gangnam District and is close to announcing new commercial partners. […]

Dota 2: Old But Gold Loses Velheor and Vanskor

Old But Gold was one of the most promising CIS squads just a couple of months ago. In fact, they had a very capable roster that could rival even the strongest teams in the region. However, after a series of unsuccessful results, the team is now down to just three members after Fedor “velheor” Rusikhin […]

League of Legends Eclipses 20M Hours Watched With Help From Worlds 2019: Top Twitch Content, Oct. 7 – 13

Group stage action for the League of Legends World Championship helped the title surpass 20M hours watched.  Meanwhile, a unique event in Fortnite that involved the game effectively shutting down caused a boost in viewership for the title despite no one being able to actually play. Additionally, Apex Legends managed to stay in the top […]

CEO of ESL says to employees not to mention Hong Kong protests

ESL CEO Ralf Reichert ordered more than 700 employees not to address violent protests in Hong Kong. In a slack message received from Kong Kong Free Press, Reichert notes that ESL is a global company working in a large number of countries and would theoretically conflict public policy announcements for the major sports organization. “We […]

Dota 2: Geek Fam Withdraws from ESL One Hamburg

Despite the fact that ESL One Hamburg 2019 is not included in the DPC, it is still going to be one of the most interesting tournaments after TI 9 came to an end. However, it seems like it won’t remain without a controversy. Due to visa issues, one of the teams won’t be able to […]

League of Legends Player Bjergsen Re-Signs with Team SoloMid, Gains LCS Team Ownership Stake

Team SoloMid player Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg has signed a new two-year deal that includes part ownership in its League of Legends Championship Series team. Bjerg has played for TSM since 2013, with the new deal running through 2021. TSM also competes in games such as Fortnite, Rocket League, and Super Smash Bros. Longtime Team […]

Call of Duty Mobile introduces Gun Game

Call of Duty: Mobile has had an explosive record breaking launch as it managed to cross 100 million downloads on both iOS and Android just a week after its release. It proved dominant over some of the biggest titles in the world such as PUBG, Fortnite and Apex Legends which managed 26.3 million, 22.5 million […]

New Details on Fortnite Chapter 2: Map, Trailer, Vehicles, Abilities, POI’s

Amidst all of the chaos surrounding the Fortnite Blackout, a leaked trailer for Fortnite Chapter 2 surfaced after the Epic Games title went dark. This confused fans as Epic Games removed all mentions of Fortnite from their website and all previous Tweets on the Fortnite Twitter account were no longer available. From the looks of […]

‘Fortnite 2’ Season 11 trailer appears as Black Hole Ends

Since Fortnite has completely disappeared, leaving people stunned and uncertain about what had happened to their skins, it looks as if Chapter Two is going to start today when people download the patch and begin downtime. The new trailer gives us an insight into what to expect and a first look at the new map-which, […]

End of Fortnite: ‘Fortnite black hole’ appears on Twitter

Fortnite servers are still down after the massive live event ‘The End’ yesterday. During that event, a rocket was launched by the mysterious Visitor, who then plummeted into the sky causing several rifts. It fired a number of smaller missiles that all converged over Dusty Depot and basically swallowed up the comet. The purpose of this was […]

League of Legends: Bjergsen Extends Contract with TSM, Becomes Part Owner

The Washington Post reported today that Team SoloMid’s Soren “Bjergsen” Bjerg has extended his contract with the team until 2022. The star mid-laner is also now one of the owners of the team as well. He’s an iconic player within the team and North American LCS, so the move is rather sensible. In the […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 Groups | Day Three Recap

The 2019 League of Legends World Championship is three days in so far. Through these three days of competition, there have been expected wins and upsets alike. Every game matters in the biggest tournament of the year, and with everything on the line, all of the players are delivering their best. Day Three featured some […]

Dota 2: SabeRLight- To Play for Quincy Crew

With just a couple of days left until the first DPC event begins, Quincy Crew’s strongest player decided to leave the team. Sumail “SumaiL” Hassan’s departure happened due to “fit issues”. Saying that this was expected is not an overstatement because the team had too many core players in once place. Slowly but steadily, the […]

Worlds 2019 Group Stage Opens With Strong Viewership: Top Twitch Channels, Oct. 7 – 13

Riot Games led all channels as the group stage of the League of Legends World Championship opened up over the weekend.  Meanwhile, the ESL Pro League Season 10 regionals opened up competition with events in Europe, the Americas, and Oceania, with Asian regionals set to begin this week.  Additionally, Turner “Tfue” Tenney made his first […]

CDW Named Official Arena Partner for ELEAGUE and RLCS

ELEAGUE has announced a tech and marketing partnership with IT products and services provider, CDW. The partnership makes CDW the official arena partner for both ELEAGUE and the Rocket League Championship Series. CDW will outfit the ELEAGUE studio with Lenovo Legion products, and provide technological assistance for ELEAGUE and RLCS live events. Turner Sports’ ELEAGUE […]

Hiro Capital Launches $110M Games, Esports, and Digital Sports VC Fund

The British investment firm Hiro Capital announced the launch of a €100M EUR VC fund to back games, esports, and digital sports companies in the EU and UK. The fund is looking to accelerate the growth of approximately 20 companies through Series A and B financings and entrepreneurial mentoring. Former ESL and Warner […]

OWL Outlaws’ Purchase by Lee Zieben Currently In Doubt

Real estate investor Lee Zieben’s proposed deal to buy the Overwatch League’s Houston Outlaws appears to have stalled, with industry execs questioning if it is still going through and no formal announcement having come.  Immortals Gaming Club is divesting the Outlaws because it already owns the L.A. Valiant and only came upon owning the Outlaws […]

Fortnite: The End, What Does it Mean?

The last 24 hours of Fortnite: Battle Royale has been an emotional roller-coaster unlike any other. To sum up exactly what happened during The End, players watched as the Storm dissipated, a rocket blasted into the sky out of Dusty Depot and several unidentified rifts appeared in the sky above. The aforementioned rocket proceeded to […]

Dota 2: Blitz to coach Team Liquid

At the beginning of this DPC season, Team Liquid decided to form an entirely new roster. In fact, they decided to acquire the ex-Alliance Dota 2 team, which was “set-off” in favor of Adrian “Fata” Trinks’s newly formed stack. I’d like to continue to cast here and there, this isn’t a full retirement, but I […]

Dota 2: Mushi Steps Away from Keen Gaming

Keen Gaming used to be one of the best teams in China at one point last season. However, they have completely crumbled in the last couple of tournaments. The same happened at TI 9, which led to a massive roarer change. One of the new players that were introduced to the team was Chai “Mushi” […]

Global Esports Partners with Harrisburg University

Team India, the Indian representative at the Overwatch World Cup, will bootcamp at Harrisburg University before the tournament. The partnership will include an exchange program along with coordinated bootcamps at Global Esports’ training facilities and weekend game-a-thons at Harrisburg University. Global Esports will help to make Harrisburg University’s esports degree available across India and Asia. […]

7Sports Acquires eSports.com Following Insolvency of Joint Venture Partner

ProSiebenSat.1 Media subsidiary 7Sports announced the acquisition of eSports.com platform parent eSports GSA. Financial details were not disclosed. The acquisition follows the insolvency of 7Sports’ previous eSports GSA joint venture partner and eSports.com founder, eSports.com AG. 7Sports is planning to launch its own esports leagues and tournaments in collaboration with strategic partners. Yesterday, the German […]

Psyonix Carefully Considering Franchising for Rocket League Esports

Now backed by Fortnite developer Epic Games, Rocket League is considering a move to a franchise model for its esports series as publisher Psyonix Studios positions it for growth in the competitive gaming space. Rocket League, released by Psyonix in 2015, is a video game based around cars playing five-minute soccer games. Epic Games announced […]

Gamer Fought ISIS For Six Months With Skills He Got From Call of Duty

While playing FPS video games like COD, we have always put ourselves in the shoes of the soldiers. One man actually went ahead and lived the experience live. John Duttenhofer from Colorado was an avid Call of Duty gamer who had familiarized himself with the basics of weaponry and warfare, but he wanted more. He […]

Latest World of Warcraft update 8.3 release date and further details

Whilst the Fight for Azeroth is about to begin, Blizzard wants to entertain gamers of World of Warcraft. In the shape of mythical cloaks but also with two Allied races who join the fray–Vulpera and Mechagnomes, the heroes will get some outside support. The Vulpera is a species of lovely fox creatures, first created in […]

Twitch streamer Shroud doesn’t like fps games like Destiny

Michael ‘Shroud’ Grzesiek, popular Twitch star, revealed why some FPS titles, such as Destiny, are not as favourable to him as other MMORPG games. His main focus remains first-person shooters, but Shroud has gained a wide number of followers by streaming a number of games on Twitch’s website. When the former CS: GO pro was […]

New CSGO Cache update brings improved FPS, bomb struck errors and more

Days after the Cache map returned, FMPONE and Volcano launched the 11th October Patch with a large list of glitches and locations. The World Steam Workshop Offensive was released. After the re-release of Cache on 10 October, the community worked hard to play the updated map, helping map makers isolate and fix any bug and […]

This lawsuit describes Fortnite as addictive as ‘Cocaine’

The popular battle royale game Fortnite from publisher Epic Games has trouble brewing for it again in the form of a lawsuit. The latest case that was brought on behalf of a Canadian couple who say that their children allegedly can’t regulate their desire to play   Fortnite. The case went on to compare Fortnite […]

Dota 2: Kaci Aitchison joins Valve Full-time

Dota 2 is one of the largest esports in the world. Apart from the amazing teams that are taking part in the tournaments, the talent crew also plays a vital part in making the scene so enjoyable. Without them, the various tournaments would not be the same. They are the ones who truly bring it […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Group Stage Day Two Recap

SK Telecom T1 vs Royal Never Give Up The first game set expectations high with SK Telecom T1 narrowly winning. An explosive three for three started off the game in the bottom lane. Ming used his summoner spell advantage to force a kill on Effort. SKT used their Twisted Fate to pick up Royal […]

A Look Back on Fortnite’s Competitive Season X and Ahead to Season XI

With Season X in the books, Fortnite’s competitive scene looks stronger than ever. There’s really only one thing that could top the level of play that fans were treated too in Season 10, and that’s the upcoming FCS Season XI. There’s been a lot of buildup and hype heading into FCS’s Season 11 of Fortnite: […]

CSGO: Cajunb Returns to North

René “cajunb” Borg returns to North this week for the first time since 2018. Ex-OpTic rifler René “cajunb” Borg has officially returned to North. This will be his second tenure on the Danish squad, as he spent a year with the organization before being released in January of 2018. Borg will replace newly-benched star player […]

AXE partners with Riot Games for League of Legends esports events

Riot Games has announced yet another partner in AXE as it continues to grow its strategic ties for its League of Legends series. We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with @AXE for @lolesports global events! #Worlds2019 Learn more at: https://t.co/LMcaIwhsaL pic.twitter.com/EZa3T1AgS6 — lolesports October 12, 2019 The partnership, which will run for […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Group Stage Day One Recap

At last, the 2019 League of Legends World Championship Group Stage has begun! Fans around the world watched four teams battle through the Play-In Stage, but now the real competition begins. Sixteen teams have made it to this point and are hoping to push forward for glory. It’s a long journey though, and every journey […]

EternaLEnVy got banned

Smuring has always been a part of Dota 2, regardless whether it was allowed or not. Previously, Valve did not really care all that much. In fact, they pretty much left everyone to do their “own thing”. However, after the most recent update, it seems like the company is taking this very seriously. What is […]

AXE to Support Global League of Legends Events in Multi-Year Deal

Unilever’s AXE fragrance brand has been named the official men’s grooming partner of League of Legends esports’ global events. The multi-year deal covers the Mid-Season Invitational, All-Star Event, and World Championship—the latter of which began its group stage today. Financial terms were not disclosed. While specific activation details were not provided, the announcement described “a […]

ESL Releases New Dota 2 and CS:GO World Rankings

In case you did not know, ESL released their special CS: GO ranking around one year ago. Seeing how successful it was, they decided to do the same for Dota 2, bringing us the ESL Dota 2 World Ranking. The Rankings ESL clearly stated in their official announcement that this ranking is not intended to […]

G2 Esports Partners with Domino’s Germany for League of Legends Promotion

G2 Esports and pizza chain Domino’s Germany have teamed up for a promotion around the League of Legends World Championship. Besides a social media push, the team will host events and other activations. G2 will host a free watch party at its Berlin headquarters on October 18, featuring Domino’s pizza, photo opportunities, and more. G2 […]

Global Esports is working with University in USA to offer esports degrees in India

Global Esports has announced a partnership with Harrisburg University in USA in a bid to connect esports and collegiate programs together. In a press release, the organisation announced that before the Overwatch World Cup, Team India would travel to Harrisburg University to take part in a showmatch against them, as a token of the strategic […]

‘Just Chatting’ Posts More Than 1B Hours Watched in First Full Year on Twitch

In just one year on Twitch, the “Just Chatting” category has helped to evolve the way that broadcasters approach content creation on the platform.  Just Chatting was created at the end of September 2018 as a spinoff from a larger category called “IRL,” meaning “in real life.” As a way to help influencers categorize their […]

World of Warcraft ‘Gay’ Guild forced to change name

If World of Warcraft Classic’s aim was to bring the player experience back to what it was like in the early days of the MMO, Blizzard is pulling out all the stops to achieve that dream. Ars Technica reported today that Blizzard forced a “Gay Boys” guild this week to change its name in a […]

Game-to-game variety to feature in League of Legends 2020

Summoner’s Rift is set to get a big renewal. “The Map will create more exciting times in different environments you don’t see any more,’ Riot Games announced the pre-season gameplay objectives for League of Legends today. Their reasoning was that environmental changes to the Rift would bring greater player-to-game differences and mastery. “Following the simple […]

Team Liquid Extends SAP Analytics Partnership Into League of Legends

Enterprise software technology company SAP will provide data-driven League of Legends analytics and insights to Team Liquid. Team Liquid and SAP first announced a partnership around Dota 2 analytics in April 2018, and SAP has also supported several Dota 2 tournaments with its data. Team Liquid is competing in the League of Legends World Championship. […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Main Event Group Previews

The 2019 World Championship Main Event will soon be upon us! Sixteen teams are set to battle it out to decide who is truly the best LoL team in the world. The stakes have never been higher for these teams to prove themselves and defy all expectations. They come here from different regions and different […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Group D Preview

The 2019 League of Legends World Championship is well underway. With the Play-In stage yielding the most predictable results, the teams are moving on to the Main Event Group Stage. So far, we’ve covered Group A, Group B and Group C, so now we come to Group D. This group consists of Team Liquid, ahq […]

Dota Underlords: October 10th Hotfixes

The most recent updates in Dota Underlords are mainly related to balance issues. This means that they are aimed at fixing some stuff that appears to be too strong. But there were more hotfixes that were released yesterday that will be a relief to Underlords fans everywhere. Here is this week’s update. As we said […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Group C Preview

Throughout the history of Worlds, there has always been a group of death. Filled with teams that could make it out of other groups, it puts pressure on the teams to rapidly improve. Failure to climb faster than your opponents leads to strong teams and tournament favorites being eliminated before they even get a chance […]

Trust Esport Makes $2.5M Investment in easylive.io 

This week, easylive.io announced it had raised $2.5M USD from French esports technology-focused venture fund, Trust Esport. According to the company, it plans to increase its workforce by almost 40% by the end of the year. Founded in 2017 by Philippe Laurent, Clément […]

CSGO: OpTic Gaming disband

After the poor run of OpTic in ESL Pro League Season 10 group stage with a last place finish, Mathias “MSL” Lauridsen had announced that he would be stepping down from the team which was soon followed by the official disbandment announcement of the entire roster. OpTic has been facing tough times recently after the issues with its […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Group B Preview

After a grueling six days of the play-in stage, we finally have our remaining sixteen teams that will be competing for this year’s summoner cup. We have had some crazy games already, but all results have gone as expected, with all the first seeds of play-ins making it through to the main tournament. Group B […]

MAMMOTH, and the Next Steps for Oceanic League of Legends

On Nov. 11, the League of Legends World Championships will host its long-awaited finals in Paris. But all the way back in late September, Australia-based MAMMOTH was already bootcamping in the French city, putting every effort into achieving what no team in its region had done before: get out of play-ins, and advance to the […]

How easy is it to play PUBG Mobile with a controller

While certain smartphone shooting games have controller support to players who do not like joystick controls, it is not provided by every game. In PUBG Mobile, you can not attach a Bluetooth-enabled controller to your mobile device or switch around without any official game-support outside of touch, but the key will not have activity marked […]

Gaojing Partners with Riot Games, Mediapro for Esports College Cup

Chinese company Shanghai Gaojing Culture Media has partnered with Riot Games and Spanish media company Mediapro for its 2019 World University Cyber Games . The WUCG will connect with the League of Legends International College Cup 2019, which is a yearly tournament co-hosted by Riot Games and Hong Kong-based Cyberport.  Spanish media company MediaPro will […]

Fortnite Champion Series Season 11 Breakdown: Europe

The European region of competitive Fortnite is rapidly becoming a legitimate rival to both the NA East and NA West. Through all of Season X, no trio was more dominant than that of Benjyfishy, Mitr0 and Mongraal. This takes into account every other region across the globe, which says a lot for the top competitors […]

Donald Trump Joins Growing List of U.S. Politicians with Twitch Channels

U.S. President Donald Trump created a verified account on Twitch Thursday.  He debuted his channel with a nearly two-hour-long broadcast of a campaign rally in Minnesota.  His stream averaged 11.52K viewer with a total of 20K hours watched, peaking at 15.54K concurrent viewers. United States President Donald Trump launched his own verified account on Twitch […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Group A Preview

With the play-ins coming to a close, the main stage groups have been finalized. The final additions to the groups determine whether it will be a cakewalk for the previously selected teams or a struggle to make it out. Group A’s latest has made the group more open for the other teams. It also increases […]

Roc Nation Sports Agency Signs FIFA Pro Msdossary

Roc Nation Sports has made its first esports signing with FIFA player Mosaad “Msdossary” Al-Dossary. Al-Dossary won the FIFA 18 eWorld Cup and placed second the following year, amassing more than $526K USD to date. Roc Nation Sports represents dozens of traditional sports athletes and is part of the entertainment company founded by rapper Jay-Z. […]

SumaiL Leaves Quincy Crew after Summit 11 NA Quals

Dota 2 professional Sumail “SumaiL” Hassan is no longer part of the active roster for North America team Quincy Crew. Yesterday was the final day of the qualifiers for The Summit 11, and the newly-formed NA team Quincy Crew was one of the favorites to take a major spot. Unfortunately, the talented North American squad […]

We’ll Finally Get to See T1’s New Dota 2 Roster In Action at VKGames

One of the world’s largest esports organization has made the move to Dota 2. A couple of weeks ago, T1, one of the most storied esports organizations in the world, T1, announced that they would soon field a roster in the Dota 2 scene. Finally, a couple of weeks later, fans will now get the […]

Criticism Mounts Following Blizzard’s Hearthstone/Hong Kong Suspension Situation

Blizzard Entertainment continues to receive criticism after suspending pro Hearthstone player Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai and taking away his season earnings for comments made in favor of Hong Kong’s liberation from China. Politicians, other game developers, and a popular Hearthstone commentator have rebuked Blizzard’s decision. A Blizzard spokesperson said the company is “assessing the situation.” […]

Schalke 04 Esports and BRAINEFFECT Renew Deal for 2020

The esports division of FC Schalke 04 and Berlin-based supplement brand BRAINEFFECT have extended their partnership to the end of 2020. BRAINEFFECT will continue to supply the club’s League of Legends and FIFA players with its performance food products, and will receive extensive advertising rights on the team’s social media channels. Financial terms were not […]

Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg 2019 Talent List

ESL One Hamburg 2019 is going to be a pretty epic event to watch. Despite the fact that it’s not a DPC event, it still has some of the best teams in the world as well as a $300K USD prize pool. There is one more team that needs to be announced to fill in […]

Dota 2: Who is going to the Summit 11 from EU & CIS?

Today is the last day of the qualifiers for the first Minor of this DPC – Summit 11. It has a pretty cool $300K USD prize pool, as well as a decent amount of DPC points. What’s more, this is going to be the first and also the last DPC event to be held in […]

Dota 2: Continuing Matchmaking Updates

Even though the qualifiers for the first two DPC events are still not over, Valve decided to release an update. However, this time, it’s not changing anything gameplay-wise. Instead, it focuses solely on improving the Matchmaking system. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights from the official announcement. Be sure to read the […]

New Cache 2019: All the changes made to the updated CSGO Map

One of the most popular maps on CSGO saw an update on 10th of October, after it was added to the Steam Workshop for the community to play. The map was first previewed on the 29th September before the ESL One New York Finals in a showmatch. Now that it is out for the public, […]

The new Cache 2019 is now available on the steam workshop

The long awaited update to Cache, made by FMPONE and Volcano, has finally been thrown to the public on the Steam Workshop. DE_CACHE by @FMPONE + @SalGarozzo https://t.co/ioXyP4MOL7 Steam Workshop: https://t.co/v5f4Z8Wzlj pic.twitter.com/AYiS827IXu — FMPONE October 10, 2019 Th first sneak peek of the version was in the ESL One New York Showmatch before the […]

Dota 2: WePlay! will Host the Second Minor this DPC Season

WePlay! hosted an interesting tournament recently called WePlay! Reshuffle Madness. Even though the prize pool wasn’t huge, we still got to see some of the best teams in the world duke it out in an interesting format. That said, WePlay has just announced that they will host the second Minor of this DPC. The minor […]

WePlay is all set to host second Minor of 2019-2020 DPC Season

Ukrainian esports platform WePlay! is going to host the second Minor of 2019-2020 DOTA 2 DPC Season. This is the first Valve event which is going to be hosted by the organization. The venue of the event is the Bukovel ski resort. The Bukovel Minor will be the third Minor of the new DPC Season […]

Thursday Night Football on Twitch Provides a Personal Spin on NFL Action

The National Football League’s “Thursday Night Football” has returned to Twitch this year with a few familiar faces involved in the broadcast. While Twitch’s top streamer in 2018, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, is no longer streaming on the platform, Tim “TimTheTatman” Betar is once again working with the league to streaming TNF, and Nick “NickMercs” Kolcheff […]

CSGO’s latest update brings changes to Vertigo

For the famous first-person shooter Counter-Strike, Valve has published another update: and Vertigo is heavily updated. Since its launch, several people have called for its withdrawal and up to this day, the new map to join the competitive map pool has been strongly criticized. The developers remained open-minded and updated the map based on community […]

WePlay! Bukovel Dota 2 Minor 2020: Guide and Information

WePlay! will host the second Dota 2 Minor of the Dota Pro Circuit 2019-20. The WePlay! Bukovel Dota 2 Minor will take place in January 2020 and feature a prize pool of $300,000.   WePlay! has successfully hosted third-party Dota 2 LAN events featuring some of the best Tier two teams. This is their first […]

Fnatic win DreamHack Masters Malmö 2019 and secure a spot at IEM Katowice 2020

Swedish CS:GO team Fnatic won DreamHack Masters Malmö 2019 in front of their home crowd after defeating two of the world’s best teams in Astralis and Vitality.  The Fnatic roster has seen multiple changes, but their recent addition of Golden and Flusha helped the Swedish team find the missing pieces. Their journey to the Grand Final […]

Fortnite Lawsuit Claims Epic’s Battle Royale is “As Addictive As Cocaine”

Two unidentified parents of two children, ages 10 and 15, out of Montreal, Quebec are in the midst of filing a class-action lawsuit against Fortnite developers, Epic Games. The lawsuit alleges that “Fortnite, when played for a long period, causes the player’s brain to release the ‘pleasure hormone, dopamine’ in the same way that some […]

Valve reportedly paid bounty to Ethical Hackers for finding out several bugs in CSGO

Valve has reportedly paid a hacker a total of $11,250 for finding a bug in the game that was used as an exploit for many hackers. This is why you report CS:GO Bugs instead of abuse them My man @2Eggsss got awarded a total of $11250 in bounties from Valve via HackerOne for reporting critical […]

Dota 2: Geek Fam & iG to attend The Summit 11

The Summit 11 is going to be the first Minor of this season’s Dota Pro Circuit. In fact, unless things change, it will be the only DPC event taking place in NA this season. This is a clear sign that the region is currently in a very strange state. Other than that, this is the […]

Esports Manager Game Developer META Games Raises $2M Seed Financing

META Games has secured a $2M USD seed funding led by existing investor BITKRAFT Esports Ventures. Additional participants in the seed funding round were Everblue Management, Crest Capital, and founder and CEO of Phoenix Games, Klaas Kersting. The company will use its new funding to complete game development on its upcoming mobile game RIVALS and […]

Nerd Street Gamers Closes $12M Series A Investment, Will Build Facilities in Five Below Stores

Nerd Street Gamers, builder and operator of a network of esports facilities, completed a $12M USD investment led by Philadelphia-based discount retailer Five Below Inc. In addition to Five Below, existing investors include telecommunications company Comcast, sports tech venture capital firm SeventySix Capital, and angel investor George Miller participated in the financing. Five Below and […]

Wu ‘Dido’ Jingjing on Her Journey From Tencent to Educating China’s Future Esports Stars

After browsing through her pictures, it’s hard to believe that Wu “Dido” Jingjing has more than 13 years of experience working in the esports industry. Now the CEO of Dido Esports, Jingjing started her entrepreneurial journey as the interactive entertainment brand manager for Tencent Games from 2011-2017, before becoming a prestigious esports host engaged with […]

Pittsburgh Knights Adds Pittsburgh Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin as Investor

The Pittsburgh Knights announced the addition of NHL player Evgeni Malkin as an investor. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The company is looking to exemplify its business model of taking the best practices from traditional sports and translating them into esports through this partnership. The esports organization is now engaged in three […]

CSGO Streamer Live on Twitch Casually Ignores Fire Alarm In His Apartment

Gamers have been notorious in not attending to an emergency and continuing to play games instead, and the newest incident on Twitch further emphasizes that. A Twitch streamer by the name of “Trainwrecks” did not seem to pay heed to a fire alarm in his apartment, instead he kept opening CSGO cases in hopes of […]

NRG Esports co-CEO explains why CSGO esports scene is unsustainable

NRG co-CEO Andy Miller has explained why they left the CSGO scene at a time when they were at a peak, and sold the team to Evil Geniuses. Evil Genuises recently bought out NRG, after the team saw their best results since their inception, including a Semi Final Finish at the Berlin Major. Since the […]

Call of Duty League and Prize Pool Officially Announced

The Call of Duty League is just about ready to get underway with a new format different from the Call of Duty World League. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will take the forefront for the inaugural season. The Call of Duty League will feature 12 city-based teams. The ownership of each franchise went through […]

Everything You Need to Know About Blizzard Banning Blitzchung

Blizzard has bowed to the Chinese government, seizing a Hearthstone pro’s prize winnings and banning him from competition for one year. During the Hearthstone Grandmasters Tournament, Ng Wai Chung, also known as “Blitzchung”, made a statement in support of the protests going on in Hong Kong on a live broadcast. Blizzard has since suspended him […]

ESL One Hamburg to Host a Dota Underlords Tournament

ESL One Hamburg will be one of the first Dota 2 tournaments after TI 9 came to an end. Despite the fact that it’s not included in the DPC calendar, the tournament will still have some of the best teams in the world fighting for a sweet $300K prize pool. Dota Underlords Consider yourself a […]

Dota 2: All Teams Attending MDL Chengdu

After a couple of days of epic action, we now know all of the teams that will try their luck at the first Major of this DPC – MDL Chengdu. Most of the teams that made it was expected to do so. However, there are are also a couple of surprises. Let’s take a look […]

‘Vulpera’ and ‘Mechagnomes’ added in new World of Warcraft update

The massive new N’Zoth 8.3 patches bring new races and a brand-new story to the World of Warcraft. Although the focus of attention has recently come from the World Of Warcraft Classic, Blizzard has just announced an upcoming major upgrade with two additional allied races, and without paying for the expansion. The current edition of […]

Apex Legends will have Solo Mode in Flight or Fright Event

Don’t get upset if you skip the solo game in Apex Legends – if not quite the same, it comes back. A Halloween Battle and Fright event take place on the 15th of October and 5th of November and the target is a time-limited Shadowfall mode with 35 players who are squaring off in the […]

This glitch causes CSGO’s C4 to get stuck below Dust II

CS:GO Supporters have found a bug that lets the C4 on Dust II go under the map. There may be locations on Dust II, namely the x-box in the centre of the world, which can lead to the bomb being dropped. It seems like since 2017 this problem has been around when a player on the […]

Raleigh, NC Reports $1.45M Economic Impact from Rainbow Six Siege Major

The Greater Raleigh area reports $1.45M USD in direct economic impact resulting from August’s Rainbow Six Siege Raleigh Major. Ubisoft’s event pulled in more than 2,600 visitors daily to the Raleigh Convention Center during three sold-out days of competition. Raleigh also saw 1,000+ video game industry job inquiries, with studios such as Epic Games and […]

Team Secret Partners with Mogul for Branded Tournaments, Fan Subscriptions

Tournament platform Mogul will create a Team Secret hub that offers paid fan subscriptions and branded tournaments. Team Secret will earn 40-45% of subscription revenues from the partnership. Mogul has a similar deal with Alliance, complete with fan memberships and a $100K USD Dota 2 Alliance League competition. Australian tournament platform Esports Mogul has […]

Dota 2: Team Liquid Will Play at DreamLeague Season 12

Dota 2’s DreamLeague 12 is about to start very soon. In fact, it begins just a couple of days before MDL Chengdu, the first Major of this DPC season. Even though it’s not included in the DPC calendar, this tournament is definitely going to be worth watching. After all, some of the best teams in […]

Activision Blizzard Reveals Call of Duty League Branding, Prize Pool

Activision’s upcoming franchise league will officially be named the Call of Duty League. The geolocated league, which sold 12 franchise slots, will travel between cities in a yet-unconfirmed format. More than $6M USD will be awarded in prizing in 2020, with the teams playing the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare game. Following months of […]

Former Blizzard China Exec Comments on Hearthstone Suspensions, LoL Players Featured in CCTV Documentary

Last week the esports industry in China went through a bit of turmoil as a decision by Blizzard Entertainment against a Hearthstone Grandmasters player related to ongoing protests in Hong Kong made international news. The protests also touched the NBA, who had to defend comments made by the Houston Rockets GM on Twitter about the […]

Five Vectors Closes $1M Seed Round Led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

Music startup Five Vectors raised a $1M USD seed round led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures. The company was co-founded by former Universal Music Group executive Andrés Lauer and former ESL executive Wasae Imran. Five Vectors created music for Rainbow Six Siege esports, SK Gaming’s League of Legends team and PlayBrain’s Japanese esports initiatives. Today, Five […]

Fnatic Extends Deal with CS:GO Betting Partner Rivalry Through 2021

Rivalry will continue its role as Fnatic’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive betting partner through 2021. The extension came via a new “six-figure” deal, according to the team. The partnership was first announced in August 2018, and Fnatic’s other partners include OnePlus and AMD. Fnatic has extended its partnership with esports betting platform Rivalry through 2021, the […]

Scuf Gaming Adds Soccer Legend Ronaldinho as Brand Ambassador

Retired soccer player Ronaldo de Assís Moreira, a.k.a. Ronaldinho, is now a brand ambassador for Scuf Gaming. Scuf Gaming will create a custom controller for Moreira’s R10 esports team. The company is also partnered with the likes of the NBA 2K League, ESL, and Activision Blizzard. Specialty controller maker Scuf Gaming has announced a partnership […]

Esports Betway offers new CSGO slot game

The Betway online betting company recently launched the CSGO slots game honouring popular esports company Ninja in Pyjamas In July earlier this year the CSGO slots machine game was introduced which is the first of many projects to take the relationship between casino games and esports even more closely. Betway introduce new CS: GO slot […]

Valve releases update for Counter Strike 1.6

Valve has released an update for Counter Strike. But, it’s not the one you probably assumed. Counter Strike 1.6 has received a minor update. One of the pressing points of the update is the ability to toggle and control the display of money and health of players to teammates, opponents and the spectators. sv_cheats is […]

The Top Esports Cryptocurrencies

Competitive gaming, otherwise known as esports, and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have been around for several years now. Both started in the underground area in many respects, but when they made it into the mainstream, they never looked back. Nowadays, everyone knows about bitcoin wallets and trusted brands like Luno, who have years of experience. […]

Teamfight Tactics: Patch 9.20 Breakdown

What’s New in Patch 9.20? System Changes Leveling Changes: Experience required for level 5 reduced from 12 to 10. Experience required for level 9 reduced 70 to 66. Tier Drop Rates: Level 8: Increased 15/25/35/20/5 to 15/20/35/22/8 Level 9: Increased 10/15/33/30/12 -> 10/15/30/30/15 Item Changes Deathblade : Now starts with 1 stack +15 attack damage. […]

League of Legends: Patch 9.20 Breakdown

Patch 9.20 is boasting a few major updates for a few champions as well as the usual small attunements to others. If you’re a Garen, Shaco or Viktor player, this latest set of reworks should be jaw-dropping after a much-deserved longing for any sort of adjustment. What’s New in Patch 9.19? Champions Blitzcrank Base […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 Song Finally Released

The 2019 World Championship Theme, after long last, has finally been released! It’s titled “Phoenix” and features Cailin Russe and Chrissy Constanza as vocalists, but has IG Rookie, G2 Caps and SKT Faker in the video itself. The song is another chilling and inspirational one, similar to that of last year’s Rise. There have been […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Play-In Knockouts Day Two Recap

One day remains in the League of Legends 2019 World Championship Play-Ins. Four teams are left standing and are hoping to follow Damwon Gaming and Clutch Gaming into the Main Event. These four teams are Hong Kong Attitude, Isurus Gaming, Splyce and Unicorns of Love. Only two from this group will be able to move […]

Worlds 2019 Gives League of Legends a Leg Up: Top Twitch Content, Sept. 30 – Oct. 6

The first week of action for the League of Legends World Championship provided the title a surge in viewership that helped it reach almost 20M hours watched. Meanwhile, numerous influencer-reliant titles struggled to keep up, posting fewer than 10M hours watched.  After generating more than 10M hours watched for most of the spring […]

Call of Duty Mobile surpasses 100m+ downloads

The mobile version of the “Call of Duty” series racked up 100 million downloads during the first week of its launch. Sensor Tower revealed on Tuesday the debuts of recent smashes, including “Fortnite” and “The Battlefields of PlayerUnknown’s . In their first week of release, Pubeg, Fortnite and Electronic Arts “Apex Legends” scored 26,3 million. […]

Blizzard Suspends Hearthstone Player for Hong Kong Liberation Statements

Professional Hearthstone player Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai has been suspended for comments supporting Hong Kong’s liberation on a Grandmasters broadcast. He will be suspended from Hearthstone esports for a full year and receive no prize money from Grandmasters. The commentators have also been fired. Hong Kong has seen large-scale protests for months in support of […]

RedBull x League of Legends – Global partnership confirmed

Teams of two Red Bull workers on the ground of TwitchCon are dispersed as many Red Bulls as they can bear around the audience. Since years, this has been a regular scene at games and exports. Red Bull was one of the first businesses to recognise the opportunities within the sporting sector and to place […]

Now you can play CSGO on your phone using Steam Link

After the likes of PUBG and Fortnite, it seems like CSGO also has support for mobile, albeit in a different way. The Steam Link app enables anyone to play a game on their mobile devices, either using the touch screen controls or a game controller, by streaming the content from the PC. This means that […]

Brazil’s paiN Gaming Adds BMW as Automotive Sponsor

BMW Brazil has sponsored Brazilian esports organization paiN Gaming, and will launch the partnership at this week’s Brazil Game Show. The companies will collaborate on content, events, and activations, and BMW’s logo will appear on the team’s jerseys. paiN Gaming participates in several games, including League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Brazilian esports organization […]

Anzu Adds Nike’s Former Head of Brand Media Mike Cookson as Chief Strategy Officer

In-game advertising platform Anzu has hired former Head of Brand Media for Nike, Mike Cookson, as chief strategy officer. Cookson brings more than two decades of professional experience in media, content, and technology to the company. In August, Anzu raised a $6.5M USD Series A investment from strategic investors BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, WPP, and Axel […]

Latest CS:GO update patch notes: crosshair change

The new CS: GO update makes several ongoing improvements in the game’s quality. Counter-Strike gamers are used to sporadic or occasional changes to their game of choice, which remains largely the same, unlike many popular titles that get regular gameplay and development patches. The latest update is no different, but it comes with some small […]

Streamlabs and Newzoo Report Increased Streaming on Mixer Following Deal With Ninja

Streamlabs and Newzoo released their quarterly live streaming industry report. Hours streamed have tripled and unique channels streaming has doubled on Mixer from last quarter. The boost in streaming on Mixer comes following Tyler “Ninja” Blevins’ exclusive deal to stream on Microsoft’s streaming platform. Following Tyler “Ninja” Blevins’ exit from Twitch earlier this summer in […]

NA East Season 11 Fortnite Champion Series Squads Breakdown

Season 11 is upon us, and that means the Fortnite Champion Series will soon commence. The format is squads, and we will see how teams of four play out over the span of the next month or so. Epic Games has not yet released a schedule of events, but at this point, we are under […]

Dota 2: Beastcoast Invited to ESL One Hamburg 2019

Despite not being a DPC event, ESL One Hamburg looks to be one of the coolest Dota 2 tournaments this year. It starts in just a couple of days from now in Hamburg, Germany. Apart from having a pretty cool $300K prize pool, we will be able to see some of the best teams in […]

League of Legends Analyst Christy Frierson ‘dragged’ off stage

Commentator of the League of Legends Christy ‘ Ender ‘ Frierson was pulled off stage during the coverage of the World Championship after a sarcastic rant against DAMWON Gaming about LowKey Esports’ chances. Worlds 2019’s play-in phase has begun its final days, with the October 7-8 knockout games being played. Four best-of-five games will decide […]

Dota 2: Alliance Invited to DreamLeague Season 12

The newly formed Alliance is absolutely ripping through its enemies in the first DPC qualifiers. That said, Nikolay “Nikobaby” Nikolov and his team-mates got invited to DreamLeague Season 12. Even though this is not included in the DPC calendar, it’s still a pretty cool tournament that will take place in Ahoy Rotterdam Arena, Netherlands. Apart […]

Rocket League to Add Complexity, Spacestation Gaming Esports Items

Complexity Gaming and Spacestation Gaming will both have in-game esports items in Rocket League. The revenue-sharing pilot program launched earlier this year, and gives teams a 30% cut of their respective item sales. A percentage also goes to players as a prize pool bonus. Rocket League Championship Series Season 8 began league play this […]

Adidas Partners with EA Sports to Provide FIFA 20 Global Series Match Ball

Adidas will sponsor the FIFA 20 Global Series and provide the official in-game ball. Fans can also unlock the branded digital ball via card packs or by watching matches on Twitch. The FIFA 20 Global Series will award more than $3M USD and conclude with July 2020’s FIFA eWorld Cup. Sports apparel and equipment brand […]

Play-In Profiles: Isurus Gaming and the Latin American Esports Dream

On the third day of the League of Legends World Championships play-in, the Latin American team Isurus Gaming emerged victorious after a 60-minute, knock-down, drag-out fight with Japan’s DetonatioN FocusMe. A typical game can last half that long, but with the consequence of being the first team to drop from the tournament, both squads pushed […]

WoW Auction House revamp expected soon

Blizzard is working on improving the Auction House and this time we are reconstructing it from the ground up, finally getting rid of single stacks that broken the tabs while trying to find the best value. In the forthcoming Visions of N’zoth patch for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, Auction House is undergoing both […]

Fortnite Season 10 ending, where is the Battle Star? – Countdown clocks appear over map

To Fortnite, it was a divisive tenth season, what was dubbed Brutes in the battlefield with the release of giant mechs and the resulting uproar and buffing that resulted. So when Epic revealed it postponed by one week the end of Season 10, players were a little puzzled. The latest Epic post read, “Season X […]

Fight or Fright Apex Legends event highlights creepy clown and Kings Canyon

Next week, as indicated by previous leaks, Apex Legends will get a three-week halloween-themed event entitled Battle or Fright. The return of the Kings Canyon map will be seen as the backdrop for a time-limited zombie-themed game. The Shadowfall game sounds cool: in a twilit Kings Canyon, 34 solo players must fight to the death. […]

DreamHack and Eredivisie partner with eDivisie

Dutch professional football club Eredivisie has announced a partnership with DreamHack, promoter of sports events, based on the FIFA esports team, eDivisie. The relationship aims to “build on Eredivisie and DreamHack’s core competencies and strengths.” Marc Rondagh, Eredivisie’s Business Development Director, spoke about the eDivisie’s relationship and the future: “We are very excited and honored […]

Super League Gaming Partners with Player Omega Tour for Local Esports Events

Super League Gaming will participate in the upcoming Player Omega gaming and esports tour. The company will also produce local competitions in each tour stop market throughout 2020. Player Omega will hold its first event in Pomona, California, in November, with 10 North American stops due in 2020 and 20 stops planned for 2021. Amateur […]

How to Play CSGO on Mobile – Is stream link and CSGO good?

With the Steam Connection, an app that takes PC games to smartphones and mobile devices, gamers can now access Counter-Strike theoretically: Global Offensive wherever they are on the go. Yet attention needs to be given to a few significant caveats. Is it possible to play CSGO on mobile? CSGO has no official mobile version available. […]

Golden Guardians, Mobalytics Partner for League of Legends Player Data Analysis

Golden Guardians, the League of Legends affiliate team of NBA franchise Golden State Warriors , has partnered with esports analytics company Mobalytics. Mobalytics will provide League of Legends game data as it relates to Golden Guardians team members and potential recruits, as well as the competition. This will allow Golden Guardians to formulate strategies, improve […]

Could Call of Duty Mobile Beat PUBG Mobile?

Call of Duty: On October 1, Mobile had a rocky debut with players complaining about the delay and a long list of glitches. Nevertheless, despite its problems, it quickly found itself at the top of the charts of Android and iOS. CoD: Mobile has crossed s and invested more than $2 million on microtransactions in […]

Dota 2: EG, Fighting Pepegas and J.Storm are going to MDL Chengdu

The North American Qualifier for the first DPC tournament of the season has come to an end. We saw tons of back-and-forth series but in the end, only the best teams from the region prevailed. pic.twitter.com/WTAW0wK0K9 — Virtus.pro October 7, 2019 Artour “Arteezy” Babaev and his teammates have been the most dominating team in […]

FaZe Clan wins PUBG Europe League, EU’s PUBG Global Championship teams decided

FaZe Clan delivered an incredible performance in the final week of PEL Phase 3 as they took home two consecutive PEL in Phase 2 and Phase 3 after missing out on Phase 1. The team clinched 51 points in the final six matches to grab the first spot above Team Liquid. Champions of Phase 3, […]

Putnam City schools launches largest esports program in the state

Students at Putnam City high schools can now enter darkened rooms, switch on a gaming console and make their sports dreams come alive. The launch of esports at all three Putnam City high schools creates oen of the largest district-wide esports program in Oklahoma K-12 schools. Students are gearing up for the OCU Esports River […]

Skillz Unveils Mobile Gaming Tournaments Supporting the American Cancer Society

Following the partnership revealed in July, Skillz has announced mobile gaming tournaments supporting the American Cancer Society . Skillz, an esports provider for mobile games, has announced a range of tournaments for mobile esports professionals to compete in and support the American Cancer Society. Through the Skillz platform, competitors in mobile games such as Bubble […]

Amuka Esports: Building and Uniting a Gaming Community One Puzzle Piece at a Time

Launched this April, Amuka Esports is an incubation company with a focus on the casual gaming market. Ben Feferman, the CEO of Amuka Esports, has played video games like Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! and NHLPA Hockey ’93 since he was five years old. “Those were the games that really transformed my childhood,” he told ESTNN. “I loved […]

International Appeal Drives Esports-Heavy Week: Top Twitch Channels, Sept. 30 – Oct. 6

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends competitions help to create the most esports-heavy top 10 so far this fall.  Meanwhile, some influencers see a week-over-week boost in hours watched after coming back from TwitchCon in San Diego.  The following channels are ranked according to the total number of hours watched on Twitch from Monday […]

Dota 2: Fnatic, TNC & Team Adroit Through to MDL Chengdu

Fnatic, TNC and Team Adroit make it through the SEA Qualifiers and lock down a sport at MDL Chengdu. The Dota 2 MDL Chengdu SEA qualifier results were completely unsurprising. As expected, Fnatic and TNC completely dominated both groups. What’s more, they won the semifinals as well, which gave them a ticket for the first […]

Overwatch: Washington Justice Releases Ado, Hyeonu, Janus & SanSam

Well, fans can add more casualties to the list of dropped players as the Washington Justice announced that they have released Gihyeon “Ado” Chon, Hyeon-woo “Hyeonu” Cho, Jun-hwa “Janus” Song and Hyang-ki “SanSam” Kim. Gihyeon “Ado” Chon First up on the list is the young DPS star Gihyeon “Ado” Chon. Chon got his start on […]

NiP and fnatic invited to StarSeries i-League Season 8

Fnatic and NIP are the latest teams to be invited to the StarSeries I-League Season 8, which will run from October 21-27, with a prize pool of half a million dollars. The Swedes will be joined by the Brazilian pair of MIBR and Furia, as well as Renegades, Avangar, Heroic, Invictus and 5Power, with 6 […]

Astralis claim No.1 spot in HLTV CSGO World Rankings post DreamHack Malmo

Astralis have returned to the top of the World Rankings 4 months after being overthrown by Team Liquid. Astralis reclaim No.1 ranking spot https://t.co/T9NH2ufhGF — HLTV.org October 7, 2019 The impressive form shown by the Danes in the past few months, including a championship at the StarLadder Major and good placements at ESL One […]

Overwatch: Toronto Defiant Parts Ways with Daniel “GODS” Graeser

Possibly the first of many releases, Daniel “GODS” Graeser has announced that he is no longer with the Toronto Defiant. Considered to be one of Overwatch’s veterans, Daniel “GODS” Graeser began his professional career on Luminosity Gaming, earning 1st place at the 13th GosuGamers Overwatch Weekly for North America, 2nd at the OG Invitational and […]

TFT: Is the ‘Jewelled Gaunlet’ a good item?

Teamfight Tactics Patch 9.19 graced the autobattler with a number of new pieces, the Jeweled Gauntlet being one of them. Nevertheless, one fan has doubted the quality of the product since its rapid rise in prominence. A TFT fan posted today on Reddit a thorough analysis that discusses the harm of the Jeweled Gauntlet relative […]

Overwatch: Florida Mayhem Releases 5 players & Coach KH1

The Overwatch League’s free agency period has officially begun, and with it, Florida Mayhem has released five players and their head coach. These players include Jae-ho “RaiN” Park, Yong-joon “DPI” Choi, Seong-won “Swon” Yoon, Jae-mo “xepheR” Koo and Hyeon-woo “HaGoPeun” Jo. The team also released assistant coach Kim “KH1” Hyung-Il from their coaching staff. Yong-joon […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Play-In Knockouts Day One Recap

The 2019 World Championships are well underway and after four days of intense competition, eight Play-In teams are set to battle for their future tournament hopes. One best of five series is all that stands in their way of the Main Event. The first day of the Knockout Stage featured Damwon Gaming vs Lowkey Esports […]

Dota 2: Auto Chess Makes the Jump to PS4 & Nintendo Switch

Dota 2’s Auto Chess was the pioneer of the new autobattler genre that has taken over the world since they appeared on the scene. It was so successful that just months later, Auto Chess became a standalone game that has nothing to do with Valve. However, seeing how popular this has become, Valve and Riot […]

Fortnite Pro Players Form Professional Association

The Fortnite Professional Players’ Association has been established by 16 pro players, split evenly between North America and Europe. The independent professional organization will advocate a collective players’ perspective towards the future of competitive Fortnite and will add further members. The FNPPA is similar to the Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association, which was founded in […]

Dota 2: Vici Gaming, Team Aster & EHOME to attend MDL Chengdu

MDL Chendu’s Chinese qualifier was one of the most anticipated ones because there were so many good teams in attendance. In the end, arguably the best teams from the region right now made it to the first Major. Vici Gaming 《MDL #ChengduMajor》VG 2:1 @RNGRoyal – WINNING MOMENT to qualify for the Major #VGWINRotk’s naked belly […]

Play-In Profiles: Royal Youth, the Wildcard from Turkey

Among the 13 global circuits, the Turkish Championship League boasts a higher number of teams tied to professional sports organizations. Beşiktaş, 1907 Fenerbahçe, Bursaspor, and Galatasaray showcase a soccer territory turning to esports for its new audience. The same can be said for Bahçeşehir University , which title sponsors last year’s Worlds qualifier, SuperMassive. […]

Heroic CEO Erik Askered Discusses the Team’s Rebirth, Current Focus, and Aspirations

In November of 2018, RFRSH Entertainment sold one of its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams, Heroic, to Seranades Global Inc. The deal included a transfer of player contracts, licenses, trademarks, and brand rights in order to comply with WESA regulations regarding the ownership of multiple CS:GO teams. Erik Askered, CEO of Heroic, was a partner at […]

Activations Abound at Overwatch League Grand Finals

Blue-chip sponsors were plentiful in the fan zone area during the Overwatch League Grand Finals. Among the brands activating or selling: Fanatics, Bud Light, Coca-Cola, State Farm, Upper Deck, Kellogg’s, Toyota, and T-Mobile. Activision Blizzard’s marketing team helped the brands craft activation ideas that play into certain aspects of the Overwatch videogame or league.  For […]

Overwatch League Sees More Interest as Negotiations For Media Rights Get Underway

The Overwatch League is seeing more interest from bidders in this round of media rights negotiations, according to Commissioner Pete Vlastelica, a positive sign for the property and a possible indicator of change afoot. The second-year esports outfit has media deals with ABC/ESPN for linear TV and Twitch for digital streaming. Those deals started in […]

Wehype Recruits Former DreamHack Sales Director; Discusses State of Influencer Marketing

Swedish start-up Wehype has developed a self-serve platform that connects brands with gaming influencers. Launched in 2016, the tech company specializes in live branded content and marketing solutions for events, online, and mobile. Magnus Leppäniemi, former sales director for brand partnerships in North America for DreamHack, has joined WeHype as global sales director. Leppäniemi, along […]

CS:GO ‘Tinder’ is in the workings, say web developers

If you’ve ever had the frustrating task of trying to find some good counter-strike teammates, then don’t worry anymore. Three CS: GO fans have created a website where players, based on data-driven information, can search and contact teammates. The best part of it? It’s totally free. The website is called TEAMS and it has players […]

FIFA 2020 Global Series: 1,600 Players information leaked

Electronic Arts recently reported that the personal information of around 1,600 players competing in the FIFA 2020 Global Series had inadvertently been leaked. Registration for the event began on Thursday, Oct. 3, but was quickly removed after the error was discovered by the organization. “At 1 pm UK time, we revealed the login portal site […]

Dota 2: The Major & Mino Qualifiers – NA & SA Results

The Group Stage of the first DPC qualifier is now officially over. We already covered EU, CIS, SEA, and China, so be sure to check it out here in case you missed it. That said, let’s take a look at North and South America.   NA   The North American group stage was as pretty […]

Dota 2: The Major & Minor Qualifiers – EU, CIS, China & SEA Results

The last couple of days have been absolutely packed with high-quality Dota 2. That said, we finally know the names of the teams that will have to wait for the next qualifiers to try their luck. Some of them were definitely not expected to end up here, but it did happen. Let’s take a look […]

Call of Duty Mobile hits 35 million downloads 3 days after its release

Tencent’s newest masterpiece, Call of Duty: Mobile has surpassed 35 million downloads on both iOS and Android merely 2 days after its global launch. The game did not have a dream start as almost a few hours after its launch, an error was reported about the game freezing on its loading screen but it was […]

Call of Duty Mobile hits 35 million downloads 3 days after its release

Tencent’s newest masterpiece, Call of Duty: Mobile has surpassed 35 million downloads on both iOS and Android merely 2 days after its global launch. The game did not have a dream start as almost a few hours after its launch, an error was reported about the game freezing on its loading screen but it was […]

PUBG Mobile introduces 10 year ban for cheating

Hacking, walling, scripting or in one word, cheating has plagued the gaming world for eternity and Tencent seems to be stepping up to do something about it. Addressing one of PUBG Mobile’s biggest issue, Tencent has announced that players caught using unauthorized third party apps or hacks to gain an unfair advantage in game will […]

PUBG Mobile introduces 10 year ban for cheating

Hacking, walling, scripting or in one word, cheating has plagued the gaming world for eternity and Tencent seems to be stepping up to do something about it. Addressing one of PUBG Mobile’s biggest issue, Tencent has announced that players caught using unauthorized third party apps or hacks to gain an unfair advantage in game will […]

Fnatic defeat Vitality to win DreamHack Masters Malmö

A new Counter-Strike champion has been crowned after six days of competition in Malmö, Sweden. Fnatic are the champions of DreamHack Masters Malmö 2019 after defeating Vitality today 2-1 in the grand finals. They won $100,000 and scored their first point toward the Intel Grand Slam, as well as a direct invite to participate in […]

Fnatic defeat Vitality to win DreamHack Masters Malmö

A new Counter-Strike champion has been crowned after six days of competition in Malmö, Sweden. Fnatic are the champions of DreamHack Masters Malmö 2019 after defeating Vitality today 2-1 in the grand finals. They won $100,000 and scored their first point toward the Intel Grand Slam, as well as a direct invite to participate in […]

Dota 2: Patch 7.22h Meta Analysis

A couple of days ago, Valve issued their newest Dota 2 update, 7.22h. Many people were eager to see the two new heroes that were announced at TI 9, but it turns out that 7.22h is yet another balance patch that aims to nerf some things in Dota. Even though there were just a couple […]

Dota 2: Patch 7.22h Meta Analysis

A couple of days ago, Valve issued their newest Dota 2 update, 7.22h. Many people were eager to see the two new heroes that were announced at TI 9, but it turns out that 7.22h is yet another balance patch that aims to nerf some things in Dota. Even though there were just a couple […]

Valve’s Dota Plus Update adds ‘Avoid Player’ feature for Plus Subscribers

Valve has released a new update for Dota Plus subscribers which brings new features, cosmetics and extra rewards for Hard Support Players.  Dota Plus subscribers can now avoid players to remove unwanted players from their matchmaking pool. The Community has demanded this feature in regular match-making for a long time, and Valve might test these […]

Vitality aim for a debut victory at DreamHack Masters Malmö 2019

DreamHack Masters Malmö’s schedule right after ESL One New York 2019 saw many top teams dropping out in the Group Stage. Vitality and Fnatic will compete in the Grand Finals of the $250,000 tournament.  Team Liquid and Evil Geniuses lost in the Group stages and fans can attribute their losses to jetlag. Astralis crashed out […]

Best Settings for Apex Legends

Our best configuration guide for Apex Legend includes a list of the best PC graphics settings for an optimum FPS. In the game settings menu, it is a way to gain a real advantage over the competition in Apex Legends. Naturally you have to refresh your tactical senses and aim and understand which hero is […]

Tfue vs Ninja ‘If you don’t enjoy the game, stop playing’

Ninja and Tfue confronted each other on and off Fortnite’s royale battleground. Now, after some complaints about Fortnite’s current state, they have decided to have it out on Twitter, and they don’t exactly agree on how well things are going. “What kind of fortnite f***ing crap has happened now?”On Facebook, Tfue wrote. Upon returning from […]

New Clash Royale season 4 to bring array of updates

  The fourth season of Clash Royale is a major one with a new card, arena skin balance, and more. The name of the Halloween season is Shocktober and is due to fall on October 7. The Shocktober Arena is a new arena with a dark and frightening atmosphere. The newest card to come to […]

Dota 2: J.Storm to Attend DreamLeague Season 12

As you know, DreamLeauge Season 12 is due to start in just a couple of weeks from now. The tournament will be held in Rotterdam, Netherlands for the first time ever. Even though it’s not a part of this years’ DPC, it still has a pretty awesome prize pool of $250K. Needless to say, some […]

Dota 2: Beastcoast acquires Team Anvorgesa

If you watched TI 9, you probably know that Infamous was one of the biggest surprises of the tournament. They caught everyone by surprise and even managed to break the record for a South American team with their top-eight finish. However, prior to joining Infamous, the five players played under the name Team Anvorgesa. They […]

Fnatic decimates Astralis 2-0 at DreamHack Masters Malmo semi-finals

Fnatic secured their spot in the finals at Malmo, DreamHack Masters by taking down the Danish power-house Astralis. Fnatic won in a convincing manner by scoring 2-0, not dropping a single map against the Danes. DID YOU MISS US? pic.twitter.com/bVDBLLx1df — FNATIC October 5, 2019 Map 1 was on Overpass, where Fnatic started things […]

Entity Gaming wins Dew Arena CSGO 2019

Entity were made to toil by Global Esports over three maps but survived the scare on Train to retain the Dew Arena title. The match started on Dust2. It seemed like Entity had perfect reads on just what Global Esports were doing and ended the half with a 12-3 lead. The defending champions then, closed […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Play-In Groups Day Four Recap

Damwon Gaming vs Royal Youth The game started with the underdogs getting some aggressive plays both in Top lane and Bot lane getting flashes from Nuguri on Vladimir and Beryl on Nautilus. Royal Youth took advantage of the flashless Nautilus by getting first blood around 7 mins and 30 seconds into the game. The game […]

S1mple’s graffiti has been re-added in the new Cache

One of the most memorable moments in CS:GO is the 1v2 that S1 s1mple pulled off against Fnatic at ESL Cologne 2016. Fnatic was at a man-advantage, having 2 players of their own against the sole survivor, s1mple. When the players Dennis Edman and Freddy “KRIMZ” Johansson decided to rush the B-bomb site in an […]

OG to enter CSGO with NBK, Aleksib, Valde, ISSAA & Jamppi

According to a report by 1pv.fr OG is set to enter CS:GO with a roster featuring the likes of Aleksi “Aleksib” Virolainen, Nathan “NBK-” Schmitt and Valdemar “valde” Bjørn Vangså, according to a report by 1pv.fr.The deal is expected to go through in the near future, with the lineup built around NBK- and Aleksib, who […]

EA Sponsors Twitch Streams to Promote New Apex Legends Content

Often times, videogame developers will try to generate hype for the release of a new game by paying Twitch broadcasters to play their title as a way to increase a title’s reach and reel in new players, but this week, EA took a particularly unique approach to having streamers advertise.  Instead of advertising for a […]

Team Liquid Signs Stretch to Fortnite Team

Although many may not be aware, Stretch is rapidly becoming a household name in competitive Fortnite. Epic Games launched Season X in August of 2019 and this coincided with the beginning of the Fortnite Champion Series. Epic Games implemented a change in the competitive format, which saw trios replace duos. This meant professional players needed […]

Dota Underlords: October Update

Dota Underlords has been somewhat left on the backstage for the last month or so. There were so many things happening in the Dota 2 scene that even the developers of Underlords did not want to push any big changes. That said, the latest update brings some new cool stuff to the game. However, Dota […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Play-In Groups Day Three Recap

Unicorns of Love vs Clutch Gaming The 2019 World Championship Play-In Group Stage for Groups A and B concluded today. This part of the tournament is always quiote volatile, with interesting results all over, and none more surprising than the first match of the day. Here, Unicorns of Love defeated Clutch Gaming for […]

Pittsburgh Knights Expand Sponsorship, Olympics Ambitions with New Rocket League Team

Esports organization Pittsburgh Knights has recruited Rocket League team, The Peeps. The Knights chose Rocket League for its diverse sponsors, young audiences, and future Olympic potential. Having won the 2019 Dreamhack Pro Circuit, the team will now represent Pittsburgh Knights in the Rocket League Championship Series. Pittsburgh-based esports organization Pittsburgh Knights announced that it has […]

How Announcements From TwitchCon Could Impact the Marketplace for Video Game-Based Personality Streaming 

Twitch CEO Emmett Shear made a handful of announcements at the keynote during TwitchCon’s Opening Ceremony last weekend, and the general theme for changes coming to the platform was “quality of life.”  While Shear discussed many changes that are coming to Twitch, a vast majority of the announcements on Friday night were focused on improving […]

Shroud says CSGO and PUBG are his favourite game of all time

Popular Streamer Michael “shroud” Grzesiek has said that his all time favouite game is Counter Strike, with World Of Warcraft as a close Second, followed by PUBG. While this might not come as a surprise for his long time supporters, the fact that he streamed the game only for 7 hours in the past 3 […]

FaZe Clan files motion to dismiss Tfue’s lawsuit from California court – Report

A report by esport journalist Richard Lewis has stated that Faze Clan has filed a motion to dismiss their lawsuit against Turner “Tfue” Tenney from California, favouring a motion at New York instead. While the Faze camp claims it is “better suited” for New York courts, Tfue’s reps have claimed that it is only done […]

CSGO is Shrouds ‘favourite game’

Counter-Strike still has an unparalleled spot in Michael ‘ Shroud’ Grzesiek’s streaming crown. The Canadian said Counter-Strike has always been his favourite game. He first selected World of Warcraft and took his third favourite game a while to decide. “I would like to claim royal combat as a player, but probably PUBG,” said the cloak. […]

Fortnite: 10/3 Champion’s Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

The final Champion’s Solos Cash Cup event came and went without a hitch. Although many professional players view these Cash Cups negatively, the result almost always surprises. Over the past few weeks, however, we have seen players like Nick “SEN Aspect” McGuire, Maken1x, skyla and many more emerge as legitimate solo Fortnite players. Many of […]

Nielsen Reveals OWL Grand Finals Viewership Data

The Overwatch League Grand Finals last Sunday drew a total audience delivery of 472K viewers in the U.S. across digital and linear platforms, a significant uptick from last year, according to Nielsen data released by the property.  The second annual league championship — won by the San Francisco Shock before 12,000 fans at Wells […]

Play-In Profile: Flamengo eSports Brings Brazil’s Soccer Passion to Berlin

As Flamengo eSports took its first win at the League of Legends World Championship, the dozen or so fans who followed the team from Brazil to Europe erupted into cheer. One devotee even shed his shirt, something these studio walls haven’t seen before. It’s a fan fervor often associated with Brazilian soccer, which is hardly […]

Dota 2: Team Ascomanni Reveals their DPC Roster

There is less than one day now until the first regional qualifiers for the first Major and Minor begin. They should have started a week ago, but due to the schedule conflict with Midas Mode 2.0, Valve decided to postpone them. One thing that shocked us is the fact that Europe has only two slots […]

Esports declared as an official sport in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has made history by being the first country in South Asia to officially recognize esports as an official sport, after the Ministry of Sports published the declaration on 2nd of October. The Declaration was made on 26th of Spetember by Harin Fernando, Minister of Telecommunication and Sports. It was a culmination of the […]

Dendi on The Path to Building His New Team

Few names in esports go together as well as Danil “Dendi” Ishutin and Na’Vi . After playing six Dota 2 Internationals and over 1,500 games under a shared banner – the most of any player with one team in esports history – it was difficult to imagine Ishutin anywhere else. But with his exit […]

Red Bull Partners With Riot Games for Global League of Legends Events

Red Bull will be the official energy drink partner for global League of Legends events, beginning with this year’s World Championship. Events will feature a Red Bull branded player area, League of Legends-themed Red Bull bottles, and placements on broadcasts.  For the first time, an amateur League of Legends player will be able to compete […]

Phase 2 of World of Warcraft Classic will have more raids

World of Warcraft Classic was released in enormous numbers, taking the MMORPG to light and millions of new fans. The anticipation was kept alive for the match. Phase 2 will bring the old players back to World of Warcraft fans, and will also attract new players. Step two offers world leaders the chance to produce […]

Call of Duty Mobile receives 20 million downloads and $2m in revenue

Call of Duty: On October 1 smartphone launched unstable and players complained of lagging and a comprehensive list of bug problems. Nevertheless, it soon became at the top of Android and iOS lists, despite its difficulties. CoD: Mobile had over 20 million downloads and invested over $2 million on microtransactions, according to the Sensor Tower […]

Best Settings for PUBG – How to get the highest FPS in PUBG

The best PUBG settings have over time become surprisingly essential in balancing the rather polished quality of the game and, oddly, the fact that a few menu changes give you a strong competitive edge. On this section, we’ll even give you the best PUBG settings and the best settings for may PUBG FPS, so you’d […]

Ninja Responds to Tfue’s Opinion on the State of Fortnite

The rivalry between Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and Turner “Tfue” Tenney dates back to the initial release of Fortnite back in July of 2017. These two took a similar path toward success as streaming personalities. The game of Fortnite granted them an overwhelming amount of viewers, which they both leveraged into a pile of cash and […]

Liquid considering NAF removal

Rush B Media journalist Will Land has speculated that Team Liquid are considering the removal of Keith ‘NAF’ Markovic from their active CSGO lineup. The report states that personal issues within the roster combined with the recent disappointing results have pushed the organisation towards the above thought process. The report further states that Liquid are […]

Overwatch League Grand Finals Video Analysis: Shock Vs. Titans

The San Francisco Shock are your 2019 Overwatch League champions after a decisive win over the Vancouver Titans. Many were expecting the Force of Nature to fight back, but instead, the Shock’s Bastion kept them in check. Malik is here to break down how the San Francisco Shock manhandled the Titans for a clean 4-0 […]

Twitch Adds Mitch Rosenthal as Director of Production Operations for Esports

Mitch Rosenthal, previously Riot Games’ senior manager of broadcast operations for esports, has joined Twitch. As director of production operations, Rosenthal will help grow the streaming platform’s Twitch Rivals competition series. Twitch Rivals holds frequent competitions across a wide variety of games, and has awarded millions of dollars in prizing to date. Twitch has hired […]

Millennial Esports to Build Esports Racing Arena in Miami

Millennial Esports has announced plans to build a dedicated racing arena in Miami, Florida, and has raised $2.8M USD in private funding to complete construction. The facility will open in 2020 with 30 esports racing setups as well as a full-sized full-motion simulator for training real-life racecar drivers. Millennial Esports’ World’s Fastest Gamer competition was […]

Overwatch: London Spitfire drop Birdring, NUS, Guard & Coach Jfeel

Just like flies on a screen door, the London Spitfire has announced the release of three players and one coach. The announcement states that the Spitfire has released DPS players Ji-hyeok “Birdring” Kim & Hee-dong “Guard” Lee, main support Jong-seok “NUS” Kim and Coach Jeong-min “Jfeel” Kim. Ji-hyeok “Birdring” Kim None of these players are […]

Dota 2: Alliance Signs New Roster

As you know, Alliance announced that they would release their Dota 2 team. This was very unexpected, and many people couldn’t really understand why is this necessary but it happened. What’s Next For Alliance? [A] NEW JOURNEY BEGINS 👊We are very proud to welcome 3 new additions and 2 returning members to the #ALLFAM 🙌 […]

Fnatic takes Overpass to 34-32 to beat FURIA at DreamHack Masters Malmo elimination match

Fnatic and Furia needed 66 rounds to settle things on Overpass. And the best part? That was only map one in a best-of-three series. Wow, look at this crazy before and after photo of @Brollancs. 66 rounds on Overpass takes a toll on a teenager. #DHMasters pic.twitter.com/VXzRZHg1NU — FNATIC October 3, 2019 Fnatic and […]

Dota 2: The New Team Liquid Invited to ESL One Hamburg 2019

You probably heard by now that Alliance decided to give up on their Dota 2 roster. This was a very strange decision because this was one of the teams that made the most progress during the last DPC season. They even made it to TI 9 through the open qualifiers. However, it seems like that […]

Fortnite: Contender’s Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results 10/2

The Solos Cash Cups conclude this week with the usual schedule of a Contender’s Cup followed by a Champion’s Cup the next day. As per usual, these Cash Cups provide players with an opportunity to play as aggressive or conservative as they please. The end goal after a maximum of 15 matches is to earn […]

Rick Fox Files Suit Against Echo Fox Partners, Alleges Fraud

Rick Fox has filed suit against Echo Fox partners Amit Raizada and Stratton Sclavos, alleging fraud and misuse of company funds. ESPN reports that Fox will be removed from the company on Oct. 21 after more than 80% of his limited partners accused him of acting against the company’s interests. Riot Games auctioned off Echo […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Play-In Groups Day Two Recap

Royal Youth vs Damwon Gaming Damwon Gaming prevented the upset and took their first game of Worlds. Royal Youth started the action with a with a gank in the bottom lane, picking up a kill on Nuclear. DWG fought on their return, but they were closed in on with a teleport and lost two […]

Grayhound defeat Team Liquid from DreamHack tournament

Grayhound defeated Liquid Team 2-0 to send DreamHack Masters Malmö’s North Americans back today. Liquid is the second CS: GO tournament defeat for Grayhound, as the Australians killed Evil Geniuses in the starting round as well. But Liquid’s match lives expense today. On Mirage, the first chart of the sequence, Grayhound made an awful return. […]

Cloud9 Signs Merchandising Partnership Deal With We Are Nations

Esports organization Cloud9 has announced a merchandising partnership with We Are Nations that will see the North America-based team launch a European online shop. The news comes as Cloud9 prepares to compete in Europe at the League of Legends World Championship. “We are thrilled that our European fans finally have access to the apparel and […]

September Esports Investment Recap: Dignitas Raises $30M, Huya and ESL Join Forces

September was a busy month in the esports industry as The Esports Observer logged 17 esports industry investments. Five teams raised additional funds to grow their businesses including a $30M USD Series A secured by U.S. organization Dignitas and the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman backing Luminosity Gaming. The team also finalized a […]

Grayhound upset Liquid; mousesports overcome Optic challenge

DreamHack Masters Malmo 2019 has been full of upsets and we saw another one come to fruition, this time in the Lower Bracket of Group B. The LB semi-finals saw Liquid take on Grayhound in what appeared to be a comfortable series for the current #1 CSGO team in the world. The map veto also […]

Just Chatting Leads All Content One Year After its Inception: Top Twitch Content, September 2019

The “Just Chatting” category on Twitch led all channels for the eighth month this year, and the seventh month in a row. Meanwhile, World of Warcraft Classic drove year-over-year growth for WoW, outperforming last year’s Battle for Azeroth expansion and the first-ever livestreamed “raid race.”  The following content is ranked according to the total number […]

Alliance acquire Fata’s Stack

Alliance is one of the most legendary teams when it comes down to Dota 2. Even though TI 3 days are long gone, the teams’ latest roster had a fairly decent run during the last DPC season. However, it turned out that the Swedish organization was not fully satisfied. This led to a rather drastic […]

Aleksib turns down $1m Complexity deal

Reputed journalist Richard Lewis has added to the report from Jared ‘DeKay’ Lewis that Complexity founder Jason Lake flew to Helsinki to hold talks with Aleksi ‘Aleksib’ Virolainen to be the new IGL for their team. The Complexity owner offered the benched ENCE star a deal worth a staggering 1 million USD. According to the […]

EA Sports Announces $3M+ FIFA 20 Global Series

The FIFA 20 Global Series has been announced, with more than $3M USD in total prizing for the season. More than 20 traditional soccer leagues will be involved, an increase over the 17 featured in the FIFA 19 Global Series. EA Sports hopes to surpass one billion minutes of broadcast content watched across the entire […]

Police investigate Overwatch league as six CSGO players detained for gambling fixes

The Victorian authorities came from one inquiry to another in less than two months with sports clubs and gambling. August saw the detention of six Counter-Strike teams and the fees for match-settlement. Now an Overwatch Contenders squad is also investigating offences related to organized crime. Watch Contenders are investigating offences. NEW CHARGES FOR ESPORTS PROS […]

Fer sustains wrist injuries after scooter accident

Brazilian CS:GO pro Fernando “fer” Alvarenga was injured in a scooter accident earlier today. According to his Instagram post, he suffered a broke left clavicle and a fractured right wrist and hand. This is a major setback for MIBR as ESL Pro League commences in a week. His recent Instagram story shed light to the that fact […]

New Fortnite duo streak set by Ninja and Reverse2k

For the shortest Fortnite winning duo, Ninja and Reverse2k put a fresh mark. Tag mission streamers Ninja and Reverse2k beat the mark for Fortnite’s shortest combo victory. In a landmark setting match, sequence Ninja was matched with Reverse2k, another highest level fortnite player. And it looked simple for the couple. The track was 42 victories […]

Fortnite: Ninja and Reverse2k Break Duos Win World Record

Nowadays, a Victory Royale in Fortnite is hard to come by. Competently skilled players litter almost every lobby, thus making it difficult to achieve the often elusive win. This sentiment, however, does not apply to Malachi “Reverse2k” Greiner and Tyler “Ninja” Blevins. The long-time duo partners broke the world record for most consecutive duo wins […]

We Might Be Close to Overwatch Characters in Super Smash Bros.

Overwatch is finally coming to the Nintendo Switch later in October, and Jeff Kaplan, lead director of Overwatch, has no intentions to quell the rumor mill. Everyone’s favorite Nintendo fighting game, Super Smash Bros. is known to add characters from just about every gaming universe ranging from Persona to Metal Gear Solid, and Street Fighter. […]

Fortnite extends Season X by a week

Fortnite has decided to extend the current Season X by a week’s time. This extension will result in the season to end on the 13th of October rather than Oct. 6 as announced initially, making it the first Fortnite season to end on a weekend. Players can engage in exciting new Overtime challenges, called Out […]

Evil Geniuses and G2 eliminated from DreamHack Masters Malmö

EG after having a fairly tale run at ESL One New York, soon faced a humiliating defeat at the hands of Mousesports. EG were eliminated after a 2-0 defeat against the European side. The noble gang scares away the @EvilGeniuses! We’ll net a victory over EG on the second day of #DHMasters Malmö to move […]

Razer Named Official Esports Partner of Gamescom Asia 2020

Gamescom Asia 2020 has added Razer as its official esports partner and advisory committee member. The regionalized edition of the popular German gaming convention will be held in Singapore from Oct. 15-18, 2020. Razer will curate the esports and gaming zone, with the convention expected to attract more than 30,000 visitors. Gaming hardware and peripheral […]

Team Liquid picks up Alliance’s former roster

Team Liquid announced that they will be leading into the next DPC season with the ex roster of Alliance after their own roster which was already famous for its consistent performance left the organization earlier this year. The newly signed Liquid squad features Michael “miCKe” Vu, Maximilian “qojqva” Bröcker, Samuel “Boxi” Svahn, Tommy “Taiga” Le […]

Dota 2: Team Liquid Acquires Alliance Roster

As you know, Alliances decided to drop their Dota 2 team. This decision was bizarre because the team performed pretty well, even though they could not achieve much at TI 9. Despite the decision of the organization, Max “qojqva” Bröcker and his teammates decided to stay together. Team Liquid Signs the Entire Alliance Roster We’re […]

Amazon-Sponsored TEPPEN World Championship to be Held in Tokyo

Card-battling mobile game TEPPEN will host its first World Championship in Tokyo on Dec. 21. The live finals will have a $466K USD prize pool. GungHo Online Entertainment’s game features Capcom characters from such game series as Street Fighter and Resident Evil. GungHo Online Entertainment announced today that it will hold the first-ever […]

This is how to make money playing Esports like Fornite

A 16-year-old from Pennsylvania slammed the world’s news with the first award of $3 million for this summer’s Fortnite World Cup. Kyle “Bugha” Giesdorf was practising for the match six hours a day and was beautifully rewarded for his efforts. Due to its skills in games like Dota 2, Fortnite, League of Legends and CS: […]

Phone company Oppo begins partnership with League of Legends

The League of Legends has signed the first official smartphone partner, the Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Oppo. The agreement will last until 2024 and the 2019 World Championships will take place in Paris, Madrid and Berlin on October 2. The agreement expands to the Invitational Mid-Season and All-Star Event and continues over the course of […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Play-In Groups Day One Recap

Clutch Gaming vs Unicorns of Love The 2019 World Championship Play-Ins kicked off with a bang! The first game of the day pitted Clutch Gaming and Unicorns of Love against each other, and in the end, UOL got the win. They had an unpredictable team composition and great teamwork that gave them a […]

Mobile version of Call of Duty now available

Shooting matches in the gaming globe are very common. These matches have become a significant attractor with the incredible visuals, distinctive personalities, distinctive styles and various game styles. When it comes to hunting matches–phone service calls are one of the most common matches. Now, there is a delay as Activision publisher reported in March that […]

TBS to Broadcast ELEAGUE Rocket League Documentary Series

A six-part feature series based on the most recent Rocket League Championship Series World Championship will be broadcast on TBS. The series begins this Friday and is part of a broader deal between ELEAGUE and Psyonix that includes ad/sponsorship sales and other joint efforts. ELEAGUE will also air a separate two-part Rocket League program in […]

Tencent Reveals 10 Teams for CrossFire Franchised League, Oishi Sponsors FunPlus Phoenix

Last week, virtually every Chinese esport organization, professional and fan was preparing to celebrate China’s 70th National Day, on Oct. 1. Due to the holiday, Chinese esports business news has slowed, but there were still few partnerships announced, primarily related to the new CrossFire franchised league, which is being run by Tencent Esports.  Among the […]

Here’s everything we know on the new ‘X-RAY Scanners’ in CSGO

Valve Corp is introducing a fresh French Counter-Strike X-ray scanner, which is a global offensive player wishing to uncover instances in the midst of the in-game gambling crackdown. This is what you need to know. In the latest months, worldwide countries have been fighting against gambling in video games in various formats through closing instances, […]

When is Fortnite season 10 finishing and when does Season 11 start?

An enormous event of the end of the season named ‘The End’ arrives shortly in Fortnite: battle of Royale. It continues to be seen when precisely this occurrence happens. Although all of the promotions indicate that’ The End’ may be on the previous date, this coming Saturday 5 October 2014. That’s because Season 10 expands […]

NBA Player Rudy Gobert Invests in Rogue Parent ReKTGlobal

ReKTGlobal has added Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert to its ownership group. Gobert will assist the company with strategic partnerships and integrations, as well as create content with players from its Rogue organization. ReKTGlobal recently acquired the London franchise in the upcoming geolocated Call of Duty league. Esports infrastructure services company ReKTGlobal has added Utah […]

Asmongold Tops All Influencers on Twitch Following WoW Classic Launch: Top Twitch Channels, September 2019

Zack “Asmongold” leveraged the release of World of Warcraft Classic at the end of August to have the most hours watched of any influencer on Twitch in September. Meanwhile, viewership for the second season of Hearthstone’s Grandmasters shows improvement from season one. The following channels are ranked according to the total number […]

List of teams in MDL Chengdu Major qualifiers released

Earlier today, Mars Media the organizing body behind the Mars Dota League Chengdu Major officially released the list of the teams confirmed to be participating in the qualifiers. South-East Asia, China and North American region will have three qualifying teams each, while Europe, CIS and South America will have two qualifying teams each for the […]

Dota 2: Two Teams Added to DreamLeague Season 12

The 12th season of DreamLeague is about to begin in less than two weeks now. However, unlike previous seasons, this time there will be only two slots for the LAN event. To makes matters worse, those two spots are going to be determined via the regional qualifiers. What Happened Here’s all the qualifier information you […]

Dota 2: Chengdu Major & BTS Minor Qualifiers Begin Soon

After the dust slowly settles from the various roster changes, it’s time to take a look at the upcoming first DPC qualifiers for the MDL Chengdu Major & BTS Minor. Starting on October 5, all regions have to determine which teams are going to represent them. Those who perform better will go to the Major, […]

Streamer NymN banned for recording at TwitchCon 2019

Famous streamer, NymN, was banned from the platform for two weeks for short streams in TwitchCon’s partner lounge, reports suggest. He had a streaming ban for 14 days as he escorted Félix ‘ xQc’ Lengyel to his meetings and greetings. The Swedish streamer told him. And while NymN recognizes the error he made, NymN says […]

Colleges in the US and UK now allow students to earn a degree in esports

In a bid to capitalize on the booming industry of Esports several schools and colleges across US and UK have started to offer programs and degrees for skilled professionals. The main aim of these is to make individuals esports ready and to further improve their skills. Across the global the emergence of esports as market […]

Halloween Fight or Fright Apex Legends update leaked

A number of details of Respawn’s Ent remake to Halloween Fight or Fright annual occurrence have been disclosed in new data from match documents and success already in the match. Apex Legends recently saw Season 3 launch, bringing games to a fresh world, bringing an additional personality to the game and overhauling the position quo […]

Latest Clash Royale update highlights new mode, matchmaking changes, party button, etc

Clash Royale’s release in September came down sooner today, and even if there are some people teasing about the demise of two-vs-two, the informal game has been disclosed. Just substituted the mode key with the partition key. The Party knob allows games to perform various revolving functions every 48 hours. This mode can be changed. […]

CSGO’s Cache Remake: How does it play?

The latest version of Cache will be available to play on October 10th. ESL One New York gave us some incredible counterstrike matches and, alongside them, we got to see the first look at the brand-new Cache rework that we’ve all been waiting for. So, what’s new and how does the map play? A wide […]

Viewership for FIFA 20 Launch Outperforms Last Year’s Release on Twitch With Help From Castro 

Early Access to EA Sports’ annually released soccer simulation game FIFA 20, and its official release that followed, saw a notable increase in viewership on Twitch from last year following a few changes to the game’s release schedule.  With 9.54M hours watched on Twitch since “Early Access” for the game began on Sept. 19, FIFA […]

Dota 2: Bounties for Day 8 of Midas Mode 2.0

There are a couple of days left until Midas Mode 2.0 comes to an end. Needless to say, this is one of the most interesting events to watch because it is totally different from what we are used to seeing. One of the reasons behind this is the various daily bounties. Those bounties are basically […]

BLAST Pro Series Joins Esports Integrity Commission

The Esports Integrity Commission has welcomed Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition BLAST Pro Series as its latest member. RFRSH Entertainment’s tournament series has implemented ESIC’s regulations and will hold anti-doping testing at tournaments. The BLAST Premier tournament series will launch in 2020 with a $4.25M USD total prize pool. RFRSH Entertainment’s BLAST Pro Series has been […]

German Government Plans to Offer Improved Visas to Pro Esports Players

Germany’s ministry for work and social has drafted legislation for professional, non-EU esports players to work and reside in the country.  Eligible players must be over 16-years-old, be employed by an esports team organization registered in Germany, and compete in a national or international league. Esports athletes currently enjoy eased travel into Germany, but only […]

New MTG Arena, RLCS Activations Kick Off in Australia and New Zealand

Australia is in the thick of its busiest time of year for the games industry, with a string of live events and conferences covering esports, games development, and the games and related cultural categories. What a few years ago was focused around Melbourne International Games Week has now become a longer sequence of events kicked […]

PUBG Mobile x The Walking Dead crossover pack, skins, items, etc

The battle royale-style video game PUBG Mobile is having a crossover event with one of pop culture’s most recognizable television shows , AMC’s The Walking Dead. Right on time for the show’s Season 10 premiere,  players who download PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on their mobile devices will be able to play Walking Dead-themed content from Oct. 1 through early 2020. Tencent Games and […]

Fortnite Player Spotlight: Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson

Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson is arguably the best Fortnite player in the world. The jury is always out on who the best player is due to the randomness within Fortnite and how differently each and every game plays out. Mechanically speaking, it is difficult to find a more gifted player than Jackson. His reaction time is […]

Call of Duty: Mobile stuck on loading screen? You’re not alone

The most awaited mobile title of this year hasn’t had a dream start as merely 4-6 hours after the official release of Call of Duty: Mobile, several complaints have come to notice about the game freezing on the primary loading screen. It has caused panic on social media sites where multiple complaints have come up […]

Misfits Gaming Appoints Lagen Nash as Vice President of Partnerships

Lagen Nash has joined Misfits Gaming as the organization’s vice president of partnerships. Nash most recently served as vice president of global solutions for the FOX Networks Group. This is the second FOX Networks Group executive Misfits Gaming has recruited in a matter of months. Misfits Gaming has named Lagen Nash to the role of […]

The Business of LAN Cafes in India

Few Indian esports veterans would deny that gaming cafes have played a massive role in the evolution of the Indian esports scene. In many ways, they were the places where competitive gaming emerged. These cafes allowed players to compete in multiplayer games on high powered PCs with a stable internet connection; conditions which were prohibitively […]

Battlefield 5 68% Error – How to fix

A small Battlefield 5 hotfix across the PC, PS5 and Xbox One were published by EA and DICE today October 1, 2019. A lot of users seem difficulty downloading the application on a PC, but a lot of you complain about the change to 68 percent of the Battlefield 5 PC. Of course, an irritating […]

TFT: Gunslingers set for upgrade in 9.20 Patch

Stephen Mortimer, Chief Game Designer of Riot Games ‘ Mortdog, showed that gunslingers would have a major buff in League of Legends Patch 9.20 sets. In teamfighting tactics, gunslingers were used to be one of the most powerful categories because they are able to deliver impacts on several objectives. Many individuals constructed Cursed Blade, Hush […]

Allied Esports Entertainment Adds Anthony Hung as Chief Financial Officer

Esports venue owner and operator Allied Esports Entertainment announced this week the appointment of Anthony A. Hung as chief financial officer. Kenneth DeCubellis stepped down from his role as financial officer and treasurer on Sept. 24 but will remain with the company through the end of the year as a consultant. Hung, a Harvard and […]

Dota 2: LD Returns to The Casters Booth

Dota 2 is just not the same without the incredible people from the production. That said, the 2019-2020 DPC is about to start later during the week, and this means that fans will have the chance to watch some of the best teams in the world. LD is back In addition to that, a recent […]

Dota 2: Fighting Pegasus Qualifies for ESL One Hamburg 2019

The ESL One events are among the most interesting ones to watch in the Dota 2 scene. Apart from the amazing prize pool, the entire atmosphere is always very viewer-friendly. Despite the fact that it’s not included in the DPC calendar, some of the best teams in the world are still going to attend it. […]

Dota 2: Fighting Pepegas Qualify for ESL One Hamburg 2019

The ESL One events are among the most interesting ones to watch in the Dota 2 scene. Apart from the amazing prize pool, the entire atmosphere is always very viewer-friendly. Despite the fact that it’s not included in the DPC calendar, some of the best teams in the world are still going to attend it. […]

Xbox Joins as Main Partner for DreamHack Winter 2019

Microsoft’s Xbox brand will support this year’s DreamHack Winter event, a gaming and esports festival taking place in Jönköping, Sweden. DreamHack is known for its large bring-your-own-computer halls, but console gaming is also part of the experience, and through the Microsoft partnership, a freeplay zone will be set up with over 140 Xbox machines. […]

Fortnite player Aydan account banned live on stream

After’ smurfing’ for simpler games on 30 September, Fortnite pro Aydan’ Aydan’ Conrad prohibited his account live on youtube for’ exploitation.’ Aydan is a skilled gamer who signs up to Ghost Gaming who is also a very famous streamer for his skills as a controller in Fortnite, as well as a top competitor in large […]

Influencer-Driven Games See Viewership Drop During TwitchCon: Top Twitch Content, Sept. 23 – 29

Low viewership for many top games this past week stemmed from influencers taking time off to attend TwitchCon in San Diego.  Meanwhile, Just Chatting still managed to thrive as some broadcasters used the category to livestream themselves from the convention floor.  The following content is ranked according to the total number of hours watched on […]

Release date confirmed for World of Warcraft Phase 2

A massive release of World of Warcraft Classic has brought the MMORPG type to light, attracting millions of fresh users. The hype is standing since, however, when competitors are at the highest stage and the bare bone content is finalized. As a consequence, the queues get lower and the player base progressively fades away. Fortunately, […]

Are eSports becoming bigger than traditional sports?

It’s a question that we genuinely never thought we’d ask, but could it be that eSports are in fact becoming as big as, if not bigger than, traditional sports? You might think that the Fortnite World Cup has nothing on the NBA finals or the Super Bowl, but we’re here to […]

CS: GO, Dota 2 and Steam facing connection outages

According to the customer accounts and Steam Status, Steam is currently facing significant problems with connections. Steam Status claims all link executives from Steam are offline. Although there are no issues for particular games like CS: GO or Dota 2, Steam’s failure does not allow players to access these games. Steam will probably return soon, […]

G2 Esports signs huNter- and nexa, benches Lucky

G2 has finally announced the signing of Nemanja “nexa” Isaković and Nemanja “huNter-” Kovač from CR4ZY. After an impressive spell under the Serbian banner, the duo was quick to jump in on the radar of some of the top tier CSGO sides around the world. Rumours were floating about them joining G2 ever since Richard […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Play-Ins Group C Preview

The 2019 League of Legends World Championship is drawing nearer by the day. This is the most important tournament of the year and every team is eager to prove themselves as the best team in the world. The groups have been drawn and now some teams must fight through the Play-In stage to make it […]

CSGO Guide to Dreamhack Masters Malmö: The Top Five Contenders

DreamHack Masters Malmö is a 16-team tournament in the first week of October with a prize pool of $250,000.  With some of the best CS:GO teams in attendance, this event promises to be a competitive and a close contest between the top teams at Malmö. Malmö comes after most of the top teams have had […]

TwitchCon Takes Toll on Influencer Viewership: Top Twitch Channels, Sept. 23 – 29

Top influencers on Twitch see a decrease in hours watched for the week as many take a break from their streams to descend upon San Diego for this year’s TwitchCon over the weekend.  Meanwhile, ESL One New York helped the tournament organizer’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive channel top all others with more than 4M hours watched […]

Dota 2: NiP Snags Direct Invites to ESL Hamburg and DreamLeague S12

Peter “ppd” Dager revealed the new Ninjas in Pyjamas roster just a couple of days ago. That said, the team has already received direct invites for two events. Additionally, the first qualifiers for the 2019-2020 DPC are also just about to start. ESL One Hamburg 2019 Double Trouble! We announce not one but TWO direct […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Clutch Gaming Overview

Clutch Gaming qualified for the League of Legends World Championship as North America’s third seed. It’s an incredible feat for a team who had so little expectations coming into the LCS Summer Split. In spring, they were ninth in the league with a 5-13 record. Even in summer, Clutch narrowly managed to make it into […]

DreamHack Winter 2019 Signs Pringles as Festival Partner

Gaming festival organizer DreamHack signed an agreement making Kellogg Company snack brand Pringles a festival partner for its upcoming 2019 edition of DreamHack Winter in Jönköping, Sweden. The partnership was initiated by the agency Jung von Matt/SPORTS. “We are thrilled to partner with DreamHack and to be able to connect and engage with esports enthusiasts […]

Dota 2: Midas Mode 2.0 Day 7 Bounties

There are only a few days left until one of the most unique tournaments in Dota 2 comes to an end. That means that fans can vote for more bounties! If you have no idea what the bounties are, think of them as challenges. Each day, the community can vote on what are the daily […]

Dota 2: More Teams Revealed for ESL One Hamburg

ESL One Hamburg is going to be a pretty awesome tournament. Even though it’s not included in the official DPC calendar, it still has a very respectable prize pool of $300K USD. What’s more, some of the best teams in the world will also take part. To be exact, there will be twelve participants in […]

DreamHack Delhi Brings Gaming Festival Back to India in December

DreamHack Delhi will take place at New Delhi’s NSIC Exhibition Ground on Dec. 6-8. This is the second DreamHack event in India following December 2018’s DreamHack Mumbai. The event will feature a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament, along with other competitions and activities. One year after hosting DreamHack Mumbai, India’s first edition of the gaming and […]

Dota 2: TNC Invited to ONE Esports World Pro Invitational

Despite the fact that the ONE Esports Dota 2 World Pro Invitational Singapore LAN event is not included in this years’ DPC, it will still have some of the best teams in the world in attendance. After all, there will be a $500K USD prize pool! What’s more, all twelve teams consist of direct invites. […]

Dota 2: Patch 7.22h is Now Live

The newest patch in Dota 2 is now live! However, fans didn’t expect Dota 2’s Patch 7.22h and its changes. As you remember, Valve announced that there would be two new heroes coming to Dota 2 this fall. Well, it’s been around a month and a half now and there is no sign of them […]

You could soon see a different title instead of Terrorists & Counter Terrorists in CSGO

After the completion of ESL One New York Championship, where Evil Geniuses took the title. ESL’s Michal ‘Carmac’ Bicharz shocked the CS:GO community by running a poll to rename “Terrorists” and “Counter-Terrorists” to more subtle and viewer-friendly names like “offence” and “Defence”. This change was suggested by Rod ‘Slasher’ Breslau, who is an eSport consultant. […]

LGD Gaming to Run Team With Reciprocity in CrossFire Franchised League

Chinese esports organization LGD Gaming has partnered with Reciprocity to establish a joint esports team called LGD.REC and compete in China’s CrossFire Pro League and CrossFire Mobile League . Reciprocity Corp.’s CEO confirmed on Twitter that the company will pay $1.5M USD for the franchise fee. This is the second time LGD Gaming will […]

CSGO: Everything you need to know about the new Cache

The remake of de_cache was showcased live earlier today at ESL One New York. The creators of the map have breathed life into the original Cache map by adding in new colors and multiple map adjustments that will drastically affect the play style of players for Terrorists and Counter-Terrorists alike. The new map is inspired […]

Garena Free Fire introduces Blood Demon Rikoto

Garena Free Fire has been gaining traction at a swift pace, currently boasting the number 4 spot on Google playstore’s top free games chart. The game’s unique 10 minute matches featuring a maximum of 49 players force the user to hustle right from the first minute to ensure their survival. Regular updates from Garena cater […]

CS: GO’s Cache regeneration release date confirmed

One of Counter-Strike’s most popular fan charts is receiving a new jacket and the date of launch is now closed. The cache was controversially substituted by Vertigo since it had been removed from the competitive map pool in March 2019. The community has long been anticipating that the famous map will be re-released and will […]

ESL ONE NYC 2019: Evil Geniuses eliminate Astralis

The first match in 2019 took place in Astralis 3-1 in the best of five grand rounds: Peter “stanislaw” Jarguz, Cvetelin “CeRq” Dimitrov, Vincent “Brehze” Cayonte, Ethan Arnold and Tharik Celik just before NRG had purchased out ESL One New York. On Inferno, which won 16-3 EG and dominated Astralis in one of its powerful […]

Leaks point towards Fortnite x Marvel with ‘Iron Man’ and ‘Doctor Doom’ skins

This mention of Fortnite x Marvel is loved by both Epic Games and the Fortnite community. It turns out that Epic chose to mention one of Marvel’s movies in the last trailer with P-1000 skin. This isn’t the first such scenario and this may be a hint of the next collaboration. Fortnite x Marvel […]

Logitech acquires Streamlabs for $89 million

Logitech is one of the world’s leading names when it comes to Gaming, producing all essential peripherals required to level up your game play. In a press release on their official website, Logitech announced the acquisition of Streamlabs, a popular and sophisticated livestreaming tool. Streamlabs is a leader in software and tools for live streaming, […]

Here are the Vodafone 5G ESL Mobile Open Winners

The finals for Asphalt 9: Legends and PUBG Mobile at the Vodafone 5G ESL Mobile Open have concluded and the Champions have been crowned. FutbolistCo, all the way from Istanbul were crowned PUBG Mobile champions and walked with a whopping $44,000 in prize money. It was a 6 game series and the standings just after […]

Evil Geniuses Returns to the LCS, NBA 2K League Expands to China

Evil Geniuses makes a grand return to both League of Legends and Counter-Strike, Gen.G will run a Shanghai team in the NBA 2K League, and Louis Vuitton will create the trophy case for the League of Legends World Championships.  Missed any of the biggest esports business news last week? The TEO Monday Morning Briefing recaps […]

Chinese Team Sponsorships at The International: 2019 vs 2018

Dota 2’s The International 2019 concluded at the Shanghai Mercedes-Benz Arena on Aug. 25. Last year’s TI winner, OG, became the first team ever to win the “Aegis of Champions” for a second time, and also took home $15.6M USD of the total $34.3M total prize pool. The moment OG won […]

Dreamhack Delhi 2019 announced

DreamHack is coming to India this year in December with tons of exciting new events. The iconic DreamHack event that every gamer yearns to attend is back, this time setting up a stage in Delhi, later this year in December. The event is announced to take place between December 6th To December 8that the NSIC […]

Riot Games Announces Multi-Year Global League of Legends Partnership with OPPO

Smartphone maker OPPO is the latest global partner for Riot Games’ League of Legends international competitions. OPPO will sponsor the game’s World Championship, Mid-Season Invitational, and All-Star Event through 2024. The OPPO brand will be used to present broadcast content, as well as the MVP award for two of the events. Riot Games has announced […]

San Francisco Shock Win the Season 2 Overwatch League Grand Finals

The San Francisco Shock took down the Vancouver Titans like they were scrimming. The Overwatch 2019 Grand Finals just concluded at the Wells Fargo Arena, where the San Francisco Shock and the Vancouver faced off for the title of the top team in the Overwatch League League.  The moment many fans were waiting for passed […]

CSGO: Evil Geniuses outclass Astralis to win big in New York

Evil Geniuses are the first American team to win ESL One New York. Today we saw the grand-finals of ESL One New York. The titans of CS:GO Astralis faced off against the newly formed EG roster. EG had previously beaten Astralis 2-0 in the group stages and continued their dominance with a 3-1 victory in […]

EG beat Astralis to win ESL One New York 2019

Finally, the new Evil Geniuses roster left their mark with an astonishing victory at ESL One New York. They received a direct invite to battle for the $200,000 prize pool with seven more teams. Photo via ESL In group B, EG clashed against FaZe and Astralis. EG won both of the sets, dominating the matches […]

Valve finally reveals the new updated Cache at ESL One New York

Valve finally shows off the long-awaited remake of de_cache for the very first time today, at ESL One New York. The map is completely revamped with a new design and multiple new positions to play. Compared to the original, the remade Cache has come to life visually with its incredibly realistic looking graphics and colours. […]

Did FaZe Clan make a mistake by picking up coldzera?

The Brazilian CSGO star had the worst performance of his career with FaZe at ESL One New York. FaZe Clan had completed the signing of Marcelo “coldzera” David from MiBR, this was announced on Thursday, earlier this week. The Brazilian’s fan following, especially from Brazil, were starved for a long time due to him not […]

Dota 2: Midas Mode 2.0 Day 6 Bounties

ESTNN’s Veselin Ignatov is back with another breakdown of all Midas Mode 2.0’s bounties for Day 6 of this all-in-good-fun tournament. Midas Mode 2.0 is simply one of the most fun Dota 2 tournaments to watch. It’s great to see teams relax and have a little bit of fun, especially after the long TI 9 […]

Overwatch League 2019 Grand Finals: How to earn Drops, Sprays, and Double Tokens

We’ve got all the ways fans can earn some sweet loot during the Overwatch League’s Season 2 Grand Finals. Season 2 of the Overwatch League is almost over, but Blizzard isn’t leaving fans without something to remember it by. Here are all the ways that fans can snag some sweet sprays, double Overwatch League tokens […]

Where to Watch the 2019 Overwatch League Grand Finals: Vancouver Titans v. San Francisco Shock

There’s a ton of ways that fans can get in on the action. The Overwatch League’s second season will come to an end today no matter what. Before fans can put a lid on the season, however, the Vancouver Titans and the San Francisco Shock have to take it to one another in Philidelphia for […]

Dota 2: Godsent Finalizes Roster with EGM, KheZu and CharlieDota

This years’ post-TI roster shuffle has been absolutely insane. Fans have seen tons of dramatic shifts in some of the top teams. In addition, there were a couple of newly-formed squads take to the tournament circuit as well. Who is in Godsent’s Dota 2 Roster? WITNESS GODSENT DOTA 2 👁️ Today we proudly announce the team […]

Dota 2: Na’Vi Wins WePlay!’s Reshuffle Madness

Despite the fact WePlay!’s Reshuffle Madness was not included in the DPC calendar, it still featured a respectable $50K USD prize pool. Having said that, the more impressive part is that it featured many tier-two teams. As you know, some people have criticized Valve about their unwillingness to involve itself in the tier two scene. […]

‘Tyler1’ and ‘Yassuo’ comes to blows during LoL Twitch interview

Tyler ‘ Tyler1′ Steinkamp and Moe’ Yassuo’ went head-to-head in a match-up interview, but things got heated up. Just one day after the popular Fortnite Showdown event, Twitch Rivals organized a few of the leading content creators of the League of Legends to fight it on September 28 in a best-of-3 Rumble on the Rift […]

HOW TO: Fallout 4 Hidden items, locations and secrets

In the Fallout universe, there are enough hidden nodes and Easter eggs to keep fans looking for years. In fact, in almost four years from the release of Fallout 4, players have spent endless hours chasing the 4 secrets of Fallout. While keen-eyed fans succeeded in discovering dozens of hidden gems, very few succeeded in […]

When is Tfue returning to Twitch and Youtube?

When will he return to Twitch and YouTube?, Turner “Tfue” Tenney— A popular streamers and players in Fortnite— revealed. As you may know, the popular streamer had a hiatus of streaming and generating content at the beginning of this month, saying that the reasons behind the break were a break from negativity and general unhappiness. […]

Will EG put an end to the Astralis era at ESL One New York?

EG will be facing Astralis in the grand finals of ESL One New York. Evil Geniuses have been putting up a stellar performance at ESL One New York. The North American team has yet to lose a single map in the entire event.  In their semi-final match against G2, Cvetelin “CeRq” Dimitrov top-fragged with 24 […]

Fortnite Twitter Data Miner Leads Fans to New Map

A Fortnite ‘Data Miner’ that leaks his mines on Twitter has shared evidence of a potential new map coming to Fortnite Season 11. It is known that Epic Games introduced heavy adjustments to the Fortnite map. In fact, it is something that the studio does every season to improve the overall gameplay experience. Now, on […]

Dota 2 Team Line-up confirmed for ESL One Hamburg 2019

Four Dota 2 teams were confirmed to be taking part with ESL One Hamburg 2019 less than a month away. A total of 12 teams should be involved in this tournament. The tournament takes place on October 25-27 and has a $300,000 prize pool. The four teams confirmed to date offer exciting previews of what […]

This is how to watch the ESL One New York 2019 CSGO tournament

ESL One New York is back in Brooklyn for its fourth year, eight of the world’s top anti-Strike teams fighting for their share in the $200,000 prize pool. Mouse sports took the trophy away at the last year’s tournament, but this time they won’t even be there since they haven’t secured the European Qualifier spot. […]

Evil Geniuses defeat G2 to qualify to the grand finals in ESL One in New York

Evil Geniuses today defeated 2-0 G2 Esports for the big ESL One finals in New York. The North Americans arrived with a perfect record in the grand finals since they had to drop a single map in the whole event still. Jarguz and the crew also beat Astralis, his opponents for tomorrow, before the tournament. Peter’s […]

Viewership Down for Call of Duty Beta Year-Over-Year on Twitch Without Battle Royale Hype

Activision recently held an open beta for its new upcoming Call of Duty title that is released annually as a way to generate hype and advertise the game before it comes out Oct. 25.  During two separate five day periods the past two weeks, early access to the game gave Twitch streamers an opportunity to […]

Valve will release the remade Cache in October

FMPONE will be officially releasing the remade Cache soon after ESL ONE New York, in October. Shawn “FMPONE” Snelling, one of the creators behind the original Cache map in CS:GO, has announced the release date for the remake of the map. It is said to be released in October after processing feedback from ESL ONE […]

ESL Pro Tour Masters Championships announced with $1 million prize pool

ESL Pro Tour Masters Championships will be having a prize pool of $1 million after IEM Katowice 2020. ESL’s & @DreamHack‘s vision for esports; the #ESLProTour explained. https://t.co/I6324omNZc pic.twitter.com/R0dUeJp7p3 — ESL September 28, 2019 Michal “Carmac” Blicharz, ESL’s VP of Pro Gaming, in a press conference at the Barclays Centre, announced that the ESL […]

Astralis defeat Team Liquid at ESL One New York semifinals

Astralis were to face Team Liquid on their home soil in Brooklyn for the Semi-Finals of ESL One New York. As mouth-watering as it seemed Liquid had one thing in their minds going into the matchup, that is revenge for the debacle in Berlin Major earlier this month. The map pool included Vertigo and Dust […]

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Group B Play-Ins Preview

The 2019 League of Legends World Championship is drawing nearer by the day. This is the most important tournament of the year and every team is eager to prove themselves as the best team in the world. The groups have been drawn and now some teams must fight through the Play-In stage to make it […]

CSGO: Vitality Sign Shox, “Most Expensive” Move In Vitality’s History

After weeks of rumors, Vitality finally added the French IGL to their roster. Team Vitality has officially announced the addition of Richard “shox” Papillon to their Counter-Strike roster. The veteran rifler transfers to Vitality after two years with the other well-known French roster, G2. The transfer has been described as “the most expensive” in the […]

This is where the ‘secret’ Fortnite Battle Star Week 9 is

The Fortnite: The Battle of Royal Season X, Secret Battle Star Week 8, may involve Batman but here at Week 9, the “Ready or Not” mission is a less exciting one. Thursday they were released next to the “Bullseye!””Challenges for the premium mission. The limited time challenge is only seven days, just like every other […]

Entity Gaming announces Independence League season 2

Independence League is a groundbreaking event organized by Entity Gaming which is envisaged with the motive to bring together gamers from across every border. The first season saw Indian teams competing with Pakistan teams in the well know PUBG mobile showdown. The livestream hit nearly 11,000 concurrent viewers from the subcontinent! The hindi casting was […]

Dota 2: Bounties for Day 5 of Midas Mode 2.0

Midas Mode 2.0, one of the coolest Dota 2 tournaments, will soon come to an end. We saw some pretty amazing games full of crazy bounties. Let’s take a look at what challenges the community picked for today. Day 5 Bounties Sick’Em – This challenge is all about the VIP takeover creep. In order to […]

Twitch Rivals Fortnite at TwitchCon 2019: Recap and Results

From beginning to end, the TwitchRivals Fortnite competition at TwitchCon 2019 provided some intense matches and surprising results. The participants included a mixture of professional Fortnite players and Twitch personalities. It first began with the Fortnite Open, which occurred over 3 waves. Each wave included 30 teams with only 6 of them qualifying for the […]

This updates completely revamps Overwatch on PS4 and Xbox One

The fresh Overwatch version is so large that the promoter Blizzard describes it as a remaster. Fans can monitor changes by playing the PTR on a PC, but the Overwatch Remastered has no release date. “Patch 1.41 is a master for all of the systems and will need a comparatively big download,” says a Blizzard […]

glow joins MVP PK

MVP PK have finalized their roster, adding on-board three new players, including veteran Min-Soo “glow” Kim. The 31 year old veteran of the counter-strike competitive scene continues his journey with MVP PK after parting ways with his previous South Korean team in March together with his teammate Keun-Chul “solo” Kang. Amongst the three recruits for […]

SumaiL and YawaR team up in new DOTA 2 team Quincy Crew

After Syed “SumaiL” Sumail Hassan announced his departure from EG after TI9, the star mid-laner who had worn the EG jersey for 5 years was constantly under the radar of fans regarding his future plans. SumaiL is best known for his TI5 win at the age of only 16 and is famous for his praise […]

Top 50 Fortnite Players in the World

Fortnite: Battle Royale was released on July 21st of 2017 and captured the entire world with its unique gameplay. It took the Battle Royale concept and added structure building, which completely revolutionized the genre. With the popular title growing along with its fanbase, Epic Games decided to put a sizable amount of prize money into […]

Outlanders Update: What we want from Dota 2 Update

Fall is coming, so it’s time to be excited about Dota 2’s upcoming update The Outlanders Valve promised to release this autumn. The present patch for Dota 2 has been meta-defined. Whilst unconventional picks such as carrying Io, supporting Invoker, and offline Ogre Magi were introduced, it had an extremely weak carriage pool. Regardless of […]

shox joins Vitality

Richard “shox” Papillon has finally joined the French side Vitality. After the benching of NBK, Shox is picked up by Vitality on a 2-year deal and as it seems he is the most expensive player in their history. The 27-year-old has been linked to Vitality after the StarLadder Major. G2, on the other hand, picked […]

SumaiL and YawaR to play togther in Quincy Crew

Sumail “SumaiL” Hassan is one of the best mid laners to ever play Dota 2. In fact, he was arguably the strongest player during his five-year stay at Evil Geniuses. Despite the fact that the NA powerhouse had a very good DPC season and managed to place pretty high at TI 9, the organization decided […]

Dota 2: Resolut1on joins Virtus.Pro

Virtus.Pro is one of the most successful Dota 2 teams in the world. However, after their mediocre TI 9 performance, there were some very notable changes in their roster. Their star carry player Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev departed the CIS powerhouse in favor of Evil Geniuses. In addition, Pavel “9pasha” Khvastunov also left VP and joined […]

Dota 2: SumaiL and YawaR finish Quincy Crew’s Lineup

Yesterday, we saw that Quinn “CCnC” Callahan, Arif “MSS” Anwar and Avery “SVG” Silverman have registered for the Minor and Major qualifiers under the name Quincy Crew. Today, we found out the names of the team’s last two players, and oh boy, we definitely did not see this one coming. New players quincy crew assembled […]

Dota 2: Beastcoast Disbands Entire Roster during Midas Mode 2.0

Midas Mode 2.0 is one of the craziest tournaments in Dota 2. Not only is it extremely fun to watch due to the fun challenges and overall game mechanics, but the entire atmosphere of it makes it very appealing. However, there are some things that managed to stress out even the organizers. What Happened BEASTCOAST […]

Tens years in prison for fixing CS:GO gambling matches

Six counter-strikers in Melbourne, reportedly fixing CS: GO games were found during an SSIU investigation. The participants face a prison sentence of up to ten years for the crime. A 10-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE IS NOW A POSSIBILITY FOR THOSE WHO FIX ESPORTS GAMBLING / BETTING MATCHES Cheating was a severe issue when it comes to […]

$5m ESL and DreamHack Pro Tour appearing in 2020

ESL and DreamHack announced in late September that they are working together on the ESL Pro Tour: Global Offensives . The ESL Pro Tour will feature a total award scheme of more than $5 million and will include activities including ESL One: Cologne and IEM Katowice With a joint award scheme of over $5 […]

Here’s How To Level Up Your Gaming Skills Before Going Pro

Listen, many of us want to become a professional gamer. Having the opportunity to play the games we love and make money from them too, is every gamer’s dream. There is also the fame aspect to consider as well, as many gaming pros have become famous on the esports circuit. You might be following the […]

Fortnite Viewership on Twitch Suffers Without Ninja and Tfue, But Could New Content Turn Things Around?

After breaking Twitch records in 2018, Fortnite has seen a steady decline in the past month that has resulted in it posting its lowest viewership since making a meteoric rise last spring.  In the past 12 months, Epic Games’ cartoonish battle royale title has outlasted competition with numerous battle royales games as well as titles […]

Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center Adds Localhost Esports Arena

Nerd Street Gamers has partnered with Comcast Spectacor to put a Localhost esports arena in Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center. The 23-year-old stadium is the home of the NBA’s 76ers and NHL’s Flyers, and is in the midst of a $250M USD renovation campaign. The arena will be open to attendees of sporting events, but also […]

Nick ‘NICKMERCS’ Kolcheff Signs Exclusive Streaming Deal with Twitch

Fortnite streamer Nick “NICKMERCS” Kolcheff has signed an exclusive, multi-year agreement with Twitch. Kolcheff made the announcement to coincide with TwitchCon, where he is on-site to promote his brand. With the exit of Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and hiatus by Turner “Tfue” Tenney, the move puts Kolcheff in a position to become the #1 Fortnite channel […]

Pittsburgh Knights CEO Rob Lee Shifts Roles to Chief Gaming Officer

Co-founder and CEO Rob Lee has transitioned from CEO of the Pittsburgh Knights to Chief Gaming Officer. Fellow co-founder James O’Connor will add CEO duties to his current role as Knights president. Lee will focus on player and team management in his new role, as well as developer relations. The Pittsburgh Knights announced today that […]

X-Bet.co Becomes the Main Sponsor of Team Singularity

Live esports-dedicated betting platform X-Bet.co has partnered with the acclaimed Danish esports organisation Team Singularity also known as SNG Esports. As part of the arrangement, the partners will offer a 12-month sponsorship contract for SNG Teams, or a competitive player, or streamer to play under the X-Bet.co tag, with the X-Bet.co logo also featured on […]

Riot announces the 2019 League of Legends Worlds Team Draws

The 2019 Worlds Championships kicks off on October 2 with 24 teams competing for glory and the prize money. It is the most prestigious League of Legends event with the winner securing the Summoner’s Cup.  The Worlds 2019 has two stages before teams move forward to the Main Event at the Verti Music Hall. The […]

Dota 2: Bounties for Day 4 of Midas Mode 2.0

Midas Mode 2.0 is one of the most interesting tournaments to watch. Despite the fact that it’s not included in this years’ DPC, it still has some of the most legendary players in the world and a decently sized prize pool of $150k. Each day, the community chooses different “tasks” for the players to do. […]

Totino’s Partners with Activision Blizzard for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Launch

Totino’s will sell specially-branded frozen pizza snacks featuring Call of Duty: Modern Warfare branding and exclusive in-game bonuses for buyers. The brand worked with 100 Thieves founder and CEO Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag to design the in-game items. Totino’s has been a sponsor of 100 Thieves’ Call of Duty and Fortnite teams, although the organization recently […]

Anda Seat Dark Knight Premium Gaming Chair Review

Gaming chairs are all the rage these days and for good reason. Whether you’re a gamer or just someone that spends a lot of time in front of their computer, having a comfortable chair isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. Enter the Anda Seat Dark Knight Premium Gaming Chair, Staples exclusive gaming chair. Let’s start […]

Fortnite: Solos Cash Cup September 26 Recap & Results

With only one week remaining in the Fortnite Solos Cash Cups, we have seen it all since its inception. The winners from each region range from highly recognizable names to relative unknowns. The online tournaments are always an interesting watch despite the amount of stream sniping that takes place. Professional Fortnite players got all of […]

SK Gaming Adds Matrix as Exercise Equipment Partner

Exercise equipment brand Matrix is SK Gaming’s newest partner. The Johnson Health Tech brand’s fitness equipment is featured at SK Gaming’s new Magenta Facility training center in Cologne, Germany. Team representatives recently spoke with The Esports Observer about its focus on physical training for esports players. Johnson Health Tech’s Matrix brand has been named the […]

NiP signs twist

Simon “twist” Eliasson has joined NiP, following the departure of Christopher “GeT_RiGhT” Alesund. Twist is a proven AWPer who somewhat took over the role during his tenure with Fnatic but he has been on the bench for them since August. everyone, please give Simon @twist Eliasson a warm welcome to the NIP family. Full roster […]

Fortnite Viewership on Twitch Suffers Without Ninja and Tfue, But Could New Content Turn Things Around?

After breaking Twitch records in 2018, Fortnite has seen a steady decline in the past month that has resulted in it posting its lowest viewership since making a meteoric rise last spring.  In the past 12 months, Epic Games’ cartoonish battle royale title has outlasted competition with numerous battle royales games as well as titles […]

Dota 2: EHOME Announced their New Roster

EHOME is one of the legendary teams in Dota 2. In fact, they used to be one of the best teams in the world, but nowadays, the situation is a little bit different. Although they won a few Minors, EHOME was still unable to qualify for The International 2019. This meant that we were definitely […]

Dota 2: SVG Forms a New Team

Avery “SVG” Silverman is one of the veterans of NA Dota. He has a long history of playing for many teams such as Team NP, VGJ. Storm and more. However, most people probably know him from when he was coaching Evil Geniuses, even though that only lasted so long. After SVG and his team were […]

Logitech Enters into an Agreement to Acquire Streamlabs for $89M

Peripheral manufacturer Logitech entered into an agreement and plan of merger with San Francisco-based livestreaming software Streamlabs. Logitech will pay approximately $89M USD in cash with an additional earnout up to $29M based on Streamlabs’ net revenue subsequently to the merger. Streamlabs product will see no immediate changes, remain free to use, and is looking […]

Five Short Stories On Streamers And Big Money

Donating giant amounts of cash to different content creators has become a common hobby for a lot of people: they donate thousands of dollars to support their beloved streamers or just to see his/her reaction. However, there are some cases, when such significant donations have their own unique stories, some of which are not only […]

ESL reveals all the players for ESL One New York showmatch

ESL has disclosed all the players for the show match of new de_cache, to be played on September 29, before the finals of ESL One New York. Only 3 more days until the reveal of the new de_cache from @FMPONE and @SalGarozzo! These players will be the first to ever play it! @Stewie @The_nahtE @nitr0 […]

Suerpcells ‘Clash Royale’ Is Bringing Back Fantasy Royale

Developer Supercell is getting back one of Clash Royale’s finest components: the development with Fantasy Royale of Clash Royale fancy teams. The teams can handle all elements of the League from 21st September through the game’s Esports tab. Fantasy Royale enables the unknown participants to build a squad of rivals from the finest in the […]

Alliance says goodbye to entire DOTA 2 roster

Despite initial reports that the Alliance held its roster for the 2019-20 Dota Pro Circuit from the last two seasons, it would appear that the organization and players have agreed on a transfer. Alliance confirmed today that the team has left and the organization is already building a new roster. “It’s an unfortunate day today […]

Super League Gaming Expands ggCircuit Partnership Globally

Super League Gaming’s partnership with with ggCircuit will now include all global gaming centers that run the ggCircuit software platform. A premium Super League Prime subscription service will allow players to earn exclusive benefits and rewards at gaming centers. Super League Gaming will also handle consumer brand partnerships for gaming centers that run ggCircuit’s platform. […]

Leaks emerge of Apex Legends Season 3 map

The release date of Apex Legends Season 3 is only a few days away, and rumours, leaks and fan theories are at an all-time high. On October 1 for PS4, Xbox One and PC, Respawn recently confirmed plans to launch Saison 3. The new season seems to be a winter theme with a name like […]

Top reasons to play World of Warcraft

You can feel separated from the present hype around Classic WoW that you’ve never been on the Vanilla World of Warcraft and have been involved in the match during one of the subsequent expansions. Retail WoW and Classic WoW are two very distinct matches, both in appearance and sound and mechanics. You may wonder if […]

Fortnite is now 2 years old, today

Fortnite was born two years earlier today, in the Battle Royale, by Epic Games. Although the battle royal game mode launched after Save the World, it not only outpaced StW, but also every other royal games fight. When Epic decided two years ago to allow players to struggle in 100-person lobbies, he probably thought the […]

CSGO’s NRG roaster acquisition verified by Evil Geniuses

Evil Geniuses has formally announced its return to Counter-Strike esports by obtaining their first-ever CS: GO semi-finalists roster from NRG. North American sports organisation. The now ex-NRG roster will depict Evil Geniuses at ESL One New York from 26 September, as first reported by Dexerto’s DeKay on 25 September. EG has verified the Twitter purchase […]

X-Bet.co becomes the main sponsor of Team Singularity

Live esports-dedicated betting platform X-Bet.co has partnered with the acclaimed Danish esports organization Team Singularity also known as SNG Esports. As part of the arrangement, the partners will offer a 12-month sponsorship contract for SNG Teams, or a competitive player, or streamer to play under the X-Bet.co tag, with the X-Bet.co logo also featured on […]

DreamHack Festival with multiple $250k Fortnite Tournaments

DreamHack, the premier game lifestyle festival, announces the two largest community tournaments ever held at the DreamHack Festival, “DreamHack Winter with Fortnite” and “DreamHack Anaheim with Fortnite,” which will be held at two tournaments. The prize pool for the two tournaments will be a mass of $250,000 and everyone with a BYOC Ticket is guaranteed […]

You could face 10 years in prison for fixing games in CSGO

An SSIU investigation found six counter-strike players in Melbourne who have allegedly been fixing CS:GO matches. Now the players are facing up to 10 years in prison for the crime. A 10-year prison sentence is now a possibility for those who fix esports matches Cheating in sports has always been a serious matter where competitions […]

Pittsburgh Steelers Add Pittsburgh Knights Gaming Zone to Heinz Field

A Pittsburgh Knights Gaming Zone has been added to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ stadium, Heinz Field. The interactive activation is available to all Steelers game attendees, and it features Xbox One consoles with Madden NFL 20. The Steelers invested in the Pittsburgh Knights in December 2018. Heinz Field, the home of the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers, has […]

DreamHack Reveals Dual $250K Fortnite Tournaments

Fortnite tournaments will be held at DreamHack Winter and DreamHack Anaheim. Each competition will feature a $250K USD prize pool and will be open to all attendees. According to the company, these the largest community tournaments to be held at DreamHack festivals. DreamHack will hold Fortnite tournaments at two of its upcoming gaming and esports […]

Overwatch League Homestand Hosts Discuss Call of Duty League Event Plans

When the geolocated Call of Duty franchise league begins play in 2020, it will have 12 total teams—and 10 of those franchise owners already have teams in Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League . Both leagues will see all teams host matches in their respective home markets in 2020, but only three of those organizations already […]

The ESL One New York 2019 Tournament Preview

ESL One New York is the first North American CS:GO event after the Starladder Berlin Major.  The tournament will feature some of the best teams competing in New York. ESL One New York is one of the last few ESL tournaments not in the ESL Pro Tour which starts from 2020.  The When, Where and […]

Dota 2: Mineski is Looking for a New Dota 2 Team

Mineski used to have one of the best rosters in SEA. Despite the fact they were unable to directly qualify for TI 9, they managed to survive the deadly qualifiers and made it in. They played very well, but unfortunately, Team Secret was just a little too much for them as they got eliminated early […]

Saransh Jain wins King of Game Fifa 19 tournament in Maldives

Indian Fifa Pro Saransh Jain took home the King Of Games cup hosted in Maldives. The tournament was hosted by Bigalows and was sponsored by the likes of the Maldives Esports Association and Coca Cola. The tournament saw 128 players compete for the trophy, this was the inaugural event but they hope to host it […]

Gen.G Esports Establishes Shanghai NBA 2K League Franchise

The NBA 2K League will add a Shanghai franchise, which will be operated by Gen.G Esports. In addition to operating the team, Gen.G and the NBA 2K League will collaborate on initiatives to grow the league and talent pool in Asia. This is the first NBA 2K League team outside of North America, as well […]

Evil Geniuses Acquires League of Legends Championship Series Franchise Slot