Blackout It has been a while since Treyarch made changes to Call of Duty Blackout’s main map. Recently, Call of Duty added a smaller and more fast-paced map, Alcatraz, and it seemed that this would be the direction that Treyarch went with their Battle-Royale mode: various types of maps with different combat styles. However, Treyarch […]

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SmileDirectClub, which makes teeth-aligning and whitening products, is the latest sponsor of the Pittsburgh Knights. This marks the first esports sponsorship for SmileDirectClub, which will be the “smile confidence partner” of the team. Knights players and streamers will use SmileDirectClub products, the company will sponsor a weekly video series, and the partners have multiple activations… […]

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Tire brand BFGoodrich will sponsor the $100K USD Rocket League tournament at DreamHack Dallas from May 31 to June 2. It is the first esports partnership for BFGoodrich, which is owned by Michelin. This is the second Rocket League event in the DreamHack Pro Circuit, with two more on the horizon for 2019. BFGoodrich has… […]

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ESL: One New York returns to Barclays Center for its 2019 edition with $200,000 USD prize pool. The fourth edition will be held from September 26-29 with a best of three GSL format while the grand finale being a best of five encounter. They still don’t understand, but soon they will. #ESLOne New York returns […]

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As IEM returned to Sydney, ESL, 16 teams from across the globe fought for the title and  $250,000 USD on the table from April 30 – May 05. The tournament features a double elimination bracket. Here is how the bracket looks after Day one of #IEM Sydney 2019 Groups! Who do you think will join […]

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Movement in the middle of the top 10 this week was highlighted by surges in viewership for Hearthstone, Mortal Kombat 11, and World of Warcraft. The following titles are ranked according to the total number of hours watched on Twitch , from Monday to the following Sunday, with data compiled using TEO Analytics. Keep it Competitive… […]

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The dream team. That’s what everyone was calling the new line-up back in December. When SKT revealed their new roster, fans and analysts alike were astonished at the talent they’d procured. Mata, Khan, and Faker in the same squad? Who would have dreamed of such a team. Despite the early fanfare, the team was left […]

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The OWL Dallas Homestand was a fantastic event from a fan perspective. Last weekend, the Overwatch League put on one of its best shows to date in Dallas for their first ever Homestand Weekend. Fans and journalists alike have praised the event as a terrific opening salvo in Blizzard/Activision’s plans to introduce geolocation to their […]

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Japan has been a leader in the video game market for decades, but despite the competitive legacy of arcade games in the country, the modern esports boom hasn’t resonated as strongly as it has elsewhere in the world. That’s largely seen as a consequence of restrictive gambling and advertising laws—but those restrictions have been loosened… […]

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Lars Løkke Rasmussen, the Prime Minister of Denmark has been very local about his love for esports and his support for Astralis. From congratulating Astralis for their victories to giving a speech at Blast Pro Series Copenhagen 2018,  Mr Rasmussen has a constant source of motivation for the Danish legends. In a Linkedin post by […]

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