The proposed law requires an advanced notice of cancellation of esports events. Congressman Dong-su Yoo of the Democratic Party of Korea has proposed the “Heroes of the Storm” Law on May 18. The December 2018 cancellation of the Heroes of the Storm tournament, Heroes Global Championship was the inspiration behind the bill. Many esports organizations, […]

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On May 18, a South Korean politician put forward a bill that would stop esports tournament organizers and stakeholders from unilaterally terminating tournaments without first informing participants and other principles involved in the event. The bill, “The Heroes of the Storm Law,” was put forward to parliament by Congressman Dong-su Yoo of the Democratic Party […]

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UK-based esports organization Rix.GG has appointed former Heroes of the Storm pro player Filip “SmX” Liljeström as its new esports operations manager. Liljeström has served in the role for the past month. He will work directly with the company’s head of esports to grow the department as the organization looks to expand into new titles. […]

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Are you the best among your mates at FIFA? Do you boast the Call of Duty has the highest kill-to-death ratio? Why not convert your gaming prowess into cash, then? In recent years, esports has become increasingly popular and there are even expectations that competitive video gaming will one day become an Olympic sport. Some of […]

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With the pandemic shutting down BlizzCon 2020, Blizzard decided to bring the annual event online for 2021 with BlizzConline. The two-day event will feature the normal flurry of announcements, previews, and developer panels. While full details will be revealed closer to the date of February 19-20, we thought we’d take a look at some predictions […]

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With the pandemic shutting down BlizzCon 2020, Blizzard decided to bring the annual event online for 2021 with BlizzConline. The two-day event will feature the normal flurry of announcements, previews, and developer panels. While full details will be revealed closer to the date of February 19-20, we thought we’d take a look at some predictions […]

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Artem Bykov has left Blizzard Entertainment to join ESL Gaming as its new general manager of game management. Bykov spent more than five years at Blizzard in various esports-related roles including overseeing  Hearthstone, StarCraft, Warcraft, and Heroes of the Storm esports in EMEA and as an esports program manager for Europe.  Bykov made the announcement […]

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Riot Games has shared the news that the announcer packs, due to launch at the end of 2020 will now be delayed into at least 2021 due to continued complications of COVID-19. Earlier in 2020 Riot Games teased the addition of a much-requested feature, announcer packs. Sadly, the feature is set to be delayed. This […]

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Cloud9 This North American esports organization has a history in a majority of the established esports. Beginning with League of Legends, Cloud9 if not anything, was consistently making it to nearly ever LoL Worlds since their beginning. Their CS team has won a few notable Majors, and their Overwatch League team, the London Spitfire claimed […]

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Another prominent figure in competitive Fortnite moves on to a new game. The recent unveiling of Riot Games’ new first-person shooter Valorant has drawn yet another player away from competitive Fortnite. Earlier today, Harrison “psalm” Chang officially announced that he is moving on from Fortnite. This news came as somewhat of a shock to the […]

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