Author: Katy Rigol

Currently covering esports, I've written about games from Assassin's Creed to Star Wars to EA UFC!

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Could a TSM Esports Skin Come to Apex?

Artwork for a TSM-themed Wraith skin has surfaced on Twitter - could it make its way into Apex Legends? No official acknowledgment has occurred, though eSports fans and those of Team SoloMid support the concept, nonetheless. A potential sk...

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Cloud9 Returns to Apex Legends

Cloud9 has picked up a new Apex roster after having dropped their first in 2019. This signing comes just in time for the Apex Global Series Championship, which boasts a massive prize pool. The popular org, already established in League and ...

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What’s Going On With Shiv’s Twitch Ban?

Shiv received a one-week Twitch ban for raging against an infamous hacker, known as Tufi, during an Apex match. This article expands on the argument made by him and his fans that the suspension is undeserved, considering the stress brought ...

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The 4 Best-Looking Esports Logos

The best esports logos maintain aesthetic balance through the combo of general qualities like creativity and clarity with technical aspects like font style and border design. For both large and aspiring orgs, this balance is a necessity, on...

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Rick and Morty Skins Coming to Rainbow Six Siege

Tomorrow, the world of Rick and Morty will merge with that of Rainbow Six Siege. Two R6S bundles will be available, one which includes a Pickle Rick skin and the other which is based on the Gromflomite insect soldiers. Both bundles will inc...

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Esports Weekend Recap: New Champions Crowned

This esports weekend saw new champions across the board, from League and Valorant to COD and Counter-Strike. Toronto Ultra came out with a huge upset, MAD Lions with a statement win, and CadiaN with a clutch 1v4. Let's review all the action...

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The 4 Most Well-Designed Esports Jerseys of 2021

Here are four of 2021's most well-designed esports jerseys. From pattern placement to color highlights, these player and fan-worn tops excel in style, and in an industry where organizations work hard to catch eyes, they do just the trick. ...

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eSports Weekend Recap: Cloud9 Dominates

This weekend in esports saw Cloud9 earn $25,000 through Valorant competition, plus an important win in League. Major developments have unfurled in competitive DOTA and mobile gaming, plus new standings in COD and CS:GO. This weekend in eSpo...

NA VCT Grand Final Preview: Sentinels Rundown

Tomorrow, Sentinels will face off in the VCT Grand Finals against one to-be-determined team. This is a rundown of their performance heading into the monumental match, including some brief looks at their roster, stats, and tendencies. Tomor...

Here Are the Canadian Game Awards’ Esports Nominees

The Canadian Game Awards includes a plethora of awards categories, including nominees for Best Esports Host, Player and Coach. This is a list and summary of each of these nominees, taking a look at the individuals' experiences and performan...

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Big Org Members Grab Wins in Season 5 NA-East FNCS

The top three winners of Season 5's NA-E FNCS include big-name esports org members from Luminosity, G2, NRG, and FaZe. Members of the Fortnite trios were mixed and matched when it came to membership, but the teams' cohesion means each membe...

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eSports Weekend Recap: Immortals Out at LCS and VCT

This weekend, Immortals was eliminated in both League of Legends and Valorant playoff scenarios. Now, the Spring Split post-season picture has emerged in North America and the EU. Additionally, Rainbow Six lost one of its best competitive p...

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Luminosity Suddenly Cuts Its Apex Team

Luminosity announced it would be cutting its Apex team, which most recently competed in Alpha League Network's Exhibition event. Luminosity started from scratch in 2019 by signing Team 789 and now seems likely to undergo a similar reboot. ...

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Today’s VCT Lineup: Sentinels vs Luminosity; 100 Thieves vs Immortals

Today, March 12th, the Valorant Masters Tour will hold two matchups: Sentinels vs Luminosity and Immortals vs 100 Thieves. The winners of yesterday's two matchups were FaZe Clan and Envy, who, as well as today's winners, will face off this ...

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Nerd Street & Riot Reach New Valorant Partnership

Nerd Street Gamers and Riot Games have expanded the previous partnership deal to include more collaboration on Valorant events. The esports network and game publisher will work together for two specific events starting later this month and ...

Tips To Easily Platinum EA UFC 4

Tips To Easily Platinum EA UFC 4

These are some tips geared towards earning a platinum trophy in EA UFC 4. The insights provided here will hopefully help you become the GOAT in career mode and compete successfully online, thus leading you to 100% completion of the game's t...

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The Top 5 Perks For a Balanced UFC 4 Career

Here's a handful of recommended perks for your balanced UFC 4 fighter, as they are imperative to going above and beyond in career mode. They should compliment multiple aspects of your play: from stand-up battling to on-the-mat wrestling. Th...

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Tattoo Lore Explained

This is your guide to the lore and origins of Assassin's Creed Valhalla's catalogue of tattoos. These designs hold quite a bit of history in the ink, and perhaps this history will affect your choice of cosmetic ornamentation. In any case, t...

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Revisiting the Art of Anthem Upon the Game’s Demise

The book The Art of Anthem, which we'll be looking at here, is full of what fans had hoped to see at launch, and then with Anthem Next: undeniable originality and appeal. With those hopes for Anthem Next now dashed, let's peek at the massiv...

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5 New Hero Skins We Need in Star Wars Battlefront III

Which Hero skins do we lack now but need in the future of Star Wars Battlefront? Some new legs for Maul, or maybe a Padawan braid for Anakin? With EA having finished up II, here are five cosmetics we might hope to see included next in Battl...

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Helix Item Lore Explained

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Helix Item Lore Explained

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Helix-purchasable items allude to a plethora of Norse myths and tales you may not be aware of. The game will provide you with 300 free Helix credits to spend; keep reading to learn how to spend them more wisely. ...

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The 3 Newest Yakuza Games: What Beginners Need To Know

If you’ve never played the Yakuza series before and are interested in picking up one of the games, here’s a rundown of what you ought to know. In March, Yakuza: Like a Dragon will release on PlayStation 5, and Yakuza 6 on PC. A month later,...

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The 5 Coolest-Looking Hero Skins In Star Wars Battlefront II

Which of the coolest hero and villain skins set the Battlefront bar? At one time, Star Wars Battlefront II players had to grind to even buy the possibility of playing as a hero or villain. Now, we have access to the original heroes and thos...

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Why Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Introduction Is One of the Best Ever

What makes Assassin's Creed Valhalla’s introduction so special? Entering the game as a young Eivor, you will be met with distinctly human interactions, especially those warm ones between a loving father and his child. Conflict interrupts th...

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If You Loved Greedfall, Try These 3 Games Like It

With Playstation Plus subscribers likely finishing up their adventures in Teer Fradee, here are some other games like Greedfall. If the sleeper RPG success by French developer Spiders has left you wanting more, these are your next favorites...

Is EA’s Conor McGregor Legacy Model Better Than the Original? (And Other Legacy Contenders)

Does EA UFC 4’s throwback avatar to McGregor’s original victory in 2014 impress, and which other UFC fighters might deserve Legacy treatment? In the aftermath of UFC 257, where Conor McGregor lost a UFC rematch against Dustin Poirier, these...

The Current State of Star Wars: Old Republic, KOTOR Canon

With more diverse Star Wars games on the way, what is the current state of canon when it comes to the Old Republic era and games like Knights of the Old Republic? Now that Lucasfilm Games has been revived, rumors abound of a possible remake...