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Could Amazon’s Crucible Disrupt The eSports Scene?

Amazon will soon be releasing their own eSports title, can it be a disruptor in the market? With their ability to penetrate the likes of Twitch, it is certainly likely that you'll be seeing a lot more of Amazon Games' biggest offering yet. Amazon Gam...

Rush Esports & Geekfest 2019

To compete with the big boys, Rush Esports and Geekfest combined forces in 2019 and brought us one killer event filled with all things geek. As one of the primary Esports platforms in South Africa, this year's event has done a superb job in elevating...

Fortnite’s Nickmercs Leaves 100 Thieves and Joins Faze

It's been a rocky month for Fortnite esports clans. Tfue sues Faze Clan and Nickmercs leaves 100 Thieves and joins Faze. Why did Nickmercs leave 100 Thieves and what made him choose Faze as his new home? In a surprising turn of events, one of Fortnit...

Crainium Apparel Faces Criticism for “Esports Dresses”

Gaming gear company Cranium Apparel is in hot water after announcing esports dresses as a way to support the female gaming community. After facing backlash on Twitter, the company is looking to the community for feedback to create more women's gaming...

100 Thieves Sign Gigz & Teenage as Apex Legends Pro Players

A new dawn is approaching; a contest which will decide the real Champion! Apex legends eSports will be its name, and Apex Legends is the game. One of the biggest Orgs, 100 Thieves, is wasting no time gathering their best squad together. Per the succe...

Secretlab and League of Legends announce a global partnerhip

Are pro players in the League of Legends championships ready for another battle? The battle against sleepiness? Well, they better be ready as they'll be seated in Secretlab awesome gaming chairs that will take their comfort level to a whole new level...

WePlay! Artifact Mighty Triad: Agility starts tomorrow

The second tournament under the Mighty Triad banner from WePlay! is going to unwrap this Tuesday. With a fresh talent line-up, batch of new players, and different tournament system, the Artifact Agility tournament is looking to create even more enter...

Secretlab partners with OGN for a huge battle royale arena

Battle Royale is about to take on a whole new meaning thanks to Secretlab and OGN partnering up to deliver a giant 100-seat e-sports arena where comfort is obviously one of the top priorities. Just a couple of days ago, the award-winning chair compan...

Interview with co-founder of WePlay!

Gaming is a huge passion for many people. They play games, stream games, cosplay characters, some follow the route of game developers. People tend to express their passion in different ways. Sometimes this passion can turn into a business. How? That'...

Interview with CHARM3R at WePlay! Artifact MT:S

Darick Oswalt, know in the gaming community under the handle CHARM3R, is a huge card game nerd. He also hosted the recent WePlay! Artifact tournament. You know, I just couldn't miss the opportunity to interview the guy. He played so many card games. ...

Interview with SUNSfan at WePlay! Artifact MT:S

At WePlay! Artifact Mighty Triad: Strenght, I got the chance to talk with SUNSfan. We discussed monetization, Outworld Devourer, and the officiality in esports. Of course, we couldn't get away without talking about the tournament and Artifact. SUNSfa...

Interview with EG.Swim at WePlay! Artifact MT:S

Talking with Swim at the WePlay! Artifact tournament was an enjoyable experience. Having played a lot of card games, games from Blizzard and Valve, Swim provided a lot of insights on how different the design approach is for both companies. Of course,...

WePlay Artifact – incredible post-tournament stats

The first WePlay! Artifact Mighty Triad tournament is concluded. Over 3 million user reach, 32 players, 6 days, 8 groups, 3 final stages and only 1 winner. On November 28 Valve released its Dota 2 card game Artifact and the next day pro gamers got t...

WePlay! Artifact MT:S – Mogwai and Panda interiview. Part 2

This is the second part of the big interview with Mogwai and Panda. You will get to know a lot of their thoughts - the most memorable plays of the tournament, how far can Artifact go as esports, top 3 of the tournament, and the things David and Migue...

WePlay! Artifact MT:S – long interview with Mogwai and Panda

At WePlay! Artifact Might Triad: Strenght, I got the chance to talk with two wonderful casters, Mogwai and ImpetuousPanda. The guys shared a lot about their experience in Kiev, themselves, transitioning to Artifact, WePlay! studio experience, and cas...

WePlay Artifact Day 1 Recap

The first day of the major WePlay Artifact tournament is in the books. Let's check on the results of groups A and B. The first day of the first major Artifact tournament. How was it? Spectacular, surprising, incredible, I can go on for ages! Having t...

Formula 1 eSports Pro Series Impact on Competitive Gaming

A look into the currently running F1 eSports pro series and competitive gaming as a whole as they attempt to legitimatise competitive gaming. Over the past few decades competitive gaming competitions known as eSports have been growing in participatio...

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Battlerite’s Pro-League Season 2 is Coming!

Battlerite's Pro-League Season 1 was pretty exciting in its own way, yet it was also kind of a prototype which received a lot of feedback from the game's community. Now, on July 13 Dev's update, they addressed the different facets which they'll impro...

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“Clash” Promises Thrilling Team-Based League Experience

Clash is LeagueOfLegends new bi-weekly tournament starting on May 25th. Participants of Clash are required to be ranked, level 2 mastery. All champions are unlocked allowing players to create strategic comps to defeat the competition. Riot Games is n...

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March GWENT Open – Winner and Featurette from CDPR

Over the course of the weekend, the highest ranked players of GWENT’s Pro Ladder season battled for their share of the $25,000 prize pool and GWENT Masters Crown Points — ranking points of the official esports series of GWENT: The Witcher Card Game. ...

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Compete in Street Fighter V AE with Red Bull Conquest

Get ready to throw punches in the all new Red Bull Conquest tournament heading to the United States starting in April! From April 28th to November 18th you can have a chance to claim victory in several official SFVAE tournaments strewn across the Uni...

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eSports Apparel Brand H4X.gg Debuted at ESL ONE Katowice

eSports apparel and gear company Moniker, Inc. ("Moniker") has introduced the first eSports lifestyle brand H4X.gg (pronounced "hacks") with high quality performance wear and casual streetwear for eSports athletes and fans. H4X.gg has partnered with ...

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PUBG’s Dilemma – The Rule Set Toward Success in Esports

PUBG is the undisputed king of the battle royale genre, and this isn’t going to change anytime soon. In fact, it’s now the fastest growing esport at present, passing games like Overwatch without a moment’s notice. Inspired by the movie Battle Royale,...

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Blizzard announces Overwatch Contenders

The Overwatch esports league is still being readied. In its stead, Blizzard has announced the creation of Overwatch Contenders, a league designed to develop and prepare existing players. In an announcement intended to generate excitement surrounding ...

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Blizzard Makes MLG division specifically for Overwatch

Overwatch players can rejoice in the newest news about Blizzard forming a completely separate MLG division for multi-billion property: Overwatch. New MLG division has been Formed by Blizzard INC to Oversee all Overwatch Esports, which will diffe...

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HTC announced more companies joining Vive X accelerator

HTC has announced the second wave of companies to join its global virtual reality accelerator program, Vive X. Over 30 companies are being called up into the accelerator and will receive funding and support to grow their VR and AR ideas. The Vive X p...

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Esports revenues expected to double by 2020

The future of esports is brighter (and greener) than some might have imagined. In a new report from Newzoo, the money made from the young sport is projected to double by 2020. Business is booming in the world of esports, as evidenced by a new report ...

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Tickets are now available for London Qualifier of HWC 2017

Gfinity is delighted to announce that the European Halo World Championship 2017 Qualifier: London will be hosted at The Great Hall in Wembley Stadium connected by EE from February 17th-19th. With $25,000 and two invitations to the Halo World Champion...

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Applications open for the London Games Festival Fringe 2017

The Festival Fringe is dedicated to independently run events of all sizes, and last year ranged from product launches and tournaments to theatre shows and workshops. Applications are open for the London Games Festival Fringe, running as part of the L...

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