Entries in 'esports' (402)

WESA

WESA hires new commissioner with 30 years of TV experience

The World eSports Association (WESA) has hired Ken Hershman to be the new executive chairman and commissioner.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:55AM in News
OG

Two time Dota 2 major winners OG part ways after disappointing performance at TI

Arguably the most successful Dota 2 team over the last 12 months, OG, have parted ways, with just two players staying on the team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Official PES League integration in-built into PES 2017

Official PES League integration in-built into PES 2017

Konami’s PES 2017 will offer all owners the chance to partake in the game’s official eSports league.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 2:12PM in News
Halo

ESL details Halo Championship Series Fall Season

After a successful Summer Season ESL is again hosting the biggest Halo competition in the world for the Fall Season.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 11:17AM in News

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NA LCS

Riot gives amateur League of Legends players a new way to get scouted

Riot has announced the NA Scouting Grounds, a new event designed to give amateur League of Legends players a shot at the pro leagues.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 3:24PM in News
Cloud9

Cloud9 sign EVO Smash Bros Wii U champion Ally

Cloud9 has signed Elliot "Ally" Bastien Carroza-Oyarce, the current EVO champion of Smash Bros WiI U.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 12:02PM in News
Team Dignitas

Team Dignitas sign Overwatch team

Team Dignitas has signed the former Creation eSports Overwatch team, as the organisation enters Blizzard’s shooter for the first time.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Ninjas in Pyjamas

Kinguin sponsors Ninjas in Pyjamas

Kinguin has become one of the sponsors of popular Counter-Strike team Ninjas in Pyjamas.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 1:41PM in News

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CS:GO

Coaches in CS:GO are no longer allowed to talk to their team while the match is being played

Valve has announced new rules for its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competitions that stop coaches communicating with the team while they are playing.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
The LCS stage

EU LCS quarterfinal delayed due to technical issues

The quarterfinal of the EU LCS between H2K and Fnatic has been delayed to August 16th due to technical issues.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 15th 2016 at 2:53PM in News
Wings Gaming

Wings Gaming win $9.1 million at The International 6

Chinese team Wings Gaming managed to win The International 6 after beating Digital Chaos 3-1 in the final.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 14th 2016 at 1:46PM in News
NRG

NRG eSports disbands its League of Legends team

After being relegated from the NA LCS just a few days ago, NRG eSports has lost all of its League of Legends players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 12th 2016 at 4:26PM in News

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Team YP

Team YP signs Overwatch team

Controversial eSports organisation Team YP has signed its first Overwatch roster.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 12th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Twitch's battle to remain the top dog of eSports streaming

Twitch's battle to remain the top dog of eSports streaming

In the face of growing competition, Twitch is still the streaming space’s market leader and this is helped
by its pro-gaming content.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 12th 2016 at 11:23AM in News
What is the future of watching eSports?

What is the future of watching eSports?

If you ask people who are not into competitive gaming where you can watch eSports matches, there’s a high probability only one name will be cited: Twitch. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 12th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Opinion: eSports needs to grow up

Opinion: eSports needs to grow up

SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen discusses the challenges that could hold back competitive gaming

on Aug 12th 2016 at 10:03AM in News

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World of Tanks

World of Tanks heads to FACEIT for grassroots competitions

World of Tanks has been added to FACEIT, which allows players to compete in ranked matches, daily tournaments and ladders.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 10th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
eGames

eGames announces titles for Rio de Janeiro Olympic pop up event

Just days before the competition is due to start, the games that will be played at the eGames pop up event in Rio de Janeiro have been announced.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 10th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Wargaming

Wargaming partners with ESL for official e-shop as WGL kicks off

Wargaming has partnered with ESL to create the official Wargaming online shop, as the Wargaming.net league returns for another year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 9th 2016 at 1:38PM in News
Dota 2

The International 6's prize pool passes $20 million just as the main event starts

The prize pool for The International 6 has passed the $20,000,000 mark just hours before the main event is due to start.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 8th 2016 at 1:46PM in News
Fnatic

Fnatic part ways with League of Legends coach Deilor

Fnatic and Luis “Deilor” Sevilla, the head coach of the organisation’s League of Legends team, have mutually parted ways.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 7th 2016 at 5:49PM in News
Overwatch World Cup

Overwatch World Cup to take place at Blizzcon

Blizzard will host the first ever Overwatch World Cup at Blizzcon, where the best players in the world will play for their home nation in a battle for national pride.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:18PM in News
SK Gaming

SK Gaming's fer our for at least six weeks due to surgery

CS:GO world champions SK Gaming will be without Fernando "fer" Alvarenga until mid September at the earliest due to the player requiring two surgeries.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 2:11PM in News
Overwatch

NiP, Luminosity and H2K all sign Overwatch teams

Ninjas in Pyjamas and H2K have both entered Overwatch for the first time by signing European teams, while Luminosity sign a new American squad.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 1:27PM in News
Shaq

NRG sign popular Overwatch team thanks to Shaquille O'Neal's tweet

American eSports organisation NRG has signed the former Luminosity Overwatch roster thanks, in part, to a tweet from co-owner Shaquille O'Neal.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 11:33AM in News