Entries in 'esports' (435)

Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard will overhaul competitive Heroes of the Storm in 2017

Blizzard is overhauling the pro side of Heroes of the Storm by introducing online regional leagues in 2017.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 25th 2016 at 8:04PM in News
Ajax

Ajax gets into eSports with FIFA player Koen Weijland

Dutch football club Ajax has signed FIFA player Koen Weijland, becoming the latest team to enter the world of eSports.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 25th 2016 at 6:57PM in News
League of Legends Worlds

Riot is finally introducing crowdfunding for League of Legends prize pools

Riot Games has responded to criticism of how it assists LoL teams financially by adding crowd funding options to the Worlds and MSI prize pools.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 24th 2016 at 9:24PM in News
Nanyang

The Nanyang Dota 2 Cruise Cup will be held on a boat in the middle of the ocean

The Nanyang Cruise Cup will be the first ever Dota 2 tournament played on a cruise ship.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 24th 2016 at 5:29PM in News

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Street Fighter V

Over $90,000 added to the Capcom Cup prize pool thanks to crowdfunding

The Capcom Cup prize pool has grown by more than $90,000 thanks to crowd funded items introduced to Street Fighter V at EVO.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 21st 2016 at 4:36PM in News
Jeremy Lin

NBA star Jeremy Lin endorses new Chinese Dota 2 super team

Jeremy Lin, point guard for NBA team the Brooklyn Nets and known Dota fan, has endorsed the new ViCi Gaming J Dota 2 team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 21st 2016 at 4:32PM in News
Ginx TV

Sky invests in Ginx TV

Sky plc has invested £1.55 million in Ginx TV, the company behind Ginx eSports TV, the only 24 hour eSports TV channel in the UK.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 21st 2016 at 10:57AM in News
Team Liquid

Team Liquid announces new Dota roster and partnership with AOC

Team Liquid has announced its new Dota 2 roster along with bringing on AOC as a sponsor.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 18th 2016 at 10:24AM in News

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Alliance

Alliance and Evil Geniuses reveal new Dota rosters

Both Alliance and Evil Geniuses have revealed new Dota 2 teams, after rumours that both organisations were closing down.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 18th 2016 at 10:16AM in News
EGX

All four teams confirmed for Gfinity's EGX CS:GO competition

The four teams competing at the Gfinity CS:GO Invitational brought to you by Omen by HP are GODSENT, mousesports, Team EnVyUs and Epsilon eSports.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 16th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Evil Geniuses

Clinton "Fear" Loomis retires from competitive Dota 2

Dota 2 legend and former TI champion Clinton "Fear" Loomis has retired from competitive play and will become a coach.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 14th 2016 at 10:10PM in News
League of Legends

League of Legends has over 100 million monthly players

League of Legends has more than 100 million players each month according to studio co-founders Marc “Tryndamere” Merrill and Brandon “Ryze” Beck.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 14th 2016 at 11:10AM in News

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Gfinity

GODSENT will play at Gfinity's EGX CS:GO competition

GODSENT are the first team to be confirmed for the The Gfinity CS:GO Invitational brought to you by Omen by HP CS:GO tournament at EGX.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 13th 2016 at 5:00PM in News
Call of Duty XP

Call of Duty World League Championship becomes the most watched CoD event ever

The Call of Duty World League Championship was officially the most watched Call of Duty eSports event ever.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 13th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
League of Legends Worlds

The groups for the League of Legends World Championship have been decided

The groups for the first stage of the League of Legends World Championship have been drawn, with group D hosting many of the world's best teams.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 10th 2016 at 10:21PM in News
PEA

The Professional eSports Association is another new CS:GO league

The Professional eSports Association is the latest CS:GO league to be announced, featuring top North American teams and player ownership of the competition.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 9th 2016 at 11:03AM in News

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ESL

AEG and ESL form long term partnership

AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, and ESL have formed a long term partnership to broaden the reach of esports around the world.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 9th 2016 at 10:31AM in News
Pete Vlastelica

FOX Sports Executive Pete Vlastelica is the new CEO of MLG

Activision Blizzard has appointed Pete Vlastelica as the new President and CEO of Major League Gaming.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 8th 2016 at 9:09AM in News
LDLC

LDLC signs Overwatch team Le Mixx

LDLC has signed the former Le Mixx Overwatch roster, which features some of Europe’s best players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 12:09PM in News
MGA

$75,000 Overwatch tournament heading to the Gfinity Arena

The Overwatch MGA 2016 Championship Presented by MSI has been announced with a $75,000 prize pool and a LAN final at the Gfinity arena in London.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
ECS

Epsilon eSports replace Natus Vincere in ECS Development League

Epsilon eSports has replaced Natus Vincere in the ECS CS:GO Developmental League as the latter pulled out of the competition at the last minute.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 5th 2016 at 8:58PM in News
Dignitas

Dignitas HotS player AlexTheProG retires from competitive play

Alexander "AlexTheProG" Grumstrup, a member of the Team Dignitas Heroes of the Storm team, has retired from competitive play.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 4th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Huma

Huma banned from all of Riot's leagues

Huma, a Challenger Series League of Legends team, has been banned from all Riot sanctioned leagues after failing to pay its players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Cloud9

Cloud9 picks up a Vainglory team

Multigame organisation Cloud9 has signed the former Nemesis Hydra Vainglory roster, marking its first entry into the mobile eSport.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 10:39AM in News
Vegas eRace

Formula E drivers head to Vegas for $1 million race

Formula E is heading to Las Vegas, for a $1 million race featuring all 20 drivers.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 10:32AM in News