Entries in 'esports' (372)

Escape Gaming

No Diggity Dota 2 team signed by Escape Gaming days before TI6 qualifiers

Escape Gaming has signed the No Diggity Dota 2 team, just days after the squad was invited to the European qualifier for The International 6.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 9:52PM in News
Leffen

Leffen to miss CEO, US return pushed back to EVO

William "Leffen" Hjelte has dropped out of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament at Community Effort Orlando (CEO) due to personal reasons.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 8:52PM in News
Smite

2017 Smite World Championships to take place at new Hi-Rez Expo

The 2017 Smite World Championships will take place between January 5th and January 8th at the new Hi-Rez Expo.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:17PM in News
Dota 2

Six teams invited to The International 6, 10 places still up for grabs

OG, Team Liquid, Newbee, LGD Gaming, MVP Phoenix and Natus Vincere have all received direct invitations to The International 6, the biggest Dota 2 event of the year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 20th 2016 at 5:43AM in News

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IeSF building eSports athlete's commission in bid to get eSports to the Olympics

IeSF building eSports athlete's commission in bid to get eSports to the Olympics

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has announced that it is working on an eSports athlete’s commission, in an attempt to get eSports to the Olympics in the future.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:47PM in News
Vainglory

Initial Vainglory World Championship details to be announced next week

In an interview with MCV at E3, Kristian Segerstrale, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director at Super Evil Megacorp revealed that the dates for the Vainglory World Championship will be ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:50AM in News
Overwatch

Overwatch more popular than League of Legends in Korean PC Bangs

Overwatch has, by some metrics, overtaken League of Legends in terms of popularity in Korean PC bangs.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:01AM in News
Twitch

Twitch takes legal action against viewbotting companies

Streaming site Twitch is taking legal action against seven companies that offer viewbotting services.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 18th 2016 at 6:09PM in News

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Sky and ITV partner to launch 24-hour Ginx eSports TV channel

Sky and ITV partner to launch 24-hour Ginx eSports TV channel

Ginx TV has unveiled its new direction this morning, following a new partnership with Sky and ITV. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 16th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
ESL

ESL One Frankfurt to be broadcast on German TV

ESL today announced that the upcoming ESL One Frankfurt Dota 2 tournament will be broadcast on German TV channel SPORT1.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 16th 2016 at 9:01AM in News
Killer Instinct

Microsoft adding tournament features to Xbox One, launching $100,000 Killer Instinct Tour

Microsoft has used E3 week to announce new eSports related features for the Xbox One and a $100,000 Killer Instinct competition.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 15th 2016 at 4:34PM in News
Splyce

Splyce picks up Overwatch team

Splyce, an organisation that has teams in some of the biggest eSports in the world, has signed an Overwatch team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 15th 2016 at 4:12AM in News

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Take-Two's Strauss Zelnick on eSports, virtual reality and the state of E3

Take-Two's Strauss Zelnick on eSports, virtual reality and the state of E3

We talk to the boss of Take-Two about eSports, virtual reality, the state of E3 and the publisher’s acquisition strategy.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 13th 2016 at 9:55AM in News
Overwatch

$100,000 Overwatch tournament to be held at Gamescom by ESL

ESL and Blizzard have teamed up to host a $100,000 Overwatch tournament at Gamescom later this year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 12th 2016 at 9:11PM in News
ESL One

ESL One New York to feature $75,000 Street Fighter V tournament

ESL One New York will feature a $75,000 Street Fighter V competition alongside the already announced CS:GO tournament.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 12th 2016 at 9:10PM in News
Manchester United and Fnatic competing to sign eSports team

Manchester United and Fnatic competing to sign eSports team

Former Premier League champions Manchester United are reportedly eying an inroad into the eSports scene.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2016 at 9:09PM in News

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Team Secret and EG switch players, will have to go through open qualifiers for The International 6

Team Secret and EG switch players, will have to go through open qualifiers for The International 6

After being knocked out of the Manila Major and coming joint last, both Team Secret and Evil Geniuses have made roster changes.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 9th 2016 at 8:22PM in News
Turtle Beach Elite Pro

Turtle Beach continues eSports push by partnering with FaZe Clan

After partnering with OpTic Gaming last month Turtle Beach has now partnered with FaZe Clan.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 9th 2016 at 11:04AM in News
LoL Worlds

NA LCS Summer Split final heads to Canada

Riot has announced that the finals of the NA LCS Summer Split will be held in Toronto, Canada on August 27th and 28th.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 8th 2016 at 9:51PM in News
Gfinity

$20,000 Call of Duty World League tournament taking place at the Gfinity Arena next month

Gfinity has announced the Gfinity CWL Summer Masters, a $20,000 Call of Duty tournament featuring the top teams from across Europe.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 7th 2016 at 5:53PM in News
Gfinity set to host the Gillette Championship, a £15,000 PES tournament

Gfinity set to host the Gillette Championship, a £15,000 PES tournament

Today Gfinity and Gillette have announced the Gillette Championship, a Pro Evolution Soccer tournament with a £15,000 prize pool.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 7th 2016 at 9:37AM in News
Faeria

Strategy card game Faeria gets monthly $3,000 tournaments

Upcoming strategy card game Faeria will have monthly tournaments where the best players will compete for a share of $3,000.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 5th 2016 at 12:19PM in News
ESL

ESL's CS:GO Pro League Season 3 sees 44% growth

The third season of the ESL Pro League saw a peak year-on-year growth of over 44% for online content consumed, making it the most successful cycle to date for the ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 5th 2016 at 10:49AM in News
MVP

MVP Black, the best Heroes of the Storm team in the world may quit the game

MVP Balck, who are generally regarded as the best Heroes of the Storm team in the world, may leave the game at the end of the year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 7:41AM in News
Immortals

Immortals acquire Tempo Storm CS:GO team

The Immortals organisation has signed the Tempo Storm CS:GO team, marking its first venture outside of League of Legends.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:19AM in News