Entries in 'esports' (377)

CEO Michiel Bakker on Ginx's eSports bet

CEO Michiel Bakker on Ginx's eSports bet

At the start of June, popular video games show VGN was dropped by broadcaster Challenge and production firm Ginx. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 28th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 signs multiple FIFA players

After signing a League of Legends team last month German football club FC Schalke 04 has signed three FIFA players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 27th 2016 at 3:12PM in News
WWE superstar Xavier Woods competes in Street Fighter V exhibition match at CEO

WWE superstar Xavier Woods competes in Street Fighter V exhibition match at CEO

WWE superstar Xavier Woods competed against fellow pro wrestler Kenny Omega in a Street Fighter V exhibition match at CEO.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 6:08PM in News
FaZe Clan signs Overwatch team

FaZe Clan signs Overwatch team

FaZe Clan has signed an Overwatch team made up of former Quake and Counter-Strike pros, as well as top Overwatch talent.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 4:08PM in News

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Luminosity

Luminosity's coldzera on his AWP play at MLG Columbus: "It was lucky"

In an interview with MCV at the ECS finals, Luminosity player Marcelo "coldzera" David said his iconic AWP play at the last major was “lucky”.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 2:50PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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