Entries in 'esports' (440)

Cybersmile

ESL partners with Cybersmile to tackle toxicity in eSports

ESL has partnered with The Cybersmile Foundation to tackle online abuse and toxicity in the world of eSports.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 28th 2016 at 5:12PM in News
Team Liquid

NBA team co-owners and Magic Johnson buy Team Liquid

The investment group known as aXiomatic eSports has purchased controlling interest of Team Liquid.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 28th 2016 at 12:55PM in News
ELEAGUE

ELEAGUE to host the next CS:GO major in January 2017

ELEAGUE, the eSports brand created by Turner Broadcasting and aired on US TV network TBS, will host the next CS:GO major.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 28th 2016 at 12:48PM in News
Dignitas

NBA team the Philadelphia 76ers has purchased Team Dignitas and Team Apex

The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired controlling stakes in both Team Dignitas and Team Apex and have merged the two organisations together.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 27th 2016 at 10:16AM in News

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Bethesda teams up with pro-gamers for new Quake Champions

Bethesda teams up with pro-gamers for new Quake Champions

Publisher Bethesda has enlisted the help of pro-gamers in the creation of Quake Champions.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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