Entries in 'esports' (106)

Syndicate, Ali-A and DanTDM to star in September's Legends of Gaming Live

Syndicate, Ali-A and DanTDM to star in September's Legends of Gaming Live

A number of YouTube’s brightest names have been confirmed for the inaugural Legends of Gaming Live tournament and exhibition this September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2015 at 12:17PM in News
Kinguin drafts all-stars for weekly Hearthstone league

Kinguin drafts all-stars for weekly Hearthstone league

PC games code retailer Kinguin has announced the formation of the first weekly Hearthstone league – and many of the game’s biggest eSports stars are already on board.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2015 at 11:52AM in News
Reynad: False MagicAmy accusations a huge setback for women in eSports

Reynad: False MagicAmy accusations a huge setback for women in eSports

Tempo Storm’s Andrey ‘Reynad’ Yanyuk has lashed out at what he says are the baseless accusations levelled at one of his players, Hyerim ‘MagicAmy’ Lee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2015 at 8:23AM in News
Nvidia is hosting its own Hearthstone tournament

Nvidia is hosting its own Hearthstone tournament

$25,000 is up for grabs at an upcoming Nvidia-organised Hearthstone tournament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 4:14PM in News

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Twitch COO: eSports is here to stay

Twitch COO: eSports is here to stay

The debate surrounding the legitimacy of eSports as a sport is over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
Warhammer 40,000 gets the MOBA treatment

Warhammer 40,000 gets the MOBA treatment

Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000 is getting another video game outing – this time as a PC MOBA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:21PM in News
ESL announces $1m prize pool for 2015's Dota 2 series

ESL announces $1m prize pool for 2015's Dota 2 series

ESL continues a raft of big eSports investments today with news that the $250,000 ESL Frankfurt Dota tournament this June will be the first in a 12-month series totalling $1m ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 24th 2015 at 5:00PM in News
The LANXESS arena in Cologne

ESL hosting $250,000 CS:GO tournament in Cologne stadium

ESL announced today the "world's largest" Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament will be held this August in Cologne's LANXESS arena for a $250,000 prize pool.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 19th 2015 at 5:29PM in News

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eSports secures Norwegian TV spot

eSports secures Norwegian TV spot

Norway’s largest commercial broadcaster TV 2 has agreed to broadcast a full eSports season.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 4:19PM in News
Allegations surround identity of Hearthstone pro MagicAmy

Allegations surround identity of Hearthstone pro MagicAmy

ESL Legendary Series winner Hyerim ‘MagicAmy’ Lee is not a real person, according to accusation flying around the internet today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Sony partners with Capcom Pro Tour for 2015 season

Sony partners with Capcom Pro Tour for 2015 season

Capcom has detailed its 2015 Pro Tour fighting game circuit schedule, with the eSports organization offering up a prize pool of $500,000 this season.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 7:08PM in News
D!ngIt challenges Twitch superiority with weekly tournaments

D!ngIt challenges Twitch superiority with weekly tournaments

Game streaming newcomer D!ngIt.TV has announced a weekly rota of tournaments for five eSports titles, in a bid to establish themselves as serious competition for Twitch viewer share.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 18th 2015 at 1:45PM in News

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The UK is getting its first dedicated eSports arena next month

The UK is getting its first dedicated eSports arena next month

Gfinity has confirmed that the UK’s first dedicated eSports arena will be opened next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 10:17AM in News
ESL reveals biggest UK tournament for CS:GO and LoL

ESL reveals biggest UK tournament for CS:GO and LoL

The ESL UK Premiership, the company's largest tournament since 2010, has been announced today for UK-only Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends players to win £12,000.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 16th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Dota 2 breaks 1m concurrent players barrier

Dota 2 breaks 1m concurrent players barrier

Valve’s MOBA title Dota 2 hit an important milestone over the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 12:01PM in News
INTERVIEW: Team Liquid co-owner Steve Arhancet discusses the rise of eSports - and what's next for the sector

INTERVIEW: Team Liquid co-owner Steve Arhancet discusses the rise of eSports - and what's next for the sector

After 12 years in the financial industry, Steve Arhancet made a leap into the then nascent world of professional gaming. Now he's the co-owner of one of the world's best-known ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 16th 2015 at 12:00PM in News

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Margin Makers: Guide to eSports accessories and merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to eSports accessories and merchandise

Like any competitor aiming to be the best, eSports players need the right equipment to stay on top of their game. MCV checks out the picks of the pros

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
MCV Extra to delve into eSports Hardware in two weeks

MCV Extra to delve into eSports Hardware in two weeks

As our coverage of the eSports world ramps up, MCV is preparing to publish a supplement dedicated to eSports Hardware in two weeks.

on Feb 12th 2015 at 2:11PM in News
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ESL releases matchmaking devkit to debut in WipEout spiritual successor

The biggest eSports league in the world, ESL, has released a white label development toolkit called ESL Matchmaking.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Investing in eSports: How to get involved in the pro-gaming sector

Investing in eSports: How to get involved in the pro-gaming sector

Many firms want to dive into the eSports sector – but very few know where to start. MCV talks to Nathan Lindberg, vice president of global sales at Curse, about ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 11th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Call of Duty World Championships

Call of Duty EU finals come to London as team closes doors

Activision are pitting the top 28 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare teams in Europe against each other at the end of this month in London for their share of a ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 10th 2015 at 4:25PM in News
Valve issues gambling warning to Counter Strike players

Valve issues gambling warning to Counter Strike players

“A high standard of professional integrity” – that’s what Valve is demanding of professional Counter Strike players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 2:13PM in News
INTERVIEW: What does it take to be an eSports pro? MCV asks Alex 'Xpecial' Chu

INTERVIEW: What does it take to be an eSports pro? MCV asks Alex 'Xpecial' Chu

Alex ‘Xpecial’ Chu is a member of professional gaming side Team Liquid – and, as such, is one of the best League of Legends players in the world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

With more than 27 million daily players and viewership numbers that rival national TV broadcasting, League of Legends is undeniably the biggest eSports title in the world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Pokémon World Championship boasts $2m prize pool

Pokémon World Championship boasts $2m prize pool

The Pokémon Company has announced that its 2015 Pokémon World Championships will offer $2m in prizes.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 5th 2015 at 11:51PM in News