Entries in 'esports' (110)
“A high standard of professional integrity” – that’s what Valve is demanding of professional Counter Strike players.
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.
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.
The Pokémon Company has announced that its 2015 Pokémon World Championships will offer $2m in prizes.
Intel has announced a $30,000 (£19,600) tournament for female Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams.
MOBA upstart Heroes of the Storm is now available to buy on the High Street at GAME.
The European Gaming League is the latest eSports organiser to team up with a communications and ad agency in an effort to take the fledgling business mainstream.
This week's issue of MCV is an eSports special, featuring interviews and insight from around that sector of the industry.
After developing the critically-acclaimed first-person shooter Tribes: Ascend, Hi-Rez Studios decided to make its move into eSports with a brand new MOBA title – Smite.
A Filipino tournament for female League of Legends players has come under fire after issuing new rules restricting the number of LGBT players allowed per team.
Later today the very first eSports Pro newsletter is published by MCV.
Apex 2015, the annual Smash Bros. community gathering, almost ended before it began last weekend after a series of ill-timed disasters left organisers shaken and without a venue.
Scottish eSports player Stephen ‘Snoopeh’ Ellis has said that he envisages a time where a union for professional video game players may become a necessity.
The 12th season of StarSeries boasts an increased prize pool of $50,000 and a brand new format.
Hosted by G2A.com, the Dota Pit League Season 3 kicked off its qualifiers on January 20th, with the group stage starting on February 12th and continuing for the following two months.
Organised by Perfect World and MarsTV, the Dota 2 Asia Championships adopt a similar format to Valve's The International tournament – leading to the nickname 'The International of the East'.
Blizzard will release the next expansion for Hearthstone in April, according to a new report.
Smartphone manufacturer HTC has made a big move into the eSports sector by sponsorting no less than three professional teams.
League of Legends is to receive a dedicated European network, mirroring that planned for the US.
Gfinity and Multiplay say retailers can help make eSports a major force in the UK.
Fish and chips. Red postboxes. Cups of tea. eSports?
MCV's new service dedicated to the world of competitive gaming launches in just over a week – so now's the time to make sure you're signed up.
The co-owner of one of the world’s biggest pro-gaming teams has told MCV that the popularity of eSports means it must be defined as a true ‘sport’.
League of Legends developer Riot Games has announced the popular MOBA's World Championships will be held in Europe this October.
The biggest fighting game tournament in the world has outlined the titles that will feature in this year’s competition.