Entries in 'esports' (443)

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
ECS

Epsilon eSports replace Natus Vincere in ECS Development League

Epsilon eSports has replaced Natus Vincere in the ECS CS:GO Developmental League as the latter pulled out of the competition at the last minute.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 5th 2016 at 8:58PM in News

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Dignitas

Dignitas HotS player AlexTheProG retires from competitive play

Alexander "AlexTheProG" Grumstrup, a member of the Team Dignitas Heroes of the Storm team, has retired from competitive play.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 4th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Huma

Huma banned from all of Riot's leagues

Huma, a Challenger Series League of Legends team, has been banned from all Riot sanctioned leagues after failing to pay its players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Cloud9

Cloud9 picks up a Vainglory team

Multigame organisation Cloud9 has signed the former Nemesis Hydra Vainglory roster, marking its first entry into the mobile eSport.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 10:39AM in News
Vegas eRace

Formula E drivers head to Vegas for $1 million race

Formula E is heading to Las Vegas, for a $1 million race featuring all 20 drivers.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 10:32AM in News

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Swanny

Millenium's Callum "Swanny" Swan to miss CoD XP

The biggest CoD event of the year is here, but Millenium will be without their star player as Callum "Swanny" Swan has not travelled to LA.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 1st 2016 at 11:14AM in News
Call of Duty XP

Chris Kamara becomes a CoD Caster

Sky Sports football pundit Chris Kamara has transferred his commentating skills away from the beautiful game and into Call of Duty.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 31st 2016 at 10:35AM in News
Renegades

NBA player Jonas Jerebko buys Renegades

Jonas Jerebko, a NBA player for the Boston Celtics, has purchased the Renegades eSports organisation.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 30th 2016 at 4:20PM in News
ELEAGUE

ELEAGUE season two schedule revealed

Turner’s ELEAGUE CS:GO competition is returning for a second season, with the first round of qualifiers kicking off on September 7th.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 28th 2016 at 12:36PM in News

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ebuyer

Ebuyer enters eSports by sponsoring UK organisation FMESPORTS

Ebuyer, the online technology retailer, has entered the world of eSports by sponsoring UK team FMESPORTS.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 27th 2016 at 11:26AM in News
Gfinity

Four of the best CS:GO teams to compete for $100,000 at EGX

Gfinity will host four of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams at EGX next month as they compete for $100,000.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 26th 2016 at 3:53PM in News
JME

Rapper JME hosting £2,500 Rainbow Six Siege tournament at Gfinity

JME has announced the Serious Rainbow Six Siege Tournament, with a prize pool of £2,500 and a LAN final at the Gfinity Arena.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 26th 2016 at 3:44PM in News
Xbox One S, Windows 10 and FIFA: Microsoft's battle for Europe

Xbox One S, Windows 10 and FIFA: Microsoft's battle for Europe

Aaron Greenberg, head of Xbox Games Marketing, talks new hardware, FIFA 17, eSports and Pokémon Go.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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WESA

WESA hires new commissioner with 30 years of TV experience

The World eSports Association (WESA) has hired Ken Hershman to be the new executive chairman and commissioner.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:55AM in News
OG

Two time Dota 2 major winners OG part ways after disappointing performance at TI

Arguably the most successful Dota 2 team over the last 12 months, OG, have parted ways, with just two players staying on the team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Official PES League integration in-built into PES 2017

Official PES League integration in-built into PES 2017

Konami’s PES 2017 will offer all owners the chance to partake in the game’s official eSports league.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 2:12PM in News
Halo

ESL details Halo Championship Series Fall Season

After a successful Summer Season ESL is again hosting the biggest Halo competition in the world for the Fall Season.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 11:17AM in News
NA LCS

Riot gives amateur League of Legends players a new way to get scouted

Riot has announced the NA Scouting Grounds, a new event designed to give amateur League of Legends players a shot at the pro leagues.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 3:24PM in News
Cloud9

Cloud9 sign EVO Smash Bros Wii U champion Ally

Cloud9 has signed Elliot "Ally" Bastien Carroza-Oyarce, the current EVO champion of Smash Bros WiI U.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 12:02PM in News
Team Dignitas

Team Dignitas sign Overwatch team

Team Dignitas has signed the former Creation eSports Overwatch team, as the organisation enters Blizzard’s shooter for the first time.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Ninjas in Pyjamas

Kinguin sponsors Ninjas in Pyjamas

Kinguin has become one of the sponsors of popular Counter-Strike team Ninjas in Pyjamas.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 1:41PM in News
CS:GO

Coaches in CS:GO are no longer allowed to talk to their team while the match is being played

Valve has announced new rules for its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competitions that stop coaches communicating with the team while they are playing.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:13AM in News