Entries in 'esports' (342)

Blizzard: We hope fans will love Overwatch as much as Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo

Blizzard: We hope fans will love Overwatch as much as Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo

Publisher Blizzard hopes that its brand new shooter IP Overwatch becomes one of its pillar franchises.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
Nacon

Nacon is creating an eSports focused gamepad

Peripheral maker Nacon’s latest product is a gamepad for the PC, which is being targeted at the eSports market.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 25th 2016 at 9:36PM in News
ELEAGUE

TyLoo to miss ELEAGUE due to denial of visas

Chinese Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team TyLoo will not be attending ELEAGUE as the team has failed to secure US visas for its players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 25th 2016 at 6:03PM in News
WESA

FaZe Clan leaves WESA just weeks after the organisation was revealed

After speculation last week, FaZe Clan has announced that it will no longer be a part of the WESA organisation.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 25th 2016 at 5:11PM in News

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OpTic Gaming

OpTic Gaming's CEO speaks on Turtle Beach, the Call of Duty World League and his team's future

OpTic Gaming is one of the biggest names in console eSports.

The OpTic Call of Duty team has always been one of the best in the world, and recent expansions ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 24th 2016 at 3:00PM in News
ELEAGUE

$1.4 million CS:GO competition ELEAGUE starts tonight, prize distribution revealed

The $1.4 million Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition ELEAGUE starts later tonight, and the prize pool distribution has finally been announced.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 24th 2016 at 1:19PM in News
Team YP

Capcom bans Team YP and other "adult content" sponsors

Capcom has banned Team YP from all Capcom Pro Tour events, with a new rule that forbids sponsors of “adult content”.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 22nd 2016 at 12:13PM in News
ELEAGUE

ELEAGUE will be broadcast on Twitch thanks to multi year deal

Turner and WME | IMG, the two companies running ELEAGUE, have partnered with Twitch in order to broadcast the upcoming competition on the streaming platform.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 21st 2016 at 2:28PM in News

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eGames

First eGames event to hit Rio this August

The first ever eGames event will take place in Rio de Janeiro on August 15th and 16th.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 20th 2016 at 4:16PM in News
WESA

FaZe Clan rumoured to be leaving WESA

FaZe Clan is set to leave the WESA organisation, just a week after the group was formally announced.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 19th 2016 at 2:04PM in News
Team EnVyUs

Team EnVyUs enter League of Legends

Team EnVyUs has entered the world of League of Legends by purchasing a slot in the North American LCS from Renegades.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 19th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
Dota 2

Prize pool for Dota 2's The International 6 passes $5 million in 48 hours

The prize pool for The Intentional 6, the biggest Dota 2 competition of the year, has already exceeded $5 million, despite fans only being able to contribute for less than ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 18th 2016 at 7:44PM in News

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Blizzard: There's no place for racism, sexism or harassment in our community

Blizzard: There's no place for racism, sexism or harassment in our community

Mike Morhaime has once again stepped up and proven he is one of the few leading gaming executives unprepared to sit by and tolerate hate and discrimination in the games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 12:44PM in News
FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 buys into League of Legends with EU LCS team

FC Schalke 04, the German football club, has officially entered the world of League of Legends by buying a slot in the EU LCS.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 16th 2016 at 6:52PM in News
WESA

World eSports Association announced, aims to professionalise eSports

The World eSports Association has finally been announced after multiple leaks throughout the week.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 13th 2016 at 3:41PM in News
ECS

Twitch and FACEIT bring ECS CS:GO league finals to Wembley Arena

FACEIT and Twitch have today announced that the LAN finals for the ECS CS:GO league will be held at Wembley Arena on June 25th and 26th.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 13th 2016 at 2:00PM in News

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Vainglory

Vainglory Spring Season Championships head to Hollywood and Berlin

Super Evil Megacorp and Twitch have announced that the Vainglory Spring Season Championships for North America and Europe will be held in Hollywood and Berlin respectively.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 12th 2016 at 4:11PM in News
The Intel Extreme Masters

Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Prize Pool will be over $1 million

The eleventh season of the Intel Extreme masters has been announced and will feature a prize pool of more than $1 million.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 12th 2016 at 11:25AM in News
DPL

MarsTV and Perfect World join forces to host a $1 million Chinese Dota 2 league

MarsTV, Perfect World and the Chinese Sports Information Center of National Sports General Administration have partnered in order to create a $1 million Dota 2 league for Chinese teams.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 11th 2016 at 4:28PM in News
WESA

Initial details on the World eSports Association leak

Initial details on the World eSports Association have been leaked ahead of an official announcement on Friday.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 11th 2016 at 2:29PM in News
Renegades

Riot bans three League of Legends teams

Riot has banned three teams from its League of Legends competitions and handed one team owner a permanent ban.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 11th 2016 at 1:16PM in News
FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 reportedly buys EU LCS spot

German football club FC Schalke 04 has purchased a spot in the EU LCS from Elements according to the eSports Observer.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 8th 2016 at 5:17PM in News
West Ham

West Ham United sign FIFA player Sean "Dragonn" Allen

Premier League football club West Ham United have signed their first eSports player, Sean “Dragonn” Allen.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 8th 2016 at 4:59PM in News
Overwatch

Dolby enters eSports with $10,000 Overwatch tournament

Audio giant Dolby will sponsor an Overwatch tournament due to take place days after the game’s release.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 8th 2016 at 4:48PM in News
Nominations for eSports Industry Awards extended until May 20th

Nominations for eSports Industry Awards extended until May 20th

The nomination period for the eSports Industry Awards – taking place on Monday, 21st November at the The Brewery, London – has been extended to May 20th, meaning you still ...

on May 6th 2016 at 3:06PM in News