Entries in 'esports' (410)

ESIC

The new eSports Integrity Coalition aims to end match fixing and doping

Earlier today the eSports Integrity Coalition was announced, which aims to end match fixing, doping and cheating in general in the eSports world.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 5th 2016 at 11:37AM in News
ESL One

ESL One Cologne sells out the LANXESS arena

ESL One Cologne, the upcoming Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major, has sold out the LANXESS arena.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 2nd 2016 at 12:12PM in News
Street Fighter V

ESPN to broadcast EVO's record breaking Street Fighter V tournament

The top eight of the Street Fighter V tournament at EVO will be broadcast live on ESPN2.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 1st 2016 at 10:01PM in News
EVO

EVO's Street Fighter V tournament registration closes with over 5,000 competitors

Registration for EVO, the largest fighting game event of the year, just closed with 5,065 people signing up for the Street Fighter V tournament.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 1st 2016 at 3:34PM in News

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UK Government-backed professional eSports association launches

UK Government-backed professional eSports association launches

A not-for-profit British eSports association has been launched, and it’s been backed by the UK Government.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 30th 2016 at 2:26PM in News
ESL

ESL adds high profile COO and VP of production

ESL has brought in two high profile executives to “ramp up production” in its ever expanding studios.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Twitch

Twitch adds premium 'cheering' emotes as a way of supporting streamers

Cheering is the latest way to financially support your favourite Twitch streamers, by adding premium emotes to your chat messages.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 29th 2016 at 1:21PM in News
The White House

US government clarifies position on eSports visas after petition hits 100,000 signatures

After a petition linked to William "Leffen" Hjelte’s denial of a US P-1 visa hit 100,000 signatures, the US government has issued a statement on whether or not eSports players ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 29th 2016 at 12:58PM in News

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CEO Michiel Bakker on Ginx's eSports bet

CEO Michiel Bakker on Ginx's eSports bet

At the start of June, popular video games show VGN was dropped by broadcaster Challenge and production firm Ginx. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 28th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 signs multiple FIFA players

After signing a League of Legends team last month German football club FC Schalke 04 has signed three FIFA players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 27th 2016 at 3:12PM in News
WWE superstar Xavier Woods competes in Street Fighter V exhibition match at CEO

WWE superstar Xavier Woods competes in Street Fighter V exhibition match at CEO

WWE superstar Xavier Woods competed against fellow pro wrestler Kenny Omega in a Street Fighter V exhibition match at CEO.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 6:08PM in News
FaZe Clan signs Overwatch team

FaZe Clan signs Overwatch team

FaZe Clan has signed an Overwatch team made up of former Quake and Counter-Strike pros, as well as top Overwatch talent.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 4:08PM in News

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Luminosity

Luminosity's coldzera on his AWP play at MLG Columbus: "It was lucky"

In an interview with MCV at the ECS finals, Luminosity player Marcelo "coldzera" David said his iconic AWP play at the last major was “lucky”.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 2:50PM in News
Escape Gaming

No Diggity Dota 2 team signed by Escape Gaming days before TI6 qualifiers

Escape Gaming has signed the No Diggity Dota 2 team, just days after the squad was invited to the European qualifier for The International 6.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 9:52PM in News
Leffen

Leffen to miss CEO, US return pushed back to EVO

William "Leffen" Hjelte has dropped out of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament at Community Effort Orlando (CEO) due to personal reasons.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 8:52PM in News
Smite

2017 Smite World Championships to take place at new Hi-Rez Expo

The 2017 Smite World Championships will take place between January 5th and January 8th at the new Hi-Rez Expo.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:17PM in News

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Dota 2

Six teams invited to The International 6, 10 places still up for grabs

OG, Team Liquid, Newbee, LGD Gaming, MVP Phoenix and Natus Vincere have all received direct invitations to The International 6, the biggest Dota 2 event of the year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 20th 2016 at 5:43AM in News
IeSF building eSports athlete's commission in bid to get eSports to the Olympics

IeSF building eSports athlete's commission in bid to get eSports to the Olympics

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has announced that it is working on an eSports athlete’s commission, in an attempt to get eSports to the Olympics in the future.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:47PM in News
Vainglory

Initial Vainglory World Championship details to be announced next week

In an interview with MCV at E3, Kristian Segerstrale, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director at Super Evil Megacorp revealed that the dates for the Vainglory World Championship will be ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:50AM in News
Overwatch

Overwatch more popular than League of Legends in Korean PC Bangs

Overwatch has, by some metrics, overtaken League of Legends in terms of popularity in Korean PC bangs.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:01AM in News
Twitch

Twitch takes legal action against viewbotting companies

Streaming site Twitch is taking legal action against seven companies that offer viewbotting services.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 18th 2016 at 6:09PM in News
Sky and ITV partner to launch 24-hour Ginx eSports TV channel

Sky and ITV partner to launch 24-hour Ginx eSports TV channel

Ginx TV has unveiled its new direction this morning, following a new partnership with Sky and ITV. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 16th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
ESL

ESL One Frankfurt to be broadcast on German TV

ESL today announced that the upcoming ESL One Frankfurt Dota 2 tournament will be broadcast on German TV channel SPORT1.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 16th 2016 at 9:01AM in News
Killer Instinct

Microsoft adding tournament features to Xbox One, launching $100,000 Killer Instinct Tour

Microsoft has used E3 week to announce new eSports related features for the Xbox One and a $100,000 Killer Instinct competition.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 15th 2016 at 4:34PM in News
Splyce

Splyce picks up Overwatch team

Splyce, an organisation that has teams in some of the biggest eSports in the world, has signed an Overwatch team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 15th 2016 at 4:12AM in News