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BurNIng’s Anti-Mage performance at Kiev Major is third highest GPM in competitive Dota 2

Chinese Dota 2 hero Xu Zhilei, better known by his handle BurNIng, yesterday showed why he was amongst the most famous players in the region after a Kiev Major group stage performance with his signature hero Anti-Mage. Zhilei’s carry performance as Anti-Mage in the second game of a series against …

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The Kiev Major has kicked off, here’s how to watch

The Kiev Major, Valve’s second big tournament of the season has started, and you can currently watch it live, if you’re into that. It’s starting slow: the first two days are the qualifiers for the Swiss group, which will work to determine the main event brackets for when that gets …

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Two charged without detention over OGN Overwatch match fixing

Two individuals have been charged by South Korean authorities accused of match fixing in the wildcard qualifier finals for OGN’s Overwatch APEX Challengers Season 3. This comes fron an Inven report translated by ESPN Esports, who reported that the two have been charged without detention. Jin Seok-hoon and Baek Min-Jeh, …

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Russian football club Spartak Moscow entering CS:GO, LoL, DOTA2

Russian football club Spartak Moscow took a first tentative step into esports last September when they picked up FIFA player Sergei “KEFIR” Nikiforov, as part of the team. Now, their looking to expand into competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends and Dota 2 with the announcement made at a …

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Twitch to roll out new and improved subscription service

Twitch is planning to roll out a revamped subscription system for partnered streamers that could see a significant bump in revenues for popular streamers. This feature is due to roll out soon, and Twitch partners will be able to opt in later this month. This will add several new tiers …

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Rogue heading to South Korea for OGN Global’s APEX season 3

After a win in April’s Overwatch Monthly Melee, Overwatch team Rogue, owned by Dj Steve Aoki, has announced that it will head to South Korea to compete in season three of OGN’s Overwatch APEX. The team, comprised entirely of French players but currently live together in a team house located …

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Super Smash Brothers Melee player David Kim retires due to injury

Super Smash Bros. Melee player David “Kira” Kim has retired due to injury, claiming an ongoing problem with his left index finger as the reason behind his departure. Kim was ranked the 86th best Melee player in the world last year in the annual Top 100 Players list compiled by …

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Is there room in esports for battle royale?

PLAYERUNKNOWN’s BATTLEGROUNDS is both obnoxiously capped and the best selling game on Steam right now, with Korean developers Bluehole claiming the title sold its first million copies just 16 days after launching onto Steam’s Early Access program. The game is already a success, but could it find itself joining the …

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Kaplan: No Overwatch announcements at E3

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan has come forwards to say that nothing Overwatch related will be announced at E3. Overwatch fans have had a rough weekend, with the hype train getting underway after Terry Crews posted a video claiming he would be making an announcement at E3. In the video …

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Misfits Academy secure a spot in the EU LCS

The main Misfits LCS team may be playing in the postseason of the LCS right now, but their sister team has already booked a place in the same competition for the Summer Split. Misfits Academy managed to beat Fnatic Academy to secure a spot in the EU LCS for the …

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