ESports

Bigben and Hyundai partner for the 2017 eSports WRC Championship

Bigben Interactive has announced that Hyundai Motor will be the main partner for the 2017 eSports WRC Championship. The competition will be renamed to the eSports WRC powered by Hyundai, which will see the best WRC 6 players battle it out for the title of world champion. The competition is …

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16 players qualify for PES Road to Cardiff event at Anfield

16 European PES players have managed to book a spot in the last regional competition in the PES League Road to Cardiff tournament.  RoNeX, crazyFlash7, TRS_EL_MATADOR, his_wideness, Suprema_Ettorito, Teclis-88, IndominatorTV,  Sam—, dNationPT, Neo_Lotfi, TioMiit_PW, joanfcb, AlexAlguacil_8, TBC, DexK and bad_boy_g_2011 will all head to Anfield to try and win a …

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Finalists announced for the Women in Games Awards

The finalists for the Women in Games Awards have been announced, including those in the brand new eSports Contender category. For the first time at the awards the brightest female stars in the world of eSports are being honoured. Members from every corner of the industry have been nominated, with …

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Team Dignitas moves away from Twitch exclusivity, will stream on Facebook as well

Team Dignitas has moved away from exclusively streaming on Twitch and will now stream on Facebook Live as well.  The first Facebook Live stream from the team came last night, when League of Legends players Chan-ho “Ssumday” Kim and Sang-hyun “Chaser” Lee held an AMA on the platform. Later today …

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Splatoon 2 launches in July

During the latest Nintendo Direct, which aired last night, it was revealed that Splatoon 2 will launch on the Nintendo Switch on July 21st.  The title was revealed earlier this year when the Switch itself was shown off properly for the first time, but no release date was mentioned. Now …

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HellRaisers CS:GO team sign two year contract extensions

The HellRaisers CS:GO team has been one of the rising stars of the scene over the past couple of months, and this past weekend they transitioned their incredible online form into a surprising top four finish at StarLadder. Off the back of that result all five players on the team …

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Phoenix1 sign Smash player Duck

The Phoenix1 organisation has bolstered its fighting games lineup by signing Super Smash Bros. Melee player James “Duck” Ma.  Duck was formerly a part of Denial Esports, but has now moved over to Phoenix1 to become the second member of its Smash team. The first member is Smash 4 player …

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Esports Arena set to open new location in Vegas

Esports Arena, the company behind the permanent Esports Arena in California and Allied Esports have announced that they will open a new location in Las Vegas.  The Luxor in Las Vegas will house the new arena, which is set to open in 2018. The team will convert the 30,000 square …

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Five new members join the Esports Integrity Coalition

The Esports Integrity Coalition has announced that five new members have joined the group.  Esports Middle East, NODWIN Gaming, Mettlestate, ESP esportspools.com and FirstBlood have all joined the group.  Esports Middle East is a non-profit esports organization in the Middle East and North Africa that has translated some of the …

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