ESports

Zlatan Ibrahimovic invests in Challengermode

One day he’s off winning the league cup with Manchester United and the next he’s off investing in obscure eSports companies. Oh to be Zlatan Ibrahimovic.  Just before netting two goals, including an 87th minute winner, in the league cup final Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced that he has invested in Challengermode, …

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ELEAGUE announces $250,000 Street Fighter V competition

ELEAGUE has announced that its next competition will feature Street Fighter V.  The ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational will see 32 of the best Street Fighter V players head to the ELEAGUE studio in Atlanta to battle it out for one of the larger prize pools in the game’s history.  …

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Blizzard’s Overwatch League to start in Q3 2017

Details on Blizzard’s Overwatch League have been thin on the ground so far, but thanks to an interview that Overwatch’s eSports global director, Nate Nanzer did in Korea we have a better idea of how it will work.  The interview, which was translated over on Reddit asked a number of …

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Kotaku and Deadspin launch new eSports focused site

Kotaku and Deadspin have announced the launch of Compete, an eSports focused spin off of both sites.  The new site will be headed up by new hires Eric Van Allen and Maddy Myers while other Kataku and Deadspin staff writers will also contribute along with some freelancers.  Gillette is currently …

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BT Sport to broadcast FIFA 17 matches

BT Sport will broadcast the regional and global finals of the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship on its main channel.  The European, North American and Asia-Pacific regional finals, all of which take place in April and May will all be broadcast on BT Sport’s channels, although it is unknown if …

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Season two of the PES League begins today

The second season of the PES League in Europe gets underway later today as the best players in the continent play against each other to try and book a slot in the finals that will be held in Cardiff alongside the Champions League finals.  Starting today players will compete on …

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In its dying days Club Penguin has found a new speed running community

Club Penguin, the online social MMO aimed towards kids, is being closed down in about a month, but that hasn’t stopped the speed running community rallying round it in its last days.  There has always been somewhat of a Club Penguin speed run, with players trying to get 500 coins …

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The CW US TV network will broadcast a $300,000 H1Z1 competition

In a surprising move US TV network the CW has announced that it will air the upcoming H1Z1: Fight for the Crown competition.  The competition will see 15 teams, including Echo Fox, Denial eSports, Panda Global and Rouge Gaming, fight it out for a share of $300,000 with the event …

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Capcom Pro Tour schedule to be revealed next week

The full schedule of the Capcom Pro Tour will be announced next week.  A tweet from the Capcom Fighters account revealed that the full details of the tour will be announced on Monday, February 27th.  There has been a lot of rumours about the format of the Pro Tour after …

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Blizzard tease a potential new Overwatch hero

We know Blizzard loves to tease things, and once again they are giving out hints about the next hero to be released in Overwatch.  Just days ago game director Jeff Kaplan told fans that the next hero would not be who everyone was expecting it to be, Doomfist, which gives …

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