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CS:GO

Will Valve's new rule maintain competitive integrity?

I stared at Valve's statement restricting the power of coaches in-game like how I imagine an archaeologist examined hieroglyphics to gain insight into the lives of ancient Egyptians. A week ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 9:53AM in News
League of Legends

What do you do when a game breaks midmatch?

On Sunday, TSM squared off against CLG in the 2016 North American LCS Semifinal. All signs pointed to a close match: a Grand Finals rendezvous between the two teams in ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 9:52AM in News
Dota 2

The International 2016: the greatest event not just in Dota 2 but in all of e-sports

The greatest game in the world is Dota 2, and the greatest event in the Dota 2 calendar is The International. Sixteen teams meet at Seattle's KeyArena to compete for ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 9:50AM in News
eSports Pro

Dexerto Talks Esports Injuries With Professional Sports Therapist

There has been a number of high profile injuries in esports over the last couple of months across various competitive titles. So how can it be stopped?

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 9:49AM in News

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eSports Pro

Epic Games Discusses 'Paragon' ESports Plans

Epic Games has launched the free open beta for its new third-person perspective PC and PlayStation 4 multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, Paragon. While the game has no official ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 9:47AM in News
ZeniMax accuses Carmack of tech theft in Oculus lawsuit

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of tech theft in Oculus lawsuit

Bethesda owner ZeniMax has amended its lawsuit with Oculus to include accusations of theft and deception.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 9:30AM in News
Mobile gaming grew 22 per cent in Q2 2016

Mobile gaming grew 22 per cent in Q2 2016

The mobile games industry continues to grow, with downloads far outstretching those in any other category.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 4:02PM in News
Nintendo is no longer the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners

Nintendo is no longer the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners

Major League Baseball team the Seattle Mariners is no longer owned by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 3:23PM in News

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Google is phasing out Chrome Apps

Google is phasing out Chrome Apps

Google has announced it has begun “the evolution away from the Chrome apps platform”, with plans to shut the entire initiative down by 2018.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 2:53PM in News
Penello dismisses idea that Xbox releases on PC diminish consoles

Penello dismisses idea that Xbox releases on PC diminish consoles

Microsoft’s decision to bring Xbox exclusives to PC does not diminish the role of Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 2:01PM in News
GAMES MEDIA AWARDS 2016: One week till nominations close

GAMES MEDIA AWARDS 2016: One week till nominations close

There have been over 120 nominations for this year’s GMAs, but there’s still a week to go if you’d like to recommend yourself, a colleague, or even a competitor for ...

on Aug 22nd 2016 at 11:56AM in News
Further reports confirm upcoming PS4 Slim announcement

Further reports confirm upcoming PS4 Slim announcement

Sony has cut production of the existing PS4 ahead of the official announcement of the PS4 Slim and the PS4 Neo, reports have suggested.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 11:29AM in News

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cosplays as Mario in Olympics closing ceremony

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cosplays as Mario in Olympics closing ceremony

Mario made a surprise appearance in the closing ceremony for the Rio Olympics last night.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 10:40AM in News
F1 2016 races straight to No.1, No Man's Sky lands in second place

F1 2016 races straight to No.1, No Man's Sky lands in second place

Codemasters’ F1 2016 has finished in pole position in its first week on shelves.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 10:05AM in News
PS4 Slim pictures leaked

PS4 Slim pictures leaked

UPDATE: Eurogamer has confirmed that the device is real (by visiting the home of the buyer, no less).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 9:00AM in News
NA LCS

Riot gives amateur League of Legends players a new way to get scouted

Riot has announced the NA Scouting Grounds, a new event designed to give amateur League of Legends players a shot at the pro leagues.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 3:24PM in News

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Cloud9

Cloud9 sign EVO Smash Bros Wii U champion Ally

Cloud9 has signed Elliot "Ally" Bastien Carroza-Oyarce, the current EVO champion of Smash Bros WiI U.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 12:02PM in News
Team Dignitas

Team Dignitas sign Overwatch team

Team Dignitas has signed the former Creation eSports Overwatch team, as the organisation enters Blizzard’s shooter for the first time.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Xbox One beats PS4 in US in July, but 3DS is the overall monthly champ

Xbox One beats PS4 in US in July, but 3DS is the overall monthly champ

For the first time since October 2015, Xbox One has beat PS4 in the monthly US sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:31AM in News
Respawn: 'We are treating Titanfall 2 like a new IP'

Respawn: 'We are treating Titanfall 2 like a new IP'

It may have the number ‘2’ after its name, but Respawn is treating its Titanfall sequel like a new IP.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
'Publishers are now calling us' - How Life is Strange has transformed Dontnod

'Publishers are now calling us' - How Life is Strange has transformed Dontnod

Dontnod says its perception in the industry has been transformed on the back of hit episodic game Life is Strange.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Constructor HD gets January release date

Constructor HD gets January release date

System 3’s popular RTS building franchise will return 20 years after it first launched.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Destiny content faces further Xbox One lockout

Destiny content faces further Xbox One lockout

PlayStation-exclusive content that had been expected to arrive on Xbox One this autumn will now not hit the console until autumn 2017 at the earliest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Metal Gear and Call of Duty dominate Gamescom

Metal Gear and Call of Duty dominate Gamescom

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and Metal Gear Survive are amongst the biggest games of Gamescom so far.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:50AM in News
Telltale: 'We need to redefine video game genres'

Telltale: 'We need to redefine video game genres'

Telltale Games has urged the games industry to reconsider how it categorises genre, as the medium’s storytelling ability continues to mature.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:43AM in News