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eSports dominates Forbes’ gaming 30 under 30

Forbes has released its 30 under 30 list for gaming, and multiple eSports players, personalities and business owners have been included.  Team SoloMid owner Andy "Reginald" Dinh is this year’s featured honouree, with Immortals CEO Noah Whinston and and Tempo Storm owner Andrey "Reynad" Yanyuk also being included.  A few …

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Former Dignitas CS:GO team signs with FC Copenhagen’s new eSports division

At the end of 2016 it was revealed that Dignitas’ highly successful CS:GO team would not be resigning with the organisation. We now know where that team has ended up, and it’s a bit of a surprise.  Rumours speculated that the team would sign with Danish football club FC Copenhagen, …

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DeMoN heads back to NA after SEA adventure to form new team with Bulba and Mason

Jimmy "DeMoN" Ho has announced his new Dota 2 team after leaving Fnatic a few months ago.  Based in North America, Team Onyx will feature DeMoN alongside NA legends Kanishka "BuLba" Sosale and Mason "mason" Venne as well as Korean player Kim "DuBu" Doo-young. The final member of the team …

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Dignitas announces 2017 League of Legends squad

Team Dignitas has revealed its roster for the 2017 League of Legends Spring Split.  As previously announced Dignitas has secured Kim "Ssumday" Chan-ho to play in the top lane and Lee "Chaser" Sang-hyun to play in the Jungle. Both players come off good splits over in Korea and are now …

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Former Dignitas CS:GO team to sign with Danish football club according to report

Earlier in the week it was reported that the Dignitas CS:GO team will leave the organisation when their contracts expire at the end of the year. Now a new report suggests that the team will be heading to Danish football club F.C. Copenhagen. F.C. Copenhagen have recently entered the world …

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Cloud9 reveals 2017 LCS roster

Cloud9 has announced its roster for the upcoming North American LCS season.  Most of the roster is the same as last split, with Jung "Impact" Eon-yeong, Nicolaj "Jensen" Jensen, Zachary "Sneaky" Scuderi and Andy "Smoothie" Ta all returning. The latter three players have all signed new three year contracts, with …

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Dignitas CS:GO team departs organisation

The team Dignitas CS:GO team has left the organisation, despite having one of the best few months in the team’s history.  The announcement stated that both parties mutually agreed to not renew contracts, meaning that once the contracts expire, presumably at the end of the year, the team of Rene …

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Counter Logic Gaming sign Overwatch team

Counter Logic Gaming has signed an Overwatch team, presumably in preparation for the upcoming Overwatch League from Blizzard.  The new CLG team was formerly known as The 1 Percent, and features Joao Pedro "Hydration" Goes Telles, Adam "waffletastic" Syndor, Bryan "iShiny" McCarthy, Nathan "Miso" Lui, Michael "The" Kuhns, and Daniel …

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Terry Crews might be about to appear in Overwatch

Actor Terry Crews may be in line to voice the next Overwatch character after a fan campaign and a trip to Blizzard headquarters.  After much digging around in the game and its lore fans seem to have concluded that the next Overwatch hero will be called Doomfist. One image in …

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FeniX, Solo, Santorin and Rikara are Gold Coin United’s first players

Earlier in the week it was announced that NRG Esports had sold its slot in the North American Challenger Series to J2K Esports and Technology, now the first members of the new team have been revealed.  The team from J2K Esports and Technology will be known as Gold Coin United, …

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