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Watch our very own Mike Stubbs talk eSports on the Nintendo Switch

Last week I got the chance to head down to London to go and play with the Nintendo Switch. There wasn’t too much in the way of eSports, with that Smash Melee virtual console port yet to be confirmed, but I did manage to get hands on with Splatoon 2 …

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Unikrn invests in BIG CS:GO team

Unikrn has invested and partnered with the new BIG CS:GO team, giving them a nice chunk of cash.  The deal sees Unikrn stay away from the day to day running of the team, but offer assistance with things such as financial backing and business development. The exact amount Unikrn has …

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MonteCristo and DoA will no longer cast League of Legends

Two of the most well known League of Legends casters in the world will no longer cover the game.  Both Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles and Erik "DoA" Lonnquist have announced that they will not return to casting the Korean League of Legends competition League Champions Korea.  Over the last few years …

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CLG signs three Hearthstone players

Counter Logic Gaming has signed three top Hearthstone players, seemingly in an attempt to play in the new ESL League.  Sebastian "Xixo" Bentert, Frederik "Hoej" Nielsen and Kim "Surrender" Jung-soo are the new CLG Hearthstone roster, and were all formerly a part of NaVi.  NaVi dropped its entire roster late …

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What to expect from Gfinity in 2017 and beyond

As we get into 2017 Gfinity looks like one of the hottest properties in eSports. Its stock is on the rise after financial experts predicted big things, partnerships with Microsoft mean that both Halo and Gears of War will take up a lot of the company’s time and the announcement …

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Scott “SirScoots” Smith provides explanation as to why players voted to not play in PEA

The PEA drama finally seems to be coming to a close, with players voting to play in the ESL Pro League insead. Now thanks to player spokesperson Scott “SirScoots” Smith, we know why they chose ESL.  A lengthy Medium blog from SirScoots reveals a number of key points, such as …

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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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