Tag Archives: esports pro

Overwatch’s Symmetra becomes first hero with dual ultimates

The latest patch to go live on the Overwatch PTR has reworked Symmetra and given her an extra ultimate. Symmetra’s teleporter ult is still around, and has been slightly buffed with more shields making it harder to get rid of. However as the teleporter is incredibly situational and a bit …

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Intel Extreme Masters Oakland hits 490,000 concurrent viewers

This past weekend saw the Intel Extreme Masters head to Oakland for the first time, with the event pulling in almost half a million concurrent viewers. IEM Oakland reached a peak of 490,000 concurrent viewers across the globe with broadcasts in 14 different languages. Online viewers ended up watching almost …

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New Street Fighter V stage banned from Capcom Pro Tour play

Earlier this month the Street Fighter V team launched a new DLC stage called Skies of Honor, but it has now been banned in pro play. The stage takes place on the wings of a flying plane, the wings, which are the foreground, remain static but the background sees the …

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Winners crowned at the first ever eSports Industry Awards

Last night saw the first ever eSports Industry Awards take place at The Brewery in central London. People from across the industry attended the event hoping to get their hands on an award and help celebrate their peers’ achievements. With 14 awards given out live on stream and four awards …

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Echo Fox gives its CS:GO players the option to leave the team, two take up the offer

In a somewhat unprecedented move the Echo Fox organisation has told all of its CS:GO players that they are free to pursue opportunities with other teams if they so wish. Two players have taken up the offer. "Echo Fox remains committed to its players’ futures — supporting opportunity both inside …

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The Gfinity Elite Series gives regular gamers a shot at the big leagues but that’s about all we know

Gfinity has announced the Gfinity Elite Series competition, which will give everyone a chance at competing at the highest level and will offer international competition. While that sounds grand at first, we actually don’t know all that much about the competition. A statement on the event’s website is pretty vague …

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Talespin leaves dominant EnVyUs Overwatch team

Ronnie "Talespin" DuPree has left the Team EnVyUs Overwatch squad saying I wasn’t happy being on the team.” Talespin has left the team with immediate effect, meaning the squad need to find a replacement fairly quickly in order to compete in their upcoming OGN Overwatch APEX match on Monday over …

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EVO 2017 dates and location announced

The biggest fighting game tournament of the year will once again return in 2017, taking place exclusively at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. EVO 2017 will take place between July 14th and 16th, with all three days of the competition being held at the Mandalay Bay. EVO …

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After three years the Power Rangers Dota 2 team has disbanded

Power Rangers has announced that its Dota 2 team, which has been together in one way or another for the best part of three years, has disbanded. All of the current roster are now free agents and free to join a team. Chances are many of them will hold out …

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Scarlett confirmed as the highest earning female eSports player ever

StarCraft II pro player Sasha "Scarlett" Hostyn is officially the highest earning female eSports player ever. The Guinness World Records has given Scarlett the record of Highest career earnings for a competitive videogame player (female),” with a total of $144,414 in winnings, as of October 5th 2016. Last year the …

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