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Scuf Gaming reveals two new PS4 controllers

Scuf Gaming has revealed two new PS4 controllers, one of which implements four paddles for the first time on the console.  The two new controllers are known as the SCUF IMPACT and SCUF Infinity4PS PRO. Both controllers feature the innards of the new PS4 controller, including improved wired connectivity options.  …

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Honor becomes the exclusive smartphone partner of SK Gaming

SK Gaming has signed another big non endemic sponsor in the form of smartphone manufacturer Honor.  The deal sees Honor become the exclusive smartphone partner of SK, marking the company’s first venture into the world of eSports. There will also be all the usual perks of such a deal such …

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ECS GS:GO competition returns to Wembley for Season 3 finals

FACEIT has announced that it is bringing the finals of its ECS Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition to Wembley Arena for the second time.  The first season of the ECS competition concluded at the Wembley Arena last year, with French side G2 Esports taking home the trophy. The season two finals …

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FACEIT partners with GeniusSports to analyse eSports betting trends

Alongside the announcement of the ECS Season 3 finals FACEIT has also revealed a new partnership with GeniusSports.  GeniusSports is a company that creates data analytics solutions for multiple sports leagues across the world, including the NBA and Premier League. They have now developed a CS:GO analytics platform that provides …

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Car maker Subaru is hosting a $20,000 CS:GO event

Here’s some news we didn’t expect. Car manufacturer Subaru is hosting a $20,000 Counter-Strike competition in partnership with eSports agency Damage.  The 2017 Subaru Invitational will feature eight top CS:GO teams from North America battling it out for a share of the $20,000 prize pool on May 13th and 14th. …

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Fnatic announce new Dota 2 roster

After a long period of instability in the Fnatic Dota 2 camp, the organisation has finally announced its new roster, and on paper it looks incredibly strong.  With long time member of the team Chai "Mushi" Yee Fung leaving to join Mineski a few months back Fnatic was left without …

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Classic Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 map Rust is coming to Infinite Warfare

Activision has announced the next DLC pack for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and it includes a remake of one of the series’ most well loved maps.  The Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Continuum DLC pack will add four maps and a new Zombies experience and will launch on April …

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NetGear sponsors PENTA Sports

NetGear is the latest company to sponsor PENTA Sports, the eSports organisation that is looking to expand after its acquisition of Ad Finem.  The sponsorship will see PENTA use NetGear’s Nighthawk product line throughout its teams, and will also see the two work together on events. Interestingly the announcement also …

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Team EnVyUs owner says staying in the NA LCS brings in as much money as winning three CS:GO Majors

Over the weekend Team EnVyUs managed to win their promotion tournament match to secure their spot in the North American LCS for the Summer Split. This prompted the team’s owner to mention how important that match was for them financially, and revealed that there is serious money involved.  On Twitter …

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North America gets a new $10,000 online Overwatch competition

The Rivalcade Overwatch Rumble is the latest tournament to offer North American teams the chance to win some extra money online.  $10,000 is on the line, which while not massive is certainly a welcome in NA scene. The NA scene for Overwatch has been limited to say the least, with …

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