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MLG to host Call of Duty World League event in Dallas

Activision and MLG have announced that they are bringing the Call of Duty World League to Dallas this March.  The event will take place between March 17th and 19th, at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel. Up to 176 will compete, with 16 teams being invited directly into the group …

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John ‘Revan’ Boble leaves MLG

Call of Duty caster and analyst John ‘Revan’ Boble has decided to leave his position at MLG and return to school.  Revan has been a prominent voice in the world of Call of Duty for some years, and was one of the main broadcasters for the CWL last year. However …

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MLG Las Vegas to be streamed on YouTube and MLGTV, no sign of Twitch

MLG has announced that it has partnered with YouTube to broadcast the MLG Las Vegas Call of Duty and Overwatch tournament this weekend.  Matches, news, and analysis from the event will be shown on the MLG YouTube channel throughout the weekend, along with a stream on the MLG EVE player …

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Call of Duty World League 2017 detailed

The Call of Duty World League will again return in 2017, with MLG unsurprisingly taking the lead.  Throughout 2017 there will be more open LAN events than in 2016, with the CWL Las Vegas Open, the CWL Atlanta Open and the CWL Anaheim Open all already confirmed for North America. …

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Eight NA teams invited to MLG Las Vegas Overwatch tournament

MLG has invited eight of the best North American Overwatch teams to its Las Vegas event to compete for a share of $100,000. Team EnVyUs, NRG eSports, Cloud9, Fnatic, CompLexity Gaming, FaZe Clan, Team Liquid and Rise Nation have all been invited to MLG Las Vegas and will head to …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: PCR boosts editorial team

PCR hires deputy editor and staff writer,British eSports Association scores content director and MLG appoints anew CEO. PCR strengthens its team MCV’s sister title PCR has strengthened its team, following the departure of editor Dominic Sacco and online editor Laura Barnes. Jonathan Easton has been appointed deputy editor, having previously …

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FOX Sports Executive Pete Vlastelica is the new CEO of MLG

Activision Blizzard has appointed Pete Vlastelica as the new President and CEO of Major League Gaming. Vlastelica was Executive Vice President of Digital at FOX Sports before making the switch, prior to that he sold his online sports network Yardbarker to Fox in 2010. According to the announcement Vlastelica will …

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$1,000,000 Gears of War Pro Circuit announced

Xbox and The Coalition have announced the Gears of War Pro Circuit, a $1,000,000 Gears of War 4 competition. Once Gears of War 4 launches later this year players can compete for Gears Pro Points in regional MLG GameBattles online ladders and in daily and weekly tournaments. Teams that get …

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eSports Advertising Bureau aims to help advertisers enter eSports

The eSports Advertising Bureau has been founded to help brands enter the world of eSports sponsorship and advertisement. The group will offer tools to marketers that will help them understand eSports and it’s potential marketing opportunities, as well as help eSports companies with direct advertising issues. Elsewhere it will coordinate …

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Luminosity’s coldzera on his AWP play at MLG Columbus: “It was lucky”

In an interview with MCV at the ECS finals, Luminosity player Marcelo “coldzera” David said his iconic AWP play at the last major was “lucky”. The play saw the Brazilian take down four members of Team Liquid with just three bullets from his AWP sniper rifle, and turn a game …

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