Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Rocket League How to take winning shots

17 Aug , 2018  

Written by Jon Scarr   Rocket League is all about scoring goals, and sometimes it’s not quite as easy as it looks. There are many ways to score goals. I’ve come up with some tips that will give you more opportunities to put the ball in the net and give your team that go-ahead goal. […]

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WGN Strategy Academy – Madden 19 – Big Gameplay Changes Coming to the Gridiron

17 Aug , 2018  

Madden NFL 19 is now on WorldGaming. Join a Tournament Today!   In the meantime, learn about all the gameplay changes in Madden NFL 19 below.   Written By: Matthew Rondina   Huddle up and get ready for an all new season of Madden! Gameplay changes introduced this year look to give you greater control […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Canadian Challenge Finalist – Nighty Night

16 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari The WorldGaming Network Rocket League Canadian Challenge will wrap up on August 19th.  Eight of the best Canadian teams will travel to Toronto, Ontario.  These talented teams are determined to make a name for themselves and walk away with the championship title. Buy your tickets for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge Finals […]

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WGN Authority Report: August 15th

15 Aug , 2018  

It was a relatively quiet week in esports from a competitive point of view as the only major action this past weekend was the final week of regular season NBA2K play. The Overwatch League made some announcements regarding expansion and the following season of play and we can look forward to the start of CWL […]

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Featured Gamers,Tournaments,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Canadian Challenge Caster – Liefx

15 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Brody “Liefx” Moore is lending his analysis and casting insights during WorldGaming Network’s Rocket League Canadian Challenge on August 19th. Brody is a longtime voice of the community.  He began casting for small grassroots tournaments and created his own Rocket League centric podcast; The Rocket League Dojo.  Presently, Brody is a […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Frag

14 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari   Denis “Frag” Kara is a Germany based Rocket League player.  Since 2015 Frag has played on a number of European eSports teams like the now disbanded Team Prismatic, Pure Xcellence and acting substitute for The Juicy Kids.   Most notable is on September 21st of last year, Frag announced that […]

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WGN Strategy Academy: Getting the most out of the Odd Paladin decks in Hearthstone

13 Aug , 2018  

This article was contributed to by Legend Player Denny “IBMYOU” Park. As one of the cheaper top tier decks in the current meta game, the Odd Paladin deck has become incredibly popular. This deck can be crafted for less than 6000 total dust making it possible for even newer players to use but has been […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Canadian Challenge Finalist – Him Tortons

10 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Him Tortons is one of the eight qualifying Canadian teams headed to WorldGaming Network’s Rocket League Canadian Challenge finals. Nathan, otherwise known as Loconate, leads Him Tortons with JoeFreshness and Plasma as his teammates.  Nathan has built a community of viewers on YouTube and Twitch, but has since focused on honing […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Canadian Challenge Finalist – 3 Memes 1 Dream

9 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari WorldGaming Network’s Rocket League Canadian Challenge finals are mere weeks away.  3 Memes 1 Dream have solidified their position in the finals as one of the top eight teams in Canada. The 3 Memes 1 Dream team are comprised of Trey, Mittens, and Dareyck.  Some may know Dareyck from the recent […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Tournaments

WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Canadian Challenge Caster – Corelli

8 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Jack ‘Corelli’ Collier is one the members on the analyst team during the WorldGaming Network Rocket League Canadian Challenge finals. On August 19th, Jack will provide his commentary and analysis for the finals alongside Stax and Liefx.  Once a professional player, Jack decided to step into the role of casting.  Previously, he […]

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WGN Authority Report: August 7th

7 Aug , 2018  

It’s been a busy week in the world of esports. Fifa held its eWorld Grand Final this past week while EVO satisfied the needs of all the fighting game fans out there. The fabled OpenAI team also squared off against real high ELO DOTA 2 players in its first ever match against human opposition as […]

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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy – NHL 19 – RPM Skating Technology, A Game Changer?

7 Aug , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina NHL 19 is exploding out of the gate this year with a completely overhauled skating system, inspired by one of the most agile players in the game, Connor McDavid. Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   The system promises increased responsiveness and to be more visually authentic than ever before, but […]

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WGN – Brain Trust – NHL 19 Beta Impressions

3 Aug , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina   Rejoice virtual hockey fans, the NHL 19 open beta has arrived!   (Image: EA Sports)   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   WGN is here to breakdown all the new modes and mechanics the beta brings to the rink. Lace up those skates and get ready for a deep […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Canadian Challenge Finalist – Dauntless

2 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari The WorldGaming Network’s Rocket League Canadian Challenge finals is inching closer and closer to its August 19th arrival.  Dauntless is our next qualifying team in the spotlight. Made up of three up and coming players, Comp leads his team as captain alsong side LjRH and Koho.  All three players have been […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Canadian Challenge Caster – Stax

1 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Sean “Stax” Stackhouse will be coming to the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto, Ontario on August 19th.  He will be sitting in the caster chair during the WorldGaming Network’s Rocket League Canadian Challenge finals, providing excellent commentary and analysis during the event. Sean has been a voice of the community for many […]

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WGN Brain Trust: FlamE

31 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari   I spoke with Jack “FlamE” Pearton about how he got his start in Rocket League.  The former Call of Duty hopeful player went on to pursue a future in Rocket League and focus his efforts on eSports.   FlamE previously was involved with Method and ranked second during the Gfinity […]

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WGN Authority Report: July 31st

31 Jul , 2018  

It’s been an incredible week in esports with the Overwatch League coming to a thrilling conclusion to end the first stage, the Call of Duty World League ending Stage 2 and the NBA2K league nearing their playoffs as well. There is a lot to go over so let’s dive right in!   Join an Esports […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Caliburn’s Islands of Nyne Impressions

30 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Battle Royale is a term that has exploded in the past year.  From the behemoth Fortnite, to PUBG, The Culling and beyond.  Even large titles like Call of Duty and Battlefield are getting their own slice of the pie. The same can be said for indie development studio; Define Human Studios […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Kenneth “Kenny” Hailey – Raptors Uprising GC

27 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Matthew Rondina   WGN was able to catch up with NBA 2K esports athlete Kenneth “Kenny” Hailey at the Bell Fibe House in Toronto, he gave us the inside on his career and what’s to come for the team.   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   (Photo:Light Imaging)   Kenny is […]

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WGN Brain Trust: MVD’s Smash Ultimate Impressions

26 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari When Nintendo revealed a teaser trailer for Smash Ultimate back in March, both competitive and casual players were awestruck.  Forward to E3 2018’s Nintendo Direct and we got a whole half hour segment dedicated to Smash Ultimate.  It was fitting that none other than Masahiro Sakurai walked us through all the […]

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WGN Brain Trust – Rocket League’s Sizzling Summer

25 Jul , 2018  

By:Matthew Rondina   Rocket League’s road map for summer 2018 has added exclusive rewards, pro events and a new track! It’s been an explosive summer for Psyonix’s rocket cars, World Gaming Network is here to keep you updated on all the developments, buckle up, for the round up!   Buy your tickets for the Rocket […]

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WGN Strategy Academy: Rocket League Power-ups guide

24 Jul , 2018  

Written by Paul Hunter   Rocket League – Power-Ups guide Last fall’s free Rocket League Rumble update came with one huge new feature: power-ups. This new battle-royale mode brings an extra dimension to the classic Rocket League formula with more mayhem and fun. In the style of Mario Kart, the new power-ups mix things up […]

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Tournaments

Rocket League Canadian Challenge – National Finalists (Updated)

23 Jul , 2018  

NATIONAL FINALISTS The following 8 Teams have qualified for the National Finals in Toronto on August 19th. From Group A: Paleo Gaming – Jish, Silhouette, LeatherHead Incognito – DudeWithTheNose, NickyMac18, GoRocksGo Nighty Night – Nexaway, Gib, Perched Peach 3 Memes 1 Dream – Trey, Dareyck, Mittens From Group B: Croissant Bois – Ralph, Taroco, AxB […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Championship Qualifier – Leviosa

23 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari WorldGaming’s Rocket League Canadian Championship is quickly advancing to the playoff round.  The qualifying team, Leviosa is taking advantage of this time to continue practising and preparing themselves for July 21st. The Quebec-based Rocket League team is comprised of Luckyman, Null and team captain Alexandre “Atomas” Corriveau.  While the three players […]

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WGN Brain Trust: FreaKii

20 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Sandro Holzwarth has been on the eSports scene for just over a year and a half.  The German Rocket League player has shown real grit and determination.  This is what helped Mock-it reach the Rocket League Championship Series S4 finals late last year. Sandro has a lot on his plate as […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Shane Talbot – MLSE esports Manager

19 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Matthew Rondina WGN was able to sit down with Shane Talbot, Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) esports Manager at the Bell Fibe House in Toronto. Join the Uprising Weekend League Check out our HOW TO PLAY video for the UWL Shane has extensive experience in the esports industry, he currently is the […]

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WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tips to dominate your opponents in NBA 2K18

18 Jul , 2018  

Written by: Jon Scarr   NBA 2K18 is here and this year’s installment of the popular basketball franchise is better than ever. While most people will do relatively well when playing against the game’s AI, if you are going to play competitively you’ll need to be at the top of your game. Get this Tips […]

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WGN Authority Report: July 17th

17 Jul , 2018  

It was another busy week in esports with regular seasons winding down and playoffs just getting started. The Overwatch league playoffs have begun sending two of the six qualifying teams home while the NBA2K League held its second mid-season invitational. Meanwhile FPS fans were treated to some great Call of Duty action. With so much to […]

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WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Championship Qualifier – Incognito

17 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari While the WorldGaming Rocket League Canadian Championships takes a momentary pause after the qualifier rounds, the teams are able to regroup.  Players can take this time to breath before heading into the online playoffs on July 22nd. Trevor “DudeWithTheNose” Hannah and his teammates GoRocksGo and NickyMac make up our third qualifying […]

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eSports,Quake,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Phaze’s Quake Champions Impressions

16 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Quake Champions is still a very young competitive title.  Up until 2017, Quake players would have to travel to QuakeCon or attend grassroots LAN events to get their fix of Quake. Now, Quake Champions has begun to fill the void and deliver a online twitch-shooter.  In its infancy, Quake Champions struggled […]

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