eSports,Events,NHL

WGN Authority Report: BONES’ NHL GAMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POWER RANKINGS – UPDATED

20 Jun , 2018  

By: Matt Giffen   UPDATE: Congratulations to Finland’s Erik Tammenpaa who swept the best-of-3 final against David Roebuck to win the inaugural championship and $50,000. Read more about the competition and watch all the highlights.     On March 9th the NHL shocked the eSports world announcing the NHL Gaming World Championships, with a prize […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Iridium

19 Jun , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Ted “Iridium” Smith is an up and coming eSports competitor.  The 20 year old Cleveland based player has spent the last two years engaged in the Rocket League eSports community.  During his time, he played for Flux eSports, Aura Frost and SoaR Gaming. Recently, Iridium has been transitioning himself to compete […]

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Tournaments

Rocket League Canadian Challenge – Results

18 Jun , 2018  

ROCKET LEAGUE CANADIAN CHALLENGE RESULTS Teams that win a qualifier during the Online Qualifiers will automatically qualify for the Online Playoffs. Other participating Teams will earn points based on their results during the Online Qualifiers. After the end of the Online Qualifiers the 12 Teams with the most points will also qualify for the Online […]

eSports,NBA 2K

WGN Brain Trust: Dimez “You won’t be successful if you don’t put the work in”

18 Jun , 2018  

****UPDATE since conducting this interview Dimez has PRO NBA 2K League player with Mavs GG****   With NBA 2k18 making a big push into esports this year we got some time to speak with Dimez, last year’s captain and point guard of the Pro Am champions Still Trill. This year he is looking to replicate […]

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eSports,Events,NBA 2K

WGN Authority Report: June 15th

15 Jun , 2018  

It was a relatively quiet week in esports with the fighting game community taking the week off after some intense weeks of competition around the country and the Call of Duty community gets ready to compete in Anaheim this weekend. We saw the Overwatch conclude its second last week of play and the NBA 2K […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: The best tips to take your COD WWII game to the next level

15 Jun , 2018  

  Written by: Jon Scarr   If there is one thing that is inevitable in Call of Duty: WWII multiplayer mode it is death. While there is no way around it, you can always find ways to survive longer and take down your enemy. To be competitive in CoD WWII, you have to be at […]

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eSports,News,Video Games

WGN GAME THEORY: E3 Summary and Analysis

14 Jun , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari E3 wrapped up its weeklong conference and media showcase event in Los Angeles. Each year, gamers clamour to get more information on upcoming games and new announcements.  While some of these titles were expected, a ton of details emerged showing continuing support and new iterations of beloved eSports franchises.  Here is […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tips to earn more coins in NHL 18 HUT

13 Jun , 2018  

  Written by: Jon Scarr   Hockey Ultimate Team is quite possibly the most popular mode in EA Sports’ NHL game franchise. It combines many of hockey fans and gamers’ favourite things, such as collecting virtual cards, building a team and competing against others. Check out these Tips to earn more coins in NHL 18 […]

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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Rocket League vehicle overview

12 Jun , 2018  

Written by Jon Scarr Rocket League has an uncanny ability to get people hooked after their first time playing, and even after being out on the market for two years on the PlayStation 4 and PC—it’s being played more than ever with over 29 million registered players. Read our Rocket League vehicle overview.   Sign […]

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Collegiate Starleague

Midwest Toppled: UC Irvine Takes 2018 National Championship Back To Resurgent West Coast

11 Jun , 2018  

The 2018 season has come to an end, and unlike almost every prediction out there, the title is headed to California. The University of California, Irvine beat the Columbia College (MO) Cougars 3-0 in the final series to pump the brakes on the American Midwest’s collegiate esports surge. However, that wasn’t even the wildest part […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Video Games

WGN GAME THEORY: What Changes Could Mean For Call of Duty

11 Jun , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Call of Duty has become a franchise with deep roots in the blockbuster-esc campaigns and wildly competitive online multiplayer.  Since the early days of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision and their collective development studios have worked tirelessly to create memorable experiences.  Balancing spectacular stories with a multiplayer that rewards […]

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eSports,NBA 2K,Tournaments

WGN Authority Report: June 8th

8 Jun , 2018  

Despite the Call of Duty World League taking the week off there was plenty of action the past week in esports. Dreamhack Austin and Smash N’ Splash gave fighting game fans all the action they could want while the Overwatch League entered the latter half of its final stage. For sports fans, the NBA2K League […]

Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tips to make the perfect pass in NHL 18

8 Jun , 2018  

Written by: Jon Scarr Passing is a basic mechanic that you need to be good at if you are gong to win in NHL 18. However, there is a lot that you can do with passing so that you can set yourself apart from your opponent. It’s best to always make quick decisions when passing […]

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Announcements,eSports,NBA 2K

The NBA 2K Uprising Weekend League Officially Tips Off

8 Jun , 2018  

Latest tournament from MLSE and WorldGaming Network is now open for registration   Players attempt to box each other out for over $10,000 in cash prizes   Toronto, ON | June 8 – Calling all NBA 2K18 fans! You can now officially test your squad’s abilities and register for the ‘Uprising Weekend League,’ the latest […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tips to Snipe and Quickscope better in COD WWII

7 Jun , 2018  

    Written by: Jon Scarr   Being able to snipe and quickscope in Call of Duty WWII is one of the more useful skills to have in competitive play. Not only do you have to worry about weapon sway, but you’ll have to decide which attachments you should use on your weapons in order […]

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Collegiate Starleague

Against the Wall: Mixed Bag Ottawa Team Looks To Play The Spoiler During National Title Week

6 Jun , 2018  

  No team faces a tougher road through the right half of the National Championship bracket than the University of Ottawa. The Gee-Gees went on a regular season tear, racking up some of College League of Legends’ most impressive objective control stats through Week 4, but stumbled in the Eastern Finals against Western University and […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tips to master the all new Defensive Skill Stick in NHL 18

6 Jun , 2018  

Written by: Jon Scarr The new defensive tool for this year’s EA Sports NHL game is the Defensive Skill Stick. It’s one of the flagship features of NHL 18 and gives you the tools to counter attacks with poke check targeting, extended pokes, and controlled stick sweeps to cover zones of the ice and take […]

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Collegiate Starleague

The Professionals: UC Irvine’s Growth Spurs Title Run

5 Jun , 2018  

Heading into the regional playoffs, the University of California, Irvine had a choice to make. Coming off of a brutal series loss against Simon Fraser University, the Anteaters could have folded after getting punched in the mouth. Instead, they just got angry, and that anger has made them the favorite in the right half of […]

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Announcements,eSports,NBA 2K

Tournament Announcement: Uprising Weekend League Powered by WorldGaming Network

5 Jun , 2018  

Overview   The Raptors Uprising Weekend League is now open for registration. Qualifiers run on every Saturday and Sunday from June 9th to July 22nd. Sign up your team of three today to compete for $10,000 in cash.   Join the Uprising Weekend League   Check out our HOW TO PLAY video for the UWL […]

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NBA 2K,Tournaments

Uprising Weekend League – Xbox One Standings

5 Jun , 2018  

Standings updated on   View the Uprising Weekend League overview View the Uprising Weekend League standings for PS4   Join the Uprising Weekend League   Check out our HOW TO PLAY video for the UWL    

NBA 2K,Tournaments

Uprising Weekend League – PS4 Standings

5 Jun , 2018  

Standings updated on   View the Uprising Weekend League overview View the Uprising Weekend League standings for Xbox One   Join the Uprising Weekend League   Check out our HOW TO PLAY video for the UWL    

Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Lemonpuppy

5 Jun , 2018  

Written by Jon Scarr   I recently caught up with professional Rocket League player Joshua Wright aka Lemonpuppy. I had a chance to talk with him about what it is like to be a pro gamer.   Sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge today   Play in the Rocket League Canadian Challenge for […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tips to get more kills in Call of Duty WWII

4 Jun , 2018  

Written by: Jon Scarr   Call of Duty: WWII marks the return of boots-on-the-ground gameplay to the ever popular franchise. It’s been nine years since we had a game set during World War II and COD WWII is packed full of new multiplayer features. Check out these tips to get more kills in Call of […]

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Collegiate Starleague

Fatti Maschii, Parole Femine: Terrapins Get Another Shot at a Title

3 Jun , 2018  

Maryland is no stranger to the National Championship bracket. Last year, they took perennial contender Robert Morris University (IL) to a full three-game set, but ultimately lost to the Northern powerhouse. This year, UMD is hoping for better results and a chance to put the Big Ten on the collegiate map. Regionally, the Terrapins once […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,NBA 2K

WGN Authority Report June 1st

1 Jun , 2018  

It was another busy week in esports with many of the leagues now being in full swing. The Overwatch League is halfway through its final stage of the season while the Call of Duty World League has now finally seen all teams play at least three games. Meanwhile the NBA2K League enters its final week […]

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eSports,Featured,Video Games

WGN GAME THEORY: Understanding PUBG’s Miramar Map

1 Jun , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari So, you know the Erangel map in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds inside and out.  You have memorized each corner of the map and have mastered the technique of looting Mylta Power and living to tell about it.  Things may have begun to get a little old.   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WGN BRAIN TRUST: Kritikal

31 May , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Recently, I was able to speak to professional eSports player; Nikolai Seth.  Online he may be better known as Kritikal.  I got him to tell me all about what it is like playing PUBG in the competitive space. Nikolai has quite the lineage of playing games competitively.  Coming from a four […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: NHL 18 Top 5 Snipers

30 May , 2018  

By Matthew Rondina If you’re looking for serious firepower to build your NHL dynasty around, or stack your threes roster check out World Gaming’s NHL 18 top 5 snipers ranked. We’ll be looking at the offensive powerhouses including all Centers, Right and Left wingers in NHL 18 this year. So lace up those skates, tape […]

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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Rocket League Easter Eggs

29 May , 2018  

Written by Jon Scarr   Sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge today   Play in the Rocket League Canadian Challenge for your piece of $20,000   Celebrating its 3rd Anniversary this July, Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade soccer and driving with rewarding physics-based gameplay. The vehicular mayhem combined with the […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tips to quickly rank up in Call of Duty WWII

28 May , 2018  

  Written by: Jon Scarr   Today we are going to look at tips to quickly rank up in the multiplayer mode of Call of Duty: WWII. Ranking up in this game is similar to many other Call of Duty games. However, COD WWII has quite a few new unique features in this year’s multiplayer […]

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