eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

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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Video Games

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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Video Games

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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Call of Duty,eSports,NBA 2K,Tournaments

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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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

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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Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Yusuf Abdulla – Raptors Uprising GC

12 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Matthew Rondina WGN was able to catch up with NBA 2K esports athlete Yusuf Abdulla at the Bell Fibe House in Toronto, the ultimate esports training facility. Abdulla is representing his hometown, playing for the Toronto Raptors Uprising GC, looking to bring home a championship. He’s here to talk about his experience as […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tips to improve your shooting in NBA 2K18

11 Jul , 2018  

Written by: Jon Scarr Basketball is more than just putting the ball into the hoop and scoring points. To be competitive, not only do you have to play a good defense, your offense must be top notch. The best way of juicing up your offense is to get as many quality shots at the basket […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Tournaments

WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Championship Qualifier – Croissant Bois

10 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari The WorldGaming Rocket League Canadian Championship has concluded the online qualifier portion of the tournament.  Now, all teams get a breather before heading into the online playoffs on July 21st. Which opened up the opprotunity to touch base with team captain of Croissant Bois.  Raphaël “Ralph” Morin leads the three man […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: NBA 2K18 Virtual Currency – Four Ways to Earn it Fast

9 Jul , 2018  

Written by: Jon Scarr   Virtual Currency, commonly referred to as VC, can be purchased or earned through out many different modes in NBA 2K18. VC has many uses some of which include upgrading your player’s stats, buying new uniforms, and even getting a haircut for your player.   Ideally, you want to earn as […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: NHL 18 Top 5 Ranked Goaltenders

6 Jul , 2018  

By Matthew Rondina   The new, fast paced NHL requires a net minder with almost superhuman reflexes to help backstop your team to victory. World Gaming is counting down the top 5 highest overall ranked goalies in NHL 18, giving you an inside look on who should be between the pipes for your team. Check […]

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eSports,Fighting Games,NBA 2K

WGN Authority Report: July 6th

6 Jul , 2018  

Were you too busy celebrating Canada Day and the Fourth of July to catch all of the esports action over the past week? That’s what we’re here for! Many of the major leagues and tournament circuits took the past week off as well, but the few that remained in action gave us some great games […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Tournaments

WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Championship Qualifier Interview – Poutine

5 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari WorldGaming’s Rocket League Canadian Championships is well underway.  As the online qualifiers come to an end, Silhouette’s team is one of many teams progressing to the Online Playoffs on July 21st. Sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge today Play in the Rocket League Canadian Challenge for your piece of […]

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eSports,Video Games

WGN Game Theory: Can Rocket League Attract The General Audience?

3 Jul , 2018  

Written By Steve Vegvari The topic of conversation is one the eSports community has on a regular basis.  ‘Will this game bring in the general audience?’  I believe that very game has been under our nose since 2015; Rocket League.     Sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge today   Play in the […]

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Collegiate Starleague

The Path Beyond: Former Collegiate Talent Makes Moves to Professional Circles

2 Jul , 2018  

Today, there are more options for collegiate players than ever before. We’ve seen an increase of available scholarships for those wanting to pursue esports while in college, which made this past season the most exciting we’ve seen thus far. In addition, academy teams have been added for every professional team resulting in an off season […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Snaski

29 Jun , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Nicolai “Snaski” Andersen is a Rocket League player from Denmark. Currently on the Fnatic roster, he plays alongside Maestro and Sikii.  Snaski began his break in eSports when Rocket League first launched. In 2017, Snaski and Fnatic powered through RLCS Season 4 EU and walked away with the first place title.  […]

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Counter Strike,DOTA,eSports

WorldGaming Network to Host World Electronic Sports Games Qualifiers & Finals for the U.S. and Canada

28 Jun , 2018  

The global tournament from Alisports and WorldGaming Network is the world’s only Olympic-style esports competition   Teams and players will compete to represent their countries at the WESG Grand Finals   Toronto, ON | June 29, 2018 – The world’s only Olympic-style esports tournament has officially arrived. WorldGaming Network today announced that it has been […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: NHL 18 Tips to get a jump start in HUT

27 Jun , 2018  

  Written by: Jon Scarr   Sometimes, it can feel almost impossible to keep up with other gamers in NHL 18. Some may have family commitments while others maybe have a job that leaves them with only a few hours a week to play. Luckily, I’ve put together a few tips to help you get […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tips to use dekes to take your game to the next level in NHL 18

26 Jun , 2018  

Written by: Jon Scarr EA Sports has introduced some new dekes in NHL 18 and also brought a few back that have been absent from the series for several years. I’ve put together several tips to help you take your game to the next level by using the new dekes in NHL 18. Let’s take […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,NHL

WGN Authority Report: June 25th

25 Jun , 2018  

Summer is finally beginning to heat up and with it, so is the intensity of esports action. Since we last checked in the OverWatch League concluded its final stage of regular season play, the Call of Duty World League made a stop in Anaheim and NHL held its world championship. With so many big events […]

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Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tips and Techniques to become better at passing in NBA 2K18

25 Jun , 2018  

Written by: Jon Scarr Passing is one of the most neglected fundamentals in basketball. In order for your team to be successful, it’s imperative that you know how to pass correctly in NBA 2K18. Passing is the quickest way to move the ball and challenge the defense, so it should be your primary weapon in […]

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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Rocket League Beginner Tips

21 Jun , 2018  

Written by Jon Scarr Rocket League took the gaming world by storm when it was first released. Since then, it’s fan base has continuously grown. According to the games developer, Psyonix, Rocket League has recently surpassed 25 million players. To further cement Rocket League’s popularity, over one billion games have been played since launch! Read […]

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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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Video Games

WGN Far Cry 5 – Tips and Tricks

20 Jun , 2018  

by Matthew Rondina As a veteran of the Far Cry series I’ve spent hundreds of hours putting a stop to madmen running amok in open world environments. From Vaas to Pagan Minh I’ve seen quite a bit of crazy stuff in my time, but the Seed family has really dialed things up in Hope County. […]

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 since become a 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 […]

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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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