Call of Duty,eSports,NBA 2K

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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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

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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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

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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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

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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DOTA,eSports,FIFA,Fighting Games

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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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

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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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

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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Call of Duty,eSports,NBA 2K

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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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

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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eSports,Fighting Games,Video Games

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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eSports,Featured Gamers,Tournaments

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]