eSports,Video Games

CS:GO How To Rank Up

20 Jul , 2017  

CS:GO How To Rank Up

Written by Jon Scarr Counter Strike has gone many new game releases since it was first released in 1999. Now, with the massive growth of the eSports industry, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, CS:GO, has become one of the most popular fps games in the world. Get our tips for CS:GO how to rank up.   […]

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eSports,WorldGaming

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Justin Wong

12 Jul , 2017  

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Justin Wong

1. How did you first get into competing in eSports?   It happened by accident around the year 2000. I really wanted to just play people from different arcades but eventually I started traveling around the world without thinking about it. It became such an addiction that I wanted to do more with it.   […]

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eSports,Video Games

KontrolFreek Alpha Edge Thumb-sticks Product Review

10 Jul , 2017  

KontrolFreek Alpha Edge Thumb-sticks Product Review

Written by Dave Throop   While console controllers have been around for decades, add ons such as thumbstick extensions and grips are becoming ever more popular. While grips always seemed like an obvious solution to a problem I knew I had, I was never really sold on the idea of thumbsticks – until I tried […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Forza Racing Championship (Forza RC) Season 3: The Porsche Cup Finals

5 Jul , 2017  

Forza Racing Championship (Forza RC) Season 3: The Porsche Cup Finals

By: Matthew Rondina   The summer primes thousands of racetracks around the world for sizzling motorsports action and Forza eSports racing is also cranking up the heat. The season 3 grand final of the Forza Porsche Cup ended in dramatic fashion in France alongside the real life 24 hours of Le Mans. Learn about the […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Overwatch Contenders Comes to a Close- European and North American Review

5 Jul , 2017  

Overwatch Contenders Comes to a Close- European and North American Review

Written by Dave Throop     Season 0 of Blizzard’s Overwatch Contenders league has come to a close with champions being decided in both Europe and North America. Hundreds of teams were whittled down into group stages which finally seeded a single elimination 8 team tournament July 1st and 2nd. Learn more as Overwatch Contenders […]

eSports,Events,Video Games

CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs – Group Red Complete

5 Jul , 2017  

CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs - Group Red Complete

Written by Dave Throop   Action in Group Red has now concluded for the second season of the Call of Duty World League Global Pro League seeding two teams into the $500 000 playoffs. Learn more about the CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs.   Luminosity entered Group Red as the heavy favourite and after […]

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eSports,Video Games

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Ricki Ortiz

5 Jul , 2017  

WORLDGAMING ESPORTS PROFESSIONAL PLAYER PROFILE: RICKI ORTIZ

1. How did you first get into competing in eSports? I first got into Epsorts in 2010 when Evil Geniuses was interested in adding Street Fighter 4 to it’s game roster and signed me immediately before EVO 2010. 2. When did gaming go from a hobby to profession? Refer to Question 1. 3. What is […]

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eSports,Video Games

XBox One Microsoft Elite Controller Product Review

4 Jul , 2017  

XBox One Microsoft Elite Controller Product Review

Written by Dave Throop While standard console controllers have existed for decades, the past few years has seen them evolve considerably alongside the competitive gaming community. Players today seek every edge against their competition, and for console gamers the controller itself is a place that an advantage can be gained. Read more in our XBox […]

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Cineplex Gaming Events,eSports,Events

Northern Fights: Cineplex WorldGaming Canadian Championship Series Winners

24 Jun , 2017  

Cineplex WorldGaming Canadian Championship Series Winner and Highlights

Saturday, June 24th, 2017 will go down in gaming history as the day that WorldGaming, Cineplex, PlayStation and #WGNation rallied together to create one of the biggest eSports events in Canada!   It all started with the online qualifiers in May and ended with an epic finale at Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto.   After a […]

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eSports

Calling all eSports Fans

22 Jun , 2017  

Calling all eSports Fans

Calling all eSports fans!! Cineplex and WorldGaming are putting out the call to find three die-hard fans who want to share their passion for eSports with the rest of the world! Over the next few weeks, we are accepting submissions from the public for a paid opportunity to host a new show discussing everything to […]

eSports

Gamer Product Review: Kontrol Freek Performance Grips

21 Jun , 2017  

Written by Dave Throop   Do your hands ever get sweaty when playing or tired from holding the controller for long hours? If you’re like me the answer to both of those questions was yes and not only was it hindering my performance, but it made gaming less enjoyable. Learn more about Kontrol Freek Performance […]

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eSports

Another Call of Duty World League Stop Complete – OpTic upset in Anaheim

20 Jun , 2017  

Another Call of Duty World League Stop Complete - OpTic upset in Anaheim

Written by Dave Throop     The fourth major stop of the CWL took place June 16th-18th with all of the best teams in the world in attendance this weekend in Anaheim, California. The weekend was a typical MLG event, with a packed venue and excited fans and spectators ready to watch the best teams […]

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eSports

WorldGaming eSports Professional Profile: JakyoManor

19 Jun , 2017  

eSports Professional Profile

Written by: Steve Vegvari   Jacqueline Manor aka: JakyoManor has become one of the faces of eSports commentary in the short timespan of just one year. She has taken her passion of fighting games and created a profession. As an active member of the community, she has a clear focus of getting canadian players more […]

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eSports,Video Games

MKX Tips: Tips for Playing Better Online

16 Jun , 2017  

Tips for Playing Better Online

Written by Jon Scarr   Mortal Kombat X packs quite a punch, and though it may seem daunting to play online—I am here to offer some advice and tips to increase your competitive online play. One of the hardest aspects of “getting good” at a fighting game to play competitively online is knowing where to […]

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eSports,Video Games

eSports Hardware Profile: SteelSeries Arctis 5 Gaming Headset

14 Jun , 2017  

SteelSeries Arctis 5 Gaming Headset

Written by Matthew Rondina   The Steel Series Arctis 5 headset has been built with the aspiring professional gamer in mind,  delivering excellent performance housed in a sleek design. At a midrange price point of $149.99 CAD the Arctis 5 will provide you hours of gaming comfort and a big advantage over your opponents. Learn […]

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eSports,Video Games

WorldGaming eSports Professional Profile: Jaru

12 Jun , 2017  

eSports Professional Profile

Written by Dave Throop   After their victory at The Overguard Haste 1k Qualifier we caught up with Jaru from Toronto Esports to talk about the team and their future in competitive Overwatch. Read more in our eSports Professional Profile.   WorldGaming: You played incredibly well  on various DPS heroes en route to your victory […]

eSports

Halo eSports Tips From Optic Gaming’s LxthuL

7 Jun , 2017  

Halo eSports Tips From Optic Gaming's LxthuL

Written by Matthew Rondina   Recently, I caught up with Optic Gaming’s Tony “LxthuL” Campbell coming off his second Halo World Championship win. LxthuL is the winningest professional Halo player of all time and he’s shared some tips with World Gaming to help aspiring pro gamers get on track to the big leagues. Check out […]

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eSports,Video Games

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Brokenshard

5 Jun , 2017  

eSports Professional Player Profile

Written by Dave Throop   World Gaming got a chance to ask Ram “Brokenshard” Djemal, former coach of Eunited and current coach of Brazilian squad Red Candids, some questions surrounding his last split with Europe, MSI and his future.   WorldGaming: Hey Thanks for doing this! Lets start with the most recent news. You have […]

eSports

Living the Game Documentary Review

2 Jun , 2017  

Living the Game Review

“Isn’t gaming supposed to be fun?”     That’s the question looming over Takao Gotsu’s documentary Living the Game, which premiered on May 2 as part of this year’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto. It’s also the question he poses in the film to Choco, the then girlfriend, now wife of professional […]

eSports,Video Games

Project Scorpio – eSports Primed Home Console

1 Jun , 2017  

Project Scorpio

Written by Matthew Rondina   The home console gaming space is about to have a 4K heavyweight enter the ring with power to spare. Digital Foundry has pulled back the curtain on the technical specifications of Microsoft’s upcoming powerhouse console, codenamed Project Scorpio and the hardware looks very promising to the world of competitive gaming. […]

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eSports

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Air

24 May , 2017  

eSports Professional Player Profile

Written by: Steve Vegvari   Enthusiasts of Street Fighter may know him as Air, but Kenny Lam is also known for actively participating in local competitive tournaments in Vancouver, Canada. Kenny has worked tirelessly to use his passion of arcade fighting games on create a profession. Hosting eSports events, being an active support figure of […]

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eSports,Video Games

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Chi-Rithy

15 May , 2017  

eSports Professional Player Profile

Written by: Steve Vegvari   Chi-Rithy has a long lineage of competitive fighting in the eSports community. The Montreal based player manages to keep himself humble while balancing a life of working, studying, and representing Canada as one of the most talented Street Fighter players. After winning the WorldGaming Canadian Championship in 2016, he shows […]

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eSports,Events

Inside Gamer News: CS:GO at Dreamhack

13 May , 2017  

CS:GO at Dreamhack

Written by Dave Throop   Seven of the best European teams and Misfits, a North American team entering through a qualifier, gathered in Tours, France this past weekend to compete in an invitational Counter Strike Global Offensive tournament held by Dreamhack. This was considered a “major” in the tournament circuit with $100, 000 being divided […]

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eSports,Events

Inside Gamer News: League of Legends Mid Season Invitational

12 May , 2017  

League of Legends Mid Season Invitational

Written by Dave Throop   The preliminary play-in stage of the 2017 League of Legends Mid Season Invitational (MSI) has concluded, qualifying the final teams for the event set to begin on May 10th. The reigning champions from Europe, China and South Korea awaited 3 more regional champions to make it past the play-in portion […]

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eSports,Events

OGN APEX Season 3 Kicks off Group Stage Play

11 May , 2017  

OGN APEX Season 3

Written by Dave Throop   After a thrilling conclusion to the season two finals just a few short weeks ago Apex has already begun its third season of elite Overwatch competition. Two of the best teams from the Western world, Rogue and Team EnVyUs have joined the best Korean teams in Seoul, South Korea for […]

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eSports

17 NBA teams to take part in inaugural NBA 2K esports league in 2018

9 May , 2017  

NBA 2K esports league

As originally reported on nba.com   NEW YORK — The NBA 2K esports league announced today that 17 National Basketball Association (NBA) teams will participate in its inaugural season, set to debut in 2018.  Participating organizations include:   Boston Celtics Cleveland Cavaliers Dallas Mavericks Detroit Pistons Golden State Warriors Indiana Pacers Memphis Grizzlies Miami Heat […]

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eSports

League of Legends Champion Series Finals Recap

27 Apr , 2017  

League of Legends Champion Series Finals

Written by Dave Throop   The spring split of the League of Legends Champion Series (LCS) has come to a close in both Europe and North America this past weekend as both regions had their finals and third place matches. Read more in our LCS Spring Finals Recap.   Previous League of Legends Coverage Spring […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Lunatic-Hai Crowned OGN Apex Season Two Champions

18 Apr , 2017  

OGN Apex Season Two

Written by Dave Throop   The second season of OGN’s Apex Overwatch tournament concluded on Saturday April 8th as Runaway squared off against Lunatic-Hai in an incredible back and forth best of seven series. Apex is the premier competitive Overwatch tournament taking place before the official Overwatch league begins in quarter three of this year. […]

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eSports,Events

LW Blue Takes Third Place in OGN Apex – Meta Athena Exposed

6 Apr , 2017  

OGN Apex Semi Finals

Written by Dave Throop   After both LW Blue and Meta Athena fell in their semi final matches last week the two teams met up on Friday to decide who would take home third place in OGN’s Apex tournament. Apex is the premier competitive Overwatch tournament taking place before the official Overwatch league begins in […]

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eSports,Events

Team Liquid and Team EnVyUs Retain their Slots for the LCS Summer Split

5 Apr , 2017  

LCS Summer Split

Written by Dave Throop   The North American League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) Summer Promotional tournament took place March 31st-April 2nd determining the final teams that will compete in the Summer Split of the LCS. The summer split is seen as the most essential component of the season as winning automatically qualifies a team […]

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