eSports

LG UltraGear Presents WGN Strategy Academy: Welcome to the Boomsday Project

20 Sep , 2018  

Hearthstone released a new official expansion yesterday entitled The Boomsday Project, which adds 135 cards to the official standard play set. These new cards introduce a new effect to the game called magnetic, it is exclusive to mech minions and allows them to be merged. In order to activate the magnetic effect, place a minion […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Fighting Games

WGN Authority Report: September 19th

19 Sep , 2018  

It was a relatively quiet week in esports with the most notable action being the third round of Overwatch World Cup Qualifiers and some Fighting Game competitions featuring Street Fighter and Tekken while the CS:GO FACEIT Major that kicked off last week finished its second of three stages. The slow pace won’t be the case […]

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eSports,Featured,Video Games

LG UltraGear Presents WGN Strategy Academy: Vainglory’s Anka and Update 3.5 Details

14 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Vainglory’s recent patch not only seeks to balance items and gameplay, but brings a few quality of life changes.  Additionally, a brand new character in the form as a deadly assassin is available.   Claim your FREE tickets for the WESG USA National Finals   ; Anka Vainglory’s patch Update 3.5 […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Events

WGN Authority Report: September 12th

12 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Dave Throop   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   The past week was one of the most action packed esports weekends in this entire calendar year. There was such a wide variety of high level competitions taking place that every esports fan had some incredible action to enjoy. Between a premier […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Events,Fighting Games,Video Games

WGN Authority Report: September 5th

5 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Dave Throop   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   The last week of August was a busy one in the world of esports with CS:GO, Fighting Game and Fornite fans all getting plenty of high level competition to satisfy their entertainment needs. There is quite a bit to delve into so […]

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DOTA,eSports,NBA 2K

WGN Authority Report: August 30th

30 Aug , 2018  

It has been a relatively quiet week in the world of esports. Although the DOTA2 International has come and gone and the NBA2K League held its inaugural Grand Final, there isn’t a whole lot else to get into. Nonetheless let’s delve straight into all the action from the past seven days.   Join an Esports […]

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Call of Duty,Cineplex Gaming Events,eSports,Events,NBA 2K,WorldGaming

WGN Authority Report: August 23rd

23 Aug , 2018  

Written by: Dave Throop It was an incredible weekend for esports with Call of Duty hosting its World League Championships, NBA2K playing through the quarter and semi final rounds, Overwatch World Cup qualifier action and the Canadian Rocket League Challenge finals. With so much to discuss let’s jump straight in!   Join an Esports tournament […]

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eSports,Madden,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: JTibbstv’s Madden NFL 19 Impressions

22 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Madden NFL 19 is just beyond the horizon.  It is a franchise that has evolved over decades.  Year after year, EA finds a way to make little tweaks and balancing mechanics in order to bring new life to the game.  While today’s graphical fidelity and software engines may have arguably perfected […]

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Cineplex Gaming Events,eSports,Events

Rocket League Canadian Challenge Finals Recap

20 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari The Rocket League Canadian Challenge concluded with a full day of matches, all culminating with the grand finals. The national finals were held at the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto, Ontario on August 19th.  The Canadian Challenge was only made possible by participation from WorldGaming Network, Driving Force, and Pizza Pops. Eight […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Tournaments

Congratulations to Rocket League Canadian Challenge Winners Croissant Bois

19 Aug , 2018  

After a thrilling National Finals, Croissant Bois was able to take the Canadian Challenge Finals and the $10K prize. Stay tuned tomorrow for the full recap. 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 […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

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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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,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,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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