eSports,Events,Video Games

FaZe Clan sweep Team Liquid to win ESL One New York

18 Sep , 2017  

(Originally published on Dotesports)   FaZe Clan have won their second CS:GO championship title of 2017 at ESL One New York, and they did so in dominating fashion.   FaZe swept North American favorite Team Liquid 3-0, winning $125,000 in the process. The maps played in the best-of-five grand finals were Inferno, Overpass, and Mirage. […]

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eSports,Events

ESL One Weekend Pass Giveaway

12 Sep , 2017  

Written by: Francisco “Kuya Kix” Tejada   ESL One NYC is going down this weekend and we’ve joined forces with ESL to give Weekend Passes to 10 lucky winners to see the best CS:GO and Street Fighter V players live at the Barclays Center!   Contestants can enter through Twitter, and earn extra entries through […]

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Events

Xbox, Playstation, Nintendo and more: Toronto Fan Expo 2017 Recap

12 Sep , 2017  

Written By: Steve Vegvari   Toronto Fan Expo kicked off its celebrations once again on August 31st. The four day event hosted by Fan Expo Canada took place at the Toronto Metro Convention Center. Fans of film, television, comics and of course video games came from far and wide to check out the latest and […]

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eSports,Events

Fan Expo ‘17 “Beat The Pro” Recap & WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: W1nterwarz

12 Sep , 2017  

Written By: Steve Vegvari   During the Toronto Fan Expo 2017, WorldGaming hosted the “Beat The Pro” competition. In partnership with WB Games Canada, anyone and everyone could step up to the plate and take on the Injustice 2 Regional Champion; W1nterwarz. As the doors opened on September 2nd, a line formed and would not […]

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Events,Video Games

Mario, Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed and more: a rundown of the Toronto Fan Expo 2017 Playable Demos

12 Sep , 2017  

Written By: Steve Vegvari   There were quite a few games on the show floor during the Toronto Fan Expo 2017. I had the chance to get my hands on a few of the demos this year and try them out before their upcoming release. A few standouts this year were Detroit: Become Human and […]

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eSports,Events,Tournaments,Video Games

2017 League of Legends World Championship Qualifiers Complete

12 Sep , 2017  

All images courtesy of Riot Games. One of the world’s most viewed annual esports event is beginning again shortly, with 24 of the best League of Legends teams from around the world travelling to China for the World Championships.After a grueling season and an intense qualification process, those twenty four teams have all been decided […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Events,Tournaments

ESL One New York – Counter Strike Preview

12 Sep , 2017  

ESL is no stranger to putting on events that include world class talent and the upcoming ESL One, held at the Barclay’s Center in New York September 15th-17th will continue that tradition. The hype is growing for the upcoming ESL event in which they directly invited six of the undisputed best teams from around the […]

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Cineplex Gaming Events,Events,Tournaments

WorldGaming CS:GO Canadian Championship Series Standings

11 Sep , 2017  

This weekend we held the Regional Finals for the WorldGaming CS:GO Canadian Championship Series at 7 theatres across Canada. Congratulations goes out to all of our winners! Check out these CS:GO Pro Tips sponsored by Snakmandoo. Congrats to all of our winners from our second CS:GO Online Qualifiers!     Here’s what happened after this […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Quakcon 2017: The return of the original FPS Esport

8 Sep , 2017  

Written by: Dave Throop   Dallas, Texas was the location for a special Quakecon this year with the release of Quake Champions, the revamped version of the world’s very first first person shooter esport. The game had long been stagnant, with the competitive scene being eclipsed in popularity by many of the newer titles that […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

ESL Gamescom PUBG LAN Invitational Sparks Multiple Community Discussions

8 Sep , 2017  

Written by: Dave Throop     Cologne, Germany was home to the hit game Players Unknown Battle Grounds (PUBG) debut LAN event, and third ever official competitive tournament. Players from around the world competed against well known streamers and influencers for four different days with players competing in free for all, duo, and team competition […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Meet the ESL One New York 2017 broadcast team!

7 Sep , 2017  

Originally published on ESL   These are the faces and voices who will be bringing you all the action live.   ESL One New York 2017 powered by Intel is inching closer and closer with world’s top teams preparing to compete in the Big Apple. We will see Astralis, Virtus.pro, Natus Vincere, SK Gaming, FaZe […]

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eSports,Events

OverWatch World Cup Update

5 Sep , 2017  

Written by: Dave Throop   The Overwatch World Cup is the largest international Overwatch competition. The event is produced and hosted by Blizzard and will take November 3/4th in Anaheim, California.   After weeks of international competition the final 8 teams that will be advancing to Blizzcon to compete at the World Cup have been […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Quakecon 2017 Recap

28 Aug , 2017  

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Written By: Steve Vegvari   Players from across the globe gathered to The Gaylord Convention Center from August 24th to August 27th in Dallas, Texas. For over 20 years, ZeniMax Media has organized the event to showcase the latest and greatest from id Software and other development studios under the ZeniMax umbrella. Read our Quakecon […]

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eSports,Events

Injustice 2: Philly Summer Jam VS Fighting Results and Absolute Battle Results

28 Aug , 2017  

Written by: Dave Throop   The Injustice 2 Pro series is winding down before the 2017 World Championships. With only a few events remaining before the World Championship each of these events each tournament is increasingly important as players have fewer remaining chances to qualify.   August was an action packed month for the Injustice […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Gambit Dominate Krakow Malmo Next on the Horizon CSGO

28 Aug , 2017  

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Written by Dave Throop   Gambit Gaming have proven themselves to be the current kings of counter strike after a dominating performance in Krakow at the PGL Major. The tournament was held using a Swiss format for groups, meaning teams had to win a total of 3 games against other teams with a similar record […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Forza World Championship Series: Showdown In Shanghai

17 Aug , 2017  

Forza World Championship Series: Showdown In Shanghai

By: Matthew Rondina (Credit: Forza RC) The Forza eSports racing scene continues to grow at a torrid pace moving from North America to Europe and now for the first time ever, arriving in Asia to crown a champion. The ChinaJoy Invitational gave drivers a shot at the Chevrolet Cup and marked the very first Forza […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Injustice 2 Battlegrounds Invitational

16 Aug , 2017  

Injustice 2 Battlegrounds Invitational

Written by: Francisco “KuyaKix” Tejada   Last month, we hosted the Injustice 2 Battlegrounds Regional Finals at Cineplex theatres across Canada. 6 Regional Champions were crowned at each respective Cineplex location, but our winners wanted more. They wanted the chance to play each other to determine who the Canadian Champion was, once and for all. […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Canada Qualifies for Overwatch World Cup

15 Aug , 2017  

Canada Qualifies for Overwatch World Cup_header

Image Credit: Dbltap The Overwatch World Cup is the largest international Overwatch competition. The event is produced and hosted by Blizzard and will take November 3/4th in Anaheim, California. The group stage involves 32 teams in 8 groups of 4. A team will play against the others in their group in a round robin, and […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

OpTic Gaming defeat Team EnVyUs twice to win COD Champs 2017

14 Aug , 2017  

The curse has finally been broken.   After years of struggling at the biggest tournament of the year, OpTic Gaming has won the 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship.   Seth “Scump” Abner, Matthew “FormaL” Piper, Damon “Karma” Barlow, and Ian “Crimsix” Porter initially lost to Team EnVyUs in the winners bracket finals earlier […]

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eSports,Events

OpTic Gaming Becomes 2017 COD Champs

12 Aug , 2017  

Written by: Dave Throop   Fans of the Greenwall can finally rejoice. After suffering yearly defeats at the largest Call of Duty tournament, OpTic Gaming has finally been able to claim the throne, and a $600 000 purse for themselves.   The path was not easy for OpTic this year. Suffering a loss in the […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

SonicFox Takes Defend The North Title

8 Aug , 2017  

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After being upset at the EVO Fighting Game Championships just a few weeks ago, SonicFox was out to regain his Injustice 2 throne, and left White Plains, New York the Defend the North 2017 champion. The tournament featured a star studded roster with the victor’s from the year’s largest tournaments all in attendance. Forever King […]

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Events,Video Games

Interview with Northern Fights and EVO 2017 Injustice 2 Champion Dragon

3 Aug , 2017  

Interview with EVO 2017 Injustice 2 Champion Dragon

(The following interview was conducted with Cineplex WorldGaming Canadian Championship Series: Northern Fights winner Dragon after he won EVO 2017 – Injustice 2)   Join an Injustice 2 Gauntlet bracket WorldGaming: Hey there! Thanks for doing this! Why don’t you start off by quickly introducing yourself? Dragon: I’m Dragon, a competitive fighting game player. I’ve […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs – Final Group Green Concludes

3 Aug , 2017  

CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs - Final Group Green Concludes

Image Courtesy of MLG   Action in Group Green has now concluded for the second season of the Call of Duty World League Global Pro League seeding the final two teams into the $500 000 playoffs. This was the fourth and final group to conclude play after Group Yellow finished the previous weekend.   This […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs : Group Yellow Concluded

1 Aug , 2017  

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Image Credit: MLG Action in Group Yellow has now concluded for the second season of the Call of Duty World League Global Pro League seeding yet another two squads into the $500 000 playoffs. This is the third of four groups that needed to be played out with Red and Blue taking place the two […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Injustice 2 Action at Dreamhack – Forever King Emerges Victorious

31 Jul , 2017  

Injustice 2 Action at Dreamhack - Forever King Emerges Victorious

Although Dreamhack Atlanta wasn’t an official stop on the Injustice 2 Pro Series, hundreds of people came out to compete for $2500 and their shot at Injustice 2 glory. The event is a solid indicator that there is strong grassroots support for the Injustice franchise and that it is finding success as an esports title. […]

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Cineplex Gaming Events,Counter Strike,Events

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive storms into the WorldGaming Canadian Championship Series  

20 Jul , 2017  

Assemble Your Team as Tournament Registration is Now Open   $90,000 Prize Pool Up for Grabs…If You Can Make it Out Alive!   Snakmandoo™ Signs on as Tournament Sponsor     Toronto, ON– July 20, 2017 (TSX: CGX) – WorldGaming has announced that registration is now open for the WorldGaming Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Canadian Championships. […]

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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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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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