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,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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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,FIFA,NBA 2K,Quake,Tournaments

WGN Authority Report May 24th

25 May , 2018  

NBWith only two weeks remaining before the mid-season invitational the next two weeks will be filled with intense competition as the teams all vie to qualify for the first major tournament of the season. Games are every Friday and Saturday beginning at 7pm and 11am respectively and can be watched live on the official Twitch […]

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eSports,Events

SUNLESSKHAN PRESENTS: 18 SKILLS ROCKET LEAGUE PLAYERS CAN LEARN FROM SOCCER

24 May , 2018  

We teamed up with YouTuber SunlessKhan for an exclusive Rocket League video. Check out 18 skills Rocket League players can learn from soccer players:     And don’t forget to sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge sponsored by Pizza Pops and Driving Force to win your share of $20,000 in cash and prizes. […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Fighting Games,Tournaments

WGN Esports Authority Report: May 16th

16 May , 2018  

The past seven days were another action packed week in the world of esports. Although the Overwatch League was on it’s final vacation week heading into the fourth and final stage, the second stage of the Call of Duty World League got underway.With the League of Legends Mid Season Invitational entering its final stage and […]

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Announcements,eSports,Events

WorldGaming Announces Rocket League Canadian Challenge

15 May , 2018  

Players to Compete for Over $20,000 in Cash and Prizes   Pizza Pops and Driving Force Sign on as Tournament Sponsors   Sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge today   Play in the Rocket League Canadian Challenge for your piece of $20,000   Toronto, ON | May 15, 2018 – Today WorldGaming Network […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Madden,Video Games

Esports Authority Report April 24th

24 Apr , 2018  

It has been an another incredible few weeks in esports action. MLG brought incredible Call of Duty game play to Seattle, The Madden Ultimate League has been reduced to just four competitors, and three weeks of Overwatch League competition are in the books. With so much to look at let’s get right into it.   […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Madden,NBA 2K

Esports Authority Report: April 6th

6 Apr , 2018  

Despite the Overwatch League taking a week off between Stages 2 and 3 of its inaugural season it has been a very busy week in esports. The Madden Ultimate League continued its regular season play while the UK was home to some incredible Call of Duty action in Birmingham. This was capped off with the […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Madden,NBA 2K,Tournaments

Esports Authority Report: March 22

23 Mar , 2018  

Welcome to the first edition of the Authority Report. Each week we will dive into the latest esports news so you can stay on top of your favorite games, even if you were too busy to catch all the action yourself. There’s a lot to cover this week so let’s get you up to speed. […]

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Announcements,eSports,Events

Raptors Uprising and WorldGaming Partner on Two New NBA 2K Tournament Series

13 Mar , 2018  

Players to Compete for Over $20,000 in Cash and Prizes   Toronto, ON | March 13, 2018 – Today Raptors Uprising Gaming Club (GC) and WorldGaming announced the start of a new competitive video gaming tournament series for Take-Two’s NBA 2K18. Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) and WorldGaming will bring gamers in Toronto and […]

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eSports,Events,Tournaments

MLG Brings Halo Back to Orlando With a Bang – Splyce Come out on Top

23 Feb , 2018  

Halo 5 debuted its new partnership with MLG this past weekend in Orlando in what ended up being one of the most exciting tournaments in the title’s history. The union with MLG was one competitive fans had been begging for considering Halo was the title on which that organization was built. The tournament ran with […]

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eSports,Events,Tournaments,Video Games

LCS Spring Approaching Halfway Mark – Echo Fox, Cloud9 and Vitality on Top

22 Feb , 2018  

The Spring Split of the 2018 League of Legends Champion Series (LCS) Season is only approaching the halfway point but the standings are already becoming stratified in both North America and Europe. Week four was another action packed week that begun to cement many of the teams in their place in the standings, while delivering […]

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eSports,Events,Tournaments

Overwatch League Stage 1 Concludes With a Bang

14 Feb , 2018  

Blizzard, the team owners and fans couldn’t have been happier with how the final weekend of the initial stage for the inaugural season of the Overwatch League played out. The weekend was full of exciting games and story lines and kept everyone on the edge of their seats. After a stunning reverse sweep in the […]

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eSports,Events

Lessons From the LCS: A Third of the Way Through Spring 2018

13 Feb , 2018  

The League of Legends Champion Series (LCS) Spring 2018 Split is now fully underway with three of the nine scheduled weeks already completed. Although the season is early there are already clear story lines and tiers of teams emerging.  With the third week in the books and week four upon us, here is what we’ve […]

eSports,Events

Overwatch League Playoff Race Winding Down

9 Feb , 2018  

The first stage of the inaugural season of the Overwatch League will be entering its final week, delivering what is sure to be an exciting conclusion to what has been an excellent month of competition. With only 2 victories separating first and seventh place, the regular season is far from over. The Stage Finals will […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Events,Video Games

Cloud9 Make History Taking Boston’s ELeague CSGO Major

8 Feb , 2018  

Cloud9 manage to win the first CSGO major for the organization, and in doing so are the first North American champions at a CSGO major. Teams gathered in Boston at the Agganis Arena in order to compete at the Boston ELeague major for a million dollar prize pool. The weekend started well for Cloud9, going […]

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eSports,Events,Tournaments

Upsetting the Korean Kings – Overwatch League Week 3

1 Feb , 2018  

  The third week of the Overwatch League’s inaugural season was the most exciting so far. With six of the series requiring the full five games to determine the winner fans were treated to at least one highly contested match-up each and every night.  Making the week even better for many fans were the results […]

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eSports,Events,Tournaments

Lessons from the LCS – Two Weeks into the 2018 Season

31 Jan , 2018  

  Two weeks have gone by in the regular season for both Europe and North America and already some story lines are beginning to develop for the split.  With the season running over the course of nine weeks it is still far too early to tell how the playoff picture will shape up, but some […]

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eSports,Events,Tournaments

The Overwatch League – Esports’ Latest Episode of The West Vs Korea

26 Jan , 2018  

Now that the Overwatch League has gotten rolling it has become the latest stage for the eternal question in esports. Can the West beat, or even compete with Korea? This question quickly becomes obvious for new esports fans immediately upon examining this season’s teams. Three of the league’s twelve teams (Seoul, London and New York) […]

eSports,Events,Tournaments

League of Legends Champion Series 2018 Kickoff

24 Jan , 2018  

The highly anticipated 2018 League of Legends Champion Series (LCS) has officially begun in both North America and Europe. This is League of Legends’ eighth competitive season and sixth season of the LCS, but despite this long history there is a different air about this year. While the European league will look almost identical to […]

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eSports,Events,Tournaments

Lessons from the First two Weeks of the Overwatch League

24 Jan , 2018  

With the first two weeks of official Overwatch League competition behind us we have gotten our first glimpses at how the various rosters stack up against each other. While much of what we’ve seen so far was to be expected there have been a few significant surprises as well. In case you’ve missed any of […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Tournaments,Video Games

CWL New Orleans Recap

16 Jan , 2018  

The second ever CoD WWII event was played in New Orleans this past weekend as the first official tournament of the 2018 calendar year and the second official stop on the Call of Duty World League Pro Tour. There was $200, 000 up for grabs this weekend along with serious bragging rights until the next […]

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Announcements,eSports,Events

Introducing The Overwatch League – Season Preview

10 Jan , 2018  

By: Dave Throop   With the inaugural season of the Overwatch League set to kick off today, many longtime fans will see their favorite players and teams compete under new banners while many people will tune into competitive Overwatch for their first time. With that thought in mind it’s best to become acquainted with each […]

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Announcements,eSports,Events,NHL

Top Hockey Video Gamers Invited to Compete in First-Ever North American Competitive Tournament

3 Jan , 2018  

Registration for The Snider Hockey Cup Sponsored by Xbox, Powered by WorldGaming opens today; first online brackets get underway on January 10, 2018     Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation     Xbox signs on as Presenting Sponsor     Philadelphia, PA | January 3, 2018 – North […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Tournaments

Team Kaliber Emerge as CoD WWII’s First Champions in Dallas

2 Jan , 2018  

The 2018 Call of Duty World League kicked off December 8th-10th in Dallas, Texas at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Centre. Teams from around the world came to compete for their share of $200 000 in the first ever major tournament for Call of Duty World War II, marking the official return to the franchise’s traditional […]

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eSports,Events

2017 League of Legends All Star Action

18 Dec , 2017  

League of Legends competitive action has been on pause since the World Championship a month ago but returned December 10th-17th to Los Angeles for All Star festivities bringing together some of the most talented and beloved players from around the world for a week of friendly competition. The events pitted 16 players, 2 from each […]

Events,Featured,Video Games

PlayStation Experience: Day Two Recap

16 Dec , 2017  

Written By: Steve Vegvari   Continuing the weekend event in Anaheim, California.  The second day of PlayStation Experience was a day set for primarily sitting down with developers.  Each developer studio had their time in the spotlight to show off a small sliver of their games as presenters went through short Q&As.   PSX Developer […]

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Events,Featured,Video Games

PSX 2017 Opening Ceremonies

16 Dec , 2017  

Written By: Steve Vegvari The annual PSX show has just passed over the weekend.  The three day event was held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.  Sony has now put on four PlayStation Experience shows and treats it like a celebration for all things PlayStation.  2017 was no different, but because of Sony’s […]

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Events,Featured,Video Games

The Game Awards 2017 Recap

13 Dec , 2017  

Written By: Steve Vegvari The Game Awards has come and gone.  Every year, gamers and industry professionals celebrate with Geoff Keighley’s Game Awards.  Keighley organizes the award ceremony every year as a way to help recognize the developers and creative teams. This year has had so many standout titles, 2017 is held in regard as […]

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Events,Video Games

BlizzCon 2017: Every Major Blizzard Title Gets Something New

7 Nov , 2017  

2017 has already been a big year for Blizzard with the announcement of Overwatch League earlier this year and two successful seasons of Overwatch Contenders. With such a successful year to date expectations were large for BlizzCon and Blizzard delivered in a big way. Not only were there announcements for Overwatch, but also World of […]

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