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  

Quakecon 2017 Recap_HEADER

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  

GAMBIT DOM

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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Announcements,Cineplex Gaming Events,Events,Video Games

It’s Time to Throw Down at the Northern Fights Canadian Championship Series, presented by Cineplex WorldGaming

16 May , 2017  

Northern Fights Tournament Overview

Series registration is now open for game brawlers ready to bring the pain with Street Fighter® V and Mortal Kombat XL   $65,000 in cash and prizing plus a trip to the Evolution Championship in Las Vegas are at stake   Toronto, ON– May 16, 2017 (TSX: CGX) – Cineplex WorldGaming and PlayStation want players […]

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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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Events

Inside Gamer News: Injustice 2 Launch Event

12 May , 2017  

Injustice 2 Launch Event

Written by Jon Scarr   To celebrate the impending release of Injustice 2, one of the most anticipated video games of 2017, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment held an invite only Canadian launch event here in Toronto just a few days ago, which I had the esteem pleasure of attending. Read more in our Injustice 2 […]

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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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Events,Video Games

Gambit Esports Win CS:GO Dreamhack Austin

10 May , 2017  

CS:GO Dreamhack Austin

Written by Dave Throop   Eight of the best teams from all over Europe, Brazil and North America gathered in Austin, Texas 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 including a $50 […]

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Events,Video Games

CWL Birmingham Recap

21 Apr , 2017  

CWL Birmingham Recap

Written by Dave Throop     The CWL went across the Atlantic April 14-16th for an open event in Birmingham, England. The event was exclusive to European teams and served as a showcase for some of the best Call of Duty talent across the continent. The twelve teams with the most pro points across Europe […]

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Events,Video Games

LCS Spring 2017 Semi Finals Recap + Finals Preview

21 Apr , 2017  

LCS Spring 2017 Semi Finals Recap

Written by Dave Throop     Both the North American and European League of Legends Champions Series (LCS) have their finals set after semi final action completed this weekend on both sides of the Atlantic. Read more in our LCS Spring 2017 Semi Finals Recap.   Previous League of Legends Coverage – 2016 League of […]

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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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