Collegiate Starleague

StarCraft II Playoffs: Salty Sixteen Update

30 Mar , 2018  

The Salty Sixteen are in the midst of battling each other for a chance to advance. The post-season has been underway for a little over a week now, with a few teams already falling. To keep you updated, I’ve provided a brief update on the series we’ve seen as well as some commentary on the […]

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Video Games

STRATEGY ACADEMY: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Battle Arenas

30 Mar , 2018  

Written by: Jon Scarr Learn more about the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Battle Arenas.   Added to the mix this year in addition to LEGO Dimensions is both LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 and The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game. Today we are going to look at LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2, specifically the […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Madden,Tournaments

Esports Authority Report : March 30th

30 Mar , 2018  

The past week was definitely not one you wanted to miss as it was filled with top-notch esports action.  There was a crazy conclusion to the Stage 1 Call of Duty World League regular season and some very surprising results to conclude Stage 2 of the Overwatch League. We’ll dive into what happened in both […]

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NBA 2K,Tournaments

NBA 2K18 Showdown Series (April and May)

29 Mar , 2018  

Overview   The NBA 2K18 Showdown Series is a free-to-enter, online, 1v1 NBA 2K18 tournament for Xbox One and PS4, with a $1,000 USD prize pool per console!   All players must be at least 14 years of age and residents of a Canadian province or the contiguous United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii).   […]

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Madden,Tournaments

Madden NFL 18 Showdown Series (April and May)

29 Mar , 2018  

Overview   The Madden NFL 18 Showdown Series is a free-to-enter, online, 1v1 Madden NFL 18 tournament for Xbox One and PS4, with a $1,000 USD prize pool per console!   All players must be at least 14 years of age and residents of a Canadian province or the contiguous United States (excluding Alaska and […]

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Video Games

GAME THEORY: Division 2 Announced – Competitive Gaming Potential

29 Mar , 2018  

By Matthew Rondina   Ubisoft and Massive studios have announced that the Division 2 is in development with a full reveal incoming for E3 this June.   Few details were offered regarding the new title, but many of the recent add-ons around the current game may give hints as what’s to come for the sequel. […]

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Collegiate Starleague

Joshua Buchanan: Ashland University’s Esports Ace

28 Mar , 2018  

Off of Highway 71, between Columbus and Cleveland, lies Ashland University, home to America’s latest varsity esports program. I had the opportunity to speak with the director of the school’s newly-formed program, Joshua Buchanan, to get a better picture of Ashland’s latest foray. “I first got involved in competitive esports when I joined Team Ascension […]

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Featured Gamers,Fighting Games,Video Games

Brain Trust: Rokso

28 Mar , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Rokso may be fresh in the eSports fighting scene. However, in under two years, he has begun to carve a name for himself in the Pokken Tournament community. Rokso has ranked in the Top 8 in over 23 tournament including NEC 18, HAY 3, and Summer Jam XI.  Rockso is a […]

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Video Games

STRATEGY ACADEMY: Injustice 2 Character Overview Hellboy

27 Mar , 2018  

First debut: Injustice 2 Hellboy is a DLC character for Injustice 2 as part of the second fighter pack, which includes Black Manta and Raiden. A character from Dark Horse comics, Hellboy is a member of the Bureau. He defends Earth from demons, fiends, witches, and monsters who threaten the world. Check out our Injustice […]

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Collegiate Starleague

Ten Things We Learned from the Regional Semis

27 Mar , 2018  

The regional semifinals are finished, and the National Championship picture is starting to take shape in College League of Legends. This week, we got a look at our biggest upset of the playoffs in the South and a marquee matchup between giants in the North.   Maryville University (North #3) vs. University of Manitoba (North […]

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NHL,Tournaments

NHL 18 Snider Hockey Cup, Sponsored by Xbox (WINNER UPDATE)

24 Mar , 2018  

Overview The NHL 18 Snider Hockey Cup, Sponsored by Xbox is a free to enter 1v1 NHL 18 tournament, playable on Xbox One and PS4. All players must be at least 14 years of age and residents of Canada or the continental United States (excluding Arizona, Maryland, Tennessee, and New Jersey).   After weeks of […]

Collegiate Starleague

Keys to Victory: Regional Semifinals

23 Mar , 2018  

The field of 31 thinned down to 16 for this weekend’s slate of Semifinal matches. Two matches stick out for this week’s match preview, and we have the keys to victory for these competitors. Simon Fraser (West #1) makes their playoff debut against British Columbia (West #4) in the collegiate El Clasico out West, and […]

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Video Games

STRATEGY ACADEMY: Injustice 2 Character Overview Raiden

23 Mar , 2018  

First debut: Injustice 2 Raiden is a DLC character for Injustice 2 as part of the second fighter pack, which includes Black Manta and Hellboy. Best known from the Mortal Kombat series of fighting games, Raiden is the sworn defender of the Earthrealm. The God of Thunder is made aware of Brainiac’s evil plan and […]

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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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Collegiate Starleague

Becker College: At the Forefront of Collegiate Esports

22 Mar , 2018  

There’s no mistaking it: Esports has gotten pretty big over the years. Each year, we see bigger tournaments with fatter prize pools. Bigger view counts watching cooler plays. Even rewinding just a short decade back, it is incredible to see how far the realm of esports has come, from just a fun geeky past-time in […]

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Video Games

STRATEGY ACADEMY: Tekken 7 Advanced Gameplay tips

22 Mar , 2018  

Written by: Jon Scarr The Tekken franchise has been around for more than two decades. The latest installment in the series, Tekken 7, has been in the arcades for the past two years. Since that time it has evolved and seen many updates, which have included new gameplay and new characters. Check out these Tekken […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Fuzion

21 Mar , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Scott “Fuzion” Findlay is a professional Halo eSports player from Scotland. He broke through on the Halo scene during Halo 2.  Since that time he has been attending tournaments for each franchise title. During this foray into eSports, Fuzion has player in a slew of competitions.  He rose to first place […]

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Collegiate Starleague

Four Huge Takeaways from the Peach Belt Playoffs

20 Mar , 2018  

Over the past weekend, the inaugural season for the Peach Belt Conference came to its conclusion. Despite there only being one champion, two teams came out victorious, both notching spots in the Play-Ins for a chance at reaching the National Championship in Los Angeles. Today, we look at which team is feeling peachy after winning […]

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Collegiate Starleague

Inside Cal Poly Pomona: A Strong Scene for Multiple Esports

20 Mar , 2018  

Southern California has been the forefront of esports since the earliest days of the word “esports” itself. While many gaming companies and professional teams call SoCal home, so do a swath of popular colleges and seemingly countless high level Super Smash Bros. players. The intersection of college and video games has, perhaps unsurprisingly, spurned the […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,NHL

NHL 18 Snider Hockey Cup Finalist Profile: x0dieeee

20 Mar , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Chris, otherwise known as x0dieeee is one of the four Snider Cup finalists.  On March 23rd, x0dieee will be heading to Philadelphia along with the other three finalists to compete for their share of $17,5000. As a long time player of the NHL franchise, x0dieeee has gone on to compete in […]

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Collegiate Starleague

Coaches’ Corner: Quarterfinal Grind

19 Mar , 2018  

Playoffs are well on their way, and what a week it has been! Even though it’s only the first round of playoffs, it’s already a crazy start with three upsets, ridiculous late-game comebacks, and clown fiestas left and right. Like the vocal audience on Twitch chat during these games, the coaches themselves have some feedback […]

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Collegiate Starleague

Playoff Preview: Peach Belt Conference Decides Winners This Weekend

16 Mar , 2018  

The Peach Belt Conference Playoffs begin Saturday March 17th and conclude the next day with two teams moving on in the College League of Legends postseason. These 8 teams are battling to represent the PBC in the cLoL Championship Play-In bracket taking place April 9th-22nd. I predict the 1st seed, University of North Georgia (9-0), […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,NHL

NHL 18 Snider Hockey Cup Finalist Profile: Joshfearless13

16 Mar , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Josh D’Eri one of the four finalists in the NHL 18 Snider Hockey Cup. Online, his uses the moniker “Joshfearless13”.  On March 23rd, Josh will be competing in Philadelphia in hopes of taking the grand prize of $4000USD. Joshfearless13 has been playing NHL for the better part of a decade.  His […]

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Collegiate Starleague

StarCraft II Playoffs: Predictions

16 Mar , 2018  

The start of the 2018 Collegiate StarCraft playoffs is right around the corner. The post-season will get underway next Tuesday, March 20th. To mark the occasion, I’ve filled out a playoff bracket. I’ve also provided my commentary on some of the matches below. Make sure you fill out your own bracket and tweet them at […]

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Collegiate Starleague

Madden Season Launched

15 Mar , 2018  

The Spring season for our Collegiate Madden league has been launched on the website; read on for more information on what to expect as the season starts up! Season We will be using play-a-friend (Online – Head to Head) using standard NFL club teams with one Best-of-1 match per week throughout the regular season, and Best-of-3 […]

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Call of Duty,Tournaments

CoD: WWII 1v1 Showdown Series (March-April 2018)

15 Mar , 2018  

This March and April, play in the CoD: WWII 1v1 Showdown Series for PS4 and you could win $1,000! All players must be at least 18 years old, and residents of a Canadian province or the contiguous United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii).   Join the CoD: WWII 1v1 Showdown Series   Format There will […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Featured Gamers

WorldGaming eSports Professional Team Profile: Gone Gaming

15 Mar , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Gone Gaming is a young eSports organization.  Based in the Los Angeles, Gone Gaming’s Call of Duty team is comprised of Blfire, Havok, Legal, and Mosh.  Each player has had a long standing foot in the race of eSports competitions.   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   I spoke […]

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Collegiate Starleague

By the Numbers: Patch 8.5

14 Mar , 2018  

One of the biggest challenges collegiate teams have to overcome that pros have more slack on is adapting to new in-game patches right away. In the pro scene, teams are given around an extra week and a half after a new patch is released before having to play on-stage with the new patch, and new champions […]

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Collegiate Starleague

CSL Smash Southeast Regional Recap

13 Mar , 2018  

SOUTHEAST   GT Baka4moe, UCF Gahtzu, and UCF drunksloth – 2nd, 1st, and 3rd in Melee singles (photo credit – Brandon Cooke, RecursionGG)   Melee Crews Bracket Winners Singles Bracket Winners University of Central Florida Georgia Tech [UCF] Gahtzu (Captain Falcon) [GT] baka4moe (Peach) [UCF] drunksloth (Ice Climbers)   We knew UCF was going to […]

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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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