Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Starcraft 2 – Micro and Macro Tactics

31 Aug , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina   In a deeply strategic game like Starcraft 2, it is important to understand key concepts to help improve and evolve your game. Micro and macro tactics are extremely important in Starcraft gameplay, a thorough understanding of these and how to balance them is key to victory.   (Photo Credit: Blizzard)   […]

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DOTA,Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Dota 2-The limitations of strong heroes

30 Aug , 2018  

By: Charles Harrison   It’s no secret that Zeus, Pudge, and Warlock are pretty strong these days. Zeus’ Nimbus is like a second better ultimate, Warlock’s Shadow Word is invaluable in the laning phase while Chaotic Offering is one of the strongest counter-initiation spells in the game, and even pros have trouble getting used to […]

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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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Collegiate Starleague

New Champions Crowned in CSL Smash After National Finals

29 Aug , 2018  

    In the year that passed since last Shine and the unveiling of the CSL Smash circuit, 183 teams have celebrated victories and defeats on the grueling path to national finals. The prize pool of $15,000 per game loomed overhead, ready for a worthy college to seize it.   In Super Smash Bros. Melee, […]

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Call of Duty,Video Games

WGN Braintrust – Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Beta Impressions

29 Aug , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina The moment Call of Duty fans have been waiting for is here, the Black Ops 4 beta has arrived! It includes 4 gameplay modes, 10 playable specialists and 6 maps featuring new weapons and equipment. Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   WGN takes a deep dive into all the beta […]

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Featured,PES,Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Changes And New Features In PES 2019

28 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Konami has detailed the changes and new features for PES 2019.  As the eighteenth title of the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise, the upcoming football-simulation game focuses on delivering stunning graphics, and strides to become the most authentic football experience in games. Represent your country and play PES 19 in WESG 2018 […]

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Hearthstone,Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Piloting Paladin – Hearthstone Hero Guide

27 Aug , 2018  

This article was contributed to by Legend Player Denny “IBMYOU” Park. If you’re new to Hearthstone the Paladin hero is one of the best heroes to learn the game with. Armed with both powerful weapons and minions, playing Paladin will help you gain a better understanding of many of the fundamental mechanics that are the […]

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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy – PES 2019 Demo Impressions

27 Aug , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina   Rejoice football fans, the new season of Pro Evolution Soccer is here and Konami has marked PES 2019 ’s upcoming release with a playable demo. WGN is here to give you an in-depth look at all the changes to help you keep a leg up on the competition.   Represent your […]

Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy – PES 19 – Big Gameplay Changes Coming to the Pitch

24 Aug , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina Get ready football fans, Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) is returning to the pitch this year with a slew of improvements and changes to it’s gameplay. This will have a big impact on the pro and amateur scene as it will change attacking and defending fundamentals on the field. Represent your country and […]

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Counter Strike,Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: CS:GO Map Control- Abusing Spawns to Take Banana Control

23 Aug , 2018  

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Written by: Zach McGinnis   Once known as Friberg’s palace, de_inferno’s banana is one of the most ruthless, exciting, and iconic choke-points in Counter-Strike history. Of course, now that it’s been widened in the map’s newest iteration it’s somewhat less of a cold mistress for a T-side to flirt with; however, just a few quick nades […]

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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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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy – FIFA 19 – Changes Coming to the Pitch

21 Aug , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina   FIFA 19 has some big changes this year in both gameplay and format that could have a big impact on the pro scene. World Gaming Network is here to break it down so come match day, you are ready to play.   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   Champions […]

Collegiate Starleague

A Year In Review: How They Got Here [MELEE]

20 Aug , 2018  

  In the time since CSL Smash’s debut announcement at Shine 2017, over 180 schools have thrown their hats into the ring for a shot at the 2018 national championship.   Only eight currently survive.   Four of these eight teams are comprised of the strongest collegiate Super Smash Bros. Melee players in the country, […]

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Hearthstone,Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Mastering Mid-Range Hearthstone Deck Archetype

20 Aug , 2018  

This article was contributed to by Legend Player Denny “IBMYOU” Park. Ah the Mid-Range deck. One of the best for new players learning the game and made especially for those who prefer the quick and dirty slugfest over the more long and drawn out technical match. As the name of the decks suggest, successfully executing […]

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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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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Rocket League How to take winning shots

17 Aug , 2018  

Written by Jon Scarr   Rocket League is all about scoring goals, and sometimes it’s not quite as easy as it looks. There are many ways to score goals. I’ve come up with some tips that will give you more opportunities to put the ball in the net and give your team that go-ahead goal. […]

Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy – Madden 19 – Big Gameplay Changes Coming to the Gridiron

17 Aug , 2018  

Madden NFL 19 is now on WorldGaming. Join a Tournament Today!   In the meantime, learn about all the gameplay changes in Madden NFL 19 below.   Written By: Matthew Rondina   Huddle up and get ready for an all new season of Madden! Gameplay changes introduced this year look to give you greater control […]

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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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Featured Gamers,Tournaments,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Canadian Challenge Caster – Liefx

15 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Brody “Liefx” Moore is lending his analysis and casting insights during WorldGaming Network’s Rocket League Canadian Challenge on August 19th. Brody is a longtime voice of the community.  He began casting for small grassroots tournaments and created his own Rocket League centric podcast; The Rocket League Dojo.  Presently, Brody is a […]

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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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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Getting the most out of the Odd Paladin decks in Hearthstone

13 Aug , 2018  

This article was contributed to by Legend Player Denny “IBMYOU” Park. As one of the cheaper top tier decks in the current meta game, the Odd Paladin deck has become incredibly popular. This deck can be crafted for less than 6000 total dust making it possible for even newer players to use but has been […]

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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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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy – NHL 19 – RPM Skating Technology, A Game Changer?

7 Aug , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina NHL 19 is exploding out of the gate this year with a completely overhauled skating system, inspired by one of the most agile players in the game, Connor McDavid.   Join the Leafs Gaming League on WorldGaming today   The system promises increased responsiveness and to be more visually authentic than ever […]

Video Games

WGN – Brain Trust – NHL 19 Beta Impressions

3 Aug , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina Rejoice virtual hockey fans, the NHL 19 open beta has arrived!   Join the Leafs Gaming League on WorldGaming today   WGN is here to breakdown all the new modes and mechanics the beta brings to the rink. Lace up those skates and get ready for a deep dive that will have […]