eSports,Video Games

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Hexo

19 Sep , 2017  

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Hexo

Written By: Steve Vegvari   Hailing from Quebec, Hexo has been on the scene for a long time. For over eight years, Hexo has had multiple roles including manager, organizer and of course; competitor. Hexo has transitioned himself from being involved in both League of Legends and Heroes of The Storm to now focusing on […]

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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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Video Games

NuckleDu donates DreamHack Montreal winnings to Hurricane Irma relief

13 Sep , 2017  

(Orginally published on dotesports)   Du “NuckleDu” Dang got a win on Sunday that will benefit people in ways far more important than esports.   NuckleDu won the Street Fighter V tournament at DreamHack Montreal on Sunday. Afterwards, he tweeted out a pledge to donate his winnings towards Hurricane Irma relief efforts.   NuckleDu took […]

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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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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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eSports,Video Games

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile – Exi

11 Sep , 2017  

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile - Exi

Written By: Steve Vegvari   Exi has been embroiled in the Overwatch competition since the early days of the beta. After discovering what eSports may have in story for him, he has committed the time to honing his skills. Exi loves the notion of bouncing between roles, but often finds himself fulfilling the tank position. […]

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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,Video Games

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile – Verbo

5 Sep , 2017  

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile - Verbo

Written By: Steve Vegvari Verbo in a Italian-Canadian player from Toronto, Ontario. Playing on the Immortals team, Verbo contributes in a strong support role. His career has taken him and his team to winning the Overwatch Winter Premiere in 2016, the Overwatch Carbon Series tournaments and Overwatch Contenders. His passion for the game and focus […]

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Tournaments

September Tournaments

31 Aug , 2017  

The latest video game tournaments are here, #WGNation! See below for all the titles and tournaments happening in September.   Never played in video game tournaments on WorldGaming? Make your free account right here. Once you’ve made your account, login and head to the tournaments page.   Sports Cups In September, play in Cups for Madden […]

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Fighting Games,Tournaments

Street Fighter V Gauntlet Overview (September 2017)

31 Aug , 2017  

Show off your SFV on PS4 skills by playing in the WorldGaming Street Fighter V Gauntlet, and win your share of $300! Every day in September you can enter Street Fighter V Gauntlet brackets for PS4, and earn medals based on how you place. At the end of the month the players with the most […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Infinity

29 Aug , 2017  

Written by: Steve Vegvari While Inifinity has only been on the Super Smash Bros. scene for a few years, he has begun to build quite a name for himself. While balancing a life of school and competition, Infinity is dead set on etching his name in the Ontario Smash community. In the past month he […]

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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,Featured Gamers,WorldGaming

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: Raziek

24 Aug , 2017  

Written by: Steve Vegvari Raziek hails from the East Coast of Canada. Currently ranked in the top position in Nova Scotia, Raziek clearly has quite the fondness of the Super Smash Bros. franchise and has had a long lineage of competing going back all the way to 2008. Read more in our Professional Player Profile […]

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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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Video Games

Nintendo Switch eSports Potential

10 Aug , 2017  

Nintendo Switch: ESports Potential_header

By:Matthew Rondina   The Nintendo Switch is positioned for an entry into the competitive gaming scene, adding a new layer of interest for on-the-go eSports enthusiasts. Read about Nintendo Switch eSports Potential.   Some of Nintendo’s 1st party lineup and select indie offerings have games that fit into the professional gaming realm perfectly. The portability […]

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eSports

WorldGaming eSports Professional Player Profile: BreaD

9 Aug , 2017  

Written by: Steve Vegvari BreaD has only been involved in the Super Smash Bros. eSports community for a few years. Having just recently placed seventh during the Game Land Super Smash Bros. WiiU tournament during NXNE, BreaD is determined to continue striving towards reaching first place. After finding inspiration from one documentary, the Ontario based […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

SonicFox Takes Defend The North Title

8 Aug , 2017  

SonicFox Takes Defend The North Title_header

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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eSports

Canadian eSport Indies on the Rise

6 Aug , 2017  

Canadian eSport Indies on the Rise

Written by Matthew Rondina   Indie gaming showcases around Toronto have been showing off titles that have the potential to become the next indie eSports smash hits akin to Rocket League. Read more about Canadian eSport Indies on the Rise.   The annual Level Up Toronto indie gaming showcase featured eSports titles with big future […]

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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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Tournaments

Monthly Leaderboards (August 2017)

28 Jul , 2017  

This August, play in leaderboards to win cash prizes!   ELO Leaderboards All leaderboards use the ELO system, so your leaderboard rating is based on whether you win or lose, as well as on your opponents’ ratings. Your rating will increase faster if you beat opponents with high ratings.   After you join a leaderboard, […]

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eSports

eSports Hardware Profile: Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament Headset and Tactical Audio Control

26 Jul , 2017  

Written by Matthew Rondina The Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament Headset has been custom built with the eSport athlete in mind, delivering on every level when it comes to raw audio performance and design. The price of the headset itself is steep at $299 (CAD) but if you are looking for audio hardware that will […]

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