Video Games

WGN Braintrust – NBA 2K19 – Elite Players

15 Oct , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina   NBA 2K19 is almost upon us, and with it comes the highly sought after player rankings. These are the NBA elite that you’ll want to stack your MyTeam lineup with, and build a franchise around. As the season progresses each player’s ratings can fluctuate depending on their on-court performance, so keep […]

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Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Shane Talbot Interview – Reflections on Raptors Uprising GC’s First Season

10 Oct , 2018  

Written By: Matthew Rondina WGN sat down with Shane Talbot, MLSE esports Manager at the Bell Fibe House in Toronto to discuss the Raptors Uprising GC’s inaugural season. Uprising’s first foray into 2K League saw the team make the first round of the playoffs and win an award for community engagement. Play NBA 2K19 on […]

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Video Games

WGN Braintrust – Interview with eMLS Pro Phil Balke

9 Oct , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina   Toronto recently played host to Red Bull AdrenaLAN presented by Bell, an event that had many faces of the esports world converge on the city. Philip Balke was a headlining athlete for the event, recognized as one of Canada’s elite FIFA players and Toronto FC‘s first esports pro.   Join an […]

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eSports,Featured,Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Vainglory Beginner Class Guide

5 Oct , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari If you are new to Vainglory, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed when looking at the hero selection.  Over 30 characters with different traits and abilities.  How does one choose from so many?   Represent your country and play Vainglory in WESG 2018   We’re going to break it down […]

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Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Chris “Detoxys” Doyle Interview – The Raptors Uprising Experience

2 Oct , 2018  

Written By: Matthew Rondina World Gaming Network was able to catch up with Christopher “Detoxys” Doyle, professional NBA 2K player.   Play NBA 2K19 on WorldGaming today   In 2K League’s inaugural season he played for the Raptors Uprising GC, putting up a ton of points and assists as one of the best Power Forwards […]

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Announcements,eSports,NHL

Leafs Gaming League Launches for Fans

1 Oct , 2018  

Virtual puck drops on latest venture from Toronto Maple Leafs and WorldGaming Network   Join the Leafs Gaming League on WorldGaming today   TORONTO, ON, October 1, 2018 – Today, the Toronto Maple Leafs and WorldGaming Network announced Leafs Gaming League, an online ladder for EA SPORTS NHL 19 fans and competitive gamers. Registration opens […]

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Video Games

WGN Authority Report – Madden 19’s Top 5 Rated Quarter Backs

1 Oct , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina   It’s time huddle up and countdown Madden 19’s top 5 QBs, keeping you ahead of the play come game day.   Play Madden NFL 19 on WorldGaming today   Breaking down the best on the gridiron will help you decide on which team to roll with in head-to-head, online match ups, […]

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eSports,Featured,starcraft II

WGN Strategy Academy: Starcraft II Resource Management Tips and Tricks

28 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari A very important aspect of Starcraft II is building economy.  Economy is the fundamental aspect that can make or break any game.   Represent your country and play StarCraft 2 in WESG 2019   Whether you play competitively or just for fun, having enough resources to build your infantry and expansions […]

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Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Interview – William Ho – NHL 19 Creative Director

27 Sep , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina   Join the Leafs Gaming League on WorldGaming today   WGN was able to get the inside edge on NHL 19 with William Ho, Creative Director for the series. We discussed big changes from NHL ONES, RPM Skating tech and the impact all these changes will have on the pro scene. Read […]

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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy – Madden 19 – Top 5 Elite Wide Receivers

26 Sep , 2018  

by:Matthew Rondina   World Gaming is here to breakdown the top 5 Wide Receivers (WRs) in Madden 19, giving you the ultimate edge come game day.   Play Madden NFL 19 on WorldGaming today   One of the biggest offensive weapons on the field is the Quarter Back and an effective Wide Receiver, luckily there […]

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Video Games

WGN Braintrust – Eric “Ryoya” Dong – DOTA 2 – Interview

25 Sep , 2018  

By Matthew Rondina   Toronto played host to the first ever Red Bull AdrenaLAN presented by Bell, a unique showcase of pro tech and talent.   Represent your country and play DOTA 2 in WESG 2018   The event brought multi-titled esports competition together under one roof, along with many other facets of the pro […]

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Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Yusuf Abdulla – Raptors Uprising GC – Season Wrap Up

24 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Matthew Rondina WGN was able to catch up with NBA 2K esports athlete Yusuf Abdulla at the Bell Fibe House in Toronto. Abdulla shared his thoughts on the Raptors Uprising’s inaugural season in the 2K league and what’s to come next season with NBA 2K19. Play NBA 2K19 on WorldGaming today   What […]

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Video Games

Vainglory – Strategy Academy – Is this the MOBA for You? 

21 Sep , 2018  

Written By:Matthew Rondina   Vainglory has stormed the esports scene, offering a heavy strategy fix in a 5v5 team based MOBA. If you are looking for your next gaming conquest WGN is here to help get you get started with an in-depth beginner’s guide to the VG universe.   Represent your country and play Vainglory […]

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eSports

LG UltraGear Presents WGN Strategy Academy: Welcome to the Boomsday Project

20 Sep , 2018  

Hearthstone released a new official expansion yesterday entitled The Boomsday Project, which adds 135 cards to the official standard play set. These new cards introduce a new effect to the game called magnetic, it is exclusive to mech minions and allows them to be merged. In order to activate the magnetic effect, place a minion […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Fighting Games

WGN Authority Report: September 19th

19 Sep , 2018  

It was a relatively quiet week in esports with the most notable action being the third round of Overwatch World Cup Qualifiers and some Fighting Game competitions featuring Street Fighter and Tekken while the CS:GO FACEIT Major that kicked off last week finished its second of three stages. The slow pace won’t be the case […]

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Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy – NBA 2K19 – Gear Up For A New Season

19 Sep , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina   The NBA 2K series makes its return this season celebrating 20 years of pushing the limits of what a sports video game title can be. NBA 2K made it’s storied debut on the Sega Dreamcast in 1999, offering groundbreaking visuals and controls, the series has continued to innovate ever since. With […]

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eSports,Featured,Video Games

LG UltraGear Presents WGN Strategy Academy: Vainglory’s Anka and Update 3.5 Details

14 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Vainglory’s recent patch not only seeks to balance items and gameplay, but brings a few quality of life changes.  Additionally, a brand new character in the form as a deadly assassin is available.   Represent your country and play Vainglory in WESG 2018   Anka Vainglory’s patch Update 3.5 introduces Anka, […]

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Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Interview – Tony Flame, Expert Game Designer, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

13 Sep , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina WGN was able to speak with Tony Flame, Expert Game Designer on Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 during Fan Expo Canada. Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   He works primarily on the game’s multiplayer experience, and across the game’s other modes. Flame is responsible for how all the gameplay […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Events

WGN Authority Report: September 12th

12 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Dave Throop   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   The past week was one of the most action packed esports weekends in this entire calendar year. There was such a wide variety of high level competitions taking place that every esports fan had some incredible action to enjoy. Between a premier […]

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Video Games

WGN – Strategy Academy – Starcraft 2 – Terran, Zerg or Protoss?

11 Sep , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina   In the intergalactic battle for supremacy only one race can emerge victorious in the Starcraft universe. There are a total of 3 races to choose from but each one varies greatly, with their own unique play styles.   Represent your country and play StarCraft 2 in WESG 2019   Which one […]

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Counter Strike,Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: CS:GO – How to be a better teammate by giving good information

6 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Zach McGinnis   Communication in any team sport is essential for success. Communication is one of, if not the most important factor in a team performing greater as a group than as a sum of its parts. Fnatic’s new in-game leader Richard “Xizt” Landström recently said in an interview that he believes the […]

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Fortnite,Video Games

Fortnite Battle Royale Beginner’s Guide

5 Sep , 2018  

We are very excited to announce that Fortnite is now on WorldGaming. Join a tournament today!   Make sure to check out our Beginners Guide below.     Join a Fortnite tournament on WorldGaming today   Written By Paul Hunter At over 40 million players, Fortnite Battle Royale is now the world’s largest battle royale […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Events,Fighting Games,Video Games

WGN Authority Report: September 5th

5 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Dave Throop   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   The last week of August was a busy one in the world of esports with CS:GO, Fighting Game and Fornite fans all getting plenty of high level competition to satisfy their entertainment needs. There is quite a bit to delve into so […]

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starcraft II,Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: Starcraft 2 – How to Launch Your Intergalactic Pro Career

4 Sep , 2018  

By: Matthew Rondina StarCraft, the classic Real Time Strategy series, centres on a futuristic battle between 3 species locked in a galactic battle for superiority. The factions are the human exiles known as Terrans, insectoid Zerg and finally the technologically advanced Protoss. Represent your country and play StarCraft 2 in WESG 2019   As the […]

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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,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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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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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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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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