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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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Canadian Challenge Finalist – Dauntless

2 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari The WorldGaming Network’s Rocket League Canadian Challenge finals is inching closer and closer to its August 19th arrival.  Dauntless is our next qualifying team in the spotlight. Made up of three up and coming players, Comp leads his team as captain alsong side LjRH and Koho.  All three players have been […]

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Featured Gamers,Tournaments,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Canadian Challenge Caster – Stax

1 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Sean “Stax” Stackhouse will be coming to the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto, Ontario on August 19th.  He will be sitting in the caster chair during the WorldGaming Network’s Rocket League Canadian Challenge finals, providing excellent commentary and analysis during the event. Sean has been a voice of the community for many […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: FlamE

31 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari   I spoke with Jack “FlamE” Pearton about how he got his start in Rocket League.  The former Call of Duty hopeful player went on to pursue a future in Rocket League and focus his efforts on eSports.   FlamE previously was involved with Method and ranked second during the Gfinity […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Caliburn’s Islands of Nyne Impressions

30 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Battle Royale is a term that has exploded in the past year.  From the behemoth Fortnite, to PUBG, The Culling and beyond.  Even large titles like Call of Duty and Battlefield are getting their own slice of the pie. The same can be said for indie development studio; Define Human Studios […]

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Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Kenneth “Kenny” Hailey – Raptors Uprising GC

27 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Matthew Rondina   WGN was able to catch up with NBA 2K esports athlete Kenneth “Kenny” Hailey at the Bell Fibe House in Toronto, he gave us the inside on his career and what’s to come for the team.   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   (Photo:Light Imaging)   Kenny is […]

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eSports,Fighting Games,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: MVD’s Smash Ultimate Impressions

26 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari When Nintendo revealed a teaser trailer for Smash Ultimate back in March, both competitive and casual players were awestruck.  Forward to E3 2018’s Nintendo Direct and we got a whole half hour segment dedicated to Smash Ultimate.  It was fitting that none other than Masahiro Sakurai walked us through all the […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Tournaments

WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Championship Qualifier – Leviosa

23 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari WorldGaming’s Rocket League Canadian Championship is quickly advancing to the playoff round.  The qualifying team, Leviosa is taking advantage of this time to continue practising and preparing themselves for July 21st. The Quebec-based Rocket League team is comprised of Luckyman, Null and team captain Alexandre “Atomas” Corriveau.  While the three players […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: FreaKii

20 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Sandro Holzwarth has been on the eSports scene for just over a year and a half.  The German Rocket League player has shown real grit and determination.  This is what helped Mock-it reach the Rocket League Championship Series S4 finals late last year. Sandro has a lot on his plate as […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,NBA 2K,Tournaments

WGN Authority Report: July 17th

17 Jul , 2018  

It was another busy week in esports with regular seasons winding down and playoffs just getting started. The Overwatch league playoffs have begun sending two of the six qualifying teams home while the NBA2K League held its second mid-season invitational. Meanwhile FPS fans were treated to some great Call of Duty action. With so much to […]

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eSports,Quake,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Phaze’s Quake Champions Impressions

16 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Quake Champions is still a very young competitive title.  Up until 2017, Quake players would have to travel to QuakeCon or attend grassroots LAN events to get their fix of Quake. Now, Quake Champions has begun to fill the void and deliver a online twitch-shooter.  In its infancy, Quake Champions struggled […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Tournaments

WGN Brain Trust: Rocket League Championship Qualifier Interview – Poutine

5 Jul , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari WorldGaming’s Rocket League Canadian Championships is well underway.  As the online qualifiers come to an end, Silhouette’s team is one of many teams progressing to the Online Playoffs on July 21st. Sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge today Play in the Rocket League Canadian Challenge for your piece of […]

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eSports,Video Games

WGN Game Theory: Can Rocket League Attract The General Audience?

3 Jul , 2018  

Written By Steve Vegvari The topic of conversation is one the eSports community has on a regular basis.  ‘Will this game bring in the general audience?’  I believe that very game has been under our nose since 2015; Rocket League.     Sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge today   Play in the […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Snaski

29 Jun , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Nicolai “Snaski” Andersen is a Rocket League player from Denmark. Currently on the Fnatic roster, he plays alongside Maestro and Sikii.  Snaski began his break in eSports when Rocket League first launched. In 2017, Snaski and Fnatic powered through RLCS Season 4 EU and walked away with the first place title.  […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WGN Brain Trust: Iridium

19 Jun , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Ted “Iridium” Smith is an up and coming eSports competitor.  The 20 year old Cleveland based player has spent the last two years engaged in the Rocket League eSports community.  During his time, he played for Flux eSports, Aura Frost and SoaR Gaming. Recently, Iridium has been transitioning himself to compete […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Video Games

WGN GAME THEORY: What Changes Could Mean For Call of Duty

11 Jun , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Call of Duty has become a franchise with deep roots in the blockbuster-esc campaigns and wildly competitive online multiplayer.  Since the early days of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision and their collective development studios have worked tirelessly to create memorable experiences.  Balancing spectacular stories with a multiplayer that rewards […]

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Announcements,eSports,NBA 2K

Tournament Announcement: Uprising Weekend League Powered by WorldGaming Network

5 Jun , 2018  

Overview   The Raptors Uprising Weekend League is now open for registration. Qualifiers run on every Saturday and Sunday from June 9th to July 22nd. Sign up your team of three today to compete for $10,000 in cash.   Join the Uprising Weekend League   Check out our HOW TO PLAY video for the UWL […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

WGN BRAIN TRUST: Kritikal

31 May , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Recently, I was able to speak to professional eSports player; Nikolai Seth.  Online he may be better known as Kritikal.  I got him to tell me all about what it is like playing PUBG in the competitive space. Nikolai has quite the lineage of playing games competitively.  Coming from a four […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Featured Gamers

WGN BRAIN TRUST: MRKN_MAGIK

24 May , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari   MRKN_Magik is currently sitting on the roster of Call of Duty players on the MRKN Clan.  Magik just recently played alongside his teammates; Flawless, JHaze, and Vicious.  The team is competiting in the Call of Duty World League 2K tournaments in order to qualify for CWL Dallas.  The west coast […]

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eSports,Events

SUNLESSKHAN PRESENTS: 18 SKILLS ROCKET LEAGUE PLAYERS CAN LEARN FROM SOCCER

24 May , 2018  

We teamed up with YouTuber SunlessKhan for an exclusive Rocket League video. Check out 18 skills Rocket League players can learn from soccer players:     And don’t forget to sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge sponsored by Pizza Pops and Driving Force to win your share of $20,000 in cash and prizes. […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Featured Gamers

WGN BRAIN TRUST: CJ Kornhaus

17 May , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari   CJ Kornhaus is one of the two owners of eRa Eternity.  Based in Pennsylvania, CJ is one of two acting CEOs for the company, alongside Torontonian, Alex Arteaga.  eRa Eternity was formed back in 2012.  The basis began as a platform for Youtube montage videos and a dedicated Trickshot team.  In […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Fighting Games,Tournaments

WGN Esports Authority Report: May 16th

16 May , 2018  

The past seven days were another action packed week in the world of esports. Although the Overwatch League was on it’s final vacation week heading into the fourth and final stage, the second stage of the Call of Duty World League got underway.With the League of Legends Mid Season Invitational entering its final stage and […]

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Video Games

Authority Report: May 8th

8 May , 2018  

It was another big week for the world of esports. The Overwatch League saw its third stage come to conclusion and Texas was home to some incredible FGC action. Let’s get started. Overwatch League The third stage of the inaugural season of the Overwatch League came to an incredible conclusion last weekend, leaving only one […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

Brain Trust: Phnx

25 Apr , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Philip “Phnx” Kolmus has been keeping himself busy in the eSports industry.  He is the team manager for Syntic eSports Academy. Phnx has dipped his toes into different genres of games while competing. From Call of Duty to League of Legends.  He currently finds himself at home playing Epic’s Battle Royale […]

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Featured,GT Sport,Video Games

A Perspective On Seasoned eSports Players

20 Apr , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari On Sunday, February 25th, WorldGaming held the GT Sport Canadian Championship Finals.  The event brought in 16 of Canada’s best players in the racing genre.  Interestingly enough, the event had a wider age bracket than most eSports tournaments. People often think playing games professionally is a young man’s game.  I’ve spoken […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

Brain Trust: Ace

18 Apr , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Aaron “Ace” Elam is a long time Halo player.  Early on the eSports scene, Ace has been competing in many Halo tournaments.  He began playing Halo upon the release of Halo: Combat Evolved and began the competitive grind in 2006. Ace is most known for his time in the MLG circuit.  […]

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eSports,Featured Gamers,Video Games

Brain Trust: Frosty

11 Apr , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari Jordan “Frosty” Frost plays Rainbow Six Siege under the Revolt Gaming umbrella.  Since Frosty has joined the team, he was able to win Major League on the Xbox platform.  Things have shaken up a little since then. As PC is the only platform the Pro League supports.  Frosty has now transitioned […]

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Featured Gamers,NHL,Video Games

BRAIN TRUST: Exclusive Interview With Steve Dangle

9 Apr , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari During the Snider Hockey Cup Finals, Steve Dangle came to Philadelphia to cast the event with Faizal Khamisa.  With ties to the NHL franchise, harkening back to the days of NHL 99, Dangle brought a slew of knowledge and personality into his casting. Apart from providing play-by-play commentary during the finals, […]

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