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,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,Events,Video Games

Quakecon 2017 Recap

28 Aug , 2017  

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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  

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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,Events,Video Games

Forza World Championship Series: Showdown In Shanghai

17 Aug , 2017  

Forza World Championship Series: Showdown In Shanghai

By: Matthew Rondina (Credit: Forza RC) The Forza eSports racing scene continues to grow at a torrid pace moving from North America to Europe and now for the first time ever, arriving in Asia to crown a champion. The ChinaJoy Invitational gave drivers a shot at the Chevrolet Cup and marked the very first Forza […]

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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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eSports,Events,Video Games

SonicFox Takes Defend The North Title

8 Aug , 2017  

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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,Events,Video Games

CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs – Final Group Green Concludes

3 Aug , 2017  

CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs - Final Group Green Concludes

Image Courtesy of MLG   Action in Group Green has now concluded for the second season of the Call of Duty World League Global Pro League seeding the final two teams into the $500 000 playoffs. This was the fourth and final group to conclude play after Group Yellow finished the previous weekend.   This […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs : Group Yellow Concluded

1 Aug , 2017  

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Image Credit: MLG Action in Group Yellow has now concluded for the second season of the Call of Duty World League Global Pro League seeding yet another two squads into the $500 000 playoffs. This is the third of four groups that needed to be played out with Red and Blue taking place the two […]

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eSports,Events,Video Games

Injustice 2 Action at Dreamhack – Forever King Emerges Victorious

31 Jul , 2017  

Injustice 2 Action at Dreamhack - Forever King Emerges Victorious

Although Dreamhack Atlanta wasn’t an official stop on the Injustice 2 Pro Series, hundreds of people came out to compete for $2500 and their shot at Injustice 2 glory. The event is a solid indicator that there is strong grassroots support for the Injustice franchise and that it is finding success as an esports title. […]

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Announcements,Events

eSports Industry Awards 2016: Preview + Guests

11 Nov , 2016  

eSports Industry Awards 2016

Amer “Miracle-” al-BarqawiThe eSports Industry Awards 2016 is happening on Monday, November 21st, 2016. eSports industry professionals will come together to celebrate the achievements and network within the industry. This event is one of a kind, so expect big names to be there. Check out what the event is all about and which special guests […]

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News

IndieCade Festival 2016 Highlights and Guests [Updated]

7 Oct , 2016  

indiecade festival 2016

IndieCade Festival 2016 is over! Did you miss out on attending this year’s IndieCade Festival 2016? (AKA the international festival for independent games, for those of you not in the know.) Not to worry, we have the ultimate list of events right here, and some highlights from this year’s event! Get ready to celebrate all […]

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