Browsing tag: esports

What Is eSports Betting? News 0

News 0 Image: Pixabay You might not be aware, but betting on eSports is becoming a big deal. Competitive video gaming has surged in popularity around the world – as we know full well – and subsequently, there are a growing number of betting markets available to people to bet on for eSports events and tournaments. The […]

ESports Being Added to Official Medal Sport in South East Asian Games News 0

News 0 If you fancy eSports as a real sport, then you’ll love this latest bit of development. The inclusion of competitive video gaming as a medal sport in next year’s South East Asian (SEA) Games has been confirmed. To be held in the Philippines next year, the announcement was made by Foreign Affairs Secretary and Philippines […]

Cloud9 Mid Laner Jensen Heads to Team Liquid for Upcoming League of Legends Season News 0

News 0 Just weeks after making it to the semi-finals of the League of Legends World Championship, a feat that hasn’t been done by a North American team in seven years, Cloud9 is shaking up ‘NA’s last hope’ roster by trading mid laner Nicolaj “Jensen” Jensen to Team Liquid. Cloud9 announced the roster change in a blog […]

Cloud9 Become First North American CS:GO Team to win Major Championship News 0

News 0 Cloud9 has become the first North American Counter Strike: Global Offensive team to win Valve’s Major championship, beating out the favored European superteam FaZe Clan to claim the title. Many fans of CS:GO were left on the edge of their seat as Cloud9 mounted an incredible journey to finals, a feat only achieved once before […]

Overwatch League Had Over 400,000 Viewers in First Day News 2

News 2 It’s no secret that people love Blizzard’s Overwatch. And it’s also no secret that a lot of people watch competitive gaming and eSports. Combine the two and you have a recipe for success, and that’s what happened yesterday. In the first day of the Overwatch League where the Seoul Dynasty took on the Dallas Fuel, […]

Japan Now Issuing Pro Licenses to eSports Players, Here’s the First Wave of Games to Have ‘Em News 0

News 0 There’s no denying that eSports is now a big part of gaming whether you like it or not; and now Japan has recognized how legitimate it is by starting to issue “pro licenses” to pro players starting in 2018. This is being done to bypass Japan’s strict gambling laws, so that the pros are separated […]

Call of Duty World League 2018 Reveal Happening This Wednesday News 0

News 0 Call of Duty eSports fans, mark your calendars as the Call of Duty World League 2018 season will get an official reveal this Wednesday. This was announced by the Call of Duty eSports Twitter account, which also showed off this year’s logo. This Wednesday, join us at 11am PT/2pm ET as we reveal the 2018 […]

ESL Rainbow Six Siege Pro League Season 3 Has Started, Here’s What You Need to Know News 0

News 0 Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Siege might be the next big esports title, but it can’t go anywhere in the world of professional gaming unless you’ve got someone, or something, running the championships for it. On Monday, Season 3 of year 2 for ESL’s Siege Pro League started, and it’s full of great matches for a splendid […]

Call of Duty World League Championship 2017 Won by Optic Gaming News 0

News 0 In a press release, Activision has announced that eSports team Optic Gaming has won the Call of Duty World League Championship (CWL) for 2017. Hosted by Major League Gaming (MLG) in partnership with Activision, Optic Gaming won against Team Envy  and pocketed a cool $1.5 million of the season’s $4 million prize pool. CWL Championship […]

The International 2017 Champions for Dota 2 Are Team Liquid News 0

News 0 Professional gamers keep on making bank! At The International 7 Dota 2 tournament, Team Liquid has claimed victory over the $24 million prize pool and will collect the team’s share of $10.8m! Coming through the loser’s bracket, Team Liquid managed to sweep (3-0) Team Newbee, and is also the first team to win after losing […]

Call of Duty World League Championship 2017 Livestream, Standings and Schedule News 14

News 14 Call of Duty and eSports fans have a lot to look forward to this weekend, as the Call of Duty World League Championship 2017 has already begun, and that means lots of professional fragging.  The prize pot for the event is a cool $1.5 million, which will be fought over by 32 teams. It’s once […]

Activision Announces $3 Million ‘Call of Duty World League’ With Pro and Challenge Divisions News 3

News 3 Activision aims to take Call of Duty eSports to the next level with the announcement of a new league, featuring multiple divisions, that will up the total potential prize winnings to $3 million USD and include a wider, larger audience. “The Call of Duty World League will feature multiple divisions—a Pro Division and a Challenge […]

Treyarch Presents New Black Ops 3 Competitive Features, PlayStation The ‘New Home of Call of Duty eSports’ News 13

News 13 At Gamescom 2015, Call of Duty developer Treyarch took the opportunity to present the highest level of competitive Black Ops 3 multiplayer while showcasing some of the brand new eSports features and improvements the studio is implementing in this year’s shooter. To help Treyarch out, professional Call of Duty players TeePee, Flexz, Merk, Tommey, Kivi, Gotaga, Censor, Buzzo […]

Treyarch To Reveal Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 eSports At Gamescom 2015 News 5

News 5 Competitive Call of Duty fans itching to find what Treyarch has in store for Black Ops 3 eSports will want to tune into special Gamescom 2015 livestream event that the studio announced today. Black Ops 3’s ‘Global eSports Reveal’ will take place inside the ESL Arena in Cologne, Germany on August 5 at 10AM PST […]

Valve to Premier ‘The Definitive E-Sports Film’ This March: “Free to Play” News 9

News 9 On March 19, Valve aims to premier a feature-length documentary that puts the of life of the world’s top e-sports players in the spotlight called Free to Play. Set during the lead up to the first Dota 2 International Tournament, the film will follow Danylo “Dendi” Ishutin from Ukraine, Benedict “HyHy” Lim from Singapore, and Clinton “Fear” Loomis […]

America’s First Dedicated eSports Arena To Be Built in Orange County, CA News 13

News 13 In downtown Santa Ana, Orange County, California, eSports Arena CEO Paul Ward and COO Tyler Endres hope to turn a 13,500 square foot hall into America’s first arena dedicated exclusively to the sport of online gaming. The building, picture below, boasts a 1,000 square foot stage, a 2,300 square foot mezzanine, and has the capacity to host 1000 […]

Call of Duty: Ghosts eSports Game Update Incoming, Patch Notes News 20

News 20 As promised last week, developers Infinity Ward are bringing a suite of brand new eSports updates to Call of Duty: Ghosts in an effort to tighten up its competitive appeal. As of this writing, the Xbox 360 is the first to receive the update outlined in a previous blog post from the studio. We expect […]

Call of Duty: Ghosts – Infinity Ward Outlines Incoming eSports Improvements News 15

News 15 Infinity Ward aims to improve competitive Call of Duty with a number of incoming updates to hit Call of Duty: Ghosts in the coming weeks. In a recent forum update on the game’s official website, Infinity Ward senior community manager Tina Palacios outlined a number of tweaks and updates currently in the works at the studio, which […]

Call of Duty: Ghosts – Infinity Ward to Debut Broadcaster Mode and eSports Settings November 22 News 13

News 13 A week or so before the game’s official launch, Call of Duty: Ghosts developers Infinity Ward teased a short video hinting at the inclusion of a Broadcaster Mode and the ability to tweak game mode settings to be more eSports-friendly. While the features didn’t make it in at launch, we will get to see it in […]

DICE Producer on Battlefield 4 eSports : “We’re Going To Make [Battlefield 4] a Sport” News 4

News 4 Battlefield 4 Producer Daniel “zh1nt0” Matros explains how the studio behind Battlefield 4 plans to make the game a ‘sport’ and allow competitive gamers to take advantage of the game’s more eSports-friendly features. Speaking to Matros at the rAge 2013 expo, YouTube personality “Ph4tso” asked where DICE hopes to take competitive play with the launch […]

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