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November 24, 2020

Nintendo’s Controversial Relationship with Smash and #FreeMelee

Nintendo recently sent a cease and desist order to The Big House, one of the longest-running esports tournaments. The coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancelation of several fighting game community tournaments, including Big House’s original plans for a July event. The delayed Big House event was to take place online in December using Slippi, a […]

November 24, 2020

VALORANT Champions Tour, global esports in 2021

Riot Games goes global as it unveils a new VALORANT tournament series in 2021, VALORANT Champions Tour. VCT will commence around January and end in December 2021. Available worldwide, the tournament series features competitions in every major region. This competitive series aims to provide accessibility and opportunity to all who seek to make their mark. […]

November 24, 2020

PUBG Mobile announces $14M esports program in 2021

PUBG Mobile makes headlines today as it unveils a major esports program coming this 2021 alongside sponsors Qualcomm Technologies, Mountain Dew and OnePlus. Announced at the PUBG Mobile Global Championships (PMGC), the newest program boasts a grand prize pool of $14 million, making it the biggest competitive series run in mobile esports history. PUBG Mobile […]

November 24, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege updates esports roadmap and delays World Cup

Ubisoft released some updates on the roadmap for upcoming Rainbow Six Siege esports events in 2020 and 2021. These updates cover Regional Finals 2020, the Six Invitational 2021, and the Rainbow Six World Cup. An update on Rainbow Six Esports competitions for 2020, as well as part of 2021. Read more about upcoming regional finals, […]

November 23, 2020

Rell, the Iron Maiden and new League of Legends champion

League of Legends announced a new champion this morning, Rell, the Iron Maiden and the latest support. Rell, The Iron Maiden This heavy-armored battle maiden rides a furious storm of steel into every fight. Learn more about her metalmancing abilities in the thread below! pic.twitter.com/zOgHRZHTSF — League of Legends (@LeagueOfLegends) November 23, 2020 Rell, the […]

November 23, 2020

Totino’s announce Black Ops Brawl tournament

Earlier today, Pizza company and Call of Duty Sponsor Totino’s announced they will host a competitive CoD tournament, Black Ops Brawl: Call of Duty Invitational. Black Ops Brawl: Call of Duty Invitational This tournament will pit multiple teams against each other, which includes eight players from the Minnesota Rokkr as well as Call of Duty […]

November 21, 2020

The Esports Awards 2020 Winners

After revealing the nominees earlier this year, The Esports Awards 2020 finally took place and awarded the best in the industry. The Esports Awards 2020 is over and fans finally have our lucky list of winners. Many notable individuals were crowned, from publishers like Riot Games receiving more than one trophy, to esports legends like […]

November 21, 2020

StudioGYO, a new esports idea and platform

Harena Data and MetaMedia, an entertainment technology company, announced the two are now partnered together. The partnership comes in the form of StudioGYO powered by MetaMedia, a new strategy to deliver esports content. StudioGYO Powered by MetaMedia StudioGYO will primarily create and deliver esports events and tournaments. Because of the global pandemic, StudioGYO plans to […]

November 20, 2020

PUBG Global Invitational.S announced with $3.5M prize

Today, PUBG Corporation has announced that it will host an esports festival, PUBG Global Invitational.S (PGI.S), alongside its subsidiary, Krafton Inc in South Korea. Lasting eight weeks, the event runs from February 2 to March 28, 2021, and features a prize pool of $3.5 million. Only the best will attend as 32 teams participate in […]

November 20, 2020

Cloud9 officially signs Perkz from G2 Esports

Cloud9 has announced the acquisition of Luka “Perkz” Perković from G2 Esports, making this the biggest move in western League of Legends esports history. The storied veteran joins the North American powerhouse after the departure of Yasin “Nisqy” Dinçer, who will likely join Fnatic. We are bringing the most accomplished and most impactful Western player […]