January 27, 2020

The Best Places to Bet on Esports

Betting on esports is a new venture for most sportsbooks. From the early days of CS:GO skins betting to some less-than-legal third party sites to now having some of the biggest betting companies in the world dipping their toes in the digital world, betting on esports has come a long way. There are plenty of […]

January 27, 2020

Interviewing Stephanie Lindgren, Esports Photographer of the Year

  Capturing moments in time and being among those in the esports industry’s frontline of success is Stephanie Lindgren, 2019’s Esports Photographer of the Year at the Esports Awards. Stephanie is an esports photographer who’s traveled the world to the most prestigious esport events. She’s caught the emotions within and immortalized them for the world […]

January 25, 2020

Dignitas reveal CS:GO team and roster

Back in September 2019, Dignitas, formerly Team Dignitas, announced their plans to return to professional Counter-Srike: Global Offensive, a game with serious Dignitas history. They announced their roster on Tuesday and it features many familiar faces. Fans who followed the legendary Ninjas in Pyjamas roster from the past will be surprised. Calling all top #CSGO […]

January 24, 2020

League of Legends Season 10 Meta: Champion spotlights

League of Legends Season 10 is now underway. The LPL is already active, and the LCS and LEC begin this week. League’s meta evolved over the preseason and the best champions already separated themselves from the rest. The general meta is very quick and volatile. Top champions can either do large bursts of damage or […]

January 24, 2020

MTG – Huya partnership cancelled from differing views

Modern Times Group announced that they and Huya Inc. have mutually terminated negotiations related to an agreement for forming a joint venture for esports expansion into China and a minority stake in Electronic Sports League. Announced in September 2019, the joint venture would see Huya Inc. buying a $30 million stake in ESL. It would […]

January 23, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege: Six Invitational 2020

Ubisoft, home of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, hosts the first major event of the year, The Six Invitational 2020. The event will be hosted and live-streamed from February 14 to February 16. The world’s best teams will duke it out to see who will be crowned the Rainbow Six World Champion. Six Invitational Teams […]

January 22, 2020

Top 5 most awaited esports events in 2020

2019 was impressive concerning the world of esports events. Different regions around the globe hosted the most significant esports events in 2019. Almost every weekend hosted greatness, keeping fans entertained the whole year. It pushed the industry to new heights and forecasts even better events in 2020. Now, esports fans wait with high expectations for […]

January 16, 2020

What’s next in League of Legends?

In 2020, League of Legends is arguably the most popular esport title and there are quite a few reasons why. Riot Games recently held League of Legends’ 10 year anniversary and revealed a plethora of new titles. The company reached this point thanks to the success of their decade-old game. But the success of League […]

January 16, 2020

Sneaky announces full time streaming career

Zach “Sneaky” Scuderi, a player who helped build League of Legends from the ground up, revealed plans to be a full-time Cloud9 streamer after being released from his LCS contract. Future plans! pic.twitter.com/Ll3eUaqZTW — Zach Scuderi (@Sneaky) January 15, 2020 Although the off-season started months ago, Sneaky just announced his plans. His release from the […]

January 15, 2020

CS:GO Weapon Case Values

It has been seven years since the release of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s first case, an in-game cosmetics loot box for CS:GO weapon skins. While some cases retain value throughout the years, most have dropped to the lowest possible price on the Steam Marketplace of $0.03. Listed below are CS:GO’s dozens of cases, in order of […]

January 14, 2020

Team Liquid Broxah with Visa issues, Pobelter subbing?

The 2020 LCS Spring Split is just around the corner, but Team Liquid is experiencing visa issues from their latest import, Mads “Broxah” Brock-Pederson. League of Legends’ community speculates that Eugene “Pobelter” Park may substitute for the jungle position. So this sucks, there are delays processing visas for Cain, Broxah and Shernfire. We hope they […]

January 11, 2020

Let’s Make Big Moves sets the Ultimate tone In 2020

This past weekend, the first major Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament took place. Let’s Make Big Moves (LMBM) took place in New York City as the first S-tier tournament for 2020. What’s more, LMBM sets the tone for what Smash Ultimate tournaments will look like for the rest of the year. Many of the top-ranked […]

January 10, 2020

IMAX partners with esports startup Vindex

NEW YORK – Esports company Vindex has announced a new partnership with IMAX. The two companies plan to work together to offer exclusive esports content on the big screen. With more than 15 hundred IMAX theaters in more than 80 countries and territories worldwide, the team hopes to bring esports fans together, both locally and […]

January 9, 2020

WePlay! Bukovel Minor 2020 guide

WePlay! Bukovel Minor 2020 is the second Minor of the Dota Pro Circuit 19-20 (DPC) and it’s right around the corner. Starting January 9, the tournament lasts four days, ending on Jan 12. The venue for the Minor will be held at a snowy ski resort in Bukovel, Ukraine, featuring a $300 thousand prize pool […]

January 8, 2020

Forg1ven’s Return: Great Expectations

Outspoken Greek AD Carry, Konstantinos-Napoleon “FORG1VEN” Tzortziou returns to professional League of Legends after a four-year hiatus. FC Schalke 04 fans are understandably excited about the comeback, but what can they expect after such a long break? THE KING IS BACK. So excited to finally unveil the return of @FORG1VENGRE as our starting AD in […]

January 7, 2020

LPL announces Spring Split comeback

After the rise of China’s FunPlus Phoenix at Worlds 2019, League of Legends Pro League action resumes on January 13 for 2020’s season. The offseason for many LPL teams ended with reinventions and major changes to their rosters. Players and coaches moved from major regions to China. Roster Changes Team Royal Never Give Up brings […]

January 6, 2020

2020 Esports: A new competitive front

A new decade means a new beginning, especially for esports. This decade marks itself as one of the most significant decades for the professional gaming scene. The now-booming industry spent a lot to create a foundation for itself and in the process, gave awareness that it was the next big scene. Time and money were […]

January 6, 2020

Through the Eyes of the Healer: Mercy

Dr. Angela Ziegler, better known as Mercy, is a guardian angel to most and an angel of death to some. She debuted alongside 11 others when Overwatch was first announced in November 2014. Her ease of use and resurrection ability makes her a quick learn for most new players, but according to Overbuff, her overall pick […]

January 3, 2020

CS:GO peaks at the start of 2020

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive hit a player count high for 2019 and it is still growing. The peak for 2019 was 767,060 players in December and continues to grow with +1.21% of upward scaling in 2020. This sudden blast in player growth cements its relevancy in the gaming world with an average player count of 456,701 […]

January 3, 2020

2020 OWL burdens teams with big travel costs

With Blizzard’s plans for Overwatch League’s international roadshow quickly approaching, many begin to question the viability of the impending travel costs. Both physical and financial costs may be too much for players. Blizzard released this information in August 2019 along with their entire schedule for 2020. However, the conversation about the changes never made headway […]

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