February 12, 2020

Top CS:GO teams to look out for in 2020

Esports has a lot to look forward to in 2020 with some top CS:GO teams. The scene is constantly developing and this year brings new and high potential teams. They may not be world-beaters, yet, but the potential is there for these teams to reach greatness in 2020. FaZe Clan Whilst they looked troubled for […]

February 6, 2020

2020 Overwatch League preview

Season 3 for the 2020 Overwatch League kicks off this weekend at 1 PM EST  in New York on Saturday, Feb 8. Unlike previous seasons, OWL will no longer be available to watch on Twitch, moving instead to an exclusivity contract with Youtube. Alongside these changes Blizzard has implemented a slew of format changes designed […]

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 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 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 […]

January 2, 2020

Esports in 2019

2019 may seem like it ended fast, but for esports, it seemed endless. Huge business deals, the formation of a new league, record-breaking numbers, and even more growth in the esports industry. As 2020 approaches, fans will appreciate what occurred for esports in 2019. Business Esports in 2019 couldn’t have asked for a better year […]

December 31, 2019

Will Astralis dominate IEM Katowice again?

Danish powerhouse Astralis will bid to reassert their dominance over the CS:GO scene when they head to IEM Katowice on February 25. Dev1ce, dupreeh, gla1ve, Magisk and Xyp9x ended 2019 in their usual positions at the top of the HLTV world rankings after storming the Berlin Starladder Major. That provided the catalyst for a string […]

December 3, 2019

CS:GO Plans for 2020

The end of 2019 has been a great time for CS:GO fans. Operation Shattered Web brings a plethora of new content to the game, though some of it is controversial. Tournament organizers still provide fans with a packed calendar in December. With the new year less than a month away, what is there to look […]

November 6, 2019

IEM Katowice adds $400K StarCraft 2 tournament

ESL announced a $400 thousand StarCraft 2 tournament at IEM Katowice 2020 to mark ten years of StarCraft 2 tournaments at ESL. StarCraft 2 was one of the first competitive esports titles. The fact that Blizzard continues to support it means the game still has a thriving esports community. Last weekend, the World Championship Series […]

October 16, 2019

Overwatch Contenders Gauntlet champion crowned

Element Mystic defeated Atlanta Academy on Sunday, October 13, taking home the trophy at the Overwatch Contenders Gauntlet final. The final two matches of the tournament showed unexpected results. Firstly, the loser’s bracket, which saw the Korean team, RunAway, face off against North American team Atlanta Academy, finished with a heartbreaking loss for RunAway. But […]

October 5, 2019

Huge scandal with the FIFA 20 Global Series

From pro players switching teams, to major changes in the 2020 season, to EA leaking personal data of players. The FIFA 2020 Global Series experiences a lot of drama for a tournament yet to start.  On October 9, EA Sports announced the start of the FIFA 20 Global Series. But the much anticipated FIFA season […]

September 28, 2019

San Francisco Shock CEO Andy Miller knows his team will win

“So… looking forward to a big day on Sunday and hopefully I’ll get to talk to you all from the winner’s podium,” said Andy Miller, founder and chief executive officer of Overwatch League franchise San Francisco Shock, during Press Day. The Overwatch League Grand Finals mark the end of Season 2 and feature the second-seeded […]

September 26, 2019

Riot announces competitive TFT for 2020

Teamfight Tactics, the new League of Legends game mode, received some criticism from the community recently. Many content creators worry for the future of the promising game, seeing viewership statistics drop rapidly after the first month. Viewership of the game dropped 40 percent in just 14 days. Despite these drops, prominent organizations such as Cloud9, […]

September 25, 2019

Pick’ems returning to Worlds 2019

After massive success in Season Eight, Pick’ems make a triumphant return for Worlds 2019. Visit pickem.lolesports.com on October 9 to get started. Pick’ems go live before the start of Group Stage on October 9, and prior to Knockout Stage, starting on October 21. Pick’ems require completion before the start of each corresponding event. Players finding […]

July 25, 2019

The Overwatch League announces plans to continue the regionalization experiment in 2020

The Overwatch League has finally announced how they are going to begin transitioning towards moving OWL games to home cities in the same way traditional sports operates.  When the OWL became the first esport to go fully geo-localized, no one knew how they were going to do it. That’s because, unlike traditional sports which stay […]

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