November 4, 2019

Team USA take Overwatch Cup with Dominant Performance

This weekend BlizzCon returned and with it the Overwatch World Cup (OWC). The balance to the Overwatch League’s more club-based competition, the OWC pits national teams against each other. Not surprisingly, the countries with the most OWL players tend to have an edge in this tournament. This doesn’t mean there can’t be upsets though and, […]

October 2, 2019

Largest esports center in Southern Hemisphere announced

AUSTRALIA—Multinational architecture company Populous has announced plans for the largest esports complex in the southern hemisphere. In a recent blog post, the company delved into some of the details. Fortress Melbourne, as the venue will be called, is to be 2,700 meters-squared (29,000 foot-squared) and will span across two floors. Something for everyone The complex […]

September 25, 2019

Australian authorities investigate esports corruption

Sydney, Australia—ABC News has reported that Victoria Police are pursuing multiple esports related criminal investigations. One of the most shocking allegations is what the Victoria Police Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit has uncovered. The Intelligence unit received information that the owner of an Australian Overwatch Contenders team may have ties to organized crime. Possible match-fixing shatters integrity […]

September 5, 2019

Renegades Defeat ENCE in StarLadder Berlin’s Biggest Upset Yet

In the very first quarterfinal of the CS:GO StarLadder Berlin Major’s Champions Stage, the 8th seeded Renegades defeat ENCE, 1st seeded, in dominating 2-0 fashion. Vetos took the squads to Mirage and Nuke, the former being Renegade’s map. The Aussie team took flight with a one-sided 11-4 T half performance. They then cleaned up on […]