May 21, 2020

Call of Duty Veteran Enable on Changes to Champs, Warzone Weekend

Ian “Enable” Wyatt is one of the true esports veterans. His career extends back over a decade and he is in a rare class of player that won major tournaments in both Halo and Call of Duty. As a CoD pro, he competed for Evil Geniuses, FaZe Clan, OpTic Gaming and 100 Thieves prior to […]

April 24, 2020

Enthusiast Gaming is at the forefront of sports push into esports

Owners of the Vancouver Canucks and the Rogers Arena, the Aquilini family first met esports when Dota 2’s The International sold out the Rogers Arena in 2018. Just months later, the family bought a spot in the Overwatch League. From that point on, they went on to acquire Luminosity Gaming and bought into the Call […]

January 28, 2020

OWL and CDL moving to YouTube Gaming for broadcasts

In a groundbreaking move for esports broadcasting, Activision Blizzard partnered with YouTube Gaming for all their future broadcasts. Esports like the Overwatch League and the recently formed Call of Duty League join this partnership. Official press release by Google: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/activision-blizzard-and-google-enter-into-multi-year-strategic-relationship-to-power-new-player-experiences-300993016.html?tc=eml_cleartime In their official announcement, Activision Blizzard is excited about the prospects of their new deal. […]

December 27, 2019

The Call of Duty League changes course on Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the league, every creature was stirring, even the mouse. In a surprising Christmas Eve decision, the Call of Duty league changed the league’s format. The original intention was for the CDL to operate like the OWL with each Homestand Weekend basically acting as regular-season matches for teams. […]

November 8, 2019

Call of Duty League: An Interview with Chicago Huntsmen Co-CEO Andy Miller

When NRG Founder Andy Miller and Hector Rodriguez teamed up as Co-CEOs, they were able to make history, forming Chicago’s first major Esports team, the Huntsmen. The team will be participating in the new Call of Duty League which will begin play in late January. Miller is also the CEO of Sacramento Kings of the […]

September 26, 2019

Activision-Bizzard locks in 12 teams for Call of Duty League

Activision-Blizzard has announced new information regarding their new format for the Call of Duty League. The league will cap out at 12 teams for their inaugural 2020 season, and the season will start in the home team’s markets in the early stages of 2020. It’s a ????at 12. https://t.co/RYSccWQgl8 — Xav de Matos (@Xav) September […]

September 25, 2019

Why CS:GO needs a franchise system

CS:GO is one of the only large esports to have not embraced a franchise system for its competitive circuit. Valve should take an active role in the management of the CS:GO calendar year. The role change would help the overall development of the esports scene. Despite Valve’s lack of involvement, CS:GO continues to grow at […]

September 24, 2019

Parent company OverActive Media to shut down Splyce

The Splyce brand has been a key contributor in esports for years. They’re based in New York and have teams competing in all branches of esports from Call of Duty and Overwatch to League of Legends and Starcraft 2. They’ll also be shut down by their parent company OverActive Media come December, according to Richard […]

September 10, 2019

Gen. G will not participate in the upcoming CDL season

Activision shocked the world when they announced the new model for the competitive Call of Duty scene. The model, mirroring that of the popular , would make teams purchase spots in the league, establish homes in cities across the globe and provide security for the players. Not everybody has taken to this change very well, […]

September 3, 2019

100 Thieves announce CS:GO Team, but who will make the roster?

A new contestant enters the battlefield! Just a day after 100 Thieves broke the news that they were pulling out of the Call of Duty esports scene, founder Nadeshot announced via his Twitter account that a new 100 Thieves CS:GO Team will be created after the Berlin Major. However, players on the 100 Thieves Roster […]

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