November 16, 2021

MkLeo Crowned Smash Ultimate Mainstage King

Out of 830 players entering Mainstage, T1’s Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez Perez once again showed why he is the very best at Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. With travel restrictions loosened all over the world, Smash tournaments are now coming back better than ever. After all, playing offline is a completely different experience than online, according to […]

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. […]

October 23, 2019

Why Google Stadia is not esports ready

Stadia is Google’s upcoming cloud gaming service promising to revolutionize the gaming industry. Google claims it will provide better performance than local hardware in two to three years. If Stadia lives up to this promise and players use the service globally, it could change gaming everywhere. However, esports differ from casual gaming and Stadia needs […]