March 26, 2020

Team Liquid might make LCS history by missing Playoffs

Team Liquid, four-time trophy winners and current defenders of the LCS championship, will likely miss the 2020 Spring Split Playoffs. In order to make it to Playoffs, Team Liquid needs to win their last two scheduled matches and the inevitable tiebreakers that come after. Their score is currently 7-9, putting them in seventh place. Their […]

March 26, 2020

Quarantine Series, Smash Ultimate’s online tournament

In a time where in-person Smash Ultimate tournaments cannot continue, YouTubers Jacob “Alpharad” Rabon and Charles “MoistCr1TiKaL” White plan to hold a series of online tournaments known as the Quarantine Series. These online tournaments will take place over the next four months and lead into a grand championship tournament, a dramatic boost to Smash esports. […]

March 24, 2020

How Casinos Can Use Gaming to Modernize Slots

Slots are the most popular part of every casino. Something about the spinning reels lining up just works for the average casino visitor and the house rakes in the cash. But younger generations are increasingly skipping the slots in favor of table games like poker and blackjack or passing on betting altogether. Now casinos are […]

March 18, 2020

Garena’s Free Fire is Dominating Esports Emerging Markets

If you’re living in America or Europe, you might not have heard of Free Fire. But that’s definitely not true in Latin America. Garena’s Free Fire was the third most downloaded mobile esport of 2019 and was driven mostly by absurd popularity in many regions, but most notably Brazil. It’s a battle royale title that […]

March 11, 2020

Rocket League World Championship canceled but still grows

The Rocket League Season 9 World Championship has been canceled in order to protect the health of the players, production team and spectators. Scheduled to take place on April 24 to 26 at the Curtis Culwell Center in Dallas, Texas, the event meant a lot to fans. Psyonix, the developer of Rocket League, is looking […]

March 7, 2020

Why India Provides a Massive Opportunity for Esports

Esports are truly going global. While games like League of Legends are already popular worldwide, many regions struggled to build out esports infrastructure. With advancements in mobile phone technology, those barriers to entry virtually disappeared. China is already the driver of many of the biggest esports companies in the world, but now the only country […]

March 4, 2020

ESL’s Michal ‘CARMAC’ Blicharz on Coronavirus Concern in Katowice, Valorant and ESL Pro League

IEM Katowice is one of the most anticipated CS:GO events of every year. Thousands of people make the trip to Katowice’s Spodek arena to watch the best teams in the world compete. Unfortunately, this year, the regional polish government decided the congregation of fans in the arena carried too much of a health risk with […]

March 4, 2020

Rainbow Six: Siege best Attackers for each role

Rainbow Six: Siege attack phases require not just aim, but also strategy. On the attacking side, every player takes up a role. In addition to the shot caller, or in-game leader, here are a few other operator roles to help understand an attacking team composition. Entry Fraggers Entry fraggers are the main killing force of […]

February 29, 2020

Dota 2 Regional Leagues are Needed by Pros

Professional Dota 2 tends to focus on significant events and pre-entry qualifying tournaments. But with the recent announcement of regional leagues making its way soon, that could change. Valve revealed their plans for the professional side of Dota 2 after The International 10. Starting after TI10, regional leagues will be implemented into the professional scene […]

February 27, 2020

“Spodek Will Be Empty” IEM Katowice CS:GO to be Played Without Audience Due to Coronavirus

The regional government in Katowice, Poland has decided to close off the arena for IEM Katowice to fans due to concern over the Coronavirus. The move comes right before the event was scheduled to begin with thousands of fans already in the city. The actual competition will continue as planned, but fans will not be […]

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