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 […]

February 26, 2020

The Coronavirus is Causing Esports Headaches

The deadly disease that began in China is spreading worldwide. The death toll is now over 2,700 with the majority of deaths coming from mainland China. On February 26th, France reported the first death of a French citizen from the disease. The outbreak has slowed business in China and the stock market is taking big […]

February 21, 2020

League of Legends cosplay contest hosted by Riot Games

In an effort to support content creators, Riot Games is working with Gry-Online to host a European League of Legends cosplay contest with a prize pool of 2,500 Euros. The contest will be split into two stages. Stage one will consist of an online application contest. Competition finals will be held during the Pyrkon Fantasy […]

February 21, 2020

Fortnite Season 2 brings top secret spy action and Deadpool

After months of anticipation, Fortnite’s Chapter 2 Season 2 is finally here. This time, it’s all about top-secret agent action. The season consists of new updates and functions as per usual. But it’s the new cosmetic line from the new Battle Pass that springs excitement. A feature where players can choose their skins and how […]

February 20, 2020

Why FIFA’s eMLS Is the Best Sports Simulation Esports League

In Portland, Oregon, the most rabid fan base in the MLS packs a trendy event space. It’s Portland’s first esports event and the crowd is filled with kids, parents, and gamers. The eMLS has come to town.  Major League Soccer’s answer to the NBA 2K League, Madden Club Championship and NHL Gaming World Championship, the […]

February 19, 2020

League of Legends Clash finally starts

Nearly two years after its initially intended release, the Clash game mode will be fully released on February 22, with registration open February 17. Clash is a full tournament game mode accessible to League of Legends players of any rank. About a week before each tournament, players will have time to assemble a team of […]

February 18, 2020

The Meteoric Growth of Rainbow Six: Siege

Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six: Siege is one of the greatest modern case studies on how to build an esport. Last weekend, the Six Invitational dominated streaming platforms with over 5 million hours watched over the entire event. The year-over-year growth of Rainbow Six is a testament to Ubisoft’s focus on competitive gameplay, willingness to implement community […]

February 18, 2020

Smash Summit 9 taken down by Hungrybox

Smash Summit 9 comes to a close and Hungrybox and his Jigglypuff have won yet another Smash Melee Major. Huge congratulations to our #SmashSummit 9 Champion, @LiquidHbox!!! 🥳 pic.twitter.com/1wrJhx83sQ — Beyond the Smash (@BTSsmash) February 17, 2020 Hungrybox’s journey started in pools, where he went undefeated without dropping a single game. The top eight from […]