February 24, 2021

HP to acquire HyperX for $425 million

HP Incorporation announced today that it reached a definitive agreement to purchase HyperX, the gaming hardware division of the Kingston Technology Company, for $425 million. HyperX is a popular brand in the gaming peripheral space, specializing in keyboards, mice, mousepads, microphones, headsets and more. HP’s acquisition of the brand supports its recent strategy and focus […]

February 24, 2021

VCT Game Changers grows inclusivity in esports

Efforts to grow inclusivity in esports and gaming continue as VALORANT Champions Tour announces VCT Game Changers, a program creating exposure for women and other genders. Introducing #VCTGameChangers: a new program creating new opportunities and exposure for women and other marginalized genders within VALORANT esports. pic.twitter.com/oFhV6Ba2a9 — VALORANT Champions Tour (@ValorantEsports) February 23, 2021 VCT […]

February 24, 2021

PUBG Console League Season 9

For the first time on console starting March 5, esports fans get to see top PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG) teams across North American compete on the big stage. PUBG Console League (PCL) hosted eight seasons of console-based leagues and recently revealed that season 9 will be officially backed by PUBG Corporation. For more details – https://t.co/ho0Nft3a2k […]

February 23, 2021

League of Legends Patch 11.5 Preview

League of Legends Gameplay Design Director Mark Yetter gave a detailed preview into Patch 11.5, the next set of buffs, nerfs, and updates to the game. 11.5 Patch preview with the full changes. Not 100% final but we're getting close. Samira (a bit overnerfed) and Qiyana added to the buff list as well. pic.twitter.com/RJjQsNTW1e — […]

February 23, 2021

G2 Esports vs Rogue leads the LEC Rivalry

Many League of Legends esports fans only recognize G2 Esports and Fnatic as the likely finalist teams than others in the region. But after years of competition between the two LEC champions, a new contender is emerging. The team is none other than Rogue, approved by Riot Games to feature in the LEC 2019 Spring […]

February 22, 2021

Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) 2021 Season 1 recap

The Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) 2021 is nearing its end with only a week of matches left for most regional leagues in Season 1. As frenzy fills the Dota 2 esports fans, the big question is which team will come out on top. DPC 2021 Season 1 Team Secret joins PGL Singapore Infamously known as […]

February 22, 2021

Smash World Tour 2021 back for Melee and Ultimate esports

VGBootCamp, the leading broadcaster in the Super Smash Bros scene, announced the Smash World Tour for 2021. The inaugural Smash World Tour was initially meant for last year March. However, SWT was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic that continues to affect the whole world. This exciting event allows players to compete in both Smash […]

February 22, 2021

Shopify enters esports with Shopify Rebellion

Shopify, a Canadian multinational eCommerce company, officially launched its own esports organization and Starcraft 2 team, Shopify Rebellion. We’d like to play too. Introducing the Shopify Rebellion pic.twitter.com/qr7Iz1EzRb — Shopify Rebellion (@ShopifyRebels) February 19, 2021 Shopify Rebellion The organization will compete across multiple games. However, they have entered the esports scene with a focus on […]

February 21, 2021

Crimson Heist and Flores full reveal

Today, Ubisoft gave the full reveal on Crimson Heist, the new Rainbow Six Siege Operation which includes operator Flores, an updated Border, and more updates for the R6 game and community. The new Attacker, Flores, will bring some explosive drones to Team Rainbow when Crimson Heist launches on March 16. Take a look at what's […]

February 20, 2021

BlizzConline, new Overwatch 2 updates, and Sojourn

Video game giant Blizzard held Blizzcon, its major annual conference, today in an online format. Calling it BlizzConline, the event gave more updates to Overwatch 2 and announced Sojourn, a new character. ICYMI – everything you need to know about #BlizzConline Day 1. pic.twitter.com/N2Kiw5kZma — Blizzard Entertainment (@Blizzard_Ent) February 20, 2021 BlizzConline 2021 Today’s event […]