July 1, 2020

Redeye leaves esports following accusations of violence

Paul “Redeye” Chaloner announced his departure of the esports industry after allegations of assault were made against him this weekend. This primarily comes from former colleague and caster James Banks, who tweeted a statement on June 27 claiming Chaloner punched a London-based tournament organizer while working there in 2015. The statement said Redeye was placed […]

June 27, 2020

David Beckham launches new company, Guild Esports

Guild Esports, a London-based esports business co-owned by football legend David Beckham, just announced a global launch. Guild Esports’ first team will begin the competition in the Fall, starting with Fortnite, FIFA, and Rocket League. Scouts will look for athletes who can commit to the team who will be coached to develop their skills. Guild […]

June 24, 2020

Riot Games introduces new Champion Select mute and report system

Last Monday, Riot Games announced a new in-game feature for League of Legends. A League of Legends Champion Select mute and report system will be included. This feature will give players the ability to mute and report other players during the champion selection phase. This implementation helps Riot Games rid League of Legends of toxicity. […]

June 24, 2020

mousesports leaves Rocket League Championship Series

In a short few weeks, multiple Rocket League esports teams announced their leave from the Rocket League Championship Series. mousesports’ Rocket League team followed the trend and also left. An open letter from 13 Rocket League teams was sent a month ago but Psyonix’s response led to teams leaving the esports scene. As a result, […]

June 23, 2020

DreamHack Open Fortnite brings $1.75 Million tournament series

Yesterday, DreamHack made headlines with their reentry into the competitive Fortnite scene. The international tournament organizer and production company announced a Fortnite tournament series, DreamHack Open, featuring a Fortnite tournament with a prize pool of $1.75 million. Each month, DreamHack will host an online tournament that features a $250 thousand prize pool. The Fortnite tournament […]

June 23, 2020

VALORANT reveals ranked changes before launch

VALORANT was a huge success, from the start of its closed beta to its final release on June 2. Many elements are still being changed by Riot Games after each patch. Fans also got a big sneak peek about the competitive matchmaking. Unfortunately, VALORANT ranked will not be available immediately but will come through later […]

June 22, 2020

Viper sees buffs and rework in VALORANT patch 1.02

VALORANT agent Viper will receive some serious changes in VALORANT Patch 1.02 because most players believe she’s the worst character in the game. After the closed beta and VALORANT’s final release, many players found their favorite character to play. Unfortunately, Viper was one of the less picked agents, mainly because of her underpowered abilities. During […]

June 22, 2020

Complexity upsets Vitality and wins BLAST Premier Spring Europe finals

In CS:GO, the newest esports news came from Complexity Gaming who just won Blast Premier Spring Europe. Complexity’s players seemed to have been in the zone throughout the whole tournament. They did not drop a series and even defeated Team Vitality in the finals. Almost a year ago, Complexity Gaming’s owner Jason Lake held the […]

June 22, 2020

Microsoft’s Mixer closes down and merges with Facebook Gaming

Making esports news and headlines today, Mixer, Microsoft’s streaming platform, is officially closing down. The streaming giant will work with Facebook to join its streaming platform, Facebook Gaming. Mixer streamers and users will move over to Facebook Gaming as part of the merge. Mixer closing is a huge blow to esports. After Microsoft acquired Beam […]

June 20, 2020

Apex Legends Lost Treasures Collection event announcement brings crossplay

Yesterday, at the EA Live event, EA announced a massive upcoming event focused on Apex Legends. The Lost Treasures Collection event will be making its way to Apex Legends. The event goes from June 23 to July 7. This Apex Legends event features multiple game modes, cosmetic rewards, a new heirloom for Mirage, and a […]

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