May 27, 2020

Big Mastiff nerf in latest Apex Legends update

Today, Respawn Entertainment unveiled a new patch for its battle royale, Apex Legends. After a huge update two weeks ago introducing Loba, this May 27 patch is much more modest. However, it comes at a perfect time since players have been complaining about the Mastiff Shotgun’s power. Aside from the Mastiff nerf, an improvement for […]

May 22, 2020

Gfinity signs multi-year agreement with F1 Esports and Virtual Grand Prix

Gfinity recently announced the extension of its relationship with Formula 1 until 2022. In doing so, Gfinity agreed to provide the main elements of the F1 Esports Series for 2020 and 2021. They will also deliver the F1 Virtual Grand Prix series later this year. Gfinity is a company that offers its experience, and services […]

May 22, 2020

Top Fortnite player Aydan holds charity streams to fight childhood cancer

Aydan Conrad is one of the best controller players Fortnite has ever seen. The young champion skyrocketed to stardom with Ghost Gaming and is now a free agent focusing on building his streaming empire while still competing in various events. At just 21, Aydan understands the importance of giving back. After his first major success […]

May 22, 2020

Can chess be the next esport?

Many streamers like Joedat “Voyboy” Esfahani have taken to playing chess on Twitch, with other notable gaming personalities following suit. Although it has never been an explosive spectator sport, that may be subject to change. Chess is estimated to be one of the most popular games in the world, with chess.com reaching 600 million players. […]

May 21, 2020

Operation Steel Wave adds new R6 operators Ace and Melusi

Operation Steel Wave is now live on the Rainbow Six test servers, giving players their first chance to try out the new operators. When a Rainbow Six: Siege update adds new operators, there are often many new quirks to find and test. Between the explosive Ace and the sonic Melusi, fans can be sure that […]

May 18, 2020

Team Secret wins Gamers Without Borders 2020 charity tournament

Last Sunday, Team Secret won the Gamers Without Borders 2020 charity tournament. The team swept Natus Vincere with a 3-0 match score in Grand Finals and secured first place with only one loss during the entire competition. After the event, Team Secret split the $750 thousand winnings between two charities, the Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, […]

May 18, 2020

Positivity found to make League of Legends fun again

Popular content creator, coach, and LCK caster, Nick “LS” De Cesare, recently hosted a roundtable discussion on players’ mentality. He invited Christian “IWillDominate” Rivera to participate, and Gabriël “Bwipo” Rau joined them later in the stream. Bwipo provided a fresh take on how to improve the satisfaction of playing ranked. Arguing that positivity makes the […]

May 15, 2020

13 RLCS teams drafted a letter to Psyonix to list complaints

No esports scene is perfect. Tournaments and league organizers have to deal with everyone’s wishes and it is not an easy task. Adding to this the existence of social media and the impact on a company’s image, it can become a nightmare. Throughout the year, fans have seen many complaints from teams or players on […]

May 15, 2020

Fortnite professionals unhappy about the FNCS Invitational

The $2 million prize pool Solo FNCS Invitational began in May and some pro players have aired their complaints about its format. Epic Games adopted a different scoring system that favors elimination points over placement points. This encourages competitive and aggressive gameplay focused on accumulating kills instead of looking for a victory. With this format, […]

May 15, 2020

Travis Mynard goes from LCS Liaison to esports agent for United Talent Agency

For over six years Travis Mynard served as the liaison between LCS players and Riot Games. He watched as venues expanded and viewership accounts soared. Players like Faker, Uzi and Doublelift became the face of League of Legends in their countries. Last summer, he left Riot Games to be an esports agent for United Talent […]

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