July 7, 2020

Lillia, League of Legends new champion, full reveal

Riot Games makes esports news with the reveal of Lillia, League of Legends’ new champion. The video game developer revealed the new champion after releasing Sett in January. Lillia, the bashful bloom, is a champion who focuses on putting her opponents to sleep and draining their dreams. She excels at crowd control, burst damage, and […]

July 2, 2020

Pakistan bans PUBG Mobile

Recently, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority announced that Pakistan will “temporarily” ban PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile because of claims that the popular battle-royale game does more damage than good. PTA stated that the game is “addictive, wastage of time and poses a serious negative impact on the physical and psychological health of the children.” PUBG has been cited […]

July 2, 2020

PlayBrain raises $6 million to grow esports in Japan

Japanese content provider and esports event organizer, PlayBrain, raised $6 million in its Series A funding round, led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures. The raised money will be used to manage tournaments and leagues in Japan. Additionally, funds will go towards creating esports content. Series A round funding totals up PlayBrain’s raised money to an astounding […]

June 30, 2020

Team Secret destroy Dota 2 BEYOND EPIC

One more trophy on the board for Team Secret as its Dota 2 team becomes the BEYOND EPIC winner and landslides their opponents in the grand finals 3-0. Team Secret devastates Team Nigma and takes home $80 thousand in prize pool earnings. This win makes Team Secret’s sixth consecutive tournament victory. HOLY MOLY! WE ARE […]

June 26, 2020

Fortnite Party Royale Guide

Recently, Epic Games revealed information for its upcoming event, Fortnite Party Royale, premiering today. The live event features big stars like DJ Diplo, musician Noah Cyrus, and rapper Young Thug. The live show’s central theme is Diplo’s new album, Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley, which features special guests, Noah and Young Thug. It will also be […]

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 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 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 […]

June 17, 2020

Riot Games announces VALORANT Ignition Series

Today, Riot Games officially announced the Ignition Series. The Ignition Series is a tournament series run that features multiple tournaments hosted by the series’ partners. Riot Games partners with more than twenty esports organizations to create unique competitive events. The Ignition Series commences on June 19 with the European G2 Esports Invitationals, presented by Red […]

June 16, 2020

Overwatch’s Mei is the next Heroes of the Storm character

Overwatch hero and climatologist, Mei-Ling Zhou has been announced as the next playable character for Blizzard’s MOBA, Heroes of the Storm. Mei is equipped with her signature ability Blizzard, Icewall, and other various moves. She is a hearty tank that excels in crowd control, zoning, and survivability. At the center, Mei is still the Overwatch […]

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