January 30, 2020

Gen.G Tigers impacting the NBA 2K League

NBA 2K League recently announced its first internationally based team, Gen.G Tigers from Shanghai, China. The new squad officially has a name and a logo to use in the third year of the league. Gen.G Tigers was announced as the name with a logo featuring a tiger in a prowling state. The black and gold […]

January 16, 2020

Sneaky announces full time streaming career

Zach “Sneaky” Scuderi, a player who helped build League of Legends from the ground up, revealed plans to be a full-time Cloud9 streamer after being released from his LCS contract. Future plans! pic.twitter.com/Ll3eUaqZTW — Zach Scuderi (@Sneaky) January 15, 2020 Although the off-season started months ago, Sneaky just announced his plans. His release from the […]

December 27, 2019

The Call of Duty League changes course on Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the league, every creature was stirring, even the mouse. In a surprising Christmas Eve decision, the Call of Duty league changed the league’s format. The original intention was for the CDL to operate like the OWL with each Homestand Weekend basically acting as regular-season matches for teams. […]

December 17, 2019

Sett, the new League of Legends fighter

Just a few days after Aphelios release, Riot Games already unveiled their next League of Legends champion Sett, The Boss. Sett is a fighter who perfected his rank in the criminal hierarchy by contending in Ionian pit battles. Sett’s Background Sett is the newest brawler champion recently added to the roster who loves to use […]

December 9, 2019

Tyler1 Championship Series 2019

As the year’s final international League of Legends event, the Tyler1 Championship Series kicks off from December 14 to 15, with Grand Finals on December 21. The tournament will be streamed on Tyler’s Twitch channel, with players competing for $50 thousand. TCS 2019: NA’s LAST CHANCE FOR AN INTERNATIONAL TITLE pic.twitter.com/DZZOX6woQl — loltyler1 (@loltyler1) December […]

November 25, 2019

Call of Duty League franchise called a “mistake”

The Call of Duty League starts its inaugural season in January 2020 but criticism over its scheduled format created waves in the professional scene. Many popular players and figures are highlighting the model’s flaws. In the midst of securing team rosters and adapting to game patches, the recent Modern Warfare is full of controversy since […]

November 22, 2019

How can the LEC dominate?

The 2019 League of Legends World Championship had a lot in common with its predecessor. A Chinese winner, a European runner-up and Kaisa or Xayah played in nearly every game. With a few nerfs, Riot Games is working on the latter, but what can G2 Esports and the rest of Europe do about the other […]

November 20, 2019

Cloud9 fined by Riot Games

Major esports company Cloud9 was recently fined by Riot Games for violating League of Legends Championship Series rules. Specifically, Cloud9 issued company stocks to their players in lieu of proper payments. A total of seven players received partial ownership through a company stock plan. In addition to that, Cloud9 didn’t notify Riot about these transactions […]

November 10, 2019

FPX, the 2019 League of Legends Worlds Champion

Just hours ago, FunPlus Phoenix defeated G2 Esports in a dominant 3-0 finals. This is the second straight year that a Chinese team claims the Summoners’ Cup. The entire event, from opening to close, was quite the spectacle of events. RAISE THAT TROPHY, @FPX_Esports! #Worlds2019 pic.twitter.com/D0psM2X2aL — lolesports (@lolesports) November 10, 2019 The opening ceremony […]

October 27, 2019

How North America can finally win Worlds

After one of North America’s worst international results since 2015, it is undeniable that the region needs to improve. But it is unclear how. Much sets NA apart from regions like China and Europe. However, the region’s biggest hurdle is the massive difference in player population. Unfortunately, not even a massive NA marketing campaign can […]

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