May 20, 2020

Team Secret CEO John Yao talks esports and COVID-19 in interview

When people think of esports, they think of organizations, players, and teams. They think of the impact all three key points can make and fans reminisce. They travel back in time to a moment of roaring fans, shouting hosts, bright lights, and a thick atmosphere of unending passion. That is esports. An unending stream of […]

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 12, 2020

VALORANT Patch 0.50 brings big changes

Riot Games officially released the newest patch notes for VALORANT Patch 0.50. The VALORANT closed beta received a massive amount of changes that affect the agents, weapons, maps, and the meta. Patch 0.50 targets ability costs for VALORANT agents Phoenix, Brimstone, Sage, Raze, and Jett. In addition to agent changes, big updates to the map […]

May 9, 2020

Through the Eyes of the DPS: Junkrat

Explosives-obsessed international criminal Jamison Fawkes, better known as Junkrat, is Roadhog’s friend in crime and Overwatch’s leading demolitionist. In Overwatch, the character is a heavy-hitting projectile damage hero who can easily wipe out a team and make quick getaways. Junkrat is equipped with explosives and traps. However, with the heavy damage he dishes out, he […]

May 8, 2020

Activision Blizzard partners with Sportradar securing betting integrity

Activision Blizzard has signed a multiyear partnership with Sportradar. This partnership was established to help secure betting integrity and globally monitor esports titles Overwatch and Call of Duty. Sportradar will develop an integrity program for these games to stop and prevent betting-related corruption. Suppressing match-fixing and inside information abuse will be the focus of this […]

May 7, 2020

Team B8 with Dota 2 legend Dendi breaks records

Dota 2 Team B8 has broken records but not the kind that fans hoped for. B8 has historically marked itself as the team with the longest losing streak. The organization has lost 24 competitive games consecutively. Dota 2 fans fear for the future of Daniel “dendi” Ishutin and his team. Dendi and his team have […]

May 7, 2020

New CS:GO update changes the game and community

On May 4, Valve released a game-changing CS:GO update. The appearance of Valorant in the video game industry may have pushed Valve to improve its own title. The FPS games’ kill feed icons have been tweaked to cover new in-game achievements. These three new kill feed icons added are for blind shooters, kills through smoke, […]

May 4, 2020

Bounty Hunt, BLAST’s first ever Dota 2 tournament

Esports tournament organizer BLAST has announced its first Dota 2 tournament, Bounty Hunt, in today’s esports news. Bounty Hunt features a prize pool of $150 thousand and a $5 thousand cash prize for the audience. This competition starts on June 9 and concludes on June 13. Despite being known purely for competitive CS:GO, BLAST aims […]

April 30, 2020

New esports directory makes it on Twitch

Recently, the release of the Valorant open beta made esports news by breaking viewership records on Twitch. It even made fans realize they need a better optimized dedicated streaming section for esports. Yesterday, Twitch implemented a new esports directory function letting viewers find and choose their favorite esports titles effortlessly. The community has been asking […]

April 16, 2020

BMW partners with the 5 biggest esports organizations

Multinational automobile company BMW has created an “allied” partnership with five of the most prominent esport organizations in the world. The branding alliance sits between five organizations that each have League of Legends teams. These teams include G2 Esports, Cloud9, FunPlus Phoenix, T1, and Fnatic. Passion drives us to get better in life. BMW and […]

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