August 1, 2020

Updates to Worlds 2020, 2021, 2022 for LoL Esports

After loads of speculation surrounding the state of Worlds 2020, the biggest event in League of Legends esports, Riot Games finally announced Shanghai, China will host the event digitally. “…the team has been tirelessly working to see that all possible measures are taken to preserve the wellbeing of everyone,” said John Needham, Global Head of […]

July 1, 2020

The future of Immortals in the LCS

Immortals is a historical esports organization, but their standing in the LCS calls to question their methods of team management and long term sustainability. The first two weeks of Summer 2020 saw an onslaught of League of Legends community hate towards Immortals midlaner Jérémy “Eika” Valdenaire. Eika became the community’s punching bag because of his […]

March 5, 2020

Cloud9 wins again. An invincible League of Legends team?

“Nobody has come close to beating Cloud9,” said David ‘Phreak’ Turley, Riot Games shoutcaster, as he opened the cast of Cloud9 vs Dignitas last weekend. As the early games wore on, it became clear that the game wasn’t going to buck the trend. Similar results occurred during the Cloud9 vs FlyQuest match. Cloud9’s win streak […]

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 […]

January 14, 2020

Team Liquid Broxah with Visa issues, Pobelter subbing?

The 2020 LCS Spring Split is just around the corner, but Team Liquid is experiencing visa issues from their latest import, Mads “Broxah” Brock-Pederson. League of Legends’ community speculates that Eugene “Pobelter” Park may substitute for the jungle position. So this sucks, there are delays processing visas for Cain, Broxah and Shernfire. We hope they […]

November 22, 2019

Emerging esports markets in 2020

If one reads this site, it’s unlikely that they’d need to be convinced of how big esports is becoming. The industry is expected to top $1 Billion in revenue this year. Its events regularly have millions of dollars on the line and as many viewers watching where they’ll land. Yet, for all its potential, esports’ […]

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 […]

October 22, 2019

Streamer exposes FIFA 20 professionals engaged in “Match Fixing”

Insights on why some players are having flawless FUT Champions Weekend Leagues were found. In just the second week of Weekend League FIFA 20, a new record was hit of 74 PS4 players going 30-0. Streamer Nick ‘RunTheFUTMarket’ took to his YouTube channel to call out FIFA pro players in North America. These players purposely […]

October 16, 2019

Overwatch Contenders Gauntlet champion crowned

Element Mystic defeated Atlanta Academy on Sunday, October 13, taking home the trophy at the Overwatch Contenders Gauntlet final. The final two matches of the tournament showed unexpected results. Firstly, the loser’s bracket, which saw the Korean team, RunAway, face off against North American team Atlanta Academy, finished with a heartbreaking loss for RunAway. But […]

September 18, 2019

Esports Championship Series Season 8: NA preview and top team overviews

Esports Championship Series started with the regular season on Monday, September 16. CS:GO as an esports scene will be better off for another qualification run. The championship closes before the end of this year. ECS events are always coming in with high anticipations, with only the best NA and EU teams having the opportunity to […]

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