August 14, 2019

CSGO pro legend s1mple banned on Twitch for using slur

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pro Oleksandr ‘s1mple’ Kostyliev has been banned after using a homophobic slur while live streaming on Twitch. Rod “Slasher” Breslau confirms from a source that the joke was made during an FPL game on July 29th to his NaVi teammate Boombl4. from what I understand, Twitch has suspended/banned several big name Russian […]

August 13, 2019

Twitch’s Botched “Experiment” Advertises Porn on Ninja’s Channel

The Twitch and Ninja situation continues to escalate after pornographic content is promoted on Ninja’s channel. After Tyler “Ninja” Blevins announced his exclusive streaming partnership with Microsoft’s Mixer, his old channel was to remain on Twitch, no longer active, but still accessible. Originally, offline streamer pages operate similarly to YouTube as viewers can watch old […]

August 9, 2019

Apex Legends tournament pulled from ESPN in wake of mass shootings

According to Rod “Slasher” Breslau, ESPN pulls X Games Apex Legends Invitational off ESPN2 after recent mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH. ESPN and ABC has made the decision not to air the TV broadcast of the XGames Apex Legends EXP Invitational that was scheduled for this weekend, in response to the […]

August 7, 2019

Video games causing violence once again a discussion, research still disagrees

Video games have once again been in the political crosshairs as America tries to heal from a weekend where over 30 people died in two mass shootings. As the national conversation aims to pinpoint the cause of this violence, video games are often pointed to as something that can be damaging to the youth.  The […]

August 5, 2019

Smash Ultimate Main Event Breaks EVO Viewership Record

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reigned supreme at EVO setting a new record for the highest peak viewership in fighting game history. Nintendo’s latest release of Super Smash Bros. franchise, Ultimate, was released December 2018, making its debut EVO 2019. It also made its EVO debut as the main game of the entire event, closing out […]

August 2, 2019

Riot Games announces development of fighting game at EVO

Announced at the EVO 2019 Championship is a new fighting game to hit the streets. But this is no ordinary fighting game. It’s being made by Radiant Entertainment and Riot Games, the company that owns League of Legends.  Tom Canon, a current Riot employee and the founder of EVO, made the announcement at the opening […]