October 9, 2020

Gesture and Profit blaze through OWL Playoffs

Overwatch League Grand Finals Weekend finally started with two teams from APAC and North America. San Francisco Shock, Philadelphia Fusion, Shanghai Dragons and Seoul Dynasty were the final four participants of the $3,050,000 tournament. OWL Grand Finals Weekend After moving online due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Grand Finals matches are being played on the […]

October 7, 2020

Riot Games shuts down OPL and Sydney Offices for League of Legends esports

Riot Games has announced the dissolution of the Oceanic Pro League and the closure of its Sydney office for League of Legends esports. The Oceanic Pro League was Riot’s official league for Australia, Sydney and the Pacific islands. An update about the future of the Oceanic Pro League (OPL) – https://t.co/K5t271nP9R pic.twitter.com/sT9VRyKDnZ — Oceanic Pro […]

October 5, 2020

VALORANT Act 3 ranked changes and new map tease

Riot Games developers have detailed changes coming to the competitive VALORANT matchmaking as part of the Act 3 update. VALORANT’s Game Director Joe Ziegler and Design Lead David Cole highlighted a few changes that players can expect in the upcoming patch update. These changes are targeted towards making the ranked ladder climb experience less frustrating […]

October 1, 2020

NRG CEO H3CZ reacquires OpTic Gaming

Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez has reacquired OpTiC Gaming, according to a report by Esports Observer. Rodriguez sold OpTic Gaming to Immortals Gaming in 2019. However, 2020 seems to have finally brought some good news for Call of Duty League fans as they can expect the green wall to rise again. Landed in Florida to Hector repurchasing @OpTicGaming […]

September 28, 2020

ESIC first report convicts 37 CS:GO esports coaches

The Esports Integrity Coalition has banned at least 37 CS:GO coaches for abusing an in-game exploit. ESIC will release one more report after it concludes its CS:GO cheating investigation towards the end of October. Michal Slowinski and Steve Dudenhoeffe first discovered the CS:GO coaching scandal that has cast a shadow over competitive integrity in the […]

September 1, 2020

ESL bans MIBR, Heroic and Hard Legion coaches for cheating

ESL has banned MIBR, Heroic and Hard Legion’s CS:GO coaches for abusing a visual bug in the game. The three teams will also forfeit their recent prize money and ESL Pro Tour points. ESL Bans CS:GO Esports Coaches As part of a recently concluded investigation into the exploitation of a spectating bug in ESL and […]

August 29, 2020

Chaos and Team Liquid postpone CS:GO Match to support U.S. Protests

Chaos Esports Club decided to postpone its CS:GO esports semifinals match against Team Liquid in support of U.S. protests against racism and police brutality. Team Liquid and Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association issued statements in support of Chaos Esports Club’s decision. The move to postpone the match was taken to highlight issues raised by protests in […]

August 18, 2020

Apple to ban Epic Games developer accounts and Unreal Engine

Apple Inc. will ban Epic Games developer accounts and remove access to iOS and Mac development tools as retaliation for Epic Games breaking the App Store terms of service. Apple will implement these actions on August 28, one day after the release of Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 4. In response, Epic Games filed an injunction […]

August 14, 2020

CSPPA introduces new CS:GO ranking system

Counter-Strike Professional Players Association (CSPPA) has launched its CS:GO ranking system. CSPPA drafted the new ranking system after consulting 30 professional players and stakeholders. It claims the new ranking system is transparent and will promote a sustainable work-life for players.  CSPPA New Rankings Professional players, teams and tournament organizers mostly use HLTV’s CS:GO rankings, […]

August 4, 2020

VALORANT Act 2 adds Killjoy, Deathmatch, and More

VALORANT Act 2 has arrived with a fresh battle pass, a new agent and game mode. Players can also use the new cosmetics that come as a part of the battle pass including the Glitchpop! skin collection. Act 2 also adds new ranks and balance nerfs to Raze. KillJoy – The Twelfth VALORANT Agent KillJoy […]