February 22, 2021

Shopify enters esports with Shopify Rebellion

Shopify, a Canadian multinational eCommerce company, officially launched its own esports organization and Starcraft 2 team, Shopify Rebellion. We’d like to play too. Introducing the Shopify Rebellion pic.twitter.com/qr7Iz1EzRb — Shopify Rebellion (@ShopifyRebels) February 19, 2021 Shopify Rebellion The organization will compete across multiple games. However, they have entered the esports scene with a focus on […]

November 6, 2019

IEM Katowice adds $400K StarCraft 2 tournament

ESL announced a $400 thousand StarCraft 2 tournament at IEM Katowice 2020 to mark ten years of StarCraft 2 tournaments at ESL. StarCraft 2 was one of the first competitive esports titles. The fact that Blizzard continues to support it means the game still has a thriving esports community. Last weekend, the World Championship Series […]

November 4, 2019

StarCraft II 2019 WCS Finals Come to a Dark Conclusion

Ever since the release of the original StarCraft, the game’s competitions have been dominated by South Korean pro gamers. In recent years, though, change has come. In part due to Blizzard splitting its competitive scene into South Korea and the World, the talent in the latter region has had more of a chance to develop. […]

September 24, 2019

Parent company OverActive Media to shut down Splyce

The Splyce brand has been a key contributor in esports for years. They’re based in New York and have teams competing in all branches of esports from Call of Duty and Overwatch to League of Legends and Starcraft 2. They’ll also be shut down by their parent company OverActive Media come December, according to Richard […]

September 10, 2019

WCS Circuit top eight decided ahead of BlizzCon

WCS Circuit Top Eight is finally here. First, they cheer him. Then, they doubt him. And then they ask if perhaps he could let someone else win for once. Such is the fate of Joona “Serral” Sotala, StarCraft II’s reigning world champion. The Finnish Zerg player has been number one in the WCS standings for […]