November 30, 2020

Team Envy wins RLCS X Winter Split North America

The North American regional esports event for the Rocket League Championship Series X Winter Split ended today with a huge victory for Team Envy. The RLCS Split finally came to a close for North America in a long seven-game series. NORTH AMERICAN #RLCS REGIONAL CHAMPIONS! 🏆@Envy take the win in an all-time great series. GG […]

November 29, 2020

China Dota2 Pro Cup ends with Elephant’s 145K lead

On November 29, Elephant sets a new record for the highest gold difference in a professional Dota 2 esports match. When faced against EHOME in the semifinals of the China Dota2 Pro Cup Season 2, the third decisive game took longer than they liked. Regardless, it let them surpass their limits and set a world […]

November 27, 2020

Hitmarker crowdfunding for £200,000 to grow gaming and esports jobs

Today, Hitmarker has launched a second equity crowdfunding campaign through the British investment and crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. The esports and gaming job employment hub is looking to raise £200 thousand to aid in its growth and scaling, as well as its global plans. Additionally, Hitmarker aims to bolster its forces and multiply its reach, growth […]

November 27, 2020

LCS Offseason 2020 Review and Predictions

The 2020 LCS offseason can be described as one of the busiest offseasons in League of Legends esports history. From veteran players like Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg and Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng retiring to complete overhauls of certain teams. This year even saw more import slots used and one of Europe’s best move over to North America. […]

November 26, 2020

Valve delays new Dota 2 hero and updates esports

Valve gave the Dota 2 community an update yesterday on its esports scene and promised updates, including information on the new character. Upcoming Updates https://t.co/9T2TRFn6wX — DOTA 2 (@DOTA2) November 25, 2020 Valve Update Commonly known for a lack of communication, Valve surprised fans with this news. This blog post speaks of a quick update […]

November 25, 2020

Doublelift retires after 10 years of League of Legends esports

League of Legends esports star and LCS player Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng just announced he’s retiring. Reflections Read: https://t.co/soa0HpgGlf — Yiliang Peng (@TSMDoublelift) November 25, 2020 Doublelift Retires The professional esports player shared his history with League of Legends in a Twitlonger today. In the tweet titled “Reflections,” he speaks of his successes and failures before […]

November 24, 2020

Nintendo’s Controversial Relationship with Smash and #FreeMelee

Nintendo recently sent a cease and desist order to The Big House, one of the longest-running esports tournaments. The coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancelation of several fighting game community tournaments, including Big House’s original plans for a July event. The delayed Big House event was to take place online in December using Slippi, a […]

November 24, 2020

VALORANT Champions Tour, global esports in 2021

Riot Games goes global as it unveils a new VALORANT tournament series in 2021, VALORANT Champions Tour. VCT will commence around January and end in December 2021. Available worldwide, the tournament series features competitions in every major region. This competitive series aims to provide accessibility and opportunity to all who seek to make their mark. […]

November 24, 2020

PUBG Mobile announces $14M esports program in 2021

PUBG Mobile makes headlines today as it unveils a major esports program coming this 2021 alongside sponsors Qualcomm Technologies, Mountain Dew and OnePlus. Announced at the PUBG Mobile Global Championships (PMGC), the newest program boasts a grand prize pool of $14 million, making it the biggest competitive series run in mobile esports history. PUBG Mobile […]

November 24, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege updates esports roadmap and delays World Cup

Ubisoft released some updates on the roadmap for upcoming Rainbow Six Siege esports events in 2020 and 2021. These updates cover Regional Finals 2020, the Six Invitational 2021, and the Rainbow Six World Cup. An update on Rainbow Six Esports competitions for 2020, as well as part of 2021. Read more about upcoming regional finals, […]