eSports News


The 3rd annual TeSPA Collegiate Hearthstone Championship begins tonight

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 28, 2015 11:40am PDT

This year's TeSPA Collegiate Hearthstone Championship kicks off tonight, with UC Berkeley taking on the University of Nevada. Get all the details and watch along with us tonight at 5PM PT.


Interview: Jesse Rapczak Uses Ark: Survival Evolved to Bring Dinosaurs Into eSports

By Steven Wong, Sep 25, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Ark: Survival Evolved co-creator Jesse Rapczak discusses what it takes to turn a survival game into an eSport, the game's future (including VR), and the upcoming Survival of the Fittest: The Last Stand tournament in our exclusive interview.


Activision announces Call of Duty World League with $3MM on the line

By Daniel Perez, Sep 24, 2015 9:03am PDT

The Call of Duty World League will feature the biggest total prize pool for Call of Duty eSports and will allow both pros and amateurs the chance to compete.


3rd TeSPA Collegiate Hearthstone Championship introduces team format as registration opens

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 10:25am PDT

The third TeSPA Collegiate Hearthstone Championship will see college students face off with a $100,000 scholarship on the line. But this year, Blizzard has introduced a twist.


"I've watched a team format game and it's kinda silly. Three dudes with their hands on their ..."

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This weekend's Counter-Strike eSports event becomes biggest ever

By Daniel Perez, Aug 25, 2015 1:15pm PDT

ESL's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive eSports event has become the biggest one ever as it attracted over 11,000 visitors and was watched by over 27 million unique viewers on Twitch.


"I would not have thought it was that big. I had thought it's constant position in the Top ..."

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Heroes of the Storm America's Championship hits Las Vegas in September

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2015 10:25am PDT

Those that love to watch competitive MOBA action will want to clear off mid-September from their calendar, as Heroes of the Storm hits Sin City for the Americas Championship, where eight teams will duke it out for $100,000 and the right to advance to BlizzCon 2015's World Ch...


All Work All Play eSports movie opens today

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 21, 2015 10:05am PDT

The upcoming film All Work All Play, which follows the pursuit of eSports glory, opens today in select theaters in North America, with screenings coming to Europe on July 28.


Warner Bros. and NetherRealm increase prize contributions to Mortal Kombat X pro tournaments

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 04, 2015 3:30pm PDT

The prize pools for fighting games continue to grow, with Warner Bros. and NetherRealm adding some additional money for professional Mortal Kombat X tournament pots.


Vulcun doubles eSports prize pool

By Tad Huempfner, May 26, 2015 3:20pm PDT

Fantasy eSports website Vulcun is increasing their competitive gaming prize pool, making their prize pool the second largest in eSports.


Blizzard holding first Heroes of the Storm tournament at BlizzCon 2015

By Daniel Perez, May 14, 2015 9:00am PDT

Blizzard has announced it will be holding a tournament for Heroes of the Storm during this year's Blizzcon with over $1.2 million in cash and prizes up for grabs.


"This game is in open beta next week if anybody didn't know. I'd definitely recommend it to any ..."

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ESL and ESEA Set to Host World's Largest Counter Strike League in May 2015

By Josh Hawkins, Apr 28, 2015 3:00pm PDT

The ESL and ESEA have teamed up to offer a million dollar prize pool for 2015’s best Counter Strike teams in North America and Europe


Hellraisers Takes Home Champion Spot at WarGaming Grand Finals 2015.

By Josh Hawkins, Apr 28, 2015 8:30am PDT

Twelve teams entered the arena of the 2015 Grand Finals, to face off against each other in World of Tanks. The outcome? A devastating win by Hellraisers against EL Gaming.


Opinion: Twitter reaction to 'Heroes of the Dorm' shows wide eSports acceptance is still far off

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 27, 2015 3:00pm PDT

A rabid crowd and an excited fanbase were ecstatic to find Heroes of the Storm fill the ESPN2 airwaves last night. Unfortunately, some of the reaction from the other side shows that eSports are still a long way from being accepted as the norm.


""esports" with all the uniforms and mountain dew can die in a fire. I want to see more stuff ..."

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Sledgehammer Games Michael Condrey Talks Call Of Duty Championship

By John Gaudiosi, Mar 31, 2015 7:00am PDT

Michael Condrey, co-founder and studio head at Sledgehammer Games, was on hand to take in all of the action live at the 2015 Call of Duty Championship. He talks about the growth in popularity of Call of Duty eSports in this exclusive interview.


Heroes of the Storm college tournament finals will air April 26 on an ESPN network

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2015 10:45am PDT

Blizzard is holding its massive "Heroes of the Dorm" eSports tournament for Heroes of the Storm over the next month, with Grand Finals set to take place on April 26.