eSports News


Quakeworld Tournament at DICE Will Pit Legendary Devs Against Each Other

By Asif Khan, Feb 20, 2017 1:30pm PST

Jeffrey Kaplan, Randy Pitchford, Tim Willits, Ted Price will join 12 more prolific game developers in a 1v1 Quakeworld Tournament at DICE 2017.


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NBA, Take-Two Agree to Create First Pro eSports League

By John Keefer, Feb 09, 2017 10:45am PST

The basketball teams will be able to create and manage their own teams for the new NBA 2K eLeague.


Rocket League Esports Gets $1 Million in Prize Pools, New Events, And Tournaments for 2017

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 08, 2017 1:20pm PST

Rocket League Esports plans to get even bigger for 2017.


Masters in Pyjamas: How NiP won DH Masters Malmo 2016

By Sponsored Post, Jan 16, 2017 8:50am PST

Out of form on home soil, the Ninjas pulled off the unlikeliest of victories.


"This is confusing. Are they Masters in Pyjamas or Ninjas in Pyjamas?"

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DreamHack Masters Las Vegas Survival Guide

By Sponsored Post, Jan 10, 2017 8:15am PST

Everything you need to know - including how to win tickets!


PEA Counter-Strike eSports League Abandons Inaugural Season

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 06, 2017 2:45pm PST

The Professional eSports Association is forced to cancel what would be the first season of its CS: GO league.


Will Ferrell Will Play A Professional eSports Player in Upcoming Movie

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 06, 2016 1:30pm PST

Oh please let it have John C. Reilly.


"I know a dude that races sprint cars who loves that movie. He even did the 'I don't know what to ..."

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Watch your favorite team battle it out at the Anaheim Convention Center for CS:GO ECS Season 2 Final

By Shack Staff, Nov 17, 2016 8:30am PST

Use our special Shacknews offer code to get 30% off tickets to the CS:GO ECS finals.


Paladins 'Evie's Winter Classic' tournament expands to more regions, offers each a prize of $10,000

By David Craddock, Nov 08, 2016 3:21pm PST

Developer Hi-Rez expanded the tournament in celebration of reaching four million players.


Facebook wants to get more involved in eSports

By David Craddock, Nov 01, 2016 2:29pm PDT

Amazon, ESPN, and others paved a path that Facebook wants to follow.


Watch the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare eSports stream here

By David Craddock, Oct 26, 2016 1:12pm PDT

See the debut of a new map, catch developer interviews, and more.


Watch the Gears of War 4 Launch Invitational Here!

By Asif Khan, Oct 22, 2016 8:30am PDT

This weekend Gears of War 4 kicks off its eSports presence at MLG Arena in Columbus, Ohio.


"OpTic Gaming vs NRG eSports going on right now in round 2! Team EnVyUs vs eUnited is next! "

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Philadelphia 76ers buy eSports teams Dignitas and Apex

By Daniel Perez, Sep 26, 2016 8:31am PDT

This makes the 76ers the first professional sports team in North America to own an eSports team.


"That ownership group has always made the right decisions since... hrmmm."

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Quake Champions Interview with Tim Willits @ QuakeCon 2016

By Asif Khan, Aug 25, 2016 12:30pm PDT

Watch the interview or read the transcript to learn more about how Tim Willits and his team are "Laser beam focused on making the best competitive multiplayer game we possibly can."


"Yeah it's great to see that legacy continue, Doom running at 144Hz is fucking gorgeous, just ..."

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Watch Dota 2 - The International Main Event Here - TI6 Grand Finals - $9 Million Prize on the line

By Asif Khan, Aug 13, 2016 6:30am PDT

Watch the last day of TI6 with Shacknews! Final Battle! For $9 Million!


"No he was just speaking candidly about their relationships and his role as team captain. It ..."

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