eSports News


Overwatch League gets Final Three Teams, First Season Starts in January

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 20, 2017 10:35am PDT

With the Overwatch League getting its final three teams, the regular season is ready to begin.


Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite - Battle for the Stones is a $30K Tournament with Seven Evo Winners

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 18, 2017 11:15pm PDT

Capcom is wasting no time getting Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's esports scene off the ground, announcing a 16-player tournament that will feature the past seven Evo champions from Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.


Curleh Finale Bids Farewell to Six Years of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 18, 2017 12:30pm PDT

With Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite set to release on Tuesday, that means it's time to say goodbye to an old friend and this past weekend's Curleh Finale did just that, saying goodbye to Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.


Blizzard Expands Overwatch League To Houston and Philadelphia

By Charles Singletary, Sep 13, 2017 3:05pm PDT

Blizzard signed a deal with Comcast Spectator in Philly and OpTic Gaming in Houston.


"It's biggest events barely crack the top 10 on twitch. I can't see how this is gonna live up to ..."

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Rocket League Autumn Update Includes LAN Support for PC

By Asif Khan, Sep 13, 2017 9:35am PDT

And there was much rejoicing.


"I wonder the LAN mode sprouted from them working on local multiplayer for the Switch?"

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 11 comments

Upcoming Esport Competition Has Women Finishing First

By Charles Singletary, Sep 12, 2017 3:35pm PDT

Women and Wheels is SimBin Studios' effort to encourage more women to get involved in esports.


"In Russia men come first and women come second. Or sometimes not at all! /AustinPowers"

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Red Bull eSports Releases 'A New Level' Documentary Series Ahead of DreamHack Montreal

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 08, 2017 9:40am PDT

With DreamHack Montreal kicking off on Friday, Red Bull eSports has released a three-part documentary spotlighting the Canadian Super Smash Bros. Melee esports scene.


Former 'Tonight Show' studio becomes new Blizzard Arena esports venue

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 07, 2017 9:45am PDT

Blizzard has found a new home for esports in Burbank and will open its doors in October for the Hearthstone Championship Summer Tour Championship.


"I believe this is their second arena, after the MLG acquisition a few years ago they opened one ..."

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Nielsen Esports Brings Global Viewer Analytics To Gaming

By Charles Singletary, Aug 17, 2017 1:25pm PDT

Advertisers and sponsors will now have a better idea of where they can cash in.


Dota 2 TI7: Prize Pool, Schedule, Bracket, VODs and How To Watch the Grand Finals

By Asif Khan, Aug 11, 2017 10:45pm PDT

Your definitive guide for watching the largest eSports event of the year. Dota 2 TI7 is going on right now and we have the all the information you need to watch the tournament.


Esports Under Consideration For Inclusion in Paris 2024 Summer Olympics

By Charles Singletary, Aug 10, 2017 11:35am PDT

If you're a top tier gamer, you may have a chance to go for the gold!


EVO Rules Changes Now Allow Coaching, Even in Final 8

By John Keefer, Aug 07, 2017 10:45am PDT

There is now also a severe penalty for unauthorized people being on stage, which can include arrest.


"Not everyone could afford a coach? Who is paying for help in this arena? With fighting games I ..."

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Road to The International DOTA 2 Championships to Air on TBS

By John Keefer, Jul 18, 2017 8:00am PDT

Turner's ELEAGUE will run the four-part series beginning on August 4.


WWE's Xavier Woods Holds Impromptu Windjammers Tourney at EVO 2017

By Asif Khan, Jul 14, 2017 10:00pm PDT

The two time WWE tag team champion is having a blast on the show floor at EVO 2017.


"If you dig through the archives of his UpUpDownDown youtube show, he ran a Windjammers ..."

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EVO 2017: Win a Nintendo Switch in Pokken Tournament DX

By David Craddock, Jul 14, 2017 12:25pm PDT

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