eSports News


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.


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EVO 2017: Win a Nintendo Switch in Pokken Tournament DX

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

Sign up for the academy to receive tips, tricks, and for a chance to win a Nintendo Switch.


DOTA 2 International 2017 Prize Pool Sets Esports Record

By John Keefer, Jul 12, 2017 3:15pm PDT

There are still 32 days left to go in the crowdfunding and the prize monty has almost hit $21 million.


Bayonetta and Diddy Kong tied atop Panda Global Super Smash Bros. for Wii U character tier list

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 10, 2017 7:30pm PDT

Esports organization Panda Global have issued the latest character tier list for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and while Bayonetta hasn't been knocked off her perch, another character has joined her at the top.


PUBG Momentarily Tops CS:GO in Concurrent Players on Steam

By Chris Jarrard, Jul 10, 2017 8:45am PDT

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS, the runaway Early Access hit, is nipping at the heels of some PC gaming juggernauts. 


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The Lich King and New Hero Card Type Coming to Hearthstone's Knights of the Frozen Throne Expansion

By Asif Khan, Jul 06, 2017 7:40pm PDT

Blizzard announced the new expansion in China at the Hearthstone: Spring Championships. Adventurers will soon travel to Northrend, where they’ll confront the Lich King and be raised as Death Knights.


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Rocket League Invitational Joins the Summer X Games

By David Craddock, Jun 28, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Psyonix’s car-soccer mash-up gets extreme, and lands a broadcast deal with NBC.


Nintendo Kicks Off New Esports Twitter for E3 Tournaments and Beyond

By John Keefer, Jun 09, 2017 1:45pm PDT

The new account will be following Arms, Splatoon 2 and Pokken Tournament DX events starting on June 13.


Souled Out: Why Has Hearthstone's Warlock Been Left Out of the Spring Playoffs?

By Ozzie Mejia, May 31, 2017 6:00am PDT

Blizzard has completed the Spring Playoffs in Europe and the Americas, with the two weekends having one things in common: None of the pro players packed a single Warlock deck? Why is Gul'dan sitting these playoffs out? Shacknews analyzes the potential reasons.


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Facebook's New Livestreaming Deal for Esports Takes Aim at Twitch

By David Craddock, May 19, 2017 12:00pm PDT

The social media giant has partnered with ESL to broadcast over 5,500 hours of events.


Mother's Day Mang0: A Melee God Strikes Back at Royal Flush

By Ozzie Mejia, May 15, 2017 6:00am PDT

Adam 'Armada' Lindgren looked unstoppable heading into Royal Flush in Atlantic City, but the best player in the Super Smash Bros. Melee world hit a roadblock on Sunday. That's because Joseph 'Mang0' Marquez had a different winning streak going.


Blizzard Responds to Rumors of $20 Million Overwatch League Buy-In Fee

By John Keefer, May 11, 2017 5:50pm PDT

Some eSports teams are dropping over the high fee, which appears to be somewhat inflexible.


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Psyonix and Tencent to Offer Free-to-Play Version of Rocket League in China

By David Craddock, Apr 20, 2017 3:15pm PDT

Psyonix and partner Tencent hope the freemium edition will grow the game's audience even further.


Games of Glory, Lightbulb Crew's Smash TV-like Shooter, Enters Open Beta on April 25

By David Craddock, Apr 18, 2017 12:15pm PDT

The game will support cross-platform play between PC and PS4.