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Overwatch ‘Pink Mercy’ Charity Skin

Blizzard Entertainment will donate 100% of the proceeds received for the purchase of the Overwatch ‘Pink Mercy’ skin to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. About Overwatch Blizzard’s Overwatch is a highly stylized team-based shooter set on a near-future earth with more than 35 million players globally. The award-winning video game features a cast of 27 unique heroes, each bringing their...

Overwatch Free weekend

The second Overwatch Anniversary event is live, and we’re giving potential heroes the chance to suit up for battle with another Overwatch Free Weekend. Gamers can log in starting 19:00 BST, May 25 through Monday, May 29 on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4—preload is available now on console versions of the game. For those playing on PlayStation 4, a...

Dragon Ball FighterZ arcade fighting sticks

Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today unveiled its partnership with Bandai Namco Entertainment and Shueisha, Inc. / Toei Animation to produce a range of arcade fighting sticks for Dragon Ball FighterZ on the Xbox One™ and PlayStation™ 4. The Razer Atrox Arcade Stick for Xbox One and the Razer Panthera Arcade Stick for PlayStation 4 feature Dragon...

Rainbow Six Pro League, Season 7 viewing figures were quite high

Ubisoft® announces that the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Pro League returns to Brazil as the Season 8 Finals will take place at the Jeunesse Arena, from November 17th to 18th. The Jeunesse Arena resides at the heart of Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic Park, and with a 12,000 seat capacity. This is shaping up to be the highest attended Tom Clancy’s...

FIFA 18, London to host the big eWorld Cup final

Electronic Arts Inc. and Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced the EA SPORTS™ FIFA 18 Global Series* will conclude in London on August 2-4 with the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018 as 32 eventual competitors will chase the honor of becoming world champion of the world’s game. Qualification for those 32 spots occurs May 28-30 and June 1-3 in Amsterdam as...

‘Battalion 1944, Huge Update Ahead of Open $50,000 Tournament

Having made a big splash entering Early Access on Steam® earlier this year, Square Enix Collective® and Bulkhead Interactive™ are excited to announce that Battalion 1944™ players will be treated to a huge, comprehensive update ahead of a four day long $50,000 tournament later this year – all as part of the ongoing commitment to support and update the game...

Splatoon 2 World Championship & Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018

Nintendo has released new details about who will be participating in its two competitive gaming tournaments next month, as well as how people can get in to watch all the action in person. The Splatoon 2 World Championship and Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 will run June 11-12 at the Belasco Theater at 1050 S. Hill St. in Los Angeles....

MotoGP eSport Championship returns in 2018

The critically-acclaimed MotoGP™ eSport Championship returns in 2018, with more challenges, more chances to win, and an increased number of platforms available to compete on, making it sure to be a bigger and better show than ever before. For this season, the competition is available for players on the three gaming platforms: PlayStation® 4, Xbox One and PC, giving more...

PLAY Expo London 2018, Special guests announced

PLAY Expo, the UK’s largest arcade, indie and retro gaming show, comes to London’s Printworks for the first time on the 11th and 12th of August 2018. A must attend event for any videogames fan, featuring hundreds of original arcade and pinball machines, plus consoles and PCs playing a virtual who’s who of gaming classics including Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, Sonic...

PES 2019, Seven new league licenses

Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has announced that PES 2019 will feature seven new fully licensed leagues, with seven confirmed and two more to be announced at a later date. This announcement is part of KONAMI’s ongoing commitment to increase the number of licenses within the PES series. The confirmed seven new authentic leagues available in PES 2019 include: Danish Superliga,...

DiRT World Championships, Saturday 26th May, 2018

Codemasters announced that Volkswagen R will sponsor the forthcoming final of the DiRT World Championships. The final, which will take place on Saturday 26th May at Silverstone as part of Speedmachine, will pit the fastest six DiRT 4 players in the world against each other live on Motorsport.tv and Twitch from 2pm (BST). The partnership with Volkswagen R will see...

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round, ‘EVO Showdown 2018’

KOEI TECMO America invites our fighters to celebrate 22 years of the iconic fighting series, DEAD OR ALIVE (DOA), and is excited to announce the “DEAD OR ALIVE EVO Showdown 2018” at the Evolution Championship Series 2018 (EVO 2018) from August 3rd through 5th, 2018 –  featuring DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round! This grand celebration of the DOA fighting...

Runefest 2018, Tickets on sale

Jagex has announced that tickets for RuneFest 2018, the annual celebration of RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, are on sale. Set to become the biggest and best RuneFest yet, the player convention is taking place on Friday, October 5th and Saturday, October 6th at the brand-new Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre, just 30 miles from London. RuneFest 2018 will...

H1Z1: Just Survive, Open beta phase for ‘Battle Royale’ on PS4

Daybreak Games® announced that H1Z1®: Battle Royale, the original standalone battle royale game, is now available for free on PlayStation® 4. The battle royale shooter is currently in Open Beta with a full release scheduled for later this year. H1Z1 has been redesigned specifically for PlayStation 4 players, with a larger weapon arsenal – six new weapons – and fully...

Rocket League, ‘Salty Shores’ update

Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, has announced that the Salty Shores Update will launch in Rocket League on May 29 for all platforms (pending first party certifications). The Salty Shores Update will include: A new beach-themed Arena named Salty Shores The Beach Blast summer in-game event that will begin on June 11 The end of Competitive Season 7...

CS:GO tournament returns in June with $50,000 prize pot

After the successful Winter Series, Gfinity is excited to announce the Gfinity Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Spring Series 2018, which will see the best talent battle to become Champions of Europe and North America and take a share of the $50,000 prize pool. The Gfinity Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Spring Series 2018 is now open for registrations to teams of all skill...