Monthly Archive: September 2017

ELEAGUE: The Ups, Downs and Team Drama of Group C

It turns out ELEAGUE, or at least the Group C portion of it, was no country for old men. While the weekend’s broadcast didn’t end with a sorrowful monologue, perhaps one was still delivered in a hotel room somewhere, most likely in Polish. Virtus Pro’s downward spiral is eclipsed only by Trent Reznor’s, having gone from in contention among the...

PLAY Expo Manchester Unveils Greatest-Ever Roster of Indie Games

PLAY Expo Manchester, the largest video game expo in the North of England, is thrilled to announce their greatest-ever Indie showcase, arriving at this year’s event taking place at EventCity Manchester on October 14th and 15, 2017. Famous for its support of the thriving Indie gaming scene, Replay Events has attracted the best and brightest Indie games for this year’s...

Overwatch League, Shanghai Dragons to represent their city for inaugural season

After it was first announced at BlizzCon in 2016, the Overwatch League™ has inspired great anticipation among players and fans all around the world. For its inaugural season, the Overwatch League will field 12 city-based teams based in Asia, Europe, and North America. The Shanghai team in China, led by Chinese internet technology company NetEase, is pleased to officially unveil the team’s name, logo, and colors...

Dueling Dragons Dojo (D3): Live Stream and Event Information

Dueling Dragons Dojo (D3) Dueling Dragons Dojo (D3), held from October 1st through 2nd in Chengdu, China, is one of several great Capcom Pro Tour events taking place around the world this weekend! Time is running short to earn enough points to earn a spot at Capcom Cup 2017, so it’s no surprise that many of Asia’s best players are...

EU Regional Finals at Milan Games Week: Live Stream and Event Information

EU Regional Finals at Milan Games Week The first of four Regional Finals for the 2017 Capcom Pro Tour season is this weekend! EU Regional Finals at Milan Games Week, held in Milan, Italy from September 29th through October 1st, will grant one of only four (one per Regional Final) automatic qualifying spots to Capcom Cup 2017 to the event’s...

Northwest Majors IX.5: Live Stream and Event Information

Northwest Majors IX.5 Northwest Majors IX.5 is one of the final offline North American events of the Capcom Pro Tour 2017 season! Many of the country’s finest will be competing to qualify for not only the NA Regional Finals at Red Bull Battle Grounds, but also the Capcom Cup itself. Join us online via Twitch.tv or in-person to see these...

2017 GSL Super Tournament 2 Survival Guide

Blizzard Entertainment Event Summary Will sOs get a chance to defend his title at BlizzCon? Will Maru step forth to take his place, or perhaps Rogue will surge from the depths to once again take a podeum finish at the year’s most presitigious event? The GSL Super Tournament 2 stands as the last chance for many of the world’s most...

Square Enix at New York Comic Con, Hands on demos, a host of FF games and more

At this year’s New York Comic Con (booth # 1804), SQUARE ENIX® will offer hands-on demos for the newly announced Secret of Mana® and Spelunker Party!™ , as well as DISSIDIA® FINAL FANTASY® NT, FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION, FINAL FANTASY XV MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION: COMRADES, FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION, GRAVEL, LIFE IS STRANGE™: BEFORE THE STORM™ LOST SPHEAR™ and...

Vainglory 2017 World Championship Comes to Singapore’s Kallang Theatre December 14-17, 2017

Super Evil Megacorp, creators of Vainglory the world’s leading mobile esport, is bringing Vainglory’s 2017 World Championships to the Kallang Theater in Singapore from December 14-17. The 12 best teams from across the globe, including North America’s Cloud9, Korea’s Rox Armada and ACE Gaming, Indonesia’s Elite8, China’s Hunters and Singapore’s home team, Impunity, will compete in front of a live...

This Week in Rocket League

Rocket League News News from Psyonix LAN and Director Mode After last week’s huge information dump on the Autumn Update, Psyonix was more low-key with their news this week, as they detailed the new [LAN and Director Mode features](https://www.rocketleague.com/news/autumn-update-local-matches-director-mode/). In the new LAN mode, PCs on a local network will be able to browse and play matches on a server...

Last Chance: GSL Super Tournament II Approaches

Blizzard Entertainment The 2017 World Championship Series (WCS) is coming to an end, and BlizzCon is right around the corner. Professional StarCraft II players have been competing all year for a chance at the schedule’s most prestigious tournament, and most competitors are confirmed at this point. However, there’s one event left to score some last-minute WCS points, and five of...

HGC Weekly Digest: The Stage Is Set for the Playoffs

Blizzard Entertainment The final weekend of HGC league play has concluded, and it’s time to look ahead: to the Playoffs next weekend, the Crucible beyond that, and the HGC Finals at BlizzCon in less than 40 days’ time. Here are the headlines from this past weekend in the HGC, as well as a preview of what’s to come. L5 Secures...

ELEAGUE – SK Gaming & Astralis in Live Group D Coverage

ELEAGUE This Week’s Top Storylines: LIVE TBS SHOWCASE:  Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2017will present live coverage of the Group D showcase beginning Friday, Sept. 29, at 10 p.m. ET on TBS. The Premier’s final group stage competition will see the top-ranked CS:GO team SK Gaming, ELEAGUE Major and Clash for Cash: The Rematch Champions Astralis, popular North American contender...

Esports to dominate at rAge 2017

The really Awesome gaming expo (rAge) is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2017, with an expo that will meet and exceed the needs of every fan of geek culture. One of its areas of dominance this year will be esports, where Kwesé Gamer will be hosing the ESL African Championship finals throughout the rAge weekend. Taking place from 6 October to 8...

Wizards of the Coast President Chris Cocks to Deliver PAX Unplugged 2017 Keynote

Wizards of the Coast president Chris Cocks will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural PAX Unplugged, the new tabletop-focused addition to Penny Arcade’s lineup of gaming events, taking place Friday – Sunday, Nov. 17-19 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. Now at the helm of Wizards of the Coast, the tabletop games publisher renowned for its work...