Monthly Archive: October 2017

What to Watch For at the Overwatch World Cup

Blizzard Entertainment The journey that began 10 months ago has finally arrived at its thrilling conclusion—the 2017 Overwatch World Cup playoffs at BlizzCon, located in Anaheim, California. EIght national teams from Australia, Canada, China, France, South Korea, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States will battle it out on the biggest Overwatch stage of the year (thus far) to...

The five storylines to follow at Intel Extreme Masters Oakland!

Intel Extreme Masters IEM Oakland will use a best-of-one round robin format for two groups of six teams each. Teams in the same group face one another once. The two group winners qualify straight for the semi-finals, the second and third ranked teams play quarters first to determine who moves on to the semis. The playoffs will take place at...

Overwatch League Roster Announcements, 10/18-10/27

Blizzard Entertainment We are excited to present the Overwatch League official team roster announcements for October 18-27, 2017. The teams in the inaugural season include Boston, Dallas, Houston, London, Los Angeles (Kroenke), Los Angeles (Valiant), Miami-Orlando, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seoul, and Shanghai, and the official player signing window is open until October 30, 2017. See our post on...

Gamers from Around the World Gather for Gaming, Esports, and More at BlizzCon 2017

BlizzCon® 2017, Blizzard Entertainment’s epic celebration of gaming and community, is almost here! This Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4, gamers from around the globe will gather at the Anaheim Convention Center for a weekend filled with Blizzard gaming news, events featuring players’ favorite community personalities, epic esports tournaments, contests spotlighting cosplayers and other talented creators, a performance by...

Everything you need to know about Italian Esports Open 2017

ESL Gaming The Italian Esports Open 2017 are almost upon us! From November 1st to 5th, an action packed schedule filled with StarCraft: Remastered, Quake and Overwatch awaits us in Lucca, Italy. Check out what the Italian Esports Open 2017 have in store for us. StarCraft: Remastered Invitational $16,000 are on the line as five direct invites and 3 open...

Everything you need to know about tickets to ESL One and IEM Katowice!

IEM And ESL Early next year, the city of Katowice, Poland, will once again become THE place to be for any esports fan. ESL and Intel are bringing two weekends of world-class esports competitions, both accompanied by the IEM Expo where attendees will be able to experience the newest gaming technology and more. Tickets go on sale November 2nd, 16:00...

Survival Guide: WCS Global Finals, Round of 16

Blizzard Entertainment Sixteen players. Thirteen official WCS events. Just one epic conclusion. The finale to the 2017 WCS Season has arrived. This weekend, starting on Friday, October 27th with BlizzCon Opening Week, our sixteen Global Finalists will whittle their way down to the eight players who will move on to BlizzCon. From there, they will battle on the most prestigious...

ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship to Begin Live Group Stage Coverage with Group A

ELEAGUE Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE, in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, will kick off the group stage of the first-ever ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship presented by PS4, with eight players facing off for two spots in the Championship round. Live Group A coverage will include a showcase of the bracket’s final matches, Friday, Oct. 27, at 10 p.m. on TBS. Fans...

Recon Camo multiplatform gaming headset

Leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand Turtle Beach Corporation announced the global retail availability of the new Recon Camo multiplatform gaming headset for Xbox One, PlayStation®4, PC/Mac®, and mobile/tablet devices. The collective fascination for World War II continues its pop culture ascendance and the Recon Camo deftly incorporates the style of the era with its evocative camouflage and military...

EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series – The Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018

Electronic Arts and Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced the launch of the  EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series on The Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018, a landmark competition slated to bring global excitement to millions of competitors and spectators. This expanded, unified  ecosystem between EA and FIFA exponentially increases the scale of competitive FIFA year-over-year and...

Canada Cup 2017: Live Stream and Event Information

Canada Cup 2017 The last Premier Event of the season is this weekend! Canada Cup 2017, held in Toronto, ON, Canada from October 26th through 29th, once again has that honor and as such it is absolutely stacked with top players! The points up for grabs at Canada Cup make it tremendously important and can still cause a few shake-ups...

Elite Series Need To Know: Week 4

GFINITY Week 4, you know the score. Don’t be a bore, find out all about this weekend by reading more! Sorry, we’ll stop. Read on for all the info you need to know going into week 4! STREET FIGHTER V Kicking off an epic Week 4 weekend is Prophecy versus Endpoint, a crucial game for both teams. Prophecy sit just...

H1Z1 Invitational at TwitchCon 2017 Results

Daybreak Games’ H1Z1 Invitational, the premier esport event of TwitchCon, came to a close this past weekend after three straight days of heart-pounding action and gripping drama. With a combined prize pool of $500,000, three nail-biting tournaments of H1Z1 made this year’s Invitational the biggest yet – one featuring the All-Stars of streaming and content creation; one bringing together some...

CWL 2018 Season Reveal

James Mattone CWL Last August, the legend of OpTic Gaming’s dynasty was cemented at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida as Damon “Karma” Barlow, Seth “Scump” Abner, Ian “Crimsix” Porter, and Matthew “FormaL” Piper earned the Green Wall’s first ever Call of Duty World League Championship. Starting November 3, these four legends will attempt to defend their legacy against thousands...