Monthly Archive: January 2018

Team Liquid and Renegades qualify for IEM World Championship Katowice

IEM World Championship – ESL Gaming Eleven out of sixteen teams are now confirmed for the CS:GO tournament at Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice taking place during the first weekend of March. Top teams from around the world will compete for a share of the US$500,000 prize pool, as well as a win counting towards the Intel Grand Slam. Joining...

10 thoughts going into Week 3 of the LoL NA LCS

Kien Lam LoL eSports At the end of Week 2, Counter Logic Gaming and TSM have combined for… two wins! As they say, you hate to see it. We’re already in peak Worlds form just two weeks into the season. Aside from that, we have one undefeated team (Echo Fox) and one winless team (Golden Guardians). Here are 10 thoughts...

Tekken – Famous fighting franchises flies forward for mobile fans

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment announced the global release dates for TEKKEN, the first fighting mobile game genre based on the iconic fighting game franchise. Starting 1st February 2018, players around the world will be able to experience the fast paced action that TEKKEN is famous for. Players can duke it out in various game modes and compete online through the Dojo...

OpTic Arena Esports Gaming Event Open to the Public at A-Kon in Fort Worth June 8-10

OpTic Gaming, the industry-defining esports media and entertainment organization, and NGAGE Esports, the broadcast and events management company launched by Infinite Esports & Entertainment, are launching a new event called OpTic Arena. The event, held from June 8-10, is a series of public esports activities taking place at A-Kon®, a convention that accumulates 33,000+ attendees each year in Fort Worth,...

Razer Seiren Elite – No more fuzzy audio with this microphone for streamers

Razer unveiled a new addition to the Razer Broadcaster range of professional-grade streaming equipment, the Razer Seiren Elite microphone. Razer Seiren Elite The Razer Seiren Elite is a dynamic USB microphone packed with professional grade features to bring high quality audio to live streamers and YouTube broadcasters. The single capsule design, coupled with built-in filter and limiter gives a richer,...

Call of Duty: WWII – ‘The Resistance’ DLC pack is available

Players can join the Resistance starting today as Call of Duty®: WWII – The Resistance, the first DLC pack for the No. 1 top-selling console video game of 2017 in North America, is out now, available first on PlayStation®4.  Packed with new multiplayer content, The Resistance DLC pack delivers three new Multiplayer maps and an all-new War Mode multiplayer mission...

Seasoned Veterans and New Strategies Clash in WCS Leipzig

Dave Oliver, Blizzard Entertainment The first event of the World Championship Series (WCS) Circuit has come and gone, and we were witness to some amazing games of StarCraft II. After some intense series and a handful of upsets, Joona “Serral” Sotala claimed his first premier championship and took home the first of four Circuit trophies for 2018. But his unstoppable...

ELEAGUE’s Second CS:GO Major in Two Years Sets New Twitch Record for Single Channel Concurrent Streams During Grand Final

ELEAGUE Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE set new Twitch records and generated unprecedented levels of  engagement with its cross-platform content throughout its second Major Championship – The ELEAGUE Major: Boston. Sunday’s Grand Final of The ELEAGUE Major: Boston – Cloud9’s historic win over FaZe Clan – peaked with more than 1,130,000 viewers, an all-time Twitch record for single channel concurrent streams....

Rainbow Six eSports: ‘Escalation’ series videos

As the 16 best Rainbow Six: Siege teams gear up for the biggest tournament of the year, the Six Invitational, which is taking place on February 13th-18th in Montreal, the “Escalation” video series showcases what it takes to reach the level of a Pro League player.  Players from Evil Geniuses (USA), Team Liquid (Brazil) and Supremacy (France), as well as...

Call of Duty: WWII – The Resistance Gameplay Video

Call of Duty: WWII – The Resistance Gameplay Video Let’s play Call of Duty: WWII – The Resistance! The first DLC pack to this spectacular first-person shooter adds new multiplayer maps, a new War Mode experience, and the next chapter of zombies. The PlayStation Underground crew stops by Sledgehammer’s HQ to see the game in action.

Champions collide as groups get drawn for StarCraft at IEM Katowice

Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Excitement continues to build around the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice as it shapes up to be one of the best StarCraft® II events in history with a US$400,000 prize pool, 12 world-class players already confirmed, and with more than two applications per slot for the Ro76. The tournament will start in the Ro76...

Attend the Fiesta Bowl Overwatch Collegiate National Championship in Tempe, Arizona

Tespa Rush to Tempe, Arizona, for the Fiesta Bowl Overwatch Collegiate National Championship, on the campus of Arizona State University, to witness the crowning of the top collegiate Overwatch team in the country. All the action, including the semifinals, finals, and an exhibition match between Arizona State University and University of Arizona, goes down on February 17. Tickets and event...

The First WCS Champion of 2018 Is Crowned in Leipzig

Blizzard Entertainment After a long three days of StarCraft, one player has risen to the top to take the title of WCS Leipzig champion. Joona “Serral” Sotala has long been considered one of the best European players, but he rarely performed as well as the hype decreed. Today that changed as he took down top players Artur “Nerchio” Bloch, Juan...