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F1 2018, Nick Hulkenberg going around the Hockenheimring

Codemasters® has released a new video for F1® 2018, the official videogame of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, with Renault Sport Formula One™ Team’s Nico Hülkenberg driving a lap of Hockenheimring, the home of the German Grand Prix™. The return of the German Grand Prix to the calendar for this season sees Hockenheimring included in F1 2018 along...

Overwatch League playoff apparel now available

Capture playoff history with Overwatch League playoff-edition jerseys and T-shirts—now on sale at the Blizzard Gear Store Europe. The jerseys are available for each of the six teams that qualified for the Overwatch League inaugural postseason: Boston Uprising, Los Angeles Gladiators, Los Angeles Valiant, London Spitfire, New York Excelsior, and Philadelphia Fusion. Each jersey features a custom playoffs patch on...

MotoGP 18 introduces Sim Racing Telemetry

MotoGP™ videogame marks a step forward in terms of realism with the introduction of telemetry data. All players will be able to acquire, analyze and review detailed telemetry data from their races and performances thanks to Sim Racing Telemetry. The Sim Racing Telemetry App, developed from UNAmedia and available for iOS, Android, PC and MAC, is the essential tool for...

Overwatch League, London Spitfire and Philadelphia Fusion advance to the semis

The Overwatch League’s quarterfinals matches ended today at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, with the London Spitfire defeating the Los Angeles Gladiators following the Philadelphia Fusion’s defeat of the Boston Uprising on Friday. Battling in a best-of-three series, the Spitfire took down the Gladiators 2-1, clinching a spot in the semifinals. On Friday night, the first series finished with the Philadelphia...

F1 2018, Full list of the vintage autos being included

Codemasters® has released a new video for F1 2018, the official video game of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, revealing the roster of classic cars that will feature in the forthcoming game. A new class of six iconic cars from the 1970s and the 1980s joins the already announced 2009 Brawn and 2003 Williams, as well as all...

World of Warcraft, ‘Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch’ ready next week

In the aftermath of Sargeras’ assault on Azeroth, tensions between the Alliance and the Horde are on the brink of erupting into all-out war. But before the storm begins, we’ve just announced that the Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch will arrive on July 18. To help players prepare for this pre-expansion update, we’ve released a Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch Survival Guide...

British Esports Championships, Competition for school and college students

The British Esports Association has announced details of its first full competitive gaming Championships for schools, colleges and alternative provision schools. The not-for-profit organisation has entered into a partnership with streaming programme Twitch Student to grow the British Esports Championships and help give students support and opportunities. In addition, a new partnership has been formed with AoC Sport (part of...

Fortnite, Season 5 is underway

Epic Games is excited to announce the launch of Fortnite’s Season 5 is finally here! Players can drop in now and find all kinds of changes to the Battle Royale map. A Viking ship, desert outpost, ancient statues have appeared on the island, and Moisty Mire has been hit with a drought, bringing with it a brand new desert outpost....

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘The Boomsday Project’ expansion

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity awaits the intrepid scientists, engineers, and . . . test subjects of Azeroth in The Boomsday Project ™, the next expansion for Hearthstone®, Blizzard Entertainment’s smash-hit digital card game. On August 7, the infamous Dr. Boom’s delightfully irresponsible experiments will be unleashed upon players in the form of 135 new cards and a slew of mischievous new...

Gen.G Gold, Gen.G Black Represent South Korea at PUBG Global Invitational 2018

Global esports organization and industry leader Gen.G is among the first competitors to qualify two teams for a major international PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) invitational tournament. PUBG teams Gen.G Gold and Gen.G Black finished the 2018 1H PUBG Korea League (PKL) tournament in first and second place with 12,080 and 8,820 points, respectfully. The first and second place wins secured both...

F1 Esports, drivers selected to compete in Pro Series

Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, has revealed the names of the online racers who have secured places to race professionally in the next stage of the F1 Esports Series 2018, the Pro Series Championship. In what is a unique opportunity for F1 and gaming fans, the drivers were selected by representatives from the nine F1 teams participating on Monday...