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PAX Aus 2018, Alibaba’s WESG Oceania Esports Event

World Electronic Sports Games will come to the PAX Arena stage at PAX Aus 2018, taking place 26-28 Oct. in Melbourne, VIC. WESG is the international esports championship tournament organized by Alibaba Group’s AliSports. Partnering with Australian Esports League, this year marks its first foray into Australia, bringing together the best in the region to compete in Dota 2, CS:GO, Hearthstone, and StarCraft 2. The online events...

PUBG Global Invitational 2018, Worldwide audience was ‘significant’

PUBG Global Invitational 2018 (PGI 2018), the first global professional esports event hosted by PUBG Corporation (PUBG Corp.), concluded Sunday, July 29 after crowning South Korean team Gen.G GOLD the Third Person Perspective winner and Chinese team OMG the First Person Perspective winner, each taking home a piece of the $2 million USD total prize purse, in front of over...

Fortnite, Android version’s beta goes live this week

Epic Games is excited to announce the Fortnite Beta for Android is launching this week. Players with Samsung Galaxy devices are the first to be invited, starting today. Additionally, purchasers of the new Samsung Note 9 or Galaxy Tab S4  will get access to the new Galaxy outfit. More details can be found here. Epic will start rolling out beta...

EOB Esports Academy, Academy For those (7-30) – business of esports

EOB Esports Academy, the UK’s first esports academy for anyone between the ages of 7 to 30 looking to understand the business of esports, is proud to announce a partnership with Riot Games for their first tournament at the Red Bull Gaming Sphere in London. EOB Esports Academy aims to help guide new talent by offering opportunities to learn everything...

Baltic Esports League, Debut finals on September 2, 2018

The recently announced Batlic Esports League is already running in full force. The first League of Legends qualifiers have passed selecting the best 8 teams to compete in the inaugural season finals which will conclude on September 2nd in Kaunas, Žalgiris arena amphitheater. Lithuania will be represented by Shanghai Esports, Žalgiris Esports, Could Be Better, Polar Bears and ToshinoriYagi eSports....

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, The Boomsday Project Blasts Off

Study up on Azerothian science with 135 experimental new cards in the latest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s internationally acclaimed digital card game For a limited time, players can log in to Hearthstone to claim three free packs and a class Legendary card Legions of lab coat-clad Hearthstone® players have filed into Dr. Boom’s secret laboratory to begin work on The...

NBA 2K19 first gameplay trailer – “Take the Crown”

The first NBA 2K19 gameplay trailer: Entitled “Take the Crown” and featuring music by Jay Rock (@jayrock), the trailer reminds all NBA 2K19 fans that to be the best, you have to take down the king. The NBA 2K19 Standard Edition will be available on September 11, 2018. The 20th Anniversary Edition will be available on September 7, 2018.

Heroes of the Storm, Sally Whitemane is live

The Scarlet Monastery’s High Inquisitor has arrived to purge the Nexus of undeath—Sally Whitemane is now live in Heroes of the Storm! Always looking for an edge over her foes, Whitemane’s an aggressive priest who heals allies by damaging her enemies. If healing allies by smiting your foes as Sally Whitemane isn’t enough action for you, the paramilitary outfit Viper...

Iconic R.A.T. Gaming Mice

Mad Catz Global Limited, the new name for the leading innovators in gaming hardware for almost three decades, announced today an all-new range of R.A.T.™ gaming mice, serving as the first line of products to be released under the new company management and expected to begin shipping globally from Fall 2018. In addition to the new mice, Mad Catz Global...

HyperX Cloud, gaming headset licensed for PS4

HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., announced the HyperX Cloud for PlayStation®4 (PS4™) gaming headset. Officially licensed by Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, the new headset is designed specifically for PlayStation 4 gamers with complementary PlayStation 4 blue colour accents, and critically-acclaimed* comfort. HyperX Cloud is platform compatible with PlayStation 4, while offering 53mm drivers for high quality...

PAX West 2018, Line-up of exhibitors and panels

PAX West 2018’s line-up of panels and exhibitors is now live on the show’s website. Taking place Aug. 31 – Sept. 3 at the Washington State Convention Center, PAX West will give attendees the opportunity to get hands on with the most anticipated upcoming games from industry leaders and exciting upcoming projects from smaller independent teams across the globe. PAX...

H1Z1: Battle Royale, out of open beta and on the PS4

Daybreak Games® today announced that H1Z1: Battle Royale™, the original standalone battle royale shooter, has left Open Beta and officially launched as a free-to-play game on PlayStation®4. “Everyone here at Daybreak Games is thrilled with the overwhelmingly positive response to H1Z1’s debut on PS4,” said H1Z1 Producer Terrence Yee. “Ten million new players in our first month in Open Beta...

Pulsefire FPS Pro RGB, A pointing device for those who adore Pixart 3389 sensors

HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., announced that it is shipping the HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro RGB gaming mouse. The Pulsefire FPS Pro features the Pixart 3389 sensor for accurate tracking and utilizes premium Omron switches with 20M click durability, six programable buttons, and onboard memory to save up to three custom profiles through HyperX NGenuity software....

Shadowverse Open – Echo Fox, Panda Global & TempoStorm join $1 million quest

Next Generation Esports (NGE), the premier independent esports publishing company, welcomes three of the world’s leading esports teams, Echo Fox, Panda Global and TempoStorm as new participants in the competitive scene for Shadowverse, a wildly popular and competitive strategy card game developed by Cygames. All three of these teams are highly-respected competitors in esports and now join a growing global...

Summoners War, European players compete in online-qualifier on August 12, 2018

On Sunday, August 12th 2018, the top 128 European Summoners War players will compete in an online-qualifier to win one of eight coveted spots at the European regionals in Berlin. Matches start from 14:00 GMT+2 and select battles across all group phases will be shown via live stream in four languages. Eight winners and two replacement players will be flown...