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Overwatch League to Kick Off 2019 Season with Eight New Teams

The Overwatch League™ returns to action for the official start of the 2019 season. This season, 20 teams will compete for the league championship and a share of the US $5 million prize pool. The world’s first major global esports league with city-based teams will be even more fan-friendly, with more ways to watch via enhanced viewing technology through the...

HEAD:SET PRO PC, Luxury Gaming Headset Without the Luxury Price

snakebyte® group, leading innovators of consumer electronics hardware, announced the shipping of the HEAD:SET PRO™ PC, an all-new premium gaming headset without the premium price. Focusing on high-quality audio and featuring an impressive specification, the HEAD:SET PRO™ is ideal for the discerning PC gamer looking for a quality headset without the overinflated price tag. Advanced 50mm Neodymium Drivers engineered for...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, New Season of Content

Activision and Treyarch announced that the new season of content for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is available. Called Operation Grand Heist, the season features updates across the entire game, including a new Specialist, new outfits and personalization items, new Blackout map additions, vehicles and game modes, and much more. Additionally, Treyarch released a calendar roadmap image that highlights...

HyperX Sponsorship of ESL Katowice Royale – Featuring Fortnite

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced it is the official peripheral, memory and SSD partner of the inaugural ESL Katowice Royale – Featuring Fortnite. All tournament PCs and PlayStation®4 gaming stations will be equipped with HyperX peripherals, including gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, mousepads, memory, and SSDs. The HyperX...

SMITE Minor League 2019: Rosters

SMITE Minor League The start of the SML season is drawing closer every day, and today we are very excited to reveal the full rosters for all 8 teams who are participating in the league for 2019. All SMITE Minor League rosters are as follows: Armada OutCold Gaming Spacestation Gold Team Queso Flash Point Sanguine Simplicity Team CryptiK Hunter Snoopy...

PUBG – NPL Royale Format and Draw

Aaron Boulding – PUBG eSports The “sibling showdown” is just around the corner with the NPL Royale, pitting all 16 teams in NPL Contenders against all 16 of their big brothers in the NPL, taking center stage beginning February 22. This week’s NPL action will directly impact how the NPL Royale unfolds as NPL team standings will determine which NPL Contenders...

Overwatch Contenders, What’s New in 2019

Blizzard Entertainment Last year, Overwatch Contenders expanded into a global tournament series that provided an official pathway for becoming a professional Overwatch player. There is no better place for aspiring pro players to show off their skills—the program now has produced approximately 90 players who have been picked up by teams in the Overwatch League—and we’re not done. Here are...

The Second CS:GO Major of 2019

The tournament organizer StarLadder is honored to present the fifteenth Major tournament in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. We are pleased to inform all fans of the game that for the first time in history we bring Major to Berlin, Germany. The final part of the tournament will be held from 5th to 8th September 2019 at the legendary Mercedes-Benz Arena.  ...

Tekken 7, Roster expanded with Negan and Julia

We’re pleased to share with you a new trailer featuring The Walking Dead’s Negan and Julia Chang (DLC 8 and 9), alongside the announcement that they will be arriving on 28th February, 2019 for TEKKEN 7. DLC 8 and 9 are available as part of the TEKKEN 7 Season Pass 2, or will be available to purchase individually. Julia Chang...

BLAST Pro Series brings Counter-Strike to Miami

For the first time ever BLAST Pro Series will bring the newest and most spectacular live esports format to US. On April 13, 6 of the world’s best Counter-Strike teams with some of esports’ biggest stars will battle it out live on stage in Miami’s Watsco Center for a total prize pool of 250,000 dollars. The show has sold out...

The DEAD OR ALIVE World Championship is Coming

Team NINJA also revealed the first information on the upcoming DEAD OR ALIVE World Championship. Qualifiers will be held in North America, Europe, and Asia; with each region’s top players competing at the Grand Finals in Japan. Qualifiers and Grand Finals total prize will be equivalent to 10 Million Yen (JPY). – Schedule, pre-qualifier areas and regulations to be announced...

Heavy Metal Machines launches cash prize championship across Europe

Hoplon, the developers behind post-apocalyptic car-combat MOBA, Heavy Metal Machines, announced the launch of a new competitive queue feature, the Metal League, within the game, guaranteeing a prize fund for players of €5,000. In Season One, the champion team will take home €2,000. The opening weekend and qualifiers of the tournament begins 9th March 2019 and will last through to...