2020 CHEL Showdown, eSports tournament hosted by Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames to host the second annual 2020 CHEL Showdown presented by Scotiabank.

This year’s new and improved format has taken the tournament to a whole new level. Taking place over a two weekend span (February 1 – 2 and February 8 – 9, 2020) CHEL players ages 14 and up, will have a chance to face-off and compete in an online tournament, powered by WorldGaming Network.… Read the rest

POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid League to Kick Off in January

POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid invites the best players from across the country to come together to see who reigns supreme! nWay, in partnership with Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) and global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), today announced the POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid League.  Starting in January 2020, nWay is teaming up with local fighting game communities to discover who is the best POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid player in the country.… Read the rest

Yorkshire Games Festival 2020, running between 5-9 February 2020

With those New Year fireworks fast fading to memory, the National Science and Media Museum is excited to announce the final speakers for the forthcoming Yorkshire Games Festival in Bradford, running between 5-9 February 2020.

Serving both as a bastion for the UK’s ever-ambitious and successful games industry in the north of England and the first major games event in 2020, we can now reveal Sabrina Carmona – senior producer at mobile and casual gaming giant King – will be taking to the stage to, in her words, help ‘demystify mobile game development’.… Read the rest

Overwatch Lunar New Year 2020

Celebrate the Year of the Rat with friends, teammates, and the rest of the Overwatch family! Lunar New Year 2020 is now live on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Brand-new rewards are available this year, so don’t forget to log in from now until February 6 to bring good fortune to your cosmetic collection.… Read the rest

Interactive Futures 2020 open on February 1st

Interactive Futures – Leamington Spa’s celebration of the games talent and culture within the region – will open its doors to the public on Saturday, February 1.

Taking place at the Royal Spa Centre, Interactive Futures (https://interactive-futures.com) will give students, young people, children and their parents the opportunity to discover the myriad of job opportunities there are available for all within the thriving video games industry.… Read the rest

Anime Ascension 2020, Samurai Shodown one of the featured titles

Aksys Games announced that Samurai Shodown will join the roster of featured titles at the fifth Anime Ascension tournament scheduled for February 14th through the 16th, 2020 at the Atrium Hotel in Irvine. The other games include Guilty Gear Xrd REV2, BlazBlue Central Fiction, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st], BlazBlue CrossTag Battle, Melty Blood Actress Again and Guilty Gear XX Accent Plus R.
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PUBG Season 6, Season begins with Update 6.1

PUBG Corporation has revealed the next release of seasonal content; Season 6 and Survivor Pass: Shakedown! The season begins with Update 6.1, which adds a brand new 2×2 map that is sure to bring intense and fast-paced combat right from the drop.

Players can also interact with this new map like never before with breach points into buildings, bullet penetration through certain walls, and underground smuggler tunnels to avoid or ambush your enemies.… Read the rest

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Galakrond’s Awakening’ is coming

Descent of Dragons™, the latest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s smash-hit free-to-play digital card game Hearthstone®, has set the stage for the final battle between Azeroth’s mightiest heroes and wickedest villains. On January 21, players will take flight in Galakrond’s Awakening™, the highly-anticipated Solo Adventure that brings the Year of the Dragon to a close.… Read the rest

PUBG MOBILE, 0.16.5 content update arrives

The 0.16.5 content update arrives in PUBG MOBILE introducing the new Domination mode with the new Arena map “Town”, the all-new Royale Pass Season 11 themed with “Operation Tomorrow” and more upgrades, available for free on the App Store and Google Play.

Players now can enter the new Arena map “Town” with the new Domination mode, where they will be assigned to either the blue or red team for a 4v4 battle and capture the bases to win.… Read the rest

Hearthstone Masters Set to Expand in 2020

The Hearthstone Masters Tour is growing in 2020! In 2019 Blizzard held three Masters Tours: Las Vegas, Seoul, and Bucharest. Thousands of players participated in Masters Qualifiers for their chance to play in these events, and the Hearthstone Esports team is excited to announce that we are doubling the number of Masters Tours for 2020.… Read the rest

New ESL Pro Tour formats for StarCraft II and Warcraft III: Reforged

Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG) portfolio company’s ESL and DreamHack have announced a three-year-long strategic agreement with Blizzard Entertainment. The world’s largest esports company (ESL) and the premier gaming lifestyle festival organizer (DreamHack) will create new ESL Pro Tour formats for both StarCraft® II and Warcraft® III: Reforged™, with Blizzard providing a respective prize pool of over US $1.8… Read the rest

F1 Esports China Championship won in Shanghai by Tang Tianyu

Formula 1 announced the winner the inaugural F1 Esports China Championship, following an intense battle at the Hui Space, at the world-famous Shanghai Stadium on 4th and 5th January.

One hundred racers from all over the country headed to Shanghai to take part in the two-day event, which saw Tang Tianyu from the East Region claim the championship title with Yuan Yifan a close runner-up.… Read the rest