Monthly Archive: June 2017

Heavy Metal Machines – ESL to host a free-to-play european championships

Hoplon, the leading video games developer in Brazil is today delighted to announce that Heavy Metal Machines, the upcoming car-combat MOBA, is opening up registration for its first ever Esports European Championship on July 1, 2017 for a limited time via their partners – ESL Play. Heavy Metal Machines is currently available to play for free on Steam. Registration is...

Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Third Annual “SAAM Arcade” To Feature 40 Independent Games

“SAAM Arcade” To Be Held Saturday, Aug. 5 and Sunday, Aug. 6 The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s third annual “SAAM Arcade” highlights the groundbreaking work of video game developers, provides educational tools and fosters creativity for the future of video games. A central component of the event is the “Indie Showcase” that will feature 40 independent games created by both...

Halo Championship Series – new details

While the Summer 2017 season has already started providing competitive Halo fans with plenty of intense Halo esports action, we’ve also got plenty of exciting news in store for what’s to come later this year. Today, we’re excited to announce our partnership with the outstanding folks at Gfinity for the EU Halo Championship Series Fall 2017 season, which will include...

Company of Heroes 2 Grand Championship Finals Live from ESL this Saturday

Sometimes video games communities do awesome things. Their passion for the games they love underlined by their ability to galvanise their peers into doing something really rather cool. Company of Heroes 2 community stalwart, Matt Dunn, aka ‘A_E’, and a handful of likeminded friends did just that. They took it upon themselves to crowdfund a Grand Championship Series via Kickstarter....

FACEIT X Games Rocket League Invitational

FACEIT, the leading online competitive gaming platform, has collaborated with X Games, the world’s premier action sports competition, to present the FACEIT X Games Rocket League Invitational, a new esports competition taking place within the X Games festival village at X Games Minneapolis. Competitors will battle in heated rounds of Rocket League, the high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and driving, to...

Mass Luminosity Announces Global eSports Amateur Project

Dallas, TX based Mass Luminosity Inc., the parent company of the leading social media network for PC gamers, GTribe, announced today that it is launching a global Esports project for casual gamers, endorsed by Logitech G. Mass Luminosity has recruited the most outstanding pioneers of Esports, some of which, to the very date, 20 years ago (June 27, 1997) launched...

Registration for GameOn eSports tournaments are now open!

The biggest gaming culture convention in the Baltic States “GameOn” has just opened registration into League of Legends and CS:GO eSports tournaments, with the finals taking place at the event on 16th – 17th of September in Vilnius, Lithuania. After attracting a huge team count last year the most popular eSports tournaments will come back again this year and will be...

New season of the Just Dance World Cup

Ubisoft® announced the new season of the Just Dance World Cup, with a brand new competition format for the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Endorsed by 5 well-known social media celebrities, and even more special guests, the Just Dance World Cup aims to become the first talent competitive show based on a video game. THE FIRST EUROPEAN CASTING EVER...

UK’s Biggest Game Jam for Professionals Announces Winners

The UK’s biggest game jam for professionals was held for its second year in Manchester this weekend, bringing together more than 200 people across three days to create brand new games from the ground up. Judges from Sony, Unity, Supermassive, and more chose “Shape The Future” as this year’s theme, which gave birth to such ideas as an infinitely replayable...

MEGASHOW: Games. Music. Art. Announces Curated Lineup of Virtual Reality Demos and Reveals Additional Indie Content

Producers of the MEGASHOW: Games. Music. Art., a new roaming event series from the creators of Indie MEGABOOTH dedicated to creative indie communities, have revealed virtual reality (VR) content that will be showcased at the one-day event. The first edition of the festival is taking place in Atlanta, GA at  the Tabernacle on July 15. Early Bird ticket pricing for...

Epic Games’ Founder Tim Sweeney Set to Deliver Devcom Keynote

The growing list of speakers at the devcom developer conference now includes yet another games industry legend: Tim Sweeney, founder and CEO of Epic Games, will deliver the business keynote on the final day of the devcom developer conference. This was announced today by Aruba Events, Koelnmesse and BIU – The German Games Industry Association, the organizers of devcom. Sweeney...