Get ready for the 2017 LOL All-Star Event

LoL Esports

All-Star 2017 is coming up quick and we’ve got all the info you’ll need to get ready for the battle of the Dream Teams coming your way on December 7-10.

Every year the All-Star Event serves as a celebration of competition at the highest levels on the Rift. This year, we’ve updated the format to make All-Star 2017 a more compelling and exciting tournament, while still retaining some of the fun and energy of All-Star’s past.… Read the rest

Call of Duty World League November 26 CWL 2K Tournament Series Recap

Call of Duty World League

Making one last push for Call of Duty World League Dallas Open pool play spots, hundreds of teams from all three CWL regions competed in the November 26 CWL 2K Tournament Series. The path to the CWL Dallas Open, and to the Call of Duty World League Championship 2018 , is built through Pro Points, and you can track the current Pro Points standings right here for North AmericaEurope, and Australia/New Zealand.… Read the rest

Su-Min “Sado” Kim, of the Philadelphia Fusion, Overwatch League – Suspended

Overwatch League

Overwatch League players are expected to uphold the highest standards of our game, and to be exemplary citizens of our player community. Participating in “account-boosting” schemes, wherein an individual is paid to increase another user’s Skill Rating, is contrary to these values, and violates the Blizzard End User License Agreement.… Read the rest

ECS Season 4 Finals in Cancun to Feature Line Up of Top Talent

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The Esports Championship Series (ECS) has announced the talent lineup for the Season 4 Finals including new analyst, Jordan ‘n0thing’ Gilbert, and returning commentators James Bardolph, Dan Kapadia and many more. The ECS Season 4 Finals take place at Hard Rock Hotel in Cancun, Mexico on December 15-17, with each of the three days to be broadcast around the world exclusively on FACEIT’s official YouTube Gaming channel – https://gaming.youtube.com/faceit.… Read the rest

Playdius at PlayStation Experience 2017

PlayStation fans will gather next week in Anaheim, California (December 9th/10th) for the PlayStation Experience 2017.

Playdius will be part of the show and will proudly present two of its upcoming PlayStation®4 games: Hover and Shape of the World. The showcase of Hover PS®4 will be a world premiere. This PlayStation version is highly awaited by the community.… Read the rest

The 2018 Intel Extreme Masters PyeongChang Qualifiers

ESL Gaming

Intel Extreme Masters is South Korea-bound! As previously announced by Intel, StarCraft II will have its own stand-alone esports tournament ahead of the Olympic Winter Games 2018. The final event will take place in PyeongChang from February 5-7, 2018.

ESL rewards here:

Intel Extreme Masters is South Korea-bound! As previously announced by Intel, StarCraft II will have its own stand-alone esports tournament ahead of the Olympic Winter Games 2018.

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Announcing ESL One Cologne 2018

ESL Gaming

CS:GO is coming home! ESL One Cologne 2018 powered by Intel returns to the LANXESS Arena in Cologne in full force, bringing 16 of the world’s best CS:GO teams into the Cathedral of Counter-Strike. Throughout the group stage from July 3-5 and the main event from July 6-8, the fan-favorites will battle for a $300,000 prize pool, as well as the opportunity to chalk up another Intel Grand Slam event on the road to that massive $1,000,000 boost.… Read the rest

$25K Winter CS:GO Extreme Gaming Series Tournament (Dec 1-2, 2017)

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The CyberPowerPC CS:GO Winter $25K Invitational is an online CS:GO tournament taking place on Friday, December 1st & Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 featuring some of the best Professional CS:GO teams that North America has to offer.

The tournament will consist of an 8-team single elimination best-of-three (bo3) map bracket, with each of the eight invited teams competing for their share of the $25,000 USD prize pool!… Read the rest

The 2018 HGC Teams and Rosters Are Set

Blizzard Entertainment

Roster-mania has subsided, and new teams have been forged from the process. The top European teams have traded talent, with both Fnatic and Team Dignitas claiming they got the better end of the power-swap deal with Jonathan “Wubby” Gunnarsson switching places with Thomas “Ménè” Cailleux.

One of these two teams will succeed and the perception will be that it came at the expense of the other.… Read the rest

Explore Hearthstone’s Kobolds & Catacombs on December 8

Starting December 8th, players can delve deep into an unexplored underground realm packed with malignant monsters, terrifying traps, and treasures beyond imagination in Hearthstone’s newest expansion: Kobolds & Catacombs!

Here’s what’s in store:

  • Dungeon Runs—free single-player content featuring 48 different possible encounters and decks that grow in power as you fight your way through the catacombs
  • 135 new cards
  • A new Keyword: Recruit
  • New card types: Spellstones and Unidentified Items
  • A random Legendary Weapon card and three Kobolds & Catacombs card packs free, just for logging in after release
  • Three sequential one-time Dungeon Run quests, each awarding one Kobolds & Catacombs card pack for a total of three more free packs.
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ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League Live Tournament Action to Feature Elite Teams in $150,000 Showdown

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Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE will kick off The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League, an invitational tournament and televised feature series, with the first live matches between the world’s best Rocket League teams beginning Friday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. ET on Twitch. TBS will also televise a three-part The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League feature series beginning Friday, Dec.… Read the rest

The ELEAGUE CUP: New Names, New Rivals

by: Caleb Simmons

ELEAGUE

2017 has witnessed a changing of the guard in Rocket League. As the ELEAGUE Cup approaches, the likes of Gale Force Esports and PSG have soundly and consistently beaten the old titans Flipside Tactics and Team Envy. North American dynasty NRG, the long-standing Kings of the North, have conceded the throne to the rookies, Cloud9.… Read the rest

Overwatch Path to Pro system for 2018

Blizzard Entertainment

A core value of Overwatch esports is the building and maintenance of an ecosystem that can provide a path for players of all skill levels to grow as competitors and as teammates. We saw this idea in action over the past year, with Overwatch Contenders, the Open Division, and other regional leagues across the globe.… Read the rest