TOUSHINSAI 2020 World Championship of Arcade – Las Vegas Qualifier

TAITO® Corporation announced that they will hold a qualifier in Las Vegas, Nevada for the largest competition in e-ARCADE SPORTS, TOUSHINSAI™ 2020 ~World Championship of Arcade~.

TOUSHINSAI, the largest competition in e-ARCADE SPORTS, has been held in Japan by TAITO since 2015. The fourth, and most recent TOUSHINSAI competition, held in 2018-2019, attracted more than 6,000 players from all over the world who brought their best skills to compete for the top position in each category.… Read the rest

GWENT: The Witcher Card Game, ‘Novigrad’ second expansion available

GWENT: The Witcher Card Game, Novigrad, the game’s second expansion is available.

The new expansion opens up a world of sinister new archetypes, devious combos and deadly playstyles for players to take advantage of on GWENT’s battlefields. Introducing a brand new faction, the Syndicate, over 90 cards including 15 cross-faction ones, 5 new leader characters, as well as a set of abilities and gameplay mechanics worthy of the free city’s most wanted, Novigrad isavailable across PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.… Read the rest

Fnatic and Champion, Exclusive Hoodie Drop on Twitch

Fnatic and Champion give fans the opportunity to purchase the sell-out Fnatic X Champion hoodie in a first-of-its-kind activation by demonstrating their gaming abilities via the broadcasting platform Twitch.

Build in collaboration with Hackerloop, the game will be playable via a Twitch aim style extension. Players who achieve the best scores, using their eye and hand coordination skills, will gain access to purchase the coveted hoodie for a limited period of time for the price of £100.… Read the rest

PUBG, new content and features

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) continues to release a series of big updates adding more refined gameplay mechanics, new features, and a new vehicle and weapon. This week, two large updates have been released for PUBG on PC live servers and consoles. The PC update brings the new Ledge Grab mechanic and vehicle, BRDM-2, among other things.… Read the rest

Official Cyberpunk 2077 Cosplay Contest

CD PROJEKT RED invites gamers, cosplayers, and entertainment industry enthusiasts worldwide to take part in the official Cyberpunk 2077 Cosplay Contest.

The contest tasks participants with creating the most authentic cosplay of an existing Cyberpunk 2077 character. Competitors can use any CD PROJEKT RED-released trailers, gameplay videos, screenshots and art for the game as reference, or turn to the studio’s official Cyberpunk 2077 character guides, which will be made available soon.… Read the rest

Capcom at TGS 2019, ‘Asia Premier’ announced

Capcom announced details for the Asia Premier to be held during Tokyo Game Show on September 14 – 15.  Known formally as the Japan Premier, the event’s title has been adjusted to reflect the global nature of the tournament. World Warriors from around the globe are invited to participate and see if they have what it takes to be a champion!… Read the rest

Anime Ascension, fighting game tournament is back in 2020

Aksys Games announced that Anime Ascension is returning for its fifth triumphant year. The West Coast’s only anime-focused fighting game tournament will run from February 14 through February 16 at Irvine’s Atrium Hotel. Featured games will include Guilty Gear Xrd REV2, BlazBlue Central Fiction, and Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st], with longtime community favorites Melty Blood Actress Again and Guilty Gear XX Accent Plus R making the jump to the main stage.… Read the rest

GameStop’s Esports Roster Continues to Grow

GameStop announced an agreement with Justin Wong, ranked No. 1 in countless Street Fighter gaming tournaments, to create a comprehensive gaming clinic coming this fall for GameStop’s customers.  Wong currently holds the world record for the longest fighting game winning streak, with 300 wins, and is well-known for his ability to comeback against impossible odds – also known as “The Wong Factor.”

“As we continue to evolve in the esports space, we are always looking to identify the right partnerships to help support and grow our esports ecosystem – and Justin Wong fits the bill perfectly,” said Frank Hamlin, chief customer officer for GameStop.… Read the rest

Quake Pro League – From QuakCon 2019 until QuakeCon 2020

FACEIT, the leading competitive gaming platform and organizers of some of the largest esports events in Europe and North America are pleased to reveal that they will be running the brand new Quake Pro League from August 2019 through to August 2020 from the cutting edge FACEIT Studio in London. The Quake Pro League kicks off at QuakeCon 2019 and will see 20 pre-selected players face off in a year-long linear tournament structure with multiple opportunities for Champions to rise and rivalries to form.… Read the rest

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, ‘Rise of Azshara’ content update

Something sinister churns beneath the waves—the Queen of Tides’ return has arrived! Rise of Azshara, the next major Battle for Azeroth content update, is packed with many new features, including the addition of Essences to the Heart of Azeroth system; two new zones to explore, Nazjatar and Mechagon; Heritage Armor for tauren and gnomes; new Benthic gear; a raid that takes players into the depths of Azshara’s Eternal Palace; and much more.… Read the rest

High School Esports League, MAINGEAR helping provide schools with gaming PCs

High School Esports League (HSEL), the longest-running competitive gaming organization with over 1,500 partnered high schools across North America, today announced the launch of the HSEL Esports Equipment Bundle hardware program. In partnership with MAINGEAR, HSEL is offering schools that sign up for three years of esports competition six high-end gaming PCs, complete with Razer peripherals.… Read the rest

KINGDOM HEARTS official symphonic concert tour

Following the acclaimed release of KINGDOM HEARTS III video game and its unforgettable ending, fans can reunite with beloved music and worlds from the KINGDOM HEARTS series with KINGDOM HEARTS –World of Tres-, a brand-new concert that’s currently touring around the world. Produced by a Director Tetsuya Nomura, who created this new video program, the concert music was prepared by those who made the music of KINGDOM HEARTS legendary, Composers Yoko Shimomura, Takeharu Ishimoto and Tsuyoshi Sekito.… Read the rest

Rush 2019, South African eSports Event

The annual Rush Esports event is quite literally upon us, and esports enthusiasts are gearing up, locking down and putting on their game faces for one of South Africa’s most thrilling events on the esports calendar. The multi-tournament, multi-platform celebration of all things competitive gaming will be exploding into life on 28, 29 and 30 June 2019, at the Sun Arena, Time Square, Pretoria.… Read the rest