Monthly Archive: June 2019

Heroes of the Storm: MechaStorm II and Chen rework

MechaStorm II reactivate! The Xenotech invasion, led by Mecha Malthael, threatens the Nexus once again with the goal of destroying Neo-Stormwind. Heroes of the Storm players can stand together with Mecha Valla and Mecha Yrel of MechaStorm to help put Xenotech’s devious plans to a halt. But first, you’ll need to choose your side and equipment: New Mecha Yrel Skin...

Overwatch League Trading Cards Are Available

Upper Deck announced the global release of Overwatch League™ trading cards, the first-ever esports league-licensed trading card product. The new trading card set is available for purchase via Upper Deck e-Pack™, the patent-pending platform that allows fans to purchase and open packs of trading cards at any time, from anywhere in the world, using a mobile device or computer. The...

Overwatch – Baptiste Reunion Challenge Event

The Baptiste Reunion Challenge has started! This limited-time Overwatch event lets players learn more about the game’s elite combat medic and ex-Talon operative, Jean-Baptiste Augustin. We’re kicking off the event with a new short story that illuminates Baptiste’s past. Read about how his old Talon comrades caught up with him despite his attempts to escape them in “What You Left...

DRAGON BALL FighterZ, A second ‘World Tour’ starting June 28, 2019

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe announced the return of the DRAGON BALL FighterZ – World Tour in 2019/2020, following the breakout success of the inaugural championship in 2018/19. The DRAGON BALL FighterZ – World Tour 2019/2020 is a global tournament series that runs for 8-9 months from June 2019 to the beginning of 2020. Players from around the world will compete throughout the year to decide a...

Luminosity Gaming launches “Fortnite House”

Luminosity Gaming, one of the largest and most successful esports organizations in North America, is proud to announce the launch of the Official LG Fortnite House, a content hub and house in Florida featuring 4 of the most popular and innovative creators in Gaming. Formula, Kiwiz, Nicks, and Randumb are joining the #LGLoyal family, bringing their unique and diverse mix of style and charisma to an already stacked...

Call of Duty World League, ‘Open Bracket Amateur Tournament’ won by ‘Mindfreak’

With a massive crowd of Call of Duty esports fans in attendance, 100 Thieves rallied through strong competition to capture the CWL Anaheim Cup, the team’s second major event victory of the 2019 CWL season, presented by PlayStation®4. Gen.G, OpTic Gaming and and FaZe Clan rounded-out the remaining top four placing Pro teams. The thrilling three-day event set at the...

Summoners War, Korea falls 3-0 to Sweden

His excellency Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden and president Moon Jae-in of South Korea attend Summoners War e-Sports match between Swedish and Korean teams. Swedish Summoners War players „Obabo“, „Taki“ and „haengbok“ defeated a Korean team around reigning world champion „BeatD“ with a score of three-nil – in front of the swedish king and korean president in Stockholm. As part...

Brains Eden 2019 – New Award Categories

Brains Eden, the UK’s largest international student games festival, has announced three new award categories for this year’s festival in order to ensure that all games development disciplines are celebrated. The new award categories are Best Game Concept, Best Game Artwork and Jammer of the Year; the winners will be announced at the award ceremony on the Monday following the...

British eSports Association backs investment venture

The British Esports Association has today agreed to participate in a new innovative global investment fund aimed at esports, new media and the wider games industry. Launching July 1st 2019, the Esports Global Fund (EGF) has secured institutional investment of €30m with a further €50m under discussion. It aims to have more than €100m of assets under management within three...

Thrustmaster’s F/A-18C Hornet HOTAS Add-On Grip

Thrustmaster has switched to air combat maneuvering mode for the 2019 edition of FlightSimExpo in Orlando, Florida. After a long period of development and beta testing required to perfect this authentic joystick, the juicy details regarding the replica of the legendary F/A-18C Hornet™ control stick can finally be revealed. A flight stick grip with a rich history behind it Following...

Kraken X wired gaming headset

RazerTM, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today introduced the Kraken X wired gaming headset. It is designed to be ultra-light and comfortable with 7.1 surround sound for all-day gaming that won’t break the bank. Razer is also announcing that all its gaming headsets launched from 2019 onwards will offer 7.1 surround sound capabilities to provide the unfair advantage...

Rocket League WGN North American Championship

WorldGaming Network announced the start of its second annual Championship esports tournament for Rocket League, the sports-action hit video game with a community of more than 58 million players. Teams of three from the USA and Canada can now register for the Rocket League WGN North American Championship, a tournament that has more than $20,000 in cash and prizes up...