Le Mans Esports Series, Season 2 announced with “fresh approach”

The Le Mans Esports Series confirms that the successful championship will return for a new season in 2019/2020, with an increased total prize fund of $200,000. The series, a joint venture between the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, FIA World Endurance Championship and Motorsport Network, succeeded in engaging over 215,000 live viewers and 6.4 million social media impressions at last season’s “Super Final” at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June 2019.… Read the rest

PUBG Mobile, ‘Payload’ mode, also news of Walking Dead collaboration

Earlier this month, PUBG MOBILE unleashed a massive 0.15.0 update with new ledge-grab features, weapons, vehicles and more, setting the stage for an all-new gameplay mode.  Now, after weeks of growing buzz, the groundbreaking Payload Mode is available for players to skydive into for free on the App Store and Google Play, along with the new outfit of collaboration with AMC’s The Walking Dead.… Read the rest

Razer Firefly V2, Mouse mat back again with even more… er… smoothness

Razer announced an enhanced version of the original RGB gaming mouse mat. The Razer Firefly V2 is the successor of the Razer Firefly, made thinner and brighter to intensify any gamer’s Razer Chroma RGB experience. It is now the brightest RGB mouse mat powered by Razer Chroma – the world’s largest RGB lighting ecosystem, which supports over 500 devices and integration with over 130 top PC games.
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Maingear Gaming PCs available with the Intel 9th Gen Core i9-9900KS

MAINGEAR announced that the all-new Intel® 9th Gen Core i9-9900KS flagship processor is available across its product line of award-winning custom gaming PCs and workstations.

Created to be the ultimate gaming processor, the i9-9900KS features up to 5.0 GHz all-core turbo frequency across 8 cores and 16 threads — gamers looking for the ultimate power boost need look no further.… Read the rest

Collegiate Rocket League (CRL), Teams set for Fall National Championship

After another awesome Season of Collegiate Rocket League (CRL), the Fall National Championship will be back at the Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas on November 9. So, without further ado, let’s introduce the competitors!

The final teams are:

  • University of Akron

  • University of Arizona

  • University of North Texas

  • Northern Virginia Community College

All four of these top collegiate teams battled their way through Online Qualifiers, League Play, and the high-stakes Playoffs to book their spot at the National Championship.… Read the rest

Mythic Championship VI Survival Guide

Mythic Championship VI = $500,000 in prize money! Welcome to Mythic Championship VI in picturesque Richmond, Virginia. From the Magic Pro League players, Magic Hall of Fame members, and hometown heroes, your favorite pros and Challengers compete to earn the Mythic Championship trophy and a seat at the 2019 Magic World Championship!… Read the rest

Overwatch World Cup Viewer’s Guide

Blizzard Entertainment

The 2019 Overwatch World Cup is just days away from starting, and we’ve got you covered with everything you’ll need to know to watch teams from across the globe gather together and go for gold.

Where to Watch

All 2019 Overwatch World Cup matches will be livestreamed. Here’s where you can watch them live:

Additionally, VODs for all completed matches will be available on the Overwatch League Twitch channel.… Read the rest

Arena World Championship & Mythic Dungeon International Global Finals

by Blizzard Entertainment

After months of preparation and hard-fought battles, the world’s best WoW teams have risen to the challenge to compete in the Global Finals, but each tournament will crown only one World Champion.

The culmination of the 2019 Arena World Championship and Mythic Dungeon International will take place within the halls of the Anaheim Convention Center at BlizzCon 2019!… Read the rest

Hearthstone Global Finals Viewer’s Guide

Blizzard Entertainment

In Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Americas—48 players battled it out in weekly online play during Seasons 1 and 2 of Grandmasters. Six players were relegated from the competition, while six more ran the Playoff gauntlet to secure their place at the Hearthstone Global Finals.

In China, the field was wider, with a Playoff bracket determined by the victors from a pool of 64 veterans and an open pool of 1024 players represented at several live events over the course of the year.… Read the rest

Live Streamer 311 Bundle, Streaming Kit for Aspiring Content Creators

AVerMedia Technologies, Inc., a leader in digital video and audio, today announced it has launched the Live Streamer 311 Bundle (model BO311), an entry-level streaming kit containing a 1080p60 game capture card, a 1080p30 webcam with AI features, and a high quality condenser USB microphone. The new streaming bundle, which gives aspiring content creators everything they need to create dynamic, Full HD content for Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, and other streaming platforms with plug-and-play setup over USB 2.0, is available at Best Buy at a suggested retail price of $249.99.… Read the rest

ExileCon: The Path of Exile Convention – Nov 16-17, 2019

Grinding Gear Games provided additional details about ExileCon, the first convention dedicated to their award-winning RPG, Path of Exile. ExileCon is taking place in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, 2019 at the beautiful Aotea Centre and will feature huge announcements and hands-on previews for large expansions to Path of Exile including the 3.9.0 expansion (December 2019) and the highly-anticipated 4.0.0 mega-expansion (late 2020 launch estimate). … Read the rest