Turtle Beach’s partnership with Chicago Huntsmen CDL Franchise

Turtle Beach announced a new working partnership with the Chicago Huntsmen CDL Franchise. Owned by NRG Esports and led by Co-CEOs Andy Miller and esports luminary Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez, The Huntsmen have an incredible roundtable of expertise in the traditional sports and tech industries, with investment from the likes of Shaquille O’Neal, Tiesto, Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez, and Marshawn Lynch.… Read the rest

2020 Pokémon World Championships, ExCeL London – August 14–16

The Pokémon Company International confirmed that this year’s Pokémon World Championships will be held at ExCeL London from August 14–16, 2020. The best Pokémon Trading Card Game and video game players from around the world will be invited to compete, with fans welcome to purchase spectator passes and witness the excitement of the most prestigious event in the Pokémon Championship Series.… Read the rest

PUBG Season 6 brings Karakin and a new high tension map

PUBG Corporation  announced that Season 6 and Survivor Pass: Shakedown are now live! The update includes a brand new 2×2 map that is sure to bring intense and high tension combat right from the drop. Karakin also introduces breach points on buildings, sticky bombs, penetrable walls to shoot through, and the Black Zone, which takes away the safety of buildings by destroying them utterly.… Read the rest

VGM CON 2020, Minnetonka, Minnesota on March 6-8

Gamer’s Rhapsody announced the addition of 8-bit Music Theory of YouTube fame to the special guest line-up. Video Games and Music Convention will be held at the Sheraton Minneapolis West located in Minnetonka, Minnesota on March 6-8. 8-bit Music Theory joins the previously-announced Alexander Brandon (composer for Epic Games) and The Hit Points (bluegrass video game music band) to round out the planned live musical performances and panels for the expo that celebrates gaming media as an art form.
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Yorkshire Games Festival 2020, running between 5-9 February 2020

With those New Year fireworks fast fading to memory, the National Science and Media Museum is excited to announce the final speakers for the forthcoming Yorkshire Games Festival in Bradford, running between 5-9 February 2020.

Serving both as a bastion for the UK’s ever-ambitious and successful games industry in the north of England and the first major games event in 2020, we can now reveal Sabrina Carmona – senior producer at mobile and casual gaming giant King – will be taking to the stage to, in her words, help ‘demystify mobile game development’.… Read the rest

Overwatch Lunar New Year 2020

Celebrate the Year of the Rat with friends, teammates, and the rest of the Overwatch family! Lunar New Year 2020 is now live on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Brand-new rewards are available this year, so don’t forget to log in from now until February 6 to bring good fortune to your cosmetic collection.… Read the rest

Interactive Futures 2020 open on February 1st

Interactive Futures – Leamington Spa’s celebration of the games talent and culture within the region – will open its doors to the public on Saturday, February 1.

Taking place at the Royal Spa Centre, Interactive Futures (https://interactive-futures.com) will give students, young people, children and their parents the opportunity to discover the myriad of job opportunities there are available for all within the thriving video games industry.… Read the rest

Anime Ascension 2020, Samurai Shodown one of the featured titles

Aksys Games announced that Samurai Shodown will join the roster of featured titles at the fifth Anime Ascension tournament scheduled for February 14th through the 16th, 2020 at the Atrium Hotel in Irvine. The other games include Guilty Gear Xrd REV2, BlazBlue Central Fiction, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st], BlazBlue CrossTag Battle, Melty Blood Actress Again and Guilty Gear XX Accent Plus R.
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2020 CHEL Showdown, eSports tournament hosted by Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames to host the second annual 2020 CHEL Showdown presented by Scotiabank.

This year’s new and improved format has taken the tournament to a whole new level. Taking place over a two weekend span (February 1 – 2 and February 8 – 9, 2020) CHEL players ages 14 and up, will have a chance to face-off and compete in an online tournament, powered by WorldGaming Network.… Read the rest

PUBG Season 6, Season begins with Update 6.1

PUBG Corporation has revealed the next release of seasonal content; Season 6 and Survivor Pass: Shakedown! The season begins with Update 6.1, which adds a brand new 2×2 map that is sure to bring intense and fast-paced combat right from the drop.

Players can also interact with this new map like never before with breach points into buildings, bullet penetration through certain walls, and underground smuggler tunnels to avoid or ambush your enemies.… Read the rest

POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid League to Kick Off in January

POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid invites the best players from across the country to come together to see who reigns supreme! nWay, in partnership with Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) and global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), today announced the POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid League.  Starting in January 2020, nWay is teaming up with local fighting game communities to discover who is the best POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid player in the country.… Read the rest

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Galakrond’s Awakening’ is coming

Descent of Dragons™, the latest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s smash-hit free-to-play digital card game Hearthstone®, has set the stage for the final battle between Azeroth’s mightiest heroes and wickedest villains. On January 21, players will take flight in Galakrond’s Awakening™, the highly-anticipated Solo Adventure that brings the Year of the Dragon to a close.… Read the rest