2021 CSL Esports Grand Finals May 1 and 2

2021 CSL Esports Grand Finals virtual host has finally been revealed, Louisiana State University (LSU).  Together with Esports at LSU, we will be bringing the premiere collegiate event of the season right to your screen.

The teams are competing for $60,000 in scholarship dollars spread across six games: League of Legends, Dota2, Rocket League, Valorant, CS:GO, and Street FighterV.… Read the rest

NBA 2K League 2021 Season Begins May 19

The NBA 2K League announced its 2021 regular-season schedule and season-long competition structure.  The 16-week season will begin Wednesday, May 19 with THE TIPOFF Powered by AT&T, and will conclude Saturday, Sept. 4 with the 2021 NBA 2K League Finals Delivered by DoorDash.  The 23 teams will play 28 regular-season games each.… Read the rest

PUBG Continental Series 4 begins open qualifiers

KRAFTON, Inc., the creators of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), has announced details around its next premier esports event, PUBG Continental Series 4 (PCS4). PCS4 consists of four online regional tournaments across Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Asia-Pacific. Sixteen teams from each region will compete for their share of the more than $250,000 USD prize pool (for a total prize pool of over $1,000,000 across all regions).… Read the rest

TUMI Launches Professional Esports Collection

TUMI, the leading international travel, lifestyle, and performance luxury brand, unveiled its pro-level Esports line of bags and accessories. Welcoming in a new client base, TUMI consulted with numerous industry experts from game developers to professional esports athletes to help design top-of-the-line bags that meet, if not exceed, the needs of today’s gamers like none before.… Read the rest

World of Tanks on Steam

Wargaming announced that its flagship title World of Tanks has rolled onto Steam. Players of the regular PC version and Steam users will be able to fight side by side in the immersive PvP battles the legendary F2P strategic shooter is known for. The Steam version is available to new accounts only but will feature everything World of Tanks PC has to offer.… Read the rest

ESL Gaming & Intel announces prolongation of eSports partnership

Modern Times Group MTG AB’s ESL Gaming has announced the renewal of its long-standing partnership with Intel® in what is the biggest brand partnership deal in esports history to date.  Commencing in 2022, the renewal will see the brands invest over $100m in esports over three years up to and including IEM Katowice 2025, and marks 20 years of collaboration between ESL and Intel® – extending the longest running partnership in the esports industry.

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NRG Esports Rocket League Team To Be Renamed “The General NRG”

NRG Esports’ World Champion Rocket League team and The General® Insurance announced that the parties have entered into an unprecedented new partnership in which NRG’s Rocket League team will be renamed “The General NRG” for all future competitive and non-competitive events.  The partnership is the first of its kind in North American Rocket League and goes into effect immediately.… Read the rest

Mortal Kombat Film, New Featurette Video

From New Line Cinema comes the explosive new cinematic adventure “Mortal Kombat,” inspired by the blockbuster video game franchise, which most recently enjoyed the most successful video game launch in its history, Mortal Kombat 11.  The film is helmed by award-winning Australian commercial filmmaker Simon McQuoid, marking his feature directorial debut, and produced by James Wan (“The Conjuring” universe films, “Aquaman,”), Todd Garner (“Into the Storm,” “Tag”), McQuoid and E.… Read the rest

Pokemon Masters, Fans of the Galar region will be pleased with update

DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, has announced several updates related to the arrival of Galar region Gym Leader Raihan and his partner Pokémon Duraludon in Pokémon Masters EX.

Raihan & Duraludon Now Available
The Galar region sync pair of Raihan & Duraludon are available to add to players’ teams in Pokémon Masters EX via the sync pair spotlight scout, available from now until May 30 at 10:59 p.m.… Read the rest

Mission Control Launches U.S. Parks and Recreation Esports Championship

Mission Control GG, a startup focused on gathering communities through esports, has announced the first ever U.S. Parks and Recreation Esports Championship (USPREC), presented by HyperX. This tournament brings parks and recreation communities across the country together for a month-long competition, where players will represent their hometown for ultimate bragging rights from the comfort of their own homes.… Read the rest