British Esports Championships Spring 2020, You can sign up now

The British Esports Association, the not-for-profit organisation set up to promote and support grassroots esports, announce that sign-ups are now open for the Spring Championships for students aged 12 and above.

For the first time, they have partnered with StreamRecap to provide in game highlights throughout the Spring Season for all League of Legends and Rocket League players.… Read the rest

Jingle Jam 2019 back for charity fundraising drive

Gaming’s largest charity fundraiser, Jingle Jam returns for 2019 with a brand-new games bundle – and aims to raise millions more for worthy causes around the globe.

Since launching in 2011, the Jingle Jam has successfully raised over $15m for worthy causes.  In 2018, around 90,000 gamers helped donate $3.3m.  An incredible $250,000 was raised in the first 8 minutes of this year’s fundraising drive.… Read the rest

EGX Rezzed 2020, Tickets can be ordered

Gamer Network are delighted to announce that EGX Rezzed will return to London’s Tobacco Dock, on the 26 – 28 March 2020!

Tickets are now available for gamers to gain the opportunity to play the very best pre-release games and hundreds of other breakthrough indie titles, all being showcased alongside many iconic game developers, each sharing their unique insight into the gaming industry.… Read the rest

2019 Southeast Asian Games, First event to include esports by IOC

Razer begins the countdown to the 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 2019), an eleven-country international sporting event sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee, and the first to include esports as a medaled competitive discipline.
One week from now, athletes from participating countries will gather at the inaugural SEA Games Esports Opening Ceremony in the Philippines to celebrate history in the making with esports being recognized as a medal sport for the first time.
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Turtle Beach & Roccat, Holiday 2019 Line-up

Leading gaming audio and accessory brand Turtle Beach and it’s Hamburg, Germany-based PC accessories division, ROCCAT, head into the 2019 holiday season with yet another robust offering of high-quality gaming accessories. Turtle Beach’s 2019 portfolio is as strong as ever with a variety of new headsets, keyboards, mice and more for gamers on Xbox One, PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, PC, and mobile gaming devices.

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PUBG MOBILE Club Open 2019 Fall Split Global Finals, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1

After several months of rigorous qualification matches, group stages, regional prelims and finals, the PUBG MOBILE Club Open 2019 Fall Split Global Finals will culminate this weekend at the Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 16 outstanding teams from around the globe will duke it out for the ultimate chicken dinner and a slice of the massive $2.5 million total prize pool.… Read the rest

World of Tanks: Mercenaries, Update 4.12 bringing back beloved traditions

The days are getting colder, but the battles are heating up in World of Tanks: Mercenaries this November and December. The dev team from Wargaming West have been working hard to deliver more content than ever to passionate tankers across the globe until the end of the year. The release of Update 4.12 on November 26, is followed by some amazing new limited edition tanks and Black Friday sales, while November is closing with the tradition of T(h)anksgiving once again celebrated in-game with Turkey Treats.… Read the rest

FINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME, World Championships on Nov. 23

SQUARE ENIX® will be hosting the 2019 FINAL FANTASY® Trading Card Game (FFTCG) World Championships in North America at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport in Los Angeles, CA on November 23-24, 2019. The top thirty-two FFTCG players from around the globe will come together to compete in this grand finale of the 2019 FFTCG competitive circuit and determine the best FFTCG player in the world.… Read the rest

BBC’s Bitesize Schools Tour puts esports on careers agenda

Vexed Gaming’s Chief Gaming Officer Mark Weller will be an industry expert panelists taking part in the BBC’s upcoming winter Bitesize Schools Tour, which aims to encourage young people to explore careers in the creative industries.

Manchester-based Vexed Gaming is the only esports organization to be involved in the initiative, reflecting the team’s efforts to broaden the appeal of competitive gaming beyond its core base.… Read the rest

Razer Kraken Stormtrooper Edition joins the gaming headset wars

 

The Stormtrooper Edition of the Razer Kraken headset is the latest addition to Razer’s popular Stormtrooper Edition peripherals, retaining the same market- leading features as the original Razer Kraken headset, but now sporting the colors of the most feared army in the Star Wars Galaxy.
Designed for esports athletes and gamers alike, the Stormtrooper Edition of the Razer Kraken headset features custom-tuned 50mm drivers for a wide soundscape from subtle audio cues to helmet rumbling explosions.
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GameWorks & High School Esports League (HSEL), esports expansion

GameWorks, Inc., an esports and entertainment company for millennials, teens and families with seven locations nationwide, announced today it has forged a partnership with the High School Esports League (HSEL) — a varsity esports organization with over 60,000 participating students across more than 2,100 schools — to help fuel the adoption of esports throughout high schools nationwide.… Read the rest

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Battlegrounds’ updated

An update has come to Hearthstone’s new game mode, adding some extra chaos—and a few new Heroes— to Battlegrounds! Jump into the Beta to test out the latest challengers.

NEW CHALLENGERS

Sindragosa, Elise Starseeker, Brann Bronzebeard, and Sir Finley Mrrgglton are the newest Heroes to enter the Battlegrounds—each one with a new hero power to help you push toward a first-place finish.

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