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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...

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...

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...

ECS Season 7 Premium Pass Holders on Twitch

FACEIT and Genvid Technologies have teamed up to provide exclusive interactive experiences for ECS Season 7 Premium Pass subscribers watching the Finals on www.twitch.tv/faceittv. Available as a one-off purchase of $6.99, the ECS Season 7 Premium Pass gives users access to an interactive HUD, pro stats, advanced minimap and more – all from within the Twitch web player, offering CS:GO...

Kakao partners with SLIVER.tv – Korea esports platform on blockchain

Kakao’s Klaytn blockchain project has announced that SLIVER.tv Korea, a new mobile esports platform powered by the Theta video delivery network, will join Klaytn as an initial launch partner. SLIVER.tv is a global esports streaming platform built on blockchain that currently counts more than 3 million monthly active users across the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. SLIVER.tv Korea will be...

PUBG Mobile, rankings before Club Open semi-finals

After two epic weeks of back-to-back competition and unmatched skill displays in the world’s most popular mobile game, 16 elite teams from each regions will be competing in PUBG MOBILE CLUB OPEN 2019 Regional Finals in June! Leading global technology company, Vivo is the official title sponsor of the PMCO 2019, providing smartphones to empower players’ conquest at the competition...

TEKKEN World Tour 2019, partnership with Astro Gaming

Leading interactive entertainment media publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., announced ASTRO Gaming as an official tour and audio partner joining the TEKKEN™ World Tour for 2019. Entering its third tournament season, the TEKKEN World Tour promises more action, new locations, returning favorites, and innovative tournament categories enabling more players to participate in the tour. With ASTRO Gaming...

Breach, First invitational on March 2, 2019

Independent developer QC Games announced that the first Breach Invitational will be streamed on Twitch, Mixer, and Facebook on March 2, 2019 starting at 3:00 PM Central Time. Eight teams, comprised of top livestreamers and Breach community members (40 total players), will assemble and compete for their share of $10,000. Additionally, all viewers will be given a chance to win...