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North America Scholastic Esports – events scheduled for 2019

As high school esports booms in popularity, the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF) is kicking off registration for 2019 events, including several free esports tournaments plus new creative competitions – all with an intentional design that embeds learning into the myriad aspects of club and team participation. For winter 2019, NASEF has selected Riot Games’ League of Legends for the season-long tournament....

PDXCON 2019, October 2019 in Berlin

Paradox Interactive, a publisher and developer of games that take place all over the world, announced the date and location for PDXCON 2019, the annual celebration of Paradox’s global community of fans and players. PDXCON 2019 will occur in Berlin, Germany, taking place on October 19-20, 2019, with debut announcements, appearances, and presentations featured for all attendees. Tickets for PDXCON...

Valkyrie Connect, Hatsune Miku Expo 2018 European concert tour

Ateam Inc. announced that its smartphone fantasy RPG Valkyrie Connect will be holding a collaboration event with Hatsune Miku and other virtual singers themed on the “HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2018 EUROPE” concert tour of Europe at the end of 2018. Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka and more appear in the world of Valkyrie Connect from November 30th. Players can...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Rastakhan’s Rumble – all cards revealed

Two Rumble contenders, Hearthstone Lead Final Designer Dean Ayala and Hearthstone streamer Brian Kibler, have stepped into the arena to reveal many of the cards coming in Rastakhan’s Rumble—the upcoming Hearthstone expansion—out this week! The new cards showed off during the stream included the Hunter Loa and Spirit combo – the Legendary loa Halazzi, the Lynx and its accompanying Spirit – Spirit of...

StarCraft II is back for IEM Katowice 201

StarCraft II is heading back to Poland next year, as gamers from across the globe gather for Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Katowice. Top players, including 2018 World Championship Series winner Joona “Serral” Sotala, will be battling it out for their share of a prize pool worth $250,000 USD—starting with online qualifiers in January, and culminating in action-packed Grand Finals on...

DRAGON BALL FighterZ, New content added again

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe is pleased to announce a selection of new content, as part of 3 free updates for DRAGON BALL FighterZ on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. The first is a FighterZ Tournament, which is a new online tournament mode featuring several new match rules culminating in a final 8-player bracket. The winners and runners-up in...

PUBG MOBILE Pioneers a New Era of Esports

Hosted by Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation and sponsored by Samsung Galaxy Note9, PUBG MOBILE STAR CHALLENGE(PMSC) Asia Finals got released with the new esports spectacle of integrating the competition with reality show. Top 20 teams from the Asia regional semi-final were invited for the intense competition in Hua Hin, Thailand; ticket to Global Final is only given to top...

Red Bull Mobile Esports Open by ESL, UK’s best Clash Royale players

The UK Qualifier will take place on Sunday 2nd of December at the Red Bull Gaming Sphere London where the nation’s finest mobile Clash Royale players will battle for supremacy and a spot in the global finals in 2019 Mobile gamers interested in competing can register here to participate Red Bull Mobile Esports Open (M.E.O) by ESL is pleased to...

Rocket League, December 3rd update

Psyonix, independent video game developer and publisher, has announced that the ‘December Update’ will go live in Rocket League on December 3 for all platforms (pending first party certifications). The content included in the December Update is: Enhanced Xbox One X Support – The game on Xbox One X can be displayed in native 4K resolution at 60 frames per...

OGN Super League EU PUBG Invitational – Nov. 27 – Dec. 2

OGN (CJ ENM), has announced today the launch of OGN Super League Europe (OSL EU) PUBG Invitational 2018 in partnership with DeAPlaneta and 7Sports. OGN is the leading esports network and content producer in South Korea, while DeAPlaneta is a leading omnichannel entertainment company in Spain and 7Sports the sports business unit of German-based ProSiebenSat.1 Group. The premier competition of OSL...

PUBG MOBILE Version 0.9.5 Content Update

The latest update for PUBG MOBILE introduces a number of new weapons, an all-new Scooter vehicle, dynamic weather in the Sanhok map and the highly-anticipated Royal Pass Season 4, which includes all kinds of rare outfits, new hairstyles and more. The update goes live today on the App Store and Google Play. The most important update will be Royale Pass...

Razer BlackWidow Lite, mechanical gaming keyboard

The BlackWidow Lite keyboard boasts the powerful performance of a Razer mechanical gaming keyboard with a sleek, minimalistic profile that’s fit for the professional environment. Equipped with Razer™ Orange Mechanical Switches that provide near-silent, tactile feedback, the Razer BlackWidow Lite ensures the best typing experience possible while being discreet. Each switch is also tested for durability of up to 80...

Fortnite’s $1,000,000 Winter Royale Online Tournament

Epic Games has announced its next phase of Fortnite competitive play: the Winter Royale Online Tournament, where $1,000,000 will be up for grabs to players. Winter Royale Qualifiers will open to players starting on November 24. For more details on Winter Royale, including information on major updates coming to the in-game tournament system and other plans for the future of...