The 2019 Pokémon World Championships drew to a close yesterday following three days of intense matches and friendly competition in Washington, DC. The best Trainers from around the world attended the 16th annual event to take part in the premier tournament for Pokémon video games and the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG).… Read the rest
HyperX announced the HyperX Cloud Alpha S gaming headset at Gamescom. The new addition to HyperX’s gaming headset line-up presents bass adjustment sliders allowing for three levels of bass tuning and HyperX custom-tuned virtual 7.1 surround sound1 that envelops a listener with full audio for intense gaming immersion.
The Cloud Alpha S includes dual chamber technology delivering accurate in-game sound with incredible range, tone and timbre. … Read the rest
A new challenger approaches! The University of California, Irvine (UCI) esports program announced recently that they are creating a scholarship team for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the 2019-2020 year. The pilot program will offer $6,000 scholarships to the top six players as well as support the team in their competitive endeavors.… Read the rest
ELEAGUE and Nintendo are partnering to showcase high-level players and exciting competitive moments through a three-episode ELEAGUE television series focused on three tournaments held in Los Angeles in June 2019. ELEAGUE Presents The Nintendo 2019 World Championships – set to premiere Sunday, Aug. 25, at 1 p.m. ET on CBS – will take fans backstage and behind the controller with professional players as they compete across three Nintendo Switch video games; Super Mario Maker 2, Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros.… Read the rest
The Pokémon Company International announced that Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be the official video games used for competitive play during the 2020 Play! Pokémon Season and shared new game features that fans can look forward to in the highly anticipated titles. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system.… Read the rest
ASUS South Africa, the company behind the Republic of Gamers, announced the inaugural ROG Invitation which will place as South Africa’s richest short-form Counter Strike tournament. With a prize pool of R150, 000, the one-month tournament will host its finals live at rAge Expo on the 27th to 29th of September at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.… Read the rest
- Venue: VRIZ PC Café (Day 1 & 2), OGN Studios (Day 3)
- Dates: Aug. 16 – 18
- Broadcast Start Time: 6 p.m. PT (Day 1 & Day 2, Aug. 15 & 16), 7 p.m.
The Farming Simulator League premiere at FarmCon 19 lies behind us and today we want to share some numbers about the first tournament with you.
On average, the teams scored 566 points per round with 26 straw bales and 23142 liters of wheat. The winning team Trelleborg is well above the average with 693 points, 29 bales of straw and 26323 liters of wheat.… Read the rest
Free Fire World Series 2019, the latest global esports tournament featuring the world’s most popular mobile battle royale game, is coming to Latin America for the first time ever. Free Fire World Series 2019 allows Free Fire players from across the globe, including Indonesia, India, and Latin America, the opportunity to fly to Brazil to compete with the best in the world.… Read the rest
On July 29, the London Spitfire team visited Blizzard Entertainment in Irvine, California to get a sneak peek at the new skin.… Read the rest
PAX West, the largest gaming event on the West Coast, will welcome Gary Whitta, the award-winning writer of films, books, comics, and games, to deliver this year’s opening “Storytime” keynote on Friday, Aug. 30 at 10:00 AM in the Main Theater. Limited quantities of Friday and Monday badges for PAX West 2019 are still available.… Read the rest
Gameloft, leader in the development and publishing of games, announces the Grand Finale of the first edition of the “Asphalt esports Series presented by Black Shark”, the mobile esports tournament in the world’s most downloaded and multi-awarded mobile racing franchise. Partnering with ESL, the world’s largest esports company, and Black Shark, the official gaming device of the competition, the grand finale will take place at gamescom on August 21st, on the main stage, Hall 11.3.… Read the rest
Some of the best Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players are packing up their Splattershots and Smash Balls and are headed to Japan to represent North America in a global tournament. The tournament featuring competitive Nintendo Switch games kicks off on Oct. 12 at Nintendo Live, an event in Kyoto, Japan.… Read the rest
Fnatic, and iconic sporting brand Champion released the Fnatic X Champion Night Flower hoodie. The new limited-edition item celebrates the Fnatic DOTA 2 team as they begin their campaign at The International 2019, the biggest event in esports history with a prize pool of $32M.
Taking inspiration from the theme of this year’s TI9 tournament, the hoodie combines bold graphics with stunning purple ‘Night Flowers’ and subtle demonic runes.… Read the rest