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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...

Tickets for RuneFest 2019

Jagex has announced that tickets for RuneFest 2019, the annual celebration of RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, are on sale. Set to become the biggest and best RuneFest yet, the player convention is taking place on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre. RuneFest 2019 will feature a wide range of entertainment for community...

PAX West 2019 Badges Now Available

 Badges for PAX West 2019 are now on sale. Show organizers ReedPOP and Penny Arcade will bring the West Coast’s largest gaming convention back to the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, 2019 with a suite of changes and improvements to badge options and show hours. This year’s event will see the return of four-day badges, which are currently available for $220....

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...

S.T.R.I.K.E. Professional Gaming Keyboards

Mad Catz Global Limited announced shipping of its all-new line of professional gaming keyboards, the S.T.R.I.K.E.4™ and S.T.R.I.K.E.2™. Shipping immediately to North and South America as well as across Europe, the S.T.R.I.K.E.s, represent the first keyboards to be released by the all-new Mad Catz Global, and are the perfect addition to the Company’s recently launched range of G.L.I.D.E.™ gaming surfaces...

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...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Year of the Dragon’ game updates

The Hearthstone team announced the dawning of a new Hearthstone Year: The Year of the Dragon! WHAT’S A HEARTHSTONE YEAR? Each Hearthstone Year ushers in a fresh Standard format: we’ll introduce an updated card set rotation that will drastically change the meta, leading to more exploration and variety in deck types. When the first expansion of 2019 launches, we will...

PAX East Unveils 2019 Panel Schedule & Exhibitors

PAX East 2019, taking place March 28-31 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts, has unveiled its exhibitors lineup and panel schedule, both of which are now available via the official PAX Guidebook app. Celebrating its tenth anniversary, PAX East will host tens of thousands of attendees for an unforgettable four-day celebration of gaming culture. On the...

The first of three PUBG Classics – April 16-21, 2019

PUBG Corporation is giving professional teams in the league a shot at extra fortune and glory on their way to the PUBG Global Championship with the introduction of PUBG Classics. These international competitions will punctuate the first two phases of professional competition in PUBG Esports, drawing teams from all over the world to live events in major cities for hefty...

The Rocket League Oceanic Masters

Ian Nowakowski | Rocket League Esports The Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) is back and bigger than ever! On top of adding South America as a new RLCS region, we’ve also partnered with Gfinity to bring RLCS action back to the Oceanic region with the Rocket League Oceanic Masters. This league will serve as the official path to the Season...

Brawlhalla Esports 2019 Announcement

by Blue Mammoth Blue Mammoth Games has announced all the offline events for Brawlhalla Esports: Year Four, along with over $500,000 in prize money in 2019! While many official tournaments for Brawlhalla take place online, a large portion of them will take place at in-person tournaments that feature multiple competitive games alongside Brawlhalla. Brawlhalla will be making featured stops at:...

PUBG brings skins from the award-winning Horizon Zero Dawn to PS4

PUBG Corporation and Guerilla Games are teaming up to bring skins from the award-winning Horizon Zero Dawn to the PlayStation 4 version of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG). From March 5 through April 5, all PlayStation 4 PUBG players can receive free Horizon Zero Dawn content just for logging in, with additional content available by completing in-game challenges or purchasing directly. The...

CS:GO – IEM Champions Stage

The quarterfinals of the Champions Stage begin on February 28th and culminate with the Grand Finals at Spodek Arena on March 3rd. Be sure to make your picks prior to the start of the Champions Stage – if your Katowice Event Coin has been upgraded to Silver you still have a chance to earn the Diamond Event Coin! If you...