Every Teammate Gets A Piece Of Rocket League…

GIF Teamwork makes the dream work in Rocket League, and in a match between Cloud9 and Ghost in today’s championship series matches, all three members got a piece of one goal. After a lob in…

Dota 2 Team Fights While Its Ancient Falls…

GIF A last-ditch effort or just an oversight, one Dota 2 team forgot about the sixth man in every match: the creeps. The post-International lull is over, Dota 2 is back in business, and the…

The Weekend In Esports: The 2017 League World…

The nearly month long, biggest esporting event of the year is upon us. League of Legends teams kicked off the play-in stage earlier today with matches set to continue throughout the rest of the weekend.…

Pro Overwatch Players Use Wall Of Tanks To…

A good Overwatch team composition requires balance, offense and defense, light and shadow, yin and yang. Or you can just smother your problems by throwing a bunch of meat at them. That’s what Chinese Overwatch…

Online Viewership For Esports Surges Among Millennials

A recent study conducted by Limelight Networks has found that millennials are viewing esports online in greater numbers, with the numbers of 18-25 year olds watching esports over other content increasing. The study polled five…

Pro Overwatch Team Starts Cooking Show

Team EnvyUs is a major esports organization whose Overwatch team is like a circling bird of prey. Other teams might be flying high, but Envy’s shadow always looms heavy. So anyway, they’ve started a cooking…

Two more Overwatch League team buyers have emerged…

Two more Overwatch League team buyers have emerged from the world of traditional sports. ESPN reports that Neil Leibman, co-owner of the Texas Rangers, has purchased the Houston Overwatch League slot. Comcast Spectacor, which owns…

The Weekend In Esports: A West Side Story

It’s a global weekend for esports as Montreal, California, and Manila are all hosting big events across the competitive gaming spectrum. CS:GO is back in full swing, with the Eleague Premier kicking off its group…

DreamHack Unbans CS:GO Players Who Cheated And Fixed…

Last July, esports organization ESL lifted the lifetime ban on tournament participation from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players who had been caught cheating or participating in match-fixing schemes. The new sanctions now call for a two-year…

Blizzard Is Building Its Own Esports Arena

Blizzard Entertainment has been a big player in esports for years. It's hosted major StarCraft and World of WarCraft tournaments, and Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and Overwatch have all received lots of tournament love…

League Pro Goes The Entire European Summer Final…

Sometimes it’s enough just to not die. Survive, and the rest might follow. That was certainly the case for G2 Esports’ Jesper “Zven” Svenningsen at today’s European League of Legends Summer Final. In League, as…

The Weekend In Esports: League Summer Finals And…

It’s Labor Day weekend, the unofficial end of summer, which means it’s also time for the League summer season to draw to a close. Immortals will be making the organization’s first-ever appearence in LCS finals…

Pro League Of Legends Team Says It’s Losing More…

Image credit: LoL Esports/Flickr European esports organization H2K issued a letter yesterday to the League of Legends community, saying it will not continue to participate in the European League Championship Series unless Riot Games creates a…

Don’t Get Your Hopes Up About Esports In…

Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (Photo by Fabrice Coffrini, via Getty Images) On August 9, the co-president of the Paris Olympic bid committee announced that the 2024 Games would consider including esports as a medal…

Recent Patches Are Bringing Rocket League Back To…

Rocket League has been steadily growing as a scene, both fostering its own league and spotlighting on networks like NBCSN. It’s easy to see why—rocket-car soccer is inherently simple to understand as a spectator. The…

It’s Nice To See Daigo Win A Major Street…

It’s been almost a year since Daigo “The Beast” Umehara has won a premier level SFV tournament. That changed earlier today when he took first place at the Hong Kong Esports Festival, a victory many…

It’s Nice To See Daigo Win A Street…

It’s been almost a year since Daigo “The Beast” Umehara has won a premier level SFV tournament. That changed earlier today when he took first place at the Hong Kong Esports Festival, a victory many…

Guy Prefers To Play Smash Bros. Melee With…

GIF And it’s mesmerizing. Nooch is a sixteen-year old burgeoning speedrunner and Smash Bros. enthusiast. He was attending Shine 2017 this weekend, his first ever major Smash tournament, when god-tier Melee pro Juan Manuel “Hungrybox”…

This Guy Prefers To Play Smash Bros. Melee…

GIF And it’s mesmerizing. Nooch is a sixteen-year old burgeoning speedrunner and Smash Bros. enthusiast. He was attending Shine 2017 this weekend, his first ever major Smash tournament, when god-tier Melee pro Juan Manuel “Hungrybox”…

The Weekend In Esports: The Summer Grinds On

Outside of some fighting tournaments, this weekend’s goings-on are mostly confined to play within each game’s respective summer league. You’ll find teams from across the likes of Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, and Counter-Strike focused…

Battlegrounds Tournament Rules Result In Confusing Upset

The Gamescom PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Invitational hopes to prove that the popular battle royale game has what it takes to become an esport, poor camerawork aside. But as the tournament continues, quirky tactics and unorthodox wins…

Gwent Gets An $850,000 Tournament Series

Gwent, the in-universe card game from The Witcher 3, has been in beta as a standalone game since last May. Today, developers CD Projekt RED announced a new season-based competitive mode called Gwent Masters. Separate…

Pro Overwatch Had A Weekend Of Upsets

The first “real” season of Overwatch’s official minor league, Contenders, kicked off over the weekend, and it was characterized by underdog teams repeatedly flipping the script. It began on the UK side of things, with…

The F1 2017 Game Is Getting Its Own…

Image credit: F1 2017/Codemasters Formula One just announced its very first ever eSports world championship using its F1 2017 game, reports ESPN. So, good news for everyone who wasn’t gifted a go kart at age…

Overwatch Pros Melt Before The Zarya-Doomfist Double-Ult

Image credit: Blizzard The Zarya-Doomfist combination, sometimes referred to as a “gravfist,” is a simple but effective one-two punch. It’s brutal in public games, but seeing it land in a professional Overwatch match is spectacular.…

League Pro Steals Show With Massive Triple Kill

Yesterday’s North American League Championship Series ended in an upset for Cloud9, but marksman player Zachary “Sneaky” Scuderi can’t feel too bad. His plays on Tristana during the final game of the series were easily…

England Wins FIFA Interactive World Cup For First…

Image courtesy of Spencer Ealing/Twitter Over the course of this week’s FIFA Interactive World Cup, Spencer “Gorilla” Ealing scored 46 goals across three days on his way to the grand final. In a 7-3 aggregate,…

For Honor’s Season three patch seems to have patched…

For Honor’s Season three patch seems to have patched out the exploit that fueled one player’s victory (with a $2,000 prize) in a recent official tournament. [Correction—8/16/17]: Ubisoft has confirmed that the prize was not $10,000,…