Recent Articles
  • Pokémon GO released two years ago in July. To celebrate the milestone, a new special event Pikachu was added to the game on July 6. 

    Pokémon GO celebrates 2 years with special summer Pikachu

    Pokémon GO turns two in July, and to celebrate, Niantic unveiled yet another form of one of the world’s most recognized mascots. “Summer Style” Pikachu was released in the game on July 6, and sports aviator sunglasses and a straw hat with a flower on top.   From now until July 31, Pikachu can be...
  • Complete list of 2018 Game Critics Awards winners

    Complete list of 2018 Game Critics Awards winners

    The winners for the 2018 Game Critics Awards are here. Along with the winners for the recently announced nominees, the Game Critics Awards also announced the winners of the Special Commendation awards for Graphics, Sound and Innovation, with “Cyberpunk 2077” and "The Last of Us Part II...
  • Slideshow Main Photo Credits

    Everything to know about the Overwatch League Playoffs: Tickets, schedule, prize pools & more

    There is less than a month before the first-ever Overwatch League Playoffs kick-off at the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, July 11. Playoffs will take place over a two-week span with Quarterfinals July 11, 13 & 14 and Semifinals July 18, 20 & 21. Each event will feature two-game series, with...
  • Complete list of 2018 Game Critics Awards nominees

    Complete list of 2018 Game Critics Awards nominees

    Hot on the heels of this year's expo, the nominees have been announced for the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2018. This year's list — voted on by 51 judging publications — features 56 nominated games in 17 different categories with winners set to announce on Monday, July 2.  Related — 5 things you...
  • BlizzCon 2018 announces esports line-up, schedule at Blizzard Arena

    BlizzCon 2018 announces esports line-up, schedule at Blizzard Arena

    The BlizzCon 2018 Opening Week schedule and a lineup of esports tournaments is out, and AXS has fans' tickets to all of the October gaming action taking place at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles. Get your tickets now to one of the biggest esports events of 2018 right here! BlizzCon is Blizzard...
  • Blizzard Arena Los Angeles prepares for first Overwatch League Playoffs

    Blizzard Arena Los Angeles prepares for first Overwatch League Playoffs

    The battle for the first ever Overwatch League title and trophy continues as the league gets ready to head into Postseason Playoffs.  With the regular season entering its last month of gameplay, fans are anxious to see which teams will head to Playoffs, which will commence at the Blizzard Arena Los...
  • Heroes of the Dorm 2018 finals headed to Blizzard Arena Los Angeles

    Heroes of the Dorm 2018 finals headed to Blizzard Arena Los Angeles

    Every dorm needs a hero, and video game players from schools across the country are lining up to accept the challenge. Now, many may ask why does a dorm need a hero? The answer to that question is quite simple, as simple as a president on a dollar bill. In fact, that is the exact reason why fans of...
  • Complete list of the 2018 BAFTA Games Awards nominees

    Complete list of the 2018 BAFTA Games Awards nominees

    The video game award show season continues across the pond with Britain gearing up to celebrate the best in the gaming industry during the British Academy Games Awards, April 12 at the Troxy in London. In ties with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), the game awards are voted...
  • A look at all the teams competing in the 2017-2018 Overwatch League

    A look at all the teams competing in the 2017-2018 Overwatch League

    In October 2017, Blizzard Entertainment opened Blizzard Arena Los Angeles which now hosts the very first Overwatch League (OWL), which has been called the "first truly global professional esports league." The 2017-2018 OWL season will see twelve national and international teams competing for a $3....
  • Tickets for the 2017-2018 Overwatch League at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles now available

    Tickets for the 2017-2018 Overwatch League at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles now available

    The Overwatch League has a brand new home in the heart of Burbank, CA and fans can now get their tickets to the 2017-2018 season, right here on AXS.  Blizzard Entertainment — the company behind the world dominating esports game "Overwatch," which surpassed 30 million players in 2017 — opened...
  • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom  releases on March 23 and is just one of the games to look forward to in March. 

    Video games releasing in March 2018 and what you should be excited for

    Three months into 2018, and this year already seems to be building momentum as an impressive one for new game releases.March 2018 has some highly anticipated titles releasing with games that have been in development for lengthy periods of time. Some of the games on this list have experienced the...
  • TwitchCon 2018 will be held in San Jose, California this year from Oct. 26-28.

    TwitchCon 2018 dates and location announced

    On February 28, live streaming service Twitch announced the location of TwitchCon 2018. From October 26-28 Twitch streamers and the larger community will converge on the San Jose McEnery  Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Over the course of the weekend, attendees will be able to indulge in all...
  • ESL Pro League returning to Dallas for 2018 finals

    ESL Pro League returning to Dallas for 2018 finals

    The ESL Pro League has officially announced that Dallas will be the home for their season seven finals. The event will take place at the Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie in the heart of the DFW area. This event will see the crowning of the new champions with 16 teams competing for the title and the...
  • Complete list of winners of the DICE Awards 2018

    Complete list of winners of the DICE Awards 2018

    The D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit came to a close with the annual D.I.C.E Awards at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay/Delano on February 22. The ceremony — a product of The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) —  honored the greatest games of the previous year with...
  • E3 2018 will be the second year that tickets will be available to the public. In the past, the event was exclusive to press and industry ins

    E3 tickets are open to the public again this year

    The chaos has begun. E3, or the Electronic Entertainment Expo is the pinnacle of the US gaming industry. The people behind the games all gather in Los Angeles for three days to reveal details for the games they have been working on. For the second year in a row, the game convention will be open to...
  • EVO 2018 Word Finals heading to Mandalay Bay, game lineup announced

    EVO 2018 Word Finals heading to Mandalay Bay, game lineup announced

    Fighting games fans from around the world crowded around their laptops and smartphones for one of the year's biggest announcements. Yesterday, the lineup for EVO 2018 was revealed, and players can't wait to show off their skills in front of the world.  As expected, Street Fighter V would be a part...
  • Video games releasing in February 2018 and what you should be most excited for

    Video games releasing in February 2018 and what you should be most excited for

    It's a common consensus that 2017 was a killer year in terms of game releases. Time will only tell if 2018 is able to keep up the pace. The second month of the year is full of new games releasing from indie titles to installments from storied franchises. Here are some of the game releases that you...
  • 5 reasons we're excited for 'Where the Water Tastes Like Wine'

    5 reasons we're excited for 'Where the Water Tastes Like Wine'

    "Where the Water Tastes like Wine" caught the attention of the indie gaming community when it was announced. The stunning art style matched with a rich world to explore promised a unique gaming experience. With an impending (but not yet confirmed) release date, hype for the game is building. Keep...
  • PlayStation reveals figurine line called 'Totaku'

    PlayStation reveals figurine line called 'Totaku'

    Not wanting to let it's set of console exclusive franchises go to waste, PlayStation alongside ThinkGeek announced it's own line of amiibo-esque collectibles called 'Totaku.' The figures are exclusive to GameStop and run $9.99 a pop. They can be preordered and the official release date is March 2...
  • More Pokémon have been added to the mobile iteration of the franchise. The Pokémon are from generation 3. 

    23 more Pokémon from Hoenn added to Pokémon Go

    On Jan. 23, 23 more Pokémon from generation three were added to Pokémon Go.  The confirmed "new" Pokémon include Whismur, Loudred, Exploud, Aron, Lairon, Aggron, Trapinch, Vibrava, Flygon, Cacnea, Cacturne, Cacnea, Numel, Camerupt, Solrock, Lunatone. These Pokémon are either spotted in the...
Sponsor

Sign up for our weekly event guide email.

Be the first to know. Get personalized event announcements, updates, and reviews every week with the AXS.com event guide email.

Privacy Policy