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  • September 2019 video game releases and what we're most excited about

    September 2019 video game releases and what we're most excited about

    September is the beginning of prime video game season. With the holiday months on the horizon, game publishers are putting their best foot forward. This month in particular looks to provide quite a variety of top-notch games to avid gamers. Anybody who enjoys video games will not be disappointed in...
  • August 2019 video game releases and what we're most excited about

    August 2019 video game releases and what we're most excited about

    With the advent of August, the summer is officially coming to an end. For many, the end of summer heralds the end of countless free hours to play new video games. So before fall approaches, let’s squeeze in some last bits of great summer gaming with these awesome August video game releases. This...
  • Overwatch League's LA Valiant to host Kit Kat Rivalry Weekend

    Overwatch League's LA Valiant to host Kit Kat Rivalry Weekend

    The Overwatch League’s 2019 Season has been going strong for months now. Currently, teams are in the middle of Stage 3 matches. Afterward, there is only Stage 4 separating League teams from the Grand Finals in September. LA Valiant, the Overwatch League team from Los Angeles, is maintaining a strong...
  • 7 sports games we hope are announced at E3 2019

    7 sports games we hope are announced at E3 2019

    Sports games have been around since the Atari days allowing fans the chance to virtually jump in the game with their favorite players. Few sports have remained untouched in the gaming world and with E3 2019 just around the corner, we at AXS wanted to take a nostalgic look at some games we want to...
  • G2 Esports wins 2019 League of Legends European Championship Spring Split

    G2 Esports wins 2019 League of Legends European Championship Spring Split

    The 2019 Spring Split for the League of Legends European Championship Series (LEC) is officially over. The Finals took place on April 14 in Rotterdam, ending with a solid victory for G2 Esports in their match against Origen. They won 3-0, a clean sweep. G2’s roster consisted of Martin “Wunder...
  • League of Legends Championship Series draws to a close

    League of Legends Championship Series draws to a close

    The League of Legends European Championship (LEC) finishes up its 2019 Spring playoffs on April 13. The Semifinals will feature a best-out-of-five format between teams Origen and Fnatic. The match is set to begin at approximately 8 a.m. Pacific Time. The LEC includes a summer and spring split in...
  • The Weeknd invests in OverActive Media

    The Weeknd invests in OverActive Media

    OverActive Media, the parent company behind the esports organization Splyce and the Overwatch League team Toronto Defiant, announced a new investor for their company. Famed R&B singer The Weeknd is now part of OverActive Media’s investor's group. As a self-proclaimed fan of esports, The Weeknd...
  • Rocket League Championship Series heads to New Jersey

    Rocket League Championship Series heads to New Jersey

    The Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) is steamrolling ahead with its scheduled matches for Season 7. On April 6, developer Psyonix announced on the “Rocket League” website that the RLCS World Championship is moving to New Jersey. This will mark the first time since Season 4 that the World...
  • 5 teams to watch in the Overwatch League's Stage 2

    5 teams to watch in the Overwatch League's Stage 2

    The Overwatch League returns today with its second stage of the season following the Stage 1 playoffs, but things may look a little different this go around. For starters, the season’s second stage will see a new map pool, support hero, and adjusted match schedule. Likewise, a few teams, including...
  • Paris Eternal replace former head coach daemoN with Féfé ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    Paris Eternal replace former head coach daemoN with Féfé ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    After parting ways with their former head coach Julien "daemoN" Ducros yesterday, the Paris Eternal have promoted the team’s player development coach Félix “Féfé” Münch to the role of head coach ahead of the Overwatch League’s Stage 2. Prior to joining the Parisian team, Féfé served as the head...
  • Rocket League introduces the Esports Shop

    Rocket League introduces the Esports Shop

    “Rocket League” began with a strange concept. Race cars zooming around a soccer field trying to hit a ball into a goal sounds inane. This weird idea took off into the stratosphere, figuratively speaking, and became a popular video game for players to enjoy. Not only was the zany gameplay a hit, but...
  • Dallas Fuel trades rCk to Boston Uprising, acquires NotE ahead of Stage 2

    Dallas Fuel trades rCk to Boston Uprising, acquires NotE ahead of Stage 2

    With two days before the Overwatch League returns for its second stage of the season, the Dallas Fuel and the Boston Uprising traded main tanks–Lucas “NotE” Meissner will now play for Dallas while Richard “rCk” Kanerva has signed with Boston. NotE originally signed with the Boston Uprising as one of...
  • Overwatch’s newest hero Baptiste is now live in competitive mode

    Overwatch’s newest hero Baptiste is now live in competitive mode

    Get ready to lock in your favorite support hero in your ranked play–Overwatch’s newest support hero Baptiste is now live in competitive play. The hero released two weeks ago for casual play but was disabled from ranked games to give the character some time to settle into Overwatch’s meta. Now that...
  • 5 best Overwatch League April Fools’ Day pranks

    5 best Overwatch League April Fools’ Day pranks

    Stage 2 may not be returning for another couple of days, but the Overwatch League fun returned earlier than expected just in time for April Fools’ Day. Many of the league’s teams couldn’t turn down a good laugh, so they jumped in on the day’s pranks. From new roster signings to full on rebrandings...
  • Cloud9 releases KioShiMa from CS:GO team

    Cloud9 releases KioShiMa from CS:GO team

    Cloud9, one of the most well-known esports organizations in the world, said farewell to one of their players on March 31. Fabien “KioShiMa” Fiey was released from his contract with Cloud9’s “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” team roster. As of yet, no future plans have been announced for KioShiMa’s...
  • Atlanta Reign sign FunnyAstro in a two-way contract ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    Atlanta Reign sign FunnyAstro in a two-way contract ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    The Atlanta Reign have signed support player Daniel “FunnyAstro” Hathaway in a two-way contract ahead of the second stage of the 2019 Overwatch League season. The support player formerly played for the British Hurricane, the London Spitfire’s academy team, in 2018, where the team locked down first...
  • Overwatch League Stage 1 finals find success in first appearance on ABC

    Overwatch League Stage 1 finals find success in first appearance on ABC

    The Overwatch League made its first appearance on the American television network ABC this past weekend with its Stage 1 playoffs, and the viewership according to Showbuzz Daily's Nielsen ratings point to a successful debut.   The Stage 1 semifinals on Saturday tallied a total of 306,000 viewers...
  • Atlanta Reign's Dafran retires ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    Atlanta Reign's Dafran retires ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    Atlanta Reign’s star DPS player Daniel “Dafran” Francesca has officially announced his retirement ahead of the Overwatch League’s Stage 2, and this time – it’s real. Dafran first joined Atlanta Reign when the expansion franchise revealed its branding at the end of October. Shortly after signing with...
  • 2019 Overwatch League All-Stars Fan Voting open

    2019 Overwatch League All-Stars Fan Voting open

    The 2019 Overwatch League All-Stars Game is set to start on May 15. The All-Stars weekend consists of custom matches between top League players in between Stage 2 and Stage 3 of the Overwatch League (OWL). Certain All-Stars players can be selected by the fans. The rest will be chosen by other...
  • GameStop sponsors Dallas Fuel and Houston Outlaws ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    GameStop sponsors Dallas Fuel and Houston Outlaws ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    GameStop revealed its partnership with two Texas-based Overwatch League teams, the Houston Outlaws and the Dallas Fuel, ahead of the league’s second stage in the 2019 season. The video game retailer entered a multiyear deal with Envy Gaming, owners of the Dallas Fuel, to feature a series of local...
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