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  • 2019 Overwatch League roster review: Chengdu Hunters

    2019 Overwatch League roster review: Chengdu Hunters

    With the Overwatch League returning in just a few weeks, fans are ready to see their favorite teams take to the stage for an exciting Season 2. As one of eight new teams, the Chengdu Hunters have built their roster over the course of the off-season to enter the league with a bang. The Hunters filled...
  • Farming Simulator expands its esports potential

    Farming Simulator expands its esports potential

    Most esports revolve around competitive genres like first-person shooters or multiplayer online battle arenas. An unlikely esports experience has arisen in the form of agriculture. The video game “Farming Simulator” is making a name for itself with the rise of its very own Farming Simulator League...
  • How to watch the 2019 League of Legends Championship Series

    How to watch the 2019 League of Legends Championship Series

    In just a matter of days, the League of Legends Championship Series will make its return as the last major competitive region to begin its nine-week spring split. Week 1 kicks off Jan. 26, and each of the 10 returning teams will step on stage after having seen several roster changes during the off...
  • Misfits Gaming opens eSports arena in Berlin

    Misfits Gaming opens eSports arena in Berlin

    After having first been announced back in 2018, the Misfits Arena in Berlin held its grand opening with its first public event on Sunday. Misfits Gaming held a fan meet at the newly opened arena Sunday, featuring its League of Legends team as well as Marie "Proxyfox" Reisvaag, a streamer for the...
  • A look at the teams competing in the 2019 League of Legends Championship Series

    A look at the teams competing in the 2019 League of Legends Championship Series

    The League of Legends Championship Series will make its comeback Jan. 26, where the 10 returning teams will step on stage with their new rosters. During the nearly three-month-long break, each team made at least one roster change, while a few of the teams will enter the stadium next season with an...
  • Riot Games releases “Awaken” cinematic and song ahead of 2019 ranked season

    Riot Games releases “Awaken” cinematic and song ahead of 2019 ranked season

    Riot Games added another epic cinematic trailer to its list with Monday’s release of “Awaken” in anticipation for the upcoming League of Legends ranked season. Titled “Awaken,” the cinematic animates a number of League of Legends champions as they go toe-to-toe in a theater, a fighting arena, and an...
  • Blizzard shares details on 2019 Arena World Championship

    Blizzard shares details on 2019 Arena World Championship

    In December 2018, Blizzard Entertainment announced that it would be closing the doors to its Heroes of the Storm Global Championship esports competition. This was devastating news for both fans and players. However, Blizzard is reinforcing its support for some of the other games beneath its umbrella...
  • February 2019 video game releases and what we're most excited about

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

    There are going to be plenty of games to dive into this February. If January 2019 showed us promising video game content, then this coming month is driving that point home. Looking at the number of games coming out this year, we honestly don’t know if we’ll have enough time to play them all. Racing...
  • Chengdu Hunters sign fourth tank player ahead of 2019 Overwatch League season

    Chengdu Hunters sign fourth tank player ahead of 2019 Overwatch League season

    With just a month before the upcoming season of the Overwatch League begins, the Chengdu Hunters have made a recent addition to their player lineup as they gear up for their debut year. Wei "Jiqiren" Yansong will enter his first year in the Overwatch League as the Chengdu Hunters’ newest tank, and...
  • 2019 Overwatch League roster review: Paris Eternal

    2019 Overwatch League roster review: Paris Eternal

    With the Overwatch League returning in just under a month, fans are ready to see their favorite teams take to the stage for an exciting Season 2. As one of eight new expansion teams, the Paris Eternal will seek to craft their legacy and carve their name in the league’s history books for their debut...
  • A look at the teams competing in the 2019 League of Legends European Championship

    A look at the teams competing in the 2019 League of Legends European Championship

    The League of Legends European Championship will see an array of both new and familiar faces when games begin Jan. 18. Six teams will return to the region after having competed in its most recent season, including G2 Esports, Team Vitality, Fnatic, Splyce, Misfits Gaming, and FC Schalke 04, while...
  • National PUBG League 2019 sets schedule for North American season

    National PUBG League 2019 sets schedule for North American season

    “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” and its days in the sun are not over. Despite numerous games cluttering the battle royale scene, “PUBG,” the granddaddy of them all, has had a fantastic year making an esports name for itself. The National PUBG League Preseason is officially over, and it is time to...
  • Overwatch Contenders announces international live events for 2019

    Overwatch Contenders announces international live events for 2019

    The Overwatch Contenders recently revealed three live cross-regional events set to take place in 2019, signaling the next step in the development series. For 2019, the Overwatch Contenders will divide into two main divisions based on regional locations in a similar manner to the Overwatch League...
  • 2019 Overwatch League roster review: Los Angeles Valiant

    2019 Overwatch League roster review: Los Angeles Valiant

    Teams have been gearing up for the second season of the Overwatch League, and with tickets now on sale, fans are ready to see the league’s 20 teams take to the stage when games begin Feb. 14. As one of 12 returning teams, the Los Angeles Valiant have made a few roster changes in preparation for...
  • President of the LCS Players Association Darshan "Darshan" Upadhyaya

    LCS Players Association establishes grace period for player signing window

    The League of Legends Championship Series Players Association recently established a rule that allows players released from a team within 48 hours of the league's roster deadline to have an additional three days to sign with another organization. The rule follows a trade made by Echo Fox in July of...
  • iBUYPOWER Masters 2019 commences on Jan. 19

    iBUYPOWER Masters 2019 commences on Jan. 19

    iBUYPOWER Masters is a professional eSports event centered around the game “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.” Commonly referred to as “CS:GO,” the game was first developed by the Valve Corporation and then released in 2012. Since its release, the game has enjoyed major success in the realm of...
  • 2019 Overwatch League roster review: Houston Outlaws

    2019 Overwatch League roster review: Houston Outlaws

    The Overwatch League returns for its second season Feb. 14, and fans are ready to see their favorite teams back in action. Before the games kick off, we must first take a look at the roster changes made by one of the league’s returning teams, the Houston Outlaws. The Houston-based team struggled...
  • Excel Esports rebrands ahead of 2019 League of Legends European Championship

    Excel Esports rebrands ahead of 2019 League of Legends European Championship

    With less than a week before the upcoming League of Legends European Championship season, one of the league’s newest teams, which was formerly known as exceL Esports, announced a rebranded look and name. The organization’s name will now be stylized as EXCEL, and the team will enter the competitive...
  • The CWL Pro League Qualifier begins on Jan. 16

    The CWL Pro League Qualifier begins on Jan. 16

    The Call of Duty World League 2019 season begins in February. Prior to that, the CWL Pro League Qualifiers are needed to decide which teams will compete during the main event. The game for the 2019 season is the most current release from the series, “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.” After CWL Las Vegas...
  • 5 League of Legends European Championship teams to watch in 2019

    5 League of Legends European Championship teams to watch in 2019

    The League of Legends European Championship underwent major changes during the off-season, seeing both a brand redesign and a change in the league’s competitors. With just a week before the upcoming season begins, the league's ten teams are gearing up to show off their new rosters on stage. Here are...
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