E-Sports

South By SouthWest (SWSX) Gaming Tournaments Announced

The North American convention circuit is heating up once again with South By South West starting early next month, the Games Developer Conference rounding out March and the PAX East taking place in early April. South By Southwest is more than a gaming convention – with creative works from the film and music industries also present. In terms of the gaming offerings at the show, SWSX has announced a number of Tournaments, Speakers and panels that will...

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Call of Duty World League Final Groups Unveiled

Activision has revealed the final 32 teams that will face off in 17 days at Call of Duty XP for the finale of the Call of Duty: World League, which began earlier this year. Some of these teams faced off this past weekend in a mini-event to fight for the right to partake in day one of the three day tournament. What is up for grabs at the Call of Duty: World Leagues? More than $3 million dollars have...

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UMV Unveils Minimalist Line of Designer Clothes Aimed At E-Sports

UMV has announced a clothing line designed especially for e-sports players, streamers and broadcasters. This new line is called “Ult” and takes a minimalist approach to game focused fashion inspired by the Los Angeles streetwear aesthetic. Ult will not only feature conventional short sleeved tees but also long sleeved tees, hoodie, hats and jackets. UMV says that they are working alongside designers like The Seventh Letter. Ult will be unveiled on their official website as well on...

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Paragon Early Look

I was lucky enough to get in to the Beta test phase of Paragon from EPIC studios. The game is very ambitious Multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game that is challenging many of the traditional MOBA elements, while still keeping to the genres roots. The first thing that anyone who plays this game is going to notice is how pretty it it. The game is rendered in Unreal engine 4, and everything looks amazing. Colors pop, champions animations...

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StarCraft II World Championship Series Premiere League Begins Tomorrow

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void’s World Championship Series winter season culminates in a 32 player premiere league finale that kicks off tomorrow.  These 32 highly skilled finalists have honed their strats &  stretched their clicking fingers through both the WCS Regional Qualifiers and WCS Challenger rounds to prove that they are some of the best in the world. What’s on the line? $35,000 for first place and 3,000 WCS points.  These points are used to determine...

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EA announces esports league

It was only a matter of time. One of the the largest AAA publishers on the planet has decided to lumber in to E-sports. Led by Peter Moore (former COO of EA) it seems that EA will open up “a new Competitive Gaming Division” Moore said: “As the latest step in our journey to put our players first, [the Competitive Gaming Division] will enable global eSports competitions in our biggest franchises including FIFA, Madden NFL, Battlefield and...

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Germany & Poland To Compete For Glory In CS:GO Tournament Hosted By eSport Specialist ‘Playday Online’

Playday Online, the League of Legends and Counter-Strike Global Offensive (CS:GO) international eSports tournament specialist and platform has announced that registration has begun to their upcoming CS:GO Poland vs. Germany tournament hosted and sponsored in a collaboration with PaySafeCard and Pukawka.pl. The main tournament will occur November 2nd, with semi-finals and finals being broadcast on Twitch.tv Tournament details have been posted online and players will  compete for a combined pool of prizes worth €2.000 to the top-7 contestants. The...

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Tekken 7 World Championship Qualifiers Coming To Europe

Did you know that Tekken 7 is getting its own World Championship tournament? The European qualifying rounds will be happening during Paris Games Week on October 29th! The top 16 players from the qualifying rounds will battle it out for the 3 spots – who will move on to the finals in Japan this December. Whomever takes the top spot will also win a paid flight to the Japanese finals and 1500 Euros. This whole thing sounds...

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Counter Strike: Global Offensive World Championship Set For Oct 8th

Get hyped for the World Championship for Counter Strike: Global Offensive which has been set for October 8th 2015!  Some of the top CS: Go players from 16 different countries will be traveling to Belgrade to do battle. The CS: Go World Championship is a major event is a joint venture between Hitbox and E-Frag! More than 79 teams competed In continental finals which took place this past May. If you’re going to the festivities in Belgrade...

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Call of Duty World League – A New E-Sports League Announced

Activision announced the creation of a brand new E-Sports league for competitive Call of Duty called Call of Duty World League which is set kick off just after the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops III.  This new league will be divided into two different divisions – The Pro Division and The Challenge Division. Both of these new divisions will have their own finales at the end of the upcoming season Activision said. In the fall...

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