ESports

Doublelift will play for Team Liquid for the rest of the Spring Split

Last year Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng announced he would not play for TSM in the Spring Split to focus on streaming instead. But now he is back.  However it may not be where you think, as Doublelift will be playing for rivals Team Liquid. After a horrific start to the season …

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The Intel Extreme Masters head to Sydney

ESL has announced that it is bringing the Intel Extreme Masters to Sydney, Australia for a CS:GO competition.  The event will take place at The Qudos Bank Arena on May 6th and 7th, with top teams competing for a share of $250,000 Australian.  Both SK Gaming and Australian team Renegades …

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GAME launches Call of Duty tournaments at its BELONG arenas

GAME has announced the details of its first grassroots eSports competition that will take place in its new BELONG Arenas.  The competition will be a Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare tournament with a £1,000 prize pool. Qualifying rounds will determine the best teams from each of the participating stores, which …

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A spot in the Overwatch League could cost up to $15 million according to report

Slowly but surely details are starting to leak about the Overwatch League, and the most recent news is somewhat worrying, as Blizzard is looking for teams to put down millions of dollars.  A report from Sports Business Daily that cites anonymous sources, states that Blizzard is looking for teams to …

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Red Bull Proving Grounds Street Fighter V tournament returns in 2017

Red Bull has announced the return of its Proving Grounds Street Fighter V competition that gives amateur players a shot at playing against the pros.  The tournament has been expanded this year, with more regional events than ever. These regional events will take place in place in Orlando, Atlanta, Philadelphia, …

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ELEAGUE Street Fighter competition groups announced

ELEAGUE has announced the groups for its Street Fighter V Invitational and big names are set to clash early on in the competition. UK player Ryan Hart has been placed in Group D, alongside big names such as Capcom Cup winner NuckleDu and Luffy. Street Fighter legend Daigo Umehara is …

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Overwatch gets a new hero

Overwatch’s latest hero has been released on the PTR.  Orisa is a member of the tank class, and seems to be more in the Reinhardt school of tanks than any other. Orisa’s abilities make it sound like she is focused on absorbing a lot of damage and boosting her allies …

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Five ways eSports will change mobile gaming this year

As mobile gaming continues to grow in popularity developers will be tasked with staying ahead of the curve and finding new and innovative ways to both reach gamers and hold their attention. Given that we live in a mobile first world with consumers spending increasing amounts of time in apps, …

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ESL UK Premiership Spring Season finalists revealed

The ESL UK Premiership, arguably the largest competition in CS:GO and LoL for UK based teams, is coming to its final stages and now we know the teams that will be battling it out for the title of champions. FM ESPORTS and MnM Gaming have qualified for the CS:GO finals, …

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Cinedigm and the WHAM Network to launch eSports streaming channel

Cinedigm and The WHAM Network Inc have announced a new eSports focused digital channel that will broadcast content 24/7. Specific details of what the channel will involve are thin on the ground, but we do know that it will a digital streaming affair that will be available on all major …

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