Melbourne’s working to claiming the title of ‘Esports Capital’ to go with ‘Sporting Capital of the World’ with the first Melbourne Esports Open to launch in September this year. ESL Australia and TEG (Ticketek) have today confirmed that the first ever Melbourne Esports Open will kick off in September later this year. The Melbourne Esports Open will feature […]
Sydney’s State Theatre will host the 2018 League of Legends esports tournament Rift Rivals. In an announcement this week, Riot games has teamed up with Event Hospitality and Entertainment to bring the event to Australia for the first time. Rift Rivals sees the best teams across Oceania, Japan and Southeast Asia compete over four days […]
League of Legends Oceania is strengthening connections with the AFL to bring a partnership between esports and sportsball. The partnership between the AFL and Riot games brings with it a premier stadium tournament to the heart of football in Melbourne. Following in the footsteps of last years League of Legends: League of Origin, the new event […]
KFC buckets have taken over the cricket, Big Macs feature prominantley on the screens of the AFL, and now you may be offered a Whopper with your Pentakill.Hungry Jack's has carved out their niche in the Aussie esports scene by partnering with the League of Legends Oceanic Pro League (OPL).
Strap on your team colours and get your drinking hand ready, Australia’s first esports bar opens in August. GG EZ Bar will be the first of its kind in Australia to offer a ‘sports bar’ vibe focused solely on esports. The Melbourne bar boasts custom cocktails, restaurant-quality food and the of course ‘state-of-the-art’ screens for […]
VIC Take Home the Win in the First Ever League of Legends: League of Origin Cup Not content with just having the most liveable city, Victoria has been crowned the first ever League of Legends: League of Origin Champions, winning the best of five Final in 3-1 against New South Wales over the weekend. After placing […]
Injustice 2 players are invited to test their skills and win a share of $15,000 in prize money when the new game and War of the Gods launch later this month. War of the Gods is a free-to-enter, open tournament circuit open to all Injustice 2 players in the United States and Canada. Interested fighters […]
VR/AR has slow but steady start as Open Gaming Alliance announces 9th annual report The Open Gaming Alliance (OGA), a non-profit association focused on the games industry business, announces plans to unveil its ninth annual research report in June; but, will be unveiling top-level insights to OGA members. This report, prepared for the OGA by […]
Hi-Rez Studios, developers of action MOBA SMITE and fantasy shooter Paladins today announced as part of the 2017 seasons, Oceania teams will for the first time compete to qualify into upcoming international SMITE Masters and Paladins Masters events, and a share in USD $195,000 prize pool.
Riot Games Oceania has kicked off the 2017 Oceanic Pro League (OPL) schedule with a new world-class broadcast studio. In their ongoing drive to increase the footprint of League of Legends eSports in the Oceanic region, Riot Games Oceania are increasing the number of ‘in-studio’ matches for the season. Changing from midweek broadcasts, teams will […]