The Evolution Of E-Sports

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The rise of E-Sports has been one of the most talked-about elements of the modern gaming world. With thousands of E-Sports competitors coming together in leagues, tournaments and competitions all over the globe, and major multi-national companies vying for the opportunity to sponsor the most successful teams, E-Sports long ago moved out of the shadows. E-Sports is now an integral...

Playing Games at PAX Aus Could Win You a Trip to Thailand for the OMEN PUBG Finals

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How would you like a helicopter trip to the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, or an all expenses trip to Thailand? OMEN by HP and Red Bull have thrown in together to launch a massive competition and all you need is to play some games at PAX. So crack a can of Red Bull and read on to learn how you can...

Everything You Need to Know About the League of Legends Worlds Championship 2018

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The League of Legends World Championship of 2018 is taking shape, ready to kick off in South Korea this October. ‘Worlds’ as it’s affectionately known sees a total of 24 teams from around the world converge in Seoul, Korea for the biggest League of Legends event. Starting from the first of October 12 teams will compete in the play-in stage. From...

Melbourne Esports Open Cements Melbourne As Esports Capital

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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 amateur and pro gamers competing in...

‘Rift Rivals’ League of Legends Esports Tournament to Hit Sydney’s Sate Theatre

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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 at the State Theatre in...

League of Origin Returns with an AFL and Riot Games Partnership

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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 kicking off in November 2018 will...

League of Legends OPL lands Whopper of a Sponsorship in Hungry Jack’s

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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).

Dire Wolves Represent OCE at Worlds after Winning OPL 2017 Split 2

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Dire Wolves have successfully defended their OPL Championship title after defeating Chiefs Esports Club 3-1 on Saturday.

GG EZ Australia’s First Esports Bar Opens in Melbourne

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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 showing all action. Based on a...

Victoria Proves to be Better at Everything Including League of Origin

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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 third following Saturday's round robins, many...