Melbourne Esports Open Cements Melbourne As Esports Capital

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

LoL League of Origin Tickets and Teams Details

Move over State of Origin, League of Legends has launched the League of Origin. Four teams comprised of the Top Oceanic Pro League players will go at it over a rivalry fuelled weekend.

Injustice 2 Open Invitational Tournament Circuit War of the Gods

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 can find more information about...

Overwatch Pro’s Racist Tirade Destroys His Career in Less Than 60 Seconds

Toronto Esports player Matt 'Dellor' Vaughn, a 28-year-old Overwatch pro, was fired for a "breach of contract" involving a racist tirade in a ranked game.