Will Team Liquid Take ESL ONE New York?

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Team Liquid vs eUnited - HIGHLIGHTS
Team Liquid opens the group stage of the ESL ONE New York tournament as massive favourites over eUnited at sports betting sites across the globe. In the first two maps, Team Liquid is listed as a -6.5 favourite, meaning they are expected to win by seven rounds in each map! That said, this does provide a little bit of value...

PAX AUS: Jake ‘Spawn’ Tiberi on the Future of eSports and League of Legends

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While there wasn't a dedicated League of Legends booth in the Expo hall this year, Riot Games made their presence felt at PAX Australia 2016. Professional players and shout casters alike were offering up their knowledge and talents in Panels and among the branded booths on the convention floor. Jake 'Spawn' Tiberi is a professional 'Shoutcaster' for Riot Games and has...

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...

eSports the Major Driver Behind Record Growth for PC Gaming

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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 its Research SIG (in association...

Every Game Title Debuting at the 2019 SEA Games

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After being denied entry to the Olympics and other international sporting events, eSports is about to make its official debut in the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, to be held in the Philippines this November. Most of it is thanks to Min-Liang Tan, CEO of Singaporean gaming company Razer. He initiated a campaign that lobbied for the inclusion of...

SOE Live Announces Games and Prizes

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I’m not intensely in on the eSport’s scene, but as I continue digging around for interesting stories the more I find my original stereotypes of the scene being broken. The upcoming SOE Live has broken my view of first-person shooters and strategy games that seem to fill the eSports world. Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has lot in store for their...

League of Legends Joins Aussie Unigames… Are Scholarships Next?

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When Australian University Sport pairs up with Riot Games to offer League of Legends as part of UniGames the nerd inside rejoices.

[eSports] StarCraft II – It’s Getting BIG

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This last two weeks have been very exciting for the StarCraft II competitive scene! There have been major announcements and big results that will push the game forward

[eSports] NASL – Tribes: Ascend $10,000 Tournament

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Earlier this week, the North American Star league (NASL) announced the next phase of Tribes: Ascend as a competitive eSports title with an upcoming tournament. This follows an announcement several months ago at the NASL Season 2 Grand Finals, highlighting Tribes: Ascend as the first competitive FPS title in the NASL. NASL will begin proceedings by hosting a summer kick-off...

Oceanic Pro League Grand Final Activities In Luna Park

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Players who don't have tickets for the Oceanic Pro League Grand Final in the Big Top can still wander around the park and watch the live matches from 5pm on the big screens in the public viewing areas.