Poll of the Week: Should Gambling Have a Place in eSports?

Gambling websites are expanding their reach into the gamer space by providing odds and betting opportunities on big eSports tournaments across multiple games.

Inner’s Competitive StarCraft II Update

Yeah yeah yeah, I may have been on an extended break, after writing… 3 articles… However, I know you have all missed me and the StarCraft II competitive scene. I expected nothing less. Global StarCraft II League (GSL) Boy, has it been a good few months for StarCraft II. The Global StarCraft II League (GSL) has played through the entire of season...

Seraphic Nexus Picks Up HoN Team

Australian eSports organisation Seraphic Nexus has recently added a Heroes of Newerth (HoN) team to their growing eSports stable. The up and coming HoN team, 3 Score eSports was picked up by Seraphic Nexus prior to their Bronze place match in the CyberGamer: invite League. The new team members; Wally, _Skillz, `lol, Saishii and Live_well kept things interesting for the match with a few different hero...

HoN Tour Season 2: $360,000

HoN Tour Season 2 has been announced with a total prize pool of $360,000 USD. Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) Heroes of Newerth will see a second season to its successful HoN Tour program. Team registration will open Friday, July 12th at 5:00 PM (US EDT). South East Asia, North American and Europe, Latin America and Commonwealth of Independent States. Teams...

European Masters Series – Street Fighter 25th Anniversary

As part of the year-long celebration to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Street Fighter series Capcom has announced the first ever official European fighting games tournament featuring solely titles from this iconic series. Taking place during Paris Games Week (October 31-November 4), The European Masters will provide a stage for the best fighting game players from across Europe to...

Life Takes GSL Season 4!

Arguably the most competitive season to date, the GSL Season 4 (Global StarCraft II League) has concluded in a huge upset with the first time GSL player, StarTale Lee 'Life' Seung Hyun, taking the series from the seasoned pro, Jung  'MVP' Jong-Hyun. Life at only 15 years of age has become the first player in the history of the GSL to take out the grand...

SOE Live Announces Games and Prizes

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...

Non-Fiction Gaming CG HoN Invite League

Non-Fiction Gaming and CyberGamer are set to launch this season of the Australian Heroes of Newerth Invite League on the 10th of February. 8 Oceanic teams will compete for a slice of the prize pool currently valued at $500. In a post to the CyberGamer forums, Game Administrator SpotTheOzzie officially posted, "The admin team is proud to announce next season of CGi HoN -'The NFG...

[StarCraft II] Tt eSports To Sponsor World Chamionship UK

Tt eSPORTS has announced it will sponsor Blizzard's StarCraft II World Chamionship Series United Kingdom Nationals, taking place in London on June 30th and July 1st.

Red 5 Studios Provides eSports ToolKit For Firefall

There are a plethora of tools shoutcasters can use during competitions, but very few games have provided their own personal set of tools for broadcasters. Red 5 Studios intends on providing such a kit for their new online third-person shooter Firefall. Now, this toolkit is looking to seriously improve a shoutcasters ability to find those action packed moments by providing...