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).
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Guinevere Capital has acquired the controlling interest in the Dire Wolves, with the plan to level up the team and drive its future success. This is big news for the Aussie eSports scene and the League of Legends OPL in particular. Dire Wolves, sponsored by LG, now has the backing to drive future success on the world stage.