Iron Harvest 1920 adds new game mode, plans story DLC for December

Multiplayer RTS Iron Harvest 1920's latest patch has added a new competitive mode, Drop Zone, which can be played in all PvP modes as...

Women In Games report suggests strategies to promote gender diversity in e-sports

The subject of gender imbalance in gaming, especially in professional e-sports, and how to rectify it has been a matter of debate within gaming...
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Dota 2 fans boycott ESL’s Facebook streaming platform over Twitch banwave

In today's edition of "who's boycotting whom now," it's Dota 2 players' turn in the spotlight! According to Polygon, the community unrest began last week,...

The MOP Up: Warframe’s Chains of Harrow (July 2, 2017)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Transgender gamers face crass rejection by CS:GO tournament organizers [Updated]

This article has been updated as apparently it was all part of an elaborate, horrific, and completely unfunny fraud/hoax perpetrated on the e-sports and...

ESL Gaming is shutting down Guild Wars 2’s e-sports section

ESL Gaming announced this afternoon that following two last e-sports cups next week, its Guild Wars 2 division will close. "It's the end of an...
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Guild Wars 2 hosts the first season finals for its Pro League on Saturday

At 11 a.m. EST on Saturday, February 20th, the finale of Guild Wars 2's first Pro League season will commence. If you've been eagerly...

Activision Blizzard buys e-sports company assets for $46M

Does Activision Blizzard see the business world as one big garage sale from which to cherry-pick deals? It certainly seems so, as the company has...

Guild Wars 2 begins Heart of Thorns countdown, announces ESL Pro League

It's a week until Guild Wars 2's first expansion launches (at 3:01 a.m. EDT on October 23rd, to be precise), and ArenaNet's Colin Johanson...

Not So Massively: For the King’s Kickstarter, Hearthstone’s match controversy

Online gaming and e-sports are getting bigger by the day, and there are literally hundreds of popular online games out there that don't really...

ESL to test for cannabis at this month’s Counter-Strike tourney in Cologne

The Electronic Sports League will test pro Counter-Strike players for cannabis and other banned substances at the $250,000 ESL One Cologne later this month....

The Daily Grind: Have you ever used performance-enhancing drugs while MMOing?

Last week, a former pro e-sports player went on the record to say that he -- and pretty much everyone else in the top...

PAX East 2015: Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns storms PAX

It's a huge weekend for Guild Wars 2 at PAX East, as the team is making Heart of Thorns available to the public for...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR took its first step into competitive gaming and fell on its face

Just when you think that Star Wars: The Old Republic will change things around and actually do something that will appeal to the Killer-type...

BioWare prepping SWTOR ‘Operation Victory’ tourney

BioWare has partnered with e-sports company ESL Gaming to host a competition dubbed Operation Victory. It involves speed-running eight-player story mode operations from Star...