esports

See: e-sports

Gifts?

World of Warcraft esports prep 15th year with $1.8M prize pool, hope for summer live events

14
Given that the default MMORPG community reaction toward esports in MMORPGs tends to be a collective eye-roll, you might be surprised to learn that...

Valve abruptly cancels Dota 2 esports tourney over COVID, ticking off teams

11
There's some bad news coming out of the Dota 2 esports scene, as Valve has made the snap decision to cancel its February Pro...

Riot’s Runeterra MMO exec confirms the game will have PvP of some sort

11
Being a Riot Games-built MMORPG set in the world of League of Legends, it's natural that fans of the IP will want to know...

ESPN hosted a Microsoft Excel esports competition this past weekend

9
The easy joke to make would be to reference "spreadsheets in space" MMORPGs, but honestly the truth is far stranger and funnier than any...

Massively Uplifting: Thanks and giving with SMITE’s Finchmas, ARK’s Extra Life, WOW’s Classic Against Cancer, and USO’s Play it Forward

2
Thanks to a certain national holiday, November is a month when many in the USA focus on giving thanks. And all around the gaming-verse,...

Riot Games celebrates Arcane series success with in-game goodies, premieres, and tournaments

9
Is it really a crossover if you're crossing over with yourself? Riot Games is not going to think too hard on that question as...

Pro Overwatch League esports player Kim ‘Alarm’ Kyeong-bo passes away at age 20

1
There's some incredibly tragic news coming out of Overwatch's esports scene. Kim Kyeong-bo aka "Alarm," the flex-support player for the Philadelphia Fusion OWL team,...

Riot plops League of Legends, Runeterra, and Valorant on the Epic Games Store as LoL’s Jinx comes to Fortnite

12
With its closest rival staggered after a poor quarterly showing and a brutal stock drop, Riot Games is leaping into the vacuum with a...
Burn.

World of Warcraft’s Mythic Dungeon Invitational crowns team Echo as its champion

0
If you're not a fan of a team running the table of an esports event multiple times, then you're probably not going to be...
Scourged.

Path of Exile’s Scourge launch sees concurrency numbers near its all-time highest point

20
When Path of Exile's Scourge expansion went live this past Friday, we noted how the previous expansion didn't exactly light fans on fire and...

Massively Uplifting: Warframe fights cancer, Square Enix helps the Red Cross, and Extra Life 2021 looms

5
Summer has ended, school has started, and now the leaves have begun to fall as the air turns cooler. It's a time of coziness...

Bear witness to the confounding Coca-Cola ad that tries to appeal to esports fans, MMO gamers, and world peace

39
What do esports events, MMO gaming, and soda have in common? If you said "Maybe you drink the soda while participating in the other...

SMITE brings Cliodnha Queen of the Banshees on October 19, dates digital Hi-Rez Showcase for January 6

3
What better way to celebrate the month of October than bringing a seasonally appropriate addition to the roster of SMITE? This coming Tuesday, October...

Meet the Japanese esports team that’s composed of players age 66 to 73

6
If you think that the twitch motor control and quick thinking of esports play means that people of a certain age are out of...
Drinking would help here.

World of Warcraft brings Brewfest around once more in both retail and The Burning Crusade

5
Do you feel like celebrating right now in World of Warcraft? No, not so much? Can't imagine why. Let's try a different question: Do you...
Twists.

The feds are now investigating Activision-Blizzard as the SEC subpoenas execs including Bobby Kotick

49
Early on in our coverage of the Activision-Blizzard sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit scandal, we noted that the company's response took some ineffective swipes...
Popcorn appropriately.

Overwatch League plans an April 2022 start and confirms the use of an ‘early build’ of Overwatch 2

3
Are you eager for the next round of Overwatch competition? Then perhaps you'll be happy to note that Jon Spector, the VP of the...

The Game Archaeologist: SOE’s many MMO spin-off digital card games

6
One thing that I deeply admired about old Sony Online Entertainment was that it strove to experiment, innovate, and take risks. Sometimes those special...

Q2 2021: What the heck is going on at EG7 and Daybreak and who the heck owns Cold Iron

33
Last week, we covered the puzzling news that EG7's CEO Robin Flodin has been (at least temporarily?) replaced by Daybreak's Ji Ham, a move...

Legends of Runeterra releases Beyond the Bandlewood expansion, Valorant makes some bug fixes

0
Riot Games' titles that aren't a MOBA have seen some new updates. The largest one arrived to the online CCG Legends of Runeterra, which...

ADVERTISEMENT

THE LATEST POSTS

TOP CONTENT