Street Fighter V Invitational to be hosted on TBS

Thirty-two of the world's best Street Fighter V players will be facing off in Atlanta later this year. The inivitational, sponsored by ELeague, will boast a $250,000 prize pool and be featured live on TBS semi-regularly on Fridays. Some of the confirmed players include Gootecks, Filipino Champ, Marn, and the legendary Justin Wong. Preliminaries will … Continue reading Street Fighter V Invitational to be hosted on TBS

League of Legends World Championship to be held in China

Riot Games have announced the locations of the Mid-Season Invitational, and the LoL World Championships. The Mid-Season Invitational begin on April 28th and will be held in São Paulo, Brazil before moving to Rio De Janiero for the rest of the tournament. The finals will take place on May 21st. As far as the World … Continue reading League of Legends World Championship to be held in China

Lourdes University of Ohio to add Esports to its curriculum

With eSports gaining traction in the mainstream, it was only a matter of time before educational facilities started getting in on the trend. Lourdes University - a college located in Sylvania, Ohio is the latest to do so. According to a report by Cincinnati.com the president of Lourdes University, Mary Ann Gawelek has been working … Continue reading Lourdes University of Ohio to add Esports to its curriculum

League of Legends Pro ‘Faker’ breaks Twitch record with his first stream

Legendary League of Legends player, Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok, officially joined Twitch this morning. For those of you unfamiliar with Faker, he is the mid-laner for SK Telecom T1, a  professional team based out of South Korea. During his roughly two and a half hour stream, Faker broke the Twitch record for most concurrent views for an … Continue reading League of Legends Pro ‘Faker’ breaks Twitch record with his first stream

Blizzard tells console ‘Overwatch’ players to stop using Mouse and Keyboard controls

It's no secret to anyone who's ever played a PC shooter - mouse and keyboard controls are far superior to a standard gaming controller. Offering faster reaction times and pinpoint accuracy, even casual gamers will have a leg up when their opponents are forced to use a controller. Jeff Kaplan, director and vice president of … Continue reading Blizzard tells console ‘Overwatch’ players to stop using Mouse and Keyboard controls

Playstation Plus & Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup for February 2017

Ahh February, the shortest month of the year. Thankfully the list of free games for Sony and Microsoft's premium console online services doesn't seem to be short at all -  with a whopping 7 free titles across 3 consoles for Playstation Plus members, and 4 games spanning two consoles for Xbox Live subscribers! As usual … Continue reading Playstation Plus & Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup for February 2017

Electronic Sports League unveils rules for competitive Destiny play

With competitive gaming becoming more and more popular every day, it was only a matter of time before one of the more popular FPS's of this generation, Destiny, jumped into the fray. The eSports giant ESL (Electronic Sports League) has officially outlined their ruleset for competitive Destiny play, becoming the first league to do so. … Continue reading Electronic Sports League unveils rules for competitive Destiny play