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League of Legends Coach Urges Underdog Teams To Play Their Own Style League of Legends Coach Urges Underdog Teams To Play Their Own Style

The knockout stage of League of Legends’ biggest tournament of the year gets underway this weekend with only eight teams from across the globe left. One coach, whose team was recently sent packing after their loss earlier in the week, gave an impassioned speech to two of the remaining underdog European teams,…

Two Saiyans Descend on Hearthstone's Fall Championship Two Saiyans Descend on Hearthstone's Fall Championship

Autumn began almost a month ago, but the weather here in the Northeast was slow to catch up. Today it did, however, with a swampy 80 degrees giving way to leaf-rustling winds and low 60s, just in time for this weekend’s Hearthstone Fall Championship.

Madden Tournament Plans To Raise Money For Victims Of The Jacksonville Shooting Madden Tournament Plans To Raise Money For Victims Of The Jacksonville Shooting

On August 26, a shooter at a Madden tournament in Jacksonville, Florida opened fire at the event, wounding 11 people and killing two, Taylor Robertson, 29, and Elijah Clayton, 22. This weekend, the organizers of Muthead, an independent Madden league, are holding a charity tournament to raise money for and honor the…

Inside Riot Games' New League Of Legends Stadium In South Korea

This is LoL Park. Located in Seoul, it’s a brand new esports arena for Legend of Legends. It’s very cool, so let’s check it out.

Controversial Smash Player Banned From Several Events Under New Code Of Conduct Controversial Smash Player Banned From Several Events Under New Code Of Conduct

Ontario Super Smash Bros. Melee player Vikram “Nightmare” Singh has been banned from attending a number of Canadian tournaments after a friend described Singh’s alleged past sexual relationship with an underage girl and a supposed criminal charge that followed. The ban comes on the heels of several tournament…

The Washington D.C. Overwatch League team just announced their new coach, Molly “AVALLA” Kim, former coach of Meta Bellum, an Overwtach Contenders team that made it into play-offs this year. She will be the first female coach in the league.

A Dedicated Fan Is Making A Game About The Overwatch League A Dedicated Fan Is Making A Game About The Overwatch League

As sports video games have shown us, sports are just games with off-the-court metagame layers attached. Also pageantry and juicy, juicy drama. Overwatch League follows this formula, making it ripe for a game in the most thrilling sports-adjacent genre of all: dating simulator. Wait, I mean management.

Overwatch Team Whose 'FU' Jersey Was Banned Is Back With More FUs Overwatch Team Whose 'FU' Jersey Was Banned Is Back With More FUs

Back in May, Philadelphia Fusion’s Overwatch Contenders team, Fusion University, ran into some wardrobe difficulties when their team jersey—emblazoned with a giant, devil-may-care “FU”—got banned from the season one finals. Now, though, they’re back with a new jersey that tells “FU” haters to F off.

Trash-Talking League of Legends Star Seeks His Fifth Title This Weekend Trash-Talking League of Legends Star Seeks His Fifth Title This Weekend

One of League of Legends’ biggest stars will have a chance to earn his fifth championship title at this weekend’s North American summer finals—and possibly cement his legacy as the continent’s best player of all time.

Eight New Teams Are Coming To The Overwatch League Eight New Teams Are Coming To The Overwatch League

Blizzard has confirmed eight new Overwatch teams for the Overwatch League’s second season. The teams will represent Vancouver, Toronto, Paris, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, and three Chinese cities: Hangzhou, Chengdu and Guangzhou. An official start date for the second season has not been announced.

Overwatch League Fans Are Mourning The First Off-Season Roster Shakeups Overwatch League Fans Are Mourning The First Off-Season Roster Shakeups

Even in a league full of streamers and burgeoning personalities, teams are only as good as their players. Now that Overwatch League’s first season is over, some players have got to go.

After An Unlikely Tie, Fortnite Summer Skirmish Grand Finalist Got Determined By Coin Flip After An Unlikely Tie, Fortnite Summer Skirmish Grand Finalist Got Determined By Coin Flip

Yesterday, two Fortnite players tied for the 33rd qualifying spot in today’s Summer Skirmish grand finals: The_Real_Cryohme and SSG Colton. The 33rd slot wins a minimum of $5,000 and the potential to win far more; today’s first prize winner will take home $225,000. Only 33 players could advance to the final stage,…

Popular PUBG Streamers Face Off This Weekend In The Broadcaster Royale Finals Popular PUBG Streamers Face Off This Weekend In The Broadcaster Royale Finals

The three-day finals for Broadcaster Royale, a PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds tournament featuring 80 duo teams of streamers from around the world, unfolds this weekend at PAX West’s Paramount Theater. The matches start today at 2 pm ET, streaming on the Broadcaster Royale Twitch channel and also on each competitor’s…

Players Finally Let Loose At Overwatch League's All-Star Weekend Players Finally Let Loose At Overwatch League's All-Star Weekend

This past weekend, during one of the Overwatch League All-Star games, NYXL DPS Jong-ryeol “Saebyeolbe” Park—a master of split-second timing and precision—rolled right off a ledge into the infernal fires beneath King’s Row. When asked what happened, he quipped, “That’s my plan. It’s fan service.”

After Jacksonville Shooting, Gaming Event Organizers Pledge Better Security After Jacksonville Shooting, Gaming Event Organizers Pledge Better Security

Citing a need to review security plans, Electronic Arts is canceling the three remaining qualifying events for its Madden NFL 19 tournament after two players were killed at one in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday. Other esports organizations are also talking more about security for their events.

Tournament Underdogs Won This Year's Dota 2 International Tournament Underdogs Won This Year's Dota 2 International

Tournament underdogs OG won this year’s Dota 2 International after a tense five game series against higher ranked rivals LGD. Victory must have felt especially sweet for the team’s skipper, Johan “N0tail” Sundstein, the only player who has been on the team since its original formation three years ago.

Almost Nobody Predicted This Weekend's Wild Dota 2 Tournament Almost Nobody Predicted This Weekend's Wild Dota 2 Tournament

The International 2018 ends tomorrow. By day’s end, over $25 million will be divided up among 18 teams from around the world with the lion’s share, $11.1 million, going to first place. Whoever that turns out to be at this point, though, will be a team almost nobody saw coming. The tournament for Valve’s action…

Overwatch World Cup Match Grinds To A Halt When Game Crashes

The primary ingredients for a great Overwatch moment are a) a hotly contested match and b) a cheeky strategy the other team doesn’t see coming. During the fourth game of last night’s Overwatch World Cup match between South Korea and Finland, both these things happened. Then the game crashed.

The Weekend In Esports: Call Of Duty World Championship And More The Weekend In Esports: Call Of Duty World Championship And More

Stay inside, turn on the air conditioning and watch gamers pwn one another to your heart’s content over the weekend, because there are a crap ton of high profile esports tournaments going on.

The Moment I Got Hooked On Dota 2's Biggest Tournament The Moment I Got Hooked On Dota 2's Biggest Tournament

Just before midnight on August 10, 2016, I jumped up from my seat screaming at the top of my lungs about Dota 2. I wasn’t even playing the game myself, and I don’t think I’ll ever be able to understand it on the level of the players I watched that night. In a Dota 2 match that remains one of the most dramatic ever…

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