eSports in Consideration for 2024 Paris Olympics

Hey look, another reason for me to avoid the Olympics on TV. Well, pick your jaw off the floor. The Olympics may have eSports as an event in 2024. You know, I spent a good half hour or so trying to figure out what to type. I’ll just go with the fact that eSports aren’t really a sport. There’s no actual athleticism involved, all... Read More | Share it now!

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The Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition is a keyboard designed with eSports in mind

Razer, today announced the launch of the Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition Chroma V2, the gaming keyboard of choice for esports players. The Razer BlackWidow TE Chroma V2 is the compact mechanical gaming keyboard built for competitive gamers looking for rapid reaction speeds. The new keyboard boasts Razer’s new Instant Trigger Technology (ITT),... Read More | Share it now!

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Battle on the High Seas: Esports on a real Battleship, on Twitch June 26

Breakaway’s hitting the high seas with the Royal Dutch Navy, Red Bull Esports, and AMD, as teams from Echo Fox and Rogue prepare to face off in the first-ever esports match (at least, that we’ve heard of!) on a battleship at sea. Check out the announcement video (above), which shows exactly what it’d be like to play Breakaway on a... Read More | Share it now!

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Top 32 Countries Announced For ‘Overwatch World Cup’

The results are in. The Top 32 countries for the Overwatch World Cup have been selected based on the average competitive skill rating of the top 100 players. Now, players and viewers can vote on their country’s representatives to form their Competition Committee, which is responsible for selecting the strongest team from that nation. The committees... Read More | Share it now!

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NGE Launches BattleRekt: The Proving Grounds, Sponsored by Twitch and Stunlock Studios

Beginning on May 3rd, Battlerite players will have the opportunity to compete in weekly tournaments for $20,000 in total prizing. NGE; Stunlock Studios, creators of Battlerite and Bloodline Champions; and social video platform Twitch announced today the return of BattleRekt with BattleRekt: The Proving Grounds. Beginning today, players can sign up... Read More | Share it now!

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Blizzard announces ‘StarCraft: Remastered’ for this summer

New audio, Battle.net net (or whatever it is now) support, 4K visuals and both StarCraft and Brood War are going free. The internet has been abuzz with talk about the original StarCraft getting a remasterd edition. It makes sense as the game is still instantly popular in competitive circles around the world. It’s so big that games are televised... Read More | Share it now!

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Next Generation Esports Launches ‘BattleRekt Tournament’ for Battlerite MOBA

Battlerite players have the chance to compete in weekly PvP brawls for over $10,000 in cash prizes, starting in November and lasting through January Next Generation Esports (NGE), the leading independent North American esports company, and Stunlock Studios, developers of Battlerite and Bloodline Champions, today announced BattleRekt, an ongoing... Read More | Share it now!

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The PS4 is getting two licensed pro controllers

The Xbox One has their fancy controller for professional gamers and those with more money than they know what to do with. Never one to miss an opportunity to cash in on a craze (it’s what video games are all about after all), Sony is released a pair of pro controller for serious and competitive gamers. But Sony isn’t working on these... Read More | Share it now!

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Next-Gen Streaming Platform Capitalizes on the Rise of Competitive eSports

A group of award-winning web developers, designers, and gaming industry veterans have launched a standalone streaming application that capitalizes on the massively popular Twitch streaming platform, which was acquired by Amazon in August of 2014 for $970 million. “With the explosive growth and increasing mainstream awareness of competitive... Read More | Share it now!

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