Tag Archives: eSports
Mon, Dec 02, 2013 | 16:49 GMT
Swedish e-sports team Fnatic has taken home the title for DreamHack Winter 2013 winning the event’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament. The team won $100K, the biggest share of the $250K prize pool.
Mon, Oct 07, 2013 | 18:24 BST
Battlefield 4 was on show at this year’s rAge expo in South Africa and Daniel “zh1nt0″ Matros, one of the game’s producers, has outlined the studio’s plans for making the shooter a viable E-sports game.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 12:07 BST
The march of DOTA 2 moving towards being some insane industry all of its own continues with the Interactive Compendium, a supplement to the upcoming International Championships.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 21:25 GMT
Registrations for a South African Dota 2 league have closed, with 116 teams signing up to compete in the tournament, making it the largest Dota 2 tournament to-date.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 | 00:09 BST
Halo 4 releases on November 6, but if you happen to be a pro-level player, you could check it out four days before that. Oh, don’t pretend you’re not excited.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 03:32 BST
Two League of Legends teams have lost their prize money after accusations of collusion.
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 | 02:25 BST
DOTA 2′s second major tournament takes place at PAX Prime this coming weekend, but the preliminaries are going down even as we speak.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 | 05:23 BST
Red 5 has added a bevy of spectator and broadcaster options to Firefall in a bid to capture a slice of the eSports market – and to help it grow.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 02:20 BST
League of Legends is back for a third championship season, boasting Riot Games’ biggest investment to date, including a whole new line-up of professional events.
Thu, Aug 02, 2012 | 02:39 BST
EVO fans have helped fund a $10,000 scholarship to help a competitive gamer study their way into the industry.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 | 00:20 BST
Street Fighter fans in and around Austin, Texas will be the first to take part in Capcom’s 25th Anniversary tournament series, which boasts a number of popular titles from the fighting franchise’s history. The first round of the touring event runs July 28-29, so if you’re keen to participate get on it, fast – it’s free, although there’s a refundable reservation charge. More details are available on Capcom-Unity, and you can register on the official anniversary website. For those of us stranded elsewhere, there are more events to come – and all the action will be livestreamed.
Wed, Jul 25, 2012 | 04:04 BST
Both the Korean eSports Association and Major League Gaming CEO Sundance DiGiovanni want to find ways to ensure audiences around the world have someone to cheer for during championship events.
Mon, Jul 23, 2012 | 06:52 BST
There’s just one slot open in Major League Gaming’s Summer League of Legends Arena, so you can bet competition will be fierce – so it’s a good thing the last qualifier will be livestreamed.
Mon, Jul 23, 2012 | 00:29 BST
Major League Gaming’s first StarCraft II Summer Arena has drawn to a close with a Korean visitor smacking down the competition to take a hefty purse.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 03:29 BST
Head down to the Australian Technology Park in Sydney on the weekden of Augut 11 and 12 to check out the Australian National and Oceania Finals of the StarCraft World Championship Series.
Fri, Jul 06, 2012 | 17:42 BST
Major League Gaming has released the 2012 fall season competition schedule, which will include three arena events and conclude with the Fall Championship November 2-4 at the Dallas Convention Center.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 03:29 BST
The UK national arm of the Starcraft II World Championships takes place this weekend in London. The Electronic Sports League will broadcast all the action, with 16 players battling it out for a prize pool of $15,000 and a seed for the European finals. For more information and to secure tickets, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 05:26 BST
Registrations for this year’s EVO World Finals have shattered previous records, with competitors from over 40 countries signing up for a slice of the annual event’s largest prize pool to date.
Thu, Jun 21, 2012 | 02:53 BST
If you host a DOTA 2 tournament people would pay to see, Valve thinks you should get some money. This is difficult to argue with.
Tue, Jun 05, 2012 | 01:38 BST
Ubisoft has announced its getting into the eSports genre with FPS ShootMania Storm, which was designed “specifically with eSports in mind.” The publisher brought six eSports champions and pro-gamers on to the E3 press conference stage to demonstrate one of the competitive shooter’s more unusual modes, which pit one-hit kill rail guns against two-hit kill rockets, with territory to be defended. The match was quick and brutal. No word on eSports partnerships yet. You can sign up for the beta through shootmania.com, and check out the debut trailer. The PC exclusive is expected to launch this year.