Q&A: ADWCTA on Arena tier list, new standard and future ideas

With the “Whispers of the Old Gods” Hearthstone expansion released last week, many Arena players are using The Lightforge Arena Tier List as a guide to their drafting in a post-standard environment.

May 3, 2016

FGC pros ZeRo, RoyalLance giddy about Pokken Tournament

With the release of Nintendo’s Pokken Tournament in March, bands of professional players are coming in from a plethora of different competitive fighting game titles to find their place among the elite of the Pokken competition.

April 21, 2016

Q&A: K4iley on getting started, streaming for Renegades and community toxicity

Slingshot’s Christian Shepherd had a chance to meet up with Kailey and ask her some questions about her journey as a streamer, the partnership between Renegades, and some of the challenges that she has faced along the way.

March 24, 2016

Q&A: Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios on depression, Smash 4 success and ‘Gods’ of Melee

An athlete’s ability to persevere in the face of adversity often defines the legacy they will leave behind. By all accounts, Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios should never have been the phenomenon that he has become. By refusing to accept defeat and overcoming the inhibitors to his success, Barrios has etched his name in esports history as one […]

February 25, 2016

Renolock will be hardest-hit Warlock deck in new Hearthstone standard

Blizzard Entertainment’s announced changes to the Hearthstone format last week revealed significant alterations to gameplay. Blizzard introduced a new format, called Standard, that includes cards only released in the last year (and basic or classic sets), with the newly-named Wild format keeping the status quo.

February 12, 2016