NRG finalizing investment round, esports Hall of Fame nominees in Korea

On Wednesday, Slingshot launched a membership program because solely ad-funded media is simply not sustainable. We are committed to bringing readers the best journalism and content in esports, and would love your support to be able to continue to do so. Join our team here. Our top stories from Thursday: Alma Mater: A Leenock retrospective […]

September 29, 2017

OpTic reportedly signs two Overwatch players, SKT unveils new uniforms

On Wednesday, Slingshot launched a membership program because solely ad-funded media is simply not sustainable. We are committed to bringing readers the best journalism and content in esports, and would love your support to be able to continue to do so. Join our team here. Our top stories from Wednesday: An interview with Astralis’ Peter […]

September 28, 2017

OpTic Gaming enters Dota 2, ESL lifts ban against Space Soldiers player

Our top stories from Tuesday: How Team Liquid became one of the best teams in Counter-Strike. An interview with FNRGFE Overwatch head coach Aaron “Aero” Atkins. Crash had only two days to prepare for filling in for 1907 Fenerbahce at worlds. OpTic Gaming entered Dota 2 by signing the ppd/zai-led team. Check out Evelynn’s revamped […]

September 27, 2017

PUBG overtakes Overwatch in PC Bangs, technical pauses at worlds

Our top stories from Monday: A Q&A with Korean eSports Association officials about their partnership with an American law firm. A Counter-Strike interview with Natus Vincere’s Denis “Seized” Kostin. Crash is standing in for 1907 Fenerbah├že at worlds. Riot Games revealed the details of the preseason runes update for League of Legends. PUBG overtook Overwatch […]

September 26, 2017

League of Legends World Championship begins, Seagull joins EnVyUs

Our top stories from the weekend: An interview with Virtus.pro’s Wiktor “TaZ” Wojtas from ESL One New York. The IdrA Archetype: How conquering oneself is the key to success. Cloud9’s Overwatch manager stepped down at an odd time. Riot Games explained the five new rune paths coming to League of Legends. The NA LCS will […]

September 25, 2017

CLG drops Overwatch roster, Cloud9 signs Kongdoo Panthera roster

Our top stories from Thursday: Stuchiu on why Blizzard can’t rely alone on the ladder to produce pro Overwatch players. A Counter-Strike interview with Natus Vincere’s Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev. An art student designed an astonishing new Overwatch hero concept. New “hold to boost” feature could be coming to D.Va. Bad behavior in Overwatch can get […]

September 22, 2017

LUCAS1 and HEN1 reportedly ask to leave Immortals, final Overwatch League cities confirmed

Our top stories from Wednesday: An interview with Cloud9’s Will “RUSH” Wierzba. HEN1 and LUCAS1 reportedly asked to leave Immortals. No more Ornn changes are coming in the League of Legends Patch 7.19 cycle. Snax will no longer be in-game leader for Virtus.pro. Smooya was benched on Epsilon’s CS:GO roster. Ex-Riot Games and Twitch executive […]

September 21, 2017

KNg seemingly splits with Immortals, new Overwatch patch goes live

Our top stories from Tuesday: An interview with Virtus.pro’s Filip “NEO” Kubski. How Team Liquid and FaZe Clan realized potential at ESL One New York. Brand changes were reverted in the League of Legends PBE. A new user interface will be added to League of Legends for the runes rework. The Junkertown map goes live […]

September 20, 2017

FaZe Clan wins ESL One New York, North wins ELEAGUE Group B

Our top stories from the weekend: Misfits owner Ben Spoont plans to donate all his team’s merch sales through worlds to hurricane relief. FIFA 18 added esports jerseys to the game. Internet outages in Brooklyn disrupted Day 1 of ESL New York. More League of Legends runes and rune trees might be added. The League […]

September 18, 2017

CadiaN to join Rogue, Kongdoo Monster re-qualifies for LCK

Our top stories from Thursday: The apparent founder of PUBGOnline.com is the CEO of Team AGG, who allegedly owes $30,000 to Counter-Strike players. The next generation of North American CS:GO will be on display this weekend, for better or worse. CadiaN will join Rogue as the team’s fifth CS:GO player. Three new League of Legends […]

September 15, 2017