The NA LCS players have voted to elect Hal Biagas as the head of its players association.

Milwaukee Bucks co-owner announces FlyQuest

Wesley Edens, co-owner of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, announced Monday the formation of his North American League of Legends Championship Series team, FlyQuest.

January 9, 2017

WESA reportedly going exclusive in 2018, ESL Pro League on YouTube, Weldon to G2

Our top stories from the weekend: The ESL Pro League will be exclusively streamed on YouTube this year. The Professional Esports Association suspended its plan for a Counter-Strike league. The rise and fall of the Fnatic empire MadLife added to the “Legend of Faker” with a story from League of Legends All-Stars. Expession said the […]

January 9, 2017
Misfits and Dignitas joined the Professional Esports Association, the PEA announced Thursday.

PEA suspends plans for CSGO league

The Professional Esports Association has suspended its plans to operate a Counter-Strike league based on the vote of its players to play in the ESL Pro League, the organization announced Friday.

January 6, 2017

Riot announces 10-ban system, Cloud9 re-enters Dota, ELEAGUE Major opening matchups

Our top stories from Thursday: Playing for the team: The dilemma of Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev and Nikola “NiKo” Kovacs. Kang “GorillA” Beom-hyun said he wants to improve the reputation of his new team, Longzhu Gaming. Best from around the web: League of Legends Riot Games announced a 10-ban system for professional play. FlyQuest reportedly filled […]

January 6, 2017

PEA players vote to play in ESL Pro League, Echo Fox FGC signing spree

Our top stories from Wednesday: Players from the Professional Esports Association voted Wednesday to play in the ESL Pro League instead of the proposed North American PEA League. Samsung Galaxy’s Ambition says he’s not sure how well the returning League of Legends players will do in Korea because of everyone else’s high level. Bae “Bang” […]

January 5, 2017

Forbes 30 under 30 entrants, ppd returns to playing, Oskar to stand in for PENTA

Our top stories from Tuesday: Six Counter-Strike teams are in a dispute with ELEAGUE over Season 1 payments. A look at what staff writer Stephen Chiu is watching in each esport this year. Best from around the web: League of Legends An interview with members of Gold Coin United. Four members of Team Gates, the […]

January 4, 2017

FC Copenhagen announce signing ex-Dignitas CSGO, Dota 2 roster shuffle, EG releases SC and FGC players

Our top stories from the weekend: The top 10 big-picture stories from League of Legends esports in 2016. Stuchiu’s eight categories of Counter-Strike analysis. Kim “Reignover” Ui-Jin said he wanted to play with Heo “Huni” Seong-Hoon before ultimately deciding to sign with Team Liquid. Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok dismissed the notion that he’s fatigued after consecutive […]

January 3, 2017

Slingshot’s Top 10 CSGO tournament moments of 2016

Well, it’s that time of the year again.

December 28, 2016

FaceIt co-founder on ECS Season 2, over-saturation and future seasons

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn had the chance to talk to FaceIt COO Michele Attisani about wrapping up the recent ECS LAN Finals, future seasons of ECS and what to make of all this over-saturation mess.

December 23, 2016

Players protest PEA exclusivity, Vander to take off spring split, ROX Tigers write letter to fans

Our top stories from Wednesday: The Slingshot Media Column with Vince Nairn includes an interview with Travis Gafford of Yahoo Esports and a look at ESPN’s year in esports. KT Rolster’s Cho “Mata” Se-hyeong says he was returning to Korea whether he was a player or not. Best from around the web: League of Legends […]

December 22, 2016