Teams, players around esports react to Brussels bombings

Many in the esports community have been expressing their sympathy and condolences for the tragic events that took place in Brussels.

March 22, 2016

Snoopeh, Jonathan Carter and Robert Yip talk psychology and dealing with LOL players

I talked to three prominent League of Legends people for a story last week about the evolution of psychology and performance coaches in professional League of Legends.

March 16, 2016

Train Jam 2016: Live updates

Slingshot contributor Kent Engel is on his way to Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Calif. He’s part of a group of video game designers taking a train to the event that left from Chicago this afternoon, on which they’ll develop their own game. Kent will provide periodic updates throughout the trip, so be sure to check back.

March 13, 2016

The rise of performance coaches in League of Legends

Immortals had finally hatched, the result of a long process starting with CEO Noah Whinston’s idea, securing funding, acquiring a spot in the North American League of Legends Championship Series, hiring a staff and — finally — putting together a roster. Three of the players came from other North American LCS teams, with two — […]

March 11, 2016

6 impactful League of Legends people you might have forgotten

Here’s a look at six people that you might not know about — or have forgotten — who had impact outside of League of Legends, and were once in the spotlight.

March 11, 2016

Sacha Baron Cohen + FIFA = hilarious

Lewd humor and English soccer go hand in hand, right? So why not extend that into video games?

February 25, 2016

There’s an esports dating show and it’s (somehow) worse than you think

In case you didn’t know (and judging by Twitch views, chances are you didn’t), an esports reality dating show appeared on the Internet last night.

February 19, 2016

An Air Force member started running esports events on base

Move over intramural football, a new generation of service members wants to bring esports to the military.

February 19, 2016

Rudy makes an impact and metagame problems: Joe’s LCS blog

Being in the fourth week, we can begin to start making general statements about the state of the League of Legends Championship Series.

February 4, 2016

Internet Reax: Krepo F-bombs the EU LCS

Mitch “Krepo” Voorspoels, shoutcaster for the European League of Legends Championship Series, is liked because of the personality he adds to broadcasts and free-flowing opinions.

January 29, 2016