Calling all brave knights, samurai, Vikings and reporters, Ubisoft and The ESL have announced the first ever eSports event for the critically acclaimed For Honor game. Audition submissions are now open for both players and wannabe professional commentators looking to cash in on their medieval fighting skills.
Daybreak Games today announced the Elite Series, a new esports circuit focused on bringing together the top-performing players of the single-elimination, massive arena shooter H1Z1: King of the Kill. Preliminary qualifiers begin at DreamHack Atlanta in July.
CCP Games first-of-its kind, full-body virtual sport, Sparc, is coming first to PlayStationVR in Q3 2017. The upcoming virtual reality game got a new gameplay trailer for E3 Expo, and looks to be generating a lot of player interest.
Gamer Sensei, the premiere professional eSports coaching service, today announced a new, exclusive partnership with H2K Gaming, the top-tier eSports organization best known for its EU LCS League of Legends team. H2K will offer training to prospective eSports athletes.
For the last 21 days, we followed a number of talents from Sweden, Norway and Denmark on GAMERZ, the new show where contestants fight to win a pro gaming contract. Team Blue was coached by former professional player SpawN, and won the big prize in the exciting series finale.
The GWENT Card Game, which was born out of The Witcher 3 RPG, may still be going through some beta testing, but the eSports component is alreay going strong with the first $100,000 tournament. Find out how the top prize was won.
Some schools are expanding their athletic programs to include competitive video games, and are offering scholarships to top gamers. If this trends continues, eSports could begin to rival traditional ones, or at least be on the same level, at many college campuses.
H1Z1: Fight for the Crown, the first official team-based tournament for Daybreak Games’ massive competitive shooter, H1Z1: King of the Kill, came to an action-packed finish as Obey Alliance fired the last shots to win the tournament on live TV. The team suffered no casualties at all, while defeating 75 other players in the melee.
Check out the February edition of GiN eSports coverage for the latest news and competition highlights from around the world. Read about the latest from Call of Duty World League, Hearthstone, League of Legends, and news from NBA 2K 2017 including a new eSports League.
Check out the January edition of GiN eSports coverage for the latest news and competition highlights from around the world. Read about the latest from Call of Duty World League, Overwatch, and League of Legends. More competitions are headed in the next months and there is even a movie in the works.