GiN Editor Neal Sayatovich had just returned from covering an eSports event in Ohio when he learned about the terrible shooting deaths of gamers at a tournament in Florida. He talks about what must be done to ensure that both players and spectators can safely enjoy eSports in the future.
NASCAR exclusive eSports partner for simulation-style titles, 704 Games, announced NASCAR Heat Champions: Road to Miami, a weekly eSports competition in the upcoming video game NASCAR Heat 3, with a $500,000 top prize.
GiN had reporter Neal Sayatovich on the ground at the Call of Duty World League Finals. He was able to witness history in the making, with records set and broken, and underdogs nobody thought had a chance taking home the biggest prize.
Showcasing mastery in Call of Duty: WWII, Evil Geniuses was able to fend off opponents Team Kaliber to take majority stake in the event’s $1.5 million prize pool as part of the overall $4.2 million season prize, the largest in Call of Duty Esports history.
QuakeCon Teams Up with The American Red Cross, 1UpOnCancer, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Dallas Pets Alive!, Extra Life, Gamers Outreach, NonPareil Institute and Stack-Up so that gamers can help out valuable charities while having fun at the show.
In a tournament that featured more than 150 teams from North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific Region competing through three days, Rise Nation defeated Red Reserve in a close battle in the Championship match on Sunday to capture its third title of the season for the Call of Duty World League.
The Call of Duty World League, Presented by PlayStation 4, returns to the Anaheim Convention Center for the final Global Open Event of the Call of Duty: WWII season. Teams are competing for a share of a $4.2 million prize pool.
Averett University was the first four-year university in Virginia to add varsity eSports. Now it is doubling down on that by naming Oscar Manzano as the head coach for its entire program. The university is currently active in two competitive conferences.
Dungeons & Dragons will live-stream a weekend of adventure with the Stream of Many Eyes, a unique, immersive celebration of the D&D community that kicks off the 2018 storyline called Waterdeep: Dragon Heist.
They had to travel deep into the Wieliczka Salt Mine to participate, but GWENT competitors hashed it out in card-based combat to win a share of a $100,000 prize pool and Crown Points for the game. The winner also walked away with a golden signet ring, fit for royalty.