Konami Digital Entertainment announced a collaboration with eSports company eFootball.Pro to create a professional eSports competition using Konami’s football game series. The new international league will aim to attract players from around the world, and will be broadcasted globally. Expect more details on this soon.
Gamer Sensei, the top eSports coaching platform, and Becker College have partnered to create a first-of-its-kind program for students this semester. Student eSports athletes club will now have access to professional coaches from around the globe. This year, the Becker team will concentrate on League of Legends and Overwatch.
Going from beginner to an actual League of Legends player is not easy and requires some help. This article is my first hand experience getting coached in League of Legends from Gamer Sensei and the beginning of a journey. A journey that may lead one day to ranked play.
Potentially opening up a new type of gaming, the Las Vegas MGM Grand Hotel and Casino and Zero Latency are creating a new VR zombie shooting experience. Players wear VR headsets while a virtual city populated by malicious undead are rendered all around. Players can walk anywhere within the 2,000-square-foot arena, trying to outsmart and outshoot the walking dead.
Georgia State University is joining the increasing number of colleges supporting student involvement in eSports. The university will immediately begin to recruit and promote collegiate teams for multiplayer videogame competitions across the country.
Daybreak Games revealed the first major details for this October’s third annual H1Z1 Invitational at Twitch’s TwitchCon 2017. This year’s extravaganza raises the stakes with three unique tournaments of the massive arena shooter H1Z1: King of the Kill with a combined prize pool of $500,000.
The highly suspenseful Call of Duty World League Global Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs, hosted by Major League Gaming Corp. (MLG), has come to a close with OpTic Gaming winning Sunday’s Grand Final. We’ve got the complete results from the intense fight.
CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announced that they are hosting a $25,000 GWENT card game tournament for gamers at the Gamescom 2017 show in Cologne, Germany. Sign-ups are now underway and open to anyone who wants to show off their card-playing strategies.
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.