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Determined to spend more time with his family, Topson steps back from Dota 2

Dota 2 superstar Topson had decided that some things are more important than the glory and the paycheques that come with top-tier esports. The Finnish OG wunderkind has announced that he’ll be stepping away from the keyboard and competitive play to hang out with his wife and new daughter. While that might be great news […]

Major money will be part of the appeal of the organic Halo Championship Series

The Halo Championship Series is continuing to evolve, with the great news for fans including a payout that brings to mind a major lottery win. Halo’s overlord company, 343 Industries, has announced a massive US$3 million prize pool for the upcoming season, which gets underway on November 21 in multiple regions across the world. Factor […]

Tennis legend Serena Williams continues education journey with Cloud9

One of the greatest tennis players in the history of the sport is taking the next step in her ongoing relationship with Cloud9 Esports. Last year Serena Williams partnered with the gaming company for the online summer camp Training Grounds. Now plans are to transform the youth development initiative into a multi-faceted after-school program. And […]

IKEA makes a major esports play as Singapore gets a gaming line and tournament

If you’re an active member of the esports universe looking to upgrade your living space, get ready to do a whole lot of cursing, which is fine because the payoff is always worth it. Already the go-to store for everyone from downtown condo dwellers to budget-conscious university students to Airbnb landlords, IKEA continues to go […]

New Quarter 3 stats show that Facebook continues to make gains with gamers

Facebook has taken some major hits in the media over the past couple of months, but that’s doing nothing to stop the social media platform from becoming the king of, well, everything. In a just-released Quarter 3 industry report on live-streaming in gaming, Streamlabs has shared news that’s great for Mark Zuckerberg’s bank account. For […]

FaZe Clan takes next step towards world domination by going public on NASDAQ

Los Angeles-based gaming and lifestyle organization FaZe Clan is about to make one of it’s biggest and boldest moves to date. As part of a global multi-platform growth strategy encompassing content, gaming, entertainment, and consumer products, the company is about to become publicly listed on the NASDAQ. In a post on its site, FaZe Clan […]

PlayStation turns the spotlight on next-generation games with State of Play

PlayStation will be turning its attention to the little guys next week by focussing on the superstar games of tomorrow. On Wednesday (October 27) the gaming-console giant will take to YouTube and Twitch for another installment of its State of Play show. On deck this time will be updates and announcements for third-party releases that […]

Mercedes and Riot team up for a League of Legends Worlds gem

Long after the team photo has been taken, the victory speeches have been delivered, and the parade has taken place, there’s a way to spot a champion. All you have to do is look for an audacious ring. When you win the whole shooting match in Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, National Football League, […]

G2 makes an all-female statement as it jumps into VALORANT with Gozen

Famous as one of the most enduring powerhouses in European esports, G2 is now breaking new ground with an all-female VALORANT team. The squad has been dubbed G2 Gozen, and its members include heavy hitters like Zainab “zAAz” Turkie, Juia “Juliano” Kiran, Anja “aNNja” Vasalic, Petra “Petra” Stoker, and Michaela “Mimi” Lintrup. In announcing the […]

PUBG Mobile Global Championship goes big with a US$6 million prize pool

Already one of the most popular and competitive games on the esports landscape, PUBG is about to kick things up to the next level with its biggest and most prestigious event yet. The end of November will bring up the start of the 2021 PUBG Mobile Global Championship. Forty teams from countries across the planet […]

Scream’s iconic Ghostface to star in this year’s edition of CoD’s The Haunting

All that’s missing are two words, delivered in a tone so menacing that it launched one of the most famous franchises in horror: “Hello Sidney….” Instead, we’ll have to be happy with “What’s your favourite place to drop.” Confused, and not just because the actual line is “What’s your favourite scary movie?”? If so, here’s […]

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