Category: Competitive News

Anime Ascension is Back for 2020

Anime Ascension

Torrance, Calif.—June 27, 2019 — Aksys Games is pleased to announce that Anime Ascension is returning for its fifth triumphant year. The West Coast’s only anime-focused fighting game tournament will run from February 14 through February 16 at Irvine’s Atrium Hotel. Featured games will include Guilty Gear Xrd REV2, BlazBlue Central Fiction, and Under Night […]

Q&A Interview with Mobile Edge’s Paul June on Brands, Gamers, and Esports Culture

Mobile Edge QA

At CES 2019, amidst the tech- and hype-fueled mayhem around the Las Vegas Strip, I took up an invitation to meet with the Anaheim, California-based up-and-coming accessories company, Mobile Edge, that’s been steadily building a name for itself. Following our conversation in that (blessedly) quiet suite with wall-to-wall accessories, touching on esports, gamer culture, events and more, […]

Company of Heroes 2 5th Anniversary Giveaway & Classic Tournament

Company of Heroes 2 (Relic Entertainment/SEGA Europe)

London, 6 December 2018 – Company of Heroes 2, developed by Relic Entertainment and published by SEGA Europe, celebrated its fifth birthday in 2018. We’ve been marking the occasion with various streams, updates, and community events, and wanted to end the year with a huge COH2 game giveaway, and our largest tournament in the title’s history! From […]

MSI Partners with ESL for the MSI Gaming Arena 2018 World Championships and Sponsorship of ESL One 2018

MSI Gaming Arena 2018

City of Industry, CA – September 27, 2018 – MSI, a world leader in gaming hardware, has partnered with ESL for its MSI Gaming Arena (MGA) 2018 World Championship and as the exclusive gaming sponsor of the ESL One 2018 Grand Finals at the Barclays Center in New York on September 29 and 30. MGA 2018 […]

SteelSeries Announces New Limited-Edition Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Howl Edition Peripherals at FACEIT London 2018

SteelSeries logo

Gaming peripherals company, SteelSeries, has announced a limited-edition line of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) branded peripherals. The new mouse and mousepad will feature a design based on the CS:GO’ renown gun skin, the M4A4 Howl. The mouse and mousepad combo are featured at FACEIT Major: London 2018, the thirteenth CS:GO major championship. From the announcement press […]

ESP Gaming Brings Fight Night to Competitive Gaming with the Introduction of the World Showdown of Esports (press release)

WSOE

LAS VEGAS – July 10, 2018 – ESP Gaming, the world’s premier competitive gaming content creation company, today announced the World Showdown of Esports (WSOE), a multi-genre esports tournament series featuring fight card-style matches that showcase the best games, players and teams across the globe. The first event in the series, WSOE 1, will take […]