Category: Competitive News

Q/A Interview with Jessica Gulick, VP of Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu

Jessica Gulick possesses a unique vision: she has a wealth of experience in security and growth hacking. At the same time, she possesses an awareness of the power of the games to bring these two worlds together. Last year, she helped roll out the Wicked6 Cyber Games tournament in Las Vegas. During RSA’s infosec-focused conference […]

DreamHack and ESL North America Enter into Esports Partnership with U.S. Navy

Dreamhack, ESL, and US Navy partnership image

STOCKHOLM / LOS ANGELES – DreamHack and ESL North America, both part of the leading international entertainment group Modern Times Group MTG, today announced a joint partnership with America’s Navy. “The Navy is excited to partner with DreamHack and ESL as we enter the esports space,” said Rear Admiral Brendan R. McLane, Commander, U.S. Navy Recruiting Command. “Like the […]

HV Gamer Con 2020 Announces Full Lineup Making it the Biggest Esports Event in the Capital Region 

HV GamerCon 2020

Albany, N.Y. – HV Gamer Con 2020 which includes partners Albany Capital Center (ACC), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), Gaming Insomniacs and the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) are pleased to announce an expanded lineup of events for HV Gamer Con 2020 happening April 4 and 5 at the Albany Capital Center. HV Gamer Con 2020 will feature the ECAC ESports Finals in Overwatch, Rocket League and Super Smash […]

Dreamhack and ESL to Launch Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Circuit in 2020

DreamHack & ESL

STOCKHOLM — Today, DreamHack and ESL (both part of Modern Times Group MTG AB) announced the new ESL Pro Tour, a circuit linking more than 20 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournaments and leagues. The ESL Pro Tour will feature an aggregate prize pool of more than $5 million (USD) for 2020 from competitions across five […]

Olá! Free Fire’s largest global tournament ever comes to Brazil

Free Fire World Cup 2019

Singapore – August 16, 2019 – Free Fire World Series 2019, the latest global esports tournament featuring the world’s most popular mobile battle royale game, is coming to Latin America for the first time ever. Free Fire World Series 2019 allows Free Fire players from across the globe, including Indonesia, India, and Latin America, the […]

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 […]