Category: Competitive News

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 […]

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 […]