We're starting to see the new Hearthstone meta take shape after the release of Journey to Un'Goro.

Journey to Un’Goro Meta Report #1: Early Standout Decks

  Journey to Un’Goro has been out almost a week now, and while it's clear that there's no shortage of viable decks, we're starting to see Hearthstone's new meta take shape. The Standard rotation has killed quite a few decks,...
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First Look at Upcoming “Overwatch: Insurrection” Event

A teaser trailer for the next Overwatch event was leaked over Sony's PlayStation Network yesterday, and the video included a start date for the in-game event (April 11th) as well as announced the flashy title: Overwatch: Insurrection. The teaser is all...
The University of Utah has announced the launch of their varsity esports program, which offers scholarships to students competing on the school's League of Legends team.

University of Utah Launches Varsity Esports Program

In the past year, several U.S. based universities have announced the launch of collegiate esports programs. The most recent school to start offering scholarships to students for their video game prowess is The University of Utah. In a Wednesday press release,...
An upcoming event for Blizzard's popular multiplayer title Overwatch will likely be located in London.

Blizzard Teases Overwatch Lore Event: King’s Row Uprising

On April 3rd, Blizzard's Australian/New Zealand Twitter dropped a teaser for a new lore event in the form of a video file from Overwatch's classified mission archives. The upcoming Overwatch event will likely give fans a sizable chunk of lore, possibly...
Would you let an internet stranger hold your game of Overwatch hostage for five bucks?

The Digital Highwaymen of Overwatch: “Pay Me or I Throw”

Gather 'round the campfire, kids. It's time to tell some ghost stories. This episode of Are You Afraid of The Dark? is called The Tale of the Esports Extortionist and it's almost as scary as the episode with Zeebo... Almost. It's the harrowing...
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Is a Clan System Coming to Overwatch?

Recently, Jeff Kaplan, esteemed and powerful overlord of Overwatch, has expressed enthusiasm for incorporating a Clan or Guild system into the game. It wasn't a very large nugget of wisdom, mind you, but big things often come in tiny packages. In...
Cop on stage - NA LCS Summer 2015

Cop Joins Team Dignitas as Head Coach

The ailing Team Dignitas has made a change to their LCS lineup, recruiting David "Cop" Roberson as their new head coach, the organization announced Friday. A change of any kind comes as little surprise, as Dignitas rank currently sit towards the...
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What Does Trump’s Travel Ban Mean for Dota?

Visa denials were just the tip of the iceberg. In the wake of one of America's most controversial elections, President Trump signed an executive order that temporarily halts people from seven countries from entering the United States . It's...
North American crowds might see more legal esports gambling options available in 2017.

Esports Gambling in the USA: What’s Next?

About a month ago I wrote about the Chinese Ministry of Culture posting a notice that detailed the changes in their laws surrounding online gambling.  The Ministries intentions were to regulate and protect the consumer in an industry that...

LCS Meta: The Most Popular Champions 6/20 – 6/27 (2016)

  It can be difficult to keep up with the meta in League of Legends. New patches are frequent and PBE tweaks are constantly being shared. Staying on top of upcoming changes is an everyday thing for competitive players. I like...
Two of the world's best Overwatch players have been accused of using aimbots to improve their in-game performance.

Surefour and Taimou Hit with Aimbot Allegations

Overwatch has not even hit its official release yet and two of the top players on the professional scene have been leveled with hasty accusations of using third-party software to boost their in-game performances.