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OpenAI To Challenge DotA 2 Professionals At The International

06/25/2018, AI has come a long way from back in the day where when you played games against computer opponents, usually after a while you can learn their patterns and habits and will eventually have no problems beating them. This is versus humans in which we can...

Overwatch League Attracts 10 Million Viewers Within Its First Week

01/17/2018, It seems like Blizzard’s decision to partner up with Twitch for the Overwatch League has proven to be a fantastic idea, at least as far as helping Overwatch become a more prominent title in eSports. Recently it was reported that in its first day, the...


Father Pulls Son Out Of High School To Help Him Become A Pro Gamer

01/16/2018, eSports are a big thing these days, where gamers who are good enough can be granted a pro-athlete visa for entry into the US. Some schools are also recognizing the ability to play games professionally as an accomplishment like in sports, and are granting...

‘Raise’ Is A Split Keyboard Designed For Competitive Gaming

01/11/2018, Most keyboards you see are straight in terms of design, and while this has been more or less the standard design for years, they aren’t exactly ergonomical, and long endless hours of using the keyboard in such a manner can be bad for your wrists. This...

Blizzard Expands Overwatch Contenders, Allows More Gamers To Go Pro

11/27/2017, It is clear that Blizzard has big eSports plans for Overwatch. Last year the company announced Overwatch League, a professional league dedicated to Overwatch. They then introduced some guidelines and rules to the league, where players who are part of the...

Olympic Committee Acknowledges eSports As A Sporting Activity

11/06/2017, If we were to look back at the history of video games and how it has evolved, video games used to be seen as something that only “nerds” or “geeks” would do, and how it would always be two groups: the nerds and the jocks, where the latter did...

UK Government Wants To Make An Olympics For eSports

04/06/2016, When it comes to traditional sporting events, we have huge events that is sort of the culmination of various sports into a single event, like the Commonwealth Games, the Olympics, the Winter Olympics, and so on. However when it comes to eSports, there...

Blizzard Bets Big On Heroes Of The Storm eSports

01/19/2016, Last year Activision Blizzard announced that they would be launching a new eSports division, signifying that they are starting to take the scene more seriously. Earlier this year, the company confirmed that they would be acquiring MLG in an effort to once...

eSports League Adopts Same Drug Ban As The Olympics

08/12/2015, Ever since it was revealed that professional Counter-Strike player Kory “Semphis” Friesen had taken Adderall when playing the game competitively, it was then decided the maybe something should be done about it. The eSports League had announced then...

eSports League Will Soon Begin Testing Players For Drugs

07/23/2015, In athletic competitions such as boxing, tennis, golf, and etc., athletes are constantly subjected to testing for performance enhancing drugs. It makes sense because sometimes some drugs give players an unfair advantage of others who aren’t on drugs,...

Developer Believes eSports On Mobile Could Be Bigger Than PC Soon

05/08/2015, When we think of competitive video games, we think of genres like fighting games such as Street Fighter, or racing games like Need for Speed, or RTS games such as StarCraft, or FPS shooters like Counter-Strike, and so on. These games are generally found...