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"Ilharg, the Raze-Boar" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Ilharg, the Raze-Boar” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

Hello friends! This brisk evening of November 19th, we are going to follow up on the previous Magic: The Gathering deck tech I posted earlier today. Hazoret the Fervent never made her way to Ravnica during the War of the Spark storyline arc, so of course in the spirit of cycle completion, Wizards of the […]

"Bontu the Glorified" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

Yikes! Many Bans in Standard, Others – “Magic: The Gathering”

Today (November 18th), Wizards of the Coast has announced a smattering of additions to their Banned and Restricted List for Magic: The Gathering. The additions are as follows: Standard: Oko, Thief of Crowns is banned. Once Upon a Time is banned. Veil of Summer is banned. Brawl: Oko, Thief of Crowns is banned. Legacy: Wrenn and Six is banned. Vintage: Narset, […]

Esports Team Fnatic Teams With Hello Kitty For Special Drops

Esports Team Fnatic Teams With Hello Kitty For Special Drops

In what is currently the cutest esports promotion of the year, Hello Kitty has joined Team Fnatic, and will be releasing special drops featuring the character. It’s probably also the weirdest one of the year as well, as they will be dropping some special gear and other promotional stuff. The Fnatic X Hello Kitty promotion […]


"Throne of Eldraine" Collector's Pack Quality is a Problem - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast Suffers Security Breach – “Magic: The Gathering”

On November 14th, Wizards of the Coast sent out an email blast to users of Magic: The Gathering Online and Magic: The Gathering: Arena, stating that users’ data had been compromised in a security breach. According to this email, while much data was breached (including first and last names of users, users’ email addresses, and their passwords), […]

Opinion: It's Been a Tough Week for LGBTQ+ "Magic" Players

Opinion: It’s Been a Tough Week for LGBTQ+ “Magic” Players

A recent book covering the latest plots in the storyline of Magic: The Gathering entitled “War of the Spark: Forsaken” has come under scrutiny by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer Magic players (among many others) for its content. Greg Weisman, the author, seems to have done a lot of people in the community dirty, according […]

Lexus Officially Joins As Sponsor Of The Esports Awards

Lexus Officially Joins As Sponsor Of The Esports Awards

In the latest round of “well, that’s an interesting partnership” news, Lexus has joined on as the major sponsor of The Esports Awards. As part of the partnership, Lexus will provide supercars from Black Panther and Men in Black International films plus the GS F 10th Anniversary Edition at the Esports Stadium Arlington. Audience members […]

Wizards of the Coast Retracts Censorship Decision - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast Revises Censor Ruling – “Magic: The Gathering”

As we covered on the site on Saturday, Autumn Burchett, a Magic: The Gathering pro player who openly identifies as nonbinary, had been instructed by a Wizards of the Coast official to remove the basic land cards from their deck before playing in the main event in MagicFest Richmond. I was instructed by tournament officials to […]

"Rainbow Six Siege" Pro League Season 10 - Grand Finals

“Rainbow Six Siege” Pro League Season 10 – Grand Finals

We’re live in Tokoname, Japan for the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League Season 10 Finals, where eight teams are vying for the championship to close out 2019. Both teams fought hard to get here as we now see the mostly U.K. team of Natus Vincere face-off against the U.S. based team of DarkZero Esports. Neither […]

"Rainbow Six Siege" Pro League Season 10 - Semifinals

“Rainbow Six Siege” Pro League Season 10 – Semifinals

We’re live in Tokoname, Japan for the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League Season 10 Finals, where eight teams are vying for the championship to close out 2019. Here are the complete results from the semifinals matches that took place today before we head into the finals. Semifinal Match #1: Aerowolf vs. DarkZero Esports Map one […]

"Magic: The Gathering" Pro Player Censored

“Magic: The Gathering” Pro Player Censored

Last night (Friday night, November 8th) at MagicFest Richmond, professional Magic: The Gathering player Autumn Burchett purportedly was instructed to remove two cards from their deck after the cards were found to have potentially divisive messages written on them. The messages included “No TERFs[…]” and “Trans Rights are Human Rights”, which, while to some are […]

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Team Vitality Shows Off New Esports Complex In Paris

This week, Team Vitality decided to show off the outside of their new esports complex in Paris, France which they have dubbed the V.Hive. While they were more than happy to boast about it, as you’ll read below, and show off the outside, we’ve seen nothing from the indoors. As of right now, it sounds […]

"Chainer, Dementia Master" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Chainer, Dementia Master” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

I wrote an article around this time a year ago about how Chainer, Dementia Master, is among the best of the best when it comes to reanimator commanders within Magic: The Gathering. This was written on a website called “Commander Fight Club”, where players could make content about the Commander format (the website has yet to […]

"Rainbow Six Siege" Pro League Season 10 - Quarterfinals

“Rainbow Six Siege” Pro League Season 10 – Quarterfinals

We’re live in Tokoname, Japan for the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League Season 10 Finals, where eight teams are vying for the championship to close out 2019. Here are the complete results from the four quarterfinals matches that took place today while most of you were sleeping. Quarterfinal Match: DarkZero Esports vs. FaZe Clan Probably […]

In-Game Items Coming To "PUBG" Global Championship 2019

In-Game Items Coming To “PUBG” Global Championship 2019

PUBG Corp. has revealed some special in-game items for those looking for PUBG Global Championship 2019 unique collectibles. You can see here there are an array of items you can snag that has been branded from this year’s tournament art. We got details for you here as to how you can snag them before the […]

The Call Of Duty League Releases Its 2020 Schedule

Activision Blizzard has released a brand new set of dates for the Call Of Duty League, revealing its full 2020 schedule. While they haven’t set up the matchups yet, we do now have a list of where they will be on each week. It appears it will run a half-year, with a championship date yet […]

"Magic: The Gathering" Inducted into Toy Hall of Fame!

“Magic: The Gathering” Inducted into Toy Hall of Fame!

Today,  the Strong Museum of Play, located in Rochester, NY, and home to the Toy Hall of Fame, inducted three new toys and games into their ranks. Among them, coloring books, Matchbox cars, and – as the title of my article suggests – Magic: The Gathering. Head of Tabletop Gaming for Magic, Bill Rose, spoke a bit […]

"Gadwick, the Wizened" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Gadwick, the Wizened” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

Throughout the ages, there have been reports of magically-inclined human beings practicing their craft to the shock, awe, and also the rage of other less-magical people. These wizards, witches, warlocks, and so forth all purportedly existed in the medieval environment and had woven themselves into the very fabric of legend. The greatest legendary medieval wizard, […]

Antoine Lagarde takes MagicFest Lyon! - "Magic: The Gathering"

Antoine Lagarde takes MagicFest Lyon! – “Magic: The Gathering”

The winner of MagicFest Lyon has been decided! In news that should surprise absolutely nobody, MagicFest Lyon, lasting from November 1st to November 3rd, was dominated by players who used “Food”-based decks. Five of the decks in the Top Eight were based on Food, to be precise. There were other deck archetypes representing the Top […]

"Sorin, Lord of Innistrad" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Why We Should Support “Magic: The Gathering”

Yesterday, an article was posted on Bleeding Cool‘s “Comics” hub about how Magic: The Gathering is becoming an institution that isn’t supporting its player base. In this article, I intend to rebuke this as well as I can, because I feel strongly that Wizards of the Coast is doing their sincere best in accommodating their players. On […]