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Entire “Throne of Eldraine” Set Spoiled! – “Magic: The Gathering”

…And there was much rejoicing. Throne of Eldraine, Magic: The Gathering‘s 82nd expansion set, has been fully revealed at long last, and with it, its tokens and a release notes document. In the document (featured in full here), as always, are notes on rulings that have come up in Magic R&D’s development sessions for the […]

The First "Hearthstone" Masters Tour Of 2020 Comes To Arlington

The First “Hearthstone” Masters Tour Of 2020 Comes To Arlington

Blizzard revealed where the first major tournament for Hearthstone will be in 2020 as the Masters Tour will head to Arlington, Texas. The event will take place from January 30th until February 2nd at the Esports Stadium Arlington. Over 300 invited competitors from around the globe will be vying for a shot at a $250k […]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Too Many Ideas In “Throne Of Eldraine”? – “Magic: The Gathering”

Magic: The Gathering‘s 82 expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, is coming out remarkably soon – October 4th, or, if you play Magic: The Gathering: Arena, September 26th – and preview cards have been rolling out like mad. Knights based on Arthurian fables are being printed alongside creatures and characters inspired by the fairy tales of […]

“PUBG Mobile” Club Open 2019 Fall Split Global Finals Headed To Malaysia

PUBG Corp. and Tencent announced today that the PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 Fall Split Global Finals will take place in Malaysia in November. The tournament will take place in  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 25th with teams competing for a $2.5m prize pool. You can read more on the tourney below as tickets will […]

"Chulane, Teller of Tales" Deck Tech for Commander - "Magic: The Gathering"

New Brawl Decks Pull No Punches – “Magic: The Gathering”

When Magic: The Gathering releases their 82nd expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, on October 4th, 2019, they will have created an immense world filled with legendary stories and rightfully legendary creatures. Additionally, the set will officially feature support for Brawl, their newest officially-sanctioned format. However, Brawl has been hit-or-miss for the majority of players I’ve spoken […]

Blizzard Announces Hearthstone Masters Tour Championships in Seoul

“Hearthstone” Issues Major Changes For Masters Qualifiers & More

Blizzard has just issued a ton of new changes to the way their Hearthstone Masters Qualifiers will run moving forward to ease the esports format. Beginning on October 3rd, the Masters Tour Qualifiers will use the Conquest, best-of-three, 3 decks with a ban format. The system will expand to 512 players but will switch to […]

"Magic: The Gathering Arena" Planning New Innovations for 2020

“Magic: The Gathering” Rolls Back Decisions on “Arena” Changes

Magic: The Gathering has made a decision to roll back on some of the changes they have been thinking of instituting for their software interface, Magic: The Gathering: Arena. This comes after much outcry from their consumers. In their previous plan to implement the Historic format for the interface, Wizards of the Coast originally made […]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

Enjoying “Arena”, and How You Should Too – “Magic: The Gathering”

I wrote up an article exactly one month ago about the new innovations which Magic: The Gathering: Arena is slated to roll out for the near future. If you recall from that article, in 2020 Wizards of the Coast will be implementing a number of changes to their competitive structure both online and on the tabletop. […]

"Throne of Eldraine" is a Storybook Fantasy - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Throne of Eldraine” Is A Fairytale Fantasy – “Magic: The Gathering”

Magic: The Gathering‘s 82nd expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, has a plentitude of fantasy tropes, making it one of the biggest, most ambitious crossovers in childhood fairytale history (Dreamworks’ movie Shrek also coming to mind). While Throne of Eldraine is chock-full of Arthurian and Grimm tropes alike, between the two it’s obvious that unless the references […]

Three More Teams Added To The “Call Of Duty” Esports League

This morning, Activision Blizzard announced three new teams added to the upcoming Call Of Duty esports league, and there are some big names in this batch. The latest cities to join the league will be Chicago headed up by NRG Esports, London which will be repped by ReKTGlobal, and Seattle which is owned by Aquilini Group and […]

“Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare” Celebrity PRO-AM Announced

Today, MTN DEW AMP, Game Fuel, and Doritos announced they would be on board sponsoring the Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Celebrity PRO-AM. The event will kick off on September 14th as it will feature pro gamers such as Shroud, H3CZ, Aydan and yet-to-be-announced celebrities in music, sports and entertainment. They’ll be playing a series of traditional 6v6 […]

Vancouver & New York Advance To Overwatch League Postseason

The Overwatch League will have a new champion for 2019 no matter what the outcome, and we now know two of the teams vying for the championship. After this weekend’s matchups we now know that the Vancouver Titans and the New York Excelsior will be moving on into the grand finals bracket for a shot […]

Brawl Format Hits Arena - "Magic: The Gathering"

Brawl Format Hits Arena – “Magic: The Gathering”

Magic: The Gathering‘s upcoming 82nd expansion set, “Throne of Eldraine”, has started its spoiler season, and fans are rejoicing. However, this isn’t the only reason they are excited. The long-awaited Brawl format has come to Magic‘s software version, Magic: the Gathering: Arena. This has caused quite a surge in the format’s popularity overall, as it […]

DreamHack & ESL Will Launch A "CS:GO" Global Circuit In 2020

DreamHack & ESL Will Launch A “CS:GO” Global Circuit In 2020

Dreamhack and the ESL announced new plans for their CS:GO tournament format headed into 2020 as they change the way their esports system will run. The new ESL Pro Tour will feature an aggregate prize pool of more than $5 million from competitions across five continents. What’s more, it will be organized into Challenger and […]

Bandai Namco Announces "SoulCalibur VI" World Invitational Tournament

Bandai Namco Announces “SoulCalibur VI” World Invitational Tournament

Bandai Namco announced their latest esports tournament as they will be holding the SoulCalibur VI World Invitational 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will take place on November 2nd at the HyperX Esports Arena at The Luxor Hotel. The company will bring in seven of the best players from around the globe to crown […]

The International 2020 For "Dota 2" Is Headed To Sweden

The International 2020 For “Dota 2” Is Headed To Sweden

The International 2019 may have ended this weekend, but Valve is already planning for 2020 as Dota 2 will be headed to Sweden next year. During this year’s event, the company made the announcement both in the area and online, along with the artwork and video you see here. While a specific date wasn’t given, […]

"Fortnite" Player DrLupo Signs Multi-Year Deal With ReKTGlobal

“Fortnite” Player DrLupo Signs Multi-Year Deal With ReKTGlobal

Some big news today for Fortnite streamer/player Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo, who has signed a multi-year deal with ReKTGlobal. According to the announcement this morning, the terms of the multi-year deal will have Lupo serving as the face of their main esports team Rogue through “appearances, streams, and sponsorship activations”. As well as working with the […]

Two New Teams Have Been Added To “Call Of Duty” Esports

The new Call Of Duty esports league on the way has got two new teams added to the roster, adding two more major locations to the mix of contenders. One will be in Florida owned by Misfits Gaming, and the second team in Los Angeles owned by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. We have the details […]

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Overwatch League Releases Their 2020 Seasonal Schedule

Blizzard has released the 2020 schedule for the regular season of the Overwatch League, and confirms some news we kinda knew was coming. The schedule shows that there will be multiple games taking place during the week, being held in two specific locations each week with a schedule that will swap back and forth between […]

Six Major Raleigh 2019: Semifinals Results

Six Major Raleigh 2019: Grand Finals – Team Empire vs. G2 Esports

We’re live in Raleigh, North Carolina with Ubisoft for the Major Six Raleigh to crown a new champion for the year before the long road to Montréal 2020. Here are today’s results from the Grand Finals matchup involving two returning teams from the Six Invitational finals back in February. First, the Russian-based Team Empire coming […]