ESL One is heading to Brooklyn, New York for their first USA major of 2016. Eight of the world’s best CS:GO teams will travel to North America to take part in the biggest eSports tournament the East Coast has ever seen.
South Africa’s very first VAC Ban drama has arrived, and it comes with well deserved disbelief and confusion. Invert, a well known player since the start of Counter-Strike received a VAC Ban on his main account after allegedly fooling around on a smurf with a bunny hop script. Some believe him, but many don’t.
Oleksandr “S1imple” Kostyliev has parted ways with yet another CS:GO team. S1mple joined Team Liquid only four months ago, where he played a crucial role in their success in North American which unfortunately ended in a semi-final finish at MLG Columbus. S1mple will now return to Europe where he starts the process of finding a team all over again.
ESL are bringing eSports to lesser known regions of Europe, but when will they notice us?
As audiences grow, and more eSports tournaments are broadcasted to live television meeting widespread criticism, could publisher and developers look to simplify their titles in order to cater to these audiences? Let’s discuss.
After 18 months of struggled, Ninjas in Pyjamas are your Dreamhack Masters Malmo champions!
BlackpoisoN, who spent a year in Sweden chasing the CS:GO dream, has returned to South Africa to accept his previous spot in Bravado Gaming. BlackpoisoN will replace longtime Bravado Gaming allumnai Deviant.
Get ready for an exciting weekend of CS:GO as Dreamhack Masters promises to continue its showcase of world class CS:GO and upsets. Luminosity are out, Astralis followed, and now it’s anyone’s game as the final eight are decided.
Chinese team Tyloo just knocked the World Champions, Luminosity, out of the Dreamhack Masters in one of the biggest upsets in CS:GO history.
Activision Blizzard have reported on outstanding viewership records which shattered previous Major CS:GO tournaments in the past. According to Activison Blizzard 1.6 million concurrent viewrers tuned in to the tournament on April 3rd.
Could outside coaches be the future of eSports? Let’s discuss.
FACEIT and Twitch have partnered up to bring the ESprots Championship Series (ECS), a new initiative inviting players to take part in a $3.5 million series, with a twist.