Riot’s decision not to implement local League of Legends servers isn’t a bad thing
Sep27

Riot’s decision not to implement local League of Legends servers isn’t a bad thing

The final decision was no, but before you get all up in arms, let’s take a minute to consider the outcome of not having local servers for League of Legends and what we can larn from Dota 2.

Dota 2 vs. League of Legends: Updating the numbers
Sep22

Dota 2 vs. League of Legends: Updating the numbers

Grab your best defense as we debate which eSports is biggest by the numbers. While League of Legends still dominates, Dota 2 has seen significant growth, but why is LoL just so much bigger?

Here are the biggest changes to come from Dota 2’s “Post TI shuffle”
Sep20

Here are the biggest changes to come from Dota 2’s “Post TI shuffle”

It’s that time of the year again – TI Post Shuffle has come to an end. Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting changes to come from this year big shuffle.

Dota 2 tops the viewership rankings for August
Sep16

Dota 2 tops the viewership rankings for August

August viewership numbers are in and Dota 2 topped the rankings thanks to The International 2016. Overwatch jumped three spots, while Counter-Strike dropped three too. What does this say about eSports and their dedicated following?

Guess what? Arteezy has re-joined Evil Geniuses
Sep16

Guess what? Arteezy has re-joined Evil Geniuses

For the 17th time (3rd actually) Arteezy has joined Evil Geniuses in what is now the most impressive roster to come out of the “Post TI Shuffle”

The rise of a nation: How can South Africa grow its eSports?
Sep16

The rise of a nation: How can South Africa grow its eSports?

The results that were posted for South Africa’s Overwatch team did not make for great reading. They didn’t register a single win in their three match run, despite taking a map off Germany. Whilst Germany was always going to be a difficult opponent, they were unable to make an impact against fairly inconspicuous opposition in the form of Ireland and Baltic & Caspian Sea. The results were reminiscent of previous international...
Old Man Fear retires from competitive Dota 2
Sep15

Old Man Fear retires from competitive Dota 2

The Dota 2 world has suffered a great loss today as Clinton “Fear” Loomis announced his retirement from competitive Dota 2. He will remain a part of EG as their coach, but we will never again see Old Man Fear in the competitors seat.

Paul “ReDeYe” Challoner is returning for the Digital Gaming Masters in October
Sep07

Paul “ReDeYe” Challoner is returning for the Digital Gaming Masters in October

The voice of eSports is returning to South Africa to host the Telkom Digital Gaming League Masters.

What’s going on with EG, Alliance and the Good Game Agency?
Aug30

What’s going on with EG, Alliance and the Good Game Agency?

It’s that time of the year – Dota 2 rosters are in shambles. This time around, however, something is going on with Alliance and Evil Genius and it might have something to do with the shutting down of Good Game Agency.

Bravado Gaming’s Dota 2 and CS:GO teams are going to China
Aug29

Bravado Gaming’s Dota 2 and CS:GO teams are going to China

This past weekend five South African teams took part in the WESG Middle East and Africa Qualifiers. The weekend’s action proved one thing – South Africa is getting closer, and closer to the world stage.

There’s a new VR eSports startup which just got a $6.2 million investment
Aug25

There’s a new VR eSports startup which just got a $6.2 million investment

Spectating eSports in Virtual Reality is the future. Forget the stadiums and arenas and opt for the comfort of your own home as you take full advantage of the virtual experience.

Dota 2’s Dark Rift patch brings the Underlord
Aug24

Dota 2’s Dark Rift patch brings the Underlord

The Underlord is here, and he brings with him some fancy new UI updates in the Dark Rift patch.