What South Africa can learn from “France eSports”
Apr29

What South Africa can learn from “France eSports”

The French have undergone a lengthy political process to legalize eSports. This process has been documented throughout the highest political order in France, with recognition from the Senate. Take notes, South Africa.

Las Vegas is aiming to become a central hub for eSports
Apr29

Las Vegas is aiming to become a central hub for eSports

Have you seen Hotel for Dogs? Well, Las Vegas will soon have a Hotel for eSports as the Downtown Grand plans to open a 365 day venue for competitive gaming and gamers.

FFD: What game would you scrub from history if you could travel back in time?
Apr29

FFD: What game would you scrub from history if you could travel back in time?

Some games just shouldnt exist. If you could go back in time and stop a game from being made, which game would it be?

Courtney “Honey” Timpson talks CSGO Lounge and eSports Gambling
Apr29

Courtney “Honey” Timpson talks CSGO Lounge and eSports Gambling

This week on Orena’s The ‘O’h Show we chatted to Courtney “Honey” Timpson, one of the managers of CS:GO and Dota 2 Lounge about betting, gambling and the North America match-fixing scandal which he uncovered.

LegendaryLea receives a 30 day Twitch ban after accidentally exposing herself
Apr28

LegendaryLea receives a 30 day Twitch ban after accidentally exposing herself

Oh boy, LegendaryLea has pushed her luck for final time as Twitch have awarded her a 30 day ban for yet another drunken exposure.

PS Plus May games include a revolution and loco gods of war
Apr28

PS Plus May games include a revolution and loco gods of war

Sony has just announced the latest games that’ll be available for free with a PS Plus membership in May. VIVA LA REVOLUCION!

The slow demise of competitive Stracraft II
Apr26

The slow demise of competitive Stracraft II

The recent match fixing scandal involving Lee “Life” Seung Hyun may have been the final straw which broke the camels back. Starcraft II is slowly fading into oblivion, and there’s unfortunately nothing we can do about it.

Dota 2 Patch 6.87 – Defense of the League of Starcraft II
Apr26

Dota 2 Patch 6.87 – Defense of the League of Starcraft II

The gloves are off, and Valve aren’t hiding the fact that Gabe Newell is planning on buying League of Legends and merging the two MOBAs together, calling it Dota 2.9. Not really, but here’s the patch notes for 6.87.

Twitch introduces Friends – A social network feature
Apr25

Twitch introduces Friends – A social network feature

Twitch has slowly been rolling out new social network features over the past several months. This past weekend at PAX East Twitch announced the culmination of these features in their new social network-ish feature called “Friends.”

The Competitive Rainbow Six Siege cheating scandal
Apr25

The Competitive Rainbow Six Siege cheating scandal

Rainbow Six Siege has been hit with a cheating scandal which has rocked the already small professional scene. ESL and Ubisoft have not taken action aginast the alleged cheater, yet, but the professional players have conducted their own investigation and the evidence is quire substantial.

Energy eSports have included Hearthstone and FIFA in their roster
Apr22

Energy eSports have included Hearthstone and FIFA in their roster

Energy eSports have opened their doors to two new titles, and four new players. DGL Hearthstone Champion Pand3m0nia, and three FIFA veterans now join the Energy ranks.

S1mple is leaving Team Liquid, heading back to Europe
Apr22

S1mple is leaving Team Liquid, heading back to Europe

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.