MLG Columbus CS:GO Major set new records in viewership
Apr13

MLG Columbus CS:GO Major set new records in viewership

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.

Luminosity grab a well deserved CS:GO Major
Apr04

Luminosity grab a well deserved CS:GO Major

Brazilian CS:GO team Luminosity finall grabbed a Major win after coming second in two consecutive tournaments. After pulling off two of the most memorable comebacks in the semi-finals against Team Liquid, Luminosity made quick work of Natus Vincere in the grand finals to secure their spot as Champions and $500,000.

Valve announce new $1 million prize pool for future CS:GO majors
Feb24

Valve announce new $1 million prize pool for future CS:GO majors

Valve announced this morning that their majors will now see an increased prize pool from $250,000 to $1 million starting with MLG Columbus in March.

Update your 2016 eSports calendar from February to April
Feb08

Update your 2016 eSports calendar from February to April

Don’t miss a Major! Here are a few eSports events coming live to a screen near you from February to April.

Bobby Kotick wants to make MLG the “ESPN of Video Games”
Jan06

Bobby Kotick wants to make MLG the “ESPN of Video Games”

Activision have kicked off 2016 with a bang by acquiring Major League Gaming with the team joining their new eSports division’s ranks. Bobby Kotick plans to build “the ESPN of Video Games.”

Activision’s new eSports focus will drive competitive Call of Duty in 2016
Nov16

Activision’s new eSports focus will drive competitive Call of Duty in 2016

Activision have announced the first of many big changes coming to competitive Call of Duty in 2016, and the first step is huge.

The first ever Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 tournament will be streamed on Twitch, but hosted at the MLG Arena
Nov13

The first ever Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 tournament will be streamed on Twitch, but hosted at the MLG Arena

After dominating Twitch TV since launch, Black Ops 3 will have it’s first ever tournament hosted at the MLG Arena, but broadcast by Twitch. Goodbye MLG.tv, you will not be missed.

ESL and Activision partner up
Oct29

ESL and Activision partner up

Activision are at it again, this time partnering up with the ESL. Are we getting a Call of Duty Major next year?

Smite takes competitive MOBAs to Xbox One
Aug21

Smite takes competitive MOBAs to Xbox One

Smite has entered the console realm as one of the first competitive MOBAs. The newly released game will also feature at Major League Gaming in October.

Rocket League is now an official eSport title
Jul17

Rocket League is now an official eSport title

Rocket League is the love child of FIFA Football, Need For Speed and TrackMania Nations. It’s also now an official eSport. Is this the eSport we’ve been waiting for?

MLG are set to host their 100th event in New Orleans this October
Jun09

MLG are set to host their 100th event in New Orleans this October

The MLG are hosting their 100th event! Pro Dota 2 and CoD: Advanced Warfare gamers will duke it out for their share of the $500 000 prize pool.

You can attend the Call of Duty Championships
Feb11

You can attend the Call of Duty Championships

Spectatorship is what makes a sport something special. eSports needs more of it, and it’s getting it for the COD Champs.