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Intel and ESL head up the AnyKey initiative in eSports
3 years ago

Intel and ESL head up the AnyKey initiative in eSports

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Intel and ESL are heading up the AnyKey initiative in eSportsESL and Intel are teaming up to find out why some in the gaming world, specifically professional eSports, are not as inclusive as they …
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Newcomer xTracKyStyLe prevails at PGL Spring Tavern Tales 2016
3 years ago

Newcomer xTracKyStyLe prevails at PGL Spring Tavern Tales 2016

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Marius “xTracKyStyLe” Nistor claimed the title of champion of the PGL Spring Tavern Tales 2016 Hearthstone tournament held in Bucharest over the weekend.

32 qualified card-slingers arrived in PGL’s …
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“James is an ass”, says Valve CEO Gabe
3 years ago

“James is an ass”, says Valve CEO Gabe

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As you may know there was confusion after the immediate removal of James “2GD” Harding as the host of the Shanghai Major. Valve CEO Gabe Newell made a post on Reddit shortly offered a short …
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CEO challenges job applicants to head-to-head gaming
3 years ago

CEO challenges job applicants to head-to-head gaming

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Multiplay, organiser of the UK’s largest gaming festival, Insomnia, and a subsidiary of GAME Digital plc (“GAME Digital”), the UK’s leading video gaming specialist retailer, is challenging job applicants to …
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3Sprt: The new eSports site in town
3 years ago

3Sprt: The new eSports site in town

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eSports. Some people might think that it’s a little esoteric and quite dull. For others, and a massively growing fanbase, it’s a thrillingly brilliant spectacle. It has legions of fans that rival …
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Teams confirmed for the Women’s Intel Challenge Katowice
3 years ago

Teams confirmed for the Women’s Intel Challenge Katowice

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All the teams for the US$30,000 women-only Intel Challenge Katowice 2016 tournament have now been confirmed. For the second consecutive year, in a bid to foster healthy and inclusive spaces …
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Call of Duty World League Challenge Division will be at EGL Open London
3 years ago

Call of Duty World League Challenge Division will be at EGL Open London

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European Gaming League (EGL) announced that their next live competition will take place on 5th & 6th March at the Old Truman Brewery, London. The EGL Open – London 2016 …
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PGL Spring Tavern Tales 2016 reveals player line-up and schedule
3 years ago

PGL Spring Tavern Tales 2016 reveals player line-up and schedule

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With the PGL Spring Tavern Tales qualifiers over, 32 Hearthstone players from Europe are on their way to Bucharest for the February 26-28 LAN playoff event. The PGL Spring Tavern Tales …
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Inaugural Guild Wars 2 ESL Pro League Finals Brings Elite Play to MMOs
3 years ago

Inaugural Guild Wars 2 ESL Pro League Finals Brings Elite Play to MMOs

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ArenaNet™, publisher and developer of the acclaimed Guild Wars franchise, hosted the inaugural Guild Wars 2 Pro League Finals at the weekend, the first-ever ESL Pro competition for an MMO. Four teams of finalists from North …
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Valve is getting ‘Team Fortress 2’ ready for eSports
3 years ago

Valve is getting ‘Team Fortress 2’ ready for eSports

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Valve have revealed in an update on the game’s Competitive Beta Steam Group, that Team Fortress 2‘s competitive matchmaking mode is almost ready. In the coming weeks, Valve promises to open up the new mode to …
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ESL Heroes of the Storm Championship teams confirmed for Katowice!
3 years ago

ESL Heroes of the Storm Championship teams confirmed for Katowice!

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Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice will host its World Championships in Poland this year (March 4-6), and alongside it the ESL Heroes of the Storm™ Europe Spring Regional Katowice. The US$100,000 …
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World Record For Street Fighter V Set By Esport Player
3 years ago

World Record For Street Fighter V Set By Esport Player

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Esports player Ryan Hart has secured a coveted place in the Guinness World Records 2017 Gamer’s Edition for taking the epic gaming challenge to celebrate the launch of Street Fighter …
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SK Gaming to Partner up with G2A
3 years ago

SK Gaming to Partner up with G2A

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G2A is a globally operating online video game distribution marketplace with more than 6 million customers. It allows you to buy and sell games at significant discounts while offering a …
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Can Activision make eSports like the NFL?
3 years ago

Can Activision make eSports like the NFL?

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Some trends emerged in the company’s latest results which suggest that this is a major direction for the company moving forward. Also, that it’s part of a bigger strategy than just …
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