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Canadian Starcraft pro makes history in Pyeongchang

By Steven Loung February 9, 2018 Sportsnet.com The 2018 Olympics have only just gotten underway, but Canada already has a champion in Pyeongchang. Kingston, Ont., native Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn took that top podium spot and made history Wednesday, becoming the first woman to win a premier Starcraft II tournament after she defeated South Korea’s Kim “sOs” Yoo-jin 4-1 in a […]

New Luxor arena could prove Las Vegas is the perfect place for esports

By Brock Radke Las Vegas Sun On March 22, the Luxor will open Esports Arena Las Vegas in the space formerly occupied by LAX Nightclub. To the average Vegas visitor or casual observer, this development likely seems like another casino entertainment experiment aimed at bringing in younger customers, or possibly the beginnings of a new Strip trend. […]


February 17-18, 2018 East Tennessee State University, Culp Center Johnson City, TN Click Here To Register Multi-genre convention! Spanning video games, anime, comics, sci-fi, and fantasy in an educational setting at East TN State University. Now in year 6, ETSU-Con has received annual attendance of over 1800 students, faculty, staff, and fans from around the […]


February 10th The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort 9800 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256, USA, 2018 Click Here To Register Talking Stick Resort presents its 3rd Esports Tournament for the Arizona Fighting Game Community! Contestants will face off in Melee Singles, Melee Doubles, Smash 4 Singles, Smash 4 Doubles, Street Fighter V and a […]

The best phones for gaming in 2018

Whether you’re partial to iOS or Android, we’ve tested them all and rounded up the best phones for gaming this year. By Sam Loveridge February 6, 2018 www.gamesradar.com It’s easy to think that just buying a new smartphone means you’re automatically getting the best phone for gaming this year. Although that’s definitely a good route to go down, […]

How This Company Built a Business Through Gaming

How This Company Built a Business Through Gaming How to turn gaming into a career By David Wither February 7, 2018 https://www.influencive.com The average citizen now sees about 4,000 ads per day. It’s become a marketing truism in recent years that to stand out in an oversaturated digital world, you must fuel customer engagement by offering something […]

Microsoft Purchases Cloud-Based Gaming Platform PlayFab

BY WILLIAM USHER   https://www.cinemablend.com  “Microsoft” and “Acquisitions” have been used a lot lately ever since rumors about Microsoft acquiring some of the big names in gaming and tech were floated around last week. Well, Microsoft did acquire a gaming company in the form of the cloud-based streaming platform, PlayFab. Over on the official Microsoft blog there’s a […]

The creation of a new sport: Esports

Dalton Stokes Feb 5, 2018 Updated Feb 5, 2018 http://www.kykernel.com Americans are famous, or rather infamous, for our love of sports. This is an infatuation that we usually brandish as intrinsic to being American. Most would agree that there is nothing more American than baseball. But with these sports on the decline, especially America’s most popular sport, football, one […]

eSports loss of Christopher “Apocalypse” Lautre

By Christopher House Partner Content By Cougar Gaming  Esports / Feb. 6, 2018 The South African esports community suffered a huge blow this weekend with the loss of Christopher “Apocalypse” Lautre, who was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident on Saturday the 3rd of February. Christopher played competitive CS:GO for the South African MGO Damage Control, who released a statement […]