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Washington Justice OWL
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Overwatch News: Shock’s Sleepy Transferred to Washington Justice

 The San Francisco Shock recently announced that their flex support, Sleepy, has been transferred to the Washington Justice. The Washington Justice has a new flex support following the transfer of Sleepy from the San Francisco Shock. Sleepy was a crucial member of the Shock’s starting line-up during last season. Many consider Sleepy … Continue
CoD News: UK Org Lightning Pandas Go Extinct, Blame Franchising
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CoD News: UK Org Lightning Pandas Go Extinct, Blame Franchising

UK Organization Lightning Pandas withdrawals from competitive Call of Duty, citing “impending cost of franchising” implemented by Call of Duty owner Activision. The Lightning Pandas, a Call of Duty team that’s famous for placing Top 12 during the 2018 Call of Duty World Championships (the WWII season) has officially ceased operations. The … Continue
New Wave Holdings
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New Wave Holdings: Taking Competitive Gaming and Esports Investment to the Next Level

New Wave Holdings Corp. is a recently established competitive gaming and esports investment company. Their CEO and CMO, Tolga Onuk and Daniel Mitre, come from an extensive background in both the technology and gaming industries. Having previously worked for companies like Electronic Arts, Sega, and Thunderbolt Studios, their venture into esports and … Continue
Dota Pit Minor
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Dota 2: OGA Dota Pit Minor 2019 Overview

The OGA Dota 2 Pit Minor will be the third Minor event of 2019. It is also the seventh tournament organized by One Game Agency. Eight of the best teams in the world will be fighting for a $300,000 USD prize pool as well as DPC points needed to qualify for TI … Continue
Call of Duty CWL London
Call of Duty Esports /

Call of Duty: More Rostermania! Roster Changes Ahead of CWL London

Rostermania is back again, and no less than three teams have confirmed roster moves of their Call of Duty squads ahead of CWL London happening on May 3. Team Envy, 100 Thieves, and the Evil Geniuses are among the organizations in Call of Duty that have announced roster changes. Below we’re listing … Continue
Overwatch League Power Rankings Season 2 | Stage 2 | Week 3
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Overwatch League Power Rankings Season 2 | Stage 2 | Week 3

It’s that time again! A new week means more games, more teams battling it out to see who can come out on top. But who we do expect to win and who do we expect to flounder? Welcome to ESTNN’s Overwatch League Power Rankings, let’s get into it! #1. Vancouver Titans Vancouver … Continue
Dota 2 Auto Chess
Dota 2 Esports /

Dota 2: Mobile Auto Chess is here

Every Dota 2 player has heard of (or even played) Dota 2 Auto Chess by now. It is the most popular arcade game ever with over 7 million players worldwide. That’s why it was no surprise that the developers wanted to get the game to mobile. After all, everyone has a smartphone … Continue
Na`Vi CEO Speaks Out on Hiring B1ad3, Na`Vi CSGO, the Dota 2 Team, and More
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Na`Vi CEO Speaks Out on Hiring B1ad3, Na`Vi CSGO, the Dota 2 Team, and More

Last week, Russian esports site CyberSlovo published an article featuring an interview with Na`Vi CEO Yevhen “HarisPilton” Zolotarov. This is a transcript of that interview. While originally done in Russian, ESTNN has translated this article from Russian to English and then edited the article for readability. Our translator is a native Russian … Continue
ESL One Mumbai 2019 event logo with Intel logo
Dota 2 Esports /

Dota 2: ESL One Mumbai – Group Stage Recap

The group stage at ESL One Mumbai is a wrap, and our teams have now been seeded into their brackets for the playoffs. We saw some clear winners emerging throughout our series over the past two days. It will be interesting to see how some of the teams perform in the next … Continue
Esports Weekly News Brief: April 10 – April 17, 2019
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Esports Weekly News Brief: April 10 – April 17, 2019

Welcome to the ESTNN Weekly Brief! Here’s your rundown of all the esports news for the past week on April 17th, where we’ve got League Spring Finals results, AI beating pro Dota 2 players, and a pet-friendly surprise in Fortnite. Let’s hop right in. Esports News Recap Video League of Legends First … Continue
Black Ops 4 COD
Call of Duty Esports /

Black Ops 4 – April 17 Update: Arsenal Sandstorm Map, KN-57 Buff, and More

Treyarch has released a massive server-side update for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. This update will blast you with a sandstorm, and I’m not talking about the song by Darude. This sandstorm is none other than an alternate weather take on the existing Arsenal multiplayer map, along the lines of similar … Continue
Will Smith Esports GenG
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Gen.G Raises $46 million, Will Smith and Keisuke Honda Among Investors

Esports organization Gen.G revealed on Wednesday that they had raised $46 million in a round of funding to support future projects, with the fundraising led by big names in sports and entertainment. These names include actor Will Smith, known for films such as Men In Black and I Am Legend, Japanese soccer … Continue
Raid
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Raid: Shadow Legends – All You Need to Know

For fans of the clan-based MMOs which have been so popular in recent years, there is a new offering from genre veterans Plarium on the market. Raid: Shadow Legends is a mobile strategy game with customization, cooperation, and various gameplay modes. With the app developer’s history for creating addictive, fun-to-play games which … Continue
Overwatch Patch 1.35.0.1 Notes – Reaper Buffs, Junkrat Changes, and More
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Overwatch Patch 1.35.0.1 Notes – Reaper Buffs, Junkrat Changes, and More

With the release of the new seasonal event, Storm Rising, Blizzard has also released a series of changes and fixes to the game. Today, we’re going to cover what some of these changes will mean for the game. Hero Changes Junkrat Starting off with Junkrat’s changes. Junkrat has received some changes to … Continue
Overwatch News: Storm Rising is a Good Distraction, if a Little Short
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Overwatch News: Storm Rising is a Good Distraction, if a Little Short

Welcome to ESTNN’s review of the new Overwatch event: Storm Rising! Storm Rising is a new addition to the current series of missions known as the Archives. Blizzard released the first mission, Uprising, in 2017. The mission showed Reinhardt, Mercy, Torbjorn and Tracer all fighting against the Omnic uprising in Kings Row … Continue
MKM Rumble Esports
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Rumble Gaming Acquires MKM Esports – Now One of the Largest Esports Agencies in NA

April 16, 2019 (Press Release) – Rumble Gaming, an esports talent agency and media platform, launched by sports and media executive Michael Cotton, has acquired MKM Esports, a major talent agency formed by lawyers Josh Marcus and Evan Kubes. Rumble Gaming now features over 300 professional esports teams, players, venues, streamers, and … Continue
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