Eliana Bollati

Eliana Bollati

Eliana is a freelance editor & journalist from Australia with a passion for esports and video games. An avid player of video games for the better part of three decades, she began following professional esports circuits during the 2010s. She brings both a player and longtime fan perspective into her commentary on the professional scenes.
The roster for Team Spirit pose for their team photo at The International 10

Dota 2: Team of the Year 2021

ESTNN crowns our Dota 2 Team of the Year – winners of TI 10, Team Spirit. The 2021 DPC season brought with it a whole raft of changes, regional leagues, divisions and a new

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FFXIV: Make It Rain – How To Get Vexed

Everything you need to know to get the new emote in FFXIV’s current in-game campaign event! Campaigns are frequent in FFXIV, and the rewards from the in-game events are usually always worth your effort.

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The roster for Team Nigma stand in front of a space background with the word "Nigma" above them

Dota 2: Nigma Send W33 To The Bench

After disappointing results at the Singapore Major, Team Nigma are shuffling their roster. Team Nigma have announced their midlaner, Aliwi “w33” Omar will be moving to an inactive role on the roster. The team

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A world map shows the countries included in the ESL Mobile Open, North America, Europe & Mena and the Asia-Pacific. The words "Regions of Play" appear above in black and white

ESL Mobile Open Goes Global

After a successful run in Europe and NA, ESL are bringing mobile esports on to the global stage. ESL, undoubtedly the world’s biggest esports company, have just announced they’re taking their Mobile Open series

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Egor "epileptick1d" Grigorenko in the bowl for Virtus.Pro during DreamLeague Season 13

Dota 2: Player of the Year 2020

We’ve rounded up the cream of the crop to crown ESTNN’s Dota 2 Player of the Year for 2020. 2020 was a wild year for Dota 2 fans. The Covid-19 pandemic locked down the

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The winged trophy given out to winners at The Game Awards appears silhouetted against a bright orange sunset.

Best Announcements From The Game Awards 2020

All the biggest surprises and prizes from the gaming industry’s biggest night. Airing from three locations, Los Angeles, Tokyo and London, the coronavirus pandemic didn’t stop The Game Awards this year. Although the lack

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Alexey “Solo” Berezin, Vladimir “No[o]ne-“ Minenko and Bakyt “W_Zayac” Emilzhanov stand in their Virus.pro jerseys against a black and orange background

Dota 2: Solo, No[o]ne- And W_Zayac Leave Virtus.pro

Alexey “Solo” Berezin, Vladimir “No[o]ne-“ Minenko and Bakyt “W_Zayac” Emilzhanov officially parted ways with the club yesterday. According to a statement from Sergey Glamazda, VP’s CEO, the departure came about through a mutual agreement.

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The Virtus.pro logo on a white bear baring its teeth appears over a orange and white background intersected by a black line

Dota 2: Virtus.pro Triumphant Under Lockdown

Virtus.pro and VP.Prodigy are taking the Europe and CIS leaderboards by storm. Quarantine might have slowed some teams down, but not Virtus.pro’s Dota 2 rosters. Despite the pandemic severely limiting participation in global LAN

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The Team Secret logo, a stylized eye sits next to the Huya logo, a one-eyed cat with a play symbol as it's pupil. A plus sign connects them.

Team Secret Announce Partnership With HUYA

The multi-year brand sponsorship will see tournaments and personal streams broadcasted on the Chinese platform. Team Secret have just announced a multi-year partnership with Chinese streaming platform, HUYA. The move comes as Secret try

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SirActionSlacks and tsunami at the panel desk during MDL Disneyland Paris in 2019

Dota 2: Say Hello to Deep Slacks Bot

We chat with the man behind the madness, Neal “tsunami” Khandheria, about his AI creation. If you’ve spent plenty of that time you’ve been killing in lockdown surfing social media, you may have noticed

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Now Live: Streaming Full-Time on Twitch

Making money playing video games isn’t a pipe dream anymore. Now it’s a real job. Most video game fans know the stories of successful, millionaire streamers like Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, Michael “shroud” Grzesiek, and

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Matthew "Whitemon" Filemon competing with Evos Esports at ESL One Hamburg in 2018

Dota 2: Geekfam reveal DuBu’s replacement

Geekfam have confirmed newcomer Whitemon will be replacing DuBu in their new line up. Geekfam announced DuBu’s departure from the team yesterday, without giving any indication as to who might be stepping in to

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The promotional poster for Secretlab and OG's new partnership. Featuring the new special edition gaming chair with Ceb and N0Tail standing behind it. Ceb is holding the Aegis shield

Dota 2: Secretlab Announce Partnership with OG

Secretlab and OG are teaming up, and they’ve released swag to celebrate. Secretlab have just announced their new partnership with two-time TI winners, OG. The new partnership includes outfitting OG’s staff and offices with

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The boys from J.Storm leaving the arena

Dota 2: MDL Chengdu – Day 7 Recap

All the action from Chengdu as our Major draws closer to the Grand Finals. MDL Chengdu has provided us with plenty of fantastic Dota 2 over the last seven days. If you’ve missed out

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Vici Gaming discuss strategy between games at MDL Chengdu

Dota 2: MDL Chengdu – Day 5 Recap

The playoffs continue into their third day at MDL Chengdu with two more teams eliminated. Another action packed day at MDL Chengdu has come to a close, as we saw another two of our

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The MDL Logo alongside the Dota 2 logo on an abstract background

Dota 2: MDL Chengdu – Day 3 Recap

The playoffs are now underway, and things are heating up at MDL Chengdu. We saw some amazing games yesterday in the final day of our group stage. Now the playoffs are upon us and

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Invictus Gaming walk on to compete at Dota Summit 11

Dota Summit 11 – Day 3 Highlights

Our top highlights from another action-packed day at Dota Summit 11 Our third day of competition in Los Angeles is done and dusted. We saw plenty of top-tier Dota 2, let’s check out some

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Washington Justice OWL

Overwatch: AimGod to join Washington Justice

Washington Justice sign Korean player AimGod to complete their 2020 roster. Washington Justice have announced another shuffle in the lead up to the 2020 season of Overwatch League. The team announced the move yesterday,

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