Nick Johnson
Nick "Lesona" Johnson is an esports journalist with a focus on CS:GO and the OWL. His interest for esports started with CS:S and grew into a career as both an esports writer and an avid fan, giving him a unique perspective on both the casual and professional scenes. Twitter: @Lesona_
Toronto Ultra revealed as Toronto’s Call of Duty League Franchise

Toronto Ultra revealed as Toronto’s Call of Duty League Franchise

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The official name of the Toronto Call of Duty League team is the Toronto Ultra. OverActive Media unveiled the branding for their official Toronto Call of Duty League team this evening at a reveal event in Toronto, Canada. The team, named the Toronto Ultra, also released the names of the players on its starting roster […]



Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg 2019 Finalizes Groups

Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg 2019 Finalizes Groups

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This past week, DreamLeague Season 12 went off without a hitch. Even though many people thought it would fail to turn heads, it ended up as an absolutely amazing one watch, especially as Alliance won 3-2 against Demon Slayers in the Grand Final after an amazing comeback. After the dust settled, ESL finally announced their […]


BREAKING: Dallas Empire is the Next Call of Duty Franchise, Roster

BREAKING: Dallas Empire is the Next Call of Duty Franchise, Roster

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Team Envy announced their franchise entry, the Dallas Empire, into the geolocated Call of Duty League today. In a press release earlier this evening, Team Envy announced that they would field a geolocated Call of Duty League team in the upcoming Call of Duty World League. The team has officially been named the Dallas Empire. […]


Skillz Unveils Mobile Gaming Tournaments Supporting the American Cancer Society

Skillz Unveils Mobile Gaming Tournaments Supporting the American Cancer Society

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Following the partnership revealed in July, Skillz has announced mobile gaming tournaments supporting the American Cancer Society (ACS). Skillz, an esports provider for mobile games, has announced a range of tournaments for mobile esports professionals to compete in and support the American Cancer Society. Through the Skillz platform, competitors in mobile games such as Bubble […]




CSGO: Complexity Signs Rush

CSGO: Complexity Signs Rush

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Complexity continues their rebuild with Will “Rush” Wierzba. Shortly after Complexity Gaming announced the signing of Benjamin “blameF” Bremer, they announced that former C9 rifler Will “Rush” Wierzba would join the team as well. Welcome, @RUSH! đŸ”„https://t.co/aD4MGk4MYi#COLCS #WeAreCOL pic.twitter.com/D6Wk3tKAbJ — Complexity (@Complexity) September 26, 2019 Wierzba comes to Complexity from Cloud9, a team that is has […]


Esports Bigwigs ESL and Dreamhack Partner with Nielsen

Esports Bigwigs ESL and Dreamhack Partner with Nielsen

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Nielsen will track esports viewership and statistics for the two industry giants. According to a press release, ESL and Dreamhack, two large-scale tournament organizers in the esports space, have signed an agreement with Nielsen to provide “comprehensive esport measurement[s]” for their tournaments. The agreement will further advance research standards in esports and provide greater confidence […]


CSGO: Complexity Signs BlameF as IGL

CSGO: Complexity Signs BlameF as IGL

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While the top two North American teams are duking it out in New York, Complexity is making money moves. North American organization Complexity announced the signing of Benjamin “blameF” Bremer away from Heroic today in a tweet from their official Twitter account. Welcome, @blameFFFFF! đŸ’Șhttps://t.co/PCJPUeqW9q#COLCS #WeAreCOL pic.twitter.com/S8ljE3hpd6 — Complexity (@Complexity) September 26, 2019 Bremer comes to […]