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LEC 2023 Winter: Regular Season Day 4 Recap

LEC 2023 Winter: Regular Season Day 4 Recap

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The second LEC superweek started with a bang with the top ten teams who were hungry for more wins. After a week of preparation, the LEC’s best and brightest gathered together for the resumption of the Regular Season. During the break, the LEC had a lot of content to show their fans. In a recent […]


Dota 2 2023 DPC Division II Overview – Teams, Dates, & More

Dota 2 2023 DPC Division II Overview – Teams, Dates, & More

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Everything you need to know about the DPC’s Division II Winter Tour. Even though the 2023 DPC Division I matches are still ongoing, we are just a couple of days away from the beginning of Division II. There is no arguing that the games where won’t have as many fans as those in Div 1. […]



CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 3; Day 1 Recap

CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 3; Day 1 Recap

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Here’s all the action from the final week of the CDL Major 2 Qualifiers. Major 2 Qualifiers in the Call of Duty League continue as we move on to the final week before the LAN event in Boston. With a brand new Florida Mutineers kicking off the weekend, and some big rivalries, here’s all the […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 7 and 8 Overview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 7 and 8 Overview

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The Group Stage comes to a close with three teams securing qualification to the Spring Final The end of the 8th day of play saw a trio of teams make it to the BLAST Premier Spring Finals in June, while nine others will be duking it out through the Play-In Stage gauntlet. There weren’t too […]


Minnesota ROKKR Announces Venues for Home Series Events

Minnesota ROKKR Announces Venues for Home Series Events

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ROKKR are bringing more live events to the CDL Season in 2023.  The Call of Duty League season consists of five Major LAN events, and the Championship Weekend to complete the year. However, Minnesota ROKKR are bringing more events for the fans this year, hosting two Home Series events that see ROKKR play two LAN […]



What’s to Come in WoW Dragonflight Patch 10.0.7

What’s to Come in WoW Dragonflight Patch 10.0.7

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With WoW Dragonflight Patch 10.0.5 hitting live servers (and the Trading post dropping on February first), it’s time to move onward to Patch 10.0.7. So, let’s get a TLDR of what’s to come in this small but exciting content patch: Players will finally be able to explore (or explore for Exoker players) the Forbidden Reach […]


SMITE: The Best Start of Year 10 Conquest

SMITE: The Best Start of Year 10 Conquest

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Year 10 Conquest comes to SMITE, bringing a lot of changes to all the modes, and they almost always change up the starts of Conquest matches. On Tuesday, January 24th, the SMITE Year 10 changes hit the live servers! This means that Surtr, the Fire Giant, has become playable for everyone, alongside the new items, […]


SMITE: The Jade Dragons Have Split Up

SMITE: The Jade Dragons Have Split Up

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One of the most popular teams of the SMITE Pro League, Jade Dragons, decided not to compete together in the 10th Season. Year 10 of SMITE has just begun, with the new Conquest map, balance changes and the 124th God, Surtr, hitting the Battleground of the Gods on the 24th of January. With the new […]


Talent Roster for Upcoming IEM Katowice Announced

Talent Roster for Upcoming IEM Katowice Announced

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The best and the brightest casters, analysts and hosts from 10 different countries will grace the event  On Wednesday, ESL revealed the 21 broadcasters who will be attending IEM Katowice 2023 as talents. This time the Hall of Heroes will feature 6 analysts, 7 hosts and interviewers, and 8 casters.  Katowice will maintain a diverse […]


CSGO: IEM Katowice 2023 Predictions

CSGO: IEM Katowice 2023 Predictions

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Our predictions for IEM Katowice 2023, all lined up. After the end of the BLAST Premier Spring Groups 2023, it is time for the best CSGO players and fans to focus on the second big tournament of 2023. The Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2023 starts on February 1 and will include the best 24 teams […]


WoW Trading Post Feature Explained, Everything We Know

WoW Trading Post Feature Explained, Everything We Know

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We had hints of it in the beta, but it looks like the Trading Post is real and coming in January. It’s not often we get a lot of new features coming to an expansion shortly after it launches, but here we are. The Trading Post is set to offer players the chance to earn […]



LEC 2023 Winter Split Power Rankings: Week 1 Update

LEC 2023 Winter Split Power Rankings: Week 1 Update

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The new and improved LEC’s first Winter Split began on January 21. 2023 is shaping up to be a very exciting year for European League of Legends, although it is now EMEA and not just EU. if you’ve missed the off-season, there were a lot of changes to the league, starting with its new name, […]


Dota 2 Windranger Guide – Stun Your Enemies with Shackleshot

Dota 2 Windranger Guide – Stun Your Enemies with Shackleshot

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Find out what you need to stun your enemies with Shackleshot while playing Windranger in Dota 2. People are playing Dota 2 in 2023 with a renewed zeal to rise to the top of the gaming ladder. Thousands of gamers are trying a variety of combos to increase their kill counts per game to impress […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 5 and 6 Overview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 5 and 6 Overview

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The plot thickens as the tournament matures In the two days since we last recapped, only four matches have been played. That didn’t stop some teams from establishing themselves as strong contenders for the later stages of the tournament, though. There were at least a couple of surprise results, and the results could continue to […]


OWL: Toronto Defiant Announce 2023 Roster

OWL: Toronto Defiant Announce 2023 Roster

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Toronto Defiant puts the pieces of American Tornado back together. Can a dominant Contenders team find success two years later in the Overwatch League? HERE IT COMES 🌪️😱 Take cover, the storm has arrived in the 6ix 🍁🌩️ 🛡️ @CucumberColuge ⚔️ @KingHydron ⚔️ @speedilyOW ⚔️ @s9mmow 💉 @ojeeow 💉 @UltraViolet_OW 💉 @SirMajed9 #RiseTogether | #OWL2023 […]


Overwatch 2: New Hero Changes Nerfs Roadhog and Sojourn

Overwatch 2: New Hero Changes Nerfs Roadhog and Sojourn

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The latest nerfs target some of the most challenging Overwatch 2 heroes to play against in Season 2. Just like in every competitive shooter, deciding which heroes to rebalance and which to leave the same feels like a game of whack-a-mole. You have to consider how even the most subtle nerf can affect the overall […]


VGC: Luca Paz Wins Liverpool Regional Championship

VGC: Luca Paz Wins Liverpool Regional Championship

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Luca Paz continues to be a dominant NA force in the EU. In the second VGC Regional of the season, another player from outside the region takes home the gold. liverpool regional champion. finally broke my second place curse when it mattered most. i knew this team had what it took to win at san […]


Davpadie Returns to Florida Mutineers Starting Roster

Davpadie Returns to Florida Mutineers Starting Roster

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Davpadie returns to the league in the Florida Mutineers starting roster. The Call of Duty League has seen many roster changes throughout the course of Major 2 Qualifiers, with the London Royal Ravens making two changes and the LA Thieves having to make a forced substitute. However, the Florida Mutineers are the latest team to […]


HEET take JACKZ out, bring Maka in

HEET take JACKZ out, bring Maka in

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Heet have brought Bryan “Maka” Canda into the fold, while Lucas “Lucky” Chastang also returns to the active roster. HEET will be letting go of 4-time Major attendee Audric “Jackz” Jug, who joined the team as recently as August 2022, and bringing in Falcons star Bryan “Maka” Canda.  Copyright: Prosettings.net The French team is also […]


FURIA: Only Local Team Invited to IEM Brazil

FURIA: Only Local Team Invited to IEM Brazil

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At least one team will represent Brazil on home soil, with FURIA being the only South American team to earn an invite  With Intel Extreme Masters coming back to Brazil in April, a list of 11 CS:GO teams who will get direct invites from ESL has been announced. Among the 11 announced, FURIA is the […]


Overwatch 2 Orisa Guide – How Her Rework Makes Her One of the Best Tanks

Overwatch 2 Orisa Guide – How Her Rework Makes Her One of the Best Tanks

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Orisa has seen the most changes out of all of the Tank heroes. Some of her old abilities have carried over to the new ones in different forms, and with much-needed innovation. Instead of the neutral, slow-moving barrier bunker original Overwatch players knew her as, we now have a more aggressive defender. With entirely new […]


DPC SA 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Week 2 Recap

DPC SA 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Week 2 Recap

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Couldn’t catch the action from the region hosting the next Major? We’ve got you covered Things are quite mixed for South American Dota right now. On one hand, the two superstar teams are sharing the limelight at the top of the table, and might only be separated by way of a direct contest between them […]


LEC 2023 Winter: Regular Season Day 3 Recap

LEC 2023 Winter: Regular Season Day 3 Recap

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The LEC Winter Split loudly closed its first weekend after the strongest victors took a 3rd and final win. The LEC’s series of grudge matches continues as Vitality’s Kaiser goes up against MAD Lions – both teams being undefeated so far. The EMEA league undoubtedly saved the best game for last this time. Many questions […]


2023 LCS Spring Split Pre-Season Power Rankings

2023 LCS Spring Split Pre-Season Power Rankings

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An overall look at the power levels of all ten LCS teams in Spring Split. There are some big broadcast changes coming into the year. The league switched the gamedays from weekends to weekdays, Thursdays and Fridays during regular weeks. Also, some broadcast members won’t be appearing as regulars, with James “Dash” Patterson parting ways […]


CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 2; Day 3 Recap

CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 2; Day 3 Recap

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Here’s everything from the final day of the second week of major 2 qualifiers. We continued in the Call of Duty League as we got back into the games with day three of week two of Major 2 Qualifiers. We saw another three matches tonight as we begin to get towards the end of Major […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 3 and 4 Overview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 3 and 4 Overview

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Things have gotten more interesting as the qualifier enters a deeper stage The third and fourth days of BLAST Premier Spring Groups yielded far more conventional results than the two before, with every matchup going to the team that would normally be expected to win it. That’s not to say everything was one-sided, though. There […]


LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Evil Geniuses

LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Evil Geniuses

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Evil Geniuses are looking to bounce back after a misfortunate Summer Playoffs and Worlds. Spring and Summer of 2022 were two very different stories for Evil Geniuses. They came into the year with a roster of star players mixed with young native talent. After a very middling regular season, they powered through the Spring Playoffs […]


LEC 2023 Winter: Regular Season Day 2 Recap

LEC 2023 Winter: Regular Season Day 2 Recap

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The strongest LEC teams pulled off massive plays on Day 2 of the Regular Season Winter Split. The strongest in the EMEA league readied up for another round of bo1’s. A decent number of teams went for patient teamfights rather than explosive skirmishes today which resulted in long battles of attrition. LEC’s Winter season hype […]


LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: FlyQuest

LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: FlyQuest

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An unexpected challenger for the LCS title appears. FlyQuest aren’t exactly strangers to success in the LCS. It’s been a while now, but back in 2020, they made back-to-back Finals and even finished Worlds with a 3-3 group stage record. No pieces from that roster, or even the coaching staff, is still with the organization, […]


BLAST Unveils Paris Major 2023 Qualification Process

BLAST Unveils Paris Major 2023 Qualification Process

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From phase formats to tournament schedules, BLAST has released the process for CS:GO teams to qualify for the BLAST.tv Paris Major  The BLAST/tv Paris Major 2023 is set to begin on May 8th, and the organization has published an updated format for the Regional Major Ranking tournaments act as separate qualifiers for the Americas, Europe […]


CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 2; Day 2 Recap

CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 2; Day 2 Recap

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Here’s everything from the second day of the second week of CDL Major 2 qualifiers.   We continued in the Call of Duty League as we got back into the games with day two of week two of Major 2 Qualifiers. We saw another four matches tonight with our first look at a new London […]


DPC 2023 Eastern Europe Week 2 Overview

DPC 2023 Eastern Europe Week 2 Overview

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BetBoom is leading the chart in Eastern Europe following the matches during Week 1 in Division I. However, we are yet to see what the rest of the teams are capable of because we have 2 more weeks of action. Speaking of the devil, we had another week full of matches where the best in […]


DPC 2023 North America Week 2 Overview

DPC 2023 North America Week 2 Overview

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All the highlights from Week 2 in North America’s DPC 2023 Division I. Since Evil Geniuses left North America, the Dota 2 region hasn’t been the same. Although it definitely lost some of its prestige, there are a couple of top-tier teams that we can pay attention to.  Names like Shopify Rebellion already proved they […]


ESL Pro League Season 17 Will Feature 5 Brazilian Teams

ESL Pro League Season 17 Will Feature 5 Brazilian Teams

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With 32 teams all set, the restructured tournament promises some serious action The North American and South American Conference tournaments saw 00NATION and MIBR make it to the upcoming ESL Pro League season. The three other Brazilian teams to already be a part of the competition are FURIA, paiN and Imperial.  While FURIA’s presence is […]


LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Cloud9

LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Cloud9

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Reigning LCS champions are looking to repeat while keeping their roster almost intact. Even with all of their on-and-off-the-Rift problems in 2022, Cloud9 still managed to get themselves another trophy. They were already one of the most successful teams in the LCS in the last three years, but this was the first Summer Finals they […]


LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Team Liquid

LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Team Liquid

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Team Liquid is building a full Korean-speaking roster for the 2023 Season. Despite winning the Spring Lock-In Tournament and making playoffs in both splits, 2022 was nothing but disappointing for Team Liquid compared to the expectations. Building the most expensive roster in the LCS history with the anticipation of a North American Worlds, TL came […]


LEC 2023 Winter: Regular Season Day 1 Recap

LEC 2023 Winter: Regular Season Day 1 Recap

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The first day of the LEC Winter Split saw team reunions, exciting plays and new seasonal announcements. With the LEC’s electric start, the potential was skyhigh for these pro teams – and so were expectations. While celebrated names in the EMEA found high places on their tierlist, other groups that had disastrous performances in past […]


DPC SEA 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Week 2 Recap

DPC SEA 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Week 2 Recap

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Reviewing another week of top-level Dota 2 DPC action from the underdog region. Dota 2, and indeed Dota itself, has long had a hold on the South-East Asian region. It boasts some of the highest player bases and most fervent fans of the game and its pro teams of any part of the world. Although […]




CSGO: Devilwalk To Be Bad News Eagles’ New Coach

CSGO: Devilwalk To Be Bad News Eagles’ New Coach

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Bad News Eagles have annouced Devilwalk as their new coach after the departure of Klesti “stikle-” Kola. Although Klesti “stikle-” Kola was Bad News Eagles’ coach for some time, the player decided to part ways with the organization. As a result, the team added the Swedish coach Devilwalk to its roster. Despite the fact that […]


SMITE: Everything you need to know about the new Year 10 Conquest Map

SMITE: Everything you need to know about the new Year 10 Conquest Map

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The first Year 10 update, Patch 10.1 changes just about everything about SMITE, the most important being the new Conquest map. The new Seasons – or Years from now on – have always changed a myriad of things about Titan Forge Games’ Action-MOBA, SMITE. However, Year 10 goes even further beyond, as the 10.1 changes […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 1 and 2 Overview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Day 1 and 2 Overview

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Breaking down all the action after the first two days of competitive CS of the year CSGO is back, and it’s been quite the return for the most beloved esport of all time. In the first two days of BLAST Premier Spring Groups, we have seen a couple of upsets and some expected results, but […]


DPC 2023 Western Europe Week 2 Recap

DPC 2023 Western Europe Week 2 Recap

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Week 1 of the 2023 Western Europe DPD Division I is over, and with it, Team Liquid, Gamin Gladiators, and Tundra Esports are leading the charts. Following 9 epic series, Team Liquid finished with 2 victories, whereas The International 11 champions lost only one match. Interestingly, GG also secured 2 wins after defeating Entity and […]


CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 2; Day 1 Recap

CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 2; Day 1 Recap

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Here’s everything from the first day of the second week of CDL major 2 qualifiers. The Call of Duty League community is saddened by the retirement of Seth “Scump” Abner last week. However, the show must go on and we get back into the games with week two of Major 2 Qualifiers. We saw another […]


Final Fantasy XIV – Race to World First Omega Ultimate

Final Fantasy XIV – Race to World First Omega Ultimate

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The next Ultimate in Final Fantasy XIV is right around the corner. And you know what that means, another Race to World First! Here is all the information you’ll need! With the recent release of Final Fantasy XIVs 6.3 Patch: Gods Revel, Lands Tremble we got a bunch of new content. Like the highly anticipated […]


Please, Play Persona 3 Portable

Please, Play Persona 3 Portable

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Persona 3 Portable is available now on most platforms under the sun, yes, it’s a port of a PSP game but here’s why it’s still one of the best JRPGs of the last 20 years! Burn Your Dread Personally, I’ve been waiting for any port of Persona 3 for a good while now. The only […]


Capsidal Fills in for Kenny on LA Thieves for Major 2 Qualifiers

Capsidal Fills in for Kenny on LA Thieves for Major 2 Qualifiers

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Due to illness, Capsidal will be filling in on the LAT roster this weekend. The Call of Duty League season is getting ever closer to the second Major event of the year, hosted by Boston Breach. While the roster changes that we saw a few weeks ago are starting to slow down, the Los Angeles […]


es3tag Standing in for FaZe at BLAST Spring Groups After k0nfig Denied

es3tag Standing in for FaZe at BLAST Spring Groups After k0nfig Denied

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FaZe came up with a solution to their sub problem in the nick of time after BLAST put them in the red zone.  FaZe Clan have finally managed to find a substitute in Patrick “es3tag” Hansen after their request to replace teammate Håvard “rain” Nygaard with Kristian “k0nfig” Wienecke was revoked “overnight” by BLAST ahead […]


SMITE: Here Are the Abilities of Surtr, the Fire Giant

SMITE: Here Are the Abilities of Surtr, the Fire Giant

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With the 10.1 patch notes, Hi-Rez Studios and Titan Forge Games has revealed the kit of the newest God of the Battleground! After we took a Closer Look into the creation of SMITE’s 124th playable God, Surtr, the abilities and animations of the Fire Giant has been revealed! His kit looks really interesting and very […]


SMITE: Take a closer look at Surtr, SMITE’s newest God!

SMITE: Take a closer look at Surtr, SMITE’s newest God!

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Announced during the Season 9 SMITE World Championship, Surtr will make sure that the Battleground will burn. There are 123 playable Gods, Deities, Demons and Heroes in Hi-Rez Studios’ and Titan Forge Games’ Action-MOBA SMITE, but number 124 is well on his way. Enduring 10 years of dying and reviving again, the Fire Giant, Surtr […]


Escape from Tarkov – 9 Early Wipe Tips

Escape from Tarkov – 9 Early Wipe Tips

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A little late to the wipe? Or want to expand your strategies? Here are a couple of things you should know to survive the early days of a Tarkov Wipe.   New Wipe, Still Tarkov Sorry, that we’re a little bit late with this one. But it took us a bit to get the lay […]


Buster Signs With Cloud9 

Buster Signs With Cloud9 

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The former Outsiders star, Buster has found a new home with his old CIS regional rivals. Timur “buster” Tulepov has effectively replaced Timofrey “interz” Yakushin on American clan Cloud9 ahead of the 2023 CS:GO season. The 23-year-old from the CIS region will henceforth be C9’s supporting rifler while interz has been benched.  Cloud9, who aren’t […]




LEC Introduces On-Air Shoutcast Talent Roster for 2023

LEC Introduces On-Air Shoutcast Talent Roster for 2023

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Here are the big personalities casting for LEC’s 2023 splits! The LEC is starting the year off right. After highlighting the region’s strengths in the Kickoff Event, they’ve shown the world how serious the region’s biggest teams can get, old and new. Things are just getting heated, and the vast EMEA league holds a lot […]


CSGO: 5 Guns You Should Avoid Using Unless it’s Absolutely Necessary

CSGO: 5 Guns You Should Avoid Using Unless it’s Absolutely Necessary

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When it comes to weapons in CS:GO, these 5 guns are best avoided unless it’s absolutely necessary. As one of the world’s leading shooters and esports titles, CSGO has millions of fans from all over the globe. Many of them play regularly because they want to get better, and some of them even watch the […]


SMITE x Magic: The Gathering collaboration brings colour to the Battleground of the Gods

SMITE x Magic: The Gathering collaboration brings colour to the Battleground of the Gods

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The new collaboration was announced during the SMITE World Championship, and has shook the multiverse since. After the extremely successful Runescape x SMITE collaboration event, another IP will be introduced to the realm of the Action-MOBA: during the SMITE World Championship Hi-Rez Studios and Titan Forge Games has revealed the SMITE x MTG event, bringing […]


DPC China 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Week 2 and 3 Recap

DPC China 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Week 2 and 3 Recap

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Detailing the second and “third” week of action in the Chinese DPC The Chinese Dota Pro Circuit schedule has been a mess this year, with “weeks” consisting of five-day slots and an extra “week” being allotted just to fit two extra matches. The Dota played, on the other hand, has been nothing short of top-tier. […]


BLAST Premier Spring Groups Preview

BLAST Premier Spring Groups Preview

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Breaking down each of the teams participating in the first big tournament of the year. Top-level CSGO is about to return, and it’s coming back in a big way with BLAST Premier Spring Groups. Since G2 surprised almost everyone to take the World Final trophy last month, the CSGO scene has been blown wide open […]


Dota 2 Sniper Guide – Lethal Shots From Long-Range

Dota 2 Sniper Guide – Lethal Shots From Long-Range

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Take a look at this guide to help you deal lethal shots from long-range while playing Sniper in Dota 2. Ranged heroes can be tons of fun to play in the massively multiplayer game. Heroes with ranged attacks can strike their enemies from a distance, giving them adequate time to recover from damage. People who […]


LEC 2023 Big Format Changes Explained

LEC 2023 Big Format Changes Explained

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We summarize all the major changes coming to LEC 2023. With the conclusion of the LoL esports Kickoffs Event comes new future updates to this year’s League of Legends EMEA Championship tournaments. Here’s everything we know so far about the major league events to come! To condense the new format for 2023, the LEC posted […]


SMITE: Camelot Kings are your Season 9 SMITE World Champions!

SMITE: Camelot Kings are your Season 9 SMITE World Champions!

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After an incredible SMITE World Championship, CaptainTwig finally got his ring after 9 years of playing professionally. January 15 marked the end of the Season 9 SMITE World Championship! After winning the Phase 3 Playoffs of the SPL, and going undefeated in the SWC, the Camelot Kings became the last squad standing, and achieved the […]


DPC NA 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Weekly Recap

DPC NA 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Weekly Recap

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The embattled region is on its quest to find its best representatives on the international stage. With the wild shake-ups that have befallen the North American region of the Dota Pro Circuit, the scene there has spiraled down into borderline chaos. There was only one team from NA on the main stage at The International, […]


Dota 2 Axe Guide – Slay Enemies with Counter Helix and Culling Blade

Dota 2 Axe Guide – Slay Enemies with Counter Helix and Culling Blade

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Find out how to slay enemies with Counter Helix and Culling Blade while playing Axe in Dota 2.  Millions of players are forming parties with their friends to win more Dota 2 matches in 2023. The events of Battle Pass 2022 has just ended, giving people plenty of time to enjoy casual gaming experiences. People […]


Dota 2 Phantom Assassin Guide – Hurl Stifling Daggers of Death in Battle

Dota 2 Phantom Assassin Guide – Hurl Stifling Daggers of Death in Battle

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Hurl stifling daggers of death in battle while playing Phantom Assassin to get more kills in Dota 2. People are playing hundreds of Dota 2 games each week to have fun online. Players can choose their most beloved characters from a wide range of Agility, Strength, and Intelligence heroes. You can practice a number of […]


DPC 2023 South America Week 1 Overview

DPC 2023 South America Week 1 Overview

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All the action from Week 1 of the SA DPC. Following the performance of the best South American teams in 2022, it shouldn’t be surprising that this will be one of the most interesting regions to watch during the 2023 DPC. The best Dota 2 teams will have to fight for only 2 Major slots, […]


CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 1; Day 3 Recap

CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 1; Day 3 Recap

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Here’s all the action from week 1 day 3 of the CDL Major 2 Qualifiers. The Call of Duty League Major 2 Qualifiers continued with day three of week one. Tonight we saw the return of OpTic Texas with their brand new pickup Huke, alongside Boston Breach’s second match of the qualifiers following their dominant […]


LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: 100 Thieves

LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: 100 Thieves

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Can 100 Thieves make their fourth consecutive Finals appearance? 100 Thieves have become accustomed to success in the last two years. After the addition of Felix “Abbedagge” Braun to the Golden Guardians core they acquired, they made three straight LCS Finals, along with winning their first LCS trophy in LCS 2021 Summer. But despite making […]


CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 1; Day 2 Recap

CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 1; Day 2 Recap

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Here’s all the action from the CDL Major 2 week 1, day 2 of Major 2 Qualifiers. The Call of Duty League Major 2 Qualifiers continued with day two of week one. We saw the Ravens return following their 3-0 defeat to Toronto Ultra yesterday. While we also got our first look at the new […]


LEC Winter Season Team Preview: Astralis

LEC Winter Season Team Preview: Astralis

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While the Danish organization only swapped two members out after the 2022 Season, we might see a different year from them. Wednesday the LEC hosted its first ever Kickoff Event, and with the victory of Team Dynasty, the 2023 Season of the League of Legends EMEA Championship has officially begun! After a brief hiatus, teams […]


LEC Winter Season Team Preview: Team BDS

LEC Winter Season Team Preview: Team BDS

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Team BDS has only kept one player from their previous iteration, which was one of the wiser decisions they made. Schalke 04 has left the LEC after the 2021 Season, after the Schalke football team got knocked out of the Bundesliga. Swiss organization Team BDS bought their place last year, but so far, they can’t […]


LEC Winter Season Team Preview: Team Vitality

LEC Winter Season Team Preview: Team Vitality

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The so-called superteam has took it down a notch before the start of the 2023 LEC Winter Split, hoping to bounce back. A week from now, the first split of the 2023 League of Legends EMEA Championship begins, and we can get our first look at the new lineups of the LEC teams. Literally no […]


LEC Winter Season Team Preview: Team Heretics

LEC Winter Season Team Preview: Team Heretics

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The newest team of the LEC has got a very strange pack of players together, but they just might be the perfect squad to introduce Heretics. We have reached the end of the LEC Team Previews before the League of Legends EMEA Championship Winter Split, as we have arrived at the last team, Heretics. The […]


LEC Winter Season Team Review: G2 Esports

LEC Winter Season Team Review: G2 Esports

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G2 Esports ran out of steam by the end of the 2022 season, so they brought in some new talent in order to get their throne back. The 2023 LEC Season Kicks Off today with the clash of Team Legacy and Team Dynasty, but the LEC Winter Split doesn’t begin until next Saturday – so […]


DPC SEA 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Weekly Recap

DPC SEA 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Weekly Recap

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A recap of the first week of DPC action from one of the most Dota-crazy regions on the planet After a long break, the Dota Pro Circuit is back, and for the region of South-East Asia, it couldn’t have come any sooner. Teams from the region had a horrid last season, with no team being […]


“I’m Here to Win” — Exceed Los Angeles Guerrillas Interview

“I’m Here to Win” — Exceed Los Angeles Guerrillas Interview

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We sat down with LAG’s newest signing Exceed to talk everything Call of Duty. ESTNN recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kane “Exceed” Stockdale ahead of the Los Angeles Guerrillas first match in the Call of Duty League Major 2 Qualifiers. With the Los Angeles Guerrillas bringing in three of their academy players […]


DPC 2023 Western Europe Week 1 Overview

DPC 2023 Western Europe Week 1 Overview

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All the action from week 1 of Western Europe’s DPC Winter Tour. Several months after the end of The International 11, the 2023 DPC is finally here. The world’s best teams will have to battle in their respective regions to determine which of them will attend the Majors. Speaking of the devil, this DPC will […]


CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 1; Day 1 Recap

CDL Major 2 Qualifiers – Week 1; Day 1 Recap

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Here’s all the action from the first day of Major 2 Qualifiers. The Call of Duty League is finally back after a long break for the holidays. We return with online qualifiers for Major 2 hosted by Boston Breach, and we were gifted with some exceptional matches as always. Tonight we saw three games, including […]


Dota 2 Razor Guide – See Through The Eye of The Storm

Dota 2 Razor Guide – See Through The Eye of The Storm

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Find out how to play Razor to get more kills using his ulti, Eye of The Storm in Dota 2. The Dota 2 community is ecstatic over the events of the Battle Pass 2022. People from all over the world have been playing hundreds of Dota 2 matches to get more rewards in the massively […]


LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Counter Logic Gaming

LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Counter Logic Gaming

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CLG are looking to carry their 2022 success into the new season. Coming into 2022, CLG had just finished their fifth split in a row at the bottom two of the league, had fans calling for their removal from the LCS, and just completely changed their backroom staff along with their starting roster. Just one […]


LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Dignitas

LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Dignitas

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A completely new look for Dignitas with the new season. For the last couple of years, Dignitas have been trying to invest in young talent and build a native team. It wasn’t that long ago when they made a great mid-regular season run and were celebrated as the NA team in LCS. But none of […]


CDL Challengers Elite Stage 1 – Day 2 Recap

CDL Challengers Elite Stage 1 – Day 2 Recap

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Here’s a recap of all the action from day two of Stage 1 of Challengers Elite.   The Call of Duty Challengers Elite is back. This year the event consists of 12 teams from both NA and EU, all battling in three weeks of matches to crown a champion. Tonight we saw another 24 matches […]


Cented Has Unretired from Fortnite After 1 Week

Cented Has Unretired from Fortnite After 1 Week

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Just a short while after his dramatic departure, a major player is back in the game as Cented has unretired from Fortnite. Cented has been all over the news for Fortnite lately. He recently announced his retirement in dramatic terms, after receiving backlash for past toxic behavior. Many said the player could likely take some […]


DPC China 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Weekly Recap

DPC China 2023 Tour 1: Division 1 Weekly Recap

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A look at what went down at DPC China scene, a week into this year’s first tour. After a lengthy break following another thrilling iteration of The International, top-level competitive Dota 2 is back with a vengeance. All six regions that make up the Dota world have sprung into action, and that action has been […]


Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: Next 7-Star Tera Raid Announced

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: Next 7-Star Tera Raid Announced

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The seventh Tera Raid will be a Poison Tera Pokémon. From Friday January 27 to Sunday January 29, a new Tera Raid Event will begin. A mystery Pokémon with Poison Tera Type will appear in 7★ Raids! ❓☠️ 🗓️ 1st wave: 27–29 Jan🗓️ 2nd wave: 10–12 Feb If the same trend persists:▶️ Has the Mightiest […]


CDL Challengers Elite Stage 1 – Day 1 Recap

CDL Challengers Elite Stage 1 – Day 1 Recap

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Here’s a recap of all the action from the CDL Challengers Elite Stage 1 day 1.  The Call of Duty Challengers Elite is back. This year the event consists of 12 teams from both NA and EU, all battling in three weeks of matches to crown a champion. Tonight we saw a massive 24 matches […]


LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Golden Guardians

LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: Golden Guardians

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Golden Guardians are aiming for an outside chance at the playoffs in LCS 2023 Spring. 2023 will be the sixth year Golden Guardians competed in the LCS. They have been pretty consistent about making playoffs in both Summer and Spring splits, but the organization never saw too much success beyond that. In their ten LCS […]


Battle Pass – Easiest Weekly Quests for Week 19

Battle Pass – Easiest Weekly Quests for Week 19

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These are the easiest Weekly Quests in Dota 2 for Week 19 that can help you earn bonus battle points with the Battle Pass 2022.  Dota 2 players are facing tough competition during the final week of the Battle Pass 2022 to unlock as many rewards as they can. These rewards include new sprays, emoticons, […]


LEC 2023 Spring Split Wraps With Explosive Dynasty Win

LEC 2023 Spring Split Wraps With Explosive Dynasty Win

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  Team Dynasty bagged a forceful win against Team Legacy in the LEC’s best-of-three Kickoff Event matches. With the LCS’s hotblooded zoomers taking their hard-won victory from yesterday’s best-of-three (bo3) matches, more pro esports leagues from all over the world took the stage for the final day of 2023’s Kickoff event. The LEC were heartily […]


Charlotte Major Will Kick Off HCS 2023

Charlotte Major Will Kick Off HCS 2023

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HCS 2023 will begin with the Charlotte Major February 24-26. The first even of the new Halo Championship Series season all starts in just over a month. 🥂 New Year👥 New Rosters⚔️ New Rivalries Join us next month in Charlotte, NC as we kick off the first Major of the 2023 HCS Season! Spectator tickets […]


OWL: Vancouver Titans Solidify Full Starting Five

OWL: Vancouver Titans Solidify Full Starting Five

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The Vancouver Titans have a mixed starting five to build on. Proven, unproven, and successful players make up the Vancouver Titans 2023 roster. Tank Commanding our front line, it's the tank from down under 🇦🇺 Welcome to the team @punkinoz 💙💚 [ Pending League Approval ]#ForceOfNature pic.twitter.com/Ous41GXT1Z — Vancouver Titans (@VancouverTitans) December 23, 2022 Leyton […]


Fortnite 2023 Esports Roadmap with $10 Million Prize Pool

Fortnite 2023 Esports Roadmap with $10 Million Prize Pool

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The Fortnite 2023 esports roadmap has been shown by Epic with big changes to the FNCS and a $10 mil prize pool. Fortnite has gone from strength to strength lately, bringing in huge attention with collabs and rarely going that long without a major content update like Chapter 4. If there’s one area that’s lagged […]



OWL: Fearless Signs to Houston Outlaws

OWL: Fearless Signs to Houston Outlaws

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2022 Overwatch League Grand Finals MVP Eui-Seok “Fearless” Lee swaps Texas cities. From Dallas to Houston, Fearless continues to be a major player in the league. We're picking up a tank player who isn't scared of anything 😤 Please welcome the 2022 Grand Finals MVP @fearless0527! *Pending League Approval* Fuel'd by @HEB pic.twitter.com/jKdAOPoOyF — Houston […]


OWL: Boston Uprising Set Most Promising Roster Yet

OWL: Boston Uprising Set Most Promising Roster Yet

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A historically mid-tier team host an all-star level roster for 2023. Some of the Overwatch League’s best Korean players take up residence in Boston. Stars. Leaders. Heroes. The @bostonuprising are proud to present our 2023 roster. A team of warriors with one goal in mind: showing the fans why they call Boston the city of […]


LEC Winter Season Team Preview: SK Gaming

LEC Winter Season Team Preview: SK Gaming

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Swapping all but one player, SK Gaming looks to change not only its lineup, but its reputation as well. While some teams, like KOI and Fnatic have kept most of the players from the last Season of competitive League of Legends, not all teams decided to follow this trend. We saw Excel Esports only keeping […]


LEC Winter Season Team Preview: KOI

LEC Winter Season Team Preview: KOI

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KOI was the only team of the LEC that only changed one member of the team, but that one change could be significant. Next Saturday marks the beginning of the first-ever LEC Winter Split, as the 2023 Season will have 3 splits instead of 2. With the additional Bo3’s and Bo5’s, European teams will have […]


LCS 2023 Spring Split Kicks Off With Zoomers Defeating Boomers

LCS 2023 Spring Split Kicks Off With Zoomers Defeating Boomers

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The LCS Season 2023 Kickoff Event ended in a victory for the young guns of the league. LCS had a nice start to the 2023 Season with a great showmatch at the LoL Esports’ new Kickoff Events. The game featured one player from each ten LCS teams representing their organizations drafted into two games facing […]


All Pro Valorant Crosshair Codes: Complete List

All Pro Valorant Crosshair Codes: Complete List

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This article contains the  full list of All Pro Valorant crosshair codes players can use to their advantage to rack up one-tap headshots and improve their accuracy. We’ve compiled the full list of pro crosshair codes along with a guide to help you import those codes in-game to use the, while also being able to […]



Battle Pass – Guide to Completing Weekly Quests for Week 19

Battle Pass – Guide to Completing Weekly Quests for Week 19

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Here’s a detailed guide to help you complete Weekly Quests in Dota 2 during Week 19 of the Battle Pass 2022.  It’s the final week of the Battle Pass 2022 and people are teaming up to cash in on the exquisite rewards before time runs out. You can receive thousands of battle points by playing […]


League of Legends Ranked Season 2023 Official Dates

League of Legends Ranked Season 2023 Official Dates

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League of Legends’ 2023 competitive season starts once Patch 13.1 arrives in your region. With much anticipation leading up to the season’s Kickoff event, official sources have finally confirmed the regional start dates of this year’s ranked season (Split 1). Roster changes amongst the best professional teams in the League of Legends esports scene have […]


Dota 2 DPC 2023 Tour 1 Team Analysis: SA Division 1

Dota 2 DPC 2023 Tour 1 Team Analysis: SA Division 1

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We head over to LatAm for the next batch of teams for our DPC tour analysis Once upon a time, North and South America were bundled together as one region by Valve for consideration for The International as the latter was considered to be too weak a zone to provide any real competition for the […]


LEC Winter Season Team Preview: Fnatic

LEC Winter Season Team Preview: Fnatic

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With only the botlane changed, Fnatic didn’t want to stray too far from the beaten path – especially with their “new” ADC. The 2023 LEC Season is rapidly approaching, with the Kickoff event taking place on January 11, marking the beginning of the new League of Legends year! Wednesday will also be the first time […]


LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: TSM

LCS 2023 Spring Team Previews: TSM

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TSM will try to bounce back after a rough year. If you want to talk about a tough year, it doesn’t get worse than TSM’s 2022. Not many teams get a Competitive Ruling from LCS for their staff in the middle of the year, while TSM got handed two of them in the span of […]



LEC Winter Season Team Preview: MAD Lions

LEC Winter Season Team Preview: MAD Lions

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While Excel Esports mainly got upgrades, the kings of the 2021 LEC jungle, MAD Lions, have entered 2023 with somewhat of a mixed bag of a roster. Wednesday marks the start of the 2023 League of Legends Ranked Season, as well as the Kickoff of the LEC! Team Dynasty and Team Legacy will duke it […]


Damwon Rebrands to Dplus KIA, as the Organization Prepares for 2023

Damwon Rebrands to Dplus KIA, as the Organization Prepares for 2023

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2020 World Champions will enter the 2023 LCK Season as Dplus KIA. It’s not all that common in today’s esports for teams to change their name and branding frequently, as building brands is a big part of the organization’s revenue streams. Damwon might be the biggest exception to this rule. After qualifying to LCK from […]


Pokémon VG: Jiseok Lee Wins the 2023 San Diego Regional

Pokémon VG: Jiseok Lee Wins the 2023 San Diego Regional

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The first Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Regional champion is crowned. Overcoming several forced meta picks, Jiseok Lee pulls out crucial wins for his first Regional win. Jiseok Lee A somewhat unproven talent, Jiseok Lee flies in from South Korea to defeat a slew of American talent on their home turf. Utilizing some unconventional strategies in […]


Fortnite Chapter 4 Solo Cash Cups – Everything to Know

Fortnite Chapter 4 Solo Cash Cups – Everything to Know

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This is everything you need to know about the Fortnite Chapter 4 Solo Cash Cups and how you can compete. Fortnite Chapter 4 Cash Cups are just kicking off for the Season, chapter, and the year! While Fortnite has huge competitions like the FNCS, these are pretty unique on the calendar. This is a rare […]


Dota 2 DPC 2023 Tour 1 Team Analysis: NA Division 1

Dota 2 DPC 2023 Tour 1 Team Analysis: NA Division 1

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Last but not least, we take a look at the only region outside of China and Europe to have won a TI. Dark days are upon the North America region ahead of the 2023 Dota Pro Circuit. The best team from the region for the better part of a decade has had its organization back […]


OpTic Texas Confirm Signing of Huke

OpTic Texas Confirm Signing of Huke

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Huke rejoins Shotzzy and iLLeY, this time on OpTic Texas. XEO have been reunited as Cuyler ‘Huke” Garland rejoins Anthony ‘Shotzzy’ Cuevas-Castro and Indervir ‘iLLeY’ Dhaliwal on OpTic Texas. The OpTic roster has had a number of issues over the last two years, from iLLeY’s thumb injury to numerous complaints around Brandon ‘Dashy’ Otell’s commitment […]


Best CSGO Galil Skins Under $10 for 2023

Best CSGO Galil Skins Under $10 for 2023

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We’ve rounded up the best Galli skins in CSGO you can buy for under $10. After taking a look at some of the best skins for weapons, such as the AWP, Knife, AK-47, and Famas, it is time to focus on another popular option – Galil. Even though the gun does not have as many […]


OWL: Florida Mayhem Pick Up MER1T

OWL: Florida Mayhem Pick Up MER1T

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Florida trade one 2022 Rookie of the Year candidate for another. Tae-min “MER1T” Choi becomes the highlight of the Florida Mayhem roster so far. I'll do my best. https://t.co/3UiYphf0cG — Mer1t (@MER1T_ow) December 10, 2022 Tae-min “MER1T” Choi MER1T made a name for himself in the league on the first day of his rookie season. […]


Overwatch 2: Junker Queen After the Mid-Season 2 Buffs

Overwatch 2: Junker Queen After the Mid-Season 2 Buffs

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Season 2 in Overwatch 2 is slowly coming to an end, but we have a few weeks left until S3 arrives. By the looks of it,2023 will be a very important year for the game and everyone else because we expect to see tons of new content. Speaking of the devil, the mid-season update that […]


Overwatch 2: Latest Hotfix Adds Huge Buffs

Overwatch 2: Latest Hotfix Adds Huge Buffs

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Here’s every change coming to Overwatch 2 from January 5’s patch notes. With the start of the new year came another slew of fixes, adjustments and hero changes. The most notable among these was seen from the queen of the wasteland herself. This time around, only certain heroes from the Tank and Support role were […]