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All Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point Cosmetic Release Dates Announced

All Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point Cosmetic Release Dates Announced

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Find out when all Batman/Fortnite Zero Point cosmetics will be available in the Item Shop! Epic Games’ long-running partnership with DC Comics produced a crossover comic series between Fortnite Battle Royale and Batman. Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point markets itself as a collision of universes, and one that began long ago in the world of Fortnite Battle […]


Valve Corporation Explains Their Communication System With Customers

Valve Corporation Explains Their Communication System With Customers

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Steamworks Development Virtual Conference 2021 addressed how they use updates to communicate with customers. In a virtual conference last week, which was also published on their Youtube channel, Steamwork Development has given customers insight into how they communicate. Gautam Babbar a Valve Corporation developer breaks down the methods of communication Steamworks has adopted with Counter-Strike: […]


Fortnite: #WildWeeks — Everything You Need To Know

Fortnite: #WildWeeks — Everything You Need To Know

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Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 6 is heating up. Epic Games announced today that the first-ever Wild Week is in full effect. This in-game event focuses on a particular gameplay element in Fortnite Battle Royale that stands out amongst the many unique features. The event will alternate gameplay elements for the next four weeks until […]


LoL: MSI 2021 Group Stage – Day One Recap

LoL: MSI 2021 Group Stage – Day One Recap

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The first day of MSI 2021 got underway, and what a day of matches it was. It was certainly a Day One to be hyped about. Starting off with DAMWON vs Cloud9, and ending with PSG.Talon vs MAD Lions. Day One had a lot to offer for fans across the world. Hype moments, upsets, shocking […]


COD League Returns To LAN For Stage 4 Major

COD League Returns To LAN For Stage 4 Major

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LAN events are finally back for Call of Duty fans. It’s been nearly 14 months since the Call of Duty League announced their move to solely online play for the remainder of the 2020 season. Since then, the Dallas Empire was crowned champions, FaZe went on an 11 game unbeaten streak and rookies have seemingly […]


Fortnite: $250K Console Champions Cup — Prize Pool, Format, Scoring System, Schedule

Fortnite: $250K Console Champions Cup — Prize Pool, Format, Scoring System, Schedule

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Console players are finally getting their major tournament and prize pool! Epic Games announced today the first-ever Console Champions Cup open to players only on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch. This competition serves as a Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) of sorts for the console community. Epic Games notably removed the […]


Fortnite: How To Get The Flare Gun In Season 6

Fortnite: How To Get The Flare Gun In Season 6

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Fortnite Battle Royale’s version of a Flare Gun has returned in Chapter 2 – Season 6. After first becoming a weapon and enemy player marker in Chapter 2 – Season 3, the Flare Gun entered Fortnite’s dreaded vault where items go to collect dust. The Flare Gun is back after a brief three-season hiatus. While […]


CS:GO: How To Solve “VAC Unable To Verify” Error?

CS:GO: How To Solve “VAC Unable To Verify” Error?

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The most annoying error in Counterstrike has multiple solutions. The “VAC Unable To Verify Game Session” is a rather old but extremely agitating error. This error can happen while searching for a game on Valve’s official servers. However, there is nothing to worry about unless the players facing the error are actually using some kind […]


Fortnite: What Is Toona Trouble?

Fortnite: What Is Toona Trouble?

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A Fortnite Battle Royale comic crossover seems to be brewing with an iconic character involved. Fortnite’s official Twitter account tweeted some peculiar Meowscles art that has the community wondering. The beloved jacked feline character appeared prominently in Chapter 2 – Season 2 before his son Kit took the reigns at Catty Corner. Now, Fortnite is […]


Fortnite Esports Fell $154 Million Below Expectations In 2019

Fortnite Esports Fell $154 Million Below Expectations In 2019

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Epic’s ongoing court case revealed some worrying details regarding Fortnite Esports. The Epic Games vs. Apple antitrust lawsuit rages on, and both leakers and the general public have gleaned exciting tidbits of information from the proceedings. Some of which included unfathomable crossovers with A-list athletes and celebrities while others revolved around video game and movie-related collaborations. […]


Call of Duty League To Host All Star Weekend On May 22

Call of Duty League To Host All Star Weekend On May 22

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All-Star Weekend is back, here’s everything you need to know. Last year, the Call of Duty League All-Star Weekend saw players go head-to-head in a Gunfight tournament, with Cellium taking home the win, and $15K. This year’s All-Star Weekend is slightly different, featuring more competition for the fans. Gunfight Returns Following on from last year, […]


VCT Stage 3 Masters Is Heading To Berlin

VCT Stage 3 Masters Is Heading To Berlin

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Masters Reykjavik is only a few weeks away, yet Riot has already announced the location for the Stage 3 Masters. Riot Games announced earlier today that Stage 3 of the Valorant Champions Tour will be heading to Berlin for the international Masters. Taking place from September 9-19 at Verti Music Hall, the event will feature […]


Activision Blizzard To Hire 2000 + New Developers Over Next Two Years, Financial Report Q1 2021

Activision Blizzard To Hire 2000 + New Developers Over Next Two Years, Financial Report Q1 2021

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It looks like after years of laying off staff, Activision Blizzard is now looking to hire upwards of 2000+. The First Quarter Financial Results for Activision Blizzard are in, and it’s once again great news for the developer. Posting better than expected results, the company will now look to expand development teams in all major […]



CoD: How To Watch Atlanta FaZe $100K Gold Rush Warzone Tournament

CoD: How To Watch Atlanta FaZe $100K Gold Rush Warzone Tournament

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The tournaments continue, but this one puts $100K up for grabs. After seeing the intense action in Envy’s $30K JackLinks Invitational last night, many fans will be looking forward to seeing more competitive Warzone action. Well, you won’t have to wait long as tonight, Atlanta FaZe host their rescheduled $100K Gold Rush. This tournament sees […]


CS:GO: AdreN Returns As Coach For Team Liquid

CS:GO: AdreN Returns As Coach For Team Liquid

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It seems Team Liquid was in a hurry to fill the gap in their coaching department. Eric “adreN” Hoag is back on Team Liquid as their coach after the recent departure of Jason “⁠moses⁠” O’Toole. Welcome home @adreN_Hoag pic.twitter.com/bJBDC4Z6fZ — Team Liquid CSGO (@TeamLiquidCS) May 4, 2021 Liquid was extremely quick to replace Moses. This […]


CoD: Huke Joins LA Thieves From Dallas Empire

CoD: Huke Joins LA Thieves From Dallas Empire

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The first transfer of the season has happened, seeing Huke move from the Empire to the Thieves. Since the introduction of the franchise model, the Call of Duty League rarely sees transfers between teams. However, today we see just that, with the LA Thieves bringing over Huke from Dallas Empire. From Dallas to LA Dallas […]


Fortnite: Creative Mayhem Contest Details — How To Get Golden Flopper Spray & Piranhas Pickaxe

Fortnite: Creative Mayhem Contest Details — How To Get Golden Flopper Spray & Piranhas Pickaxe

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Epic Games has officially announced Creative Mayhem, a Fortnite event that grants participants the chance to play with popular content creators and earn rewards in the process. Creative Mayhem gives Fortnite “Deathrun” experts a platform to showcase with their abilities. Those who believe in their Deathrun skills can participate starting today, May 4, by queuing […]


Valorant: Reltuc Out Of TSM’s Starting Roster

Valorant: Reltuc Out Of TSM’s Starting Roster

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The 32-year old Valorant pro, however, will still stream under the TSM banner. TSM has announced that Stephen “reltuC” Cutler, one of the founding members of its Valorant squad, is being benched. As of today @reltuC is benched from our starting Valorant roster. Whilst Cutler explores his options, he’ll continue to stream under the TSM […]




Everything Changing in the WoW Classic TBC Pre-Patch

Everything Changing in the WoW Classic TBC Pre-Patch

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With TBC Classic on the way, it’s time for the Classic servers to prepare for the pre-patch. While we don’t know the full extent of the changes Blizzard has planned for TBC Classic, we know what’s coming and changing for Classic with the pre-patch. In this guide, we’ll list many of the major changes coming […]


CS:GO: Valve Releases New Case, Removes Train & Adds Ancient To Map Pool

CS:GO: Valve Releases New Case, Removes Train & Adds Ancient To Map Pool

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Valve just made a slew of changes to CS:GO. With the conclusion of Operation Broken Fang, Valve has announced multiple changes and additions related to Counterstrike. Thanks to everyone who took part in Operation Broken Fang. As of now the Operation has concluded. Players have until May 15th to spend Operation Stars. We have a […]


Fortnite: Marvel Season Generated More Revenue Than Any Other Collaboration

Fortnite: Marvel Season Generated More Revenue Than Any Other Collaboration

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Court documents reveal Fortnite’s top revenue-generating collaborations. Since its release in 2017, Fortnite Battle Royale has revolutionized gaming forever. Beyond the game’s innovative building mechanics and flashy character outfits, Fortnite developer Epic Games has built an empire and a worldwide phenomenon. The early going proved Fortnite’s pull, where the developers secured unfathomable partnerships with Marvel […]


CS:GO: Coach Moses Leaves Team Liquid

CS:GO: Coach Moses Leaves Team Liquid

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Team Liquid’s coaching position is now empty with an upcoming tournament in two weeks. After coaching Team Liquid for nine months, Jason “moses” O’Toole has parted ways with the organization. Today we say farewell to @MosesGG. Moses, you were a rock for the team when we most needed it, an amazing communicator with the TLCS […]


CS:GO: DBL PONEY Roster To Include NBK At Flashpoint 3

CS:GO: DBL PONEY Roster To Include NBK At Flashpoint 3

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NBK is set to play in the Flashpoint 3 main event with DBL PONEY. The French player Nathan “NBK” Schmitt will be joining DBL PONEY in the upcoming Flashpoint 3 tournament. Flashpoint organizers, Valve and OG confirmed approved NBK to play with the squad in the Valve-sanctioned event. NBK had originally played with the team […]



Fortnite: Naruto, Samus & The Bride Amongst Leaked Potential Collaborations

Fortnite: Naruto, Samus & The Bride Amongst Leaked Potential Collaborations

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More exciting details regarding potential Fortnite crossovers have surfaced. Fortnite Battle Royale leakers across the industry have revealed some surprising potential crossovers today. One of the said leaks from earlier in the day centered around celebrities The Rock, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and Lebron James. The fun did not stop there as more information surfaced […]


Fortnite: Leaks Reveal Upcoming/Scrapped Collaborations With The Rock, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga & Lebron James

Fortnite: Leaks Reveal Upcoming/Scrapped Collaborations With The Rock, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga & Lebron James

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A barrage of leaks revealed potential Fortnite crossovers with A-list celebrities. Fortnite Battle Royale’s growing ICON Series could breach into the next level of celebrity based on leaks within the scene earlier today. Lady Gaga, Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson, Ariana Grande and Lebron James are just a few of the many names included in those […]





Apex Legends Valkyrie Guide, Abilities, Tips and More

Apex Legends Valkyrie Guide, Abilities, Tips and More

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Get all the information you need to become a Valkyrie master. The latest addition to the Apex Legends roster, Valkyrie takes to the skies in the Season 9 Legacy update. Bringing some of the most powerful abilities we’ve seen to date, she’s sure to be a popular legend in the community. Below, we’ll cover each […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — China Apr 26 – May 2, 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — China Apr 26 – May 2, 2021

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ESTNN recaps China’s Upper and Lower Division in Week 3 of our second season in the DPC. The Chinese Region has again proven to be one of the most competitive regions. With Invictus Gaming, the winner of the Singapore Major, losing 2 series out of 3 with the lowest KDA, GPM and XPM of the […]


CS:GO: Dreamhack Masters Spring Playoffs Preview

CS:GO: Dreamhack Masters Spring Playoffs Preview

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A look at the teams going into intense competition in the playoffs. With the conclusion of DreamHack Masters group stages, the qualifying teams will now face each other in the playoff bracket. Sixteen teams battled each other in the past few days, out of which only six teams stayed in the competition. Losers of the […]


CDL 2021 Power Rankings After Stage 3 Week 2

CDL 2021 Power Rankings After Stage 3 Week 2

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Here’s our updated Power Rankings for the 2021 Call of Duty League Season. Week 2 saw even more upsets than we expected, and Stage 3 is off to a great start. However, these upsets lead to a slight change in our Power Rankings, so here’s our updated list following Stage 3 Week 2. 12. Paris […]



Fortnite: Bizzle Wrongfully Under Fire For FNCS Week Two Performance

Fortnite: Bizzle Wrongfully Under Fire For FNCS Week Two Performance

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Bizzle’s name trended on Twitter for all the wrong reasons. Competitive Fortnite player Timothy “FaZe Bizzle” Miller is nothing short of a legend in the scene. His illustrious career includes success online and LAN, where he’s managed high placements and victories against some stiff competition. Bizzle continues competing to this day while others like fellow […]


Fortnite: FNCS Chapter 2 – Season 6 Week 2 — Complete Results

Fortnite: FNCS Chapter 2 – Season 6 Week 2 — Complete Results

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ESTNN recaps the week two FNCS qualifier and highlights all teams moving onto the Season 6 Finals. Competitive Fortnite players across seven worldwide server regions continued their quest toward the Axe of Champions in the Season 6 Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS). Week one produced some shocking results, but more importantly, 21 teams in total guaranteed […]


Fortnite: Benjyfishy & Others Rally Behind Qrei In FNCS Week 2 Finals

Fortnite: Benjyfishy & Others Rally Behind Qrei In FNCS Week 2 Finals

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The entire competitive Fortnite rallied behind Qrei, a player whose team gained notoriety from an odd game plan. Before today, you may not have heard the names Qrei, treciux and ArmoR zelek. In fact, these competitive Fortnite players were virtually unknown until last week’s Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) Qualifier. Thousands of teams are vying for […]


Fortnite x NBA Community Battles Event Leaked — Prizes, Format, Quests & More!

Fortnite x NBA Community Battles Event Leaked — Prizes, Format, Quests & More!

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Learn about the newly leaked Fortnite x NBA event crossover. Fortnite Battle Royale’s long-standing relationship with different professional sports leagues has officially expanded beyond the National Football League (NFL) and the European Premier League (EPL) into the  National Basketball Association (NBA). Several leakers within the Fortnite scene have uncased a Community Battles event that links […]



Fortnite: FNCS Team Reaches Week 2 Finals Without Any Eliminations

Fortnite: FNCS Team Reaches Week 2 Finals Without Any Eliminations

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The Slurpy Swamp team from last week’s Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) Qualifier is back at it again. Qrei, treciuxxx and ArmoR zelek are certainly not household names within competitive Fortnite. However, their strategies have caused quite a stir in the scene. The three players focus primarily on stockpiling healing items through fishing and using Slurp […]



Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe April 27 – May 1, 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe April 27 – May 1, 2021

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Everything you need to know about the third week of the DPC in Western Europe. Last week was pretty fun to watch, especially in the Upper Bracket. The amazing series between Alliance and Nigma was a joy to watch because both teams gave their best. Although Kuro “KuroKy” Salehi Takhasomi and his team played well, […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA Apr 26 – May 1, 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA Apr 26 – May 1, 2021

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ESTNN looks at the SEA Week 3 matches of DPC Season 2. As we approach the heart of the Dota Pro Circuit series, things heated both in the Upper and Lower Divisions of the SEA region. The very best teams battled each other in the Upper Division with TNC Predator and BOOM Esports leading the […]



Best Fortnite Skins 2021

Best Fortnite Skins 2021

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Character outfits, commonly referred to as skins, are the life’s blood of Fortnite Battle Royale. Since 2017, Epic Games has constructed a proverbial money-printing database of unique concepts and unfathomable collaborations in the form of in-game cosmetics. Fast-forward four years, and that same sentiment applies to an even greater degree. Epic brokered connections to popular […]


CoD: Best XM4 Class Setup for Warzone Season 3

CoD: Best XM4 Class Setup for Warzone Season 3

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The XM4 has become another common secondary for pro players, here’s the best loadout. Warzone players have decided to ditch the normal SMG loadout, and use Assault Rifles as their close-range weapon of choice for the past two seasons. Well, nothing has changed in Season 3, the weapons such as the FARA 83, FFAR and […]


COD Mobile: 5 Best Guns In Season 3

COD Mobile: 5 Best Guns In Season 3

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Here are the best guns you can use currently in COD Mobile. COD Mobile has an ever changing meta, with various weapons being popular for a particular duration of time. With the rollout of Season 3 about two weeks, we are confident about a few guns which stand out from the rest. These guns have […]


Fortnite: 100 Thieves Re-Sign MrSavage

Fortnite: 100 Thieves Re-Sign MrSavage

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MrSavage, one of Europe’s best Fortnite players, is sticking with 100 Thieves. DreamHack Anaheim Champion Martin “MrSavage” Foss Andersen has re-signed with 100 Thieves, both parties announced today. Their exciting news accompanied a video dedicated to the young Fortnite Battle Royale star, where he explained his background in Fortnite and gaming. MrSavage joined the California-based […]


Fortnite: TSM Welcomes Back Six-Time FNCS Finalist Commandment

Fortnite: TSM Welcomes Back Six-Time FNCS Finalist Commandment

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TSM welcomes back a long-time member. Josh “Commandment” Roach has rejoined TSM just two months after the organization seemingly exited Fortnite’s competitive scene. He went unsigned from February until now while compiling some outstanding tournament results. With the already verified Twitter handle of @TSM_Commandment, it only made sense for him to join the organization he […]


Fortnite: How To Mark Weapons Of Different Rarities In Season 6

Fortnite: How To Mark Weapons Of Different Rarities In Season 6

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ESTNN provides tips to complete an Epic weapon rarity challenge in Fortnite Battle Royale. A new quest has emerged in Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 6, which tasks players with marking different weapon rarities. This concept might confuse those who are not aware of the various weapon grades that exist this season. Some weapon rarities […]


Where Are Mortal Kombat’s DLC Characters Ranked Competitively?

Where Are Mortal Kombat’s DLC Characters Ranked Competitively?

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We take a look at Mortal Kombat 11’s DLC characters in the competitive landscape. A pretty contentious topic in FGC is DLC, or purchasable, characters and their viability in competitive play. One could, and some do, argue that developers and publishers have an innate incentive to create a character that is at the very least […]


Fortnite: How To Claim Free FNCS Twitch Drops In Season 6

Fortnite: How To Claim Free FNCS Twitch Drops In Season 6

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After a brief delay, Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) Twitch Drops are now available for viewers of the competition. Epic Games began offering FNCS Twitch Drops back in Chapter 2 – Season 1. Fans of competitive Fortnite could both witness high-level gameplay and collect some in-game items as an added incentive. The developers experienced a delay in […]


Minnesota ROKKR Signs Blazt As Warzone Player

Minnesota ROKKR Signs Blazt As Warzone Player

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Blazt returns to the CDL, this time as a Warzone player. Streaming and content creation have been a great avenue for former professional Call of Duty players. Wuskin, Karma and Blazt have all taken this approach, and it seems to be paying off. Blazt has specifically been one of the best Warzone players around, and […]


Virtus.pro Is Temporarily Leaving The Fortnite Scene

Virtus.pro Is Temporarily Leaving The Fortnite Scene

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Virtus.pro has announced through Twitter that its Fortnite roster has been disbanded. Dmitriy “Hurmaxx” Geynts, Kirill “kiryacheFN” Griyshin, Jamal “jvmsidxx” Saydaev and Dmitry “Siberiajkee” Voronin have been holding up Virtus.pro’s Fortnite battles since April 2020, when kiryacheFN joined the esports organization to complete the lineup. Virtus.pro CEO Sergey Glamazda held this squad, together with the […]


CoD: How To Watch TeeP’s Trials $20K Warzone Tournament

CoD: How To Watch TeeP’s Trials $20K Warzone Tournament

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The Warzone competition continues with the return of TeeP’s Trails Since the release of Season 3, there seems to be a new Warzone tournament every single day, but we’re not complaining! Tonight, TeeP’s Trials returns, the 2v2 Warzone tournament hosted by COD legend Tyler “TeePee” Polchow. Here’s the format, teams and schedule for tonight’s tournament. […]


Krafton Announces PUBG Continental Series 4 Details

Krafton Announces PUBG Continental Series 4 Details

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ESTNN compiles the highlights of PCS4 schedule and crowd-funded prize pool details. Krafton has revealed the details about PUBG Continental Series 4 (PCS4), where sixteen teams from four regions will compete for a total prize pool of more than $1 million. The four regions for PCS4 include the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Asia-Pacific, each having […]


CS:GO Player Tarik Hints At Becoming A Full Time Valorant Streamer

CS:GO Player Tarik Hints At Becoming A Full Time Valorant Streamer

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Like most other professional players switching to Valorant, Tarik “tarik” Celik has his own plans for making a career in Riot’s title. Tarik who is a renowned professional Counterstrike player has recently announced his interest in Valorant. The 25-year-old recently tweeted about his interest in competitive Valorant or the content-creating activities related to it. Update: […]


Dota 2: Game Of The Week Analysis; Elephant vs RNG, April 25

Dota 2: Game Of The Week Analysis; Elephant vs RNG, April 25

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Team Elephant loses a game in spite of a 34k net worth lead. During the DPC China Upper Division Qualifiers, Elephant faced RNG in a best-of-three series during the group stages and lost the series by 0-2. Elephant had a good lead in the first game as well but the second game was totally in […]


Fortnite: $25k BOOM.TV Code Red Results – Edgey & STRETCH Finish Strong

Fortnite: $25k BOOM.TV Code Red Results – Edgey & STRETCH Finish Strong

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An NA East powerhouse tandem rallied in the final three matches to win BOOM.TV’s $25k Code Red tournament. High-level duo competitions have been hard to come by of late in competitive Fortnite. Trio tournaments took center stage in Season 5, and all other formats have essentially taken a back seat since then. DreamHack’s recent revival […]


LoL: MSI 2021 Role-By-Role Power Rankings – Group B

LoL: MSI 2021 Role-By-Role Power Rankings – Group B

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The Mid-Season Invitational is just around the corner with Mad Lions, PSG.Talon, fastPay Wildcats and paiN Gaming fighting it out in Group B. ESTNN is back with its final MSI Group Stage role-by-role power rankings. Due to the ongoing health problems and substitutions made by PSG.Talon, the power rankings have been altered in the ADC […]


Fortnite: Where To Find Island Soccer Players In Season 6

Fortnite: Where To Find Island Soccer Players In Season 6

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Find out where to locate Island Soccer Players in Season 6. Brazilian football superstar Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, known by most as Neymar Jr, has officially entered Fortnite Battle Royale’s expansive universe. First teased as a not-so-secret Chapter 2 – Season 6 Battle Pass addition, Neymar Jr finally arrived on April 27. However, unlocking […]


League Of Legends Wild Rift: World Championship In The Works?

League Of Legends Wild Rift: World Championship In The Works?

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We take a look at the League of Legends Wild Rift World Championship in Japan. League Of Legends: Wild Rift has been available in regional public beta for several months. Since the beginning, Riot Games has made no less than 60 champions available to players and continues to add more regularly via in-game competitions. Championships […]


New Company Created By Gaming Veterans To Improve Esports Hiring Using Certification

New Company Created By Gaming Veterans To Improve Esports Hiring Using Certification

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Park and Friedman developed an exam to add merit to hiring processes. In an announcement on Twitter, Sebastian Park and Ryan Friedman announced the launch of their new company the Esports Certification Institute (ECI). We are excited to announce the launch of Esports Certification Institute, a Public Benefit Corporation created to foster professionalism, promote meritocracy, […]


ESL Gaming And DouYu Extend Partnership

ESL Gaming And DouYu Extend Partnership

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ESL and DouYu extend their contract for another year and expand their terms. According to EsportsInsider, ESL Gaming and DouYu are not only renewing their partnership but are also expanding on its terms. DouYu now scores exclusive rights to the broadcasting of the ESL Pro Tour CS:GO, Warcraft III, StarCraft II, and Dota 2. Plus, […]


CSGO: CSPPA New Board Members

CSGO: CSPPA New Board Members

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Council adds 5 active players as new members. Announced Tuesday, April 27, the Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association (CSPPA) has added new board members. The board now includes players with their first change in council. Chris “chrisj” de Jong and Nathan “NBK-” Schmitt remain on the board. Making them the only founding members still involved with […]


Valve Introduces DPC Team Profiles, A Visual Overhaul To Track Games

Valve Introduces DPC Team Profiles, A Visual Overhaul To Track Games

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Valve is introducing a great idea, though it may need some refinement. Just today, Valve added Dota Pro Circuit Team Profiles, which is a visual overhaul to the Live Matches section of the game. The changes will let fans track several sections of a match, including the intricate details. Introducing DPC Team Profiles – The […]


LoL: MSI 2021 Role-By-Role Power Rankings – Group A

LoL: MSI 2021 Role-By-Role Power Rankings – Group A

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The Mid-Seasonal Invitational is just around the corner with Royal Never Give Up, Pentanet.GG and the Unicorns of Love all in action in Group A. ESTNN is back with its second of three 2021 MSI role-by-role power rankings. Due to the removal of the VCS from this tournament due to immigration issues, this group stage […]


Fortnite: Arena Mode FFA Test Now Playable In-Game

Fortnite: Arena Mode FFA Test Now Playable In-Game

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Fortnite players can now try out a new Arena FFA playlist in-game. Fortnite’s Competitive Twitter account teased new developments in the game’s Arena Mode yesterday. While it was rather vague in nature, the scene began theorizing the possibilities. Could Epic be working on long-winded improvements requested by the vast majority of players? It took only one […]


Elisa, Relog Media, Funspark Unite To Form A $2.7m CS:GO Tournament

Elisa, Relog Media, Funspark Unite To Form A $2.7m CS:GO Tournament

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Things look bright for the European Counterstrike scene. Finnish broadcasting company Elisa Esports has joined forces with event organizers Relog Media, Funspark and GRID as data partners to launch a new $2.7 million CS:GO event circuit for the year 2021-22. Elisa expands esports operations globally and joins forces with @GRIDesports,@FunsparkCSGO and @RelogMedia in order to […]


Fortnite: How To Get The Mythic Explosive Bow In Season 6

Fortnite: How To Get The Mythic Explosive Bow In Season 6

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Another Bow has emerged from the chaos of Fortnite patch v16.30. ESTNN explains where to find it. Early patch notes from Fortnite Battle Royale’s latest update teased a brand new addition to the Bow family. It soon became apparent that Epic Games referenced the Unstable version in a pre-update tweet. ESTNN has already posted a […]


Fortnite: How To Get The Unstable Bow In Season 6

Fortnite: How To Get The Unstable Bow In Season 6

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Learn where to find Fortnite’s latest Exotic weapon and how to use it. Bows have become an intricate weapon in Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 6. Epic Games recently buffed them to the sky, making them much more viable and almost necessary in any given match. While the Boom Bow has existed in the game […]



LoL: MSI 2021 Role-By-Role Power Rankings – Group C

LoL: MSI 2021 Role-By-Role Power Rankings – Group C

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With the regional playoffs behind us, the champions of their respective regions have their sights firmly locked on the 2021 Mid-Season Invitational. The Mid-Season Invitational is almost upon us with the best teams in the world competing for the first major honor of the year in the League of Legends calendar. MSI 2021 kicks things […]



Fortnite: Did Epic Games Just Tease A New Arena Mode?

Fortnite: Did Epic Games Just Tease A New Arena Mode?

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Fortnite’s competitive Twitter account may have teased a new and improved Arena Mode based on a cryptic tweet. Arena Mode in Fortnite Battle Royale exists as the best representation of the game’s competitive environment. It features a lot of building, spawn fighting, moving storm circles and a refined loot pool geared to those who want […]


Valorant: The Sentinels Reclaim Their Crown At Challengers 2

Valorant: The Sentinels Reclaim Their Crown At Challengers 2

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The Sentinels walked away from VCT Challengers 2 victorious after grinding through the Lower Bracket. Challengers 1 had its fair share of upsets with teams like TSM and Sentinels being knocked out of the tournament before the Main Event. The Open Bracket was fairly insignificant, but T1 vs. FaZe Clan was a clear reminder that […]


NFL Quarterback Kyler Murray Joins FaZe Clan

NFL Quarterback Kyler Murray Joins FaZe Clan

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An American football star has joined the FaZe esports organization. The esports industry is continuing to expand at a rapid pace. That sentiment applies explicitly to FaZe Clan, a well-established brand in the scene. What once started as a Call of Duty clan has since elevated to other competitive titles and achieved status as a […]


Apex Legend’s Arena Mode Fully Revealed

Apex Legend’s Arena Mode Fully Revealed

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We knew about the new Apex Legends Arena mode coming in the new Legacy season, but now we have new details and gameplay. It looks like Apex Legends is about to get an entirely new gaming experience as it brings team vs team gameplay to the game. Similar to what we’d see in CS:GO, Valorant, […]



LoL: MSI 2021 Group C Preview

LoL: MSI 2021 Group C Preview

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Tournament favorites and exciting underdogs fill the ranks of MSI’s Group C. The stage is set for the first international LoL event of 2021, the Mid-Season Invitational. After being canceled last year, the tournament is back on and bringing the best teams in the world together. As per the format of MSI, there will be […]


LoL: MSI 2021 Group B Preview

LoL: MSI 2021 Group B Preview

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MSI is just around the corner as we take a look at one of the hottest groups of the tournament. Group B is one of the most interesting ones on paper. From the LEC we have MAD Lions, the unlikely representation of the region that currently holds the MSI title. Seed two comes from the […]


LoL: MSI 2021 Group A Preview

LoL: MSI 2021 Group A Preview

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After a year without it, we finally get another installment of MSI. Will RNG reclaim the crown or will the LCL and LCO have other plans? MSIceland is finally a couple of weeks away, and with all teams having officially qualified, we can now take a look and see how the tournament will shape up. […]


Fortnite Crew: “Deimos” Exclusive May Skin Confirmed, Subscribers To Receive Weekly Bonuses

Fortnite Crew: “Deimos” Exclusive May Skin Confirmed, Subscribers To Receive Weekly Bonuses

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Fortnite Crew’s latest character outfit is now available for all to see. Released in December 2020, Epic Games unveiled the Fortnite Crew, a paid subscription service that players could enroll in for exclusive in-game cosmetics and some other notable perks. May marks the sixth consecutive month since the Crew debuted. Dedicated subscribers have received five […]


Fortnite: NFL Player Justin Jefferson To Receive In-Game “Griddy” Emote

Fortnite: NFL Player Justin Jefferson To Receive In-Game “Griddy” Emote

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Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson will see his “Griddy” dance appear in Fortnite. Fortnite Battle Royale’s crossover with the National Football League (NFL) dates back to the game’s early seasons. The initial partnership allowed Fortnite players to represent their favorite teams in-game through various cosmetics. Epic Games and the NFL once re-established a connection late […]


CoD: How To Watch $20K Code Red Warzone Tournament

CoD: How To Watch $20K Code Red Warzone Tournament

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Warzone Season 3 has brought more tournaments than ever, with yet another $20K tonight. Tonight, Code Red and DrDisrespect will be hosting another $20K Warzone tournament. The competitive action has been nonstop since the release of Season 3, and this tournament will be just as action-packed as the rest. Format The $20K Code Red Warzone […]


CDL 2021 Power Rankings after Stage 3 Week 1

CDL 2021 Power Rankings after Stage 3 Week 1

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Here’s our updated Power Rankings for the 2021 CDL Season. Stage 3 of the Call of Duty League got underway this week. With some dominant performances and surprise upsets, our Power Rankings have shaken up a little. Here’s our new and updated Power Rankings following Stage 3 Week 1. 12. Paris Legion (-) After suffering […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — North America April 19-25

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — North America April 19-25

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We break down all the action from Week 2 in Season 2 of the NA DPC. Our second week of series are a wrap in the North America region, we take a look at how our teams are faring through Season 2. Lower Division Our Lower Division was chock full of hard-fought wins this week. […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Eastern Europe April 22-25

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Eastern Europe April 22-25

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We take a look at the highlights from our second week of series in the CIS region. Last week, we got to see the most interesting series in this region between Virtus.Pro and AS Monaco Gambit. As expected, we got loads of back-and-forth action, but in the end, VP was victorious. The second week was […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe April 20-24

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe April 20-24

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Here are some of the highlights of the week in Dota 2’s most competitive region. Week two of the DreamLeague Season 15 DPC Western Europe came to an end, and with it, we got to see tons of fantastic series. As we expected, we saw tons of action in the Upper and the Lower brackets. […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA April 19-24

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA April 19-24

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ESTNN looks at the SEA Week 2 matches in DPC. After the opening week of games between teams, the Southeast Asia region witnessed most anticipated matches of teams, Fnatic and Neon Esports. However, other matches were also very interesting to watch as teams fought to improve their standings both in Upper and Lower Divisions. Here […]


When Is Apex Legends Coming To Mobile?

When Is Apex Legends Coming To Mobile?

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Looks like Apex Legends is finally going to compete with other popular mobile battle royale titles. Electronic Arts is planning to launch Apex Legends Mobile to further expand the reach of the game to more platforms. The company dropped a blog post a few days ago saying the game’s regional betas will launch soon. Although […]


Dota 2: Top 5 Aghanim’s Shards In The Game

Dota 2: Top 5 Aghanim’s Shards In The Game

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The best Aghanim’s Shards can make a significant difference in the outcome of a game. Ever since the introduction of the Aghanim’s Shard there has been little emphasis on how important they are in Dota 2. While shards aren’t always necessary to purchase, the broken ones carry the potential to affect the game. Although the […]


Fortnite: FNCS Chapter 2 – Season 6 Week 1 — Complete Results

Fortnite: FNCS Chapter 2 – Season 6 Week 1 — Complete Results

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ESTNN breaks down all regional results from week one of FNCS Chapter 2 – Season 6. Competitive Fortnite Battle Royale players across the game’s seven server regions have begun their quest toward supremacy in the latest Fortnite Champion Seres (FNCS) competition. In its eighth iteration, the FNCS has solidified some of the world’s best players […]


How To Unlock Neymar Jr In Fortnite Season 6

How To Unlock Neymar Jr In Fortnite Season 6

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Neymar Jr’s Fortnite skin is officially on tap to release April 27. Learn how you can unlock all of the set’s cosmetics. Epic Games has been teasing Brazilian football superstar Neymar Jr’s appearance in Season 6 since it debuted on March 16. The developers waited over a month to finally reveal the Neymar Jr set and […]


Fortnite: Neymar Jr Cup – How To Win A Custom Soccer Boot Playing Fortnite

Fortnite: Neymar Jr Cup – How To Win A Custom Soccer Boot Playing Fortnite

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Learn all you need to know about the upcoming Neymar Jr Cup. Fortnite’s Season 6 partnership with Brazilian football star Neymar Jr produced an official in-game cosmetic set that will arrive in the game on April 27. The worldwide announcement that occurred earlier today divulged what fans could expect to see when Neymar Jr steps into […]


Fortnite: Neymar Jr Reacts To His Fortnite Skin & Emote

Fortnite: Neymar Jr Reacts To His Fortnite Skin & Emote

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Neymar reacted to his Fortnite skin and emote in anticipation of the set’s release. Neymar Jr’s Fortnite Battle Royale set is on the way after Epic Games first teased the collaboration to begin Chapter 2 – Season 6. The developers would ultimately wait over a month to reveal the cosmetics included and provide a release […]


Fortnite: Neymar Jr Skin Leaks Ahead Of April 27 Release Date

Fortnite: Neymar Jr Skin Leaks Ahead Of April 27 Release Date

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Leakers reveal their Neymar Jr set ahead of today’s worldwide trailer. The Fortnite x Neymar Jr collaboration became a focal point of the Chapter 2 – Season 6 Battle Pass on top of other characters like Lara Croft and Raven. Unfortunately, Epic Games was not quite ready to reveal the Brazilian footballer’s in-game appearance until much […]


Twitch Bans Disguised Toast For Hateful Content In Stream

Twitch Bans Disguised Toast For Hateful Content In Stream

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Jeremy “DisguisedToast” Wang will be kept from streaming on the platform for a few days. A temporary ban has been issued on Jeremy ‘Disguised Toast’ Wang’s Twitch account. He has been in an exclusive streaming contract with Facebook Gaming since 2019 but usually returns to Twitch for “Just Chatting” streams. On this occasion, he was […]


CoD: Best AK47 Class Setup For Warzone Season 3

CoD: Best AK47 Class Setup For Warzone Season 3

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The AK47 has become some players’ new favorite SMG, here’s the best loadout. Season 3 of Warzone has been a breath of fresh air. Pretty much every weapon in the game is viable, and it seems to be extremely balanced. However, the two AR meta is still the best, with many top tier players such […]


Pinnacle Selects Dota 2 For Its Second Tournament

Pinnacle Selects Dota 2 For Its Second Tournament

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Pinnacle looks to expand its reach in esports with a second tournament. After a successful first Pinnacle Cup, the company will launch a second tournament along with organiser and partner Relog Media. The #PinnacleCup returns next month with a vengeance and this time it's Dota!! ⚔️ 12 Top EU/CIS teams👑 $100,000 prize pool📆 5ᵗʰ – […]


Fortnite: Neymar Jr Skin To Be Revealed On April 27

Fortnite: Neymar Jr Skin To Be Revealed On April 27

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Epic has revealed the release date of Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr’s Fortnite skin. Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 6 struck the game’s player base in early March with some interesting Battle Pass additions. Epic Games was able to bring in Lara Croft from the Tomb Raider series and Raven from the DC Comics universe to […]


Fortnite: When Is Travis Scott Returning To The Item Shop?

Fortnite: When Is Travis Scott Returning To The Item Shop?

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Fortnite Battle Royale leakers believe that the Travis Scott skin will return to the Item Shop this week. Fortnite fans everywhere have been clamoring for the Travis Scott skin to return since it left the Item Shop nearly a year ago. Professional player Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson of FaZe Clan and other loyalists helped build a […]


Fortnite: FNCS Team Qualifies Without A Single Elimination

Fortnite: FNCS Team Qualifies Without A Single Elimination

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A European team claimed four FNCS game wins unconventionally. Competitive Fortnite is complicated, especially at the highest level. The game’s best players are equally skilled in aim, editing, building and having a general understanding of what Fortnite has to offer. Top tournament performances typically include a balance of elimination and placement points to vault teams […]


PhantomL0rd Wins Lawsuit Against Twitch

PhantomL0rd Wins Lawsuit Against Twitch

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PhantomL0rd is set to receive $20,720 in total damages. James “PhantomL0rd” Varga’s lawsuit against Twitch had been going on since 2019, when he charged that Twitch’s ban against him in 2016 for allegedly misleading viewers with regards to skin gambling on CS:GO was unsubstantiated and false. Twitch was undertaking a crackdown against gambling streams at […]


Fortnite: FNCS Season 6 Sees Record Low In Participation

Fortnite: FNCS Season 6 Sees Record Low In Participation

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FNCS Season 6 sports lower participant numbers than expected. Fortnite’s Champion Series competition, commonly referred to as the FNCS, is the game’s current pinnacle of high-level gameplay. While the 2019 World Cup remains its most significant event to date, the FNCS offers players worldwide an opportunity to elevate their status in the scene. Each passing […]


Fortnite: Pro Player Bizzle Roasts Epic Games For “Ruining The Game”

Fortnite: Pro Player Bizzle Roasts Epic Games For “Ruining The Game”

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One of Fortnite’s best all-time players goes off on Epic Games and gives his theory of when the game went downhill. Fortnite Battle Royale’s long-winded relationship with the competitive scene is rather unforgiving. Professional players tend to shamelessly take out all of their frustration on Fortnite developer Epic Games when things go wrong. One player […]


FNCS Chapter 2 – Season 6 Broadcast Viewing Guide & Twitch Drops

FNCS Chapter 2 – Season 6 Broadcast Viewing Guide & Twitch Drops

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Find out where, how and when you can watch all of this season’s Fortnite Champion Series action! The eighth seasonal Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) competition is officially underway with the first of three qualifiers. Like last season, Chapter 2 – Season 6 sports an entirely new experience for players and another cool $3M USD on the […]


Fortnite: How To Get Rebirth Harley Quinn

Fortnite: How To Get Rebirth Harley Quinn

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Find out how to get your hands on the Harley Quinn “Rebirth” skin. Epic Games recently inked a comic book crossover deal with DC Comics. This partnership produced Batman/Fortnite Zero Point, a limited edition series featuring a collision of sorts between characters from both universes. Epic and DC Comics plan to release six issues in […]


OWL 2021 Power Rankings – #1 San Francisco Shock

OWL 2021 Power Rankings – #1 San Francisco Shock

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The San Francisco Shock takes 1st place in our Overwatch League 2021 power rankings. The reigning Champions of the Overwatch League are back for a new season! The San Francisco Shock won the trophy twice already and further improved its roster for the upcoming season. San Francisco Shock 2021 Roster Preview Tank: Matthew “super” DeLisi […]




When Does Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 6 End?

When Does Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 6 End?

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Find out when Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 6 ends. Fortnite’s latest season graced players with its presence on March 16, 2021, with an entirely different experience. Crafting, Animal non-player characters (NPCs) and new locations represented some significant changes to the game in Chapter 2 – Season 6. However, the core of Fortnite remains the […]


How To Get Free Spotify Premium With Fornite Crew Subscription

How To Get Free Spotify Premium With Fornite Crew Subscription

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Epic Games has teamed up with Spotify to add another benefit to the Fortnite Crew subscription service. Launched in December 2020, Fortnite Crew became the first subscription service offered by the iconic Battle Royale game. For $11.99 per month, players would get a hold of exclusive in-game cosmetics, 1,000 V-Bucks and each seasonal Battle Pass every […]


CS:GO: Dev1ce Leaves Astralis And Signs With NiP

CS:GO: Dev1ce Leaves Astralis And Signs With NiP

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Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz has started a new journey with NiP. Ninjas in Pyjamas have signed dev1ce on a three-year contract from Astralis. According to the Danish organization, the transfer was a personal request made by dev1ce himself, who thought it was best for him to move to NiP. Kasper Hvidt, Director of Sports in Astralis, […]


CoD: Huke Dropped From Dallas Empire’s Starting Roster

CoD: Huke Dropped From Dallas Empire’s Starting Roster

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An unbelievable roster change sees Cuyler “Huke” Garland dropped for Sunday’s match. After winning the 2020 World Championship, Dallas Empire are yet to reach the heights of last year. However, they’re still competing, and they’re still one of the best in the game. Huke has been a major part of this, playing at an unbelievable […]


IOC Announces Olympic-Licensed Esports Events

IOC Announces Olympic-Licensed Esports Events

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Esports is one step closer to becoming an actual sport in the Olympics. The International Olympic Committee has announced that it will organize five esports events prior to the Tokyo Olympics starting in July. IOC will partner with International Sports Federations (IFs) and game publishers to create the Olympic Virtual Series (OVS). This is an […]


OWL 2021 Power Rankings – #2 Seoul Dynasty

OWL 2021 Power Rankings – #2 Seoul Dynasty

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The Overwatch League 2021 season power rankings are reaching the end, and closing out spot #2 is none other than the Seoul Dynasty. The Seoul Dynasty has had some incredibly inconsistent seasons in the past. The Inaugural 2018 season paid them no favor despite being slated as the #1 team in the pre-season. 2019 and […]