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Team Liquid Announces Its New Valorant Roster

Team Liquid Announces Its New Valorant Roster

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Team Liquid is making its debut in Valorant esports. North American esports organization Team Liquid has announced its full Valorant roster today. This roster consists of all former CS:GO pros who made the switch to Valorant this year. The roster was formerly known as fish123. First off are former teammates Adam “ec1s” Eccles and Dom […]


Exclusive Interview with T1 Valorant’s Daniel “fRoD” Montaner

Exclusive Interview with T1 Valorant’s Daniel “fRoD” Montaner

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When Riot released the beta for Valorant, professional and casual gamers were immediately drawn to the tactical first-person shooter. Esports organizations began building rosters of Fortnite, CS: GO, and Overwatch professionals to dominate the new title. In addition to T1 picking up star-studded player talent, they also managed to acquire former Counter-Strike player and now […]


Exclusive Interview With T1 Valorant’s Keven “AZK” Larivière

Exclusive Interview With T1 Valorant’s Keven “AZK” Larivière

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Keven “AZK” Larivière has a long history in competitive gaming, reaching all the way back to 2004. He is no stranger to first-person tactical shooters with over 10 years of professional Counter-Strike experience. The top-tier competitor played Overwatch for a short period before settling into the professional Valorant scene. AZK joined a stacked T1 squad that […]


Valorant Agent 12, Killjoy, Has Been Leaked By Riot

Valorant Agent 12, Killjoy, Has Been Leaked By Riot

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A new Valorant agent by the name of Killjoy was leaked on Twitter and Reddit after an accidental upload from Riot. https://twitter.com/floxayyy/status/1287906937590423552 Only a few hours ago, Riot made the mistake of uploading a video to the Valorant website detailing agent 12, aka Killjoy. The video was quickly deleted but not before fans were able […]


Sentinels Take Victory At The PaxArena Valorant Invitational

Sentinels Take Victory At The PaxArena Valorant Invitational

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PaxArena’s Valorant tournament was tense, ending with the Sentinels putting down Cloud9 3-1 in the Grand Finals. Last weekend, Pax and PaxArena hosted a Valorant tournament that brought together teams like T1, Cloud9, and Sentinels. The BO3 single-elimination matches varied in intensity, requiring teams to succeed or be eliminated. The Sentinels, led by Overwatch champion […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Viper

VALORANT Agent Guide: Viper

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Valorant was announced with only a handful of agents, and Viper arguably kept the subreddit alive for many reasons. Valorant’s Most Toxic Agent Beyond the waifu fanart of Viper, she is actually one of the least played agents in Valorant. Her toolkit may not always be the most impactful, but this guide will provide the […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Omen

VALORANT Agent Guide: Omen

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Omen is a Valorant agent that is equipped with shadowy abilities, inducing paranoia, and taking calculated flanks to eliminate the enemy. For anyone who has played Overwatch, Omen looks a lot like Reaper and shares his teleportation skill. The controller class takes advantage of smoke abilities to cut off vision, and Omen uses this opportunity […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Brimstone

VALORANT Agent Guide: Brimstone

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Only a few Valorant agents excel at managing sightlines, and Brimstone does it better than most. Controller agents utilize smoke abilities that cut off lines of sight and gain the advantage. On both attacking and defending sides, Brimstone’s abilities focus on forcing fights in his favor. Of the Controllers, Brimstone is consistent, offering a basic […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Sova

VALORANT Agent Guide: Sova

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Sova the scout is an underrated Agent that provides versatility in how you obtain information. Sova’s toolkit is for those who want to acquire information for their team while risking their own location. Much like Cypher, Sova is one of two information collecting agents in Valorant, but his playstyle is much more aggressive. The Russian […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Breach

VALORANT Agent Guide: Breach

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Out of the agents in Valorant, Breach is by far one of the most impactful. The initiator class is all about opening up opportunities in an aggressive manner, and Breach satisfies that itch. Currently, in Valorant, there are only two “must-pick” agents in the competitive scene, Breach and Sage. Sage can heal and resurrect teammates, […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Cypher

VALORANT Agent Guide: Cypher

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Cypher is one of the few Valorant agents equipped with tools to scout out the enemy position and feed that information to his team. Sova can acquire information just as easily but telegraphs his location while doing so. A patient and calculated playstyle are required to make the most out of this spy. The main […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Sage

VALORANT Agent Guide: Sage

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Sage is the resident healer of VALORANT, being the only agent that can heal herself and allies. The agent can be found in just about every competitive match but does much more than simply recover team health. Sage’s toolkit is designed around stalling out the opposition and controlling the flow of battle. Sage players must […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Raze

VALORANT Agent Guide: Raze

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Most Valorant Agents are equipped with tools to play mind games, but Raze is one loud and proud duelist. Raze is an unapologetic and explosive agent that focuses on disrupting and destroying the enemy team. All of Raze’s abilities can damage your teammates so think twice before throwing caution to the wind. Raze was considered […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Reyna

VALORANT Agent Guide: Reyna

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One of the concerns of Valorant in closed beta was the minimal pool of agents to choose from. Riot answered this issue with Reyna, a pub stomper with a broken toolkit if not shut down early. Reyna’s abilities Reyna is a disgustingly powerful Agent, and fans had no idea the slaughter that was coming with […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Phoenix

VALORANT Agent Guide: Phoenix

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Valorant’s agents each have their own toolkit which offers something unique in every match. This article will be running down Phoenix’s abilities, and how to use them to dominate. Phoenix was featured in Valorant’s most recent cinematic, Duelists, for when the game launched earlier in June. This hot-head uses fire to control the enemy, clear […]


VALORANT Agent Guide: Jett

VALORANT Agent Guide: Jett

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Valorant has a lot of agents, each will have a toolkit specialized at providing specific utility to their team. Duelists are one of the classes of Valorant that play aggressively and Jett is no exception. One of the initial poster children for Valorant is the pseudo-Airbender Jett. Jett uses a host of abilities to obtain […]


Riot Teases Next Valorant Agent And New Game Modes

Riot Teases Next Valorant Agent And New Game Modes

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Executive Producer Anna Donlon speaks to Valorant fans on Acts, Episodes, new agents, and more. Valorant Executive Producer Anna Donlon spoke on the game’s future in a video released today by Riot Games. In the video, Donlon clarifies the difference between Acts and Episodes, and teases the release of the next Valorant agent along with […]


FaZe Clan Begins Valorant Roster with Corey and JasonR

FaZe Clan Begins Valorant Roster with Corey and JasonR

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Corey “Corey” Nigra and Jason “JasonR” Ruchelski have joined FaZe Clan as a part of their Valorant roster. Valorant is released in full with patch 1.02 bringing in Competitive play for the main player base. Even in the mode’s absence, organizations such as TwitchRivals, 100Thieves, and T1 have put on impressive competitions amongst the top […]


Riot Announces New Ranks and Competitive Play for Valorant

Riot Announces New Ranks and Competitive Play for Valorant

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Riot has announced the changes that will be coming to ranks and competitive play for Valorant. Sitting in my room introducing one of my friends to Valorant, I remember why it is so hard to play the game. Unrated mode can be a crapshoot, not only with your own team but the enemy team as […]


Mixwell Joins G2 Esports As The Team’s First Valorant Player

Mixwell Joins G2 Esports As The Team’s First Valorant Player

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G2 Esports signs Oscar “mixwell” Cañellas Colocho as the organization’s first Valorant professional player. Oscar “mixwell” Cañellas Colocho, former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive professional player, joins G2 Esports on Valorant. As the first player announced by the organization, he is the team captain and will pick the players who will play with him. He's back and […]


Valorant Ignition Series: Riot Games Promotes The Valorant Esport Scene

Valorant Ignition Series: Riot Games Promotes The Valorant Esport Scene

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Valorant steps in the major esports league with its first-ever official event: the Valorant Ignition Series. Two weeks after the official release of Valorant, Riot Games announces Valorant’s first esports competition: the Valorant Ignition Series. We aspire to bring the world together in global competition and that means building this together with you. The Ignition […]


Valorant: The End Of Overwatch Esports?

Valorant: The End Of Overwatch Esports?

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There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to first-person shooters. Valorant is a brand-new FPS under the Riot Games banner.  It brings a new aspect to the genre and it’s done by blending already well-established concepts into one.  Flaunting gunplay like Counter Strike and Overwatch style heroes it’s a breath of fresh […]


Riot Games Hint At Possibility Of Valorant On PS4 And Xbox One

Riot Games Hint At Possibility Of Valorant On PS4 And Xbox One

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Riot Games has hinted that Valorant could be coming to PS4 and Xbox One. Valorant’s success in the PC market has not gone unnoticed by the gaming community. The new game has been compared to CS: GO and Overwatch, but Riot’s latest shooter is an evolution of the genre. It seems storming the genre was […]


Valorant Best Crosshair And Best Settings To Use

Valorant Best Crosshair And Best Settings To Use

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Learn about the best Valorant settings here. With the recent launch of Riot Games’ competitive hero-shooter, players everywhere have been flooding in to try the full release. Valorant offers an experience that first-person shooter players can relate to and still feel fresh. Like other FPS games, there are some ideas that you’d want to use […]


ZachaREEE From Dallas Fuel Leaves Overwatch For Valorant

ZachaREEE From Dallas Fuel Leaves Overwatch For Valorant

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Zachary “ZachaREEE” Lombardo, flex DPS for Dallas Fuel, announced his retirement from competitive Overwatch to focus on Valorant. The Dallas Fuel lost a flex DPS today, as Zachary “ZachaREEE” Lombardo retires from competitive Overwatch. Today we mutually part ways with @zacklombardo as he announces his retirement from Overwatch. He is one of the brightest young […]


Valorant: 100 Thieves Names Hiko As Team Captain

Valorant: 100 Thieves Names Hiko As Team Captain

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Former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player Spencer “Hiko” Martin will recruit four more players to form the Valorant roster of 100 Thieves. 100 Thieves steps into professional Valorant and signs former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player Spencer “Hiko” Martin as the Team Captain. Martin will have to find four additional players to form the Valorant roster of […]


Valorant: New Agent Reyna Shown And New Map Teased

Valorant: New Agent Reyna Shown And New Map Teased

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A new agent and map will be released with Valorant’s full launch. Riot Games has unveiled the 11th and final Agent coming to Valorant ahead of the game’s full release on June 2. The game’s wildly successful beta ended on May 28, with the final release dropping on Monday, Riot Games is looking to get […]


Twitch Rivals: Valorant To Feature $200k Prize Pool

Twitch Rivals: Valorant To Feature $200k Prize Pool

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Twitch Rivals is hopping on the Valorant hype. With Valorant about to come out of beta and into the hands of everyone, Riot Games has teamed up with Twitch Rival to showcase Valorant esports in a $200k tournament. The event will mark the start of Valorant’s life as a fully released title, and with $200k […]


ForZe Steps Into Competitive Valorant And Signs EveryBodyDance Team

ForZe Steps Into Competitive Valorant And Signs EveryBodyDance Team

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ForZe is entering the Valorant scene. Russian esports powerhouse ForZe just became the first CIS organization to sign a Valorant squad. ForZe has decided to sign a core of ex-CS:GO players, including former players of FCDB Nikita “Coffee” Antsypirovich and Nikolai “zeddy” Lapko. Formerly, the team was known as EveryBodyDance. During the last month, the […]


TSM Reveals Its Roster For Valorant’s Inaugural Season

TSM Reveals Its Roster For Valorant’s Inaugural Season

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TSM enlist Cutler, Wardell, Hazed, Subroza, and Drone for the inaugural season. TSM revealed their roster today and it is sure to get the fanbase hyped for the first competitive season. The roster includes Stephen “Cutler” Cutler, Matthew “Wardell” Yu, James “Hazed” Cobb, Yassine “Subroza” Taoufik, and Talor “Drone” Johnson. We're extremely excited to announce […]


Riot Games Announce Valorant Release Date

Riot Games Announce Valorant Release Date

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Valorant private beta will close on May 28, and the official release date is scheduled for June 2. Valorant, the most popular FPS on Twitch so far, finally has a release date. The game will be available publicly on June 2. It's @RiotSuperCakes and @RiotZiegler back with an important update on the future of VALORANT. […]


Freakazoid Quits Competitive CS:GO to Pursue Valorant

Freakazoid Quits Competitive CS:GO to Pursue Valorant

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Freakazoid joins Zellsis in the search for Valorant success. Former Swole Patrol member Ryan “Freakazoid” Abadir has revealed his decision to step away from competitive CS:GO just a day after teammate Jordan “Zellsis” Montemurro did the same. The 27-year-old announced this development in a Tweet, stating that he will instead focus on Riot Games’ new […]


Valorant FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

Valorant FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

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With the release of the Valorant closed beta, Riot Games’ newest title has taken the gaming world by storm. With so many people looking to get involved in the game a lot of confusion and false information has spread. Here, we’ve included some guides and FAQs to help answer some of the questions we’ve encountered. […]


Riot Games Responds to Valorant’s Anti-Cheat Criticism Again

Riot Games Responds to Valorant’s Anti-Cheat Criticism Again

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There is growing concern surrounding Vanguard’s kernel-level access, is Riot doing enough to respond? Yesterday, we saw two very conflicting pieces of information surrounding Valorant’s Anti-Cheat software Vanguard. On the one hand, Valorant’s Reddit page saw an alarming amount of traction regarding a complaint from u/Hugometeo about Vanguard disabling user software without notifying the user. […]


The Latest on Valorant’s New Competitive Mode

The Latest on Valorant’s New Competitive Mode

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Despite being in beta, Valorant’s competitive mode is the talk of the town. With the recent 0.49 Patch, Riot unveiled its Competitive Mode for Valorant. It’s been a few days now, so we did a deep dive to see how the competitive scene is reacting. You would think that with the success Riot had revamping […]


Valorant: How to get Valorant Beta Access

Valorant: How to get Valorant Beta Access

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We answer some of the burning questions you might have about gaining Valorant beta access. With the release of the Valorant closed beta, Riot Games’ newest title has taken the gaming world by storm. With so many people looking to get involved in the game a lot of confusion and false information have spread. Here, […]


Gen.G’s New Valorant Squad Secures Victory

Gen.G’s New Valorant Squad Secures Victory

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The first week of May opened up with intense competition between new Valorant squads from various organizations. Gen.g is PrepareD For Battle The Valorant roster announcements are pouring out from esports organizations as tournaments pop up weekly. Among those to announce rosters, recently was Gen.G, bringing Keven “PLAYER1” Champagne back into the esports spotlight. T1 […]


Gen.G Esports Introduces its New Valorant Team

Gen.G Esports Introduces its New Valorant Team

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Gen. G Esports, major esport organization, introduced its French Canadian Valorant team. One more major esports organization is betting on the future of Valorant. Gen. G Esports, owner of Seoul Dynasty on Overwatch, introduced their Valorant lineup. This esports organization based in South Korea is already present on main esports titles. Besides owning Seoul Dynasty […]


T1 Valorant Invitational — All the Details

T1 Valorant Invitational — All the Details

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The T1 $25,000 looks set to be the most competitive Valorant esports events we’ve seen thus far. With Valorant still in the early stages of its closed beta, the hunger from the community to have tournaments has already been enormous. With ranked mode now live in Valorant, and tournaments dropping each week, it seems like […]


Valorant Raises Concerns for Overwatch’s Future

Valorant Raises Concerns for Overwatch’s Future

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One of the San Francisco Shock’s most prominent members is leaving to play Valorant professionally signifying serious concerns for Overwatch. He came, he saw and he conquered. Thank you and best of luck in your future endeavors @Sinatraa🧡 pic.twitter.com/XCyWSzN4UV — San Francisco Shock (@SFShock) April 28, 2020 Jay “Sinatraa” Won isn’t the first Overwatch player […]


VALORANT: Interview with Commentator David “Simo” Rabinovitch

VALORANT: Interview with Commentator David “Simo” Rabinovitch

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We chat with David “Simo” Rabinovitch, an amateur esports commentator who’s recently been gaining some traction in Valorant. With its explosion in popularity during its recent closed beta release, VALORANT has been elevating many careers to new heights. It’s also been creating careers and giving the spotlight to otherwise unknown personalities; Among these rising stars […]


The Sentinels Reveal their Valorant Roster

The Sentinels Reveal their Valorant Roster

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The Sentinels announce their Valorant team led by Overwatch 2019 MVP Jay “Sinatraa” Won. If Valorant is still under closed beta, the game already sets new standards. Gameplay streamings break viewership records. And many professional players are leaving their award-winning teams to join a game not even publicly launched yet. Four of these esports champions […]



Riot Unveils New Competitive Mode for Valorant

Riot Unveils New Competitive Mode for Valorant

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A highly requested ranked mode is coming to Valorant. Valorant’s honeymoon phase is slowly coming to a close with Riot ironing out most of the wrinkles, tournaments being held, and competitive mode on its way. We've heard your requests to find out where you rank on the VALORANT ladder. Competitive mode is coming! Senior Producer […]


ESPN to Broadcast Valorant Invitational Tomorrow

ESPN to Broadcast Valorant Invitational Tomorrow

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ESPN has been dipping their toes into esports a lot more recently due to the COVID-19 epidemic. This week, the ESPN Esports is set to debut their VALORANT Invitational. This is an original ESPN series showcasing teams of professional players from other esport scenes across the globe. The teams will compete from April 20th to […]


Valorant So Far: Gameplay Highs and Lows

Valorant So Far: Gameplay Highs and Lows

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Gain some insight into Riot Games’ shooter, Valorant. Valorant is a hard game, and not just because of its insanely accurate aiming system. With about two weeks to mess around in the closed beta so far, it’s proved more than a little frustrating. A Learning Experience Valorant’s abilities don’t make the game any easier — […]


Valorant Drops Fire & Brimstone in the Latest Gameplay Reveal

Valorant Drops Fire & Brimstone in the Latest Gameplay Reveal

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A new gameplay teaser has been revealed for Valorant Agent Brimstone. Valorant’s newest video, which clocks in at just 33 seconds gives us our first proper look at the game’s tough controller style USA Agent, Brimstone. Using a combination of fire and, well, brimstone you’ll look to take control of the map with Brimstone’s suite […]


Riot Games Unveils Valorant Esports Plans

Riot Games Unveils Valorant Esports Plans

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The groundwork is set for Valorant esports. Riot Games has outlined its plans for Valorant as an esports ahead of the game’s summer release. The game’s esports ecosystem will be built around Riot Games’ three core pillars — competitive integrity, accessibility, and authenticity. Their hope is that all aspiring pro players have a chance to […]


Valorant: New Agents Raze and Breach Revealed

Valorant: New Agents Raze and Breach Revealed

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We take a detailed look at the latest characters and abilities added to Valorant now that it’s entered beta. With Valorant now dropping into beta, and Riot’s servers currently on fire as thousands try to play the next hyped release. But we now have details of the two newest releases thanks to the game being […]


Keep Up with Jett in the Latest Valorant Agent Reveal

Keep Up with Jett in the Latest Valorant Agent Reveal

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A new gameplay teaser has been revealed for Valorant Agent Jett. The latest Valorant agent video, which clocks in at 32 seconds, gives us our first look at the stylish stealth agent from Korea, Jett. Jett’s focus is totally on mobility, vertical movement and obscuring her opponent’s vision. With her ultimate, Blade Storm, she’ll look […]


Valorant: Sage Brings the Healing in Latest Gameplay Reveal

Valorant: Sage Brings the Healing in Latest Gameplay Reveal

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A new gameplay teaser has been revealed for Valorant Agent Sage. The video, which clocks in at just 28 seconds gives us our first proper look at the game’s first healing/support character to be fully shown off. Chinese Agent, Sage. With healing, slowing effects and area denial plus a resurrection ultimate, Sage will be the […]


Bow Down to the Latest Valorant Gameplay Teaser for Sova

Bow Down to the Latest Valorant Gameplay Teaser for Sova

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A new gameplay teaser has been revealed for Valorant Agent Sova. The video, which clocks in at 30 seconds gives us our first proper look at the bow-wielding, rifle using, Russian agent, Sova. SOVA /// Russia"Wherever they run, I will find them."#VALORANT pic.twitter.com/PGVmZMXNLh — VALORANT (@PlayVALORANT) March 19, 2020 Previously Riot Games revealed footage of […]



Viper Gets Toxic in Latest Valorant Teaser

Viper Gets Toxic in Latest Valorant Teaser

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A new gameplay teaser has been revealed for Valorant Agent Viper. The video, which clocks in at 48 seconds gives us our first proper look at the toxic wielding Agent, Viper. VIPER /// United States“Welcome to my world!”#VALORANT pic.twitter.com/oDo8jEEDfK — VALORANT (@PlayVALORANT) March 12, 2020 Previously Riot Games revealed footage of the plucky British Agent, […]



Valorant System Requirements

Valorant System Requirements

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Here is a look at the Valorant system requirements. With Riot Games’ new shooter just months away, it’s time to check out those PC system requirements. Thankfully it’s going to be great news for the vast majority of people as Valorant looks set to run in some form on nearly any system. Valorant is going […]


Valorant: Complete Character and Ability List

Valorant: Complete Character and Ability List

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We take a detailed look at the characters and abilities we can expect to see when Valorant drops this summer. With Valorant set to drop in some form in Summer 2020, it’s going to be important to know as much info as possible before then. Below is our preview of the eight characters and their […]


Valorant: What We Know so far

Valorant: What We Know so far

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Everything we know so far about Riot’s new shooter, Valorant. Valorant, previously known as Project A is fast approaching. With people all over esports and gaming hyped for the next game from Riot Games we’ve compiled all the info both official and rumor that we have on the project thus far. The game is a […]


Sources: VALORANT is the Name of Riot Games’ New FPS

Sources: VALORANT is the Name of Riot Games’ New FPS

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Project A is coming from Riot Games sooner or later. We all know the game isn’t staying called Project A and we might finally know the identity of the game thanks to a UK Trademark filling. Trademark “UK00003468347” filled on February 20th, 2020 by Riot Games, Inc for “VALORANT”. The same owner is also marked […]