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EWC to Host Gaming Communities with Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Counter-Strike 2, Dota 2, Honor of Kings and StarCraft II as First Confirmed Titles

Webedia Group, 20 February 2024, 07:07

The Esports World Cup 2024, scheduled for the summer of 2024 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will be a landmark event in the esports world. Organised by the independent non-profit Esports World Cup Foundation, the tournament aims to set new standards in global esports.

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang First Title in Esports World Cup 2024!

Webedia Group, 23 January 2024, 07:08

In an unprecedented event, the Esports World Cup Foundation and global game developer MOONTON Games have announced that Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) will be the first confirmed title at the inaugural Esports World Cup in the summer of 2024. This partnership not only aims to highlight one of the leading mobile esports games, but also to promote the title internationally.

What is Rollback Netcode in DBFZ

Aleksander Kartasinski, 01 December 2023, 02:44

Dragon Ball FighterZ is about to have its network code revamped. What is a rollback netcode? What does it mean for the game? Here you will learn all you need to know.

End of Cheaters in Esports? Denuvo and ESIC Cooperation

Jan Kaleta, 09 February 2023, 14:25

The problem of cheaters in esports has existed since the beginning of the industry. After all, in competition, the most important thing is that everyone has an equal chance to win. Denuvo - the maker of shunned anti-piracy software - has decided to add its five cents to the topic.

Nintendo at War With Fans? Tournament Organizers Will Lose Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars [UPDATE: Ludwig Saves SWT]

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 December 2022, 11:31

Nintendo knows how to make gamers angry. For example, by once again working against the fans of one of its popular series.

Wake Up Call Didn't Help Valve; M0nesy Shows Another Exploit

Miriam Moszczynska, 31 August 2022, 17:06

G2 Esports player m0nesy once again showed that Valve doesn't care about bugs. This time on Mirage a Molotov cocktail was put to some interesting use.

CSGO Legend Challenges Valve, Says He Could Do Better

Kamil Kleszyk, 12 August 2022, 16:15

Oleksandr Kostylev, better known as s1mple, is a CS:GO legend. The Ukrainian player recently approached Valve Software with an extremely interesting proposal. How will the developers of the popular online shooter respond?

Blizzard Managed to Piss Off Esports Players; Overwatch Tournament Takes Flak

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 July 2022, 17:10

Blizzard hasn't had any luck with gamers lately. When it's not frustrating fans of its iconic series, it's pissing off esports players with controversial decisions at tournaments.

Dropped Out at 15 to Go Pro in Fortnite, Now He's Over It

Przemyslaw Dygas, 27 July 2022, 12:41

Three years ago Benjyfishy dropped out of school for a career in Fortnite. His love for the game didn't last long, however.

Valve Swiftly Fixes CSGO Bug After Tournament Controversy

Miriam Moszczynska, 16 May 2022, 12:42

During PGL Major Antwerp 2022 in CSGO, one of the G2 Esports players took advantage of a bug that gave him a signidicant advantage over his opponents. However, Valve instantly responded by fixing the bug.

Algorithm Predicts Who Will Win MSI 2022 in LoL

Miriam Moszczynska, 06 May 2022, 13:55

MSI 2022 starts soon and a special algorithm can help esports fans predict the winner. Based on data from regional leagues, it predicts the chances of winning the tournament for particular teams.

CS:GO and Old Age - When Are Pro Gamers at Their Best?

Michal Ciezadlik, 21 April 2022, 17:31

A recent study has helped determine how the passage of years affects form in professional CS:GO competition. The statistics resolve whether youth has an advantage over experience.

Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister Calls on Gaming Giants to Shut Down Services in Russia

Dawid Wanat, 02 March 2022, 21:49

Mykhailo Fedorov asks developers and esports organizations to help and take action against Russia. Among other things, he calls for disabling services and blocking Russian users.

CS:GO Pro Warns: Flashbang Noise Can Damage Hearing

Michal Ciezadlik, 27 January 2022, 17:33

It turns out that long hours spent playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive can take a negative toll on our hearing. At least that's what one pro gamer says.

ESL Sold to Saudis for $1 Billion

Adam Krolak, 25 January 2022, 16:14

Savvy Gaming Group from Saudi Arabia acquires ESL and FACEIT for a staggering $1 billion. Some gamers and fans of esports are not happy about the situation.

The Witcher 3 Review Bombed by Chinese Due to Gwent Ban

Adrian Werner, 08 December 2021, 14:22

Players from China were so enraged by the ban for one of their own in Gwent that they flooded review bombed The Witcher 3 on Steam.

This Year's LoL World Cup Was Watched by 73 Million People At a Time

Miriam Moszczynska, 22 November 2021, 14:55

League of Legends World Championship has achieved incredible viewing figures. This year's games were record-breaking in terms of both average and highest number of viewers.

Not Only EA Sports - FIFA Wants Games From Other Publishers

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 October 2021, 23:23

FIFA believes that the future of football games and esports should not lay in the hands of a single publisher.

Top CS:GO Team Knew of Coach Bug; Ex-coach Slams Former Teammates

Michal Ciezadlik, 06 September 2021, 15:47

The CS:GO coach bug scandal continues. According to esports media, not only the coach, but also all the players of HEROIC were supposed to have known about the bug enabling teams to gain an unfair advantage.

Dr. DisRespect Will Make Games Together With Other „Mega-influencers”

Adrian Werner, 11 August 2021, 11:42

Dr. DisRespect announced plans to create his own development studio. It is to create games together with other „mega-influencers”.

T-Mobile and Coca-Cola Suspend Partnership With Activision Blizzard

Agnes Adamus, 07 August 2021, 22:23

T-Mobile and Coca-Cola have decided to withdraw from sponsoring esports games organized by Activision Blizzard. The decision affected two titles - Call of Duty and Overwatch.

Top CS:GO Team Sues Its Former Coach

Michal Ciezadlik, 29 July 2021, 21:12

Another scandal in the professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene. Danish team Heroic has terminated the contract of its former coach and filed a lawsuit against him. The reason was that he had leaked sensitive information about the team's strategy.

League of Legends in Schools; Here's the Textbook

Michal Ciezadlik, 15 July 2021, 15:54

Esports has come out of the closet and is no longer treated as the domain of computer geeks. Some schools started treating it as one of many classroom subjects. Check out the textbook of one such school.

CS:GO Needs Shorter Matches; Pros Want Changes

Michal Ciezadlik, 14 July 2021, 17:26

Recently, there has been a heated discussion online about the length of pro Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches. According to many pro gamers and experts, currently the duels last too long.

CS:GO Pro Player Numbers Dominated by Russians, Reports HLTV

Michal Ciezadlik, 08 June 2021, 16:31

HLTV, a statistics website for the professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene, collected data on the representation of each country in the TOP 30 of the best eSports teams. The most numerous nation in this group are Russians.

No More Cheating Coaches in CS:GO? Valve Has a Solution

Hubert Sledziewski, 30 May 2021, 21:08

In the latest update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valve introduced a new feature - coaches' positions will be recorded in the round's backup files to prevent future cheating on their part.

Sad Condition of CS: GO's Ancient Map Showcased by Pro Player

Michal Ciezadlik, 27 May 2021, 16:11

Pro CS:GO player Martin „STYKO” Styk recently presented new bugs found on the Ancient map. The technical condition of the arena leaves a lot to be desired before the launch of first eSports tournaments where it is scheduled to appear.

First Virtual Olympics Before Tokyo Games Announced

Angelika Kaldus, 23 April 2021, 19:38

The International Olympic Committee has announced the first virtual Olympics to be held before the Tokyo Games. Participants in five disciplines will compete against each other between May 13 and June 23.

48 Hours of Turmoil in CS:GO Scene

Michal Ciezadlik, 16 April 2021, 17:47

Recent days have brought a number of interesting developments in the professional CS:GO scene. Highlights of the past 48 hours included a change in Valve's policy on VAC bans and problems with major CS teams.

Valve Draws Consequences for Stream-sniping and Coach Bug in CS:GO

Michal Ciezadlik, 28 January 2021, 15:22

Last year's CS:GO scandal involving the so-called coach bug, as well as stream-sniping phenomenon that spread across the eSports scene, are still fresh in our minds. After four months, Valve began to take action against the coaches.

Bans in CS:GO for Betting on Matches

Michal Ciezadlik, 25 January 2021, 17:45

New examples of unfair behavior in esports have come to light. This time ESIC (Esports Integrity Commission) has targeted CS:GO players for betting on matches. Some have been banned for as much as 5 years.

Another CS:GO Scandal; Team Vitality Caught Stream Sniping? [Updated]

Michal Ciezadlik, 23 January 2021, 23:35

Vitality beat Team Liquid 2:0 in yesterday's BLAST Premier CS:GO tournament, and it wouldn't have been that big of a deal if it wasn't for the fact that a monitor that showed a stream of their match was seen in Vitality's room during the game.

2020 Was a Bad Year for CS:GO and Many Pros are Leaving

Paul Wozniak, 18 December 2020, 18:03

In 2020, more than 200 professional CS:GO players ended their careers. Journalist Richard Lewis explains what could be the reason for this.

Prices of Best Esports Teams According to Forbes

Paul Musiolik, 06 December 2020, 20:52

The Forbes magazine has prepared a list of the most valued esports organizations. The top position is taken by the American Team SoloMid.

Fortnite Tournaments Canceled; Competition Will Move Online

Paul Musiolik, 06 December 2020, 19:27

Epic Games has canceled the Fortnite World Cup tournament scheduled for 2021. The reason for this is the on-going pandemic and related restrictions, as well as concern for participants' health.

8-year-old Signs Esports Contract and Collects 33 Thousand Dollars

Paul Musiolik, 05 December 2020, 22:07

The story of 8-year-old Joseph Deen proves that a career in esports can start at a very young age. Young Fortnite player signed a contract, taking over 30 thousand dollars for the signature.

Microsoft Acquires Popular Esports Platform

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 December 2020, 22:30

After the acquisition of ZeniMax and Bethesda, Microsoft's shopping continues. This time the company acquired the platform, which has been used for years by thousands of esports competition organisers, including in Nintendo's fighting games.

Iron Harvest Will Soon Get New Mode and Story DLC

Adrian Werner, 21 November 2020, 20:51

The next few weeks are going to be good for Iron Harvest fans. The game will receive a patch with a new gameplay mode, story DLC and a demo. A tournament is also planned.

Storm in LoL Community; Big Transfer in Esports

Paul Wozniak, 20 November 2020, 21:02

Today we officially learned that professional LoL player Martin „Rekkles” Larsson will change the team after years of playing in Fnatic. Next season he will represent G2 Esports.

Referee who Revealed CS:GO Scandal: „I Opened Pandora's Box”

Paul Wozniak, 16 October 2020, 21:29

Esports referee Michal „Michau” Slowinski spoke about the scandal on the professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene, which concerns the use of a glitch to the team's advantage. The Pole was responsible for bringing the case to light and said it was like „opening Pandora's box”.

Coach Bug in CS:GO Continues to Haunt as New Bans Drop

Paul Wozniak, 28 September 2020, 18:36

Today, the ESIC committee informed of several other professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive trainers, who over the past few years have used the bug to observe the map. The full list of accused trainers is expected to appear at the end of October, as so far, only 20% of available match recordings have been checked.

CS:GO Scandal Continues; More Coach Bans Possible

Paul Wozniak, 11 September 2020, 16:05

The recent scandal caused by the use of an exploit by professional coaches of CS teams is not yet over. Yesterday there were reports that more people may be involved in the whole matter.

Rainbow Six Siege World Championship, New Season and Sam Fisher

Paul Wozniak, 10 September 2020, 22:02

Tonight the National World Championship was announced in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege. Details of the new season have also been revealed, including those involving operator Sam Fisher.

Razer Reveals Gaming Chewing Gum for Increased Concentration

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 September 2020, 22:10

Razer presented its latest product: Respawn chewing gum. It is supposed to help maintain concentration and mental fitness during the game.

CS:GO Judges Appreciated for Their Help in Detecting Fraud

Milosz Szubert, 04 September 2020, 20:14

Michal Slowinski and Steve Dudenhoeffer were appreciated for their work on detecting unfair practices of three professional CS:GO team coaches. They received $1,500 reward from the organizers of the Flashpoint tournament series. In addition, GoFundMe is currently collecting money for them.

CS:GO Scandal; Bans for Coaches Using an Exploit

Karol Laska, 01 September 2020, 19:21

Three CS:GO coaches have committed fraud by using a bug in the game to view the position of opponents on the map. ESL punished the coaches with a long-term ban.

PC Building Simulator Adds Esports Builds

Adrian Werner, 05 August 2020, 13:26

Esports Expansion for PC Building Simulator has been released. As the title suggests, the fun revolves around building PCs for Esports teams and helping players during the tournaments.

LOL Championship and Saudi Arabia - Riot Caves in Under Community Pressure

Aleksandra Dziwinska, 30 July 2020, 13:25

The creators of League of Legends decided to cooperate with NEOM, the city of the future. However, fans did not like the idea. Why? There are several reasons for this.

CS:GO - Best Plays of 2019 Montage Conquers Reddit

Paul Wozniak, 16 July 2020, 18:53

Yesterday, a video was released on the web, prepared by the creators of the Style-Productions channel on YouTube, which featured a 15-minute montage of the best plays of 2019 from the professional Counter-Strike: Global Offenisve scene. The video quickly won the heart of many players.

Best CS:GO Players Earn Over $750 Thousand a Year

Paul Wozniak, 14 July 2020, 21:04

The BT service revealed the earnings of top Danish Counter-Strike players: Global Offensive. The information provided includes players' contracts, and with additional data available online, we can find out how much the best players earn in total annually.