ESL CSGO Pro League 2017 will have a $2m prize pool

ESL and WESA have announced the details of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Pro League in 2017 which will see a bolstered $2 million (£1.6m) prize pool.  This is a notable 25% increase on last...

Scrub League Weekly – Street Fighter truth bombs, Canada Cup & the Olympics

Get your note pads out, Street Fighter fans. SFV pro Van Nguyen stops by Scrub League this week to drop some fighting game knowledge on hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha. The Toronto-based Set...
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Will The Overwatch League be a path to glory?

During the opening ceremony at Blizzcon, Blizzard announced its esports plans for its latest game, Overwatch, in the form of The Overwatch League. This finally put to bed rumours of what the game's...

WESA Commissioner Ken Hershman on esports arbitration court queries

Off the back of the announcement of esports first arbitration court, the press release left a few questions around how the WESA's involvement.  Ken Hershman, Chief Executive of WESA and Commissioner, provided...

Plays.tv brings replays and an annotated timeline to Overwatch

Plays.tv has today launched its Automated Highlights integration with Blizzard’s Overwatch to give players full match replays and an easy to way to share videos.  Along with match replays, every elimination, multi-kill,...

Dot Esports expanding its team of writers

Now it has its independent space courtesy of GAMURS taking over, Dot Esports is looking to expand its editorial and content team.  A post went up via Medium yesterday with details of...

GameCo’s VGMs are up and running in Atlantic City

Ever thought video games would be a fun and logical fit for casinos? The world's first skill-based video game gambling machines (VGM™) created by GameCo are now up and running at Harrah's...

Microsoft expands Xbox Arena with option for player-made esports tournaments

Microsoft announced last week that players will be able to create their own custom tournaments on the Xbox Live Arena from 2017. It had been the case that only esports organisations, such...

WESA announces esports’ first arbitration court

The WESA (World Esports Association) announced the installation of the WESA Arbitration Court yesterday.  In a press release on its site it stated that the Arbitration Court, although provided by WESA, "will...

Will Facebook become the home of esports streams?

Edit: Since publishing this story we have been informed that Super Evil Megacorp has an exclusive deal in place with Twitch. It was stated: "While Super Evil finds Facebook an interesting...