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Essendon eSports Team Sold to Pentanet.GG After the AFL Club Pulls Out

Essendon eSports Bombers AU

Despite making it to the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational, Essendon eSports was sold off to Pentanet.GG. This week, the team confirmed the move in a statement. They claimed that they wanted to “reprioritise” other “strategic objectives” which sounds weirdly mysterious. Of course, the decision is not so unexpected, since teams won’t receive an “operating […]

FPX Win the League of Legends Worlds 2019 Summoners Cup

FunPlus Phoenix (FPX) is the second Chinese eSports team to win the Summoners Cup at League of Legends (LoL) Worlds 2019. For the second year in a row, the trophy will be going home to the League of Legends Pro League (LPL) in China. While their Fortnite Battle Royale and Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds sides are […]

New Call of Duty League Reveals 12 Franchises for Inaugural eSports Season

The new Call of Duty League is set to begin with 12 franchises and events for eSports fans. Next year, the inaugural season will kick off at the Minneapolis Armory in Minnesota. In an announcement, the league branding and prize pool were revealed, as well as the platform. The league will be played on the […]

CS:GO Money Laundering Shut Down by Valve Corp Game Developers

CS:GO Money Laundering

CS:GO money laundering is a pretty well-known rumour in the gaming community. After all, laundering through video games with micro-transactions is pretty hard to trace. As a result, Valve Corp have pulled the plug on the practice this week. Until this week, certain items in the game could be traded on Valve’s steam app. However, […]

Hearthstone Trophy Breaks During Broadcast Yet Again

Hearthstone Trophy Breaks Again

In an unsurprising twist, a Hearthstone trophy fell to pieces once again during a victory broadcast. If you’ve ever watched an eSports final, this is as surprising as hitting your toe on a corner. So, why do eSports trophies get so little attention, and possibly glue? Well, it seems the game developer, Blizzard, was a […]

Riot Games Announces All-New Line Up for 2020 Gaming Experience

Riot Games Planned Releases

Riot Games is celebrating 10 years of their successful League of Legends title by adding new projects focused on the game. First and foremost, the League of Legends (LoL) game will be altered and improved across all maps. Then, it’ll unveil some new takes on successful spin-offs for mobile, with another hot game incoming. Two […]

Riot Games asks Shout Casters & Players to Keep Personal Views Private

Riot Games Bans Sensitive Issues

Riot Games has asked all players and “shoutcasters” not to discuss personal views during League of Legends broadcasts. This is after Blizzard Entertainment faced international backlash for punishing a player who spoke about the Hong Kong protests. Reportedly, Riot is catering to China because of financial motivations. In addition, brands like Riot Games prefer to […]

Blizzard to return Ng “Blitzchung” Wai Chung’s Winnings after Political Outburst

Blizzard Entertainment Boycott AU

Blizzard Entertainment has earned international backlash for mistreating Ng “Blitzchung” Wai Chung after he made a political statement. Following Blitzchung’s exclamation of “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times” during an interview, he was disqualified and his winnings were taken. Two casters were also implicated, and would “never work with” Blizzard again. As a result, […]

Serious EA Data Leak to Other Players Causes Outrage

EA Data Leak Australia

A major EA data leak on FIFA registration has outraged players on social media. Multiple players could see the personal information of others when they tried to sign up for FIFA 2020. Since EA’s last major scandal, it would seem that the game developer is growing lax. According to an official statement, EA claimed to […]

LOOT.BET Joins eSports Integrity Commission in Anti-Corruption Initiative

LOOT.BET Teams Up with eSports Integrity Commission

LOOT.BET, a dedicated eSports bookmaker, has partnered with the eSports Integrity Commission to fight corruption. As part of the deal, they will provide data for conducting and initiating investigations. The deal forms part of the commission’s goal to “make eSports as fair as possible”. Whether or not the data provided will be shared with outside […]

League of Legends Worlds 2019 Underway with New Hit Song

League of Legends Worlds 2019 Aus

League of Legends Worlds 2019 has officially kicked off with the release of the theme song for the tournament. Every year, Riot Games puts out a song that is meant to inspire fans and players for the event. This year’s title “Phoenix” is no exception as the opening matches are played, it already has over […]