Free Educational Program Aims to Develop Esports Ecosystem in Africa

The Afrika Esports Series organisers have announced the launch of a free of charge esports educational program taking place on the 15th of February. The course is designed for those interested in computer games, the esports industry, and people who would like to start their career in competitive gaming. This course will also be useful for educators looking […]

Ninjas in Pyjamas Unveils New Look

One of the world’s oldest and best-known esports teams has revealed an all-new identity, courtesy of a bold and beautiful rebrand – one it hopes will make the company stand out from a crowd that’s more competitive than ever. The Swedish squad’s year-long quest has been to create a visual design and a storyline that […]

Harrisburg University Launches Esports Research Center

Harrisburg University, USA, has announced the launch of a new research center devoted to the study of esports. “The center will serve as a hub for interdisciplinary research surrounding an industry that continues to experience tremendous growth,” said HU President Dr. Eric Darr. “Professors, students, industry experts and more will collaborate on research to understand […]

Red Bull Home Ground Hosting a Valorant Invitational

Red Bull has announced a new esports competition for fans in Europe, the first for the company in 2021, named Home Ground, with Valorant being the first game in the series to be showcased. The competition will be running between the 28th and the 31st of January. In conjunction with their partner AOC, the competition […]

ESL Tournament Schedule for 2021

ESL and DreamHack have come forward to announce their entire CS:GO competitive circuit for 2021. The organisers have at the moment announced 11 CS:GO tournaments, 5 of which are planned to take place in front of a live audience. More information about the ESL Pro Tour will be announced in the next few weeks. As […]

The Intersection of Music And Esports

The intersection of music and esports is one of the fastest-moving business trends in entertainment. Esports leagues and game developers are blooming into full-fledged media brands, and are looking to the music business to solidify their cultural capital. And artists and music companies are looking to diversify and experiment with new audiovisual technologies and tap […]

Rainbow Six Siege: Six Invitational 2021 to Be Held February 9-21 in Paris

Ubisoft has announced the dates and location for the 2021 Rainbow Six: Siege Six Invitational event. Usually organised in Montreal, the Rainbow Six Siege Six Invitational tournament will land in Paris, France, for its 2021 edition, between February 9 and 21. Sanitary context requires, the event will take place without an audience and in compliance […]

G2 Esports Win The Rainbow Six Siege European League 2020

G2 Esports defeated BDS Esport 3-2 on Sunday to take home the Rainbow Six Siege EU League trophy. G2 were previously the undisputed best team in Rainbow Six Siege for two years running. After a defeat at the 2019 Raleigh Major grand finals to Team Empire, however, it was clear they’d need to re-tool their team to regain their […]

The European 2021 Dota Pro Circuit League – How to Watch

The 2021 Dota Pro Circuit is already underway, with all six regional leagues having finalized the lineup of teams competing in the first season’s upper and lower divisions. Each of the six regions will run on the same timeline, though China will have an extended schedule compared to the other five. For Europe, fans will mostly see […]

PGL to Host CS:GO Major 2021 in Stockholm

Tournament organiser PGL has confirmed the news that Counter-Strike fans have been eagerly awaiting for months: the date of the next major. PGL just announced the next CS:GO Major in Stockholm, Sweden. After Valve initially hoped to hold a 2020 Major in Brazil, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of the Rio Major. […]