During yesterday’s Hearthstone matches at DreamHack Denver, the commentators mentioned a player called “MTGKid” between matches. A young kid, MTGKid is actually Quinn Kiefer—a 12-year-old Magic: The Gathering player.
In a match last night at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo, one Luigi player pulled out a move that few would ever expect in a competitive setting: the taunt.
Despite very few radical changes over the last couple years, Rocket League always seems to have something new to teach me. Case in point: today, while browsing the community’s subreddit, I found this clip from user Whiffmiester.
Unicorns of Love announced today that Roman Bigeard, the team’s manager most well-known for donning the horn and regalia of the team at many events, will part ways with the organization.
The Madden Classic is going on this weekend, along with a slew of big ticket tournaments at DreamHack Denver.
After over a year’s wait, the Pyro is getting a new set of tools.
SKT T1's Faker reacts to a phenomenal hook from Misfits’ IgNar. Misfits, in their first year in the LCS, took three-time world champions SKT all the way to game five, in one of the most exciting series at Worlds so far.
Like any subculture, the one that’s sprung up around competitive games like Street Fighter and Guilty Gear has slowly developed its own special language, which can be hard to understand if you haven’t been a part of the scene for years.
Immortals has been rejected from North America’s League of Legends Championship Series, which comes as a shock, given that the organization bought in back in 2015 and has since built one of the league’s largest support staffs for their LoL team. That still wasn’t quite enough of a commitment in League of Legends for…
For 13 minutes, Gonzalo “Zero” Barrios’ face barely moved. It was the Grand Finals match of a Super Smash Bros. Wii U tournament, and Barrios, the best Smash player in the world, was squaring off against a formidable opponent. A few feet away, Barrios’ bodyguard kept a lookout for a man who’d threatened to be there,…
The end of a Tekken 7 tournament has sparked some wild speculation about what, exactly, a trophy plaque says. When the winners got on stage at South East Asia Major last Sunday, the tournament organizers handed the first-place cup to Byeong “Qudans” Mun Son. Then, they told him to turn it around so the plaque couldn’t…
It was the day after hurricane Irma had hit Puerto Rico, and Luis Galarza Figueroa was left without options. Walking outside of his family’s home in Barceloneta after the storm subsided, he could see trees and cables on the ground. The power, something Figueora needed for many things including his burgeoning…
Though Shuto “Shuton” Moriya is known for his play as Pikmin protagonist Captain Olimar, he has a backup character, or pocket pick, in Shulk. During a tense match with Dacota “Ryuga” James in the winner’s bracket of the 2GG Fire Emblem Saga tournament, Moriya was failing to find success with his main against James,…
A League of Legends pro team that has played since 2011 will reportedly not participate in the coming competitive season.
Zeku, the final character to be added to the game’s roster as part of season two was revealed earlier today at the South East Asia Major fighting game event in Singapore.
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will come to the Nintendo Switch in 2018. A Switch launch version was quietly revealed in a trailer featuring a few more roster reveals, including RWBY’s Weiss and BlazBlue’s own Rachel and Hazama.
The open qualifiers for the upcoming Eleague Boston Major have been marred by a number of issues, including a sudden spree of cheating bans. Several players have received bans mid-match for supposedly using cheating software to gain an edge on fellow competitors.
Dota 2 heroes, as told by Spongebob Squarepants clips. The wait for the Dueling Fates update drags on, but at least we have this to get us through the long, patchless days.
This week, Blizzard announced that they’d be releasing a new playable Hearthstone hero called Nemsy Necrofizzle. The catch? It’s only available for players who participate in difficult-to-reach LAN-type events called Fireside Gathering Taverns. This has annoyed some players, but it’s also shown that Blizzard still…