Two new heroes will join the Heroes of the Storm roster: Alexstrasza from World of Warcraft and Hanzo from Overwatch. They’re coming to Heroes of the Storm in the coming weeks, and both characters made their debut on the show floor at Blizzcon 2017.
Last night was the final clash of the 2017 League of Legends World Championships, a climactic rematch between Samsung Galaxy and SKT T1. Before the games started, Riot Games put on a massive opening ceremony including a giant trophy, a live performance of Worlds theme “Legends Never Die,” and a freaking dragon.
The top pros in all of Blizzard’s competitive games will face-off today in a bevy of tournaments. Plus if you’re in the U.S. it’s the end of daylight savings. Yay!
Sean “Day9”Plott holds court for a small but devoted audience at Blizzcon 2017’s “StarCraft 2 - What’s Next” panel. Day9 just compared the game’s new Protoss skins, to be included in the War Chest, to Overwatch. You know, Overwatch? That other game everyone’s playing downstairs in the expo hall, right now?
Overwatch’s newest upcoming map is a crazy theme park full of World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Starcraft and other Blizzard games’ lore. So Blizzard can advertise its other games to you while you’re playing Overwatch. Yay!
Overwatch is getting a new hero and she looks rad as hell. Moira is a powerful support healer that mixes DPS and healing.
After leaving his home in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, Luis Galarza Figueroa made the cut for the Los Angeles Gladiators, one of the 12 teams competing in the inaugural season of the Overwatch League. You can read about his journey in our article here.
The next League of Legends champion will be Zoe, a manic youngster with cosmic powers. Looks like she’s got a sleep mechanic, as well as some other magical tricks up her metaphorical sleeves. Zoe will join the League with patch 7.23.
When the clock counted down the last 100 seconds, Injustice 2 Pro Series player Dominique “Sonic Fox” McLean knew he’d already won the match. His opponent’s health bar had been reduced to a sliver. All Sonic Fox had to do was kill time. So he started teabagging.
Canada Cup has given lifetime bans to the players caught cheating in last weekend’s Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite tournament. The ensuing chaos caused by their actions ruined one player’s chances of qualifying for the official Battle for the Stones event in December.
The Overwatch League is gearing up for its inaugural season in 2018. All of the 12 teams competing in the new esports league have been announced, backed by familiar sports names like Patriots owner Bob Kraft and Mets owner Jeff Wilpon. Some of these names are fun and good; others less so. Here they are, ranked from…
It was 2am in early September. Yuichiro Takahashi was in his room eating a Crunky chocolate bar, listening to the RWBY soundtrack and staring at the English sentences on his monitor. If anything might help change the Super Smash Bros. Melee scene in Japan, perhaps this would. He pressed publish.
Over the weekend, a Korean company called Inven broadcast the finals of Korea’s first amateur all-women Overwatch tournament. It was a damn good match.
While fighting game events allow everyone an opportunity to compete thanks to their traditional, open-bracket format, they have one explicit rule: you only get one shot at winning. A competitor boldly broke this rule at this weekend’s Canada Cup in Toronto, Ontario when he decided his first chance wasn’t enough and…
In a shocking turn of events, Dominique “SonicFox” McLean was eliminated from ELEAGUE’s Injustice 2 World Championship last Friday after losing twice to Christian “ForeverKing” Quiles during the first day of competition.
The woman who was dating a pro League of Legends player who was kicked off his team after an apparent livestreamed domestic abuse incident says he didn’t hit her but smashed things and was enraged enough that she called the police. We’ve updated our story with more details.
The 2017 season was a heartbreaking one for Virtus.Pro. They took home solid tournament wins, but when it came to the majors, VP always came up just short of the mark. After this weekend in Hamburg, the CIS team can feel a little vindicated by opening their 2018 campaign with a statement: Things won’t be the same as…
Overtime can be stressful for any team. That is unless you’re SK Gaming, who in today’s Epicenter grand finals manage to clutch out two wins in extra rounds to take home the big prize.
Saquon Barkley, running back for the Penn State Nittany Lions, seems to also find time to play some Melee on the side.
Say hello to Jerad, one of the Big Buck HD players from last night’s Big Buck World Championship. The self-proclaimed “messiah of Big Buck Hunter,” he gave quite an interview during last night’s festivities.