It’s time we take Turtle Beach serious

Astralis has now signed with headset manufacturer, Turtle Beach. In part of this partnership, Astralis will help Turtle Beach build out a headset strictly for it’s PC community. This will be similar in how OpTic helped shape their Elite Pro headset. What a grab for TB! Astralis is one of the premier CS:Go team and…

Championship Sunday | eSports

It’s Sunday night around 9p.m and my brother and I decided to turn on Twitch and catch the end of the Halo finals. It was the championship final of the UMG Daytona event with $75k on the line, Team EnVyUS were up against the number 1 seed OpTic Gaming. The series ended up going 2…

ELEAGUE returns to CS:GO!

It’s baaaaaaaaaaack. Eleague, which I’ve outlined as one of the best events I’ve ever seen from a production standpoint is back for another event. This time it’s calling it ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier. Information is sparse currently, as we still don’t know “who” will be invited or things like prize pool, and format. Virtus.pro won the…

Gamebattles is now integrated into Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

For those who are unaware, Gamebattles is a way for players to play compete in online ranked matches against others in a ladder style format for ranks. Gamebattles is found through MLG.tv and that’s where the ladders and matches are typically posted. If you wanted to find a match, you would create a team and…

ELEAGUE to host $250,000 show match between Astralis and Virtus.pro

On the heels of announcing that ELeague will be back for another season of CS:Go, “Clash for Cash” has been revealed. Clash for Cash, will be a show-match between Virtus.pro and Astralis in a Best of 3 series, winner takes all. The original Eleague Major final saw Astralis win 2-1 over Virtus.pro in January (12-16,…

Call of Duty Champs 2017 [Announcement]

Call of Duty Champs location and dates have now been revealed for it’s 1.5 million dollar tournament. Call of Duty Champs will take place in Orlando, FL. The event will be held at Amway arena (Where the Orlando Magic play). The dates are August 9-13. This will also be the first time a Call of…

OpTic Gaming now sponsored by BRISK

Awesome news all around. OpTic, who was previously sponsored by Brisk Mate, is now officially sponsored by Brisk. Brisk Mate at the time was a huge get for an eSports organization to be sponsored by a subsidiary of PEPSI Co, yet now sponsored by Brisk itself, is an even more mouth watering sponsorship. When first…

The Greatest Call of Duty Is Now On Xbox One

Call of Duty Black Ops II is now available on Xbox One as a backwards compatible title. That means League Play, Zombies, all the DLC are all back in action on a next gen platform. This game is legendary. L E G E N D A R Y. This was the game that introduced me…

SCUF IMPACT CONTROLLER REVEAL

What a glorious day to be a console gamer. Scuf gaming has announced it’s brand new Playstation/PC controller called the “Impact.” *Disclaimer- I am totally biased when it comes to Scuf controllers, I have been using them for about 4 years now and think they are undoubtedly the best controller on the market aside from…

Nintendo’s First eSports Event?

Nintendo seems poised to make Splatoon a geniune eSport. Nintendo has teamed up with Battlefly to bring users an online tournament with a prize to go to e3 this year. The Splatoon tournament will be taking place on the Wii U, this way the 6 people that still own one can compete for the title….

The International 2017 Dates Announced

Dota 2’s biggest tournament of the year has been announced for 2017. The crowd funding juggernaut will hope to eclipse it’s record setting price money from 2016. As someone who is not a fan of Dota 2 this tournament is still one of the biggest and best across both eSports and regular sports. I will…

2017 Halo World Championship

OpTic Gaming are your 2017 Halo World Champions, for the second year in a row! OpTic, then CLG, won the first Halo Worlds  last year than again this year. OpTic won a thriller (at least the first 3 matches) over Team EnVyUs 4-0. Unfortunately the headlines all weekend weren’t about the stellar gameplay we witnessed,…