Category Archives: Esports

Black Ops 2 Live ‘esports experience’ revealed

A Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Live 'esports experience' will take place in London this weekend. Fans will get to play the game from Saturday November 10th to Monday November 12th, ahead of its launch on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on November 13th.  Activision says it will "turn the traditional sports bar experience on…
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Interview: Pro Dota 2 player Jimmy Ho (DeMoN) from Evil Geniuses

Leet sits down with DeMoN, aka Jimmy Ho, from Evil Geniuses' pro Dota 2 team to discuss their current winning form in the RaidCall Dota 2 league, coping with difficult games and the potential for esports to go mainstream. Jimmy also reveals his favourite match of all time and what's next for Evil Geniuses. Oh, and…
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League of Legends: Quick tips for Summoner Spells and Ultimates

Some of the smallest things in League of Legends can make the big differences, claims a  post on the website of pro gaming outfit Team Dignitas. Nigel 'Oshera' Thomas has shared a couple of quick tips on how to make the most of your summoner spells and ultimate attacks for your champion. (more…)
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“Esports will be an Olympic event”

The co-founder of League of Legends developer Riot Games reckons competitive gaming will become part of the Olympic Games in the future. "We don't have our sights set on replacing soccer right now, but we definitely think that esports has a place as a large, important, mainstream competitive activity," he said. (more…)
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Ex-Fragdoll: ‘The games industry must support elite gamers better’

Former Fragdoll Morgan 'Rhoulette' Romine says the games industry must do more for pro gamers and esports. She works for Red 5 Studios - the developer set up by a former World of Warcraft team leader, which has promised to offer $1m in prize money for its 2013 esports tournaments. It has also showed off the…
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Competitive gaming: Coping with pressure

We all face pressure - whether it's exams, work demands or sporting tournaments. And if you're a competitive gamer or someone who likes to play online multiplayer games, it's hard to not feel said pressure when you're up against a tough opponent. Matthew Syed, former table tennis pro and the author of Bounce: The Myth…
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Soul Calibur V UK tournament kicks off March 17th

Namco Bandai is looking for the best UK and European Soul Calibur V fighting game players with its Impact tournament on Saturday 17th March. The 32-player UK competition consists of one-on-one matches and will get underway first, followed by the EU tournament afterwards. Cash prizes and Soul Calibur goodies are up for grabs. We've got…
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