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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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“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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FIFA 13: Everything you need to know

FIFA 13 has been blown wide open this week, with new changes to FIFA Ultimate Team revealed, the world's first gameplay footage, career mode updates, fresh apps and loads more. We round up everything new you need to know in our complete guide to all things FIFA 13, ahead of the demo's September 11th release…
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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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ECL heads to Arsenal’s Emirates, rebrands

The European Console League has rebranded in style with the help of Arsenal Football Club's Emirates stadium. Now known as European Gaming League, the E-sports event organiser will host its next tournament EGL4 at the North London stadium from October 29th to 30th. (more…)
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Call of Duty XP tickets go on sale

Tickets for the Call of Duty XP event have gone on sale, with $1m in cash prizes available for its Xbox 360 pro gaming tournament. 32 teams of four will battle it out in deathmatch knockout rounds to take the $400,000 top prize. There's space for 28 pre-qualifying teams and four on-site qualifying spots, with…
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BlizzCon gets pro gaming tournament

There's almost $300,000 in prize money up for grabs at this year's BlizzCon expo (Cosplay ladies not included). The event is sold out but those with a Battle.net online account can watch matches of Starcraft II and World of Warcraft: Cataclysm live. (more…)
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