eSports – ESGN Global Network Brings eSports to a Global Audience @GamerFitnation
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eSports – ESGN Global Network Brings eSports to a Global Audience @GamerFitnation

Gamer Fitnation – Berlin-based online media company Clauf GmbH, a company dedicated to eSports, has launched two new websites for fans of professional gaming... Read More»
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Rekoil Attempts to Top Counter-Strike in FPS Pro Circuit- @GamerFitNation
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Rekoil Attempts to Top Counter-Strike in FPS Pro Circuit- @GamerFitNation

GamerFitNation’s Tamika “REDinFamy” Moultrie interviews the president of Plastic Piranha, Jason Brice, about Rekoil. A first-person shooter, Rekoil promises to bring a balanced game through extensive beta testing, making it a professional-level game ready on launch... Read More»
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GamesCom 2013: Blizzard Releases StarCraft II patch 2.0.11 notes for WCS Season 2 Finals
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GamesCom 2013: Blizzard Releases StarCraft II patch 2.0.11 notes for WCS Season 2 Finals

Blizzard Entertainment released a new patch for StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm to address multiple bugs affecting gameplay. From the list of bug fixes, these were heavily multiplayer focused. There’s a reason for that. The StarCraft II World Championship Series (WCS) Season 2 Finals are taking place at GamesCom 2013 where eSports progamers will ... Read More»
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Turtle Beach and Twitch announce new partnership
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Turtle Beach and Twitch announce new partnership

Turtle Beach officially announced a new partnership with Twitch earlier today. Twitch.tv is one of the most widely used websites for livestreaming video games so it comes as no surprise to see Turtle Beach, one of the most recognizable brands of gaming headsets, partnering up with them... Read More»
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NSL Invitational Cup Grand Finals take place today
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NSL Invitational Cup Grand Finals take place today

The NSL Invitational Cup Grand Finals hosted by Unknown Worlds, ENSL.org and the Electronic Sports League will take place later today in Cologne, Germany... Read More»
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Call of Duty 2013 Championship – Day 1 Analysis/Day 2 Predictions
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Call of Duty 2013 Championship – Day 1 Analysis/Day 2 Predictions

In just the first day of action at the 1st Annual Call of Duty Championship, we saw 32 of the best teams in the world whittled down to 16. This first day was set up in a Round Robin/Group format similar to the FIFA World Cup. Each match-up was decided when a team won the ... Read More»
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MLG and OGN team up to bring Korean team to Winter Championship
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MLG and OGN team up to bring Korean team to Winter Championship

Majore League Gaming has partnered with Korean broadcaster and eSports league OnGameNet to host a special League of Legends qualifier. Seven Korean teams will compete for just one spot in the $15,000 International Exhibition at MLG’s Winter Championship. The qualifier will be broadcast from March 4 from at 3:00PM ET. The Winter Championship takes place ... Read More»
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League of Legends MLG Winter Season tournament details announced
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League of Legends MLG Winter Season tournament details announced

Major League Gaming has announced details for League of Legends tournaments taking place during the Winter Season. During the season, top teams from around the globe will compete for the North American Summer Promotion Qualifier which starts February 26. In it, 16 teams in the final four will go to the Winter Championship. The Pro ... Read More»
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Activision boss keen to “supercharge” livestreams, not chase TV
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Activision boss keen to “supercharge” livestreams, not chase TV

Detractors and proponents alike often point to the lack of eSports coverage on mainstream broadcast TV, but Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg doesn’t seem to see much point. Speaking to Forbes, Hirshberg said he understand why people ask about getting eSports on TV and said that there’s a “strong instinct to converge media”. “When you’re live ... Read More»
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Sports and eSports ‘make sense’ where shooters, RTS don’t – Virgin Gaming exec
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Sports and eSports ‘make sense’ where shooters, RTS don’t – Virgin Gaming exec

Virgin Gaming’s Wim Stocks has said sports video games have mass appeal as spectator eSports in a way shooters and strategy games don’t. “The great thing about [an] event around a FIFA, NHL or NFL is that people who watch sports understand what’s happening in these video games,” Stocks told Forbes. “They might not if ... Read More»
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The Showdown Effect ESL event to be streamed live next week
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The Showdown Effect ESL event to be streamed live next week

The Electronic Sports League and Paradox will be hosting a live event for The Showdown Effect on Wednesday, February 20, starting at 20:00 CET. During the event, 50 people from the audience will participate in team battles to win a share of a €5,000 prize pool. The entire event will also be streamed live on ... Read More»
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Wargaming Details Its Own eSports League
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Wargaming Details Its Own eSports League

Gamesta.com gets some details from Wargaming’s effort into the world of eSports. Their free-to-play MMO World of Tanks will receive a season of playoffs with an impressive prize pool of $2.5 million... Read More»
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Firefall adds Twitch broadcast, chat integration
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Firefall adds Twitch broadcast, chat integration

The Firefall community has purchased enough Founder’s Packs to unlock Red 5 Studios’ final stretch goal – the addition of integrated Twitch.TV to the free-to-play shooter. As well as quick and easy broadcasting, the in-client tools allow for chatting with viewers; all part of Firefall’s eSports push. Now that the Founding Members program is complete, ... Read More»
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Electronic Sports League to pay all outstanding prize monies due by month’s end
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Electronic Sports League to pay all outstanding prize monies due by month’s end

The Electronic Sports League said it plans to release all prize monies owed by the end of the month. According to a post on the official website, the statement notes that historically the ESL has “some issues with some prize money being paid late,” it has worked hard to “eradicate these issues over the last ... Read More»
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Wargaming launching World of Tanks professional eSports league
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Wargaming launching World of Tanks professional eSports league

Wargaming has announced a eSports league for World of Tanks. The Wargaming.net League “aims to become a key player in the competitive gaming realm,” according to the press release. The new league is currently scheduled to launch in the first quarter of 2013, with regular regional tournaments and playoffs leading up to a Grand Finals, ... Read More»
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