Category Archive: News

Aug 28 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/24-8/30, 2015)

It was a successful weekend for Fnatic at ESL One Cologne and at the LCS Finals. And the longest running North American LCS rivalry has a surprising ending in the finals. This and more in this week’s eSports Weekly! LCS Finals: Surprise Results and The Implications of Worlds This section sounds like an awful title …

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Aug 21 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/17-8/23, 2015)

It’s another busy week of eSports! The ESL One Cologne major is ongoing, the LCS finals are tomorrow, and the Dota 2 scene is being turned on its head one more time with a reshuffle. This and more in this week’s eSports Weekly! CS:GO: ESL One Cologne Group Stage Results and Main Event Preview After …

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Aug 14 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/10-8/16, 2015)

And we are back again with another edition of eSports Weekly. This week we discuss the grand finals of the Dota 2 International Championships, we take a look at the LCS playoff action, and make some predictions involving the recently announced ESL One Cologne group stages. All while I’m glued to Fallout Shelter, now FINALLY …

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Aug 12 2015

NEWS: Resident Evil 2 Remake is a Go

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You may recall at the end of July, Capcom put out a post on Facebook asking fans to give their take on the possibility of a remake of Resident Evil 2, as well as asking what they feel the RE brand identity should be about. Capcom received such an overwhelming response that they have now confirmed a …

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Aug 07 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 8/3-8/9, 2015)

There’s a lot of esports action this past week and leading into this weekend, so there’s no time to waste, it’s eSports Weekly! Dota 2: TI5 Main Event Recap, Finals Preview *This section was written before the matches began on Friday, August 7th* With only a few teams remaining in the main event of the …

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Jul 31 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 7/27-8/2, 2015)

You’d think that this week in between the LCS summer split and the summer playoffs would be relatively quiet and less action packed. But you would be wrong! We just finished the group stages of the International, the biggest Dota 2 tournament of the year, and in history. There were big CS:GO surprises at CEVO …

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Jul 30 2015

NEWS: Wii U Reaches 10 Million Unit Sales

Nintendo’s latest console has finally reached 10 million units shipped. Nintendo’s Wii U has been on something of a slow burn, but a solid future game line-up has likely helped provide the console sales at a steady rate of growth. Nintendo reports a 20.8% increase in net profits over this quarter last year. Nintendo credits sales of …

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Jul 27 2015

NEWS: Another Massive Update Coming to Splatoon in August

Many were skeptical of Nintendo’s brand new IP when it was first announced. I mean c’mon, Nintendo? Really? The guys who make Mario and Zelda games? how could they possibly make an engaging shooter? Well, the fact is that they have indeed done it, but now, like any good online shooter, they need to keep …

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Jul 27 2015

NEWS: China Lifts ban on Video Game Consoles

If you live in China, you’ll soon be able to buy the latest and greatest from Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo consoles without any restrictions (that we know of yet). The ban dates back to 2000 when the government of China’s cultural ministry enacted it under the often claimed basis that video games have a negative …

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Jul 24 2015

eSports Weekly (Week of 7/20-7/26, 2015)

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It’s the final week of the LCS summer split regular season! We recap the action in the European LCS, and preview the last weekend of North American LCS play. This plus more, including ESL’s new drug testing policy and Hearthstone’s new expansion, in this week’s eSports Weekly! ESL To Begin Drug Testing for Major Events …

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