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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Is Drawing Former Champ Out Of Retirement

The Nintendo Switch exclusive, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, is all kinds of popular. The game has become so hyped that even a former eSports champion decided to come out of retirement to compete.

Friends Sign Up For Rainbow Six Siege Tournament, Make It Despite Not Having Really Played Game

Toughing it through an eSports tournament is no easy task. You're usually being pitted up against some of the best of the best from the city, the state, the region, or heck even the country.

Nike Adds Esports Player To Upcoming Campaign

It appears as if outside brands are now taking an interest in competitive gaming, as Nike just signed its first endorsement deal with an eSports player.

Overwatch League's First Championship Won By London Spitfire

The Overwatch League's first season came to a close over the weekend, with the London Spitfire dominating the Philadelphia Fusion in two rounds of competition in order to earn the first league championship.

The Olympics Are Serious About Considering Esports

The International Olympic Committee's interest in bringing esports to the Olympics continues to grow, with the organization recently hosting a forum to discuss the process by which that might actually take place.

Fortnite Is Getting Into The eSports Game In A Big Way

Epic Games couldn't stay out of the eSports arena; it's just too big and too lucrative as an opportunity right now. It's why the company decided to follow in Blizzard's footsteps and push forward with Fortnite becoming a major player in the eSports arena.

How To Watch Overwatch League Matches Online

Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch came out back in 2016 to a lot of fanfare and plenty of positive reviews and strong sales. The company in 2017 decided to reposition its efforts on turning Overwatch into a competitive eSport with its own official league, and now that the league is getting underway here's how you can watch the Overwatch League matches online.

Valve Removes DOTA 2 Tournament's Official Status Due To Drug Testing Requirement

Valve has decided to pull the pro plug on the upcoming DOTA 2 Galaxy Battles set to take place in the Philippines because, due to new regulations in the region, participants would need to pass a drug test to compete.

How Overwatch Is Trying To Improve Watching Esports

Blizzard is prepping to get the Overwatch eSports league underway and that means troubleshooting the mechanics to make sure that the viewing experience is up to par and also ensuring that the game will be spectator-ready when the time comes.

Esports Just Took A Big Step Toward The Olympics

The Olympic Committee is preparing for the 2020 Olympic Games set to take place in Tokyo, Japan. During this preparation phase the Olympic Committee informed the public at large at some of the changes and considerations being deliberated on, including a major step being taken in having eSports as part of the Olympics.

Some Popular Games Will Be Left Out If Esports Joins The Olympics

The electronic competition sector has been blasting off in popularity, so much so that it even managed to catch the eye of the Olympic committee. However, not every game -- even the most popular ones -- will be considered for the Olympics, even if eSports gets the green light.

Ubisoft Promises To Fix For Honor Exploit Following Tournament Snafu

For Honor just can't seem to catch a break. During the Hero Series Grand Final over the weekend, a tournament meant to drum up excitement for the floundering class-based brawler, the event instead turned sour when a well-known exploit was utilized by the winner to claim the top prize. Ubisoft has now come out to say that, yes, they will finally be addressing the issue in an upcoming patch.

Could eSports Become An Olympic Event?

We knew that eSports were becoming more mainstream, but it looks like the best gamers in the world could be competing for Olympic medals in the coming years.

New England Patriots' Owner May Be Starting An Overwatch League Team

The Overwatch League looks to be drawing the attention of even more existing sports franchises, with parent organizations of both the New York Mets and New England Patriots reportedly stepping to join the fray. With their inclusion, that puts the current roster of teams at six for the upcoming esports league.

Riot Games Is Taking eSports To A Whole New Level

Professional video game leagues are becoming more and more like their professional sports counterparts, complete with official teams, standout athletes and competitions that net them all a healthy paycheck. Riot Games wants to take their game to the next level with League of Legends, and will be taking a major step in that direction soon.

Injustice 2 Is Getting A Championship Series

The eSports venture for Injustice 2 is already prepped to get underway despite the fact that the game is still a week away from release. Both NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment are intent on getting in on the eSports digs early.

New Xbox Live Features Will Make Esports Available To Everybody

The esports scene is about to have a bigger home on Xbox Live, with the rollout of "Arena" functionality set to kick off in the not-too-distant future. And according to a recent update, some folks will be lucky enough to give Arena a test run starting as early as today.

Professional Gamer Phizzurp Has Died At 23

A Call of Duty eSports veteran, Phillip "PHiZZURP" Klemenov, passed away recently after sustaining life-threatening injuries during a car accident. Klemenov was only 23-years-old at the time of his passing, and the news has been met with a lot of outpouring of support from the gaming community.

Another Esports Team Was Just Acquired By NBA Owners

Serious investors from other competitive sports are starting to pump money and ownership rights into the eSports sector, including various NBA team owners who just picked up one of the most popular teams in gaming right now.

An NBA Team Is Expanding Into Esports, Get The Details

It seems like esports are becoming big business these days, with an NBA team actually buying two squads to break into the market.

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