Posts Tagged ‘eSports’

Twitch Launches Rewards Program For Overwatch League Viewers

by Peter Paltridgeon February 22, 2018
Stage 2 of Overwatch League begins today, and as the exclusive streamer of the event, how can Twitch entice more people into watching? Perhaps a few bribes wouldn’t hurt? Yup…from this point forward, anyone with a Twitch account will be able to reap rewards from simply watching the Overwatch League stream. The act of Cheering […]
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The Results Of Overwatch League’s First Stage

by Peter Paltridgeon February 14, 2018
The first stage of Overwatch League has come to an end — how is the most high-profile esports tournament to date shaping up? What worked and what could have been done better? After a month of heavy competition between twelve teams of Overwatch players from around the world, England claimed the inaugural victory, represented by […]

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Joins EVO 2018 Championship

by Peter Paltridgeon February 7, 2018
What’s this year’s game lineup for the EVO Championship Series, America’s most popular fighting tournament? Eight games were just announced today, but what makes BlazBlue the most curious choice? It’s because the release date for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (June 5, 2018) isn’t far off from the EVO 2018 finals (August 3, 2018). The game […]

British Store GAME Partners With Call of Duty World League

by Peter Paltridgeon February 1, 2018
The new Call of Duty World League season is currently under way in London, so how is England’s largest video game merchant involved? And how did it result in the biggest prize pool offered to date? It was because of GAME’s involvement that Activision was able to offer its winners even more than before. Anyone […]


Overwatch League Shows Improvement In Third Week Of Competition

by Peter Paltridgeon January 26, 2018
How about we check in on the biggest esports endeavor in modern gaming history? Three weeks into the season, how is Overwatch League turning out? If you had asked one week ago, we would have had dismal answers. So far, Overwatch League has been notable for controversial finger gestures from some of its players and […]
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CWL Pro League Stage 1 Starts January 23

by Peter Paltridgeon January 22, 2018
Ready for the next big event of the Call of Duty World League season? What awaits us as the CWL Pro League begins a new year? The CWL Pro League competition starts tomorrow with Stage 1. It’s a qualification-only, nine-week series featuring the top sixteen teams of CoD players from North America, Europe and the […]

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Over Ten Million Watched Overwatch League’s Opening Week

by Peter Paltridgeon January 17, 2018
Can we consider Overwatch League a success? Early numbers indicate it….what do the stats say? According to new figures released by Activision, over ten million unique visitors tuned in to watch the competition as it played out over last weekend. The event boasted an average audience per minute of 408,000, and 280,000 for the week. […]

Team Kaliber Wins The CWL New Orleans Open

by Peter Paltridgeon January 15, 2018
How did the second Call of Duty: World League open event turn out? Who was the victor and why is their win significant? The CWL New Orleans open took place over last weekend at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. By Sunday Team Kaliber, Luminosity Gaming, Rise Nation and Red Reserve were the four teams […]

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2018 Call Of Duty World League Takes Over New Orleans

by Peter Paltridgeon January 12, 2018
What’s that big noise coming from the Big Easy? It’s the Call of Duty World League, holding its second open event at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. What can we expect this year? Opening matches will take place today through Sunday. The top four teams from tonight’s competition will join pool […]
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Overwatch League Launches Today

by Peter Paltridgeon January 10, 2018
Is the world ready for Overwatch League? Can the biggest, most expensive esports event in modern history live up to its hype? There’s a lot riding on this. While esports has been steadily growing in popularity over the last few years, Overwatch League marks its biggest leap forward yet, with several cash-rich companies investing millions […]